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Strongs Number: H4911


Hebrew Word
מָשַׁל
Transliteration
mâshal
Phonetic
maw-shal'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to {liken} that {is} (transitively) to use figurative language (an {allegory} {adage} song or the like); intransitively to resemble

BDB Definition

1. to represent, liken, be like

a. (Niphal) to liken, be like, be similar

b. (Hiphil) to compare

c. (Hithpael) to become like

2. to speak in a proverb, use a proverb, speak in parables, speak in sentences of poetry

a. (Qal) to use a proverb, speak a parable or proverb

b. (Piel) to make a parable

1. maker of parables (participle)

Origin
Denominative from H4912
Bible Usage
be (-come) {like} {compare} use (as a) {proverb} speak (in {proverbs}) utter.