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Lexicon :: Strong's H5707 - ʿēḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Contracted from עוּד (H5749)
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TWOT Reference: 1576b

Strong’s Definitions

עֵד ʻêd, ayd; contracted from H5749; concretely, a witness; abstractly, testimony; specifically, a recorder, i.e. prince:—witness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x

The KJV translates Strong's H5707 in the following manner: witness (69x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x
The KJV translates Strong's H5707 in the following manner: witness (69x).
  1. witness

    1. witness, testimony, evidence (of things)

    2. witness (of people)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵד ʻêd, ayd; contracted from H5749; concretely, a witness; abstractly, testimony; specifically, a recorder, i.e. prince:—witness.
STRONGS H5707: Abbreviations
עֵד 69 noun masculineDeuteronomy 17:6 witness (probably from reiterating, hence emphatically affirming); — ע׳ absolute Genesis 31:48 +, construct Exodus 20:16 +; suffix עֵדִי Job 16:19; plural עֵדִים Numbers 35:30 +, construct עֵדֵי Psalm 27:12; Psalm 35:11; suffix עֵדַי Isaiah 43:10, 12, etc.; —
† 1. witness, testimony, evidence, of things: heap of stones Genesis 31:44, 48, 52 (JE), torn animal Exodus 22:12 (E), song of Moses Deuteronomy 31:19, 21 (J), law-book Deuteronomy 31:26 (D), witness of י׳ against Israel; altar east of Jordan, with בֵּין, Joshua 22:27, 28, 34 (P), compare Isaiah 19:20; Job's evil condition Job 16:8; the moon Psalm 89:38.
2. witness, a person:
† a. God, in heaven for Job Job 16:19; on earth, for Samuel 1 Samuel 12:5 (twice in verse) + 1 Samuel 12:6 Greek Version of the LXX Th and most, Jeremiah Jeremiah 42:5; see also 1 Samuel 20:12 (insert עֵד before י׳ Syriac Version Dr Bu Kit Löhr HPS); against persons Jeremiah 29:23; Malachi 3:5, nations Micah 1:2; between (בֵּין persons Genesis 31:50 (E).
b. Davidic dyn., to nations Isaiah 55:4.
c. witnesses, of transfer of property Jeremiah 32:10, 12, 25, 44, betrothal Ruth 4:9, 10, 11; usually of testimony in court, and in civil and social relations, with בְּ against, Numbers 5:13; Joshua 24:22; 1 Samuel 12:5 +, with קום rise up against Psalm 27:12; Psalm 35:11; † עָנָה עֵד שֶׁקֶר בְּ answer (in court) as a false witness against Exodus 20:16 = עֵד שָׁוְא Deuteronomy 5:17; Proverbs 25:18; † לְפִי עֵדִים Numbers 35:30 (P); † עֵדִ(ים) עַל־פִּי Deuteronomy 17:6 (twice in verse) at the mouth of witnesses, so Deuteronomy 19:15 (twice in verse). — False witness is שֶׁקֶר ע׳ Exodus 20:16; Deuteronomy 19:18 (twice in verse); Psalm 27:12; Proverbs 6:19; Proverbs 14:5; שְׁקָרִים ע׳ Proverbs 12:17; Proverbs 19:5, 9; כְּזָבִים ע׳ Proverbs 21:28; חִנָּם ע׳ Proverbs 24:28; בְּלִיַּעַל ע׳ Proverbs 19:28; חָמָס ע׳ witness of (i.e. supporting) violence Exodus 23:1 (E) Deuteronomy 19:16; Psalm 35:11. Faithful witness is אֱמוּנִים ע׳ Proverbs 14:5; אֱמֶת ע׳ Jeremiah 42:5; Proverbs 14:25.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H7717.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


