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Strong's #2864 - חָתַר

a primitive root
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1) to dig, row

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to dig (into houses — of burglary)

1a2) to row (in water)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1358 ‑ διορύσσω (dee‑or‑oos'‑so);  3736 ‑ ὀρύσσω (or‑oos'‑so);  3849 ‑ παραβιάζομαι (par‑ab‑ee‑ad'‑zom‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Job 1
Ezekiel 5
Amos 1
Jonah 1
NAS (8)
Job 1
Ezekiel 5
Amos 1
Jonah 1
HCS (8)
Job 1
Ezekiel 5
Amos 1
Jonah 1
BSB (8)
Job 1
Ezekiel 5
Amos 1
Jonah 1
ESV (7)
Job 1
Ezekiel 4
Amos 1
Jonah 1
WEB (8)
Job 1
Ezekiel 5
Amos 1
Jonah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2226) rth (ההתר HhTR) AC: Dig CO: ? AB: ?: A digging through to penetrate through or into something.

V) rth (ההתר HhTR) - Dig: Also to row as digging in the water with a paddle. KJV (8): (vf: Paal) dig, row - Strongs: H2864 (חָתַר)

af2) trthm (מההתרת MHhTRT) - Searching: As a digging for something. KJV (2): breaking, search - Strongs: H4290 (מַחְתֶּרֶת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָתַר verb dig, row (Late Hebrew id., bore (through), so Aramaic חֲתַרᵑ7 (rare)) —

Qal Perfect ׳ח Job 24:16, חָתַרְתִּי Ezekiel 12:7; Imperfect וָאֶחְתֹּר Ezekiel 8:8, יַחְתְּרוּ Ezekiel 12:12; Amos 9:2, וַיַּחְתְּרוּ Jonah 1:13; Imperative חֲתָרֿ Ezekiel 8:8; Ezekiel 12:5; —

1 dig into houses, with accusative בָּתִּים Job 24:16 (of burglary); followed by בְּ into or through a wall Ezekiel 8:8 (twice in verse) (Co strike out on internal grounds), Ezekiel 12:5,7,12; metaphor followed by בשׁאול Amos 9:2 dig into She'ôl, i.e. as a refuge.

2 row (as digging into the water) Jonah 1:13.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָתַר fut. יַחְתֹּר to break or dig through a wall, followed by בְּ Ezekiel 8:8, 12:5, Ezekiel 12:7 with an acc. חָתַר בָּתִּים (the thief) breaks through houses, breaks into them, Job 24:16 to break through into, Amos 9:2, אִם יַחְתְּרוּ בִשְׁאֹל “if they break through into Hades.” Metaph. to break through the waves in rowing, to row. Absol. Jonah 1:13.

Derivative, מַחְתֶּרֶת.

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List of Word Forms
וַיַּחְתְּר֣וּ וָאֶחְתֹּ֣ר ואחתר ויחתרו חֲתָר־ חָתַ֥ר חָתַֽרְתִּי־ חתר חתר־ חתרתי־ יַחְתְּר֖וּ יַחְתְּר֣וּ יחתרו chaTar chatarti chator ḥā·ṯar ḥă·ṯār- ḥā·ṯar·tî- ḥāṯar ḥăṯār- ḥāṯartî- vaechTor vaiyachteRu wā’eḥtōr wā·’eḥ·tōr way·yaḥ·tə·rū wayyaḥtərū yachteRu yaḥ·tə·rū yaḥtərū
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