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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.

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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5:1; 5:2; 6:14


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


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 - When the prophets, Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son H1247 of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews who were in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the God of Israel, who was over them,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:2 - then Zerubbabel the son H1247 of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son H1247 of Jozadak arose and began to rebuild the house of God which is in Jerusalem; and the prophets of God were with them supporting them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - And the elders of the Jews [fn]were successful in building through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son H1247 of Iddo. And [fn]they finished building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decree of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:25 - He said, “Look! I see four men loosed and walking about in the midst of the fire [fn]without harm, and the appearance of the fourth is like a son H1247 of the gods!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:22 - “Yet you, his [fn]son, H1247 Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, [fn]even though you knew all this,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:31 - [fn]So Darius the Mede received the kingdom at about the age H1247 of sixty-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:13 - “I kept looking in the night visions,
And behold, with the clouds of heaven
One like a Son H1247 of Man was coming,
And He came up to the Ancient of Days
And was presented before Him.

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