Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Clothing, to cover, that which covereth, a covering, i.e., garment

Hebrew: מְכַסֶּה, mĕkasse (H4374)

4 King James Bible Verses

Here are clothing, to cover, that which covereth and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word מְכַסֶּה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H4374

Hebrew Base Word: מְכַסֶּה

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Clothing, to cover, that which covereth

Definition: A covering, i.e., garment; specifically, a coverlet (for a bed), an awning (from the sun); also the omentum (as covering the intestines).

Detailed definition:

  1. Covering, that which covers.

Derived terms: From H3680.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: mɛ̆.kɑsˈsɛ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: mɛ̆.χɑˈsɛ
  3. Transliteration: mĕkasse
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: meh-kahs-SEH
  5. Modern Pronunciation: meh-ha-SEH

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