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Lexicon :: Strong's H2114 - zûr

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TWOT Reference: 541

Strong’s Definitions

זוּר zûwr, zoor; a primitive root; to turn aside (especially for lodging); hence to be a foreigner, strange, profane; specifically (active participle) to commit adultery:—(come from) another (man, place), fanner, go away, (e-) strange(-r, thing, woman).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 77x

The KJV translates Strong's H2114 in the following manner: stranger (45x), strange (18x), estranged (4x), stranger (with H376) (3x), another (2x), strange woman (2x), gone away (1x), fanners (1x), another place (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 77x
The KJV translates Strong's H2114 in the following manner: stranger (45x), strange (18x), estranged (4x), stranger (with H376) (3x), another (2x), strange woman (2x), gone away (1x), fanners (1x), another place (1x).
  1. to be strange, be a stranger

    1. (Qal)

      1. to become estranged

      2. strange, another, stranger, foreigner, an enemy (participle)

      3. loathsome (of breath) (participle)

      4. strange woman, prostitute, harlot (meton)

    2. (Niphal) to be estranged

    3. (Hophal) to be a stranger, be one alienated

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זוּר zûwr, zoor; a primitive root; to turn aside (especially for lodging); hence to be a foreigner, strange, profane; specifically (active participle) to commit adultery:—(come from) another (man, place), fanner, go away, (e-) strange(-r, thing, woman).
STRONGS H2114: Abbreviations
I. [זוּר] verb be a stranger (Arabic زَارَ (medial و) incline toward, repair to, visit; II. honour as visitor or guest; IX. decline, turn aside; زَائِرً visitor; Aramaic זוּר, often = Hebrew סוּר turn aside, turn aside to visit) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural זֹר֫וּ Psalm 58:4 (Köi. 445), זָ֫רוּ Psalm 78:30; Job 19:13; Participle זָר Exodus 30:33 + 27 times; feminine זָרָה Exodus 30:9 + 7 times; masculine plural זָרִים Hosea 5:7 + 30 times; feminine plural זָרוֺת Proverbs 22:14; Proverbs 23:33; = suffix זָרָ֑יִךְ Isaiah 29:5;
1. Perfect become estranged Psalm 58:4, with מן from Job 19:13; Psalm 78:30.
2. Participle as adjective strange, or as noun stranger:
a. to the family, of another household, אִישׁ זָר Deuteronomy 25:5, elsewhere זָר 1 Kings 3:18; Job 19:15; Proverbs 6:1; Proverbs 11:15; Proverbs 20:16; Proverbs 27:13; זָרִים Psalm 109:11; Proverbs 5:10, 17; בנים זרים, children of another household than God's Hosea 5:7; especially of another family than priests' אִישׁ זָר Leviticus 22:12 (H) Numbers 17:5 (P); זָר Leviticus 22:10, 13 (H) Exodus 29:33; Exodus 30:33; Numbers 3:10, 38; Numbers 18:7 (P); not belonging to the tribe of Levi, Numbers 1:51; Numbers 18:4 (P).
b. to the person, another Job 19:27; Proverbs 14:10; Proverbs 27:2; זָרָה (אִשָּׁה) strange woman, harlot Proverbs 2:16; Proverbs 5:3, 20; Proverbs 7:5; Proverbs 22:14; Proverbs 23:33.
c. to the land, foreign, זָרִים foreigners (as such usually enemies) Hosea 7:9; Hosea 8:7; Isaiah 1:7 (twice in verse); Isaiah 25:2, 5; Isaiah 29:5; Isaiah 61:5; Jeremiah 5:19; Jeremiah 30:8; Jeremiah 51:2, 51; Lamentations 5:2; Ezekiel 7:2; Ezekiel 11:9; Ezekiel 16:32; Ezekiel 28:7, 10; Ezekiel 30:12; Ezekiel 31:12; Joel 4:17 [Joel 3:17]; Obadiah 11; Job 15:19; Psalm 54:5; אֵל זָר foreign god Psalm 44:21; Psalm 81:10 = זָר Isaiah 43:12; so זָרִים Deuteronomy 32:16 and (in figurative) Jeremiah 2:25; Jeremiah 3:13; מַיִם זָרִים foreign waters 2 Kings 19:24; Jeremiah 18:14; זְמֹרַת זָר Isaiah 17:10 vine-slip of a stranger; כְּמוֺזָֿר נֶחְשָׁ֑בוּ Hosea 8:12 they are regarded as foreign; מַעֲשֵׂהוּ זָר Isaiah 28:21 his work is foreign (as if dealing with enemies).
d. strange to the law; קְטֹרֶת זָרָה strange incense Exodus 30:9 (P); אֵשׁ זָרָה strange fire Leviticus 10:1; Numbers 3:4; Numbers 26:61(P).
Niph. Perfect נָז֫רֹוּ Isaiah 1:4; Ezekiel 14:5; be estranged Isaiah 1:4, pregnantly, followed by אָחוֺר (compare RV); מֵעַל Ezekiel 14:5.
Hoph. Participle מוּזָר estranged Psalm 69:9.

