631. asar
Strong's Concordance
asar: to tie, bind, imprison
Original Word: אָסַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: asar
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-sar')
Short Definition: bound
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to tie, bind, imprison
NASB Translation
began (1), begin (1), bind (8), bind me tightly (1), bind you fast (1), binds (3), bound (28), captivated (1), captured (1), confined (4), get ready (1), girded (1), harness (1), hitch (1), hitched (1), imprison (1), imprisoned (2), made his ready (2), prepare (1), prepared (1), prison* (3), prisoners (2), taken captive (1), tied (2), ties (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[אָסַר] verb tie, bind, imprison (Arabic , Assyrian asâru, compare COTGloss, Aramaic אֲסַר, , Ethiopic ) —

Qal Perfect suffix אֲסָרָם Job 36:13; 3feminine singular אָֽסְרָה Numbers 30:5 +, etc.; Imperfect יֶאְסֹר 1 Kings 20:14; וַיֶּאֱסֹר Genesis 42:24; וַיֶּאְסֹר Genesis 46:29 +; plural suffix יַאַסְרֻנִי Judges 16:7 etc.; Imperative אֱסֹר 1 Kings 18:44; 2 Kings 9:21; אִסְרוּ Jeremiah 46:4; Psalm 118:27; Infinitive absolute אָסֹר Judges 15:13; אָסוֺר Judges 16:11; construct לָאְסֹר Numbers 30:3 +; לָאֱסוֺר Judges 15:10; לֶאֱסָרְךָ Judges 15:12; אָסְרָם Hosea 10:10; Participle active construct אֹסְרִי Genesis 49:11; passive אָסור Genesis 40:3 +; plural אֲסוּרִים Genesis 39:20 +; also Judges 16:21,25 Qr (Kt אסירים); הָסוּרִים Ecclesiastes 4:14 (compare Now); אֲסֻרוֺת 2 Samuel 3:34; construct אסורי Genesis 39:20 Kt (Qr אֲסִירֵי); —

1 tie, bind, for security, foal to vine (followed by ל) Genesis 49:11 (blessing of Jacob); horses and asses 2 Kings 7:10 (twice in verse); Psalm 118:27 is dubious De bind the festal victim with cords; Che bind the procession with branches, etc.

2 tie, harness, kine to (ב) cart 1 Samuel 6:7,10; so (metaphor) Hosea 10:10 harness them to (ל) their two iniquities (but Jerome Ew Now make ׳א here = יסר chastise, compare אֶסֳּרֵם va); also followed by accusative chariot Genesis 46:29 (J) Exodus 14:6 (E) 2 Kings 9:21; absolute 1 Kings 18:44; 2 Kings 9:21; even of making ready chargers הַסּוּסִים ׳א Jeremiah 46:4 ("" עֲלוּ הַמָּרָשִׁים).

3 bind, with cords, fetters, etc., as prisoner, Simeon Genesis 42:24 (E), Samson Judges 15:10,12,13 (3 t. in verse); Judges 16:5,7,8,11 (twice in verse); Judges 16:12; בַּנְחֻשְׁתַּיִם ׳א 2 Kings 25:7 2Chronicles 36:6 = Jeremiah 39:7; Jeremiah 52:11; also 2Chronicles 33:11; compare (without ׳בַּנ) 2 Kings 17:4 (בֵּית בֶּלָא ׳א "" עָצַת), 2 Kings 23:33; compare of divine chastisement Job 36:13 & see also Ezekiel 3:25; Psalm 149:8; figurative of absolute authority Psalm 105:22; especially Passive participle 2 Samuel 3:34 thy hands were not bound ("" and thy feet not put in fetters); בָּאֿזִקִּים ׳א Jeremiah 40:1 compare בַּזִּקִּים ׳א Job 36:8 (probably figurative "" חַבְלֵיעֹֿ֑נִי); metaphor of king held captive by a woman's tresses Cant 7:6; perhaps = imprisoned (whether bound or not) Genesis 39:20; Genesis 40:3,5 (all J E); as substantive plural prisoners Genesis 39:20 (Kt, see above); so (late) as distressed, & object of divine compassion Isaiah 49:9; Isaiah 61:1; Psalm 146:7; בֵּית האסי֯רים prison Judges 16:21,25; compare Ecclesiastes 4:14.

