2637. chaser
Strong's Concordance
chaser: to lack, need, be lacking, decrease
Original Word: חָסֵר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chaser
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-sare')
Short Definition: lacking
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to lack, need, be lacking, decrease
NASB Translation
become empty (1), decreased (2), depriving (1), empty (1), have...lack (1), lack (2), lacked (2), lacking (4), lacks (2), made him a lower (1), need (1), scarce (1), want (3), withhold (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חָסֵר verb lack, need, be lacking, decrease (see LagBN 143; Late Hebrew חִסֵּר cause to lack or fail, diminish (active), and derivatives; Aramaic חֲסַר, , want, lack, and derivatives, compare Phoenician מחסר, see מחסור below; Arabic remove, strip off; disappear, retire (of water), fail (of sight), etc.; perhaps also Ethiopic be inferior, worthless, diminished Di590and derivatives) —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ח 1 Kings 17:16; 2masculine singular חָסַרְתָּ Deuteronomy 2:7; 3plural חָסֵ֑רוּ Nehemiah 9:21; 1plural חָסַרְנוּ Jeremiah 44:18; Imperfect יֶחְסַר Deuteronomy 15:8 2t.; יֶחְסָ֑ר Proverbs 31:11; Ecclesiastes 9:8; 3feminine singular תֶּחְסָ֑ר 1 Kings 17:14; Proverbs 13:25; 2masculine singular תֶּחְסַר Deuteronomy 8:9; 1singular תֶּחְסָ֑ר Psalm 23:1; plural יַחְסְרוּ Psalm 34:11; Ezekiel 4:17; וַיַּחְסְרוּ Genesis 8:3; יַחְסְרוּן Genesis 18:28; Infinitive construct חֲסַר Proverbs 10:21 Ew§ 238 a, compare Ges§ 45. 1 a; absolute חָסוֺר Genesis 8:5; Participle חָסֵר 1 Kings 11:22; Ecclesiastes 10:3 (see חָסֵר below); — 1 lack:

a. with accusative Genesis 18:28 (J) perchance the fifty righteous lack five, Deuteronomy 2:7 thou hast not lacked anything, Deuteronomy 8:9; Jeremiah 44:18; 1 Kings 11:22; Ezekiel 4:17; Psalm 34:11; Proverbs 31:11, compare also בַּחֲסַרלֵֿב Proverbs 10:21 by lacking intelligence (sense), (Di puts here Deuteronomy 15:8, see below)

b. absolute be in want, want Psalm 23:1; Proverbs 13:25; Nehemiah 9:21.

2 be lacking, לוֺ ׳מַחְסֹרוֺ אֲשֶׁר יֶח Deuteronomy 15:8 his lack (i.e. thing needed), which is lacking to him (possible also is, which he lacks for himself, so Di, see above); שֶׁמֶן ׳עַלרֹֿאְשְׁךָ אַליֶֿח Ecclesiastes 9:8 oil on thy head let it not be lacking; see also absolute Isaiah 51:14; Songs 7:3, and לִבּוֺ חָסֵר Ecclesiastes 10:3 his sense is lacking; of jar of oil 1 Kings 17:14,16 (absolute) by meton. for the oil itself (compare "" כלה be consumed, exhausted).

3 diminish, decrease, of waters Genesis 8:3 (P), compare הָלוֺךְ וְחָסוֺר Genesis 8:5 (P), waters continually diminished (see הלך above).

Pi`el cause to lack, with accusative of person, Imperfect2masculine singular suffix וַתְּחַסְּרֵהוּ מעט מֵאֱלהים Psalm 8:6 and thou didst make him lack little of God; Participle וּמְחַסֵּר אתנֿפשׁי מִטּוֺבָה Ecclesiastes 4:8 for whom am I labouring and depriving myself of good things?

Hiph`il Perfect הֶחֱסִיר Exodus 16:18; Imperfect יַחְסִיר Isaiah 32:6; — cause to be lacking, fail, with accusative of thing ׳מַשְׁקֵה צָמֵא יַח Isaiah 32:6; the drink of the thirsty he causeth to fail ("" לְהָרִיק נפשׁ רָעֵב); absolute Exodus 16:18 (P), he that gathered little caused no lack.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be abated, bereave, decrease, cause to fail, have lack, make lower, want

A primitive root; to lack; by implication, to fail, want, lessen -- be abated, bereave, decrease, (cause to) fail, (have) lack, make lower, want.

