7936. sakar
Strong's Concordance
sakar: to hire
Original Word: שָׂכַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sakar
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-kar')
Short Definition: hired
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to hire
NASB Translation
earns (2), hire (3), hired (11), hires (2), surely hired (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. [סָכַר] verb hire ( = שָׂכַר; ס erroneously for שׂ); — only

Qal Participle plural וְסֹכְרִים Ezra 4:5 and hiring against (על) them agents.

שָׂכַר verb hire (Late Hebrew id.; Sabean תשכר hire oneself out (?), recompense (?) DHMHofmus. 11; Ethiopic hired; Arabic reward, thank, modern Palestinian hired, of land ploughed by hire, BergheimPEQ 1894, 196; Palmyrene שכרא perhaps rewarding Lzb375); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳שׂ Deuteronomy 23:5; 2 Kings 7:6, suffix שְׂכָרוֺ Nehemiah 6:12; 1singular suffix שְׂכַרְתִּיךָ Genesis 30:16; Imperfect3masculine singular וַיִּשְׂכֹּר Judges 9:4 +, etc.; Infinitive absolute שָׂכֹר Genesis 30:16; construct לִשְׂכֹּר 1 Chronicles 19:6; Participle active שׂכֵר Proverbs 26:10 (twice in verse), plural שׂכְרִים2Chronicles 24:12 (Ezra 4:5 see II. סכר); passive שָׂכוּר Nehemiah 6:13; — hire, retainers Judges 9:4 (ב pret.), soldiers, etc. 2 Samuel 10:6 = 1 Chronicles 19:6,7; 2 Kings 7:6; 2Chronicles 25:6 (ב pret.), priest Judges 18:4, artificers Isaiah 46:6; 2Chronicles 24:12, husband's favour שָׂכֹר שְׂכַרְתִּיךָ Genesis 30:16 (J; ב pret.); Proverbs 26:10 (twice in verse) obscure, see De Now Toy; for evil purpose Deuteronomy 23:5 = Nehemiah 13:2 (על against), Nehemiah 6:12,13,

Niph`al hire oneself out, Perfect בַּלֶּחֶם נִשְׂכָּ֑רוּ 1 Samuel 2:5.

Hithpa`el earn wages, Participle הַמְּשְׂתַּכֵּר Haggai 1:6 (as substantive), ׳מ Haggai 1:6 (as verb, + אֶל location, construction praegn.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
earn wages, hire out self, reward, surely

Or (by permutation) cakar (Ezra 4:5) {saw-kar'}; a primitive root (apparently akin (by prosthesis) to karah through the idea of temporary purchase; compare shakar); to hire -- earn wages, hire (out self), reward, X surely.

see HEBREW karah

see HEBREW shakar

Forms and Transliterations
וְהַ֨מִּשְׂתַּכֵּ֔ר וְסֹכְרִ֧ים וְשֹׂכֵ֥ר וַיִּשְׂכְּר֣וּ וַיִּשְׂכְּרֵ֕נִי וַיִּשְׂכְּרוּ֩ וַיִּשְׂכֹּ֣ר וַיִּשְׂכֹּ֨ר והמשתכר וישכר וישכרו וישכרני וסכרים ושכר יִשְׂכְּר֤וּ ישכרו לִשְׂכֹּ֣ר לשכר מִשְׂתַּכֵּ֖ר משתכר נִשְׂכָּ֔רוּ נשכרו שְׂכַרְתִּ֔יךָ שְׂכָרֽוֹ׃ שָֽׂכַר־ שָׂכַ֨ר שָׂכֹ֣ר שָׂכוּר֙ שֹׂכְרִים֙ שכור שכר שכר־ שכרו׃ שכרים שכרתיך liś·kōr lisKor liśkōr miś·tak·kêr mistakKer miśtakkêr niś·kā·rū nisKaru niśkārū śā·ḵar śā·ḵar- śā·ḵōr śā·ḵūr saChar saChor saChur śāḵar śāḵar- śāḵōr śāḵūr śə·ḵā·rōw śə·ḵar·tî·ḵā sechaRo secharTicha śəḵārōw śəḵartîḵā śō·ḵə·rîm socheRim śōḵərîm vaiyiskeReni vaiyiskeRu vaiyisKor veHammistakKer vesoCher vesocheRim way·yiś·kə·rê·nî way·yiś·kə·rū way·yiś·kōr wayyiśkərênî wayyiśkərū wayyiśkōr wə·ham·miś·tak·kêr wə·sō·ḵə·rîm wə·śō·ḵêr wəhammiśtakkêr wəśōḵêr wəsōḵərîm yiś·kə·rū yiskeRu yiśkərū
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21 Occurrences


