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Lexicon :: Strong's H8446 - tûr

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תּוּר
Transliteration
tûr
Pronunciation
toor
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2500

Strong’s Definitions

תּוּר tûwr, toor; a primitive root; to meander (causatively, guide) about, especially for trade or reconnoitring:—chap(-man), sent to descry, be excellent, merchant(-man), search (out), seek, (e-) spy (out).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H8446 in the following manner: search (11x), search out (3x), spy out (2x), seek (2x), chapmen (with H582) (1x), descry (1x), espied (1x), excellent (1x), merchantmen (with H582) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H8446 in the following manner: search (11x), search out (3x), spy out (2x), seek (2x), chapmen (with H582) (1x), descry (1x), espied (1x), excellent (1x), merchantmen (with H582) (1x).
  1. to seek, search out, spy out, explore

    1. (Qal)

      1. to seek out, select, find out how to do something

      2. to spy out, explore

        1. explorers, spies (participle)

      3. to go about

        1. merchant, trader (participle)

    2. (Hiphil) to make a search, make a reconnaissance

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תּוּר tûwr, toor; a primitive root; to meander (causatively, guide) about, especially for trade or reconnoitring:—chap(-man), sent to descry, be excellent, merchant(-man), search (out), seek, (e-) spy (out).
STRONGS H8446:
תּוּר verb seek out, spy out, explore (Late Hebrew id. (rare); perhaps originally turn (to or about), Assyrian târu, turn about, back, taiâru adjective turning back, also merciful, and substantive mercy; Arabic bdb106404 (bdb106405) IV. go about (rare), bdb106406 a go-between) —
Qal Perfect 1st person singular תַּרְתִּי Ezekiel 20:6; Ecclesiastes 2:3; 3rd person plural תָּרוּ Numbers 13:32; 2nd person masculine plural תַּרְתֶּם Numbers 14:24; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יָתֻ֫רוּ Numbers 13:2, וַיָּתֻ֫רוּ Numbers 13:21; read also 3rd person masculine singular, יָתוּר Job 39:8 Vulgate Targum Ew Di Bu Du and most (for יְתוּר); 2nd person masculine plural תָּתוּ֫רוּ Numbers 15:39; Infinitive construct תּוּר Numbers 10:33 +; Participle plural תָּרִים Numbers 14:6, on 1 Kings 10:15; 2 Chronicles 9:14 see infra; —
1. seek out, select: לָתוּר לָהֶם מִנוּחָה Numbers 10:33 (J, subject ark of י׳), compare Deuteronomy 1:33 (subject י׳), Ezekiel 20:6 (id., accusative land); followed by infinitive = find out how to do something, בְּלִבִּי לְ ת׳ Ecclesiastes 2:3.
2. spy out, explore, accusative of land Numbers 13:2, 16, 17, 21, 23, 32 (twice in verse); Numbers 14:7, 34, 36, 38, accusative of mountains Job 39:8 (see above), compare Participle as subject explores, spies Numbers 14:6 (all P); explore mentally, וּבַקֵּשׁ חָכְמָה לָדַעַת וְלָת׳ Ecclesiastes 7:25, compare Ecclesiastes 9:1 Gr (ת׳ for בוּר which see), בְּחָכְמָה עַלֿ לָת׳ Ecclesiastes 1:13 (KueOnd. 2, iii. 196).
3. go about, figurative אַהֲרִי לְבַבְכֶם Numbers 15:39 (P); Participle אַנְשֵׁי הַתָּרִים 1 Kings 10:15; 2 Chronicles 9:14, usually merchants (|| סֹחֲרִים רִכְּ לִים); Kit, after Syriac Version 2 Chronicles, proposes הֶעָרִים for הַתָּרִים.
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural וַיָּתִ֫ירוּ בְּבֵיתאֵֿל Judges 1:23 they made a reconnoisance at Bethel (Vrss disagree, Gie וַיַּחֲנוּ, compare GFM); 3rd person masculine singular יָתֵר מֵרֵעֵהוּ צַדִּיק Proverbs 12:26 the righteous searches out (RV is a guide to) his friend, Targum AV is more excellent than (reading יָתָר), Hi Ew De and others spies out his pasture (מִרְעֵהוּ, in spiritual sense), all dubious; Toy conjectures יָסֻר מֵרָעָה.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

10:33; 10:33; 13:2; 13:2; 13:16; 13:17; 13:21; 13:21; 13:23; 13:32; 13:32; 14:6; 14:6; 14:7; 14:24; 14:34; 14:36; 14:38; 15:39; 15:39

Deuteronomy

1:33

Judges

1:23

1 Kings

10:15; 10:15

2 Chronicles

9:14; 9:14

Job

39:8; 39:8

Proverbs

12:26

Ecclesiastes

1:13; 2:3; 2:3; 7:25; 9:1

Ezekiel

20:6; 20:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8446 matches the Hebrew תּוּר (tûr),
which occurs 23 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:33 - And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey, to search out H8446 a resting place for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:2 - Send thou men, that they may search H8446 the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel: of every tribe of their fathers shall ye send a man, every one a ruler among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:16 - These are the names of the men which Moses sent to spy out H8446 the land. And Moses called Oshea the son of Nun Jehoshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:17 - And Moses sent them to spy out H8446 the land of Canaan, and said unto them, Get you up this way southward, and go up into the mountain:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:21 - So they went up, and searched H8446 the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:25 - And they returned from searching H8446 of the land after forty days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:32 - And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched H8446 unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search H8446 it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:6 - And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of them that searched H8446 the land, rent their clothes:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:7 - And they spake unto all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to search H8446 it, is an exceeding good land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:34 - After the number of the days in which ye searched H8446 the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:36 - And the men, which Moses sent to search H8446 the land, who returned, and made all the congregation to murmur against him, by bringing up a slander upon the land,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:38 - But Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of the men that went to search H8446 the land, lived still.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:39 - And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek H8446 not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:33 - Who went in the way before you, to search you out H8446 a place to pitch your tents in, in fire by night, to shew you by what way ye should go, and in a cloud by day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:23 - And the house of Joseph sent to descry H8446 Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:15 - Beside that he had of the merchantmen, H8446 and of the traffick of the spice merchants, and of all the kings of Arabia, and of the governors of the country.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:14 - Beside that which chapmen H8446 and merchants brought. And all the kings of Arabia and governors of the country brought gold and silver to Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:26 - The righteous is more excellent H8446 than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:13 - And I gave my heart to seek and search out H8446 by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:3 - I sought H8446 in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:25 - I applied mine heart to know, and to search, H8446 and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:6 - In the day that I lifted up mine hand unto them, to bring them forth of the land of Egypt into a land that I had espied H8446 for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands:

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