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Lexicon :: Strong's H268 - 'āḥôr

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אָחוֹר
Transliteration
'āḥôr
Pronunciation
aw-khore'
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Part of Speech
substantive
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 68d

Strong’s Definitions

אָחוֹר ʼâchôwr, aw-khore'; or (shortened) אָחֹר ʼâchôr ; from H299; the hinder part; hence (adverb) behind, backward; also (as facing north) the West:—after(-ward), back (part, -side, -ward), hereafter, (be-) hind(-er part), time to come, without.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's H268 in the following manner: back(s) (16x), backward (11x), behind (5x), hinder parts (3x), afterwards (1x), back parts (1x), backside (1x), hereafter (1x), time to come (1x), without (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's H268 in the following manner: back(s) (16x), backward (11x), behind (5x), hinder parts (3x), afterwards (1x), back parts (1x), backside (1x), hereafter (1x), time to come (1x), without (1x).
  1. the back side, the rear

    1. backwards

    2. hereafter (of time)

    3. behind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָחוֹר ʼâchôwr, aw-khore'; or (shortened) אָחֹר ʼâchôr ; from H299; the hinder part; hence (adverb) behind, backward; also (as facing north) the West:—after(-ward), back (part, -side, -ward), hereafter, (be-) hind(-er part), time to come, without.
STRONGS H268:
אָחוֺר 41 substantive (Arabic أُخُرً) the hinder side, back part, in the singular, mostly in adverbial phrases: —
a. as accusative, in poetry backwards23 times (=prose אֲחֹרַנִּית) with verbs such as נָפַל fall Genesis 49:17, נָשׂוֺג be turned 2 Samuel 1:22 (|| תָּשׁוּב רֵיקָם), שׁוּב Psalm 9:4; Psalm 56:10 +, נָסוֺג Psalm 35:4; Psalm 40:15 + (of enemies repulsed), Psalm 44:19; Isaiah 50:5 (from obedience to God), נָזוֺר Isaiah 1:4, הֵשׁיב Isaiah 44:25; Psalm 44:11, הִכָּה Psalm 78:66; behind (opposed to קֶדֶם) Psalm 139:5; Job 23:8; in the phrase פָּנִים וְאָחוֺר in front and behind 1 Chronicles 19:10 (altered from וּמֵאָ׳ מִפָּ׳ in 2 Samuel. See below) 2 Chronicles 13:14; Ezekiel 2:10.
b. בְּאָחוֺרProverbs 29:11, וְחָכָם בְּאָחוֺר יְשַׁבְּחֶנָּה Ges Hi but a wise man stilleth it (רוּחַ anger) backwards (that is, when it would break forth), De in the background, that is, of his heart (|| כָּל־רוּחוֺ יוֺצִיא כְסִיל).
c. לְאָחוֺר
(β) of time, hereafter (compare לְפָנִים=before) † Isaiah 41:23; Isaiah 42:23.
d. מֵאָחוֺר behind (מן=on the side of) † 2 Samuel 10:9 וּמֵ׳ מִפָּנִים in front and behind, Isaiah 9:11 וּפְלִשְׁתִּים מֵאָ׳ and the Philistines behind (=on the West), opposed to אֲרָם מִקֶּדֶם.
Plural construct אֲחֹרֵי hinder part (of the tabernacle) Exodus 26:12, (of a man or animal Exodus 33:23; 1 Kings 7:25 (=2 Chronicles 4:4) Ezekiel 8:16.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

