The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4911 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
lXmdenominative from (04912)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
MashalTWOT - 1258,1258b
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
maw-shal' Verb
  1. to represent, liken, be like
    1. (Niphal) to liken, be like, be similar
    2. (Hiphil) to compare
    3. (Hithpael) to become like
  2. to speak in a proverb, use a proverb, speak in parables, speak in sentences of poetry
    1. (Qal) to use a proverb, speak a parable or proverb
    2. (Piel) to make a parable
      1. maker of parables (participle)
NAS Word Usage - Total: 7
become like 4, compare 1, like 2
NAS Verse Count

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Mashal". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .