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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4116 - מָהַר

Transliteration
mâhar
Phonetics
maw-har'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1152
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Qal) to hasten

1a) (Niphal) to be hurried, be anxious

1a) hasty, precipitate, impetuous

1b) (Piel)

1b1) to hasten, make haste

1b2) hasten (used as adverb with another verb)

1b3) to hasten, prepare quickly, do quickly, bring quickly

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 770 ‑ ἀσθενέω (as‑then‑eh'‑o);  772 ‑ ἀσθενής (as‑then‑ace');  1839 ‑ ἐξίστημι (ex‑is'‑tay‑mee);  3642 ‑ ὀλιγόψυχος (ol‑ig‑op'‑soo‑khos);  5031 ‑ ταχινός (takh‑ee‑nos');  5032 ‑ τάχιον (takh'‑ee‑on);  4692 ‑ σπεύδω (spyoo'‑do);  4710 ‑ σπουδή (spoo‑day');  5015 ‑ ταράσσω (tar‑as'‑so);  5034 ‑ τάχος (takh'‑os);  5034 ‑ τάχος (takh'‑os);  5035 ‑ ταχύ (takh‑oo');  5036 ‑ ταχύς (takh‑oos');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (64) NAS (65) HCS (67)
Genesis 12
Exodus 4
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 10
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Esther 2
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 2
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 12
Exodus 4
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 10
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Esther 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 7
Jeremiah 2
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 13
Exodus 4
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 10
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 3
Esther 2
Job 1
Psalms 5
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 7
Jeremiah 2
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Malachi 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-nPmp 1
v-nPms 1
v-np3fs 1
v-pPfp 1
v-pPms 2
v-pc 2
v-pi3fp 1
v-pi3fs 2
v-pi3mp 3
v-pi3ms 4
v-pp2fp 1
v-pp2fs 1
v-pp2mp 1
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3cp 3
v-pp3fs 1
v-pp3ms 2
v-pvfs 2
v-pvmp 3
v-pvms 4
v-pw3fs 8
v-pw3mp 6
v-pw3ms 8
v-qp3cp 1
v-nPmp 1
v-nPms 1
v-np3fs 1
v-pPfp 1
v-pPms 2
v-pc 2
v-pi3fp 1
v-pi3fs 2
v-pi3mp 3
v-pi3ms 4
v-pp2fp 1
v-pp2fs 1
v-pp2mp 1
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3cp 4
v-pp3fs 1
v-pp3ms 2
v-pvfs 2
v-pvmp 3
v-pvms 4
v-pw3fs 8
v-pw3mp 6
v-pw3ms 8
v-qp3cp 1
v-nPmp 1
v-nPms 1
v-np3fs 1
v-pPfp 1
v-pPms 2
v-pc 2
v-pi3fp 1
v-pi3fs 2
v-pi3mp 3
v-pi3ms 4
v-pp2fp 1
v-pp2fs 1
v-pp2mp 1
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3cp 4
v-pp3fs 1
v-pp3ms 2
v-pvfs 2
v-pvmp 3
v-pvms 4
v-pw3fs 8
v-pw3mp 6
v-pw3ms 8
v-qp3cp 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1296) rm (מר MR) AC: ? CO: Bitter AB: Weak: The pictograph m is a picture of water, the r is a picture of a head. Combined these mean "water head" or headwaters. (eng: marine; marsh)

A) rm (מר MR) AC: ? CO: Bitter AB: ?: The headwaters of a river are only a trickle and have stagnant pools causing the water to be bitter. Something that is bitter of taste or attitude. Rebellion is one with a bitter attitude.

