7793. Shur
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Shur: a desert region Southwest of Pal. on E. border of Egypt
Original Word: שׁוּר
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Shur
Phonetic Spelling: (shoor)
Short Definition: Shur

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as shor
a desert region S.W. of Pal. on E. border of Eg.
NASB Translation
Shur (6).

III. שׁוּר proper name, of a location southwest of Palestine, on east border of Egypt; — Genesis 16:7 (J; ׳דֶּרֶךְ שׁ), Genesis 20:1 (E), towards Egypt Genesis 25:18 (J), 1 Samuel 15:7, שׁ֫וּרָה 1 Samuel 27:8; ׳מִדְּבַּרשֿׁ Exodus 15:22 (J). — Often supposed to denote properly the 'wall' or line of fortresses, built by Egyptian kings across isthmus of Suez; but dubious: compare DrHast. DB SHUR.


The same as shuwr; Shur, a region of the Desert -- Shur.

see HEBREW shuwr

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