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Lexicon :: Strong's H1305 - bārar

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בָּרַר
Transliteration
bārar
Pronunciation
baw-rar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 288

Strong’s Definitions

בָּרַר bârar, baw-rar'; a primitive root; to clarify (i.e. brighten), examine, select:—make bright, choice, chosen, cleanse (be clean), clearly, polished, (shew self) pure(-ify), purge (out).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H1305 in the following manner: pure (5x), choice (2x), chosen (2x), clean (2x), clearly (1x), manifest (1x), bright (1x), purge out (1x), polished (1x), purge (1x), purified (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H1305 in the following manner: pure (5x), choice (2x), chosen (2x), clean (2x), clearly (1x), manifest (1x), bright (1x), purge out (1x), polished (1x), purge (1x), purified (1x).
  1. to purify, select, polish, choose, purge, cleanse or make bright, test or prove

    1. (Qal)

      1. to purge, purge out, purify

      2. to choose, select

      3. to cleanse, make shining, polish

      4. to test, prove

    2. (Niphal) to purify oneself

    3. (Piel) to purify

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to purify

      2. to polish arrows

    5. (Hithpael)

      1. to purify oneself

      2. to show oneself pure, just, kind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּרַר bârar, baw-rar'; a primitive root; to clarify (i.e. brighten), examine, select:—make bright, choice, chosen, cleanse (be clean), clearly, polished, (shew self) pure(-ify), purge (out).
STRONGS H1305: Abbreviations
† [בָּרַר] verb purify, select (compare Assyrian barâru, be shining, in derivatives ZimBP 46. 73 BelserBAS ii. 154; Arabic بِرًّ pious, kind, true; بَرَّ he was pious, good, virtuous, honest) —
Qal Perfect בָּרוֺתִי Ezekiel 20:38; Infinitive suffix לְבָרָם Ecclesiastes 3:18, Ges§ 67 R, 3; compare לָבוּר Ecclesiastes 9:1 (si vera lectio) as metaplastic form, but on text see H952 בּוּר above; Participle passive masculine בָּרוּר Job 33:3 + 4 times; feminine בְּרוּרָה Nehemiah 5:18; Zephaniah 3:9; —
1. purge out, purify: וּבָרוֺתִי מִכֶּם הַמֹּרְדִים and I will purge out from among you the rebels Ezekiel 20:38; שָׂפָה בְּרוּרָה a purified lip Zephaniah 3:9; בָּרוּר מִלֵּל֑וּ utter in a pure, sincere manner Job 33:3.
2. choose, select, only Participle and in Chronicler: chosen, valiant men 1 Chronicles 7:40; porters 1 Chronicles 9:22; musicians 1 Chronicles 16:41; sheep Nehemiah 5:18.
3. cleanse, make shining, polish, passive participle חֵץ בָּרוּר polished arrow Isaiah 49:2 (compare De & Jeremiah 51:11 below)
4. test, prove Ecclesiastes 3:18 לְבָרָם הָאֱלֹהִים that God may prove them (RV); — on Ecclesiastes 9:1 see H952 בּוּר.
Niph. הִבָּרוּ Isaiah 52:11; Participle נָבָר 2 Samuel 22:27 (= Psalm 18:27); — purify oneself:
a. ceremonially, the bearers of the sacred vessels Isaiah 52:11.
b. morally 2 Samuel 22:27 = Psalm 18:27.
Pi. Infinitive לְבָרֵר Daniel 11:35 purify (|| לִצְרוֺף, לַלְבֵּן).
Hiph.
1. Infinitive לְהָבַר Jeremiah 4:11 purify, cleanse.
2. Imperative הָבֵרוּ הַחִצִּים Jeremiah 51:11 polish arrows (see 3 above).
Hithp.
1. Imperfect יִתְבָּרֲרוּ Daniel 12:10 purify oneself.
2. תִּתְבָּרַר Psalm 18:27 = תִּתָּבָר 2 Samuel 22:27 shew oneself pure, just, kind.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

22:27; 22:27; 22:27

1 Chronicles

7:40; 9:22; 16:41

Nehemiah

5:18; 5:18

Job

33:3; 33:3

Psalms

18:27; 18:27; 18:27

Ecclesiastes

3:18; 3:18; 9:1; 9:1

Isaiah

49:2; 52:11; 52:11

Jeremiah

4:11; 51:11; 51:11

Ezekiel

20:38; 20:38

Daniel

11:35; 12:10

Zephaniah

3:9; 3:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1305 matches the Hebrew בָּרַר (bārar),
which occurs 18 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:27 - to the pure you show yourself pure, but to the devious you show yourself shrewd.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:40 - All these were descendants of Asher—heads of families, choice men, brave warriors and outstanding leaders. The number of men ready for battle, as listed in their genealogy, was 26,000.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:22 - Altogether, those chosen to be gatekeepers at the thresholds numbered 212. They were registered by genealogy in their villages. The gatekeepers had been assigned to their positions of trust by David and Samuel the seer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:41 - With them were Heman and Jeduthun and the rest of those chosen and designated by name to give thanks to the LORD, “for his love endures forever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:18 - Each day one ox, six choice sheep and some poultry were prepared for me, and every ten days an abundant supply of wine of all kinds. In spite of all this, I never demanded the food allotted to the governor, because the demands were heavy on these people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:3 - My words come from an upright heart; my lips sincerely speak what I know.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:26 - to the pure you show yourself pure, but to the devious you show yourself shrewd.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:18 - I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:2 - He made my mouth like a sharpened sword, in the shadow of his hand he hid me; he made me into a polished arrow and concealed me in his quiver.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:11 - Depart, depart, go out from there! Touch no unclean thing! Come out from it and be pure, you who carry the articles of the LORD’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:11 - At that time this people and Jerusalem will be told, “A scorching wind from the barren heights in the desert blows toward my people, but not to winnow or cleanse;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:11 - “Sharpen the arrows, take up the shields! The LORD has stirred up the kings of the Medes, because his purpose is to destroy Babylon. The LORD will take vengeance, vengeance for his temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:38 - I will purge you of those who revolt and rebel against me. Although I will bring them out of the land where they are living, yet they will not enter the land of Israel. Then you will know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:35 - Some of the wise will stumble, so that they may be refined, purified and made spotless until the time of the end, for it will still come at the appointed time.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:10 - Many will be purified, made spotless and refined, but the wicked will continue to be wicked. None of the wicked will understand, but those who are wise will understand.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:9 - “Then I will purify the lips of the peoples, that all of them may call on the name of the LORD and serve him shoulder to shoulder.
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