BDB2650 [H2363 H2439]

I. חוּשׁ verb haste, make haste (Assyrian —âšu, DlPr 180, Ethiopic ; on this verb V. ZMG 1883, 538) —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular חָשׁ Deut 32:35 (or Participle, but see Di), 1 singular חַשְׁתִּי Ps 119:60 Imperfect 3 feminine singular וַתַּ֫חַשׁ (sic!) Job 31:5 Ges«GKC:72»§ 72 R. 9; Imperative חוּ֫שָׁה 1Sam 20:38 + 6 t. Psalms, + Ps 71:12 Qr (Kt חישׁה); Infinitive suffix חוּשִׁי Job 20:2 Participle active חָשׁ Hab 1:8 + Isa 8:1; Isa 8:3 in proper name; passive חֻשִׁיּם Num 32:17 but see below: — make haste Deut 32:35 (|| קרוב), Ps 119:60 in prophetic proper name מַהֵר שָׁלָל חָשׁ בַּז֑ Isa 8:1; Isa 8:3 of eagle (in simile of Chald. army) נשׁר חשׁ לאכול Hab 1:8; Job 31:5 subject רנל, followed by עלמֿרמה; חוּ֫שִׁי בּי Job 20:2 my haste in me, i.e. my inward excitement — especially Imperative 1Sam 20:38 (|| מהרה), and in Psalms: followed by לְעַזְרָתִי 1Sam 22:20; 1Sam 38:23; 1Sam 40:14; 1Sam 70:2; 1Sam 71:12 (Qr); followed by לִי 1Sam 70:6; 1Sam 141:1 passive participle נֵחָלֵץ חֻשִׁים Num 32:17, but probably for חֲמֻשִׁים (Kn Di compare Exod 13:18 etc.); BaNB 180 retains חוּשִׁים and regards it as active (intransitive) = hastening. Hiph`il Perfect הֵחִישׁוּ Judg 20:27 Imperfect יָחִישׁ Isa 28:16 יָחִ֫ישָׁה coh. Isa 5:19 (Ges«GKC:48»§ 48. 3); אָחִ֫ישָׁה coh. Ps 55:9 suffix אֲחִישֶׁנָּה Isa 60:22
1. shew haste, act quickly Judg 20:37 hasten, come quickly Isa 5:19 (subject מַעֲשֵׂהוּ, || יְמַהֵר; others: let him hasten on his work), יָחִישׁ Isa 28:16 hasten away (flee), or hasten about distractedly (si vera lectio; Che Guthe read ימישׁ yield, give way).
2. transitive with suffix Isa 60:22 I will hasten it; with accusative Ps 55:9 I would hasten (= secure quickly) my escape.

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