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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1701 - דִּבְרָה
1) cause, reason
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 Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
דִּבְרָה f. i.q. דָּבַר, but principally found in the later Hebrew [but see the occurrences].
(1) [“thing, i.e.”] manner, mode (see דָּבָר No. 1, fin.)., Psalms 110:4, “thou art a priest for ever עַל דִּבְרָתִי מַלְכִּי צֶרֶק according to the manner of Melchisedec;” (־ִי is paragogic. Lehrg. § 127, 2).
(2) i.q. דָּבָר No. 4, cause, reason. Hence עַל דִּבְרַת “on account of,” Ecclesiastes 3:18, 8:2 עַל דִּבְרַת שֶׁ· “to the end that,” 7:14.
(3) i.q. דָּבָר No. 5, cause, in a forensic sense, Job 5:8.
דִּבְרָה Ch. f. cause, reason, Daniel 2:30, עַל דִּבְרַת־דִּי “to the end that.”
[“דִּבְרִי (perhaps “eloquent”), [Dibri], pr.n. m., Leviticus 24:11.
[“דָּֽבְרַת [Dabareh, Daberath], pr.n. of a town in the tribe of Issachar, Joshua 21:28.”]
[“דָּבַשׁ an unused verb, prop. i.q. Gr. and Lat. δεψφω, δεψέω,, depso, to work up a mass, to make it soft by kneading it. Kindred are דּוּשׁ and לוּשׁ.” Hence-]
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29