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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #155 - אַדֶּרֶת

Word Origin
f of (0117)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) glory, cloak

1a) glory, splendour, magnificence (of a vine, shepherds)

1b) mantle, cloak made of fur or fine material

1b1) prophet’s garment

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3172 ‑ μεγαλωσύνη (meg‑al‑o‑soo'‑nay);  3374 ‑ μηλωτή (may‑lo‑tay');  4749 ‑ στολή (stol‑ay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (12) HCS (12)
Genesis 1
Joshua 2
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 3
Ezekiel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 2
Genesis 1
Joshua 2
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 3
Ezekiel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 2
Genesis 1
Joshua 2
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 3
Ezekiel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 2
n-cfs 7
n-cfs 7
n-cfs 7

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1089) rd (דר DR) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: The pictograph d is a door representing a moving back and forth. The r is the head of a man. Combined these mean "the back and forth movement of man". A generation is one revolution of the family line. The Hebraic understanding of order is the continual cyclical process of life and death or renewal and destruction. This root can also have the meanings of circling around of something in a wide area or to cover a large area. (eng: adore - as honor)

A) rd (דר DR) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: A circling around as the flight of a bird or a dance.

Nm) rd (דר DR) - I. Generation:As a circle of the family. II. White:From the whiteness of the pearl. KJV (5): white, generation - Strongs: H1858 (דַּר), H1859 (דָּר)

lm) rdrd (דרדר DRDR) - Thistle: Used by the shepherd to build a corral around the flock at night KJV (2): thistle - Strongs: H1863 (דַּרְדַּר)

B) rrd (דרר DRR) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: A circling around as the flight of a bird or a dance.

cf) rfrd (דרור DRWR) - I. Swallow:A bird that flies in a circle. II. Free Flowing:A flowing liquid. KJV (10): pure, swallow - Strongs: H1865 (דְּרוֹר), H1866 (דְּרוֹר)

C) rda (אדר ADR) AC: Wide CO: Robe AB: ?: What covers a large area.

V) rda (אדר ADR) - Wide: KJV (3): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Participle) glorious, honourable - Strongs: H142 (אָדַר)

Nm) rda (אדר ADR) - I. Wide: II. Robe:A wide garment. KJV (2): goodly, mantle, threshing floor - Strongs: H145 (אֶדֶר)

Nf2) trda (אדרת ADRT) - I. Robe:A wide garment. II. Noble:Something that is wide in majesty. KJV (12): mantle, garment, glory, goodly, robe - Strongs: H155 (אַדֶּרֶת)

bm) rida (אדיר ADYR) - Noble: Someone or something that is wide in authority or majesty. KJV (27): noble, excellent, mighty, principle, famous, gallant, glorious, goodly, lordly, worthies - Strongs: H117 (אַדִּיר)

em) rdia (אידר AYDR) - Threshing floor: A wide area. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): threshingfloor - Strongs: H147 (אִדַּר)

E) ard (דרא DRA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown meaning]

jm) nfard (דראונ DRAWN) - Abhor: KJV (2): abhorring, contempt - Strongs: H1860 (דְּרָאוֹן)

F) rde (הדר HDR) AC: Swell CO: ? AB: Honor: To swell in an outward direction. To make another swell through honor or pride (as in a swelling up of the chest) .

V) rde (הדר HDR) - Swell: Someone or something that is wide in size or majesty. To honor. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael) honour, countenance, crooked places, glorious, glorified, put forth - Strongs: H1921 (הָדַר), H1922 (הֲדַר)

Nm) rde (הדר HDR) - Honor: Someone or something that is swollen in size, pride or majesty. KJV (34): honour, majesty, glory, beauty, comeliness, excellency, glorious, goodly - Strongs: H1923 (הֲדַר), H1925 (הֶדֶר), H1926 (הָדָר)

Nf1) erde (הדרה HDRH) - Swelling: KJV (5): beauty, honour - Strongs: H1927 (הֲדָרָה)

G) red (דהר DHR) AC: Gallop CO: ? AB: ?: The repetitious rhythmic running of a horse in a circular direction.

