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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5201 - נָטַר
1) to keep, keep guard, reserve, maintain
1a1) to keep, maintain
1a2) to keep, guard
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
נָטַר fut. יִטֹּר and יִנְטוֹר Jeremiah 3:5 to guard, i.q. שָׁמַר; but mostly poet. (Syr. Chald. and Arab. نطر id. Kindred is נָצַר) e.g. to guard a vineyard, Song of Solomon 1:6, 8:11, 12.
(2) Specially to keep, sc. anger, which is understood, Psal. 103:9, לֹא לְעוֹלָם יִטּוֹר “he will not keep (his anger) for ever,” Jerem. 3:5, 12 followed by לְ of pers., Nahum 1:2 אֵת Leviticus 19:18 compare שָׁמַר Jeremiah 3:5; Job 10:14.
(3) i.q. Arab. نظر to keep watch (an idea derived from guarding); hence מַטָּרָה.
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20