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Lexicon :: Strong's H5695 - ʿēḡel

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as עָגֹל (H5696)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1560a

Strong’s Definitions

עֵגֶל ʻêgel, ay-ghel; from the same as H5696; a (male) calf (as frisking round), especially one nearly grown (i.e. a steer):—bullock, calf.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 35x

The KJV translates Strong's H5695 in the following manner: calf (33x), bullock (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 35x
The KJV translates Strong's H5695 in the following manner: calf (33x), bullock (2x).
  1. calf, bull-calf

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵגֶל ʻêgel, ay-ghel; from the same as H5696; a (male) calf (as frisking round), especially one nearly grown (i.e. a steer):—bullock, calf.
עֵ֫גֶל noun masculineExodus 32:24 calf (as rolling or circling about ? compare כַּר from כָּרַר; Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician (Punic) עגל id. Lzb336; ענילו Palmyrene proper name id. Cook89; Aramaic Hgei, aXtlfgi, עִיגְלָא, עֲגַלְתָּא, id.; Assyrian [agalu], plural agalê probably calves DlHWB 16 (compare against this JenKosmol. 110, but see also JägerBAS ii. 2, 286); Arabic ءِجْلً id.; Ethiopic እጒል፡ እጐልት፡, compare also HomNS 226); — ע׳ absolute Exodus 32:19 +; construct 1 Samuel 28:24 +; suffix עֶגְלֵךְ Hosea 8:5; plural עֲגָלִים Hosea 13:2 +; construct עֶגְלֵי 1 Kings 12:28 +; — calf Isaiah 11:6; Isaiah 27:10 in simile of leaping mountains Psalm 29:6; in simile of foot-sole of cherubim Ezekiel 1:7; מַרְבֵּק ע׳ i.e. a stall-fed (fatted) calf 1 Samuel 28:24, in simile Jeremiah 46:21; Malachi 3:20 [Malachi 4:2], compare מִתּוֺךְ מַרְבֵּק ע׳ Amos 6:4; לֹא לֻמָּ֑ד ע׳ Jeremiah 31:18 an untrained calf; עֶגְלֵי עַמִּים Psalm 68:31 calves of peoples, i.e. peoples like calves, so most; perhaps read בַּעֲלֵי עמ׳ Matthes Che GunkSchöf. 66 f. compare Bae; calf as sacrifice victim Micah 6:6; Leviticus 9:2, 3, 8 (P); cut in two, in ratifying covenant Jeremiah 34:18, 19 (compare עֶגְלָה Genesis 15:9); elsewhere image of calf: made at Horeb, מַסֵּכָה ע׳ Exodus 32:4, 8; Deuteronomy 9:16; Nehemiah 9:18; ע׳ alone Exodus 32:19, 20, 24, 35; Deuteronomy 9:21; Psalm 106:19; two set up by Jeroboam I in Northern Israel, 1 Kings 12:28, 32; 2 Kings 10:29; 2 Kings 17:16; 2 Chronicles 11:15; 13:8, compare Hosea 8:5, 6 (עגְלֵךְ, שֹׁמְרוֺן ע׳), Hosea 13:2; also Hosea 10:5 (see I. עֶגְלָה near the end).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




