Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #4191: muwth (pronounced mooth)

a primitive root: to die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill:--X at all, X crying, (be) dead (body, man, one), (put to, worthy of) death, destroy(-er), (cause to, be like to, must) die, kill, necro(-mancer), X must needs, slay, X surely, X very suddenly, X in (no) wise.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) to die, kill, have one executed

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to die

1a2) to die (as penalty), be put to death

1a3) to die, perish (of a nation)

1a4) to die prematurely (by neglect of wise moral conduct)

1b) (Polel) to kill, put to death, dispatch

1c) (Hiphil) to kill, put to death

1d) (Hophal)

1d1) to be killed, be put to death

1d1a) to die prematurely

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root


This word is used 839 times:

Proverbs 19:16: "his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die."
Proverbs 19:18: "thy soul spare for his crying."
Proverbs 21:25: "The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labor."
Proverbs 23:13: "for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die."
Proverbs 30:7: "of thee; deny me them not before I die:"
Ecclesiastes 2:16: "to come shall all be forgotten. And how dieth the wise man? as the fool."
Ecclesiastes 3:2: "A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up"
Ecclesiastes 4:2: "Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than"
Ecclesiastes 4:2: "the dead which are already dead more than the living which"
Ecclesiastes 7:17: "be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?"
Ecclesiastes 9:3: "while they live, and after that they go to the dead."
Ecclesiastes 9:4: "dog is better than a dead lion."
Ecclesiastes 9:5: "For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not"
Ecclesiastes 9:5: "the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing,"
Isaiah 8:19: "for the living to the dead?"
Isaiah 11:4: "of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked."
Isaiah 14:30: "and the needy shall lie down in safety: and I will kill thy root with famine, and he shall slay thy remnant."
Isaiah 22:2: "slain with the sword, nor dead in battle."
Isaiah 22:13: "and drink; for tomorrow we shall die."
Isaiah 22:14: "iniquity shall not be purged from you till ye die, saith the Lord GOD of hosts."
Isaiah 22:18: "into a large country: there shalt thou die, and there the chariots"
Isaiah 26:14: " They are dead, they shall not live; they are deceased, they shall not rise: therefore hast thou visited"
Isaiah 26:19: " Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust:"
Isaiah 37:36: "in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses."
Isaiah 38:1: "In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And Isaiah the prophet the son"
Isaiah 38:1: "the LORD, Set thine house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live."
Isaiah 50:2: "a wilderness: their fish stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst."
Isaiah 51:6: "and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation"
Isaiah 51:12: "art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man"
Isaiah 51:14: "hasteneth that he may be loosed, and that he should not die in the pit, nor that his bread should fail."
Isaiah 59:5: "web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper."
Isaiah 59:10: "at noonday as in the night; we are in desolate places as dead"
Isaiah 65:15: "unto my chosen: for the Lord GOD shall slay thee, and call his servants by another name:"
Isaiah 65:20: "his days: for the child shall die a hundred years old;"
Isaiah 66:24: "against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be"
Jeremiah 11:21: "not in the name of the LORD, that thou die not by our hand:"
Jeremiah 11:22: "Behold, I will punish them: the young men shall die by the sword; their sons and their daughters"
Jeremiah 11:22: "shall die by the sword; their sons and their daughters shall die by famine:"
Jeremiah 16:4: " They shall die of grievous deaths; they shall not be lamented; neither shall they be buried; but they shall be as dung"
Jeremiah 16:6: "Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither"
Jeremiah 16:7: "mourning, to comfort them for the dead; neither shall men give them the cup of consolation to drink"
Jeremiah 20:6: "and thou shalt come to Babylon, and there thou shalt die, and shalt be buried there, thou, and all"
Jeremiah 20:17: "Because he slew me not from the womb; or that my mother might have been my grave,"
Jeremiah 21:6: "city, both man and beast: they shall die of a great pestilence."
Jeremiah 21:9: "He that abideth in this city shall die by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth out,"
Jeremiah 22:10: "Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him: but weep sore for him that goeth away:"
Jeremiah 22:12: "But he shall die in the place whither they have led him captive, and shall see"
Jeremiah 22:26: "where ye were not born; and there shall ye die."
Jeremiah 26:8: "the people took him, saying, Thou shalt surely die."
Jeremiah 26:8: "the people took him, saying, Thou shalt surely die."

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