Strong's Hebrew: 4013. מִבְצָר (mibtsar or mibtsarah) -- fortification
4013. mibtsar or mibtsarah
Strong's Concordance
mibtsar or mibtsarah: fortification
Original Word: מִבְצָר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mibtsar or mibtsarah
Phonetic Spelling: (mib-tsawr')
Short Definition: fortified
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from batsar
Definition
fortification
NASB Translation
besieged (1), fortifications (5), fortified (17), fortified cities (1), fortified city (1), fortress (3), fortresses (1), strongest (1), strongholds (6), tester (1), well-fortified (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מִבְצָר noun masculineIsaiah 17:3 fortificationמִבְצָר Numbers 32:71 18t.; construct מִבְצַר Joshua 19:29 2t.; plural מִבְצָרִים Numbers 13:19; Daniel 11:24; מִבְצָרוֺת Daniel 11:15; מִבְצְרֵי Lamentations 2:2; Daniel 11:39; suffix מִבְצָרֶיךָ Hosea 10:14 2t.; מִבְצָרַיִךְ Nahum 3:12; מִבְצָרָ֑יִךְ Nahum 3:14; Jeremiah 48:18; מִבְצָרָיו Psalm 89:41; Lamentations 2:5; מִבְצָרֶיהָ Isaiah 34:13; מִבְצְרֵיהֶם 2 Kings 8:12; — fortification, especially in phrase ׅ׳(המ ׳עיר (ערי) מ = fortified city Numbers 32:17,36; Joshua 10:20; Joshua 19:29,35; 1 Samuel 6:18; 2 Kings 3:19; 2 Kings 10:2; 2 Kings 17:9; 2 Kings 18:8; Jeremiah 4:5; Jeremiah 5:17; Jeremiah 8:14; Jeremiah 34:7; Psalm 108:11 (׳עיר מ = עיר מָצוֺר Psalm 60:11), 2Chronicles 17:19; Daniel 11:15 (׳מ in this connection singular except Jeremiah 5:17 & Daniel 11:15 (מבצרות)); Jeremiah 1:18 figurative of prophet, so without עיר Jeremiah 6:27; fortress, stronghold, literal without עיר etc. Numbers 13:19; 2 Kings 8:12; Jeremiah 48:18; Isaiah 17:3; Isaiah 25:12 (משׁגב חומתיך ׳מ) Isaiah 34:13 ("" ארמנת), Lamentations 2:2,5 ("" id.) Psalm 89:41; Hosea 10:14; Amos 5:9; Micah 5:10; Nahum 3:12,14; Habakkuk 1:10; Daniel 11:24,39; followed by proper name צֹד ׳מ 2 Samuel 24:7 (compare Joshua 19:29 צֹר ׳עיר מ).

בַּקְבּוק, בַּקְבֻּק see below בקק.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
most fenced, fortress, most strong hold

Also (in plural) feminine (Dan. 11:15) mibtsarah {mib-tsaw-raw'}; from batsar; a fortification, castle, or fortified city; figuratively, a defender -- (de-, most) fenced, fortress, (most) strong (hold).

see HEBREW 'abeh

see HEBREW batsar

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמִבְצָרִֽים׃ בְּמִבְצָרֶ֑יהָ במבצריה במבצרים׃ הַמִּבְצָ֔ר הַמִּבְצָ֖ר הַמִּבְצָֽר׃ המבצר המבצר׃ וּמִבְצַ֞ר ומבצר לְמִבְצְרֵ֤י למבצרי מִבְצְרֵ֥י מִבְצְרֵיהֶ֞ם מִבְצַר־ מִבְצָ֑ר מִבְצָ֔ר מִבְצָ֖ר מִבְצָ֜ר מִבְצָ֣ר מִבְצָ֥ר מִבְצָֽר׃ מִבְצָר֑וֹת מִבְצָר֙ מִבְצָרִ֛ים מִבְצָרֶ֗יךָ מִבְצָרֶ֣יךָ מִבְצָרֶֽיךָ׃ מִבְצָרַ֔יִךְ מִבְצָרָ֑יִךְ מִבְצָרָ֑יו מִבְצָרָ֣יו מִבְצָרָֽיִךְ׃ מבצר מבצר־ מבצר׃ מבצרות מבצרי מבצריהם מבצריו מבצריך מבצריך׃ מבצרים bə·miḇ·ṣā·re·hā bə·miḇ·ṣā·rîm bəmiḇṣārehā bəmiḇṣārîm bemivtzaReiha bemivtzaRim ham·miḇ·ṣār hammiḇṣār hammivTzar lə·miḇ·ṣə·rê ləmiḇṣərê lemivtzeRei miḇ·ṣā·ra·yiḵ miḇ·ṣā·rā·yiḵ miḇ·ṣā·rāw miḇ·ṣā·re·ḵā miḇ·ṣā·rîm miḇ·ṣā·rō·wṯ miḇ·ṣār miḇ·ṣar- miḇ·ṣə·rê miḇ·ṣə·rê·hem miḇṣār miḇṣar- miḇṣārāw miḇṣārayiḵ miḇṣārāyiḵ miḇṣāreḵā miḇṣārîm miḇṣārōwṯ miḇṣərê miḇṣərêhem mivTzar mivtzaRav mivtzaRayich mivtzaReicha mivtzaRim mivtzaRot mivtzeRei mivtzereiHem ū·miḇ·ṣar ūmiḇṣar umivTzar
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37 Occurrences


