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Lexicon :: Strong's H1115 - biltî

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Part of Speech
feminine adjective, adverb, substantive
Root Word (Etymology)
Constructive fem. of בָּלָה (H1086) (equivalent to בְּלִי (H1097))
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TWOT Reference: 246i

Strong’s Definitions

בִּלְתִּי biltîy, bil-tee'; constructive feminine of H1086 (equivalent to H1097); properly, a failure of, i.e. (used only as a negative particle, usually with a prepositional prefix) not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until, etc.:—because un(satiable), beside, but, continual, except, from, lest, neither, no more, none, not, nothing, save, that no, without.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H1115 in the following manner: but, except, save, nothing, lest, no, from, inasmuch, and not.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H1115 in the following manner: but, except, save, nothing, lest, no, from, inasmuch, and not.
  1. not, except

  2. not

  3. except (after preceding negation)

  4. except (after an implied or expressed negation)

    with preposition
  5. so as not, in order not

  6. an account of not, because...not

  7. until not

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בִּלְתִּי biltîy, bil-tee'; constructive feminine of H1086 (equivalent to H1097); properly, a failure of, i.e. (used only as a negative particle, usually with a prepositional prefix) not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until, etc.:—because un(satiable), beside, but, continual, except, from, lest, neither, no more, none, not, nothing, save, that no, without.
STRONGS H1115: Abbreviations
[בֵּ֫לֶת] substantive (from בָּלָה, of the form דֶּלֶת Ol§ 146 b) properly failure, hence used as particle of negation, not, except (compare בְּלִי, אֶפֶס), twice with suffix (see below), elsewhere always בִּלְתִּי (with binding vowel יִ֯, as mark of construct state: Sta§ 343 Ges§ 90, 3), (Phoenician בלת only: Tabnith-Inscription5) —
1. adverb not, with an adjective 1 Samuel 20:26 בִּלְתִּי טָהוֺר not clean, with a substantive Isaiah 14:6 מַכַּת בִּלְתִּי סָרָה a stroke of non— verb (si vera lectio) Ezekiel 13:3 (RVm: but see Dr§ 41 Obs.).
2. after a preceding negation, not = except (synonym זוּלָתִי), Genesis 21:26 I have not heard בִּלְתִּי הַיּוֺם except to-day, Exodus 22:19 he that sacrificeth בִּלְתִּי לי׳ except unto י׳, Numbers 32:12; Joshua 11:19: so בִּלְתִּי אִם Genesis 47:18; Judges 7:14 (compare כִּי אִם Genesis 28:17; Nehemiah 2:2). With suffix (attached to the ground-form בֵּלֶת) בִּלְתִּי except me Hosea 13:4, בִּלְתֶּ֑ךָ expect thee 1 Samuel 2:2.
3. conjunction (likewise after a negative, expressed or implied) Genesis 43:3 בִּלְתִּי אֲחִיכֶם אִתְּכֶם except your brother (be) with you, Genesis 43:5; Numbers 11:6 our soul is dry, there is nothing at all; save that our eyes are toward the manna, Isaiah 10:4 (and where will ye leave your glory ?) save that they bow down under the prisoners, and fall under the slain! i.e. (iron.) their only refuge will be among the corpses of a battle-field. So בִּלְתִּי אִם Amos 3:3, 4. — Daniel 11:18, where no negative precedes, it is difficult to extract a sense consistent with the general usage of בִּלְתִּי : Ges besides that his reproach he will return unto him, Ew only, nothing but, Hi certainly, Drechsler (on Isaiah 10:4) nay, even (compare RV).
4. With prepositions
a. לְבִלְתִּי 86 so as not..., in order not... negation of לְ followed by infinitive), usually followed by infinitive construct, as Genesis 4:15 gave a sign to Cain לְבִלְתִּי הַכּוֺת־אֹתוֺ in order that any finding him should not smite him, Genesis 19:21; Genesis 38:9; Exodus 8:18; Exodus 8:25; Exodus 9:17; Leviticus 18:30; Leviticus 20:4; Leviticus 26:15; Deuteronomy 8:11; Deuteronomy 17:12 the man that doeth presumptuously לְבִלְתִּי שְׁמֹעַ so as not to hearken etc. (compare Jeremiah 16:12; Jeremiah 17:23; Jeremiah 18:10; Jeremiah 42:13; Daniel 9:11) Daniel 9:20; Judges 2:23 +; לְבִלְתִּי הוֺעִיל in order not to profit (the result represented forcibly as the design; compare below לְמַעַן) Isaiah 44:10; Jeremiah 7:8; after verbs of commanding Genesis 3:11 which I commanded thee לְבִלְתִּי אֲכָל־מִמֶּנּוּ not to eat thereof, 2 Kings 17:15; Jeremiah 35:8f.; Jeremiah 35:14; Ruth 2:9, swearing Deuteronomy 4:21; Joshua 5:6; Judges 21:7; Ezekiel 20:15, agreeing 2 Kings 12:9, interceding Jeremiah 36:25. Once לְבִלְתִּי לְ 2 Kings 23:10 (compare לְמַעַן לְ Ezekiel 21:20, בַּעֲבוּר לְ 1 Chronicles 19:3). Twice as conjunction with the imperfect, Exodus 20:20; 2 Samuel 14:14 (compare בַּעֲבוּר, & מִן Deuteronomy 33:11). In Jeremiah 23:14; Jeremiah 27:18 followed by perfect, which is inconsistent with the nature of a final conjunction: read either יָשׁוּבוּ, יָבאֹוּ, or שׁוּב, בוֺא (compare Dr§ 41 Obs.). On Ezekiel 13:3 see above.
b. מִבִּלְתִּי an account of not... (negation of מִן followed by infinitive): followed by infinitive Numbers 14:16 מִבִּלְתִּי יְכֹלֶת י׳; a verbal noun Ezekiel 16:28 מִבִּלְתִּי שָׂבְעָתֵךְ.
c. עַד־בִּלְתִּי until not..., followed by a perf. (Ges; RSJPh xvi. 72), or an infinitive (Ew§ 238 d), in the phrase (לָהֶם) עַד־בִּלְתִּי הִשְׁאִיר־לוֺ שָׂרִיד until one left him (them) not a remnant, Numbers 21:35; Deuteronomy 3:3; Joshua 8:22; Joshua 10:33; Joshua 11:8; 2 Kings 10:11. — Job 14:12 עַד־בִּלְתִּי שָׁמַיִם till there be no heaven (compare עַד־בְּלִי Psalm 72:7).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:11; 4:15; 19:21; 21:26; 28:17; 38:9; 43:3; 43:5; 47:18


