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Entry for Strong's #1755 - דֹּר

dôr, dôr
dore, dore  
Word Origin
from (01752)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) period, generation, habitation, dwelling

1a) period, age, generation (period of time)

1b) generation (those living during a period)

1c) generation (characterised by quality, condition, class of men)

1d) dwelling-place, habitation

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1074 ‑ γενεά (ghen‑eh‑ah');  1078 ‑ γένεσις (ghen'‑es‑is);  1549 ‑ ἔκγονος (ek'‑gon‑on);  5043 ‑ τέκνον (tek'‑non);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (167) NAS (140) HCS (165)
Genesis 7
Exodus 17
Leviticus 14
Numbers 10
Deuteronomy 10
Joshua 2
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 1
Esther 1
Job 2
Psalms 37
Proverbs 5
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 3
Lamentations 1
Joel 3
Genesis 7
Exodus 17
Leviticus 14
Numbers 10
Deuteronomy 10
Joshua 2
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 1
Esther 1
Job 2
Psalms 37
Proverbs 5
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 3
Lamentations 1
Joel 3
Genesis 7
Exodus 19
Leviticus 14
Numbers 10
Deuteronomy 11
Joshua 2
Judges 3
1 Chronicles 1
Esther 2
Job 2
Psalms 57
Proverbs 6
Ecclesiastes 2
Isaiah 18
Jeremiah 4
Lamentations 2
Joel 5
n-cmp 6
n-cms 66
n-cmp 6
n-cms 70
n-cmp 6
n-cms 70

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)

Adopted Roots:

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. דּוֺר, דֹּר noun masculine Deuteronomy 32:5 period, Generation, dwelling (compare below

verb above; also Late Hebrew דּוֺר, Aramaic (included Biblical Aramaic) דָּר, , age, Generation; Arabic gyrus, orbis, periodus; Sabean דר, one time, once, דרם דרם each once in a year DHM in MV) — absolute דּוֺר Genesis 7:1 68t.; דֹּר Exodus 3:15; 36t.; construct דּוֺר Deuteronomy 32:20 7t., דֹּר Exodus 3:15; suffix דּוֺרִי Isaiah 38:12, דּוֺרוֺ Isaiah 53:8; plural דּוֺרִים Psalm 72:5 2t., דֹּרוֺת absolute Job 42:16; Isaiah 41:4; construct Judges 3:2; דּוֺרוֺת construct Isaiah 51:9, דֹּרֹת Genesis 9:12; suffix דֹּרֹתָיו Genesis 6:9; Leviticus 25:30, דּוֺרוֺתֵינוּ Joshua 22:27, דֹּרֹתֵינוּ Joshua 22:28, דּרֹתֵיכֶם Genesis 17:12 27t., דֹּרֹתָם Genesis 17:7 10t.; —

1 period, age, Generation, mostly poetic:

a. of duration in the past, former age(s) דּוֺרוֺת עוֺלָמִים Isaiah 51:9 ("" קדם ימי); שְׁנוֺת דֹּר וָדֹר Deuteronomy 32:7 (song; "" ימות עולם); בְּדֹר וָדֹר Psalm 90:1 (compare Psalm 90:2); מוֺסְדֵי דּוֺרוָֿדוֺר Isaiah 58:12 ("" חרבות עולם); שֹׁמֲמוֺת דּוֺר וָדוֺר Isaiah 61:4 ("" id.)

b. usually of duration to come, future age(s), לְדֹרדֹּר Exodus 3:15 (E; "" לעולם) compare Proverbs 27:24 Kt (Qr לְדוֺרוָדוֺר; "" id.); מִדֹּר דֹּר Exodus 17:16 (E), = מִדּוֺר לָדוֺר Isaiah 34:10; לְדֹר וָדֹר Psalm 10:6; Psalm 33:11 ("" לעולם) Psalm 49:12; Psalm 79:13; Psalm 85:6; Psalm 102:13; Psalm 119:90; Psalm 135:13; Psalm 146:10; Joel 4:20 (all "" id.); Psalm 89:2 ("" עולם) Psalm 89:5 ("" עדעֿולם) Psalm 106:31 ("" id.) Isaiah 34:17 ("" id.); Psalm 77:9 ("" לנצח); עַדדֹּֿר וָדֹר Psalm 100:5 ("" לעולם) Isaiah 13:20 ("" לנצח) Jeremiah 50:39 ("" id.); בְּכָלדֹּֿרוָדֹר Jeremiah 45:18 ("" לעולם ועד) compare Esther 9:28; שְׁנוֺתָיו כְּמוֺ דֹרוָדֹר Psalm 61:7 compare שְׁנֵי דּוֺר וָדוֺר Joel 2:2 ("" העולם); as modifying phrase מְשׂוֺשׂ דּוֺר וָדוֺר Isaiah 60:15 ("" נאון עולם); further דּוֺר דּוֺרִים Psalm 72:5; יְשׁוּעָתִי לְדוֺר דּוֺרִים Isaiah 51:8 ("" לעולם).

