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Lexicon :: Strong's H1259 - bārāḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 280a

Strong’s Definitions

בָּרָד bârâd, baw-rawd'; from H1258; hail:—hail(stones).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H1259 in the following manner: hail (27x), hailstones (with H68) (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H1259 in the following manner: hail (27x), hailstones (with H68) (2x).
  1. hail

    1. of God's judgment (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּרָד bârâd, baw-rawd'; from H1258; hail:—hail(stones).
STRONGS H1259: Abbreviations
בָּרָד noun masculineExodus 9:18 hail (Arabic bdb013507, Aramaic בְּרַד, bdb013508; also Sabean ברדם, cold DHMZMG 1875, 607) — בָּרָד Exodus 9:18 + 28 times; — hail, with המטיר י׳ Exodus 9:18, 23, with נתן י׳ Exodus 9:23; also Exodus 9:19, 22, 24, 25 (twice in verse); Exodus 9:26; Exodus 10:5, 12, 15; || קֹלֹת thunder Exodus 9:23, 28, 29, 33, || קֹלֹת & מָטָר Exodus 9:34, || אשׁ lightning Exodus 9:24; all J E, Egyptian plague; compare Psalm 78:47; Psalm 78:48; Psalm 105:32; another great hailstorm Joshua 10:11 (E), where אַבְנֵי הַבּ׳; further, in theophany Psalm 18:13 (|| גחלי־אשׁ) 2 Samuel 22:13 omits by error; strike out however in Psalm 18:14 compare De Che etc.; אוצרות ב׳ Job 38:22, שׁלג וקיטור אשׁ וב׳ Psalm 148:8, ירקון וב׳ Haggai 2:17; in simile Isaiah 28:2 שׁער זרם ב׳; figurative Isaiah 28:17; Isaiah 30:30 (אבן ב׳) — figurative of judgment of י׳.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:18; 9:18; 9:18; 9:19; 9:22; 9:23; 9:23; 9:23; 9:24; 9:24; 9:25; 9:26; 9:28; 9:29; 9:33; 9:34; 10:5; 10:12; 10:15



2 Samuel





18:13; 18:14; 78:47; 78:48; 105:32; 148:8


28:2; 28:17; 30:30




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1259 matches the Hebrew בָּרָד (bārāḏ),
which occurs 29 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:18 - “Behold, about this time tomorrow, I will [fn]send a very heavy hail, H1259 such as has not been seen in Egypt from the day it was founded [fn]until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:19 - “Now therefore send, bring your livestock and whatever you have in the field to safety. Every man and beast that is found in the field and is not brought home, when the hail H1259 comes down on them, will die.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:22 - Now the LORD said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that [fn]hail H1259 may fall on all the land of Egypt, on man and on beast and on every plant of the field, throughout the land of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:23 - Moses stretched out his staff toward the sky, and the LORD [fn]sent [fn]thunder and hail, H1259 and fire ran down to the earth. And the LORD rained hail H1259 on the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:24 - So there was hail, H1259 and fire [fn]flashing continually in the midst of the hail, H1259 very severe, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:25 - The hail H1259 struck all that was in the field through all the land of Egypt, both man and beast; the hail H1259 also struck every plant of the field and shattered every tree of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:26 - Only in the land of Goshen, where the sons of Israel were, there was no hail. H1259
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:28 - “Make supplication to the LORD, for there has been enough of God’s [fn]thunder and hail; H1259 and I will let you go, and you shall stay no longer.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:29 - Moses said to him, “As soon as I go out of the city, I will spread out my [fn]hands to the LORD; the [fn]thunder will cease and there will be hail H1259 no longer, that you may know that the earth is the LORDS.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:33 - So Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread out his [fn]hands to the LORD; and the [fn]thunder and the hail H1259 ceased, and rain [fn]no longer poured on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:34 - But when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail H1259 and the [fn]thunder had ceased, he sinned again and [fn]hardened his heart, he and his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:5 - ‘They shall cover the surface of the land, so that no one will be able to see the land. They will also eat the rest of what has escaped—what is left to you from the hail H1259—and they will eat every tree which sprouts for you out of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:12 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up on the land of Egypt and eat every plant of the land, even all that the hail H1259 has left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:15 - For they covered the surface of the whole land, so that the land was darkened; and they ate every plant of the land and all the fruit of the trees that the hail H1259 had left. Thus nothing green was left on tree or plant of the field through all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:11 - As they fled from before Israel, while they were at the descent of Beth-horon, the LORD threw large stones from heaven on them as far as Azekah, and they died; there were more who died [fn]from the hailstones H1259 than those whom the sons of Israel killed with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:22 - “Have you entered the storehouses of the snow,
Or have you seen the storehouses of the hail, H1259
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:12 - From the brightness before Him passed His thick clouds,
Hailstones H1259 and coals of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:13 - The LORD also thundered in the heavens,
And the Most High uttered His voice,
Hailstones H1259 and coals of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:47 - He [fn]destroyed their vines with hailstones H1259
And their sycamore trees with frost.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:48 - He gave over their cattle also to the hailstones H1259
And their herds to bolts of lightning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:32 - He [fn]gave them hail H1259 for rain,
And flaming fire in their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:8 - Fire and hail, H1259 snow and clouds;
Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:2 - Behold, the Lord has a strong and mighty agent;
As a storm of hail, H1259 a tempest of destruction,
Like a storm of mighty overflowing waters,
He has cast it down to the earth with His hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:17 - “I will make justice the measuring line
And righteousness the level;
Then hail H1259 will sweep away the refuge of lies
And the waters will overflow the secret place.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:30 - And the LORD will cause [fn]His voice of authority to be heard,
And the [fn]descending of His arm to be seen in fierce anger,
And in the flame of a consuming fire
In cloudburst, downpour and hailstones.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:17 - ‘I smote you and every work of your hands with blasting wind, mildew and hail; H1259 [fn]yet you did not come back to Me,’ declares the LORD.
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