|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) An ant.
2. (n.) Deep mud; wet, spongy earth.
3. (v. t.) To cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud; as, to mire a horse or wagon.
4. (v. t.) To soil with mud or foul matter.
5. (v. i.) To stick in mire.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
See CHALKSTONE; CLAY; MARSH.
Mire (21 Occurrences)
2 Peter 2:22 But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire." (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Samuel 22:43 Then I beat them as small as the dust of the earth. I crushed them as the mire of the streets, and spread them abroad. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Job 8:11 "Can the papyrus grow up without mire? Can the rushes grow without water? (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Job 13:12 Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes, your bulwarks are bulwarks of mire. (DBY)
Job 30:19 He has cast me into the mire. I have become like dust and ashes. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Job 40:21 Under shades he lieth down, In a secret place of reed and mire. (YLT)
Job 41:30 Sharp stones are under him: he spreadeth sharp pointed things upon the mire. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Psalms 18:42 Then I beat them small as the dust before the wind. I cast them out as the mire of the streets. (WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Psalms 40:2 And He doth cause me to come up From a pit of desolation -- from mire of mud, And He raiseth up on a rock my feet, He is establishing my steps. (YLT NIV)
Psalms 69:2 I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold. I have come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Psalms 69:14 Deliver me out of the mire, and don't let me sink. Let me be delivered from those who hate me, and out of the deep waters. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 10:6 I will send him against a profane nation, and against the people who anger me will I give him a command to take the spoil and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Isaiah 14:23 And have made it for a possession of a bittern, And ponds of waters, And daubed it with the mire of destruction, The affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts! (YLT)
Isaiah 41:25 I have stirred up 'one' from the north, And he cometh, From the rising of the sun he calleth in My name, And he cometh in 'on' prefects as 'on' clay, And as a potter treadeth down mire. (YLT)
Isaiah 57:20 But the wicked are like the troubled sea; for it can't rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 38:6 Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchijah the king's son, that was in the court of the guard: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. In the dungeon there was no water, but mire; and Jeremiah sank in the mire. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Micah 7:10 Then my enemy will see it, and shame will cover her who said to me, where is Yahweh your God? Then my enemy will see me and will cover her shame. Now she will be trodden down like the mire of the streets. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Nahum 3:14 Waters of a siege draw for thyself, Strengthen thy fortresses, Enter into mire, and tread on clay, Make strong a brick-kiln. (YLT)
Habakkuk 3:15 Thou didst walk through the sea with thy horses, through the mire of great waters. (WBS)
Zechariah 9:3 Tyre built herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver like the dust, and fine gold like the mire of the streets. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Zechariah 10:5 And they shall be as mighty men, which tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)