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Strong's #5568 - סָמַר

a primitive root
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to bristle up, shiver, stand up
    1. (Qal) to bristle up, shiver
    2. (Piel) to bristle up, stand up

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Strong #: 5425 ‑ φρίσσω (fris'‑so);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2491) rmx (סמר SMR) AC: Bristle CO: Hair AB: ?: The standing on end of hair as when terrified or on a caterpillar.

V) rmx (סמר SMR) - Bristle: KJV (2): (vf: Paal, Piel) tremble, stood - Strongs: H5568 (סָמַר)

Nm) rmx (סמר SMR) - Hair: KJV (1): rough - Strongs: H5569 (סָמָר)

af1) ermxm (מסמרה MSMRH) - Nail: As a standing hair. KJV (4): nail - Strongs: H4548 (מַשְׂמְרָה)

af ) rmxm (מסמר MSMR) - Nail: As a standing hair. [df: rmVm] KJV (1): nail - Strongs: H4548 (מַשְׂמְרָה), H4930 (מַשְׂמֵרָה)

hm ) rmxm (מסמר MSMR) - Nail: As a standing hair. KJV (1): nail - Strongs: H4548 (מַשְׂמְרָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 סָמַר verb bristle up (Lag BN 106 compare Arabic contract; in that case ׳ס for ׳שׂ); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular מִמַּחְדְּךָ בְשָׂרִי׳ס Psalm 119:20 from fear of thee did my flesh bristle up, 'creep.'

Pi`el Imperfect תְּסַמֵּר שַׂעֲרַת בְּשָׂרִי Job 4:15.

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

סָמַר horrere, θρίσσειν, to stand on end

(a) used of the hair (see Piel, and סָמַר ), hence used of a man seized with terror. Psalms 119:120, סָמַר בְּשָׂרִי Symm. ὀρθοτριχεῖ.

(b) used of bristling points, hence מַסְמֵר something pointed, a nail, and سمر Chald. סַמֵּר to fasten with nails.

Piel, id., to stand on end, as hair, Job 4:15 Hence [מַסְמַר and]

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List of Word Forms
סָמַ֣ר סמר תְּ֝סַמֵּ֗ר תסמר sā·mar saMar sāmar tə·sam·mêr tesamMer təsammêr
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