H6237 עשׂר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (identical with H6238); to accumulate; but used only as denominative from H6235; to tithe, that is, take or give a tenth

KJV Usage: X surely, give (take) the tenth, (have, take) tithe (-ing, -s), X truly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to tithe, take the tenth part of, give a tithe, take a tithe
a. (Qal) to tithe
b. (Piel) to give a tithe
c. (Hiphil) to take a tithe
Origin: a primitive root (ident. with H6238)
TWOT: 1711c
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6237 עשׂר is used in the Bible

7 occurrences of H6237 עשׂר

Genesis 28:22
Deuteronomy 14:22
Deuteronomy 26:12
1 Samuel 8:15
1 Samuel 8:17
Nehemiah 10:37
Nehemiah 10:38

Corresponding Greek Words

asar pi. G1183 dekatoo