1615. gir
Strong's Concordance
gir: chalk, lime
Original Word: גִּר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: gir
Phonetic Spelling: (gheer)
Short Definition: chalk
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
chalk, lime
NASB Translation
chalk (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
גִּר noun [masculine] chalk, lime (perhaps Aramaic loan-word compare Frä9; Aramaic (also Biblical Aramaic) גִּיר ; Arabic is loan-word Fräl.c.) — מִזְבֵּחַ כְּאַבְנֵי גִר Isaiah 27:9.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
chalkstone

Perhaps from kuwr; lime (from being burned in a kiln) -- chalk(-stone).

see HEBREW kuwr

Forms and Transliterations
גִר֙ גר gir ḡir
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Strong's Hebrew 1615
1 Occurrence


ḡir — 1 Occ.

Isaiah 27:9
HEB: מִזְבֵּ֗חַ כְּאַבְנֵי־ גִר֙ מְנֻפָּצ֔וֹת לֹֽא־
NAS: like pulverized chalk stones;
KJV: of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in sunder,
INT: the altar stones chalk pulverized will not

1 Occurrence

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