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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #02691 - חָצֵר
2197) ryh (ההתסר HhTsR) AC: Blow CO: Yard AB: ?: When the trumpets from the city are sounded as an alarm of invasion, the inhabitants of the surrounding fields and villages, or yards, go to the protection of the walled city. [from: yh- enclosing]
Nf1) eryh (ההתסרה HhTsRH) - Yard: The villages outside of the larger cities as the yard of the city. Also a courtyard as outside the house. [df: hrze] KJV (9): settle, court - Strongs: H5835 (עֲזָרָה)
bm ) riyh (ההתסיר HhTsYR) - I. Yard:The villages outside of the larger cities as the yard of the city. Also a courtyard as outside the house. II. Grass:A plant used as food for men and animals as grown in the yard. KJV (22): court, grass, hay, herb, leeks - Strongs: H2681 (חָצִיר), H2682 (חָצִיר)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חָצֵר an unused root, i.q. حَضَر to be green, whence חָצִיר grass, which see. [The identity of this root with the preceding is maintained in Thes. “Etymologists have usually assumed here two different roots. But the connection of the ideas is shewn in the Greek χόρτος, which, like חָצִיר, signifies first an enclosure, court, specially for cattle, and then a pasture, and by meton. pasturage; i.e. grass, green herbage, etc. See Passow, h. v.”]
[III. חָצֵר (ק׳) Piel, 2 Chronicles 5:13 Hiphil, 1 Chronicles 15:24; 2 Chronicles 5:12, 7:6 13:4 29:28, to blow with a trumpet; see כ׳ חֲצֹרֵר and חֲצֹצֵר.]
חָצֵר constr. חֲצַר with suff. חֲצֵרִי, pl. חֲצֵרִים constr. חַצְרֵי and חֲצֵרוֹת const. חַצְרוֹת comm. an enclosure, a place surrounded by a fence, specially
(1) a court, an enclosure before a building, Nehemiah 8:16; Esther 5:2 especially before the holy tabernacle and temple, Exodus 27:9, seq. הֶהָצֵר הַפּנִימִית the inner court, or court of the priests. 1 Kings 6:36, חָצֵר הַגְּדֹלָה the great court, 1 Kings 7:12.
(2) a village, hamlet, country village, such as are elsewhere called בְּנוֹת הָעִיר, Joshua 13:23, 28 Joshua 13:28, 15:32, seq.; Levit. 25:31. Also used of the moveable villages of Nomade tribes, consisting of tents, Genesis 25:16; Isaiah 42:11 (compare Song of Solomon 1:5).
Hence are the following names of towns or villages:
(1) חֲצַר־אַדָּר (“the village of Addar”), [Hazar-addar], a town on the borders of the tribe of Judah, Numbers 34:4 more briefly called אַדָּר, Joshua 15:3.
[“(2*) חֲצַר גַּדָּה (‘village of good fortune’), [Hazar-gaddah], in the southern part of the tribe of Judah, Joshua 15:27.”]
(2) חֲצַר סוּסָה, Joshua 19:5, and חֲצַר סוּסִים (“the village of horses”), [Hazar-susah, Hazar-susim], 1 Chronicles 4:31, in the tribe of Simeon.
(3) חֲצַר עֵינוֹן Ezekiel 47:17, and חֲצַר עֵינָן (“the village of fountains”), [Hazar-Enan], Ezekiel 48:1; Numbers 34:9, 10 Numbers 34:10, on the northern borders of Palestine.
(4) חֲצַר שׁוּעָל (“the fox’s village”), [Hazar-shual], Joshua 15:28, 19:3 1 Chronicles 4:28; Nehemiah 11:27, in the tribe of Simeon.
(5) חָצַר הַתִּיכוֹן (“the middle village”), [Hazar-hatticon], Ezekiel 47:16, on the borders of Auranitis.
(6) plur. חֲצֵרוֹת [Hazeroth], a station of the Israelites in Arabia Petræa, Numbers 11:35, 12:16 33:17 Deuteronomy 1:1.
[חֶצְרוֹ see חֶצְרַי.]
the Week of Proper 6 / Ordinary 11