liś·kōr — 1 Occ.
miś·tak·kêr — 1 Occ.
niś·kā·rū — 1 Occ.
śā·ḵar — 2 Occ.
śā·ḵōr — 1 Occ.
śā·ḵūr — 1 Occ.
śə·ḵā·rōw — 1 Occ.
śə·ḵar·tî·ḵā — 1 Occ.
śō·ḵə·rîm — 1 Occ.
way·yiś·kə·rê·nî — 1 Occ.
way·yiś·kə·rū — 2 Occ.
way·yiś·kōr — 3 Occ.
wə·ham·miś·tak·kêr — 1 Occ.
wə·śō·ḵêr — 2 Occ.
wə·sō·ḵə·rîm — 1 Occ.
yiś·kə·rū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 30:16
HEB: תָּב֔וֹא כִּ֚י שָׂכֹ֣ר שְׂכַרְתִּ֔יךָ בְּדוּדָאֵ֖י
NAS: You must come in to me, for I have surely hired
KJV: Thou must come in unto me; for surely I have hired
INT: come for have surely hired mandrakes

Genesis 30:16
HEB: כִּ֚י שָׂכֹ֣ר שְׂכַרְתִּ֔יךָ בְּדוּדָאֵ֖י בְּנִ֑י
NAS: in to me, for I have surely hired you with my son's
KJV: unto me; for surely I have hired thee with my son's
INT: for have surely hired mandrakes my son's

Deuteronomy 23:4
HEB: מִמִּצְרָ֑יִם וַאֲשֶׁר֩ שָׂכַ֨ר עָלֶ֜יךָ אֶת־
NAS: and because they hired against
KJV: out of Egypt; and because they hired against thee Balaam
INT: of Egypt and because hired against Balaam

Judges 9:4
HEB: בַּ֣עַל בְּרִ֑ית וַיִּשְׂכֹּ֨ר בָּהֶ֜ם אֲבִימֶ֗לֶךְ
NAS: Abimelech hired worthless
KJV: wherewith Abimelech hired vain
INT: the house of Baal-berith hired Abimelech persons

Judges 18:4
HEB: לִ֖י מִיכָ֑ה וַיִּשְׂכְּרֵ֕נִי וָאֱהִי־ ל֖וֹ
NAS: done to me, and he has hired me and I have become
KJV: Micah with me, and hath hired me, and I am his priest.
INT: done has Micah has hired have his priest

1 Samuel 2:5
HEB: שְׂבֵעִ֤ים בַּלֶּ֙חֶם֙ נִשְׂכָּ֔רוּ וּרְעֵבִ֖ים חָדֵ֑לּוּ
NAS: Those who were full hire themselves out for bread,
KJV: [They that were] full have hired out themselves for bread;
INT: were full bread hire were hungry cease

2 Samuel 10:6
HEB: בְנֵֽי־ עַמּ֡וֹן וַיִּשְׂכְּרוּ֩ אֶת־ אֲרַ֨ם
NAS: sent and hired the Arameans
KJV: sent and hired the Syrians
INT: the children of Ammon and hired the Syrians of Bethrehob

2 Kings 7:6
HEB: אָחִ֗יו הִנֵּ֣ה שָֽׂכַר־ עָלֵינוּ֩ מֶ֨לֶךְ
NAS: of Israel has hired against
KJV: of Israel hath hired against us the kings
INT: another Behold has hired against the king

