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Strong's #4931 - מִשְׁמֶרֶת

Transliteration
mishmereth
Phonetics
mish-meh'-reth
Origin
from (H4929)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) guard, charge, function, obligation, service, watch

1a) guard, watch, house of detention or confinement

1b) keeping, preserving

1c) charge, injunction

1d) office, function (ceremonial)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 596 ‑ ἀποθήκη (ap‑oth‑ay'‑kay);  2183 ‑ ἐφημερία (ef‑ay‑mer‑ee'‑ah);  3925 ‑ παρεμβολή (par‑em‑bol‑ay');  5438 ‑ φυλακή (foo‑lak‑ay');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (76)
Genesis 1
Exodus 5
Leviticus 3
Numbers 27
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 5
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 8
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
NAS (77)
Genesis 1
Exodus 4
Leviticus 3
Numbers 27
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 1
1 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 6
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 8
Habakkuk 2
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
HCS (72)
Genesis 1
Exodus 5
Leviticus 3
Numbers 26
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 5
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 8
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
BSB (78)
Genesis 1
Exodus 5
Leviticus 3
Numbers 29
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 5
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 8
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
ESV (68)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 3
Numbers 28
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 5
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 8
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
WEB (80)
Genesis 1
Exodus 5
Leviticus 2
Numbers 29
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 2
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 5
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 10
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2853) rms (סהמר ShMR) AC: Guard CO: Brier AB: Custody: A close watching of something for guarding or protecting. Shepherds constructed corrals of briers at night to protect the flock from predators. [from: nx- from the thorns used in constructing a corral]

V) rms (סהמר ShMR) - Guard: To watch over or guard in the sense of preserving or protecting. KJV (468): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) keep, observe, heed, keeper, preserve, beware, mark, watchman, wait, watch, regard, save - Strongs: H8104 (שָׁמַר)

Nm) rms (סהמר ShMR) - Dregs: The settlings of wine. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): lees, dregs - Strongs: H8105 (שֶׁמֶר)

Nf1) erms (סהמרה ShMRH) - Guard: One who watches over. KJV (1): watch - Strongs: H8108 (שָׁמְרָה)

bm) rims (סהמיר ShMYR) - I. Brier:Used to construct a corral to protect the flock at night. II. Shamiyr:An unknown sharp stone such as flint or obsidian. KJV (11): brier, adamant, diamond - Strongs: H8068 (שָׁמִיר)

dm) rfms (סהמור ShMWR) - Watching: KJV (2): observed - Strongs: H8107 (שִׁמֻּרִים)

df1) erfms (סהמורה ShMWRH) - Lid: As a covering of protection. KJV (1): waking - Strongs: H8109 (שְׁמֻרָה)

hm) rmsm (מסהמר MShMR) - Custody: A careful watching over as an office, guard or prison. KJV (22): ward, watch, guard, diligence, office, prison - Strongs: H4929 (מִשְׁמָר)

hf2) trmm (מסהמרת MShMRT) - Charge: What is given to be watched over and protected. KJV (78): charge, ward, watch, keep, ordinance, office, safeguard - Strongs: H4931 (מִשְׁמֶרֶת)

ndf1) erfmsa (אסהמורה AShMWRH) - Watch: An increment of time during the night when guards watch the area. KJV (7): watch, night watch - Strongs: H821 (אַשְׁמֹרֶת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִשְׁמֶ֫רֶתּ78 noun feminine guard, watch, also charge, function; — ׳מ absolute 2 Samuel 20:3 +, construct 2 Kings 11:5 +; absolute מִשְׁמָ֑רֶת Exodus 16:34; suffix מִשְׁמַרְתִּי Genesis 26:5 +, etc.; plural מִשְׁמָרוֺת 1 Chronicles 9:23 +; construct מִשְׁמְרוֺת Nehemiah 7:3; suffix רוֺתָם- 2 Chronicles 7:6 +, תֵיהֶם- 2 Chronicles 31:17; —

1 guard, watch: ׳בֵּית מ 2 Samuel 20:3 = house of detention, confinement; אַתָּה עִמָּדִי׳מ 1 Samuel 22:23i.e. protected, secure; with שָׁמַר keep the watch 2 Kings 11:5,6,7; 1 Chronicles 12:30 (van d. H. v. 1 Chronicles 12:29); = post of watch (figurative) Isaiah 21:3 ("" מִצְפֶה), Habakkuk 2:1 ("" מָצוֺר); plural = guards Nehemiah 7:3; 1 Chronicles 9:23.

