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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4631 - מְעָרָה

Transliteration
me‛ârâh
Phonetics
meh-aw-raw'  
Word Origin
from (05783)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1704a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) cave, den, hole

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4693 ‑ σπήλαιον (spay'‑lah‑yon);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (39) NAS (37) HCS (38)
Genesis 11
Joshua 6
Judges 1
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 11
Joshua 6
Judges 1
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 11
Joshua 8
Judges 1
1 Samuel 7
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfp 4
n-cfpc 1
n-cfs 26
n-cfsc 8
n-cfp 4
n-cfpc 1
n-cfs 25
n-cfsc 7
n-cfp 4
n-cfpc 1
n-cfs 25
n-cfsc 7
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1250) rk (כר KR) AC: Dig CO: Bowl AB: ?: The pictograph k is a picture of the palm of the hand, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "palm of man". The palm as hollowed out. A digging. (eng: core; bore)

A) rk (כר KR) AC: ? CO: Hollow AB: ?

Nm ) rk (כר KR) - I. Hollow:The hollow hump of a camel or a pasture in a hollow. II. Lamb:One of the pasture. III. Captain:KJV (16): lamb, pasture, ram, furniture, captain - Strongs: H3733 (כַּר)

Nf1) erk (כרה KRH) - I. Pasture:As a hollowed out valley. II. Mole:A digger. [df: hrp] KJV (2): cottage, mole - Strongs: H3740 (כֵּרָה), H6512 (פֵּרוֹת)

fm ) irk (כרי KRY) - Captain: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): captain - Strongs: H3746 (כָּרִי)

kf1) erkm (מכרה MKRH) - I. Cave:As a hole in the rock. [df: hrem]II. Weapon:Probably a weapon that is a digging tool or similar implement. KJV (40): cave, den, hole, habitation, army - Strongs: H4380 (מְכֵרָה), H4631 (מְעָרָה)

lf1 ) erkrk (כרכרה KRKRH) - Camel: As with a hollow hump. KJV (1): beast - Strongs: H3753 (כִּרְכָּרָה)

B) rrk (כרר KRR) AC: Dance CO: ? AB: ?: A leaping or dancing around in a circle.

V) rrk (כרר KRR) - Dance: KJV (2): (vf: Pilpel, Participle) dance - Strongs: H3769 (כָּרַר)

C) rka (אכר AKR) AC: Dig CO: Farmer AB: ?

Nm ) rka (אכר AKR) - Farmer: One who digs the ground for growing crops. KJV (7): husbandman, plowman - Strongs: H406 (אִכָּר)

D) rak (כאר KAR) AC: ? CO: Pit AB: ?

V) rak (כאר KAR) - Deep: To make a deep engraving in a tablet or stone. Also to give a deep explanation. [df: rab] KJV (3): (vf: Piel) plain, plainly, declare - Strongs: H874 (בָּאַר)

Nf ) rak (כאר KAR) - Pit: A dug out hole, usually a well or cistern. [df: rab] KJV (37): well, pit, slimepit - Strongs: H875 (בְּאֵר)

gm ) rafk (כואר KWAR) - Pit: A dug out hole. [df: rab] KJV (2): cistern - Strongs: H877 (בּאֹר)

F) rke (הכר HKR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Wrong: [Unknown connection to root]

V) rke (הכר HKR) - Wrong: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) strange - Strongs: H1970 (הָכַר)

Nf1) erke (הכרה HKRH) - Look: KJV (1): shew - Strongs: H1971 (הַכָּרָה)

H) erk (כרה KRH) AC: Dig CO: ? AB: Prepare

V) erk (כרה KRH) - I. Dig:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Prepare:To prepare a banquet or feast. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal) dig, make, pierce, open, grieve - Strongs: H3735 (כְּרָה), H3738 (כָּרָה), H3739 (כָּרָה)

Nf1) erk (כרה KRH) - Preparation: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (1): provision - Strongs: H3741 (כָּרָה)

J) rfk (כור KWR) AC: Dig CO: Pit AB: ?

V) rfk (כור KWR) - I. Dig:[df: rwq]II. Examine:To look deeply. [df: rwb]KJV (7): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Pilpel) declare, dig, cast out, destroy, break down - Strongs: H952 (בּוּר), H6979 (קוּר)

Nm ) rfk (כור KWR) - I. Pit:A hole, well or cistern that is dug out. [df: rwb rwx rx]II. Furnace:A hollow box formed out of brick or clay for cooking. III. Kor:A standard of measure. KJV (96): pit, cistern, well, dungeon, fountain, measure, cor - Strongs: H953 (בּוֹר), H2352 (חוּר), H2356 (חוֹר), H3564 (כּוּר), H3734 (כֹּר)

am) rfkm (מכור MKWR) - Fountain: A spring that comes out of a hole in the ground. [df: rwqm rqm] KJV (18): fountain, spring, wellspring, issue, well - Strongs: H4726 (מָקֹר)

em ) rfik (כיור KYWR) - I. Pot:As a dug out container. [df: ryk]II. Platform:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (23): laver, scaffold, pan, hearth - Strongs: H3595 (כִּיֹּר)

kf1) erfkm (מכורה MKWRH) - Birth: A coming out of a hole. KJV (3): birth, nativity, habitation - Strongs: H4351 (מְכֹרָה)

M) rik (כיר KYR) AC: ? CO: Furnace AB: ?: A hollowed out object.

