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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #06080 - עָפַר

Word Origin
a primitive root: meaning either to be gray or perhaps rather to pulverise
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Piel) to dust, powder

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
2 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2565) rpo (אהפר AhPR) AC: Cast CO: Powder AB: ?

V) rpo (אהפר AhPR) - Cast: To throw a dust or powder. KJV (1): (vf: Piel) cast - Strongs: H6080 (עָפַר)

Nm) rpo (אהפר AhPR) - Powder: An abundant amount of powdery substance as dust or ash. KJV (110): dust, earth, powder, rubbish, ash, morter, ground - Strongs: H6083 (עָפָר)

gm) rpfo (אהופר AhWPR) - Young: As kicking up dust in play. KJV (5): young - Strongs: H6082 (עֹפֶר)

gf2) trpfo (אהופרת AhWPRT) - Lead: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (9): lead - Strongs: H5777 (עֹפֶרֶת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [עָפַר] verb denominative Pi`elוְעִמַּר בֶּעָפָר 2 Samuel 16:13 and kept dusting (him) with dust (throwing [lumps of] dry earth at him).

II. עפר (√ of following; compare Arabic young of mountain-goat, Late Hebrew עוֺפֶר young of animals).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָפַר not used in Kal, Arab. I. عَفِرُ to be whitish, reddish, like sand, or a gazelle, عَفَرُ dust, earth. II. غفر (cogn. to כָּפַר to cover), to be rough, hairy.

Piel (denom. from עָפָר), to dust, to throw dust at (beftäuben), 2 Samuel 16:13.

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List of Word Forms
וְעִפַּ֖ר ועפר veipPar wə‘ippar wə·‘ip·par
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