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Lexicon :: Strong's H1270 - barzel

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from the root of בִּרְזוֹת (H1269)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 283a

Strong’s Definitions

בַּרְזֶל barzel, bar-zel'; perhaps from the root of H1269; iron (as cutting); by extension, an iron implement:—(ax) head, iron.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 76x

The KJV translates Strong's H1270 in the following manner: iron (73x), (axe) head (2x), smith (with H2796) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 76x
The KJV translates Strong's H1270 in the following manner: iron (73x), (axe) head (2x), smith (with H2796) (1x).
  1. iron

    1. iron

      1. iron ore

      2. as material of furniture, utensils, implements

  2. tool of iron

  3. harshness, strength, oppression (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בַּרְזֶל barzel, bar-zel'; perhaps from the root of H1269; iron (as cutting); by extension, an iron implement:—(ax) head, iron.
STRONGS H1270: Abbreviations
בַּרְזֶל noun masculineDeuteronomy 19:5 iron (with ל afform.; from piercing ? Late Hebrew id., Aramaic id., מַּדְזֶל, Hzrfp, Phoenician ברזל, Assyrian parzillu COTGloss, (Arabic فِرِْزلٌ fetter is loan-word)) — always absolute ב׳ Genesis 4:22 + 74 times (בַּרְזֶל֑ Genesis 4:22 etc.); —
1. iron, literally:
a. iron-ore, stone containing iron, Deuteronomy 8:9; Job 28:2;
c. as article of commerce Ezekiel 27:12, 19;
d. as material of furniture, utensils, implements, etc., עֶרֶשׂ ב׳ Deuteronomy 3:11, רֶכֶב ב׳ Joshua 17:16, 18; Judges 1:19; Judges 4:3, 13, כְּלֵי ב׳ Joshua 6:19, 24 compare 1 Kings 6:7; Numbers 35:16, עֵט־ב׳ Job 19:24 & figurative Jeremiah 17:1, חֲרִצֵי הַבּ׳ 2 Samuel 12:31= 1 Chronicles 20:3, מַגְזְרוֺת הַבּ׳ 2 Samuel 12:31 cutting instrument of iron, see Amos 1:3, כַּבְלֵי ב׳ Psalm 149:8 (|| זִקִּיִם), נֵשֶׁק ב׳ Job 20:24, קַרְנֵי ב׳ 1 Kings 22:11 2 Chronicles 18:10, קִיר ב׳ & מַחֲבַת ב׳ Ezekiel 4:3; בְּרִיחֵי ב׳, i.e. of Babylon, ag. Cyrus Isaiah 45:2; compare 1 Samuel 17:7 & Isaiah 60:17 (twice in verse) (figurative)
2. tool of iron Deuteronomy 27:5; Joshua 8:31; Proverbs 27:17 (twice in verse); Ecclesiastes 10:10; Isaiah 10:34 (metaphor); head of an axe Deuteronomy 19:5; 2 Kings 6:5, 6; so weapon 2 Samuel 23:7; Job 41:19; compare also Numbers 31:22; Joshua 22:8 where iron as spoil of war.
3. iron in figure of unwatered earth Deuteronomy 28:23; of Egyptian bondage, כּוּר הַבּ׳ Deuteronomy 4:20; 1 Kings 8:51; Jeremiah 11:4; of oppression עֹל ב׳ Deuteronomy 28:48; Jeremiah 28:14 compare Jeremiah 28:13; of strength Jeremiah 15:12 (twice in verse); compare מִנְעָלֶיךָ ב׳ Deuteronomy 33:25 & Micah 4:13 קֶרֶן ב׳; of prophet, firm through Yahweh's might, עַמּוּד ב׳ Jeremiah 1:18; of distress, בְּרִיחֵי ב׳ Psalm 107:16 compare Psalm 107:10 of judgments of י׳, & Psalm 105:18; שֵׁבֶט ב׳ Psalm 2:9; of evil-doers, Jeremiah 6:28; Ezekiel 22:18, 20; simile of scorching sky Leviticus 26:19; מְטִיל ב׳ of bones of hippopotamus Job 40:18; גִּיד ב׳ of obstinate neck of Israel Isaiah 48:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:22; 4:22; 4:22




