218. Uwr
Strong's Concordance
Uwr: Ur
Original Word: אוּר
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Uwr
Phonetic Spelling: (oor)
Short Definition: Ur
II. אוּר proper name, masculine (flame) father of one of David's heroes 1 Chronicles 11:35 (III. אוּר proper name, of a location see below)

III. אור proper name, of a location Ur (Babylonian Uru; seat of moon-god worship; hence Eupolemos in EusebPraep.Ev.ix. 17 says Καμαρίνῃ ἥν τινας λέγειν πόλιν Οὐρίην), ancient city in Southern Babylonia; OT always אור כַּשְׂדִּים i.e. Ur of the Kasdim (Chaldeans) see כַּשְׂדִּים below כשׂד; home of Terah, Abram's father, & A.'s point of departure for Mesopotamia & Canaan Genesis 11:28; Genesis 15:7 (both J), & hence Nehemiah 9:7; also Genesis 11:31 (P); — modern Muqayyar, south of Euphrates, approximately 150 miles southeast of Babylon; see KG94f DlPa 226 f COT on Genesis 11:28.

אֲוֵרוֺת see אֻרְיָה below I. ארה.

אֲוַרְנָה see אֲרַוְנָה

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

The same as 'uwr; Ur, a place in Chaldaea; also an Israelite -- Ur.

see HEBREW 'uwr

Forms and Transliterations
אֽוּר׃ אור׃ בְּא֥וּר באור מֵא֣וּר מאור ’ūr bə’ūr bə·’ūr beUr mê’ūr mê·’ūr meUr Ur
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Strong's Hebrew 218
5 Occurrences

bə·’ūr — 1 Occ.
mê·’ūr — 3 Occ.
’ūr — 1 Occ.

Genesis 11:28
HEB: בְּאֶ֥רֶץ מוֹלַדְתּ֖וֹ בְּא֥וּר כַּשְׂדִּֽים׃
NAS: of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans.
KJV: of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
INT: the land of his birth Ur of the Chaldeans

Genesis 11:31
HEB: וַיֵּצְא֨וּ אִתָּ֜ם מֵא֣וּר כַּשְׂדִּ֗ים לָלֶ֙כֶת֙
NAS: out together from Ur of the Chaldeans
KJV: and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees,
INT: went together Ur of the Chaldeans to enter

Genesis 15:7
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֤ר הוֹצֵאתִ֙יךָ֙ מֵא֣וּר כַּשְׂדִּ֔ים לָ֧תֶת
NAS: brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans,
KJV: that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees,
INT: who brought of Ur of the Chaldeans to give

1 Chronicles 11:35
HEB: אֱלִיפַ֥ל בֶּן־ אֽוּר׃ ס
NAS: Eliphal the son of Ur,
KJV: Eliphal the son of Ur,
INT: Eliphal the son of Ur

Nehemiah 9:7
HEB: בְּאַבְרָ֔ם וְהוֹצֵאת֖וֹ מֵא֣וּר כַּשְׂדִּ֑ים וְשַׂ֥מְתָּ
NAS: And brought him out from Ur of the Chaldees,
KJV: and broughtest him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees,
INT: Abram and brought Ur of the Chaldees and gave

5 Occurrences

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