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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.
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 said to him, “He was a hairy man with a leather [fn]belt H232 worn around his waist.” And he said, “It is Elijah the Tishbite.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:18 - “He undoes the binding of kings,
And ties a loincloth H232 around their waist.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:27 - No one in it is tired or stumbles,
No one slumbers or sleeps;
Nor is the undergarment H232 at his waist loosened,
Nor his sandal strap broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:5 - Also righteousness will be the belt H232 around His hips,
And faithfulness the belt H232 around His waist.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:1 - This is what the LORD said to me: “Go and buy yourself a linen undergarment H232 and put it around your waist, but do not put it in water.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:2 - So I bought the undergarment H232 in accordance with the word of the LORD, and put it around my waist.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:4 - “Take the undergarment H232 that you bought, which is around your waist, and arise, go to the Euphrates and hide it there in a crevice of the rock.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:6 - After many days the LORD said to me, “Arise, go to the Euphrates and take from there the undergarment H232 which I commanded you to hide there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:7 - Then I went to the Euphrates and dug, and I took the undergarment H232 from the place where I had hidden it; and behold, the undergarment H232 was ruined, it was completely useless.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:10 - ‘This wicked people, who refuse to listen to My words, who walk in the stubbornness of their hearts and have followed other gods to serve them and to bow down to them, let them be just like this undergarment H232 which is completely useless.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:11 - ‘For as the undergarment H232 clings to the waist of a man, so I made the entire household of Israel and the entire household of Judah cling to Me,’ declares the LORD, ‘so that they might be My people, for [fn]renown, for praise, and for glory; but they did not listen.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:15 - wearing belts H232 around their waists, with flowing turbans on their heads, all of them looking like officers, [fn]like the [fn]Babylonians in Chaldea, the land of their birth.

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