2682. chatsir
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chatsir: green grass, herbage
Original Word: חָצִיר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: chatsir
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-tseer')
Short Definition: grass

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
green grass, herbage
NASB Translation
grass (19), leeks (1), plant (1).

II. חָצִיר noun masculineIsaiah 15:6 green grass, herbage, absolute חָצִיר Numbers 11:5 16t.; construct חֲצִיר Isaiah 37:27 = 2 Kings 19:26; Psalm 129:6; —

1 grass, as food for animals 1 Kings 18:5; Job 40:15; Psalm 104:14; Psalm 147:8; Proverbs 27:25 ("" דֶּשֶׁא and עֵשֶׂב), Isaiah 15:6 ("" דֶּשֶׁא and יֶרֶק); specifically of leeks (as still sometimes in Aramaic, see Löwpp. 226, 228) Numbers 11:5 (see Di); in simile of abundant growth Isaiah 44:4 (see ᵐ5 Ew Che); on Isaiah 35:7 see I. חָצִיר above

2 as type of what is quickly perishing Job 8:12, hence figurative of perishing enemies חֲצִיר גַּגּוֺת Isaiah 37:27 = 2 Kings 19:26 ("" דֶּשֶׁא, עֵשֶׂב), Psalm 129:6, i.e. having no depth of root; of wicked, soon to be cut down Psalm 37:2; with special reference to Israel's oppressors Isaiah 40:6 ("" [השׂרה] ציץ), Isaiah 40:7 ("" id.), Isaiah 40:7; Isaiah 40:8 ("" id.), Isaiah 51:12; in simile of frail man Psalm 90:5; man's days Psalm 103:15 ("" ציץ השׂדה).

IV. חצר (assumed as √ for reduplication חצרצר whence following; meaning unknown; perhaps onomatopoetic, see Thes Ol§§ 82 c.188 a Sta§124 b; see also LagOr ii.18).

grass, hay, herb, leek

Perhaps originally the same as chatsiyr, from the greenness of a courtyard; grass; also a leek (collectively) -- grass, hay, herb, leek.

see HEBREW chatsiyr

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