Word Summary
pere: a wild donkey
Original Word: פֶרֶא
Transliteration: pere
Phonetic Spelling: (peh'-reh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a wild donkey
Meaning: a wild donkey
Strong's Concordance
wild ass

Or pereh (Jeremiah 2:24) {peh'-reh}; from para' in the secondary sense of running wild; the onager -- wild (ass).

see HEBREW para'


H6501. pere

מֶּ֫רֶאnoun masculineJob 39:5 (masculine and feminine Jeremiah 2:24, but feminine probably erroneous, compare KöSynt. 157 AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 68) wild ass (probably from swiftness); — ׳פ‎ absolute Hosea 8:9 + (so Jeremiah 2:24 Gi; van d. H. Baer מֶּרֶךְ‎), construct Genesis 16:12; plural מְּרָאִיםJeremiah 14:6 +; — wild ass 14:6; Job 6:5; 39:5; Isaiah 32:14; Psalm 104:11; פ ׳עַיִרJob 11:12 wild ass's colt; ׳פ אָדָםGenesis 16:12 (J) a wild ass of a man (Ishmael as a free nomad); figurative of wilfulness Hosea 8:9 (see I. בָּדַד‎); of lust Jeremiah 2:24 (i.e. Israel's love of idolatry); of poor desert-dwellers Job 24:5.