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Lexicon :: Strong's H2637 - ḥāsēr

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חָסֵר
Transliteration
ḥāsēr
Pronunciation
khaw-sare'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 705

Strong’s Definitions

חָסֵר châçêr, khaw-sare'; a primitive root; to lack; by implication, to fail, want, lessen:—be abated, bereave, decrease, (cause to) fail, (have) lack, make lower, want.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H2637 in the following manner: want (7x), lack (6x), fail (3x), decreased (1x), abated (1x), have need (1x), made lower (1x), bereave (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H2637 in the following manner: want (7x), lack (6x), fail (3x), decreased (1x), abated (1x), have need (1x), made lower (1x), bereave (1x).
  1. to lack, be without, decrease, be lacking, have a need

    1. (Qal)

      1. to lack

      2. to be lacking

      3. to diminish, decrease

    2. (Piel) to cause to lack

    3. (Hiphil) to cause to be lacking

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָסֵר châçêr, khaw-sare'; a primitive root; to lack; by implication, to fail, want, lessen:—be abated, bereave, decrease, (cause to) fail, (have) lack, make lower, want.
STRONGS H2637:
חָסֵר verb lack, need, be lacking, decrease (see LagBN 143; Late Hebrew חִסֵּר cause to lack or fail, diminish (active), and derivatives; Aramaic חֲסַר, rfso, want, lack, and derivatives, compare Phoenician מחסר, see מחסור below; Arabic حَسَرَ remove, strip off; disappear, retire (of water), fail (of sight), etc.; perhaps also Ethiopic ኀከረ፡ be inferior, worthless, diminished Di590 and derivatives) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ח׳ 1 Kings 17:16; 2nd person masculine singular חָסַרְתָּ Deuteronomy 2:7; 3rd person plural חָסֵ֑רוּ Nehemiah 9:21; 1st person plural חָסַרְנוּ Jeremiah 44:18; Imperfect יֶחְסַר Deuteronomy 15:8 + 2 times; יֶחְסָ֑ר Proverbs 31:11; Ecclesiastes 9:8; 3rd person feminine singular תֶּחְסָ֑ר 1 Kings 17:14; Proverbs 13:25; 2nd person masculine singular תֶּחְסַר Deuteronomy 8:9; 1st person singular תֶּחְסָ֑ר Psalm 23:1; plural יַחְסְרוּ Psalm 34:11; Ezekiel 4:17; וַיַּחְסְרוּ Genesis 8:3; יַחְסְרוּן Genesis 18:28; Infinitive construct חֲסַר Proverbs 10:21 Ew§ 238 a, compare Ges§ 45. 1 a; absolute חָסוֺר Genesis 8:5; Participle חָסֵר 1 Kings 11:22; Ecclesiastes 10:3 (see חָסֵר below); —
1. lack:
a. with accusative Genesis 18:28 (J) perchance the fifty righteous lack five, Deuteronomy 2:7 thou hast not lacked anything, Deuteronomy 8:9; Jeremiah 44:18; 1 Kings 11:22; Ezekiel 4:17; Psalm 34:11; Proverbs 31:11, compare also בַּחֲסַרלֵֿב Proverbs 10:21 by lacking intelligence (sense), (Di puts here Deuteronomy 15:8, see below)
b. absolute be in want, want Psalm 23:1; Proverbs 13:25; Nehemiah 9:21.
2. be lacking, לוֺ מַחְסֹרוֺ אֲשֶׁר יֶח׳ Deuteronomy 15:8 his lack (i.e. thing needed), which is lacking to him (possible also is, which he lacks for himself, so Di, see above); שֶׁמֶן עַלרֹֿאְשְׁךָ אַליֶֿח׳ Ecclesiastes 9:8 oil on thy head let it not be lacking; see also absolute Isaiah 51:14; Songs 7:3, and לִבּוֺ חָסֵר Ecclesiastes 10:3 his sense is lacking; of jar of oil 1 Kings 17:14, 16 (absolute) by metonomy for the oil itself (compare || כלה be consumed, exhausted).
3. diminish, decrease, of waters Genesis 8:3 (P), compare הָלוֺךְ וְחָסוֺר Genesis 8:5 (P), waters continually diminished (see הלך above).
Pi. cause to lack, with accusative of person, Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix וַתְּחַסְּרֵהוּ מעט מֵאֱלהים Psalm 8:6 and thou didst make him lack little of God; Participle וּמְחַסֵּר אתנֿפשׁי מִטּוֺבָה Ecclesiastes 4:8 for whom am I labouring and depriving myself of good things?
Hiph. Perfect הֶחֱסִיר Exodus 16:18; Imperfect יַחְסִיר Isaiah 32:6; — cause to be lacking, fail, with accusative of thing מַשְׁקֵה צָמֵא יַח׳ Isaiah 32:6; the drink of the thirsty he causeth to fail (|| לְהָרִיק נפשׁ רָעֵב); absolute Exodus 16:18 (P), he that gathered little caused no lack.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

