309. achar
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achar: to remain behind, tarry
Original Word: אָחַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: achar
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-khar')
Short Definition: delay

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to remain behind, tarry
NASB Translation
delay (11), delayed (1), late (2), linger (1), stay up late (1), stayed (1), tarry (1).

אָחַר verb to remain behind, delay, tarry (Arabic to put off, also to remain behind; Aramaic Pa`el אֵחַר, Aph`el , Shaph`el , Sabean אחֿר OsianderZMG 1865, 197; אחֿחֿר DHMEpigr. Denkm. 34).

Qal once only Genesis 32:5 וָאֵחַר (contracted from וָאֶאֱחַר compare אֵהָ֑ב Proverbs 8:17) and I have tarried until now.

Pi`el Perfect אֵחַר Genesis 34:19; אֶחֱרוּ Judges 5:28; Imperfect יְאַחֵר, תְּאַחֵר (3 t. תְּאַחַ֑ר) etc. Genesis 24:56 9t.; Participle (רֵֿי) מְאַהֲרִים3t.

1 intensive, delay, tarry, absolute Judges 5:28 ("" בּשֵׁשׁ לָבוֺא) Isaiah 46:13 and my salvation לֹא תְאַחֵר Habakkuk 2:3; Psalm 40:18 = Psalm 70:6; Daniel 9:19; with ל & infinitive Genesis 34:19. — Proverbs 23:30 מְאַחֲרִים עַלהַֿיָּיִ֑ן those tarrying over the wine, Isaiah 5:11 מְאַחֲרֵי בַנֶּשֶׁף, Psalm 127:2 מְאַחֲרֵי שֶׁבֶת ("" מַשְׁכִּימֵי קוּם).

2 causative of Qal, cause one to delay, hinder Genesis 24:56; keep back (= bring late) Exodus 22:28; with ל & infinitive delay to . . . Deuteronomy 23:22 quoted Ecclesiastes 5:3: elliptical Deuteronomy 7:10 he delayeth (it, the recompense) not to his enemy. — 2 Samuel 20:5 Qr וַיּ֫וֺחֶר is taken by Ol§ 241 c as Qal (compare וַתֹּ֫חֶז 2 Samuel 20:9 from אָחַז), by Sta§ 498 c1. 397 Ges§ 682Rem as Hiph`il (literally shewed, exhibited delay): on the Kt (?וַיֵּיחַר) see DrSm.

continue, defer, delay, hinder, be late slack, stay there, tarry longer

A primitive root; to loiter (i.e. Be behind); by implication to procrastinate -- continue, defer, delay, hinder, be late (slack), stay (there), tarry (longer).

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