bə·miḇ·ṣā·re·hā — 1 Occ.
bə·miḇ·ṣā·rîm — 1 Occ.
ham·miḇ·ṣār — 5 Occ.
lə·miḇ·ṣə·rê — 1 Occ.
miḇ·ṣār — 16 Occ.
miḇ·ṣā·rāw — 2 Occ.
miḇ·ṣā·rā·yiḵ — 3 Occ.
miḇ·ṣā·re·ḵā — 3 Occ.
miḇ·ṣā·rîm — 1 Occ.
miḇ·ṣā·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
miḇ·ṣə·rê — 1 Occ.
miḇ·ṣə·rê·hem — 1 Occ.
ū·miḇ·ṣar — 1 Occ.

Numbers 13:19
HEB: הַבְּמַֽחֲנִ֖ים אִ֥ם בְּמִבְצָרִֽים׃
NAS: or with fortifications?
KJV: whether in tents, or in strong holds;
INT: are like camps or holds

Numbers 32:17
HEB: טַפֵּ֙נוּ֙ בְּעָרֵ֣י הַמִּבְצָ֔ר מִפְּנֵ֖י יֹשְׁבֵ֥י
NAS: live in the fortified cities
KJV: shall dwell in the fenced cities
INT: our little cities the fortified before of the inhabitants

Numbers 32:36
HEB: הָרָ֑ן עָרֵ֥י מִבְצָ֖ר וְגִדְרֹ֥ת צֹֽאן׃
NAS: and Beth-haran as fortified cities,
KJV: and Bethharan, fenced cities:
INT: and Bethharan cities fortified and sheepfolds sheep

Joshua 10:20
HEB: אֶל־ עָרֵ֥י הַמִּבְצָֽר׃
NAS: of them had entered the fortified cities,
KJV: of them entered into fenced cities.
INT: about cities the fortified

Joshua 19:29
HEB: וְעַד־ עִ֖יר מִבְצַר־ צֹ֑ר וְשָׁ֤ב
NAS: to Ramah and to the fortified city
KJV: to Ramah, and to the strong city
INT: against city the fortified of Tyre turned

Joshua 19:35
HEB: וְעָרֵ֖י מִבְצָ֑ר הַצִּדִּ֣ים צֵ֔ר
NAS: The fortified cities [were] Ziddim,
KJV: And the fenced cities [are] Ziddim,
INT: cities the fortified Ziddim Zer

1 Samuel 6:18
HEB: הַסְּרָנִ֔ים מֵעִ֣יר מִבְצָ֔ר וְעַ֖ד כֹּ֣פֶר
NAS: both of fortified cities
KJV: lords, [both] of fenced cities,
INT: lords cities of fortified against villages

2 Samuel 24:7
HEB: וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ מִבְצַר־ צֹ֔ר וְכָל־
NAS: and came to the fortress of Tyre
KJV: And came to the strong hold of Tyre,
INT: and came to the fortress of Tyre all

2 Kings 3:19
HEB: כָּל־ עִ֤יר מִבְצָר֙ וְכָל־ עִ֣יר
NAS: every fortified city
KJV: And ye shall smite every fenced city,
INT: every city fortified and every city

2 Kings 8:12
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל רָעָ֗ה מִבְצְרֵיהֶ֞ם תְּשַׁלַּ֤ח בָּאֵשׁ֙
NAS: of Israel: their strongholds you will set
KJV: of Israel: their strong holds wilt thou set
INT: of Israel the evil their strongholds will set fire

