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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6280 - עָתַר

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

1) to be abundant

1a) (Niphal) to be plentiful

1b) (Hiphil) to multiply, become abundant

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (1)
Proverbs 1
Ezekiel 1
Proverbs 1
Ezekiel 1
Proverbs 1
v-hp2mp 1
v-nPfp 1
v-hp2mp 1
v-nPfp 1
v-hp2mp 1
v-nPfp 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2590) rto (אהתר AhTR) AC: Multiply CO: ? AB: Abundance: [from: to- as an abundance]

V) rto (אהתר AhTR) - Multiply: KJV (2): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil) deceit, multiply - Strongs: H6280 (עָתַר)

Nf2) trto (אהתרת AhTRT) - Abundance: KJV (1): abundance - Strongs: H6283 (עֲתֶרֶת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. [עָתַר] verb be abundant, si vera lectio (as Aramaic loan-word; עֲתַר, , be rich = Hebrew עָשַׁר); —

Niph`al Participle feminine plural נַעְתָּרוֺת Proverbs 27:6 (of enemy's kisses; De excessive; opposed to נֶאֱמָנִים); Toy proposes נֶעֱקָשׁוֺת, or נַעֲוֺת, crooked, hypocritical.

Hiph`il Perfect 2 masculine plural הַעְתַּרְתֶּם עָלַי דִּבְרֵיכֶם Ezekiel 35:13 ye have multiplied against me your words ("" וַתַּגְדִּילוּעָלַי בְּפִיכֶם), strike out as gloss Co after ᵐ5, Toy reads singular, and thinks verb due to Aramaizing scribe.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָתַר fut. יֶעְתַּר

(1) i.q. קָטַר to burn incense to a god (Syr. ܥܛܰܪ to smoke with perfume, ܥܶܛܪܐܳ incense; Arab. عطر to breathe odours). Hence עָתָר No. 1.

(2) to pray as a suppliant, to pray to a god (the prayers of the godly being compared to incense; comp. μνημόσυνον τῆς προσευχῆς, Tob_12:12 Acts 10:4); to supplicate, to intreat, followed by. לְ and אֶל Genesis 25:21; Exodus 8:26, 10:18 Job 33:26.

Niphal, to let oneself be supplicated by any one (followed by a dat.), to hear and answer, Genesis 25:21, וַיֵּעָתֶר לוֹ יְהֹוָה “and Jehovah heard and answered him;” 2 Samuel 21:14; Isaiah 19:22. Inf. absol. נַעְתּוֹר 1 Chronicles 5:20.

Hiphil, i.q. Kal, Exodus 8:25, 10:17. Followed by לְ and בְּעַד to be intreated for any one, Exodus 8:5, 24.

Derivative, עָתָר.


עָתַר i.q. Chald. עֲתַר (Hebrew עָשַׁר) to be abundant; not used in Kal.

Niphal. id. Proverbs 27:6, “abundant (i.e. many, frequent) are the kisses of an enemy.” Opp. to, “faithful are the wounds of a friend.”

Hiphil, to multiply, to accumulate, Ezekiel 35:13, וְהַעְתַּרְתֶּם עָלַי דִּבְרֵיכֶם “you have multiplied against me words”, sc. impudent, impious words. Compare גָּדוֹל No. 2.

Derivatives, עֲתֶרֶת and pr.n. עֶתֶר.

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וְ֝נַעְתָּר֗וֹת וְהַעְתַּרְתֶּ֥ם והעתרתם ונעתרות vehatarTem venataRot wə·ha‘·tar·tem wə·na‘·tā·rō·wṯ wəha‘tartem wəna‘tārōwṯ
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