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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #666 - אֲפֵר
1) covering, bandage
1388) rp (פר PR) AC: Tread CO: Bull AB: Fruitful: The pictograph p is a picture of an open mouth, the r is a picture of a head. Combined these mean "open the head". The heads of grains are scattered on the threshing floor, a smooth, hard and level surface. An ox is lead around the floor crushing the heads, opening them to reveal the seed inside. Also the fruit of trees that harvested. (eng: bull - with the exchange of the b and p and the l and r; fruit, also other fruits with a "pr" such as pear and apricot)
V) rrp (פרר PRR) - Break: To throw something on the ground and break it by trampling. KJV (50): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pilpel) break, void, defeat, disannul, disappoint, frustrate, nought, cease, clean, dissolved, divide - Strongs: H6565 (פָּרַר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אֲפֵר m. a covering of the head, a band to cover the head, for עֲפֵר, see the root אָפַר ; 1 Ki. 30:28, 41 1 Kings 20:41. LXX. τελαμών. Ch. and Abulwalid, by the help of their respective languages, use nearly the same word; the former מַעְפָּרָת, the latter مِغْفَرَةُ, i.e. a cap, a helmet. The same word is found in Syriac ܡܰܥܦܪܳܐ i.e. a mitre of a priest and bishops. Others take it as transp. for פְּאֵר ornament of the head.
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20