4242. mechir
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mechir: price, hire
Original Word: מְחִיר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mechir
Phonetic Spelling: (mekk-eer')
Short Definition: price

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as machar
price, hire
NASB Translation
cost (2), payment (1), price (10), sale (1), wages (1).

I. מְחִיר noun masculine price, hire (as that which is placed in front of one, presented, offered; Assyrian ma—îru, price; ma—irânu, buyer, DlHWB 404, Prol.94); — ׳מ absolute Micah 3:11 9t.; construct Deuteronomy 23:19 2t.; suffix מְחִירָהּ Job 28:15; plural suffix מְחִירֵיהֶם Psalm 44:13; —

1 price, often בִּמְחִיר for a price; in trade 2 Samuel 24:24; 1 Kings 10:28; 2Chronicles 1:16; compare Lamentations 5:4 ("" כֶּסֶף), also (no בְּ) 1 Kings 21:2 and שָׂדֶה עַתּוּדִים ׳מ Proverbs 27:26; of wisdom Job 28:15 ("" סְגוֺר כֶּסֶף) compare Proverbs 17:16 (no בְּ); figurative ׳בְּלוֺאבֶֿסֶף וּבְלוֺא מ Isaiah 55:1 in purchase of blessings from ׳י; of price of people, figurative Psalm 44:13, compare Jeremiah 15:13.

2 hire, כֶּלֶב ׳מ (i.e. of male prostitute) Deuteronomy 23:19 ("" אֶתְנַן זוֺנָה) see Di Dr; of venal priests Micah 3:11 ("" שֹׁחַד); = reward, gain, denied of Cyrus Isaiah 45:13 ("" id.); affirmed of Ant. Epiph. Daniel 11:39.

gain, hire, price, sold, worth

From an unused root meaning to buy; price, payment, wages -- gain, hire, price, sold, worth.

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