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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #06172 - עֶרְוָה
1) nakedness, nudity, shame, pudenda
1a) pudenda (implying shameful exposure)
1b) nakedness of a thing, indecency, improper behaviour
1c) exposed, undefended (figuratively)
1365) ro (אהר AhR) AC: Bare CO: Skin AB: ?: The pictograph o is a picture of the eye, the r is a picture of a man. Combined these mean "see a man". When the enemy is captured, he is stripped of his clothes to the skin and carefully watched.
V) ero (אהרה AhRH) - I. Uncover:To remove the covering. II. Empty:To remove the contents of a container or destroy a city. KJV (15): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) uncover, discover, empty, rase, destitute, naked, pour, spread - Strongs: H6168 (עָרָה)
Nm) rfo (אהור AhWR) - Skin: The skin of men or animals as well as leather made from animal skins. Also the husk of a seed. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (100): skin, hide, leather, chaff - Strongs: H5784 (עוּר), H5785 (עוֹר)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עֶרְוָה f. (from the root עָרָה)
(1) nakedness, Hosea 2:11 metaph. עֶרְוַת חָאָרֶץ the nakedness of the land; i.e. a part of the land unfortified, easy of access; Arabic عَوْرَةُ (τεῖχος ἐγυμνώθη, Hom. Il. xii. 399), Genesis 42:9, 12 Genesis 42:12.
(2) pudenda; especially when naked, Genesis 9:22, 23 1 Samuel 20:30. עֶרְוַת אָבִיו the nakedness of one’s father; i.e. the nakedness of one’s father’s wife, Leviticus 20:11 compare Leviticus 18:8, 16 Leviticus 18:16.
(3) shame, filthiness. עֶרְוַת דָּבָר anything unclean (excrement), Deuteronomy 23:15, (any defect found in a woman) Deuteronomy 24:1 also ignominy, dishonour. Isaiah 20:4, עֶרְוַת מִצְרַיִם “the dishonour of Egypt.”
the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25