Forms and Transliterations
אֶחְסָֽר׃ אחסר׃ הֶחְסִ֑יר החסיר וְחָס֔וֹר וַיַּחְסְר֣וּ וַתְּחַסְּרֵ֣הוּ וּמְחַסֵּ֤ר וחסור ויחסרו ומחסר ותחסרהו חָסֵ֑רוּ חָסַ֖רְתָּ חָסַ֣רְנוּ חסרו חסרנו חסרת יֶחְסַ֖ר יֶחְסָֽר׃ יַחְסְר֖וּ יַחְסְר֞וּן יַחְסְר֥וּ יַחְסִֽיר׃ יחסיר׃ יחסר יחסר׃ יחסרו יחסרון תֶּחְסָֽר׃ תֶחְסַ֥ר תֶחְסָ֑ר תחסר תחסר׃ ’eḥ·sār ’eḥsār chaSarnu chaSarta chaSeru echSar ḥā·sar·nū ḥā·sar·tā ḥā·sê·rū ḥāsarnū ḥāsartā ḥāsêrū hechSir heḥ·sîr heḥsîr techSar teḥ·sār ṯeḥ·sar ṯeḥ·sār teḥsār ṯeḥsar ṯeḥsār ū·mə·ḥas·sêr umechasSer ūməḥassêr vaiyachseRu vattechasseRehu vechaSor wat·tə·ḥas·sə·rê·hū wattəḥassərêhū way·yaḥ·sə·rū wayyaḥsərū wə·ḥā·sō·wr wəḥāsōwr yachseRu yachseRun yachSir yaḥ·sə·rū yaḥ·sə·rūn yaḥ·sîr yaḥsərū yaḥsərūn yaḥsîr yechSar yeḥ·sar yeḥ·sār yeḥsar yeḥsār
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21 Occurrences


ḥā·sar·nū — 1 Occ.
ḥā·sar·tā — 1 Occ.
ḥā·sê·rū — 1 Occ.
’eḥ·sār — 1 Occ.
heḥ·sîr — 1 Occ.
ṯeḥ·sar — 3 Occ.
ū·mə·ḥas·sêr — 1 Occ.
way·yaḥ·sə·rū — 1 Occ.
wat·tə·ḥas·sə·rê·hū — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥā·sō·wr — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·sə·rū — 2 Occ.
yaḥ·sə·rūn — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·sîr — 1 Occ.
yeḥ·sar — 5 Occ.

Genesis 8:3
HEB: הָל֣וֹךְ וָשׁ֑וֹב וַיַּחְסְר֣וּ הַמַּ֔יִם מִקְצֵ֕ה
NAS: days the water decreased.
KJV: days the waters were abated.
INT: steadily receded decreased the water the end

Genesis 8:5
HEB: הָיוּ֙ הָל֣וֹךְ וְחָס֔וֹר עַ֖ד הַחֹ֣דֶשׁ
NAS: The water decreased steadily until
KJV: And the waters decreased continually
INT: become steadily decreased until month

Genesis 18:28
HEB: א֠וּלַי יַחְסְר֞וּן חֲמִשִּׁ֤ים הַצַּדִּיקִם֙
NAS: righteous are lacking five,
KJV: Peradventure there shall lack five
INT: Suppose are lacking the fifty righteous

Exodus 16:18
HEB: וְהַמַּמְעִ֖יט לֹ֣א הֶחְסִ֑יר אִ֥ישׁ לְפִֽי־
NAS: had no lack; every man
KJV: and he that gathered little had no lack; they gathered
INT: had had no lack every much

Deuteronomy 2:7
HEB: עִמָּ֔ךְ לֹ֥א חָסַ֖רְתָּ דָּבָֽר׃
NAS: your God has been with you; you have not lacked a thing.'
KJV: thy God [hath been] with thee; thou hast lacked nothing.
INT: with have not lacked nothing

Deuteronomy 8:9
HEB: לֶ֔חֶם לֹֽא־ תֶחְסַ֥ר כֹּ֖ל בָּ֑הּ
NAS: scarcity, in which you will not lack anything;
KJV: scarceness, thou shalt not lack any [thing] in it; a land
INT: food without lack anything A land

