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Lexicon :: Strong's H309 - 'āḥar

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אָחַר
Transliteration
'āḥar
Pronunciation
aw-khar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 68

Strong’s Definitions

אָחַר ʼâchar, aw-khar'; a primitive root; to loiter (i.e. be behind); by implication to procrastinate:—continue, defer, delay, hinder, be late (slack), stay (there), tarry (longer).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H309 in the following manner: tarry (7x), defer (3x), slack (2x), continue (1x), delay (1x), hinder (1x), stayed there (1x), sit up late (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H309 in the following manner: tarry (7x), defer (3x), slack (2x), continue (1x), delay (1x), hinder (1x), stayed there (1x), sit up late (1x).
  1. to delay, hesitate, tarry, defer, remain behind

    1. (Qal)

      1. to delay, tarry (intensive)

      2. to cause one to delay, hinder, keep back

    2. (Piel) to delay, wait, stay behind (but not in hope)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָחַר ʼâchar, aw-khar'; a primitive root; to loiter (i.e. be behind); by implication to procrastinate:—continue, defer, delay, hinder, be late (slack), stay (there), tarry (longer).
STRONGS H309:
אָחַר verb to remain behind, delay, tarry (Arabic أَخَّرَ to put off, also to remain behind; Aramaic Pa. אֵחַר, Aph. rfovAf  , Shaph. rfovfw  , Sabean אחֿר OsianderZMG 1865, 197; אחֿחֿר DHMEpigr. Denkm. 34).
Qal once only Genesis 32:5 [Genesis 32:4 וָאֵחַר (contracted from וָאֶאֱחַר compare אֵהָ֑ב Proverbs 8:17) and I have tarried until now.
Pi. Perfect אֵחַר Genesis 34:19; אֶחֱרוּ Judges 5:28; Imperfect יְאַחֵר, תְּאַחֵר (3 times תְּאַחַ֑ר) etc. Genesis 24:56 + 9 times; Participle (־רֵי) מְאַהֲרִים + 3 times
1. intensive, delay, tarry, absolute Judges 5:28 (|| בּשֵׁשׁ לָבוֺא) Isaiah 46:13 and my salvation לֹא תְאַחֵר Habakkuk 2:3; Psalm 40:18 = Psalm 70:6; Daniel 9:19; with ל & infinitive Genesis 34:19. — Proverbs 23:30 מְאַחֲרִים עַל־הַיָּיִ֑ן those tarrying over the wine, Isaiah 5:11 מְאַחֲרֵי בַנֶּשֶׁף, Psalm 127:2 מְאַחֲרֵי שֶׁבֶת (|| מַשְׁכִּימֵי קוּם).
2. causative of Qal, cause one to delay, hinder Genesis 24:56; keep back (= bring late) Exodus 22:28; with ל & infinitive delay to... Deuteronomy 23:22 quoted Ecclesiastes 5:3: elliptical Deuteronomy 7:10 he delayeth (it, the recompense) not to his enemy. — 2 Samuel 20:5 Qr וַיּ֫וֺחֶר is taken by Ol§ 241 c as Qal (compare וַתֹּ֫חֶז 2 Samuel 20:9 from אָחַז), by Sta§ 498 c1. 397 Ges§ 68 2 Rem as Hiph. (literally shewed, exhibited delay): on the Kt (? H3186 וַיֵּיחַר) see DrSm.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

24:56; 24:56; 32:4; 34:19; 34:19

Exodus

22:28

Deuteronomy

7:10; 23:22

Judges

5:28; 5:28

2 Samuel

20:5; 20:9

Psalms

127:2

Proverbs

8:17; 23:30

Ecclesiastes

5:3

Isaiah

5:11; 46:13

Daniel

9:19

Habakkuk

2:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H309 matches the Hebrew אָחַר ('āḥar),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:56 - He said to them, “Do not delay H309 me, since the LORD has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:4 - He also commanded them saying, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: ‘Thus says your servant Jacob, “I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed H309 until now;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:19 - The young man did not delay H309 to do the thing, because he was delighted with Jacob’s daughter. Now he was more respected than all the household of his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:29 - “You shall not delay H309 the offering from [fn]your harvest and your vintage. The firstborn of your sons you shall give to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:10 - but repays those who hate Him to [fn]their faces, to destroy [fn]them; He will not delay H309 [fn]with him who hates Him, He will repay him to his face.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:21 - “When you make a vow to the LORD your God, you shall not delay H309 to pay it, for it would be sin in you, [fn]and the LORD your God will surely require it of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - “Out of the window she looked and lamented,
The mother of Sisera through the [fn]lattice,
‘Why does his chariot delay H309 in coming?
Why do the [fn]hoofbeats of his chariots tarry?’ H309
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:5 - So Amasa went to call out the men of Judah, but he delayed H309 longer than the set time which he had appointed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:17 - Since I am afflicted and needy,
[fn]Let the Lord be mindful of me.
You are my help and my deliverer;
Do not delay, H309 O my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:5 - But I am afflicted and needy;
Hasten to me, O God!
You are my help and my deliverer;
O LORD, do not delay. H309
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:2 - It is vain for you to rise up early,
To [fn]retire late, H309
To eat the bread of [fn]painful labors;
For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:30 - Those who linger H309 long over wine,
Those who go to [fn]taste mixed wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:4 - When you make a vow to God, do not be late H309 in paying it; for He takes no delight in fools. Pay what you vow!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:11 - Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink,
Who stay H309 up late H309 in the evening that wine may inflame them!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:13 - “I bring near My righteousness, it is not far off;
And My salvation will not delay. H309
And I will grant salvation in Zion,
And My glory for Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:19 - “O Lord, hear! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, listen and take action! For Your own sake, O my God, do not delay, H309 because Your city and Your people are called by Your name.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:3 - “For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
It [fn]hastens toward the goal and it will not [fn]fail.
Though it tarries, wait for it;
For it will certainly come, it will not delay. H309

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