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Lexicon :: Strong's H1240 - bᵊqar

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to בָּקַר (H1239)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2638

Strong’s Definitions

בְּקַר bᵉqar, bek-ar'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1239:—inquire, make search.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H1240 in the following manner: make search (4x), enquire (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H1240 in the following manner: make search (4x), enquire (1x).
  1. to seek, enquire

    1. (Pael) to enquire

    2. (Ithpael) to let search be made

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּקַר bᵉqar, bek-ar'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1239:—inquire, make search.
STRONGS H1240: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

† [בְּקַר] verb
Pa. inquire, seek (only Ezra) (Targum Syriac; see Biblical Hebrew H1239); — Perfect 3rd person masculine plural בַּקַּ֫רוּ Ezra 4:19; Ezra 6:1; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְבַקַּר Ezra 4:15; Infinitive לְבַקָּרָה Ezra 7:14; —
1. inquire, with עַל (of thing) concerning Ezra 7:14; with subject indefinite, = passive, Ezra 4:19 search was made, so Ezra 6:1; Ezra 4:15.
Hithpa. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִתְבַּקַּר Daniel 5:17, impersonal, let search be made.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:15; 4:15; 4:19; 4:19; 6:1; 6:1; 7:14; 7:14




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1240 matches the Hebrew בְּקַר (bᵊqar),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:15 - That search H1240 may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:19 - And I commanded, and search H1240 hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be search H1240 made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon, whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:1 - Then Darius the king made a decree, and search H1240 was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - Forasmuch as thou art sent of the king, and of his seven counsellors, to enquire H1240 concerning Judah and Jerusalem, according to the law of thy God which is in thine hand;
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