4135. mul
Lexical Summary
mul: to circumcise
Original Word: מוּל
Transliteration: mul
Phonetic Spelling: (mool)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to circumcise
Meaning: to cut short, curtail, to blunt, to destroy
Strong's Concordance
circumcising, selves, cut down in pieces, destroy, must needs

A primitive root; to cut short, i.e. Curtail (specifically the prepuce, i.e. To circumcise); by implication, to blunt; figuratively, to destroy -- circumcise(-ing), selves), cut down (in pieces), destroy, X must needs.


H4135. mul

II. [מוּל‎] verb circumcise (Late Hebrew id.; מוּל ᵑ7‎ **but only seemingly in the dubious passages (see III. [מָלַל‎] and Commentaries) Job 14:2; 18:16; 24:24 [MS Levy], Psalm 37:2; 90:6. cut off (grass, etc.: only for III. מָלַל‎, q. v. ); compare Late Hebrew מָהַל‎, Aramaic מְהַל‎, according to Thes NöZMG xi. 1886, 741 Baib. xii. 1887, 626 see also מהל‎above); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singularמָלJoshua 5:4 2t.; 2 masculine singular מַלְתָּהExodus 12:44; 3masculine plural מָ֫לוּJoshua 5:5, 7; 2masculine plural מַלְתֶּםDeuteronomy 10:16; Imperfect וַיָּ֫֫מָלGenesis 17:23 2t.; Imperative מֹלJoshua 5:2; Passive participle מוּלJeremiah 9:24; plural מֻלִיםJoshua 5:5; — circumcise, with accusative ערלה בשׂר‎ (flesh of foreskin) Genesis 17:23 (P), accusativepers. 21:4; Exodus 12:44 (P), Joshua 5:2-3,(J), 5:4; 5:5; 5:7; 5:7 (D); figurative לבב ערלת‎ (foreskin of the heart) Deuteronomy 10:16; לבב30:6; pass, בערלה מוּלJeremiah 9:24; מֻלִיםJoshua 5:5 (D).

Niph`al Perfect3masculine singular נִמּוֺל‎ (Ges§ 72, R. 9) Genesis 17:26; 3masculine plural נִמֹּ֫לוּ17:27; 2masculine plural ֹוּנְמִלְתֶּם‎ (consecutive) 17:11 (for וּנְמַלֹּתֶם‎ √ מלל‎ Ew§ 234; e. Ges§ 67, R.11; but Bö1146B for וּנְמוֺלֹתֶם‎); Imperfect יִמּוֺל17:12 3t.; 3 masculine plural וַיִּמֹּ֫לוּ34:24; Imperative הִמֹּ֑לוּJeremiah 4:4; Infinitive הִמּוֺלGenesis 17:10 5t.; הִמֹּל34:15; suffix הִמֹּ֫לוֺ17:24-25, Participle plural נִמֹּלִים34:22; — be circumcised, of ערלה בשׂר17:14, 24, 25; Leviticus 12:3; elsewhere of person Genesis 17:10 (twice in verse); 17:12-13, (twice in verse); 17:26-27, 34:15, 17, 22, 24; Exodus 12:48 (P), Joshua 5:8 (J): reflexive לי ׳הִמֹּלוּJeremiah 4:4 circumcise yourselves to Yahweh (and take away the foreskin of your heart).

Hiph`il Imperfect3masculine plural י ׳בשׁם אֲמִילִ֑ם כיPsalm 118:10; 118:11; 118:12 in the name of ׳י‎, yea I will make them to be circumcised (enemies, by force of arms; but De cut to pieces (from מוּל‎ = מָלַל‎), Che mow, Bae annihilate (?), ᵐ5‎ Aq ἠμυνάμην, Symm διέθρυψα, Jerome ultus sum eas).

Hithpa`el Imperfect3masculine plural יִתְמֹלָ֑לוּPsalm 58:8 be cut off, of arrows, i.e. made blunt.


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