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Strong's #4471 - מַמְרֵא

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H4754)(in the sense of vigour)
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
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Mamre = “strength” or “fatness”

1) an Amorite who allied himself with Abram (noun proper masculine)

2) an oak grove on Mamre’s land in Palestine where Abraham dwelt (noun proper locative)

3) a place near Abraham’s burial place, apparently identified with Hebron (noun proper locative)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (10)
Genesis 10
NAS (10)
Genesis 10
HCS (10)
Genesis 10
BSB (14)
Genesis 14
ESV (10)
Genesis 10
WEB (10)
Genesis 10
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַמְרֵא proper name, masculine and

of a location Mamre, only in Genesis:

1 in J only אֵלֹנֵי מַמְרֵא terebinths of Mamre (proper name, masculine?), Genesis 13:18 (defined by אֲשֶׁר בְּחֶבְרוֺן), Genesis 18:1 (in both the dwelling-place of Abraham).

2. proper name, masculine in Genesis 14:13 (הָאֱמֹרִי׳אֵלֹנֵי מ), compare Genesis 14:24 (where ally of Abraham)

3. proper name, of a location in P: near Abraham's place of burial Genesis 23:17; Genesis 25:9; Genesis 49:30; Genesis 50:3; apparently identified with Hebron Genesis 23:19; Genesis 35:27, compare Di. — ᵐ5 Μαμβρη.

מִמְשַׁח see משׁח.

מִמְשָׁל, מֶמְשָׁלָה, מֶמְשֶׁ֫לֶת see משׁל

[מִמְשָׁק] see משׁק. מַמְתַֿקִּים see מתק.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַמְרֵא (“fatness,” “strength”), [Mamre], pr.n. of an Amorite who was in league with Abraham, Genesis 14:13, 24 Genesis 14:24. Hence אֵלוֹנֵי מַמְרֵא “the oaks of Mamre,” 13:18 18:1 and simply מַמְרֵא 23:17, 19 Genesis 23:19, 35:27, the name of an oak grove near Hebron.

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List of Word Forms
וּמַמְרֵ֔א וממרא מַמְרֵ֑א מַמְרֵ֖א מַמְרֵ֣א מַמְרֵֽא׃ ממרא ממרא׃ mam·rê mamRe mamrê ū·mam·rê umamRe ūmamrê
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