H4609 מעלה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Feminine of H4608; elevation, that is, the act (literally a journey to a higher place, figuratively a thought arising), or (concretely) the condition (literally a step or grade mark, figuratively a superiority of station); specifically a climactic progression (in certain Psalms)

KJV Usage: things that come up, (high) degree, deal, go up, stair, step, story.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. what comes up, thoughts
2. step, stair
a. step, stair
b. steps (of sundial)
c. stories (of heaven)
d. ascent
e. song of ascent
1. to the three great pilgrim feasts (Psalm titles)
Origin: from H4608
TWOT: 1624L,1624m
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H4609 מעלה is used in the Bible

25 occurrences of H4609 מעלה

Exodus 20:26
1 Kings 10:19
1 Kings 10:20
2 Kings 9:13
2 Kings 20:9
2 Kings 20:10
2 Kings 20:11
1 Chronicles 17:17
2 Chronicles 9:18
2 Chronicles 9:19
Ezra 7:9
Nehemiah 3:15
Nehemiah 12:37
Psalms 132:1
Isaiah 38:8
Ezekiel 11:5
Ezekiel 40:6
Ezekiel 40:22
Ezekiel 40:26
Ezekiel 40:31
Ezekiel 40:34
Ezekiel 40:37
Ezekiel 40:49
Ezekiel 43:17
Amos 9:6

Corresponding Greek Words

maalah G304 ana bathmos
maalah G898 bathmos
maelah G1883 ep ano *