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Strong's #04929 - מִשְׁמָר

Transliteration
mishmâr
Phonetics
mish-mawr'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H8104)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
2414f
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. place of confinement, prison, guard, jail, guard post, watch, observance
    1. jail, prison, guard-house
    2. guard, guard post, act of guarding
    3. observances

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2183 ‑ ἐφημερία (ef‑ay‑mer‑ee'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (22)
Genesis 6
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 8
Job 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
NAS (22)
Genesis 5
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 9
Job 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
CSB (21)
Genesis 6
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 8
Job 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
BSB (22)
Genesis 6
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 8
Job 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
ESV (21)
Genesis 5
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 8
Job 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
WEB (22)
Genesis 6
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 8
Job 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2853) rms (סהמר ShMR) AC: Guard CO: Brier AB: Custody: A close watching of something for guarding or protecting. Shepherds constructed corrals of briers at night to protect the flock from predators. [from: nx- from the thorns used in constructing a corral]

V) rms (סהמר ShMR) - Guard: To watch over or guard in the sense of preserving or protecting. KJV (468): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) keep, observe, heed, keeper, preserve, beware, mark, watchman, wait, watch, regard, save - Strongs: H8104 (שָׁמַר)

Nm) rms (סהמר ShMR) - Dregs: The settlings of wine. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): lees, dregs - Strongs: H8105 (שֶׁמֶר)

Nf1) erms (סהמרה ShMRH) - Guard: One who watches over. KJV (1): watch - Strongs: H8108 (שָׁמְרָה)

bm) rims (סהמיר ShMYR) - I. Brier:Used to construct a corral to protect the flock at night. II. Shamiyr:An unknown sharp stone such as flint or obsidian. KJV (11): brier, adamant, diamond - Strongs: H8068 (שָׁמִיר)

dm) rfms (סהמור ShMWR) - Watching: KJV (2): observed - Strongs: H8107 (שִׁמֻּרִים)

df1) erfms (סהמורה ShMWRH) - Lid: As a covering of protection. KJV (1): waking - Strongs: H8109 (שְׁמֻרָה)

hm) rmsm (מסהמר MShMR) - Custody: A careful watching over as an office, guard or prison. KJV (22): ward, watch, guard, diligence, office, prison - Strongs: H4929 (מִשְׁמָר)

hf2) trmm (מסהמרת MShMRT) - Charge: What is given to be watched over and protected. KJV (78): charge, ward, watch, keep, ordinance, office, safeguard - Strongs: H4931 (מִשְׁמֶרֶת)

ndf1) erfmsa (אסהמורה AShMWRH) - Watch: An increment of time during the night when guards watch the area. KJV (7): watch, night watch - Strongs: H821 (אַשְׁמֹרֶת)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִשְׁמָר noun [masculine] place of confinement, goal, prison; late, guard, watch, observance; — absolute ׳מ Genesis 42:17 +; construct מִשְׁמַר Genesis 40:3 +; suffix מִשְׁמָרוֺ Nehemiah 7:3, etc.; plural suffix רָיו- Nehemiah 13:14; —

1 goal, prison, בֵּית שַׂר הַטַּבָּחִים׳מ Genesis 40:3, compare Genesis 40:4 (absolute), Genesis 40:7; Genesis 41:10; Genesis 42:17 (absolute), + Genesis 42:30 (ᵐ5), בֵּית מִשְׁמַרְכֶם Genesis 42:19 (all E); guard-house in camp Leviticus 24:12 (H), Numbers 15:34 (P).

2 guard, Jeremiah 51:12; Nehemiah 4:3; Nehemiah 4:16, ׳אַנְשֵׁי הַמּ Nehemiah 4:17; guard&-post Nehemiah 7:3; figurative of ׳י setting a guard, ׳כִּי תָשִׂים עָלַימ Job 7:12; band of (Levitical) guards or functionaries 1 Chronicles 26:16; Nehemiah 12:24 (compare מִשְׁמֶרֶת); act of guarding, ׳מִכָּלמֿ Proverbs 4:23 above all guarding watch thy heart. — ׳לְמ Ezekiel 38:7 is doubtful, Hi Co Toy and others reserve; Krae לְמשֵׁל.

3 plural observances, services, of temple Nehemiah 13:14.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִשְׁמָר m. (from the root שָׁמָר)

(1)  custody, guard.

(a) i.q. prison, Genesis 40:3, seqq.; 42:17.

(b) station of a watch, Nehemiah 7:3; Jeremiah 51:12 hence used of the watchmen themselves, Nehemiah 4:3, 16 Job 7:12.

(c) that which is guarded. Proverbs 4:23, “keep thy heart מִכָּל־מִשְׁמָר above all the things which are to be guarded.”

(2) observance, that which is observed, rite, Nehemiah 13:14. Concr. one who is observed, to whom reverence is due, used of a ruler, Ezekiel 38:7.


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List of Word Forms
בְּמִשְׁמַ֗ר בְּמִשְׁמָֽר׃ בְּמִשְׁמָר֔וֹ בְמִשְׁמַ֛ר בַּמִּשְׁמָ֑ר במשמר במשמר׃ במשמרו הַמִּשְׁמָ֔ר הַמִּשְׁמָר֙ המשמר וּבְמִשְׁמָרָֽיו׃ ובמשמריו׃ לְמִשְׁמָֽר׃ למשמר׃ מִ֭שְׁמָר מִשְׁמַרְכֶ֑ם מִשְׁמָ֔ר מִשְׁמָ֖ר מִשְׁמָ֧ר מִשְׁמָֽר׃ משמר משמר׃ משמרכם bam·miš·mār bammishMar bammišmār bə·miš·mā·rōw bə·miš·mar bə·miš·mār ḇə·miš·mar bemishMar bemishmaRo bəmišmar bəmišmār ḇəmišmar bəmišmārōw ham·miš·mār hammishMar hammišmār lə·miš·mār lemishMar ləmišmār miš·mār miš·mar·ḵem mishMar mishmarChem Mishmor mišmār mišmarḵem ū·ḇə·miš·mā·rāw ūḇəmišmārāw uvemishmaRav vemishMar
 
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