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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #02714 - חֵקֶר

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H2713)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. a search, investigation, searching, enquiry, thing to be searched out
Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2487 ‑ ἴχνος (ikh'‑nos);  4009 ‑ πέρας (per'‑as);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (12)
Judges 1
Job 7
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 1
NAS (8)
Judges 1
Job 6
Proverbs 1
CSB (11)
Judges 2
Job 6
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
BSB (12)
Judges 1
Job 7
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 1
ESV (9)
Judges 1
Job 5
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 1
WEB (11)
Judges 1
Job 6
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2198) rqh (ההקר HhQR) AC: Examine CO: ? AB: ?: [from: rk- a digging]

V) rqh (ההקר HhQR) - Examine: To search or seek for something. KJV (27): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) search, found, seek, sound, try - Strongs: H2713 (חָקַר)

Nm) rqh (ההקר HhQR) - Examination: KJV (12): search, finding, number - Strongs: H2714 (חֵקֶר)

km) rqhm (מההקר MHhQR) - Depth: A deep place as unexamined. KJV (1): deep - Strongs: H4278 (מֶחְקָר)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֵ֫קֶר noun masculine Judges 5:16 searching, thing (to be) searched out; — absolute חֵ֫קֶר Job 5:9 8t.; construct id. Job 8:8 2t.; plural construct חִקְרֵי Judges 5:16; — חִקְרֵי לֵב Judges 5:16 searchings, questionings of heart; Job 11:7 canst thou reach אֱלוֺהַּ׳ח i.e. what is to be explored in him, the whole range of his nature, so ׳חתהום Job 38:16 the range of the deep; especially ׳אֵין ח i.e. it is unsearchable Job 5:9; Job 9:10; Psalm 145:3; Proverbs 25:3; Isaiah 40:28, compare ׳לא ח Job 34:24; Job 36:26; אבותם׳ח Job 8:8i.e. thing searched out by their fathers.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֵקֶר (1)  searching, investigation, Job 34:24. אֵין חֵקֶר that which cannot be sought out, Proverbs 25:3 hence used of any thing that is innumerable, Job 5:9, 9:10 36:26 also deliberation, Judges 5:16.

(2) that which is known by investigation, hidden, secret. Job 38:16, חֵקֶר תְּהוֹם “the most secret recesses of the sea.” Metaph. חֵקֶר אֱלוֹהַּ Job 11:7, i.q. τὰ βάθεα τοῦ θεοῦ. [Prof. Lee questions the propriety of this comparison on the ground of the Hebrew construction.]

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List of Word Forms
הַחֵ֣קֶר החקר וְחֵ֖קֶר וּבְחֵ֥קֶר ובחקר וחקר חִקְרֵי־ חֵ֑קֶר חֵ֖קֶר חֵֽקֶר׃ חקר חקר׃ חקרי־ לְחֵ֣קֶר לחקר Cheker chikrei ha·ḥê·qer haCheker haḥêqer ḥê·qer ḥêqer ḥiq·rê- ḥiqrê- lə·ḥê·qer leCheker ləḥêqer ū·ḇə·ḥê·qer ūḇəḥêqer uveCheker veCheker wə·ḥê·qer wəḥêqer
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