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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3803 - כָּתַר
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
כָּתַר unused in Kal; prop. to surround, i.q. עָטַר, see a long series of connected roots under the word אָזַר.
(1) to surround, to environ, in a hostile sense, Judges 20:43; Psalms 22:13.
(2) to wait, as in Syriac and Chaldee, prob. from the idea of going round; comp. חוּל No. 7, and יָחַל Job 36:2.
(1) i.q. Piel No. 1, in a hostile sense, Habakkuk 1:4 but in a good sense, Psa. 142:8, followed by בְּ.
(2) to put on as a crown, to crown oneself with anything (see כֶּתֶר ). Proverbs 14:18, יַכְתִּירוּ דַעַת עֲרוּמִים “the prudent are crowned with knowledge.”
Hence כֹּתֶרֶת, and
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13