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Lexicon :: Strong's H1253 - bōr

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בֹּר
Transliteration
bōr
Pronunciation
bore
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as בֹּר (H1252)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 288c

Strong’s Definitions

בֹּר bôr, bore; the same as H1252; vegetable lye (from its cleansing); used as a soap for washing, or a flux for metals:—× never so, purely.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H1253 in the following manner: purely (1x), non translated variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H1253 in the following manner: purely (1x), non translated variant (1x).
  1. lye, potash, alkali used in smelting metal

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֹּר bôr, bore; the same as H1252; vegetable lye (from its cleansing); used as a soap for washing, or a flux for metals:—× never so, purely.
STRONGS H1253:
† I. בֹּר noun masculine lye, potash, alkali used in smelting metals Isaiah 1:25 **read probably כַּכֻּר as in a furnace (Isa 48:10); there seems no evidence that 'lye' (i.e. water mixed with the burnt ashes of plants containing potash, used formerly for washing) was ever used in refining gold or silver: compare J. NapierAnc. Workers in Metal {1856}, 15, 20, 25 WAM in SmithDB ii. 368; Amer. Rev. Ed. (1871, vol, iii), 1939. (see H1287 בֹּרִית).
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Isaiah

1:25; 48:10

H1253

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1253 matches the Hebrew בֹּר (bōr),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:30 - If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never H1253 so clean;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:25 - And I will turn my hand upon thee, and purely H1253 purge away thy dross, and take away all thy tin:

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