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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.
† 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 is a [fn]ravenous wolf H2061;
In the morning he devours the prey,
And in the evening he divides the spoils.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:6 - And the wolf H2061 will dwell with the lamb,
And the leopard will lie down with the young goat,
And the calf and the young lion [fn]and the fattened steer will be together;
And a little boy will lead them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:25 - “The wolf H2061 and the lamb will graze together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox; and dust will be the serpent’s food. They will do no evil or harm on all My holy mountain,” says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:6 - Therefore a lion from the forest will kill them,
A wolf H2061 of the deserts will destroy them,
A leopard is watching their cities.
Everyone who goes out of them will be torn in pieces,
Because their wrongdoings are many,
Their apostasies are numerous.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:27 - “Her leaders within her are like wolves H2061 tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to make dishonest profit.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:8 - “Their horses are faster than leopards,
And quicker than wolves H2061 in the evening.
Their [fn]horsemen charge along,
Their [fn]horsemen come from afar;
They fly like an eagle [fn]swooping down to devour.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:3 - Her leaders within her are roaring lions,
Her judges are wolves H2061 at evening;
They have no bones to gnaw in the morning.

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