Word Summary
sarar: stubborn or rebellious
Original Word: סָרַר
Transliteration: sarar
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-rar')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: stubborn or rebellious
Meaning: to turn away, be refractory
Strong's Concordance
away, backsliding, rebellious, revolting, slide back, stubborn, withdrew

A primitive root; to turn away, i.e. (morally) be refractory -- X away, backsliding, rebellious, revolter(-ing), slide back, stubborn, withdrew.


H5637. sarar

סָרַרverb be stubborn, rebellious (usually towards ׳י‎) (Late Hebrew id., (rare); Assyrian sarâru); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ס יִשְׂרָאֵלHosea 4:16 Israel is stubborn; Participle active וּמוֺרֶה סוֺרֵר בֵּןDeuteronomy 21:18, compare 21:20; סוֺרְרִים בָּנִיםIsaiah 30:1, סוֺרֵר עַם65:2, ס ׳דּוֺר וּמֹרֶהPsalm 78:8 (all of Israel); מ ׳לֵב וּמוֺרֶהJeremiah 5:23; סֹרֵרָ֔ה מָּרָהHosea 4:16 (simile of Israel, see above); as predicate סוֺרְרִים שָׂרֵיהֶם9:15 compare Isaiah 1:23; סוֺרְרִים סָרֵיJeremiah 6:28 revolters among the rebellious (? compare סור

Qal near the end, and סַר‎ below); of loose woman וְסוֺרָ֑רֶת הִיא הֹמִיָּסהProverbs 7:11; as substantive = the stubborn, Psalm 66:7; 68:7; 68:19; feminine singular סֹרֶ֫רֶת כָתֵף וַיִּתְּנוּNehemiah 9:29 and they presented a stubborn shoulder (of Israel) = Zechariah 7:11 (סֹרָ֑רֶת‎).