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Strong's #6545 - פֶּרַע

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1) hair, long hair (of head), locks

2) leader

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 747 ‑ ἀρχηγός (ar‑khay‑gos');  758 ‑ ἄρχων (ar'‑khone);  2864 ‑ κόμη (kom'‑ay);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2641) orp (פראה PRAh) AC: Loose CO: Hair AB: ?

V) orp (פראה PRAh) - Loose: To uncover, remove or let go. Such as to make naked by removing clothing or uncovering the head. KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) refuse, uncover, naked, avenging, avoid, go, bare, let, nought, perish - Strongs: H6544 (פָּרַע)

Nm) orp (פראה PRAh) - Long hair: As let loose. KJV (2): locks - Strongs: H6545 (פֶּרַע)

Nf1) eorp (פראהה PRAhH) - Revenge: In the sense of letting loose. KJV (2): revenge, avenge - Strongs: H6546 (פֶּרַע)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. מֶּ֫רַע noun [masculine] leader (?); — plural absolute בִּפְרֹעַמְּרָעוֺת Judges 5:2 for the leading of the leaders (ᵐ5 A Be Bu and others, but uncertain; ᵐ5 B Symm, compare We Israel u. Jüd. Geschichte. (2), 97; Held.(2). 123and elsewhere, for the loosing of locks [II. מֶּרַע], in vow of war; on these and other views see especially GFM on the passage; conjectures also by Lambert RÉJ xxiv. 140 Grimme ZMG 1(1896), 572 Che JQ July 1899,561 [reading ברכו]); construct מֵראֹשׁ מַּרְעוֺת אוֺיֵב Deuteronomy 32:42 from the head of leaders of the foe ᵐ5 Di Steuern and others; Kn Ke Dr and others from the long-haired heads of the foe.

II. מֶּ֫רַע noun [masculine] long hair of head, locks; — ׳פ absolute Ezekiel 44:20; construct שְׂעַר ראֹשׁוֺ׳פ Numbers 6:5 (P). — Judges 5:2; Deuteronomy 32:42, see I.מֶּרַע above

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

פֶּרַע m.

(1)  hair (so called from the idea of shaving, see the root No. 2), Numbers 6:5; Ezekiel 44:20.

(2) a leader, commander of an army, so called from his going before, see the root No. 3. Pl. פְּרָעוֹ (compare as to the sex of nouns of office, Lehrg. 468, 878), Deuteronomy 32:42; Judges 5:2. Arab. فَرْعُ a prince, the head of a family.

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List of Word Forms
וּפֶ֖רַע ופרע פֶּ֖רַע פרע pe·ra‘ Pera pera‘ ū·p̄e·ra‘ uFera ūp̄era‘
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