1 Chronicles 19:6
HEB: כִּכַּר־ כֶּ֗סֶף לִשְׂכֹּ֣ר לָ֠הֶם מִן־
NAS: of silver to hire for themselves chariots
KJV: of silver to hire them chariots
INT: talents of silver to hire at Mesopotamia

1 Chronicles 19:7
HEB: וַיִּשְׂכְּר֣וּ לָהֶ֡ם שְׁנַיִם֩
NAS: So they hired for themselves 32,000
KJV: So they hired thirty and two
INT: hired and two thirty

2 Chronicles 24:12
HEB: יְהוָ֔ה וַיִּֽהְי֤וּ שֹׂכְרִים֙ חֹצְבִ֣ים וְחָרָשִׁ֔ים
NAS: of the LORD; and they hired masons
KJV: of the LORD, and hired masons
INT: of the LORD become hired masons and carpenters

2 Chronicles 25:6
HEB: וַיִּשְׂכֹּ֣ר מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֗ל מֵ֥אָה
NAS: He hired also 100,000 valiant
KJV: He hired also an hundred thousand
INT: hired of Israel hundred

Ezra 4:5
HEB: וְסֹכְרִ֧ים עֲלֵיהֶ֛ם יוֹעֲצִ֖ים
KJV: And hired counsellors
INT: and hired against counselors

Nehemiah 6:12
HEB: וְטוֹבִיָּ֥ה וְסַנְבַלַּ֖ט שְׂכָרֽוֹ׃
NAS: and Sanballat had hired him.
KJV: and Sanballat had hired him.
INT: Tobiah and Sanballat had hired

Nehemiah 6:13
HEB: לְמַ֤עַן שָׂכוּר֙ ה֔וּא לְמַֽעַן־
NAS: He was hired for this reason,
KJV: Therefore [was] he hired, that I should be afraid,
INT: this was hired he reason

Nehemiah 13:2
HEB: בַּלֶּ֣חֶם וּבַמָּ֑יִם וַיִּשְׂכֹּ֨ר עָלָ֤יו אֶת־
NAS: and water, but hired Balaam
KJV: and with water, but hired Balaam
INT: bread and water hired against Balaam

Proverbs 26:10
HEB: מְחֽוֹלֵֽל־ כֹּ֑ל וְשֹׂכֵ֥ר כְּ֝סִ֗יל וְשֹׂכֵ֥ר
NAS: everyone, So is he who hires a fool
KJV: [God] that formed all [things] both rewardeth the fool,
INT: wounds everyone hires A fool hires

Proverbs 26:10
HEB: וְשֹׂכֵ֥ר כְּ֝סִ֗יל וְשֹׂכֵ֥ר עֹבְרִֽים׃
NAS: a fool or who hires those who pass
KJV: the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.
INT: hires A fool hires pass

Isaiah 46:6
HEB: בַּקָּנֶ֣ה יִשְׁקֹ֑לוּ יִשְׂכְּר֤וּ צוֹרֵף֙ וְיַעֲשֵׂ֣הוּ
NAS: on the scale Hire a goldsmith,
KJV: in the balance, [and] hire a goldsmith;
INT: the scale and weigh Hire A goldsmith makes

Haggai 1:6
HEB: לְחֹ֣ם ל֑וֹ וְהַ֨מִּשְׂתַּכֵּ֔ר מִשְׂתַּכֵּ֖ר אֶל־
NAS: is warm [enough]; and he who earns, earns
KJV: you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages
INT: one warm earns earns into

Haggai 1:6
HEB: ל֑וֹ וְהַ֨מִּשְׂתַּכֵּ֔ר מִשְׂתַּכֵּ֖ר אֶל־ צְר֥וֹר
NAS: [enough]; and he who earns, earns wages
KJV: and he that earneth wages earneth wages [to put it] into a bag
INT: warm earns earns into A purse

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