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Lexicon :: Strong's H272 - 'ăḥuzzâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From passive participle from אָחַז (H270)
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TWOT Reference: 64a

Strong’s Definitions

אֲחֻזָּה ʼăchuzzâh, akh-ooz-zaw'; feminine passive participle from H270; something seized, i.e. a possession (especially of land):—possession.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 66x

The KJV translates Strong's H272 in the following manner: possession(s) (66x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 66x
The KJV translates Strong's H272 in the following manner: possession(s) (66x).
  1. possession, property

    1. land

    2. possession by inheritance

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲחֻזָּה ʼăchuzzâh, akh-ooz-zaw'; feminine passive participle from H270; something seized, i.e. a possession (especially of land):—possession.
STRONGS H272: Abbreviations
אֲחֻזָּה 66 noun feminine possessionא׳ Genesis 47:11 + 11 times; construct אֲחֻזַּת Genesis 17:8 + 21 times; suffix אֲחֻזָּֽֽֽתְךָ Psalm 2:8; — possession, P & late; of landed property Genesis 47:11; Leviticus 14:34; Leviticus 25:10, 13, 25, 27, 28, 33 (houses); Leviticus 25:41; Leviticus 25:45; Leviticus 21:46; Numbers 27:4; Numbers 32:5, 22, 29; Numbers 35:8; Deuteronomy 32:49; Joshua 21:12, 39; Ezekiel 44:28; Ezekiel 45:5, 6, 7 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 45:8; Ezekiel 46:18 (3 times in verse); Ezekiel 48:20, 21, 22 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 7:28; 1 Chronicles 9:2; 2 Chronicles 11:14; 31:1; Nehemiah 11:3; with אֶרֶץ, אֲחֻזָּה א׳ = land possessed, one's own land Genesis 36:43; Leviticus 14:34; Leviticus 25:24; Numbers 35:28; Joshua 22:4, 9, 19 (twice in verse), compare אֲחֻזַּת הָאָרֶץ Leviticus 27:24; with שָׂדֶה, אֲחֻזָּה שׂ׳ Leviticus 27:16, 22, 28, compare Leviticus 27:21; with עִיר, אֲתֻּזָּה ע׳ Leviticus 25:32, 33; אֲחֻזַּת נַחֲלָה = possession by right of inheritance Numbers 27:7; Numbers 32:32, & נַחֲלַת א׳ Numbers 35:2 compare בְּנַחֲלָה א׳ Ezekiel 46:16 (but Co as Numbers 27:7 so B); אֲחֻזַּת קֶבֶר Genesis 23:4, 9, 20; Genesis 49:30; Genesis 50:13; עוֺלם א׳ Genesis 17:8; Genesis 48:4; Leviticus 25:34; in promise to Davidic king וַאֲחֻזָּֽֽֽתְךָ אַסְפֵיאָֿרֶץ Psalm 2:8 (|| נַחֲלָה); figurative of י׳ as portion of Levitical priests Ezekiel 44:28 (|| נַחֲלָה).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


17:8; 17:8; 23:4; 23:9; 23:20; 36:43; 47:11; 47:11; 48:4; 49:30; 50:13


14:34; 14:34; 25:10; 25:13; 25:24; 25:25; 25:27; 25:28; 25:32; 25:33; 25:33; 25:34; 25:41; 25:45; 27:16; 27:21; 27:22; 27:24; 27:28