4 gird (rare & late) אֵזוֺר בְּמָתְנֵיהֶם ׳א Job 12:18 (אֵזוֺר = slaves' waistcloth, RS p. 25 above; Hoffm reads וַיָּסַר for וַיֶּאְסֹר); חַרְבּוֺ אֲסוּרִים עַלמָֿתְנָיו Nehemiah 4:12.

5 followed by מִלְחָמָה begin the battle, make the attack (compare German mit jemandem anbinden) 1 Kings 20:14; 2Chronicles 13:3.

6 figurative of obligation of oath or vow (only Numbers 30, P) עַלנֶֿפֶשׁ ׳א, usually followed by accusative of congnate meaning with verb אֱסָר, אִסָּר Numbers 30:3; Numbers 30:5 (twice in verse); Numbers 30:6; Numbers 30:8; Numbers 30:9; Numbers 30:11; Numbers 30:12; without אֱסָר etc., Numbers 30:7; Numbers 30:10; compare Numbers 30:4 אִסָּר ׳א (עַלנֶֿפֶשׁ omitted)

Niph`al passive of Qal 3, be, bound, imprisoned, Imperfect (jussive) יֵאָסֵר Genesis 42:19 (E); 2 masculine singular תֵּאָסֵר Judges 16:6,10,13 (of Samson); Imperative הֵאָֽסְרוּ Genesis 42:16 (E).

Pu`al Perfect be taken prisoner אֻסְּרוּ Isaiah 22:3; אֻסָּ֑רוּ ib.

אֵסוּר

noun masculineJudges 15:14 band, bond (Aramaic אֱסוּר, ; on the form see Ges§ 84a 12. R.) אֲסוּרָיו, of Samson Judges 15:14; אֲסוּרִים Ecclesiastes 7:26 of hands of evil woman; בֵּית הָאֵסוּר = prison Jeremiah 37:15.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bind, fast, gird, harness, hold, keep, make ready, order,

A primitive root; to yoke or hitch; by analogy, to fasten in any sense, to join battle -- bind, fast, gird, harness, hold, keep, make ready, order, prepare, prison(-er), put in bonds, set in array, tie.