Nm) rm (מר MR) - I. Bitter: II. Trickle:From the little water at the headwaters of a river. KJV (39): bitter, bitterness, bitterly, chafed, angry, discontented, heavy - Strongs: H4751 (מַר), H4752 (מַר)

Nf1) erm (מרה MRH) - Bitterness: KJV (1): bitterness - Strongs: H4787 (מָרָּה)

fm) irm (מרי MRY) - Bitter: KJV (23): rebellious, rebellion, bitter, rebel - Strongs: H4805 (מְרִי)

km) rmm (ממר MMR) - Bitterness: KJV (1): bitterness - Strongs: H4470 (מֶמֶר)

B) rrm (מרר MRR) AC: ? CO: Bitter AB: ?: The headwaters of a river are only a trickle and have stagnant pools causing the water to be bitter. Rebellion is one with a bitter attitude.

V) rrm (מרר MRR) - Bitter: KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) bitterness, bitter, bitterly, choler, grieve, provoke, vex - Strongs: H4843 (מָרַר)

Nf1) errm (מררה MRRH) - Bile: The bitter stomach fluid. KJV (1): gall - Strongs: H4845 (מְרֵרָה)

bf3) tfrirm (מרירות MRYRWT) - Bitter: Bitterness KJV (1): bitterness - Strongs: H4814 (מְרִירוּת)

cm) rfrm (מרור MRWR) - Bitter: KJV (3): bitter, bitterness - Strongs: H4844 (מְרוֹר)

cf1) erfrm (מרורה MRWRH) - Venom: The bitter fluids of a serpent. KJV (4): gall, bitter - Strongs: H4846 (מְרוֹרָה)

acm) rfrmm (ממרור MMRWR) - Bitter: KJV (1): bitterness - Strongs: H4472 (מַמְּרֹרִים)

bfm) irirm (מרירי MRYRY) - Bitter: KJV (1): bitter - Strongs: H4815 (מְרִירִי)

idm) rfrmt (תמרור TMRWR) - Bitter: KJV (3): bitter, bitterly - Strongs: H8563 (תַּמְרוּרִים)

C) rma (אמר AMR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Weak: A weakness from a bitter sickness.

V) rma (אמר AMR) - Weak: [df: lma] KJV (16): (vf: Paal) languish, feeble, weak - Strongs: H535 (אָמַל)

Nm ) rma (אמר AMR) - Weak: [df: llma] KJV (1): feeble - Strongs: H537 (אֲמֵלָל)

em ) rmia (אימר AYMR) - Lamb: A weak animal. [Aramaic only] KJV (3): lamb - Strongs: H563 (אִמַּר)

om) rmfa (אומר AWMR) - Weak: [df: llma] KJV (1): weak - Strongs: H536 (אֻמְלַל)

D) ram (מאר MAR) AC: Irritate CO: ? AB: ?: A bitter irritation from disease.

V) ram (מאר MAR) - Irritate: KJV (4): (vf: Hiphil) fretting, pricking - Strongs: H3992 (מָאַר)

F) rme (המר HMR) AC: ? CO: Pit AB: ?: The bitterness of the water in a stagnant pit.

af1) ermem (מהמרה MHMRH) - Pit: A deep hole. KJV (1): deep pit - Strongs: H4113 (מַהֲמֹרוֹת)

G) rem (מהר MHR) AC: Hurry CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) rem (מהר MHR) - I. Hurry: II. Purchase:To pay the price for a wife. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (66): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) haste, swift, quick, soon, speed, headlong, rash, fearful, ready, short, straightway, suddenly, endow - Strongs: H4116 (מָהַר), H4117 (מָהַר)

Nm) rem (מהר MHR) - Quickly: KJV (18): quickly, speedily, hastily, soon, suddenly, at once - Strongs: H4118 (מַהֵר)

Nf1) erem (מהרה MHRH) - Quickly: KJV (20): quickly, speedily, speed, soon, swiftly, hastily, shortly - Strongs: H4120 (מְהֵרָה)

bm) riem (מהיר MHYR) - Ready: In the sense of being quick. KJV (4): ready, diligent, hasting - Strongs: H4106 (מָהִר)

gm) refm (מוהר MWHR) - Dowry: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): dowry - Strongs: H4119 (מֹהַר)

H) erm (מרה MRH) AC: ? CO: Bitter AB: ?

