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Lexicon :: Strong's H4818 - merkāḇâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2163f

Strong’s Definitions

מֶרְכָּבָה merkâbâh, mer-kaw-baw'; feminine of H4817; a chariot:—chariot. See also H1024.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's H4818 in the following manner: chariot (44x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's H4818 in the following manner: chariot (44x).
  1. chariot

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֶרְכָּבָה merkâbâh, mer-kaw-baw'; feminine of H4817; a chariot:—chariot. See also H1024.
STRONGS H4818: Abbreviations
מֶרְכָּבָה noun feminine chariot; — absolute מ׳ Judges 4:13 +, construct מִרְכֶּ֫בֶתGenesis 41:43; suffix מֶרְבַּבְתּוֺ Genesis 46:29 +; plural מַרְכָּבוֺת Zechariah 6:1 +; construct מַרְכְּבוֺת 2 Kings 23:11 +, בֹת - Exodus 15:4; suffix מַרְכְּבֹתֶיךָ Micah 5:10; Habakkuk 3:8, etc.; — chariot (often || סוּס(ים), 1 Samuel 8:11 פָרָשִׁים): especially war-chariot, Egyptian, Exodus 14:25 (J), Exodus 15:4 (song), 2 Chron 14:8; from Muṣri in North Syria (according to Wkl, see מצרים near the end, compare Kit 1 Kings 10:28 Benzib.) 1 Kings 10:29 2 Chronicles 1:17; Songs, Joshua 11:6, 9 (JE), Judges 4:15 (|| רֶכֶב), Judges 5:28 (|| id.); Assyria, Isaiah 2:7; Nahum 3:2; foe from north Jeremiah 4:13, nations in general Haggai 2:22; Israel and Judah 1 Kings 20:33; 1 Kings 22:35 2 Chronicles 18:34; 2 Kings 9:27; 2 Kings 10:15; 2 Chronicles 35:24; Micah 5:10; figurative of י׳'s chariots Isaiah 66:15; Habakkuk 3:8, compare (in vision) Zechariah 6:1, 2(twice in verse); Zechariah 6:3 (twice in verse); מ׳ for dignity and display Genesis 41:43 (E), Genesis 46:29 (J), 1 Samuel 8:11 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 15:1; 2 Kings 5:21, 26, מַדְכְּבוֺת בְּבוֺדֶ֑ךָ Isaiah 22:18 (iron.); used in flight 2 Kings 23:11 (idolatrous); הַמּ׳ הַכְּרוּבִים (read מִדְכֶּבֶת הַכּ׳, Greek Version of the LXX Benz) 1 Chronicles 28:18 (on this conception of cherubin in temple see Benz); מ׳ in similes: כְּמַעֲשֵׂה אוֺפַן הַמּ׳ 1 Kings 7:33, בְּקוֺל מ׳ Joel 2:3; on the obscure עַמִּי נָדִיב מַר׳ Songs 6:12 chariots of my people, a prince (?) see especially Bu.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


