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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5637 - סָרַר

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to rebel, be stubborn, be rebellious, be refractory

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to be stubborn

1a2) stubborn, rebel (substantive)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 544 ‑ ἀπειθέω (ap‑i‑theh'‑o);  545 ‑ ἀπειθής (ap‑i‑thace');  3170 ‑ μεγαλύνω (meg‑al‑oo'‑no);  3893 ‑ παραπικραίνω (par‑ap‑ik‑rah'ee‑no);  3912 ‑ παραφρονέω (par‑af‑ron‑eh'‑o);  4646 ‑ σκολιός (skol‑ee‑os');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (17) NAS (17) HCS (17)
Deuteronomy 2
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Hosea 2
Zechariah 1
Deuteronomy 2
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Hosea 2
Zechariah 1
Deuteronomy 2
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Hosea 3
Zechariah 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1342) rx (סר SR) AC: Rule CO: Ruler AB: Noble: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the r is a picture of a head. Combined these mean "turn the head". The turning of the head to another direction. One who rules turns the people to his direction. The turning the head of the child or student into a particular direction.

A) rx (סר SR) AC: Turn CO: Ruler AB: ?: The turning of another toward a direction.

Nm) rx (סר SR) - I. Noble:One who has authority. [df: rV]II. Heavy:The weight of responsibility on one in authority. KJV (424): prince, captain, chief, ruler, governor, keeper, principal, general, lord, heavy, sad - Strongs: H5620 (סַר), H8269 (שַׂר)

Nf1) erx (סרה SRH) - I. Noblewoman:A female of authority. [df: hrV]II. Turning:Usually as a revolt. KJV (13): lady, princess, queen - Strongs: H5627 (סָרָה), H8282 (שָׂרָה)

hf1) erxm (מסרה MSRH) - Government: A body of people who turns the head of the people through power and legislation. [df: hrVm] KJV (2): government - Strongs: H4951 (מִשְׂרָה)

mm ) nrx (סרנ SRN) - I. Lord:One who has authority. II. Axle:For the turning wheel. KJV (22): lord, axle - Strongs: H5633 (סֶרֶן)

acm) rfxm (מסור MSWR) - Saw: An instrument that cuts with a back and forth action. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): saw - Strongs: H4883 (מַשּׂוֹר)

B) rrx (סרר SRR) AC: Rule CO: ? AB: ?

V) rrx (סרר SRR) - I. Rule:To make others turn in the direction of the ruler. [df: rrV]II. Turn:To turn away from the correct path toward another direction. KJV (22): (vf: Paal) rule, prince, altogether, rebellious, stubborn, revolter, revolting, backslide, away, withdrew - Strongs: H5637 (סָרַר), H8323 (שָׂרַר)

C) rxa (אסר ASR) AC: Bind CO: ? AB: ?: The yoke is bound to the neck of the oxen and used by the driver to turn the head of the oxen. A yoke was also used for prisoners. A binding of someone or something to move it by force.

V) rxa (אסר ASR) - Bind: KJV (72): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Pual) bind, prison, tie, prisoner - Strongs: H631 (אָסַר)

Nm) rxa (אסר ASR) - Decree: A decree that binds others to the will of the ruler. [Aramaic only] KJV (7): decree - Strongs: H633 (אֱסָר)

bm) rixa (אסיר ASYR) - Prison: On who is bound. KJV (15): prisoner, bound - Strongs: H615 (אָסִיר), H616 (אַסִּיר)

cm) rfxa (אסור ASWR) - Bonds: A device for restraining a prisoner. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (6): band, prison, imprisonment - Strongs: H612 (אֵסוּר), H613 (אֱסוּר)

em) rxia (איסר AYSR) - Bond: KJV (11): bond, binding - Strongs: H632 (אֱסָר)

D) rax (סאר SAR) AC: Knead CO: Bread AB: ?: The twisting and turning of the bread.

cm) rfax (סאור SAWR) - Leaven: [df: raV] KJV (5): leaven - Strongs: H7603 (שְׂאֹר)

hf2 ) traxm (מסארת MSART) - Kneading-bowl: [df: trasm] KJV (4): kneadingtrough, store - Strongs: H4863 (מִשְׁאֶרֶת)

G) rex (סהר SHR) AC: ? CO: Ornament AB: ?

Nm ) rex (סהר SHR) - Round: Something that is round. KJV (1): round - Strongs: H5469 (סַהַר)

jm) nfrex (סהרונ SHRWN) - Ornament: A round object. [df: NrhV] KJV (3): ornament, moon - Strongs: H7720 (שַׂהֲרֹנִים)

H) erx (סרה SRH) AC: Turn CO: ? AB: ?

