5828. עֵ֫זֶר (ezer) -- a help, helper (2024)

Strong's Concordance

ezer: a help, helper

Original Word: עֵזֶר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: ezer
Phonetic Spelling: (ay'-zer)
Definition: a help, helper

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin
from azar
Definition
a help, helper
NASB Translation
help (18), helper (2), helpers (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs

I. עֵ֫זֶר noun masculinePsalm 121:1 help, succour; — ׳ע absolute Genesis 2:18 +, suffix עֶזְרִי Exodus 18:4, עֶזְרֹה Ezekiel 12:14, etc.; —

1 help, succour Isaiah 30:5 ("" הוֺעִיל, opposed to בּשֶׁת, חֶרְמָּה), Daniel 11:34; from ׳י Psalm 20:3; Psalm 121:1; Psalm 121:2; Psalm 124:8; in Psalm 89:20 read נֵזֶר for ׳ע Dy Gr Kau (עֹז Bi Che), compare Hup; מָגֵן עֶזְר֑ךָ Deuteronomy 33:29 (= ׳י).

2 concrete = one who helps (compare 1. עֶזְרָה 2) ׳בְּע (בְּ essent., see ב 17b, Ges§ 119 h, i) Genesis 2:18,20; (J) + Hosea 13:9 (read ׳מִי בְע Che We GuKau Now); collective (without בְּ Ezekiel 12:14 (si vera lectio; Co עֹזְרָיו); especially of ׳מִצָּרָיו י ׳ע Deuteronomy 33:7 (poem), ׳ע + מָגֵן Psalm 33:20; Psalm 115:9; Psalm 115:10; Psalm 115:11, + מְפַלֵּט Psalm 70:6; ׳בְּע (see above) Exodus 18:4 (E), Deuteronomy 33:26 (poem), Psalm 146:4.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

help

From azar; aid -- help.

see HEBREW azar

Forms and Transliterations

בְּעֶזְר֑וֹ בְּעֶזְרִ֔י בְעֶזְרֶ֔ךָ בְעֶזְרֶֽךָ׃ בעזרו בעזרי בעזרך בעזרך׃ וְעֵ֥זֶר ועזר לְעֵ֙זֶר֙ לעזר עֵ֖זֶר עֵ֣זֶר עֵ֭זֶר עֶ֭זְרִי עֶ֭זְרֵנוּ עֶזְרְךָ֥ עֶזְרִ֣י עֶזְרִֽי׃ עֶזְרֵ֖נוּ עֶזְרֶ֔ךָ עֶזְרָ֖ם עֶזְרֹ֛ו עזר עזרו עזרי עזרי׃ עזרך עזרם עזרנו ‘ê·zer ‘ez·rām ‘ez·re·ḵā ‘ez·rə·ḵā ‘ez·rê·nū ‘ez·rî ‘ez·rōw ‘êzer ‘ezrām ‘ezreḵā ‘ezrəḵā ‘ezrênū ‘ezrî ‘ezrōw ḇə‘ezreḵā bə‘ezrî bə‘ezrōw ḇə·‘ez·re·ḵā bə·‘ez·rî bə·‘ez·rōw beezRi beezRo Ezer ezRam ezRecha ezRenu ezRi ezRo lə‘êzer lə·‘ê·zer leEzer veEzer veezRecha wə‘êzer wə·‘ê·zer

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Genesis 2:18
HEB: אֶֽעֱשֶׂהּ־ לּ֥וֹ עֵ֖זֶר כְּנֶגְדּֽוֹ׃
NAS: I will make him a helper suitable
KJV: alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
INT: to be alone will make A helper suitable

Genesis 2:20
HEB: לֹֽא־ מָצָ֥א עֵ֖זֶר כְּנֶגְדּֽוֹ׃
NAS: there was not found a helper suitable
KJV: there was not found an help meet for him.
INT: not found A helper suitable

Exodus 18:4
HEB: אֱלֹהֵ֤י אָבִי֙ בְּעֶזְרִ֔י וַיַּצִּלֵ֖נִי מֵחֶ֥רֶב
NAS: of my father was my help, and delivered
KJV: of my father, [said he, was] mine help, and delivered
INT: the God of my father was my help and delivered the sword

Deuteronomy 33:7
HEB: רָ֣ב ל֔וֹ וְעֵ֥זֶר מִצָּרָ֖יו תִּהְיֶֽה׃
NAS: he contended for them, And may You be a help against
KJV: be sufficient for him; and be thou an help [to him] from his enemies.
INT: his hands be sufficient help his adversaries become

Deuteronomy 33:26
HEB: רֹכֵ֤ב שָׁמַ֙יִם֙ בְעֶזְרֶ֔ךָ וּבְגַאֲוָת֖וֹ שְׁחָקִֽים׃
NAS: the heavens to your help, And through the skies
KJV: upon the heaven in thy help, and in his excellency
INT: rides the heavens to your help his majesty the skies

