Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 4608

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: -1624L, 1624m

KJV Translation Count — 47x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: degree (25), steps (11), stairs (5), dial (2), by (1), come (1), stories (1), go up (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. what comes up, thoughts
2. step, stair
a. step, stair
b. steps (of sundial)
c. stories (of heaven)
d. ascent
e. song of ascent
1. to the three great pilgrim feasts (Psalm titles)

Strong's Definitions

ma`alah, mah-al-aw'; feminine of 4608; elevation, i.e. the act (literally, a journey to a higher place, figuratively, a thought arising), or (concretely) the condition (literally, a step or grade-mark, figuratively, a superiority of station); specifically a climactic progression (in certain Psalms): — things that come up, (high) degree, deal, go up, stair, step, story.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Neither shalt thou H4609 H4609 H4609 H4609 unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.


The throne had six H4609, and the top of the throne was round behind: and there were stays on either side on the place of the seat, and two lions stood beside the stays.


And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other H4609on the six H4609: there was not the like made in any kingdom.


Then they hasted, and took every man his garment, and put it under him on the top of the H4609, and blew with trumpets, saying, Jehu is king.


And Isaiah said, This sign shalt thou have of the LORD, that the LORD will do the thing that he hath spoken: shall the shadow H4609 forward ten H4609s, or H4609 back ten H4609s?


And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the shadow to H4609 down ten H4609s: nay, but let the shadow return backward ten H4609s.


And Isaiah the prophet cried unto the LORD: and he brought the shadow ten H4609s backward, H4609 which it had H4609ne down in the H4609 of Ahaz.


And yet this was a small thing in thine eyes, O H4609d; for thou hast also spoken of thy servant's house for a great while to H4609, and hast regarded me according to the estate of a man of high H4609, O LORD H4609d.


And there were six H4609 to the throne, with a footstool of H4609ld, which were fastened to the throne, and stays on each side of the sitting place, and two lions standing H4609 the stays:


And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other H4609on the six H4609. There was not the like made in any kingdom.