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Strong's #2872 - טַבּוּר

from an unused root meaning to pile up
Parts of Speech
noun, masculine
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1) centre, midst, navel, highest part

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Verse Results
KJV (2)
Judges 1
Ezekiel 1
NAS (3)
Judges 2
Ezekiel 1
HCS (2)
Judges 1
Ezekiel 1
BSB (2)
Judges 1
Ezekiel 1
ESV (2)
Judges 1
Ezekiel 1
WEB (2)
Judges 1
Ezekiel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2230) rbu (תהבר ThBR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

dm ) rfbu (תהבור ThBWR) - Middle: KJV (2): middle, midst - Strongs: H2872 (טַבּוּר)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 טַבּוּר noun [masculine] highest part, centre (according to ᵐ5ᵑ9 navel, so Late Hebrew id., and טִיבּוּר, Aramaic טִיבּוּרָא, טִיבּוּרְיָא) — הִנֵּה עָם יֹרְדִים מֵעִם טַבּוּר הארץ Judges 9:37 behold people descending from the highest part of the land; ישְׁבֵי עַלטַֿבּוּר הארץ Ezekiel 38:12 those dwelling upon the navel of the earth, i.e. upon the mountainous country of Israel, central and prominent in the earth.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טַבּוּר m. lofty place, summit, from the root טָבַר i.q. צָבַר. Judges 9:37, יֹרְדִים מֵעִם טַבּוּר הָאָרֶץ (verse 36 Judges 9:36, רָאשֵׁי הֶהָרִים) “they come down from the height of the land.” Ezekiel 38:12, ישְׁבֵי עַל־טַבּוּר הָאָרֶץ “who dwell in the height of the earth,” i.e. the holy land; which the Hebrews considered to be more lofty than other countries; comp. הָרֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל Ezekiel 6:2, 33:28 35:12 38:8. To this correspond Sam. Act 8:1-40 Eth. ደብር፡ a mountain. LXX., Vulg., translate טַבּוּר umbilicus, as though it were the summit of the belly. Compare Talmud טִיבוּר the navel.

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List of Word Forms
טַבּ֣וּר טַבּ֥וּר טבור ṭab·būr tabBur ṭabbūr