2713. chaqar
Strong's Concordance
chaqar: to search
Original Word: חָקַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chaqar
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-kar')
Short Definition: search
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to search
NASB Translation
ascertained (1), examines (2), find (1), found (2), investigated (2), make a search (1), pondered (1), probe (1), search (8), searched (4), searches (1), sees through (1), sounded (1), taste (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חָקַר] verb search (Late Hebrew id., Niph`al passive, Aramaic חֲקַר) —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular suffix וַחֲקָרוֺ consecutive Proverbs 18:17; חֲקָרָהּ Job 28:27; וְחָֽקַרְתָּ֫ Deuteronomy 13:15 etc.; Imperfect יַחְקֹר Job 13:19; יַחֲקָרֿ Psalm 44:22; יַחְקְרֶנּוּ Proverbs 28:11; אֶחְקֹר 1 Samuel 20:12; תַּחְקְרוּן Job 32:11; נַחְקֹ֑רָה Lamentations 3:40 etc.; Imperative חָקְרֵ֫נִי Psalm 139:23; חִקְרוּ Judges 18:2; Infinitive חֲקֹר 2 Samuel 10:3 2t.; לַחְקוֺר Proverbs 23:30; לְחָקְרָהּ Judges 18:2; —

1 search (for), followed by accusative Proverbs 23:30; Job 32:11; absolute וְדָרַשְׁתָּ֫ וְחָקַרְתָּ֫ וְשָׁאַלְתָּ֫ הֵיטֵיב Deuteronomy 13:15; literal Ezekiel 39:14 (i.e. for bones unburied).

2. a. search through, explore, literally, object הארץ Judges 18:2 ("" רַגֵּל) Judges 18:2, 1 Chronicles 19:3 ("" id.); city העיר 2 Samuel 10:3 ("" id.), of mining Job 28:3; search out a subject or matter Job 5:27; Job 28:27; Proverbs 25:2; Psalm 44:22.

b. search a man, find out his sentiments (AV sound him) 1 Samuel 20:12.

c. of ׳י searching man, with accusative Psalm 139:1 ("" ידע), Psalm 139:23 ("" id.) Job 13:9, compare Jeremiah 17:10 (object לֵב).

d. of examining thoroughly, so as to expose weakness in a case Job 29:16; Proverbs 18:17, compare Proverbs 28:11; so of self-examination דרכים ׳ח Lamentations 3:40 ("" חפשׂ).

Niph`al Perfect נֶחְקַר 1 Kings 7:47; 2Chronicles 4:18; Imperfect יֵחָקֵר Jeremiah 46:23; יֵחָֽקְרוּ Jeremiah 31:37 be searched out, found out, ascertained, 1 Kings 7:47; 2Chronicles 4:18 (weight of the bronze used in temple utensils), of forest Jeremiah 46:23; searched out, Jeremiah 31:37 subject מוסדיֿ ארץ

Pi`el Perfect חִקֵּר Ecclesiastes 12:9 he sought out many proverbs (מְשָׁלִים; "" אִזֵּן).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
find out, make search out, seek out, sound, try

A primitive root; properly, to penetrate; hence, to examine intimately -- find out, (make) search (out), seek (out), sound, try.

Forms and Transliterations
אֶחְקְרֵֽהוּ׃ אֶחְקֹ֣ר אחקר אחקרהו׃ וְֽנַחְקֹ֔רָה וְחִקֵּ֔ר וְחָקַרְתָּ֧ וְיֵחָקְר֥וּ וַחֲקָרֽוֹ׃ וּלְחָקְרָ֔הּ וחקר וחקרו׃ וחקרת ויחקרו ולחקרה ונחקרה חֲ֝קַרְתַּ֗נִי חֲק֤וֹר חֲקַרְנ֥וּהָ חֲקָרָֽהּ׃ חֲקֹ֣ר חִקְר֣וּ חָקְרֵ֣נִי חֹקֵ֥ר חוֹקֵ֑ר חוקר חקור חקר חקרה׃ חקרו חקרנוה חקרני חקרתני יֵֽחָקֵ֑ר יַֽחֲקָר־ יַחְקְרֶֽנּוּ׃ יַחְקֹ֣ר יַחְקֹֽרוּ׃ יחקר יחקר־ יחקרו׃ יחקרנו׃ לַחְקֹ֥ר לַחְקֹ֨ר לחקר נֶחְקַ֖ר נחקר תַּחְקְר֥וּן תחקרון ’eḥ·qə·rê·hū ’eḥ·qōr ’eḥqərêhū ’eḥqōr chakaRah chakarNuha chakarTani chakeReni chaKor chikRu choKer echkeRehu echKor ḥă·qā·rāh ḥă·qar·nū·hā ḥă·qar·ta·nî ḥā·qə·rê·nî ḥă·qō·wr ḥă·qōr ḥăqārāh ḥăqarnūhā ḥăqartanî ḥāqərênî ḥăqōr ḥăqōwr ḥiq·rū ḥiqrū ḥō·qêr ḥō·w·qêr ḥōqêr ḥōwqêr lachKor laḥ·qōr laḥqōr nechKar neḥ·qar neḥqar tachkeRun taḥ·qə·rūn taḥqərūn ū·lə·ḥā·qə·rāh ulechakeRah ūləḥāqərāh vachakaRo vechakarTa vechikKer venachKorah veyechakeRu wa·ḥă·qā·rōw waḥăqārōw wə·ḥā·qar·tā wə·ḥiq·qêr wə·naḥ·qō·rāh wə·yê·ḥā·qə·rū wəḥāqartā wəḥiqqêr wənaḥqōrāh wəyêḥāqərū ya·ḥă·qār- yachakor yachkeRennu yachKor yachKoru yaḥ·qə·ren·nū yaḥ·qō·rū yaḥ·qōr yaḥăqār- yaḥqərennū yaḥqōr yaḥqōrū yê·ḥā·qêr yechaKer yêḥāqêr
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27 Occurrences


