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Lexicon :: Strong's H4217 - mizrāḥ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 580c

Strong’s Definitions

מִזְרָח mizrâch, miz-rawkh'; from H2224; sunrise, i.e. the east:—east (side, -ward), (sun-) rising (of the sun).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 74x

The KJV translates Strong's H4217 in the following manner: east (30x), eastward (20x), sunrising (with H8121) (9x), rising (8x), east side (5x), east end (1x), sunrising (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 74x
The KJV translates Strong's H4217 in the following manner: east (30x), eastward (20x), sunrising (with H8121) (9x), rising (8x), east side (5x), east end (1x), sunrising (1x).
  1. place of sunrise, east

    1. sunrise, east (with 'sun')

    2. the east (without 'sun')

      1. to or toward the place of sunrise

      2. to the east, eastward

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִזְרָח mizrâch, miz-rawkh'; from H2224; sunrise, i.e. the east:—east (side, -ward), (sun-) rising (of the sun).
STRONGS H4217: Abbreviations
מִזְרָח noun [masculine] place of sunrise, east — absolute מ׳ Joshua 11:3 + 21 times; construct מִזְרַח Numbers 21:10 + 19 times, with ה locative מִזְרָ֫חָה Exodus 27:13 + 28 times, construct מִזְרְחָה Deuteronomy 4:41; Joshua 12:1; Judges 21:19 (not in Genesis Leviticus Samuel Ezekiel etc.); —
1. sunrise always of quarter of the heavens = east (ה)שׁמשׁ מ׳ Numbers 21:11 (P), Deuteronomy 4:41, 47; Joshua 1:15; Joshua 12:1; Joshua 13:5 (all D), Joshua 19:12, 27, 34 (all P), Judges 20:43; Judges 21:19; 2 Kings 10:33; Isaiah 41:25; Isaiah 45:6; Isaiah 59:19, compare שׁמשׁ לארץ מ׳ Judges 11:18; שׁמשׁ וְעַדמְֿבוֺאוֺ מִמִּז׳ Psalm 50:1; Psalm 113:3; Malachi 1:11; more often
2. without שֶׁמֶשׁ :
a. the east כִּרְחֹק מ׳ מִמַּעֲרָב֑ Psalm 103:12.
b. מִמּ׳ from the east Isaiah 41:2; Isaiah 43:5 (opposed to מִמַּעֲרָב), Isaiah 46:11; Daniel 11:44 (+ מִצַּפוֺן); מִמּ׳ וּמִמַּעֲרָב֑ מִצָּפוֺן וּמִיָּם Psalm 107:3.
c. to or toward the place of sunrise, to the east, eastward:
(1) מִוְרָ֫חָה Numbers 32:19 (P), Deuteronomy 3:17, 27 (וּמ׳וְתֵימָ֫נָה וְצָפ֫וֹנָה יָ֫מָּה), Deuteronomy 4:24; Joshua 11:8; Joshua 16:1; (JE), Joshua 12:1; Joshua 12:3 (twice in verse); Joshua 13:8 (all D), Joshua 13:27; Joshua 13:32; Joshua 16:5; Joshua 18:7; Joshua 20:8; (all P) 1 Chronicles 9:18; 1 Chronicles 26:14; || קֵ֫דְמָה Numbers 3:38; Joshua 19:13; (both P) Jeremiah 31:40; || צָפ֫וֹנָה, יָ֫מּה, נֶ֫גְבָּה 1 Kings 7:25, compare Joshua 16:6 (P) 1 Chronicles 26:17; + קֵ֫דְמָה Exodus 27:13; Exodus 38:13; Numbers 2:3; Numbers 34:15; (all P); מִקֶּדֶם Zechariah 14:4; (opp. יָ֫מָּה)
(2) מִוְרָח (without ה loc.), וָנֶ֫גְבָּה צָפוֹנָה יָ֫מָּה מ׳ 1 Chronicles 9:24; compare Nehemiah 12:37; לַמִּוְבֵּחַ מ׳ 2 Chronicles 5:12;
(3) לַמִּז׳ 1 Chronicles 5:9; 1 Chronicles 7:28; (opp. לַמַּעֲרָב) 1 Chronicles 12:16; (so Baer; 1 Chronicles 12:15 van d. H; opp. id.) 1 Chronicles 26:17; (+ לַצָּפ֫וֺנָה, לַנֶּ֫גְבָּה), Nehemiah 3:26; לַמִּזְרָ֫חָה 2 Chronicles 31:14;
(4) אֶלהַֿמּ׳ Daniel 8:9 (+ אֶלהַֿנֶּגֶב, אֶלהַֿצֶּבִ֑י);
(5) מִיָּם עָדיָֿם וּמִצָּפוֺן עַדמִֿזְ רָךְ Amos 8:12.
d. (on) the east side of, construct קְצֵה מִזְרַה יְרִיחוֺ Joshua 4:19 (P); also with לְמִזְרַח הַנָּ֑יְא לְ 1 Chronicles 4:39, הַיַּרְדֵּן לְמ׳ 1 Chronicles 6:63; with מִן, מִמִּז׳ Joshua 11:3 (opposed to מִיָּם) compare Joshua 17:10 (+ מצָּפוֺן; both J E), also Joshua 16:6 (P).
e. after a construct לגלעד מ׳ עַל־כָּל־פְּנֵי 1 Chronicles 5:10; רְחוֺב הַמּ׳ 2 Chronicles 29:4; שַׁעַר הַמּ׳ Nehemiah 3:29; אֶרֶץ מ׳ Zechariah 8:7 (opposed to ארץ מְבוֺא הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:13; 27:13; 38:13