8:18; 8:25; 9:17; 20:20; 22:19


18:30; 20:4; 26:15


11:6; 14:16; 21:35; 32:12


3:3; 4:21; 8:11; 17:12; 33:11


5:6; 8:22; 10:33; 11:8; 11:19


2:23; 7:14; 21:7



1 Samuel

2:2; 20:26

2 Samuel


2 Kings

10:11; 12:9; 17:15; 23:10

1 Chronicles









10:4; 10:4; 14:6; 44:10


7:8; 16:12; 17:23; 18:10; 23:14; 27:18; 35:8; 35:14; 36:25; 42:13


13:3; 13:3; 16:28; 20:15; 21:20


9:11; 9:20; 11:18




3:3; 3:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1115 matches the Hebrew בִּלְתִּי (biltî),
which occurs 112 times in 107 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 3:11–1Ki 6:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:11 - And He said, “Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:15 - So Yahweh said to him, “Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold.” And Yahweh [fn]appointed a sign for Cain, so that no one who found him would strike him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:21 - And he said to him, “Behold, I grant you this [fn]request also, that I will not overthrow the city of which you have spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:26 - And Abimelech said, “I do not know who has done this thing; you did not tell me, nor did I hear of it [fn]until H1115 today.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:9 - And Onan knew that the seed would not be his; and it happened that when he went in to his brother’s wife, he wasted it on the ground in order not to give seed to his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:3 - Judah spoke to him, however, saying, “The man solemnly warned us, saying, ‘You shall not see my face unless H1115 your brother is with you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:5 - “But if you do not send him, we will not go down; for the man said to us, ‘You will not see my face unless H1115 your brother is with you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:18 - Then that year came to an end. And they came to him the [fn]next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord that our money has come to an end, and the [fn]livestock are my lord’s. There is nothing left [fn]for my lord except H1115 our bodies and our land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:22 - “But on that day I will make a distinction for the land of Goshen, where My people are [fn]living, so that no H1115 swarms of flies will be there, that you may know that [fn]I, Yahweh, am in the midst of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:29 - Then Moses said, “Behold, I am going out from you, and I shall entreat Yahweh that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people tomorrow; only may Pharaoh not deal deceitfully again in not letting the people go to sacrifice to Yahweh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:17 - “Still you [fn]exalt yourself against My people [fn]by not letting them go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:20 - And Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may [fn]be with you, so that you may not sin.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:20 -

“And he who sacrifices to [fn]any god, other H1115 than H1115 to Yahweh alone, shall be [fn]devoted to destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:30 - ‘Thus you are to keep My charge, that you do not do any of the abominable statutes which have been done before you, so as not to defile yourselves with them; I am Yahweh your God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:4 - ‘If the people of the land, however, [fn]should ever turn a blind eye to that man when he gives any of those who are his seed to Molech, so as not to put him to death,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:15 - if, instead, you reject My statutes, and if your soul loathes My judgments so as not to do all My commandments and so break My covenant,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:7 - And those men said to him, “We are unclean because of a [fn]dead person. But why are we restrained from bringing near the offering of Yahweh at its appointed time among the sons of Israel?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:6 - but now our [fn]appetite is dried up. There is nothing at all [fn]to look at except H1115 this manna.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:16 - ‘Because Yahweh was not able to bring this people into the land which He swore to them, therefore He slaughtered them in the wilderness.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:35 - So they struck down him and his sons and all his people, until [fn]there was no H1115 survivor remaining for him; and they possessed his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:9 - “Indeed they went up to the [fn]valley of Eshcol and saw the land, and they [fn]discouraged the sons of Israel so that they did not go into the land which Yahweh had given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:12 - except H1115 Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite and Joshua the son of Nun, for they have followed Yahweh fully.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:3 - “So Yahweh our God also gave Og, king of Bashan, with all his people over into our hand, and we struck [fn]them until [fn]there was no H1115 survivor remaining for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:21 -

