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Entry for Strong's #4471 - מַמְרֵא

Transliteration
mamrê'
Phonetics
mam-ray'  
Word Origin
from (04754)(in the sense of vigour)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
1208
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Mamre = “strength” or “fatness”

1) an Amorite who allied himself with Abram (noun proper masculine)

2) an oak grove on Mamre’s land in Palestine where Abraham dwelt (noun proper locative)

3) a place near Abraham’s burial place, apparently identified with Hebron (noun proper locative)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (10) NAS (10) HCS (10)
Genesis 10
Genesis 10
Genesis 10
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 10
n-p 9
n-p 9
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַמְרֵא proper name, masculine and

of a location Mamre, only in Genesis:

1 in J only אֵלֹנֵי מַמְרֵא terebinths of Mamre (proper name, masculine?), Genesis 13:18 (defined by אֲשֶׁר בְּחֶבְרוֺן), Genesis 18:1 (in both the dwelling-place of Abraham).

2. proper name, masculine in Genesis 14:13 (הָאֱמֹרִי׳אֵלֹנֵי מ), compare Genesis 14:24 (where ally of Abraham)

3. proper name, of a location in P: near Abraham's place of burial Genesis 23:17; Genesis 25:9; Genesis 49:30; Genesis 50:3; apparently identified with Hebron Genesis 23:19; Genesis 35:27, compare Di. — ᵐ5 Μαμβρη.

מִמְשַׁח see משׁח.

מִמְשָׁל, מֶמְשָׁלָה, מֶמְשֶׁ֫לֶת see משׁל

[מִמְשָׁק] see משׁק. מַמְתַֿקִּים see מתק.

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List of Word Forms
וּמַמְרֵ֔א וממרא מַמְרֵ֑א מַמְרֵ֖א מַמְרֵ֣א מַמְרֵֽא׃ ממרא ממרא׃ mam·rê mamRe mamrê ū·mam·rê umamRe ūmamrê
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