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Lexicon :: Strong's H615 - 'āsîr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 141b

Strong’s Definitions

אָסִיר ʼâçîyr, aw-sere'; from H631; bound, i.e. a captive:—(those which are) bound, prisoner.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H615 in the following manner: prisoner (10x), bound (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H615 in the following manner: prisoner (10x), bound (2x).
  1. prisoner, captive, bondman

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָסִיר ʼâçîyr, aw-sere'; from H631; bound, i.e. a captive:—(those which are) bound, prisoner.
אָסִיר noun masculineGenesis 39:20 bondman, prisoner (Arabic أَسِيرً, Aramaic axrcysAf  , MI אסר) — א׳ absolute Psalm 79:11; Psalm 102:21; plural אֲסִירִם Genesis 39:22 +, compare Judges 16:21, 25 Kt; construct אֲסִירֵי Psalm 107:10 +, Genesis 39:20 Qr; אֲסִירָיו Psalm 69:34 +, etc.; — Prisoner Genesis 39:20, 22 (J), elsewhere only poetic; Isaiah 14:17; as having rest in grave from task-master Job 3:18; especially as object of divine compassion Psalm 68:7 (|| יָתִיר), Psalm 69:34 (|| אֶבְיוֺן); אֶנְקַת א׳ Psalm 79:11; Psalm 102:21 (both || בְּנֵי תְמוּתָה), Psalm 107:10 עֳנִי וּבַרְזֶל א׳ (|| ישְׁבֵי חשֶׁח וְצַלְמָ֑וֶת); compare אָ֑רֶץ א׳ Lamentations 3:34; specifically of liberated exiles of Israel Zechariah 9:11, called captives of hope הַתִּקְוָה א׳ Zechariah 9:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


39:20; 39:20; 39:20; 39:22; 39:22


16:21; 16:25




68:7; 69:34; 69:34; 79:11; 79:11; 102:21; 102:21; 107:10; 107:10






9:11; 9:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H615 matches the Hebrew אָסִיר ('āsîr),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:20 - So Joseph’s master took him and put him into the jail, the place where the king’s prisoners H615 were confined; and he was there in the jail.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:22 - The chief jailer committed to Joseph’s [fn]charge all the prisoners H615 who were in the jail; so that whatever was done there, he was [fn]responsible for it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:21 - Then the Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes; and they brought him down to Gaza and bound him with bronze chains, and he was a grinder in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:25 - It so happened when [fn]they were in high spirits, that they said, “Call for Samson, that he may amuse us.” So they called for Samson from the prison, and he [fn]entertained them. And they made him stand between the pillars.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:18 - “The prisoners H615 are at ease together;
They do not hear the voice of the taskmaster.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:6 - God [fn]makes a home for the lonely;
He leads out the prisoners H615 into prosperity,
Only the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:33 - For the LORD hears the needy
And does not despise His who are prisoners. H615
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:20 - To hear the groaning of the prisoner, H615
To set free [fn]those who were doomed to death,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:10 - There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death,
Prisoners H615 in [fn]misery and [fn]chains,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:17 - Who made the world like a wilderness
And overthrew its cities,
Who did not [fn]allow his prisoners H615 to go home?’
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:34 - To crush under His feet
All the prisoners H615 of the [fn]land,
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:11 - As for you also, because of the blood of My covenant with you,
I have set your prisoners H615 free from the [fn]waterless pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:12 - Return to the [fn]stronghold, O prisoners H615 [fn]who have the hope;
This very day I am declaring that I will restore double to you.

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