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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #4634 - מַעֲרָכָה

Word Origin:
from (04633)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) row, rank, battle-line

1a) battle-line

1b) rank

1c) row

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2740 ‑ καῦσις (kow'‑sis);   3925 ‑ παρεμβολή (par‑em‑bol‑ay');  
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (20)NAS (19)HCS (19)
1 Samuel14
1 Chronicles1
1 Samuel14
1 Chronicles1
1 Samuel16
1 Chronicles1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2576) kro (אהרכ AhRK) AC: Arrange CO: Plan AB: ?: A plan to arrange things in order. [from: rd- order]

V) kro (אהרכ AhRK) - Arrange: To set something in order. KJV (75): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) array, order, prepare, expert, value, compare, direct, equal, estimate, furnish, ordain - Strongs: H6186 (עָרַךְ)

Nm) kro (אהרכ AhRK) - I. Arrangement: II. Estimate:Of what is arranged. KJV (33): estimation, set, equal, order, price, proportion, suit, taxation, value - Strongs: H6187 (עֵרֶךְ)

am) krom (מאהרכ MAhRK) - Preparation: As an arrangement. KJV (1): preparation - Strongs: H4633 (מַעֲרָךְ)

af1) ekrom (מאהרכה MAhRKH) - Arrangement: Set in a row or in order. KJV (20): army, fight, order, place, rank, row - Strongs: H4634 (מַעֲרָכָה)

af2) tkrom (מאהרכת MAhRKT) - Row: As an arrangement. KJV (9): row, showbread - Strongs: H4635 (מַעֲרֶכֶת)

kf1) ekrom (מאהרכה MAhRKH) - Arrangement: Set in a row or in order. KJV (1): army - Strongs: H4630 (מַעֲרָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ מַעֲרָכָה noun feminine row, rank, battle-line; —

1. a.׳מ battle-line 1 Samuel 4:2,12,16 (twice in verse); ׳וַיָּ֑רָץ הַמּ 1 Samuel 17:22 and he ran to the battle-line, Song of Solomon 1Samuel 17:28 (on reference here to Israel's line of. HPS), ׳לפְרַאת מ׳מ 1 Samuel 17:21; ׳עֹדְרֵי מ 1 Chronicles 12:39 (van d. H. v. 1 Chronicles 12:38); nearly= battle הַחַיִל׳הַאיּצֵא אֶלהַֿמּ 1 Samuel 17:20.

b. plural ranks = army; construct ׳מַעַרְכוֺת יִשׂ 1 Samuel 17:10,45, ׳מַעַרְכֹת יִשׂ 1 Samuel 17:8; ׳מאֱלּהִים חַיִּים 1 Samuel 17:26; 1 Samuel 17:36; מְּלִשְׁתִּים׳מ 1 Samuel 23:3; and 1 Samuel 17:23 Qr, so ᵐ5 A (v. omitted by B) Vulgate ᵑ7; singular ᵐ5 L ᵑ6 (> Kt מערות).

2נֵרוֺת הַמַּעֲרָכָה Exodus 39:37 lamps of the row, i.e. arranged in a row. **

3 order, arrangement: ׳בַּמּ Judges 6:26 in the (proper or usual) arrangement of an alter, compare עָרַךְ 1 a Numbers 23:4 of altar.


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Gesenius Definition

מַעֲרָכָה pl. מַעֲרָכוֹת f.

(1)  disposing, ranging in order. נֵרוֹת הַמַּעֲרָכָה lamps ranged in order (of the holy candlestick), Exodus 39:37 specially

(2) a pile of wood upon the altar, Judges 6:26 (compare the verb, Genesis 22:9); of the shew-bread, Levit. 24:6.

(3) a battle set in array, 1 Samuel 4:16, 17:22, 48 1 Samuel 17:48.

List of Word Forms
בַּמַּֽעֲרָכָ֑ה בַמַּֽעֲרָכָה֙ במערכה הַמַּ֣עֲרָכָ֔ה הַמַּֽעֲרָכָ֖ה הַמַּעֲרָכָ֑ה הַמַּעֲרָכָ֔ה הַמַּעֲרָכָ֖ה המערכה מֵהַמַּ֣עֲרָכָ֔ה מַֽעֲרָכ֖וֹת מַֽעַרְכ֖וֹת מַעֲרָכָ֖ה מַעֲרָכָֽה׃ מַעֲרָכָה֒ מַעַרְכ֖וֹת מַעַרְכ֥וֹת מַעַרְכֹ֖ת מַעַרְכֹ֣ת מהמערכה מערכה מערכה׃ מערכות מערכת bam·ma·‘ă·rā·ḵāh ḇam·ma·‘ă·rā·ḵāh bamma‘ărāḵāh ḇamma‘ărāḵāh bammaaraChah ham·ma·‘ă·rā·ḵāh hamma‘ărāḵāh hammaaraChah ma‘ărāḵāh ma‘ărāḵōwṯ ma‘arḵōṯ ma‘arḵōwṯ ma·‘ă·rā·ḵāh ma·‘ă·rā·ḵō·wṯ ma·‘ar·ḵō·wṯ ma·‘ar·ḵōṯ maaraChah maaraChot maarChot mê·ham·ma·‘ă·rā·ḵāh mêhamma‘ărāḵāh mehamMaaraChah vammaaraChah

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