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Strong's #3366 - יְקָר

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H3365)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. price, value, preciousness, honour, splendour, pomp
    1. preciousness
    2. price
    3. honour, esteem

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1383 ‑ δοκίμιον (dok‑im'‑ee‑on);  1384 ‑ δόκιμος (dok'‑ee‑mos);  1391 ‑ δόξα (dox'‑ah);  1392 ‑ δοξάζω (dox‑ad'‑zo);  5092 ‑ τιμή (tee‑may');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (17)
Esther 10
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Zechariah 1
NAS (19)
Esther 10
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 2
Zechariah 1
CSB (17)
Esther 10
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Zechariah 1
BSB (17)
Esther 10
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Zechariah 1
ESV (17)
Esther 10
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (17)
Esther 10
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Zechariah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1434) rq (קר QR) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: Event: The pictograph q is a picture of the sun at the horizon and the gathering of the light, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "gather the men". The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase. (eng: occur; call - with the exchange of the l and r)

A) rq (קר QR) AC: ? CO: Cold AB: ?: Men often came together during the cool of the evening to discuss the news of the camp.

Nm) rq (קר QR) - Cold: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (3): cold - Strongs: H7119 (קַר)

Nf1) erq (קרה QRH) - Cold: A cold wind or cold weather. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): cold - Strongs: H7135 (קָרָה)

Nf2) trq (קרת QRT) - City: A place of meeting within the city, either at the entrance or a high place. KJV (5): city - Strongs: H7176 (קֶרֶת)

fm) irq (קרי QRY) - Contrary: An opposition. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (7): contrary - Strongs: H7147 (קְרִי)

kf1) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Cool: A cool place to escape the heat. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (2): summer - Strongs: H4747 (מְקֵרָה)

E) arq (קרא QRA) AC: Call CO: Meeting AB: ?: A calling together for assembly.

V) arq (קרא QRA) - I. Call:To call or call out, to call a name or give a name. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Meet:To come together to meet. Also a chance encounter. III. Read:To read a scroll in the presence of those called to a meeting. KJV (883): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual) call, cry, read, proclaim, name, guest, invite, gave, renown, bidden, preach, read, cry, call, befall, encounter, chance, happen, met, fall, meet, against, come, help, seek - Strongs: H7121 (קָרָא), H7122 (קָרָא), H7123 (קְרָא), H7125 (קִרְאָה)

bm) airq (קריא QRYA) - Selected: Individuals called out for a special purpose. KJV (3): famous - Strongs: H7148 (קָרִיא)

bf1) eairq (קריאה QRYAH) - Selected: KJV (1): preaching - Strongs: H7150 (קְרִיאָה)

gm) arfq (קורא QWRA) - Partridge: From its distinctive call. KJV (2): partridge - Strongs: H7124 (קֹרֵא)

hm) arqm (מקרא MQRA) - I. Meeting:A calling together to meet. II. Reading:The reading from a scroll at a called meeting. KJV (23): convocation, assembly, calling, reading - Strongs: H4744 (מִקְרָא)

H) erq (קרה QRH) AC: Meet CO: Event AB: ?: The meeting or bringing together of people or objects by arrangement, accident or purchase.

V) erq (קרה QRH) - Meet: To go to meet another or a chance encounter. KJV (27): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) happen, meet, beam, befall, brought - Strongs: H7136 (קָרָה)

Nm) erq (קרה QRH) - Event: KJV (1): chance - Strongs: H7137 (קָרֶה)

ff1) eirq (קריה QRYH) - City: A meeting place. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (40): city - Strongs: H7149 (קִרְיָה), H7151 (קִרְיָה)

hm) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Event: KJV (10): befall, event, hap, chance, happen - Strongs: H4745 (מִקְרֶה)

km) erqm (מקרה MQRH) - Hall: A meeting place. KJV (1): building - Strongs: H4746 (מְקָרֶה)

J) rfq (קור QWR) AC: ? CO: Sit AB: ?

