6363. peter
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peter: firstling
Original Word: פֶּ֫טֶר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: peter
Phonetic Spelling: (peh'-ter)
Short Definition: firstling

מֶּ֫טֶר noun [masculine] that which separates, first opens; — construct, רֶחֶם ׳מּ i. e. firstborn, of man and beast, Ezekiel 20:26; Exodus 13:12,15; Exodus 34:19; Numbers 18:15; appositive בְּכוֺר Exodus 13:2; Numbers 3:12; רֶחֶם omitted Exodus 13:12,13; Exodus 34:19,20.

[מִּטְרָה] noun feminine id., מִּטְרַת כָּלרֶֿחֶם Numbers 8:16.

firstling, opening, such as open

Or pitrah {pit-raw'}; from patar; a fissure, i.e. (concretely) firstling (as opening the matrix) -- firstling, openeth, such as open.

see HEBREW patar

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