Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 4929

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2414g

KJV Translation Count — 78x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: charge (50), ward (9), watch (7), keep (7), ordinance (3), offices (1), safeguard (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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)

Strong's Definitions

mishmereth, mish-mer'-reth; fem. of 4929; watch, i.e. the act (custody), or (concr.) the sentry, the post; obj. preservation, or (concr.) safe; fig. observance, i.e. (abstr.) duty or (obj.) a usage or party: — charge, keep, or to be kept, office, ordinace, safeguard, ward, watch.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my H4931, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.


And ye shall H4931 it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening.


And he said unto them, This is that which the LORD hath said, To morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the LORD: bake that which ye will bake to day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and that which remaineth over lay up for you to be kept until the morning.


And Moses said, This is the thing which the LORD commandeth, Fill an omer of it to be kept for your generations; that they may see the bread wherewith I have fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you forth from the land of Egypt.


And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a pot, and put an omer full of manna therein, and lay it up before the LORD, to be kept for your generations.


As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.


Therefore shall ye abide at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation day and night seven days, and H4931 the H4931 of the LORD, that ye die not: for so I am commanded.


Therefore shall ye H4931 mine H4931, that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am the LORD your God.


They shall therefore H4931 mine H4931, lest they bear sin for it, and die therefore, if they profane it: I the LORD do sanctify them.


But the Levites shall pitch round about the tabernacle of testimony, that there be no wrath upon the congregation of the children of Israel: and the Levites shall H4931 the H4931 of the tabernacle of testimony.