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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3148 - יוֹתֵר
1) superiority, advantage, excess (noun masculine)
2) excess, better (adverb)
3) besides, moreover, more (conjuntion)
1503) rt (תר TR) AC: Tour CO: Border AB: ?: The pictograph t is a picture of two crossed sticks representing a mark, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "mark of man". The border o the land owned by an individual, or under his control, is marked by markers. An outline or border. To walk to border of the property as owner or spy. An extension of the border. (eng: tour; tire; travel; dial - with the exchange of the t and d and the r and l)
Nf) rft (תור TWR) - I. Border: II. Circle:As a round border. An individuals turn as point in a circle. III. Turtledove:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (19): row, border, estate, turn, turtledove - Strongs: H8447 (תֹּר), H8448 (תּוֹר), H8449 (תֹּר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
יוֹתֵר & יֹתֵר
(1) pr. part of the root יָתַר: remainder, hence gain, emolument. Ecclesiastes 6:8.
(a) more, farther. (Chald. and Rabb. יוֹתֵר [“Syr. ܝܬܰܝܺܪ”], followed by מִן more than), Ecclesiastes 2:15, 7:11 12:12.
(b) too much, over. Ecclesiastes 7:16.
(c) besides, like יֶתֶר Esther 6:6 יוֹתֵד מִמֶּנִּי besides me. יוֹתֵר שֶׁ· conj. inasmuch as. Ecclesiastes 12:9 וְיוֹתֵר שֶׁהָיָה קֹהֶלֶת חָכָם “and inasmuch as Koheleth was wise.”
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