H4910 משׁל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to rule

KJV Usage: (have, make to have) dominion, governor, X indeed, reign, (bear, cause to, have) rule (-ing, -r), have power.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to rule, have dominion, reign
a. (Qal) to rule, have dominion
b. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to rule
2. to exercise dominion
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1259
Parts of Speech: Verb

to rule
1) to rule, have dominion, reign
1a) (Qal) to rule, have dominion
1b) (Hiphil)
1b1) to cause to rule
1b2) to exercise dominion

View how H4910 משׁל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 81 occurrences of H4910 משׁל

Genesis 1:18 And to rule
Genesis 3:16 and he shall rule
Genesis 4:7 and thou shalt rule
Genesis 24:2 that ruled over
Genesis 37:8 over us? or shalt thou indeed
Genesis 37:8 have dominion
Genesis 45:8 and a ruler
Genesis 45:26 and he is governor
Exodus 21:8 he shall have no power,
Deuteronomy 15:6 and thou shalt reign
Deuteronomy 15:6 but they shall not reign
Joshua 12:2 and ruled
Joshua 12:5 And reigned
Judges 8:22 Rule
Judges 8:23 to them, I will not rule
Judges 8:23 rule
Judges 8:23 shall rule
Judges 9:2 should reign
Judges 9:2 should reign
Judges 14:4 had dominion
Judges 15:11 are rulers
2 Samuel 23:3 to me, He that ruleth
2 Samuel 23:3 ruling
1 Kings 4:21 reigned
1 Chronicles 29:12 and thou reignest
2 Chronicles 7:18 to be ruler
2 Chronicles 9:26 And he reigned
2 Chronicles 20:6 and rulest
2 Chronicles 23:20 and the governors
Nehemiah 9:37 also they have dominion

Distinct usage

4 shall rule
3 rule
3 ruleth
2 should reign
2 ruler
1 And to rule
1 over us? or shalt thou indeed
1 have dominion
1 and he is governor
1 and thou shalt reign
1 but they shall not reign
1 And reigned
1 to them, I will not rule
1 had dominion
1 are rulers
1 to me, He that ruleth
1 ruling
1 reigned
1 And he reigned
1 and the governors
1 Dominion
1 and he is the governor
1 Thou rulest
1 him; even the ruler
1 or ruler,
1 shall bear rule:
1 and he that ruleth
1 to have rule
1 of the ruler
1 of the rulers.
1 to the ruler
1 that rule
1 of rulers,
1 they that rule
1 didst bear rule
1 and ruling
1 shall be from themselves, and their governor
1 against ruler.
1 to rule.
1 that shall rule
1 which he ruled:
1 above him, and have dominion;
1 But he shall have power
1 to me that is to be ruler
1 that have no ruler
1 He ruleth
1 of him that ruleth
1 them ruled
1 and he shall cause them to rule
1 to be rulers
1 sins; let them not have dominion
1 of them that bore rule,
1 and ruled
1 with a ruler,
1 should rule over
1 the ruler's
1 beareth rule,
1 also they have dominion
1 shall have rule
1 and rule

Related words


H4474 ממשׁל mimshâl
From H4910; a ruler or (abstractly) rule

KJV Usage: dominion, that ruled.

H4912 משׁל mâshâl
Apparently from H4910 in some original sense of superiority in mental action; properly a pithy maxim, usually of a metaphorical nature; hence a simile (as an adage, poem, discourse)

KJV Usage: byword, like, parable, proverb.

H4915 משׁל môshel
(1) from H4910; empire; (2) from H4911; a parallel

KJV Usage: dominion, like.