Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Early, morning, morrow, properly, dawn (as the break of day)

Hebrew: בֹּקֶר, bōqer (H1242)

188 King James Bible Verses


Here are day, early, morning, morrow and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word בֹּקֶר mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H1242

Hebrew Base Word: בֹּקֶר

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: (+) day, early, morning, morrow

Definition: Properly, dawn (as the break of day); generally, morning.

Detailed definition:

  1. Morning, break of day.
    1. Morning.
      1. Of end of night.
      2. Of coming of daylight.
      3. Of coming of sunrise.
      4. Of beginning of day.
      5. Of bright joy after night of distress (figuratively).
    2. Morrow, next day, next morning.

Derived terms: From H1239.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: boˈk’ɛr
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: bo̞wˈkɛʁ
  3. Transliteration: bōqer
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: boh-KER
  5. Modern Pronunciation: boh-KER

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