H309 אחר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to loiter (that is, be behind); by implication to procrastinate

KJV Usage: continue, defer, delay, hinder, be late (slack), stay (there), tarry (longer).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to delay, hesitate, tarry, defer, remain behind
a. (Qal)
1. to delay, tarry (intensive)
2. to cause one to delay, hinder, keep back
b. (Piel) to delay, wait, stay behind (but not in hope)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 68
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H309 אחר is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of H309 אחר

Genesis 24:56
Genesis 32:4
Genesis 34:19
Exodus 22:29
Deuteronomy 7:10
Deuteronomy 23:21
Judges 5:28
2 Samuel 20:5
Psalms 40:17
Psalms 70:5
Psalms 127:2
Proverbs 23:30
Ecclesiastes 5:4
Isaiah 5:11
Isaiah 46:13
Daniel 9:19
Habakkuk 2:3

Corresponding Greek Words

achar G190 akoloutheo
achar G1872 ep akoloutheo
achar G1975 epi poreuomai
achar G2078 eschatos
achar G2192 echo
achar G2641 kata leipo
achar G3000 latreuo
achar G3326 meta
achar G3694 opiso
achar pi. G1019 braduno
achar pi. G2722 kat echo
achar pi. G3306 meno
achar pi.,qal. G5549 chronizo