H4116 מהר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to be liquid or flow easily, that is, (by implication); to hurry (in a good or bad sense); often used (with another verb) adverbially promptly

KJV Usage: be carried headlong, fearful, (cause to make, in, make) haste (-n, -ily, (be) hasty, (fetch, make ready) X quickly, rash, X shortly, (be so) X soon, make speed, X speedily, X straightway, X suddenly, swift.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. (Qal) to hasten
a. (Niphal) to be hurried, be anxious
b. hasty, precipitate, impetuous
c. (Piel)
1. to hasten, make haste
2. hasten (used as adverb with another verb)
3. to hasten, prepare quickly, do quickly, bring quickly
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1152
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H4116 מהר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 60 occurrences of H4116 מהר

Genesis 18:6 hastened
Genesis 18:6 Make ready quickly
Genesis 18:7 and he hasted
Genesis 19:22 Haste
Genesis 24:18 and she hasted,
Genesis 24:20 And she hasted,
Genesis 24:46 And she made haste,
Genesis 27:20 it so quickly,
Genesis 41:32 will shortly
Genesis 43:30 made haste;
Genesis 44:11 Then they speedily
Genesis 45:9 Haste
Genesis 45:13 and ye shall haste
Exodus 2:18 so soon
Exodus 10:16 in haste;
Exodus 12:33 in haste;
Exodus 34:8 made haste,
Joshua 4:10 hasted
Joshua 8:14 it, that they hasted
Joshua 8:19 it, and hasted
Judges 9:48 make haste,
Judges 13:10 made haste,
1 Samuel 4:14 in hastily,
1 Samuel 9:12 you: make haste
1 Samuel 17:48 hasted,
1 Samuel 23:27 Haste
1 Samuel 25:18 made haste,
1 Samuel 25:23 she hasted,
1 Samuel 25:34 thou hadst hasted
1 Samuel 25:42 hasted,

Distinct usage

3 Haste
3 and she hasted,
3 made haste,
2 hastened
2 in haste;
2 hasted
2 make haste,
2 hasted,
2 hasteth
1 Make ready quickly
1 and he hasted
1 And she made haste,
1 it so quickly,
1 will shortly
1 made haste;
1 Then they speedily
1 and ye shall haste
1 so soon
1 it, that they hasted
1 it, and hasted
1 in hastily,
1 you: make haste
1 she hasted,
1 thou hadst hasted
1 immediately
1 make speed
1 us suddenly,
1 whether any thing would come from him, and did hastily
1 And he hasted,
1 Hasten

Corresponding Greek Words

mahar ni. G770 astheneo
mahar ni. G772 asthenes
mahar ni. G1839 ex istemi
mahar ni. G3642 oligopsuchos
mahar ni.,pi. G5031 tachinos
mahar pi. see G5032;5030 tacheos
mahar pi. G4692 speudo
mahar pi. G4710 spoude
mahar pi. G5015 tarasso
mahar pi. G5034 tachos
mahar pi. G5034 tachos
mahar pi. G5035 tachu
mahar pi. G5036 tachus