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Lexicon :: Strong's H2353 - ḥûr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 630a

Strong’s Definitions

חוּר chûwr, khoor; from H2357; white linen:—white.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H2353 in the following manner: white (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H2353 in the following manner: white (2x).
  1. white cloth, white stuff

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חוּר chûwr, khoor; from H2357; white linen:—white.
STRONGS H2353: Abbreviations
† I. חוּר noun [masculine] white stuff (dubious whether cotton or linen, compare כַּרְפַּס), || תְּכֵלֶת : — of Mordecai's garments בִּלְבוּשׁ מַלְכוּת תְּכֵלֶת וָחוּר Esther 8:15a in a royal garment of violet and white stuff (compare וְתַכְרִיךְ בּוּץ וְאַרְגָּמָן Esther 8:15b); of furnishings of royal palace of Susa בּחַבְלֵי־בוּץ אֶחוּז וּתְכֵלֶת כַּרְפַּס ח׳ וְאַרְגָּמָן Esther 1:6 white stuff of fine linen (?) held fast by cords of byssus and purple.
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1:6; 8:15; 8:15


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Strong's Number H2353 matches the Hebrew חוּר (ḥûr),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:6 - Where were white, H2353 green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:15 - And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, H2353 and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.
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