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Strong's #6332 - מֻּרִים

poor, poo-reem', poo-reem'
from (H6331)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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Pur or Purim = “lot” or “piece”

1) lot

1a) a special feast among the post-exilic Jews, to celebrate their deliverance from Haman's destruction through queen Esther’s heroic actions

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Esther 8
NAS (8)
Esther 8
HCS (8)
Esther 8
BSB (8)
Esther 8
ESV (8)
Esther 8
WEB (8)
Esther 8
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מּוּר noun masculine lot (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; perhaps Assyrian loanword from puru, buru, stone Jen ZA x. 339f. and in Wild Est p. 173f.); ** Scheft49f. compare Old Iranian fravi, etc., progress, fortune, fate, lot. — explained by הַגּוֺרָל Esther 3:7; Esther 9:24; שֵׁםהַמּוּר Esther 9:26 explains name of feast מּוּרִים Esther 9:26; יְמֵיהַמֻּרִים days of Purim Esther 9:28; Esther 9:31; ׳אִגֶּרֶת הַמּ Esther 9:29, ׳דִּבְרֵי הַמּ Esther 9:32. — See on Purim especially Now Archaeology ii. 194ff and references.

I. פור (check of following; possibly foam, compare Arabic (), , boil, ferment; Syriac , Ethpe`el, of anger).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
List of Word Forms
הַפֻּרִ֖ים הַפֻּרִ֨ים הַפּ֔וּר הַפּוּרִ֛ים הַפּוּרִ֣ים הפור הפורים הפרים פּוּר֙ פּוּר֩ פוּרִים֙ פור פורים fuRim hap·pu·rîm hap·pū·rîm hap·pūr hapPur happūr happuRim happurîm happūrîm p̄ū·rîm pur pūr p̄ūrîm
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