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Lexicon :: Strong's H1320 - bāśār

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 291a

Strong’s Definitions

בָּשָׂר bâsâr, baw-sawr'; from H1319; flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphemistically) the pudenda of a man:—body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-) kind, nakedness, self, skin.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 269x

The KJV translates Strong's H1320 in the following manner: flesh (256x), body (2x), fatfleshed (with H1277) (2x), leanfleshed (with H1851) (2x), kin (2x), leanfleshed (with H7534) (1x), mankind (with H376) (1x), myself (1x), nakedness (1x), skin (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 269x
The KJV translates Strong's H1320 in the following manner: flesh (256x), body (2x), fatfleshed (with H1277) (2x), leanfleshed (with H1851) (2x), kin (2x), leanfleshed (with H7534) (1x), mankind (with H376) (1x), myself (1x), nakedness (1x), skin (1x).
  1. flesh

    1. of the body

      1. of humans

      2. of animals

    2. the body itself

    3. male organ of generation (euphemism)

    4. kindred, blood-relations

    5. flesh as frail or erring (man against God)

    6. all living things

    7. animals

    8. mankind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּשָׂר bâsâr, baw-sawr'; from H1319; flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphemistically) the pudenda of a man:—body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-) kind, nakedness, self, skin.
STRONGS H1320: Abbreviations
בָּשָׂר 266 noun masculine flesh (compare Arabic بَشَرً skin, Syriac axrseb, Assyrian bišru, blood-relation, DlAssyrian Stud. i. 143, compare Pr. 170, Sabean בשר תורם flesh of bulls) — Genesis 2:21 + 126 times; construct בְּשַׂר Genesis 17:11 + 40 times; suffix בּשָׂרִי etc. Psalm 16:9 + 96 times; plural בְּשָׂרִים Proverbs 14:30; —
1. of the body:
2. flesh for the body itself (especially in P): על בשׂר אדם לא ייסך upon the body of man it shall not be poured Exodus 30:32 (P); מכנסי בד ילבשׁ על בשׂרו linen drawers shall he put on his body Leviticus 6:3; Leviticus 16:4 (P); וישׂם שׂק על בשׂרו 1 Kings 21:27; ורחץ את בשׂרו and he shall bath his body Leviticus 14:9; Leviticus 15:13, 16; Leviticus 16:24, 26, 28; Leviticus 17:16; Leviticus 22:6; Numbers 19:7, 8 (P); שׂרט לנפשׁ לא תתנו בכשׂרכם ye shall not put any cutting for any one in your body Leviticus 19:28 compare Leviticus 21:5 (P); והעבירו תער על כל בשׂרם and they shall pass a razor over all their body Numbers 8:7 (P). Ecclesiastes uses בשׂר only in this sense Ecclesiastes 2:3; Ecclesiastes 4:5; Ecclesiastes 5:5; Ecclesiastes 11:10; Ecclesiastes 12:12; elsewhere this usage only in poetry; the body antithetical to נפשׁ Job 14:22; Isaiah 10:18; Psalm 63:2; לב Psalm 16:9; Psalm 84:3; Proverbs 14:30 (only here emphatic plural = entire body§ 695, Leiblichkeit De); מִבְּשָׂרִי apart from my body, in disembodied state Job 19:26; סמר מפחדך בשׂרי my body trembleth for fear of thee Psalm 119:120.
3. make organ of generation (euphemism): בְּשַׂר עָרְלַתְכֶם Genesis 17:11, 14, 23, 24, 25 (P); בשׂר ערוה Exodus 28:42 (P), but בשׂר Genesis 17:14; Leviticus 15:2-19 (P) Ezekiel 16:26; Ezekiel 23:20; Ezekiel 44:7, 9.
4. flesh for kindred, blood-relations: עצם מעצמי ובשׂר מבשׂרי bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh Genesis 2:23 (J); והיו לבשׂר אחד and they shall become one flesh Genesis 2:24 (J); עצמי ובשׂרי Genesis 29:14 (J) Judges 9:2; 2 Samuel 5:1; 2 Samuel 19:13; 2 Samuel 19:14; 1 Chronicles 11:1; בשׂר with suffix in same sense Genesis 37:27 (J) Nehemiah 5:5; Isaiah 58:7, for which שְׁאֵר בשׂרו near of kin, man or woman Leviticus 18:6; Leviticus 25:49 (both H; Leviticus 25:49 || מִשְׁפָּחָה, compare RSk149).
5. man over against God as frail or erring Genesis 6:3 (J) Psalm 56:5; Psalm 78:39; eyes of flesh Job 10:4; arm of flesh 2 Chronicles 32:8; Jeremiah 17:5; horses are flesh not spirit Isaiah 31:3
6. the phrase ׃כָּל־בָּשָׂר
b. animals Genesis 7:15, 16; Genesis 8:17 (P).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:21; 2:21; 2:23; 2:24; 6:3; 6:12; 6:17; 6:18; 6:19; 7:15; 7:16; 7:21; 8:17; 9:4; 9:11; 9:15; 9:16; 9:17; 17:11; 17:11; 17:14; 17:14; 17:23; 17:24; 17:25; 29:14; 37:27; 40:19; 41:2; 41:3; 41:4; 41:5; 41:6; 41:7; 41:8; 41:9; 41:10; 41:11; 41:12; 41:13; 41:14; 41:15; 41:16; 41:17; 41:18; 41:19


