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Lexicon :: Strong's H4753 - mōr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1248b

Strong’s Definitions

מֹר môr, more; or מוֹר môwr; from H4843; myrrh (as distilling in drops, and also as bitter):—myrrh.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H4753 in the following manner: myrrh (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H4753 in the following manner: myrrh (12x).
  1. myrrh

    1. an Arabian gum from the bark of a tree, used in sacred oil and in perfume

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֹר môr, more; or מוֹר môwr; from H4843; myrrh (as distilling in drops, and also as bitter):—myrrh.
STRONGS H4753: Abbreviations
מֹר, מוֺר noun masculineSong of Solomon 5:5 myrrh (from bitter taste; Assyrian murru MeissnSuppl. 60; Arabic bdb060006; compare LagBN 40); — absolute מֹר Psalm 45:9 [Psalm 45:8] + 5 times, מוֺר Songs 4:6 + 3 times Songs; construct מָרֿ Exodus 30:23; suffix מוֺרִי Songs 5:1; — myrrh (late), an Arabian gum, exuding from the bark of a tree, Balsamodendron Myrrha (see SigismundAromata 12 f. RiHWB under the word): — as flowing, i.e. fine, choice (carefully prepared by pressing and mixing, compare Di Exodus 30:23 RiHWB): מָרדְּֿרוֺר Exodus 30:23 (see I. דְּרוֺר), ingredient of sacred oil; מוֺר עֹבֵר Songs 5:5, 13 (as perfume); compare (as perfume) Songs 1:13; Songs 4:14; Songs 5:1, 5; הַרהַֿמּוֺר Songs 4:6, i.e. where it is gathered; as perfume also Psalm 45:9 [Psalm 45:8]; Proverbs 7:17, as incense מְקֻטֶּרֶת מֹר וּלְבֹנָה Songs 3:6; שֶׁמֶן הַמּוֺר as unguent Esther 2:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:23; 30:23; 30:23




45:8; 45:8



Song of Songs

1:13; 3:6; 4:6; 4:6; 4:14; 5:1; 5:1; 5:5; 5:5; 5:5; 5:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4753 matches the Hebrew מֹר (mōr),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:23 - Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh H4753 five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:12 - Now when every maid's turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the women, (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, H4753 and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for the purifying of the women;)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:8 - All thy garments smell of myrrh, H4753 and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:17 - I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, H4753 aloes, and cinnamon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:13 - A bundle of myrrh H4753 is my wellbeloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:6 - Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh H4753 and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, H4753 and to the hill of frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:14 - Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh H4753 and aloes, with all the chief spices:
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:1 - I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh H4753 with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:5 - I rose up to open to my beloved; and my hands dropped with myrrh, H4753 and my fingers with sweet smelling myrrh, H4753 upon the handles of the lock.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh. H4753
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