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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02354 - חוּר

Word Origin
the same as (02353) or (02352)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Hur = “hole”

1) a chief assistant to Moses and Aaron

2) grandfather of Bezaleel, the chief artificer of the tabernacle; possibly the same as 1 above

3) the 4th of the 5 kings of Midian who were slain with Balaam after Peor

4) father of Rephaiah in the time of Nehemiah

5) father of Ben-Hur who was commissariat officer for Solomon in Mount Ephraim

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (15) HCS (15)
Exodus 6
Numbers 1
Joshua 1
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Exodus 6
Numbers 1
Joshua 1
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Exodus 6
Numbers 1
Joshua 1
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
n-p 15
n-p 9
n-p 9

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. חוּר proper name, masculine (meaning dubious; compare Nabataean proper name חורו Nö in Eut p. 45) —

1ᵐ5 Ωρ, named with Aaron as compan. of Moses Exodus 17:10,12; Exodus 24:14 (all E).

2 ᵐ5 Ωρ, a Judahite Exodus 31:2 = Exodus 35:30, compare Exodus 38:22 (all P) 1 Chronicles 2:19,20,50 (on divinity of verse see Be VB); also 1 Chronicles 4:1,4; 2 Chronicles 1:5.

3ᵐ5 Ουρ, a king of Midian Numbers 31:8; Joshua 13:21 (both P).

4 ᵐ5 L Εουρ (B omitted) head of fam. of returned exiles Nehemiah 3:9.

5בֶּןחֿוּר officer of Song of Solomon 1Kings 4:8, see below בֵּן p. 122.

III. חוּר = חֻר see below III. חרר.

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List of Word Forms
וְח֔וּר וְח֜וּר וְח֥וּר וְחוּר֙ וחור ח֔וּר ח֖וּר חֽוּר׃ חוּר֙ חור חור׃ chur ḥūr veChur wə·ḥūr wəḥūr

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