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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]at their ordination and consecration; 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 meal 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 - Now Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took their respective firepans, and after putting fire in them, placed incense on it and offered strange H2114 fire before the LORD, which He had not commanded them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:10 - ‘No [fn]layman, H2114 however, is to eat the holy gift; a sojourner 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]offering of the gifts.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:13 - ‘But if a priest’s daughter becomes a widow or divorced, and has no child 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 the LORD when they offered strange H2114 fire before the LORD in the wilderness of Sinai; and they had no children. So Eleazar and Ithamar served 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]layman 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, performing the duties of the sanctuary for the obligation of the sons of Israel; but the [fn]layman H2114 coming near was to be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:40 - as a [fn]reminder to the sons of Israel that no [fn]layman H2114 who is not of the [fn]descendants of Aaron should come near to burn incense before the LORD; so that he will not become like Korah and his company—just as the LORD had spoken to him [fn]through Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:4 - “They shall be joined with you and attend to the obligations of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the tent; but an [fn]outsider H2114 may not come near you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:7 - “But you and your sons with you shall attend to your priesthood for everything concerning 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 the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:5 - “When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased 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 - “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 alien 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 live in my house and my maids consider 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 extended our [fn]hands to a strange H2114 god,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:3 - For strangers H2114 have risen against me
And violent 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 lies go astray from [fn]birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:8 - I have become estranged H2114 [fn]from my brothers
And an alien 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;
Nor shall you worship any foreign god.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:11 - Let the creditor [fn]seize all that he has,
And let strangers H2114 plunder the product of his labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:16 - To deliver you from the strange H2114 woman,
From the [fn]adulteress who flatters with her words;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:3 - For the lips of an [fn]adulteress H2114 drip honey
And smoother than oil is her [fn]speech;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:10 - And strangers H2114 will be filled with your strength
And your hard-earned goods will go to the house of an alien;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:17 - Let them be yours alone
And not for strangers H2114 with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:20 - For why should you, my son, be exhilarated with an [fn]adulteress H2114
And embrace the bosom of a foreigner?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:1 - My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor,
Have [fn]given a pledge for a stranger, H2114
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:5 - That they may keep you from an [fn]adulteress, H2114
From the foreigner who [fn]flatters with her words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:15 - He who is guarantor for a stranger H2114 will surely suffer for it,
But he who hates [fn]being a guarantor is secure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:10 - The heart knows its own bitterness,
And a stranger H2114 does not share its joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:16 - Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; H2114
And for foreigners, hold him in pledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:14 - The mouth of [fn]an adulteress H2114 is a deep pit;
He who is cursed of the LORD will fall [fn]into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:33 - Your eyes will see strange H2114 things H2114
And your [fn]mind will utter perverse things.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:2 - Let another H2114 praise you, and not your own mouth;
A stranger, and not your own lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:13 - Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; H2114
And for an [fn]adulterous woman hold him in pledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:4 - Alas, sinful nation,
People weighed down with iniquity,
[fn]Offspring of evildoers,
Sons who act corruptly!
They have abandoned the LORD,
They have despised the Holy One of Israel,
They have turned H2114 away 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 desolation, 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 refuge.
Therefore you plant delightful plants
And set them with vine slips of a strange H2114 god.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:2 - For You have made a city into a heap,
A fortified city 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 drought, You subdue the uproar of aliens; H2114
Like heat by the shadow of a cloud, the song of the ruthless is [fn]silenced.

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