V) red (דהר DHR) - Gallop: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) prancing - Strongs: H1725 (דָּהַר)

Nm) red (דהר DHR) - Gallop: [df: Rhhd] KJV (2): prancing - Strongs: H1726 (דַּהֲרָה)

im ) redt (תדהר TDHR) - Tid |kjv: pine, pine tree - Strongs: H8410 (תִּדְהָר)

J) rfd (דור DWR) AC: Dwell CO: Dwelling AB: ?: The nomadic camp was set up in a circle with the tents set up outside of the circle.

V) rfd (דור DWR) - Dwell: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (8): (vf: Paal) dwell - Strongs: H1752 (דּוּר), H1753 (דּוּר)

Nm) rfd (דור DWR) - I. Circle: II. Ball: III. Generation:The circle of life from generation to generation. KJV (170): generation, all, many - Strongs: H1754 (דּוּר), H1755 (דֹּר)

km) rfdm (מדור MDWR) - Dwelling: [Aramaic only] KJV (4): dwelling - Strongs: H4070 (מִדֹר)

kf1) erfdm (מדורה MDWRH) - Pile: A round pile of wood for fires. KJV (2): pile - Strongs: H4071 (מִדֻרָה)

ibf1) eridt (תדירה TDYRH) - Continue: As a swelling. [Aramaic only] KJV (2): continually - Strongs: H8411 (תְּדִיר)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אַדֶּ֫רֶת noun feminine glory, cloak׳א absolute Joshua 7:24; אַדָּ֑רֶת Ezekiel 17:8; construct Genesis 25:25 4t.; אַדַּרְתּוֺ 1 Kings 19:13 3t.; אַדַּרתָּם Zechariah 11:3

1 glory, magnificence, of vine Ezekiel 17:8 (so Thes MV, but < adjective f. from אַדִּיר q. v.), of shepherds Zechariah 11:3 (or sub 2).

2 mantle, cloak (wide garment) of hair שֵׂעָר Genesis 25:25; Zechariah 13:4 (as prophetic mantle, so perhaps Zechariah 11:3 of shepherds = false prophets) compare of Elijah 1 Kings 19:13,19; 2 Kings 2:8,13,14; but אַדֶּרֶת שִׁנְעָר טוֺבָה (fine mantle of Shinar = Babylonian mantle — doubtless costly) Joshua 7:21,24 (J) & (late) ׳א alone Jonah 3:6.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1) prop. fem. of the adjective אַדִּיר wide, ample (comp. שַׁלִּיט, f. שַׁלֶּטֶת); Ezekiel 17:8, גֶּפֶן אַדֶּרֶת “a wide branching vine;” comp. אַדִּיר No. 1.

(2) a cloak, so called from its being wide, 1 Kings 19:13, 19 1 Kings 19:19; 2 Kings 2:13, 14 2 Kings 2:14; Jonah 3:6 אַדֶּרֶת שִׁנְעָר “a Babylonish cloak,” Joshua 7:21, i.e. variegated with figures, or interwoven with various colours, having the figures of men and beasts; comp. Plin. viii. 48. אַדֶּרֶת שֵׂעָר “a hairy cloak,” i.q. a garment shaggy with hair (Pelz), Genesis 25:25; Zechariah 13:4.

(3) magnificence, splendour, Zechariah 11:3.

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List of Word Forms
אַדֶּ֣רֶת אַדֶּ֥רֶת אַדֶּ֨רֶת אַדַּרְתָּ֑ם אַדַּרְתּ֖וֹ אַדַּרְתּ֤וֹ אַדָּֽרֶת׃ אדרת אדרת׃ אדרתו אדרתם בְּאַדַּרְתּ֔וֹ באדרתו הָאַדֶּ֣רֶת האדרת כְּאַדֶּ֣רֶת כאדרת ’ad·dā·reṯ ’ad·dar·tām ’ad·dar·tōw ’ad·de·reṯ ’addāreṯ ’addartām ’addartōw ’addereṯ adDaret addarTam addarTo adDeret bə’addartōw bə·’ad·dar·tōw beaddarTo hā’addereṯ hā·’ad·de·reṯ haadDeret kə’addereṯ kə·’ad·de·reṯ keadDeret
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