the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2659 - חָפַר
1) to be ashamed, be confounded, be abashed, feel abashed
1a) (Qal) to be ashamed, be abashed
1b) (Hiphil) to display shame, demonstrate shame, cause embarrassment
2192) rph (ההפר HhPR) AC: Dig CO: Mole AB: ?: A digging in the soil, as a mole, for a well or possibly a treasure. Also a digging into an incident for understanding. [from: pk]
V) rph (ההפר HhPR) - I. Dig:To dig in the ground, also to dig into something as if searching. II. Confuse:To be confused, in the sense of digging for understanding. KJV (39): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) dig, search, paw, seek, confounded, ashamed, shame, confusion, reproach - Strongs: H2658 (חָפַר), H2659 (חָפַר)
cf) rfph (ההפור HhPWR) - Mole: A digger. KJV (1): mole - Strongs: H2661 (חַפַרְפֵּרָה)
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Qal Perfect 3 feminine singular חָֽפְרָה Jeremiah 50:12; וְחָֽפְרָה consecutive Isaiah 24:23; וְחָפֵ֑רָה Jeremiah 15:9; חָֽפְרוּ Psalm 71:24; וְחָֽפְרוּ consecutive Micah 3:7; Imperfect יַחְמְּרוּ Psalm 35:4 4t.; יֶחְמָּ֑רוּ Psalm 34:6; וַיֶּחְמָּ֑רוּ Job 6:20; תַּחְמְּרוּ Isaiah 1:29; — be abashed, ashamed, said of face Psalm 34:6 (avoided by looking to ׳י); elsewhere always "" בּוֺשׁ, of enemies of righteousness Psalm 71:24; Psalm 35:4; Psalm 35:26; Psalm 40:15 = Psalm 70:3; Psalm 83:18; of idolaters Isaiah 1:29; diviners Micah 3:7; of distressed Jerusalem Jeremiah 15:9; so of Babylon Jeremiah 50:12; of moon Isaiah 24:33; be put to shame (disappointment), of caravans looking for water Job 6:20.
Hiph`il Perfect הֶחְמִּיר Isaiah 33:9; Imperfect יַחְמִּיר Proverbs 13:5; תַּחְמִּ֫ירִי Isaiah 54:4; Participle מַחְמִּיר Proverbs 19:26; — display shame, figurative of Lebanon Isaiah 33:9 ("" קָמַ֑ל 'dried up' Che); of Israel Isaiah 54:4 ("" בּוֺשׁ Qal); of an unfilial Song of Solomon , cause shame Proverbs 19:26 ("" מֵבִישׁ); compare Proverbs 13:5 of wicked ("" יבאישׁ: see באשׁ
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חָפַר fut. יַחְפֹּר, Arabic جَفَرَ
(1) to dig, as a well, a pit, Genesis 21:30, 26:15, seq.; Ecclesiastes 10:8 spoken of a horse, Job 39:21, יַחְפְּרוּ בָעֵמֶק “they dig in the valley.” Virg. Georg. 3:87, 88, “cavat tellurem.” (In the Western languages this power is found in the same letters transposed in the roots grf, glf, as γράφω, χρίμπτω; γλάφω, γλύφω; sCRiBo, sCaLPo, sCuLPo; graben.) Metaph. to dig a pit for, to lay snares, to plot, Psalms 35:7.
(2) to search out, to explore (comp. בָּקַר No. 3, and Sim. Arc. Form., page 62). Job 39:29, “from thence she seeketh the prey;” followed by an acc. to explore (a country), Deuteronomy 1:22; Joshua 2:2, Joshua 2:3. As to Isaiah 2:20, see חֲפַרְפֵּרָה.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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