Strong's Hebrew: 4631. מְעָרָה (mearah) -- a cave
4631. mearah
Strong's Concordance
mearah: a cave
Original Word: מְעָרָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: mearah
Phonetic Spelling: (meh-aw-raw')
Short Definition: cave
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
a cave
NASB Translation
cave (31), caves (5), den (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מְעָרָה40 noun feminine cave; — absolute ׳מ Genesis 19:30 +; construct מְעָרַת Genesis 23:19 +; plural מְעָרוֺת Judges 6:2 +, construct id. Isaiah 2:19; — cave, especially as place of sojourn or refuge Genesis 19:30 (J), 1 Samuel 24:3 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 24:7; 1 Samuel 24:8; 1 Samuel 24:10 (Ginsb; v.1 Samuel 24:4; v.1 Samuel 24:8; v.1 Samuel 24:9; v.1 Samuel 24:11 van d. H. Bear), 1 Kings 19:1,13; Ezekiel 33:27; Joshua 10:16 (בַמַּקֵּדָה ׳מ) + 7 t. Joshua 10; Judges 6:2; 1 Samuel 13:6; 1 Kings 18:4,13, compare Psalm 57:1; Psalm 142:1; מְעָרוֺת צֻרִים Isaiah 2:19, hence מָּרִצִים ׳מ Jeremiah 7:11 robbers' cave; Isaiah 32:14 den (of wild beasts); — עֲדֻלָּם ׳מ 1 Samuel 22:1; 2 Samuel 23:13, whence in "" 1 Chronicles 11:15, read probably ׳מְצֻדַת ע or מְצָדַת We, compare Dr, Bu Kit HPS; — as burial place, הַמַּכְמֵּלָה ׳מ Genesis 23:9 + (see מַכְמֵּלָה) = ׳מ alone Genesis 23:11,17,20; Genesis 49:29,32 (all P). אֲשֶׁר לַצִּידֹנִים ׳מ Joshua 13:4 (D), cave-region in Lebanon east of Sidon, modern Mughâr Gezzîn, according to most, but dubious; perhaps, rather, near Tyre BuhlMDPV 1895, 55.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cave, den, hole

From uwr; a cavern (as dark) -- cave, den, hole.

see HEBREW uwr

Forms and Transliterations
בִּמְעָר֣וֹת בִּמְעָרַ֖ת בַּמְּעָר֤וֹת בַּמְּעָרָ֔ה בַּמְּעָרָ֖ה בַּמְּעָרָ֞ה בַּמְּעָרָֽה׃ בַמְּעָרָ֖ה בַמְּעָרָ֣ה במערה במערה׃ במערות במערת הַ֨מְּעָרָ֔ה הַמְּעָר֖וֹת הַמְּעָרָ֑ה הַמְּעָרָ֔ה הַמְּעָרָ֖ה הַמְּעָרָֽה׃ הַמְעָרַ֣ת המערה המערה׃ המערות המערת וְהַמְּעָרָ֣ה וְהַמְּעָרָ֥ה וְהַמְּעָרָ֧ה וּבַמְּעָר֖וֹת ובמערות והמערה מְעָרַ֖ת מְעָרַ֞ת מְעָרַ֣ת מְעָרַ֤ת מְעָרָ֔ה מְעָרוֹת֙ מֵֽהַמְּעָרָ֔ה מֵהַמְּעָרָ֖ה מהמערה מערה מערות מערת bam·mə·‘ā·rāh ḇam·mə·‘ā·rāh bam·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ bammə‘ārāh ḇammə‘ārāh bammə‘ārōwṯ bammeaRah bammeaRot bim‘āraṯ bim‘ārōwṯ bim·‘ā·raṯ bim·‘ā·rō·wṯ bimaRat bimaRot ham‘āraṯ ham·‘ā·raṯ ham·mə·‘ā·rāh ham·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ hamaRat hammə‘ārāh hammə‘ārōwṯ hammeaRah hammeaRot mə‘ārāh mə‘āraṯ mə‘ārōwṯ mə·‘ā·rāh mə·‘ā·raṯ mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ mê·ham·mə·‘ā·rāh meaRah meaRat mearOt mêhammə‘ārāh mehammeaRah ū·ḇam·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ ūḇammə‘ārōwṯ uvammeaRot vammeaRah vehammeaRah wə·ham·mə·‘ā·rāh wəhammə‘ārāh
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Strong's Hebrew 4631
39 Occurrences


