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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #875 - בְּאֵר
1) well, pit, spring
1250) rk (כר KR) AC: Dig CO: Bowl AB: ?: The pictograph k is a picture of the palm of the hand, the r is a picture of the head of a man. Combined these mean "palm of man". The palm as hollowed out. A digging. (eng: core; bore)
kf1) erkm (מכרה MKRH) - I. Cave:As a hole in the rock. [df: hrem]II. Weapon:Probably a weapon that is a digging tool or similar implement. KJV (40): cave, den, hole, habitation, army - Strongs: H4380 (מְכֵרָה), H4631 (מְעָרָה)
V) erk (כרה KRH) - I. Dig:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Prepare:To prepare a banquet or feast. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal) dig, make, pierce, open, grieve - Strongs: H3735 (כְּרָה), H3738 (כָּרָה), H3739 (כָּרָה)
Nm ) rfk (כור KWR) - I. Pit:A hole, well or cistern that is dug out. [df: rwb rwx rx]II. Furnace:A hollow box formed out of brick or clay for cooking. III. Kor:A standard of measure. KJV (96): pit, cistern, well, dungeon, fountain, measure, cor - Strongs: H953 (בּוֹר), H2352 (חוּר), H2356 (חוֹר), H3564 (כּוּר), H3734 (כֹּר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
בְּאֵר pl. בְּאֵרוֹת const. בֶּאֱרוֹר (Genesis 14:10), f.
(1) a well (Arab. بءِْيُر, Syr. ܒܺܐܪܐܳ, ܒܺܪܐܳ, id.), Genesis 24:11, 20 Genesis 24:20, 26:19, 20 Genesis 26:20, 21 Genesis 26:21, etc.; often more fully בְּאֵר מַיִם, Genesis 21:19 בְּאֵר מַיִם חַיִּים, 26:19. It is distinguished from a fountain (עַיִן) on the surface of the ground or flowing from a rock; a well (בְּאֵר) may however be also called a fountain (עַיִן), see Genesis 16:7, comp. ver. 14 Genesis 16:14, 24:11, 13 Genesis 24:13, 16 Genesis 24:16. Used of wells of bitumen; Genesis 14:10.
(2) a pit, Ps. 55:24 69:16.
(3) [Beer], pr.n.
(a) of a station of the Israelites on the borders of Moab; -Num. 21:1618, prob. the same place which in Isaiah 15:8, is more fully called בְּאֵר אֵלִים [Beer-elim], “the well of heroes.”
(b) a town of Palestine, Judges 9:21 [see Rob. ii. 132].
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