31:22; 35:16


3:11; 4:20; 8:9; 19:5; 19:5; 27:5; 28:23; 28:48; 33:25


6:19; 6:24; 8:31; 17:16; 17:18; 22:8


1:19; 4:3; 4:13

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

12:31; 12:31; 23:7

1 Kings

6:7; 8:51; 22:11

2 Kings

6:5; 6:6

1 Chronicles

20:3; 22:3; 22:14; 22:16; 29:2; 29:7

2 Chronicles

2:6; 2:13; 18:10; 24:12


19:24; 20:24; 28:2; 40:18; 41:19


2:9; 105:18; 107:10; 107:16; 149:8






10:34; 44:12; 45:2; 48:4; 60:17


1:18; 6:28; 11:4; 15:12; 17:1; 28:13; 28:14


4:3; 22:18; 22:20; 27:12; 27:19






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1270 matches the Hebrew בַּרְזֶל (barzel),
which occurs 76 times in 70 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 4:22–Pro 27:17)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:22 -

Zillah bore Tubal-cain, who made all kinds of bronze and iron tools. Tubal-cain’s sister was Naamah.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:19 -

“I will break down your strong pride. I will make your sky like iron and your land like bronze,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:22 -

“The gold, silver, bronze, iron, tin, and lead ​— ​

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:16 -

“If anyone strikes a person with an iron object and death results, he is a murderer; the murderer must be put to death.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 -

“(Only King Og of Bashan was left of the remnant of the Rephaim. His bed[fn] was made of iron. Isn’t it in Rabbah of the Ammonites? It is 13 1/2 feet long and 6 feet wide by a standard measure.[fn])

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:20 -

“But the LORD selected you and brought you out of Egypt’s iron furnace to be a people for his inheritance, as you are today.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:9 -

“a land where you will eat food without shortage, where you will lack nothing; a land whose rocks are iron and from whose hills you will mine copper.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:5 -

“If, for example, he goes into the forest with his neighbor to cut timber, and his hand swings the ax to chop down a tree, but the blade flies off the handle and strikes his neighbor so that he dies, that person may flee to one of these cities and live.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:5 -

“Build an altar of stones there to the LORD your God ​— ​do not use any iron tool on them.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:23 -

“The sky above you will be bronze, and the earth beneath you iron.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:48 -

“you will serve your enemies that the LORD will send against you, in famine, thirst, nakedness, and a lack of everything. He will place an iron yoke on your neck until he has destroyed you.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:25 -

May the bolts of your gate be iron and bronze,

and your strength last as long as you live.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:19 -

“For all the silver and gold, and the articles of bronze and iron, are dedicated to the LORD and must go into the LORD’s treasury.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:24 -

They burned the city and everything in it, but they put the silver and gold and the articles of bronze and iron into the treasury of the LORD’s house.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:31 -

just as Moses the LORD’s servant had commanded the Israelites. He built it according to what is written in the book of the law of Moses: an altar of uncut stones on which no iron tool has been used. Then they offered burnt offerings to the LORD and sacrificed fellowship offerings on it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:16 -

But the descendants of Joseph said, “The hill country is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites who inhabit the valley area have iron chariots, both at Beth-shean with its surrounding villages and in the Jezreel Valley.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:18 -

“because the hill country will be yours also. It is a forest; clear it and its outlying areas will be yours. You can also drive out the Canaanites, even though they have iron chariots and are strong.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:8 -

he said, “Return to your homes with great wealth: a huge number of cattle, and silver, gold, bronze, iron, and a large quantity of clothing. Share the spoil of your enemies with your brothers.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:19 -

The LORD was with Judah and enabled them to take possession of the hill country, but they could not drive out the people who were living in the plain because those people had iron chariots.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:3 -

Then the Israelites cried out to the LORD, because Jabin had nine hundred iron chariots, and he harshly oppressed them twenty years.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:13 -

Sisera summoned all his nine hundred iron chariots and all the troops who were with him from Harosheth of the Nations to the Wadi Kishon.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 -

His spear shaft was like a weaver’s beam, and the iron point of his spear weighed fifteen pounds.[fn] In addition, a shield-bearer was walking in front of him.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:31 -

He removed the people who were in the city and put them to work with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, and to labor at brickmaking. He did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then he and all his troops returned to Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:7 -

The man who touches them

must be armed with iron and the shaft of a spear.

