H4959 משׁשׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to feel of; by implication to grope

KJV Usage: feel, grope, search.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to feel, grope
a. (Qal) to feel, grope
b. (Piel) to feel over or through, grope
1. to feel through
2. to grope
c. (Hiphil) to feel
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1262
Parts of Speech: Verb

to feel
1) to feel, grope
1a) (Qal) to feel, grope
1b) (Piel) to feel over or through, grope
1b1) to feel through
1b2) to grope
1c)(Hiphil) to feel

View how H4959 משׁשׁ is used in the Bible

9 occurrences of H4959 משׁשׁ

Genesis 27:12 perhaps will feel
Genesis 27:22 and he felt
Genesis 31:34 searched
Genesis 31:37 thou hast searched
Exodus 10:21 which may be felt.
Deuteronomy 28:29 And thou shalt grope
Deuteronomy 28:29 gropeth
Job 5:14 and grope
Job 12:25 They grope

Distinct usage

1 perhaps will feel
1 and he felt
1 searched
1 thou hast searched
1 which may be felt.
1 And thou shalt grope
1 gropeth
1 and grope
1 They grope

Corresponding Greek Words

mashash see G2045 epaunao (ereunan)
mashash pi. G5584 pselaphao

Related words

H4959 משׁשׁ

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