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Lexicon :: Strong's H6144 - ʿār

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as עִיר (H5892)
Strong’s Definitions

עָר ʻÂr, awr; the same as H5892; a city; Ar, a place in Moab:—Ar.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H6144 in the following manner: Ar (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H6144 in the following manner: Ar (6x).
  1. Ar = "a city"

    1. a city of Moab located south of the Arnon river; perhaps the capital

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָר ʻÂr, awr; the same as H5892; a city; Ar, a place in Moab:—Ar.
† I. עָר proper name, of a location in Moab, south of Arnon (Ηρ Numbers 21:15, elsewhere chiefly Αροηρ); — ע׳ Numbers 21:15; Deuteronomy 2:9, 18, 29; עָר מוֺאָד Numbers 21:28; Isaiah 15:1; — usually interpreted as capital city (עָר = עִיר) of Moab (DHMZMG xxxvii (1883), 398 compare Sabean ער fortified height, compare MordtmHim. Inschr. 29 HalÉt. Sab. 159 so Arabic bdb078601, dialect of Yemen); BuhlGeogr. 269 f. thinks name of district South of Arnon.
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21:15; 21:15; 21:28


2:9; 2:18; 2:29




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6144 matches the Hebrew עָר (ʿār),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:15 - And the slope of the wadis
That extends to the site of Ar,
And leans to the border of Moab.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:28 - “For a fire went forth from Heshbon,
A flame from the town of Sihon;
It devoured Ar of Moab,
The [fn]dominant [fn]heights of the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:9 - “Then the LORD said to me, ‘Do not harass Moab, nor provoke them to war, for I will not give you any of [fn]their land as a possession, because I have given Ar to the sons of Lot as a possession.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:18 - ‘Today you shall cross over Ar, the border of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:29 - just as the sons of Esau who live in Seir and the Moabites who live in Ar did for me, until I cross over the Jordan into the land which the LORD our God is giving to us.’
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:1 - The [fn]oracle concerning Moab.
Surely in a night Ar of Moab is devastated and ruined;
Surely in a night Kir of Moab is devastated and ruined.

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