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Strong's #615 - אָסִיר

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H631)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) prisoner, captive, bondman

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1201 ‑ δεσμωτήριον (des‑mo‑tay'‑ree‑on);  5438 ‑ φυλακή (foo‑lak‑ay');  
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Genesis 2
Job 1
Psalms 5
Isaiah 1
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Zechariah 2
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Isaiah 1
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Job 1
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Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
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Genesis 1
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Job 1
Psalms 4
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1342) rx (סר SR) AC: Rule CO: Ruler AB: Noble: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the r is a picture of a head. Combined these mean "turn the head". The turning of the head to another direction. One who rules turns the people to his direction. The turning the head of the child or student into a particular direction.

A) rx (סר SR) AC: Turn CO: Ruler AB: ?: The turning of another toward a direction.

Nm) rx (סר SR) - I. Noble:One who has authority. [df: rV]II. Heavy:The weight of responsibility on one in authority. KJV (424): prince, captain, chief, ruler, governor, keeper, principal, general, lord, heavy, sad - Strongs: H5620 (סַר), H8269 (שַׂר)

Nf1) erx (סרה SRH) - I. Noblewoman:A female of authority. [df: hrV]II. Turning:Usually as a revolt. KJV (13): lady, princess, queen - Strongs: H5627 (סָרָה), H8282 (שָׂרָה)

hf1) erxm (מסרה MSRH) - Government: A body of people who turns the head of the people through power and legislation. [df: hrVm] KJV (2): government - Strongs: H4951 (מִשְׂרָה)

mm ) nrx (סרנ SRN) - I. Lord:One who has authority. II. Axle:For the turning wheel. KJV (22): lord, axle - Strongs: H5633 (סֶרֶן)

acm) rfxm (מסור MSWR) - Saw: An instrument that cuts with a back and forth action. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): saw - Strongs: H4883 (מַשּׂוֹר)

B) rrx (סרר SRR) AC: Rule CO: ? AB: ?

V) rrx (סרר SRR) - I. Rule:To make others turn in the direction of the ruler. [df: rrV]II. Turn:To turn away from the correct path toward another direction. KJV (22): (vf: Paal) rule, prince, altogether, rebellious, stubborn, revolter, revolting, backslide, away, withdrew - Strongs: H5637 (סָרַר), H8323 (שָׂרַר)

C) rxa (אסר ASR) AC: Bind CO: ? AB: ?: The yoke is bound to the neck of the oxen and used by the driver to turn the head of the oxen. A yoke was also used for prisoners. A binding of someone or something to move it by force.

V) rxa (אסר ASR) - Bind: KJV (72): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Pual) bind, prison, tie, prisoner - Strongs: H631 (אָסַר)

Nm) rxa (אסר ASR) - Decree: A decree that binds others to the will of the ruler. [Aramaic only] KJV (7): decree - Strongs: H633 (אֱסָר)

bm) rixa (אסיר ASYR) - Prison: On who is bound. KJV (15): prisoner, bound - Strongs: H615 (אָסִיר), H616 (אַסִּיר)

cm) rfxa (אסור ASWR) - Bonds: A device for restraining a prisoner. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (6): band, prison, imprisonment - Strongs: H612 (אֵסוּר), H613 (אֱסוּר)

em) rxia (איסר AYSR) - Bond: KJV (11): bond, binding - Strongs: H632 (אֱסָר)

D) rax (סאר SAR) AC: Knead CO: Bread AB: ?: The twisting and turning of the bread.

cm) rfax (סאור SAWR) - Leaven: [df: raV] KJV (5): leaven - Strongs: H7603 (שְׂאֹר)

hf2 ) traxm (מסארת MSART) - Kneading-bowl: [df: trasm] KJV (4): kneadingtrough, store - Strongs: H4863 (מִשְׁאֶרֶת)

G) rex (סהר SHR) AC: ? CO: Ornament AB: ?

Nm ) rex (סהר SHR) - Round: Something that is round. KJV (1): round - Strongs: H5469 (סַהַר)

jm) nfrex (סהרונ SHRWN) - Ornament: A round object. [df: NrhV] KJV (3): ornament, moon - Strongs: H7720 (שַׂהֲרֹנִים)

H) erx (סרה SRH) AC: Turn CO: ? AB: ?

V) erx (סרה SRH) - Turn: To turn toward another direction, usually in a negative sense. [df: hrV] KJV (2): (vf: Paal) revolt, rebellion, turn away, wrong, stroke - Strongs: H8280 (שָׂרָה)

J) rfx (סור SWR) AC: Rule CO: ? AB: ?: One who turns the head of the people through power and legislation.

