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Lexicon :: Strong's H5737 - ʿāḏar

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Part of Speech
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.
† 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 - But nothing of theirs was missing, H5737 whether small or great, sons or daughters, spoil or anything that they had taken for themselves; David brought it all back.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:22 - Then David and all the people who were with him arose and crossed the Jordan; and by [fn]dawn not even one remained H5737 who had not crossed the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:27 - Those deputies [fn]provided for King Solomon and all who came to King Solomon’s table, each in his month; they left H5737 nothing lacking. H5737
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:33 - Of Zebulun, there were 50,000 who went out in the army, who could draw up in battle formation with all kinds of weapons of war and helped H5737 David [fn]with an undivided heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:6 - “I will lay it waste;
It will not be pruned or hoed, H5737
But briars and thorns will come up.
I will also charge the clouds to rain no rain on it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:25 - As for all the hills which used to be cultivated H5737 with the hoe, you will not go there for fear of briars and thorns; but they will become a place for [fn]pasturing oxen and for sheep to trample.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:16 - Seek from the book of the LORD, and read:
Not one of these will be missing; H5737
None will lack its mate.
For [fn]His mouth has commanded,
And His Spirit has gathered them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:26 - Lift up your eyes on high
And see who has created these stars,
The One who leads forth their host by number,
He calls them all by name;
Because of the greatness of His might and the [fn]strength of His power,
Not one of them is missing. H5737
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:15 - Yes, truth is lacking; H5737
And he who turns aside from evil makes himself a prey.
Now the LORD saw,
And it was [fn]displeasing in His sight that there was no justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:5 - The LORD is righteous within her;
He will do no injustice.
Every morning He brings His justice to light;
He does not fail. H5737
But the unjust knows no shame.

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