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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


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 - Now Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the prophet, a descendant of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the God of Israel, who was over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:2 - Then Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and Joshua son of Jozadak set to work to rebuild the house of God in Jerusalem. And the prophets of God were with them, supporting them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - So the elders of the Jews continued to build and prosper under the preaching of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah, a descendant of Iddo. They finished building the temple according to the command of the God of Israel and the decrees of Cyrus, Darius and Artaxerxes, kings of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:25 - He said, “Look! I see four men walking around in the fire, unbound and unharmed, and the fourth looks like a son of the gods.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:22 - “But you, Belshazzar, his son,[fn] have not humbled yourself, though you knew all this.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:31 - and Darius the Mede took over the kingdom, at the age of sixty-two.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:13 - “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man,[fn] coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence.
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