Word Summary
aphar: to throw dust
Original Word: עָפַר
Transliteration: aphar
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-far')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to throw dust
Meaning: to throw dust
Strong's Concordance
cast dust

: a primitive root: meaning either to be gray or perhaps rather to pulverize; used only as denominative from aphar, to be dust -- cast (dust).

see HEBREW aphar


H6080. aphar

[עָפַר‎] verb denominative Pi`el בֶּעָפָר וְעִמַּר2 Samuel 16:13 and kept dusting (him) with dust (throwing [lumps of] dry earth at him).

II. עפר‎ (√ of following; compare Arabic young of mountain-goat, Late Hebrew עוֺפֶרyoung of animals).