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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8176 - שָׁעַר
1) to split open, reason out, calculate, reckon, estimate
1a) (Qal) to calculate Proverbs 23:7
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(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.
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19