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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #1754 - דּוּר
1) ball, circle
1089) rd (דר DR) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: The pictograph d is a door representing a moving back and forth. The r is the head of a man. Combined these mean "the back and forth movement of man". A generation is one revolution of the family line. The Hebraic understanding of order is the continual cyclical process of life and death or renewal and destruction. This root can also have the meanings of circling around of something in a wide area or to cover a large area. (eng: adore - as honor)
bm) rida (אדיר ADYR) - Noble: Someone or something that is wide in authority or majesty. KJV (27): noble, excellent, mighty, principle, famous, gallant, glorious, goodly, lordly, worthies - Strongs: H117 (אַדִּיר)
V) rde (הדר HDR) - Swell: Someone or something that is wide in size or majesty. To honor. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael) honour, countenance, crooked places, glorious, glorified, put forth - Strongs: H1921 (הָדַר), H1922 (הֲדַר)
Nm) rde (הדר HDR) - Honor: Someone or something that is swollen in size, pride or majesty. KJV (34): honour, majesty, glory, beauty, comeliness, excellency, glorious, goodly - Strongs: H1923 (הֲדַר), H1925 (הֶדֶר), H1926 (הָדָר)
- A2057 Rdc (Enclose, Wall)
- A2093 Rbd (Order, Word)
- A2468 Rdx (Order, Row)
- A2530 Rdo (Miss, Rake, Order)
- A2576 Kro (Arrange, Plan)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 circle: Du Isaiah 29:3 thinks noun here also is כַּדּוּר (or כִּדּוֺר) = כִּידוֺר onset of combatants; Marti כְּדָוִד as ᵐ5 Lo Brd and others; וְחָנִיתִיכַּדּוּר עליך Isaiah 29:3 ( > ᵐ5 Brd כְּדָוִד).
2 ball צָנוֺףיִצְנָפְךָ צְנֵפָה כַּדּוּר Isaiah 22:18 (so most; but Bö NÄ ii. 134 De Or Jastr PAOS 1888, xciv ff. regard noun as כַּדּוּר, ball, as Talmud, compare also MV SS under the word; see כדר). [
3 heap, pile Ezekiel 24:5 Thes Ke MV compare מְדוּרָה Ezekiel 24:9; but see above below דּוּר
כַּדּוּר noun [masculine] ball, according to Bö NÄ ii, 134 De Or and others Isaiah 22:18, as in Talmud; circle, cordon (Assyrian kudûru), according to Jastr PAOS, Oct. 1888, xcvi; see also דּוּר b.
(1) pr. i.q. Arabic دَارَ to go around, to go in a circle; whence دَوْرُ and دَايَِرةُ a circle, دَأيِرُ round. Kindred roots are דָּהַר, דָּרַר, טוּר, תּוּר; and with a dental changed into a sibilant, זוּר, סוּר, שׁוּר; all of which have the idea of going round, turning oneself, girding, variously applied. Hence דּוּר No. 1, and דּוֹר [also מְדוּרָה].
(2) to remain, to delay, to inhabit (like the Ch. דּוּר), Psalms 84:11, either because the first habitations were of a round form (which is the opinion of Jo. Simonis), or (as I prefer) that the idea of going round and turning oneself was applied to turning aside to lodge (compare גּוּר, אָוָה). In the western languages this may be compared with δηρός, δηρόν, a long time, δηρός χρόνος; Lat. durus, durare; Germ. dauern, anciently duren, turen.
דּוּר Ch. to dwell, to inhabit, Daniel 4:9, 18. Part. דָּארִין, דָּֽיְרִין קרי, Daniel 2:38, 3:31 6:26 whence מְדָר, מְדוֹר, מְדוּרָה, תְּדִירָא.
(1) a circle (Arabic دَوْرُ), Isaiah 29:3, כַּדּוּר “as in a circle,” round about.
(2) a ball, Isaiah 22:18.
(3) a burning pile, a round heap of wood, Ezekiel 24:5 (compare מְדּוּרָה, verse 9).