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Lexicon :: Strong's H6565 - pārar

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1829,1830,183

Strong’s Definitions

פָּרַר pârar, paw-rar'; a primitive root; to break up (usually figuratively), i.e. to violate, frustrate:—× any ways, break (asunder), cast off, cause to cease, × clean, defeat, disannul, disappoint, dissolve, divide, make of none effect, fail, frustrate, bring (come) to nought, × utterly, make void.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's H6565 in the following manner: break (25x), make void (5x), defeat (2x), disannul (2x), disappoint (2x), frustrate (2x), come to nought (2x), break asunder (1x), cause to cease (1x), clean (1x), dissolved (1x), divide (1x), miscellaneous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's H6565 in the following manner: break (25x), make void (5x), defeat (2x), disannul (2x), disappoint (2x), frustrate (2x), come to nought (2x), break asunder (1x), cause to cease (1x), clean (1x), dissolved (1x), divide (1x), miscellaneous (5x).
  1. to break, frustrate

    1. (Hiphil)

      1. to break, violate

      2. to frustrate, make ineffectual

    2. (Hophal)

      1. to be frustrated

      2. to be broken

      3. to break

    3. (Pilpel) to break to bits, shatter

  2. to split, divide

    1. (Qal) to split, crack through

    2. (Poel) to break apart

    3. (Hithpoel) to be split, be cracked through

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּרַר pârar, paw-rar'; a primitive root; to break up (usually figuratively), i.e. to violate, frustrate:—× any ways, break (asunder), cast off, cause to cease, × clean, defeat, disannul, disappoint, dissolve, divide, make of none effect, fail, frustrate, bring (come) to nought, × utterly, make void.
STRONGS H6565: Abbreviations
† I. [פָּרַר] verb
Hiph. break, frustrate (Late Hebrew Pi. crumble; Jewish-Aramaic פְּרַר ; Assyrian parâru, destroy; II. shatter; Liḥyanian והפרו destroy, DHMEpigr. Denkm., No. 21, 7); — Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הֵפֵר Isaiah 33:8 +, הֵפַ֑ר Genesis 17:14; Numbers 15:31; also metaplastic from [H6331 הֵפִיר Ezekiel 17:19; Psalm 33:10 (Ges§ 67 v)]; 2nd person masculine singular וְהֵפַרְדָמתּ֫ה 2 Samuel 15:34, etc., Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יָפֵר Numbers 30:13 [Numbers 30:12] +, וַיָּפֶר Nehemiah 4:9 [Nehemiah 4:15], etc.; also 1st person singular [H6331 אָפִיר Psalm 89:34 [Psalm 89:33]] (Gesi. c.); Imperative masculine singular הָפֵר 2 Chronicles 16:3; Psalm 85:5 [Psalm 85:4], הָפֵרָה 1 Kings 15:19; Infinitive absolute הָפֵר Proverbs 15:22 +; construct לְהָפֵר 2 Samuel 17:14 +, לְהָפֵיר Zechariah 11:10, suffix לְהַפְרְכֶם Leviticus 26:15 (Ges§ 67 dd); Participle מֵפֵר Isaiah 44:25; Job 5:12; —
1. break, violate, especially with accusative בְּרִית:
c. of men breaking compact, league (with men), Isaiah 33:8; 1 Kings 15:19 2 Chronicles 16:3; Ezekiel 17:15, Ezekiel 17:16, Ezekiel 17:18, [H6331 Ezekiel 17:19].
d. of destroying the אַחֲוָה between Judah and Israel Zechariah 11:14.
e. of breaking י׳'s מִצְוָה Numbers 15:31; Ezra 9:14, תּוֺרָה Psalm 119:126.
2. frustrate, make ineffectual::
a. counsel (עֵצָה) 2 Samuel 15:34; 2 Samuel 17:14; Ezra 4:5; י׳ subject Nehemiah 4:9 [Nehemiah 4:15]; [H6331 Psalm 33:10]; of man frustrating י׳'s counsel Isaiah 14:27, so, with accusative מִשְׁפָּט Job 40:8; with accusative מַחֲשָׁבוֺת in general, of men Proverbs 15:22, י׳ subject Job 5:12 so, with accusative אֹתוֺת Isaiah 44:25.
b. make vow (נֶדֶר) ineffectual, annul it Numbers 30:9 [Numbers 30:8]; Numbers 30:14 [Numbers 30:13] (opposed to חֵקִים), Numbers 30:13 [Numbers 30:12], also (Imperfect + Infinitive absolute) Numbers 30:13 [Numbers 30:12], Numbers 30:16 [Numbers 30:15].
c. of annulling (godly) fear Job 15:4 [H6331 חַסְדִּי לֹא אָפִיר מֵעִמּוֺ, Psalm 89:34 [Psalm 89:33]] read probably אָסִיר Ol Che Bae and others; הָפֵר כַּעַסְךָ Psalm 85:4 [Psalm 85:3] (read הָסֵר Greek Version of the LXX Bi Che).
d. וְתָפֵר הָאֲבֵיּוֺנָה Ecclesiastes 12:5 is dubious: De Wild and others fails (to excite [? וְתֻפַר Hoph. is made ineffectual]); Ew bursts (Siegf וְתֻפַר); but caper-berry not dehiscent (PostFlora of Syr. 106 ff.); M'Lean-DyerEncy. Bid. 696.): PostLetter, July 28, 1901 breaks up (by shrivelling), figurative of failing sexual power; Aq from פרה bear fruit (compare GFMJBL x (1891), 60); PerlesAnal. 30 וְתִפְרַח.
Hoph. Imperfect.
1. be frustratred, 3rd person feminine singular וְתֻפָ֑ר Isaiah 8:10 (of עֵצָה).
2. be broken, of covenant, 3rd person feminine singular תֻּפַר Jeremiah 33:21; וִתֻּפַר Zechariah 11:11; so Isaiah 28:18 (read וְתֻפַר for וְכֻפַּר, see כ׳).
Pilp. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix וַיְפַרְפְּרֵנִי Job 16:12 he hath shattered me.