4:7; 21:28; 22:30; 28:42; 30:32


6:3; 12:3; 13:2; 14:9; 15:2; 15:3; 15:4; 15:5; 15:6; 15:7; 15:8; 15:9; 15:10; 15:11; 15:12; 15:13; 15:13; 15:14; 15:15; 15:16; 15:16; 15:17; 15:18; 15:19; 16:4; 16:24; 16:26; 16:28; 17:14; 17:16; 18:6; 19:28; 21:5; 22:6; 25:49; 25:49; 26:29


8:7; 11:4; 11:5; 11:6; 11:7; 11:8; 11:9; 11:10; 11:11; 11:12; 11:13; 11:14; 11:15; 11:16; 11:17; 11:18; 11:19; 11:20; 11:21; 11:22; 11:23; 11:24; 11:25; 11:26; 11:27; 11:28; 11:29; 11:30; 11:31; 11:32; 11:33; 12:12; 16:22; 18:15; 19:7; 19:8; 27:16


5:28; 12:15; 28:53; 28:55; 32:42


6:19; 6:20; 6:21; 8:7; 9:2

1 Samuel

2:13; 2:15; 17:44

2 Samuel

5:1; 19:13; 19:14

1 Kings

4:34; 5:10; 5:14; 6:30; 17:6; 19:21; 21:27

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles





2:5; 4:15; 6:12; 7:5; 10:4; 10:11; 12:10; 13:14; 14:22; 19:20; 19:22; 19:26; 21:6; 31:31; 33:21; 33:25; 34:15; 41:15


16:9; 16:9; 27:2; 38:4; 38:8; 50:13; 56:5; 63:2; 65:3; 78:39; 79:2; 84:3; 102:6; 109:24; 119:120; 136:25; 145:21


4:22; 5:11; 14:30; 14:30; 23:20


2:3; 4:5; 5:5; 11:10; 12:12


9:19; 10:18; 17:4; 22:13; 31:3; 40:5; 40:6; 44:16; 44:19; 49:26; 49:26; 58:7; 65:4; 66:16; 66:17; 66:23; 66:24


7:21; 11:15; 12:12; 17:5; 19:9; 25:31; 32:27; 45:5




4:14; 11:19; 16:26; 21:4; 21:9; 21:10; 23:20; 32:5; 36:26; 37:6; 37:8; 39:17; 39:18; 44:7; 44:9


1:15; 10:3










11:9; 11:16; 14:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1320 matches the Hebrew בָּשָׂר (bāśār),
which occurs 270 times in 241 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 2:21–Lev 7:17)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:21 - So Yahweh God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then He took one of his ribs and closed up the flesh H1320 at that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - Then the man said,

“This one finally is bone of my bones,

And flesh H1320 of my flesh H1320;

This one shall be called [fn]Woman,

Because this one was taken out of [fn]Man.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:24 -

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother, and cleave to his wife; and they shall become one flesh H1320.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:3 - Then Yahweh said, “My Spirit shall not [fn]strive with man forever [fn]because he indeed is flesh H1320; [fn]nevertheless his days shall be 120 years.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:12 - And God saw the earth, and behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh H1320 had corrupted their way upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:13 -

Then God said to Noah, “The end of all flesh H1320 has come before Me; for the earth is filled with violence because of them; and behold, I am about to destroy them with the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:17 - “As for Me, behold I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh H1320 in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall breathe its last.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:19 - “And of every living thing of all flesh H1320, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:15 - So they came to Noah into the ark, by twos of all flesh H1320 in which was the breath of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:16 - And those that entered, male and female of all flesh H1320, entered as God had commanded him; and Yahweh closed it behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:21 - And all flesh H1320 that [fn]moved on the earth breathed its last, that is birds and cattle and beasts and every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth, as well as all mankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:17 - “Bring out with you every living thing of all flesh H1320 that is with you, birds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, that they may swarm on the earth, and that they may be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:4 - “However, flesh H1320 with its life, that is, its blood, you shall not eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:11 - “Indeed I establish My covenant with you; and all flesh H1320 shall never again be cut off by the water of the flood, and there shall never again be a flood to destroy the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:15 - and I will remember My covenant, which is between Me and you and every living creature of all flesh H1320; and never again shall the water become a flood to destroy all flesh H1320.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:16 - “So the bow shall be in the cloud, and I will look upon it, to remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh H1320 that is on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:17 - And God said to Noah, “This is the sign of the covenant which I have established between Me and all flesh H1320 that is on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:11 - “And you shall be circumcised in the flesh H1320 of your foreskin, and it shall be the sign of the covenant between Me and you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:13 - “A servant who is born in your house or who is bought with your money shall surely be circumcised; thus shall My covenant be in your flesh H1320 for an everlasting covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:14 - “But an uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh H1320 of his foreskin, that person shall be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:23 -

