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Lexicon :: Strong's H6238 - ʿāšar

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עָשַׁר
Transliteration
ʿāšar
Pronunciation
aw-shar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1714

Strong’s Definitions

עָשַׁר ʻâshar, aw-shar'; a primitive root; properly, to accumulate; chiefly (specifically) to grow (causatively, make) rich:—be(-come, en-, make, make self, wax) rich, make (1 Kings 22:48 margin). See H6240.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H6238 in the following manner: rich (14x), enrich (3x), richer (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H6238 in the following manner: rich (14x), enrich (3x), richer (1x).
  1. to be or become rich or wealthy, enrich, pretend to be rich

    1. (Qal) to be or become rich

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to make rich

      2. to gain riches

    3. (Hithpael) to enrich oneself, pretend to be rich

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָשַׁר ʻâshar, aw-shar'; a primitive root; properly, to accumulate; chiefly (specifically) to grow (causatively, make) rich:—be(-come, en-, make, make self, wax) rich, make (1 Kings 22:48 margin). See H6240.
STRONGS H6238:
† [עָשַׁר] verb be or become rich (Late Hebrew in derived species, and derivatives; Aramaic עֲתַר, bdb079901; compare Arabic bdb079902 abound with herbage, bdb079903 abundance, of herbage, goods, etc.); —
Qal Perfect 1st person singular עָשַׁרְתִּי Hosea 12:9 I have become rich; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יֶעְשַׁר Job 15:29 he shall not be rich. — 1 Kings 22:49 read עָשָׂה
Hiph.
1. make rich, with accusative of person: Perfect 1st person singular הֶעֱשַׁרְתִּי Genesis 14:23; 2nd person feminine singular הֶעֱשַׁרְתְּ Ezekiel 27:33 (of personified Tyre; + בְּרֹב הוֺנַיִח); Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יַעְשְׁרֶנּוּ (Ges§ 61 g),+ accusative of congnate meaning with verb עשֶׁר; 2nd person masculine singular suffix רַבַּת תַּעְשְׁרֶנָּהּ Psalm 65:10 thou dost greatly enrich it (the land); object omitted 3rd person feminine singular תַּעֲשִׁיר Proverbs 10:22, so Participle מַעֲשִׁיר 1 Samuel 2:7 י׳ maketh rich (opposed to מוֺרִישׁ).
2. gain riches, absolute: Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַעֲשִׁר Psalm 49:17, יַעֲשִׁיר Proverbs 21:7; Daniel 11:2 (+ accusative of congnate meaning with verb עשֶׁר); 3rd person feminine singular תַּעֲשִׁיר Proverbs 10:4; 1st person singular וָאַעֲשִׁר Zechariah 11:5(Gi Kt; van d. H. Baer וַאעֲשִׁר); 3rd person masculine plural וַיַּעֲשִׁירוּ Jeremiah 5:27; Infinitive construct לְהַעֲשִׁיר Proverbs 23:4; Proverbs 28:20.
Hithp. Participle מִתְעַשֵּׁר Proverbs 13:7 one enriching himself.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

14:23

1 Samuel

2:7

1 Kings

22:49

Job

15:29

Psalms

49:17; 65:10

Proverbs

10:4; 10:22; 13:7; 21:7; 23:4; 28:20

Jeremiah

5:27

Ezekiel

27:33

Daniel

11:2

Hosea

12:9

Zechariah

11:5

H6238

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6238 matches the Hebrew עָשַׁר (ʿāšar),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:23 - that I will not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that is yours, so that you do not say, ‘I have made H6238 Abram rich H6238.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:7 - “The LORD makes poor and rich H6238;
He humbles, He also exalts.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:25 - And the men of Israel said, “Have you seen this man who is coming up? Surely he is coming up to defy Israel. And it will be that the king will make H6238 the man who kills him wealthy H6238 with great riches, and will give him his daughter and make his father’s house [fn]free in Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:29 - “He will not become H6238 rich H6238, nor will his wealth endure;
And his property will not stretch out on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:16 - Do not be afraid when a person becomes H6238 rich H6238,
When the splendor of his house is increased;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:9 - You visit the earth and cause it to overflow;
You greatly enrich H6238 it;
The [fn]stream of God is full of water;
You prepare their grain, for so You prepare [fn]the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:4 - Poor is one who works with [fn]a lazy hand,
But the hand of the diligent makes H6238 rich H6238.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:22 - It is the blessing of the LORD that makes H6238 rich H6238,
And He adds no sorrow to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:7 - There is one who pretends H6238 to H6238 be H6238 rich H6238 but has nothing;
Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:17 - One who loves pleasure will become a poor person;
One who loves wine and oil will not become H6238 rich H6238.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:4 - Do not weary yourself to gain H6238 wealth H6238;
[fn]Stop dwelling on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:20 - A faithful person will abound with blessings,
But one who hurries to be H6238 rich H6238 will not go unpunished.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:27 - ‘Like a cage full of birds,
So their houses are full of deceit;
Therefore they have become great and rich H6238.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:33 - ‘When your merchandise went out from the seas,
You satisfied many peoples;
With the abundance of your wealth and your merchandise
You enriched H6238 the kings of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:2 - “And now I will tell you the truth. Behold, three more kings are going to arise [fn]in Persia. Then a fourth will gain H6238 far more riches than all of them; as soon as he becomes strong through his riches, [fn]he will stir up the entire empire against the realm of [fn]Greece.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:8 - And Ephraim said, “I have certainly become H6238 rich H6238,
I have found wealth for myself;
In all my labors they will find in me
No wrongdoing, which would be sin.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:5 - “Those who buy them slaughter them and [fn]go unpunished, and each of those who sell them says, ‘Blessed be the LORD, for I have become H6238 rich H6238!’ And their own shepherds have no compassion for them.

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