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Lexicon :: Strong's H341 - 'ōyēḇ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Active participle of אָיַב (H340)
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TWOT Reference: 78

Strong’s Definitions

אֹיֵב ʼôyêb, o-yabe'; or (fully) אוֹיֵב ʼôwyêb; active participle of H340; hating; an adversary:—enemy, foe.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 282x

The KJV translates Strong's H341 in the following manner: enemy(s) (280x), foes (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 282x
The KJV translates Strong's H341 in the following manner: enemy(s) (280x), foes (2x).
  1. (Qal) enemy

    1. personal

    2. national

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֹיֵב ʼôyêb, o-yabe'; or (fully) אוֹיֵב ʼôwyêb; active participle of H340; hating; an adversary:—enemy, foe.
STRONGS H341: Abbreviations
[אָיַב] 283 verb be hostile to (Assyrian aibu (see Dlw), enemy = אֹיֵב) —
Qal Perfectוְאָיַבְתִּ֫י [H340 Exodus 23:22]; Participle אוֺיֵב (אֹיֵב) Exodus 15:6 +; suffix (אוֺיְבִי)אֹיְבִי) 2 Samuel 22:18 = Psalm 18:18 [Psalm 18:17] +; feminine suffix אֹיַבְתִּי Micah 7:8, 10; אֹיִבְךָ Exodus 23:4 +, etc.; plural אֹויְבִים Psalm 68:24 [Psalm 68:23]; Psalm 127:5; אֹיְבִים Psalm 139:22, etc.; — be hostile to, treat as enemy [H340 Exodus 23:22] (E, Cov't code) וְאָיַבְתִּ֫י אֶת־אֹיְבֶיךָ וְצַרְתִּ֫י אֶת־צֹרְרֶיךָ (subject י׳); elsewhere Participle 1 Samuel 18:29 וַיְהִי שָׁאוּל אֹיֵב אֶת־דָּוִד; usually as substantive & mostly suffix; enemy, of personal foe Exodus 23:4 (E || שׂנֵא Exodus 23:5) Numbers 35:23 (P) 1 Samuel 19:17 (compare 1 Samuel 18:29) 1 Samuel 24:5 [1 Samuel 24:4]; 1 Samuel 24:20 [1Samuel 24:19]; 2 Samuel 4:8; 1 Kings 21:20; Job 27:7; Psalm 54:9 [Psalm 54:7]; Psalm 55:13 [Psalm 55:12] (|| מְשַׂנֵּא; opposed to אַלּוּף, מְיֻדָּע Psalm 55:14 [Psalm 55:13]) Micah 2:8; Proverbs 16:7; Proverbs 24:17 +; in simile Jeremiah 30:14 (מַכַּת אוֺיֵב); of public national enemy, singular Judges 16:23, 24; collective Exodus 15:6,9; Deuteronomy 33:27; Nahum 3:11; 2 Chronicles 6:24 +; personified Micah 7:8, 10; more often plural [H340 Exodus 23:22] (E) Leviticus 26:7f (H) Numbers 10:9 (P) Deuteronomy 1:42; Deuteronomy 6:19; Jeremiah 15:9; Jeremiah 34:20, 21 +; of enemies of God, as protector of his people Numbers 10:35 (J) Judges 5:31; 1 Samuel 30:26; 2 Samuel 18:19; Psalm 66:3; Psalm 68:1; Psalm 68:22 [Psalm 68:21]; Nahum 1:2, 8; Isaiah 66:6 +; as morally supreme Job 13:24; Job 33:10; Psalm 37:20; Psalm 92:10 [Psalm 92:9] (twice in verse) +; of God as enemy of rebellious people Isaiah 63:10, in simile Lamentations 2:4, 5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:6; 15:6; 15:9; 23:4; 23:4; 23:5




