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Strong's #8176 - שָׁעַר

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1) to split open, reason out, calculate, reckon, estimate

1a) (Qal) to calculate Proverbs 23:7

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KJV (1)
Proverbs 1
NAS (1)
Proverbs 1
HCS (1)
Proverbs 1
BSB (1)
Proverbs 1
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Proverbs 1
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Proverbs 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2862) ros (סהאהר ShAhR) AC: ? CO: Gate AB: ?: The entrance into the city as well the activities carried out there such as marketing and judging.

V) ros (סהאהר ShAhR) - Reason: To think in the sense of splitting open and entering as a gate. KJV (1): (vf: Paal) think - Strongs: H8176 (שָׁעַר)

Nm) ros (סהאהר ShAhR) - I. Gate:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Sh KJV (375): gate, city, door, port, porter, mouth - Strongs: H8179 (שַׁעַר), H8180 (שַׁעַר), H8651 (תְּרַע), H8652 (תָּרָע)

gm ) rofs (סהואהר ShWAhR) - Gatekeeper: KJV (37): porter, doorkeeper - Strongs: H7778 (שֹׁעֵר)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. שָׁעַר verb calculate, reakon (Late Hebrew Pi`el Jewish-Aramaic Pa`el put a valuation, estimate; Jewish-Aramaic שַׁעֲרָא interest, market-price; Arabic market-price is loan-word Frä189); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular בְּנַפְשׁוֺ כֶּןהֿוּא׳כְּמוֺשֿׁ Proverbs 23:7 as he has calculated in his soul, so is he, but dubious: De שֹׁעֵר as one who calculates; more radical conjectures in Bi Toy.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1)  to cleave, to divide, Arabic intrans. ثغر to be cleft, to open in fissures, ثَفْرُ aperture, chink, Eth. ሰዐረ፡ to dismiss, to set free (from the signification of opening, see Lud. de Dieu on Genesis 23:10). Hence שַׁעַר No. 1, a gate.

(2) to estimate, to set a price (verbs of cleaving being often transferred to the sense of judging). Proverbs 23:7. Arab. سَعَرَ to set a price, سِعْرُ price of corn. Chald. שְׁעַר id. Hence שַׁעַר No. II. and pr.n. שְׁעַרְיָה.


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שָׁעַ֥ר שער šā‘ar šā·‘ar shaAr
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