H4853 משּׂא - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H5375; a burden; specifically tribute, or (abstractly) porterage; figuratively an utterance, chiefly a doom, especially singing; mental, desire

KJV Usage: burden, carry away, prophecy, X they set, song, tribute.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


n m
1. load, bearing, tribute, burden, lifting
a. load, burden
b. lifting, uplifting, that to which the soul lifts itself up
c. bearing, carrying
d. tribute, that which is carried or brought or borne
2. utterance, oracle, burden n pr m (BDB) Massa = "burden"
3. a son of Ishmael
Origin: from H5375
TWOT: 1421d,1421e
Parts of Speech:

View how H4853 משּׂא is used in the Bible

First 30 of 66 occurrences of H4853 משּׂא

Exodus 23:5 under his burden,
Numbers 4:15 These things are the burden
Numbers 4:19 and to his burden:
Numbers 4:24 and for burdens:
Numbers 4:27 in all their burdens,
Numbers 4:27 all their burdens.
Numbers 4:31 of their burden,
Numbers 4:32 of their burden.
Numbers 4:47 of bearing burdens
Numbers 4:49 and according to his burden:
Numbers 11:11 the burden
Numbers 11:17 the burden
Deuteronomy 1:12 and your burden,
2 Samuel 15:33 with me, then thou shalt be a burden
2 Samuel 19:35 be yet a burden
2 Kings 5:17 burden
2 Kings 8:9 burden,
2 Kings 9:25 this burden
1 Chronicles 15:22 was for song:
1 Chronicles 15:22 about the song,
1 Chronicles 15:27 of the song
2 Chronicles 17:11 and tribute
2 Chronicles 20:25 they could carry away:
2 Chronicles 24:27 of the burdens
2 Chronicles 35:3 it shall not be a burden
Nehemiah 10:31 and the exaction
Nehemiah 13:15 and all manner of burdens,
Nehemiah 13:19 that there should no burden
Job 7:20 against thee, so that I am a burden
Psalms 38:4 burden

Distinct usage

21 the burden
2 this burden
2 and the burden
2 burden
1 under his burden,
1 and to his burden:
1 and for burdens:
1 in all their burdens,
1 all their burdens.
1 of their burden.
1 and your burden,
1 with me, then thou shalt be a burden
1 was for song:
1 about the song,
1 of the song
1 and tribute
1 it shall not be a burden
1 and the exaction
1 against thee, so that I am a burden
1 even the prophecy:
1 the prophecy
1 was this burden.
1 the burden,
1 no burden
1 a burden
1 in no burden
1 a burden,
1 What is the burden
1 to them, What burden?
1 shall be his burden;
1 and that on which they set
1 These things are the burden
1 of their burden,
1 of the burdens
1 burden,
1 that there should no burden
1 and according to his burden:
1 and all manner of burdens,
1 for the burden
1 they could carry away:
1 they were a burden
1 of bearing burdens
1 be yet a burden

Corresponding Greek Words

massa G5603 ode

Related words


H4854 משּׂא maśśâ'
The same as H4853; burden; Massa, a son of Ishmael

KJV Usage: Massa.

H5375 נסה נשׂא nâśâ' nâsâh

נסה נשׂא
nâśâ' nâsâh
naw-saw', naw-saw'
A primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, absolutely and relatively

KJV Usage: accept, advance, arise, (able to, [armour], suffer to) bear (-er, up), bring (forth), burn, carry (away), cast, contain, desire, ease, exact, exalt (self), extol, fetch, forgive, furnish, further, give, go on, help, high, hold up, honourable (+ man), lade, lay, lift (self) up, lofty, marry, magnify, X needs, obtain, pardon, raise (up), receive, regard, respect, set (up), spare, stir up, + swear, take (away, up), X utterly, wear, yield.

H3485 ישּׂשׂכר yiśśâśkâr
From H5375 and H7939; he will bring a reward; Jissaskar, a son of Jacob

KJV Usage: Issachar.

H4856 משּׂא maśśô'
From H5375; partiality (as a lifting up)

KJV Usage: respect.

H4858 משּׂאה maśśâ'âh
From H5375; a conflagration (from the rising of smoke)

KJV Usage: burden.

H4864 משׂאת maś'êth
From H5375; properly (abstractly) a raising (as of the hands in prayer), or rising (of flame); figuratively an utterance; concretely a beacon (as raised); a present (as taken), mess, or tribute; figuratively a reproach (as a burden)

KJV Usage: burden, collection, sign of fire, (great) flame, gift, lifting up, mess, oblation, reward.

H4984 מתנשּׂא mithnaśśê'
From H5375; (used as abstraction) supreme exaltation

KJV Usage: exalted.

H5376 נשׂא ne śâ'
ne śâ'
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5375

KJV Usage: carry away, make insurrection, take.

H5379 נשּׂאת niśśê'th
Passive participle feminine of H5375; something taken, that is, a present

KJV Usage: gift.

H5385 נשׂאה נשׂוּאה ne śû'âh ne śû'âh
נשׂאה נשׂוּאה
ne śû'âh ne śû'âh
nes-oo-aw', nes-oo-aw'
Feminine passive participle of H5375; something borne, that is, a load

KJV Usage: carriage.

H5387 נשׂא נשׂיא nâśı̂y' nâśi'
נשׂא נשׂיא
nâśı̂y' nâśi'
naw-see', naw-see'
From H5375; properly an exalted one, that is, a king or sheik; also a rising mist

KJV Usage: captain, chief, cloud, governor, prince, ruler, vapour.

H7613 שׂאת śe 'êth
e 'êth
From H5375; an elevation or leprous scab; figuratively elation or cheerfulness; exaltation in rank or character

KJV Usage: be accepted, dignity, excellency, highness, raise up self, rising.

H7721 שׂוא śô'
From an unused root (akin to H5375 and H7722) meaning to rise; a rising

KJV Usage: arise.

Multiple Qere Readings for a Kethiv
There are several marginal or qere readings for a kethiv reading. In Ne 5:7 the word "exact" is coded as "exact { [H5378]} { [H5378]} { [H8778]} { [H8778]} { [H5383]} { [H5383]} { [H8675]} { [H8675]} { [H5375]} { [H5375]}". The two marginal readings, Strong's numbers { [H5378]} and { [H5383]} exist for the one kethiv reading { [H5375]}.

G142 αἴρω
A primary verb; to lift; by implication to take up or away; figuratively to raise (the voice), keep in suspense (the mind); specifically to sail away (that is, weigh anchor); by Hebraism (compare [H5375]) to expiate sin

KJV Usage: away with, bear (up), carry, lift up, loose, make to doubt, put away, remove, take (away, up).