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Lexicon :: Strong's H631 - 'āsar

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אָסַר
Transliteration
'āsar
Pronunciation
aw-sar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 141

Strong’s Definitions

אָסַר ʼâçar, aw-sar'; a primitive root; to yoke or hitch; by analogy, to fasten in any sense, to join battle:—bind, fast, gird, harness, hold, keep, make ready, order, prepare, prison(-er), put in bonds, set in array, tie.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 72x

The KJV translates Strong's H631 in the following manner: bind (47x), prison (4x), tie (4x), prisoner (2x), miscellaneous (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 72x
The KJV translates Strong's H631 in the following manner: bind (47x), prison (4x), tie (4x), prisoner (2x), miscellaneous (15x).
  1. to tie, bind, imprison

    1. (Qal)

      1. to tie, bind

      2. to tie, harness

      3. to bind (with cords)

      4. to gird (rare and late)

      5. to begin the battle, make the attack

      6. of obligation of oath (figurative)

    2. (Niphal) to be imprisoned, bound

    3. (Pual) to be taken prisoner

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָסַר ʼâçar, aw-sar'; a primitive root; to yoke or hitch; by analogy, to fasten in any sense, to join battle:—bind, fast, gird, harness, hold, keep, make ready, order, prepare, prison(-er), put in bonds, set in array, tie.
STRONGS H631:
† [אָסַר] verb tie, bind, imprison (Arabic أَسَرَ, Assyrian asâru, compare COTGloss, Aramaic אֲסַר, rfsAe  , Ethiopic አለረ፡ አሠረ፡) —
Qal Perfect suffix אֲסָרָם Job 36:13; 3rd person feminine singular אָֽסְרָה Numbers 30:5 +, etc.; Imperfect יֶאְסֹר 1 Kings 20:14; וַיֶּאֱסֹר Genesis 42:24; וַיֶּאְסֹר Genesis 46:29 +; plural suffix יַאַסְרֻנִי Judges 16:7 etc.; Imperative אֱסֹר 1 Kings 18:44; 2 Kings 9:21; אִסְרוּ Jeremiah 46:4; Psalm 118:27; Infinitive absolute אָסֹר Judges 15:13; אָסוֺר Judges 16:11; construct לָאְסֹר Numbers 30:3 +; לָאֱסוֺר Judges 15:10; לֶאֱסָרְךָ Judges 15:12; אָסְרָם Hosea 10:10; Participle active construct אֹסְרִי Genesis 49:11; passive אָסור Genesis 40:3 +; plural אֲסוּרִים Genesis 39:20 +; also Judges 16:21, 25 Qr (Kt אסירים); הָסוּרִים Ecclesiastes 4:14 (compare Now); אֲסֻרוֺת 2 Samuel 3:34; construct אסורי Genesis 39:20 Kt (Qr אֲסִירֵי); —
1. tie, bind, for security, foal to vine (followed by ל) Genesis 49:11 (blessing of Jacob); horses and asses 2 Kings 7:10 (twice in verse); Psalm 118:27 is dubious De bind the festal victim with cords; Che bind the procession with branches, etc.
2. tie, harness, kine to (ב) cart 1 Samuel 6:7, 10; so (metaphor) Hosea 10:10 harness them to (ל) their two iniquities (but Jerome Ew Now make א׳ here = יסר chastise, compare אֶסֳּרֵם va); also followed by accusative chariot Genesis 46:29 (J) Exodus 14:6 (E) 2 Kings 9:21; absolute 1 Kings 18:44; 2 Kings 9:21; even of making ready chargers הַסּוּסִים א׳ Jeremiah 46:4 (|| הַפָּרָשִׁים עֲלו).
3. bind, with cords, fetters, etc., as prisoner, Simeon Genesis 42:24 (E), Samson Judges 15:10, 12, 13 (3 times in verse); Judges 16:5, 7, 8, 11 (twice in verse); Judges 16:12; בַּנְחֻשְׁתַּיִם א׳ 2 Kings 25:7 2 Chronicles 36:6 = Jeremiah 39:7; Jeremiah 52:11; also 2 Chronicles 33:11; compare (without בַּנ׳) 2 Kings 17:4 (בֵּית בֶּלָא א׳ || עָצַת), 2 Kings 23:33; compare of divine chastisement Job 36:13 & see also Ezekiel 3:25; Psalm 149:8; figurative of absolute authority Psalm 105:22; especially Passive participle 2 Samuel 3:34 thy hands were not bound (|| and thy feet not put in fetters); בָּ־אזִקִּים א׳ Jeremiah 40:1 compare בַּזִּקִּים א׳ Job 36:8 (probably figurative || חַבְלֵי־עֹ֑נִי); metaphor of king held captive by a woman's tresses Songs 7:6; perhaps = imprisoned (whether bound or not) Genesis 39:20; Genesis 40:3, 5 (all J E); as substantive plural prisoners Genesis 39:20 (Kt, see above); so (late) as distressed, & object of divine compassion Isaiah 49:9; Isaiah 61:1; Psalm 146:7; בֵּית האסי֯רים prison Judges 16:21, 25; compare Ecclesiastes 4:14.
4. gird (rare & late) אֵזוֺר בְּמָתְנֵיהֶם א׳ Job 12:18 (אֵזוֺר = slaves' waistcloth, RS p. 25 above; Hoffm reads וַיָּסַר for וַיֶּאְסֹר); חַרְבּוֺ אֲסוּרִים עַל־מָתְנָיו Nehemiah 4:12.
5. followed by מִלְחָמָה begin the battle, make the attack (compare German mit jemandem anbinden) 1 Kings 20:14; 2 Chronicles 13:3.
6. figurative of obligation of oath or vow (only Numbers 30, P) עַל־נֶפֶשׁ א׳, usually followed by accusative of congnate meaning with verb אֱסָר, אִסָּר Numbers 30:3; Numbers 30:5 (twice in verse); Numbers 30:6; Numbers 30:8; Numbers 30:9; Numbers 30:11; Numbers 30:12; without אֱסָר etc., Numbers 30:7; Numbers 30:10; compare Numbers 30:4 אִסָּר א׳ (עַל־נֶפֶשׁ omitted)
Niph. passive of Qal 3, be, bound, imprisoned, Imperfect (jussive) יֵאָסֵר Genesis 42:19 (E); 2nd person masculine singular תֵּאָסֵר Judges 16:6, 10, 13 (of Samson); Imperative הֵאָֽסְרוּ Genesis 42:16 (E).
Pu. Perfect be taken prisoner אֻסְּרוּ Isaiah 22:3; אֻסָּ֑רוּ ib.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

