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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.
[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 the LORD said to him, “Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold.” And the LORD [fn]appointed a sign for Cain, so that no one finding him would slay him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:21 - 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 - Onan knew that the [fn]offspring would not be his; so when he went in to his brother’s wife, he [fn]wasted his seed on the ground in order not to give [fn]offspring to his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:3 - Judah spoke to him, however, saying, “The man solemnly 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 - When that year was ended, they came to him the [fn]next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord that our money is all spent, and the [fn]cattle 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 out from you, and I shall make supplication to 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 - 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 may 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 - ‘Thus you are to keep My charge, that you do not practice any of the abominable customs which have been practiced before you, so as not to 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]offspring 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 abhors My ordinances so as not to carry out all My commandments, and so break My covenant,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:7 - Those men said to him, “Though we are unclean because of the [fn]dead person, why are we restrained 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 - ‘Because the LORD could not bring this people into the land which He promised them by oath, therefore 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 remnant left him; and they possessed his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:9 - “For when they went up to the [fn]valley of Eshcol and saw the land, they [fn]discouraged the 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 delivered Og also, king of Bashan, with all his people into our hand, and we smote [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 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 - [fn]Beware that you do not forget the LORD your God by not keeping His commandments and 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 - “The man who acts presumptuously by not listening to the priest who stands there to serve the LORD your God, nor 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 [fn]countrymen and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may continue 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 encounter them, so that they were trapped in the midst of Israel, [fn]some on this side and some on that side; and they [fn]slew them until no H1115 one was left [fn]of those who survived or escaped.
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 - The LORD delivered them into the hand of 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 firm, then, to keep and 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 [fn]associate with these nations, these which remain among 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 give them into the hand of Joshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:14 - His friend replied, “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 contended with him vigorously.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:7 - “What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD 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? No, my daughters; for it is [fn]harder for me than for you, for the hand of the LORD 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 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 speak anything that day, for he thought, “It is an accident, he is not clean, surely he is not clean.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:7 - “Now behold, the whole family has risen against your maidservant, 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 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 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 plans [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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