Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #4570: ma`gal (pronounced mah-gawl')

or feminine mapgalah {mah-gaw-law'}; from the same as 5696; a track (literally or figuratively); also a rampart (as circular):--going, path, trench, way((-side)).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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ma‛gâl / ma‛gâlâh

1) entrenchment, track

1a) circumvallation, entrenchment

1b) track

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from the same as H5696


This word is used 16 times:

1 Samuel 17:20: "Jesse had commanded him; and he came to the trench, as the host was going forth to the fight,"
1 Samuel 26:5: "of Ner, the captain of his host: and Saul lay in the trench, and the people pitched"
1 Samuel 26:7: "Saul lay sleeping within the trench, and his spear stuck in the ground at his bolster:"
Psalms 17:5: "Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not."
Psalms 23:3: "He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake."
Psalms 65:11: "Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness."
Psalms 140:5: "for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah."
Proverbs 2:9: "and equity; yea, every good path."
Proverbs 2:15: "ways are crooked, and they froward in their paths:"
Proverbs 2:18: "inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead."
Proverbs 4:11: "of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths."
Proverbs 4:26: "Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established."
Proverbs 5:6: "thou shouldest ponder the path of life, her ways are movable, that thou canst not know"
Proverbs 5:21: "of the LORD, and he pondereth all his goings."
Isaiah 26:7: "is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just."
Isaiah 59:8: "not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth"

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