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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6237 - עָשַׂר
1) to tithe, take the tenth part of, give a tithe, take a tithe
1a) (Qal) to tithe
1b) (Piel) to give a tithe
1c) (Hiphil) to take a tithe
Nm/f ) rxo (אהסר AhSR) - Ten: [Hebrew and Aramaic; Also meaning sixty when written in the plural form - mirxaor nirxain Aramaic] [df: rVe] KJV (651): twenty, twentieth - Strongs: H6235 (עֲשָׂרָה), H6236 (עֲשְׂרָה), H6240 (עָשָׂר), H6242 (עֶשְׂרִים), H6243 (עֶשְׂרִין)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עָשַׂר fut. יַעְשׂר (denom. from עֶשֶׂר), followed by an acc. to decimate (zehnten), i.e. to take the tenth part of produce, to tithe, 1 Samuel 8:15, 17 1 Samuel 8:17.
Piel, to give the tenth part (verzehnten). Nehemiah 10:38, “and the tenth of our land (we give) to the Levites, וְהֵם הַלְוִיִּם הַמְעַשְׂרִים for these Levites (on the other hand) have to pay tithes.” Followed by acc. of the thing tithed, Deuteronomy 14:22 and a dative of the receiver, Genesis 28:22.
Hiphil like Piel, to give tithes, Deuteronomy 26:12; Nehemiah 10:39.
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