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Lexicon :: Strong's H218 - 'ûr

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as אוּר (H217)
Strong’s Definitions

אוּר ʼÛwr, oor; the same as H217; Ur, a place in Chaldaea; also an Israelite:—Ur.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H218 in the following manner: Ur (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H218 in the following manner: Ur (5x).
  1. Ur = "flame"

    1. city in southern Babylonia, city of the Chaldeans, centre of moon worship, home of Abraham's father, Terah, and departure point for the Abraham's migration to Mesopotamia and Canaan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אוּר ʼÛwr, oor; the same as H217; Ur, a place in Chaldaea; also an Israelite:—Ur.
† II. אוּר proper name, masculine (flame) father of one of David's heroes 1 Chronicles 11:35 (see below)

† III. אור proper name, of a location Ur (Babylonian Uru; seat of moon-god worship; hence Eupolemos in EusebPraep.Ev.ix. 17 says Καμαρίνῃ ἥν τινας λέγειν πόλιν Οὐρίην), ancient city in Southern Babylonia; OT always אור כַּשְׂדִּים i.e. Ur of the Kasdim (Chaldeans) see כַּשְׂדִּים; home of Terah, Abram's father, & A.'s point of departure for Mesopotamia & Canaan Genesis 11:28; Genesis 15:7 (both J), & hence Nehemiah 9:7; also Genesis 11:31 (P); — modern Muqayyar, south of Euphrates, approximately 150 miles southeast of Babylon; see KG94f DlPa 226 f COT on Genesis 11:28.
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11:28; 11:28; 11:31; 15:7

1 Chronicles





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Strong's Number H218 matches the Hebrew אוּר ('ûr),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:28 - Haran died [fn]during the lifetime of his father Terah in the land of his birth, in Ur H218 of the Chaldeans.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 - Now Terah took his son Abram, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they departed [fn]together from Ur H218 of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan; and they went as far as Haran and [fn]settled there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:7 - And He said to him, “I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur H218 of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to [fn]possess it.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:35 - Ahiam the son of [fn]Sacar the Hararite, [fn]Eliphal the son of Ur H218,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:7 - “You are the LORD God,
Who chose Abram
And brought him out from Ur H218 of the Chaldees,
And gave him the name Abraham.

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