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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4744 - מִקְרָא

Word Origin
from (07121)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) convocation, convoking, reading, a calling together

1a) convocation, sacred assembly

1b) convoking

1c) reading

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 320 ‑ ἀνάγνωσις (an‑ag'‑no‑sis);  2822 ‑ κλητός (klay‑tos');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (23) NAS (23) HCS (23)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 11
Numbers 7
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Exodus 1
Leviticus 11
Numbers 7
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Exodus 2
Leviticus 11
Numbers 7
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
n-cmpc 3
n-cms 19
n-cmpc 3
n-cms 19
n-cmpc 3
n-cms 19

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1434) rq (קר QR) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: Event: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "gather the men". The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase. (eng: occur; call - with the exchange of the l and r)

A) rq (קר QR) AC: ? CO: Cold AB: ?: Men often came together during the cool of the evening to discuss the news of the camp.

Nm) rq (קר QR) - Cold: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (3): cold - Strongs: H7119 (קַר)

Nf1) erq (קרה QRH) - Cold: A cold wind or cold weather. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): cold - Strongs: H7135 (קָרָה)

Nf2) trq (קרת QRT) - City: A place of meeting within the city, either at the entrance or a high place. KJV (5): city - Strongs: H7176 (קֶרֶת)

fm) irq (קרי QRY) - Contrary: An opposition. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (7): contrary - Strongs: H7147 (קְרִי)

kf1) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Cool: A cool place to escape the heat. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (2): summer - Strongs: H4747 (מְקֵרָה)

E) arq (קרא QRA) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: ?: A calling together for assembly.

V) arq (קרא QRA) - I. Call:To call or call out, to call a name or give a name. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Meet:To come together to meet. Also a chance encounter. III. Read:To read a scroll in the presence of those called to a meeting. KJV (883): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual) call, cry, read, proclaim, name, guest, invite, gave, renown, bidden, preach, read, cry, call, befall, encounter, chance, happen, met, fall, meet, against, come, help, seek - Strongs: H7121 (קָרָא), H7122 (קָרָא), H7123 (קְרָא), H7125 (קִרְאָה)

bm) airq (קריא QRYA) - Selected: Individuals called out for a special purpose. KJV (3): famous - Strongs: H7148 (קָרִיא)

bf1) eairq (קריאה QRYAH) - Selected: KJV (1): preaching - Strongs: H7150 (קְרִיאָה)

gm) arfq (קורא QWRA) - Partridge: From its distinctive call. KJV (2): partridge - Strongs: H7124 (קֹרֵא)

hm) arqm (מקרא MQRA) - I. Meeting:A calling together to meet. II. Reading:The reading from a scroll at a called meeting. KJV (23): convocation, assembly, calling, reading - Strongs: H4744 (מִקְרָא)

H) erq (קרה QRH) AC: Meet CO: Event AB: ?: The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase.

V) erq (קרה QRH) - Meet: To go to meet another or a chance encounter. KJV (27): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) happen, meet, beam, befall, brought - Strongs: H7136 (קָרָה)

Nm) erq (קרה QRH) - Event: KJV (1): chance - Strongs: H7137 (קָרֶה)

ff1) eirq (קריה QRYH) - City: A meeting place. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (40): city - Strongs: H7149 (קִרְיָה), H7151 (קִרְיָה)

hm) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Event: KJV (10): befall, event, hap, chance, happen - Strongs: H4745 (מִקְרֶה)

km) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Hall: A meeting place. KJV (1): building - Strongs: H4746 (מְקָרֶה)

J) rfq (קור QWR) AC: ? CO: Sit AB: ?

Nm ) rfq (קור QWR) - I. Web:The web of a spider as a sitting place. II. Cold:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): cold, web - Strongs: H7120 (קֹר), H6980 (קוּר)

Nf1) erfq (קורה QWRH) - Log: Used to sit on when meeting. Also used as beams in the roof of a house. KJV (5): roof, beam - Strongs: H6982 (קֹרָה)

L) rqi (יקר YQR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Precious: Something of value. [Unknown connection to root;]

V) rqi (יקר YQR) - Precious: To be considered of value. KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) precious, prized, set, withdraw - Strongs: H3365 (יָקַר)

Nm) rqi (יקר YQR) - I. Precious:Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Value:Something counted as valuable. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (60): precious, costly, excellent, brightness, clear, fat, reputation, honourable, glory, honour, precious, price - Strongs: H3366 (יְקָר), H3367 (יְקָר), H3368 (יָקָר)

bm) riqi (יקיר YQYR) - Precious: Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (3): dear - Strongs: H3357 (יַקִּיר), H3358 (יַקִּיר)

M) riq (קיר QYR) AC: ? CO: Wall AB: ?

Nm ) riq (קיר QYR) - Wall: The place of the city where elders meet. KJV (74): wall, side, mason, town - Strongs: H7023 (קִירָה)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִקְרָא23 noun masculine Exodus 12:16 convocation; convoking, reading; — ׳מ absolute Isaiah 1:13; Nehemiah 8:8; cstr Exodus 12:16 +; plural construct מִקְרָאֵי Leviticus 23:2 +; suffix מִקְרָאֶהָ (Ges§ 91 k) Isaiah 4:5; —

1 convocation, sacred assembly Isaiah 1:13 (after קְרֹא), Isaiah 4:5; usually explicitly קֹדֶשׁ׳מ, technical term in P for religious gathering on Sabbath and certain sacred days, Exodus 12:16 (twice in verse) + 14t. Leviticus 23; Numbers 28:1; Numbers 29, + (plural) Leviticus 23:2,4,37.

2 (verbal noun, as Aramaic Infinitive, Ges§ 45e, compare 115 d) convoking, הָעֵדָה׳מ Numbers 10:2

3 reading Nehemiah 8:8.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִקְרָא m. (from the root קָרָא).

(1)  a calling together, convocation, pr. Aram. inf. of the root קָרָא, Numbers 10:2, לִמִקְרָא הָעֵדָה “to call together an assembly.” Hence

(a) an assembly called together, a sacred convocation called together, πανήγυρις, Isaiah 1:13. Often מִקְרָא קֹדֶשׁ. Leviticus 23:2, seq.; Numbers 28:18, 25 Numbers 28:25.

(b) a place of holy convocation, pl. sanctuaries, Isaiah 4:5.

(2) recitation, reading, Nehemiah 8:8, “they listened to the reading.”

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List of Word Forms
בַּמִּקְרָֽא׃ במקרא׃ לְמִקְרָ֣א למקרא מִֽקְרָא־ מִקְרָ֔א מִקְרָאֵ֖י מִקְרָאֵ֣י מִקְרָאֶ֗הָ מִקְרָא־ מקרא מקרא־ מקראה מקראי bam·miq·rā bammikRa bammiqrā lə·miq·rā lemikRa ləmiqrā mikra mikraEha mikraEi miq·rā miq·rā- miq·rā·’ê miq·rā·’e·hā miqrā miqrā- miqrā’ê miqrā’ehā
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