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Lexicon :: Strong's H2087 - zāḏôn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 547b

Strong’s Definitions

זָדוֹן zâdôwn, zaw-done'; from H2102; arrogance:—presumptuously, pride, proud (man).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H2087 in the following manner: pride (6x), presumptuously (2x), proud (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H2087 in the following manner: pride (6x), presumptuously (2x), proud (3x).
  1. pride, insolence, presumptuousness, arrogance

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זָדוֹן zâdôwn, zaw-done'; from H2102; arrogance:—presumptuously, pride, proud (man).
STRONGS H2087: Abbreviations
זָדוֺן noun masculineProverbs 11:2 insolence, presumptuousness (on formation compare LagBN 204, Anm.), absolute ז׳ Deuteronomy 17:12 + 7 times; construct זְדוֺן Jeremiah 49:16; Obadiah 3; suffix זְדֹנְךָ 1 Samuel 17:28; —
1. insolence, presumption toward men; affirmed of David by Eliab 1 Samuel 17:28 (|| רֹעַ לְבָבֶ֑ךָ); usually
2. of presumptuous godlessness (compare זוּד, זֵד), exhibited in disobedience to priest or judge Deuteronomy 17:12; in false prediction Deuteronomy 18:22; in general Proverbs 11:2 (opposed to צְנוּעִים), Proverbs 13:10; עֶבְרַת ז׳ Proverbs 21:24 (compare זֵד); לִבֶּ֑ךָ ז׳) Jeremiah 49:16 (= Obadiah 3) presumption of thine heart; of Babylon personified under figure of ז׳ Jeremiah 50:31, 32; dubious is הַוּ׳ פָּרַח Ezekiel 7:10 insolence hath blossomed (preceded by צָץ הַמַּטֶּה) i.e. either of Israel as demanding punishment, or of Babylon as instrument of punishment.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


17:12; 17:12; 18:22

1 Samuel

17:28; 17:28


11:2; 11:2; 13:10; 21:24


49:16; 49:16; 50:31; 50:32




1:3; 1:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2087 matches the Hebrew זָדוֹן (zāḏôn),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:12 - “But the person who acts insolently H2087 by not listening to the priest who stands there to serve the LORD your God, nor to the judge, that person shall die; so you shall eliminate the evil from Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:22 - “When the prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, and the thing does not happen or come true, that is the thing which the LORD has not spoken. The prophet has spoken it presumptuously H2087; you are not to be afraid of him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:28 - Now Eliab his oldest brother heard him when he spoke to the men; and Eliab’s anger burned against David and he said, “Why is it that you have come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I myself know your insolence H2087 and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:2 - When pride H2087 comes, then comes dishonor;
But with the humble there is wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:10 - Through overconfidence H2087 [fn]comes nothing but strife,
But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:24 - “Proud,” “Arrogant,” “Scoffer,” are his names,
One who acts with insolent H2087 pride H2087.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:16 - “As for the terror you cause,
The arrogance H2087 of your heart has deceived you,
You who live in the clefts of [fn]the rock,
Who occupy the height of the hill.
Though you make your nest as high as an eagle’s,
I will bring you down from there,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:31 - “Behold, I am against you, [fn]arrogant H2087 one,”
Declares the Lord [fn]GOD of armies,
“For your day has come,
The time [fn]when I will punish you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:32 - “The [fn]arrogant H2087 one will stumble and fall
With no one to raise him up;
And I will set fire to his cities,
And it will devour all his surroundings.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:10 - ‘Behold, the day! Behold, it is coming! Your [fn]doom has gone forth; the rod has budded, arrogance H2087 has blossomed.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:3 - “The arrogance H2087 of your heart has deceived you,
The one who lives in the clefts of [fn]the rock,
On the height of his dwelling place,
Who says in his heart,
‘Who will bring me down to earth?’
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