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Lexicon :: Strong's H1698 - deḇer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From דָּבַר (H1696) (in the sense of destroying)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 399b

Strong’s Definitions

דֶּבֶר deber, deh'-ber; from H1696 (in the sense of destroying); a pestilence:—murrain, pestilence, plague.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H1698 in the following manner: pestilence (47x), plagues (1x), murrain (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H1698 in the following manner: pestilence (47x), plagues (1x), murrain (1x).
  1. pestilence, plague

  2. murrain, cattle disease, cattle-plague

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דֶּבֶר deber, deh'-ber; from H1696 (in the sense of destroying); a pestilence:—murrain, pestilence, plague.
STRONGS H1698: Abbreviations
דֶּ֫בֶר 49 noun masculine pestilence (compare Arabic دَبْرٌ, إِدْبَارٌ, departure, death) — Exodus 9:3 +; דָּ֑בֶר Habakkuk 3:5; suffix דְּבָרֶיךָ Hosea 13:14; —
1. plague, pestilence, in general Exodus 5:3; Exodus 9:15; Numbers 14:12 (J) Leviticus 26:25 (H) Deuteronomy 28:21; 2 Samuel 24:13, 15 (+ 2 Samuel 24:15a Greek Version of the LXX We Dr) = 1 Chronicles 21:12, 14; 1 Kings 8:37 2 Chronicles 6:28; 7:13; 20:9; Psalm 91:3; Psalm 91:6; Jeremiah 14:12 + 16 times Jeremiah; Ezekiel 5:12 + 11 times Ezekiel; Hosea 13:14; Amos 4:10; Habakkuk 3:5. Read וּבַדָּ֑בֶר, or the like, 1 Samuel 4:8, for MT בַּמִּדְבָּר, We Klo Dr.
†2. cattle-plague, murrain Exodus 9:3 (J) = Psalm 78:50.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:3; 9:3; 9:3; 9:15