41:43; 41:43; 46:29; 46:29


14:25; 15:4; 15:4


11:6; 11:9


4:13; 4:15; 5:28

1 Samuel

8:11; 8:11

2 Samuel


1 Kings

7:33; 10:28; 10:29; 20:33; 22:35

2 Kings

5:21; 5:26; 9:27; 10:15; 23:11; 23:11

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

1:17; 14:8; 18:34; 35:24

Song of Songs



2:7; 22:18; 66:15






5:10; 5:10




3:8; 3:8




6:1; 6:1; 6:2; 6:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4818 matches the Hebrew מֶרְכָּבָה (merkāḇâ),
which occurs 44 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:43 - And he had him ride in [fn]his second chariot H4818; and they proclaimed ahead of him, “[fn]Bow the knee!” And he placed him over all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:29 - And Joseph [fn]prepared his chariot H4818 and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel; as soon as he appeared to him, Joseph threw himself on his neck and wept on his neck a long time.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:25 - He [fn]caused their chariot H4818 wheels to swerve, and He made them drive with difficulty; so the Egyptians each said, “Let me flee from Israel, for the LORD is fighting for them against the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:4 - “Pharaoh’s chariots H4818 and his army He has thrown into the sea;
And the choicest of his officers are [fn]drowned in the [fn]Red Sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:6 - Yet the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid because of them, for tomorrow 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 H4818 with fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:9 - And Joshua did to them just as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots H4818 with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:15 - And the LORD [fn]routed Sisera and all his chariots and all his army with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera got down from his chariot H4818 and fled on foot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - “Out of the window she looked and wailed,
The mother of Sisera through the [fn]lattice,
‘Why does his chariot delay in coming?
Why do the [fn]hoofbeats of his chariots H4818 delay?’
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:11 - And he said, “This will be the [fn]practice of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and put them in his chariots H4818 for himself and among his horsemen, and they will run before his chariots H4818.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:1 - Now it came about after this that Absalom provided for himself a chariot H4818 and horses, and fifty men [fn]to run ahead of him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:33 - The workmanship of the wheels was like the workmanship of a chariot H4818 wheel. Their axles, their rims, their spokes, and their hubs were all cast.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:29 - A chariot H4818 [fn]was imported from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for 150; and [fn]by the same means they exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and to the kings of the Arameans.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:18 - Then King Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was in charge of the forced labor, and all Israel stoned him [fn]to death. And King Rehoboam hurried to mount his chariot H4818 to flee to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:33 - Now the men took this as a good omen, and quickly [fn]accepting it from him, they said, “Your brother Ben-hadad.” Then he said, “Go, bring him.” Then Ben-hadad came out to him, and he had him mount the chariot H4818.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:35 - The battle [fn]raged on that day, and the king was propped up in his chariot H4818 in front of the Arameans, and he died at evening, and the blood from the wound ran into the bottom of the chariot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:21 - So Gehazi pursued Naaman. When Naaman saw someone running after him, he came down from the chariot H4818 to meet him and said, “Is everything well?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:26 - Then he said to him, “Did my heart not go with you, when the man turned from his chariot H4818 to meet you? Is it a time to accept money and to accept clothes, olive groves, vineyards, sheep, oxen, and male and female slaves?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:27 - When Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by way of the garden house. But Jehu pursued him and said, “[fn]Shoot him too, in the chariot H4818.” So they shot him at the ascent of Gur, which is at Ibleam. But he fled to Megiddo and died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:15 - Now when he had gone from there, he [fn]encountered Jehonadab the son of Rechab coming to meet him; and he [fn]greeted him and said to him, “Is your heart right, just as my heart is with your heart?” And Jehonadab [fn]answered, “It is.” Jehu said, “If it is, give me your hand.” And he gave him his hand, and he pulled him up to him into the chariot H4818.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:11 - And he did away with the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the official, which was at the [fn]covered courtyard; and he burned the chariots H4818 of the sun with fire.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:18 - and for the altar of incense, refined gold by weight; and gold for the model of the chariot H4818, and the cherubim that spread out their wings and covered the ark of the covenant of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:17 - They [fn]imported chariots H4818 from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver apiece, horses for 150 apiece, and [fn]by the same means they [fn]exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Aram.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:25 - Now Solomon had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots H4818 and twelve thousand horsemen, and he stationed them in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:18 - Then King Rehoboam sent Hadoram, who was in charge of the forced labor, and the sons of Israel stoned him [fn]to death. And King Rehoboam hurried to mount his chariot H4818 to flee to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:9 - Now Zerah the Ethiopian went out against them with an army of a million men and three hundred chariots H4818, and he came to Mareshah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:34 - The battle raged on that day, and the king of Israel propped himself up in his chariot H4818 in front of the Arameans until the evening; and at sunset he died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:24 - So his servants took him out of the chariot H4818 and carried him on the second chariot which he had, and brought him to Jerusalem [fn]where he died and was buried in the tombs of his fathers. All Judah and Jerusalem mourned for Josiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:12 - [fn]Before I was aware, my soul set me
Over the chariots H4818 of [fn]my noble people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:7 - Their land has also been filled with silver and gold
And there is no end to their treasures;
Their land has also been filled with horses,
And there is no end to their chariots H4818.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:18 - And wrap you up tightly like a ball,
To be driven into a vast country;
There you will die,
And there your splendid chariots H4818 will be,
You shame of your master’s house!’
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:15 - For behold, the LORD will come in fire,
And His chariots H4818 like the whirlwind,
To render His anger with fury,
And His rebuke with flames of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:13 - “Behold, he goes up like clouds,
And his chariots H4818 like the whirlwind;
His horses are swifter than eagles.
Woe to us, for we are ruined!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:5 - [fn]With a noise as of chariots H4818
They leap about on the tops of the mountains,
Like the [fn]crackling of a flame of fire consuming the stubble,
Like a mighty people drawn up for battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:13 - Harness the chariot H4818 to the team of horses,
You inhabitant of Lachish
She was the beginning of sin
To the daughter of Zion
Because in you were found
The rebellious acts of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:10 - “And it will be on that day,” declares the LORD,
“That I will eliminate your horses from among you,
And destroy your chariots H4818.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:2 - The sound of the whip,
The sound of the roar of the wheel,
Galloping horses
And [fn]bounding chariots H4818!
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:8 - Did the LORD rage against the rivers,
Or was Your anger against the rivers,
Or was Your rage against the sea,
That You rode on Your horses,
On Your chariots H4818 of salvation?
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:22 - ‘And I will overthrow the thrones of kingdoms and destroy the power of the kingdoms of the [fn]nations; and I will overthrow the chariots H4818 and their riders, and the horses and their riders will go down, every one by the sword of another.’
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 6:1 - Now I raised my eyes again and looked, and behold, four chariots H4818 were going out from between the two mountains; and the mountains were bronze mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 6:2 - With the first chariot H4818 were red horses, with the second chariot H4818 black horses,
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 6:3 - with the third chariot H4818 white horses, and with the fourth chariot H4818 strong spotted horses.
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