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Strong's #1069 - בָּכַר

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to be born first
    1. (Piel)
      1. to bear early, new fruit
      2. to give the right of the firstborn
        1. to make as firstborn
        2. to constitute as firstborn
    2. (Pual)
      1. to be born a firstling
      2. to be made a firstling
    3. (Hiphil) one bearing her first child

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1096 ‑ γίνομαι (ghin'‑om‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (4)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
NAS (8)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 1
CSB (4)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
BSB (3)
Leviticus 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
ESV (4)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
WEB (4)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2016) rkb (בכר BKR) AC: ? CO: Firstfruit AB: ?: The firstfruits of the crop or womb. [from: hb- the firstfruits being the choicest]

V) rkb (בכר BKR) - Firstfruit: To be born or bear the first fruits. KJV (4): (vf: Hiphil, Pual, Piel) firstborn, new fruit, firstling - Strongs: H1069 (בָּכַר)

Nm) rkb (בכר BKR) - Camel: A young camel. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): dromedary - Strongs: H1070 (בֵּכֶר)

bf1) erikb (בכירה BKYRH) - Firstborn: The firstborn daughter. KJV (6): firstborn - Strongs: H1067 (בְּכִירָה)

cm) rfkb (בכור BKWR) - Firstfruit: The firstborn son of a man or animal. KJV (117): firstborn, firstling, eldest - Strongs: H1060 (בְּכוֹר)

cf1) erfkb (בכורה BKWRH) - I. Firstborn:Of the flock or herd. II. Birthright:The rights of the firstborn son (see Deuteronomy 21:17) . III. Firstfruit:KJV (15): birthright, firstling, firstborn - Strongs: H1062 (בְּכוֹרָה)

df1) erfkb (בכורה BKWRH) - Firstripe: The first fruits of the harvest. KJV (1): firstripe - Strongs: H1073 (בִּכּוּרָה)

ef1) erkib (ביכרה BYKRH) - Camel: A young female camel. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): dromedary - Strongs: H1072 (בִּכְרָה)

edm) rfkib (ביכור BYKWR) - Firstfruit: KJV (18): firstfruit, firstripe, hasty - Strongs: H1061 (בִּכּוּרִים)

edf1) erfkib (ביכורה BYKWRH) - Firstfruit: KJV (2): firstripe - Strongs: H1063 (בִּכּוּרָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [בָּכַר] verb (Late Hebrew בְּכֵּר, Aramaic בַּכֵּר, ; compare Arabic rise early, do anything early; , virgin, woman having her first child; Ethiopic primogenitus; Assyrian bukru, first-born, Dl§ 65,5) —

Pi`el Imperfect יְבַכֵּר Ezekiel 47:12; Infinitive לְבַכֵּר Deuteronomy 21:16; —

1 bear early, new fruit Ezekiel 47:12.

2 make or constitute as first-born Deuteronomy 21:16 (denominative of בכיר).

Pu`al Imperfect יְבֻכַּר Leviticus 27:26 born or made a firstling.

Hiph`il Participle f. מַבְכִּירָה Jeremiah 4:31 one bearing her first child.

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

בָּכַר a root not used in Kal, pr. to cleave, to break forth, i.q. the kindred word בָּקַר, to be, or come first, to do anything first (as if die Bahn brechen), and to be early, seasonable, to do any thing early, seasonably. It is applied

(1) to the day, hence بَكَرَ to rise early, to do any thing in the morning, بُكْرَةُ the morning time, comp. the kindred בֹּקֶר.

(2) to the year and its produce, בִּכּוּרִים first-fruits, בִּכּוּרָה early fig, بَكِيرَةُ early fruit.

(3) to the time of life, especially birth, בְּכוֹר, בְּכִירָה first-born, بِكْرَةُ and بِكْرَةُ a virgin, a woman who has her first child, בֵּכֶר, بَكْرُ a young camel.


(1) to bear early fruit, used of a tree, Ezekiel 47:12, comp. Kal No. 2.

(2) to make first-born, to give the right of primogeniture to any one, Deuteronomy 21:16.

Pual, to be first-born, Leviticus 27:26.

Hiphil, part. מַבְכִּירָה a woman who brings forth her first child, Jeremiah 4:31.

Derivatives, see Kal.

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List of Word Forms
יְבַכֵּ֔ר יְבֻכַּ֤ר יבכר כְּמַבְכִּירָ֔ה כמבכירה kə·maḇ·kî·rāh kəmaḇkîrāh kemavkiRah yə·ḇak·kêr yə·ḇuk·kar yəḇakkêr yəḇukkar yevakKer yevukKar
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