2:3; 3:38; 21:10; 21:11; 32:19; 34:15


3:17; 3:27; 4:24; 4:41; 4:41; 4:47


1:15; 4:19; 11:3; 11:3; 11:8; 12:1; 12:1; 12:1; 12:3; 13:5; 13:8; 13:27; 13:32; 16:1; 16:5; 16:6; 16:6; 17:10; 18:7; 19:12; 19:13; 19:27; 19:34; 20:8


11:18; 20:43; 21:19; 21:19

1 Kings


2 Kings


1 Chronicles

4:39; 5:9; 5:10; 6:63; 7:28; 9:18; 9:24; 12:15; 12:16; 26:14; 26:17; 26:17

2 Chronicles

5:12; 29:4; 31:14


3:26; 3:29; 12:37


50:1; 103:12; 107:3; 113:3


41:2; 41:25; 43:5; 45:6; 46:11; 59:19




8:9; 11:44




8:7; 14:4




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4217 matches the Hebrew מִזְרָח (mizrāḥ),
which occurs 74 times in 71 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 27:13–2Ch 29:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:13 - And the breadth of the court on the east side eastward H4217 shall be fifty cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:13 - And for the east side eastward H4217 fifty cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:3 - And on the east side toward the rising H4217 of the sun shall they of the standard of the camp of Judah pitch throughout their armies: and Nahshon the son of Amminadab shall be captain of the children of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:38 - But those that encamp before the tabernacle toward the east, even before the tabernacle of the congregation eastward, H4217 shall be Moses, and Aaron and his sons, keeping the charge of the sanctuary for the charge of the children of Israel; and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:11 - And they journeyed from Oboth, and pitched at Ijeabarim, in the wilderness which is before Moab, toward the sunrising. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:19 - For we will not inherit with them on yonder side Jordan, or forward; because our inheritance is fallen to us on this side Jordan eastward. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:15 - The two tribes and the half tribe have received their inheritance on this side Jordan near Jericho eastward, toward the sunrising. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:17 - The plain also, and Jordan, and the coast thereof, from Chinnereth even unto the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, under Ashdothpisgah eastward. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:27 - Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward, H4217 and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:41 - Then Moses severed three cities on this side Jordan toward the sunrising; H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:47 - And they possessed his land, and the land of Og king of Bashan, two kings of the Amorites, which were on this side Jordan toward the sunrising; H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:49 - And all the plain on this side Jordan eastward, H4217 even unto the sea of the plain, under the springs of Pisgah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:15 - Until the LORD have given your brethren rest, as he hath given you, and they also have possessed the land which the LORD your God giveth them: then ye shall return unto the land of your possession, and enjoy it, which Moses the LORD'S servant gave you on this side Jordan toward the sunrising. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:19 - And the people came up out of Jordan on the tenth day of the first month, and encamped in Gilgal, in the east H4217 border of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:3 - And to the Canaanite on the east H4217 and on the west, and to the Amorite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Jebusite in the mountains, and to the Hivite under Hermon in the land of Mizpeh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - And the LORD delivered them into the hand of Israel, who smote them, and chased them unto great Zidon, and unto Misrephothmaim, and unto the valley of Mizpeh eastward; H4217 and they smote them, until they left them none remaining.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:1 - Now these are the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote, and possessed their land on the other side Jordan toward the rising H4217 of the sun, from the river Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the plain on the east: H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:3 - And from the plain to the sea of Chinneroth on the east, H4217 and unto the sea of the plain, even the salt sea on the east, H4217 the way to Bethjeshimoth; and from the south, under Ashdothpisgah:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:5 - And the land of the Giblites, and all Lebanon, toward the sunrising, H4217 from Baalgad under mount Hermon unto the entering into Hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:8 - With whom the Reubenites and the Gadites have received their inheritance, which Moses gave them, beyond Jordan eastward, H4217 even as Moses the servant of the LORD gave them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:27 - And in the valley, Betharam, and Bethnimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and his border, even unto the edge of the sea of Chinnereth on the other side Jordan eastward. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:32 - These are the countries which Moses did distribute for inheritance in the plains of Moab, on the other side Jordan, by Jericho, eastward. