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Lexicon :: Strong's H6340 - p̄zr

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1755

Strong’s Definitions

פָּזַר pâzar, paw-zar'; a primitive root; to scatter, whether in enmity or bounty:—disperse, scatter (abroad).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H6340 in the following manner: scattered (9x), dispersed (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H6340 in the following manner: scattered (9x), dispersed (1x).
  1. to scatter, disperse

    1. (Qal)

      1. to scatter

      2. scattered (participle)

    2. (Niphal) to be scattered

    3. (Piel) to scatter

    4. (Pual) to be scattered

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּזַר pâzar, paw-zar'; a primitive root; to scatter, whether in enmity or bounty:—disperse, scatter (abroad).
STRONGS H6340: Abbreviations
† [פָּזַר] verb scatter (usually regarded as secondary form of בזר which see; Late Hebrew id. Pi. (opposed to כנס = כנשׁ), Niph.; Arabic bdb080804 rend, slit, also separate, disperse); —
Qal Passive participle feminine שֶׂה פְזוּרָה Jeremiah 50:17 a scattered sheep is Israel (i.e. driven off, isolated).
Niph. Perfect 3rd person plural נִפְזְרוּ Psalm 141:7 our bones are scattered לִפִי שְׁאוֺל.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular פִּוַּר Psalm 53:6; Psalm 112:9, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְפַזֵּר Psalm 147:16; 2nd person feminine singular וַתְּפַזְּרִי Jeremiah 3:13; Participle מְפַזֵּר Proverbs 11:24; — scatter Psalm 89:11; Psalm 53:6; Psalm 147:16 (all subject י׳), Joel 4:2 [Joel 3:2]; object דְּרָכַיִךְ Jeremiah 3:13, of Israel running hither and thither to strange gods; absolute of spending money Psalm 112:9 (alms), Proverbs 11:24.
Pu. Participle מְפֻוָּר Esther 3:3 scattered, of Israel.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




53:6; 53:6; 89:11; 112:9; 112:9; 141:7; 147:16; 147:16


11:24; 11:24


3:13; 3:13; 50:17




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6340 matches the Hebrew פזר (p̄zr),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:8 - And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from those of every people; neither keep they the king’s laws: therefore it is not for the king’s profit to suffer them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 -
There were they in great fear, where no fear was;
For God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee:
Thou hast put them to shame, because God hath rejected them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:10 -
Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain;
Thou hast scattered thine enemies with the arm of thy strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:9 -
He hath dispersed, he hath given to the needy;
His righteousness endureth for ever:
His horn shall be exalted with honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:7 -
As when one ploweth and cleaveth the earth,
Our bones are scattered at the mouth of Sheol.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 -
He giveth snow like wool;
He scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 -
There is that scattereth, and increaseth yet more;
And there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth only to want.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:13 - Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against Jehovah thy God, and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree, and ye have not obeyed my voice, saith Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:17 - Israel is a hunted sheep; the lions have driven him away: first, the king of Assyria devoured him; and now at last Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:2 - I will gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat; and I will execute judgment upon them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations: and they have parted my land,
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