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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1698 - דֶּבֶר
V) rbd (דבר DBR) - Speak: A careful arrangement of words or commands. KJV (1488): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) speak, say, talk, promise, tell, commune, pronounce, utter, command - Strongs: H1696 (דָּבַר)
Nm) rbd (דבר DBR) - I. Word:An arrangement of words. II. Thing:As something that is arranged. In Hebrew thought words contain substance just as physical objects do. III. Plague:The re-ordering of a population. KJV (49): word, thing, matter, act, chronicle, saying, commandment, pestilence, plague, murrain - Strongs: H1697 (דָּבָר), H1698 (דֶּבֶר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
דֶּבֶר m. pl. דְּבָרִים (Hosea 13:14), prop. destruction, death, like the Arab. دَبْرُ (see the root No. 4, and Piel No. 3); hence a plague (compare מָוֶת No. 3), Exodus 9:3; Leviticus 26:25; Deuteronomy 28:21; 2 Samuel 24:13; 1 Kings 8:37, etc.; LXX. commonly θάνατος; compare Sir_39:29.
[“דִּבֵּר i.q. דָּבָר Jeremiah 5:13.”]
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