Nm) rik (כיר KYR) - Furnace: A hollow box formed out of brick or clay for cooking. KJV (1): range - Strongs: H3600 (כִּיר)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְעָרָה40 noun feminine cave; — absolute ׳מ Genesis 19:30 +; construct מְעָרַת Genesis 23:19 +; plural מְעָרוֺת Judges 6:2 +, construct id. Isaiah 2:19; — cave, especially as place of sojourn or refuge Genesis 19:30 (J), 1 Samuel 24:3 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 24:7; 1 Samuel 24:8; 1 Samuel 24:10 (Ginsb; v. 1 Samuel 24:4; v. 1 Samuel 24:8; v. 1 Samuel 24:9; v. 1 Samuel 24:11 van d. H. Bear), 1 Kings 19:1,13; Ezekiel 33:27; Joshua 10:16 (בַמַּקֵּדָה׳מ) + 7t. Joshua 10; Judges 6:2; 1 Samuel 13:6; 1 Kings 18:4,13, compare Psalm 57:1; Psalm 142:1; מְעָרוֺת צֻרִים Isaiah 2:19, hence מָּרִצִים׳מ Jeremiah 7:11 robbers' cave; Isaiah 32:14 den (of wild beasts); — עֲדֻלָּם׳מ 1 Samuel 22:1; 2 Samuel 23:13, whence in "" 1 Chronicles 11:15, read probably ׳מְצֻדַת ע or מְצָדַת We, compare Dr, Bu Kit HPS; — as burial place, הַמַּכְמֵּלָה׳מ Genesis 23:9 + (see מַכְמֵּלָה) = ׳מ alone Genesis 23:11,17,20; Genesis 49:29,32 (all P). אֲשֶׁר לַצִּידֹנִים׳מ Joshua 13:4 (D), cave-region in Lebanon east of Sidon, modern Mughâr Gezzîn, according to most, but dubious; perhaps, rather, near Tyre Buhl MDPV:1895,55.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מְעָרָה f. constr. מְעָרַת plur. מְעָרוֹת a cave; Arab. مَغَارَةُ Genesis 19:30; 1 Samuel 24:4, 1 Samuel 24:8 and frequently; from the root עוּר No. III. Joshua 13:4, some take as a pr.n. Vulg. Maarah: [E. V. Mearah].

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List of Word Forms
בִּמְעָר֣וֹת בִּמְעָרַ֖ת בַּמְּעָר֤וֹת בַּמְּעָרָ֔ה בַּמְּעָרָ֖ה בַּמְּעָרָ֞ה בַּמְּעָרָֽה׃ בַמְּעָרָ֖ה בַמְּעָרָ֣ה במערה במערה׃ במערות במערת הַ֨מְּעָרָ֔ה הַמְּעָר֖וֹת הַמְּעָרָ֑ה הַמְּעָרָ֔ה הַמְּעָרָ֖ה הַמְּעָרָֽה׃ הַמְעָרַ֣ת המערה המערה׃ המערות המערת וְהַמְּעָרָ֣ה וְהַמְּעָרָ֥ה וְהַמְּעָרָ֧ה וּבַמְּעָר֖וֹת ובמערות והמערה מְעָרַ֖ת מְעָרַ֞ת מְעָרַ֣ת מְעָרַ֤ת מְעָרָ֔ה מְעָרוֹת֙ מֵֽהַמְּעָרָ֔ה מֵהַמְּעָרָ֖ה מהמערה מערה מערות מערת bam·mə·‘ā·rāh ḇam·mə·‘ā·rāh bam·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ bammə‘ārāh ḇammə‘ārāh bammə‘ārōwṯ bammeaRah bammeaRot bim‘āraṯ bim‘ārōwṯ bim·‘ā·raṯ bim·‘ā·rō·wṯ bimaRat bimaRot ham‘āraṯ ham·‘ā·raṯ ham·mə·‘ā·rāh ham·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ hamaRat hammə‘ārāh hammə‘ārōwṯ hammeaRah hammeaRot mə‘ārāh mə‘āraṯ mə‘ārōwṯ mə·‘ā·rāh mə·‘ā·raṯ mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ mê·ham·mə·‘ā·rāh meaRah meaRat mearOt mêhammə‘ārāh mehammeaRah ū·ḇam·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ ūḇammə‘ārōwṯ uvammeaRot vammeaRah vehammeaRah wə·ham·mə·‘ā·rāh wəhammə‘ārāh
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