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Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MUR'MUR, noun [Latin See the Verb.] A low sound continued or continually repeated, as that of a stream running in a stony channel, or that of flame.

Black melancholy sits,

Deepens the murmur of the falling floods,

And breathes a browner horror on the woods.

1. A complaint half suppressed, or uttered in a low, muttering voice.

Some discontents there are, some idle murmurs.

MUR'MUR, verb intransitive [Latin murmuro.]

1. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, rolling waves, or like the wind in a forest; as the murmuring surge.

The forests murmur and the surges roar.

2. To grumble; to complain; to utter complaints in a low, half articulated voice; to utter sullen discontent; with at, before the thing which is the cause of discontent; as, murmur not at sickness; or with at or against, before the active agent which produces the evil.

The Jews murmured at him. John 6:43.

The people murmured against Moses. Exodus 13:1.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MUR'MURER, noun One who murmurs; one who complains sullenly; a grumbler.

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Of the Hebrews in the wilderness, called forth the displeasure of God, which was only averted by the earnest prayer of Moses (Numbers 11:33, 34; 12; 14:27, 30, 31; 16:3; 21:4-6; Psalms 106:25). Forbidden by Paul (1 Corinthians 10:10).

Naves Topical Index

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MUR'MURING, participle present tense Uttering complaints in a low voice or sullen manner; grumbling; complaining.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MUR'MURINGLY, adverb With a low sound; with complaints.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MUR'MUROUS, adjective Exciting murmur or complaint.