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Lexicon :: Strong's H4763 - mᵊra'ăšôṯ

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מְרַאֲשׁוֹת
Transliteration
mᵊra'ăšôṯ
Pronunciation
mer-ah-ash-aw'
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Part of Speech
adverb, feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2097f

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: מראשות (Gesenius) מראשה (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

מְרַאֲשָׁה mᵉraʼăshâh, mer-ah-ash-aw'; formed like H4761; properly, a headpiece, i.e. (plural for adverbial) at (or as) the head-rest (or pillow):—bolster, head, pillow. Compare H4772.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H4763 in the following manner: bolster (5x), pillow (2x), at his head (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H4763 in the following manner: bolster (5x), pillow (2x), at his head (1x).
feminine noun
  1. place at the head, dominion, head place

    adverb
  2. at head place

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְרַאֲשָׁה mᵉraʼăshâh, mer-ah-ash-aw'; formed like H4761; properly, a headpiece, i.e. (plural for adverbial) at (or as) the head-rest (or pillow):—bolster, head, pillow. Compare H4772.
STRONGS H4763:
† [מְרַאֲשׁוֺת] noun [feminine] plural denominative place at the head, head-place; — only suffix מְרַאֲשֹׁתָיו as adverb at his head-place (of one lying down) Genesis 28:11, Genesis 28:18 (E), 1 Samuel 19:13, 1 Samuel 19:16; 1 Kings 19:6; so Qr 1 Samuel 26:7, 1 Samuel 26:11, 1 Samuel 26:16; (Kt מראשׁתו); in [H7226 1 Samuel 26:12] read מִמְּרַאֲשֹׁתָיו Greek Version of the LXX. We Dr HPS, for MT מֵרַאֲשֹׁתֵי שָׁאוּל; מַרְאֲשׁוֺתֵיכֶם [H4761 Jeremiah 13:18] (head-tires AVm RV), read מַרְאשֵׁיכֶם, from your heads, Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Targum Gie Buhl CoHpt (compare, already, Thes).

See related BDB entry H7226.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

28:11; 28:18

1 Samuel

19:13; 19:16; 26:7; 26:11; 26:16

1 Kings

19:6

H4763

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4763 matches the Hebrew מְרַאֲשׁוֹת (mᵊra'ăšôṯ),
which occurs 11 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:11 - He [fn]came to [fn]a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun had set; and he took one of the stones of the place and put it [fn]under his head, and lay down in that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:18 - So Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put [fn]under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on its top.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:13 - Michal took the [fn]household idol and laid it on the bed, and put a quilt of goats’ hair at its head, and covered it with clothes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:16 - When the messengers entered, behold, the [fn]household idol was on the bed with the quilt of goats’ hair at its head.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:7 - So David and Abishai came to the people by night, and behold, Saul lay sleeping inside the circle of the camp with his spear stuck in the ground at his head; and Abner and the people were lying around him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:11 - “The LORD forbid that I should stretch out my hand against the LORDS anointed; but now please take the spear that is at his head and the jug of water, and let us go.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:16 - “This thing that you have done is not good. As the LORD lives, all of you [fn]must surely die, because you did not guard your lord, the LORDS anointed. And now, see where the king’s spear is and the jug of water that was at his head.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:6 - Then he looked and behold, there was at his head a bread cake baked on hot stones, and a jar of water. So he ate and drank and lay down again.

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