ביקורת

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ב־ק־ר (b-k-r).

Noun[edit]

ביקורת \ בִּקֹּרֶת (bikóretf (plural indefinite form ביקורות, singular construct form ביקורת, plural construct form ביקורות)

  1. criticism, critique, critical opinion, judgmental review about a subject.
    ביקורת חריפהbikóret kharifá — sharp criticism
    • Leviticus 19:20:
      וְאִישׁ כִּי־יִשְׁכַּב אֶת־אִשָּׁה שִׁכְבַת־זֶרַע וְהִוא שִׁפְחָה נֶחֱרֶפֶת לְאִישׁ וְהָפְדֵּה לֹא נִפְדָּתָה אוֹ חֻפְשָׁה לֹא נִתַּן־לָהּ בִּקֹּרֶת תִּהְיֶה לֹא יוּמְתוּ כִּי־לֹא חֻפָּשָׁה׃
      ish ki-yishkáv et-ishá shikh'vát-zéra v'hí shifkhá nekheréfet l'ísh v'hafdé lo nifdatá o khufshá lo nitan-lah bikóret tihyé lo yum'tú ki-lo khupashá.
      And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged [literally there will be a bikóret]; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.[1]

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  1. ^ Authorized King James translation (1611).