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Lexicon :: Strong's H5892 - `iyr


ēr (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From עוּר (H5782) a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1587a,1615

Outline of Biblical Usage
  1. excitement, anguish

    1. of terror

  2. city, town (a place of waking, guarded)

    1. city, town

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,089x
The KJV translates Strongs H5892 in the following manner: city (1,074x), town (7x), every one (2x), variant (6x).
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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H5892 matches the Hebrew עִיר (`iyr ),
which occurs 1,089 times in 937 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 19 (Gen 4:17–Lev 25:29)

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Gen 4:17

And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, H5892 and called the name of the city, H5892 after the name of his son, Enoch.

Tools specific to Gen 10:11

Gen 10:11

Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city H5892 Rehoboth, and Calah,

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Gen 10:12

And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city. H5892

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Gen 11:4

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city H5892 and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

Tools specific to Gen 11:5

Gen 11:5

And the LORD came down to see the city H5892 and the tower, which the children of men builded.

Tools specific to Gen 11:8

Gen 11:8

So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city. H5892

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Gen 13:12

Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities H5892 of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.

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Gen 18:24

Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: H5892 wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?

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Gen 18:26

And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, H5892 then I will spare all the place for their sakes.

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Gen 18:28

Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city H5892 for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.

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Gen 19:4

But before they lay down, the men of the city, H5892 even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter:

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Gen 19:12

And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, H5892 bring them out of this place:

Tools specific to Gen 19:14

Gen 19:14

And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. H5892 But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.

Tools specific to Gen 19:15

Gen 19:15

And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city. H5892

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Gen 19:16

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city. H5892

Tools specific to Gen 19:20

Gen 19:20

Behold now, this city H5892 is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.

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Gen 19:21

And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, H5892 for the which thou hast spoken.

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Gen 19:22

Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city H5892 was called Zoar.

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Gen 19:25

And he overthrew those cities, H5892 and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, H5892 and that which grew upon the ground.

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Gen 19:29

And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities H5892 of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities H5892 in the which Lot dwelt.

Tools specific to Gen 23:10

Gen 23:10

And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, H5892 saying,

Tools specific to Gen 23:18

Gen 23:18

Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city. H5892

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Gen 24:10

And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city H5892 of Nahor.

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Gen 24:11

And he made his camels to kneel down without the city H5892 by a well of water at the time of the evening, even the time that women go out to draw water.

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Gen 24:13

Behold, I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city H5892 come out to draw water:

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Gen 26:33

And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city H5892 is Beersheba unto this day.

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Gen 28:19

And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city H5892 was called Luz at the first.

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Gen 33:18

And Jacob came to Shalem, a city H5892 of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram; and pitched his tent before the city. H5892

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Gen 34:20

And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, H5892 and communed with the men of their city, H5892 saying,

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Gen 34:24

And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that went out of the gate of his city; H5892 and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city. H5892

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Gen 34:25

And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city H5892 boldly, and slew all the males.

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Gen 34:27

The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, H5892 because they had defiled their sister.

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Gen 34:28

They took their sheep, and their oxen, and their asses, and that which was in the city, H5892 and that which was in the field,

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Gen 35:5

And they journeyed: and the terror of God was upon the cities H5892 that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.

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Gen 36:32

And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom: and the name of his city H5892 was Dinhabah.

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Gen 36:35

And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city H5892 was Avith.

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Gen 36:39

And Baalhanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city H5892 was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

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Gen 41:35

And let them gather all the food of those good years that come, and lay up corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities. H5892

Tools specific to Gen 41:48

Gen 41:48

And he gathered up all the food of the seven years, which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: H5892 the food of the field, which was round about every city, H5892 laid he up in the same.

Tools specific to Gen 44:4

Gen 44:4

And when they were gone out of the city, H5892 and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?

Tools specific to Gen 44:13

Gen 44:13

Then they rent their clothes, and laded every man his ass, and returned to the city. H5892

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Gen 47:21

And as for the people, he removed them to cities H5892 from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

Tools specific to Exo 1:11

Exo 1:11

Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, H5892 Pithom and Raamses.

Tools specific to Exo 9:29

Exo 9:29

And Moses said unto him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, H5892 I will spread abroad my hands unto the LORD; and the thunder shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that thou mayest know how that the earth is the LORD'S.

Tools specific to Exo 9:33

Exo 9:33

And Moses went out of the city H5892 from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the LORD: and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not poured upon the earth.

Tools specific to Lev 14:40

Lev 14:40

Then the priest shall command that they take away the stones in which the plague is, and they shall cast them into an unclean place without the city: H5892

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Lev 14:41

And he shall cause the house to be scraped within round about, and they shall pour out the dust that they scrape off without the city H5892 into an unclean place:

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Lev 14:45

And he shall break down the house, the stones of it, and the timber thereof, and all the morter of the house; and he shall carry them forth out of the city H5892 into an unclean place.

Tools specific to Lev 14:53

Lev 14:53

But he shall let go the living bird out of the city H5892 into the open fields, and make an atonement for the house: and it shall be clean.

Tools specific to Lev 25:29

Lev 25:29

And if a man sell a dwelling house in a walled city, H5892 then he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold; within a full year may he redeem it.

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 4:17–Lev 25:29

2. Lev 25:30–Deu 3:5

3. Deu 3:6–Jos 6:14

4. Jos 6:15–Jos 14:12

5. Jos 15:9–Jos 21:16

6. Jos 21:18–Jdg 16:3

7. Jdg 17:8–1Sa 23:7

8. 1Sa 23:10–1Ki 2:10

9. 1Ki 3:1–2Ki 3:25

10. 2Ki 6:14–1Ch 1:43

11. 1Ch 1:46–2Ch 11:12

12. 2Ch 11:23–2Ch 32:5

13. 2Ch 32:6–Psa 59:6

14. Psa 59:14–Isa 37:26

15. Isa 37:33–Jer 20:16

16. Jer 21:4–Jer 38:3

17. Jer 38:4–Eze 9:7

18. Eze 9:9–Dan 11:15

19. Hos 8:14–Zec 14:2

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