Character Study on Mara

Character Study on Mara

Exodus 15: And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.
Numbers 33: And they departed from before Pihahiroth, and passed through the midst of the sea into the wilderness, and went three days' journey in the wilderness of Etham, and pitched in Marah.
Numbers 33: And they removed from Marah, and came unto Elim: and in Elim were twelve fountains of water, and threescore and ten palm trees; and they pitched there.
Joshua 18: And Betharabah, and Zemaraim, and Bethel,
Joshua 19: And their border went up toward the sea, and Maralah, and reached to Dabbasheth, and reached to the river that is before Jokneam;
Ruth 1: And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.
2 Chronicles 13: And Abijah stood up upon mount Zemaraim, which is in mount Ephraim, and said, Hear me, thou Jeroboam, and all Israel;
1 Corinthians 16: If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maranatha.

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Hitchcock's Bible Names - Mara
Marah
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Mara
Bitter; sad, a symbolical name which Naomi gave to herself because of her misfortunes (Ruth 1:20 ).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Mara
MARA. The name which Naomi claimed for herself: ‘Call me not Naomi (‘pleasant’), call me Mara ( i.e . ‘bitter’): for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me’ ( Ruth 1:20 ).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Mara
(may' ruh) Personal name meaning “bitter,” chosen by Naomi to reflect God's bitter dealings with her in the death of her husband and sons (Ruth 1:20-21 ).



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Mara
An appellation which signifies 'bitter,' assumed by Naomi because of her sorrow. Ruth 1:20 .

Webster's Dictionary - Mara
(1):

(n.) The principal or ruling evil spirit.

(2):

(n.) A female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on their chests or stomachs, or by causing terrifying visions.

(3):

(n.) The Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis Patagonicus).

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Mara - Mara. The name which Naomi claimed for herself: ‘Call me not Naomi (‘pleasant’), call me Mara ( i
Naomi - Ruth 1:20-21; "call me not Naomi, call me Mara ("bitterness"), for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me
Miriam - Her name is derived from Mara, which signifies bitterness
na'Omi - Here her husband and sons died; and on her return to Bethlehem she wished to be known as Mara, bitterness , instead of Naomi, sweetness
Naomi - Once back in Bethlehem, she wished to be known by the name Mara—"bitterness
Naomi - Her return was a matter of surprise to the people of Bethlehem, and they said, ‘Is this Naomi?’ Her answer included a double play of words on her own name, ‘Call me not Naomi (‘pleasant’), call me Mara (‘bitter’): for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me … why call ye me Naomi, seeing the Lord hath testified ( ’ânâh ) against me?’ ( Ruth 1:2-21 )
Marah - or Mara, a word which signifies bitterness. On this account they gave the name of Marah to that encampment
Naomi - She asked to be called no more Naomi, 'pleasant,' but Mara, 'bitter,' saying "for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me
Irish Martyrs - MacFerge with his companions

