עיר ער עיר 


iyr; eer or (in the plural) ar awr or ayar(Jude 10:4)



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampme

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1587a, 1615

KJV Translation Count — 1089x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: city (1074), town (7), every one (2), variant (6)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. excitement, anguish
a. of terror
2. city, town (a place of waking, guarded)
a. city, town

Strong's Definitions

`iyr, eer; or (in the plural) ar, awr; or ayar, (Judges 10:4) aw-yar'; from 5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post): — Ai (from margin), city, court (from margin), town.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a H5892, and called the name of the H5892, after the name of his son, Enoch.


Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the H5892 Rehoboth, and Calah,


And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great H5892.


And they said, Go to, let us build us a H5892 and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.


And the LORD came down to see the H5892 and the tower, which the children of men builded.


So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the H5892.


Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.


Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the H5892: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?


And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the H5892, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.


Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the H5892 for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.