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Lexicon :: Strong's H226 - 'ôṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from אוֹת (H225) (in the sense of appearing)
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TWOT Reference: 41a

Strong’s Definitions

אוֹת ʼôwth, oth; probably from H225 (in the sense of appearing); a signal (literally or figuratively), as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc.:—mark, miracle, (en-) sign, token.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 79x

The KJV translates Strong's H226 in the following manner: sign(s) (60x), token(s) (14x), ensign(s) (2x), miracles (2x), mark (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 79x
The KJV translates Strong's H226 in the following manner: sign(s) (60x), token(s) (14x), ensign(s) (2x), miracles (2x), mark (1x).
  1. sign, signal

    1. a distinguishing mark

    2. banner

    3. remembrance

    4. miraculous sign

    5. omen

    6. warning

  2. token, ensign, standard, miracle, proof

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אוֹת ʼôwth, oth; probably from H225 (in the sense of appearing); a signal (literally or figuratively), as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc.:—mark, miracle, (en-) sign, token.
STRONGS H226: Abbreviations
אוֺת noun masculine79 Exodus 4:8 (feminineJoshua 24:17) sign (Arabic آيَة, plural آئ, Aramaic אָתָא, aTx Ax ) — א׳ Genesis 4:15 +; construct Genesis 9:12 +; plural אוֺתוֺת Exodus 4:9
1. sign, pledge, token Genesis 4:15 (J); אוֺת אֱמֶת true, token Joshua 2:12 (J); of blood of passover Exodus 12:13 (P); אוֺת לְטוֺבָה token for good Psalm 86:17; pledges, assurances of travellers Job 21:29.
2. signs, omens promised by prophets as pledges of certain predicted events 1 Samuel 10:7, 9 + 1 Samuel 10:1 where א׳ insert Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate, see We Dr; especially phrase זֶה הָאוֺת לְ Exodus 3:12; 1 Samuel 2:34; 1 Samuel 14:10; 2 Kings 19:29; Jeremiah 44:29; Isaiah 7:11, 14; probably also Isaiah 44:25 (of false prophets).
3. sign, symbol of prophets Isaiah 8:18 compare Ezekiel 4:3.
4. signs, miracles, as pledges or attestations of divine presence & interposition Exodus 4:8 (twice in verse); Exodus 4:9 (J) Exodus 7:3 (P) Exodus 8:19 (J) Psalm 74:9; 2 Kings 19:29; 2 Kings 20:8, 9 = Isaiah 37:30; Isaiah 38:7, 22; with עָשָׂה Exodus 4:17, 30; Numbers 14:11, 22; Joshua 24:17 (all J E) Deuteronomy 11:3; Judges 6:17; with צִוָּה Exodus 4:28 (J); with שִׁית Exodus 10:1 (J); with שִׂים Exodus 10:2 (J) Psalm 78:43; Isaiah 66:19; הָאוֺת וְהַמּוֺפֵת (see מוֺפֵת) Deuteronomy 13:3; compare Deuteronomy 28:46; Isaiah 20:3; אוֺ מ׳ א׳ Deuteronomy 13:2; אוֺתוֺת וּמוֺפְתִים Deuteronomy 4:34; Deuteronomy 7:19; Deuteronomy 26:8; Deuteronomy 29:2; Jeremiah 32:31; with נָתַן Deuteronomy 6:22; Nehemiah 9:10; with שִׂים Jeremiah 32:20; Psalm 105:27; with שָׁלַח Deuteronomy 34:11; Psalm 135:9.
5. signs, memorials, stones from Jordan Joshua 4:6 (J); metal of censers Numbers 17:3 (P); Aaron's rod Numbers 17:25 (P); עוֺלָם א׳ Isaiah 55:13 probably also Ezekiel 14:8 (|| מָשָׁל); signs on hands, etc., Exodus 13:9, 16 (J) = Deuteronomy 6:8; Deuteronomy 11:18, probably belong here; also memorial pillar in Egypt Isaiah 19:20.
6. sign, pledge of convenant, הַבְּרִית א׳ (see H1285 ברית) e.g. rainbow, of Noachian convenant Genesis 9:12, 13, 17 (P); circumcision, of Abrahamic convenant Genesis 17:11 (P); the sabbath Exodus 31:13, 17 (P); Ezekiel 20:12, 20.
7. ensigns, standards Numbers 2:2 (P) Psalm 74:4.
8. signs, tokens of changes of weather & times Genesis 1:14 (P; of heavenly luminaries) אוֺתוֺת הַשָּׁמַיִם Jeremiah 10:2 (changes of the heavens as omens to frighten the nations) compare Psalm 65:9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:14; 4:15; 4:15; 9:12; 9:12; 9:13; 9:17; 17:11


