5425. nathar
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nathar: asunder
Original Word: נָתַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: nathar
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-thar')
Short Definition: asunder

I. [נָתַר] verb spring or start up; —

Qal Imperfect וְיִתַּר מִמְּקוֺמוֺ Job 37:1 yea, it (the heart) starts up from its place ("" יֶחֱרַד).

Pi`el Infinitive לְנַתֵּר בָּהֵן עַלהָֿאָרֶץ Leviticus 11:21 (P), to leap with them (i.e. its legs) upon the earth (of locust).

Hiph`il Imperfect וַיַּתֵּר גּוֺיִם Habakkuk 3:6 he (׳י) looked, and made nations start up.

II. [נָתַר] verb be free, loose (? usually placed below I., but connection not obvious; compare also Late Hebrew Niph`al free oneself, Hiph`il = Biblical Hebrew; perhaps compare Arabic rend a garment, break string (of bow), etc.); —

Hiph`il Imperfect3masculine singular jussive יַתֵּר Job 6:9 suffix וַיַּתִּירֵהוּ Psalm 105:20; Infinitive absolute הַתֵּר Isaiah 58:6; Participle מַתִּיר Psalm 146:7; —

1 unfasten, loosen, with accusative of thing; thongs of yoke Isaiah 58:6 ("" מַּתֵּחַ, תְּנַתֵּ֑קוּ).

2 set free, unbind with accusative of person, prisoners Psalm 105:20 ("" וַיְפַתְּחֵהוּ), Psalm 146:7; figurative יַתֵּר יָדוֺ Job 6:9 that he would let loose his hand and cut me off, — וַיַּתֵּר 2 Samuel 22:33 was possibly connected by Masoretes with תּוּר (see Commentaries), but read וַיִּתֵּן (as "" Psalm 18:33).

drive asunder, leap, let loose, make, move, undo

A primitive root; to jump, i.e. Be violently agitated; causatively, to terrify, shake off, untie -- drive asunder, leap, (let) loose, X make, move, undo.

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