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Strong's #4904 - מִשְׁכָּב

Transliteration
mishkâb
Phonetics
mish-kawb'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H7901)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
2381c
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. a lying down, couch, bier, act of lying
    1. couch, bed
    2. act of lying, lying down or sleeping room, bedroom
    3. lying down (for sexual contact)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2825 ‑ κλίνη (klee'‑nay);  2845 ‑ κοίτη (koy'‑tay);  2846 ‑ κοιτών (koy‑tone');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (46)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 9
Numbers 3
Judges 2
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 3
Psalms 4
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Micah 1
NAS (38)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Leviticus 8
Judges 1
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 2
Job 3
Psalms 3
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Micah 1
CSB (44)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 7
Numbers 3
Judges 2
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 3
Psalms 4
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Micah 1
BSB (46)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 9
Numbers 3
Judges 2
2 Samuel 7
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 3
Psalms 4
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Micah 1
ESV (39)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 9
Numbers 3
Judges 1
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 3
Psalms 4
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Micah 1
WEB (41)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Leviticus 9
Numbers 3
Judges 2
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 3
Psalms 3
Proverbs 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Micah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2834) bks (סהכב ShKB) AC: Lay CO: Bed AB: Copulation: A laying down for copulation. [from: bs]

V) bks (סהכב ShKB) - Lay: To lay down for copulation, rest or sleep. KJV (212): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual) lie, sleep, rest - Strongs: H7901 (שָׁכַב)

Nf1) ebks (סהכבה ShKBH) - Lying: A laying with another in copulation. Also something spread out. KJV (9): copulation, lie, carnally, from - Strongs: H7902 (שִׁכְבָה)

cf2) tbfks (סהכובת ShKWBT) - Copulation: KJV (4): lie - Strongs: H7903 (שְׁכֹבֶת)

hm) bksm (מסהכב MShKB) - Bed: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (52): bed, couch - Strongs: H4903 (מִשְׁכַּב), H4904 (מִשְׁכָּב)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִשְׁכָּב46 noun masculine Leviticus 15:4 place of lying, couch; act of lying; — absolute ׳מ 1 Kings 1:47 +, construct מִשְׁכַּב 2 Samuel 4:5 +; suffix מִשְׁכָּבִי Job 7:13 +, מִשְׁכַּבְכֶם Psalm 4:5; plural construct מִשְׁכְּבֵי Genesis 49:4 +, suffix מִשְׁכְּבוֺהָם Hosea 7:14 +, etc.; —

1 couch, bed (37t.), 2 Samuel 4:11; Hosea 7:14; Micah 2:1; 1 Kings 1:47; Song of Solomon 3:1 +; ׳וְנָפַל לְמ Exodus 21:18 (E) he takes to his bed; נִדָּתָהּ׳מ Leviticus 15:26 (P; see below I. נדד); ׳מ as place of copulation Genesis 49:4 (poem in J), Isaiah 57:7,8 (twice in verse); Proverbs 7:17; as place of burial Isaiah 57:2; Ezekiel 32:25; 2 Chronicles 16:14 (see ׳מ Inscription Tabnit8 and perhaps Jewish inscription Cooke341).

2 act of lying:

a. in General, ׳חֲדַר מ chamber of lying down = bed-chamber, Exodus 7:28 (E), 2 Samuel 4:7; 2 Kings 6:12, בְּחַדְרֵי מִשְׁכָּֽבְךָ Ecclesiastes 10:20; הַצָּהֳרַיִם׳והוּא שֹׁכֵב אֵת מ 2 Samuel 4:5 his noon-day siesta; 2 Samuel 17:28 read perhaps ׳עַרְשׂת מ couches for lying down Klo Bu HPS Now, compare ᵐ5.

b. (from context) sexually: of woman יֹדַעַת (אִישׁ לְ) מִשְׁכַּבזָכָת Judges 21:11,12; Numbers 31:17,35 (P); of man שׁכב מִשְׁכְּבֵיאִשָּׁה Leviticus 18:22; Leviticus 20:13 (+ אֶתזָֿכָר sodomy; H); ׳דֹּדִים מ Ezekiel 23:17.

