Strong's Hebrew: 3803. כָּתַר (kathar) -- to surround
3803. kathar
Strong's Concordance
kathar: to surround
Original Word: כָּתַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kathar
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-thar')
Short Definition: surround
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to surround
NASB Translation
crowned (1), encircled (1), surround (2), surrounded (1), wait (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[כָּתַר] verb surround (in

Pi`el), (Aramaic כַּתַּר Pa`el, wait, hope for; Pa`el wait, await, remain: i.e. perhaps surrounded expectantly, see Job 36:2 below) —

Pi`el Perfect3plural כִּתְּרוּ Judges 20:43 of surrounding an enemy; suffix כִּתְּרוּנִי Psalm 22:13 (in figurative; "" סְבָבוּנִי); Imperative כַּתַּרלִֿי Job 36:2 wait, I pray (as in Aramaic)

Hiph`il Imperfect3masculine plural בִּי יַכְּתִּרוּ צַדִּיקִים Psalm 142:8 dubious, throw out crowns (Ges§ 53g), i.e. appear with crowns (denominative from כֶּתֶר; but this very late — only in Esther); figurative for triumph, because of me; but Gr Che יִתְמָּֽאֲרוּ (see I. פאר); יַכְתִּרוּ דָ֑עַת Proverbs 14:18 dubious, Thes De and others throw out knowledge as a crown, make knowledge their crown (denominative from כֶּתֶר; but see above), Now, encompass knowledge, i.e. possess it ("" נָָֽחֲלוּ); sense good, but meaning of ׳כ without "". Participle מַכְתִּיר surrounding (as Pi`el) Habakkuk 1:4 (with accusative of enemy).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
beset round, compass about, be crowne, suffer

A primitive root; to enclose; hence (in a friendly sense) to crown, (in a hostile one) to besiege; also to wait (as restraining oneself) -- beset round, compass about, be crowned inclose round, suffer.

Forms and Transliterations
יַכְתִּ֣רוּ יַכְתִּ֥רוּ יכתרו כִּתְּר֤וּ כִּתְּרֽוּנִי׃ כַּתַּר־ כתר־ כתרו כתרוני׃ מַכְתִּ֣יר מכתיר kat·tar- kattar kattar- kit·tə·rū kit·tə·rū·nî kitteRu kittərū kitteRuni kittərūnî machTir maḵ·tîr maḵtîr yachTiru yaḵ·ti·rū yaḵtirū
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Strong's Hebrew 3803
6 Occurrences


kat·tar- — 1 Occ.
kit·tə·rū — 1 Occ.
kit·tə·rū·nî — 1 Occ.
maḵ·tîr — 1 Occ.
yaḵ·ti·rū — 2 Occ.

Judges 20:43
HEB: כִּתְּר֤וּ אֶת־ בִּנְיָמִן֙
NAS: They surrounded Benjamin, pursued
KJV: [Thus] they inclosed the Benjamites
INT: surrounded Benjamin pursued

Job 36:2
HEB: כַּתַּר־ לִ֣י זְ֭עֵיר
NAS: Wait for me a little, and I will show
KJV: Suffer me a little, and I will shew
INT: Wait A little will show

Psalm 22:12
HEB: אַבִּירֵ֖י בָשָׁ֣ן כִּתְּרֽוּנִי׃
NAS: [bulls] of Bashan have encircled me.
KJV: [bulls] of Bashan have beset me round.
INT: Strong Bashan have encircled

Psalm 142:7
HEB: שְׁ֫מֶ֥ךָ בִּ֭י יַכְתִּ֣רוּ צַדִּיקִ֑ים כִּ֖י
NAS: The righteous will surround me, For You will deal bountifully
KJV: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully
INT: may give to your name will surround the righteous for

Proverbs 14:18
HEB: אִוֶּ֑לֶת וַֽ֝עֲרוּמִ֗ים יַכְתִּ֥רוּ דָֽעַת׃
NAS: But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.
KJV: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
INT: foolishness the sensible are crowned knowledge

Habakkuk 1:4
HEB: כִּ֤י רָשָׁע֙ מַכְתִּ֣יר אֶת־ הַצַּדִּ֔יק
NAS: For the wicked surround the righteous;
KJV: for the wicked doth compass about the righteous;
INT: For the wicked surround the righteous and

6 Occurrences

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