32:4; 32:8; 32:19; 32:19; 32:20; 32:24; 32:24; 32:35


9:2; 9:3; 9:8


9:16; 9:21

1 Samuel

28:24; 28:24

1 Kings

12:28; 12:28; 12:32

2 Kings

10:29; 17:16

2 Chronicles

11:15; 13:8




29:6; 68:31; 106:19


11:6; 27:10


31:18; 34:18; 34:19; 46:21




8:5; 8:5; 8:6; 10:5; 13:2; 13:2








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5695 matches the Hebrew עֵגֶל (ʿēḡel),
which occurs 35 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:4 - He took this from their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool and made it into a molten calf; H5695 and they said,[fn]This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:8 - “They have quickly turned aside from the way which I commanded them. They have made for themselves a molten calf, H5695 and have worshiped it and have sacrificed to it and said,[fn]This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:19 - It came about, as soon as [fn]Moses came near the camp, that he saw the calf H5695 and the dancing; and Moses’ anger burned, and he threw the tablets from his hands and shattered them [fn]at the foot of the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:20 - He took the calf H5695 which they had made and burned it with fire, and ground it to powder, and scattered it over the surface of the water and made the sons of Israel drink it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:24 - “I said to them, ‘Whoever has any gold, let them tear it off.’ So they gave it to me, and I threw it into the fire, and out came this calf.” H5695
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:35 - Then the LORD smote the people, because of what they did with the calf H5695 which Aaron had made.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:2 - and he said to Aaron, “Take for yourself a calf, H5695 a bull, for a sin offering and a ram for a burnt offering, both without defect, and offer them before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:3 - “Then to the sons of Israel you shall speak, saying, ‘Take a male goat for a sin offering, and a calf H5695 and a lamb, both one year old, without defect, for a burnt offering,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:8 - So Aaron came near to the altar and slaughtered the calf H5695 of the sin offering which was for himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:16 - “And I saw that you had indeed sinned against the LORD your God. You had made for yourselves a molten calf; H5695 you had turned aside quickly from the way which the LORD had commanded you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:21 - “I took your [fn]sinful thing, the calf H5695 which you had made, and burned it with fire and crushed it, grinding it very small until it was as fine as dust; and I threw its dust into the brook that came down from the mountain.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:24 - The woman had a fattened calf H5695 in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; and she took flour, kneaded it and baked unleavened bread from it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:28 - So the king [fn]consulted, and made two golden calves, H5695 and he said to them, “It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold your gods, O Israel, that brought you up from the land of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:32 - Jeroboam [fn]instituted a feast in the eighth month on the fifteenth day of the month, like the feast which is in Judah, and he [fn]went up to the altar; thus he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves H5695 which he had made. And he stationed in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:29 - However, as for the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin, from these Jehu did not depart, even the golden calves H5695 that were at Bethel and that were at Dan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:16 - They forsook all the commandments of the LORD their God and made for themselves molten images, even two calves, H5695 and made an [fn]Asherah and worshiped all the host of heaven and served Baal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:15 - He set up priests of his own for the high places, for the satyrs and for the calves H5695 which he had made.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:8 - “So now you intend to resist the kingdom of the LORD [fn]through the sons of David, [fn]being a great multitude and having with you the golden calves H5695 which Jeroboam made for gods for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:18 - “Even when they made for themselves
A calf H5695 of molten metal
And said, ‘This is your God
Who brought you up from Egypt,’
And committed great [fn]blasphemies,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:6 - He makes Lebanon skip like a calf, H5695
And Sirion like a young wild ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:30 - Rebuke the beasts [fn]in the reeds,
The herd of bulls with the calves H5695 of the peoples,
Trampling under foot the pieces of silver;
He has scattered the peoples who delight in war.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:19 - They made a calf H5695 in Horeb
And worshiped a molten image.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:6 - And the wolf will dwell with the lamb,
And the leopard will lie down with the young goat,
And the calf H5695 and the young lion [fn]and the fatling together;
And a little boy will lead them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:10 - For the fortified city is isolated,
A [fn]homestead forlorn and forsaken like the desert;
There the calf H5695 will graze,
And there it will lie down and [fn]feed on its branches.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:18 - “I have surely heard Ephraim grieving,
‘You have chastised me, and I was chastised,
Like an untrained calf; H5695
Bring me back that I may be restored,
For You are the LORD my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:18 - ‘I will give the men who have transgressed My covenant, who have not fulfilled the words of the covenant which they made before Me, when they cut the calf H5695 in two and passed between its parts
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:19 - the officials of Judah and the officials of Jerusalem, the court officers and the priests and all the people of the land who passed between the parts of the calf H5695
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:21 - “Also her mercenaries in her midst
Are like [fn]fattened calves, H5695
For even they too have turned back and have fled away together;
They did not stand their ground.
For the day of their calamity has come upon them,
The time of their punishment.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:7 - Their legs were straight and [fn]their feet were like a calf’s H5695 hoof, and they gleamed like burnished bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:5 - [fn]He has rejected your calf, H5695 O Samaria, saying,
“My anger burns against them!”
How long will they be incapable of innocence?
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:6 - For from Israel is even this!
A craftsman made it, so it is not God;
Surely the calf H5695 of Samaria will be broken to [fn]pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:2 - And now they sin more and more,
And make for themselves molten images,
Idols [fn]skillfully made from their silver,
All of them the work of craftsmen.
They say of them, “Let the [fn]men who sacrifice kiss the calves!” H5695
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:4 - Those who recline on beds of ivory
And sprawl on their couches,
And eat lambs from the flock
And calves H5695 from the midst of the stall,
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:6 - With what shall I come to the LORD
And bow myself before the God on high?
Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings,
With yearling calves? H5695
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:2 - “But for you who [fn]fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves H5695 from the stall.

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