Word Summary
maor: a luminary
Original Word: מָאוֹר
Transliteration: maor
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-ore')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a luminary
Meaning: a luminous body, luminary, light, brightness, cheerfulness, a chandelier
Strong's Concordance
bright, light

Or maor {maw-ore'}; also (in plural) feminine mpowrah {meh-o-raw'}; or morah {meh-o-raw'}; from 'owr; properly, a luminous body or luminary, i.e. (abstractly) light (as an element): figuratively, brightness, i.e.cheerfulness; specifically, a chandelier -- bright, light.

see HEBREW 'owr


H3974. maor

מָאוֺרnoun masculine luminary — absolute Genesis 1:16 +; construct מְאוֺרProverbs 15:30 +; plural מְאוֺרֹתGenesis 1:15; מְאֹרֹת1:14; 1:16; construct מְאוֺרֵיEzekiel 32:8light, light-bearer, luminary, lamp, of sun & moon Genesis 1:14-15, 16 (3 t. in verse) (P) Ezekiel 32:8; moon Psalm 74:16; הַמָּאוֺר מְנֹרַתthe lamp-stand of the luminary or light (where ׳הַמּ‎ is sum of seven sacred lamps on golden lamp-stand) Exodus 35:14 (twice in verse); 35:28; 39:37; Numbers 4:9, 16, compare Exodus 25:6; 27:20; 35:8; Leviticus 24:2 (all P); יְשַׂמַּחלֵֿב֑ מְאוֺרעֵֿינַיִםProverbs 15:30 the luminary of the eyes (= the eyes as a lamp) gives the light of joy to the heart; מָּנֶיךָ מְאוֺרPsalm 90:8 the luminary of thy face (thy face as a lamp) in the light of which the secrets are exposed.