4542. misken
Strong's Concordance
misken: poor
Original Word: מִסְכֵּן
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: misken
Phonetic Spelling: (mis-kane')
Definition: poor
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
poor
NASB Translation
poor (3), poor man (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מִסְכֵּן adjective poor, only Ecclesiastes (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic id.; PS2632; Arabic ; Ethiopic Di382; √ dubious; usually derived from III. סכן q. v.; perhaps loan-word; according to JenZA iv (1889), 271 f Zimib. vii (1892), 353 = Assyrian muškênu, beggar, needy one); — always absolute ׳מ: — וְחָכָם ׳יֶלֶד מ Ecclesiastes 4:13 (opposed to מֶלֶח זֶקֵן וּכְסִיל); חָכָם ׳אִישׁ מ Ecclesiastes 9:15, ׳הָאִישׁ הַמּ Ecclesiastes 9:15; as substantive ׳הַמּ Ecclesiastes 9:16 the poor man.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
poor man

From cikluwth; indigent -- poor (man).

see HEBREW cikluwth

Forms and Transliterations
הַמִּסְכֵּ֖ן הַמִּסְכֵּן֙ המסכן מִסְכֵּ֖ן מִסְכֵּן֙ מסכן ham·mis·kên hammisKen hammiskên mis·kên misKen miskên
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Englishman's Concordance
Ecclesiastes 4:13
HEB: ט֛וֹב יֶ֥לֶד מִסְכֵּ֖ן וְחָכָ֑ם מִמֶּ֤לֶךְ
NAS: A poor yet wise lad
KJV: Better [is] a poor and a wise child
INT: is better lad A poor wise king

Ecclesiastes 9:15
HEB: בָ֗הּ אִ֤ישׁ מִסְכֵּן֙ חָכָ֔ם וּמִלַּט־
NAS: But there was found in it a poor wise
KJV: Now there was found in it a poor wise
INT: found man A poor wise delivered

Ecclesiastes 9:15
HEB: אֶת־ הָאִ֥ישׁ הַמִּסְכֵּ֖ן הַהֽוּא׃
NAS: one remembered that poor man.
KJV: remembered that same poor man.
INT: remembered man poor I

Ecclesiastes 9:16
HEB: מִגְּבוּרָ֑ה וְחָכְמַ֤ת הַמִּסְכֵּן֙ בְּזוּיָ֔ה וּדְבָרָ֖יו
NAS: But the wisdom of the poor man is despised
KJV: than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom
INT: strength the wisdom of the poor is despised and his words

4 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4542
4 Occurrences


ham·mis·kên — 2 Occ.
mis·kên — 2 Occ.










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