bqar (Aramaic);



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

corresponding to 1239

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2638

KJV Translation Count — 5x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: make search (4), enquire (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to seek, enquire
a. (Pael) to enquire
b. (Ithpael) to let search be made

Strong's Definitions

bqar, bek-ar'; (Aramaic) corresponding to 1239: — inquire, make search.

Concordance Results Using KJV

That H1240 may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.


And I commanded, and H1240 hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.


Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be H1240 made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon, whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter.


Then Darius the king made a decree, and H1240 was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.


Forasmuch as thou art sent of the king, and of his seven counsellers, to inquire concerning Judah and Jerusalem, according to the law of thy God which is in thine hand;