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Lexicon :: Strong's H1239 - bāqar

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בָּקַר
Transliteration
bāqar
Pronunciation
baw-kar
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 274

Strong’s Definitions

בָּקַר bâqar, baw-kar; a primitive root; properly, to plough, or (generally) break forth, i.e. (figuratively) to inspect, admire, care for, consider:—(make) inquire (-ry), (make) search, seek out.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H1239 in the following manner: enquire (3x), seek (3x), search (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H1239 in the following manner: enquire (3x), seek (3x), search (1x).
  1. to seek, enquire, consider

    1. (Piel)

      1. to seek, look for

      2. to consider, reflect

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּקַר bâqar, baw-kar; a primitive root; properly, to plough, or (generally) break forth, i.e. (figuratively) to inspect, admire, care for, consider:—(make) inquire (-ry), (make) search, seek out.
STRONGS H1239:
† [בָּקַר] verb inquire, seek (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic H1240 בְּקַר, bdb013301; also Ethiopic bdb013302 in derivatives; originally divide discern, compare Arabic bdb013303 slit, rip, split) — only
Pi. Perfect 1st person singular suffix וּבִקַּרְתִּים consecutive Ezekiel 34:11; Imperfect יְבַקֵּר Leviticus 13:36; Leviticus 27:33, אֲבַקֵּר Ezekiel 34:12; Infinitive construct לְבַקֵּר 2 Kings 16:15 + 2 times; — seek, look for, followed by לְ Leviticus 13:36; seek (to distinguish) followed by בֵּין־טוֺב לָרַע v. Leviticus 27:33; seek (in order to care for) followed by accusative צאֹן Ezekiel 34:11 (|| דרשׁ) Ezekiel 34:12, figurative of י׳ seeking his people; contemplate, followed by בְּ Psalm 27:4 (|| חָזָה בְּ); consider, reflect, absolute Proverbs 20:25 אַחַר נְדָרִים i.e. whether the vows were wise, or should be kept (compare Str on the passage & references); compare perhaps 2 Kings 16:15 consider (what shall be done with the old altar); look at Klo, (so לְבַקֵּר 1 Kings 3:21 for 2nd בַּבֹּקֶר), AV RV to inquire by, Syriac Version for praying; perhaps denoting some religious service to be performed by king himself, compare especially RSSemitic i. 467.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Leviticus

13:36; 13:36; 27:33; 27:33

1 Kings

3:21

2 Kings

16:15; 16:15

Psalms

27:4

Proverbs

20:25

Ezekiel

34:11; 34:11; 34:12; 34:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1239 matches the Hebrew בָּקַר (bāqar),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:36 - Then the priest shall look on him: and, behold, if the scall be spread in the skin, the priest shall not seek H1239 for yellow hair; he is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:33 - He shall not search H1239 whether it be good or bad, neither shall he change it: and if he change it at all, then both it and the change thereof shall be holy; it shall not be redeemed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:15 - And king Ahaz commanded Urijah the priest, saying, Upon the great altar burn the morning burnt offering, and the evening meat offering, and the king's burnt sacrifice, and his meat offering, with the burnt offering of all the people of the land, and their meat offering, and their drink offerings; and sprinkle upon it all the blood of the burnt offering, and all the blood of the sacrifice: and the brasen altar shall be for me to enquire H1239 by.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:4 - One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire H1239 in his temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:25 - It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make enquiry. H1239
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:11 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I, even I, will both search my sheep, and seek them out. H1239
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:12 - As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out H1239 my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.

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