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

Who is the Ezer helper in the Bible? ›

God created the woman as an ezer. 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.

What does the name Ezer mean in Hebrew? ›

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? ›

Strong's Concordance (SC) gives the meaning of 'ezer' as – a help or helper, and is a masculine noun.

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.

Who is Jesus referring to as the helper? ›

In prior verses, Jesus referred to the Helper—meaning the Holy Spirit (John 14:16–17, 26; 15:26–27).

Who is a helper according to the Bible? ›

Thus in Genesis 2:18—“I will make him a helper fit (ezer kenego) for him,” implies someone, a helper, who is suitable for the task—not a maid or an assistant, but a companion that corresponds to 'adam (this word literally meaning “earth creature” not yet a proper noun), being of the same nature as him and of the same ...

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.

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.

Who was the woman as a helper in the Bible? ›

' But in Genesis 2:18, having made the man some time before the woman, he said, 'It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him. ' That 'suitable helper' was Eve, the first woman. The first thing in all of creation that God calls 'not good' is the dire need for women.

Who are the children of Ezer in the Bible? ›

ESV These are the sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.

Who is the father of Ezer in the Bible? ›

4. A man of Judah. 1 Chronicles 4:4 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah, the father of Bethlehem.

What is God our helper in Hebrew? ›

The Hebrew phrase Jehovah 'Ezer is translated as the "LORD [my] Help" or the "LORD [our] Help" as discussed below. Strictly speaking "Jehovah 'Ezer" is not one of the classic Names of God, because the Scripture never specifically declares "His Name is Jehovah 'Ezer".

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 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.

What are Hebrew names for helper? ›

Ezra. This adorable and cool Hebrew name for boys means “help” or “helper.”

Who was Elisha's helper in the Bible? ›

Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said to himself, "My master was too easy on Naaman, this Aramean, by not accepting from him what he brought. As surely as the LORD lives, I will run after him and get something from him." So Gehazi hurried after Naaman.

What was the helper of Elijah called? ›

Elisha was the son of Shaphat, a wealthy land-owner of Abel-meholah; he became the attendant and disciple of Elijah. His name first occurs in chapter 19 of the Books of Kings in the command given to Elijah to anoint him as his successor.

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