1895. habar
Strong's Concordance
habar: probably divide
Original Word: הָבַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: habar
Phonetic Spelling: (haw-bar')
Definition: probably divide
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
probably divide
NASB Translation
astrologers* (1).

הָבַר verb ? divide (so most, but dubious; Arabic cut into large pieces, cut up, is perhaps Denominative from a 'chunk' of meat; comparison of Arabic be acquainted with, skilled in (AW Kn Di) is also doubtful; if correct, then read חבר; but compare below) —

Qal Perfect3plural הברו Isaiah 47:13 Kt, Participle הֹבְרֵי Qr; הֹבְרֵ֯ו שָׁמַיִם הַחֹזִים בַּכּוֺכָּ בִים they that divide the heavens, that gaze at the stars (Kt would be rel. clause without אֲשֶׁר); ׳ה then refers to the distinguishing of signs of zodiac, or other astrological division of sky, compare Che; on zodiac in Babylon see JenKosmologie 57 ff; & on planets & constellations Idib. 95 ff. Epping & StrmAstronomisches aus Babylonian 109 ff.; — but text probably corrupt; GFM (June, 1892) suggests חֹקְרֵי (compare חקר אתהֿארץ Judges 18:2).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

A primitive root of uncertain (perhaps foreign) derivation; to be a horoscopist -- + (astro-)loger.

Forms and Transliterations
הֹבְרֵ֣י הברי hō·ḇə·rê hōḇərê hoeRei
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Englishman's Concordance
Isaiah 47:13
HEB: [הָבְרוּ כ] (הֹבְרֵ֣י ק) שָׁמַ֗יִם
NAS: Let now the astrologers, Those who prophesy
KJV: of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers,
INT: now and save astrologer air agreement

1 Occurrence

Strong's Hebrew 1895
1 Occurrence

hō·ḇə·rê — 1 Occ.

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