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Lexicon :: Strong's H3974 - mā'ôr

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מָאוֹר
Transliteration
mā'ôr
Pronunciation
maw-ore'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 52f

Strong’s Definitions

מָאוֹר mâʼôwr, maw-ore'; or מָאֹר mâʼôr; also (in plural) feminine מְאוֹרָה mᵉʼôwrâh; or מְאֹרָה mᵉʼôrâh; from H215; properly, a luminous body or luminary, i.e. (abstractly) light (as an element); figuratively, brightness, i.e.cheerfulness; specifically, a chandelier:—bright, light.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H3974 in the following manner: light (18x), bright (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H3974 in the following manner: light (18x), bright (1x).
  1. light, luminary

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָאוֹר mâʼôwr, maw-ore'; or מָאֹר mâʼôr; also (in plural) feminine מְאוֹרָה mᵉʼôwrâh; or מְאֹרָה mᵉʼôrâh; from H215; properly, a luminous body or luminary, i.e. (abstractly) light (as an element); figuratively, brightness, i.e.cheerfulness; specifically, a chandelier:—bright, light.
STRONGS H3974:
מָאוֺר noun masculine luminary — absolute Genesis 1:16 +; construct מְאוֺר Proverbs 15:30 +; plural מְאוֺרֹת Genesis 1:15; מְאֹרֹת Genesis 1:14; Genesis 1:16; construct מְאוֺרֵי Ezekiel 32:8light, light-bearer, luminary, lamp, of sun & moon Genesis 1:14, 15, 16 (3 times in verse) (P) Ezekiel 32:8; moon Psalm 74:16; מְנֹרַת הַמָּאוֺר the lamp-stand of the luminary or light (where הַמּ׳ is sum of seven sacred lamps on golden lamp-stand) Exodus 35:14 (twice in verse); Exodus 35:28; Exodus 39:37; Numbers 4:9, 16, compare Exodus 25:6; Exodus 27:20; Exodus 35:8; Leviticus 24:2 (all P); מְאוֺרעֵֿינַיִם יְשַׂמַּחלֵֿב֑ Proverbs 15:30 the luminary of the eyes (= the eyes as a lamp) gives the light of joy to the heart; פָּנֶיךָ מְאוֺרָ Psalm 90:8 the luminary of thy face (thy face as a lamp) in the light of which the secrets are exposed.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

1:14; 1:14; 1:15; 1:15; 1:16; 1:16; 1:16

Exodus

25:6; 27:20; 35:8; 35:14; 35:28; 39:37

Leviticus

24:2

Numbers

4:9; 4:16

Psalms

74:16; 90:8

Proverbs

15:30; 15:30

Ezekiel

32:8; 32:8

H3974

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3974 matches the Hebrew מָאוֹר (mā'ôr),
which occurs 19 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:14 - Then God said, “Let there be [fn]lights in the [fn]expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and they shall [fn]serve as signs and for seasons, and for days and years;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:15 - and they [fn]shall serve as lights in the [fn]expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth”; and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:16 - God made the two great lights, the greater light [fn]to govern the day, and the lesser light [fn]to govern the night; He made the stars also.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:6 - oil for lighting, balsam oil for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:20 - “And you shall command the sons of Israel that they bring you clear oil of beaten olives for the [fn]light, to make a lamp [fn]burn continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:8 - and oil for lighting, and spices for the anointing oil, and for the fragrant incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:14 - the lampstand also for the light and its utensils and its lamps, and the oil for the light;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:28 - and the spice and the oil for the light and for the anointing oil, and for the fragrant incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:37 - the pure gold lampstand, [fn]with its arrangement of lamps and all its utensils, and the oil for the light;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:2 - “Command the sons of Israel that they bring to you clear oil from beaten olives for the [fn]light, to make a lamp [fn]burn continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:9 - “Then they shall take a violet cloth and cover the lampstand for the light, along with its lamps, its tongs, its trays, and all its oil containers, by which they attend to it;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:16 - “Now the responsibility of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest is the oil for the light, the fragrant incense, the continual grain offering, and the anointing oil—the responsibility of all the [fn]tabernacle and everything that is in it, with the sanctuary and its furnishings.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:16 - Yours is the day, Yours also is the night;
[fn]You have prepared the [fn]light and the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:8 - You have placed our guilty deeds before You,
Our hidden sins in the light of Your presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:30 - [fn]Bright eyes gladden the heart;
Good news [fn]refreshes the bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:8 - “All the shining lights in the heavens
I will darken over you
And will set darkness on your land,”
Declares the Lord GOD.

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