the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #47 - אַבִּיר
1) mighty, valiant
1a) of men
1b) of angels
1c) of animals
1d1) of enemies
1d2) of princes
1d3) of sacrificial objects
1e) obstinate (figuratively)
1043) rb (בר BR) AC: Feed CO: Grain AB: ?: The pictograph b is a picture of a tent but also represents the family which resides inside the tent. The r is a picture of a head. Combined these have the meaning of "family of heads". The plant families of grains such as wheat and barley have a cluster of seeds at the top of the stalk called "heads". These grains were used for food for both man and livestock. (eng: barley - a grain; beer - made from grain; boar - as fat; barn - grain storage; pure - as clean with soap with an exchange for the p and b)
A) rb (בר BR) AC: ? CO: Grain AB: ?: Grains grown in fields were used for meal to make flour as well as feed for livestock. The stalks of the grains were burned to make potash for making soap. What is cleaned with soap becomes white or bright.
Nm) rb (בר BR) - I. Grain:Grain, and field, as a place for growing grain. II. Soap:Made from the ashes of the grain stalks. III. Clean:Cleanliness from soap. Also pure as a moral cleanliness. KJV (33): corn, wheat, son, about, clean, pur, choice, clear, purely, son - Strongs: H1248 (בַּר), H1249 (בַּר), H1250 (בָּר), H1251 (בַּר)
V) rrb (ברר BRR) - I. Clean:The cleaning or polishing of something to make it bright or pure. II. Choice:Something that is clean or pure. KJV (18): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) pure, choice, chosen, clean, clearly, manifest, bright, purge out, polished, purge, purified - Strongs: H1305 (בָּרַר)
bm) riba (אביר ABYR) - Strong: The mighty power of a bird in flight. Anything or anyone of great strength, physical or mental. KJV (23): might, bulls, strong, mighty, stouthearted, valiant, angels, chiefest - Strongs: H46 (אָבִיר), H47 (אַבִּיר)
V) arb (ברא BRA) - Fill: The fattening or filling up of something. The filling of the earth in ge1with sun, moon, plants, animals, etc. And the filling of man with life and the image of God. KJV (54): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) create, creator, choose, make, cut down, dispatch, done, fat - Strongs: H1254 (בָּרָא)
Nf4) tirb (ברית BRYT) - Covenant: A covenant is instituted through a sacrifice of a choice, fatted, animal which is cut into two and the parties of the covenant pass through the pieces. If one party fails to meet the agreements of the covenant then the other may do the same to them. (see Genesis 15:10,17and Jeremiah 34:18-20) KJV (284): covenant, league, confederacy, confederate - Strongs: H1285 (בְּרִית)
- A2743 Kbr (Mix)
- A2041 Qrb (Thrust, Sword)
- A2042 Srb (Cypress)
- A2052 Rbc (Prevail, Warrior)
- A2520 Rbo (Cross)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 men Job 24:22 (= violent) Job 34:20; 1 Samuel 21:8 (read הָרָצִים׳א Gr Dr, compare 1 Samuel 22:17; but Lag Probebibel אֹבִיל הָעֲיָרִים see Id. BN 45; Klo גִּבּוֺר), Lamentations 1:15; אַבִּירֵי לֵב stout of heart Isaiah 46:12 (= obstinate) Psalm 76:6.
2 angels Psalm Psalm 78:25 (compare Psalm 103:20).
3 animals; bull, simile of king of Assyrian Isaiah 10:13 (read כְּאַבִּיר & see Di); elsewhere plural; metaphor for enemies אַבִּירֵי בָשָׁן) Psalm 22:13 ("" מּרים); for princes Psalm 68:31; for Edomites Isaiah 34:7; hence even as sacrificial Psalm 50:13 ("" עַתּוּדִים); of horses Jeremiah 8:16; Jeremiah 47:3; Jeremiah 50:11. ** Judges 5:22; Jeremiah 46:15 (but Jeremiah 46:15 many MSS. ᵐ5 Aq Symm Theod ᵑ9 many moderns read אַבִּירֶ֑ךָ thy bull, i.e. Apis).
אַבְרָהָם see אַבְרָם below II. אבה.
אַבִּיר adj. (from the root אָבַר).
(1) strong, mighty, used of men commonly as a subst. as, a mighty one, Judges 5:22; Lamentations 1:15; Jeremiah 46:15; Psalms 76:6, אַבִּירֵי לֵב “the strong of heart.” Poetically used, κατʼ ἐξοχὴν
(a) of a bull; Psalms 22:13, אַבִּירֵי בָּשָׁן “the strong ones, i.e. bulls, of Bashan;” Psalms 50:13 and metaph. of princes, Psalms 68:31.
(b) of the horse, only in Jeremiah 8:16, 47:3 50:11 (comp. Gramm. § 104. 2, note).
(2) powerful, noble, Job 24:22, 34:20 אַבִּירִים לֶחֶם “food of nobles, or princes,” i.e. more delicate, dainty food, Psalms 78:25 comp. Judges 5:25 אַבִּיר הָרֹעִים “chief of the herdsmen,” 1 Samuel 21:8.
(3) אַבִּיר לֵב obstinate, stubborn, a man of perverse mind, Isaiah 46:12 comp. חֲזַק לֵב.