† II. [פָּרַר] verb split, divide (so Psalm 74:13 seems to require [but √ פור SS is possible], compare Arabic bdb083004 split, tear, rend; perhaps = I.; > BuhlLex. shake, quake, citing Arabic bdb083005 shake Aramaic אִתְפַּרְפַּר, bdb083006, compare Late Hebrew פִּרְפֵּר); —
Qal Infinitive absolute + Hithpō`. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular אֶרֶץ הִתְפּוֹרְרָה פּוֹר Isaiah 24:19 split or cracked through is the earth (CheHeb. Hpt. פרוק התפרקה).
Po`êl Perfect 2nd person masculine singular פּוֹרַרְתָּ Psalm 74:13 thou [י׳] didst divide the sea.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


17:14; 17:14


26:15; 26:15; 26:44


15:31; 15:31; 30:8; 30:12; 30:12; 30:12; 30:13; 30:15


31:16; 31:20



2 Samuel

15:34; 15:34; 17:14; 17:14

1 Kings

15:19; 15:19

2 Chronicles

16:3; 16:3


4:5; 9:14


4:15; 4:15


5:12; 5:12; 15:4; 16:12; 40:8


74:13; 74:13; 85:4; 119:126


15:22; 15:22




8:10; 14:27; 24:5; 24:19; 28:18; 33:8; 33:8; 44:25; 44:25


11:10; 14:21; 31:32; 33:20; 33:21


17:15; 17:16; 17:18; 44:7


11:10; 11:10; 11:11; 11:14


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6565 matches the Hebrew פָּרַר (pārar),
which occurs 50 times in 46 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:14 - And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken H6565 my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:15 - And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break H6565 my covenant:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:44 - And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break H6565 my covenant with them: for I am the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:31 - Because he hath despised the word of the LORD, and hath broken H6565 his commandment, that soul shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity shall be upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:8 - But if her husband disallowed her on the day that he heard it; then he shall make her vow which she vowed, and that which she uttered with her lips, wherewith she bound her soul, of none effect: H6565 and the LORD shall forgive her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:12 - But if her husband hath utterly H6565 made them void H6565 on the day he heard them; then whatsoever proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows, or concerning the bond of her soul, shall not stand: her husband hath made them void; H6565 and the LORD shall forgive her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:13 - Every vow, and every binding oath to afflict the soul, her husband may establish it, or her husband may make it void. H6565
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:15 - But if he shall any ways H6565 make them void H6565 after that he hath heard them; then he shall bear her iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:16 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the gods of the strangers of the land, whither they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break H6565 my covenant which I have made with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:20 - For when I shall have brought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers, that floweth with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and waxen fat; then will they turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break H6565 my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:1 - And an angel of the LORD came up from Gilgal to Bochim, and said, I made you to go up out of Egypt, and have brought you unto the land which I sware unto your fathers; and I said, I will never break H6565 my covenant with you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:34 - But if thou return to the city, and say unto Absalom, I will be thy servant, O king; as I have been thy father's servant hitherto, so will I now also be thy servant: then mayest thou for me defeat H6565 the counsel of Ahithophel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:14 - And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the LORD had appointed to defeat H6565 the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:19 - There is a league between me and thee, and between my father and thy father: behold, I have sent unto thee a present of silver and gold; come and break H6565 thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:3 - There is a league between me and thee, as there was between my father and thy father: behold, I have sent thee silver and gold; go, break H6565 thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:5 - And hired counsellors against them, to frustrate H6565 their purpose, all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:14 - Should we again break H6565 thy commandments, and join in affinity with the people of these abominations? wouldest not thou be angry with us till thou hadst consumed us, so that there should be no remnant nor escaping?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:15 - And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known unto us, and God had brought H6565  their counsel to nought, H6565 that we returned all of us to the wall, every one unto his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:12 - He disappointeth H6565 the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:4 - Yea, thou castest off H6565 fear, and restrainest prayer before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:12 - I was at ease, but he hath broken me asunder: H6565 he hath also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:8 - Wilt thou also disannul H6565 my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:13 - Thou didst divide H6565 the sea by thy strength: thou brakest the heads of the dragons in the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:4 - Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause thine anger toward us to cease. H6565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:126 - It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void H6565 thy law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:22 - Without counsel purposes are disappointed: H6565 but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:5 - Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: H6565 because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:10 - Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought; H6565 speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:27 - For the LORD of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul H6565 it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:5 - The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken H6565 the everlasting covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:19 - The earth is utterly broken down, the earth is clean H6565 dissolved, H6565 the earth is moved exceedingly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:8 - The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken H6565 the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:25 - That frustrateth H6565 the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:10 - They are turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, which refused to hear my words; and they went after other gods to serve them: the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken H6565 my covenant which I made with their fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:21 - Do not abhor us, for thy name's sake, do not disgrace the throne of thy glory: remember, break H6565 not thy covenant with us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:32 - Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, H6565 although I was an husband unto them, saith the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:20 - Thus saith the LORD; If ye can break H6565 my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:21 - Then may also my covenant be broken H6565 with David my servant, that he should not have a son to reign upon his throne; and with the Levites the priests, my ministers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:59 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even deal with thee as thou hast done, which hast despised the oath in breaking H6565 the covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:15 - But he rebelled against him in sending his ambassadors into Egypt, that they might give him horses and much people. Shall he prosper? shall he escape that doeth such things? or shall he break H6565 the covenant, and be delivered?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:16 - As I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely in the place where the king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he brake, H6565 even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:18 - Seeing he despised the oath by breaking H6565 the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:7 - In that ye have brought into my sanctuary strangers, uncircumcised in heart, and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in my sanctuary, to pollute it, even my house, when ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken H6565 my covenant because of all your abominations.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:10 - And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break H6565 my covenant which I had made with all the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:11 - And it was broken H6565 in that day: and so the poor of the flock that waited upon me knew that it was the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:14 - Then I cut asunder mine other staff, even Bands, that I might break H6565 the brotherhood between Judah and Israel.
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