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Lexicon :: Strong's H247 - 'āzar

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אָזַר
Transliteration
'āzar
Pronunciation
aw-zar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 59

Strong’s Definitions

אָזַר ʼâzar, aw-zar'; a primitive root; to belt:—bind (compass) about, gird (up, with).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H247 in the following manner: gird (up) (14x), bind about (1x), compass about (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H247 in the following manner: gird (up) (14x), bind about (1x), compass about (1x).
  1. gird, encompass, equip, clothe

    1. (Qal) to gird, gird on (metaphorical of strength)

    2. (Niphal) be girded

    3. (Piel) hold close, clasp

    4. (Hiphpael) gird oneself (for war)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָזַר ʼâzar, aw-zar'; a primitive root; to belt:—bind (compass) about, gird (up, with).
STRONGS H247:
† [אָזַר] verb gird, encompass, equip (Talmud id., Arabic أَزَّرَ, Aramaic in derivation LagBN 177 derives from وَزَرَ).
Qal Perfect אָֽזְרוּ 1 Samuel 2:4; Imperfect suffix יַאַזְרֵנִי Job 30:18; 2nd person masculine singular תֶּאֱזוֺר Jeremiah 1:17; Imperative אֱזָר־נָא Job 38:3; Job 40:7; Passive participle אָזוּר 2 Kings 1:8; — gird, gird on, followed by accusative of thingloins חֲלָצֶיךָ Job 38:3; Job 40:7, מָתְנֶיךָ Jeremiah 1:17; passive, subject אֵזוֺר, וְאֵזוֺר עוֺר אָזור בְּמָתְנָיו 2 Kings 1:8; compare active with accusative of person Job 30:18 כְּפִי כֻתָּנְתִּי יַאַזְרֵנִי, subject לְבוּשִׁי see Di; figurative 1 Samuel 2:4 אָֽזְרוּ חַיִל
Niph. Participle נֶאֱזָר figurative Psalm 65:7 of God (בִּגְבוּרֶה נ׳) girded with might.
Pi. Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix וַתְּאַזְּרֵנִי Psalm 18:40; Psalm 30:12; וַתַּזְרֵנִי 2 Samuel 22:40 (Ges§ 68 R 2); Participle suffix הַמְּאַזְּרֵנִי Psalm 18:33; construct מְאַזְּרֵי Isaiah 50:11 but compare below — gird, with 2 accusative (person & thing) figurative, Psalm 18:40 = 2 Samuel 22:40; Psalm 18:33 (חַיִל); Psalm 30:12 (שִׂמְחָה); accusative of thing omitted Isaiah 45:5; accusative of person omitted מְאַזְּרֵי זִיקוֺת Isaiah 50:12; but read rather מְאִירֵי compare Isaiah 27:11 (Syriac Version Kn Brd Di).
Hithp. Perfect הִתְאַזָּ֑ר Psalm 93:1; Imperative הִתְאַזְּרוּ Isaiah 8:9 (twice in verse) — gird oneself, for war Isaiah 8:9 (twice in verse); with עֹז Psalm 93:1 (subject י׳).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

2:4; 2:4

2 Samuel

22:40; 22:40

2 Kings

1:8; 1:8

Job

30:18; 30:18; 38:3; 38:3; 40:7; 40:7

Psalms

18:33; 18:33; 18:40; 18:40; 30:12; 30:12; 65:7; 93:1; 93:1

Isaiah

8:9; 8:9; 27:11; 45:5; 50:11

Jeremiah

1:17; 1:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H247 matches the Hebrew אָזַר ('āzar),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:4 - “The bows of the mighty are broken to pieces,
But those who have stumbled strap H247 on H247 strength.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:40 - “For You have encircled H247 me with H247 strength for battle;
You have forced those who rose up against me to bow down under me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:8 - And they said to him, “He was a hairy man with a leather [fn]belt worn H247 around his waist.” And he said, “It is Elijah the Tishbite.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:18 - “By a great force my garment is distorted;
It ties H247 me up H247 like the collar of my coat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:3 - “Now [fn]tighten H247 the H247 belt H247 on your waist like a man,
And I shall ask you, and you inform Me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:7 - “Now [fn]tighten H247 the H247 belt H247 on your waist like a man;
I will ask you, and you instruct Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:32 - The God who encircles H247 me with strength,
And [fn]makes my way [fn]blameless?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:39 - For You have encircled H247 me with strength for battle;
You have forced those who rose up against me to bow down under me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:11 - You have turned my mourning into dancing for me;
You have untied my sackcloth and encircled H247 me with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:6 - Who establishes the mountains by His strength,
Who is encircled H247 with might;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 93:1 - The LORD [fn]reigns, He is clothed with majesty;
The LORD has clothed and encircled H247 Himself with strength.
Indeed, the world is firmly established; it will not be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:9 - “Be broken, you peoples, and be [fn]shattered;
And listen, all remote places of the earth.
[fn]Get H247 ready H247, yet be [fn]shattered;
[fn]Get H247 ready H247, yet be [fn]shattered.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:5 - “I am the LORD, and there is no one else;
There is no God except Me.
I will [fn]arm H247 you, though you have not known Me,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:11 - Behold, all you who kindle a fire,
Who encircle H247 yourselves with flaming arrows,
Walk in the light of your fire
And among the flaming arrows you have set ablaze.
This you will have from My hand:
You will lie down in torment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:17 - “Now, belt H247 your garment around H247 your waist and arise, and speak to them all that I command you. Do not be dismayed before them, or I will make you dismayed before them.

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