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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 - And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron: H1270 and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:19 - And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, H1270 and your earth as brass:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:22 - Only the gold, and the silver, the brass, the iron, H1270 the tin, and the lead,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:16 - And if he smite him with an instrument of iron, H1270 so that he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; H1270 is it not in Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:20 - But the LORD hath taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron H1270 furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him a people of inheritance, as ye are this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:9 - A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron, H1270 and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:5 - As when a man goeth into the wood with his neighbour to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head H1270 slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die; he shall flee unto one of those cities, and live:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:5 - And there shalt thou build an altar unto the LORD thy God, an altar of stones: thou shalt not lift up any iron H1270 tool upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:23 - And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron. H1270
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:48 - Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron H1270 upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:25 - Thy shoes shall be iron H1270 and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:19 - But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, H1270 are consecrated unto the LORD: they shall come into the treasury of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:24 - And they burnt the city with fire, and all that was therein: only the silver, and the gold, and the vessels of brass and of iron, H1270 they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:31 - As Moses the servant of the LORD commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no man hath lift up any iron: H1270 and they offered thereon burnt offerings unto the LORD, and sacrificed peace offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:16 - And the children of Joseph said, The hill is not enough for us: and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, H1270 both they who are of Bethshean and her towns, and they who are of the valley of Jezreel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:18 - But the mountain shall be thine; for it is a wood, and thou shalt cut it down: and the outgoings of it shall be thine: for thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, though they have iron H1270 chariots, and though they be strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:8 - And he spake unto them, saying, Return with much riches unto your tents, and with very much cattle, with silver, and with gold, and with brass, and with iron, H1270 and with very much raiment: divide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:19 - And the LORD was with Judah; and he drave out the inhabitants of the mountain; but could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had chariots of iron. H1270
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:3 - And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; H1270 and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:13 - And Sisera gathered together all his chariots, even nine hundred chariots of iron, H1270 and all the people that were with him, from Harosheth of the Gentiles unto the river of Kishon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 - And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: H1270 and one bearing a shield went before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:31 - And he brought forth the people that were therein, and put them under saws, and under harrows of iron, H1270 and under axes of iron, H1270 and made them pass through the brickkiln: and thus did he unto all the cities of the children of Ammon. So David and all the people returned unto Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:7 - But the man that shall touch them must be fenced with iron H1270 and the staff of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with fire in the same place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:7 - And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron H1270 heard in the house, while it was in building.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:51 - For they be thy people, and thine inheritance, which thou broughtest forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron: H1270
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:11 - And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron: H1270 and he said, Thus saith the LORD, With these shalt thou push the Syrians, until thou have consumed them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:5 - But as one was felling a beam, the axe head H1270 fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:6 - And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron H1270 did swim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:3 - And he brought out the people that were in it, and cut them with saws, and with harrows of iron, H1270 and with axes. Even so dealt David with all the cities of the children of Ammon. And David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:3 - And David prepared iron H1270 in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings; and brass in abundance without weight;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:14 - Now, behold, in my trouble I have prepared for the house of the LORD an hundred thousand talents of gold, and a thousand thousand talents of silver; and of brass and iron H1270 without weight; for it is in abundance: timber also and stone have I prepared; and thou mayest add thereto.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:16 - Of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, H1270 there is no number. Arise therefore, and be doing, and the LORD be with thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:2 - Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the brass for things of brass, the iron H1270 for things of iron, H1270 and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:7 - And gave for the service of the house of God of gold five thousand talents and ten thousand drams, and of silver ten thousand talents, and of brass eighteen thousand talents, and one hundred thousand talents of iron. H1270
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:7 - Send me now therefore a man cunning to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, H1270 and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and that can skill to grave with the cunning men that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father did provide.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:14 - The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, H1270 in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to grave any manner of graving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with thy cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David thy father.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:10 - And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah had made him horns of iron, H1270 and said, Thus saith the LORD, With these thou shalt push Syria until they be consumed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:12 - And the king and Jehoiada gave it to such as did the work of the service of the house of the LORD, and hired masons and carpenters to repair the house of the LORD, and also such as wrought iron H1270 and brass to mend the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:24 - That they were graven with an iron H1270 pen and lead in the rock for ever!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:24 - He shall flee from the iron H1270 weapon, and the bow of steel shall strike him through.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:2 - Iron H1270 is taken out of the earth, and brass is molten out of the stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:18 - His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron. H1270
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:27 - He esteemeth iron H1270 as straw, and brass as rotten wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:9 - Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; H1270 thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:18 - Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in iron: H1270
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:10 - Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron; H1270
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:16 - For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron H1270 in sunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:8 - To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; H1270
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:17 - Iron H1270 sharpeneth iron; H1270 so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

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