c. apparently including both past and futureבְּדוֺר דּוֺרִים שְׁנוֺתֶיךָ Psalm 102:25; בְּכָל דּוֺר וָדֹר Psalm 145:13; לְדוֺר וָדוֺר Lamentations 5:19.

2 of men living at a particular time (period, age), generation, as transitory דּוֺר הֹלֵךְ וְדוֺר בָּא Ecclesiastes 1:4: specifically

a. in the present, and (or) the past Genesis 7:1 (J) Exodus 1:6 (P) Numbers 32:13 (JE) Deuteronomy 1:35; Deuteronomy 2:14; Judges 2:10 (twice in verse); Isaiah 53:8 (compare Che critical note) Jeremiah 2:31; also Psalm 95:10; Job 8:8; Isaiah 41:4.

b. Judges 3:2 (present & future); compare plural דֹּרֹתָיו Genesis 6:9 (i.e. his own Generation and those immediately contiguous, before and after).

c. especially of a future Generation Genesis 15:16 (JE), with numeral, compare Deuteronomy 23:3; Deuteronomy 23:4; Deuteronomy 23:9; also Deuteronomy 29:21; Psalm 48:14; Psalm 71:18; Psalm 78:4; Psalm 78:6; Psalm 102:19; Psalm 109:13; Joel 1:3 compare Psalm 22:31; Psalm 22:32 (Che critical note); of a succession of Generations דּוֺר לְדוֺריְשַׂבַּח מַעֲשֶׂיךָ Psalm 145:4; בְּכָלדּֿוֺר וָדוֺר Esther 9:28; usually plural לְדֹרֹת עוֺלָם Genesis 9:12 (P); with number לְאֶלֶף דּוֺר Psalm 105:8 ("" עולם) = 1 Chronicles 16:15 ("" לעולם); Deuteronomy 7:9; see further, of posterity, אַרְבָּעָה דֹּרוֺת Job 42:16; usually plural with suffix Genesis 17:7,9,12; Exodus 12:14,17,42; Exodus 16:32,33; Exodus 27:21; Exodus 29:42; Exodus 30:8,10,21,31; Exodus 31:13,16; Exodus 40:15; Leviticus 3:17; Leviticus 6:11; Leviticus 7:36; Leviticus 10:9 (all P); Leviticus 17:7; Leviticus 21:17; Leviticus 22:3; Leviticus 23:14,21,31,41,43; Leviticus 24:3; Leviticus 25:30 (all H); Numbers 9:10; Numbers 10:8; Numbers 15:14,15,21,23,38; Numbers 18:23; Numbers 35:29; Joshua 22:27,28 (all P).

3 generation characterized by quality or condition, class of men: דּוֺר עִקֵּשׁ crooked Generation Deuteronomy 32:5 (song) compare Deuteronomy 32:20; Psalm 78:8 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 7:29; of different classes of wicked, Proverbs 30:11,12,13,14compare Psalm 12:8; of the righteous, as a class Psalm 14:5; Psalm 24:6; Psalm 73:15 (בָּנֶיךָ דּוֺר) Psalm 112:2 (compare Psalm 22:31 ᵑ0, but < Che joins לדור to Psalm 22:32 compare above below 2 c); so also דּוֺר אֲבוֺתָיו i.e. the dead Psalm 49:20 (so most; yet see below below 4).

4 dwelling-place, habitation Isaiah 38:12 compare דּוּר verb, so Saad Ki Ges De Che RVm (Ew life "" חַיַּי); so also Psalm 49:20 De Witt, compare Che OP 479.

דָּר noun [masculine] generation (Biblical Hebrew דּוֺר); — absolute in phrase עִםדָּֿר וְדָו Daniel 3:33; Daniel 4:31 (is) with Generation and Generation, i.e. endures Generation after Generation.

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דֹּר see דּוֹר.