“Now Yahweh was angry with me on your account and swore that I would not cross the Jordan, and that I would not enter the good land which Yahweh your God is giving you as an inheritance.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:11 -

[fn]Beware lest you forget Yahweh your God by not keeping His commandments and His judgments and His statutes which I am commanding you today;

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:23 - “Only be strong in yourselves not to eat the blood, for the blood is the [fn]life, and you shall not eat the [fn]life with the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:12 - “And the man who acts presumptuously by not listening to the priest who stands there to minister to Yahweh your God, or to the judge, that man shall die; thus you shall purge the evil from Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:20 - that his heart may not be lifted up above his brothers and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, so that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his sons in the midst of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:6 - For the sons of Israel had walked forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, that is, the men of war who came out of Egypt, were completely destroyed because they did not listen to the voice of Yahweh, to whom Yahweh had sworn that He would not let them see the land which Yahweh had sworn to their fathers to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:22 - [fn]And the others came out from the city to meet them, so that they were trapped in the midst of Israel, [fn]some on this side and some on that side; and they struck them down until [fn]there was no H1115 one remaining for him who survived or escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:33 -

Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish, and Joshua struck him and his people down until [fn]there was no H1115 survivor remaining for him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - And Yahweh gave them into the hand of Israel, so that they struck them down, and they pursued them as far as Great Sidon and Misrephoth-maim and the valley of Mizpeh to the east; and they struck them until [fn]there was no H1115 survivor remaining for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:19 - There was not a city which made peace with the sons of Israel except H1115 the Hivites living in Gibeon; they took them all in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:20 - For it was of Yahweh to strengthen their hearts, to meet Israel in battle in order that he might devote them to destruction, that they might [fn]receive no H1115 mercy, but that he might destroy them, just as Yahweh had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:25 - “And Yahweh has made the Jordan a border between us and you, you sons of Reuben and sons of Gad; you have no portion in Yahweh.” So your sons may make our sons stop H1115 fearing Yahweh.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:6 - “Be very strong, then, to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you may not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:7 - so H1115 that you will not go along with these nations, these which remain among you, and you will not mention the name of their gods, and you will not make anyone swear by them, and you will not serve them, and you will not bow down to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:23 - So Yahweh allowed those nations to rest, not dispossessing them quickly; and He did not give them into the hand of Joshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:14 - And his friend answered and said, “This is nothing less H1115 than H1115 the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel; God has given Midian and all the camp into his hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:1 -

Then the men of Ephraim said to him, “What is this thing you have done to us, not calling us when you went to fight against Midian?” And they strongly contended with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:7 - “What shall we do for wives for those who are left? But we have sworn by Yahweh not to give them any of our daughters in marriage.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:13 - would you therefore wait until they were grown? Would you therefore refrain from marrying H1115? No, my daughters; for it is more bitter for me than for you, for the hand of Yahweh has gone forth against me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:9 - “Let your eyes be on the field which they reap, and go after them. Indeed, I have commanded the young men not to touch you. And if you are thirsty, go to the [fn]water jars and drink from what the young men draw.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:10 - Then he said, “May you be blessed of Yahweh, my daughter. You have shown your last lovingkindness to be better than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:2 -

“There is no one holy like Yahweh;

Indeed, there is no one besides H1115 You,

Nor is there any rock like our God.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:26 - Nevertheless Saul did not speak anything that day, for he said, “It is an accident; he is not clean; surely he is not clean.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:7 - “And behold, the whole family has risen against your servant-woman, and they say, ‘Hand over the one who struck his brother, that we may put him to death for the life of his brother whom he killed, and destroy the heir also.’ Thus they will extinguish my coal which remains, so as to [fn]leave my husband neither H1115 name nor H1115 remnant on the face of the earth.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:13 - Then the woman said, “Why then have you thought up such a thing against the people of God? For in speaking this word the king is as one who is guilty, in that the king does not bring back his banished one.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:14 - “For we will surely die and are like water spilled on the ground which cannot be gathered up again. Yet God does not take away life, but thinks up [fn]ways so that the banished one will not be cast out from him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:6 - The lowest story was five cubits wide, and the middle was six cubits wide, and the third was seven cubits wide; for on the outside he [fn]made offsets in the wall of the house all around in order that the beams would not [fn]be inserted in the walls of the house.

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