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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 - As for Zillah, she also gave birth to Tubal-cain, the forger of all implements of bronze and iron H1270; and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:19 - ‘I will also break down your pride of power; and I will make your sky like iron H1270 and your earth like bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:22 - only the gold and the silver, the bronze, the iron H1270, the tin, and the lead,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:16 - ‘But if he struck him with an iron H1270 object, so that he died, he is a murderer; the murderer must be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - (For only Og king of Bashan was left of the remnant of the Rephaim. Behold, his [fn]bed was a [fn]bed of iron H1270; it is in Rabbah of the sons of Ammon. Its length was nine cubits, and its width four cubits by [fn]the usual cubit.)
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:20 - “But the LORD has taken you and brought you out of the iron H1270 furnace, from Egypt, to be a people of His own possession, as today.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:9 - a land where you will eat food without shortage, in which you will not lack anything; a land whose stones are iron H1270, and out of whose hills you can dig copper.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:5 - as when a person goes into the forest with his friend to cut wood, and his hand [fn]swings the axe to cut down the tree, and the iron H1270 head slips off the [fn]handle and [fn]strikes his friend so that he dies—he may flee to one of these cities and live.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:5 - “Moreover, you shall build there an altar to the LORD your God, an altar of stones; you shall not wield an iron H1270 tool on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:23 - [fn]The heaven which is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth which is under you, iron H1270.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:48 - you will serve your enemies whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger, thirst, nakedness, and devoid of all things; and He will put an iron H1270 yoke on your neck until He has destroyed you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:25 - “Your [fn]bars will be iron H1270 and bronze,
And as your days, so will your strength be.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:19 - “But all the silver and gold, and articles of bronze and iron H1270 are holy to the LORD; they shall go into the treasury of the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:24 - Then they burned the city with fire, and all that was in it. Only the silver and gold, and the articles of bronze and iron H1270, they put into the treasury of the [fn]house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:31 - just as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded the sons of Israel, as it is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, an altar of uncut stones on which no one had wielded an iron H1270 tool; and they offered burnt offerings on it to the LORD, and sacrificed peace offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:16 - The sons of Joseph then said, “The hill country is not enough for us, but all the Canaanites who live in the valley land have iron H1270 chariots, both those who are in Beth-shean and its towns and those who are in the Valley of Jezreel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:18 - but the hill country shall be yours. For though it is a forest, you shall clear it, and to its [fn]farthest borders it shall be yours; for you shall [fn]drive out the Canaanites, even though they have iron H1270 chariots and though they are strong.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:8 - and said to [fn]them, “Return to your tents with great riches and with very many livestock, with silver, gold, bronze, iron H1270, and with very many clothes; divide the spoils of your enemies with your brothers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:19 - Now the LORD was with Judah, and they took possession of the hill country; but they could not [fn]drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had iron H1270 chariots.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:3 - The sons of Israel cried out to the LORD; for he had nine hundred iron H1270 chariots, and he oppressed the sons of Israel severely for twenty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:13 - Sisera summoned all his chariots, nine hundred iron H1270 chariots, and all the people who were with him, from Harosheth-hagoyim to the river Kishon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 - The shaft of his spear was like a weaver’s beam, and the head of his spear weighed [fn]six hundred shekels of iron H1270; and his shield-carrier walked in front of him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:31 - He also brought out the people who were in it, and put some to work at saws, iron H1270 picks, and iron H1270 axes, and made [fn]others [fn]serve at the brick [fn]works. And he did the same to all the cities of the sons of Ammon. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:7 - Instead, the man who touches them
Must be [fn]armed with iron H1270 and the shaft of a spear,
And they will be completely burned with fire in their [fn]place.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:7 - The house, while it was being built, was built of stone finished at the quarry, and neither hammer, nor axe, nor any iron H1270 tool was heard in the house while it was being built.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:51 - (for they are Your people and Your inheritance which You have brought out of Egypt, from the midst of the iron H1270 furnace),
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:11 - Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made horns of iron H1270 for himself and said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘With these you will gore the Arameans until they are destroyed!’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:5 - But it happened that as one of them was [fn]cutting down a beam, [fn]the axe H1270 head H1270 fell into the water; and he cried out and said, “Oh, my master! It was borrowed!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:6 - Then the man of God said, “Where did it fall?” And when he showed him the place, he cut off a stick and threw it in there, and made the iron H1270 float.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:3 - He brought out the people who were in it, and [fn]put them to work at saws, iron H1270 picks, and axes. And David did the same to all the cities of the sons of Ammon. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:3 - And David prepared large quantities of iron H1270 [fn]to make the nails for the doors of the gates and for the clamps, and more bronze than could be weighed;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:14 - “Now behold, [fn]with great pains I have prepared for the house of the LORD a hundred thousand [fn]talents of gold and a million talents of silver, and bronze and iron H1270 beyond measure, for [fn]they are in great quantity; I have also prepared timber and stone, and you may add to that.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:16 - “Of the gold, silver, bronze, and iron H1270 there is no limit. Arise and work, and may the LORD be with you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:2 - “Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, the silver for the things of silver, the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron H1270 for the things of iron H1270, wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:7 - and for the service of the house of God they gave five thousand talents and ten thousand [fn]darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of brass, and a hundred thousand talents of iron H1270.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:7 - “Now send me a skilled man to work in gold, silver, brass, iron H1270, and in purple, crimson, and violet fabrics, one who knows how to make engravings, to work with the skilled workers [fn]whom I have in Judah and Jerusalem, whom my father David provided.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:14 - the son of a [fn]Danite woman and [fn]a Tyrian father, who knows how to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron H1270, stone, and wood, and in purple, violet, linen, and crimson fabrics, and who knows how to make all kinds of engravings and to [fn]execute any design which is assigned to him, to work with your skilled workers and with [fn]those of my lord, your father David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:10 - Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made horns of iron H1270 for himself and said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘With these you will gore the Arameans until they are destroyed!’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:12 - The king and Jehoiada gave it to those who did the work of the service of the house of the LORD; and they hired masons and carpenters to restore the house of the LORD, and also workers in iron H1270 and bronze to repair the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:24 - “That with an iron H1270 stylus and lead
They were engraved in the rock forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:24 - “He may flee from the iron H1270 weapon,
But the bronze bow will pierce him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:2 - “Iron H1270 is taken from the dust,
And copper is smelted from rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:18 - “His bones are tubes of bronze;
His [fn]limbs are like bars of iron H1270.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:27 - “He regards iron H1270 as straw,
Bronze as rotten wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:9 - ‘You shall [fn]break them with a [fn]rod of iron H1270,
You shall shatter them like [fn]earthenware.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:18 - They forced his feet into shackles,
[fn]He was put in irons H1270;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:10 - There were those who lived in darkness and in [fn]the shadow of death,
Prisoners in misery and [fn]chains H1270,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:16 - For He has shattered gates of bronze
And cut off bars of iron H1270.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:8 - To bind their kings with chains,
And their dignitaries with shackles of iron H1270,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:17 - As iron H1270 sharpens iron H1270,
So one person sharpens another.

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