H4229 מחה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to stroke or rub; by implication to erase; also to smooth (as if with oil), that is, grease or make fat; also to touch, that is, reach to

KJV Usage: abolish, blot out, destroy, full of marrow, put out, reach unto, X utterly, wipe (away, out).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to wipe, wipe out
a. (Qal)
1. to wipe
2. to blot out, obliterate
3. to blot out, exterminate
b. (Niphal)
1. to be wiped out
2. to be blotted out
3. to be exterminated
c. (Hiphil) to blot out (from memory)
2. (Qal) to strike
3. (Pual) full of marrow (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1178,1179,1181c
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H4229 מחה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 36 occurrences of H4229 מחה

Genesis 6:7 I will wipe
Genesis 7:4 will I wipe
Genesis 7:23 was wiped
Genesis 7:23 and they were wiped
Exodus 17:14 for I will utterly
Exodus 17:14 blot out
Exodus 32:32-; and if not, blot
Exodus 32:33 against me, him will I blot out
Numbers 5:23 and he shall blot
Numbers 34:11 and shall reach
Deuteronomy 9:14 them, and blot out
Deuteronomy 25:6 may not be blotted out
Deuteronomy 25:19 it, that thou shalt blot out
Deuteronomy 29:20 shall blot out
Judges 21:17 be not wiped
2 Kings 14:27 not that he would blot out
2 Kings 21:13 and I will wipe
2 Kings 21:13 as a man wipeth
2 Kings 21:13 wiping
Nehemiah 4:5 be blotted out
Nehemiah 13:14 concerning this, and wipe not out
Psalms 9:5 thou hast wiped out
Psalms 51:1 blot out
Psalms 51:9 and blot out
Psalms 69:28 Let them be blotted
Psalms 109:13 be blotted out.
Psalms 109:14 be blotted out.
Proverbs 6:33 shall not be wiped away.
Proverbs 30:20 and wipeth
Proverbs 31:3 to that which wipeth out

Distinct usage

2 blot out
2 be blotted out.
1 for I will utterly
1-; and if not, blot
1 against me, him will I blot out
1 and he shall blot
1 and shall reach
1 it, that thou shalt blot out
1 and I will wipe
1 as a man wipeth
1 wiping
1 Let them be blotted
1 shall not be wiped away.
1 full of marrow,
1 will wipe away
1 to that which wipeth out
1 be not wiped
1 them, and blot out
1 will I wipe
1 was wiped
1 and they were wiped
1 shall blot out
1 concerning this, and wipe not out
1 I, even I, am he that blotteth out
1 I have blotted out,
1 and blot out
1 and wipeth
1 thou hast wiped out
1 I will wipe
1 neither blot out
1 be blotted out
1 not that he would blot out
1 may be abolished.
1 may not be blotted out

Corresponding Greek Words

machah G633 apo nipto
machah G851 aph aireo
machah qal,ni,hi G1813 ex aleipho

Related words


H4220 מח mêach
From H4229 in the sense of greasing; fat; figuratively rich

KJV Usage: fatling (one).

מחיּיאל מחוּיאל o
me chûyâ'êl me chı̂yyâ'êl
mekh-oo-yaw-ale', mekh-ee-yaw-ale'
From H4229 and H410; smitten of God; Mechujael or Mechijael, an antediluvian patriarch

KJV Usage: Mehujael.

H4239 מחי me chı̂y
me chı̂y
From H4229; a stroke, that is, battering ram

KJV Usage: engines.

H4287 מחת machath
Probably from H4229; erasure; Machath, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Mahath.