Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Governor, reign, cause to, have power, to rule

Hebrew: מָשַׁל, māšal (H4910)

74 King James Bible Verses


Here are dominion, governor, indeed, reign, rule and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word מָשַׁל mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H4910

Hebrew Base Word: מָשַׁל

Part of speech: Verb

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

Definition: To rule.

Detailed definition:

  1. To rule, have dominion, reign.
    1. (Qal) to rule, have dominion.
    2. (Hiphil).
      1. To cause to rule.
      2. To exercise dominion.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: mɔːˈʃɑl
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: mɑːˈʃɑl
  3. Transliteration: māšal
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: maw-SHAHL
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ma-SHAHL

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