בכרי

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Hebrew[edit]

Noun[edit]

בַּכְרִי (bachrím

  1. A descendent of Becher/‎בֶּכֶר.
    • Numbers 26:35, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      אֵלֶּה בְנֵי־אֶפְרַיִם לְמִשְׁפְּחֹתָם לְשׁוּתֶלַח מִשְׁפַּחַת הַשֻּׁתַלְחִי לְבֶכֶר מִשְׁפַּחַת הַבַּכְרִי לְתַחַן מִשְׁפַּחַת הַתַּחֲנִי
      éle v'ne-efráyim l'mishp'chotám l'shutélach mishpáchat hashutalchí l'vécher mishpáchat habachrí l'táchan mishpáchat hatachaní
      These are the sons of Ephraim after their families: of Shuthelah, the family of the Shuthelahites; of Becher, the family of the Becherites; of Tahan, the family of the Tahanites.

Noun[edit]

בכרי (transliteration needed)

  1. (בְּכֹרִי, b'chorí) Singular form of בְּכֹר (b'chór)‎ with first-person singular personal pronoun as possessor.
    • Genesis 49:3, with translation of the King James Version:
      רְאוּבֵן בְּכֹרִי אַתָּה
      r'uvén b'chóri áta
      Reuben, thou art my firstborn
    • Exodus 4:22, with translation of the American Standard Version:
      בְּנִי בְכֹרִי יִשְׂרָאֵל
      b'ní v'chorí yisraél
      Israel is my son, my first-born
  2. (בִּכְרֵי, bichré) Plural construct form of בֶּכֶר (bécher)‎.
    • Isaiah 60:6, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      שִׁפְעַת גְּמַלִּים תְּכַסֵּךְ בִּכְרֵי מִדְיָן וְעֵיפָה
      shif'át g'malím t'chaséch bichré midyán v'efá
      The caravan of camels shall cover thee, and of the young camels of Midian and Ephah

Proper noun[edit]

בִּכְרִי (bichrím

  1. A male given name.
    • 2 Samuel 20:1, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וְשָׁם נִקְרָא אִישׁ בְּלִיַּעַל וּשְׁמוֹ שֶׁבַע בֶּן־בִּכְרִי אִישׁ יְמִינִי
      v'shám nikrá ísh b'liyáal ush'mó shéva ben-bichrí ísh y'miní
      Now there happened to be there a base fellow, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite

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