39:20; 39:20; 39:20; 39:20; 40:3; 40:3; 40:5; 42:16; 42:19; 42:24; 42:24; 46:29; 46:29; 49:11; 49:11

Exodus

14:6

Numbers

30; 30:3; 30:3; 30:4; 30:5; 30:5; 30:6; 30:7; 30:8; 30:9; 30:10; 30:11; 30:12

Judges

15:10; 15:10; 15:12; 15:12; 15:13; 15:13; 16:5; 16:6; 16:7; 16:7; 16:8; 16:10; 16:11; 16:11; 16:12; 16:13; 16:21; 16:21; 16:25; 16:25

1 Samuel

6:7; 6:10

2 Samuel

3:34; 3:34

1 Kings

18:44; 18:44; 20:14; 20:14

2 Kings

7:10; 9:21; 9:21; 9:21; 17:4; 23:33; 25:7

2 Chronicles

13:3; 33:11; 36:6

Nehemiah

4:12

Job

12:18; 36:8; 36:13; 36:13

Psalms

105:22; 118:27; 118:27; 146:7; 149:8

Ecclesiastes

4:14; 4:14

Song of Songs

7:6

Isaiah

22:3; 49:9; 61:1

Jeremiah

39:7; 40:1; 46:4; 46:4; 52:11

Ezekiel

3:25

Hosea

10:10; 10:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H631 matches the Hebrew אָסַר ('āsar),
which occurs 73 times in 64 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 39:20–Psa 105:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:20 - And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound: H631 and he was there in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:3 - And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound. H631
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:5 - And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound H631 in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:16 - Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, H631 that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:19 - If ye be true men, let one of your brethren be bound H631 in the house of your prison: go ye, carry corn for the famine of your houses:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:24 - And he turned himself about from them, and wept; and returned to them again, and communed with them, and took from them Simeon, and bound H631 him before their eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:29 - And Joseph made ready H631 his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself unto him; and he fell on his neck, and wept on his neck a good while.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:11 - Binding H631 his foal unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; he washed his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:6 - And he made ready H631 his chariot, and took his people with him:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:2 - If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath to bind H631 his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:3 - If a woman also vow a vow unto the LORD, and bind H631 herself by a bond, being in her father's house in her youth;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:4 - And her father hear her vow, and her bond wherewith she hath bound H631 her soul, and her father shall hold his peace at her: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she hath bound H631 her soul shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:5 - But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth; not any of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound H631 her soul, shall stand: and the LORD shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:6 - And if she had at all an husband, when she vowed, or uttered ought out of her lips, wherewith she bound H631 her soul;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:7 - And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her in the day that he heard it: then her vows shall stand, and her bonds wherewith she bound H631 her soul shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:8 - But if her husband disallowed her on the day that he heard it; then he shall make her vow which she vowed, and that which she uttered with her lips, wherewith she bound H631 her soul, of none effect: and the LORD shall forgive her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:9 - But every vow of a widow, and of her that is divorced, wherewith they have bound H631 their souls, shall stand against her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:10 - And if she vowed in her husband's house, or bound H631 her soul by a bond with an oath;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:11 - And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her, and disallowed her not: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she bound H631 her soul shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:10 - And the men of Judah said, Why are ye come up against us? And they answered, To bind H631 Samson are we come up, to do to him as he hath done to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:12 - And they said unto him, We are come down to bind H631 thee, that we may deliver thee into the hand of the Philistines. And Samson said unto them, Swear unto me, that ye will not fall upon me yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:13 - And they spake unto him, saying, No; but we will bind H631 thee fast, H631 and deliver thee into their hand: but surely we will not kill thee. And they bound H631 him with two new cords, and brought him up from the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:5 - And the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and said unto her, Entice him, and see wherein his great strength lieth, and by what means we may prevail against him, that we may bind H631 him to afflict him: and we will give thee every one of us eleven hundred pieces of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:6 - And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound H631 to afflict thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:7 - And Samson said unto her, If they bind H631 me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:8 - Then the lords of the Philistines brought up to her seven green withs which had not been dried, and she bound H631 him with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:10 - And Delilah said unto Samson, Behold, thou hast mocked me, and told me lies: now tell me, I pray thee, wherewith thou mightest be bound. H631