Forms and Transliterations
אֱסֹ֔ר אֱסֹ֣ר אֲסִירֵ֥י אֲסָרָֽם׃ אֲסֻר֗וֹת אֲסוּרִ֑ים אֲסוּרִ֖ים אֲסוּרִ֥ים אֲסוּרִֽים׃ אִסְר֣וּ אִסְרוּ־ אָֽסְרָ֣ה אָס֔וּר אָס֤וֹר אָס֤וּר אָס֥וּר אָסְרָ֖ה אָסְרָ֥ה אָסֹ֤ר אָסוּר֙ אֹסְרִ֤י אֻסְּר֣וּ אֻסָּ֑רוּ אסור אסורים אסורים׃ אסירי אסר אסרה אסרו אסרו־ אסרות אסרי אסרם׃ בְּאָסְרָ֖ם באסרם הֵאָ֣סְר֔וּ האסרו וְאָסְרָ֥ה וְלַאֲסוּרִ֖ים וַֽאֲסָר֖וּךָ וַאֲסַרְנֻ֖הוּ וַאֲסַרְתֶּ֤ם וַיֶּאְסֹ֖ר וַיֶּאְסֹ֤ר וַיֶּאְסֹ֥ר וַיֶּאְסֹ֨ר וַיֶּאֱסֹ֥ר וַיַּֽאַסְרֵ֙הוּ֙ וַיַּֽאַסְרֻ֙הוּ֙ וַיַּאַסְר֖וּם וַיַּאַסְר֙וּהוּ֙ וַיַּאַסְרֵ֖הוּ וַיַּאַסְרֵ֙הוּ֙ וַיַּאַסְרֵ֣הוּ וַיַּאַסְרֵהוּ֩ וַיַּאַסְרֻ֗הוּ וַתַּאַסְרֵ֖הוּ וַתַּאַסְרֵ֣הוּ ואסרה ואסרוך ואסרנהו ואסרתם ויאסר ויאסרהו ויאסרוהו ויאסרום ולאסורים ותאסרהו יֵאָסֵ֖ר יֶאְסֹ֥ר יַאַסְר֙וּנִי֙ יַאַסְרֻ֗נִי יאסר יאסרוני יאסרני לֶאְסֹ֣ר לֶאְסֹ֤ר לֶאֱס֤וֹר לֶאֱסָרְךָ֣ לַֽאֲסוּרִים֙ לאסור לאסורים לאסר לאסרך נֶֽאֱסָרְךָ֙ נאסרך תֵּאָסֵ֑ר תֵּאָסֵֽר׃ תֵאָסֵ֖ר תאסר תאסר׃ ’ă·sā·rām ’ā·sə·rāh ’ă·sî·rê ’ā·sō·wr ’ā·sōr ’ă·sū·rîm ’ă·su·rō·wṯ ’ā·sūr ’ăsārām ’āsərāh ’ăsîrê ’āsōr ’āsōwr ’āsūr ’ăsūrîm ’ăsurōwṯ ’ĕ·sōr ’ĕsōr ’is·rū ’is·rū- ’isrū ’isrū- ’ō·sə·rî ’ōsərî ’us·sā·rū ’us·sə·rū ’ussārū ’ussərū asaRam aseRah asiRei aSor aSur asuRim asuRot bə’āsərām bə·’ā·sə·rām beaseRam eSor hê’āsərū hê·’ā·sə·rū heAseRu isru la’ăsūrîm la·’ă·sū·rîm laasuRim le’·sōr le’ĕsārəḵā le’ĕsōwr le’sōr le·’ĕ·sā·rə·ḵā le·’ĕ·sō·wr leesareCha leeSor leSor ne’ĕsārəḵā ne·’ĕ·sā·rə·ḵā neesareCha oseRi tê’āsêr ṯê’āsêr tê·’ā·sêr ṯê·’ā·sêr teaSer usSaru usseRu vaasarNuhu vaasarTem vaasaRucha vaiyaasRehu vaiyaasRuhu vaiyaasRum vaiyeeSor vaiyeSor vattaasRehu veaseRah velaasuRim wa’ăsarnuhū wa’ăsartem wa’ăsārūḵā wa·’ă·sā·rū·ḵā wa·’ă·sar·nu·hū wa·’ă·sar·tem wat·ta·’as·rê·hū watta’asrêhū way·ya·’as·rê·hū way·ya·’as·ru·hū way·ya·’as·rū·hū way·ya·’as·rūm way·ye’·sōr way·ye·’ĕ·sōr wayya’asrêhū wayya’asruhū wayya’asrūhū wayya’asrūm wayye’ĕsōr wayye’sōr wə’āsərāh wə·’ā·sə·rāh wə·la·’ă·sū·rîm wəla’ăsūrîm ya’asrunî ya’asrūnî ya·’as·ru·nî ya·’as·rū·nî yaasRuni ye’·sōr yê’āsêr ye’sōr yê·’ā·sêr yeaSer yeSor
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70 Occurrences


