7936. sakar
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sakar: to hire
Original Word: שָׂכַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sakar
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-kar')
Short Definition: hired

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to hire
NASB Translation
earns (2), hire (3), hired (11), hires (2), surely hired (1).

II. [סָכַר] verb hire ( = שָׂכַר; ס erroneously for שׂ); — only

Qal Participle plural וְסֹכְרִים Ezra 4:5 and hiring against (על) them agents.

שָׂכַר verb hire (Late Hebrew id.; Sabean תשכר hire oneself out (?), recompense (?) DHMHofmus. 11; Ethiopic hired; Arabic reward, thank, modern Palestinian hired, of land ploughed by hire, BergheimPEQ 1894, 196; Palmyrene שכרא perhaps rewarding Lzb375); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳שׂ Deuteronomy 23:5; 2 Kings 7:6, suffix שְׂכָרוֺ Nehemiah 6:12; 1singular suffix שְׂכַרְתִּיךָ Genesis 30:16; Imperfect3masculine singular וַיִּשְׂכֹּר Judges 9:4 +, etc.; Infinitive absolute שָׂכֹר Genesis 30:16; construct לִשְׂכֹּר 1 Chronicles 19:6; Participle active שׂכֵר Proverbs 26:10 (twice in verse), plural שׂכְרִים2Chronicles 24:12 (Ezra 4:5 see II. סכר); passive שָׂכוּר Nehemiah 6:13; — hire, retainers Judges 9:4 (ב pret.), soldiers, etc. 2 Samuel 10:6 = 1 Chronicles 19:6,7; 2 Kings 7:6; 2Chronicles 25:6 (ב pret.), priest Judges 18:4, artificers Isaiah 46:6; 2Chronicles 24:12, husband's favour שָׂכֹר שְׂכַרְתִּיךָ Genesis 30:16 (J; ב pret.); Proverbs 26:10 (twice in verse) obscure, see De Now Toy; for evil purpose Deuteronomy 23:5 = Nehemiah 13:2 (על against), Nehemiah 6:12,13,

Niph`al hire oneself out, Perfect בַּלֶּחֶם נִשְׂכָּ֑רוּ 1 Samuel 2:5.

Hithpa`el earn wages, Participle הַמְּשְׂתַּכֵּר Haggai 1:6 (as substantive), ׳מ Haggai 1:6 (as verb, + אֶל location, construction praegn.).

earn wages, hire out self, reward, surely

Or (by permutation) cakar (Ezra 4:5) {saw-kar'}; a primitive root (apparently akin (by prosthesis) to karah through the idea of temporary purchase; compare shakar); to hire -- earn wages, hire (out self), reward, X surely.

see HEBREW karah

see HEBREW shakar

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