31:44; 31:48; 31:48; 31:50; 31:52


20:16; 20:16; 20:16; 22:12; 23:1


5:13; 35:30; 35:30


5:17; 17:6; 17:6; 19:15; 19:16; 19:18; 31:19; 31:21; 31:26


22:27; 22:28; 22:34; 24:22


4:9; 4:10; 4:11

1 Samuel

12:5; 12:5; 12:6; 20:12


16:8; 16:19; 16:19


27:12; 27:12; 27:12; 35:11; 35:11; 35:11; 89:38


6:19; 12:17; 14:5; 14:5; 14:25; 19:5; 19:9; 19:28; 21:28; 24:28; 25:18


19:20; 43:10; 43:12; 55:4


29:23; 32:10; 32:12; 32:25; 32:44; 42:5; 42:5






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5707 matches the Hebrew עֵד (ʿēḏ),
which occurs 70 times in 60 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 31:44–Isa 44:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:44 - Now therefore come thou, let us make a covenant, I and thou; and let it be for a witness H5707 between me and thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:48 - And Laban said, This heap is a witness H5707 between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:50 - If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt take other wives beside my daughters, no man is with us; see, God is witness H5707 betwixt me and thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:52 - This heap be witness, H5707 and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar unto me, for harm.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:16 - Thou shalt not bear false witness H5707 against thy neighbour.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:13 - If it be torn in pieces, then let him bring it for witness, H5707 and he shall not make good that which was torn.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:1 - Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. H5707
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:1 - And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, H5707 whether he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:13 - And a man lie with her carnally, and it be hid from the eyes of her husband, and be kept close, and she be defiled, and there be no witness H5707 against her, neither she be taken with the manner;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:30 - Whoso killeth any person, the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses: H5707 but one witness H5707 shall not testify against any person to cause him to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:20 - Neither shalt thou bear false witness H5707 against thy neighbour.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:6 - At the mouth of two witnesses, H5707 or three witnesses, H5707 shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness H5707 he shall not be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:7 - The hands of the witnesses H5707 shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So thou shalt put the evil away from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:15 - One witness H5707 shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, H5707 or at the mouth of three witnesses, H5707 shall the matter be established.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:16 - If a false witness H5707 rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:18 - And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness H5707 be a false witness, H5707 and hath testified falsely against his brother;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:19 - Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach it the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness H5707 for me against the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:21 - And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles are befallen them, that this song shall testify against them as a witness; H5707 for it shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed: for I know their imagination which they go about, even now, before I have brought them into the land which I sware.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:26 - Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness H5707 against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:27 - But that it may be a witness H5707 between us, and you, and our generations after us, that we might do the service of the LORD before him with our burnt offerings, and with our sacrifices, and with our peace offerings; that your children may not say to our children in time to come, Ye have no part in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:28 - Therefore said we, that it shall be, when they should so say to us or to our generations in time to come, that we may say again, Behold the pattern of the altar of the LORD, which our fathers made, not for burnt offerings, nor for sacrifices; but it is a witness H5707 between us and you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:34 - And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad called the altar Ed: for it shall be a witness H5707 between us that the LORD is God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:22 - And Joshua said unto the people, Ye are witnesses H5707 against yourselves that ye have chosen you the LORD, to serve him. And they said, We are witnesses. H5707
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:9 - And Boaz said unto the elders, and unto all the people, Ye are witnesses H5707 this day, that I have bought all that was Elimelech's, and all that was Chilion's and Mahlon's, of the hand of Naomi.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:10 - Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, have I purchased to be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance, that the name of the dead be not cut off from among his brethren, and from the gate of his place: ye are witnesses H5707 this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:11 - And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses. H5707 The LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do thou worthily in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:5 - And he said unto them, The LORD is witness H5707 against you, and his anointed is witness H5707 this day, that ye have not found ought in my hand. And they answered, He is witness. H5707
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:17 - Thou renewest thy witnesses H5707 against me, and increasest thine indignation upon me; changes and war are against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:8 - And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness H5707 against me: and my leanness rising up in me beareth witness to my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:19 - Also now, behold, my witness H5707 is in heaven, and my record is on high.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:12 - Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses H5707 are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:11 - False witnesses H5707 did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:37 - It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness H5707 in heaven. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:19 - A false witness H5707 that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:17 - He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness H5707 deceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:5 - A faithful witness H5707 will not lie: but a false witness H5707 will utter lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:25 - A true witness H5707 delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:5 - A false witness H5707 shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:9 - A false witness H5707 shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:28 - An ungodly witness H5707 scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:28 - A false witness H5707 shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:28 - Be not a witness H5707 against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:18 - A man that beareth false witness H5707 against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:2 - And I took unto me faithful witnesses H5707 to record, Uriah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:20 - And it shall be for a sign and for a witness H5707 unto the LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the LORD because of the oppressors, and he shall send them a saviour, and a great one, and he shall deliver them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:8 - Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:9 - Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled: who among them can declare this, and shew us former things? let them bring forth their witnesses, H5707 that they may be justified: or let them hear, and say, It is truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:10 - Ye are my witnesses, H5707 saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:12 - I have declared, and have saved, and I have shewed, when there was no strange god among you: therefore ye are my witnesses, H5707 saith the LORD, that I am God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:8 - Fear ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. H5707 Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any.

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