5894. ir
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ir: waking or wakeful one
Original Word: עִיר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: ir
Phonetic Spelling: (eer)
Short Definition: watcher

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
(Aramaic) from a root corresponding to ur
waking or wakeful one
NASB Translation
watcher (2), watchers (1).

עִיר noun masculine waking, or wakeful, one, i.e. angel (√עיר, compare Syriac wake, waking (PS2843), Jewish-Aramaic עִיר, Late Hebrew עֵיר adjective awake); — absolute ׳ע Daniel 4:10; Daniel 4:20; plural absolute עִירִין Daniel 4:14; Aq Symm. ἐγρήγορος; compare CharlesEnoch i. 5; xxxix. 12; also p. 356 Dron the passage; doubtful is the connection with Phoenician Zophesemim (EusebPraep. Evang. 10), i.e. צפי שמים watchers of heaven, as keeping watch over or spying out (ZimKAT 3. 629 JeremAtim Licht d. AO 63).

עַל, עֵלָּא see עלה. עִלָּה see I. עלל.


(Aramaic) from a root corresponding to uwr; a watcher, i.e. An angel (as guardian) -- watcher.

see HEBREW uwr

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