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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #612 - אֵסוּר
1) band, bond
2) house of bonds, prison (figurative)
1342) rx (סר SR) AC: Rule CO: Ruler AB: Noble: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the r is a picture of a head. Combined these mean "turn the head". The turning of the head to another direction. One who rules turns the people to his direction. The turning the head of the child or student into a particular direction.
Nm) rx (סר SR) - I. Noble:One who has authority. [df: rV]II. Heavy:The weight of responsibility on one in authority. KJV (424): prince, captain, chief, ruler, governor, keeper, principal, general, lord, heavy, sad - Strongs: H5620 (סַר), H8269 (שַׂר)
V) rrx (סרר SRR) - I. Rule:To make others turn in the direction of the ruler. [df: rrV]II. Turn:To turn away from the correct path toward another direction. KJV (22): (vf: Paal) rule, prince, altogether, rebellious, stubborn, revolter, revolting, backslide, away, withdrew - Strongs: H5637 (סָרַר), H8323 (שָׂרַר)
C) rxa (אסר ASR) AC: Bind CO: ? AB: ?: The yoke is bound to the neck of the oxen and used by the driver to turn the head of the oxen. A yoke was also used for prisoners. A binding of someone or something to move it by force.
V) rfx (סור SWR) - I. Remove:In the sense of turning something away. [df: rwV]II. Rule:To turn the heads of the people. KJV (305): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) away, depart, remove, aside, take, turn, take, go, put, eschew, reign, power, prince - Strongs: H5493 (שׂוּר), H7786 (שׂוּר), H7787 (שׂוּר)
V) rxi (יסר YSR) - Correct: To make a change in direction through instruction or chastisement. KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) chastise, instruct, correct, taught, bound, punish, reform, reprove - Strongs: H3256 (יָסַר)
- A2345 Rxm (Commit)
- A2504 Brx (Brier)
- A2505 Crx (Wrap, Branch)
- A2506 Drx (Remain, Remnant)
- A2507 Hrx (Exceed)
- A2509 Krx (Twist, Lace)
- A2510 Xrx (Castrate, Eunuch)
- A2511 Orx (Exceed)
- A2758 Nzr (Rule, Prince)
- A2776 Nxr (Halter)
- A3041 Dprx ()
- A3023 Rxpu ()
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אֵסוּר (from the root אָסַר) pl. אֲסוּרִים m. a bond, Ecclesiastes 7:26 בֵּית הָאֵסוּר Jeremiah 37:15, “house of bond,” i.e. prison.