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Lexicon :: Strong's H213 - 'ûṣ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 51

Strong’s Definitions

אוּץ ʼûwts, oots; a primitive root; to press; (by implication) to be close, hurry, withdraw:—(make) haste(-n, -y), labor, be narrow.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H213 in the following manner: haste (8x), labour (1x), narrow (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H213 in the following manner: haste (8x), labour (1x), narrow (1x).
  1. to press, be pressed, make haste, urge, be narrow

    1. (Qal)

      1. to press, hasten

      2. to be pressed, confined, narrow

      3. to hasten, make haste

      4. be narrow

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to urge, insist

      2. to hasten

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אוּץ ʼûwts, oots; a primitive root; to press; (by implication) to be close, hurry, withdraw:—(make) haste(-n, -y), labor, be narrow.
† [אוּץ] verb press, be pressed, make haste
Qal Perfect אָץ Joshua 10:13; Joshua 17:15; אַ֫צְתִּי Jeremiah 17:16 Participle אָץ Proverbs 19:2 + 3 times Proverbs; אָצִים Exodus 5:13; —
1. press, hasten (transitive but object not expressed) Exodus 5:13 (E).
2. (intransitive) be pressed, confined, narrow Joshua 17:15 כִי אָץ לְךָ הַראֶֿפְרַיִם.
3. hasten, make haste, followed by ל + Infinitive Joshua 10:13 לֹא אָץ לָבוֺא (J, of sun); Proverbs 28:20 לְהַעֲשִׂיר א׳; followed by מִן Jeremiah 17:16 מֵרֹעֶה לֹא א׳; followed by ב (of particular in which one hastens) Proverbs 19:2 (בְּרגְלַיִם); Proverbs 29:20 (בִּדְבָרִים); compare also Proverbs 21:5 וְכָלאָֿץ אַח לְמַחְסוֺר
Hiph. Imperfect וַיָּאִיצוּ Genesis 19:15; תָּאִיצוּ Isaiah 22:4hasten (transitive) followed by ב Genesis 19:15 (J); followed by ל + Infinitive אַלתָּֿא׳ לְנַחֲמֵנִי Isaiah 22:4. (May be Qal Imperfect, & verbי ע׳.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:15; 19:15


5:13; 5:13


10:13; 10:13; 17:15; 17:15


19:2; 19:2; 21:5; 28:20; 29:20


22:4; 22:4


17:16; 17:16


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H213 matches the Hebrew אוּץ ('ûṣ),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 - And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened H213 Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:13 - And the taskmasters hasted H213 them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:13 - And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted H213 not to go down about a whole day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:15 - And Joshua answered them, If thou be a great people, then get thee up to the wood country, and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the giants, if mount Ephraim be too narrow H213 for thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:2 - Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth H213 with his feet sinneth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:5 - The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty H213 only to want.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:20 - A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste H213 to be rich shall not be innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:20 - Seest thou a man that is hasty H213 in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:4 - Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labour H213 not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:16 - As for me, I have not hastened H213 from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was right before thee.

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