Word: LYN

Pronounce: maw-shal'

Strong: H4911

Orig: denominative from 4912; to liken, i.e. (transitively) to use figurative language (an allegory, adage, song or the like); intransitively, to resemble:--be(-come) like, compare, use (as a) proverb, speak (in proverbs), utter. H4912

Use: TWOT-1258,1258b Verb

Grk Strong: G757 G758 G935 G1203 G1413 G1850 G2233 G2296 G2355 G2470 G2525 G2634 G2901 G2902 G2961 G2962 G3004 G3666 G3850 G3942 G5293

    1) to represent, liken, be like
    1a) (Niphal) to liken, be like, be similar
    1b) (Hiphil) to compare
    1c) (Hithpael) to become like
    2) to speak in a proverb, use a proverb, speak in parables, speak in sentences of poetry
    2a) (Qal) to use a proverb, speak a parable or proverb
    2b) (Piel) to make a parable
    2b1) maker of parables (participle)