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Lexicon :: Strong's H4279 - māḥār

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from אָחַר (H309)
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TWOT Reference: 1185a

Strong’s Definitions

מָחָר mâchâr, maw-khar'; probably from H309; properly, deferred, i.e. the morrow; usually (adverbially) tomorrow; indefinitely, hereafter:—time to come, tomorrow.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 52x

The KJV translates Strong's H4279 in the following manner: to morrow (44x), time to come (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 52x
The KJV translates Strong's H4279 in the following manner: to morrow (44x), time to come (8x).
  1. tomorrow, in time to come, in the future

    1. tomorrow (as the day following the present day)

    2. in future time

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָחָר mâchâr, maw-khar'; probably from H309; properly, deferred, i.e. the morrow; usually (adverbially) tomorrow; indefinitely, hereafter:—time to come, tomorrow.
STRONGS H4279: Abbreviations
מָחָר 52 noun masculine, used often as adverb, tomorrow, in time to come (Aramaic מְחַר bdb056304; probably properly time in front, Köii. 263, compare √, and Assyrian maḫru, front, often of time, though always of former time, of old, DlHWB 402); —
1. to-morrow (the day following the present day),
a. as substantive Exodus 16:23 מָחָר שַׁבָּתוֺן שַׁבַּת קֹדֶשׁ לְי׳ to-morrow is a sabbath, etc., 1 Samuel 20:5 חֹדֶשׁ מָחָר to-morrow is the new moon, 1 Samuel 20:18; in יוֺם מָחָר Genesis 30:33; Proverbs 27:1; Isaiah 56:12; in the idiomatic phrase כָּעֵת מָחָר at the like of the time, (being) to-morrow, = about to-morrow (see כְּ 1a) Exodus 9:18; 1 Samuel 9:16; 1 Samuel 20:12; 1 Kings 19:2; 1 Kings 20:6; 2 Kings 7:1, 18; 2 Kings 10:6; and in לְמָחָר Exodus 8:19 לְמָחָר יִהְיֶה הָאֹת הַזֶּה, = for, against, to-morrow, Exodus 8:6; Numbers 11:18; Joshua 7:13; Esther 5:12.
b. as adverb accusative Exodus 8:25; Exodus 9:5 מָחָר יַעֲשֶׂה הַדָּבָר הַזֶּה י׳, Exodus 10:4 הִנְנִי מֵבִיא מָחָר אַרְבֶּה, Exodus 17:9; Exodus 32:5; Numbers 14:25; 1 Samuel 11:9 etc., Joshua 11:6 מָחָר כָּעֵת הַזּאֹת; opposed to הַיּוֺם Exodus 19:10 הַיּוֺם וּמָחָר, Joshua 22:18; 2 Samuel 11:12a; rhetorically, Isaiah 22:13 כִּי מָחָר נָמוּת.
2. = in future time, Exodus 13:14 כִּי יִשְׁאָֽלְךָ בִנְךָ מָחָר לֵאמֹר = Deuteronomy 6:20; Joshua 4:6, 21; Joshua 22:24, 27, 28; so בְּיוֺם מָחָר Genesis 30:33.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:33; 30:33


