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Lexicon :: Strong's H5591 - saʿar

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masculine/feminine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

סַעַר çaʻar, sah'-ar; or (feminine) סְעָרָה çᵉʻârâh; from H5590; a hurricane:—storm(-y), tempest, whirlwind.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H5591 in the following manner: whirlwind (12x), tempest (6x), stormy (4x), storm (1x), whirlwind (with H7307) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H5591 in the following manner: whirlwind (12x), tempest (6x), stormy (4x), storm (1x), whirlwind (with H7307) (1x).
  1. tempest, storm, whirlwind

    1. tempest

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סַעַר çaʻar, sah'-ar; or (feminine) סְעָרָה çᵉʻârâh; from H5590; a hurricane:—storm(-y), tempest, whirlwind.
STRONGS H5591: Abbreviations
סַ֫עַר noun masculineJeremiah 23:19 tempest; — absolute ס׳ Amos 1:14 + 5 times; סָ֑עַר Psalm 55:9; plural suffix סַעֲרֶיךָ Psalm 83:16; — tempest, especially figurative: of passionate acts ofmen, מֵרוּחַ סֹעָה מִסָּ֑עַר Psalm 55:9 (מִסּ׳ here awkward, without ו); of י׳'s wrath Jeremiah 23:19 (מִתְחוֺלֵל ס׳), compare Jeremiah 25:32; Jeremiah 30:23; tempest as instrument of י׳'s wrath, Psalm 83:16 (|| סוּפָה); see also בְּסַעַר בְּיוֺם סוּפָה Amos 1:14 and Joel 1:4, 12.

סְעָרָה noun feminine tempest, storm-wind; — absolute סְעָרָה Isaiah 29:6 + (so also 2 Kings 2:1, 11 Ginsb; Baer בַּסֳּעָרָה); construct סַעֲרַת Jeremiah 23:19; Jeremiah 30:23; plural סְעָרוֺת Ezekiel 13:11, 13 construct סַעֲרוֺת Zechariah 9:14; — tempest, storm-wind, as instrument of י׳'s wrath, Isaiah 29:6 (+ סוּפָה), compare Isaiah 40:24; Isaiah 41:16, also רוּחַ סְעָרוֺת Ezekiel 13:11, 13 (against nation under figure of wall); storm-wind of Elijah's translation 2 Kings 2:1, 11; of theophany Ezekiel 1:4 (רוּחַ סְעָרָה), Job 38:1; Job 40:6, and סַעֲרוֺת תֵּימָן Zechariah 9:14; סַעֲרַת י׳ as figurative of י׳'s wrath Jeremiah 23:19; Jeremiah 30:23; of ordinary tempests only in late Psalms: רוּחַ סְעָרָה Psalm 107:25; Psalm 148:8, ס׳ opposed to דְּמָמָה Psalm 107:29.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

2:1; 2:1; 2:11; 2:11


38:1; 40:6


55:9; 55:9; 83:16; 83:16; 107:25; 107:29; 148:8


29:6; 29:6; 40:24; 41:16


23:19; 23:19; 23:19; 23:19; 25:32; 30:23; 30:23; 30:23


1:4; 13:11; 13:11; 13:13; 13:13


1:4; 1:12


1:14; 1:14


9:14; 9:14


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5591 matches the Hebrew סַעַר (saʿar),
which occurs 24 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:1 - And it came to pass, when the LORD would take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, H5591 that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:11 - And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind H5591 into heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:1 - Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind, H5591 and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:6 - Then answered the LORD unto Job out of the whirlwind, H5591 and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:8 - I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest. H5591
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:15 - So persecute them with thy tempest, H5591 and make them afraid with thy storm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:25 - For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy H5591 wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:29 - He maketh the storm H5591 a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:8 - Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy H5591 wind fulfilling his word:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:6 - Thou shalt be visited of the LORD of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm and tempest, H5591 and the flame of devouring fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:24 - Yea, they shall not be planted; yea, they shall not be sown: yea, their stock shall not take root in the earth: and he shall also blow upon them, and they shall wither, and the whirlwind H5591 shall take them away as stubble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:16 - Thou shalt fan them, and the wind shall carry them away, and the whirlwind H5591 shall scatter them: and thou shalt rejoice in the LORD, and shalt glory in the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:19 - Behold, a whirlwind H5591 of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: H5591 it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:32 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Behold, evil shall go forth from nation to nation, and a great whirlwind H5591 shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:23 - Behold, the whirlwind H5591 of the LORD goeth forth with fury, a continuing whirlwind: H5591 it shall fall with pain upon the head of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:4 - And I looked, and, behold, a whirlwind H5591 came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour of amber, out of the midst of the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:11 - Say unto them which daub it with untempered morter, that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing shower; and ye, O great hailstones, shall fall; and a stormy H5591 wind shall rend it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:13 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even rend it with a stormy H5591 wind in my fury; and there shall be an overflowing shower in mine anger, and great hailstones in my fury to consume it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 - But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest H5591 in the day of the whirlwind:
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:4 - But the LORD sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest H5591 in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:12 - And he said unto them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you: for I know that for my sake this great tempest H5591 is upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:14 - And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning: and the Lord GOD shall blow the trumpet, and shall go with whirlwinds H5591 of the south.
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