Word Summary
maraq: to scour, polish
Original Word: מָרַק
Transliteration: maraq
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-rak')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to scour, polish
Meaning: to polish, to sharpen, to rinse
Strong's Concordance
bright, furbish, scour

A primitive root; to polish; by implication, to sharpen; also to rinse -- bright, furbish, scour.


H4838. maraq

I. [מָרַק‎] verb scour, polish (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic מְרַק‎; compare Arabic scrape off wool from a skin); —

Qal Imperative הָֽרְמָחִים מִרְקוּJeremiah 46:4 polish the lances! Passive participle מָרוּק2 Chronicles 4:16 polished, of bronze utensils of temple (= מְמוֺרָט1 Kings 7:45).

Hiph`il Imperfect3feminine singular חַמְרִיק‎ only Proverbs 20:30 Kt, figurative, in clause ת מֶּצַע ׳חַבֻּרוֺת בְּרָ֑עblows that cut in, cleanse away evil (compare De Now Wild VB); Qr תַּמְרוּק‎ i.e. (are) a cleaning. (ᵐ5συναντᾷ κακοῖς, whence Gr תַּקְדִּים‎, Frankenb. תִּקְרֶינָה‎, but improbable).

Pu`al Perfect וּמֹרַק‎ consecutive Leviticus 6:21 be well scoured, of bronze vessel ("" בַּמָּ֑יִם וְשֻׁטַּף‎).