V) erm (מרה MRH) - Bitter: To be bitter or rebellious. KJV (44): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) rebel, rebellious, provoke, disobedient, against, bitter, change, disobey, grievously, provocation - Strongs: H4784 (מָרָה)

gm) erfm (מורה MWRH) - I. Razor:[Unknown connection to root] II. Archer:One who throws an arrow. III. Razor:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (3): razor - Strongs: H4177 (מוֹרָה)

J) rfm (מור MWR) AC: Exchange CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) rfm (מור MWR) - Exchange: KJV (14): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil) change, remove, exchange - Strongs: H4171 (מוּר)

Nm) rfm (מור MWR) - Myrrh: A sweet smelling spice. Used as an exchange due to its monetary value. KJV (12): myrrh - Strongs: H4753 (מוֹר)

Nf1) erfm (מורה MWRH) - Grief: As an exchange. KJV (1): grief - Strongs: H4786 (מֹרָה)

if1) erfmt (תמורה TMWRH) - Exchange: KJV (6): exchange, change, recompense, restitution - Strongs: H8545 (תְּמוּרָה)

L) rmi (ימר YMR) AC: ? CO: Exchange AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) rmi (ימר YMR) - Exchange: KJV (2): (vf: Hiphil, Hitpael) change, boast - Strongs: H3235 (יָמַר)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [מָהַר] verb hasten (Late Hebrew Pi`el,and derivatives; Arabic be practised, skilled (with Assyrian mâru, send, order, govern, compare II. מהר); Ethiopic train teach; Syriac Pa`el id.; compare also Egyptian m¹har, trained warrior Bondi57); —

Niph`al Perfect 3 feminine singular נִמְהָ֑רָה Job 5:13; Participle נִמְהָר Habakkuk 1:6; plural נִמְהָרִים Isaiah 32:4; construct נִמְהֲרֵי Isaiah 35:4; — be hurried = anxious, disturbed נְמְהֲרֵילֵֿב Isaiah 35:4; hasty, precipitate, subject עֵצָה Job 5:13; so participle as substantive Isaiah 32:4; impetuous, of Chaldeans, Habakkuk 1:6 ("" מַר).

Pi`el Perfect מִהַר 1 Samuel 4:14; Isaiah 51:14; 3 feminine singular מִהֲרָה Jeremiah 48:16 etc.; Imperfect יְמַהֵר Isaiah 5:19 2t.; וַיְמַהֵר Genesis 18:6 8t. ( 1 Samuel 28:30 see below); 3 feminine plural תְּמַהֵרְנָה Jeremiah 9:17 etc.; Imperative masculine singular מַהֵר Genesis 19:22 +; מַהֲרָה 1 Samuel 23:27; 1 Kings 22:9, etc.; Infinitive construct מַהֵר Proverbs 7:23 +; Participle מְמַהֵר Genesis 41:32; Malachi 3:5 (on מַהֵר Zephaniah 1:14 [ 1 Samuel 23:22] compare Kö i. 268 Schw ZAW x. 1890,176 see I. מַהֵר ), feminine plural מְמַהֲרוֺת Proverbs 6:18; —

1 hasten, make haste, = go or come quickly Genesis 18:6; 1 Samuel 9:12 ( but strike out ᵐ5 We Dr Kit Bu HPS), Nahum 2:6; Isaiah 49:17; 1 Chronicles 12:9; = go eagerly, (followed by Infinitive of purpose) Proverbs 1:16; Isaiah 59:7; Participle = swift, prompt Malachi 3:5; of bird Proverbs 7:23; figurative of calamity Isaiah 5:19 ("" חוּשׁ) Jeremiah 48:16, מַהֵר שָׁלָל חָשׁ בַּז Isaiah 8:1,3, below

