Word Summary
avar: to make blind, blind
Original Word: עָוַר
Transliteration: avar
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-var')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to make blind, blind
Meaning: to make blind, blind
Strong's Concordance
blind, put out

A primitive root (rather denominatively from owr through the idea of a film over the eyes); to blind -- blind, put out. See also ayir.

see HEBREW owr

see HEBREW ayir


H5786. avar

[עָוַר‎] verb Pi`el make blind, blind (original meaning of √ dubious; Thes עור‎ = dig (Arabic etc. cave); HalRŠJ xi, 67 compare עוֺרskin, whence blindness as cataract; — Aramaic adjective עֲוִיר‎, blind, Pa`el עַוַּר‎, = Hebrew Pi`el; Arabic be one-eyed, Ethiopic be blind Di995); —

Pi`el Perfect3masculine singular עִוֵּר2 Kings 25:7, with עֵינֵיput out the eyes of = Jeremiah 39:7 = 52:11; Imperfect3masculine singular יְעַוֵּר‎ figurative, Exodus 23:8 (E) a bribe blindeth, with accusative of person (ᵐ5 ⅏‎ insert עֵינֵי‎); Deuteronomy 16:19, with עֵינֵי‎.