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Lexicon :: Strong's H4929 - mišmār

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מִשְׁמָר
Transliteration
mišmār
Pronunciation
mish-mawr'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2414f

Strong’s Definitions

מִשְׁמָר mishmâr, mish-mawr'; from H8104; a guard (the man, the post or the prison); a deposit (figuratively); also (as observed) a usage (abstractly), or an example (concretely):—diligence, guard, office, prison, ward, watch.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H4929 in the following manner: ward (12x), watch (4x), guard (3x), diligence (1x), offices (1x), prison (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H4929 in the following manner: ward (12x), watch (4x), guard (3x), diligence (1x), offices (1x), prison (1x).
  1. place of confinement, prison, guard, jail, guard post, watch, observance

    1. jail, prison, guard-house

    2. guard, guard post, act of guarding

    3. observances

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִשְׁמָר mishmâr, mish-mawr'; from H8104; a guard (the man, the post or the prison); a deposit (figuratively); also (as observed) a usage (abstractly), or an example (concretely):—diligence, guard, office, prison, ward, watch.
STRONGS H4929: Abbreviations
מִשְׁמָר noun [masculine] place of confinement, goal, prison; late, guard, watch, observance; — absolute מ׳ Genesis 42:17 +; construct מִשְׁמַר Genesis 40:3 +; suffix מִשְׁמָרוֺ Nehemiah 7:3, etc.; plural suffix רָיו - Nehemiah 13:14; —
1. goal, prison, בֵּית שַׂר הַטַּבָּחִים מ׳ Genesis 40:3, compare Genesis 40:4 (absolute), Genesis 40:7; Genesis 41:10; Genesis 42:17 (absolute), + Genesis 42:30 (Greek Version of the LXX), בֵּית מִשְׁמַרְכֶם Genesis 42:19 (all E); guard-house in camp Leviticus 24:12 (H), Numbers 15:34 (P).
2. guard, Jeremiah 51:12; Nehemiah 4:3; Nehemiah 4:16, אַנְשֵׁי הַמּ׳ Nehemiah 4:17; guard-post Nehemiah 7:3; figurative of י׳ setting a guard, כִּי תָשִׂים עָלַימ׳ Job 7:12; band of (Levitical) guards or functionaries 1 Chronicles 26:16; Nehemiah 12:24 (compare מִשְׁמֶרֶת); act of guarding, מִכָּלמֿ׳ Proverbs 4:23 above all guarding watch thy heart. — לְמ׳ Ezekiel 38:7 is doubtful, Hi Co Toy and others reserve; Krae לְמשֵׁל.
3. plural observances, services, of temple Nehemiah 13:14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

40:3; 40:3; 40:4; 40:7; 41:10; 42:17; 42:17; 42:19; 42:30

Leviticus

24:12

Numbers

15:34

1 Chronicles

26:16

Nehemiah

4:3; 4:16; 4:17; 7:3; 7:3; 12:24; 13:14; 13:14

Job

7:12

Proverbs

4:23

Jeremiah

51:12

Ezekiel

38:7

H4929

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4929 matches the Hebrew מִשְׁמָר (mišmār),
which occurs 22 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:3 - and he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the prison where Joseph was confined.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:4 - The captain of the guard appointed Joseph to be with them, and he attended them. They continued for some time in custody.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:7 - So he asked Pharaoh’s officers who were with him in custody in his master’s house, “Why are your faces downcast today?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:10 - When Pharaoh was angry with his servants and put me and the chief baker in custody in the house of the captain of the guard,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:17 - And he put them all together in custody for three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:19 - if you are honest men, let one of your brothers remain confined where you are in custody, and let the rest go and carry grain for the famine of your households,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:12 - And they put him in custody, till the will of the LORD should be clear to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:34 - They put him in custody, because it had not been made clear what should be done to him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:16 - For Shuppim and Hosah it came out for the west, at the gate of Shallecheth on the road that goes up. Watch corresponded to watch.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:9 - And we prayed to our God and set a guard as a protection against them day and night.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:22 - I also said to the people at that time, “Let every man and his servant pass the night within Jerusalem, that they may be a guard for us by night and may labor by day.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:23 - So neither I nor my brothers nor my servants nor the men of the guard who followed me, none of us took off our clothes; each kept his weapon at his right hand.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:3 - And I said to them, “Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot. And while they are still standing guard, let them shut and bar the doors. Appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, some at their guard posts and some in front of their own homes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:24 - And the chiefs of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brothers who stood opposite them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, watch by watch.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:25 - Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, and Akkub were gatekeepers standing guard at the storehouses of the gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:14 - Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and do not wipe out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God and for his service.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:12 - Am I the sea, or a sea monster,
that you set a guard over me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:23 - Keep your heart with all vigilance,
for from it flow the springs of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:12 - “Set up a standard against the walls of Babylon;
make the watch strong;
set up watchmen;
prepare the ambushes;
for the LORD has both planned and done
what he spoke concerning the inhabitants of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:7 - “Be ready and keep ready, you and all your hosts that are assembled about you, and be a guard for them.
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