2 keeping, preserving, ׳וְהָיָה לָכֶם לְמ Exodus 12:6i.e. ye shall keep it; ׳הִנִּיחוּ לָכֶם לְמ Exodus 16:23; compare Exodus 16:32; Exodus 16:33; Exodus 16:34; Numbers 19:9 (all P).

3 charge, injunction of ׳י, with שָׁמַר, in General Deuteronomy 11:1 ( + חֻקוֺת, מִשְׁמָּטִים, מִצְוֺת), compare Genesis 26:5; 1 Kings 2:3, and (׳מִצְוַת י׳מ) Joshua 22:3 (all R D), Malachi 3:14; of specific injunctions Leviticus 18:30; Numbers 9:19,23.

4. a. ceremonial office or function (AV RV usually charge) of priest or Levite (P [especially Numbers], Ezekiel 40; Ezekiel 44; Ezekiel 48; Chronicles, Zechariah), mostly with שָׁמַר: מִשְׁכַּן הָלֵדוּת׳מ Numbers 1:53, ׳מִשְׁכַּן י׳מ Numbers 31:30,47, הַמִּקְדָּשׁ׳מ Ezekiel 44:15; Numbers 3:38, אֹהֶל מוֺעֵד׳מ Numbers 18:4 compare Numbers 18:3,1Chronicles 23:32, הַקֹּדֶשׁ׳מ Numbers 3:28,32; Numbers 18:5; 1 Chronicles 23:32, קָדָשַׁי׳מ (of Israel in General) Ezekiel 44:8, הַמִּזְבֵּחַ׳מ Numbers 18:5; Ezekiel 40:46, תְּרוּמֹתָ֑י Numbers 18:8, הַבַּיִת׳מ Ezekiel 40:45; Ezekiel 44:14, הַטָּהֳרָה׳מ Nehemiah 12:45; with Genitive (suffix) ׳מ׳שׁ = perform the service imposed by, due to, Leviticus 8:35; Leviticus 22:9; Ezekiel 44:8,16; Ezekiel 48:11; Zechariah 3:7, אֱםהֵיהֶם׳מ Nehemiah 12:45 (of Judah in General); הָעֵדָה׳מ Numbers 3:7a, ׳בְּנֵי יִשׂ׳מ Numbers 3:8,38, בְּנֵי גֵרְשׁוֺן׳מ Numbers 3:25; compare Numbers 3:7a., Numbers 3:31,36; Numbers 4:27,28,31,32; Numbers 18:3; 1 Chronicles 23:32; also, in secular sense, בֵּית שָׁאוּל׳מ 1 Chronicles 12:30; מַשָּׂאָם׳מ Numbers 4:31, מַשָּׂאָם׳כְּלֵי מ Numbers 4:32 ( Numbers 4:27 read with ᵐ5 Di Gr Gray, etc. בְּשֵׁמוֺת for ׳במ, and perhaps מִשְׁמֶרֶת after אֵת, compare Numbers 4:32); ׳עֲלֵיהֶם מ 1 Chronicles 9:27i.e. the duty rested upon them; — 1 Chronicles 25:8; 1 Chronicles 26:12 see I. עֻמָה

c, d (p. 769 above); עֹמְדִים׳עַלמֿ 2 Chronicles 7:6 were standing according to (or in) their offices, ׳הֱעֶמִיד עַל מ appoint to their offices 2 Chronicles 8:14; 35:2.

b. pl. of Levitical divisions for service Nehemiah 12:9.

II. שׁמר (√ of following; compare Late Hebrew שְׁמָרִים = Biblical Hebrew, also verb denominative; ᵑ7שִׁמְרָא; meaning of √ and relation (if any) o I. ׳שׁ obscure; compare possibly Arabic be tawny, dark, in colour, Lane1425a).


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִשְׁמֶרֶת pl. מֻשְׁמָרוֹת, f. of the preceding.

(1) custody, guard.

(a) the act of guarding, 2 Kings 11:5, 2 Kings 11:6.

(b) a place where guards are set, a station, Isaiah 21:8; Habakkuk 2:1 also used of the guards or watchmen themselves, Nehemiah 7:3, 12:9 13:30.

(c) that which is guarded, 1 Samuel 22:23.

(2) a keeping, Exodus 12:6, 16:32, 33 Exodus 16:33, 34 Exodus 16:34.