1 Samuel


2 Samuel

24:13; 24:15; 24:15

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

21:12; 21:14

2 Chronicles

6:28; 7:13; 20:9


78:50; 91:3; 91:6






13:14; 13:14




3:5; 3:5


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1698 matches the Hebrew דֶּבֶר (deḇer),
which occurs 49 times in 48 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:3 - And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, H1698 or with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:3 - Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain. H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:15 - For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; H1698 and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:25 - And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence H1698 among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:12 - I will smite them with the pestilence, H1698 and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:21 - The LORD shall make the pestilence H1698 cleave unto thee, until he have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:13 - So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months before thine enemies, while they pursue thee? or that there be three days' pestilence H1698 in thy land? now advise, and see what answer I shall return to him that sent me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:15 - So the LORD sent a pestilence H1698 upon Israel from the morning even to the time appointed: and there died of the people from Dan even to Beersheba seventy thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:37 - If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, H1698 blasting, mildew, locust, or if there be caterpiller; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their cities; whatsoever plague, whatsoever sickness there be;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:12 - Either three years' famine; or three months to be destroyed before thy foes, while that the sword of thine enemies overtaketh thee; or else three days the sword of the LORD, even the pestilence, H1698 in the land, and the angel of the LORD destroying throughout all the coasts of Israel. Now therefore advise thyself what word I shall bring again to him that sent me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:14 - So the LORD sent pestilence H1698 upon Israel: and there fell of Israel seventy thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:28 - If there be dearth in the land, if there be pestilence, H1698 if there be blasting, or mildew, locusts, or caterpillers; if their enemies besiege them in the cities of their land; whatsoever sore or whatsoever sickness there be:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:13 - If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence H1698 among my people;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:9 - If, when evil cometh upon us, as the sword, judgment, or pestilence, H1698 or famine, we stand before this house, and in thy presence, (for thy name is in this house,) and cry unto thee in our affliction, then thou wilt hear and help.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:50 - He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence; H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:3 - Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:6 - Nor for the pestilence H1698 that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:12 - When they fast, I will not hear their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and an oblation, I will not accept them: but I will consume them by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence. H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:6 - And I will smite the inhabitants of this city, both man and beast: they shall die of a great pestilence. H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:7 - And afterward, saith the LORD, I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah, and his servants, and the people, and such as are left in this city from the pestilence, H1698 from the sword, and from the famine, into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of those that seek their life: and he shall smite them with the edge of the sword; he shall not spare them, neither have pity, nor have mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:9 - He that abideth in this city shall die by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence: H1698 but he that goeth out, and falleth to the Chaldeans that besiege you, he shall live, and his life shall be unto him for a prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:10 - And I will send the sword, the famine, and the pestilence, H1698 among them, till they be consumed from off the land that I gave unto them and to their fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:8 - And it shall come to pass, that the nation and kingdom which will not serve the same Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, and that will not put their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, that nation will I punish, saith the LORD, with the sword, and with the famine, and with the pestilence, H1698 until I have consumed them by his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:13 - Why will ye die, thou and thy people, by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, H1698 as the LORD hath spoken against the nation that will not serve the king of Babylon?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:8 - The prophets that have been before me and before thee of old prophesied both against many countries, and against great kingdoms, of war, and of evil, and of pestilence. H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:17 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will send upon them the sword, the famine, and the pestilence, H1698 and will make them like vile figs, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:18 - And I will persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, H1698 and will deliver them to be removed to all the kingdoms of the earth, to be a curse, and an astonishment, and an hissing, and a reproach, among all the nations whither I have driven them:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:24 - Behold the mounts, they are come unto the city to take it; and the city is given into the hand of the Chaldeans, that fight against it, because of the sword, and of the famine, and of the pestilence: H1698 and what thou hast spoken is come to pass; and, behold, thou seest it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:36 - And now therefore thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning this city, whereof ye say, It shall be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence; H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:17 - Therefore thus saith the LORD; Ye have not hearkened unto me, in proclaiming liberty, every one to his brother, and every man to his neighbour: behold, I proclaim a liberty for you, saith the LORD, to the sword, to the pestilence, H1698 and to the famine; and I will make you to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:2 - Thus saith the LORD, He that remaineth in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: H1698 but he that goeth forth to the Chaldeans shall live; for he shall have his life for a prey, and shall live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:17 - So shall it be with all the men that set their faces to go into Egypt to sojourn there; they shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: H1698 and none of them shall remain or escape from the evil that I will bring upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:22 - Now therefore know certainly that ye shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, H1698 in the place whither ye desire to go and to sojourn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:13 - For I will punish them that dwell in the land of Egypt, as I have punished Jerusalem, by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:12 - A third part of thee shall die with the pestilence, H1698 and with famine shall they be consumed in the midst of thee: and a third part shall fall by the sword round about thee; and I will scatter a third part into all the winds, and I will draw out a sword after them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:17 - So will I send upon you famine and evil beasts, and they shall bereave thee; and pestilence H1698 and blood shall pass through thee; and I will bring the sword upon thee. I the LORD have spoken it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:11 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; Smite with thine hand, and stamp with thy foot, and say, Alas for all the evil abominations of the house of Israel! for they shall fall by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence. H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:12 - He that is far off shall die of the pestilence; H1698 and he that is near shall fall by the sword; and he that remaineth and is besieged shall die by the famine: thus will I accomplish my fury upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:15 - The sword is without, and the pestilence H1698 and the famine within: he that is in the field shall die with the sword; and he that is in the city, famine and pestilence H1698 shall devour him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:16 - But I will leave a few men of them from the sword, from the famine, and from the pestilence; H1698 that they may declare all their abominations among the heathen whither they come; and they shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:19 - Or if I send a pestilence H1698 into that land, and pour out my fury upon it in blood, to cut off from it man and beast:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:21 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; How much more when I send my four sore judgments upon Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine, and the noisome beast, and the pestilence, H1698 to cut off from it man and beast?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:23 - For I will send into her pestilence, H1698 and blood into her streets; and the wounded shall be judged in the midst of her by the sword upon her on every side; and they shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:27 - Say thou thus unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; As I live, surely they that are in the wastes shall fall by the sword, and him that is in the open field will I give to the beasts to be devoured, and they that be in the forts and in the caves shall die of the pestilence. H1698
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:22 - And I will plead against him with pestilence H1698 and with blood; and I will rain upon him, and upon his bands, and upon the many people that are with him, an overflowing rain, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:14 - I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; H1698 O grave, I will be thy destruction: repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:10 - I have sent among you the pestilence H1698 after the manner of Egypt: your young men have I slain with the sword, and have taken away your horses; and I have made the stink of your camps to come up unto your nostrils: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:5 - Before him went the pestilence, H1698 and burning coals went forth at his feet.
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