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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #04838 - מָרַק

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

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  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (4) HCS (3)
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 1
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Leviticus 1
2 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 1
v-Pp3ms 1
v-qsms 1
v-qvmp 1
v-Pp3ms 1
v-qsms 1
v-qvmp 1
v-Pp3ms 1
v-qsms 1
v-qvmp 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)



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Jeff Brenner, 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).

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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.

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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
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