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Strong's #1757 - דּוּרָא

Transliteration
Dûwrâʼ
Phonetics
doo-raw'
Origin
probably from (H1753)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Dura = “dwelling”

1) a place in Babylonia where Nebuchadnezzar set up the golden image, site uncertain

Frequency Lists
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KJV (1)
Daniel 1
NAS (1)
Daniel 1
HCS (1)
Daniel 1
BSB (1)
Daniel 1
ESV (1)
Daniel 1
WEB (1)
Daniel 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 דּוּרָא proper name, of a location near Babylonia, only ׳בִּקְעַת ד Daniel 3:1, ᵐ5. τοῦ περιβόλου (Syro-Hex. περίβολον), Θ Δεειρα; Dûru is name of several places in Babylonia Dl Par. 216; Baer Dn. p. x, compare Andr M 58*; Hoffm Pers. Märtyrer 164f.; name of small river and mounds Opp Expéd. i. 238f. (see Dr); improbably explained as = zôr, depression (name actually used of lower Euphrase and Tigris valleys) by Wetzst De Jes:3 701f.; Babylonian dûru = wall.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

דּוּרָא [Dura], Ch. pr.n. of a plain in Babylonia, Daniel 3:1. With this has been compared the city Dura (Ammianus Marcell. xxv. 6) situated on the Tigris, or another of the same name (Polyb. v. 48), on the Euphrates, near the mouth of the Chaboras. See Miscellan. Lips. Nova, t. v., p. 274.


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List of Word Forms
דּוּרָ֔א דורא dū·rā duRa dūrā
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