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Lexicon :: Strong's H6279 - ʿāṯar

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [rather denominative from עֶתֶר (H6281)]
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TWOT Reference: 1722

Strong’s Definitions

עָתַר ʻâthar, aw-thar'; a primitive root (rather denominative from H6281); to burn incense in worship, i.e. intercede (reciprocally, listen to prayer):—intreat, (make) pray(-er).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H6279 in the following manner: intreat (18x), pray (1x), prayer (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H6279 in the following manner: intreat (18x), pray (1x), prayer (1x).
  1. to pray, entreat, supplicate

    1. (Qal) to pray, entreat

    2. (Niphal) to be supplicated, be entreated

    3. (Hiphil) to make supplication, plead

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָתַר ʻâthar, aw-thar'; a primitive root (rather denominative from H6281); to burn incense in worship, i.e. intercede (reciprocally, listen to prayer):—intreat, (make) pray(-er).
STRONGS H6279: Abbreviations
† I. [עָתַר] verb pray, supplicate (always to God) (compare Arabic bdb080109 slaughter for sacrifice DeGn (4) 381 WeSkizzen iii. 115, 166; Heid. (2). 118, 142; RSSem i. 210 f.; 2nd ed.; 227 f.); —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיֶעְתַּר לי׳ Genesis 25:21, אֶליֿ׳ Exodus 8:26; Exodus 10:18; Judges 13:8; יֶעְתַּד אֶלאֱֿלוֺהַּ Job 33:26.
Niph. be supplicated, entreated (and grant entreaty; always of God), usually with ל of worshipper (see ל 5d): Perfect 3rd person masculine singular consecutive וְנֶעְתַּר לָהֶם Isaiah 19:22; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיֵּעָ֫תֶר לוֺ Genesis 25:21; 2 Chronicles 33:13, וַיֵּעָתֵר לָנוּ Ezra 8:23; with לָאָרֶץ for the land 2 Samuel 21:14; 2 Samuel 24:25; Infinitive absolute לָהֶם וְנַעְתּוֺר 1 Chronicles 5:20; construct (as substantive) הֵעָתֶרלֿוֺ 2 Chronicles 33:19.
Hiph. = Qal, make supplication, with אֶל, לְ : Perfect וְהַעְתַּרְתִּ֫י אֶליֿ׳ Exodus 8:25; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תַּעְתִּיר אֵלָיו Job 22:27; Imperative masculine plural הַעְתִּירוּ אֶליֿ׳ Exodus 8:4; Exodus 9:28, לי׳ Exodus 10:17; also with ל person in behalf of whom, Imperfect 1st person singular אַעְתִּיר לְךָ Exodus 8:5, so Imperative חַעְתִּירוּ, with בַּעֲדִי Exodus 8:24.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


25:21; 25:21


8:4; 8:5; 8:24; 8:25; 8:26; 9:28; 10:17; 10:18



2 Samuel

21:14; 24:25

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

33:13; 33:19




22:27; 33:26



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6279 matches the Hebrew עָתַר (ʿāṯar),
which occurs 20 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:21 - And Isaac entreated Jehovah for his wife, because she was barren; and Jehovah was entreated of him, and Rebecca his wife conceived.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:8 - And Pharaoh called Moses and Aaron, and said, Intreat Jehovah, that he may take away the frogs from me and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may sacrifice to Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:9 - And Moses said to Pharaoh, Glory over me, for what time shall I intreat for thee, and for thy bondmen, and for thy people, to cut off the frogs from thee and from thy houses; so that they shall remain in the river only?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:28 - And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to Jehovah your God in the wilderness; only, go not very far away: intreat for me!
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:29 - And Moses said, Behold, I go out from thee, and will intreat Jehovah; and the dog-flies will depart from Pharaoh, from his bondmen, and from his people, to-morrow; only let not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:30 - And Moses went out from Pharaoh, and intreated Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:28 - Intreat Jehovah that it may be enough, that there be no more thunder of God and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer!
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - And now, forgive, I pray you, my sin only this time, and intreat Jehovah your God that he may take away from me this death only!
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:18 - And he went out from Pharaoh, and intreated Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:8 - Then Manoah prayed to Jehovah, and said, Ah Lord! let the man of God which thou didst send come again unto us, I pray thee, and teach us what we shall do unto the child that shall be born.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:14 - And they buried them with the bones of Saul and Jonathan his son in the country of Benjamin in Zela, in the sepulchre of Kish his father; and they did all that the king had commanded. And afterwards God was propitious to the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:25 - And David built there an altar to Jehovah, and offered up burnt-offerings and peace-offerings. And Jehovah was propitious to the land, and the plague was stayed from Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:20 - and they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them; for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them, because they put their trust in him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:13 - and prayed to him. And he was intreated of him and heard his supplication, and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that Jehovah, he was God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:19 - And his prayer, and how God was intreated of him, and all his sin and his unfaithfulness, and the places in which he built high places, and set up Asherahs and graven images, before he was humbled, behold, they are written among the words of Hozai.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:23 - And we fasted, and besought our God for this; and he was entreated of us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:27 - Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he will hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:26 - He shall pray unto God, and he will receive him with favour; and he shall see his face with shoutings, and he will render unto man his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:22 - And Jehovah will smite Egypt; he will smite and heal: and they shall return to Jehovah, and he will be entreated of them, and will heal them.
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