Deuteronomy 15:8
HEB: מַחְסֹר֔וֹ אֲשֶׁ֥ר יֶחְסַ֖ר לֽוֹ׃
NAS: for his need [in] whatever he lacks.
KJV: for his need, [in that] which he wanteth.
INT: his need whatever lacks

1 Kings 17:14
HEB: הַשֶּׁ֖מֶן לֹ֣א תֶחְסָ֑ר עַ֠ד י֧וֹם
NAS: of oil be empty, until
KJV: of oil fail, until the day
INT: of oil nor be empty until the day

Nehemiah 9:21
HEB: בַּמִּדְבָּ֖ר לֹ֣א חָסֵ֑רוּ שַׂלְמֹֽתֵיהֶם֙ לֹ֣א
NAS: for them in the wilderness [and] they were not in want; Their clothes
KJV: them in the wilderness, [so that] they lacked nothing; their clothes
INT: the wilderness nor want their clothes nor

Psalm 8:5
HEB: וַתְּחַסְּרֵ֣הוּ מְּ֭עַט מֵאֱלֹהִ֑ים
NAS: Yet You have made him a little lower
KJV: For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels,
INT: have made A little God

Psalm 23:1
HEB: רֹ֝עִ֗י לֹ֣א אֶחְסָֽר׃
NAS: is my shepherd, I shall not want.
KJV: [is] my shepherd; I shall not want.
INT: is my shepherd shall not want

Psalm 34:10
HEB: יְ֝הוָ֗ה לֹא־ יַחְסְר֥וּ כָל־ טֽוֹב׃
NAS: the LORD shall not be in want of any
KJV: the LORD shall not want any good
INT: the LORD shall not be in want of any good

Proverbs 13:25
HEB: וּבֶ֖טֶן רְשָׁעִ֣ים תֶּחְסָֽר׃ פ
NAS: of the wicked is in need.
KJV: of the wicked shall want.
INT: the stomach of the wicked need

Proverbs 31:11
HEB: וְ֝שָׁלָ֗ל לֹ֣א יֶחְסָֽר׃
NAS: trusts in her, And he will have no
KJV: doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.
INT: of gain no will have

Ecclesiastes 4:8
HEB: אֲנִ֣י עָמֵ֗ל וּמְחַסֵּ֤ר אֶת־ נַפְשִׁי֙
NAS: am I laboring and depriving myself
KJV: neither [saith he], For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul
INT: I laboring and depriving myself good

Ecclesiastes 9:8
HEB: רֹאשְׁךָ֥ אַל־ יֶחְסָֽר׃
NAS: and let not oil be lacking on your head.
KJV: and let thy head lack no ointment.
INT: your head nay be lacking

Songs 7:2
HEB: הַסַּ֔הַר אַל־ יֶחְסַ֖ר הַמָּ֑זֶג בִּטְנֵךְ֙
NAS: Which never lacks mixed wine;
KJV: goblet, [which] wanteth not liquor:
INT: is a round never lacks mixed your belly

Isaiah 32:6
HEB: וּמַשְׁקֶ֥ה צָמֵ֖א יַחְסִֽיר׃
NAS: unsatisfied And to withhold drink
KJV: of the thirsty to fail.
INT: drink the thirsty withhold

Isaiah 51:14
HEB: לַשַּׁ֔חַת וְלֹ֥א יֶחְסַ֖ר לַחְמֽוֹ׃
NAS: nor will his bread be lacking.
KJV: nor that his bread should fail.
INT: the dungeon nor be lacking will his bread

Jeremiah 44:18
HEB: לָ֥הּ נְסָכִ֖ים חָסַ֣רְנוּ כֹ֑ל וּבַחֶ֥רֶב
NAS: out drink offerings to her, we have lacked everything
KJV: drink offerings unto her, we have wanted all [things], and have been consumed
INT: and pouring drink have lacked everything the sword

Ezekiel 4:17
HEB: לְמַ֥עַן יַחְסְר֖וּ לֶ֣חֶם וָמָ֑יִם
NAS: and water will be scarce; and they will be appalled
KJV: That they may want bread and water,
INT: because will be scarce bread and water

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