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דּוֹר 'dor' meaning 'Generation' Strong's 1755

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Introduction 1.1

This is a thorough word study about the meaning of the Hebrew word דּוֹר, 'dor' meaning 'generation', and gives every verse where the Hebrew word "dor" appears. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word dor appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Hebrew the suffixes and some prepositions are added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, and where this has been done the meaning of the suffix or preposition has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#1.1 Scriptures for דּוֹר 'dor' meaning 'Generation' Strong's 1755

Genesis 7:1 And Yahweh said to Noah, Come into the ark, you and all your house; for you have I seen you righteous before me in this generation.
9:12 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:
15:16 But in the fourth generation they shall come here again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.
17:7 And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed after you in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to you, and to your seed after you.
17:9 And God said to Abraham, You shall keep my covenant therefore, you, and your seed after you in their generations.
17:12 And he who is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every male child in your generations, he who is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, who is not of your seed.

Exodus 1:6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation.
3:15 moreover God said to Moses, Thus shall you say to the children of Israel, Yahweh God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial to generation of generation.
12:14 And this day shall be to you for a memorial; and you shall keep it a feast to Yahweh throughout your generations; you shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.
12:17 And you shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall you observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever.
12:42 It is a night to be much observed to Yahweh for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of Yahweh to be observed of all the children of Israel in their generations.
16:32 And Moses said, This is the thing which Yahweh commands, Fill an omer of it to be kept for your generations; that they may see the bread with which I have fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you forth from the land of Egypt.
16:33 And Moses said to Aaron, Take a pot, and put an omer full of manna in it, and lay it up before Yahweh, to be kept for your generations.
17:15 And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Yahweh-nissi:
17:16 For he said, Because Yahweh has sworn that Yahweh will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.
27:21 In the tabernacle of the congregation outside the vail, which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order it from evening to morning before Yahweh: it shall be a statute for ever to their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.
29:42 This shall be a continual burnt offering throughout your generations at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before Yahweh: where I will meet you, to speak there to you.
30:8 And when Aaron lights the lamps at even, he shall burn incense upon it, a perpetual incense before Yahweh throughout your generations.
30:10 And Aaron shall make an atonement upon the horns of it once in a year with the blood of the sin offering of atonements: once in the year shall he make atonement upon it throughout your generations: it is most holy to Yahweh.
30:21 So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they do not die: and it shall be a statute for ever to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their generations.
30: 31 And you shall speak to the children of Israel, saying, This shall be an holy anointing oil to me throughout your generations.
31:13 Speak you also to the children of Israel, saying, Surely my sabbaths you shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that you may know that I am Yahweh who sanctifies you.
31:16 Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.
40:15 And you shall anoint them, as you did anoint their father, that they may minister to me in the priest's office: for their anointing shall surely be an everlasting priesthood throughout their generations.

Leviticus 3:17 It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that you eat neither fat nor blood.
6:18 All the males among the children of Aaron shall eat of it. It shall be a statute for ever in your generations concerning the offerings of Yahweh made by fire: every one who touches them shall be holy.
7:36 Which Yahweh commanded to be given them of the children of Israel, in the day that he anointed them, by a statute for ever throughout their generations.
10:9 Do not drink wine nor strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest you die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:
17:7 And they shall no more offer their sacrifices to devils, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever to them throughout their generations.
21:17 Speak to Aaron, saying, Whoever he is of your seed in their generations that has any blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his God.
22:3 Say to them, Whoever he is of all your seed among your generations, that goes to the holy things, which the children of Israel sanctify to Yahweh, having his uncleanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from my presence: I am Yahweh.
23:14 And you shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn, nor green ears, until the selfsame day that you have brought an offering to your God: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
23:21 And you shall proclaim on the selfsame day, that it may be an holy convocation to you: you shall do no servile work in it: it shall be a statute for ever in all your dwellings throughout your generations.
23:31 You shall do no manner of work: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
23:41 And you shall keep it a feast to Yahweh seven days in the year. It shall be a statute for ever in your generations: you shall celebrate it in the seventh month.
23:42 You shall dwell in booths seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in booths:
23:43 That your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt: I am Yahweh your God.
24:3 Outside the vail of the testimony, in the tabernacle of the congregation, shall Aaron order it from the evening to the morning before Yahweh continually: it shall be a statute for ever in your generations.
25:30 And if it be not redeemed within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city shall be established for ever to him that bought it throughout his generations: it shall not go out in the jubile.