II. [זוּר, זִיר] verb be loathsome, Bö§ 1142 (Arabic ذَارَ fastidivit, abhorruit; Assyrian zâru, resist, Imperfect izîru, DlPr 65 SchrCOT Gloss); — only 3rd person feminine singular זָ֫רָה Job 19:17 רוּחִי זָ֫רָה לְאִשְׁתִּי my breath is loathsome to my wife (וְחַנֹּתִי לְ in || clause); > most, who derive from I. זוּר, become strange and so repugnant.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


29:33; 30:9; 30:9; 30:33; 30:33


10:1; 22:10; 22:12; 22:13


1:51; 3:4; 3:10; 3:38; 17:5; 18:4; 18:7; 26:61


25:5; 32:16

1 Kings


2 Kings



15:19; 19:13; 19:13; 19:15; 19:17; 19:27


44:21; 54:5; 58:4; 58:4; 69:9; 78:30; 78:30; 81:10; 109:11


2:16; 5:3; 5:10; 5:17; 5:20; 6:1; 7:5; 11:15; 14:10; 20:16; 22:14; 22:14; 23:33; 23:33; 27:2; 27:13


1:4; 1:4; 1:7; 17:10; 25:2; 25:5; 28:21; 29:5; 29:5; 43:12; 61:5


2:25; 3:13; 5:19; 18:14; 30:8; 51:2; 51:51




7:2; 11:9; 14:5; 14:5; 16:32; 28:7; 28:10; 30:12; 31:12


5:7; 5:7; 7:9; 8:7; 8:12





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2114 matches the Hebrew זוּר (zûr),
which occurs 77 times in 76 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 29:33–Isa 25:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:33 - They shall eat those things with which atonement was made, to consecrate and sanctify them: but a stranger shall not eat of it, because they are holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:9 - You shall offer no strange incense on it, nor burnt offering, nor meal-offering; and you shall pour no drink-offering on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:33 - Whoever compounds any like it, or whoever puts any of it on a stranger, he shall be cut off from his people.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:1 - Nadav and Avihu, the sons of Aharon, each took his censer, and put fire in it, and laid incense on it, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he had not commanded them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:10 - "'No stranger shall eat of the holy thing: a foreigner living with the Kohanim, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:12 - If a Kohen's daughter is married to an outsider, she shall not eat of the heave offering of the holy things.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:13 - But if a Kohen's daughter is a widow, or divorced, and has no child, and has returned to her father's house, as in her youth, she may eat of her father's bread: but no stranger shall eat any of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:51 - When the tabernacle is to move, the Levites shall take it down; and when the tabernacle is to be set up, the Levites shall set it up. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:4 - Nadav and Avihu died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire before the LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no children. El`azar and Itamar ministered in the Kohen's office in the presence of Aharon their father.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:10 - You shall appoint Aharon and his sons, and they shall keep their priesthood. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:38 - Those who encamp before the tabernacle eastward, in front of the Tent of Meeting toward the sunrise, shall be Moshe, and Aharon and his sons, keeping the charge of the sanctuary for the charge of the children of Yisra'el. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:40 - to be a memorial to the children of Yisra'el, to the end that no stranger, who isn't of the seed of Aharon, comes near to burn incense before the LORD; that he not be as Korach, and as his company: as the LORD spoke to him by Moshe.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:4 - They shall be joined to you, and keep the charge of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the Tent: and a stranger shall not come near to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:7 - You and your sons with you shall keep your priesthood for everything of the altar, and for that within the veil; and you shall serve: I give you the priesthood as a service of gift: and the stranger who comes near shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:61 - Nadav and Avihu died, when they offered strange fire before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:5 - If brothers dwell together, and one of them die, and have no son, the wife of the dead shall not be married outside to a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in to her, and take her to him as wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:16 - They moved him to jealousy with strange gods; With abominations provoked they him to anger.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:18 - It happened the third day after I was delivered, that this woman was delivered also; and we were together; there was no stranger with us in the house, save we two in the house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:24 - I have dug and drunk strange waters, and with the sole of my feet will I dry up all the rivers of Mitzrayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:19 - To whom alone the land was given, And no stranger passed among them):
