Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2386: chaziyr (pronounced khaz-eer')

from an unused root probably meaning to enclose; a hog (perhaps as penned):--boar, swine.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) hog, swine, boar

1a) swine (as forbidden food)

1b) wild boar

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from an unused root probably meaning to enclose


This word is used 7 times:

Leviticus 11:7: " And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be cloven-footed,"
Deuteronomy 14:8: " And the swine, because it divideth the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it"
Psalms 80:13: " The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour"
Proverbs 11:22: "of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion."
Isaiah 65:4: "and lodge in the monuments, which eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels;"
Isaiah 66:3: "as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burneth incense,"
Isaiah 66:17: "one tree in the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed"

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