ḥă·qā·rāh — 1 Occ.
ḥă·qar·nū·hā — 1 Occ.
ḥă·qar·ta·nî — 1 Occ.
ḥā·qə·rê·nî — 1 Occ.
ḥă·qō·wr — 2 Occ.
ḥiq·rū — 1 Occ.
ḥō·w·qêr — 2 Occ.
’eḥ·qə·rê·hū — 1 Occ.
’eḥ·qōr — 1 Occ.
laḥ·qōr — 2 Occ.
neḥ·qar — 2 Occ.
taḥ·qə·rūn — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·ḥā·qə·rāh — 1 Occ.
wa·ḥă·qā·rōw — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥā·qar·tā — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥiq·qêr — 1 Occ.
wə·naḥ·qō·rāh — 1 Occ.
wə·yê·ḥā·qə·rū — 1 Occ.
ya·ḥă·qār- — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·qə·ren·nū — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·qōr — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·qō·rū — 1 Occ.
yê·ḥā·qêr — 1 Occ.

Deuteronomy 13:14
HEB: וְדָרַשְׁתָּ֧ וְחָקַרְתָּ֧ וְשָׁאַלְתָּ֖ הֵיטֵ֑ב
NAS: then you shall investigate and search out and inquire
KJV: Then shalt thou enquire, and make search, and ask
INT: shall investigate and search and inquire thoroughly

Judges 18:2
HEB: אֶת־ הָאָ֙רֶץ֙ וּלְחָקְרָ֔הּ וַיֹּאמְר֣וּ אֲלֵהֶ֔ם
NAS: out the land and to search it; and they said
KJV: out the land, and to search it; and they said
INT: to spy the land search said to

Judges 18:2
HEB: אֲלֵהֶ֔ם לְכ֖וּ חִקְר֣וּ אֶת־ הָאָ֑רֶץ
NAS: to them, Go, search the land.
KJV: unto them, Go, search the land:
INT: to Go search the land came

1 Samuel 20:12
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ כִּֽי־ אֶחְקֹ֣ר אֶת־ אָבִ֗י
NAS: [be witness]! When I have sounded out my father
KJV: of Israel, when I have sounded my father
INT: of Israel When have sounded my father time

2 Samuel 10:3
HEB: הֲ֠לוֹא בַּעֲב֞וּר חֲק֤וֹר אֶת־ הָעִיר֙
NAS: to you in order to search the city,
KJV: unto thee, to search the city,
INT: not order to search the city to spy

1 Kings 7:47
HEB: מְאֹ֑ד לֹ֥א נֶחְקַ֖ר מִשְׁקַ֥ל הַנְּחֹֽשֶׁת׃
NAS: of the bronze could not be ascertained.
KJV: of the brass found out.
INT: too could not be ascertained the weight of the bronze

1 Chronicles 19:3
HEB: הֲלֹ֡א בַּ֠עֲבוּר לַחְקֹ֨ר וְלַהֲפֹ֤ךְ וּלְרַגֵּל֙
NAS: come to you to search and to overthrow
KJV: come unto thee for to search, and to overthrow,
INT: not to you to search overthrow spy

2 Chronicles 4:18
HEB: כִּ֛י לֹ֥א נֶחְקַ֖ר מִשְׁקַ֥ל הַנְּחֹֽשֶׁת׃
NAS: of the bronze could not be found out.
KJV: of the brass could not be found out.
INT: for could not be found the weight of the bronze

