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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4378 - מַכָּר

Word Origin
from (05234)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) acquaintance, friend

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

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2406) rkn (נכר NKR) AC: Know CO: ? AB: ?

V) rkn (נכר NKR) - Know: KJV (50): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) know, acknowledge, discern, respect, knowledge, known, feign - Strongs: H5234 (נָכַר)

Nm) rkn (נכר NKR) - I. Foreign:An unknown person, place or thing. II. Disaster:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (37): strange, stranger, alien - Strongs: H5235 (נֹכֶר), H5236 (נֵכָר)

am) rknm (מנכר MNKR) - Acquaintance: One who is known [df: rkm] KJV (2): acquaintance - Strongs: H4378 (מַכָּר)

fm ) irkn (נכרי NKRY) - Foreigner: One who is not known. KJV (45): stranger, strange, alien, foreigner, outlandish - Strongs: H5237 (נָכְרִי)

hf1) erknm (מנכרה MNKRH) - Minkrah: An unknown plant. KJV (1): pit - Strongs: H4379 (מִכְרֶה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מַכָּר] noun masculine acquaintance, friend (dubious, compare Benz on the passage); — suffix מַכָּרוֺ 2 Kings 12:6; plural suffix מַכָּרֵיכֶם v. 2 Kings 12:8.

II. נכר (√ of following, possibly = I. נכר, whence the foreign, strange, as that which is intently regarded, so Thes, but precarious; compare Assyrian nakâru, rebel, Pa`el change, nakiru, and nakaru, enemy, nukurtu, enmity, etc.; ** be ignorant of, Qor 11:73; II. change, alter, so as not to be known, disguise Qor 27:41; IV=I, also deny, Qor 16:85 repudiate. Arabic in sense be bad, evil; II. change, alter a thing; Sabean נכר II. reject, injure, etc., נכרם injury SabDenkm76 CIS iv. 81. 9; 29. 5; Minaean נכר alter Hom Südarab. Chrest. 128; Syriac reject, alienus, etc.; ** reject is rare (twice), and PS properly alienavit each time. ᵑ7נוּכְרַי strange, foreign).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַכָּר m. (from the root נָכַר), an acquaintance, friend, prop. abstr. friendship, familiarity (Bekannt fchaft), 2 Kings 12:6, 2 Kings 12:8.

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List of Word Forms
מַכָּֽרֵיכֶ֔ם מַכָּר֑וֹ מכרו מכריכם mak·kā·rê·ḵem mak·kā·rōw makkareiChem makkārêḵem makkaRo makkārōw
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