(3) observance, or performance of an office or function, Numbers 4:27, 31, זאֹת מִשְׁמֶרֶת מַשָּׂאָם “this is the observance of their porterage,” these things are for them to carry; Numbers 3:31, מִשְׁמַרְתָּם הָאָרוֹן “their office (was) the ark.” Hence שָׁמַר מִשְׁמֶרֶת הַמִּשְׁכָּן Numbers 1:53, 31:30, 47 Numbers 31:47, or הַקֹּדֶשׁ 3:28 32:38, or יְהֹוָה Levit. 8:35, to do service in the holy tabernacle.

(4) that which is observed, a law, a rite, Genesis 26:5; Leviticus 18:30, 22:9 Deuteronomy 11:1; Joshua 22:3; 1 Kings 2:3; 2 Chronicles 13:11, 23:6 Zechariah 3:7; Malachi 3:14. Farther

(5) שָׁמַר מִשְׁמֶרֶת פּ׳ to keep on any one’s side, i.e. continually to follow his party, 1 Chronicles 12:29, מַרְבִּיתָם שֹׁמְרִים מִשְׁמֶרֶת בֵּית שָׁאוּל. Vulg. magna pars eorum adhuc sequebatur domum Saul.


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List of Word Forms
בְּמִשְׁמְרֹתָֽם׃ בְּמִשְׁמְרוֹתֵיהֶ֖ם בְּמִשְׁמְרוֹתָ֖ם בְּמִשְׁמֶ֔רֶת במשמרותיהם במשמרותם במשמרת במשמרתם׃ וּמִ֨שְׁמַרְתָּ֔ם וּמִשְׁמֶ֕רֶת וּמִשְׁמֶ֖רֶת וּמִשְׁמֶ֣רֶת וּמִשְׁמֶ֤רֶת וּמִשְׁמַרְתָּ֗ם ומשמרת ומשמרתם לְמִשְׁמֶ֔רֶת לְמִשְׁמֶ֖רֶת לְמִשְׁמֶ֛רֶת לְמִשְׁמֶ֥רֶת לְמִשְׁמָֽרֶת׃ לְמִשְׁמָרֽוֹת׃ למשמרות׃ למשמרת למשמרת׃ מִ֠שְׁמְרוֹתָם מִ֨שְׁמַרְתִּ֔י מִֽשְׁמַרְתְּךָ֔ מִשְׁמְרוֹת֙ מִשְׁמְרוֹתָ֑ם מִשְׁמְרוֹתָ֣ם מִשְׁמֶ֔רֶת מִשְׁמֶ֕רֶת מִשְׁמֶ֖רֶת מִשְׁמֶ֗רֶת מִשְׁמֶ֙רֶת֙ מִשְׁמֶ֣רֶת מִשְׁמֶ֣רֶת ׀ מִשְׁמֶ֤רֶת מִשְׁמֶ֥רֶת מִשְׁמֶרֶת֮ מִשְׁמַרְתִּ֑י מִשְׁמַרְתִּ֔י מִשְׁמַרְתִּ֗י מִשְׁמַרְתִּ֛י מִשְׁמַרְתִּ֣י מִשְׁמַרְתִּֽי׃ מִשְׁמַרְתּ֔וֹ מִשְׁמַרְתּ֗וֹ מִשְׁמָר֖וֹת מִשְׁמָר֛וֹת משמרות משמרותם משמרת משמרתו משמרתי משמרתי׃ משמרתך bə·miš·me·reṯ bə·miš·mə·rō·ṯām bə·miš·mə·rō·w·ṯām bə·miš·mə·rō·w·ṯê·hem bemishMeret bemishmeroTam bemishmeroteiHem bəmišmereṯ bəmišmərōṯām bəmišmərōwṯām bəmišmərōwṯêhem lə·miš·mā·reṯ lə·miš·mā·rō·wṯ lə·miš·me·reṯ lemishMaret lemishmaRot lemishMeret ləmišmāreṯ ləmišmārōwṯ ləmišmereṯ miš·mā·rō·wṯ miš·mar·tə·ḵā miš·mar·tî miš·mar·tōw miš·me·reṯ miš·mə·rō·w·ṯām miš·mə·rō·wṯ mishmaRot mishmarteCha mishmarTi mishmarTo mishMeret mishmerOt mishmeroTam Mishmerotom mišmārōwṯ mišmartəḵā mišmartî mišmartōw mišmereṯ mišmərōwṯ mišmərōwṯām ū·miš·mar·tām ū·miš·me·reṯ umishmarTam umishMeret ūmišmartām ūmišmereṯ
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