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Lexicon :: Strong's H5737 - ʿāḏar

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1570,1571,157

Strong’s Definitions

עֲדַר ʻădar, aw-dar'; a primitive root; to arrange, as a battle, a vineyard (to hoe); hence, to muster and so to miss (or find wanting):—dig, fail, keep (rank), lack.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H5737 in the following manner: fail (4x), lack (3x), dig (2x), keep (1x), keep rank (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H5737 in the following manner: fail (4x), lack (3x), dig (2x), keep (1x), keep rank (1x).
  1. to help

    1. (Qal) to help

  2. to hoe

    1. (Niphal) to be hoed

  3. to be lacking, fail

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to be lacking

      2. to leave lacking

    2. (Piel) to leave lacking

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲדַר ʻădar, aw-dar'; a primitive root; to arrange, as a battle, a vineyard (to hoe); hence, to muster and so to miss (or find wanting):—dig, fail, keep (rank), lack.
STRONGS H5737: Abbreviations
† I. [עָדַר] verb probably (si vera lectio) help (Aramaic loan-word, Syriac bdb072703 Targum עֲדַר (rare) = Hebrew עזר which see; > Thes, assuming meaning arrange, order); —
Qal Infinitive cstr. לַעֲדֹר 1 Chronicles 12:34 (Baer Ginsb; van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:33; this meaning also Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate); but < Manuscripts לַעֲוֺר (compare 1 Chronicles 12:18; 1 Chronicles 12:22; 1 Chronicles 12:23, van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:17; 1 Chronicles 12:21; 1 Chronicles 12:22), so Kau Buhl; Participle plural construct עֹדְרֵי מַעֲרָכָה 1 Chronicles 12:39 (van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:38), read עֹרְכֵי (which see 1 Chronicles 12:34) Greek Version of the LXX Kau; see ערך.

II. [עָדַר] verb hoe (Late Hebrew id.; so Arabic (in Syria) bdb072704, bdb072705 pick, hoe, Cuche (bdb072706 also Dozyii. 101 b); compare FlKl. Schr. ii. 628); —
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular לֹא יֵעָדֵר Isaiah 5:6 it (the vineyard) shall not be hoed (|| יִזָּמֵר); 3rd person masculine plural כַּמַּעְדֵּר יֵעָדֵר֑וּן Isaiah 7:25 which used to be hoed with the hoe (subject הֶהָרִים).
III. [עָדַר] verb
Niph. be lacking, fail (Arabic bdb072708 remain or lag behind); —
Niph. Perfect, all with לֹא 3rd person masculine singular נֶעְדַּר לָהֶם 1 Samuel 30:19 not anything was lacking to them; נֶעְדָּ֑ר none was lacking 2 Samuel 17:22; Isaiah 40:25; of י׳, Zephaniah 3:5 he doth not fail; 3rd person feminine singular נֶעְדָּ֔רָה Isaiah 34:16 no wild beast is lacking. Participle feminine נֶעְדֶּ֫רֶת Isaiah 59:15 truth has become lacking.
Pi. Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural לֹא יְעֲדְּרוּ דָּבָּ֑ר 1 Kings 5:7 they left nothing lacking.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel


2 Samuel


1 Kings


1 Chronicles

12:17; 12:18; 12:21; 12:22; 12:22; 12:23; 12:33; 12:34; 12:34; 12:38; 12:39


5:6; 7:25; 34:16; 40:25; 59:15



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5737 matches the Hebrew עָדַר (ʿāḏar),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:19 - And there was nothing lacking H5737 to them, neither small nor great, neither sons nor daughters, neither spoil, nor any thing that they had taken to them: David recovered all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:22 - Then David arose, and all the people that were with him, and they passed over Jordan: by the morning light there lacked H5737 not one of them that was not gone over Jordan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:27 - And those officers provided victual for king Solomon, and for all that came unto king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they lacked H5737 nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:33 - Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all instruments of war, fifty thousand, which could keep rank: H5737 they were not of double heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:6 - And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor digged; H5737 but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:25 - And on all hills that shall be digged H5737 with the mattock, there shall not come thither the fear of briers and thorns: but it shall be for the sending forth of oxen, and for the treading of lesser cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:16 - Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read: no one of these shall fail, H5737 none shall want her mate: for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:26 - Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things, that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one faileth. H5737
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:15 - Yea, truth faileth; H5737 and he that departeth from evil maketh himself a prey: and the LORD saw it, and it displeased him that there was no judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:5 - The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: every morning doth he bring his judgment to light, he faileth H5737 not; but the unjust knoweth no shame.
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