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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4744 - מִקְרָא
1) convocation, convoking, reading, a calling together
1a) convocation, sacred assembly
1434) rq (קר QR) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: Event: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "gather the men". The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase. (eng: occur; call - with the exchange of the l and r)
V) arq (קרא QRA) - I. Call:To call or call out, to call a name or give a name. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Meet:To come together to meet. Also a chance encounter. III. Read:To read a scroll in the presence of those called to a meeting. KJV (883): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual) call, cry, read, proclaim, name, guest, invite, gave, renown, bidden, preach, read, cry, call, befall, encounter, chance, happen, met, fall, meet, against, come, help, seek - Strongs: H7121 (קָרָא), H7122 (קָרָא), H7123 (קְרָא), H7125 (קִרְאָה)
Nm) rqi (יקר YQR) - I. Precious:Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Value:Something counted as valuable. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (60): precious, costly, excellent, brightness, clear, fat, reputation, honourable, glory, honour, precious, price - Strongs: H3366 (יְקָר), H3367 (יְקָר), H3368 (יָקָר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 convocation, sacred assembly Isaiah 1:13 (after קְרֹא), Isaiah 4:5; usually explicitly קֹדֶשׁ׳מ, technical term in P for religious gathering on Sabbath and certain sacred days, Exodus 12:16 (twice in verse) + 14t. Leviticus 23; Numbers 28:1; Numbers 29, + (plural) Leviticus 23:2,4,37.
2 (verbal noun, as Aramaic Infinitive, Ges§ 45e, compare 115 d) convoking, הָעֵדָה׳מ Numbers 10:2
3 reading Nehemiah 8:8.
מִקְרָא m. (from the root קָרָא).
(1) a calling together, convocation, pr. Aram. inf. of the root קָרָא, Numbers 10:2, לִמִקְרָא הָעֵדָה “to call together an assembly.” Hence
(a) an assembly called together, a sacred convocation called together, πανήγυρις, Isaiah 1:13. Often מִקְרָא קֹדֶשׁ. Leviticus 23:2, seq.; Numbers 28:18, 25 Numbers 28:25.
(b) a place of holy convocation, pl. sanctuaries, Isaiah 4:5.
(2) recitation, reading, Nehemiah 8:8, “they listened to the reading.”