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Lexicon :: Strong's H1631 - garzen

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 379a

Strong’s Definitions

גַּרְזֶן garzen, gar-zen'; from H1629; an axe:—ax.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H1631 in the following manner: axe (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H1631 in the following manner: axe (4x).
  1. axe

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גַּרְזֶן garzen, gar-zen'; from H1629; an axe:—ax.
STRONGS H1631: Abbreviations
גַּרְזֶן noun masculineIsaiah 10:15 axe (pick, pick-axe, + 3 times in SI; on formative compare Sta294a Ges§ 85, xi. 54) — Deuteronomy 19:5; Deuteronomy 20:19; Isaiah 10:15; 1 Kings 6:7 (Co conjecture also Ezekiel 31:11).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:5; 20:19

1 Kings



10:15; 10:15




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1631 matches the Hebrew גַּרְזֶן (garzen),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

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 20:19 -

“When you lay siege to a city for a long time, fighting against it in order to capture it, do not destroy its trees by putting an ax to them, because you can get food from them. Do not cut them down. Are trees of the field human, to come under siege by you?

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 BoxIsa 10:15 -

Does an ax exalt itself

above the one who chops with it?

Does a saw magnify itself

above the one who saws with it?

It would be like a rod waving the ones who lift[fn] it!

It would be like a staff lifting the one who isn’t wood!

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