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Lexicon :: Strong's H4904 - mishkab


mish·käv' (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2381c

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x
The KJV translates Strongs H4904 in the following manner: bed (34x), bedchamber (with H2315) (4x), couch (1x), misc (7x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  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)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִשְׁכָּב mishkâb, mish-kawb'; from H7901; a bed (figuratively, a bier); abstractly, sleep; by euphemism, carnal intercourse:—bed(-chamber), couch, lieth (lying) with.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H4904 matches the Hebrew מִשְׁכָּב (mishkab),
which occurs 46 times in 44 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Gen 49:4

Gen 49:4

Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father's bed; H4904 then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch.

Tools specific to Exo 8:3

Exo 8:3

And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thine house, and into thy bedchamber, H4904 and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneadingtroughs:

Tools specific to Exo 21:18

Exo 21:18

And if men strive together, and one smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed: H4904

Tools specific to Lev 15:4

Lev 15:4

Every bed, H4904 whereon he lieth that hath the issue, is unclean: and every thing, whereon he sitteth, shall be unclean.

Tools specific to Lev 15:5

Lev 15:5

And whosoever toucheth his bed H4904 shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.

Tools specific to Lev 15:21

Lev 15:21

And whosoever toucheth her bed H4904 shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.

Tools specific to Lev 15:23

Lev 15:23

And if it be on her bed, H4904 or on any thing whereon she sitteth, when he toucheth it, he shall be unclean until the even.

Tools specific to Lev 15:24

Lev 15:24

And if any man lie with her at all, and her flowers be upon him, he shall be unclean seven days; and all the bed H4904 whereon he lieth shall be unclean.

Tools specific to Lev 15:26

Lev 15:26

Every bed H4904 whereon she lieth all the days of her issue shall be unto her as the bed H4904 of her separation: and whatsoever she sitteth upon shall be unclean, as the uncleanness of her separation.

Tools specific to Lev 18:22

Lev 18:22

Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with H4904 womankind: it is abomination.

Tools specific to Lev 20:13

Lev 20:13

If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth H4904 with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Tools specific to Num 31:17

Num 31:17

Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying H4904 with him.

Tools specific to Num 31:18

Num 31:18

But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying H4904 with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Tools specific to Num 31:35

Num 31:35

And thirty and two thousand persons in all, of women that had not known man by lying H4904 with him.

Tools specific to Jdg 21:11

Jdg 21:11

And this is the thing that ye shall do, Ye shall utterly destroy every male, and every woman that hath lain H4904 by man.

Tools specific to Jdg 21:12

Jdg 21:12

And they found among the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead four hundred young virgins, that had known no man by lying H4904 with any male: and they brought them unto the camp to Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan.

Tools specific to 2Sa 4:5

2Sa 4:5

And the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went, and came about the heat of the day to the house of Ishbosheth, who lay on a bed H4904 at noon.

Tools specific to 2Sa 4:7

2Sa 4:7

For when they came into the house, he lay on his bed in his bedchamber, H4904 and they smote him, and slew him, and beheaded him, and took his head, and gat them away through the plain all night.

Tools specific to 2Sa 4:11

2Sa 4:11

How much more, when wicked men have slain a righteous person in his own house upon his bed? H4904 shall I not therefore now require his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?

Tools specific to 2Sa 11:2

2Sa 11:2

And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, H4904 and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.

Tools specific to 2Sa 11:13

2Sa 11:13

And when David had called him, he did eat and drink before him; and he made him drunk: and at even he went out to lie on his bed H4904 with the servants of his lord, but went not down to his house.

Tools specific to 2Sa 13:5

2Sa 13:5

And Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed, H4904 and make thyself sick: and when thy father cometh to see thee, say unto him, I pray thee, let my sister Tamar come, and give me meat, and dress the meat in my sight, that I may see it, and eat it at her hand.

Tools specific to 2Sa 17:28

2Sa 17:28

Brought beds, H4904 and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentiles, and parched pulse,

Tools specific to 1Ki 1:47

1Ki 1:47

And moreover the king's servants came to bless our lord king David, saying, God make the name of Solomon better than thy name, and make his throne greater than thy throne. And the king bowed himself upon the bed. H4904

Tools specific to 2Ki 6:12

2Ki 6:12

And one of his servants said, None, my lord, O king: but Elisha, the prophet that is in Israel, telleth the king of Israel the words that thou speakest in thy bedchamber. H4904

Tools specific to 2Ch 16:14

2Ch 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed H4904 which was filled with sweet odours and divers kinds of spices prepared by the apothecaries' art: and they made a very great burning for him.

Tools specific to Job 7:13

Job 7:13

When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch H4904 shall ease my complaint;

Tools specific to Job 33:15

Job 33:15

In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; H4904

Tools specific to Job 33:19

Job 33:19

He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, H4904 and the multitude of his bones with strong pain:

Tools specific to Psa 4:4

Psa 4:4

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, H4904 and be still. Selah.

Tools specific to Psa 36:4

Psa 36:4

He deviseth mischief upon his bed; H4904 he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.

Tools specific to Psa 41:3

Psa 41:3

The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed H4904 in his sickness.

Tools specific to Psa 149:5

Psa 149:5

Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. H4904

Tools specific to Pro 7:17

Pro 7:17

I have perfumed my bed H4904 with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

Tools specific to Pro 22:27

Pro 22:27

If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed H4904 from under thee?

Tools specific to Ecc 10:20

Ecc 10:20

Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: H4904 for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.

Tools specific to Sng 3:1

Sng 3:1

By night on my bed H4904 I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Tools specific to Isa 57:2

Isa 57:2

He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, H4904 each one walking in his uprightness.

Tools specific to Isa 57:7

Isa 57:7

Upon a lofty and high mountain hast thou set thy bed: H4904 even thither wentest thou up to offer sacrifice.

Tools specific to Isa 57:8

Isa 57:8

Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, H4904 and made thee a covenant with them; thou lovedst their bed H4904 where thou sawest it.

Tools specific to Eze 23:17

Eze 23:17

And the Babylonians came to her into the bed H4904 of love, and they defiled her with their whoredom, and she was polluted with them, and her mind was alienated from them.

Tools specific to Eze 32:25

Eze 32:25

They have set her a bed H4904 in the midst of the slain with all her multitude: her graves are round about him: all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword: though their terror was caused in the land of the living, yet have they borne their shame with them that go down to the pit: he is put in the midst of them that be slain.

Tools specific to Hos 7:14

Hos 7:14

And they have not cried unto me with their heart, when they howled upon their beds: H4904 they assemble themselves for corn and wine, and they rebel against me.

Tools specific to Mic 2:1

Mic 2:1

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! H4904 when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.
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