BDB3215 [H4284]

מַחֲשָׁבָה noun feminine thought, device (chiefly in poetry and late) — absolute ׳מ Jer 18:11; Jer 49:30 מַחֲשֶׁ֫בֶת Ezek 38:10 מַחֲשָׁ֑בֶת Exod 35:33; 2Chr 2:13 construct מַחֲשֶׁבֶת Esth 8:5; 2Chr 26:15 suffix מַחֲשַׁבְתּוֺ Esth 8:3; Esth 9:25 plural מַחֲשָׁבוֺת Jer 11:19 + 7 t.; מַחֲשְׁבֹת Exod 31:4 + 3 t.; construct מַחְשְׁבוֺת Isa 59:7 + 13 t.; מַחְשְׁבֹת Gen 6:5 suffix מַחְשְׁבוֺתַי Isa 55:8 etc. + 19 t. suffixes; —

1. thought:
\ \ a. of man אדם ׳מ Ps 94:11 לֵב ׳מ Ps 33:11 thoughts of the mind; (לבׅ ׳(כל) יצר מ Gen 6:5 (J), 1Chr 28:9; 1Chr 29:18.
\ \ b. of God יהוה ׳מ Mic 4:12 with אֶלֿ Ps 40:6 עַלֿ Jer 51:29 the thoughts of God are exceeding deep Ps 92:6 higher than man's thoughts Isa 55:8 (twice in verse); Isa 55:9 (twice in verse).
2. device, plan, purpose Isa 55:7; Isa 59:7; Isa 65:2; Isa 66:18; Jer 6:19; Jer 18:12; Ps 56:6; Prov 19:21; Job 21:27; Lam 3:60; Lam 3:61; Esth 8:5 חָרוּץ ׳מ Prov 21:5 עֲרוּמִים ׳מ Job 5:12 צדיקים ׳מ Prov 12:5 עמים ׳מ Ps 33:10 אֹון ׳מ Isa 59:7; Jer 4:14; Prov 6:18 רע ׳מ Prov 15:26 שָׁלוֺם ׳מ Jer 21:11 ׳חשׁב מ devise devices 2Sam 14:14; Jer 11:19; Jer 18:11; Jer 18:18; Jer 29:11; Jer 49:20; Jer 49:30; Jer 50:45; Ezek 38:10; Dan 11:24; Dan 11:25; Esth 8:3; Esth 9:25 ׳מ as subject of נָכוֺן be established Prov 16:3; Prov 20:18 ׳הפר מ break plans Prov 15:22.
3. invention Exod 31:4; Exod 35:32; Exod 35:33; Exod 35:35 (all P), 2Chr 2:13; 2Chr 26:15 (see חָשַׁב I 5).


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