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Lexicon :: Strong's H1880 - dešen

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 457a

Strong’s Definitions

דֶּשֶׁן deshen, deh'-shen; from H1878; the fat; abstractly fatness, i.e. (figuratively) abundance; specifically the (fatty) ashes of sacrifices:—ashes, fatness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H1880 in the following manner: ashes (8x), fatness (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H1880 in the following manner: ashes (8x), fatness (7x).
  1. fat ashes, fatness

    1. fatness

      1. of fertility

      2. of blessing (fig.)

    2. fat ashes (ashes of victims, mixed with the fat)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דֶּשֶׁן deshen, deh'-shen; from H1878; the fat; abstractly fatness, i.e. (figuratively) abundance; specifically the (fatty) ashes of sacrifices:—ashes, fatness.
STRONGS H1880: Abbreviations
דֶּ֫שֶׁן noun masculine fatness, fat ashes — absolute ד׳ Psalm 63:6 + 8 times, דָּ֑שֶׁן Leviticus 1:16 + 3 times; construct דֶּשֶׁן Psalm 36:9; suffix דִּשְׁנִי Judges 9:9
1. fatness, abundance, luxuriance, oil, Judges 9:9 (of olive tree); abundance, fertility Psalm 63:6 (in simile || חֵלֶב), Psalm 65:12, of food and drink, Job 36:16; Jeremiah 31:14; passing over into figurative of spiritual blessing Psalm 36:9 (ביתך ד׳), Isaiah 55:2.
2. fat ashes, i.e. ashes of victims, mixed with the fat Leviticus 1:16; Leviticus 4:12 (twice in verse); Leviticus 6:3; Leviticus 6:4 (all P) Jeremiah 31:40; 1 Kings 13:3, 1 Kings 13:5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:16; 1:16; 4:12; 6:3; 6:4


9:9; 9:9

1 Kings

13:3; 13:5




36:9; 36:9; 63:6; 63:6; 65:12




31:14; 31:40


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1880 matches the Hebrew דֶּשֶׁן (dešen),
which occurs 15 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:16 - And he shall pluck away his crop with his feathers, and cast it beside the altar on the east part, by the place of the ashes: H1880
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:12 - Even the whole bullock shall he carry forth without the camp unto a clean place, where the ashes H1880 are poured out, and burn him on the wood with fire: where the ashes H1880 are poured out shall he be burnt.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:10 - And the priest shall put on his linen garment, and his linen breeches shall he put upon his flesh, and take up the ashes H1880 which the fire hath consumed with the burnt offering on the altar, and he shall put them beside the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:11 - And he shall put off his garments, and put on other garments, and carry forth the ashes H1880 without the camp unto a clean place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:9 - But the olive tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, H1880 wherewith by me they honour God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:3 - And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the LORD hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes H1880 that are upon it shall be poured out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:5 - The altar also was rent, and the ashes H1880 poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:16 - Even so would he have removed thee out of the strait into a broad place, where there is no straitness; and that which should be set on thy table should be full of fatness. H1880
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:8 - They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness H1880 of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:5 - My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; H1880 and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:11 - Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness. H1880
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:2 - Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness. H1880
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:14 - And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, H1880 and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:40 - And the whole valley of the dead bodies, and of the ashes, H1880 and all the fields unto the brook of Kidron, unto the corner of the horse gate toward the east, shall be holy unto the LORD; it shall not be plucked up, nor thrown down any more for ever.
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