Millions miss a meal or two each day.
Help us change that! Click to donate today!
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5787 - עִוֵּר
1526) rg (גהר GhR) AC: Dark CO: City AB: ?: The pictograph g is a picture of a rope with the extended meaning of darkness. The r is a picture of a man. Combined these mean "dark man" or an enemy. (eng: jungle - with the exchange of the j and y and the l and r)
V) rfg (גהור GhWR) - I. Waken:To wake as to open the eyes from darkness. II. Blind:To become dark of site through blindness or the putting out of the eyes. KJV (86): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) stir, awake, wake, raise, arise, master, put out, blind - Strongs: H5782 (עוּר), H5786 (עָוַר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עִוֵּר . adj. blind, Exodus 4:11; Leviticus 19:14. Metaph. used of men who walk in the darkness of ignorance (Isaiah 29:18, 42:18, 19 Isaiah 42:19, 43:8 ), or of misery (Psalms 146:8).
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19