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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #1865 - דְּרוֹר

Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root (meaning to move rapidly)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. a flowing, free run, liberty
    1. flowing (of myrrh)
    2. liberty
Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 859 ‑ ἄφεσις (af'‑es‑is);  1588 ‑ ἐκλεκτός (ek‑lek‑tos');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 1
NAS (8)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 1
CSB (8)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 1
BSB (8)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 1
ESV (7)
Leviticus 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 1
WEB (8)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1089) rd (דר DR) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: The pictograph d is a door representing a moving back and forth. The r is the head of a man. Combined these mean "the back and forth movement of man". A generation is one revolution of the family line. The Hebraic understanding of order is the continual cyclical process of life and death or renewal and destruction. This root can also have the meanings of circling around of something in a wide area or to cover a large area. (eng: adore - as honor)

A) rd (דר DR) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: A circling around as the flight of a bird or a dance.

Nm) rd (דר DR) - I. Generation:As a circle of the family. II. White:From the whiteness of the pearl. KJV (5): white, generation - Strongs: H1858 (דַּר), H1859 (דָּר)

lm) rdrd (דרדר DRDR) - Thistle: Used by the shepherd to build a corral around the flock at night KJV (2): thistle - Strongs: H1863 (דַּרְדַּר)

B) rrd (דרר DRR) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: A circling around as the flight of a bird or a dance.

cf) rfrd (דרור DRWR) - I. Swallow:A bird that flies in a circle. II. Free Flowing:A flowing liquid. KJV (10): pure, swallow - Strongs: H1865 (דְּרוֹר), H1866 (דְּרוֹר)

C) rda (אדר ADR) AC: Wide CO: Robe AB: ?: What covers a large area.

V) rda (אדר ADR) - Wide: KJV (3): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Participle) glorious, honourable - Strongs: H142 (אָדַר)

Nm) rda (אדר ADR) - I. Wide: II. Robe:A wide garment. KJV (2): goodly, mantle, threshing floor - Strongs: H145 (אֶדֶר)

Nf2) trda (אדרת ADRT) - I. Robe:A wide garment. II. Noble:Something that is wide in majesty. KJV (12): mantle, garment, glory, goodly, robe - Strongs: H155 (אַדֶּרֶת)

bm) rida (אדיר ADYR) - Noble: Someone or something that is wide in authority or majesty. KJV (27): noble, excellent, mighty, principle, famous, gallant, glorious, goodly, lordly, worthies - Strongs: H117 (אַדִּיר)

em) rdia (אידר AYDR) - Threshing floor: A wide area. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): threshingfloor - Strongs: H147 (אִדַּר)

E) ard (דרא DRA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown meaning]

jm) nfard (דראונ DRAWN) - Abhor: KJV (2): abhorring, contempt - Strongs: H1860 (דְּרָאוֹן)

F) rde (הדר HDR) AC: Swell CO: ? AB: Honor: To swell in an outward direction. To make another swell through honor or pride (as in a swelling up of the chest) .

V) rde (הדר HDR) - Swell: Someone or something that is wide in size or majesty. To honor. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael) honour, countenance, crooked places, glorious, glorified, put forth - Strongs: H1921 (הָדַר), H1922 (הֲדַר)

Nm) rde (הדר HDR) - Honor: Someone or something that is swollen in size, pride or majesty. KJV (34): honour, majesty, glory, beauty, comeliness, excellency, glorious, goodly - Strongs: H1923 (הֲדַר), H1925 (הֶדֶר), H1926 (הָדָר)

Nf1) erde (הדרה HDRH) - Swelling: KJV (5): beauty, honour - Strongs: H1927 (הֲדָרָה)

G) red (דהר DHR) AC: Gallop CO: ? AB: ?: The repetitious rhythmic running of a horse in a circular direction.

V) red (דהר DHR) - Gallop: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) prancing - Strongs: H1725 (דָּהַר)

Nm) red (דהר DHR) - Gallop: [df: Rhhd] KJV (2): prancing - Strongs: H1726 (דַּהֲרָה)

im ) redt (תדהר TDHR) - Tid |kjv: pine, pine tree - Strongs: H8410 (תִּדְהָר)

J) rfd (דור DWR) AC: Dwell CO: Dwelling AB: ?: The nomadic camp was set up in a circle with the tents set up outside of the circle.

V) rfd (דור DWR) - Dwell: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (8): (vf: Paal) dwell - Strongs: H1752 (דּוּר), H1753 (דּוּר)

Nm) rfd (דור DWR) - I. Circle: II. Ball: III. Generation:The circle of life from generation to generation. KJV (170): generation, all, many - Strongs: H1754 (דּוּר), H1755 (דֹּר)

km) rfdm (מדור MDWR) - Dwelling: [Aramaic only] KJV (4): dwelling - Strongs: H4070 (מִדֹר)

kf1) erfdm (מדורה MDWRH) - Pile: A round pile of wood for fires. KJV (2): pile - Strongs: H4071 (מִדֻרָה)

ibf1) eridt (תדירה TDYRH) - Continue: As a swelling. [Aramaic only] KJV (2): continually - Strongs: H8411 (תְּדִיר)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. דְּרוֺר noun [masculine] a flowing; free run, liberty; —

1מָרדְּֿרוֺר Exodus 30:23 (P) i.e. myrrh of flowing, fine-flowing myrrh compare מֹר & Di.

2 with קרא proclaim liberty, וּקְרָאתֶם דְּרוֺר בָּאָרֶץ לְכָליֿשְׁבֶ֑יהָ Leviticus 25:10 (H) in Jubilee year, compare Isaiah 61:1 ("" מְּקַחקֿוֺחַ); Jeremiah 34:8,15,17 all reference to liberty of Sabbatical year; Jeremiah 34:17 (iron.) lo ! I proclaim to you liberty unto the sword, unto pestilence & unto famine, i.e. liberty to be destroyed by sword, pestilence and famine, (a judgment of Yahweh); ׳שְׁנַתהַֿדּ Ezekiel 46:17i.e. year of Jubilee (cf Leviticus 25:10).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

דְּרוֹר m. [but f. Psalms 84:4. Root דָּרַר]

(1) swift flight, gyration; hence concr. used of a bird wheeling in its flight; according to the Jewish interpreters the swallow (in the other member there is צִפּוֹר sparrow), according to the ancient versions the turtle dove, i.q. תֹּר, which appears less suitable, Psalms 84:4; Proverbs 26:2. Compare the root דָּרַר No. 1.

(2) a free or abundant flow (see the root No. 2). Exodus 30:23, מָר־דְּרוֹר myrrh which flows spontaneously. Hence

(3) liberty, freedom (comp. נָדַב, נְדָבָה), לְ קָרָא דְרוֹר to proclaim liberty to any one. Isaiah 61:1 Jerem. 34:8, 15 Jeremiah 34:15, 17 Jeremiah 34:17 followed by בְּ Leviticus 25:10. שְׁנַת הַדְּרוֹר the year of liberation (of slaves), i.q. the year of jubilee, Ezekiel 46:17.

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List of Word Forms
דְּר֔וֹר דְּר֛וֹר דְּר֜וֹר דְּרֽוֹר׃ דְּרוֹר֙ דְר֔וֹר דְר֖וֹר דרור דרור׃ הַדְּר֔וֹר הדרור də·rō·wr ḏə·rō·wr derOr dərōwr ḏərōwr had·də·rō·wr haddeRor haddərōwr
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