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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #4378 - מַכָּר

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H5234)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) acquaintance, friend

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
2 Kings 2
NAS (2)
2 Kings 2
CSB (2)
2 Kings 2
BSB (2)
2 Kings 2
ESV (2)
2 Kings 2
WEB (2)
2 Kings 2
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2406) rkn (נכר NKR) AC: Know CO: ? AB: ?

V) rkn (נכר NKR) - Know: KJV (50): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) know, acknowledge, discern, respect, knowledge, known, feign - Strongs: H5234 (נָכַר)

Nm) rkn (נכר NKR) - I. Foreign:An unknown person, place or thing. II. Disaster:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (37): strange, stranger, alien - Strongs: H5235 (נֹכֶר), H5236 (נֵכָר)

am) rknm (מנכר MNKR) - Acquaintance: One who is known [df: rkm] KJV (2): acquaintance - Strongs: H4378 (מַכָּר)

fm ) irkn (נכרי NKRY) - Foreigner: One who is not known. KJV (45): stranger, strange, alien, foreigner, outlandish - Strongs: H5237 (נָכְרִי)

hf1) erknm (מנכרה MNKRH) - Minkrah: An unknown plant. KJV (1): pit - Strongs: H4379 (מִכְרֶה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מַכָּר] noun masculine acquaintance, friend (dubious, compare Benz on the passage); — suffix מַכָּרוֺ 2 Kings 12:6; plural suffix מַכָּרֵיכֶם v. 2 Kings 12:8.

II. נכר (√ of following, possibly = I. נכר, whence the foreign, strange, as that which is intently regarded, so Thes, but precarious; compare Assyrian nakâru, rebel, Pa`el change, nakiru, and nakaru, enemy, nukurtu, enmity, etc.; ** be ignorant of, Qor 11:73; II. change, alter, so as not to be known, disguise Qor 27:41; IV=I, also deny, Qor 16:85 repudiate. Arabic in sense be bad, evil; II. change, alter a thing; Sabean נכר II. reject, injure, etc., נכרם injury SabDenkm76 CIS iv. 81. 9; 29. 5; Minaean נכר alter Hom Südarab. Chrest. 128; Syriac reject, alienus, etc.; ** reject is rare (twice), and PS properly alienavit each time. ᵑ7נוּכְרַי strange, foreign).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַכָּר m. (from the root נָכַר), an acquaintance, friend, prop. abstr. friendship, familiarity (Bekannt fchaft), 2 Kings 12:6, 2 Kings 12:8.

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List of Word Forms
מַכָּֽרֵיכֶ֔ם מַכָּר֑וֹ מכרו מכריכם mak·kā·rê·ḵem mak·kā·rōw makkareiChem makkārêḵem makkaRo makkārōw
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