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List of Word Forms
בְּד֖וֹר בְּד֗וֹר בְּד֣וֹר בְּד֥וֹר בְּדֹ֣ר בְּדֹֽרֹתָ֑יו בַּדּ֥וֹר בדור בדר בדרתיו ד֤וֹר ד֭וֹר דֹ֥ר דֹּ֣ר דֹּ֥ר דֹּֽר׃ דֹּר֖וֹת דֹּר֣וֹת דֹּרֹתֵ֖ינוּ דֹּרֽוֹת׃ דֹּרוֹתֵינוּ֮ דֹרֹֽתֵיכֶם֒ דּ֣וֹר דּ֤וֹר דּ֤וֹר ׀ דּ֥וֹר דּ֨וֹר דּ֭וֹר דּֽוֹר׃ דּוֹר֖וֹ דּוֹר֮ דּוֹרִ֗י דּוֹרִ֣ים דּוֹרִֽים׃ דּוֹר־ דוֹר־ דור דור־ דור׃ דורו דורי דורים דורים׃ דר דר׃ דרות דרות׃ דרותינו דרתיכם דרתינו הַדֹּר֖וֹת הַדּ֔וֹר הַדּ֖וֹר הַדּ֗וֹר הַדּ֜וֹר הַדּ֣וֹר הַדּ֥וֹר הדור הדרות וְד֣וֹר וְד֥וֹר וָ֝דֹ֗ר וָ֭דֹר וָד֑וֹר וָד֖וֹר וָד֗וֹר וָדֹ֑ר וָדֹ֓ר ׀ וָדֹ֗ר וָדֹֽור׃ וָדֹֽר׃ וָדֽוֹר׃ ודור ודור׃ ודר ודר׃ לְ֭דוֹר לְד֑וֹר לְד֣וֹר לְד֥וֹר לְדֹ֣ר לְדֹ֣רֹתָ֔ם לְדֹ֥ר לְדֹרֹ֖ת לְדֹרֹ֖תֵיכֶֽם׃ לְדֹרֹ֣תֵיכֶ֔ם לְדֹרֹ֨תֵיכֶ֜ם לְדֹרֹֽתֵיכֶֽם׃ לְדֹרֹתֵיכֶ֑ם לְדֹרֹתֵיכֶ֖ם לְדֹרֹתֵיכֶֽם׃ לְדֹרֹתָ֑יו לְדֹרֹתָ֑ם לְדֹרֹתָ֖ם לְדֹרֹתָ֗ם לְדֹרֹתָֽם׃ לְדֹר־ לַדּֽוֹר׃ לָדוֹר֙ לדור לדור׃ לדר לדר־ לדרת לדרתיו לדרתיכם לדרתיכם׃ לדרתם לדרתם׃ מִדֹּ֖ר מִדּ֤וֹר מדור מדר bad·dō·wr badDor baddōwr bə·ḏō·rō·ṯāw bə·ḏō·wr bə·ḏōr beDor bəḏōr bedoroTav bəḏōrōṯāw bəḏōwr ḏō·rō·ṯê·ḵem dō·rō·ṯê·nū dō·rō·w·ṯê·nū dō·rō·wṯ dō·w·rî dō·w·rîm dō·w·rōw dō·wr ḏō·wr dō·wr- ḏō·wr- Dor dōr ḏōr doRi doRim doRo doRot doroteiChem doroteiNu ḏōrōṯêḵem dōrōṯênū dōrōwṯ dōrōwṯênū dōwr ḏōwr dōwr- ḏōwr- dōwrî dōwrîm dōwrōw had·dō·rō·wṯ had·dō·wr hadDor haddoRot haddōrōwṯ haddōwr lā·ḏō·wr lad·dō·wr ladDor laddōwr ladOr lāḏōwr lə·ḏō·rō·ṯām lə·ḏō·rō·ṯāw lə·ḏō·rō·ṯê·ḵem lə·ḏō·rōṯ lə·ḏō·wr lə·ḏōr lə·ḏōr- leDor ləḏōr ləḏōr- ledoRot ləḏōrōṯ ledoroTam ləḏōrōṯām ledoroTav ləḏōrōṯāw ledoroteiChem ləḏōrōṯêḵem ləḏōwr mid·dō·wr mid·dōr midDor middōr middōwr vaDor veDor wā·ḏō·wr wā·ḏōr wāḏōr wāḏōwr wə·ḏō·wr wəḏōwr
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