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:11 - And he said unto her, If they bind H631 me fast H631 with new ropes that never were occupied, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:12 - Delilah therefore took new ropes, and bound H631 him therewith, and said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And there were liers in wait abiding in the chamber. And he brake them from off his arms like a thread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:13 - And Delilah said unto Samson, Hitherto thou hast mocked me, and told me lies: tell me wherewith thou mightest be bound. H631 And he said unto her, If thou weavest the seven locks of my head with the web.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:21 - But the Philistines took him, and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound H631 him with fetters of brass; and he did grind in the prison H631 house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:25 - And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison H631 house; and he made them sport: and they set him between the pillars.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:7 - Now therefore make a new cart, and take two milch kine, on which there hath come no yoke, and tie H631 the kine to the cart, and bring their calves home from them:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:10 - And the men did so; and took two milch kine, and tied H631 them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:34 - Thy hands were not bound, H631 nor thy feet put into fetters: as a man falleth before wicked men, so fellest thou. And all the people wept again over him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:44 - And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand. And he said, Go up, say unto Ahab, Prepare H631 thy chariot, and get thee down, that the rain stop thee not.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:14 - And Ahab said, By whom? And he said, Thus saith the LORD, Even by the young men of the princes of the provinces. Then he said, Who shall order H631 the battle? And he answered, Thou.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:10 - So they came and called unto the porter of the city: and they told them, saying, We came to the camp of the Syrians, and, behold, there was no man there, neither voice of man, but horses tied, H631 and asses tied, H631 and the tents as they were.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:21 - And Joram said, Make ready. H631 And his chariot was made ready. H631 And Joram king of Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah went out, each in his chariot, and they went out against Jehu, and met him in the portion of Naboth the Jezreelite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:4 - And the king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea: for he had sent messengers to So king of Egypt, and brought no present to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year: therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound H631 him in prison.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:33 - And Pharaohnechoh put him in bands H631 at Riblah in the land of Hamath, that he might not reign in Jerusalem; and put the land to a tribute of an hundred talents of silver, and a talent of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:7 - And they slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and bound H631 him with fetters of brass, and carried him to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:3 - And Abijah set H631  the battle in array H631 with an army of valiant men of war, even four hundred thousand chosen men: Jeroboam also set the battle in array against him with eight hundred thousand chosen men, being mighty men of valour.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:11 - Wherefore the LORD brought upon them the captains of the host of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh among the thorns, and bound him H631 with fetters, and carried him to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:6 - Against him came up Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and bound H631 him in fetters, to carry him to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:18 - For the builders, every one had his sword girded H631 by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:18 - He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth H631 their loins with a girdle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:8 - And if they be bound H631 in fetters, and be holden in cords of affliction;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:13 - But the hypocrites in heart heap up wrath: they cry not when he bindeth H631 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:22 - To bind H631 his princes at his pleasure; and teach his senators wisdom.

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