2864. chathar
Strong's Concordance
chathar: to dig, row
Original Word: חָתַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chathar
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-thar')
Short Definition: dig
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to dig, row
NASB Translation
dig (5), dug (2), rowed (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חָתַר verb dig, row (Late Hebrew id., bore (through), so Aramaic חֲתַר ᵑ7 (rare)) —

Qal Perfect ׳ח Job 24:16, חָתַרְתִּי Ezekiel 12:7; Imperfect וָאֶחְתֹּר Ezekiel 8:8, יַחְתְּרוּ Ezekiel 12:12; Amos 9:2, וַיַּחְתְּרוּ Jonah 1:13; Imperative חֲתָרֿ Ezekiel 8:8; Ezekiel 12:5; —

1 dig into houses, with accusative בָּתִּים Job 24:16 (of burglary); followed by בְּ into or through a wall Ezekiel 8:8 (twice in verse) (Co strike out on internal grounds), Ezekiel 12:5,7,12; metaphor followed by בשׁאול Amos 9:2 dig into She'ôl, i.e. as a refuge.

2 row (as digging into the water) Jonah 1:13.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dig through, row

A primitive root; to force a passage, as by burglary; figuratively, with oars -- dig (through), row.

Forms and Transliterations
וַיַּחְתְּר֣וּ וָאֶחְתֹּ֣ר ואחתר ויחתרו חֲתָר־ חָתַ֥ר חָתַֽרְתִּי־ חתר חתר־ חתרתי־ יַחְתְּר֖וּ יַחְתְּר֣וּ יחתרו chaTar chatarti chator ḥā·ṯar ḥă·ṯār- ḥā·ṯar·tî- ḥāṯar ḥăṯār- ḥāṯartî- vaechTor vaiyachteRu wā’eḥtōr wā·’eḥ·tōr way·yaḥ·tə·rū wayyaḥtərū yachteRu yaḥ·tə·rū yaḥtərū
Links
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Hebrew 2864
8 Occurrences


ḥā·ṯar — 1 Occ.
ḥā·ṯar·tî- — 1 Occ.
ḥă·ṯār- — 2 Occ.
wā·’eḥ·tōr — 1 Occ.
way·yaḥ·tə·rū — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·tə·rū — 2 Occ.

Job 24:16
HEB: חָתַ֥ר בַּחֹ֗שֶׁךְ בָּ֫תִּ֥ים
NAS: In the dark they dig into houses,
KJV: In the dark they dig through houses,
INT: dig the dark houses

Ezekiel 8:8
HEB: בֶּן־ אָדָ֖ם חֲתָר־ נָ֣א בַקִּ֑יר
NAS: now dig through the wall.
KJV: of man, dig now in the wall:
INT: Son of man dig now the wall

Ezekiel 8:8
HEB: נָ֣א בַקִּ֑יר וָאֶחְתֹּ֣ר בַּקִּ֔יר וְהִנֵּ֖ה
NAS: through the wall. So I dug through the wall,
KJV: now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall,
INT: now the wall dug the wall and behold

Ezekiel 12:5
HEB: לְעֵינֵיהֶ֖ם חֲתָר־ לְךָ֣ בַקִּ֑יר
NAS: Dig a hole through the wall
KJV: Dig thou through the wall
INT: their sight Dig the wall and go

Ezekiel 12:7
HEB: יוֹמָ֔ם וּבָעֶ֛רֶב חָתַֽרְתִּי־ לִ֥י בַקִּ֖יר
NAS: Then in the evening I dug through the wall
KJV: and in the even I digged through the wall
INT: day the evening dug the wall my hands

Ezekiel 12:12
HEB: וְיֵצֵ֔א בַּקִּ֥יר יַחְתְּר֖וּ לְה֣וֹצִיא ב֑וֹ
NAS: and go out. They will dig a hole through the wall
KJV: and shall go forth: they shall dig through the wall
INT: and go the wall will dig to bring his face

Amos 9:2
HEB: אִם־ יַחְתְּר֣וּ בִשְׁא֔וֹל מִשָּׁ֖ם
NAS: Though they dig into Sheol,
KJV: Though they dig into hell,
INT: Though dig Sheol there

Jonah 1:13
HEB: וַיַּחְתְּר֣וּ הָאֲנָשִׁ֗ים לְהָשִׁ֛יב
NAS: However, the men rowed [desperately] to return
KJV: Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring
INT: rowed the men return

8 Occurrences

2863
Top of Page
Top of Page