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Strongs Number: H5234


Hebrew Word
נָכַר
Transliteration
nâkar
Phonetic
naw-kar'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to {scrutinize} that {is} look intently at; hence (with recognition {implied}) to {acknowledge} be acquainted {with} care {for} respect: {revere} or (with suspicion {implied}) to {disregard} ignore: be strange {toward} reject: {resign} dissimulate (as if ignorant or disowning)

BDB Definition

1. to recognise, acknowledge, know, respect, discern, regard

a. (Niphal) to be recognised

b. (Piel) to regard

c. (Hiphil)

1. to regard, observe, pay attention to, pay regard to, notice

2. to recognise (as formerly known), perceive

3. to be willing to recognise or acknowledge, acknowledge with honour

4. to be acquainted with

5. to distinguish, understand

d. (Hithpael) to make oneself known

2. to act or treat as foreign or strange, disguise, misconstrue

a. (Niphal) to disguise oneself

b. (Piel)

1. to treat as foreign (profane)

2. to misconstrue

c. (Hithpael)

1. to act as alien

2. to disguise oneself

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{acknowledge} X-(idiom) {could} {deliver} {discern} {dissemble} {estrange} feign self to be {another} {know} take knowledge ({notice}) {perceive} {regard} (have) {respect} behave (make) self strange (-ly).