פקר to be licentious, be heretical, be irreligious.
— Qal - פָּקַר he was licentious, was heretical, was irreligious.
— Nith. - נִתֽפַּקֵּר NH 1 he became a heretic, became irreligious; MH 2 he was impudent.
— Hiph. - הִפֽקִיר he declared (a property or a slave) ownerless, abandoned, gave up, forfeited.
— Hoph. - הֻפְקַר was declared ownerless (said of a property or a slave), was abandoned, was given up, was forfeited. [Related to פרק (= to break, break off, throw off), by metathesis. cp. פָּרַק עֹל תּוֹרָה, ‘he threw off the yoke of the Torah). Prob. influenced in meaning by the name of the Greek philosopher Epicurus, who was said to have regarded sensual enjoyment as the highest good, and became a symbol of unbelief.] Derivatives: פּוֹקֵר, הֶפְקֵר, הַפְקָרָה, הִתֽפַּקְּרוּת, מֻפֽקָר.