2659. chapher
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chapher: to be abashed or ashamed
Original Word: חָפֵר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chapher
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-fare')
Short Definition: humiliated

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to be abashed or ashamed
NASB Translation
abashed (1), ashamed (1), confounded (1), disgraced (1), disgraceful (1), embarrassed (2), humiliated (6), shamed (1), shamefully (1).

II. [חָפֵר] verb be abashed, ashamed (ᵑ7 חֲפַר Proverbs 13:5, מַחְמְּרָנָא one causing shame Proverbs 19:26; Syriac , especially Aph`el be ashamed, put to shame; Arabic be bashful, shy, bashful; Ethiopic be ashamed, blush) —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular חָֽפְרָה Jeremiah 50:12; וְחָֽפְרָה consecutive Isaiah 24:23; וְחָפֵ֑רָה Jeremiah 15:9; חָֽפְרוּ Psalm 71:24; וְחָֽפְרוּ consecutive Micah 3:7; Imperfect יַחְמְּרוּ Psalm 35:4 4t.; יֶחְמָּ֑רוּ Psalm 34:6; וַיֶּחְמָּ֑רוּ Job 6:20; תַּחְמְּרוּ Isaiah 1:29; — be abashed, ashamed, said of face Psalm 34:6 (avoided by looking to ׳י); elsewhere always "" בּוֺשׁ, of enemies of righteousness Psalm 71:24; Psalm 35:4; Psalm 35:26; Psalm 40:15 = Psalm 70:3; Psalm 83:18; of idolaters Isaiah 1:29; diviners Micah 3:7; of distressed Jerusalem Jeremiah 15:9; so of Babylon Jeremiah 50:12; of moon Isaiah 24:33; be put to shame (disappointment), of caravans looking for water Job 6:20.

Hiph`il Perfect הֶחְמִּיר Isaiah 33:9; Imperfect יַחְמִּיר Proverbs 13:5; תַּחְמִּ֫ירִי Isaiah 54:4; Participle מַחְמִּיר Proverbs 19:26; — display shame, figurative of Lebanon Isaiah 33:9 ("" קָמַ֑ל 'dried up' Che); of Israel Isaiah 54:4 ("" בּוֺשׁ Qal); of an unfilial son, cause shame Proverbs 19:26 ("" מֵבִישׁ); compare Proverbs 13:5 of wicked ("" יבאישׁ: see באשׁ

Hiph`il above).

be ashamed, be confounded, come be put to shame, bring reproach

A primitive root (perhaps rath. The same as chaphar through the idea of detection): to blush; figuratively, to be ashamed, disappointed; causatively, to shame, reproach -- be ashamed, be confounded, be brought to confusion (unto shame), come (be put to) shame, bring reproach.

see HEBREW chaphar

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