10:9; 10:35; 35:23


1:42; 6:19; 33:27


5:31; 16:23; 16:24

1 Samuel

18:29; 18:29; 19:17; 24:4; 24:19; 30:26

2 Samuel

4:8; 18:19; 22:18

1 Kings


2 Chronicles



13:24; 27:7; 33:10


18:17; 37:20; 54:7; 55:12; 55:13; 66:3; 68:1; 68:21; 68:23; 92:9; 127:5; 139:22


16:7; 24:17


63:10; 66:6


15:9; 30:14; 34:20; 34:21


2:4; 2:5


2:8; 7:8; 7:8; 7:10; 7:10


1:2; 1:8; 3:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H341 matches the Hebrew אֹיֵב ('ōyēḇ),
which occurs 284 times in 275 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 22:17–Deu 32:31)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:17 - That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; H341
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:8 - Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise: thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; H341 thy father's children shall bow down before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:6 - Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy. H341
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:9 - The enemy H341 said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:4 - If thou meet thine enemy's H341 ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:22 - But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, H341 and an adversary unto thine adversaries.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:27 - I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies H341 turn their backs unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:7 - And ye shall chase your enemies, H341 and they shall fall before you by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:8 - And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies H341 shall fall before you by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:16 - I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies H341 shall eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:17 - And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: H341 they that hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:25 - And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy. H341
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:32 - And I will bring the land into desolation: and your enemies H341 which dwell therein shall be astonished at it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:34 - Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, and ye be in your enemies' H341 land; even then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:36 - And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; H341 and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:37 - And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies. H341
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:38 - And ye shall perish among the heathen, and the land of your enemies H341 shall eat you up.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:39 - And they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your enemies' H341 lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:41 - And that I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; H341 if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:44 - And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, H341 I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:9 - And if ye go to war in your land against the enemy that oppresseth you, then ye shall blow an alarm with the trumpets; and ye shall be remembered before the LORD your God, and ye shall be saved from your enemies. H341
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:35 - And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, Rise up, LORD, and let thine enemies H341 be scattered; and let them that hate thee flee before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:42 - Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies. H341
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:11 - And Balak said unto Balaam, What hast thou done unto me? I took thee to curse mine enemies, H341 and, behold, thou hast blessed them altogether.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:10 - And Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he smote his hands together: and Balak said unto Balaam, I called thee to curse mine enemies, H341 and, behold, thou hast altogether blessed them these three times.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:18 - And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; H341 and Israel shall do valiantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:21 - And will go all of you armed over Jordan before the LORD, until he hath driven out his enemies H341 from before him,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:23 - Or with any stone, wherewith a man may die, seeing him not, and cast it upon him, that he die, and was not his enemy, H341 neither sought his harm:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:42 - And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies. H341
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:19 - To cast out all thine enemies H341 from before thee, as the LORD hath spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:10 - But when ye go over Jordan, and dwell in the land which the LORD your God giveth you to inherit, and when he giveth you rest from all your enemies H341 round about, so that ye dwell in safety;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:1 - When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, H341 and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:3 - And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: H341 let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:4 - For the LORD your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, H341 to save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:14 - But the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, H341 which the LORD thy God hath given thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:10 - When thou goest forth to war against thine enemies, H341 and the LORD thy God hath delivered them into thine hands, and thou hast taken them captive,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:9 - When the host goeth forth against thine enemies, H341 then keep thee from every wicked thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:14 - For the LORD thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies H341 before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:19 - Therefore it shall be, when the LORD thy God hath given thee rest from all thine enemies H341 round about, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it, that thou shalt blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven; thou shalt not forget it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:7 - The LORD shall cause thine enemies H341 that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:25 - The LORD shall cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies: H341 thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them: and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:31 - Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof: thine ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face, and shall not be restored to thee: thy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies, H341 and thou shalt have none to rescue them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:48 - Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies H341 which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:53 - And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the LORD thy God hath given thee, in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies H341 shall distress thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:55 - So that he will not give to any of them of the flesh of his children whom he shall eat: because he hath nothing left him in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies H341 shall distress thee in all thy gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:57 - And toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy H341 shall distress thee in thy gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:68 - And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies H341 for bondmen and bondwomen, and no man shall buy you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:7 - And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, H341 and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:27 - Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, H341 lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say, Our hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:31 - For their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies H341 themselves being judges.

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