בער

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

בער (transliteration needed)

  1. (intransitive) burn


Hebrew[edit]

Verb[edit]

בָּעַר (baár) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (intransitive) (It/he) burned (was in flames)
    • Exodus 3:2
      וְהִנֵּה הַסְּנֶה בֹּעֵר בָּאֵשׁ וְהַסְּנֶה אֵינֶנּוּ אֻכָּל
      v'hiné has'né boér baésh v'has'né enénu ukál
      and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed
    • Deuteronomy 4:11, with translation of the King James Version:
      וְהָהָר בֹּעֵר בָּאֵשׁ עַד לֵב הַשָּׁמַיִם
      v'hahár boér' baésh ad lev hashamáyim
      and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven

Verb[edit]

בִּעֵר (biér) (pi'él construction)

  1. (transitive) (He/it) destroyed, removed
    • 1 Kings 22:47, with Young's Literal Translation:
      וְיֶתֶר הַקָּדֵשׁ אֲשֶׁר נִשְׁאַר בִּימֵי אָסָא אָבִיו בִּעֵר מִן הָאָרֶץ
      v'yéter hakédesh ashér nish'ár bimé asá avív biér min haárets
      And the remnant of the whoremongers who were left in the days of Asa his father he took away out of the land
    • 2 Kings 23:24, with translation of the King James Version:
      וְאֵת כָּל הַשִּׁקֻּצִים אֲשֶׁר נִרְאוּ בְּאֶרֶץ יְהוּדָה וּבִירוּשָׁלַ‍ִם בִּעֵר יֹאשִׁיָּהוּ
      v'et kol hashikutsím ashér nir'ú b'érets y'hudá uvirushaláyim biér yoshiyáhu
      and all the abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah put away

Noun[edit]

בַּעַר (báarm

  1. fool, stupid person
    • Psalms 73:22, with translation of the Darby Bible:
      וַאֲנִי בַעַר וְלֹא אֵדָע
      vaaní váar v'lo edá
      Then I was brutish and knew nothing
    • Proverbs 12:1, with translation of the English Standard Version:
      אֹהֵב מוּסָר אֹהֵב דָּעַת וְשׂוֹנֵא תוֹכַחַת בָּעַר
      ohév musár ohév dáat v'soné tocháchat báar
      Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Proper noun[edit]

בְּעֹר (b'orm

  1. Beor (A male given name)
    • Numbers 24:3, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיִּשָּׂא מְשָׁלוֹ וַיֹּאמַר נְאֻם בִּלְעָם בְּנוֹ בְעֹר וּנְאֻם הַגֶּבֶר שְׁתֻם הָעָיִן
      vayisá m'shaló vayomár n'um bil'ám b'no v'or un'úm hagéver sh'tum haáyin
      And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the man whose eyes are open hath said

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bero. Compare German Bär.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Litvish, Poylish) IPA(key): [bɛʁ]

Noun[edit]

בער (berm, plural בערן (bern)

  1. bear

Proper noun[edit]

בער (berm

  1. A male given name, often together with Hebrew equivalent דוב (dov) as in דובֿ־בער (Dov Ber).