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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).
† 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 intreated H6279 the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated H6279 of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:8 - Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, Intreat H6279 the LORD, that he may take away the frogs from me, and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may do sacrifice unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:9 - And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall I intreat H6279 for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee and thy houses, that they may remain in the river only?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:28 - And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away: intreat H6279 for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:29 - And Moses said, Behold, I go out from thee, and I will intreat H6279 the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people, to morrow: but let not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:30 - And Moses went out from Pharaoh, and intreated H6279 the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:28 - Intreat H6279 the LORD (for it is enough) that there be no more mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat H6279 the LORD 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 H6279 the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:8 - Then Manoah intreated H6279 the LORD, and said, O my Lord, let the man of God which thou didst send come again unto us, and teach us what we shall do unto the child that shall be born.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:14 - And the bones of Saul and Jonathan his son buried they in the country of Benjamin in Zelah, in the sepulchre of Kish his father: and they performed all that the king commanded. And after that God was intreated H6279 for the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:25 - And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the LORD was intreated H6279 for 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 H6279 of them; because they put their trust in him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:13 - And prayed unto him: and he was intreated H6279 of him, and heard his supplication, and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the LORD he was God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:19 - His prayer also, and how God was intreated H6279 of him, and all his sin, and his trespass, and the places wherein he built high places, and set up groves and graven images, before he was humbled: behold, they are written among the sayings of the seers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:23 - So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was intreated H6279 of us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:27 - Thou shalt make thy prayer H6279 unto him, and he shall hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:26 - He shall pray H6279 unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:22 - And the LORD shall smite Egypt: he shall smite and heal it: and they shall return even to the LORD, and he shall be intreated H6279 of them, and shall heal them.

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