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 64 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 and ye shall haste
1 so soon
1 it, and 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 Hasten
1 and were as swift
1 Bring quickly
1 and see that ye hasten
1 to make haste,
1 is carried headlong.
1 that hasten
1 They soon
1 and make haste
1 Let him make speed,
1 also of the rash
1 shall be ready
1 hasteneth
1 And let them make haste,
1 and hasty
1 in hastily,
1 and I will be a swift
1 Then they speedily
1 she hasted,
1 made haste;
1 and they make haste
1 that are swift
1 shall make haste;
1 it, that they hasted
1 you: make haste
1 Then they hasted,
1 to them that are of a fearful
1 they shall make haste
1 And he hasted,
1 be hasty

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

Related words


H4106 מהר מהיר mâhı̂yr mâhir
מהר מהיר
mâhı̂yr mâhir
maw-here', maw-here'
From H4116; quick; hence skilful

KJV Usage: diligent, hasty, ready.

H4117 מהר mâhar
A primitive root (perhaps rather the same as H4116 through the idea of readiness in assent); to bargain (for a wife), that is, to wed

KJV Usage: endow, X surely.

H4118 מהר mahêr
From H4116; properly hurrying; hence (adverbially) in a hurry

KJV Usage: hasteth, hastily, at once, quickly, soon, speedily, suddenly.

H4121 מהרי mahăray
From H4116; hasty; Maharai, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Maharai.