atar: compassOriginal Word: עָטַרPart of Speech:
] verb surround
(Late Hebrew id.
, and derivatives; Phoenician עטרת wreath
Pi`el denominative crown
; Aramaic עֲטַר
; Assyrian etêru
Qal Imperfect2masculine singular suffix כַּצִּנָּה רָצוֺן תַּעְטְרֶנּוּ Psalm 5:13 as with a shield, with favour will thou surround him; Participle plural עֹטְרִים אֶלדָּֿוִד 1 Samuel 23:26 Saul and his men were surrounding (closing in) upon David.
[עָטַר] verb denominative crown; —
Pi`el Perfect3feminine singular שֶׁעִטְּרָה לוֺ Songs 3:11 with which his mother crowned him (see I. עֲטָרָה
1); elsewhere figurative: 2 masculine singular טוֺבָתֶ֑ךָ עִטַּרְתָּ שְׁנִת Psalm 65:12 thou (׳י) hast crowned the year of thy goodness; Imperfect2masculine singular suffix וְכַבוֺד וְהָדָר תְּעַטְּרֵהוּ Psalm 8:6; Participle suffix הַמְעַטְּרֵכִי חֶסֶד וְרַחֲמִים Psalm 103:4 (of ׳י).
Hiph`il Participle feminine צֹר הַמַּעֲטִירָה Isaiah 23:8 usually Tyre the crown-bestower (Ges Ew De CheComm. Di Du GuKau Skinner), but dubious; < the crown-wearer Hi Gr (after ᵑ6), so Ren CheHpt. (reading הַמְּעֻטָּרָה).
A primitive root; to encircle (for attack or protection); especially to crown (literally or figuratively) -- compass, crown.