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Lexicon :: Strong's H3803 - kāṯar

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כָּתַר
Transliteration
kāṯar
Pronunciation
kaw-thar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1060

Strong’s Definitions

כָּתַר kâthar, kaw-thar'; a primitive root; to enclose; hence (in a friendly sense) to crown, (in a hostile one) to besiege; also to wait (as restraining oneself):—beset round, compass about, be crowned, inclose round, suffer.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H3803 in the following manner: compass (about) (3x), inclosed (1x), beset me round (1x), suffer (1x), crowned (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H3803 in the following manner: compass (about) (3x), inclosed (1x), beset me round (1x), suffer (1x), crowned (1x).
  1. to surround

    1. (Piel) to surround

    2. (Hiphil) to surround, encircle

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּתַר kâthar, kaw-thar'; a primitive root; to enclose; hence (in a friendly sense) to crown, (in a hostile one) to besiege; also to wait (as restraining oneself):—beset round, compass about, be crowned, inclose round, suffer.
STRONGS H3803:
† [כָּתַר] verb surround (in Pi.), (Aramaic כַּתַּר Pa., wait, hope for; bdb050907 Pa. wait, await, remain: i.e. perhaps surrounded expectantly, see Job 36:2 below) —
Pi. Perfect 3rd person plural כִּתְּרוּ Judges 20:43 of surrounding an enemy; suffix כִּתְּרוּנִי Psalm 22:13 (in figurative; || סְבָבוּנִי); Imperative כַּתַּרלִֿי Job 36:2 wait, I pray (as in Aramaic).
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural בִּי יַכְּתִּרוּ צַדִּיקִים Psalm 142:8 dubious, throw out crowns (Ges§ 53 g), i.e. appear with crowns (denominative from כֶּתֶר; but this very late — only in Esther); figurative for triumph, because of me; but Gr Che יִתְמָּֽאֲרוּ (see I. פאר); יַכְתִּרוּ דָ֑עַת Proverbs 14:18 dubious, Thes De and others throw out knowledge as a crown, make knowledge their crown (denominative from כֶּתֶר; but see above), Now, encompass knowledge, i.e. possess it (|| נָֽחֲלוּ); sense good, but meaning of כ׳ without ||. Participle מַכְתִּיר surrounding (as Pi.) Habakkuk 1:4 (with accusative of enemy).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Judges

20:43

Job

36:2; 36:2

Psalms

22:13

Proverbs

14:18

Habakkuk

1:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3803 matches the Hebrew כָּתַר (kāṯar),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:43 - Thus they inclosed H3803 the Benjamites round about, H3803 and chased them, and trode them down with ease over against Gibeah toward the sunrising.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:2 - Suffer H3803 me a little, and I will shew thee that I have yet to speak on God's behalf.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:12 - Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round. H3803
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:7 - Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; H3803 for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:18 - The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned H3803 with knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:4 - Therefore the law is slacked, and judgment doth never go forth: for the wicked doth compass H3803 about the righteous; therefore wrong judgment proceedeth.

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