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Lexicon :: Strong's H553 - 'amats

אָמֵץ
Transliteration
'amats
Pronunciation
ä·mats' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 117

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's H553 in the following manner: strengthen (12x), courage (9x), strong (5x), courageous (2x), harden (2x), speed (2x), stronger (2x), confirm (1x), established (1x), fortify (1x), increaseth (1x), steadfastly minded (1x), obstinate (1x), prevailed (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to be strong, alert, courageous, brave, stout, bold, solid, hard

    1. (Qal) to be strong, brave, bold

    2. (Piel) to strengthen, secure (for oneself), harden (heart), make firm, make obstinate, assure

    3. (Hithpael) to be determined, to make oneself alert, strengthen oneself, confirm oneself, persist in, prove superior to

    4. (Hiphil) to exhibit strength, be strong, feel strong

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָמַץ ʼâmats, aw-mats'; a primitive root; to be alert, physically (on foot) or mentally (in courage):—confirm, be courageous (of good courage, stedfastly minded, strong, stronger), establish, fortify, harden, increase, prevail, strengthen (self), make strong (obstinate, speed).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H553 matches the Hebrew אָמֵץ ('amats),
which occurs 41 times in 41 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger H553 than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

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But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by him: for the LORD thy God hardened his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, H553 that he might deliver him into thy hand, as appeareth this day.

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But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen H553 him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see.

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If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden H553 thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother:

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Be strong and of a good courage, H553 fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

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And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and of a good courage: H553 for thou must go with this people unto the land which the LORD hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it.

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And he gave Joshua the son of Nun a charge, and said, Be strong and of a good courage: H553 for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I sware unto them: and I will be with thee.

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Be strong and of a good courage: H553 for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them.

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Only be thou strong and very courageous, H553 that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.

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Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; H553 be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

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Whosoever he be that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death: only be strong and of a good courage. H553

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And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong and of good courage: H553 for thus shall the LORD do to all your enemies against whom ye fight.

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When she saw that she was stedfastly minded H553 to go with her, then she left speaking unto her.

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He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them that hated me: for they were too strong H553 for me.

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Then king Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was over the tribute; and all Israel stoned him with stones, that he died. Therefore king Rehoboam made speed H553 to get him up to his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem.

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Then shalt thou prosper, if thou takest heed to fulfil the statutes and judgments which the LORD charged Moses with concerning Israel: be strong, and of good courage; H553 dread not, nor be dismayed.

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And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, H553 and do it: fear not, nor be dismayed: for the LORD God, even my God, will be with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee, until thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.

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Then king Rehoboam sent Hadoram that was over the tribute; and the children of Israel stoned him with stones, that he died. But king Rehoboam made speed H553 to get him up to his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem.

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So they strengthened the kingdom of Judah, and made Rehoboam the son of Solomon strong, H553 three years: for three years they walked in the way of David and Solomon.

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And there are gathered unto him vain men, the children of Belial, and have strengthened H553 themselves against Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was young and tenderhearted, and could not withstand them.

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Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, H553 because they relied upon the LORD God of their fathers.

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So the workmen wrought, and the work was perfected by them, and they set the house of God in his state, and strengthened H553 it.

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Be strong and courageous, H553 be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him: for there be more with us than with him:

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And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God: but he stiffened his neck, and hardened H553 his heart from turning unto the LORD God of Israel.

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Thy words have upholden him that was falling, and thou hast strengthened H553 the feeble knees.

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But I would strengthen H553 you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips should asswage your grief.

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He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them which hated me: for they were too strong H553 for me.

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Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen H553 thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

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Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen H553 your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.

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And the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, and the branch that thou madest strong H553 for thyself.

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Let thy hand be upon the man of thy right hand, upon the son of man whom thou madest strong H553 for thyself.

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With whom my hand shall be established: mine arm also shall strengthen H553 him.

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Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger H553 than I.

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When he established H553 the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:

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A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth H553 strength.

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She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth H553 her arms.

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Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm H553 the feeble knees.

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Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen H553 thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengtheneth H553 for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it.

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Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen H553 his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:

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He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify H553 thy power mightily.
 
 
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