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Lexicon :: Strong's H34 - 'eḇyôn

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From אָבָה (H14), in the sense of want (especially in feeling)
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TWOT Reference: 3a

Strong’s Definitions

אֶבְיוֹן ʼebyôwn, eb-yone'; from H14, in the sense of want (especially in feeling); destitute:—beggar, needy, poor (man).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 61x

The KJV translates Strong's H34 in the following manner: needy (35x), poor (24x), beggar (1x), poor man (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 61x
The KJV translates Strong's H34 in the following manner: needy (35x), poor (24x), beggar (1x), poor man (1x).
  1. in want, needy, chiefly poor, needy person

  2. subject to oppression and abuse

  3. needing help, deliverance from trouble, especially as delivered by God

  4. general reference to lowest class

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶבְיוֹן ʼebyôwn, eb-yone'; from H14, in the sense of want (especially in feeling); destitute:—beggar, needy, poor (man).
STRONGS H34: Abbreviations
אֶבְיוֺן adjective in want, needy, poor, — so, always absolute, Deuteronomy 15:4 + 40 times; אֶבְיֹנְךָ Exodus 23:6; Deuteronomy 15:11; אֶבְיוֺנִים Amos 4:1 + 14 times; (אֶבְיֹנֵי) אֶבְיוֺנֵי Exodus 23:11; Isaiah 29:19; אֶבְיוֺנֶיהָ Psalm 132:15—; (Hexateuch only J E D; mostly poetry, + 23 times Psalms) needy, chiefly poor (in material things); as adjective Deuteronomy 15:7 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 15:9; Deuteronomy 24:14; Psalm 109:16 (both || עָנִי); elsewhere substantive; Psalm 49:3 (|| עָשִׁיר); Deuteronomy 15:4, 11; subject to oppression & abuse Amos 2:6; Amos 5:12 (both || צַדִּיק) Amos 4:1; Amos 8:6 (all || דַּל) Isaiah 32:7; Amos 8:4; Ezekiel 16:49; Ezekiel 18:12; Ezekiel 22:29; Psalm 37:14; Job 24:4, 14; Proverbs 30:14 — compare Psalm 109:16 above — (all || עָנִי) Jeremiah 5:28 (|| יָתוֺם) Jeremiah 2:34; cared for by good Job 29:16; Job 30:25 (|| קְשֵׁה־יוֺם) Job 31:19; Psalm 112:9; Esther 9:22; Proverbs 14:31 (|| דַּל) Proverbs 31:20; Jeremiah 22:16 (|| עָנִי); care of them enjoined, negatively Exodus 23:6; — compare Deuteronomy 24:14 above — positively Exodus 23:11; Deuteronomy 15:11; Proverbs 31:9 (both || עָנִי) — compare Deuteronomy 15:7 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 15:9 above — Psalm 82:4 (|| דַּל); cared for by God Jeremiah 20:13; Psalm 107:41; Psalm 132:15; Job 5:15; 1 Samuel 2:8 = Psalm 113:7; Isaiah 14:30 (all || דַּל) Psalm 35:10; Psalm 140:13 (both || עָנִי), compare Davidic king Psalm 72:12 (|| עָנִי) = Psalm 72:4 בְּנֵי אֶבְ׳ (|| id.), Psalm 72:13 (twice in verse); (|| דַּל); needing help, deliverance from trouble, especially as delivered by God Psalm 9:19; Psalm 12:6; Psalm 40:18 = Psalm 70:6; Psalm 74:21; Psalm 86:1; Psalm 109:22; Isaiah 29:19; Isaiah 41:17 (all || עָנִי) Isaiah 25:4 (|| דַּל) Psalm 69:34; Psalm 109:31.
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Strong's Number H34 matches the Hebrew אֶבְיוֹן ('eḇyôn),
which occurs 61 times in 58 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 23:6–Jer 22:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:6 - “You shall not pervert the justice due to your needy H34 brother in his dispute.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:11 - but in the seventh year you shall let it [fn]rest and lie uncultivated, so that the needy H34 of your people may eat; and whatever they leave the animal of the field may eat. You are to do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:4 - “However, there will be no poor H34 among you, since the LORD will certainly bless you in the land which the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:7 - “If there is a poor H34 person H34 among you, one of your brothers, in any of your [fn]towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor H34 brother;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:9 - “Be careful that there is no mean-spirited [fn]thought in your heart, [fn]such as, ‘The seventh year, the year of release of debts, is near,’ and your eye is malicious toward your poor H34 brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry out to the LORD against you, and it will be a sin in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:11 - “For the poor H34 will not cease [fn]to exist in the land; therefore I am commanding you, saying, ‘You shall fully open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor H34 in your land.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:14 - “You shall not exploit a hired worker who is poor and needy H34, whether he is one of your countrymen or one of your strangers who are in your land in your [fn]towns.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:8 - “He raises the poor from the dust,
He lifts the needy H34 from the garbage heap
To seat them with nobles,
And He gives them a seat of honor as an inheritance;
For the pillars of the earth are the LORD’S,
And He set the world on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:22 - because on those days the Jews [fn]rid themselves of their enemies, and it was a month which was turned for them from grief into joy, and from mourning into a [fn]holiday; that they were to make them days of feasting and rejoicing, and sending portions of food to one another, and gifts to the poor H34.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:15 - “But He saves from the sword of their mouth,
And the poor H34 from the hand of the strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:4 - “They push the needy H34 aside from the road;
The poor of the land have to hide themselves together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:14 - “The murderer arises at dawn;
He kills the poor and the needy H34,
And at night he is like a thief.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:16 - “I was a father to the poor H34,
And I investigated the case which I did not know.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:25 - “Have I not wept for the [fn]one whose life is hard?
