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Lexicon :: Strong's H5575 - sanvērîm

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1521

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: סנורים (Gesenius) סנור (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

סַנְוֵר çanvêr, san-vare'; of uncertain derivation; (in plural) blindness:—blindness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H5575 in the following manner: blindness (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H5575 in the following manner: blindness (3x).
  1. sudden blindness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סַנְוֵר çanvêr, san-vare'; of uncertain derivation; (in plural) blindness:—blindness.
STRONGS H5575: Abbreviations
סַנְוֵרִים noun [masculine] plural intensive or abstract (Sta§ 324 b) sudden blindness (etymology dubious; derivation from נוּר highly improbable, whether antiphrase WetzstDe Psalms 4, 886ii. 1, 404, or from dazzling, compare 'flimmern' HoffmZAW ii (1882), 68; but also view of HalRŠJ xi. 66 derivatives from √ סנר cover with a skin, i.e. produce film over, lacks demonstration; at present we must be content with assuming quadriliteral √, Thes Sta§ 243); — הִכּוּ בַּסּ׳ Genesis 19:11 (J) they smote the men with sudden blindness, compare 2 Kings 6:18; 2 Kings 2:18 (all cases miraculous, and in Kings temporary).
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2 Kings

2:18; 6:18


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Strong's Number H5575 matches the Hebrew סַנְוֵרִים (sanvērîm),
which occurs 3 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:11 - And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, H5575 both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:18 - And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the LORD, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindness. H5575 And he smote them with blindness H5575 according to the word of Elisha.
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