מָהַר

מָהַר
מָהַר(b. h.; cmp. מוּר) to exchange, buy. Denom. מוֹהַר. Pi. מִהֵר (cmp. חָלַף) 1) to hurry, be speedy. Sabb.97a מְמַהֶרֶת לבואוכ׳ comes quicker than B. Kam.93a מְמַהֲרִין לצועקוכ׳ he who cries for revenge will sooner be punished than he who is cried against. Sifré Deut. 277 מְמַהֵר אני ליפרעע״י עני I (the Lord) will sooner take revenge when a poor man is wronged than when a rich man is; a. fr. 2) to expedite. Kidd.31b מַהֲרוּנִי expedite me (on my journey).

Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature. . 1903.

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