They will be completely burned up on the spot.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:7 -

The temple’s construction used finished stones cut at the quarry so that no hammer, chisel, or any iron tool was heard in the temple while it was being built.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:51 -

For they are your people and your inheritance;

you brought them out of Egypt,

out of the middle of an iron furnace.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:11 -

Then Zedekiah son of Chenaanah made iron horns and said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘You will gore the Arameans with these until they are finished off.’ ”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:5 -

As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron ax head fell into the water, and he cried out, “Oh, my master, it was borrowed! ”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:6 -

Then the man of God asked, “Where did it fall? ”

When he showed him the place, the man of God cut a piece of wood, threw it there, and made the iron float.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:3 -

He brought out the people who were in it and put them to work with saws,[fn] iron picks, and axes.[fn] David did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then he and all his troops returned to Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:3 -

David supplied a great deal of iron to make the nails for the doors of the gates and for the fittings, together with an immeasurable quantity of bronze,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:14 -

“Notice I have taken great pains to provide for the house of the LORD ​— ​3,775 tons of gold, 37,750 tons of silver,[fn] and bronze and iron that can’t be weighed because there is so much of it. I have also provided timber and stone, but you will need to add more to them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:16 -

“in gold, silver, bronze, and iron ​— ​beyond number. Now begin the work, and may the LORD be with you.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:2 -

“So to the best of my ability I’ve made provision for the house of my God: gold for the gold articles, silver for the silver, bronze for the bronze, iron for the iron, and wood for the wood, as well as onyx, stones for mounting,[fn] antimony,[fn] stones of various colors, all kinds of precious stones, and a great quantity of marble.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:7 -

For the service of God’s house they gave 185 tons[fn] of gold and 10,000 gold coins,[fn] 375 tons[fn] of silver, 675 tons[fn] of bronze, and 4,000 tons[fn] of iron.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:7 -

Therefore, send me an artisan who is skilled in engraving to work with gold, silver, bronze, and iron, and with purple, crimson, and blue yarn. He will work with the artisans who are with me in Judah and Jerusalem, appointed by my father David.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:14 -

He is the son of a woman from the daughters of Dan. His father is a man of Tyre. He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, with purple, blue, crimson yarn, and fine linen. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and to execute any design that may be given him. I have sent him to be with your artisans and the artisans of my lord, your father David.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:10 -

Then Zedekiah son of Chenaanah made iron horns and said, “This is what the LORD says: You will gore the Arameans with these until they are finished off.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:12 -

Then the king and Jehoiada gave it to those in charge of the labor on the LORD’s temple, who were hiring stonecutters and carpenters to renovate the LORD’s temple, also blacksmiths and coppersmiths to repair the LORD’s temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:24 -

or were inscribed in stone forever

by an iron stylus and lead!

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:24 -

If he flees from an iron weapon,

an arrow from a bronze bow will pierce him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:2 -

Iron is taken from the ground,

and copper is smelted from ore.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:18 -

His bones are bronze tubes;

his limbs are like iron rods.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:27 -

He regards iron as straw,

and bronze as rotten wood.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:9 -

“You will break them with an iron scepter;

you will shatter them like pottery.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:18 -

They hurt his feet with shackles;

his neck was put in an iron collar.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:10 -

Others sat in darkness and gloom[fn] —

prisoners in cruel chains —

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:16 -

For he has broken down the bronze gates

and cut through the iron bars.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:8 -

binding their kings with chains

and their dignitaries with iron shackles,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:17 -

Iron sharpens iron,

and one person sharpens another.[fn]

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