Deuteronomy 33:29
HEB: בַּֽיהוָ֔ה מָגֵ֣ן עֶזְרֶ֔ךָ וַאֲשֶׁר־ חֶ֖רֶב
NAS: Who is the shield of your help And the sword
KJV: the shield of thy help, and who [is] the sword
INT: the LORD is the shield of your help and sword

Psalm 20:2
HEB: יִשְׁלַֽח־ עֶזְרְךָ֥ מִקֹּ֑דֶשׁ וּ֝מִצִּיּ֗וֹן
NAS: May He send you help from the sanctuary
KJV: Send thee help from the sanctuary,
INT: send help the sanctuary Zion

Psalm 33:20
HEB: חִכְּתָ֣ה לַֽיהוָ֑ה עֶזְרֵ֖נוּ וּמָגִנֵּ֣נוּ הֽוּא׃
NAS: for the LORD; He is our help and our shield.
KJV: for the LORD: he [is] our help and our shield.
INT: waits the LORD is our help and our shield Him

Psalm 70:5
HEB: חֽוּשָׁ֫ה־ לִּ֥י עֶזְרִ֣י וּמְפַלְטִ֣י אַ֑תָּה
NAS: to me, O God! You are my help and my deliverer;
KJV: unto me, O God: thou [art] my help and my deliverer;
INT: God Hasten are my help and my deliverer O

Psalm 89:19
HEB: וַתֹּ֗אמֶר שִׁוִּ֣יתִי עֵ֭זֶר עַל־ גִּבּ֑וֹר
NAS: I have given help to one who is mighty;
KJV: I have laid help upon [one that is] mighty;
INT: and said have given help unto who

Psalm 115:9
HEB: בְּטַ֣ח בַּיהוָ֑ה עֶזְרָ֖ם וּמָגִנָּ֣ם הֽוּא׃
NAS: in the LORD; He is their help and their shield.
KJV: thou in the LORD: he [is] their help and their shield.
INT: trust the LORD is their help and their shield O

Psalm 115:10
HEB: בִּטְח֣וּ בַיהוָ֑ה עֶזְרָ֖ם וּמָגִנָּ֣ם הֽוּא׃
NAS: in the LORD; He is their help and their shield.
KJV: in the LORD: he [is] their help and their shield.
INT: trust the LORD is their help and their shield that

Psalm 115:11
HEB: בִּטְח֣וּ בַיהוָ֑ה עֶזְרָ֖ם וּמָגִנָּ֣ם הֽוּא׃
NAS: in the LORD; He is their help and their shield.
KJV: in the LORD: he [is] their help and their shield.
INT: trust the LORD is their help and their shield he

Psalm 121:1
HEB: מֵ֝אַ֗יִן יָבֹ֥א עֶזְרִֽי׃
NAS: From where shall my help come?
KJV: from whence cometh my help.
INT: where cometh shall my help

Psalm 121:2
HEB: עֶ֭זְרִי מֵעִ֣ם יְהוָ֑ה
NAS: My help [comes] from the LORD,
KJV: My help [cometh] from the LORD,
INT: my help from the LORD

Psalm 124:8
HEB: עֶ֭זְרֵנוּ בְּשֵׁ֣ם יְהוָ֑ה
NAS: Our help is in the name of the LORD,
KJV: Our help [is] in the name of the LORD,
INT: our help the name of the LORD

Psalm 146:5
HEB: שֶׁ֤אֵ֣ל יַעֲקֹ֣ב בְּעֶזְר֑וֹ שִׂ֝בְר֗וֹ עַל־
NAS: is he whose help is the God
KJV: of Jacob for his help, whose hope
INT: is the God of Jacob help hope is in

Isaiah 30:5
HEB: לָ֑מוֹ לֹ֤א לְעֵ֙זֶר֙ וְלֹ֣א לְהוֹעִ֔יל
NAS: profit them, [Who are] not for help or profit,
KJV: [that] could not profit them, nor be an help nor profit,
INT: profit cannot help cannot profit

Ezekiel 12:14
HEB: [עֶזְרֹה כ] (עֶזְרֹ֛ו ק) וְכָל־
NAS: are around him, his helpers and all
KJV: all that [are] about him to help him, and all his bands;
INT: who are around help all his troops

Daniel 11:34
HEB: וּבְהִכָּ֣שְׁלָ֔ם יֵעָזְר֖וּ עֵ֣זֶר מְעָ֑ט וְנִלְו֧וּ
NAS: a little help, and many
KJV: with a little help: but many
INT: fall will be granted help A little will join

Hosea 13:9
HEB: כִּֽי־ בִ֥י בְעֶזְרֶֽךָ׃
NAS: O Israel, That [you are] against Me, against your help.
KJV: thou hast destroyed thyself; but in me [is] thine help.
INT: Israel for your help

21 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 582821 Occurrences

bə·‘ez·rî — 1 Occ.
bə·‘ez·rōw — 1 Occ.
‘ê·zer — 4 Occ.
‘ez·rām — 3 Occ.
‘ez·re·ḵā — 2 Occ.
‘ez·rê·nū — 2 Occ.
‘ez·rî — 3 Occ.
‘ez·rōw — 1 Occ.
lə·‘ê·zer — 1 Occ.
wə·‘ê·zer — 1 Occ.
ḇə·‘ez·re·ḵā — 2 Occ.