שׁכב (√ of following; Biblical Hebrew שָׁכַב, מִשְׁכָּב).


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִשְׁכָּב m. (from the root שָׁכַב) pl. ־ִים constr. ־ֵי Leviticus 18:22., and וֹת Psalms 149:5.

(1) a lying down, both for sleep (2 Samuel 4:5, מִשְׁכַּב הַצָּהֳרַיִם “sleep at noon”) and from sickness, Psalms 41:4. Specially concubitus, Leviticus 18:22, “thou shalt not lie with a male מִשְׁכְּבֵי־אִשָּׁה the lying with a woman,” i.e. as with a woman; Leviticus 20:13; Numbers 31:17, 18 Numbers 31:18, 35 Numbers 31:35.

(2) a couch, a bed, 2 Samuel 17:28 a bier, 2 Chronicles 16:14; Isaiah 57:2.


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List of Word Forms
בְּמִשְׁכָּב֑וֹ בְּמִשְׁכָּבָ֑הּ בְּמִשְׁכָּבוֹ֙ בַּמִּשְׁכָּב֙ במשכב במשכבה במשכבו הַמִּשְׁכָּ֗ב הַמִּשְׁכָּ֛ב הַמִּשְׁכָּ֜ב הַמִּשְׁכָּ֞ב הַמִּשְׁכָּֽב׃ המשכב המשכב׃ כְּמִשְׁכַּ֥ב כמשכב לְמִשְׁכַּ֣ב לְמִשְׁכַּ֥ב לְמִשְׁכָּֽב׃ למשכב למשכב׃ מִ֝שְׁכָּב֗וֹ מִ֝שְׁכָּבְךָ֗ מִשְׁכְּבֵ֣י מִשְׁכְּבוֹתָ֑ם מִשְׁכְּבוֹתָֽם׃ מִשְׁכַּ֣ב מִשְׁכַּ֥ב מִשְׁכַּבְכֶ֗ם מִשְׁכַּב־ מִשְׁכָּ֣בְךָ֔ מִשְׁכָּ֤ב מִשְׁכָּ֥ב מִשְׁכָּ֫ב֥וֹ מִשְׁכָּֽב׃ מִשְׁכָּב֑וֹ מִשְׁכָּב֔וֹ מִשְׁכָּבְךָ֖ מִשְׁכָּבִ֑י מִשְׁכָּבִֽי׃ מִשְׁכָּבִי֙ מִשְׁכָּבֵ֑ךְ מִשְׁכָּבֵךְ֙ מִשְׁכָּבֶֽךָ׃ מִשְׁכָּבָ֖ם מִשְׁכָּבוֹ֙ משכב משכב־ משכב׃ משכבו משכבותם משכבותם׃ משכבי משכבי׃ משכבך משכבך׃ משכבכם משכבם bam·miš·kāḇ bammishKav bammiškāḇ bə·miš·kā·ḇāh bə·miš·kā·ḇōw bemishkaVah bemishkaVo bəmiškāḇāh bəmiškāḇōw ham·miš·kāḇ hammishKav hammiškāḇ kə·miš·kaḇ kemishKav kəmiškaḇ lə·miš·kaḇ lə·miš·kāḇ lemishKav ləmiškaḇ ləmiškāḇ miš·kā·ḇām miš·kā·ḇe·ḵā miš·kā·ḇə·ḵā miš·kā·ḇêḵ miš·kā·ḇî miš·kā·ḇōw miš·kaḇ miš·kāḇ miš·kaḇ- miš·kaḇ·ḵem miš·kə·ḇê miš·kə·ḇō·w·ṯām mishKav mishkaVam mishkavChem mishkaVech mishkaveCha mishkaVi mishkaVo mishkeVei mishkevoTam miškaḇ miškāḇ miškaḇ- miškāḇām miškāḇêḵ miškāḇeḵā miškāḇəḵā miškāḇî miškaḇḵem miškāḇōw miškəḇê miškəḇōwṯām
 
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