H1219 בּצר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to clip off; specifically (as denominative from H1210) to gather grapes; also to be isolated (that is, inaccessible by height or fortification)

KJV Usage: cut off, (de-) fenced, fortify, (grape) gather (-er), mighty things, restrain, strong, wall (up), withhold.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to gather, restrain, fence, fortify, make inaccessible, enclose
a. (Qal)
1. to cut off
2. fortified, cut off, made inaccessible (pass participle)
3. secrets, mysteries, inaccessible things (subst)
b. (Niphal) to be withheld
c. (Piel) to fortify
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 270
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1219 בּצר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 38 occurrences of H1219 בּצר

Genesis 11:6 will be withheld
Leviticus 25:5 neither gather
Leviticus 25:11 of itself in it, nor gather
Numbers 13:28 are walled,
Deuteronomy 1:28 and walled up
Deuteronomy 3:5 were fortified
Deuteronomy 9:1 and fortified up
Deuteronomy 24:21 When thou gatherest
Deuteronomy 28:52 and fortified
Joshua 14:12 and fortified:
Judges 9:27 and gathered
2 Samuel 20:6 for himself fortified
2 Kings 18:13 against all the fortified
2 Kings 19:25 fortified
2 Chronicles 17:2 in all the fortified
2 Chronicles 19:5 throughout all the fortified
2 Chronicles 32:1 against the fortified
2 Chronicles 33:14 in all the fortified
Nehemiah 9:25 strong
Job 42:2 can be withheld
Psalms 76:12 He shall cut off
Isaiah 2:15 and upon every fortified
Isaiah 22:10 to fortify
Isaiah 25:2 of a fortified
Isaiah 27:10 Yet the fortified
Isaiah 36:1 against all the fortified
Isaiah 37:26 fortified
Jeremiah 6:9 as a grapegatherer
Jeremiah 15:20 a fortified
Jeremiah 33:3 and mighty things,

Distinct usage

3 fortified
2 against all the fortified
2 in all the fortified
2 against the fortified
1 will be withheld
1 neither gather
1 of itself in it, nor gather
1 are walled,
1 and walled up
1 were fortified
1 and fortified up
1 When thou gatherest
1 and fortified
1 and fortified:
1 and gathered
1 for himself fortified
1 throughout all the fortified
1 strong
1 can be withheld
1 He shall cut off
1 and upon every fortified
1 to fortify
1 of a fortified
1 Yet the fortified
1 as a grapegatherer
1 a fortified
1 and mighty things,
1 If grapegatherers
1 and though she should fortify
1 the fortified.

Corresponding Greek Words

batsar G851 aph aireo
batsar G2478 ischuros
batsar G4854 sum phutos
batsar G5166 trugao
batsar ni. G101 adunateo
batsar ni. G1587 ek leipo
batsar pi. G3794 ochuroma