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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #05568 - סָמַר

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to bristle up, shiver, stand up

1a) (Qal) to bristle up, shiver

1b) (Piel) to bristle up, stand up

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5425 ‑ φρίσσω (fris'‑so);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2491) rmx (סמר SMR) AC: Bristle CO: Hair AB: ?: The standing on end of hair as when terrified or on a caterpillar.

V) rmx (סמר SMR) - Bristle: KJV (2): (vf: Paal, Piel) tremble, stood - Strongs: H5568 (סָמַר)

Nm) rmx (סמר SMR) - Hair: KJV (1): rough - Strongs: H5569 (סָמָר)

af1) ermxm (מסמרה MSMRH) - Nail: As a standing hair. KJV (4): nail - Strongs: H4548 (מַשְׂמְרָה)

af ) rmxm (מסמר MSMR) - Nail: As a standing hair. [df: rmVm] KJV (1): nail - Strongs: H4548 (מַשְׂמְרָה), H4930 (מַשְׂמֵרָה)

hm ) rmxm (מסמר MSMR) - Nail: As a standing hair. KJV (1): nail - Strongs: H4548 (מַשְׂמְרָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 סָמַר verb bristle up (Lag BN 106 compare Arabic contract; in that case ׳ס for ׳שׂ); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular מִמַּחְדְּךָ בְשָׂרִי׳ס Psalm 119:20 from fear of thee did my flesh bristle up, 'creep.'

Pi`el Imperfect תְּסַמֵּר שַׂעֲרַת בְּשָׂרִי Job 4:15.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סָמַר horrere, θρίσσειν, to stand on end

(a) used of the hair (see Piel, and סָמַר ), hence used of a man seized with terror. Psalms 119:120, סָמַר בְּשָׂרִי Symm. ὀρθοτριχεῖ.

(b) used of bristling points, hence מַסְמֵר something pointed, a nail, and سمر Chald. סַמֵּר to fasten with nails.

Piel, id., to stand on end, as hair, Job 4:15 Hence [מַסְמַר and]

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List of Word Forms
סָמַ֣ר סמר תְּ֝סַמֵּ֗ר תסמר sā·mar saMar sāmar tə·sam·mêr tesamMer təsammêr
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