bam·mə·‘ā·rāh — 7 Occ.
bam·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
bim·‘ā·raṯ — 1 Occ.
bim·‘ā·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ham·‘ā·raṯ — 1 Occ.
ham·mə·‘ā·rāh — 10 Occ.
ham·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
mə·‘ā·rāh — 1 Occ.
mə·‘ā·raṯ — 6 Occ.
mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
mê·ham·mə·‘ā·rāh — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇam·mə·‘ā·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ḇam·mə·‘ā·rāh — 2 Occ.
wə·ham·mə·‘ā·rāh — 4 Occ.

Genesis 19:30
HEB: בְּצ֑וֹעַר וַיֵּ֙שֶׁב֙ בַּמְּעָרָ֔ה ה֖וּא וּשְׁתֵּ֥י
NAS: and he stayed in a cave, he and his two
KJV: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two
INT: Zoar stayed A cave he and his two

Genesis 23:9
HEB: לִ֗י אֶת־ מְעָרַ֤ת הַמַּכְפֵּלָה֙ אֲשֶׁר־
NAS: that he may give me the cave of Machpelah
KJV: That he may give me the cave of Machpelah,
INT: may give the cave of Machpelah which

Genesis 23:11
HEB: נָתַ֣תִּי לָ֔ךְ וְהַמְּעָרָ֥ה אֲשֶׁר־ בּ֖וֹ
NAS: and I give you the cave that is in it. In the presence
KJV: give I thee, and the cave that [is] therein, I give it
INT: the field give the cave after give

Genesis 23:17
HEB: מַמְרֵ֑א הַשָּׂדֶה֙ וְהַמְּעָרָ֣ה אֲשֶׁר־ בּ֔וֹ
NAS: the field and cave which
KJV: the field, and the cave which [was] therein, and all the trees
INT: Mamre the field and cave which and all

Genesis 23:19
HEB: אִשְׁתּ֗וֹ אֶל־ מְעָרַ֞ת שְׂדֵ֧ה הַמַּכְפֵּלָ֛ה
NAS: his wife in the cave of the field
KJV: his wife in the cave of the field
INT: his wife in the cave of the field Machpelah

Genesis 23:20
HEB: וַיָּ֨קָם הַשָּׂדֶ֜ה וְהַמְּעָרָ֧ה אֲשֶׁר־ בּ֛וֹ
NAS: So the field and the cave that is in it, were deeded over
KJV: And the field, and the cave that [is] therein, were made sure
INT: were deeded the field and the cave after to Abraham

Genesis 25:9
HEB: בָּנָ֔יו אֶל־ מְעָרַ֖ת הַמַּכְפֵּלָ֑ה אֶל־
NAS: buried him in the cave of Machpelah,
KJV: buried him in the cave of Machpelah,
INT: his sons in the cave of Machpelah in

Genesis 49:29
HEB: אֲבֹתָ֑י אֶל־ הַ֨מְּעָרָ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֥ר בִּשְׂדֵ֖ה
NAS: me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field
KJV: me with my fathers in the cave that [is] in the field
INT: my fathers in the cave is in field

Genesis 49:30
HEB: בַּמְּעָרָ֞ה אֲשֶׁ֨ר בִּשְׂדֵ֧ה
NAS: in the cave that is in the field
KJV: In the cave that [is] in the field
INT: the cave which the field

Genesis 49:32
HEB: מִקְנֵ֧ה הַשָּׂדֶ֛ה וְהַמְּעָרָ֥ה אֲשֶׁר־ בּ֖וֹ
NAS: the field and the cave that is in it, purchased
KJV: of the field and of the cave that [is] therein [was] from the children
INT: purchased the field and the cave after sons

Genesis 50:13
HEB: וַיִּקְבְּר֣וּ אֹת֔וֹ בִּמְעָרַ֖ת שְׂדֵ֣ה הַמַּכְפֵּלָ֑ה
NAS: and buried him in the cave of the field
KJV: and buried him in the cave of the field
INT: of Canaan and buried the cave of the field of Machpelah

