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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3270 - יַעְזֵר
Jazer or Jaazer = “helped”
1) a Levitical city east of the Jordan, in Gilead in the territory of Gad, formerly an Amorite city; site uncertain
Qal Imperfect in ִ֯ according to Ba NB104); — often + Heshbon and other important towns, Numbers 21:31 + Numbers 21:24 (see עַז) Numbers 32:1 (׳אֶרֶץ יַע), Numbers 32:3; Numbers 32:35 (all J E), 2 Samuel 24:5; Joshua 13:25 (P), Joshua 21:39 (Ginsb, Joshua 21:37 van d. H. Baer; P); with vineyards Isaiah 16:8,9 = Jeremiah 48:32 (twice in verse) (where strike out יָם before ׳יַעᵐ5 Hi Gf Gie Rothst). Site dubious, compare Buhl Geogr. 264.
II. עזר (√ of following; connection with I. ׳ע dubious; compare Sabean מעדֿר 'Einfassung' SabDenkm97; Late Hebrew עֲזָרָה temple-court, ᵑ7עֲזַרְתָּא).
יַעְזֵר & יַעְזֵיר (“which Jehovah aids”), [Jaazer, [Jazer], pr.n. of a town in the tribe of Gad, near the land of the Ammonites, long subjected to the rule of the Moabites; its site was in the spot where now are the ruins called S̯r. As to the sea of Jazer (יָם יַעְזֵר Jeremiah 48:32), which is of very doubtful authority, see my observations on Isaiah 16:8.- Numbers 21:32, 32:1. Greek Ἰαζήρ, 1Ma_5:8. Compare Eusebius, De Locis Heb. v. Ἰαζήρ.