4929. mishmar
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mishmar: place of confinement, jail, prison, guard, watch, observance
Original Word: מִשְׁמָר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mishmar
Phonetic Spelling: (mish-mawr')
Short Definition: guard

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from shamar
place of confinement, jail, prison, guard, watch, observance
NASB Translation
confinement (4), custody (2), diligence (1), division (2), guard (8), keeping watch (1), post (1), prison (1), prison* (1), services (1).

מִשְׁמָר noun [masculine] place of confinement, goal, prison; late, guard, watch, observance; — absolute ׳מ Genesis 42:17 +; construct מִשְׁמַר Genesis 40:3 +; suffix מִשְׁמָרוֺ Nehemiah 7:3, etc.; plural suffix רָיו- Nehemiah 13:14; —

1 goal, prison, בֵּית שַׂר הַטַּבָּחִים ׳מ Genesis 40:3, compare Genesis 40:4 (absolute), Genesis 40:7; Genesis 41:10; Genesis 42:17 (absolute), + Genesis 42:30 (ᵐ5), בֵּית מִשְׁמַרְכֶם Genesis 42:19 (all E); guard-house in camp Leviticus 24:12 (H), Numbers 15:34 (P).

2 guard, Jeremiah 51:12; Nehemiah 4:3; Nehemiah 4:16, ׳אַנְשֵׁי הַמּ Nehemiah 4:17; guard&-post Nehemiah 7:3; figurative of ׳י setting a guard, ׳כִּי תָשִׂים עָלַימ Job 7:12; band of (Levitical) guards or functionaries 1 Chronicles 26:16; Nehemiah 12:24 (compare מִשְׁמֶרֶת); act of guarding, ׳מִכָּלמֿ Proverbs 4:23 above all guarding watch thy heart. — ׳לְמ Ezekiel 38:7 is doubtful, Hi Co Toy and others reserve; Krae לְמשֵׁל.

3 plural observances, services, of temple Nehemiah 13:14.

diligence, guard, office, prison, ward, watch

From shamar; a guard (the man, the post or the prison); a deposit (fig.); also (as observed) a usage (abstr.), or an example (concr.) -- diligence, guard, office, prison, ward, watch.

see HEBREW shamar

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