’ă·sā·rām — 1 Occ.
’ā·sə·rāh — 9 Occ.
’ă·sî·rê — 1 Occ.
’ā·sōr — 2 Occ.
’ā·sūr — 5 Occ.
’ă·sū·rîm — 5 Occ.
’ă·su·rō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
bə·’ā·sə·rām — 1 Occ.
’ĕ·sōr — 2 Occ.
hê·’ā·sə·rū — 1 Occ.
’is·rū- — 2 Occ.
la·’ă·sū·rîm — 1 Occ.
le·’ĕ·sā·rə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
le·’ĕ·sō·wr — 1 Occ.
le’·sōr — 3 Occ.
ne·’ĕ·sā·rə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
’ō·sə·rî — 1 Occ.
ṯê·’ā·sêr — 3 Occ.
’us·sā·rū — 1 Occ.
’us·sə·rū — 1 Occ.
wa·’ă·sar·nu·hū — 1 Occ.
wa·’ă·sar·tem — 1 Occ.
wa·’ă·sā·rū·ḵā — 1 Occ.
way·ya·’as·rê·hū — 6 Occ.
way·ya·’as·ru·hū — 3 Occ.
way·ya·’as·rūm — 1 Occ.
way·ye·’ĕ·sōr — 1 Occ.
way·ye’·sōr — 5 Occ.
wat·ta·’as·rê·hū — 2 Occ.
wə·’ā·sə·rāh — 1 Occ.
wə·la·’ă·sū·rîm — 1 Occ.
ya·’as·ru·nî — 2 Occ.
yê·’ā·sêr — 1 Occ.
ye’·sōr — 1 Occ.

Genesis 39:20
HEB: [אֲסוּרֵי כ] (אֲסִירֵ֥י ק) הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ
NAS: prisoners were confined; and he was there
INT: the place where were confined the king's were confined

Genesis 39:20
HEB: ק) הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ אֲסוּרִ֑ים וַֽיְהִי־ שָׁ֖ם
KJV: prisoners [were] bound: and he was there in the prison.
INT: were confined the king's were confined become was there

Genesis 40:3
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֥ר יוֹסֵ֖ף אָס֥וּר שָֽׁם׃
NAS: where Joseph was imprisoned.
KJV: the place where Joseph [was] bound.
INT: after Joseph was imprisoned in it

Genesis 40:5
HEB: מִצְרַ֔יִם אֲשֶׁ֥ר אֲסוּרִ֖ים בְּבֵ֥ית הַסֹּֽהַר׃
NAS: who were confined in jail,
KJV: of Egypt, which [were] bound in the prison.
INT: of Egypt who were confined court prison

Genesis 42:16
HEB: אֲחִיכֶם֒ וְאַתֶּם֙ הֵאָ֣סְר֔וּ וְיִבָּֽחֲנוּ֙ דִּבְרֵיכֶ֔ם
NAS: your brother, while you remain confined, that your words
KJV: your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words
INT: your brother you confined may be tested your words

Genesis 42:19
HEB: אֲחִיכֶ֣ם אֶחָ֔ד יֵאָסֵ֖ר בְּבֵ֣ית מִשְׁמַרְכֶ֑ם
NAS: of your brothers be confined in your prison;
KJV: of your brethren be bound in the house
INT: of your brothers one be confined of your households of your prison

Genesis 42:24
HEB: אֶת־ שִׁמְע֔וֹן וַיֶּאֱסֹ֥ר אֹת֖וֹ לְעֵינֵיהֶֽם׃
NAS: Simeon from them and bound him before their eyes.
KJV: from them Simeon, and bound him before their eyes.
INT: took Simeon and bound their eyes

Genesis 46:29
HEB: וַיֶּאְסֹ֤ר יוֹסֵף֙ מֶרְכַּבְתּ֔וֹ
NAS: Joseph prepared his chariot and went
KJV: And Joseph made ready his chariot,
INT: prepared Joseph his chariot

Genesis 49:11
HEB: אֹסְרִ֤י לַגֶּ֙פֶן֙ [עִירֹה
NAS: He ties [his] foal to the vine,
KJV: Binding his foal unto the vine,
INT: ties to the vine colt

Exodus 14:6
HEB: וַיֶּאְסֹ֖ר אֶת־ רִכְבּ֑וֹ
NAS: So he made his chariot ready
KJV: And he made ready his chariot,
INT: made his chariot his people

Numbers 30:2
HEB: הִשָּׁ֤בַע שְׁבֻעָה֙ לֶאְסֹ֤ר אִסָּר֙ עַל־
NAS: an oath to bind himself
KJV: an oath to bind his soul
INT: takes an oath to bind A binding and

