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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 - David and all Israel were celebrating with all their might before the LORD, with castanets,[fn] harps, lyres, timbrels, sistrums and cymbals.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:8 - So Hiram sent word to Solomon: “I have received the message you sent me and will do all you want in providing the cedar and juniper logs.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:10 - In this way Hiram kept Solomon supplied with all the cedar and juniper logs he wanted,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:15 - He lined its interior walls with cedar boards, paneling them from the floor of the temple to the ceiling, and covered the floor of the temple with planks of juniper.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:34 - He also made two doors out of juniper wood, each having two leaves that turned in sockets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:11 - King Solomon gave twenty towns in Galilee to Hiram king of Tyre, because Hiram had supplied him with all the cedar and juniper and gold he wanted.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:23 - By your messengers you have ridiculed the Lord. And you have said, “With my many chariots I have ascended the heights of the mountains, the utmost heights of Lebanon. I have cut down its tallest cedars, the choicest of its junipers. I have reached its remotest parts, the finest of its forests.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:8 - “Send me also cedar, juniper and algum[fn] logs from Lebanon, for I know that your servants are skilled in cutting timber there. My servants will work with yours
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:5 - He paneled the main hall with juniper and covered it with fine gold and decorated it with palm tree and chain designs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:17 - There the birds make their nests; the stork has its home in the junipers.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:8 - Even the junipers and the cedars of Lebanon gloat over you and say, “Now that you have been laid low, no one comes to cut us down.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:24 - By your messengers you have ridiculed the Lord. And you have said, ‘With my many chariots I have ascended the heights of the mountains, the utmost heights of Lebanon. I have cut down its tallest cedars, the choicest of its junipers. I have reached its remotest heights, the finest of its forests.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:19 - I will put in the desert the cedar and the acacia, the myrtle and the olive. I will set junipers in the wasteland, the fir and the cypress together,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:13 - Instead of the thornbush will grow the juniper, and instead of briers the myrtle will grow. This will be for the LORD’s renown, for an everlasting sign, that will endure forever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:13 - “The glory of Lebanon will come to you, the juniper, the fir and the cypress together, to adorn my sanctuary; and I will glorify the place for my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:5 - They made all your timbers of juniper from Senir[fn]; they took a cedar from Lebanon to make a mast for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:8 - The cedars in the garden of God could not rival it, nor could the junipers equal its boughs, nor could the plane trees compare with its branches— no tree in the garden of God could match its beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:8 - Ephraim, what more have I[fn] to do with idols? I will answer him and care for him. I am like a flourishing juniper; your fruitfulness comes from me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:3 - The shields of the soldiers are red; the warriors are clad in scarlet. The metal on the chariots flashes on the day they are made ready; the spears of juniper are brandished.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:2 - Wail, you juniper, for the cedar has fallen; the stately trees are ruined! Wail, oaks of Bashan; the dense forest has been cut down!

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