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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 - When morning dawned, the angels urged H213 Lot, saying, “Up, take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away in the [fn]punishment of the city.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:13 - And the taskmasters pressed H213 them, saying, “Complete your [fn]work quota, [fn]your daily amount, just as when [fn]you had straw.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:13 - So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped,
Until the nation avenged themselves of their enemies.
Is it not written in the Book of Jashar? And the sun stopped in the middle of the sky and did not hurry H213 to go down for about a whole day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:15 - And Joshua said to them, “If you are a numerous people, go [fn]up to the forest and clear a place for yourself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the Rephaim, since the hill country of Ephraim is H213 too H213 narrow H213 for you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:2 - Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge,
And one who hurries H213 [fn]his footsteps [fn]errs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:5 - The plans of the diligent certainly lead to advantage,
But everyone who is H213 in H213 a H213 hurry H213 certainly comes to poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:20 - A faithful person will abound with blessings,
But one who hurries H213 to be rich will not go unpunished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:20 - Do you see a person who is H213 hasty H213 with his words?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:4 - Therefore I say, “Look away from me,
Let me weep bitterly,
Do not [fn]try H213 to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:16 - But as for me, I have not hurried H213 away from being a shepherd following after You,
Nor have I longed for the disastrous day;
You Yourself know that the utterance of my lips
Was in Your presence.

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