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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4838 - מָרַק
1) to scour, polish
1a) (Qal) to scour, polish
1b) (Pual) to be scoured
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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.
the Week of Proper 9 / Ordinary 14