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Strong's #247 - אָזַר

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1) gird, encompass, equip, clothe

1a) (Qal) to gird, gird on (metaphorical of strength)

1b) (Niphal) be girded

1c) (Piel) hold close, clasp

1d) (Hithpael) gird oneself (for war)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2007 ‑ ἐπιτίθημι (ep‑ee‑tith'‑ay‑mee);  482 ‑ ἀντιλαμβάνω (an‑tee‑lam‑ban'‑om‑ahee);  450 ‑ ἀνίστημι (an‑is'‑tay‑mee);  998 ‑ βοηθός (bo‑ay‑thos');  1807 ‑ ἐξαιρέω (ex‑ahee‑reh'‑o);  2224 ‑ ζώννυμι (dzone'‑noo‑mi);  4023 ‑ περιέχω (per‑ee‑ekh'‑o);  4982 ‑ σῴζω (sode'‑zo);  5623 ‑ ὠφελέω (o‑fel‑eh'‑o);  2480 ‑ ἰσχύω (is‑khoo'‑o);  1765 ‑ ἐνισχύω (en‑is‑khoo'‑o);  2729 ‑ κατισχύω (kat‑is‑khoo'‑o);  2729 ‑ κατισχύω (kat‑is‑khoo'‑o);  4024 ‑ περιζώννυμι (per‑id‑zone'‑noo‑mee);  996 ‑ βοήθεια (bo‑ay'‑thi‑ah);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (16)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Job 3
Psalms 5
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
NAS (16)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Job 3
Psalms 5
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
HCS (15)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
Job 3
Psalms 5
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
BSB (16)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Job 3
Psalms 5
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
ESV (14)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Job 1
Psalms 5
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
WEB (15)
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Job 2
Psalms 5
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1411) ry (תסר TsR) AC: Press CO: Enemy AB: Trouble: A pressing in or on someone or something. (eng: sore; store)

A) ry (תסר TsR) AC: Press CO: Enemy AB: Trouble

Nm ) ry (תסר TsR) - I. Enemy:One who closes in with pressure. II. Strait:A narrow tight place or situation. KJV (105): enemy, adversary, trouble, distress, affliction, foe, narrow, strait, flint, sorrow - Strongs: H6862 (צָר)

Nf1) ery (תסרה TsRH) - Trouble: KJV (73): trouble, distress, affliction, adversity, anguish, tribulation, adversary - Strongs: H6869 (צָרָה)

fm) iry (תסרי TsRY) - Balm: A salve rubbed and pressed into the skin. KJV (6): balm - Strongs: H6875 (צֳרִי)

km) rym (מתסר MTsR) - Strait: A narrow tight place or situation. KJV (3): pains, distress, strait - Strongs: H4712 (מֵצַר)

B) rry (תסרר TsRR) AC: Press CO: Bundle AB: ?: A pressing in or on someone or something.

V) rry (תסרר TsRR) - Press: KJV (58): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Pual, Participle) enemy, distress, bind, vex, afflict, besiege, adversary, strait, trouble, bound, pangs - Strongs: H6887 (צָרַר)

cm) rfry (תסרור TsRWR) - I. Bundle:Something that is bound up tight. II. Pebble:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (11): bundle, bag, bind, grain, stone - Strongs: H6872 (צְרֹר)

C) rya (אתסר ATsR) AC: Press CO: Belt AB: ?: Something that is stored by being wrapped up tightly. A belt or waistcloth that is wrapped around the middle tightly.

V) rya (אתסר ATsR) - I. Belt:To wrap around tightly. [df: rza]II. Store:To store up something in a safe place as if bound up. KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) gird, bind, compass, store, treasure - Strongs: H247 (אָזַר), H686 (אָצַר)

cm) rfya (אתסור ATsWR) - Waistband: As bound around the middle. [df: rwza] KJV (14): girdle - Strongs: H232 (אֵזוֹר)

gm ) ryfa (אותסר AWTsR) - Storehouse: A place where store are bound up. KJV (79): treasure, treasury, storehouse, cellar, armoury - Strongs: H214 (אוֹצָר)

D) ray (תסאר TsAR) AC: ? CO: Neck AB: ?

gm ) rafy (תסואר TsWAR) - Neck: From the soreness of the neck from carrying a load or from stress. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (45): neck - Strongs: H6676 (צַוַּאר), H6677 (צַוָּארָה)

G) rey (תסהר TsHR) AC: Shine CO: Oil AB: ?: The olives are pressed to extract the glimmering oil.