3:12; 4:8; 4:8; 4:9; 4:9; 4:17; 4:28; 4:30; 7:3; 8:19; 10:1; 10:2; 12:13; 13:9; 13:16; 31:13; 31:17


2:2; 14:11; 14:22; 17:3


4:34; 6:8; 6:22; 7:19; 11:3; 11:18; 13:2; 13:3; 26:8; 28:46; 29:2; 34:11


2:12; 4:6; 24:17; 24:17



1 Samuel

2:34; 10:1; 10:7; 10:9; 14:10

2 Kings

19:29; 19:29; 20:8; 20:9






65:9; 74:4; 74:9; 78:43; 86:17; 105:27; 135:9


7:11; 7:14; 8:18; 19:20; 20:3; 37:30; 38:7; 38:22; 44:25; 55:13; 66:19


10:2; 32:20; 32:31; 44:29


4:3; 14:8; 20:12; 20:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H226 matches the Hebrew אוֹת ('ôṯ),
which occurs 79 times in 77 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 1:14–Neh 9:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:14 -

Then God said, “Let there be [fn]lights in the [fn]expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs H226 and for seasons and for days and years;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:15 - So Yahweh said to him, “Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold.” And Yahweh [fn]appointed a sign H226 for Cain, so that no one who found him would strike him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:12 - Then God said, “This is the sign H226 of the covenant which I am giving to be between Me and you and every living creature that is with you, for [fn]all successive generations;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:13 - I put My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign H226 of a covenant between Me and the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:17 - And God said to Noah, “This is the sign H226 of the covenant which I have established between Me and all flesh that is on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:11 - “And you shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskin, and it shall be the sign H226 of the covenant between Me and you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:12 - And He said, “Certainly I will be with you, and this shall be the sign H226 to you that it is I who have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall [fn]serve God at this mountain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:8 - “And so it will be, if they will not believe you or listen to the [fn]witness of the first sign H226, they may believe the [fn]witness of [fn]this last sign H226.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:9 - “But if it will be that they will not believe even these two signs H226 and that they will not listen to your voice, then you shall take some water from the Nile and pour it on the dry land; and the water which you take from the Nile will become blood on the dry land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:17 - “And you shall take in your hand this staff, with which you shall do the signs H226.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:28 - And Moses told Aaron all the words of Yahweh with which He had sent him, and all the signs H226 that He had commanded him to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:30 - and Aaron spoke all the words which Yahweh had spoken to Moses. He then did the signs H226 in the sight of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:3 - “But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart with stiffness that I may multiply My signs H226 and My [fn]wonders in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:23 - “And I will [fn]put a division between My people and your people. Tomorrow this sign H226 will happen.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:1 -

Then Yahweh said to Moses, “Come to Pharaoh, for I have [fn]hardened his heart and the heart of his servants with firmness, that I may [fn]set these signs H226 of Mine [fn]among them,

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:2 - and that you may recount in the [fn]hearing of your son and of your grandson, how I dealt severely with the Egyptians, and how I [fn]put My signs H226 among them, that you may know that I am Yahweh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:13 - ‘And the blood shall be a sign H226 for you on the houses where you are; and I will see the blood, and I will pass over you, and there shall be no plague among you [fn]to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:9 - “And it will be as a sign H226 to you on your hand and as a memorial between your eyes, that the law of Yahweh may be in your mouth; for with a strong hand Yahweh brought you out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:16 - “So it will be as a sign H226 on your hand and as [fn]phylacteries between your eyes, for with a strong hand Yahweh brought us out of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:13 - “But as for you, speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘You shall surely keep My sabbaths; for this is a sign H226 between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am Yahweh who makes you holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:17 - “It is a sign H226 between Me and the sons of Israel forever; for in six days Yahweh made heaven and earth, but on the seventh day He rested and was refreshed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:2 - “The sons of Israel shall camp, each by his own standard, with the [fn]banners H226 of their fathers’ households; they shall camp around the tent of meeting [fn]at a distance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:11 -

Yahweh said to Moses, “How long will this people spurn Me? And how long will they not believe in Me, despite all the signs H226 which I have done in their midst?

