2659. chapher
Lexical Summary
chapher: to be abashed or ashamed
Original Word: חָפְר
Transliteration: chapher
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-fare')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be abashed or ashamed
Meaning: to blush, to be ashamed, disappointed, to shame, reproach
Strong's Concordance
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


H2659. chapher

II. [חָפֵר‎] verb be abashed, ashamed (חֲפַר ᵑ7Proverbs 13:5, מַחְמְּרָנָאone causing shame 19:26; Syriac , especially Aph`el be ashamed, put to shame; Arabic be bashful, shy, bashful; Ethiopic be ashamed, blush) —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular חָֽפְרָהJeremiah 50:12; וְחָֽפְרָה‎ consecutive Isaiah 24:23; וְחָפֵ֑רָהJeremiah 15:9; חָֽפְרוּPsalm 71:24; וְחָֽפְרוּ‎ consecutive Micah 3:7; Imperfect יַחְמְּרוּPsalm 35:4 4t.; יֶחְמָּ֑רוּ34:6; וַיֶּחְמָּ֑רוּJob 6:20; תַּחְמְּרוּIsaiah 1:29; — be abashed, ashamed, said of face Psalm 34:6 (avoided by looking to ׳י‎); elsewhere always "" בּוֺשׁ‎, of enemies of righteousness 71:24; 35:4; 35:26; 40:15 = 70:3; 83:18; of idolaters Isaiah 1:29; diviners Micah 3:7; of distressed Jerusalem Jeremiah 15:9; so of Babylon 50:12; of moon Isaiah 24:33; be put to shame (disappointment), of caravans looking for water Job 6:20.

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

Hiph`il above).


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