Numbers 9:10 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your generation shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the passover to Yahweh.
10:8 And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall blow with the trumpets; and they shall be to you for an ordinance for ever throughout your generations.
15:14 And if a stranger sojourns with you, or whoever is among you in your generations, and will offer an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour to Yahweh; as you do, so he shall do.
15:15 One ordinance shall be both for you of the congregation, and also for the stranger who sojourns with you, an ordinance for ever in your generations: as you are, so shall the stranger be before Yahweh.
15:21 Of the first of your dough you shall give to Yahweh an heave offering in your generations.
15:23 Even all that Yahweh has commanded you by the hand of Moses, from the day that Yahweh commanded Moses, and from then on among your generations;
15:38 Speak to the children of Israel, and bid those who they make fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue:
18:23 But the Levites shall do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they shall bear their iniquity: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations, that among the children of Israel they have no inheritance.
32:13 And Yahweh'S anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, that had done evil in the sight of Yahweh, was consumed.
35:29 So these things shall be for a statute of judgment to you throughout your generations in all your dwellings.

Deuteronomy 1:35 Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that good land, which I sware to give to your fathers,
2:14 And the space in which we came from Kadesh-barnea, until we came over the brook Zered, was thirty eight years; until all the generation of the men of war were wasted out from among the host, as Yahweh sware to them.
7:9 Know therefore that Yahweh your God, he is God, the faithful God, who keeps covenant and mercy with those who love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
23:2 An illegitimate child shall not enter into the congregation of Yahweh; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of Yahweh.
23:3 An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of Yahweh; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of Yahweh for ever:
23:8 The children that are begotten of them shall enter into the congregation of Yahweh in their third generation.
29:22 So that the generation to come of your children that shall rise up after you, and the stranger who shall come from a far land, shall say, when they see the plagues of that land, and the sicknesses which Yahweh has laid upon it;
32:5 They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.
32:7 Remember the days of old, consider the years of generation and generation: ask your father, and he will show you; your elders, and they will tell you.
32:20 And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be : for they are a very perverse generation, children in whom is no faith.

Joshua 22:27 But that it may be a witness between us, and you, and our generations after us, that we might do the service of Yahweh before him with our burnt offerings, and with our sacrifices, and with our peace offerings; that your children may not say to our children in time to come, You have no part in Yahweh.
22:28 Therefore said we, that it shall be, when they should so say to us or to our generations in time to come, that we may say again, Behold the pattern of the altar of Yahweh, which our fathers made, not for burnt offerings, nor for sacrifices; but it is a witness between us and you.

Judges 2:10 And also all that generation were gathered to their fathers: and there arose another generation after them, who did not know Yahweh, nor yet the works which he had done for Israel.
3:2 Only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at least those who knew nothing of it before;

1 Chronicles 16:15 Be mindful always of his covenant; the word which he commanded to a thousand generations;

Esther 9:28 And that these days should be remembered and kept throughout every generation, every family, every province, and every city; and that these days of Purim should not fail from among the Jews, nor the memorial of them perish from their seed.

Job 8:8 For enquire, I pray you, of the former generation, and prepare yourself to the search of their fathers:
42:16 After this Job lived a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.

