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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H4931 - Ward

Strong's No.:H4931

Hebrew:מִשְׁמֶרֶת

Transliteration:mishmereth

Phonetic:mish-mer'-reth

Word Origin:Feminine of H4929

Bible Usage:{charge} {keep} to be {kept} {office} {ordinance} {safeguard} {ward} watch.

Part of Speech:Noun Feminine

Strongs
Definition:

{watch} that {is} the act (custody) or (concretely) the {sentry} the post; objectively {preservation} or (concretely) safe; figuratively {observance} that {is} (abstractly) {duty} or (objectively) a usage or party


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

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

a. guard, watch, house of detention or confinement

b. keeping, preserving

c. charge, injunction

d. office, function (ceremonial)


Bible References:
Ward

Translation
Occurrences:
charge ( 46 )
charges ( 4 )
kept ( 6 )
offices ( 1 )
ordinance ( 3 )
safeguard ( 1 )
ward ( 5 )
wards ( 3 )
watch ( 5 )
watches ( 2 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.