V) rey (תסהר TsHR) - Oil: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) oil - Strongs: H6671 (צָהַר)

gf) refy (תסוהר TsWHR) - Shining: Something that shines bright. Also noon as the brightest part of the day. From the glistening of olive oil. [df: rhz] KJV (26): brightness, noon, noonday, day, midday, window - Strongs: H2096 (זֹהַר), H6672 (צָהֳרַיִם)

tm ) reyi (יתסהר YTsHR) - Oil: KJV (23): oil, anointed - Strongs: H3323 (יִצְהָר)

H) ery (תסרה TsRH) AC: Crush CO: ? AB: ?

om ) erfy (תסורה TsWRH) - Crushed: [df: hrwz] KJV (1): crushed - Strongs: H2116 (זוּרֶה)

J) rfy (תסור TsWR) AC: Press CO: Flint AB: ?

V) rfy (תסור TsWR) - Press: [df: rwz] KJV (41): (vf: Paal) besiege, siege, distress, bind, adversary, assault, bag, beset, cast, fashion, fortify, inclose, bind, crush, closed, thrust - Strongs: H2115 (זוּר), H6696 (צוּר)

Nm ) rfy (תסור TsWR) - Flint: A very hard rock that when fractured forms a razor sharp edge. Used for knives, spears or arrowheads. KJV (80): rock, strength, sharp, god, beauty, edge, stone, mighty, strong, stone, flint - Strongs: H6697 (צֻר), H6864 (צֹר)

Nf1) erfy (תסורה TsWRH) - Form: In the sense of being pressed. KJV (4): form - Strongs: H6699 (צוּרָה)

am) rfym (מתסור MTsWR) - I. Wound:What is bound up with dressings. [df: rwzm rzm]II. Besiege:A pressing into a city for conquering it. KJV (28): wound, bound - Strongs: H4205 (מָזֹר), H4692 (מָצוּר)

kf1) erfym (מתסורה MTsWRH) - Rampart: A defensible stronghold to repel an army that presses in. KJV (8): fenced, stronghold, fort, munition - Strongs: H4694 (מְצֻרָה)

L) ryi (יתסר YTsR) AC: Press CO: ? AB: ?: Being pressed in a narrow tight place. The pressing of clay to form something.

V) ryi (יתסר YTsR) - Press: To pressed or squeeze out of shape or into a shape as when pressing clay into a shape. KJV (71): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hophal, Pual) distressed, straitened, straits, vex, narrow, form, potter, fashion, maker, frame, make, former, earthen, purpose - Strongs: H3334 (יָצַר), H3335 (יָצַר)

Nm) ryi (יתסר YTsR) - Thought: The forming of thought in the mind. KJV (9): imagination, frame, mind, work - Strongs: H3336 (יֵצֶר)

dm) rfyi (יתסור YTsWR) - Form: Something that is formed. KJV (1): members - Strongs: H3338 (יְצֻרִים)

M) riy (תסיר TsYR) AC: Press CO: ? AB: Pain

V) riy (תסיר TsYR) - Press: KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) ambassador - Strongs: H6737 (צִיר)

Nm) riy (תסיר TsYR) - I. Pain:A pressing pain. II. Idol:As pressed out of clay. III. Hinge:As pressed. The weight of the door rested on the hinge. IV. Messenger:KJV (14): ambassador, messenger, pain, pang, sorrow, idol, hinge - Strongs: H6735 (צִיר), H6736 (צִיר)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [אָזַר] verb gird, encompass, equip (Talmud id., Arabic , Aramaic in derivation Lag BN 177 derives from ).

Qal Perfect אָֽזְרוּ 1 Samuel 2:4; Imperfect suffix יַאַזְרֵנִי Job 30:18; 2 masculine singular תֶּאֱזוֺר Jeremiah 1:17; Imperative אֱזָרנָֿא Job 38:3; Job 40:7; Passive participle אָזוּר 2 Kings 1:8; — gird, gird on, followed by accusative of thing loins חֲלָצֶיךָ Job 38:3; Job 40:7, מָתְנֶיךָ Jeremiah 1:17; passive, subject אֵזוֺר, וְאֵזוֺר עוֺר אָזור בְּמָתְנָיו 2 Kings 1:8; compare active with accusative of person Job 30:18כְּפִי כֻתָּנְתִּי יַאַזְרֵנִי, subject לְבוּשִׁי see Di; figurative 1 Samuel 2:4 אָֽזְרוּ חַיִל

Niph`al Participle נֶאֱזָר figurative Psalm 65:7 of God (בִּגְבוּרֶה׳נ) girded with might.

