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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 - Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus, “There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom. Their laws are different from those of every other people, and they do not keep the king’s laws, so that it is not to the king’s profit to tolerate them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 - There they are, in great terror,
where there is no terror!
For God scatters the bones of him who encamps against you;
you put them to shame, for God has rejected them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:10 - You crushed Rahab like a carcass;
you scattered your enemies with your mighty arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:9 - He has distributed freely; he has given to the poor;
his righteousness endures forever;
his horn is exalted in honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:7 - As when one plows and breaks up the earth,
so shall our bones be scattered at the mouth of Sheol.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He gives snow like wool;
he scatters frost like ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 - One gives freely, yet grows all the richer;
another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:13 - Only acknowledge your guilt,
that you rebelled against the LORD your God
and scattered your favors among foreigners under every green tree,
and that you have not obeyed my voice,
declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:17 - “Israel is a hunted sheep driven away by lions. First the king of Assyria devoured him, and now at last Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon has gnawed his bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:2 - I will gather all the nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat. And I will enter into judgment with them there, on behalf of my people and my heritage Israel, because they have scattered them among the nations and have divided up my land,
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