Word Summary
akar: to stir up, disturb, trouble
Original Word: עָכַר
Transliteration: akar
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-kar')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to stir up, disturb, trouble
Meaning: to roil water, to disturb, affict
Strong's Concordance
trouble, stir

A primitive root; properly, to roil water; figuratively, to disturb or affict -- trouble, stir.


H5916. akar

עָכַרverb stir up, disturb, trouble (Late Hebrew id., make turbid; Arabic be turbid); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ע1 Samuel 14:29; 2masculine singular suffix עֲכַרְתָּ֔נִיJoshua 7:25, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular suffix יַעְכָּרְךָ7:25; Participle עֹכֵר1 Kings 18:17 3t., עוֺכֵר1 Chronicles 2:7; plural suffix עֹכְרָ֑יJudges 11:35; — disturb, trouble, with accusative of person Genesis 34:30 (J), Joshua 6:18; 7:25 (twice in verse) (all J E; 7:25 b subject ׳י‎), Judges 11:35; compare Proverbs 11:17 (opposed to גֹּמֵל‎), 11:29; 15:27 (opposed to חָיָה‎; ׳ע יִשְׂרָאֵל1 Kings 18:17-18, 1 Chronicles 2:7 (compare Joshua 7:18 etc., above); ׳ע אֶתהָֿאָרֶץ1 Samuel 14:29.

Niph`al Perfect3masculine singular נֶעְכָּ֑ר וּכְאֵבִיPsalm 39:3 my pain was stirred up; Participle feminine נֶעְכָּ֑רֶתProverbs 15:6 usually as abstract noun disturbance, calamity, but < read רָשָׁע וּתְבוּאַת‎ [ה‎]נִכְרָ֑תthe income of the wicked is cut off (Toy).