6229. asaq
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asaq: to contend
Original Word: עָשַׂק
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: asaq
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-sak)
Short Definition: contended

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to contend
NASB Translation
contended (1).

[עָשַׂק] verb Hithpa`el contend (perhaps originally cling to (in strife), compare Arabic cling with love (LagBN 143); Syriac , Ethpa`al be difficult (i.e. indignant, hostile); Late Hebrew עָסַק, ᵑ7 עֲסַק, busy oneself, Late Hebrew עֵסֶק business, occupation); — Perfect3plural הִתְעַשְּׂקוּ עִמּוֺ Genesis 26:20 they contended with him.

strive with

A primitive root (identical with ashaq); to press upon, i.e. Quarrel; --strive with.

see HEBREW ashaq

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