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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02174 - זִמְרִי

Word Origin
from (02167);
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Zimri = “my music”

1) the son of Salu, a Simeonite chieftain, slain by Phinehas with the Midianitish princess Cozbi

2) 5th king of the northern kingdom, murderer of the king, Elah, who reigned for 7 days before he killed himself by setting the palace on fire and was replaced by the general of the army, Omri

3) one of the five sons of Zerah and grandson of Judah

4) son of Jehoadah and descendant of Saul

5) an obscure name mentioned in connection with ‘the mingled people’ in Jeremiah; may be same as ‘Zimran’

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (15) HCS (15)
Numbers 1
1 Kings 7
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Jeremiah 1
Numbers 1
1 Kings 7
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Jeremiah 1
Numbers 1
1 Kings 7
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 5
Jeremiah 1
n-p 15
n-p 15
n-p 15

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. זִמְרִי proper name, masculineᵐ5 Ζαμβρ(ε)ι

1 a Simeonite Numbers 25:14 (P).

2 grandson of Judah 2 Chronicles 2:6 (app. = זַבְדִּי Joshua 7:1q. v.)

3 king of Israel before Omri 1 Kings 16:9,10,12,15,16,18,20; 2 Kings 9:31.

4 a Benjamite 1 Chronicles 8:36 (twice in verse) = 1 Chronicles 9:42 (twice in verse).

II. זִמְרִי proper name, of a people or

patr., only ׳מַלְכֵי ז Jeremiah 25:25 (+ מלכי עֵילָם and מלכי מָדָ֑י); = Σεμβρῖται in Ethiopia (Strabo xvii, i. 786) ? compare Gf; omitted by ᵐ5; interpolation according to Kue Gie.

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List of Word Forms
וְזִמְרִ֖י וזמרי זִ֠מְרִי זִמְרִ֑י זִמְרִ֔י זִמְרִ֖י זִמְרִ֗י זִמְרִ֛י זִמְרִי֙ זמרי vezimRi wə·zim·rî wəzimrî zim·rî zimRi zimrî

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Monday, October 16th, 2017
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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