Word Summary
hadar: to honor, adorn, perhaps to swell
Original Word: הָדַר
Transliteration: hadar
Phonetic Spelling: (haw-dar')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to honor, adorn, perhaps to swell
Meaning: to swell up, to favor, honour, be high, proud
Strong's Concordance
countenance, crooked place, glorious, honor, put forth

A primitive root; to swell up (literally or figuratively, active or passive); by implication, to favor or honour, be high or proud -- countenance, crooked place, glorious, honour, put forth.


H1921. hadar

הָדַרverb swell (?),honour, adorn, (Late Hebrew הִדֵּרadorn; Aramaic הַדַּר‎ Pa`el adorn, honor; perhaps all denominative; compare Palmyrene proper name, feminine הדירתornata, honorata VogNo. 55; Arabic be of no account; but also ferbuit (vinum) & inflatus, tumens (venter)) —

Qal Perfect2masculine singular וְהָדַרְתָּ֫Leviticus 19:32; Imperfect2masculine singular תֶּהְדַּרExodus 23:3; Leviticus 19:15; Passive participle הָדוּרIsaiah 63:1, pluralהֲדוּרִים45:2 (possibly ᵐ5 הרריםὄρη, compare Di, but see הר‎) —

1 swell, only passive participle plural Isaiah 45:2 (si vera lectio) in neuter sense, of hills, swelling places, swells of land (made level before Cyrus).

2 honour, pay honour to, followed by accusative; in good sense זָקֵן מְּנֵי וְהָדַרְתָּLeviticus 19:32 (H) and thou shalt honour the face of an old man ("" תָּקוּם שֵׂיבָה מִמְּנֵי‎); in bad sense (of partiality, favouritism) גָדוֺל מְּנֵי תֶהְדַּר לֹא19:15 (H) ("" פְנֵידָֿל תִשָּׂא לֹא‎); compare בְּרִיבוֺ תֶּהְדַּר לֹא וְדַלExodus 23:3 (J E; either read גָּדֹל‎ for ודל‎, — ו‎ not needed at beginning of see, — so Kn SS and others, yet ᵐ5πένητα; — or suppose balancing clause, as Leviticus 19:15, to have fallen out, compare Di).

3 adorn, only passive participle adorned, made splendid בִּלְבוּשׁוֺ הָדוֺרIsaiah 63:1.

Niph`al Perfect נֶהְדָּ֑רוֺLamentations 5:12 were (not) honoured, subject זְקֵנִים מְּנֵי‎.

Hithpa`el Imperfect jussive 2 masculine singular תִּתְהַדַּרProverbs 25:6 honour oneself, i.e. claim honour.

[הֲדַר‎] verb Pa`el glorify God (ᵑ7‎ Syriac, Biblical Hebrew honour man); — Imperfect2masculine singular הַדַּ֑רְתָּDaniel 5:23, 1singular הַדְּרֵת4:31; Participle active מְהַדַּר4:34 (all with ל‎ person).