2 Kings 10:2
HEB: וְהַסּוּסִ֔ים וְעִ֥יר מִבְצָ֖ר וְהַנָּֽשֶׁק׃
NAS: and horses and a fortified city
KJV: and horses, a fenced city
INT: and horses city fortified and the weapons

2 Kings 17:9
HEB: עַד־ עִ֥יר מִבְצָֽר׃
NAS: from watchtower to fortified city.
KJV: of the watchmen to the fenced city.
INT: against city to fortified

2 Kings 18:8
HEB: עַד־ עִ֥יר מִבְצָֽר׃ פ
NAS: from watchtower to fortified city.
KJV: of the watchmen to the fenced city.
INT: far city to fortified

2 Chronicles 17:19
HEB: הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ בְּעָרֵ֥י הַמִּבְצָ֖ר בְּכָל־ יְהוּדָֽה׃
NAS: put in the fortified cities
KJV: put in the fenced cities
INT: the king cities the fortified all Judah

Psalm 89:40
HEB: גְּדֵרֹתָ֑יו שַׂ֖מְתָּ מִבְצָרָ֣יו מְחִתָּה׃
NAS: You have brought his strongholds to ruin.
KJV: thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin.
INT: his walls have brought his strongholds to ruin

Psalm 108:10
HEB: יֹ֭בִלֵנִי עִ֣יר מִבְצָ֑ר מִ֖י נָחַ֣נִי
NAS: will bring me into the besieged city?
KJV: Who will bring me into the strong city?
INT: will bring Ai the besieged Who will lead

Isaiah 17:3
HEB: וְנִשְׁבַּ֤ת מִבְצָר֙ מֵֽאֶפְרַ֔יִם וּמַמְלָכָ֥ה
NAS: The fortified city will disappear
KJV: The fortress also shall cease
INT: will disappear the fortified Ephraim and sovereignty

Isaiah 25:12
HEB: וּמִבְצַ֞ר מִשְׂגַּ֣ב חוֹמֹתֶ֗יךָ
NAS: The unassailable fortifications of your walls
KJV: And the fortress of the high fort
INT: fortifications the unassailable of your walls

Isaiah 34:13
HEB: קִמּ֥וֹשׂ וָח֖וֹחַ בְּמִבְצָרֶ֑יהָ וְהָיְתָה֙ נְוֵ֣ה
NAS: will come up in its fortified towers,
KJV: and brambles in the fortresses thereof: and it shall be an habitation
INT: Nettles and thistles fortified will also be a haunt

Jeremiah 1:18
HEB: הַיּ֗וֹם לְעִ֨יר מִבְצָ֜ר וּלְעַמּ֥וּד בַּרְזֶ֛ל
NAS: you today as a fortified city
KJV: thee this day a defenced city,
INT: today city A fortified A pillar of iron

Jeremiah 4:5
HEB: אֶל־ עָרֵ֥י הַמִּבְצָֽר׃
NAS: yourselves, and let us go Into the fortified cities.'
KJV: yourselves, and let us go into the defenced cities.
INT: about cities the fortified

Jeremiah 5:17
HEB: יְרֹשֵׁ֞שׁ עָרֵ֣י מִבְצָרֶ֗יךָ אֲשֶׁ֥ר אַתָּ֛ה
NAS: with the sword your fortified cities
KJV: they shall impoverish thy fenced cities,
INT: will demolish cities your fortified which you

Jeremiah 6:27
HEB: נְתַתִּ֥יךָ בְעַמִּ֖י מִבְצָ֑ר וְתֵדַ֕ע וּבָחַנְתָּ֖
NAS: you an assayer [and] a tester among My people,
KJV: thee [for] a tower [and] a fortress among my people,
INT: have made my people a tester you may know and assay

Jeremiah 8:14
HEB: אֶל־ עָרֵ֥י הַמִּבְצָ֖ר וְנִדְּמָה־ שָּׁ֑ם
NAS: yourselves, and let us go into the fortified cities
KJV: yourselves, and let us enter into the defenced cities,
INT: about cities the fortified perish there

Jeremiah 34:7
HEB: יְהוּדָ֖ה עָרֵ֥י מִבְצָֽר׃ פ
NAS: for they [alone] remained as fortified cities
KJV: and against Azekah: for these defenced cities
INT: of Judah the cities fortified

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