4384. makshelah
Strong's Concordance
makshelah: something overthrown, a stumbling block
Original Word: מַכְשֵׁלָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: makshelah
Phonetic Spelling: (mak-shay-law')
Definition: something overthrown, a stumbling block
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kashal
something overthrown, a stumbling block
NASB Translation
ruins (2).

מַכְשֵׁלָה noun feminine 1. overthrown mass.

2 stumbling-block; —

1 figurative of kingdom Isaiah 3:6.

2 plural הַמַּכְשֵׁלוֺת Zephaniah 1:3 stumbling-blocks = idols (compare מִכְשׁוֺל 2c), but rather dubious; We thinks a gloss. SchwZAW x. (1890), 169 reads וְכִשַּׁלְתִּי and I will cause the wicked to stumble.

I. כשׁף (√ of following; compare Arabic cut off, cut up, Syriac to pray (literally probably to cut oneself, see 1 Kings 18:28): so RsJ Phil. xiv. 125, 126ZMG 1886, 723; according to RS כֶּשֶׁף is properly herbs etc. shredded into a magic brew).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ruin, stumbling-block

Feminine from kashal; a stumbling-block, but only figuratively (fall, enticement (idol)) -- ruin, stumbling-block.

see HEBREW kashal

Forms and Transliterations
וְהַמַּכְשֵׁל֖וֹת וְהַמַּכְשֵׁלָ֥ה והמכשלה והמכשלות vehammachsheLah vehammachsheLot wə·ham·maḵ·šê·lāh wə·ham·maḵ·šê·lō·wṯ wəhammaḵšêlāh wəhammaḵšêlōwṯ
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Englishman's Concordance
Isaiah 3:6
HEB: תִּֽהְיֶה־ לָּ֑נוּ וְהַמַּכְשֵׁלָ֥ה הַזֹּ֖את תַּ֥חַת
NAS: And these ruins will be under
KJV: be thou our ruler, and [let] this ruin [be] under thy hand:
INT: shall be our ruler become ruins likewise will be under

Zephaniah 1:3
HEB: וּדְגֵ֣י הַיָּ֔ם וְהַמַּכְשֵׁל֖וֹת אֶת־ הָרְשָׁעִ֑ים
NAS: of the sea, And the ruins along
KJV: of the sea, and the stumblingblocks with the wicked;
INT: and the fish of the sea and the ruins along the wicked

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4384
2 Occurrences

wə·ham·maḵ·šê·lāh — 1 Occ.
wə·ham·maḵ·šê·lō·wṯ — 1 Occ.

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