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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3527 - כָּבַר

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

1) to be much, be many, be in abundance, intertwine, multiply

1a) (Hiphil) to make many, make great

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2480 ‑ ἰσχύω (is‑khoo'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2250) rbk (כבר KBR) AC: Multiply CO: Net AB: Abundance: Nets are used for catching an abundance of fish. [from: bk- from the stars as abundant]

V) rbk (כבר KBR) - Multiply: KJV (2): (vf: Hiphil, Participle) multiply - Strongs: H3527 (כָּבַר), H4342 (מַכְבִּיר)

Nm) rbk (כבר KBR) - Already: What has previously happened. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (9): already, now - Strongs: H3528 (כְּבָר)

Nf1) erbk (כברה KBRH) - Sieve: As functioning as a net. KJV (1): sieve - Strongs: H3531 (כְּבָרָה)

am) rbkm (מכבר MKBR) - Coverlet: A netted cloth. KJV (1): cloth - Strongs: H4346 (מַכְבֵּר)

bm) ribk (כביר KBYR) - I. Net: II. Abundant:KJV (13): pillow, mighty, much, strong, most - Strongs: H3523 (כָּבִיר), H3524 (כַּבִּיר)

ef1) erbik (כיברה KYBRH) - Short: A short distance. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (3): little - Strongs: H3530 (כְּבָרָה)

hm) rbkm (מכבר MKBR) - Grate: Appears as a net. KJV (6): grate - Strongs: H4345 (מִכְבָּר)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [כָּבַר] verb be much, many (Assyrian kabâru, be great, mighty; kabru, great, huge; Arabic be great, in body, rank, or age, great, noble, aged; Ethiopic be honoured, magnified; honoured, glorious; Sabean epithet כבר Hal Et. Sab. JAs Dec. 1874, No. 90; Syriac , for Hebrew רָבָה, הִרְבָּה, (rare) much; Zinjirli be abundant, numerous) —

Hiph`il (only Elihu) make many, Job 35:16 בִּבְלִי דַעַת מִלִּין יַכְבִּר (compare וְיֶרֶב אֲמָרָיו Job 34:37) > make great, Bu Beitr. 138, comparing Job 8:2; מַכְבִּיר with the force of a substantive (Ew§ 160 c) Job 36:31 לְמַכְֶבִּיריתן אכל giveth food in abundance (= prose לָרֹב, e.g. 2 Chronicles 11:23).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כָּבַר unused in Kal

(1) pr. to bind together, to plait, to braid, i.q. כָּבַל and the roots therewith compared (also כָּמַר No. II). Hence כְּבִיר plaited mattress, כְּבָרָה sieve, מַכְבֵּר coarse cloth, מִכְבָּר net work. Like many other words of twisting, plaiting, binding (גָּדַל, חוּל, קָשַׁר, קָוָה), it is applied to strength and magnitude. Hence

(2) to be great, to be much, also to be long, continual, see כְּבָר, כִּבְרָה. (Arabic كَبُرَ to be great, powerful, كَبِرَ to grow up, to be advanced in years, Syr. ܟܒܰܪ to increase, to grow up, Eth. ከብረ፡ to be glorious, illustrious.)

Hiphil, to make much, to multiply, Job 35:16. Part. מַכְבִּיר subst. (of the form מַשְׁחִית) abundance, with לְ prefixed, לְמַכְבֹּיר i.q. לָרֹב plentifully, much. Job 36:31.

Derived nouns, see under Kal No. 1, also כַּבִּיר and those which immediately follow.

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