4285. machshak
Strong's Concordance
machshak: dark place
Original Word: מַחְשָׁך
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: machshak
Phonetic Spelling: (makh-shawk')
Short Definition: places
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chashak
Definition
dark place
NASB Translation
dark place (1), dark places (4), darkness (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מַחְשַׁךְ noun masculine dark place (poetry) — absolute ׳מ Isaiah 29:15; Isaiah 42:16; מַחְשָׁ֑ךְ Psalm 88:19; plural מַחֲשַׁכִּים Psalm 88:7; Psalm 143:3 = Lamentations 3:6 construct מַחֲשַׁכֵּי Psalm 74:20; — dark place:

a. = hiding-place אֿרץ׳מח Psalm 74:20.

b. dark region, in which men may lose their way Isaiah 42:16.

c. = grave, or שׁאול Psalm 88:19 (see Che); of dark place of God's wrath (like She' ô l) Psalm 88:7; compare Psalm 143:3 = Lamentations 3:6.

d. = secret place, secrecy (of plots) Isaiah 29:15.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
darkness, place

From chashak; darkness; concretely, a dark place -- dark(-ness, place).

see HEBREW chashak

Forms and Transliterations
בְ֝מַחֲשַׁכִּ֗ים בְּ֝מַחֲשַׁכִּ֗ים בְּמַחֲשַׁכִּ֥ים בְמַחְשָׁךְ֙ במחשך במחשכים מַחְשָֽׁךְ׃ מַחְשָׁ֨ךְ מַחֲשַׁכֵּי־ מחשך מחשך׃ מחשכי־ bə·ma·ḥă·šak·kîm ḇə·ma·ḥă·šak·kîm ḇə·maḥ·šāḵ bemachashakKim bəmaḥăšakkîm ḇəmaḥăšakkîm ḇəmaḥšāḵ ma·ḥă·šak·kê- machashakkei machShach maḥ·šāḵ maḥăšakkê- maḥšāḵ vemachashakKim vemachshoCh
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7 Occurrences


bə·ma·ḥă·šak·kîm — 2 Occ.
ma·ḥă·šak·kê- — 1 Occ.
maḥ·šāḵ — 2 Occ.
ḇə·ma·ḥă·šak·kîm — 1 Occ.
ḇə·maḥ·šāḵ — 1 Occ.

Psalm 74:20
HEB: כִּ֥י מָלְא֥וּ מַחֲשַׁכֵּי־ אֶ֝֗רֶץ נְא֣וֹת
NAS: the covenant; For the dark places of the land
KJV: unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth
INT: for are full the dark of the land of the habitations

Psalm 88:6
HEB: בְּב֣וֹר תַּחְתִּיּ֑וֹת בְּ֝מַחֲשַׁכִּ֗ים בִּמְצֹלֽוֹת׃
NAS: pit, In dark places, in the depths.
KJV: pit, in darkness, in the deeps.
INT: pit the lowest dark the depths

Psalm 88:18
HEB: וָרֵ֑עַ מְֽיֻדָּעַ֥י מַחְשָֽׁךְ׃
NAS: from me; My acquaintances are [in] darkness.
KJV: from me, [and] mine acquaintance into darkness.
INT: and friend my acquaintances are darkness

Psalm 143:3
HEB: חַיָּתִ֑י הוֹשִׁיבַ֥נִי בְ֝מַחֲשַׁכִּ֗ים כְּמֵתֵ֥י עוֹלָֽם׃
NAS: He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long
KJV: he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long
INT: my life dwell dark been dead have long

Isaiah 29:15
HEB: עֵצָ֑ה וְהָיָ֤ה בְמַחְשָׁךְ֙ מַֽעֲשֵׂיהֶ֔ם וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ
NAS: And whose deeds are [done] in a dark place, And they say,
KJV: and their works are in the dark, and they say,
INT: their plans are in A dark deeds say

Isaiah 42:16
HEB: אַדְרִיכֵ֑ם אָשִׂים֩ מַחְשָׁ֨ךְ לִפְנֵיהֶ֜ם לָא֗וֹר
NAS: them. I will make darkness into light
KJV: I will make darkness light
INT: will guide will make darkness before light

Lamentations 3:6
HEB: בְּמַחֲשַׁכִּ֥ים הוֹשִׁיבַ֖נִי כְּמֵתֵ֥י
NAS: In dark places He has made me dwell,
KJV: He hath set me in dark places, as [they that be] dead
INT: dark dwell been dead

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