V) erx (סרה SRH) - Turn: To turn toward another direction, usually in a negative sense. [df: hrV] KJV (2): (vf: Paal) revolt, rebellion, turn away, wrong, stroke - Strongs: H8280 (שָׂרָה)

J) rfx (סור SWR) AC: Rule CO: ? AB: ?: One who turns the head of the people through power and legislation.

V) rfx (סור SWR) - I. Remove:In the sense of turning something away. [df: rwV]II. Rule:To turn the heads of the people. KJV (305): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) away, depart, remove, aside, take, turn, take, go, put, eschew, reign, power, prince - Strongs: H5493 (שׂוּר), H7786 (שׂוּר), H7787 (שׂוּר)

Nm) rfx (סור SWR) - Degenerate: Something that is turned away. KJV (1): degenerate - Strongs: H5494 (סוּר)

af2) trfxm (מסורת MSWRT) - Bond: What binds one to someone or something. KJV (1): bond - Strongs: H4562 (מָסֹרֶת)

kf1) erfxm (מסורה MSWRH) - Quantity: A large amount. [Unknown connection to root;] [df: hrwVm] KJV (4): measure - Strongs: H4884 (מְשׂוּרָה)

L) rxi (יסר YSR) AC: Correct CO: ? AB: Instruction: The turning the head, through instruction or force, of the child or student into a particular direction.

V) rxi (יסר YSR) - Correct: To make a change in direction through instruction or chastisement. KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) chastise, instruct, correct, taught, bound, punish, reform, reprove - Strongs: H3256 (יָסַר)

am) rxfm (מוסר MWSR) - I. Instruction: II. Bond:What binds and restricts. KJV (62): instruction, band, bond - Strongs: H4561 (מֹסָר), H4147 (מֹסְרָה), H4148 (מוּסָר)

cm) rfxi (יסור YSWR) - Reprover: As a turning. KJV (1): instruct - Strongs: H3250 (יִסּוֹר)

dm) rfxi (יסור YSWR) - Depart: As a turning. KJV (1): depart - Strongs: H3249 (יָסוּר)

M) rix (סיר SYR) AC: ? CO: Pot AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

Nm) rix (סיר SYR) - Pot: KJV (34): pot, caldron, thorn, pan - Strongs: H5518 (סִרָה)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 סָרַר verb be stubborn, rebellious (usually towards ׳י) (Late Hebrew id., (rare); Assyrian sarâru); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular יִשְׂרָאֵל׳ס Hosea 4:16 Israel is stubborn; Participle active בֵּן סוֺרֵר וּמוֺרֶה Deuteronomy 21:18, compare Deuteronomy 21:20; בָּנִיםסוֺרְרִים Isaiah 30:1, עַם סוֺרֵר Isaiah 65:2, וּמֹרֶה׳דּוֺר ס Psalm 78:8 (all of Israel); וּמוֺרֶה׳לֵב מ Jeremiah 5:23; מָּרָה סֹרֵרָ֔ה Hosea 4:16 (simile of Israel, see above); as predicate שָׂרֵיהֶםסוֺרְרִים Hosea 9:15 compare Isaiah 1:23; סָרֵי סוֺרְרִים Jeremiah 6:28 revolters among the rebellious (? compare סור

Qal near the end, and סַר below); of loose woman הֹמִיָּסה הִיאוְסוֺרָ֑רֶת Proverbs 7:11; as substantive = the stubborn, Psalm 66:7; Psalm 68:7; Psalm 68:19; feminine singular וַיִּתְּנוּ כָתֵף סֹרֶ֫רֶת Nehemiah 9:29 and they presented a stubborn shoulder (of Israel) = Zechariah 7:11 (סֹרָ֑רֶת).

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List of Word Forms
הַסּוֹרְרִ֓ים ׀ הסוררים וְסֹרָ֑רֶת וסררת ס֝וֹרְרִ֗ים ס֝וֹרֲרִ֗ים סָרַ֖ר סֹֽרֵרָ֔ה סֹרְרִֽים׃ סֹרָ֑רֶת סֽוֹרְרִ֔ים סֽוֹרְרִים֙ סוֹרְרִ֗ים סוֹרֵ֑ר סוֹרֵ֣ר סוֹרֵ֪ר סוֹרֶ֔רֶת סורר סוררים סוררת סרר סררה סררים׃ סררת has·sō·wr·rîm hassorRim hassōwrrîm sā·rar saRar sārar sō·rā·reṯ sō·rê·rāh sō·rə·rîm sō·w·ră·rîm sō·w·re·reṯ sō·w·rêr sō·wr·rîm soRaret sōrāreṯ soraRim soRer soreRah sōrêrāh soReret soreRim sōrərîm sorRim sōwrărîm sōwrêr sōwrereṯ sōwrrîm vesoRaret wə·sō·rā·reṯ wəsōrāreṯ
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