Numbers 30:3
HEB: נֶ֖דֶר לַיהוָ֑ה וְאָסְרָ֥ה אִסָּ֛ר בְּבֵ֥ית
NAS: to the LORD, and binds herself by an obligation
KJV: unto the LORD, and bind herself by a bond,
INT: A vow to the LORD and binds an obligation house

Numbers 30:4
HEB: וֶֽאֱסָרָהּ֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר אָֽסְרָ֣ה עַל־ נַפְשָׁ֔הּ
NAS: by which she has bound herself,
KJV: and her bond wherewith she hath bound her soul,
INT: obligation which has bound and herself

Numbers 30:4
HEB: אִסָּ֛ר אֲשֶׁר־ אָסְרָ֥ה עַל־ נַפְשָׁ֖הּ
NAS: by which she has bound herself
KJV: and every bond wherewith she hath bound her soul
INT: obligation which has bound and herself

Numbers 30:5
HEB: וֶֽאֱסָרֶ֛יהָ אֲשֶׁר־ אָסְרָ֥ה עַל־ נַפְשָׁ֖הּ
NAS: by which she has bound herself
KJV: or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul,
INT: her obligations which has bound and herself

Numbers 30:6
HEB: שְׂפָתֶ֔יהָ אֲשֶׁ֥ר אָסְרָ֖ה עַל־ נַפְשָֽׁהּ׃
NAS: by which she has bound herself,
KJV: ought out of her lips, wherewith she bound her soul;
INT: of her lips which has bound under herself

Numbers 30:7
HEB: וֶֽאֱסָרֶ֛הָ אֲשֶׁר־ אָסְרָ֥ה עַל־ נַפְשָׁ֖הּ
NAS: by which she has bound herself
KJV: and her bonds wherewith she bound her soul
INT: obligations which has bound and herself

Numbers 30:8
HEB: שְׂפָתֶ֔יהָ אֲשֶׁ֥ר אָסְרָ֖ה עַל־ נַפְשָׁ֑הּ
NAS: by which she has bound herself;
KJV: with her lips, wherewith she bound her soul,
INT: of her lips which has bound is under herself

Numbers 30:9
HEB: כֹּ֛ל אֲשֶׁר־ אָסְרָ֥ה עַל־ נַפְשָׁ֖הּ
NAS: by which she has bound herself,
KJV: and of her that is divorced, wherewith they have bound their souls,
INT: everything which has bound against herself

Numbers 30:10
HEB: נָדָ֑רָה אֽוֹ־ אָסְרָ֥ה אִסָּ֛ר עַל־
NAS: or bound herself
KJV: house, or bound her soul
INT: vowed or bound an obligation and

Numbers 30:11
HEB: אִסָּ֛ר אֲשֶׁר־ אָסְרָ֥ה עַל־ נַפְשָׁ֖הּ
NAS: by which she bound herself
KJV: and every bond wherewith she bound her soul
INT: obligation which bound and herself

Judges 15:10
HEB: עָלֵ֑ינוּ וַיֹּאמְר֗וּ לֶאֱס֤וֹר אֶת־ שִׁמְשׁוֹן֙
NAS: We have come up to bind Samson
KJV: against us? And they answered, To bind Samson
INT: against said to bind Samson have come

Judges 15:12
HEB: וַיֹּ֤אמְרוּ לוֹ֙ לֶאֱסָרְךָ֣ יָרַ֔דְנוּ לְתִתְּךָ֖
NAS: to him, We have come down to bind you so that we may give
KJV: unto him, We are come down to bind thee, that we may deliver
INT: said to bind have come may give

Judges 15:13
HEB: לֹ֚א כִּֽי־ אָסֹ֤ר נֶֽאֱסָרְךָ֙ וּנְתַנּ֣וּךָ
NAS: to him, No, but we will bind you fast
KJV: unto him, saying, No; but we will bind thee fast,
INT: No for will bind fast and give

Judges 15:13
HEB: כִּֽי־ אָסֹ֤ר נֶֽאֱסָרְךָ֙ וּנְתַנּ֣וּךָ בְיָדָ֔ם
NAS: but we will bind you fast and give
KJV: No; but we will bind thee fast, and deliver
INT: for will bind fast and give their hands

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