Word Summary
miqra: a convocation, convoking, reading
Original Word: מִקְרָא
Transliteration: miqra
Phonetic Spelling: (mik-raw')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a convocation, convoking, reading
Meaning: something called out, a public meeting, a rehearsal
Strong's Concordance
assembly, calling, convocation, reading

From qara'; something called out, i.e. A public meeting (the act, the persons, or the place); also a rehearsal -- assembly, calling, convocation, reading.

see HEBREW qara'


H4744. miqra

מִקְרָא23 noun masculineExodus 12:16 convocation; convoking, reading; — ׳מ‎ absolute Isaiah 1:13; Nehemiah 8:8; cstr Exodus 12:16 +; plural construct מִקְרָאֵיLeviticus 23:2 +; suffix מִקְרָאֶהָ‎ (Ges§ 91k) Isaiah 4:5; —

1 convocation, sacred assembly Isaiah 1:13 (after קְרֹא‎), 4:5; usually explicitly ׳מ קֹדֶשׁ‎, technical term in P for religious gathering on Sabbath and certain sacred days, Exodus 12:16 (twice in verse) + 14 t. Leviticus 23; Numbers 28:1; Numbers 29, + (plural) Leviticus 23:2, 4, 37.

2 (verbal noun, as Aramaic Infinitive, Ges§ 45e, compare 115 d) convoking, ׳מ הָעֵדָהNumbers 10:2

3 reading Nehemiah 8:8.