27:4; 27:7; 27:7; 32:5; 32:22; 32:29; 32:32; 35:2; 35:8; 35:28




21:12; 21:39; 22:4; 22:9; 22:19

1 Chronicles

7:28; 9:2

2 Chronicles

11:14; 31:1




2:8; 2:8


44:28; 44:28; 45:5; 45:6; 45:7; 45:8; 46:16; 46:18; 48:20; 48:21; 48:22


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H272 matches the Hebrew אֲחֻזָּה ('ăḥuzzâ),
which occurs 66 times in 58 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 17:8–Eze 45:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:8 - And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; H272 and I will be their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:4 - I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession H272 of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:9 - That he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the end of his field; for as much money as it is worth he shall give it me for a possession H272 of a buryingplace amongst you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:20 - And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession H272 of a buryingplace by the sons of Heth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:43 - Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these be the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations in the land of their possession: H272 he is Esau the father of the Edomites.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:11 - And Joseph placed his father and his brethren, and gave them a possession H272 in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:4 - And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a multitude of people; and will give this land to thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:30 - In the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession H272 of a buryingplace.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:13 - For his sons carried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, which Abraham bought with the field for a possession H272 of a buryingplace of Ephron the Hittite, before Mamre.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:34 - When ye be come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a possession, H272 and I put the plague of leprosy in a house of the land of your possession; H272
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:10 - And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubile unto you; and ye shall return every man unto his possession, H272 and ye shall return every man unto his family.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:13 - In the year of this jubile ye shall return every man unto his possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:24 - And in all the land of your possession H272 ye shall grant a redemption for the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:25 - If thy brother be waxen poor, and hath sold away some of his possession, H272 and if any of his kin come to redeem it, then shall he redeem that which his brother sold.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:27 - Then let him count the years of the sale thereof, and restore the overplus unto the man to whom he sold it; that he may return unto his possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:28 - But if he be not able to restore it to him, then that which is sold shall remain in the hand of him that hath bought it until the year of jubile: and in the jubile it shall go out, and he shall return unto his possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:32 - Notwithstanding the cities of the Levites, and the houses of the cities of their possession, H272 may the Levites redeem at any time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:33 - And if a man purchase of the Levites, then the house that was sold, and the city of his possession, H272 shall go out in the year of jubile: for the houses of the cities of the Levites are their possession H272 among the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:34 - But the field of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their perpetual possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:41 - And then shall he depart from thee, both he and his children with him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto the possession H272 of his fathers shall he return.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:45 - Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:46 - And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you, to inherit them for a possession; H272 they shall be your bondmen for ever: but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one over another with rigour.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:16 - And if a man shall sanctify unto the LORD some part of a field of his possession, H272 then thy estimation shall be according to the seed thereof: an homer of barley seed shall be valued at fifty shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:21 - But the field, when it goeth out in the jubile, shall be holy unto the LORD, as a field devoted; the possession H272 thereof shall be the priest's.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:22 - And if a man sanctify unto the LORD a field which he hath bought, which is not of the fields of his possession; H272
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:24 - In the year of the jubile the field shall return unto him of whom it was bought, even to him to whom the possession H272 of the land did belong.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:28 - Notwithstanding no devoted thing, that a man shall devote unto the LORD of all that he hath, both of man and beast, and of the field of his possession, H272 shall be sold or redeemed: every devoted thing is most holy unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:4 - Why should the name of our father be done away from among his family, because he hath no son? Give unto us therefore a possession H272 among the brethren of our father.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:7 - The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely give them a possession H272 of an inheritance among their father's brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance of their father to pass unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:5 - Wherefore, said they, if we have found grace in thy sight, let this land be given unto thy servants for a possession, H272 and bring us not over Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:22 - And the land be subdued before the LORD: then afterward ye shall return, and be guiltless before the LORD, and before Israel; and this land shall be your possession H272 before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:29 - And Moses said unto them, If the children of Gad and the children of Reuben will pass with you over Jordan, every man armed to battle, before the LORD, and the land shall be subdued before you; then ye shall give them the land of Gilead for a possession: H272
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:32 - We will pass over armed before the LORD into the land of Canaan, that the possession H272 of our inheritance on this side Jordan may be ours.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:2 - Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession H272 cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also unto the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:8 - And the cities which ye shall give shall be of the possession H272 of the children of Israel: from them that have many ye shall give many; but from them that have few ye shall give few: every one shall give of his cities unto the Levites according to his inheritance which he inheriteth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:28 - Because he should have remained in the city of his refuge until the death of the high priest: but after the death of the high priest the slayer shall return into the land of his possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:49 - Get thee up into this mountain Abarim, unto mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, that is over against Jericho; and behold the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel for a possession: H272
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:12 - But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, gave they to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for his possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:41 - All the cities of the Levites within the possession H272 of the children of Israel were forty and eight cities with their suburbs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:4 - And now the LORD your God hath given rest unto your brethren, as he promised them: therefore now return ye, and get you unto your tents, and unto the land of your possession, H272 which Moses the servant of the LORD gave you on the other side Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:9 - And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh returned, and departed from the children of Israel out of Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan, to go unto the country of Gilead, to the land of their possession, H272 whereof they were possessed, according to the word of the LORD by the hand of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:19 - Notwithstanding, if the land of your possession H272 be unclean, then pass ye over unto the land of the possession H272 of the LORD, wherein the LORD'S tabernacle dwelleth, and take possession among us: but rebel not against the LORD, nor rebel against us, in building you an altar beside the altar of the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:28 - And their possessions H272 and habitations were, Bethel and the towns thereof, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem also and the towns thereof, unto Gaza and the towns thereof:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:2 - Now the first inhabitants that dwelt in their possessions H272 in their cities were, the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the Nethinims.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:14 - For the Levites left their suburbs and their possession, H272 and came to Judah and Jerusalem: for Jeroboam and his sons had cast them off from executing the priest's office unto the LORD:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:1 - Now when all this was finished, all Israel that were present went out to the cities of Judah, and brake the images in pieces, and cut down the groves, and threw down the high places and the altars out of all Judah and Benjamin, in Ephraim also and Manasseh, until they had utterly destroyed them all. Then all the children of Israel returned, every man to his possession, H272 into their own cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:3 - Now these are the chief of the province that dwelt in Jerusalem: but in the cities of Judah dwelt every one in his possession H272 in their cities, to wit, Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:8 - Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:28 - And it shall be unto them for an inheritance: I am their inheritance: and ye shall give them no possession H272 in Israel: I am their possession. H272
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:5 - And the five and twenty thousand of length, and the ten thousand of breadth, shall also the Levites, the ministers of the house, have for themselves, for a possession H272 for twenty chambers.

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