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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #05425 - נָתַר
1) to start up, tremble, shake, spring up
1a) (Qal) to start up
1b) (Piel) to leap
1c) (Hiphil) to cause to start up
2) to loose, let loose, undo, be free, be loose
2a1) to unfasten, loosen
2a2) to set free, unbind
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
נָתַר fut. יִתַּר
(1) to tremble, to palpitate (as the heart), Job 37:1. (An onomatop. word, like τρέω, τρέμω, tremo.)
(2) i.q. Arab. ترَّ “to fall off, to fall away, espe-cially with a fluttering noise,” i.e. the sound made by leaves which fall from the trees when they are dry and withered; hence Ch. and Syr. נְתַר, ܢܬܰܪ to fall, as a leaf or fruit. See Ch. and Hiphil No. 2.
Piel, to tremble, i.e. to leap (as a locust), Leviticus 11:21. For verbs of trembling are applied to leaping, compare חָרַג, חַרְגַּל.
(1) causat. of Kal No. 1, to cause to tremble, Habakkuk 3:6.
(2) i.q. Aram. Aph. prop. to shake off the leaves of a tree; hence to shake off a yoke, Isaiah 58:6 and also הִתִּיר אֲסוּרִים to shake off the yoke of captives, to loose captives, Psalms 105:20, 146:7. Poet. Job 6:9, יַתֵּר יָדוֹ וִיבַצְּעֵנִי “Oh that he (God) would let loose his hand, and cut me off,” i.e. kill me. The hand of God, while not exerted, is spoken of as if it were bound; when stretched out, as if it were freed.-וַיַּתֵּר 2 Samuel 22:33, see the root תּוּר.
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29