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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #213 - אוּץ

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to press, be pressed, make haste, urge, be narrow

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to press, hasten

1a2) to be pressed, confined, narrow

1a3) to hasten, make haste

1a4) be narrow

1b) (Hiphil)

1b1) to urge, insist

1b2) to hasten

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1011 ‑ βουλεύω (bool‑yoo'‑o);  2872 ‑ κοπιάω (kop‑ee‑ah'‑o);  4313 ‑ προπορεύομαι (prop‑or‑yoo'‑om‑ahee);  4729 ‑ στενοχωρέω (sten‑okh‑o‑reh'‑o);  5035 ‑ ταχύ (takh‑oo');  5036 ‑ ταχύς (takh‑oos');  2729 ‑ κατισχύω (kat‑is‑khoo'‑o);  4704 ‑ σπουδάζω (spoo‑dad'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (10) NAS (10) HCS (10)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Joshua 2
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Joshua 2
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Joshua 2
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1018) ya (אתס ATs) AC: Press CO: Narrow AB: ?: The letter y represents the side as in the sides of a ravine. A narrow ravine where the walls press in.

J) yfa (אותס AWTs) AC: ? CO: Press AB: ?: The pressing into or on something causing it to move.

V) yfa (אותס AWTs) - Press: A pressing into something. KJV (10): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) haste, narrow - Strongs: H213 (אוּץ)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [אוּץ] verb press, be pressed, make haste

Qal Perfect אָץ Joshua 10:13; Joshua 17:15; אַ֫צְתִּי Jeremiah 17:16 Participle אָץ Proverbs 19:2 3t. Proverbs; אָצִים Exodus 5:13; —

1 press, hasten (transitive but object not expressed) Exodus 5:13 (E).

2 (intransitive) be pressed, confined, narrow Joshua 17:15 כִי אָץ לְךָ הַראֶֿפְרַיִם.

3 hasten, make haste, followed by ל + Infinitive Joshua 10:13 לֹא אָץ לָבוֺא (J, of sun); Proverbs 28:20 לְהַעֲשִׂיר׳א; followed by מִן Jeremiah 17:16 מֵרֹעֶה׳לֹא א; followed by ב (of particular in which one hastens) Proverbs 19:2 (בְּרגְלַיִם); Proverbs 29:20 (בִּדְבָרִים); compare also Proverbs 21:5 וְכָלאָֿץ אַח לְמַחְסוֺר.

Hiph`il Imperfect וַיָּאִיצוּ Genesis 19:15; תָּאִיצוּ Isaiah 22:4 hasten (transitive) followed by ב Genesis 19:15 (J); followed by ל + Infinitive ׳אַלתָּֿאלְנַחֲמֵנִי Isaiah 22:4. (May be Qal Imperfect, & verbי׳ע.)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1)  to urge, to press any one on (comp. Ch. אֲצַץ. Cognate roots, both in sound and in signification, are אָלַץ, לָחַץ, נָחַץ; comp. Gr. πιέζω), Exodus 5:13.

(2) to urge oneself, to hasten, Joshua 10:13; Proverbs 19:2, 28:20. Followed by מִן it is, to hasten backward, to withdraw oneself; Jeremiah 17:16, מֵרֹעֶה אַחֲרֶיךָ לֹא אַצְתִּי for מִהְיוֹת רֹעֶה “I have not withdrawn myself, that I should not be a shepherd (prophet) after thee.”

(3) to be narrow, strait, Joshua 17:15.

Hiphil, i.q. Kal No. 1, to urge, to press on; construed with a gerund of the verb, Isaiah 22:4 followed by בְּ of pers., Genesis 19:15.

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List of Word Forms
אַ֣צְתִּי ׀ אָ֝֗ץ אָ֣ץ אָ֥ץ אָצִ֣ים אץ אצים אצתי וְאָ֖ץ וְאָ֥ץ וַיָּאִ֥יצוּ ואץ ויאיצו תָּאִ֣יצוּ תאיצו ’ā·ṣîm ’āṣ ’aṣ·tî ’āṣîm ’aṣtî atz aTzim Atzti tā’îṣū tā·’î·ṣū taItzu vaiyaItzu veAtz way·yā·’î·ṣū wayyā’îṣū wə’āṣ wə·’āṣ
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