8:6; 8:19; 8:25; 9:5; 9:18; 10:4; 13:14; 16:23; 17:9; 19:10; 32:5


11:18; 14:25




4:6; 4:21; 7:13; 11:6; 22:18; 22:24; 22:27; 22:28

1 Samuel

9:16; 11:9; 20:5; 20:12; 20:18

2 Samuel


1 Kings

19:2; 20:6

2 Kings

7:1; 7:18; 10:6






22:13; 56:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4279 matches the Hebrew מָחָר (māḥār),
which occurs 52 times in 52 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 30:33–Pro 27:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:33 - “So my [fn]honesty will answer for me later H4279, when you come concerning my [fn]wages. Every one that is not speckled or spotted among the goats, or black among the lambs, if found with me, will be considered stolen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:10 - Then he said, “Tomorrow H4279.” So he said, “May it be according to your word, so that you may know that there is no one like the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:23 - “I will [fn]put a division between My people and your people. Tomorrow H4279 this sign will occur.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:29 - Then Moses said, “Behold, I am going to leave you, and I will plead with the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people tomorrow H4279; only do not let Pharaoh deal deceitfully again in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:5 - And the LORD set a definite time, saying, “Tomorrow H4279 the LORD will do this thing in the land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:18 - “Behold, about this time tomorrow H4279, I will [fn]send a very heavy hail, such as has not been seen in Egypt from the day it was founded [fn]until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:4 - ‘For if you refuse to let My people go, behold, tomorrow H4279 I will bring locusts into your territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:14 - “And it shall be when your son asks you in H4279 time H4279 to H4279 come H4279, saying, ‘What is this?’ then you shall say to him, ‘With [fn]a powerful hand the LORD brought us out of Egypt, from the house of [fn]slavery.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:23 - then he said to them, “This is what the LORD [fn]meant: Tomorrow H4279 is a Sabbath observance, a holy Sabbath to the LORD. Bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that is left over [fn]put aside to be kept until morning.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - So Moses said to Joshua, “Choose men for us and go out, fight against Amalek. Tomorrow H4279 I will station myself on the top of the hill with the staff of God in my hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:10 - The LORD also said to Moses, “Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow H4279, and have them wash their garments;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:5 - Now when Aaron saw this, he built an altar in front of it; and Aaron made a proclamation and said, “Tomorrow H4279 shall be a feast to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:18 - “And you shall say to the people, ‘Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow H4279, and you shall eat meat; for you have wept in the ears of the LORD, saying, “[fn]Oh that someone would give us meat to eat! For we were well-off in Egypt.” Therefore the LORD will give you meat and you shall eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:25 - “Now the Amalekites and the Canaanites live in the valleys; turn tomorrow H4279 and set out for the wilderness by the way of the [fn]Red Sea.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:7 - and put fire in them, and place incense upon them in the presence of the LORD tomorrow H4279; and the man whom the LORD chooses shall be the one who is holy. [fn]You have gone far enough, you sons of Levi!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:16 - Moses said to Korah, “You and all your group be present before the LORD tomorrow H4279, you and they along with Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:20 - “When your son asks you in time H4279 to come H4279, saying, ‘What do the provisions and the statutes and the judgments mean which the LORD our God commanded you?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:5 - Then Joshua said to the people, “Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow H4279 the LORD will do miracles among you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:6 - [fn]This shall be a sign among you; when your children ask [fn]later H4279, saying, ‘What do these stones mean to you?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:21 - And he said to the sons of [fn]Israel, “When your children ask their fathers in time H4279 to come H4279, saying, ‘What are these stones?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:13 - “Stand up! Consecrate the people and say, ‘Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow H4279, because the LORD, the God of Israel, has said this: “There are things designated for destruction in your midst, Israel. You cannot stand against your enemies until you have removed the designated things from your midst.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:6 - Yet the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid because of them, for tomorrow H4279 at this time I am going to turn all of them over to Israel as good as dead; you shall hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:18 - that you must turn away this day from following the LORD? If you rebel against the LORD today, He will be angry with the entire congregation of Israel tomorrow H4279.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:24 - “But truly we have done this out of concern, [fn]for a reason, saying, ‘In time H4279 to come H4279 your sons may say to our [fn]sons, “What have you to do with the LORD, the God of Israel?