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:22 - “Surely all the men who have seen My glory and My signs H226 which I have done in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have put Me to the test these ten times and have not listened to My voice,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:38 - “As for the censers of these [fn]men who have sinned at the cost of their lives, make them into hammered sheets for a plating of the altar, since they brought them near before Yahweh, and they are holy; and they shall be for a sign H226 to the sons of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 17:10 - But Yahweh said to Moses, “Put back the rod of Aaron before the testimony [fn]to be kept as a sign H226 against the [fn]rebels, that you may put an end to their grumblings against Me, so that they will not die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:34 - “Or has a god tried to go to take for himself a nation from within another nation with trials, with signs H226 and wonders and with war and with a mighty hand and with an outstretched arm and with great terrors, [fn]as Yahweh your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:8 - “You shall bind them as a sign H226 on your hand, and they shall be as [fn]phylacteries between your eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:22 - ‘Moreover, Yahweh showed great and calamitous signs H226 and wonders before our eyes against Egypt, Pharaoh, and all his household;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:19 - the great trials which your eyes saw and the signs H226 and the wonders and the mighty hand and the outstretched arm by which Yahweh your God brought you out. So shall Yahweh your God do to all the peoples of whom you are afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:3 - and His signs H226 and His works which He did in the midst of Egypt to Pharaoh the king of Egypt and to all his land;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:18 -

“You shall therefore place these words of mine on your heart and on your soul; and you shall bind them as a sign H226 on your hand, and they shall be as [fn]phylacteries between your eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:1 -

[fn]If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign H226 or a wonder,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:2 - and the sign H226 or the wonder comes true, concerning which he spoke to you, saying, ‘Let us walk after other gods (whom you have not known) and let us serve them,’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:8 - and Yahweh brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand and an outstretched arm and with great terror and with signs H226 and wonders;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:46 - “And they shall become a sign H226 and a wonder on you and your seed forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:3 - the great trials which your eyes have seen, those great signs H226 and wonders.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:11 - [fn]in regard to all the signs H226 and wonders which Yahweh sent him to do in the land of Egypt against Pharaoh, all his servants, and all his land,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:12 - “So now, please swear to me by Yahweh, since I have shown lovingkindness to you, that you also will show lovingkindness to my father’s household and give me a pledge H226 of [fn]truth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:6 - in order that this would be a sign H226 among you, so that when your children ask [fn]later, saying, ‘What do these stones mean to you?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:17 - for Yahweh our God is He who brought us and our fathers up out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery, and who did these great signs H226 in our sight and kept us through all the way in which we went and among all the peoples through whose midst we passed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:17 - So [fn]Gideon said to Him, “If now I have found favor in Your eyes, then do a sign H226 for me that it is You who speak with me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:34 - ‘Now this will be the sign H226 to you which will come concerning your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas: on the same day both of them will be put to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:7 - “Now it will be when these signs H226 come to you, do for yourself whatever your hand finds to do, for God is with you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:9 -

Then it happened when he turned his back to leave Samuel, God changed [fn]his heart; and all those signs H226 came about on that day.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:10 - “But if they [fn]say, ‘Come up to us,’ then we will go up, for Yahweh has given them into our hands; and this shall be the sign H226 to us.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:29 -

‘Then this shall be the sign H226 for you: [fn]you will eat this year what grows of its own accord, in the second year what springs from the same, and in the third year sow, reap, plant vineyards, and eat their fruit.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:8 -

Now Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “What will be the sign H226 that Yahweh will heal me, and that I shall go up to the house of Yahweh the third day?”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:9 - And Isaiah said, “This shall be the sign H226 to you from Yahweh, that Yahweh will do the thing that He has spoken: shall the shadow go forward ten steps or turn back ten steps?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:10 -

“Then You performed signs H226 and wonders against Pharaoh,

Against all his servants and all the people of his land;

For You knew that they acted presumptuously toward them,

And made a name for Yourself as it is this day.

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