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Lexicon :: Strong's H1265 - bᵊrôš

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בְּרוֹשׁ
Transliteration
bᵊrôš
Pronunciation
ber-osh'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
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TWOT Reference: 289a

Strong’s Definitions

בְּרוֹשׁ bᵉrôwsh, ber-osh'; of uncertain derivation; a cypress (?) tree; hence, a lance or a musical instrument (as made of that wood):—fir (tree).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H1265 in the following manner: fir tree (13x), fir (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H1265 in the following manner: fir tree (13x), fir (7x).
  1. cypress, fir, juniper, pine

    1. a noble tree (lit.)

    2. of stateliness (fig.)

    3. material for temple

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּרוֹשׁ bᵉrôwsh, ber-osh'; of uncertain derivation; a cypress (?) tree; hence, a lance or a musical instrument (as made of that wood):—fir (tree).
STRONGS H1265:
בְּרוֺשׁ noun masculineHos 14:9 cypress or fir (Assyrian burâšu COTGlossary Aramaic בּרוֺתא, aTxvurb, compare בְּרוֺת below, see also Greek βράθυ, Latin bratum, cypress, juniper (PS); in favour of cypress, also Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version & so Thes; in favour of fir or pine, Vulgate Rob in Rob-Ges (because cypress not now indigenous on Lebanon); compare also RSProph. iv. n. 20 who lays stress on Phoenician proper name, of a location אי בשם (= איברושים) = Greek Πιτυοῦσαι i.e. isle of firs; — see further SchroedPhön. Spr. 99 LöwNo. 59 & Brathu as name of Hermon Philo Byblus in EusebPraep. Evang. i. 10) — בְּרוֺשׁ Hosea 14:9 + 4 times; בִּרוֺשִׁים 2 Samuel 6:5 + 11 times, בְּרשִׁים Nahum 2:4, בְּרוֺשָׁיו Isaiah 37:24, בְּרשָׁיו 2 Kings 19:23; —
1. (literal) a noble tree, usually || ארז (except 2 Samuel 6:5; 1 Kings 6:34; 2 Chronicles 3:5; Psalm 104:17; Isaiah 55:13; Hosea 14:9; Nahum 2:4); as standing and growing Isaiah 14:8; Isaiah 37:24 = 2 Kings 19:23; Isaiah 41:19; Isaiah 55:13 (|| הֲדַס) Isaiah 60:13 (|| כבוד לבנון = ארז) Psalm 104:17.
2. simile of luxuriance, stateliness Ezekiel 31:8, productiveness Hosea 14:9 (Now thinks cypress), figurative for spear-shafts Nahum 2:4 Hi-St, but Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version פרשׁים; figurative for mighty men Zechariah 11:2.
3. as material (always plural), for building temple (עצי ב׳) 1 Kings 5:22; 1 Kings 5:24; 1 Kings 6:34; compare 1 Kings 9:11; 2 Chronicles 2:7; עץ ב׳ (singular) 2 Chronicles 3:5 (compare Baer's note); צלעות ב׳ 1 Kings 6:15; for ships (no עץ) Ezekiel 27:5; — בְּכֹל עֲצֵי ברושׁים 2 Samuel 6:5 apparently = with all musical instruments made of fir, but || 1 Chronicles 13:8 בְּכָל־עֹז וּבְשִׁירִים & so here Greek Version of the LXX We Dr.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

6:5; 6:5; 6:5

1 Kings

6:15; 6:34; 6:34; 9:11

2 Kings

19:23; 19:23

1 Chronicles

13:8

2 Chronicles

2:7; 3:5; 3:5

Psalms

104:17; 104:17

Isaiah

14:8; 37:24; 37:24; 41:19; 55:13; 55:13; 60:13

Ezekiel

27:5; 31:8

Hosea

14:9; 14:9; 14:9; 14:9

Nahum

2:4; 2:4; 2:4

Zechariah

11:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1265 matches the Hebrew בְּרוֹשׁ (bᵊrôš),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:5 - Meanwhile, David and all the house of Israel were celebrating before the LORD with all kinds of instruments made of juniper H1265 wood, and with [fn]lyres, harps, tambourines, castanets, and cymbals.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:8 - So Hiram sent word to Solomon, saying, “I have heard the message which you sent me; I will do everything you wish concerning the cedar and juniper H1265 timber.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:10 - So [fn]Hiram [fn]gave Solomon all that he wished of the cedar and juniper H1265 timber.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:15 - He built the walls of the house on the inside with boards of cedar; from the floor of the house to the [fn]ceiling he paneled the walls on the inside with wood, and he paneled the floor of the house with boards of juniper H1265.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:34 - and two doors of juniper H1265 wood; the two leaves of the one door turned on pivots, and the two [fn]leaves of the other door turned on pivots.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:11 - (Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and juniper H1265 timber and gold, [fn]satisfying all his desire), that King Solomon then gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:23 - ‘Through your messengers you have taunted the Lord,
And you have said, “With my many chariots
I went up to the heights of the mountains,
To the remotest parts of Lebanon;
And I cut down its tall cedars and its choicest junipers H1265.
And I entered its farthest resting place, its thickest forest.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:8 - “Send me also cedar, juniper H1265, and algum timber from Lebanon, for I know that your servants know how to cut timber of Lebanon; and indeed my servants will work with your servants,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:5 - He overlaid the [fn]main room with juniper H1265 wood and overlaid it with fine gold; and he [fn]ornamented it with palm trees and chains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:17 - Where the birds build their nests,
And the stork, whose home is the juniper H1265 trees H1265.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:8 - “Even the juniper H1265 trees H1265 rejoice over you, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying,
‘Since you have been laid low, no tree cutter comes up against us.’
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:24 - “Through your servants you have taunted the Lord,
And you have said, ‘With my many chariots I came up to the heights of the mountains,
To the remotest parts of Lebanon;
And I cut down its tall cedars and its choice junipers H1265.
And I will come to its [fn]highest peak, its thickest forest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:19 - “I will put the cedar in the wilderness,
The acacia, the myrtle, and the olive tree;
I will place the juniper H1265 in the desert,
Together with the elm tree and the cypress,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:13 - “Instead of the thorn bush, the juniper H1265 will come up,
And instead of the stinging nettle, the myrtle will come up;
And [fn]it will be a [fn]memorial to the LORD,
An everlasting sign which will not be eliminated.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:13 - “The glory of Lebanon will come to you,
The juniper H1265, the elm tree and the [fn]cedar together,
To beautify the place of My sanctuary;
And I will make the place of My feet glorious.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:5 - “They have [fn]made all your planks of juniper H1265 trees H1265 from Senir;
They have taken a cedar from Lebanon to make a mast for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:8 - ‘The cedars in God’s garden [fn]could not match it;
The junipers H1265 [fn]could not compare with its branches,
And the plane trees [fn]could not match its branches.
No tree in God’s garden [fn]could compare with it in its beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:8 - Ephraim, what more have I to do with idols?
It is I who answer and look after [fn]you.
I am like a luxuriant juniper H1265;
From Me [fn]comes your fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:3 - The shields of [fn]his warriors are dyed red,
The warriors are dressed in scarlet,
The chariots are fitted with [fn]flashing steel
[fn]When he is prepared to march,
And the juniper H1265 spears H1265 are brandished.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:2 - Wail, juniper H1265, because the cedar has fallen,
For the magnificent trees have been destroyed;
Wail, oaks of Bashan,
Because the [fn]impenetrable forest has come down.

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