gatherer; the collector, mentioned as author of the sayings in Prov. 30. Nothing is known of him beyond what is there recorded.

Historical Examples

agur, in the book of Proverbs, refers to some; and all through Scripture we find animals used as types of human character.
The Book of Cats Charles H. Ross

What’s the matter with you, old man, is only fever ‘n’ agur ketched in them tules!
A First Family of Tasajara Bret Harte

On consideration, agur, the son of Jakeh, didn’t know all about it.
Somehow Good William de Morgan

He felt it weren’t the right thing to mingle the agur with his marriage vows.
Rudder Grange Frank R. Stockton

The prayer of agur—’Give me neither poverty nor riches’—was realized for us.
Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XII. September, 1863, No. LXXI. Various

Let us still say in the words of agur, ‘Give me neither poverty nor riches.’
The Lady of Lynn Walter Besant

Condition does less, but “Give me neither poverty nor riches” was the prayer of agur, and with good reason.
The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table Oliver Wendell Holmes

The prayer of agur in the book of Proverbs is, perhaps, the only assured instance.
The Bible and Life Edwin Holt Hughes

I’ve had the agur myself till about a fortnight ago; then, soon as I got shet of that, the colic took me.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 99, January, 1866 Various

Be they Solomon’s words, or the words of agur, the son of Jakeh, they are canonical.
The Anatomy of Melancholy Democritus Junior


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