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Lexicon :: Strong's H2114 - zûr

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A primitive root
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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 - “Thus they shall eat [fn]those things by which atonement was made [fn]to ordain them, [fn]to set them apart as holy; but a [fn]layman H2114 shall not eat them, because they are holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:9 - “You shall not offer any strange H2114 incense on [fn]this altar or burnt offering or grain offering; and you shall not pour out a drink offering on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:33 - ‘Whoever shall mix any like it or whoever puts any of it on a [fn]layman H2114 [fn]shall be cut off from his people.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:1 -

Then Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took their respective firepans and put fire in them. Then they placed incense on it and offered strange H2114 fire before Yahweh, which He had not commanded them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:10 -

‘No [fn]layman H2114, however, is to eat the holy gift; a foreign resident with the priest or a hired man shall not eat of the holy gift.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:12 - ‘If a priest’s daughter is married to a [fn]layman H2114, she shall not eat of the [fn]contribution of the holy gifts.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:13 - ‘But if a priest’s daughter becomes a widow or divorced, and has no seed, and returns to her father’s house as in her youth, she shall eat of her father’s [fn]food; but no [fn]layman H2114 shall eat of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:51 - “So when the tabernacle is to set out, the Levites shall take it down; and when the tabernacle encamps, the Levites shall set it up. But the [fn]layman H2114 who comes near shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:4 - But Nadab and Abihu died before Yahweh when they offered strange H2114 fire before Yahweh in the wilderness of Sinai; and they had no children. So Eleazar and Ithamar ministered as priests [fn]in the lifetime of their father Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:10 - “So you shall appoint Aaron and his sons that they may keep their priesthood, but the [fn]outsider H2114 who comes near shall be put to death.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:38 -

Now those who were to camp before the tabernacle eastward, before the tent of meeting toward the sunrise, are Moses and Aaron and his sons, keeping the responsibility of the sanctuary for the responsibility of the sons of Israel; but the [fn]outsider H2114 coming near was to be put to death.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:40 - as a [fn]memorial to the sons of Israel that no [fn]outsider H2114 who is not of the seed of Aaron should come near to burn incense before Yahweh; so that he will not become like Korah and his congregation—just as Yahweh had spoken to him by the hand of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:4 - “And they shall be joined with you and keep the responsibility of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the tent; but [fn]an outsider H2114 may not come near you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:7 - “But you and your sons with you shall keep your priesthood in everything that concerns the altar and inside the veil, and you are to perform service. I am giving you the priesthood as a [fn]bestowed service, but the [fn]outsider H2114 who comes near shall be put to death.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:61 - But Nadab and Abihu died when they offered strange H2114 fire before Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:5 -

“If brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, then the wife of the one who died shall not be married outside the family to a strange H2114 man. Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:16 -

“They made Him jealous with strange H2114 gods;

With abominations they provoked Him to anger.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:18 - “And it happened on the third day after I gave birth, that this woman also gave birth to a child, and we were together. There was no stranger H2114 with us in the house, only the two of us in the house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:24 -

“I dug wells and drank foreign H2114 waters,

And with the sole of my feet I [fn]dried up

All the rivers of [fn]Egypt.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:19 -

To whom alone the land was given,

And no stranger H2114 passed among them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:13 -

“He has removed my brothers far from me,

And my acquaintances are completely estranged H2114 from me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:15 -

“Those who sojourn in my house and my maidservants count me a stranger H2114.

I am a foreigner in their sight.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:17 -

“My breath is [fn]offensive H2114 to my wife,

And I am loathsome to my own brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:27 -

Whom I [fn]myself shall behold,

And whom my eyes will see and not another H2114.

My [fn]heart faints [fn]within me!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:20 -

If we had forgotten the name of our God

Or spread our [fn]hands to a strange H2114 god,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:3 -

For strangers H2114 have risen against me

And ruthless men have sought my [fn]life;

They have not set God before them. [fn]Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:3 -

The wicked are estranged H2114 from the womb;

These who speak falsehood wander in error from [fn]birth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:8 -

I have become estranged H2114 [fn]from my brothers

And a foreigner to my mother’s sons.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:30 -

[fn]Before they had satisfied H2114 their desire,

While their food was in their mouths,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:9 -

“Let there be no strange H2114 god among you;

And you shall not worship a foreign god.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:11 -

Let the creditor [fn]seize all that he has,

And let strangers H2114 plunder the fruit of his labor.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:16 -

To deliver you from the [fn]strange H2114 woman,

From the [fn]foreign woman who flatters with her words;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:3 -

For the lips of a strange H2114 woman H2114 drip honey

And smoother than oil is her [fn]speech;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:10 -

Lest strangers H2114 be satisfied by your strength

And by your painful labor, those in the house of a foreigner;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:17 -

Let them be for you alone,

And not for strangers H2114 with you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:20 -

So why should you, my son, be intoxicated with a strange H2114 woman H2114

And embrace the bosom of a foreign woman?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:1 -

My son, if you have become a guarantor for your neighbor,

Have struck your [fn]hands in pledge for a stranger H2114,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:5 -

In order to keep you from the strange H2114 woman,

From the foreign woman who [fn]flatters with her words.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:15 -

If one becomes a guarantor for a stranger H2114, he will surely suffer,

But he who hates [fn]striking hands in pledge is secure.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:10 -

The heart knows its own bitterness,

And a stranger H2114 does not share its gladness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:16 -

Take his garment when he becomes a guarantor for a stranger H2114;

And for foreigners, hold him in pledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:14 -

The mouth of strange H2114 women H2114 is a deep pit;

He who is cursed of Yahweh will fall [fn]into it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:33 -

Your eyes will see strange H2114 things H2114

And your heart will speak perverse things.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:2 -

Let a stranger H2114 praise you, and not your own mouth;

A foreigner, and not your own lips.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:13 -

Take his garment when he becomes a guarantor for a stranger H2114;

And for [fn]a foreign woman seize it as a pledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:4 -

Alas, sinful nation,

People heavy with iniquity,

Seed of evildoers,

Sons who act corruptly!

They have forsaken Yahweh;

They have spurned the Holy One of Israel;

They have [fn]become H2114 estranged H2114 [fn]from Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:7 -

Your land is desolate;

Your cities are burned with fire;

Your fields—strangers H2114 are devouring them in your presence;

It is desolate, as overthrown by strangers H2114.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:10 -

For you have forgotten the God of your salvation

And have not remembered the rock of your strong defense.

Therefore you plant delightful plants

And set them with vine branches of a strange H2114 god.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:2 -

For You have made a city into a heap,

A fortified town into a ruin;

A palace of strangers H2114 is a city no more,

It will never be rebuilt.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:5 -

Like heat in a dry land, You subdue the rumbling of strangers H2114;

Like heat by the shadow of a cloud, the song of the ruthless is [fn]silenced.

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