2 hasten + verb, (׳מ having really adverbial force): followed by Infinitive Genesis 18:7 (מִהַרלַעֲשׂת); compare Genesis 27:20; Genesis 41:32 (subject God), Exodus 2:18; Exodus 10:16; Exodus 12:33; 2 Samuel 15:14; Isaiah 32:4; Isaiah 51:14; Proverbs 6:18; Ecclesiastes 5:1; more often followed by verb with ו Genesis 24:18,20,46; Genesis 44:11 (all J), Genesis 45:9,13 (E), probably Genesis 43:30 (J), also Exodus 34:8 (J), Joshua 4:10; Joshua 8:14,19 (all J E), Judges 13:10; 1 Samuel 4:14; 1 Samuel 17:48; 1 Samuel 23:27; 1 Samuel 25:18,23,34 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 28:24; 2 Samuel 15:14; 2 Samuel 19:17; 1 Kings 20:33,41; 2 Kings 9:13; Jeremiah 9:17; so even when active is not wholly voluntary 1 Samuel 28:20 (but read probably וַיִּבָּהֵלᵐ5 We Dr Kit Bu); also, ו omitted, Psalm 106:13; especially with Imperative Genesis 19:22 (J), Judges 9:48; Esther 6:10; so also מַהֵר עֲנֵנִי Psalm 69:18; Psalm 102:3; Psalm 143:7; compare Psalm 79:8 (see Ol on the passage).

3 transitive hasten, = prepare quickly Genesis 18:6; = bring quickly 1 Kings 22:9 2 Chronicles 18:8; Esther 5:5; = do quickly 2 Chronicles 24:5 (twice in verse).

I. מַהֵר adjective hastening, speedy, swift (strictly

Pi`el Participle for מְמַהֵר see below מהר); — of ׳יוֺם י, מְאד׳קָרוֺב וּמ Zephaniah 1:14; read also feminine הַמְּהֵרָה (רַגְלוֺ) 1 Samuel 23:22 his swift foot (for ᵑ0רָאָהוּ ׳מִ׳ר) Th We Dr Bu; deeper corruption assumed by HPS.

II. מַהֵר adverb quickly, speedily (strictly

Pi`el infinitive absolute) always immediately after verb; Exodus 32:8 (J), Deuteronomy 4:26; Deuteronomy 7:4,22; Deuteronomy 9:3,12 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 9:16; Deuteronomy 28:20; Joshua 2:5 (J), Judges 2:17,23; Proverbs 25:8 (on Psalm 69:18; Psalm 79:8; Psalm 102:3; Psalm 143:7, where ׳מ precedes, see above below מָהַר).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מָהַר

(1)  to hasten, in Kal once, Psalms 16:4.

(2) to be quick, skilful in any art or business. Arab. مهر to be diligent, acute-minded, see Pi. No. 2, and מָהִיר.

Piel מִהַר

(1) to hasten

(a) to quicken, Isaiah 5:19, to bring quickly. Genesis 18:6, מַהֲרִי שְׁלשׁ סְאִים קֶמַח “bring quickly three seahs of flour;” 1 Kings 22:9.

(b) followed by a finite verb, either with or without the copula, to do any thing quickly, where, in the western languages, the adverb quickly, speedily, would be used, 1 Samuel 17:48; Genesis 19:22, מַהֵר הִמָּלֵט “make haste, escape,” i.q. escape quickly, followed by an infinitive or gerund, Exodus 10:16; Genesis 27:20, מַה־זֶּה מִהַרְתָּ לִמְצאֹ “how then hast thou found it so quickly?” Exodus 2:18. מַהֵר adv. quickly, Judges 2:17, 23 Judges 2:23; Psalms 79:8.

(2) to be prompt, apt in any thing, Isaiah 32:4.

Niphal נִמְהַר properly to be precipitate. Job 5:13, עֲצַת נִפְתָּלִים נִמְהָֽרָה “the counsel of the cunning is headlong,” i.e. being hastily executed it is frustrated. Part. נִמְהַר

(1) headlong, rash, Isaiah 63:4.

(2) impetuous, rushing on precipitately; Germ. ungeftüm, Habakkuk 1:6.

(3) timid, precipitate in flight, Isaiah 35:4.

Derivatives, מָהִיר, מַהֵר, מְהֵרָה [pr.n. מַהֲרַי].