Nm ) rfq (קור QWR) - I. Web:The web of a spider as a sitting place. II. Cold:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): cold, web - Strongs: H7120 (קֹר), H6980 (קוּר)

Nf1) erfq (קורה QWRH) - Log: Used to sit on when meeting. Also used as beams in the roof of a house. KJV (5): roof, beam - Strongs: H6982 (קֹרָה)

L) rqi (יקר YQR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Precious: Something of value. [Unknown connection to root;]

V) rqi (יקר YQR) - Precious: To be considered of value. KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) precious, prized, set, withdraw - Strongs: H3365 (יָקַר)

Nm) rqi (יקר YQR) - I. Precious:Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Value:Something counted as valuable. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (60): precious, costly, excellent, brightness, clear, fat, reputation, honourable, glory, honour, precious, price - Strongs: H3366 (יְקָר), H3367 (יְקָר), H3368 (יָקָר)

bm) riqi (יקיר YQYR) - Precious: Something of value. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (3): dear - Strongs: H3357 (יַקִּיר), H3358 (יַקִּיר)

M) riq (קיר QYR) AC: ? CO: Wall AB: ?

Nm ) riq (קיר QYR) - Wall: The place of the city where elders meet. KJV (74): wall, side, mason, town - Strongs: H7023 (קִירָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יְקָר noun masculine preciousness, price, honour (late: compare BA ᵑ7יְקָר, glory); — absolute יְקָר Zechariah 11:13 5t.; בִּיקָר etc. Psalm 49:13 3t.; construct יְקָר Esther 1:4; suffix בִּיקָרוֺ Esther 6:6 4t.; יְקָרָהּ Jeremiah 20:5; —

1 preciousness:

a. = precious ( costly) things (collective) Jeremiah 20:5 (om. ᵐ5), חֹסֶן וִיקָר Ezekiel 22:25; כָּליְֿקָר Job 28:10.

b.כְּלִי יְקָר Proverbs 20:15 a jewel of preciousness = precious jewel ("" זָהָב, מְּנִינִים).

2 price Zechariah 11:13, see יָקַר

2,3. honour, Psalm 49:13; Psalm 49:21; elsewhere only Esther: יְקָר תִּפְאֶרֶת גְּדוּלָּתוֺ Esther 1:4 ("" כְּבוֺד מַלְכוּתוֺ); יִתְּנוּ יְקָר לְ Esther 1:20 all wives give honour to their lords; מַהנַּֿעֲשָׂה יְקָר וּגְדוּלָּה לְמָרְדְּכַי Esther 6:3, with עשׂה לְ also Esther 6:6; לַיְּהוּדִים הָֽיְתָה אוֺרָה וְשִׂמְחָה וְשָׂשׂן וִיקָר Esther 8:16; (הָ)אִישׁאֲשֶׁר הַמֶּלֶךְ חָפֵץ בִּיקָרוֺ the man in whose honour the king delighteth Esther 6:6,7,9 (twice in verse); Esther 6:11.

[יְקָר] noun masculine Daniel 2:6 honour (see Biblical Hebrew); — absolute וִיקָר) Daniel 2:6; Daniel 7:14; construct id. Daniel 4:27, לִיקַר Daniel 4:33 (K§ 57. Anm. Str קָר-); emphatic וִיקָרָא Daniel 2:37; Daniel 5:18, הָ֯ Daniel 5:20.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יְקָר m. (with Kametz impure).

(1)  preciousness, costliness. כְּלִי יְקָר a precious vessel, Proverbs 20:15. Concr. כָּל־יְקָר whatever is precious, Job 28:10; Jeremiah 20:5.

(2) honour, dignity, Psalms 49:13, 21 Ps4 9:21 Esther 1:20.

(3) magnificence, Esther 1:4.

(4) price (Preis), Zechariah 11:13.

יְקָר m. Chald.

(1)  precious things, Daniel 2:6 compare with Isaiah 3:17, 10:3. Targum.

(2) honour, dignity, Daniel 2:37, 4:27, 33.

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List of Word Forms
בִּ֭יקָר בִּֽיקָר֑וֹ בִּיקָר֑וֹ בִּיקָרֽוֹ׃ ביקר ביקרו ביקרו׃ הַיְקָ֔ר היקר וִיקָֽר׃ וִיקָר֙ ויקר ויקר׃ יְ֝קָ֗ר יְקָ֔ר יְקָ֖ר יְקָ֧ר יְקָר֙ יְקָרָ֑הּ יקר יקרה bî·qā·rōw bî·qār bikaRo Bikor bîqār bîqārōw hay·qār hayKar hayqār viKar wî·qār wîqār yə·qā·rāh yə·qār yeKar yekaRah yəqār yəqārāh
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