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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 H6340 and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom; their laws are different from those of all other people and they do not [fn]comply with the king’s laws, so it is not in the king’s interest to let them remain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 - They were in great [fn]fear there, where no [fn]fear had been;
For God scattered H6340 the bones of [fn]him who encamped against you;
You put them to shame, because God had rejected them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:10 - You Yourself crushed [fn]Rahab like one who is slain;
You scattered H6340 Your enemies with [fn]Your mighty arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:9 - [fn]He has given freely H6340 to the poor,
His righteousness endures forever;
His horn will be exalted in honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:7 - As when one plows and breaks open the earth,
Our bones have been scattered H6340 at the mouth of [fn]Sheol.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He [fn]showers snow like wool;
He scatters H6340 the frost like ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:24 - There is one who scatters H6340, and yet increases all the more,
And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:13 - ‘Only [fn]acknowledge your wrongdoing,
That you have revolted against the LORD your God,
And have scattered H6340 your [fn]favors to the strangers under every leafy tree,
And you have not obeyed My voice,’ declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:17 - “Israel is a scattered H6340 [fn]flock, the lions have driven them away. The first one who devoured him was the king of Assyria, and this last one who has gnawed his bones is Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:2 - I will gather all the nations
And bring them down to the Valley of [fn]Jehoshaphat.
Then I will enter into judgment with them there
On behalf of My people and My inheritance, Israel,
Whom they have scattered H6340 among the nations;
And they have divided up My land.
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