4904. mishkab
Strong's Concordance
mishkab: place of lying, a couch, act of lying
Original Word: מִשְׁכָּב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mishkab
Phonetic Spelling: (mish-kawb')
Definition: place of lying, a couch, act of lying
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from shakab
place of lying, a couch, act of lying
NASB Translation
bed (25), bedroom* (3), beds (6), couch (1), health* (1), intimately* (3), lain* (1), lie (1), lying (1), rest (1), resting place (1), sleeping (1).

מִשְׁכָּב46 noun masculineLeviticus 15:4 place of lying, couch; act of lying; — absolute ׳מ 1 Kings 1:47 +, construct מִשְׁכַּב 2 Samuel 4:5 +; suffix מִשְׁכָּבִי Job 7:13 +, מִשְׁכַּבְכֶם Psalm 4:5; plural construct מִשְׁכְּבֵי Genesis 49:4 +, suffix מִשְׁכְּבוֺהָם Hosea 7:14 +, etc.; —

1 couch, bed (37 t.), 2 Samuel 4:11; Hosea 7:14; Micah 2:1; 1 Kings 1:47; Songs 3:1 +; ׳וְנָפַל לְמ Exodus 21:18 (E) he takes to his bed; נִדָּתָהּ ׳מ Leviticus 15:26 (P; see below I. נדד); ׳מ as place of copulation Genesis 49:4 (poem in J), Isaiah 57:7,8 (twice in verse); Proverbs 7:17; as place of burial Isaiah 57:2; Ezekiel 32:25; 2Chronicles 16:14 (see ׳מ Inscription Tabnit8 and perhaps Jewish inscription Cooke341).

2 act of lying:

a. in General, ׳חֲדַר מ chamber of lying down = bed-chamber, Exodus 7:28 (E), 2 Samuel 4:7; 2 Kings 6:12, בְּחַדְרֵי מִשְׁכָּֽבְךָ Ecclesiastes 10:20; הַצָּהֳרַיִם ׳והוּא שֹׁכֵב אֵת מ 2 Samuel 4:5 his noon-day siesta; 2 Samuel 17:28 read perhaps ׳עַרְשׂת מ couches for lying down Klo Bu HPS Now, compare ᵐ5.

b. (from context) sexually: of woman יֹדַעַת (אִישׁ לְ) מִשְׁכַּב זָכָת Judges 21:11,12; Numbers 31:17,35 (P); of man שׁכב מִשְׁכְּבֵי אִשָּׁה Leviticus 18:22; Leviticus 20:13 (+ אֶתזָֿכָר sodomy; H); ׳דֹּדִים מ Ezekiel 23:17.

שׁכב (√ of following; Biblical Hebrew שָׁכַב, מִשְׁכָּב).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bedchamber, couch, lying with

From shakab; a bed (figuratively, a bier); abstractly, sleep; by euphemism, carnal intercourse -- bed((-chamber)), couch, lieth (lying) with.

see HEBREW shakab

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמִשְׁכָּב֑וֹ בְּמִשְׁכָּבָ֑הּ בְּמִשְׁכָּבוֹ֙ בַּמִּשְׁכָּב֙ במשכב במשכבה במשכבו הַמִּשְׁכָּ֗ב הַמִּשְׁכָּ֛ב הַמִּשְׁכָּ֜ב הַמִּשְׁכָּ֞ב הַמִּשְׁכָּֽב׃ המשכב המשכב׃ כְּמִשְׁכַּ֥ב כמשכב לְמִשְׁכַּ֣ב לְמִשְׁכַּ֥ב לְמִשְׁכָּֽב׃ למשכב למשכב׃ מִ֝שְׁכָּב֗וֹ מִ֝שְׁכָּבְךָ֗ מִשְׁכְּבֵ֣י מִשְׁכְּבוֹתָ֑ם מִשְׁכְּבוֹתָֽם׃ מִשְׁכַּ֣ב מִשְׁכַּ֥ב מִשְׁכַּבְכֶ֗ם מִשְׁכַּב־ מִשְׁכָּ֣בְךָ֔ מִשְׁכָּ֤ב מִשְׁכָּ֥ב מִשְׁכָּ֫ב֥וֹ מִשְׁכָּֽב׃ מִשְׁכָּב֑וֹ מִשְׁכָּב֔וֹ מִשְׁכָּבְךָ֖ מִשְׁכָּבִ֑י מִשְׁכָּבִֽי׃ מִשְׁכָּבִי֙ מִשְׁכָּבֵ֑ךְ מִשְׁכָּבֵךְ֙ מִשְׁכָּבֶֽךָ׃ מִשְׁכָּבָ֖ם מִשְׁכָּבוֹ֙ משכב משכב־ משכב׃ משכבו משכבותם משכבותם׃ משכבי משכבי׃ משכבך משכבך׃ משכבכם משכבם bam·miš·kāḇ bammishKav bammiškāḇ bə·miš·kā·ḇāh bə·miš·kā·ḇōw bemishkaVah bemishkaVo bəmiškāḇāh bəmiškāḇōw ham·miš·kāḇ hammishKav hammiškāḇ kə·miš·kaḇ kemishKav kəmiškaḇ lə·miš·kaḇ lə·miš·kāḇ lemishKav ləmiškaḇ ləmiškāḇ miš·kā·ḇām miš·kā·ḇe·ḵā miš·kā·ḇə·ḵā miš·kā·ḇêḵ miš·kā·ḇî miš·kā·ḇōw miš·kaḇ miš·kāḇ miš·kaḇ- miš·kaḇ·ḵem miš·kə·ḇê miš·kə·ḇō·w·ṯām mishKav mishkaVam mishkavChem mishkaVech mishkaveCha mishkaVi mishkaVo mishkeVei mishkevoTam miškaḇ miškāḇ miškaḇ- miškāḇām miškāḇêḵ miškāḇeḵā miškāḇəḵā miškāḇî miškaḇḵem miškāḇōw miškəḇê miškəḇōwṯām
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 49:4
HEB: כִּ֥י עָלִ֖יתָ מִשְׁכְּבֵ֣י אָבִ֑יךָ אָ֥ז
NAS: up to your father's bed; Then
KJV: to thy father's bed; then defiledst thou
INT: Because went bed to your father's Then

