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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2270 - חָבֵר
1) united (adjective)
2) associate, fellow, worshippers (noun masculine)
3) companion (noun masculine)
Nm) rbh (ההבר HhBR) - I. Bound: II. Company:A group bound together. III. Companion:As bound to another. IV. Spell:As a binding. KJV (23): wide, enchantment, company, fellow, companion, together - Strongs: H2267 (חֶבֶר), H2269 (חֲבַר), H2270 (חָבֵר), H2271 (חַבָּר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
noun masculine Song of Solomon 8:13 united, associate, companion — ׳ח absolute Proverbs 28:24; Psalm 119:68; suffix חֲבֵרוֺ Ecclesiastes 4:10 (+ 3t. Ezekiel Kt; Qr חבריו see below); plural חֲבֵרִים Judges 20:11; Song of Solomon 8:13 construct חַבְרֵי Isaiah 1:23; suffix חֲבֵרֶ֑ךָ Psalm 45:8, חֲבֵרֶ֑יךָ Song of Solomon 1:7; חֲבֵרָיו Isaiah 44:11 3t.; Ezekiel Qr; —
1 adjective united כְּאִישׁ אֶחָד חֲבֵרִים Judges 20:11 knit together as one man (AV RV).
2. n. associate, fellow:
a. of children (tribes) of Israel assoc. with Judah as head Ezekiel 37:16; id. associated with Joseph (Ehpraimitic source) as head Ezekiel 37:16; Ezekiel 37:19 (in all these read Qr חֲבֵרָיו).
b. of like rank Psalm 45:8
c. of like calling Song of Solomon 1:7.
d. worshippers (associates, belonging to the society or guild) of idols Isaiah 44:11 (see Che; > others priests, Geig umschr. 121 493 Song of Solomon , compare חֶבֶר Hosea 6:9; Du reads חֲבָרִים enchantments).
e. in General Song of Solomon 8:13.
f. implying likeness of character Isaiah 1:23; Proverbs 28:24; Psalm 119:63.
3 companion at a particular time Ecclesiastes 4:10.
חָבֵר m. an associate, a companion, fellow. Song of Solomon 1:7, 8:13 Judges 20:11, כְּאִישׁ אֶחָד חֲבֵרִים “all associated as one man;” Psal. 119:63 Psal. 45:8, מֵחֲבֵרֶיךָ “above thy fellows,” i.e. other kings (comp. Barhebr. p. 328). [This application of Psa 45:1-17, contradicts what we know to be its meaning; namely, that the king is the Lord Jesus (Hebrews 1:8), the fellows his “brethren” (Hebrews 2:11, 12 ).]