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Lexicon :: Strong's H565 - 'imrâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 118b

Strong’s Definitions

אִמְרָה ʼimrâh, im-raw'; or אֶמְרָה ʼemrâh; feminine of H561, and meaning the same:—commandment, speech, word.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H565 in the following manner: word (29x), speech (7x), commandment (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H565 in the following manner: word (29x), speech (7x), commandment (1x).
  1. utterance, speech, word

    1. word of God, the Torah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אִמְרָה ʼimrâh, im-raw'; or אֶמְרָה ʼemrâh; feminine of H561, and meaning the same:—commandment, speech, word.
STRONGS H565: Abbreviations
[אִמְרָה] noun feminine utterance, speech, word (in poetry, mostly singular collective, compare plural verb Psalm 119:103, but here read probably Pluraln. compare Greek Version of the LXX Ol Hi De Che) — construct אִמְרַת Isaiah 5:24 +; אִמְרָתִי Genesis 4:23 + etc.; Plural absolute אֲמָרוֺת Psalm 12:7; construct אִמֲרוֺת ib.; — utterance, speech Genesis 4:23 (song of Lamech, || קוֺל); so Isaiah 28:23; Isaiah 32:9; Deuteronomy 32:2 (|| לֶקַח), Psalm 17:6; Isaiah 29:4 (twice in verse) (|| also דִּבֶּד); especially saying(s), words(s) of י׳ (command & promise) Deuteronomy 33:9 (|| בְּרִית); Isaiah 5:24 (|| תּוֺרָה) 2 Samuel 22:31 = Psalm 18:31 [Psalm 18:29]; Psalm 12:7 [Psalm 12:6]; Psalm 105:19 (|| דָּבָר; esp Psalm 119:11; Psalm 119:38; Psalm 119:41 + 16 times; Psalm 138:2; Psalm 147:15 (|| דָּבָר), Proverbs 30:5.

† [אֶמְרָה] noun feminine id., only אֶמְרָתוֺ אֲשֶׁר צִוָּה Lamentations 2:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:23; 4:23


32:2; 33:9

2 Samuel



12:6; 12:7; 17:9; 18:29; 105:19; 119:11; 119:38; 119:41; 119:103; 138:2; 147:15




5:24; 5:24; 28:23; 29:4; 32:9




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H565 matches the Hebrew אִמְרָה ('imrâ),
which occurs 37 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:23 - Lamech said to his wives,
“Adah and Zillah,
Listen to my voice,
You wives of Lamech,
Give heed to my speech, H565
For I [fn]have killed a man for wounding me;
And a boy for striking me;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:2 - “Let my teaching drop as the rain,
My speech H565 distill as the dew,
As the droplets on the fresh grass
And as the showers on the herb.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:9 - Who said of his father and his mother,
‘I did not consider them’;
And he did not acknowledge his brothers,
Nor did he regard his own sons,
For they observed Your word, H565
And kept Your covenant.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:31 - “As for God, His way is [fn]blameless;
The word H565 of the LORD is tested;
He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:6 - The words H565 of the LORD are pure words; H565
As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:6 - I have called upon You, for You will answer me, O God;
Incline Your ear to me, hear my speech. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:30 - As for God, His way is [fn]blameless;
The word H565 of the LORD is tried;
He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:19 - Until the time that his word came to pass,
The word of the LORD [fn]tested him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:11 - Your word H565 I have treasured in my heart,
That I may not sin against You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:38 - Establish Your [fn]word H565 to Your servant,
[fn]As that which produces reverence for You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:41 - Vav.
May Your lovingkindnesses also come to me, O LORD,
Your salvation according to Your [fn]word; H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:50 - This is my comfort in my affliction,
That Your word H565 has [fn]revived me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:58 - I sought Your favor with all my heart;
Be gracious to me according to Your [fn]word. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:67 - Before I was afflicted I went astray,
But now I keep Your word. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:76 - O may Your lovingkindness [fn]comfort me,
According to Your [fn]word H565 to Your servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:82 - My eyes fail with longing for Your [fn]word, H565
[fn]While I say, “When will You comfort me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:103 - How sweet are Your [fn]words H565 to my [fn]taste!
Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:116 - Sustain me according to Your [fn]word, H565 that I may live;
And do not let me be [fn]ashamed of my hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:123 - My eyes fail with longing for Your salvation
And for Your righteous [fn]word. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:133 - Establish my footsteps in Your [fn]word, H565
And do not let any iniquity have dominion over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:140 - Your [fn]word H565 is very [fn]pure,
Therefore Your servant loves it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:148 - My eyes anticipate the night watches,
That I may meditate on Your [fn]word. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:154 - Plead my cause and redeem me;
Revive me according to Your [fn]word. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:158 - I behold the treacherous and loathe them,
Because they do not keep Your [fn]word. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:162 - I rejoice at Your [fn]word, H565
As one who finds great spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:170 - Let my supplication come before You;
Deliver me according to Your [fn]word. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:172 - Let my tongue sing of Your [fn]word, H565
For all Your commandments are righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:2 - I will bow down toward Your holy temple
And give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your [fn]truth;
For You have magnified Your [fn]word H565 [fn]according to all Your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:15 - He sends forth His command H565 to the earth;
His word runs very swiftly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:5 - Every word H565 of God is tested;
He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 - Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble
And dry grass collapses into the flame,
So their root will become like rot and their blossom [fn]blow away as dust;
For they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts
And despised the word H565 of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:23 - Give ear and hear my voice,
Listen and hear my words. H565
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:4 - Then you will be brought low;
From the earth you will speak,
And from the dust where you are prostrate
Your words H565 will come.
Your voice will also be like that of a [fn]spirit from the ground,
And your speech H565 will whisper from the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:9 - Rise up, you women who are at ease,
And hear my voice;
Give ear to my word, H565
You complacent daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:17 - The LORD has done what He purposed;
He has accomplished His word H565
Which He commanded from days of old.
He has thrown down without sparing,
And He has caused the enemy to rejoice over you;
He has exalted the [fn]might of your adversaries.
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