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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 also for yourself the finest of spices: of liquid myrrh H4753 [fn]five hundred shekels, and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, 250, and of fragrant cane 250,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:12 - Now when the turn came for each young woman to go in to King Ahasuerus, after the end of her twelve months under the regulations for the women—for the days of their beauty treatment were completed as follows: six months with oil of myrrh H4753 and six months with balsam oil and the cosmetics for women
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:8 - All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh H4753, aloes, and cassia;
From ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You joyful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:17 - “I have sprinkled my bed
With myrrh H4753, aloes, and cinnamon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:13 - “My beloved is to me a pouch of myrrh H4753
Which lies all night between my breasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:6 - The Bride
[fn]What is this coming up from the wilderness
Like columns of smoke,
Perfumed with myrrh H4753 and frankincense,
With all the scented powders of the merchant?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - “Until [fn]the cool of the day
When the shadows flee,
I will go my way to the mountain of myrrh H4753
And to the hill of frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:14 - Nard and saffron, spice reed and cinnamon,
With all the trees of frankincense,
Myrrh H4753, and aloes, along with all the finest balsam oils.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:1 - The Groom
“I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride;
I have gathered my myrrh H4753 along with my balsam.
I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey;
I have drunk my wine with my milk.
Eat, friends;
Drink and [fn]drink deeply, lovers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:5 - “I arose to open to my beloved;
And my hands dripped with myrrh H4753,
And my fingers with drops of myrrh H4753,
On the handles of the bolt.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - “His cheeks are like a bed of balsam,
[fn]Banks of herbal spices;
His lips are lilies
Dripping with drops of myrrh H4753.
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