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Lexicon :: Strong's H4217 - mizrāḥ

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masculine noun
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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




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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 - “The width of the court on the [fn]east H4217 side shall be fifty cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:13 - For the [fn]east H4217 side fifty cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:3 - “Now those who camp on the east side toward the sunrise H4217 shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah, by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Judah: Nahshon the son of Amminadab,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:38 - Now those who were to camp before the tabernacle eastward, before the tent of meeting toward the sunrise, H4217 are Moses and Aaron and his sons, performing the duties of the sanctuary for the obligation of the sons of Israel; but the [fn]layman coming near was to be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:11 - They journeyed from Oboth and camped at Iye-abarim, in the wilderness which is opposite Moab, to the [fn]east. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:19 - “For we will not have an inheritance with them on the other side of the Jordan and beyond, because our inheritance has fallen to us on this side of the Jordan toward the east.” H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:15 - “The two and a half tribes have received their possession across the Jordan opposite Jericho, eastward toward the sunrising.” H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:17 - the Arabah also, with the Jordan [fn]as a border, from [fn]Chinnereth even as far as the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah on the east. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:27 - ‘Go up to the top of Pisgah and lift up your eyes to the west and north and south and east, H4217 and see it with your eyes, for you shall not cross over this Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:41 - Then Moses set apart three cities across the Jordan to the [fn]east, H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:47 - They took possession of his land and the land of Og king of Bashan, the two kings of the Amorites, who were across the Jordan to the [fn]east, H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:49 - with all the Arabah across the Jordan to the east, H4217 even as far as the sea of the Arabah, [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:15 - until the LORD gives your brothers rest, as He gives you, and they also possess the land which the LORD your God is giving them. Then you shall return to [fn]your own land, and possess [fn]that which Moses the servant of the LORD gave you beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise.” H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:19 - Now the people came up from the Jordan on the tenth of the first month and camped at Gilgal on the eastern H4217 edge of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:3 - to the Canaanite on the east H4217 and on the west, and the Amorite and the Hittite and the Perizzite and the Jebusite in the hill country, and the Hivite [fn]at the foot of Hermon in the land of Mizpeh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - The LORD delivered them into the hand of Israel, so that they [fn]defeated them, and pursued them as far as Great Sidon and Misrephoth-maim and the valley of Mizpeh to the east; H4217 and they struck them until no survivor was left to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:1 - Now these are the kings of the land whom the sons of Israel [fn]defeated, and whose land they possessed beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise, H4217 from the valley of the Arnon as far as Mount Hermon, and all the Arabah to the east: H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:3 - and the Arabah as far as the Sea of [fn]Chinneroth toward the east, H4217 and as far as the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, eastward H4217 [fn]toward Beth-jeshimoth, and on the south, [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:5 - and the land of the Gebalite, and all of Lebanon, toward the [fn]east, H4217 from Baal-gad below Mount Hermon as far as [fn]Lebo-hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:8 - With [fn]the other half-tribe, the Reubenites and the Gadites received their inheritance which Moses gave them beyond the Jordan to the east, H4217 just as Moses the servant of the LORD gave to them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:27 - and in the valley, Beth-haram and Beth-nimrah and Succoth and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, with the Jordan [fn]as a border, as far as the lower end of the Sea of [fn]Chinnereth beyond the Jordan to the east. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:32 - These are the territories which Moses apportioned for an inheritance in the plains of Moab, beyond the Jordan at Jericho to the east. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:1 - Then the lot for the sons of Joseph went from the Jordan at Jericho to the waters of Jericho on the east H4217 into the wilderness, going up from Jericho through the hill country to Bethel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:5 - Now this was the territory of the sons of Ephraim according to their families: the border of their inheritance eastward H4217 was Ataroth-addar, as far as upper Beth-horon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:6 - Then the border went westward at Michmethath on the north, and the border turned about eastward H4217 to Taanath-shiloh and continued beyond it to the east H4217 of Janoah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:10 - The south side belonged to Ephraim and the north side to Manasseh, and the sea was [fn]their border; and they reached to Asher on the north and to Issachar on the east. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:7 - “For the Levites have no portion among you, because the priesthood of the LORD is [fn]their inheritance. Gad and Reuben and the half-tribe of Manasseh also have received their inheritance eastward H4217 beyond the Jordan, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:12 - Then it turned from Sarid to the east toward the sunrise H4217 as far as the border of Chisloth-tabor, and it proceeded to Daberath and [fn]up to Japhia.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:13 - From there it continued eastward toward the sunrise H4217 to Gath-hepher, to Eth-kazin, and it proceeded to Rimmon [fn]which stretches to Neah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:27 - It turned toward the [fn]east H4217 to Beth-dagon and reached to Zebulun, and to the valley of Iphtahel northward to Beth-emek and Neiel; then it proceeded on [fn]north to Cabul,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:34 - Then the border turned westward to Aznoth-tabor and proceeded from there to Hukkok; and it reached to Zebulun on the south and [fn]touched Asher on the west, and to Judah at the Jordan toward the [fn]east. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:8 - Beyond the Jordan east H4217 of Jericho, they [fn]designated Bezer in the wilderness on the plain from the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead from the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan from the tribe of Manasseh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:18 - ‘Then they went through the wilderness and around the land of Edom and the land of Moab, and came to the east H4217 side H4217 of the land of Moab, and they camped beyond the Arnon; but they did not enter the territory of Moab, for the Arnon was the border of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:43 - They surrounded Benjamin, pursued them without rest and trod them down opposite Gibeah toward the [fn]east. H4217
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:19 - So they said, “Behold, there is a feast of the LORD from year to year in Shiloh, which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east H4217 side H4217 of the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south side of Lebonah.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:25 - It stood on twelve oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east; H4217 and the sea was set on top of them, and all their rear parts turned inward.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:33 - from the Jordan eastward, H4217 all the land of Gilead, the Gadites and the Reubenites and the Manassites, from Aroer, which is by the valley of the Arnon, even Gilead and Bashan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:39 - They went to the entrance of Gedor, even to the east H4217 side H4217 of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - To the east H4217 he settled as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their cattle had increased in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:10 - In the days of Saul they made war with the Hagrites, who fell by their hand, so that they [fn]occupied their tents throughout [fn]all the land east H4217 of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:78 - and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east H4217 side H4217 of the Jordan, were given them, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness with its pasture lands, Jahzah with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:28 - Their possessions and settlements were Bethel with its towns, and to the east H4217 [fn]Naaran, and to the west Gezer with its towns, and Shechem with its towns as far as [fn]Ayyah with its towns,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:18 - being stationed until now at the king’s gate to the east). H4217 These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:24 - The gatekeepers were [fn]on the four sides, to the east, H4217 west, north and south.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:15 - These are the ones who crossed the Jordan in the first month when it was overflowing all its banks and they put to flight all those in the valleys, both to the east H4217 and to the west.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:14 - The lot to the east H4217 fell to [fn]Shelemiah. Then they cast lots for his son Zechariah, a counselor with insight, and his lot came out to the north.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:17 - On the east H4217 there were six Levites, on the north four daily, on the south four daily, and at the storehouse two by two.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:4 - It stood on twelve oxen, three facing the north, three facing west, three facing south and three facing east; H4217 and the sea was set on top of them and all their hindquarters turned inwards.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and kinsmen, clothed in fine linen, with cymbals, harps and lyres, standing east H4217 of the altar, and with them one hundred and twenty priests blowing trumpets
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:4 - He brought in the priests and the Levites and gathered them into the square on the east. H4217

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