Word Summary
sa'iyr: hairy
Original Word: שָׂעִיר
Transliteration: sa'iyr
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-eer')
Part of Speech: Adjective; noun masculine; noun masculine
Short Definition: hairy
Meaning: shaggy, a he-goat, a faun
Strong's Concordance
devil, goat, hairy, kid, rough, satyr

Or sabir {saw-eer'}; from sa'ar; shaggy; as noun, a he-goat; by analogy, a faun -- devil, goat, hairy, kid, rough, satyr.

see HEBREW sa'ar


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'iyr I. שָׂעִרadjective hairy; — masculine singular שׂ ׳אִישׁGenesis 27:11; feminine plural שְׂעִרֹת יָדָיו27:33 (J).

II. שָׂעִיר53 noun masculineNumbers 15:24 he-goat, buck (hairy one; Late Hebrew id.); — absolute ׳שׂLeviticus 4:24 +, construct שְׂעִירNumbers 7:16 +; plural שְׂעִירִםLeviticus 16:7-8, construct שְׂעִירֵי16:5; Numbers 7:87; — he-goat, usually שְׂעִיר(ֿ)עִזִּיםbuck of goats (see עֵז‎ p. 777): Genesis 37:31 (J), Ezekiel 43:22; 45:23; Leviticus 4:23; 9:3; 23:19-20t. Numbers (all P); ע ׳שְׂעִירֵי16:5; Numbers 7:87 (P); ׳שׂ‎ alone = he-goat Leviticus 4:24 11t. Leviticus 16 (P); (הַ)חַטָּאת שְׂעִירhe-goat for sin-offering Ezekiel 43:25; Leviticus 9:15 9t. Leviticus, Numbers; הַח ׳שְׂעִירֵי2 Chronicles 29:23; in Daniel 8:21 ׳הַשּׂ‎ is probably gloss to הַצָּפִיר‎ (compare Dr).

III. שָׂעִירnoun masculine satyr, demon (with he-goat's form, or feet; Late Hebrew id.; compare BaudStud. i. 136 ff.; hairy demons WeSkizzen iii. 135; Heid. 152 RSSemitic 113, 423: 2nd ed. 120, 441); absolute ׳שׂIsaiah 34:14 inhabiting desolate ruins, so plural שְׂעִירִים13:21; name for idols 2 Chronicles 11:15 and (שְׂעִירִם‎) Leviticus 17:7 (H); probably also הַשּׂ ׳בָּמוֺת2 Kings 23:8 (הַשְּׁעָרִים ᵑ0‎) HoffmZAW ii (1882), 175 SS Kmp Klo Kit Benz Bur.