Exodus 8:3
HEB: בְּבֵיתֶ֔ךָ וּבַחֲדַ֥ר מִשְׁכָּבְךָ֖ וְעַל־ מִטָּתֶ֑ךָ
INT: your house chamber bed and on your bed

Exodus 21:18
HEB: יָמ֖וּת וְנָפַ֥ל לְמִשְׁכָּֽב׃
NAS: but remains in bed,
KJV: and he die not, but keepeth [his] bed:
INT: die remains bed

Leviticus 15:4
HEB: כָּל־ הַמִּשְׁכָּ֗ב אֲשֶׁ֨ר יִשְׁכַּ֥ב
NAS: Every bed on which the person
KJV: Every bed, whereon he lieth
INT: Every bed which lies

Leviticus 15:5
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֥ר יִגַּ֖ע בְּמִשְׁכָּב֑וֹ יְכַבֵּ֧ס בְּגָדָ֛יו
NAS: touches his bed shall wash
KJV: toucheth his bed shall wash
INT: who touches his bed shall wash his clothes

Leviticus 15:21
HEB: וְכָל־ הַנֹּגֵ֖עַ בְּמִשְׁכָּבָ֑הּ יְכַבֵּ֧ס בְּגָדָ֛יו
NAS: who touches her bed shall wash
KJV: And whosoever toucheth her bed shall wash
INT: Anyone touches her bed shall wash his clothes

Leviticus 15:23
HEB: וְאִ֨ם עַֽל־ הַמִּשְׁכָּ֜ב ה֗וּא א֧וֹ
NAS: Whether it be on the bed or
KJV: And if it [be] on [her] bed, or on any thing
INT: Whether it be on the bed he or

Leviticus 15:24
HEB: יָמִ֑ים וְכָל־ הַמִּשְׁכָּ֛ב אֲשֶׁר־ יִשְׁכַּ֥ב
NAS: days, and every bed on which he lies
KJV: days; and all the bed whereon he lieth
INT: days and every bed which lies

Leviticus 15:26
HEB: כָּל־ הַמִּשְׁכָּ֞ב אֲשֶׁר־ תִּשְׁכַּ֤ב
NAS: Any bed on which she lies
KJV: Every bed whereon she lieth
INT: Any bed which lies

Leviticus 15:26
HEB: יְמֵ֣י זוֹבָ֔הּ כְּמִשְׁכַּ֥ב נִדָּתָ֖הּ יִֽהְיֶה־
NAS: of her discharge shall be to her like her bed at menstruation;
KJV: of her issue shall be unto her as the bed of her separation:
INT: the days of her discharge her bed menstruation become

Leviticus 18:22
HEB: לֹ֥א תִשְׁכַּ֖ב מִשְׁכְּבֵ֣י אִשָּׁ֑ה תּוֹעֵבָ֖ה
KJV: with mankind, as with womankind:
INT: shall not lie with A female is an abomination