Job 5:27
HEB: הִנֵּה־ זֹ֭את חֲקַרְנ֥וּהָ כֶּֽן־ הִ֑יא
NAS: this; we have investigated it, [and] so
KJV: Lo this, we have searched it, so it [is]; hear
INT: Behold we have investigated it so it

Job 13:9
HEB: הֲ֭טוֹב כִּֽי־ יַחְקֹ֣ר אֶתְכֶ֑ם אִם־
NAS: when He examines you? Or
KJV: Is it good that he should search you out? or as one man
INT: will it be well when examines Or mocketh

Job 28:3
HEB: תַּ֭כְלִית ה֣וּא חוֹקֵ֑ר אֶ֖בֶן אֹ֣פֶל
NAS: limit he searches out The rock
KJV: to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection:
INT: limit he searches the rock gloom

Job 28:27
HEB: הֱ֝כִינָ֗הּ וְגַם־ חֲקָרָֽהּ׃
NAS: it and also searched it out.
KJV: it; he prepared it, yea, and searched it out.
INT: established and also searched

Job 29:16
HEB: לֹא־ יָדַ֣עְתִּי אֶחְקְרֵֽהוּ׃
NAS: to the needy, And I investigated the case
KJV: [which] I knew not I searched out.
INT: did not know investigated

Job 32:11
HEB: תְּב֥וּנֹֽתֵיכֶ֑ם עַֽד־ תַּחְקְר֥וּן מִלִּֽין׃
NAS: While you pondered what to say.
KJV: to your reasons, whilst ye searched out what to say.
INT: to your reasonings While pondered what

Psalm 44:21
HEB: הֲלֹ֣א אֱ֭לֹהִים יַֽחֲקָר־ זֹ֑את כִּֽי־
NAS: Would not God find this
KJV: Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth
INT: not God find likewise for

Psalm 139:1
HEB: מִזְמ֑וֹר יְהוָ֥ה חֲ֝קַרְתַּ֗נִי וַתֵּדָֽע׃
NAS: For the choir director. A Psalm of David. O LORD, You have searched me and known
KJV: O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known
INT: A Psalm LORD have searched and known

Psalm 139:23
HEB: חָקְרֵ֣נִי אֵ֭ל וְדַ֣ע
NAS: Search me, O God, and know
KJV: Search me, O God, and know
INT: Search God and know

Proverbs 18:17
HEB: 0 ק) וַחֲקָרֽוֹ׃
NAS: comes and examines him.
KJV: cometh and searcheth him.
INT: comes comes and examines

Proverbs 23:30
HEB: הַיָּ֑יִן לַ֝בָּאִ֗ים לַחְקֹ֥ר מִמְסָֽךְ׃
NAS: Those who go to taste mixed wine.
KJV: they that go to seek mixed wine.
INT: wine go to taste mixed

Proverbs 25:2
HEB: וּכְבֹ֥ד מְ֝לָכִ֗ים חֲקֹ֣ר דָּבָֽר׃
NAS: of kings is to search out a matter.
KJV: of kings [is] to search out a matter.
INT: the glory of kings search A matter

Proverbs 28:11
HEB: וְדַ֖ל מֵבִ֣ין יַחְקְרֶֽנּוּ׃
NAS: who has understanding sees through him.
KJV: that hath understanding searcheth him out.
INT: the poor has sees

Ecclesiastes 12:9
HEB: הָעָ֔ם וְאִזֵּ֣ן וְחִקֵּ֔ר תִּקֵּ֖ן מְשָׁלִ֥ים
NAS: and he pondered, searched out and arranged
KJV: yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, [and] set in order
INT: the people give searched and arranged proverbs

Jeremiah 17:10
HEB: אֲנִ֧י יְהוָ֛ה חֹקֵ֥ר לֵ֖ב בֹּחֵ֣ן
NAS: I, the LORD, search the heart, I test
KJV: I the LORD search the heart,
INT: I the LORD search the heart test

Jeremiah 31:37
HEB: שָׁמַ֙יִם֙ מִלְמַ֔עְלָה וְיֵחָקְר֥וּ מֽוֹסְדֵי־ אֶ֖רֶץ
NAS: of the earth searched out below,
KJV: of the earth searched out beneath,
INT: the heavens above searched and the foundations of the earth

Jeremiah 46:23
HEB: כִּ֖י לֹ֣א יֵֽחָקֵ֑ר כִּ֤י רַבּוּ֙
NAS: it will no [more] be found, Even though
KJV: the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more
INT: Surely will no be found though numerous

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