A primitive root; to jump, i.e. Be violently agitated; causatively, to terrify, shake off, untie -- drive asunder, leap, (let) loose, X make, move, undo.
I. [נָתַר] verb spring or start up; —
Qal Imperfect מִמְּקוֺמוֺ וְיִתַּר Job 37:1 yea, it (the heart) starts up from its place ("" יֶחֱרַד).
Pi`el Infinitive עַלהָֿאָרֶץ בָּהֵן לְנַתֵּר Leviticus 11:21 (P), to leap with them (i.e. its legs) upon the earth (of locust).
Hiph`il Imperfect גּוֺיִם וַיַּתֵּר Habakkuk 3:6 he (׳י) looked, and made nations start up.
II. [נָתַר] verb be free, loose (? usually placed below I., but connection not obvious; compare also Late Hebrew Niph`al free oneself, Hiph`il = Biblical Hebrew; perhaps compare Arabic rend a garment, break string (of bow), etc.); —
1 unfasten, loosen, with accusative of thing; thongs of yoke Isaiah 58:6 ("" תְּנַתֵּ֑קוּ מַּתֵּחַ,).
2 set free, unbind with accusative of person, prisoners Psalm 105:20 ("" וַיְפַתְּחֵהוּ), 146:7; figurative יָדוֺ יַתֵּר Job 6:9 that he would let loose his hand and cut me off, — וַיַּתֵּר 2 Samuel 22:33 was possibly connected by Masoretes with תּוּר (see Commentaries), but read וַיִּתֵּן (as "" Psalm 18:33).