H6238 עשׁר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to accumulate; chiefly (specifically) to grow (causatively make) rich

KJV Usage: be (-come, en-, make, make self, wax) rich, make [H1 Kings H22 : H48 margin]. See H6240.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be or become rich or wealthy, enrich, pretend to be rich
a. (Qal) to be or become rich
b. (Hiphil)
1. to make rich
2. to gain riches
c. (Hithpael) to enrich oneself, pretend to be rich
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1714
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6238 עשׁר is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of H6238 עשׁר

Genesis 14:23
1 Samuel 2:7
1 Samuel 17:25
Job 15:29
Psalms 49:16
Psalms 65:9
Proverbs 10:4
Proverbs 10:22
Proverbs 13:7
Proverbs 21:17
Proverbs 23:4
Proverbs 28:20
Jeremiah 5:27
Ezekiel 27:33
Daniel 11:2
Hosea 12:8
Zechariah 11:5

Corresponding Greek Words

ashar hi,qal G4147 plouteo
ashar hi,qal,hithp G4148 ploutizo