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Lexicon :: Strong's H1247 - bar

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to בֵּן (H1121)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2639

Strong’s Definitions

בַּר bar, bar; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1121; a son, grandson, etc.:—× old, son.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H1247 in the following manner: son (7x), about (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H1247 in the following manner: son (7x), about (1x).
  1. son

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בַּר bar, bar; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1121; a son, grandson, etc.:—× old, son.
STRONGS H1247: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

† I. בַּר noun masculine son (Targum id.; Syriac rfb, Mandean בראM § 148, Old Aramaic, Nabataean, Palmyrene בר (and בן) Lzb242f.; Sabean בר according to MordtmVOJ x. 154 f.; = בֵּן, = becoming ר, PhilippiZMG xxxii (1878), 36 ff. BrockSyr. Gr. § 76 and others; √ different from בן according to JHMich Thes K§ 63 and others; Biblical Hebrew H1248 בַּר Aramaism for בֵּן); — construct ב׳ Daniel 3:25 +; suffix בְּרֵהּ Daniel 5:22; plural construct בְּנֵי [H1123 Ezra 6:9] +; suffix בְּנ֫וֺהִי [H1123 Ezra 6:10; Ezra 7:23], בְּנֵיהוֺן [H1123 Daniel 6:25]; —
1. son(s) Ezra 5:1, 2 (twice in verse); Ezra 6:14; Daniel 5:22; [H1123 Daniel 6:25; Ezra 6:10; Ezra 7:23]; בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל [H1123 Ezra 6:16] = Israelites, בְּנֵי גָלוּתָא = captives [H1123 Ezra 6:16; Daniel 2:25; Daniel 5:13; Daniel 6:14]; בַּר־אֱנָשׁ Daniel 7:13 i.e. one of human kind, בְּנֵי אֲנָשָׁא men [H1123 Daniel 2:38; Daniel 5:21]; בַּר־אֱלָהִין Daniel 3:25 a divine (or angelic) being (see Dr, and compare Biblical Hebrew [H1121 Genesis 6:2; Job 1:6]); בַּר שְׁנִין וגו׳ Dan 6:1 [Dan 5:31] a son of 62 years = 62 years old (Biblical Hebrew H1121 בֵּן 9).
2. of bullocks, בְּנֵי תוֺרִין [H1123 Ezra 6:9].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:1; 5:2; 6:14


3:25; 3:25; 5:22; 5:22; 5:31; 7:13


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Strong's Number H1247 matches the Hebrew בַּר (bar),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:1 - Now the prophets, Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews that were in Judah and Jerusalem; in the name of the God of Israel did they prophesy to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:2 - Then rose up Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and began to build the house of God which is at Jerusalem; and with them were the prophets of God, who helped them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - And the elders of the Jews built; and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they built and completed it according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:25 - He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the appearance of the fourth is like a son of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:22 - And thou, Belshazzar, his son, hast not humbled thy heart, although thou knewest all this;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:31 - And Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:13 - I saw in the night visions, and behold, there came with the clouds of heaven one like a son of man, and he came up even to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.
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