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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1265 - בְּרוֹשׁ

Transliteration
berôsh
Phonetics
ber-osh'  
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
289a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) cypress, fir, juniper, pine

1a) a noble tree (literally)

1b) of stateliness (figuratively)

1c) material for temple

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2748 ‑ Κεδρών (ked‑rone');  4285 ‑ προηγέομαι (pro‑ay‑geh'‑om‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (20) NAS (20) HCS (20)
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 5
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Zechariah 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 5
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Zechariah 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 5
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Zechariah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 12
n-cms 5
n-cmp 12
n-cms 5
n-cmp 12
n-cms 5
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2042) srb (ברסה BRSh) AC: ? CO: Cypress AB: ?: [from: rb- as a choice wood]

cm ) sfrb (ברוסה BRWSh) - Cypress: The tree or the wood. [df: twrb] KJV (21): fir - Strongs: H1265 (בְּרוֹשׁ), H1266 (בְּרוֹת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בְּרוֺשׁ noun masculine Hosea 14:9 cypress or fir (Assyrian burâšu COT Glossary Aramaic בּרוֺתא, , compare בְּרוֺת below, see also Greek βράθυ, Latin bratum, cypress, juniper (PS); in favour of cypress, also ᵐ5ᵑ6 & so Thes; in favour of fir or pine, ᵑ9 Rob in Rob-Ges (because cypress not now indigenous on Lebanon); compare also RS Proph. iv. n. 20 who lays stress on Phoenician proper name, of a location אי בשם (= איברושים) = Greek Πιτυοῦσαι i.e. isle of firs; — see further Schroed Phön. Spr. 99 Löw No. 59 & Brathu as name of Hermon Philo Byblus in Euseb Praep. Evang. i. 10) — בְּרוֺשׁ Hosea 14:9 4t.; בִּרוֺשִׁים 2 Samuel 6:5 + 11: t., בְּרשִׁים Nahum 2:4, בְּרוֺשָׁיו Isaiah 37:24, בְּרשָׁיו 2 Kings 19:23; —

1 (literal) a noble tree, usually "" ארז (except 2 Samuel 6:5; 1 Kings 6:34; 2 Chronicles 3:5; Psalm 104:17; Isaiah 55:13; Hosea 14:9; Nahum 2:4); as standing and growing Isaiah 14:8; Isaiah 37:24 = 2 Kings 19:23; Isaiah 41:19; Isaiah 55:13 ("" הֲדַס) Isaiah 60:13 ("" כבוד לבנון = ארז) Psalm 104:17.

2 simile of luxuriance, stateliness Ezekiel 31:8, productiveness Hosea 14:9 (Now thinks cypress), figurative for spear-shafts Nahum 2:4 Hi-St, but ᵐ5ᵑ6 פרשׁים; figurative for mighty men Zechariah 11:2.

3 as material (always plural), for building temple (׳עצי ב) 1 Kings 5:22; 1 Kings 5:24; 1 Kings 6:34; compare 1 Kings 9:11; 2 Chronicles 2:7; ׳עץ ב (singular) 2 Chronicles 3:5 (compare Baer's note); ׳צלעות ב 1 Kings 6:15; for ships (no עץ) Ezekiel 27:5; — בְּכֹל עֲצֵי ברושׁים 2 Samuel 6:5 apparently = with all musical instruments made of fir, but "" 1 Chronicles 13:8 בְּכָלעֹֿז וּבְשִׁירִים & so here ᵐ5 We Dr.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בְּרוֹשׁ pl. בְּרוֹשִׁים m.

(1)  the cypress, a tall tree, Isaiah 55:13, and fruit-bearing, Hosea 14:9 together with the cedar, to which it is very often joined, the principal ornament of Lebanon (Isaiah 14:8, 37:24 60:13 Zechariah 11:2, comp. verse Zechariah 11:1); the wood of which, equally with that of the cedar, was used for the planks of the temple of Jerusalem (1Ki. 5:22, 24 1Ki 5:24 6:15, 34 1 Kings 6:34; 2 Chronicles 2:7, 3:5 ); for the decks of ships (Ezekiel 27:5); also, for spears (Nahum 2:4); and instruments of music (2 Samuel 6:5); once, by a Syriacism, called בְּרוֹת, Song of Solomon 1:17. That the cypress, not the fir, is to be understood, is clear both from the nature of the case, and also from the authority of the ancient versions; although this name may perhaps have comprehended also other trees of the pine kind. See this more fully stated in Thes. page 246. As to the etymology, the cypress appears to be so called from the boards and planks cut from it; see the root.

(2) something made of cypress wood.

(a) a lance, Nahum 2:4.

(b) a musical instrument, 2 Samuel 6:5.

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List of Word Forms
בְּר֛וֹשׁ בְּרֹשָׁ֔יו בְּרוֹשִֽׁים׃ בְּרוֹשִׁ֔ים בְּרוֹשִׁ֗ים בְּרוֹשִׁ֛ים בְּרוֹשִׁ֣ים בְּרוֹשִׁ֤ים בְּרוֹשִׁ֥ים בְּרוֹשׁ֙ בְר֔וֹשׁ בְרוֹשִֽׁים׃ בְרוֹשִׁ֑ים בְרוֹשִׁ֖ים בְרוֹשִׁ֛ים ברוש ברושים ברושים׃ ברשיו וְהַבְּרֹשִׁ֖ים והברשים כִּבְר֣וֹשׁ כברוש bə·rō·šāw bə·rō·wō·šîm ḇə·rō·wō·šîm bə·rō·wōš ḇə·rō·wōš beRoosh bərōšāw beroShav beroShim beroVosh bərōwōš ḇərōwōš bərōwōšîm ḇərōwōšîm kiḇ·rō·wōš kiḇrōwōš kivRoosh vehabberoShim veRoosh veroShim wə·hab·bə·rō·šîm wəhabbərōšîm
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