Lectionary Calendar
Friday, March 1st, 2024
the Second Week of Lent
There are 30 days til Easter!
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day and support a great cause!
Click here to learn more!

Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #4838 - מָרַק

a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
Next Entry

1) to scour, polish

1a) (Qal) to scour, polish

1b) (Pual) to be scoured

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4261 ‑ προβάλλω (prob‑al'‑lo);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 1
NAS (4)
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
HCS (3)
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 1
BSB (4)
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
ESV (3)
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 1
WEB (3)
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2356) qrm (מרק MRQ) AC: Scour CO: ? AB: Cleansing: A rubbing or scrubbing to cleanse or polish. [from: rm- rubbing]

V) qrm (מרק MRQ) - Scour: To briskly rub something. KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Pual) furbish, bright, scour - Strongs: H4838 (מָרַק)

Nm) qrm (מרק MRQ) - Broth: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (3): broth - Strongs: H4839 (מָרָק)

dm) qfrm (מרוק MRWQ) - Scouring: A brisk rubbing of the body with ointments. KJV (1): purification - Strongs: H4795 (מְרוּקִים)

idm) qfrmt (תמרוק TMRWQ) - Cleansing: [df: qyrmt]KJV (4): purification, purifying, cleanse - Strongs: H8562 (תַּמְרִיק)



AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [מָרַק] verb scour, polish (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic מְרַק; compare Arabic scrape off wool from a skin); —

Qal Imperative מִרְקוּ הָֽרְמָחִים Jeremiah 46:4 polish the lances! Passive participle מָרוּק 2 Chronicles 4:16 polished, of bronze utensils of temple (= מְמוֺרָט 1 Kings 7:45).

Hiph`il Imperfect 3 feminine singular חַמְרִיק only Proverbs 20:30 Kt, figurative, in clause בְּרָ֑ע׳חַבֻּרוֺת מֶּצַע ת blows that cut in, cleanse away evil (compare De Now Wild VB); Qr תַּמְרוּק i.e. (are) a cleaning. (ᵐ5 συναντᾷ κακοῖς, whence Gr תַּקְדִּים, Frankenb. תִּקְרֶינָה, but improbable).

Pu`al Perfect וּמֹרַק consecutive Leviticus 6:21 be well scoured, of bronze vessel ("" וְשֻׁטַּף בַּמָּ֑יִם).

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

מָרַק prop. to rub (compare the kindred מָרַת, and in Greek ἀμέργω, ὀμοργνύω); hence

(1) to polish (metal); 2 Chronicles 4:16, נְחשֶׁת מָרוּק “polished brass;” Jerem. 46:4, מִרְקוּ חָֽרְמָחִים “polish the spears.”

(2) to cleanse, by washing, or anointing; compare תַּמְרוּקִים. (Syr. ܡܪܰܩ. to wash off.)

Pual מֹרַק pass. of No. 1, to be scoured, Leviticus 6:21.

Derivatives, מְרוּקִים, תַּמְרוּקִים.

These files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available BibleSupport.com
List of Word Forms
וּמֹרַ֥ק ומרק מִרְקוּ֙ מָרֽוּק׃ מרוק׃ מרקו תַּמְר֣וּק תמרוק mā·rūq maRuk mārūq mir·qū mirKu mirqū tam·rūq tamRuk tamrūq ū·mō·raq umoRak ūmōraq
adsFree icon
Ads FreeProfile