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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #0874 - בָּאַר
1a) to make plain, distinct
1b) to make clear
1c) to declare
1d) letters on a tablet
1250) rk (כר KR) AC: Dig CO: Bowl AB: ?: The pictograph k is a picture of the palm of the hand, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "palm of man". The palm as hollowed out. A digging. (eng: core; bore)
kf1) erkm (מכרה MKRH) - I. Cave:As a hole in the rock. [df: hrem]II. Weapon:Probably a weapon that is a digging tool or similar implement. KJV (40): cave, den, hole, habitation, army - Strongs: H4380 (מְכֵרָה), H4631 (מְעָרָה)
V) erk (כרה KRH) - I. Dig:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Prepare:To prepare a banquet or feast. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal) dig, make, pierce, open, grieve - Strongs: H3735 (כְּרָה), H3738 (כָּרָה), H3739 (כָּרָה)
Nm ) rfk (כור KWR) - I. Pit:A hole, well or cistern that is dug out. [df: rwb rwx rx]II. Furnace:A hollow box formed out of brick or clay for cooking. III. Kor:A standard of measure. KJV (96): pit, cistern, well, dungeon, fountain, measure, cor - Strongs: H953 (בּוֹר), H2352 (חוּר), H2356 (חוֹר), H3564 (כּוּר), H3734 (כֹּר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
בָּאַר not used in Kal. Arab. بَأَرَ to dig, specially a well, a pit. Kindred roots are בּוּר, בָּרַרArab. فأر to dig (rather more remote, בָּרָא, בָּרָה), Lat. forare, Germ. bohren [Engl. to bore]. Comp. בְּאֵר, בֹּאר, בּוֹר.
(1) to engrave letters on a stone. Followed by עַל Deuteronomy 27:8: Habakkuk 2:2.
(2) to explain, to declare, pr. to dig out the sense, and to set it forth when dug out, Deuteronomy 1:5. The derivatives follow immediately, except בּוֹר, בֵּרִי, בֵּרוֹתָה or בֵּרוֹתַי.
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