1305. barar
Strong's Concordance
barar: to purify, select
Original Word: בָּרַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: barar
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-rar')
Short Definition: choice
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to purify, select
NASB Translation
choice (2), chosen (2), cleanse (1), pure you show (2), purge (2), purged (1), purified (1), purify (1), select (1), sharpen (1), show yourself pure (2), sincerely (1), tested (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[בָּרַר] verb purify, select (compare Assyrian barâru, be shining, in derivatives ZimBP 46. 73 BelserBAS ii. 154; Arabic pious, kind, true; he was pious, good, virtuous, honest) —

Qal Perfect בָּרוֺתִי Ezekiel 20:38; Infinitive suffix לְבָרָם Ecclesiastes 3:18, Ges§ 67 R, 3; compare לָבוּר Ecclesiastes 9:1 (si vera lectio) as metaplastic form, but on text see בּוּר above; Participle passive masculine בָּרוּר Job 33:3 4t.; feminine בְּרוּרָה Nehemiah 5:18; Zephaniah 3:9; —

1 purge out, purify: וּבָרוֺתִי מִכֶּם הַמֹּרְדִים and I will purge out from among you the rebels Ezekiel 20:38; שָׂפָה בְּרוּרָה a purified lip Zephaniah 3:9; בָּרוּר מִלֵּל֑וּ utter in a pure, sincere manner Job 33:3.

2 choose, select, only Participle and in Chronicler: chosen, valiant men 1 Chronicles 7:40; porters 1 Chronicles 9:22; musicians 1 Chronicles 16:41; sheep Nehemiah 5:18.

3 cleanse, make shining, polish, passive participle חֵץ בָּרוּר polished arrow Isaiah 49:2 (compare De & Jeremiah 51:11 below)

4 test, prove Ecclesiastes 3:18 לְבָרָם הָאֱלֹהִים that God may prove them (RV); — on Ecclesiastes 9:1 see בּוּר.

Niph`al הִבָּרוּ Isaiah 52:11; Participle נָבָר 2 Samuel 22:27 (= Psalm 18:27); — purify oneself:

a. ceremonially, the bearers of the sacred vessels Isaiah 52:11.

b. morally 2 Samuel 22:27 = Psalm 18:27.

Pi`el Infinitive לְבָרֵר Daniel 11:35 purify ("" לִצְרוֺף, לַלְבֵּן).

Hiph`il 1. Infinitive לְהָבַר Jeremiah 4:11 purify, cleanse.

2 Imperative הָבֵרוּ הַחִצִּים Jeremiah 51:11 polish arrows (see 3 above).

Hithpa`el 1. Imperfect יִתְבָּרֲרוּ Daniel 12:10 purify oneself.

2 תִּתְבָּרַר Psalm 18:27 = תִּתָּבָר 2 Samuel 22:27 shew oneself pure, just, kind.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
make bright, choice, chosen, cleanse be clean, clearly, polished, purify, purge out

A primitive root; to clarify (i.e. Brighten), examine, select -- make bright, choice, chosen, cleanse (be clean), clearly, polished, (shew self) pure(-ify), purge (out).

Forms and Transliterations
בְּרֻר֤וֹת בְּרוּרִים֙ בְרוּרָ֑ה בָּר֔וּר בָּר֥וּר ברור ברורה ברורים בררות הִבָּ֕רוּ הַבְּרוּרִ֔ים הַבְּרוּרִים֙ הָבֵ֣רוּ הברו הברורים וּבָרוֹתִ֣י וּלְבָרֵ֥ר וברותי ולברר יִ֠תְבָּֽרֲרוּ יתבררו לְבָרָ֖ם לְהָבַֽר׃ לברם להבר׃ נָבָ֖ר נָבָ֥ר נבר תִּתְבָּרָ֑ר תִּתָּבָ֑ר תתבר תתברר bā·rūr baRur bārūr ḇə·rū·rāh bə·rū·rîm bə·ru·rō·wṯ ḇərūrāh beruRim bərūrîm beruRot bərurōwṯ hā·ḇê·rū hab·bə·rū·rîm habberuRim habbərūrîm hāḇêrū haVeru hib·bā·rū hibBaru hibbārū lə·ḇā·rām lə·hā·ḇar ləḇārām ləhāḇar lehaVar levaRam nā·ḇār nāḇār naVar tiṯ·bā·rār tit·tā·ḇār titbaRar tiṯbārār tittāḇār tittaVar ū·ḇā·rō·w·ṯî ū·lə·ḇā·rêr ūḇārōwṯî ūləḇārêr ulevaRer uvaroTi veruRah yiṯ·bā·ră·rū Yitbararu yiṯbārărū
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18 Occurrences


bā·rūr — 2 Occ.
bə·rū·rîm — 1 Occ.
bə·ru·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
hab·bə·rū·rîm — 2 Occ.
hā·ḇê·rū — 1 Occ.
hib·bā·rū — 1 Occ.
lə·hā·ḇar — 1 Occ.
lə·ḇā·rām — 1 Occ.
nā·ḇār — 2 Occ.
tiṯ·bā·rār — 1 Occ.
tit·tā·ḇār — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·ḇā·rêr — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇā·rō·w·ṯî — 1 Occ.
ḇə·rū·rāh — 1 Occ.
yiṯ·bā·ră·rū — 1 Occ.