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:27 - rather, it shall be a witness between us and you and between our generations after us, that we are to perform the service of the LORD before Him with our burnt offerings, our sacrifices, and with our peace offerings, so that your sons will not say to our sons in time H4279 to come H4279, “You have no portion in the LORD.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:28 - “Therefore we said, ‘It shall also come about if they say this to us or to our generations in time H4279 to come H4279, then we shall say, “See the copy of the altar of the LORD which our fathers made, not for burnt offering or for sacrifice; rather, it is a witness between us and you.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:9 - When the man got up to go, along with his concubine and servant, his father-in-law, the girl’s father, said to him, “Behold now, the day has drawn [fn]to a close; please spend the night. Behold, the day is [fn]coming to an end; spend the night here so that your heart may be cheerful. Then tomorrow H4279 you may arise early for your journey and go [fn]home.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:28 - and Phinehas the son of Eleazar, Aaron’s son, stood before it to minister in those days), saying, “Shall I yet again go out to battle against the sons of my brother Benjamin, or shall I stop?” And the LORD said, “Go up, for tomorrow H4279 I will hand them over to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:16 - “About this time tomorrow H4279 I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you shall anoint him as ruler over My people Israel; and he will save My people from the hand of the Philistines. For I have considered My people, because their outcry has come to Me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:9 - They said to the messengers who had come, “This is what you shall say to the men of Jabesh-gilead: ‘Tomorrow H4279, by the time the sun is hot, you will be saved.’” So the messengers went and told the men of Jabesh; and they rejoiced.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:10 - Then the men of Jabesh said, “Tomorrow H4279 we will come out to you, and you may do to us whatever seems good [fn]to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:11 - Then Saul sent messengers to David’s house to watch him, in order to put him to death in the morning. But Michal, David’s wife, informed him, saying, “If you do not save your life tonight, tomorrow H4279 you will be put to death!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:5 - So David said to Jonathan, “Behold, tomorrow H4279 is the new moon, and I am obligated to sit down to eat with the king. But let me go so that I may hide myself in the field until the third evening.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:12 - Then Jonathan said to David, “The LORD, the God of Israel, is my witness! When I have sounded out my father about this time tomorrow H4279 or the third day, behold, if he has a good feeling toward [fn]you, shall I not then send word to you and [fn]inform you?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:18 - Then Jonathan said to him, “Tomorrow H4279 is the new moon, and you will be missed since your seat will be empty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:19 - “Furthermore, the LORD will also hand Israel along with you over to the Philistines; so tomorrow H4279 you and your sons will be with me. Indeed, the LORD will hand the army of Israel over to the Philistines!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:12 - Then David said to Uriah, “Stay here today also, and tomorrow H4279 I will let you go back.” So Uriah remained in Jerusalem that day and the day after.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:2 - Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and more so, if by about this time tomorrow H4279 I do not make your [fn]life like the [fn]life of one of them.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:6 - but about this time tomorrow H4279 I will send my servants to you, and they will search your house and the houses of your servants; and they will take in their hands everything that is pleasing to your eyes, and take it all away.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:28 - Then the king said to her, “What [fn]is on your mind?” And she said, “This woman said to me, ‘Give your son so that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow H4279.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:1 - Then Elisha said, “Listen to the word of the LORD; this is what the LORD says: ‘About this time tomorrow H4279 a [fn]measure of fine flour will be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, at the gate of Samaria.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:18 - So it happened just as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, “Two [fn]measures of barley for a shekel and a [fn]measure of fine flour for a shekel, will be sold about this time tomorrow H4279 at the gate of Samaria.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:6 - Then he wrote them a letter a second time, saying, “If you are on my side, and will listen to my voice, take the heads of the men, your master’s sons, and come to me at Jezreel about this time tomorrow H4279.” Now the king’s sons, seventy men, were with the great people of the city, who were raising them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:16 - ‘Tomorrow H4279, go down against them. Behold, they will come up by the ascent of Ziz, and you will find them at the end of the valley in front of the wilderness of Jeruel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:17 - ‘You need not fight in this battle; take your position, stand and watch the salvation of the LORD in your behalf, Judah and Jerusalem.’ Do not fear or be dismayed; tomorrow H4279, go out to face them, for the LORD is with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:8 - if I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it pleases the king to grant my request and do [fn]what I wish, may the king and Haman come to the banquet which I will prepare for them, and tomorrow H4279 I will do [fn]as the king says.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:12 - Haman also said, “Even Esther the queen let no one except me come with the king to the banquet which she had prepared; and tomorrow H4279 also I am invited by her with the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:13 - Then Esther said, “If it pleases the king, let tomorrow H4279 also be granted to the Jews who are in Susa to do according to the edict of today; and let Haman’s ten sons be hanged on the wooden gallows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:28 - Do not say to your neighbor, “Go, and come back,
And tomorrow H4279 I will give it to you,
When you have it with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:1 - Do not boast about tomorrow H4279,
For you do not know what a day may bring.

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