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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4904 - מִשְׁכָּב
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13