H4843 מרר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to trickle (see H4752); but used only as a denominative from H4751; to be (causatively make) bitter (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: (be, be in, deal, have, make) bitter (-ly, -ness), be moved with choler, (be, have sorely, it) grieved (-eth), provoke, vex.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be bitter
a. (Qal) to be bitter
b. (Piel)
1. to show bitterness
2. to make bitter
c. (Hiphil) to make bitter, embitter
d. (Hithpalpel)
1. to embitter oneself
2. to be enraged
2. (TWOT) to be strong, strengthen
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1248
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H4843 מרר is used in the Bible

15 occurrences of H4843 מרר

Genesis 49:23
Exodus 1:14
Exodus 23:21
Ruth 1:13
Ruth 1:20
1 Samuel 30:6
2 Kings 4:27
Job 27:2
Isaiah 22:4
Isaiah 24:9
Isaiah 38:17
Lamentations 1:4
Daniel 8:7
Daniel 11:11
Zechariah 12:10

Corresponding Greek Words

marar G4089 pikros
marar hithpalp. G2373 thumoo
marar hithpalp. G3710 orgizo
marar hi. G544 apeitheo
marar hi. G3600 odunao
marar pi. G4090 pikros