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Lexicon :: Strong's H6979 - qûr

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קוּר
Transliteration
qûr
Pronunciation
koor
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2004,2077

Strong’s Definitions

קוּר qûwr, koor; a primitive root; also denominative from H7023 to trench; by implication, to throw forth; to wall up, whether literal (to build a wall) or figurative (to estop):—break down, cast out, destroy, dig.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H6979 in the following manner: dig (2x), cast out (2x), destroy (1x), break down (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H6979 in the following manner: dig (2x), cast out (2x), destroy (1x), break down (1x).
  1. (Qal) to bore, dig, dig for water

  2. to be cold

    1. (Hiphil) to make or keep cool

  3. (Pilpel) destroy, break down

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קוּר qûwr, koor; a primitive root; also denominative from H7023 to trench; by implication, to throw forth; to wall up, whether literal (to build a wall) or figurative (to estop):—break down, cast out, destroy, dig.
STRONGS H6979:
† I. [קוּר] verb bore, dig (Arabic bdb088104(bdb088105) cut a round hole in, scoop out); —
Qal Perfect 1st person singular קַרְתִּי 2 Kings 19:24 I have dug (that is, a well) = Isaiah 37:25 (Meinh conjectures כָּרִתִי). — Hiph., Pilp., see I, II. קרר below.

† I. [קָרַר] verb be cold (Arabic bdb090303be cold, so Ethiopic bdb090304Syriac bdb090305; Targum Ithpa. 1st person singular cool onself (rare); Levy compare also Late Hebrew Nithp. רִתְקָרֵר grow calm [i.e. cool]); —
Hiph. make or keep cool: Perfect 3rd person feminine singular הֵקֵ֫רָה, figurative, Jeremiah 6:7b Jerusalem keepeth her wickedness cool, fresh; Infinitive construct metaplastic הָקִיר (Ges§ 67 v) Jeremiah 6:7a, of בּוֺר keeping water cool (simile).

† II. [קָרַר] verb
Pilp. tear down (?) (Late Hebrew קִרְקֵר tear down wall); — only Participle מְקַרְקַר קִר Isaiah 22:5 usually (men are) tearing down wall(s), but see I. H7023 קִיר 3 near the end.

קַרְקַר Numbers 24:17 read H6936 קָדְקֹד which see.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

24:17

2 Kings

19:24

Isaiah

22:5; 37:25

Jeremiah

6:7; 6:7

H6979

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6979 matches the Hebrew קוּר (qûr),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:17 - I see him, but not now;
I look at him, but not near;
A star shall appear from Jacob,
A scepter shall rise from Israel,
And shall smash the [fn]forehead of Moab,
And overcome H6979 all the sons of Sheth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:24 - “I dug H6979 wells and drank foreign waters,
And with the soles of my feet I dried up
All the streams of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:5 - For the Lord [fn]GOD of armies has a day of panic, subjugation, and confusion
In the valley of vision,
A breaking H6979 down H6979 of walls
And a crying [fn]to the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:25 - ‘I dug H6979 wells and drank waters,
And with the sole of my feet I dried up
All the canals of [fn]Egypt.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:7 - “As a well [fn]keeps H6979 its waters fresh H6979,
So she [fn]keeps H6979 fresh H6979 her wickedness.
Violence and destruction are heard in her;
Sickness and wounds are constantly before Me.

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