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:13 - "He has put my brothers far from me. My acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:15 - Those who dwell in my house, and my maids, count me for a stranger. I am an alien in their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:17 - My breath is offensive to my wife. I am loathsome to the children of my own mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:27 - Whom I, even I, shall see on my side. My eyes shall see, and not as a stranger. "My heart is consumed within me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:20 - If we have forgotten the name of our God, Or spread forth our hands to a strange god;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:3 - For strangers have risen up against me. Violent men have sought after my soul. They haven't set God before them. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:3 - The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:8 - I have become a stranger to my brothers, An alien to my mother's children.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:30 - They didn't turn from their cravings. Their food was yet in their mouths,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:9 - There shall be no strange god in you, Neither shall you worship any foreign god.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:11 - Let the creditor seize all that he has. Let strangers plunder the fruit of his labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:16 - To deliver you from the strange woman, Even from the foreigner who flatters with her words;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:3 - For the lips of an adulteress drip honey. Her mouth is smoother than oil,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:10 - Lest strangers feast on your wealth, And your labors enrich another man's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:17 - Let them be for yourself alone, Not for strangers with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:20 - For why should you, my son, be captivated with an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:1 - My son, if you have become collateral for your neighbor, If you have struck your hands in pledge for a stranger;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:5 - That they may keep you from the strange woman, From the foreigner who flatters with her words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:15 - He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, But he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:10 - The heart knows its own bitterness and joy; He will not share these with a stranger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:16 - Take the garment of one who puts up collateral for a stranger; And hold him in pledge for a wayward woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:14 - The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit: He who is under the LORD's wrath will fall into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:33 - Your eyes will see strange things, And your mind will imagine confusing things.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:2 - Let another man praise you, And not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:13 - Take his garment when he puts up collateral for a stranger; Hold it for a wayward woman!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:4 - Ah sinful nation, A people loaded with iniquity, A seed of evil-doers, Children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the LORD. They have despised the Holy One of Yisra'el. They are estranged and backward.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:7 - Your country is desolate. Your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence, And it is desolate, As overthrown by strangers.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:10 - For you have forgotten the God of your salvation, and have not been mindful of the rock of your strength; therefore you plant pleasant plants, and set it with strange slips.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:2 - For you have made of a city a heap, of a fortified city a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:5 - As the heat in a dry place will you bring down the noise of strangers; as the heat by the shade of a cloud, the song of the awesome ones shall be brought low.

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