Then Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all who were born in his house and all who were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s household, and circumcised the flesh H1320 of their foreskin in the very same day, as God had spoken with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:24 - Now Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised in the flesh H1320 of his foreskin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:25 - And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old when he was circumcised in the flesh H1320 of his foreskin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:14 - And Laban said to him, “Surely you are my bone and my flesh H1320.” And he stayed with him one month.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:27 - “Come and let us sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him, for he is our brother, our own flesh H1320.” And his brothers listened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:19 - within three more days Pharaoh will lift up your head off of you and will hang you on a tree, and the birds will eat your flesh H1320 off of you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:2 - And behold, from the Nile there came up seven cows, sleek and [fn]fat; and they grazed in the reeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:3 - Then behold, seven other cows came up after them from the Nile, [fn]ugly and [fn]thin H1320, and they stood by the other cows on the bank of the Nile.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:4 - And the ugly and [fn]thin H1320 cows ate up the seven sleek and fat cows. Then Pharaoh awoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:18 - and behold, seven cows, [fn]fat and sleek came up out of the Nile, and they grazed in the reeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:19 - “And behold, seven other cows came up after them, poor and very ugly and lean H1320, such as I had never seen in all the land of Egypt, in regard to [fn]ugliness;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:7 - Then He said, “Return your hand into your bosom.” So he returned his hand into his bosom, and when he took it out of his bosom, behold, it returned to being like the rest of his flesh H1320.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:8 - ‘And they shall eat the flesh H1320 that night, roasted with fire, and they shall eat it with unleavened bread [fn]and bitter herbs.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:46 - “It shall be eaten in a single house; you shall not bring forth any of the flesh H1320 outside of the house, and you shall not break any bone of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:3 - And the sons of Israel said to them, “Would that we had died by the hand of Yahweh in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the pots of [fn]meat H1320, when we ate bread to the full; for you have brought us out into this wilderness to put this whole assembly to death with hunger.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:8 - And Moses said, “This will happen when Yahweh gives you [fn]meat H1320 to eat in the evening and bread to the full in the morning; for Yahweh hears your grumblings which you grumble against Him. And what are we? Your grumblings are not against us but against Yahweh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:12 - “I have heard the grumblings of the sons of Israel; speak to them, saying, ‘[fn]At twilight you shall eat [fn]meat H1320, and in the morning you shall be filled with bread, so that you shall know that I am Yahweh your God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:28 -

“And if an ox gores a man or a woman [fn]to death, the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh H1320 shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:31 -

“You shall be holy men to Me, therefore you shall not eat any flesh H1320 torn to pieces in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:42 - “You shall make for them linen undergarments to cover their bare flesh H1320; they shall [fn]reach from the loins even to the thighs.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:14 - “But the flesh H1320 of the bull and its hide and its refuse, you shall burn with fire outside the camp; it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:31 -

“You shall take the ram of [fn]ordination and boil its flesh H1320 in a holy place.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:32 - “Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh H1320 of the ram and the bread that is in the basket, at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:34 - “If any of the flesh H1320 of [fn]ordination or any of the bread remains until morning, then you shall burn the remainder with fire; it shall not be eaten, because it is holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:32 - ‘It shall not be poured on [fn]anyone’s body H1320, nor shall you make any like it in [fn]the same specifications; it is holy, and it shall be holy to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:11 - ‘But the hide of the bull and all its flesh H1320 with its head and its legs and its entrails and its refuse,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:10 - ‘And the priest shall put on his linen robe, and he shall put on undergarments next to his flesh H1320; and he shall raise up the [fn]ashes to which the fire [fn]reduces the burnt offering on the altar and place them beside the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:27 - ‘Anyone who touches its flesh H1320 will be set apart as holy; and when any of its blood sprinkles on a garment, in a holy place you shall wash what was sprinkled on.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:15 -

‘Now as for the flesh H1320 of the sacrifice of his thanksgiving peace offerings, it shall be eaten on the day of his offering; he shall not leave any of it over until morning.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:17 - but what is left over from the flesh H1320 of the sacrifice on the third day shall be burned with fire.

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