Origin of English word SCARE

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English Word

SCARE

Edenic Word

SaGHaR

Hebrew Word

שער

Transliteration

Sin-Ayin-Resh

Pronounciation

saw-CAR

Conversion

[S-GH-R → SCR]

Meaning

dread, shudder

Roots

Webster's believes that SCARE is "probably" from an Indo-European base (s)quer- (to jump about) – see   SCURRILOUS. The AHD links SCARE with Old Norse skjarr (shy, timid). Hebrew offers SaGHaR (dread, shudder - Deuteronomy32:17).  SaGHeeYR is a demon in Leviticus17:7.


Bible Verses

Deuteronomy 32:17 יזבחו לשׁדים לא אלה אלהים לא ידעום חדשׁים מקרב באו לא שׂערום אבתיכם׃

“They sacrificed unto demons, no-gods, gods that they knew not, new gods that came up of late, which your fathers dreaded not.”


Strong

(8175)

Related Words

SCURRILOUS



Irwell   8/7/2017 8:05:00 PM
Pronunciation saw-CAR If I saw a cawr, I would be sCared

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