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Lexicon :: Strong's H4929 - mišmār

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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.
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


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





1 Chronicles



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










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 ward H4929 in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:4 - And the captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he served them: and they continued a season in ward. H4929
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:7 - And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the ward H4929 of his lord's house, saying, Wherefore look ye so sadly to day?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:10 - Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, and put me in ward H4929 in the captain of the guard's house, both me and the chief baker:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:17 - And he put them all together into ward H4929 three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:19 - If ye be true men, let one of your brethren be bound in the house of your prison: H4929 go ye, carry corn for the famine of your houses:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:12 - And they put him in ward, H4929 that the mind of the LORD might be shewed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:34 - And they put him in ward, H4929 because it was not declared what should be done to him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:16 - To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came forth westward, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the going up, ward H4929 against ward. H4929
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:9 - Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch H4929 against them day and night, because of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:22 - Likewise at the same time said I unto the people, Let every one with his servant lodge within Jerusalem, that in the night they may be a guard H4929 to us, and labour on the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:23 - So neither I, nor my brethren, nor my servants, nor the men of the guard H4929 which followed me, none of us put off our clothes, saving that every one put them off for washing.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:3 - And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, H4929 and every one to be over against his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:24 - And the chief of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward H4929 over against ward. H4929
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:25 - Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were porters keeping the ward H4929 at the thresholds of the gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:14 - Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for the offices H4929 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:12 - Am I a sea, or a whale, that thou settest a watch H4929 over me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:23 - Keep thy heart with all diligence; H4929 for out of it are the issues of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:12 - Set up the standard upon the walls of Babylon, make the watch H4929 strong, set up the watchmen, prepare the ambushes: for the LORD hath both devised and done that which he spake against the inhabitants of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:7 - Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard H4929 unto them.

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