218. Uwr
Lexical Summary
Uwr: a city in S. Bab
Original Word: אוּר
Transliteration: Uwr
Phonetic Spelling: (oor)
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: a city in S. Bab
Meaning: Ur -- a city in southern Babylon
Strong's Concordance

The same as 'uwr; Ur, a place in Chaldaea; also an Israelite -- Ur.

see HEBREW 'uwr


H218. Uwr

II. אוּרproper name, masculine (flame) father of one of David's heroes 1 Chronicles 11:35 (III. אוּר‎ proper name, of a location see below)

III. אורproper name, of a location Ur (Babylonian Uru; seat of moon-god worship; hence Eupolemos in EusebPraep.Ev.ix. 17 says Καμαρίνῃ ἥν τινας λέγειν πόλιν Οὐρίην), ancient city in Southern Babylonia; OT always כַּשְׂדִּים אור‎ i.e. Ur of the Kasdim (Chaldeans) see כַּשְׂדִּים‎ below כשׂד‎; home of Terah, Abram's father, & A.'s point of departure for Mesopotamia & Canaan Genesis 11:28; 15:7 (both J), & hence Nehemiah 9:7; also Genesis 11:31 (P); — modern Muqayyar, south of Euphrates, approximately 150 miles southeast of Babylon; see KG94f DlPa 226 f COT on 11:28.

אֲוֵרוֺת‎ see אֻרְיָה‎ below I. ארה‎.

אֲוַרְנָה‎ see אֲרַוְנָה


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