Leviticus 20:13
HEB: אֶת־ זָכָר֙ מִשְׁכְּבֵ֣י אִשָּׁ֔ה תּוֹעֵבָ֥ה
NAS: with a male as those who lie with a woman,
KJV: with mankind, as he lieth with a woman,
INT: with A male lie A woman A detestable

Numbers 31:17
HEB: יֹדַ֥עַת אִ֛ישׁ לְמִשְׁכַּ֥ב זָכָ֖ר הֲרֹֽגוּ׃
NAS: who has known man intimately.
KJV: that hath known man by lying with him.
INT: has known man lying male and kill

Numbers 31:18
HEB: לֹא־ יָדְע֖וּ מִשְׁכַּ֣ב זָכָ֑ר הַחֲי֖וּ
NAS: man intimately, spare
KJV: a man by lying with him, keep alive
INT: have not known lying man spare

Numbers 31:35
HEB: לֹֽא־ יָדְע֖וּ מִשְׁכַּ֣ב זָכָ֑ר כָּל־
NAS: man intimately, all
KJV: man by lying with him.
INT: had not known lying man all

Judges 21:11
HEB: אִשָּׁ֛ה יֹדַ֥עַת מִשְׁכַּב־ זָכָ֖ר תַּחֲרִֽימוּ׃
KJV: and every woman that hath lain by man.
INT: woman man lain A man shall utterly

Judges 21:12
HEB: יָדְעָ֛ה אִ֖ישׁ לְמִשְׁכַּ֣ב זָכָ֑ר וַיָּבִ֨יאוּ
NAS: a man by lying with him; and they brought
KJV: no man by lying with any male:
INT: known A man lying male brought

2 Samuel 4:5
HEB: שֹׁכֵ֔ב אֵ֖ת מִשְׁכַּ֥ב הַֽצָּהֳרָֽיִם׃
NAS: while he was taking his midday rest.
KJV: who lay on a bed at noon.
INT: he was taking rest his midday

2 Samuel 4:7
HEB: מִטָּתוֹ֙ בַּחֲדַ֣ר מִשְׁכָּב֔וֹ וַיַּכֻּ֙הוּ֙ וַיְמִתֻ֔הוּ
INT: his bed chamber bed struck and killed

2 Samuel 4:11
HEB: בְּבֵית֖וֹ עַל־ מִשְׁכָּב֑וֹ וְעַתָּ֗ה הֲל֨וֹא
NAS: in his own house on his bed, shall I not now
KJV: in his own house upon his bed? shall I not therefore now require
INT: house on his bed now not

2 Samuel 11:2
HEB: דָּוִ֜ד מֵעַ֤ל מִשְׁכָּבוֹ֙ וַיִּתְהַלֵּךְ֙ עַל־
NAS: arose from his bed and walked around
KJV: arose from off his bed, and walked
INT: David from his bed and walked on

2 Samuel 11:13
HEB: בָעֶ֗רֶב לִשְׁכַּ֤ב בְּמִשְׁכָּבוֹ֙ עִם־ עַבְדֵ֣י
NAS: out to lie on his bed with his lord's
KJV: to lie on his bed with the servants
INT: the evening to lie his bed with servants

2 Samuel 13:5
HEB: שְׁכַ֥ב עַל־ מִשְׁכָּבְךָ֖ וְהִתְחָ֑ל וּבָ֧א
NAS: to him, Lie down on your bed and pretend to be ill;
KJV: unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed, and make thyself sick:
INT: Lie on your bed and pretend comes

2 Samuel 17:28
HEB: מִשְׁכָּ֤ב וְסַפּוֹת֙ וּכְלִ֣י
NAS: brought beds, basins, pottery,
KJV: Brought beds, and basons, and earthen
INT: beds basins pottery

1 Kings 1:47
HEB: הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ עַל־ הַמִּשְׁכָּֽב׃
NAS: And the king bowed himself on the bed.
KJV: bowed himself upon the bed.
INT: the king's on the bed

46 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4904
46 Occurrences

bam·miš·kāḇ — 1 Occ.
bə·miš·kā·ḇāh — 1 Occ.
bə·miš·kā·ḇōw — 2 Occ.
ham·miš·kāḇ — 5 Occ.
kə·miš·kaḇ — 1 Occ.
lə·miš·kāḇ — 4 Occ.
miš·kaḇ — 7 Occ.
miš·kā·ḇām — 1 Occ.
miš·kaḇ·ḵem — 1 Occ.
miš·kā·ḇêḵ — 2 Occ.
miš·kā·ḇə·ḵā — 5 Occ.
miš·kā·ḇî — 3 Occ.
miš·kā·ḇōw — 6 Occ.
miš·kə·ḇê — 3 Occ.
miš·kə·ḇō·w·ṯām — 4 Occ.

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