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Lexicon :: Strong's H2061 - zᵊ'ēḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to be yellow
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 522

Strong’s Definitions

זְאֵב zᵉʼêb, zeh-abe'; from an unused root meaning to be yellow; a wolf:—wolf.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H2061 in the following manner: wolf (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H2061 in the following manner: wolf (7x).
  1. wolf

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זְאֵב zᵉʼêb, zeh-abe'; from an unused root meaning to be yellow; a wolf:—wolf.
STRONGS H2061: Abbreviations
† I. זְאֵב noun masculineIsaiah 11:6 wolf (Late Hebrew id., Arabic bdb025507 (jackal according to HomNS 303 ff.; but see RSZMG 1880, 373 and DoughtyArab. Deseria i. 327; ii. 144, 145) Aramaic דֵּיבָה, bdb025508 Assyrian zîbu DlS 47; Ethiopic bdb025509 hyena Di1056 (on formation compare LagBN 58); Phoenician in compound proper name זיבקם) — זְאֵב absolute Genesis 49:27 + 2 times; construct Jeremiah 5:6; plural זְאֵבִים Ezekiel 22:27; construct זְאֵבֵי Habakkuk 1:8; Zephaniah 3:3; — wolf, never in narrative; in predictions of peace in Messian. age וְגָר זְאֵב עִם כֶּבֶשׂ Isaiah 11:6 זְאֵב וְטָלֶה יִרְעוּ כְּאֶחָד Isaiah 65:25; in simile, of Benjamin's fierceness זְאֵב יִטְרָ֑ף ב׳ Genesis 49:27; of fierce horses of Chaldeans חַדּוּ מִזְּאֵבֵי עֶרֶב Habakkuk 1:8 (|| קַלּוּ מִנְּמֵרִים); of princes of Judah כִּזְאֵבִים טֹרְפֵי טָ֑רֶף Ezekiel 22:27; metaphor of enemies of Judah Jeremiah 5:6 זְאֵב עֲרָבוֺת (|| אַרְיֵה, נָמֵר); of corrupt and oppressive judges שֹׁפְטֶיהָ זְאֵבֵי עֶרֶב Zephaniah 3:3 (|| אֲרָיוֺת שֹׁאֲגִים).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


49:27; 49:27


11:6; 11:6; 65:25


5:6; 5:6


22:27; 22:27


1:8; 1:8


3:3; 3:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2061 matches the Hebrew זְאֵב (zᵊ'ēḇ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:27 - Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: H2061 in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:6 - The wolf H2061 also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:25 - The wolf H2061 and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:6 - Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf H2061 of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:27 - Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves H2061 ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:8 - Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: H2061 and their horsemen shall spread themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as the eagle that hasteth to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:3 - Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; H2061 they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.
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