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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6565 - פָּרַר
1) to break, frustrate
1a1) to break, violate
1a2) to frustrate, make ineffectual
1b1) to be frustrated
1b2) to be broken
1b3) to break
1c) (Pilpel) to break to bits, shatter
2) to split, divide
2a) (Qal) to split, crack through
2b) (Poel) to break apart
2c) (Hithpoel) to be split, be cracked through
1388) rp (פר PR) AC: Tread CO: Bull AB: Fruitful: The pictograph p is a picture of an open mouth, the r is a picture of a head. Combined these mean "open the head". The heads of grains are scattered on the threshing floor, a smooth, hard and level surface. An ox is lead around the floor crushing the heads, opening them to reveal the seed inside. Also the fruit of trees that harvested. (eng: bull - with the exchange of the b and p and the l and r; fruit, also other fruits with a "pr" such as pear and apricot)
V) rrp (פרר PRR) - Break: To throw something on the ground and break it by trampling. KJV (50): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pilpel) break, void, defeat, disannul, disappoint, frustrate, nought, cease, clean, dissolved, divide - Strongs: H6565 (פָּרַר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
פָּרַר to break, to break in pieces (compare פּוּר No. I). In Kal once inf. absol. פּוֹר Isaiah 24:19 (although its form might be more correctly referred to פּוּר No. I.)
Hiphil הֵפֵר (in Pause הֵפַר Genesis 7:14), inf. הָפֵר, with aff. הַפְרְכֶם Leviticus 26:15.
(1) to break, always used figuratively, as a covenant, Leviticus 26:44; Isaiah 33:8; Ezekiel 17:16 a law, Psalms 119:126.
(2) to make void, as counsel, 2 Samuel 15:34; Psalms 33:10, compare Job 5:12; Proverbs 15:22; Isaiah 44:25 to declare void, e.g. a vow, Numbers 30:9, 13 Numbers 30:13 intrans. to be void, Ecclesiastes 12:5. Hence
(3) to bring to nothing (vernichten), to take away, as piety, Job 15:4 any one’s right, Job 40:8; Psalms 85:5, הָפֵר כַּעַסְךָ עִמָּנוּ “take away (avert) thy anger which is with us” (towards us).
Hophal הֻפַר to be made void, Isaiah 8:10 Jerem. 33:21.
Poel פּוֹרֵר to divide (the sea), Psalms 74:13.
Hithpolel הִתְפּוֹרֵר to be broken, cleft, i.e. to quake (as the earth), Isaiah 24:19.
Pilpel, to shake (compare Isaiah 24:19), Job 16:12.
פָּרַר i.q. פָּרָא, פָּרָה to be borne swiftly, to run. Hence פַּרְפַּר, which see [also in Thes. פַּר, פָּרָה].
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