8:3; 8:3; 8:5; 8:5; 18:28; 18:28

Exodus

16:18; 16:18

Deuteronomy

2:7; 2:7; 8:9; 8:9; 15:8; 15:8; 15:8

1 Kings

11:22; 11:22; 17:14; 17:14; 17:16; 17:16

Nehemiah

9:21; 9:21

Psalms

8:6; 23:1; 23:1; 34:11; 34:11

Proverbs

10:21; 10:21; 13:25; 13:25; 31:11; 31:11

Ecclesiastes

4:8; 9:8; 9:8; 10:3; 10:3

Song of Songs

7:3

Isaiah

32:6; 32:6; 51:14

Jeremiah

44:18; 44:18

Ezekiel

4:17; 4:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2637 matches the Hebrew חָסֵר (ḥāsēr),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:3 - and the water receded steadily from the earth, and at the end of one hundred and fifty days the water decreased. H2637
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:5 - The water decreased H2637 steadily until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains became visible.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:28 - “Suppose the fifty righteous are lacking H2637 five, will You destroy the whole city because of five?” And He said, “I will not destroy it if I find forty-five there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:18 - When they measured it with an omer, he who had gathered much had no excess, and he who had gathered little had no lack; H2637 every man gathered [fn]as much as he should eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:7 - “For the LORD your God has blessed you in all [fn]that you have done; He has known your [fn]wanderings through this great wilderness. These forty years the LORD your God has been with you; you have not lacked H2637 a thing.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:9 - a land where you will eat food without scarcity, in which you will not lack H2637 anything; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you can dig copper.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:8 - but you shall freely open your hand to him, and shall generously lend him sufficient for his need in whatever he lacks. H2637
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:14 - “For thus says the LORD God of Israel, ‘The [fn]bowl of flour shall not be exhausted, nor shall the jar of oil [fn]be empty, H2637 until the day that the LORD sends rain on the face of the earth.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:21 - “Indeed, forty years You provided for them in the wilderness and they were not in want; H2637
Their clothes did not wear out, nor did their feet swell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:5 - Yet You have made H2637 him a little lower H2637 than [fn]God,
And You crown him with glory and majesty!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:1 - A Psalm of David.
The LORD is my shepherd,
I [fn]shall not want. H2637
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:10 - The young lions do lack and suffer hunger;
But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want H2637 of any good thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:25 - The righteous [fn]has enough to satisfy his appetite,
But the stomach of the wicked is in need. H2637
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:11 - The heart of her husband trusts in her,
And he will have H2637 no lack H2637 of gain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:8 - There was a certain man without a [fn]dependent, having neither a son nor a brother, yet there was no end to all his labor. Indeed, his eyes were not satisfied with riches and he never asked, “And for whom am I laboring and depriving H2637 myself of pleasure?” This too is vanity and it is a grievous task.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:8 - Let your clothes be white all the time, and let not oil be lacking H2637 on your head.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:2 - “Your navel is like a round goblet
Which never lacks H2637 mixed wine;
Your belly is like a heap of wheat
Fenced about with lilies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:6 - For a fool speaks nonsense,
And his heart [fn]inclines toward wickedness:
To practice ungodliness and to speak error against the LORD,
To [fn]keep the hungry person unsatisfied
And [fn]to withhold H2637 drink from the thirsty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:14 - “The [fn]exile will soon be set free, and will not die in the dungeon, nor will his bread be lacking. H2637
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:18 - “But since we stopped burning [fn]sacrifices to the queen of heaven and pouring out drink offerings to her, we have lacked H2637 everything and have [fn]met our end by the sword and by famine.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:17 - because bread and water will be scarce; H2637 and they will be appalled with one another and waste away in their iniquity.

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