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Lexicon :: Strong's H3577 - kāzāḇ

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 970a

Strong’s Definitions

כָּזָב kâzâb, kaw-zawb'; from H3576; falsehood; literally (untruth) or figuratively (idol):—deceitful, false, leasing, liar, lie, lying.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H3577 in the following manner: lie (23x), lying (2x), leasing (2x), deceitful (1x), false (1x), liar (1x), lies (with H1697) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H3577 in the following manner: lie (23x), lying (2x), leasing (2x), deceitful (1x), false (1x), liar (1x), lies (with H1697) (1x).
  1. a lie, untruth, falsehood, deceptive thing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּזָב kâzâb, kaw-zawb'; from H3576; falsehood; literally (untruth) or figuratively (idol):—deceitful, false, leasing, liar, lie, lying.
STRONGS H3577: Abbreviations
כָּזָב noun masculineAmos 2:4 lie, falsehood, deceptive thing; — absolute כ׳ Hosea 12:2 + 19 times; plural absolute כְּזָבִים Judges 16:10 + 9 times; suffix כִּזְבֵיהֶם Amos 2:4; — lie, falsehood, with דִּבֶּר Judges 16:10, 13; Hosea 7:13; Zephaniah 3:13; Daniel 11:27; Psalm 5:7; Psalm 58:4, so Ezekiel 13:8 Co (by transposing כ׳ with שָׁוְא, compare Ezekiel 13:6; Ezekiel 13:7; Ezekiel 13:9); with יָפִיחַ (in Proverbs) Proverbs 6:19; Proverbs 14:5, 25; Proverbs 19:5, 9; of false prophecies (divinations) with אָמַר, מִקְסַם כ׳ Ezekiel 13:7; with קָסַם Ezekiel 13:9; Ezekiel 21:34; Ezekiel 22:28 + Ezekiel 13:6 Greek Version of the LXX Co (קָסוֺם כ׳, for MT קֶסֶם כ׳); with שָׁמַע Ezekiel 13:19, בִּקֵּשׁ Psalm 4:3; with רָצָה delight in Psalm 62:5; so in the phrase דְּבַרכֿ׳ Proverbs 30:8, אִישׁ כ׳ Proverbs 19:22 = liar, עֵד כְּזָבִים Proverbs 21:28 = false witness; of idols. as a lie (res ementita) Amos 2:4, so probably שָׂטֵי כ׳ those turning aside to a lie Psalm 40:5 (compare אָוֶן, אֱלִיל, הֶבֶל, שֶׁקֶר); then of empty human pretensions וָשֹׁד יַרְבֶּה כ׳ Hosea 12:2; Isaiah 28:15 (|| שֶׁקֶר), Isaiah 28:17 (מַחְסֵה כ׳), Psalm 62:10 (|| הֶבֶל; compare כֹּזֵב Psalm 116:11); לֶחֶם כְּזָבִים Proverbs 23:3 = deceptive (disappointing) bread.
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16:10; 16:10; 16:13


4:3; 5:7; 40:5; 58:4; 62:5; 62:10; 116:11


6:19; 14:5; 14:25; 19:5; 19:9; 19:22; 21:28; 23:3; 30:8


28:15; 28:17


13:6; 13:6; 13:7; 13:7; 13:8; 13:9; 13:9; 13:19; 22:28




7:13; 12:2; 12:2


2:4; 2:4; 2:4




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3577 matches the Hebrew כָּזָב (kāzāḇ),
which occurs 29 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:2 - O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? H3577 Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:6 - Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: H3577 the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 - Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies. H3577
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:3 - The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies. H3577
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:4 - They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: H3577 they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:9 - Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: H3577 to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:19 - A false witness that speaketh lies, H3577 and he that soweth discord among brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:5 - A faithful witness will not lie: H3577 but a false witness will utter lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:25 - A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies. H3577
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:5 - A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies H3577 shall not escape.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:9 - A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies H3577 shall perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:22 - The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar. H3577
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:28 - A false H3577 witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:3 - Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful H3577 meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:8 - Remove far from me vanity and lies: H3577 give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:15 - Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies H3577 our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:17 - Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, H3577 and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:6 - They have seen vanity and lying H3577 divination, saying, The LORD saith: and the LORD hath not sent them: and they have made others to hope that they would confirm the word.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:7 - Have ye not seen a vain vision, and have ye not spoken a lying H3577 divination, whereas ye say, The LORD saith it; albeit I have not spoken?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:8 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have spoken vanity, and seen lies, H3577 therefore, behold, I am against you, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:9 - And mine hand shall be upon the prophets that see vanity, and that divine lies: H3577 they shall not be in the assembly of my people, neither shall they be written in the writing of the house of Israel, neither shall they enter into the land of Israel; and ye shall know that I am the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:19 - And will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies? H3577
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:29 - Whiles they see vanity unto thee, whiles they divine a lie H3577 unto thee, to bring thee upon the necks of them that are slain, of the wicked, whose day is come, when their iniquity shall have an end.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:28 - And her prophets have daubed them with untempered morter, seeing vanity, and divining lies H3577 unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord GOD, when the LORD hath not spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:27 - And both these kings' hearts shall be to do mischief, and they shall speak lies H3577 at one table; but it shall not prosper: for yet the end shall be at the time appointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:13 - Woe unto them! for they have fled from me: destruction unto them! because they have transgressed against me: though I have redeemed them, yet they have spoken lies H3577 against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:1 - Ephraim feedeth on wind, and followeth after the east wind: he daily increaseth lies H3577 and desolation; and they do make a covenant with the Assyrians, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:4 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies H3577 caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked:
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:13 - The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; H3577 neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.
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