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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2918 - טִירָה

Word Origin
from (an equivalent to) (02905)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) encampment, battlement

1a) encampment, tent camp

1b) walled dwelling places, battlement (metaphorically)

1c) row (of stones)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1886 ‑ ἔπαυλις (ep'‑ow‑lis);  2968 ‑ κώμη (ko'‑may);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (6)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 1
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Ezekiel 2
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 1
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Ezekiel 2
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Ezekiel 2
n-cfp 1
n-cfsc 1
n-cfp 1
n-cfsc 1
n-cfp 1
n-cfsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1204) ru (תהר ThR) AC: Contain CO: Wall AB: ?: The pictograph u is a picture of a basket or other container, the r is a picture of a man. Combined these mean "contain man". A wall that contains one for protection or as a jail.

A) ru (תהר ThR) AC: ? CO: Watch AB: ?

af1 ) erum (מתהרה MThRH) - I. Target:As aimed at. [df: arjm]II. Prison:A place watched and surrounded by walls. [df: arjm] KJV (16): mark, prison - Strongs: H4307 (מַטָּרָא)

fm ) iru (תהרי ThRY) - Fresh: Something that is moist. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (2): new, putrify - Strongs: H2961 (טָרִי)

C) rua (אתהר AThR) AC: Shut CO: ? AB: ?: The closing of the doors to the wall.

V) rua (אתהר AThR) - Shut: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) shut - Strongs: H332 (אָטַר)

Nm) rua (אתהר AThR) - Shut: Something that is not used such as the left hand. KJV (2): left - Strongs: H334 (אִטֵּר)

G) reu (תההר ThHR) AC: ? CO: Clean AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) reu (תההר ThHR) - Clean: KJV (94): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) clean, purify, purge, purifier - Strongs: H2891 (טָהֵר)

Nf1) ereu (תההרה ThHRH) - Cleansing: KJV (13): cleansing, purifying, purification, cleansed - Strongs: H2893 (טָהֳרָה)

cm) rfeu (תההור ThHWR) - Clean: KJV (96): clean, pure, fair - Strongs: H2889 (טָהֹר), H2890 (טְהוֹר)

gm) refu (תהוהר ThWHR) - Cleanness: KJV (4): purify, clearness, - Strongs: H2892 (טֹהַר)

J) rfu (תהור ThWR) AC: ? CO: Row AB: ?: As the wall as a row.

Nm) rfu (תהור ThWR) - I. Row: II. Range:A row of mountains. [Aramaic only] KJV (28): row, mountain - Strongs: H2905 (טוּר), H2906 (טוּר)

M) riu (תהיר ThYR) AC: ? CO: Village AB: ?: A place carefully watched over.

Nf1) eriu (תהירה ThYRH) - Village: KJV (7): castle, palace, row, habitation - Strongs: H2918 (טִירָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [טִירָה] noun feminine encampment, battlement (from idea of surrounding, enclosure; Syriac sheepfold, ἔπαυλις) — construct טִירַת Song of Solomon 8:9; טִירָתָם Psalm 69:25; plural טִירוֺת Ezekiel 46:23; suffix טִירֹתָם Numbers 31:10; Genesis 25:16; טִירוֺתָם 1 Chronicles 6:39; טִירוֺתֵיהֶם Ezekiel 25:4; —

1 encampment, especially of circular encampment of nomad tribes, mentioned with חצר Genesis 25:16; with ערים Numbers 31:10; Ezekiel 25:4 ("" מִשׁכניהם); encampment (poetry) = habitation Psalm 69:26 ("" אהליהם); more Generally, 1 Chronicles 6:39 ("" מושׁבות).

2 in metaphor כָּ֑סֶף׳ט Song of Solomon 8:9 a battlement of silver.

3 row of stones, only plural טִירוֺת Ezekiel 46:23, virtually plural of טוּר 1, q. v.

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List of Word Forms
הַטִּיר֖וֹת הטירות וּבְטִֽירֹתָ֑ם ובטירתם טִ֣ירַת טִֽירָתָ֥ם טִֽירֹתָ֑ם טִירֽוֹתֵיהֶם֙ טירותיהם טירת טירתם לְטִירוֹתָ֖ם לטירותם haṭ·ṭî·rō·wṯ hattiRot haṭṭîrōwṯ lə·ṭî·rō·w·ṯām letiroTam ləṭîrōwṯām ṭî·rā·ṯām ṭî·raṯ ṭî·rō·ṯām ṭî·rō·w·ṯê·hem Tirat ṭîraṯ tiraTam ṭîrāṯām tiroTam ṭîrōṯām tiroteiHem ṭîrōwṯêhem ū·ḇə·ṭî·rō·ṯām ūḇəṭîrōṯām uvetiroTam
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