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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
Dictionary Aids

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 - So Joseph’s master took him and put him into the prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were confined H631; and he was there in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:3 - So he put them in confinement in the house of the captain of the bodyguard, in the prison, the same place where Joseph was imprisoned H631.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:5 - Then the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined H631 in the prison, both had a dream the same night, each man with his own dream and each dream with its own interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:16 - “Send one of you and have him get your brother, while you remain confined H631, so that your words may be tested, whether there is truth in you. But if not, by the life of Pharaoh, you are certainly spies!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:19 - if you are honest men, let one of your brothers be confined H631 in [fn]your prison; but as for the rest of you, go, carry grain for the famine of your households,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:24 - Then he turned away from them and wept. But when he returned to them and spoke to them, he took Simeon from them and bound H631 him before their eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:29 - And Joseph [fn]prepared H631 his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel; as soon as he appeared to him, Joseph threw himself on his neck and wept on his neck a long time.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:11 - “He ties H631 his foal to the vine,
And his donkey’s colt to the choice vine;
He washes his garments in wine,
And his robes in the blood of grapes.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:6 - So he had horses harnessed H631 to his chariot and took his people with him;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:2 - “If a man makes a vow to the LORD, or takes an oath to [fn]put H631 himself under H631 a binding obligation, he shall not break his word; he shall act in accordance with everything that comes out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:3 - “And if a woman makes a vow to the LORD, and puts H631 herself under H631 a binding obligation in her father’s house in her youth,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:4 - and her father hears her vow and her obligation under H631 which she has put H631 herself, and her father [fn]says nothing to her, then all her vows shall [fn]remain valid and every binding obligation under H631 which she has put H631 herself shall [fn]remain valid.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:5 - “But if her father expresses disapproval to her on the day he hears of it, none of her vows or her obligations under H631 which she has put H631 herself shall remain valid; and the LORD will [fn]forgive her because her father has expressed disapproval to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:6 - “However, if she happens to [fn]marry while [fn]under her vows or the impulsive statement of her lips by which she has obligated H631 herself,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:7 - and her husband hears of it and says nothing to her on the day he hears it, then her vows shall remain valid and her binding obligations under H631 which she has put H631 herself shall remain valid.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:8 - “But if on the day her husband hears of it, he expresses disapproval to her, then he will annul her vow which [fn]she is under and the impulsive statement of her lips by which she has obligated H631 herself; and the LORD will [fn]forgive her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:9 - “But as for the vow of a widow or of a divorced woman, every binding H631 obligation H631 under H631 which she has put H631 herself, shall remain valid against her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:10 - “However, if a married woman vowed in her husband’s house, or put H631 herself under H631 a binding obligation with an oath,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:11 - and her husband heard it, but said nothing to her and did not express disapproval to her, then all her vows shall remain valid and every binding obligation under H631 which she put H631 herself shall remain valid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:10 - So the men of Judah said, “Why have you come up against us?” And they said, “We have come up to bind H631 Samson in order to do to him as he did to us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:12 - Then they said to him, “We have come down to bind H631 you so that we may hand you over to the Philistines.” And Samson said to them, “Swear to me that you will not [fn]kill me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:13 - So they said to [fn]him, “No, but we will bind H631 you tightly H631 and give you into their hands; but we certainly will not kill you.” Then they bound H631 him with two new ropes, and brought him up from the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:5 - So the governors of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, “Entice him, and see where his great strength lies and [fn]how we can overpower him so that we may bind H631 him to humble him. Then we will each give you 1,100 pieces of silver.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:6 - So Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me where your great strength lies, and [fn]how you can be bound H631 to humble you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:7 - And Samson said to her, “If they bind H631 me with seven fresh [fn]animal tendons that have not been dried, then I will become weak and be like any other man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:8 - Then the governors of the Philistines brought up to her seven fresh [fn]animal tendons that had not been dried, and she bound H631 him with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:10 - Then Delilah said to Samson, “Behold, you have toyed with me and told me lies; now please tell me [fn]how you may be bound H631.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:11 - Then He said to her, “If they bind H631 me tightly H631 with new ropes [fn]which have not been used, then I will become weak and be like any other man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:12 - So Delilah took new ropes and bound H631 him with them and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” For the men in the ambush were waiting in the inner room. But he tore [fn]the ropes from his arms like thread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:13 - Then Delilah said to Samson, “Up to now you have toyed with me and told me lies; tell me [fn]how you may be bound H631.” And he said to her, “If you weave the seven locks of my [fn]hair with the [fn]web [fn][and fasten it with the pin, then I will be weak like any other man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:21 - Then the Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes; and they brought him down to Gaza and restrained H631 him with bronze chains, and he became a grinder in the prison H631.
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 H631, and he [fn]entertained them. And they made him stand between the pillars.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:7 - “Now then, take and prepare a new cart and two milk cows on which there has never been a yoke; and hitch H631 the cows to the cart and take their calves back home, away from them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:10 - Then the men did so: they took two milk cows and hitched H631 them to the cart, and shut in their calves at home.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:34 - “Your hands were not bound H631, nor your feet put in bronze shackles;
As one falls before the [fn]wicked, you have fallen.”
And all the people wept over him again.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:44 - And when he returned the seventh time, he said, “Behold, a cloud as small as a person’s hand is coming up from the sea.” And Elijah said, “Go up, say to Ahab, ‘Harness H631 your chariot horses and go down, so that the heavy shower does not stop you.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:14 - But Ahab said, “By whom?” So he said, “The LORD says this: ‘By the young men of the leaders of the provinces.’” Then he said, “Who will begin H631 the battle?” And he said, “You will.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:10 - So they came and called to the gatekeepers of the city, and told them, saying, “We came to the camp of the Arameans, and behold, there was no one there, nor a human voice; only the horses tied H631 and the donkeys tied H631, and the tents just as they were.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:21 - Then [fn]Joram said, “[fn]Get H631 ready H631.” And they [fn]made H631 his chariot ready H631. Then [fn]Joram king of Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah went out, each in his chariot, and they went out to meet Jehu and found him on the [fn]property of Naboth the Jezreelite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:4 - But the king of Assyria uncovered a conspiracy by Hoshea, who had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and had then brought no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year; so the king of Assyria arrested him and confined H631 him in prison.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:33 - And Pharaoh Neco imprisoned H631 him at Riblah in the land of Hamath, so that he would not reign in Jerusalem; and he imposed on the land a fine of [fn]a hundred talents of silver and [fn]a talent of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:7 - And they slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, then put out Zedekiah’s eyes and bound H631 him with bronze shackles, and brought him to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:3 - Abijah began H631 the battle with an army of warriors, four hundred thousand chosen men, while Jeroboam drew up in battle formation against him with eight hundred thousand chosen men who were valiant warriors.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:11 - Therefore the LORD brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with hooks, bound H631 him with bronze chains, and led him to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:6 - Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up against him and bound H631 him with bronze chains to take him to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:18 - As for the builders, each wore his sword strapped H631 to his waist as he built, while [fn]the trumpeter stood near me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:18 - “He undoes the binding of kings,
And ties H631 a loincloth around their waist.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:8 - “And if they are bound H631 in shackles,
And are caught in the snares of misery,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:13 - “But the godless in heart nurture anger;
They do not call for help when He binds H631 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:22 - To [fn]imprison H631 his high officials [fn]at will,
That he might teach his elders wisdom.

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