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Strong's #6538 - פֶּרֶס

from (H6536)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. bird of prey
    1. perhaps bearded vulture or ossifrage
    2. perhaps an extinct animal, exact meaning unknown

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5329 ‑ Φαρές (far‑es');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
BSB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
CSB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
ESV (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
KJV (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
LEB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
LSB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
N95 (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
NAS (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
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WEB (3)
Leviticus 2
Deuteronomy 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2640) xrp (פרס PRS) AC: Split CO: Hoof AB: ?: The hoof that is split into two parts. [from: rp- breaking]

V) xrp (פרס PRS) - I. Split:To split in two as the hoofs of a clean animal. [Hebrew an Aramaic] II. Spread:To spread apart in the sense of splitting. [df: Vrp] KJV (84): (vf: Paal, Niphil, Hiphil, Piel) divide, part, deal, hoof, tear, spread, stretch, scatter, break, open, chop, spread - Strongs: H6536 (פָּרַס), H6537 (פְּרֵס), H6566 (פָּרַשׂ)

Nm ) xrp (פרס PRS) - Peres: An unknown bird of prey. KJV (2): ossifrage - Strongs: H6538 (פֶּרֶס)

Nf1) exrp (פרסה PRSH) - Hoof: As split. KJV (19): hoof, claw - Strongs: H6541 (פַּרְסָה)

hm) xrpm (מפרס MPRS) - Spreading: In the sense of splitting. KJV (2): spreading - Strongs: H4666 (מִפְרָשׂ)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מֶּ֫רֶס noun [masculine] a bird of prey, perhaps bearded vulture ( gypaelus barbatus, 'ossifrage' (Tristr NHB 171; FFP 94; from tearing its prey); — for bidden as food Deuteronomy 14:12 = Leviticus 11:13 (H).

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

פֶּרֶס m. a species of eagle, according to Bochart (Hieroz. ii. 185) aquila marina, or ossifrage, Arab. كاسر breaking, Leviticus 11:13.

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List of Word Forms
הַפֶּ֔רֶס הפרס וְהַפֶּ֖רֶס והפרס hap·pe·res happeres vehapPeres wə·hap·pe·res wəhapperes
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