II.

מָהַר to buy, specially a wife, for a price paid to the parents (מֹהַר). Kindred verbs are מוּר which see, and with ה hardened מָחַר, מָכַר, Exodus 22:15.

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List of Word Forms
וְהַנִּמְהָ֑ר וִֽ֝ימַהֲר֗וּ וִֽימַהֲר֔וּ וַֽיְמַהֲר֔וּ וַֽיְמַהֲר֗וּ וַֽיְמַהֲר֜וּ וַֽיְמַהֲר֡וּ וַיְמַהֲר֥וּ וַיְמַהֵ֕ר וַיְמַהֵ֖ר וַיְמַהֵ֗ר וַיְמַהֵ֣ר וַיְמַהֵ֧ר וַתְּמַהֵ֕ר וַתְּמַהֵ֖ר וַתְּמַהֵ֗ר וַתְּמַהֵ֞ר וַתְּמַהֵ֣ר וַתְּמַהֵר֙ וּמְמַהֵ֥ר וּמִֽהַרְתֶּ֛ם וּתְמַהֵ֕רְנָה והנמהר וימהר וימהרו ומהרתם וממהר ותמהר ותמהרנה יְמַֽהֲרוּ֙ יְמַהֵ֛ר יְמַהֵ֤ר יְמַהֵ֧ר ׀ ימהר ימהרו כְּמַהֵ֣ר כמהר לְמַהֵ֖ר לְמַהֵֽר׃ לְנִמְהֲרֵי־ למהר למהר׃ לנמהרי־ מְ֝מַהֲר֗וֹת מְמַהֵ֗ר מִֽ֭הֲרוּ מִֽהֲר֖וּ מִהֲרָ֖ה מִהַ֔ר מִהַ֗רְתְּ מִהַ֥ר מִהַ֥רְתָּ מִהַרְתֶּ֥ן מַ֠הֵר מַהֲר֖וּ מַהֲר֣וּ מַהֲרִ֞י מַהֲרָ֖ה מַהֲרָ֣ה מַהֲרוּ֙ מַהֲרוּ֮ מַהֵ֖ר מַהֵ֣ר ׀ מַהֵר֙ מָ֫הָ֥רוּ מהר מהרה מהרו מהרי מהרת מהרתן ממהר ממהרות נִמְהָֽרָה׃ נִמְהָרִ֖ים נמהרה׃ נמהרים תְּמַהֲר֣וּ תְּמַהֵ֖ר תמהר תמהרו kə·ma·hêr kemaHer kəmahêr lə·ma·hêr lə·nim·hă·rê- lemaHer ləmahêr lənimhărê- lenimharei ma·hă·rāh ma·hă·rî ma·hă·rū mā·hā·rū ma·hêr mahaRah mahărāh mahaRi mahărî mahaRu mahărū māhārū maHer mahêr mə·ma·hă·rō·wṯ mə·ma·hêr memahaRot məmahărōwṯ memaHer məmahêr mi·hă·rāh mi·hă·rū mi·har mi·har·tā mi·har·ten mi·hart mihar mihaRah mihărāh mihart miHarta mihartā miharten mihaRu mihărū nim·hā·rāh nim·hā·rîm nimHarah nimhārāh nimhaRim nimhārîm tə·ma·hă·rū tə·ma·hêr temahaRu təmahărū temaHer təmahêr ū·mə·ma·hêr ū·mi·har·tem ū·ṯə·ma·hê·rə·nāh umemaHer ūməmahêr umiharTem ūmihartem utemaHerenah ūṯəmahêrənāh vattemaHer vaymahaRu vaymaHer vehannimHar vimahaRu wat·tə·ma·hêr wattəmahêr way·ma·hă·rū way·ma·hêr waymahărū waymahêr wə·han·nim·hār wəhannimhār wî·ma·hă·rū wîmahărū yə·ma·hă·rū yə·ma·hêr yemahaRu yəmahărū yemaHer yəmahêr
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