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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2659 - חָפַר

Transliteration
châphêr
Phonetics
khaw-fare'
Origin
a primitive root [perhaps rath, the same as (H2658) through the idea of detection]
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
715
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

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

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1788 ‑ ἐντρέπω (en‑trep'‑o);  1870 ‑ ἐπαισχύνομαι (ep‑ahee‑skhoo'‑nom‑ahee);  2606 ‑ καταγελάω (kat‑ag‑el‑ah'‑o);  2617 ‑ καταισχύνω (kat‑ahee‑skhoo'‑no);  153 ‑ αἰσχύνομαι (ahee‑skhoo'‑nom‑ahee);  3679 ‑ ὀνειδίζω (on‑i‑did'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (17)
Job
1
Psalms
7
Proverbs
2
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
2
Micah
1
NAS (15)
Job
1
Psalms
5
Proverbs
2
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
2
Micah
1
HCS (17)
Job
1
Psalms
7
Proverbs
2
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
2
Micah
1
BSB (17)
Job
1
Psalms
7
Proverbs
2
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
2
Micah
1
ESV (17)
Job
1
Psalms
7
Proverbs
2
Isaiah
4
Jeremiah
2
Micah
1
WEB (16)
Job
1
Psalms
5
Proverbs
2
Isaiah
5
Jeremiah
2
Micah
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

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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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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.

II.

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List of Word Forms
הֶחְפִּ֥יר החפיר וְֽיַחְפְּר֥וּ וְחָֽפְרָה֙ וְחָֽפְרוּ֙ וְחָפֵ֑רָה וְיַחְפְּר֑וּ וְיַחְפְּר֨וּ ׀ וְיַחְפְּרוּ֮ וְיַחְפִּֽיר׃ וְתַ֨חְפְּר֔וּ וַיֶּחְפָּֽרוּ׃ וּמַחְפִּֽיר׃ וחפרה וחפרו ויחפיר׃ ויחפרו ויחפרו׃ ומחפיר׃ ותחפרו חָ֝פְר֗וּ חָפְרָ֖ה חפרה חפרו יֶחְפָּֽרוּ׃ יחפרו׃ תַחְפִּ֑ירִי תחפירי chafeRah chafeRu ḥā·p̄ə·rāh ḥā·p̄ə·rū ḥāp̄ərāh ḥāp̄ərū hechPir heḥ·pîr heḥpîr tachPiri ṯaḥ·pî·rî ṯaḥpîrî ū·maḥ·pîr umachPir ūmaḥpîr vaiyechParu vechafeRah vechafeRu veTachpeRu veyachpeRu veyachPir way·yeḥ·pā·rū wayyeḥpārū wə·ḥā·p̄ê·rāh wə·ḥā·p̄ə·rāh wə·ḥā·p̄ə·rū wə·ṯaḥ·pə·rū wə·yaḥ·pə·rū wə·yaḥ·pîr wəḥāp̄êrāh wəḥāp̄ərāh wəḥāp̄ərū wəṯaḥpərū wəyaḥpərū wəyaḥpîr yechParu yeḥ·pā·rū yeḥpārū
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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