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:1 - And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho, unto the water of Jericho on the east, H4217 to the wilderness that goeth up from Jericho throughout mount Bethel,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:5 - And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was thus: even the border of their inheritance on the east side H4217 was Atarothaddar, unto Bethhoron the upper;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:6 - And the border went out toward the sea to Michmethah on the north side; and the border went about eastward H4217 unto Taanathshiloh, and passed by it on the east H4217 to Janohah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:10 - Southward it was Ephraim's, and northward it was Manasseh's, and the sea is his border; and they met together in Asher on the north, and in Issachar on the east. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:7 - But the Levites have no part among you; for the priesthood of the LORD is their inheritance: and Gad, and Reuben, and half the tribe of Manasseh, have received their inheritance beyond Jordan on the east, H4217 which Moses the servant of the LORD gave them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:12 - And turned from Sarid eastward toward the sunrising H4217 unto the border of Chislothtabor, and then goeth out to Daberath, and goeth up to Japhia,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:13 - And from thence passeth on along on the east H4217 to Gittahhepher, to Ittahkazin, and goeth out to Remmonmethoar to Neah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:27 - And turneth toward the sunrising H4217 to Bethdagon, and reacheth to Zebulun, and to the valley of Jiphthahel toward the north side of Bethemek, and Neiel, and goeth out to Cabul on the left hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:34 - And then the coast turneth westward to Aznothtabor, and goeth out from thence to Hukkok, and reacheth to Zebulun on the south side, and reacheth to Asher on the west side, and to Judah upon Jordan toward the sunrising. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:8 - And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, H4217 they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:18 - Then they went along through the wilderness, and compassed the land of Edom, and the land of Moab, and came by the east side H4217 of the land of Moab, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, but came not within the border of Moab: for Arnon was the border of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:43 - Thus they inclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and trode them down with ease over against Gibeah toward the sunrising. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:19 - Then they said, Behold, there is a feast of the LORD in Shiloh yearly in a place which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side H4217 of the highway that goeth up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south of Lebonah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:25 - It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east: H4217 and the sea was set above upon them, and all their hinder parts were inward.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:33 - From Jordan eastward, H4217 all the land of Gilead, the Gadites, and the Reubenites, and the Manassites, from Aroer, which is by the river Arnon, even Gilead and Bashan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:39 - And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even unto the east side H4217 of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - And eastward H4217 he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river Euphrates: because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:10 - And in the days of Saul they made war with the Hagarites, who fell by their hand: and they dwelt in their tents throughout all the east H4217 land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:78 - And on the other side Jordan by Jericho, on the east side H4217 of Jordan, were given them out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with her suburbs,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:28 - And their possessions and habitations were, Bethel and the towns thereof, and eastward H4217 Naaran, and westward Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem also and the towns thereof, unto Gaza and the towns thereof:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:18 - Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: H4217 they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:24 - In four quarters were the porters, toward the east, H4217 west, north, and south.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:15 - These are they that went over Jordan in the first month, when it had overflown all his banks; and they put to flight all them of the valleys, both toward the east, H4217 and toward the west.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:14 - And the lot eastward H4217 fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a wise counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:17 - Eastward H4217 were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and toward Asuppim two and two.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:4 - It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east: H4217 and the sea was set above upon them, and all their hinder parts were inward.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - Also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, being arrayed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end H4217 of the altar, and with them an hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:)
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:4 - And he brought in the priests and the Levites, and gathered them together into the east H4217 street,

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