the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #8176 - שָׁעַר
1) to split open, reason out, calculate, reckon, estimate
1a) (Qal) to calculate Proverbs 23:7
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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.
(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.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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