Pi`el Imperfect 2 masculine singular suffix וַתְּאַזְּרֵנִי Psalm 18:40; Psalm 30:12; וַתַּזְרֵנִי 2 Samuel 22:40 (Ges§ 68 R 2); Participle suffix הַמְּאַזְּרֵנִי Psalm 18:33; construct מְאַזְּרֵי Isaiah 50:11 but compare below — gird, with 2accusative (person & thing) figurative, Psalm 18:40 = 2 Samuel 22:40; Psalm 18:33 (חַיִל); Psalm 30:12 (שִׂמְחָה); accusative of thing omitted Isaiah 45:5; accusative of person omitted מְאַזְּרֵי זִיקוֺת Isaiah 50:12; but read rather מְאִירֵי compare Isaiah 27:11 (ᵑ6 Kn Brd Di).

Hithpa`el Perfect הִתְאַזָּ֑ר Psalm 93:1; Imperative הִתְאַזְּרוּ Isaiah 8:9 (twice in verse) — gird oneself, for war Isaiah 8:9 (twice in verse); with עֹז Psalm 93:1 (subject ׳י).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אָזַר fut. יֶאֱוֹר Jeremiah 1:17, with suff. יַאַזְרֵנִי Job 30:18, to bind around, to gird, also, to be girded, to gird oneself. Arab. أَزَرَ to be strong, robust, and perhaps, also, prop. to be girded, to gird. Conj. II. to gird. Conj. III. to strengthen, to aid. Cognate roots, all of which have the sense of to bind together, to gird, to surround, are, אָסַר, (אָצַל) אָצַר, עָצַר, עָטַר, עָזַר, חָצַר, חָרַר, גָּרַר. It is used

(a) of the garment with which any one is girded, with an acc. of pers. Job 30:18.

(b) with an acc. of the member girded, Job 38:3, חֲלָצֶיךָ אֱזָר־נָא “gird up thy loins;” Job 40:7; Jeremiah 1:17.

(c) with an acc. of the girdle or garment with which any one is girded, and figuratively, 1 Samuel 2:4, אָֽזְרוּ הַיִל “they are girded with strength.”

Niphal part. נֶאְזָר girded, Psalms 65:7.

Piel, to gird, with two acc., one of the person, the other of the girdle, Psalms 18:33, 40 Psalms 18:40, וַתְּאַזְּרֵנִי חַיִל לַמִּלְחָמָה “thou hast girded me with might for the war;” Psalms 30:12, וַתְּאַוְּרֵנִי שִׂמְחָה “thou hast girded (i.e. surrounded) me with gladness;” Isaiah 50:11, מְאַזְּרֵי זִיקוֹת “girded (i.e. armed) with burning darts.” As to the construction of verbs of this kind with two accus. compare Lehrg. § 219, 1.

Hithpael, to gird oneself (i.e. arm oneself), to prepare for battle, Isaiah 8:9 with an accus. Psalms 93:1 (with strength).

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List of Word Forms
אֱזָר־ אֲאַזֶּרְךָ֖ אָ֥זְרוּ אָז֣וּר אאזרך אזור אזר־ אזרו הִֽתְאַזְּר֖וּ הִתְאַזְּר֣וּ הִתְאַזָּ֑ר הַמְאַזְּרֵ֣נִי המאזרני התאזר התאזרו וַֽתְּאַזְּרֵ֥נִי וַתְּאַזְּרֵ֣נִי וַתַּזְרֵ֥נִי ותאזרני ותזרני יַֽאַזְרֵֽנִי׃ יאזרני׃ מְאַזְּרֵ֣י מאזרי נֶ֝אְזָ֗ר נאזר תֶּאְזֹ֣ר תאזר ’ă’azzerḵā ’ă·’az·zer·ḵā ’ā·zə·rū ’ā·zūr ’āzərū ’āzūr ’ĕ·zār- ’ĕzār- aazzerCha Azeru aZur ezor ham’azzərênî ham·’az·zə·rê·nî hamazzeReni hiṯ’azzār hiṯ’azzərū hiṯ·’az·zār hiṯ·’az·zə·rū hitazZar hitazzeRu mə’azzərê mə·’az·zə·rê meazzeRei ne’·zār ne’zār neZar te’·zōr te’zōr teZor vattazReni vatteazzeReni wat·taz·rê·nî wat·tə·’az·zə·rê·nî wattazrênî wattə’azzərênî ya’azrênî ya·’az·rê·nî YaazReni
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