Psalm 10:6 He has said in his heart, I shall not be moved: from generation to generation not in evil.
12:6 The words of Yahweh are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
12:7 You shall keep them, O Yahweh, you shall preserve them from this generation for ever.
14:5 There were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the righteous.
22:30 A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.
24:6 This is the generation of those who seek him, that seek your face, O Jacob. Selah.
33:11 The counsel of Yahweh stands for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.
45:17 I will make your name to be remembered in all generations: therefore shall the people praise you for ever and ever.
48:13 Mark well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that you may tell it to the generation following.
49:11 Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.
49:19 He shall go to the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light.
61:6 You will prolong the king's life: and his years as many generations.
71:18 Now also when I am old and gray headed, O God, do not forsake me; until I have shown your strength to this generation, and your power to every one who is to come.
72:5 They shall fear you as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations.
73:15 If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of your children.
77:8 Is his mercy clean gone for ever? Does his promise fail to generation and generation?
78:4 We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of Yahweh, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he has done.
78:5 For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children:
78:6 That the generation to come might know them, even the children who should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children:
78:7 That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:
78:8 And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that did not set their heart right, and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.
79:13 So we your people and sheep of your pasture will give you thanks for ever: we will show forth your praise to all generations.
85:5 Will you be angry with us for ever? will you draw out your anger to all generations?
89:1 I will sing of the mercies of Yahweh for ever: with my mouth will I make known your faithfulness to all generations.
89:4 Your seed will I establish for ever, and build up your throne to all generations. Selah.
90:1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.
95:10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people who do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways:
100:5 For Yahweh is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endures to all generations.
102:12 But you, O Yahweh, shall endure for ever; and your remembrance to all generations.
102:18 This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise Yahweh.
102:24 I said, O my God, do not take me away in the midst of my days: your years are throughout all generations.
105:8 He has remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.
106:31 And that was counted to him for righteousness to all generations for evermore.
109:13 Let his posterity be cut off; and in the generation following let their name be blotted out.
112:2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
119:90 Your faithfulness is to all generations: you have established the earth, and it abides.
135:13 Your name, O Yahweh, endures for ever; and your memorial, O Yahweh, throughout all generations.
145:4 Generation to generation shall praise your works, and shall declare your mighty acts.
145:13 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations.
146:10 Yahweh shall reign for ever, even your God, O Zion, to all generations. Praise you Yahweh.

Proverbs 27:24 For riches are not for ever: and does the crown endure to every generation?
30:11 There is a generation that curses their father, and does not bless their mother.
30:12 There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.
30:13 There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.
30:14 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

Ecclesiastes 1:4 One generation passes away, and another generation comes: but the earth abides for ever.

Isaiah 13:20 It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make their fold there.
34:10 It shall not be quenched night nor day; the its smoke shall go up for ever: from generation to generation it shall lie waste; none shall pass through it for ever and ever.
34:17 And he has cast the lot for them, and his hand has divided it to them by line: they shall possess it for ever, from generation to generation shall they dwell in it.
38:12 My generation is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent: I have cut off like a weaver my life: he will cut me off with pining sickness: from day even to night will you make an end of me.
41:4 Who has wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I Yahweh, the first, and with the last; I am he.
51:8 For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
51:9 Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of Yahweh; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Are you not he who has cut Rahab, and wounded the dragon?
53:8 He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.
58:12 And those who shall be of you shall build the old waste places: you shall raise up the foundations of generation and generation; and you shall be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
60:15 Whereas you have been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through you, I will make you an eternal excellency, a joy of generation and generation.
61:4 And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of generation and generation.

Jeremiah 2:31 O generation, see the word of Yahweh. Have I been a wilderness to Israel? A land of darkness? Therefore say my people, We are lords; we will come no more to you?
7:29 Cut off your hair, O Jerusalem, and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on high places; for Yahweh has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.
50:39 Therefore the wild beasts of the desert with the wild beasts of the islands shall dwell there, and the owls shall dwell in it: and it shall be no more inhabited for ever; neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation.

Lamentations 5:19 You, O Yahweh, remain for ever; your throne from generation to generation.

Joel 1:3 Tell you your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.
2:2 A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there has never been the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
3:20 But Judah shall dwell for ever, and Jerusalem from generation to generation.

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