Word Summary
sa'ar: to sweep or whirl away
Original Word: שָׂעַר
Transliteration: sa'ar
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-ar')
Part of Speech: verb
Short Definition: to sweep or whirl away
Meaning: to storm, to shiver, fear
Strong's Concordance
be horribly afraid, fear, hurl as a storm, be tempestuous

A primitive root; to storm; by implication, to shiver, i.e. Fear -- be (horribly) afraid, fear, hurl as a storm, be tempestuous, come like (take away as with) a whirlwind.


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'ar [שָׂעַר‎] verbdenominative bristle, with horror; —

Qal Perfect3plural שַׂעַר שָֽׂעֲרוּEzekiel 27:35 ("" רָֽעֲמוּ עַל, שָׁמַם‎); Imperfect3masculine plural שַׂעַר עָלַיךָ יִשְׂעֲרוּ32:10 ("" שָׁמַם‎ Hiph`il); Imperative masculine plural שַׂעֲרוּJeremiah 2:12 ("" עַלֿ שֹׁמּוּ‎). — Deuteronomy 32:17 see III. שׂער‎.

II. [שָׂעַר‎] verb sweep or whirl away (of storm-wind) (= סָעַר‎, q. v.; Assyrian šâru, wind, DlHWB 635; >Thes1334 compare I. שׂער‎); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine singular suffix יִשְׂעָרֶנּוּPsalm 58:10 figurative he (׳י‎) shall sweep it away.

Niph`al Perfect3feminine singular impersonal נִשְׂעֲרָהPsalm 50:3 round about him it is tempestuous exceedingly.

Pi`el Imperfect3masculine singular suffix וִישַׂעֲרֵ֫הוּJob 27:21 and it [an east wind] shall whirl him away from (מִן‎) his place.

Hitph. Imperfect3masculine singular עָלָיו וְיִשְׂתָּעֵרDaniel 11:40 the king shall storm against him.

III. [שָׂעַר‎] verb perhaps be acquainted with (Arabic perceive [Sabean שערid.? HomChrest. 124]; compare Aramaic סְעַר‎, , visit, inspect, BaES 67 RS in DrDt PerlesAnal. 79); —

Qal Perfect3plural suffix שְׂעָרוּםDeuteronomy 32:17 new gods, with whom your fathers had no acquaintance (ᵐ5εἴδησαν; "" יְדָעוּם‎); usually fear, Thes revere with awe, Dr shudder before, [שָׂעַר‎] denominative, although not elsewhere with accusative of person

IV. שׂער‎ (assumed as √ of following).