H4487 מנה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to weigh out; by implication to allot or constitute officially; also to enumerate or enroll

KJV Usage: appoint, count, number, prepare, set, tell.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to count, reckon, number, assign, tell, appoint, prepare
a. (Qal)
1. to count, number
2. reckon, assign, appoint
b. (Niphal)
1. to be counted, be numbered
2. to be reckoned, be assigned
c. (Piel) to appoint, ordain
d. (Pual) appointed (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1213
Parts of Speech: Verb

to count
1) to count, reckon, number, assign, tell, appoint, prepare
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to count, number
1a2) reckon, assign, appoint
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) to be counted, be numbered
1b2) to be reckoned, be assigned
1c) (Piel) to appoint, ordain
1d) (Pual) appointed (participle)

View how H4487 מנה is used in the Bible

28 occurrences of H4487 מנה

Genesis 13:16 number
Genesis 13:16 also be numbered.
Numbers 23:10 Who can count
2 Samuel 24:1 number
1 Kings 3:8 that cannot be numbered
1 Kings 8:5 nor numbered
1 Kings 20:25 And number
2 Kings 12:10 and counted
1 Chronicles 9:29 Some of them also were appointed
1 Chronicles 21:1 to number
1 Chronicles 21:17 to be numbered?
1 Chronicles 27:24 to number,
2 Chronicles 5:6 nor numbered
Job 7:3 are appointed
Psalms 61:7 O prepare
Psalms 90:12 us to number
Psalms 147:4 He telleth
Ecclesiastes 1:15 be numbered.
Isaiah 53:12 and he was numbered
Isaiah 65:12 Therefore will I number
Jeremiah 33:13 of him that counteth
Daniel 1:5 appointed
Daniel 1:10 who hath appointed
Daniel 1:11 had set
Jonah 1:17 had prepared
Jonah 4:6 prepared
Jonah 4:7 prepared
Jonah 4:8 prepared

Distinct usage

3 prepared
2 number
2 nor numbered
1 also be numbered.
1 Who can count
1 And number
1 and counted
1 Some of them also were appointed
1 to number
1 are appointed
1 us to number
1 He telleth
1 be numbered.
1 Therefore will I number
1 of him that counteth
1 had set
1 had prepared
1 and he was numbered
1 that cannot be numbered
1 O prepare
1 appointed
1 to number,
1 to be numbered?
1 who hath appointed

Corresponding Greek Words

manah G236 allasso
manah G3860 para didomi
manah ni. G3049 logizomai
manah pi,pu G2525 kath istemi
manah pi. G322 ana deiknumi
manah pi. G1299 dia tasso
manah pi. G1325 didomi
manah pi. G4367 pros tasso
manah qal,ni G705 arithmeo

Related words


H4483 מנה מנא me nâ' me nâh
מנה מנא
me nâ' me nâh
men-aw', men-aw'
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4487; to count, appoint

KJV Usage: number, ordain, set.

H4488 מנה mâneh
From H4487; properly a fixed weight or measured amount, that is, (technically) a maneh or mina

KJV Usage: maneh, pound.

H4489 מנה môneh
From H4487; properly something weighed out, that is, (figuratively) a portion of time, that is, an instance

KJV Usage: time.

H4490 מנה mânâh
From H4487; properly something weighed out, that is, (generally) a division; specifically (of food) a ration; also a lot

KJV Usage: such things as belonged, part, portion.

H4507 מני me nı̂y
me nı̂y
From H4487; the Apportioner, that is, Fate (as an idol)

KJV Usage: number.

H4521 מנת me nâth
me nâth
From H4487; an allotment (by courtesy, law or providence)

KJV Usage: portion.

H8553 תּמנה timnâh
From H4487; a portion assigned; Timnah, the name of two places in Palestine

KJV Usage: Timnah, Timnath, Thimnathah.