6279. athar
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athar: to pray, supplicate
Original Word: עָתַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: athar
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-thar')
Short Definition: supplication

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to pray, supplicate
NASB Translation
answered (1), answered their prayers (1), entreat (2), entreated (2), listened to our entreaty (1), made supplication (2), make supplication (4), moved by his entreaty (1), moved by prayer (2), pray (2), prayed (1), respond (1).

I. [עָתַר] verb pray, supplicafe (always to God) (compare Arabic slaughter for sacrifice DeGn (4) 381 WeSkizzen iii. 115, 166; Heid. (2). 118, 142; RSSem i. 210 f.; 2nd ed.; 227 f.); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine singular ׳וַיֶעְתַּר לי Genesis 25:21, ׳אֶליֿ Exodus 8:26; Exodus 10:18; Judges 13:8; יֶעְתַּד אֶלאֱֿלוֺהַּ Job 33:26.

Niph`al be supplicated, entreated (and grant entreaty; always of God), usually with ל of worshipper (see ל

5d): Perfect3masculine singular consecutive וְנֶעְתַּר לָהֶם Isaiah 19:22; Imperfect3masculine singular וַיֵּעָ֫תֶר לוֺ Genesis 25:21; 2Chronicles 33:13, וַיֵּעָתֵר לָנוּ Ezra 8:23; with לָאָרֶץ for the land 2 Samuel 21:14; 2 Samuel 24:25; Infinitive absolute לָהֶם וְנַעְתּוֺר 1 Chronicles 5:20; construct (as substantive) הֵעָתֶרלֿוֺ2Chronicles 33:19.

Hiph`il =

Qal, make supplication, with אֶל, לְ: Perfect ׳וְהַעְתַּרְתִּ֫י אֶליֿ Exodus 8:25; Imperfect2masculine singular תַּעְתִּיר אֵלָיו Job 22:27; Imperative masculine plural ׳הַעְתִּירוּ אֶליֿ Exodus 8:4; Exodus 9:28, ׳לי Exodus 10:17; also with ל person in behalf of whom, Imperfect1singular אַעְתִּיר לְךָ Exodus 8:5, so Imperative חַעְתִּירוּ, with בַּעֲדִי Exodus 8:24.

entreat, make prayer

A primitive root (rather denominative from Ether); to burn incense in worship, i.e. Intercede (reciprocally, listen to prayer) -- intreat, (make) pray(-er).

see HEBREW Ether

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