Was my soul not grieved for the needy H34?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:19 - If I have seen anyone perish for lack of clothing,
Or that the needy H34 had no covering,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:18 - For the needy H34 will not always be forgotten,
Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:5 - “Because of the devastation of the poor, because of the groaning of the needy H34,
Now I will arise,” says the LORD; “I will put him in the safety for which he longs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:10 - All my bones will say, “LORD, who is like You,
Who rescues the afflicted from one who is too strong for him,
And the afflicted and the poor H34 from one who robs him?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:14 - The wicked have drawn the sword and bent their bow
To take down the afflicted and the needy H34,
To kill off those who are upright in conduct.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:17 - But I am afflicted and needy H34;
May the Lord be mindful of me.
You are my help and my savior;
Do not delay, my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:2 - Both low and high,
Rich and poor H34 together.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:33 - For the LORD hears the needy H34,
And does not despise those of His who are prisoners.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:5 - But I am afflicted and needy H34;
Hurry to me, God!
You are my help and my savior;
LORD, do not delay.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:4 - [fn]May he vindicate the [fn]afflicted of the people,
Save the children of the needy H34,
And crush the oppressor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:12 - For he will save the needy H34 when he cries for help,
The [fn]afflicted also, and him who has no helper.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:13 - He will have compassion on the poor and needy H34,
And he will save the [fn]lives of the needy H34.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:21 - May the oppressed person not return dishonored;
May the afflicted and the needy H34 praise Your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:4 - Rescue the weak and needy H34;
Save them from the hand of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:1 - A Prayer of David.
Incline Your ear, LORD, and answer me;
For I am afflicted and needy H34.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:41 - But He sets the needy H34 [fn]securely on high, away from affliction,
And makes his families like a flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:16 - Because he did not remember to show mercy,
But persecuted the afflicted and needy H34 person,
And the despondent in heart, to put them to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:22 - For I am afflicted and needy H34,
And [fn]my heart is wounded within me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:31 - For He stands at the right hand of the needy H34,
To save him from those who judge his soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:9 - [fn]He has given freely to the poor H34,
His righteousness endures forever;
His horn will be exalted in honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 113:7 - He raises the poor from the dust,
He lifts the needy H34 from the garbage heap,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:15 - “I will abundantly bless her food;
I will satisfy her needy H34 with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:12 - I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted,
And justice for the poor H34.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:31 - One who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker,
But one who is gracious to the needy H34 honors Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:14 - There is a [fn]kind of person whose teeth are like swords
And his jaw teeth like knives,
To devour the poor from the earth
And the needy H34 from among mankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:9 - Open your mouth, judge righteously,
And [fn]defend the rights of the poor and needy H34.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:20 - She [fn]extends her hand to the poor,
And she stretches out her hands to the needy H34.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 - [fn]Those who are most helpless will eat,
And the poor H34 will lie down in security;
I will kill your root with famine,
And it will kill your survivors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:4 - For You have been a stronghold for the helpless,
A stronghold for the poor H34 in his distress,
A refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat;
For the breath of the ruthless
Is like a rain storm against a wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:19 - The afflicted also will increase their joy in the LORD,
And the needy H34 of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:7 - As for a rogue, his weapons are evil;
He devises wicked schemes
To destroy the poor with [fn]slander,
Even though the needy H34 one H34 speaks [fn]what is right.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:17 - “The poor and needy H34 are seeking water, but there is none,
And their tongues are parched with thirst.
I, the LORD, will answer them Myself;
As the God of Israel I will not abandon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:34 - “Also on your skirts is found
The lifeblood of the innocent poor H34;
You did not find them breaking in.
But in spite of all these things,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:28 - ‘They are fat, they are sleek,
They also [fn]excel in deeds of wickedness;
They do not plead the cause,
The cause of the [fn]orphan, so that they may be successful;
And they do not [fn]defend the rights of the poor H34.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:13 - Sing to the LORD, praise the LORD!
For He has saved the soul of the needy H34 one H34
From the hand of evildoers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:16 - “He pled the cause of the afflicted and the poor H34,
Then it was well.
Is that not what it means to know Me?”
Declares the LORD.

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