Joshua 10:16
HEB: הָאֵ֑לֶּה וַיֵּחָבְא֥וּ בַמְּעָרָ֖ה בְּמַקֵּדָֽה׃
NAS: and hidden themselves in the cave at Makkedah.
KJV: and hid themselves in a cave at Makkedah.
INT: now these and hidden the cave Makkedah

Joshua 10:17
HEB: הַמְּלָכִ֔ים נֶחְבְּאִ֥ים בַּמְּעָרָ֖ה בְּמַקֵּדָֽה׃
NAS: hidden in the cave at Makkedah.
KJV: are found hid in a cave at Makkedah.
INT: kings hidden the cave Makkedah

Joshua 10:18
HEB: אֶל־ פִּ֣י הַמְּעָרָ֑ה וְהַפְקִ֧ידוּ עָלֶ֛יהָ
NAS: the mouth of the cave, and assign
KJV: upon the mouth of the cave, and set
INT: against the mouth of the cave and assign and

Joshua 10:22
HEB: אֶת־ פִּ֣י הַמְּעָרָ֑ה וְהוֹצִ֣יאוּ אֵלַ֗י
NAS: the mouth of the cave and bring
KJV: the mouth of the cave, and bring out
INT: Open the mouth of the cave and bring about

Joshua 10:22
HEB: הָאֵ֖לֶּה מִן־ הַמְּעָרָֽה׃
NAS: five kings out to me from the cave.
KJV: kings unto me out of the cave.
INT: these from the cave

Joshua 10:23
HEB: הָאֵ֖לֶּה מִן־ הַמְּעָרָ֑ה אֵ֣ת ׀ מֶ֣לֶךְ
NAS: kings out to him from the cave: the king
KJV: kings unto him out of the cave, the king
INT: these from the cave the king of Jerusalem

Joshua 10:27
HEB: וַיַּ֨שְׁלִכֻ֔ם אֶל־ הַמְּעָרָ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר נֶחְבְּאוּ־
NAS: and threw them into the cave where
KJV: and cast them into the cave wherein they had been hid,
INT: and threw into the cave they had hidden

Joshua 10:27
HEB: עַל־ פִּ֣י הַמְּעָרָ֔ה עַד־ עֶ֖צֶם
NAS: the mouth of the cave, to this
KJV: stones in the cave's mouth,
INT: over the mouth of the cave against very

Judges 6:2
HEB: בֶּֽהָרִ֔ים וְאֶת־ הַמְּעָר֖וֹת וְאֶת־ הַמְּצָדֽוֹת׃
NAS: were in the mountains and the caves and the strongholds.
KJV: which [are] in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.
INT: which the mountains and the caves and the strongholds

1 Samuel 13:6
HEB: וַיִּֽתְחַבְּא֣וּ הָעָ֗ם בַּמְּעָר֤וֹת וּבַֽחֲוָחִים֙ וּבַסְּלָעִ֔ים
NAS: hid themselves in caves, in thickets,
KJV: did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets,
INT: hid the people caves thickets cliffs

1 Samuel 22:1
HEB: וַיִּמָּלֵ֖ט אֶל־ מְעָרַ֣ת עֲדֻלָּ֑ם וַיִּשְׁמְע֤וּ
NAS: and escaped to the cave of Adullam;
KJV: thence, and escaped to the cave Adullam:
INT: and escaped to the cave of Adullam heard

1 Samuel 24:3
HEB: הַדֶּ֙רֶךְ֙ וְשָׁ֣ם מְעָרָ֔ה וַיָּבֹ֥א שָׁא֖וּל
NAS: where there [was] a cave; and Saul
KJV: by the way, where [was] a cave; and Saul
INT: the way where a cave went and Saul

1 Samuel 24:3
HEB: וַאֲנָשָׁ֔יו בְּיַרְכְּתֵ֥י הַמְּעָרָ֖ה יֹשְׁבִֽים׃
NAS: in the inner recesses of the cave.
KJV: remained in the sides of the cave.
INT: and his men the inner of the cave were sitting

1 Samuel 24:7
HEB: וְשָׁא֛וּל קָ֥ם מֵהַמְּעָרָ֖ה וַיֵּ֥לֶךְ בַּדָּֽרֶךְ׃
NAS: left the cave, and went
KJV: rose up out of the cave, and went
INT: and Saul arose the cave and went on way

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