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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))
Dictionary Aids

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 from which I commanded you not to eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:15 - So the LORD said to him, “Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him seven times as much.” And the LORD [fn]placed a mark on Cain, so that no one finding him would kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:21 - And he said to him, “Behold, I grant you this [fn]request also, not to overthrow the town 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 - Now Onan knew that the [fn]child would not be his; so when he had relations with his brother’s wife, he [fn]wasted his seed on the ground so H1115 that H1115 he would not H1115 give [fn]a child to his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:3 - Judah spoke to him, however, saying, “The man sternly warned [fn]us, ‘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 - But when that year ended, they came to him the [fn]next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord the fact that our money is all spent, and the [fn]livestock are my lord’s. There is nothing left [fn]for my lord except H1115 our bodies and our lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:22 - “But on that day I will set apart the land of Goshen, where My people are [fn]living, so that no H1115 swarms of flies will be there, in order that you may know that [fn]I, the LORD, am in the midst of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:29 - Then Moses said, “Behold, I am going to leave you, and I will plead with the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people tomorrow; only do not let Pharaoh deal deceitfully again in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:17 - “Still you exalt yourself against My people [fn]by not letting them go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:20 - However, 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]remain with you, so that you will not sin.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:20 - “He who sacrifices to [fn]any god, other H1115 than H1115 to the LORD alone, shall be [fn]utterly destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:30 - ‘So you are to keep your [fn]commitment to Me not to practice any of the abominable customs which have been practiced before you, so that you do not defile yourselves with them; I am the LORD your God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:4 - ‘If the people of the land, however, [fn]should ever disregard that man when he gives any of his [fn]children 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 ordinances so as not to carry out all My commandments, but rather to break My covenant,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:7 - Those men said to him, “Though we are unclean because of a [fn]dead person, why are we kept from presenting the offering of the LORD at its appointed time among the sons of Israel?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:6 - but now our [fn]appetite is gone. There is nothing at all [fn]to look at except H1115 this manna!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:16 - ‘Since the LORD could not bring this people into the land which He promised them by oath, He slaughtered them in the wilderness.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:35 - So they [fn]killed him and his sons and all his people, until there was no H1115 survivor left; and they took possession of his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:9 - “For when they went up to the [fn]Valley of Eshcol and saw the land, they discouraged the [fn]sons of Israel so that they did not go into the land which the LORD 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 the LORD fully.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:3 - “So the LORD our God also handed over to us Og, king of Bashan, with all his people, and we struck [fn]them until no H1115 survivor was [fn]left.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:21 - “Now the LORD was angry with me on your account, and He swore that I would not cross the Jordan, and that I would not enter the good land which the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:11 - “Be careful that you do not forget the LORD your God by failing H1115 to keep His commandments, His ordinances, and His statutes which I am commanding you today;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:23 - “Only be sure 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 - “But the person who acts insolently by not listening to the priest who stands there to serve the LORD your God, nor to the judge, that person shall die; so you shall eliminate the evil from Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:20 - so that his heart will not be haughty toward his countrymen, and that he will not turn away from the commandment to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may [fn]live long in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:6 - For the sons of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, that is, the men of war who came out of Egypt, [fn]perished because they did not listen to the voice of the LORD, to whom the LORD had sworn that He would not let them see the land which the LORD had sworn to their fathers to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:22 - [fn]The others came out from the city to confront them, so that they were trapped in the midst of Israel, [fn]some on this side and some on that side; and they [fn]killed them until there was not one [fn]left who escaped or survived.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:33 - Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish, and Joshua [fn]defeated him and his people until he had left him no H1115 survivor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - And the LORD handed them over to Israel, so that they [fn]defeated them, and pursued them as far as Great Sidon, and Misrephoth-maim, and the Valley of Mizpeh to the east; and they struck them until no H1115 survivor was left to 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 the LORD to [fn]harden their hearts, to meet Israel in battle in order that he might utterly destroy them, that they might [fn]receive no H1115 mercy, but that he might destroy them, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:25 - “For the LORD has made the Jordan a border between us and you, you sons of Reuben and sons of Gad; you have no portion in the LORD.” So your sons may make our sons stop H1115 fearing the LORD.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:6 - “Be very determined, then, to keep and do everything that is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, so that you will not turn aside from it to the right or to the left,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:7 - so that you will not [fn]associate with these nations, these which remain with you, or mention the name of their gods, or make anyone swear by them, or serve them, or bow down to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:23 - So the LORD allowed those nations to remain, not driving them out quickly; and He did not hand them over to Joshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:14 - And his friend replied, “This is nothing other H1115 than H1115 the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel; God has handed over to him Midian and all the camp.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:1 - Then the men of Ephraim said to [fn]Gideon, “What is this thing that you have done to us, not calling upon us when you went to fight against Midian?” And they quarreled with him vehemently.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:7 - “What are we to do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters as wives?”
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 much more bitter for me than for you, because the hand of the LORD has come out against me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:9 - Keep your eyes on the field which they reap, and go after them. Indeed, I have ordered the servants not to touch you. When you are thirsty, go to the [fn]water jars and drink from what the servants draw.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:10 - Then he said, “May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness 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 the LORD,
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 say anything that day, because he thought, “It must have been an [fn]accident; he is not clean, undoubtedly he is not clean.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:7 - “Now behold, the entire family has risen against your servant, and they have said, ‘Hand over the one who struck his brother, so that we may put him to death for the life of his brother whom he killed, and eliminate the heir as well.’ So they will extinguish my coal which is left, so as to [fn]leave my husband neither H1115 name nor H1115 remnant on the face of the earth.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:13 - The woman said, “Why then have you planned such a thing against the people of God? For in speaking this word the king is like 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. Yet God does not take away life, but makes plans so that the banished one will not be cast out from Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:6 - The lowest story was [fn]five cubits wide, 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 so that the beams would not [fn]be inserted into the walls of the house.

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