49:17

Exodus

26:12; 33:23

2 Samuel

1:22; 10:9

1 Kings

7:25

1 Chronicles

19:10

2 Chronicles

4:4; 13:14

Job

23:8

Psalms

9:4; 35:4; 40:15; 44:11; 44:19; 56:10; 78:66; 114:3; 114:5; 139:5

Proverbs

29:11

Isaiah

1:4; 9:11; 41:23; 42:23; 44:25; 50:5

Jeremiah

7:24

Ezekiel

2:10; 8:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H268 matches the Hebrew אָחוֹר ('āḥôr),
which occurs 41 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:17 - “Dan shall be a serpent in the way,
A horned viper in the path,
That bites the horse’s heels,
So that its rider falls backward H268.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:12 - “The [fn]overhanging part that is left over in the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that is left over, shall hang over the back H268 of the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:23 - “Then I will take My hand away and you shall see My back H268, but My face shall not be seen.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - “From the blood of those [fn]slaughtered, from the fat of the mighty,
The bow of Jonathan did not turn back H268,
And the sword of Saul did not return [fn]unstained.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:9 - Now when Joab saw that [fn]the battle was set against him at the front and at the rear H268, he selected warriors from all the choice men in Israel, and lined them up against the Arameans.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:25 - It was standing on twelve oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east; and the Sea was set on top of them, and all their rear H268 parts H268 turned inward.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:10 - Now when Joab saw that the [fn]battle was set against him at the front and at the rear H268, he selected warriors from all the choice men in Israel and lined them up against the Arameans.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:4 - It was standing on twelve oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east; and the Sea was set on top of them and all their hindquarters H268 turned inward.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:14 - When Judah turned around, behold, [fn]they were attacked both from front and rear H268; so they cried out to the LORD, and the priests blew the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:8 - “Behold, I go forward but He is not there,
And backward H268, but I cannot perceive Him;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:3 - When my enemies turn back H268,
They stumble and perish before You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:4 - Let those be ashamed and dishonored who seek my [fn]life;
Let those be turned back H268 and humiliated who devise evil against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:14 - May those be ashamed and humiliated together
Who seek my [fn]life to destroy it;
May those be turned back H268 and dishonored
Who delight [fn]in my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:10 - You cause us to turn back H268 from the enemy;
And those who hate us have taken spoils for themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:18 - Our heart has not turned back H268,
And our steps have not deviated from Your way,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:9 - Then my enemies will turn back H268 on the day when I call;
This I know, [fn]that God is for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:2 - May those who seek my [fn]life
Be put to shame and humiliated;
May those who delight [fn]in my harm
Be turned back H268 and dishonored.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:66 - He [fn]drove His adversaries backward H268;
He put on them an everlasting disgrace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:3 - The sea looked and fled;
The Jordan turned back H268.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:5 - What ails you, sea, that you flee?
Jordan, that you turn back H268?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:5 - May all who hate Zion
Be put to shame and turned backward H268;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:5 - You have encircled me behind H268 and in front,
And placed Your hand upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:11 - A fool [fn]always loses his temper,
But a wise person holds it back H268.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:4 - Oh, sinful nation,
People weighed down with guilt,
[fn]Offspring of evildoers,
Sons who act corruptly!
They have abandoned the LORD,
They have despised the Holy One of Israel,
They have turned away [fn]from Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:12 - The Arameans from the east and the Philistines from the west H268;
And they devour Israel with [fn]gaping jaws.
In spite of all this, His anger does not turn away,
And His hand is still stretched out.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:13 - So the word of the LORD to them will be,
[fn]Order on order, order on order,
Line on line, line on line,
A little here, a little there,”
That they may go and stumble backward H268, be broken, snared, and taken captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:23 - Declare the things that are going to come afterward H268,
So that we may know that you are gods;
Indeed, do good or evil, that we may be afraid and fear together.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:17 - They will be turned back H268 and be utterly put to shame,
Who trust in [fn]idols,
Who say to cast metal images,
“You are our gods.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:23 - Who among you will listen to this?
Who will pay attention and listen in the time H268 to H268 come H268?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:25 - Causing the [fn]omens of diviners to fail,
[fn]Making fools of fortune-tellers;
Causing wise men to turn back H268
And [fn]making their knowledge ridiculous,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:5 - The Lord GOD has opened My ear,
And I was not disobedient,
Nor did I turn back H268.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:14 - Justice is turned back H268,
And righteousness stands far away;
For truth has stumbled in the street,
And uprightness cannot enter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:24 - “Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but walked by their own advice and in the stubbornness of their evil hearts, and they [fn]went backward H268 and not forward.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:6 - “You who have forsaken Me,” declares the LORD,
“You keep going backward H268.
So I will stretch out My hand against you and destroy you;
I am tired of relenting!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:22 - ‘Behold, all of the women who have been left in the palace of the king of Judah are going to be brought out to the officers of the king of Babylon; and those women will say,
[fn]Your close friends
Have misled and overpowered you;
While your feet were sunk in the mire,
They turned back H268.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:5 - “Why have I seen it?
They are terrified,
They are retreating H268,
And their warriors are defeated
And have taken refuge in flight,
Without facing back.
[fn]Terror is on every side!”
Declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:8 - Jerusalem sinned greatly,
Therefore she has become an [fn]object of ridicule.
All who honored her despise her
Because they have seen her nakedness;
Even she herself groans and turns away H268.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:13 - “From [fn]the height He sent fire into my bones,
And it dominated them.
He has spread a net for my feet;
He has turned me back H268;
He has made me desolate,
[fn]Faint all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:3 - In fierce anger He has cut off
[fn]All the strength of Israel;
He has pulled back H268 His right hand
From the enemy.
And He has burned in Jacob like a flaming fire
Consuming on all sides.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 2:10 - When He spread it out before me, it was written on the front and back H268, and written on it were songs of mourning, sighing, and woe.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:16 - Then He brought me into the inner courtyard of the LORD’S house. And behold, at the entrance to the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs H268 to the temple of the LORD while their faces were toward the east; and they were [fn]prostrating themselves eastward toward the sun.

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