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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4829 - מִרְעֶה
1) pasture, pasturage
1453) or (ראה RAh) AC: Feed CO: Shepherd AB: Desire: The pictograph r is a picture of the head of a man, the o is a picture of they eye. Combined these mean "man watches". The shepherd closely watched over his flock, often they are his only companions.
V) eor (ראהה RAhH) - Feed: To provide feed or pasture to the flock. KJV (173): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) feed, shepherd, pastor, herdman, keep, companion, broken, company, devour, eat, entreat - Strongs: H7462 (רָעָה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מִרְעֶה masc. (from the root רָעָה) with suff. מִרְעֵהוּ Job 39:8 מִרְעֵיכֶם Ezekiel 34:18, pasture, fodder for cattle, Genesis 47:4; Joel 1:18; Job 39:8 [“lair, or feeding place of wild beasts, Nahum 2:12. Arab. مَرْعَاةُ مَرْعىً id.”].
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