5786. avar
Strong's Concordance
avar: to make blind, blind
Original Word: עָוַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: avar
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-var')
Definition: to make blind, blind
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to make blind, blind
NASB Translation
blinded (2), blinds (2), put (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[עָוַר] verb Pi`el make blind, blind (original meaning of √ dubious; Thes עור = dig (Arabic etc. cave); HalRŠJ xi, 67 compare עוֺר skin, whence blindness as cataract; — Aramaic adjective עֲוִיר, blind, Pa`el עַוַּר, = Hebrew Pi`el; Arabic be one-eyed, Ethiopic be blind Di995); —

Pi`el Perfect3masculine singular עִוֵּר 2 Kings 25:7, with עֵינֵי put out the eyes of = Jeremiah 39:7 = Jeremiah 52:11; Imperfect3masculine singular יְעַוֵּר figurative, Exodus 23:8 (E) a bribe blindeth, with accusative of person ( ᵐ5 insert עֵינֵי); Deuteronomy 16:19, with עֵינֵי.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
blind, put out

A primitive root (rather denominatively from owr through the idea of a film over the eyes); to blind -- blind, put out. See also ayir.

see HEBREW owr

see HEBREW ayir

Forms and Transliterations
יְעַוֵּ֣ר יְעַוֵּר֙ יעור עִוֵּ֑ר עִוֵּ֔ר עור ‘iw·wêr ‘iwwêr ivVer yə‘awwêr yə·‘aw·wêr yeavVer
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Exodus 23:8
HEB: כִּ֤י הַשֹּׁ֙חַד֙ יְעַוֵּ֣ר פִּקְחִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף
NAS: for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted
KJV: for the gift blindeth the wise,
INT: for A bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts

Deuteronomy 16:19
HEB: כִּ֣י הַשֹּׁ֗חַד יְעַוֵּר֙ עֵינֵ֣י חֲכָמִ֔ים
NAS: for a bribe blinds the eyes
KJV: for a gift doth blind the eyes
INT: for A bribe blinds the eyes of the wise

2 Kings 25:7
HEB: עֵינֵ֤י צִדְקִיָּ֙הוּ֙ עִוֵּ֔ר וַיַּאַסְרֵ֙הוּ֙ בַֽנְחֻשְׁתַּ֔יִם
NAS: before his eyes, then put out the eyes
KJV: before his eyes, and put out the eyes
INT: the eyes of Zedekiah put and bound bronze

Jeremiah 39:7
HEB: עֵינֵ֥י צִדְקִיָּ֖הוּ עִוֵּ֑ר וַיַּאַסְרֵ֙הוּ֙ בַּֽנְחֻשְׁתַּ֔יִם
NAS: He then blinded Zedekiah's eyes
KJV: Moreover he put out Zedekiah's eyes,
INT: eyes Zedekiah's blinded and bound fetters

Jeremiah 52:11
HEB: עֵינֵ֥י צִדְקִיָּ֖הוּ עִוֵּ֑ר וַיַּאַסְרֵ֣הוּ בַֽנְחֻשְׁתַּ֗יִם
NAS: Then he blinded the eyes of Zedekiah;
KJV: Then he put out the eyes of Zedekiah;
INT: the eyes of Zedekiah blinded bound bronze

5 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 5786
5 Occurrences


‘iw·wêr — 3 Occ.
yə·‘aw·wêr — 2 Occ.










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