מעצר

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Hebrew[edit]

מעצר על ידי שוטר

Etymology[edit]

From the root ע־צ־ר ('-ts-r).

Noun[edit]

מַעֲצָר (ma'atsárm (plural indefinite form מַעֲצָרִים, singular construct form מַעֲצַר־, plural construct form מַעַצְרֵי־)

  1. (uncountable) Arrest, detainment (of a person, such as by the police).
  2. (countable) An arrest, a detainment.
  3. (uncountable) Restraint, constraint.
    • Proverbs 25:28:
      עִיר פְּרוּצָה אֵין חוֹמָה אִישׁ אֲשֶׁר אֵין מַעְצָר לְרוּחוֹ׃
      ír p'rutsá éin khomá ísh ashér éin ma'atsár l'rukhó.
      He that [hath] no rule over his own spirit [is like] a city [that is] broken down, [and] without walls.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Authorized King James translation (1611).

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