V) rfx (סור SWR) - I. Remove:In the sense of turning something away. [df: rwV]II. Rule:To turn the heads of the people. KJV (305): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) away, depart, remove, aside, take, turn, take, go, put, eschew, reign, power, prince - Strongs: H5493 (שׂוּר), H7786 (שׂוּר), H7787 (שׂוּר)

Nm) rfx (סור SWR) - Degenerate: Something that is turned away. KJV (1): degenerate - Strongs: H5494 (סוּר)

af2) trfxm (מסורת MSWRT) - Bond: What binds one to someone or something. KJV (1): bond - Strongs: H4562 (מָסֹרֶת)

kf1) erfxm (מסורה MSWRH) - Quantity: A large amount. [Unknown connection to root;] [df: hrwVm] KJV (4): measure - Strongs: H4884 (מְשׂוּרָה)

L) rxi (יסר YSR) AC: Correct CO: ? AB: Instruction: The turning the head, through instruction or force, of the child or student into a particular direction.

V) rxi (יסר YSR) - Correct: To make a change in direction through instruction or chastisement. KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) chastise, instruct, correct, taught, bound, punish, reform, reprove - Strongs: H3256 (יָסַר)

am) rxfm (מוסר MWSR) - I. Instruction: II. Bond:What binds and restricts. KJV (62): instruction, band, bond - Strongs: H4561 (מֹסָר), H4147 (מֹסְרָה), H4148 (מוּסָר)

cm) rfxi (יסור YSWR) - Reprover: As a turning. KJV (1): instruct - Strongs: H3250 (יִסּוֹר)

dm) rfxi (יסור YSWR) - Depart: As a turning. KJV (1): depart - Strongs: H3249 (יָסוּר)

M) rix (סיר SYR) AC: ? CO: Pot AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

Nm) rix (סיר SYR) - Pot: KJV (34): pot, caldron, thorn, pan - Strongs: H5518 (סִרָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אָסִיר noun masculine Genesis 39:20 bondman, prisoner (Arabic , Aramaic , MI אסר) — ׳א absolute Psalm 79:11; Psalm 102:21; plural אֲסִירִם Genesis 39:22 +, compare Judges 16:21,25 Kt; construct אֲסִירֵי Psalm 107:10 +, Genesis 39:20 Qr; אֲסִירָיו Psalm 69:34 +, etc.; — Prisoner Genesis 39:20,22 (J), elsewhere only poetic; Isaiah 14:17; as having rest in grave from task-master Job 3:18; especially as object of divine compassion Psalm 68:7 ("" יָתִיר), Psalm 69:34 ("" אֶבְיוֺן); ׳אֶנְקַת א Psalm 79:11; Psalm 102:21 (both "" בְּנֵי תְמוּתָה), Psalm 107:10 עֳנִי וּבַרְזֶל׳א ("" ישְׁבֵי חשֶׁח וְצַלְמָ֑וֶת); compare אָ֑רֶץ׳א Lamentations 3:34; specifically of liberated exiles of Israel Zechariah 9:11, called captives of hope הַתִּקְוָה׳א Zechariah 9:12.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אָסִיר (from the root אָסַר) pl. אֲסִירִים a captive, Job 3:18; Psalms 68:7. It differs from אָסוּר, which retains the force of a participle, while אָסִיר is used as a substantive; see Genesis 39:20.

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List of Word Forms
אֲ֝סִירָ֗יו אֲ֭סִירִים אֲסִ֥ירֵי אֲסִירִ֣ים אֲסִירֵ֖י אֲסִירַ֙יִךְ֙ אֲסִירָ֖יו אָסִ֑יר אסיר אסירי אסיריו אסיריך אסירים הָ֣אֲסִירִ֔ם הָאֲסוּרִ֗ים הָאֲסוּרִֽים׃ האסורים האסורים׃ האסירם ’ă·sî·ra·yiḵ ’ă·sî·rāw ’ă·sî·rê ’ă·sî·rîm ’ā·sîr ’āsîr ’ăsîrāw ’ăsîrayiḵ ’ăsîrê ’ăsîrîm aSir asiRav asiRayich asiRei asiRim hā’ăsîrim hā’ăsūrîm hā·’ă·sî·rim hā·’ă·sū·rîm haasiRim haasuRim
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