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Lexicon :: Strong's H4471 - mamrē'

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From מָרָא (H4754)(in the sense of vigour)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1208

Strong’s Definitions

מַמְרֵא Mamrêʼ, mam-ray'; from H4754(in the sense of vigor); lusty; Mamre, an Amorite:—Mamre.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H4471 in the following manner: Mamre (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H4471 in the following manner: Mamre (10x).
  1. Mamre = "strength" or "fatness"

    proper masculine noun
    1. an Amorite who allied himself with Abram

      proper locative noun
    2. an oak grove on Mamre's land in Palestine where Abraham dwelt

    3. a place near Abraham's burial place, apparently identified with Hebron

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַמְרֵא Mamrêʼ, mam-ray'; from H4754(in the sense of vigor); lusty; Mamre, an Amorite:—Mamre.
STRONGS H4471: Abbreviations
מַמְרֵא proper name, masculine and of a location Mamre, only in Genesis:
1. in J only אֵלֹנֵי מַמְרֵא terebinths of Mamre (proper name, masculine?), Genesis 13:18 (defined by אֲשֶׁר בְּחֶבְרוֺן), Genesis 18:1 (in both the dwelling-place of Abraham).
2. proper name, masculine in Genesis 14:13 (הָאֱמֹרִי אֵלֹנֵי מ׳), compare Genesis 14:24 (where ally of Abraham)
3. proper name, of a location in P: near Abraham's place of burial Genesis 23:17; Genesis 25:9; Genesis 49:30; Genesis 50:3; apparently identified with Hebron Genesis 23:19; Genesis 35:27, compare Di. — Greek Version of the LXX Μαμβρη.
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Strong's Number H4471 matches the Hebrew מַמְרֵא (mamrē'),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:18 - Then Abram moved his tent and came and lived by the [fn]oaks of Mamre H4471, which are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 -

Then [fn]a fugitive came and told Abram the Hebrew. Now he was dwelling by the [fn]oaks of Mamre H4471 the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and brother of Aner, and these were [fn]in a covenant with Abram.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:24 - [fn]I will take nothing except what the young men have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre H4471; let them take their share.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:1 -

Then Yahweh appeared to him by the [fn]oaks of Mamre H4471, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:17 -

So Ephron’s field, which was in Machpelah, which faced Mamre H4471, the field and the cave which was in it, and all the trees which were in the field, that were [fn]within all the confines of its border, [fn]were deeded over

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:19 - After this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field at Machpelah facing Mamre H4471 (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:9 - Then his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, facing Mamre H4471,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:27 -

And Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre H4471 of Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had sojourned.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:30 - in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre H4471, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought along with the field from Ephron the Hittite as a possession for a burial site.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:13 - Indeed, his sons carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre H4471, which Abraham had bought along with the field for his possession as a burial site from Ephron the Hittite.
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