Word Summary
peter: that which separates or first opens
Original Word: פֶטֶר
Transliteration: peter
Phonetic Spelling: (peh'-ter)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: that which separates or first opens
Meaning: that which separates or first opens
Strong's Concordance
firstling, opening, such as open

Or pitrah {pit-raw'}; from patar; a fissure, i.e. (concretely) firstling (as opening the matrix) -- firstling, openeth, such as open.

see HEBREW patar


H6363. peter

מֶּ֫טֶרnoun [masculine] that which separates, first opens; — construct, ׳מּ רֶחֶם‎ i. e. firstborn, of man and beast, Ezekiel 20:26; Exodus 13:12, 15; 34:19; Numbers 18:15; appositive בְּכוֺרExodus 13:2; Numbers 3:12; רֶחֶם‎ omitted Exodus 13:12-13, 34:19-20,.

[מִּטְרָה‎] noun feminine id., כָּלרֶֿחֶם מִּטְרַתNumbers 8:16.