5828. עֵ֫זֶר (ezer) -- a help, helper (2024)

FAQs

What does the name Ezer mean in the Bible? ›

Ezer is a powerful word. Scholar R. David Freeman observes that it is a combination of two words, one meaning “to rescue,” “to save,” the other meaning “to be strong.” Dr. Walter Kaiser, theologian and author, notes that ezer appears in the Old Testament often in parallel with words denoting strength or power.

What does Ezer mean in Strong's concordance? ›

1) help, succour. 1a) help, succour. 1b) one who helps. Part of Speech: noun masculine.

What does el ezer mean? ›

El-ezer means “God's help.” In Genesis 2:18, God told the first man that it was not good that he was alone, and that he would make an ezer for him. An ezer is strong aid, or help in trouble.

Where does God call himself Ezer? ›

The word ezer appears in the Old Testament twenty-one times—twice for the woman (Genesis 2:18 and 20), three times for nations Israel turned to for military assistance when they were under attack (Isaiah 30:5; Ezekiel 12:14; Daniel 11:34), and sixteen times for God (Exodus 18:4; Deuteronomy 33:7, 26, 29; Psalm 20:2; 33 ...

What is the helper name of God? ›

Jehovah Ezrah – My Helper

As the Bible declares, and as history reveals, God helps His children like this. When we don't know what to do, when we are weak or discouraged, sick or scared, He comes alongside. He provides fresh insights, encouragement, and renewed strength.

Who is the Ezer woman in the Bible? ›

The word ezer occurs twenty-one times in the Old Testament. In two cases it refers to the first woman, Eve, in Genesis 2. Three times it refers to powerful nations Israel called on for help when besieged. In the sixteen remaining cases the word refers to God as our help.

Does ezer mean warrior? ›

4 Ezer is an explicit way that God's daughters are called to image God. She is a warrior on behalf of God's kingdom and joins the man in battling the darkness, advancing God's kingdom, and watching his back. Grenz, “Biblical Priesthood and Women in Ministry,” 282.

What is a helper in the Bible? ›

In English, a helper is an assistant, usually lesser in rank. However, in the Bible ezer is overwhelmingly used to describe military and divine help—all from positions of strength. God himself is described 16 times as Israel's ezer (see Psalm 20:2, 115:9–11 for example).

What does it mean for a woman to be a helper? ›

Therefore, a woman being a helper does not mean that she is an assistant, it means that man can't live without her. In addition, the word helper in Hebrew is Ezer(ay-zer)which implies saving from destruction.

What is the name Ezer? ›

Ezer – Name's Meaning & Origin

From the hebrew word ezer, meaning "help". Facts: In the Bible Ezra was a priestly scholar who led 5,000 exiles from Babylon to Jerusalem.

Where is God called a helper? ›

In Exodus 18 Moses named his second son Eliezer. By naming his son Eliezer, Moses testified that God delivered him from certain death by the sword of the king of Egypt (Ex. 18:4). The Lord is our helper.

Who is the father of Ezer? ›

And their father Ephraim mourned many days, and his brothers came to comfort him. Ephraim went in to his wife, and she conceived and bore a son; and he named him Beriah, because disaster had befallen his house. Tragedy had come to Ephraim: his sons Ezer and Elead were killed.

What does Jehovah Ezer mean in Hebrew? ›

The Hebrew translation of “LORD; He is our help” is. “Yehovah ezer” or Jehovah Ezer which means Lord our. help. Take full possession of this verse, That God is our. helper and our shield.

What is the Hebrew meaning of help? ›

With the sense of that which brings aid, support, or deliverance, "help" (noun and vb.) represents a large variety of words in Hebrew and Greek (noun 7, verb 16). A principal Hebrew word is `azar, "to help," with the corresponding nouns `ezer, `ezrah; a chief Greek word is boetheo (Matthew 15:25; Mark 9:22,24, etc.).

What does the baby name Ezer mean? ›

Origin:Hebrew. Meaning:Help. If you've been searching for something bold, meaningful, and totally unique, meet the irresistible Ezer. This pick for baby boys is rooted in the Hebrew name Ezra and means "help." The Ezers of the world are natural-born carers and are always willing to lend a hand.

Is Ezer a female name? ›

Ezer Origin and Meaning

The name Ezer is a boy's name meaning "help". A unique alternative to Ezra, with which Ezer shares a root. Only five baby boys were named Ezer in 2021, and though the name is technically unisex, no baby girls.

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