2 Samuel 22:27
HEB: עִם־ נָבָ֖ר תִּתָּבָ֑ר וְעִם־
NAS: With the pure You show Yourself pure,
KJV: With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure;
INT: With the pure show and with

2 Samuel 22:27
HEB: עִם־ נָבָ֖ר תִּתָּבָ֑ר וְעִם־ עִקֵּ֖שׁ
NAS: With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the perverted
KJV: With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and with the froward
INT: With the pure show and with the perverted

1 Chronicles 7:40
HEB: בֵית־ הָאָב֤וֹת בְּרוּרִים֙ גִּבּוֹרֵ֣י חֲיָלִ֔ים
NAS: houses, choice and mighty men
KJV: house, choice [and] mighty men
INT: house of father's choice men of valour

1 Chronicles 9:22
HEB: כֻּלָּ֤ם הַבְּרוּרִים֙ לְשֹׁעֲרִ֣ים בַּסִּפִּ֔ים
NAS: All these who were chosen to be gatekeepers
KJV: All these [which were] chosen to be porters
INT: these chosen to be porters the gates

1 Chronicles 16:41
HEB: וִֽידוּת֔וּן וּשְׁאָר֙ הַבְּרוּרִ֔ים אֲשֶׁ֥ר נִקְּב֖וּ
NAS: and the rest who were chosen, who
KJV: and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed
INT: and Jeduthun and the rest were chosen who were designated

Nehemiah 5:18
HEB: צֹ֠אן שֵׁשׁ־ בְּרֻר֤וֹת וְצִפֳּרִים֙ נַֽעֲשׂוּ־
NAS: ox [and] six choice sheep, also birds
KJV: ox [and] six choice sheep; also fowls
INT: sheep six choice birds were prepared

Job 33:3
HEB: וְדַ֥עַת שְׂ֝פָתַ֗י בָּר֥וּר מִלֵּֽלוּ׃
NAS: speak knowledge sincerely.
KJV: shall utter knowledge clearly.
INT: knowledge and my lips sincerely speak

Psalm 18:26
HEB: עִם־ נָבָ֥ר תִּתְבָּרָ֑ר וְעִם־
NAS: With the pure You show Yourself pure,
KJV: With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure;
INT: With the pure show and with

Psalm 18:26
HEB: עִם־ נָבָ֥ר תִּתְבָּרָ֑ר וְעִם־ עִ֝קֵּ֗שׁ
NAS: With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the crooked
KJV: With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and with the froward
INT: With the pure show and with the crooked

Ecclesiastes 3:18
HEB: בְּנֵ֣י הָאָדָ֔ם לְבָרָ֖ם הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים וְלִרְא֕וֹת
NAS: God has surely tested them in order for them to see
KJV: that God might manifest them, and that they might see
INT: the sons of men tested God to see

Isaiah 49:2
HEB: וַיְשִׂימֵ֙נִי֙ לְחֵ֣ץ בָּר֔וּר בְּאַשְׁפָּת֖וֹ הִסְתִּירָֽנִי׃
NAS: Me; And He has also made Me a select arrow,
KJV: me, and made me a polished shaft;
INT: made arrow A select his quiver has hidden

Isaiah 52:11
HEB: צְא֣וּ מִתּוֹכָ֔הּ הִבָּ֕רוּ נֹשְׂאֵ֖י כְּלֵ֥י
NAS: out of the midst of her, purify yourselves, You who carry
KJV: of the midst of her; be ye clean, that bear
INT: Go of the midst of her purify carry the vessels

Jeremiah 4:11
HEB: לִזְר֖וֹת וְל֥וֹא לְהָבַֽר׃
NAS: not to winnow and not to cleanse,
KJV: not to fan, nor to cleanse,
INT: to fan and not to cleanse

Jeremiah 51:11
HEB: הָבֵ֣רוּ הַחִצִּים֮ מִלְא֣וּ
NAS: Sharpen the arrows, fill
KJV: Make bright the arrows; gather
INT: Sharpen the arrows fill

Ezekiel 20:38
HEB: וּבָרוֹתִ֣י מִכֶּ֗ם הַמֹּרְדִ֤ים
NAS: and I will purge from you the rebels
KJV: And I will purge out from among you the rebels,
INT: will purge at the rebels

Daniel 11:35
HEB: לִצְר֥וֹף בָּהֶ֛ם וּלְבָרֵ֥ר וְלַלְבֵּ֖ן עַד־
NAS: in order to refine, purge and make them pure
KJV: to try them, and to purge, and to make [them] white,
INT: will fall to refine purge and make until

Daniel 12:10
HEB: יִ֠תְבָּֽרֲרוּ וְיִֽתְלַבְּנ֤וּ וְיִצָּֽרְפוּ֙
NAS: Many will be purged, purified
KJV: Many shall be purified, and made white,
INT: will be purged purified and refined

Zephaniah 3:9
HEB: עַמִּ֖ים שָׂפָ֣ה בְרוּרָ֑ה לִקְרֹ֤א כֻלָּם֙
NAS: to the peoples purified lips,
KJV: to the people a pure language,
INT: the peoples lips purified may call all

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