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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 - Thus they set out from the mount of the LORD three days’ journey, with the ark of the covenant of the LORD journeying in front of them for the [fn]three days, to seek H8446 out a resting place for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:2 - “Send out for yourself men so that they may spy H8446 out the land of Canaan, which I am going to give to the sons of Israel; you shall send a man from each of their fathers’ tribes, every one a leader among them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:16 - These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to spy H8446 out the land; but Moses called Hoshea the son of Nun, Joshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:17 - When Moses sent them to spy H8446 out the land of Canaan, he said to them, “Go up [fn]there into the [fn]Negev; then go up into the hill country.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:21 - So they went up and spied H8446 out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, [fn]at Lebo-hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:25 - When they returned from spying H8446 out the land, at the end of forty days,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:32 - So they gave out to the sons of Israel a bad report of the land which they had spied H8446 out, saying, “The land through which we have gone, in spying H8446 it out, is a land that devours its [fn]inhabitants; and all the people whom we saw in it are men of great size.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:6 - Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, of those who had spied H8446 out the land, tore their clothes;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:7 - and they spoke to all the congregation of the sons of Israel, saying, “The land which we passed through to spy H8446 out is an exceedingly good land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:34 - ‘According to the number of days which you spied H8446 out the land, forty days, for every day you shall bear your [fn]guilt a year, even forty years, and you will know My opposition.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:36 - As for the men whom Moses sent to spy H8446 out the land and who returned and made all the congregation grumble against him by bringing out a bad report concerning the land,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:38 - But Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of Jephunneh remained alive out of those men who went to spy H8446 out the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:39 - “It shall be a tassel for you [fn]to look at and remember all the commandments of the LORD, so as to do them and not [fn]follow H8446 after your own heart and your own eyes, after which you played the harlot,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:33 - who goes before you on your way, to seek H8446 out a place for you to encamp, in fire by night and cloud by day, to show you the way in which you should go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:23 - The house of Joseph spied H8446 out Bethel (now the name of the city was formerly Luz).
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:15 - besides that from the traders H8446 and the [fn]wares of the merchants and all the kings of the Arabs and the governors of the country.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:14 - besides that which the traders H8446 and merchants brought; and all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the country brought gold and silver to Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:26 - The righteous is a guide H8446 to his neighbor,
But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:13 - And I set my [fn]mind to seek and explore H8446 by wisdom concerning all that has been done under heaven. It is [fn]a grievous task which God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:3 - I explored H8446 with my [fn]mind how to stimulate my body with wine while my [fn]mind was guiding me wisely, and how to take hold of folly, until I could see what good there is for the sons of men [fn]to do under heaven the few [fn]years of their lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:25 - I [fn]directed my [fn]mind to know, to investigate H8446 and to seek wisdom and an explanation, and to know the evil of folly and the foolishness of madness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:6 - on that day I swore to them, to bring them out from the land of Egypt into a land that I had [fn]selected H8446 for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands.

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