the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4752 - מַר
1) a drop, a flowing down
A) rm (מר MR) AC: ? CO: Bitter AB: ?: The headwaters of a river are only a trickle and have stagnant pools causing the water to be bitter. Something that is bitter of taste or attitude. Rebellion is one with a bitter attitude.
Nm) rm (מר MR) - I. Bitter: II. Trickle:From the little water at the headwaters of a river. KJV (39): bitter, bitterness, bitterly, chafed, angry, discontented, heavy - Strongs: H4751 (מַר), H4752 (מַר)
V) rem (מהר MHR) - I. Hurry: II. Purchase:To pay the price for a wife. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (66): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) haste, swift, quick, soon, speed, headlong, rash, fearful, ready, short, straightway, suddenly, endow - Strongs: H4116 (מָהַר), H4117 (מָהַר)
V) erm (מרה MRH) - Bitter: To be bitter or rebellious. KJV (44): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) rebel, rebellious, provoke, disobedient, against, bitter, change, disobey, grievously, provocation - Strongs: H4784 (מָרָה)
- A2352 Drm (Rebel, Rebellion)
- A2353 Hrm (Rub)
- A2354 Urm (Rub)
- A2355 Yrm (Pain)
- A2356 Qrm (Scour, Cleansing)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מַר m. (from the root מָרַר).
(1) subst. a drop, so called from flowing down (see מָרַר No. 1 ), Isaiah 40:15.
(2) adj. f. מָרָה bitter, Isaiah 5:20; Proverbs 27:7 bitter, acrid (fcharf), of brackish water, Exodus 15:23. Neutr. as a substantive, bitterness (of death), 1 Samuel 15:32. Metaph.
(a) sad, sorrowful, Ezekiel 3:14 often used of the mind, Job 21:25. מַר נֶפֶשׁ adj. sad of soul, 1 Samuel 1:10, 22:2 and subst. sadness, Job 7:11, 10:1.
(b) bitter, of a cry or weeping, Germ. bitterlich. צְעָקָה גְדוֹלָה וּמָרָה “a loud and bitter cry,” Genesis 27:34; Esther 4:1; Ezekiel 27:31, מִסְפֵּד מַר “a bitter (violent) lamentation;” also used of a bitter fate, Proverbs 5:4; Amos 8:10. Adv. מַר Isaiah 33:7, and מָרָה Ezekiel 27:30, bitterly.
(c) fierce, i.e. vehement, powerful, raging, i.q. Arab. مرير (whence it is at the same time manifest how עַז strong, Judges 14:14, can be opposed to sweet), Habakkuk 1:6 מַר נֶפֶשׁ id. Judges 18:25; 2 Samuel 17:8.
(d) destructive, pernicious, Psalms 64:4; Jeremiah 2:19. מֵי הַפָּרִים bitter waters, i.e. which would be destructive to the perjured wife, Numbers 5:18, 19.