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Entry for Strong's #4603 - מָעַל

Transliteration
mâ‛al
Phonetics
maw-al'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1230
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to act unfaithfully, act treacherously, transgress, commit a trespass

1a) (Qal) to act unfaithfully or treacherously

1a1) against man

1a2) against God

1a3) against devoted thing

1a4) against husband

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 91 ‑ ἀδικέω (ad‑ee‑keh'‑o);  114 ‑ ἀθετέω (ath‑et‑eh'‑o);  264 ‑ ἁμαρτάνω (ham‑ar‑tan'‑o);  544 ‑ ἀπειθέω (ap‑i‑theh'‑o);  868 ‑ ἀφίστημι (af‑is'‑tay‑mee);  2990 ‑ λανθάνω (lan‑than'‑o);  3845 ‑ παραβαίνω (par‑ab‑ah'ee‑no);  3895 ‑ παραπίπτω (par‑ap‑ip'‑to);  4105 ‑ πλανάω (plan‑ah'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (35) NAS (32) HCS (34)
Leviticus 3
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 4
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 2
Proverbs 1
Ezekiel 7
Daniel 1
Leviticus 3
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 4
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 2
Proverbs 1
Ezekiel 7
Daniel 1
Leviticus 3
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 4
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 2
Proverbs 1
Ezekiel 7
Daniel 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-qc 2
v-qi2mp 1
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp1cp 1
v-qp2mp 3
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3cp 7
v-qp3ms 2
v-qw3mp 1
v-qw3ms 1
v-qc 2
v-qi2mp 1
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp1cp 1
v-qp2mp 3
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3cp 7
v-qp3ms 2
v-qw3mp 1
v-qw3ms 1
v-qc 2
v-qi2mp 1
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp1cp 1
v-qp2mp 3
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3cp 7
v-qp3ms 2
v-qw3mp 1
v-qw3ms 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2349) lom (מאהל MAhL) AC: Transgress CO: ? AB: Transgression: [from: lo- work]

V) lom (מאהל MAhL) - Transgress: To commit an unintentioal or treacherous act that results in error. KJV (35): (vf: Paal) commit, trespass, transgress, done - Strongs: H4603 (מָעַל)

Nm) lom (מאהל MAhL) - Transgression: An unintentional or treacherous act that results in error. KJV (29): trespass, transgression, falsehood, grievously, sore - Strongs: H4604 (מַעַל)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מָעַל verb act unfaithfully, treacherously, a priestly word (P Ezra , Chronicles), chiefly late (Late Hebrew id., act unfaithfully; Arabic whisper, backbite, perfidy, fraud); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular מָעַל Joshua 22:20 4t.; 3 feminine singular מָֽעֲלָה Leviticus 5:21; Numbers 5:12 13t. Perfect; Imperfect יִמְעַל Proverbs 16:10; 2 Chronicles 26:16; 3 feminine singular תִּמְעֹל Leviticus 5:15; Numbers 5:27; 3 masculine plural יִמְעֲלוּ Joshua 7:1, וַיִּמְעֲלוּ 1 Chronicles 5:25; 2 masculine plural תִּמְעָ֑לוּ Nehemiah 1:8; Infinitive construct לִמְעֹל, so read for HCT למסר Numbers 31:16 Thes Di; — act unfaithfully, treacherously, usually

1מָעַל מַ֫עַל:

a. absolute בַּחֵרֶם in the matter of the devoted thing (the sin of Achan) Joshua 7:1 (JE), Joshua 22:20 (P), compare Leviticus 5:15 (P), 2 Chronicles 36:14; Ezekiel 14:13; Ezekiel 15:8; Ezekiel 18:24.

b. wife against (בְּ) husband Numbers 5:12,27 (P; marital infidelity).

c. elsewhere against (בְּ) God, Leviticus 26:40 (H), Leviticus 5:21; Numbers 5:6; Numbers 31:16 (?) Joshua 22:16,31 (all P), 1 Chronicles 10:13; 1 Chronicles 28:19; Ezekiel 17:20; Ezekiel 20:27; Ezekiel 39:26; Daniel 9:7.

2 usage withoutמַעַל (only late):

a. במשׁפט לא ימעל פיו Proverbs 16:10 let not his (the king's) mouth act treacherously against justice (RV in judgment).

b. elsewhere against God, withבְּ, Deuteronomy 32:51 (P), 1 Chronicles 5:25; 1 Chronicles 12:2; 1 Chronicles 26:22; 1 Chronicles 30:7; Ezra 10:2; Nehemiah 13:27; Ezekiel 39:23; without בְּ, 2 Chronicles 26:18; 29:6; Ezra 10:10; Nehemiah 1:8; בַּחֵרֶם 1 Chronicles 2:7.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמַֽעֲלוֹ֙ בְּמַעֲל֧וֹ במעלו הַמַּ֤עַל המעל וַיִּֽמְעֲל֔וּ וַיִּמְעֲל֧וּ וַיִּמְעַ֖ל וַתִּמְעֹ֣ל וּמָע֥וֹל וּמָעֲלָ֥ה וימעל וימעלו ומעול ומעלה ותמעל יִמְעַל־ ימעל־ לִמְע֣וֹל לִמְעָל־ לִמְעֹ֖ל לִמְעֹ֥ל למעול למעל למעל־ מְעַלְתֶּ֔ם מְעַלְתֶּ֜ם מְעַלְתֶּ֥ם מְעַלְתֶּם֙ מַ֔עַל מַעֲל֖וֹ מַעֲלָ֖ם מָ֣עֲלוּ מָ֤עַל מָֽעֲלוּ־ מָֽעַל׃ מָעֲל֔וּ מָעֲל֖וּ מָעֲל֣וּ מָעַ֔לְתָּ מָעַ֖ל מָעַ֣לְנוּ מעל מעל׃ מעלו מעלו־ מעלם מעלנו מעלת מעלתם תִּמְעָ֔לוּ תִמְעֹ֣ל תמעל תמעלו bə·ma·‘ă·lōw bəma‘ălōw bemaaLo ham·ma·‘al hamma‘al hamMaal lim‘āl- lim‘ōl lim‘ōwl lim·‘āl- lim·‘ō·wl lim·‘ōl limOl ma‘al mā‘al ma‘ălām mā‘alnū ma‘ălōw mā‘altā mā‘ălū mā‘ălū- ma·‘ă·lām ma·‘ă·lōw mā·‘ă·lū mā·‘ă·lū- ma·‘al mā·‘al mā·‘al·nū mā·‘al·tā Maal maaLam maAlnu maaLo maAlta maaLu mə‘altem mə·‘al·tem mealTem tim‘ālū ṯim‘ōl tim·‘ā·lū ṯim·‘ōl timAlu timOl ū·mā·‘ă·lāh ū·mā·‘ō·wl ūmā‘ălāh ūmā‘ōwl umaaLah umaol vaiyimAl vaiyimaLu vattimOl wat·tim·‘ōl wattim‘ōl way·yim·‘ă·lū way·yim·‘al wayyim‘al wayyim‘ălū yim‘al- yim·‘al- yimal
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