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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H8179 - City

Strong's No.:H8179

Hebrew:שַׁעַר

Transliteration:shaʻar

Phonetic:shah'-ar

Word Origin:From H8176 in its original sense

Bible Usage:{city} {door} {gate} port (X -er).

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

an {opening} that {is} door or gate


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. gate

a. gate (of entrance)

b. gate (of space inside gate, i.e. marketplace, public meeting place)

1. city, town

c. gate (of palace, royal castle, temple, court of tabernacle)

d. heaven


Bible References:
City

Translation
Occurrences:
cities ( 2 )
city ( 1 )
door ( 1 )
doors ( 1 )
gate ( 244 )
gates ( 111 )
port ( 1 )
porters ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.