Word Summary
asar: to take the tenth of, tithe
Original Word: עָשַׂר
Transliteration: asar
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-sar')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to take the tenth of, tithe
Meaning: to tithe, to take, give a, tenth
Strong's Concordance
give the tenth, have, take tithing truly

A primitive root (ident. With ashar); to accumulate; but used only as denominative from eser; to tithe, i.e. To take or give a tenth -- X surely, give (take) the tenth, (have, take) tithe(-ing, -s), X truly.

see HEBREW ashar

see HEBREW eser


H6237. asar

[עָשַׂר‎] verb denominative take the tenth of, tithe; —

Qal Imperfect3masculine singular יַעְשׂר1 Samuel 8:15, 17 (with accusative of thing tithed).

Pi`el Imperfect + Infinitive absolute give a tenth of, with accusative of thing: 2 masculine singular תְּעַשֵּׂר עַשֵּׂרDeuteronomy 14:22; 1singular לָ֑ח אֲעַשְּׂרֶנּוּ עַשֵּׂרGenesis 28:22 (P); Participle taking the tenth, הַמְעַשְּׂרִיםNehemiah 10:38.

Hiph`il (so usually explained) Infinitive לַעְשֵׂרDeuteronomy 26:12 with accusative of congnate meaning with verb i.e. taking, reckoning, tithe, but Infinitive construct with ֵ֯‎ improbable, < read לְעַשֵּׂר

Pi`el; בַּעְשֵׂרNehemiah 10:39 absolute, i.e. receiving tithes, but read probably בַּעְשׂר

Qal (on anomalous points, see Ges§ 53k DrDeuteronomy 26:12).