Peter Costello

Peter O'Higgins

Raymond Keogh

Raymond O'Moore

Richard Barry

Richard Overton

Stephen Petit

Thaddeus Moriarty

Thomas O'Higgins

Vincent Gerard Dillon

William Lynch

William MacGollen

William O'Connor
Order of Saint Francis ...
Anthony Musaeus

Anthony O'Farrel

Antony Broder

Bernard Connaeus

Bernard O'Horumley

Bonaventure de Burgo

Brother Thomas and his companion

Charles MacGoran

Christopher Dunleavy

Conor Macuarta

Cornelius O'Dougherty

Cornelius O'Rourke

Daniel Clanchy

Daniel Himaecan

Daniel O'Neilan

Denis O'Neilan

Dermot O'Mulrony

Didacus Cheevers

Donagh O'Rourke

Donatus O'Hurley

Edmund Fitzsimon

Eugene O'Cahan

Eugene O'Leman

Fergal Ward

Francis Fitzgerald

Francis O'Mahony

Francis O'Sullivan

Galfridius O'Farrel

Henry Delahoyde

Hilary Conroy

Hugh MacKeon

James Pillanus

James Saul

Jeremiah de Nerihiny

John Cathan

John Cornelius

John Esmund

John Ferall

John Honan

John Kearney

John O'Daly

John O'Dowd

John O'Lochran

John O'Molloy

Joseph Rochford

Lochlonin MacO'Cadha

Magnus O'Fodhry

Mattheus O'Leyn

Maurice O'Scanlon

Neilan Loughran

Nicholas Wogan

Patrick O'Brady

Patrick O'Kenna

Paulinus Synott

Peter O'Quillan

Peter Stafford

Phelim O'Hara

Philip Flasberry

Philip O'Lea

Raymond Stafford

Richard Butler

Richard Synnot

Roger Congaill

Roger de Mara

Roger O'Donnellan

Roger O'Hanlon

Terence Magennis

Thaddeus (or Thomas) O'Daly

Thaddeus O'Boyle

Thaddeus O'Caraghy

Thaddeus O'Meran

Thomas Fitzgerald

Walter de Wallis

William Hickey
Order of Saint Augustine ...
Austin Higgins

Donatus O'Kennedy

Donatus Serenan

Fulgentius Jordan

Peter Taaffe

Raymond O'Malley

Thaddeus O'Connel

Thomas Deir

Thomas Tullis

William Tirrey
Carmelite Order ...
Angelus of Saint Joseph

Peter of the Mother of God

Thomas Aquinas of Jesus
Order of the Blessed Trinity ...
Cornelius O'Connor

Eugene O'Daly
Society of Jesus ...
Dominic O'Collins

Edmund MacDaniell

John Bath

Robert Netterville

William Boyton
Martyrs, Irish - MacFerge with his companions

Peter Costello

Peter O'Higgins

Raymond Keogh

Raymond O'Moore

Richard Barry

Richard Overton

Stephen Petit

Thaddeus Moriarty

Thomas O'Higgins

Vincent Gerard Dillon

William Lynch

William MacGollen

William O'Connor
Order of Saint Francis ...
Anthony Musaeus

Anthony O'Farrel

Antony Broder

Bernard Connaeus

Bernard O'Horumley

Bonaventure de Burgo

Brother Thomas and his companion

Charles MacGoran

Christopher Dunleavy

Conor Macuarta

Cornelius O'Dougherty

Cornelius O'Rourke

Daniel Clanchy

Daniel Himaecan

Daniel O'Neilan

Denis O'Neilan

Dermot O'Mulrony

Didacus Cheevers

Donagh O'Rourke

Donatus O'Hurley

Edmund Fitzsimon

Eugene O'Cahan

Eugene O'Leman

Fergal Ward

Francis Fitzgerald

Francis O'Mahony

Francis O'Sullivan

Galfridius O'Farrel

Henry Delahoyde

Hilary Conroy

Hugh MacKeon

James Pillanus

James Saul

Jeremiah de Nerihiny

John Cathan

John Cornelius

John Esmund

John Ferall

John Honan

John Kearney

John O'Daly

John O'Dowd

John O'Lochran

John O'Molloy

Joseph Rochford

Lochlonin MacO'Cadha

Magnus O'Fodhry

Mattheus O'Leyn

Maurice O'Scanlon

Neilan Loughran

Nicholas Wogan

Patrick O'Brady

Patrick O'Kenna

Paulinus Synott

Peter O'Quillan

Peter Stafford

Phelim O'Hara

Philip Flasberry

Philip O'Lea

Raymond Stafford

Richard Butler

Richard Synnot

Roger Congaill

Roger de Mara

Roger O'Donnellan

Roger O'Hanlon

Terence Magennis

Thaddeus (or Thomas) O'Daly

Thaddeus O'Boyle

Thaddeus O'Caraghy

Thaddeus O'Meran

Thomas Fitzgerald

Walter de Wallis

William Hickey
Order of Saint Augustine ...
Austin Higgins

Donatus O'Kennedy

Donatus Serenan

Fulgentius Jordan

Peter Taaffe

Raymond O'Malley

Thaddeus O'Connel

Thomas Deir

Thomas Tullis

William Tirrey
Carmelite Order ...
Angelus of Saint Joseph

Peter of the Mother of God

Thomas Aquinas of Jesus
Order of the Blessed Trinity ...
Cornelius O'Connor

Eugene O'Daly
Society of Jesus ...
Dominic O'Collins

Edmund MacDaniell

John Bath

Robert Netterville

William Boyton