H4931 משׁמרת - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Feminine of H4929; 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

KJV Usage: charge, keep, to be kept, office, ordinance, safeguard, ward, watch.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



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)
Origin: from H4929
TWOT: 2414g
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

1) guard, charge, function, obligation, service, watch
1a) guard, watch, house of detention or confinement
1b) keeping, preserving
1c) charge, injunction
1d) office, function (ceremonial)

View how H4931 משׁמרת is used in the Bible

First 30 of 78 occurrences of H4931 משׁמרת

Genesis 26:5 my charge,
Exodus 12:6 And ye shall keep
Exodus 16:23 for you to be kept
Exodus 16:32 of it to be kept
Exodus 16:33 to be kept
Exodus 16:34 to be kept.
Leviticus 8:35 the charge
Leviticus 18:30 my charge,
Leviticus 22:9 my charge,
Numbers 1:53 the charge
Numbers 3:7 his charge,
Numbers 3:7 and the charge
Numbers 3:8 and the charge
Numbers 3:25 And the charge
Numbers 3:28 the charge
Numbers 3:31 And their charge
Numbers 3:32 the charge
Numbers 3:36 and charge
Numbers 3:38 the charge
Numbers 3:38 for the charge
Numbers 4:27 to them in charge
Numbers 4:28 and their charge
Numbers 4:31 And this is the charge
Numbers 4:32 of the charge
Numbers 8:26 the charge,
Numbers 8:26 concerning their charge.
Numbers 9:19 the charge
Numbers 9:23 the charge
Numbers 17:10 to be kept
Numbers 18:3 thy charge,

Distinct usage

18 the charge
7 and the charge
5 my charge,
4 of the charge
3 his charge,
3 the watch
2 And their charge
2 in their charges
2 to be kept
1 for you to be kept
1 of it to be kept
1 and charge
1 to them in charge
1 but with me thou shalt be in safeguard.
1 them in custody,
1 of the watch
1 because the charge
1 for their duties,
1 having duties like one
1 to their offices,
1 in their charges,
1 soldiers
1 stood opposite them in the watches.
1 of my charge
1 my charge.
1 upon my watch,
1 And ye shall keep
1 place, and the charge
1 the duties
1 And this is the charge
1 the charge,
1 concerning their charge.
1 thy charge,
1 in my post
1 and it shall be kept
1 by watch.
1 the guard
1 to be kept.
1 for the charge
1 thee the charge
1 at their posts:

Corresponding Greek Words

mishmeret G596 apo theke
mishmeret G2183 eph emeria
mishmeret G3925 par em bole
mishmeret G5438 phulake

Related words


H4929 משׁמר mishmâr

From H8104; a guard (the man, the post, or the prison); figuratively a deposit; also (as observed) a usage (abstractly), or an example (concretely)

KJV Usage: diligence, guard, office, prison, ward, watch.