BDB8658 [H4904]

מִשְׁכָּב46 noun masculineLev 15:4 place of lying, couch; act of lying; — absolute ׳מ 1Kgs 1:47 +, construct מִשְׁכַּב 2Sam 4:5 +; suffix מִשְׁכָּבִי Job 7:13 +, מִשְׁכַּבְכֶם Ps 4:5 plural construct מִשְׁכְּבֵי Gen 49:4 +, suffix מִשְׁכְּבוֺהָם Hos 7:14 +, etc.; —

1. couch, bed (37 t.), 2Sam 4:11; Hos 7:14; Mic 2:1; 1Kgs 1:47; Song 3:1 +; ׳וְנָפַל לְמ Exod 21:18 (E) he takes to his bed; נִדָּתָהּ ׳מ Lev 15:26 (P; see below I. נדד); ׳מ as place of copulation Gen 49:4 (poem in J), Isa 57:7; Isa 57:8 (twice in verse); Prov 7:17 as place of burial Isa 57:2; Ezek 32:25; 2Chr 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, Exod 7:28 (E), 2Sam 4:7; 2Kgs 6:12, בְּחַדְרֵי מִשְׁכָּֽבְךָ Eccl 10:20 הַצָּהֳרַיִם ׳והוּא שֹׁכֵב אֵת מ 2Sam 4:5 his noon-day siesta; 2Sam 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 Judg 21:11; Judg 21:12; Num 31:17; Num 31:35 (P); of man שׁכב מִשְׁכְּבֵי אִשָּׁה Lev 18:22; Lev 20:13 (+ אֶתזָֿכָר sodomy; H); ׳דֹּדִים מ Ezek 23:17.


The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
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