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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7116 - קָצֵר

Word Origin
from (07114)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) short, impatient

1a) in size, number, life, strength, etc

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2480 ‑ ἰσχύω (is‑khoo'‑o);  2480 ‑ ἰσχύω (is‑khoo'‑o);  2373 ‑ θυμόω (thoo‑mo'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (6) HCS (5)
2 Kings 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 1
2 Kings 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 1
2 Kings 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 1
a-mpc 2
a-msc 1
a-mpc 2
a-msc 3
a-mpc 2
a-msc 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2727) ryq (קתסר QTsR) AC: Sever CO: Short AB: ?: The cutting short of something such as the reaping of the harvest where the stalks are made short or patience which can be cut short. [from: yq- being cut short]

V) ryq (קתסר QTsR) - Sever: To cut something short or small. Often in the sense of harvesting where the plant is severed at that stalk or short in patience as being severed. KJV (49): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) reap, reaper, shorten, shorter, discourage, loathe, straiten - Strongs: H7114 (קָצַר)

Nm) ryq (קתסר QTsR) - Short: As being cut off prematurely. KJV (5): small, few, soon, hasty - Strongs: H7116 (קָצֵר)

bm) riyq (קתסיר QTsYR) - I. Harvest:The time when the plants are severed. II. Branch:In the sense of being severed from the plant. KJV (54): harvest, bough, branch, harvestman - Strongs: H7105 (קָצִיר)

gm) ryfq (קותסר QWTsR) - Short: In patience. KJV (1): anguish - Strongs: H7115 (קֹצֶר)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [קָצֵר] adjective short; — in phrase קִצְרֵייָֿד 2 Kings 19:26 short of hand, feeble, = Isaiah 37:27; figurative קְצַרֿאַמַּיִם Proverbs 14:7 = impatient, so קְצַּר רוּחַ Proverbs 14:29 (opposed to אֶרֶח אַמַּיִם); of time קְצַר יָמִים Job 14:1 short-lived.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1) Med. A and fut. יִקְצֹר to cut off, specially grain; hence to reap, to harvest, Jeremiah 12:13 Levit. 19:9 25:5. Part. קוֹצֵר a reaper, Ruth 2:3, seqq. Metaph. Job 4:8, “those who sow wickedness reap the same.” Proverbs 22:8. Compare זָרַע.

(2) Med. E (compare the adj. קָצֵר) fat. יִקְצַר (but once יִקְצֹר Proverbs 10:27), intrans. to be shortened, cut off; hence to be short, Isaiah 28:20. Specially

(a) קָצְרָה יָדִי my hand is (too) short, I have but little power, I have no might, Numbers 11:23; Isaiah 50:2, 59:1. Compare Arab. قاصر اليد short of hand, and الذراع قصير short of arm, used of a feeble person; and, on the other hand, اليد الطو لى a long hand, used of power, see more in Comment. on Isaiah 50:2.

(b) נַפְשִׁי, קָֽצְרָה רוּחִי “my spirit is short,” i.e. I am impatient, my patience is wearied out, Numbers 21:4; Judges 16:16 followed by בְּ on account of anything, Judges 10:16. Comp. אֶרֶךְ אַפַּיִם under אָרֵךְ.

Piel, to Cut short, to abbreviate, Psalms 102:24.


(1) to reap, Job 24:6 כתיב.

(2) i.q. Piel, Psalms 89:46.

Derivatives, קָצִיר [and the following words]

קָצֵר masc. short, especially

(a) קְצַר יָד feeble, weak, Isaiah 37:27.

(b) קְצַר רוּחַ Proverbs 14:29, and קְעַר אַפַּיִם verse 17 Proverbs 14:17, impatient, prone to anger.

(c) קְצַר יָמִים short-lived, Job 14:1.

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List of Word Forms
וּקְצַר־ וקצר־ קְֽצַר־ קְצַ֥ר קִצְרֵי־ קצר קצר־ קצרי־ keTzar kitzrei qə·ṣar qə·ṣar- qəṣar qəṣar- qiṣ·rê- qiṣrê- ū·qə·ṣar- uketzar ūqəṣar-
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