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Lexicon :: Strong's H232 - 'ēzôr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 59a

Strong’s Definitions

אֵזוֹר ʼêzôwr, ay-zore'; from H246; something girt; a belt, also a band:—girdle.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H232 in the following manner: girdle(s) (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H232 in the following manner: girdle(s) (14x).
  1. waist-cloth, the innermost piece of clothing

    1. of God's power over kings (fig.)

    2. of faithfulness (metaph)

  2. waistband

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵזוֹר ʼêzôwr, ay-zore'; from H246; something girt; a belt, also a band:—girdle.
STRONGS H232: Abbreviations
אֵזוֺר noun masculineIsaiah 5:27 waistcloth (Late Hebrew id., Arabic إِزَارً, compare RSJQ Jan. 1892, 289 ff.) — א׳ absolute Job 12:18 + 8 times; construct 2 Kings 1:8 + 4 times; — of skin 2 Kings 1:8 (prophet.); of linen Jeremiah 13:1 (see Che) compare Jeremiah 13:2; Jeremiah 13:4; Jeremiah 13:6; Jeremiah 13:7; Jeremiah 13:7; Jeremiah 13:10; Jeremiah 13:11 (symbolic of Israel & Judah cleaving to י׳); of Assyrian warriors' waistcloth,'girdle of loins' Isaiah 5:27; in wall-images of Chaldeans, בְּמָתְנַיִם חֲגוֺרֵי א׳ Ezekiel 23:15 (compare 2 Kings 1:18 see below אָזַר) so figurative of Yahweh's power over kings וַיֶּאְסֹר אֵזוֺר בְּמָתְנֵיהֶם Job 12:18 (א׳ = fetter, compare Di; but according to RSl.c. reference to slaves' garment); metaphor of righteousness & faithfulness Isaiah 11:5 (twice in verse) (מָתְנָיו א׳, חֲלָּצָיו א׳).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

1:8; 1:8; 1:18


12:18; 12:18


5:27; 5:27; 11:5


13:1; 13:2; 13:4; 13:6; 13:7; 13:7; 13:10; 13:11




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H232 matches the Hebrew אֵזוֹר ('ēzôr),
which occurs 14 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:8 - And they answered him, He was an hairy man, and girt with a girdle H232 of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:18 - He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle. H232
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:27 - None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle H232 of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:5 - And righteousness shall be the girdle H232 of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle H232 of his reins.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:1 - Thus saith the LORD unto me, Go and get thee a linen girdle, H232 and put it upon thy loins, and put it not in water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:2 - So I got a girdle H232 according to the word of the LORD, and put it on my loins.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:4 - Take the girdle H232 that thou hast got, which is upon thy loins, and arise, go to Euphrates, and hide it there in a hole of the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:6 - And it came to pass after many days, that the LORD said unto me, Arise, go to Euphrates, and take the girdle H232 from thence, which I commanded thee to hide there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:7 - Then I went to Euphrates, and digged, and took the girdle H232 from the place where I had hid it: and, behold, the girdle H232 was marred, it was profitable for nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:10 - This evil people, which refuse to hear my words, which walk in the imagination of their heart, and walk after other gods, to serve them, and to worship them, shall even be as this girdle, H232 which is good for nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:11 - For as the girdle H232 cleaveth to the loins of a man, so have I caused to cleave unto me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, saith the LORD; that they might be unto me for a people, and for a name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but they would not hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:15 - Girded with girdles H232 upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity:
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