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Strongs Number: H7836


Hebrew Word
שָׁחַר
Transliteration
shâchar
Phonetic
shaw-khar'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to {dawn} that {is} (figuratively) be (up) early at any task (with the implication of earnestness); by extension to search for (with painstaking)

BDB Definition

1. to seek, seek early or earnestly, look early or diligently for

a. (Qal) to look for diligently, seek

b. (Piel) to seek, seek early

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
[do something] {betimes} enquire {early} rise (seek) {betimes} seek (diligently) {early} in the morning).