Word Summary
mareh: sight, appearance, vision
Original Word: מַרְאֶה
Transliteration: mareh
Phonetic Spelling: (mar-eh')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: sight, appearance, vision
Meaning: sight, appearance, vision
Strong's Concordance
apparently, appearance, beautifully, countenance, fair, favored, form, goodly,

From ra'ah; a view (the act of seeing); also an appearance (the thing seen), whether (real) a shape (especially if handsome, comeliness; often plural the looks), or (mental) a vision -- X apparently, appearance(-reth), X as soon as beautiful(-ly), countenance, fair, favoured, form, goodly, to look (up) on (to), look(-eth), pattern, to see, seem, sight, visage, vision.

see HEBREW ra'ah


H4758. mareh

מַרְאֶה102 noun masculineExodus 3:3 sight, appearance, vision; — ׳מ‎ absolute Genesis 12:11 +; construct מַרְאֵהDeuteronomy 28:34 +; suffix מַרְאֵהוּJoel 2:4 +, מַרְאֶהָLeviticus 13:4 +; apparently plural construct מַרְאֵיEcclesiastes 11:9 (Köii. 1, 112), suffix (probably in fact singular Ges93ss) מַרְאַיִחSong of Solomon 2:14 (twice in verse), מַרְאֵיהֶןNahum 2:5 +, etc.; — 1 Psalms

a. sight, phenomenon, spectacle Exodus 3:3 (J).

b. appearance לְמ ׳נֶחְמָדGenesis 2:9 (J) desirable in appearance, לְמ ׳גָּדוֺלJoshua 22:10; appearance of man (or woman), Judges 13:6 (twice in verse) (angel), Isaiah 52:14 (servant of ׳י‎), Song of Solomon 5:15; Daniel 8:15; 10:18; = outward person (opposed to inner man) 1 Samuel 16:7; visible form Song of Solomon 2:14 (twice in verse); Daniel 1:13 (twice in verse); 1:15; ׳בְּמNumbers 12:8 (E; so read ᵑ7 ᵑ6 ᵐ5 ⅏‎ Di, for מַרְאֶה ᵑ0‎), i.e. in personal presence ( < Ew PatHpt {abbrev}בְמ לֹא‎); מַרְאֵהוּ סוּסִים כְּמַרְאֵהJoel 2:4; of crocodile Job 41:2; ׳מ י ׳כְּבוֺדExodus 24:17 (P), ׳מ הַנֶּגַעLeviticus 13:3, אֵֿשׁ׳מNumbers 9:15-16, ׳מ בָּרָקDaniel 10:6 +; especially Ezekiel appearance person or of thing (27 t., sometimes redundant), 1:5; 1:13; Daniel 1:26; 8:2; 10:1 +, ׳מִמּ מָתְנָיו‎ Daniel 1:27 (twice in verse); 8:2 ("" מִמָּתְנָיו‎) of beauty מַרְאֶה וִיפֵהfair of appearance Genesis 39:6 (J; +יְפֵהתֹֿאַר‎), compare 1 Samuel 17:42 (read עֶלֶם‎ [q. v.] for עִם‎); feminine יְפַתמֿ ׳(אִשָּׁה)Genesis 12:11 (J), 29:17 (E; +תּאַֹר יְפַת‎), 2 Samuel 14:27; of kine (הַ)מ ׳יְפוֺתGenesis 41:2, 4 (E), opposed to (הַ)מ ׳רָעוֺת41:3; 41:4, רַע מַרְאֵיהֶן41:21(all E); of women also מ ׳טֹבַת24:16; 26:7 (both J), 2 Samuel 11:2; Esther 1:11; 2:3, 7, מ ׳טוֺבוֺת2:2; of boys מ ׳טוֺבֵיDaniel 1:4, compare ׳מ‎ alone in ׳לֹאמֿ וְנֶחְמְדֵהוּ‎ (of suffering servant of ׳י‎) Isaiah 53:2; מ ׳אִישׁ2 Samuel 23:21 (but read as "" 1 Chronicles 11:23 מִדָּה אִישׁ‎ We Dr and others).

c. appearance, sight, vision Numbers 8:4 (P).

2 in General what is seen, ׳מ עֵינָיוIsaiah 11:3 i.e. what his outward eyes see (compare 1 Samuel 16:7

1 b), ׳לִמ עֵינֶיהָEzekiel 23:16, תִּרְאֶה׳מ אֲשֶׁר עְינֶיךָDeuteronomy 28:34, 67, הַכֹּהֵן עֵינֵי ׳לְכָלמֿLeviticus 13:12 (P).

3 specifically a. (supernatural) vision (in Ezekiel, Daniel; often accusative of congnate meaning with verb with ראה‎): Ezekiel 8:4; 11:24; 43:3 (3 t. in verse), read also הָרֶכֶב מַרְאֵה43:3 (for מַרְאוֺת‎ see I. מַרְאָה‎ above); ׳בַּמּ11:24; Daniel 8:16, 27; 9:23; 10:1; וְהַבֹּקֶר הָעֶרֶב ׳מ8:26.

4 sight, vision = power of seeing (and enjoying), late: ׳מ עֵינַיִםEcclesiastes 6:9, עֵינֶיךָ וּבְמַרְאֵי לִבְּךָ בְּדַרְּכֵי הַלֵךְ11:9.