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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02145 - זָכָר

Transliteration
zâkâr
Phonetics
zaw-kawr'  
Word Origin
from (02142)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
551e
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) male (of humans and animals) (noun masculine)

2) male (of humans) (adjective)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 730 ‑ ἄρρην (ar'‑hrane, ar'‑sane);  435 ‑ ἀνήρ (an'‑ayr);  3417 ‑ μνεία (mni'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (81) NAS (84) HCS (82)
Genesis 14
Exodus 4
Leviticus 18
Numbers 17
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 2
Judges 2
1 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 12
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 14
Exodus 5
Leviticus 18
Numbers 17
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 2
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 12
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 14
Exodus 5
Leviticus 18
Numbers 17
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 2
Judges 3
1 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 12
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Malachi 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 17
n-cms 64
n-cmp 17
n-cms 64
n-cmp 17
n-cms 64
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2121) rkz (זכר ZKR) AC: Remember CO: Male AB: Memorial: A recalling of events of the past or to act upon a past event.

V) rkz (זכר ZKR) - Remember: To remember in thought as a memorial or mention through speech. Also to act or speak on behalf of another. KJV (233): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) remember, mention, remembrance, recorder, mindful, think, record - Strongs: H2142 (זָכַר)

Nm) rkz (זכר ZKR) - I. Memorial:A remembering and action based on a past even. II. Male:The one of the family that remembers and passes down the family history through story and family name. Also the one who acts and speaks for the family. III. Ram:The male member of the flock. [Aramaic only] [df: rkd] KJV (107): male, man, child, mankind, him, ram - Strongs: H1798 (דְּכַר), H2143 (זֶֶכֶר), H2145 (זָכָר)

dm ) rfkz (זכור ZKWR) - Male: The one of the family that remembers and passes down the family history through story and family name. Also the one who acts and speaks for the family. KJV (4): male, man - Strongs: H2138 (זָכוּר)

nf1) erkza (אזכרה AZKRH) - Memorial: A remembering and action based on a past even. KJV (7): memorial - Strongs: H234 (אַזְכָּרָה)

ejm) nfrkiz (זיכרונ ZYKRWN) - I. Memorial:A remembering and action based on a past even. II. Record:To remember something through documentation. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: Nwrkd Nrkd] KJV (27): memorial, remembrance, record - Strongs: H1799 (דִּכְרוֹן), H2146 (זִכָּרוֹן)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 זָכָר noun masculine &

adjective male (Assyrian zikaru, zikru, COT Gloss Lyon Manual, Gloss; Arabic ; Aramaic דִּכְרָא, ; Sabean רם[כ]דֿ DHM ZMG 1876,675; relation to above √ obscure; male as mentioned, talked of, Lane969f.; from assumed original sense be sharp (traces of this in Arabic: see Lane), Bö Prob 207 Fl in ChWB i. 422, compare Arabic male organ; Schw ZAW 1891,176 ff. **(against Schwally's view see JPeritz Woman in the Ancient Hebrew Cult, JBL xvii {1898}, 111ff.) from זָכַר = call upon in worship; hence male as competent to worship) — always absolute ׳ז Genesis 1:27 +; plural (ה)זְכָרִים Exodus 13:12 +; see also [זָכוּר]: —

I. substantive male, offspring of men and animals Exodus 13:12,15 (plural, both J E); opposed to נְקֵבָה Deuteronomy 4:16; specifically 1 of men:

a. in phrase אישׁ לְמִשְׁכַב זָכָר אשׁר לא יָָֽדְעָה Judges 21:12 (Bu RS 153 Dr Intr. 151), compare Judges 21:11, Numbers 31:17,18,35 (all 3 P); צַלְמֵי זָכָר Ezekiel 16:17.

b. alone = man Jeremiah 30:6 (רְאוּ אִםיֹֿלֵד זָכָ֑ר "" גֶּבֶר); usually collective, men, male persons (of all ages) Judges 21:11; 1 Kings 11:15,16; Genesis 34:25; Leviticus 6:11; Leviticus 6:22; Leviticus 7:6; Numbers 1:2,20,22; Numbers 3:28,34,39; Numbers 18:10; Numbers 26:62; Numbers 31:7,17 (all P); plural (ה)זכרים 2 Chronicles 31:16; Ezra 8:3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14, so also Joshua 5:4 ("" העם כלֿ, and כלאֿנשׁי המלחמה), Joshua 17:2 (gloss? compare Dr Intr. 104); especially of individual, in connection with circumcision Genesis 17:10,12,14,23; Genesis 34:15,22,24; Exodus 12:48 (all P); of male child Leviticus 12:2 (P) Isaiah 66:7; opposed to נְקֵבָה Genesis 1:27; Genesis 5:2; Leviticus 12:7 (child) Leviticus 15:33; Leviticus 27:3,5,6,7; Numbers 5:3 (all P; compare Sabean אנתֿים פאו דֿ(כ)רם DHM l.c.); opposed to אִשָּׁה in command ag. sodomy Leviticus 18:22; Leviticus 20:13 (both H).

2 of animals, especially for sacrifice Exodus 34:19 (J E; read הַזָּכָר for ᵑ0תִּזָּכָר); Exodus 12:5; Leviticus 1:3,10; Leviticus 4:23 (all P) Leviticus 22:19 (H), Malachi 1:14; opposed to נְקֵבָה Genesis 6:19; Genesis 7:3,9,16; Leviticus 3:1,6 (all P).

II. adjective singular male (only human beings) ׳יֻלַּדלְֿךָ בֵּן ז Jeremiah 20:15; ׳כָּלבְּֿכֹר ז Numbers 3:40,43 (both P).

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List of Word Forms
הַזְּכָרִ֔ים הַזְּכָרִ֖ים הַזְּכָרִ֜ים הַזְּכָרִֽים׃ הַזָּכָ֔ר הַזָּכָ֖ר הזכר הזכרים הזכרים׃ זָכָ֑ר זָכָ֔ר זָכָ֕ר זָכָ֖ר זָכָ֗ר זָכָ֛ר זָכָ֜ר זָכָ֞ר זָכָ֣ר זָכָ֥ר זָכָ֨ר זָכָֽר׃ זָכָר֙ זכר זכר׃ לִזְכָרִ֖ים לִזְכָרִ֗ים לַזָּכָ֖ר לזכר לזכרים מִזָּכָ֤ר מזכר haz·zā·ḵār haz·zə·ḵā·rîm hazzaChar hazzāḵār hazzechaRim hazzəḵārîm laz·zā·ḵār lazzaChar lazzāḵār liz·ḵā·rîm lizchaRim lizḵārîm miz·zā·ḵār mizzaChar mizzāḵār zā·ḵār zaChar zāḵār

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