Word Summary
shachar: to look early or diligently for
Original Word: שָׁחַר
Transliteration: shachar
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-khar')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to look early or diligently for
Meaning: to dawn, be, early at any task, to search for
Strong's Concordance
do something betimes, enquire early, seek betimes, seek diligently early, in the morning

A primitive root; properly, to dawn, i.e. (figuratively) be (up) early at any task (with the implication of earnestness); by extension, to search for (with painstaking) -- (do something) betimes, enquire early, rise (seek) betimes, seek diligently) early, in the morning).


H7836. shachar

[שָׁחר‎] verb denominative look early, diligently for (late; originally look for dawn); —

Qal Participle טוֺב שֹׁחֵרProverbs 11:27 ("" דָּרַשׁ בִּקֵּשׁ,‎), elsewhere

Pi`el with accusative (suffix) Perfect3masculine singular suffix מוּסָר שִׁחֲרוֺProverbs 13:24 seeks him early (with) discipline (chastises him be-times); 2 masculine singular suffix consecutive וְאֵינֶנִּי וְשִׁחַרְתַּ֫נִיJob 7:21; literally Infinitive מָּנֶיךָ לְשַׁחֵרProverbs 7:15; of wild asses, Participle לַטָּ֑רֶף מְשַׁחֲרֵיJob 24:5 (Ges§ 130a) seeking eagerly for their food; usually of seeking God (׳י‎) earnestly, Perfect וְשִׁחֲרוּאֵֿלPsalm 78:34 ("" דָּרַשׁ‎), Imperfect2masculine singular אֶלאֵֿל תְּשַׁחֵרJob 8:5 (si vera lectio), 3masculine singular suffix יְשַׁחֲרֻנְנִי‎ (Ges§ 60e) Hosea 5:15 ("" בִּקֵּשׁ‎), + 6:3 (see שַׁחַר‎), and, accusative wisdom, Proverbs 1:28, Participle suffix מְשַׁחֲרַי8:17; seek with longing, long for (׳י‎), אֲשַׁחֲרֶ֑ךָּIsaiah 26:9; Psalm 63:2.

שַׁחֲרוּת‎ see I. שָׁחַר‎. above