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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 - “So now come, let’s make a covenant, [fn]you and I, and it shall be a witness H5707 between [fn]you and me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:48 - Laban said, “This heap is a witness H5707 between [fn]you and me this day.” Therefore it was named Galeed,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:50 - “If you mistreat my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no one is with us, see, God is witness H5707 between [fn]you and me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:52 - “This heap is a witness H5707, and the memorial stone is a witness, that I will not pass by this heap to you for harm, and you will not pass by this heap and this memorial stone to me, for harm.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:16 -

“You shall not [fn]give false testimony H5707 against your neighbor.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:13 - “If it is all torn to pieces, have him bring it as evidence H5707; he shall not be compelled to make restitution for what has been torn to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:1 -

“You shall not give a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked person to be a malicious witness H5707.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:1 -

‘Now if a person sins after he hears a [fn]public order to testify when he is a witness H5707, whether he has seen or otherwise known, if he does not tell it, then he will bear his punishment.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:13 - and a man has sexual relations with her and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband and she remains undiscovered, although she has defiled herself, and there is no witness H5707 against her and she has not been caught in the act,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:30 -

If anyone kills a person, the murderer shall be put to death on the [fn]testimony of witnesses H5707, but no person shall be put to death on the testimony of only one witness H5707.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:20 -

‘You shall not give false testimony H5707 against your neighbor.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:6 - “On the [fn]testimony of two witnesses H5707 or three witnesses H5707, the [fn]condemned shall be put to death; he shall not be put to death on the [fn]testimony of only one witness H5707.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:7 - “The hands of the witnesses H5707 shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So you shall eliminate the evil from your midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:15 -

“A single witness H5707 shall not rise up against a person regarding any wrongdoing or any sin [fn]that he commits; on the [fn]testimony of two or three witnesses H5707 a matter shall be confirmed.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:16 - “If a malicious witness H5707 rises up against a person to testify against him of wrongdoing,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:18 - “And the judges shall investigate thoroughly, and if the witness H5707 is a false witness H5707 and he has testified against his brother falsely,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:19 -

“Now then, write this song for yourselves, and teach it to the sons of Israel; put it [fn]on their lips, so that this song may be a witness H5707 for Me against the sons of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:21 - “Then it will come about, when many evils and troubles find them, that this song will testify before them as a witness H5707 (for it shall not be forgotten from the mouth of their [fn]descendants); for I know their inclination which they are [fn]developing today, before I bring them into the land which I swore.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:26 - “Take this Book of the Law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, so that it may [fn]remain there as a witness H5707 against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:27 - rather, it shall be a witness H5707 between us and you and between our generations after us, that we are to perform the service of the LORD before Him with our burnt offerings, our sacrifices, and with our peace offerings, so that your sons will not say to our sons in time to come, “You have no portion in the LORD.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:28 - “Therefore we said, ‘It shall also come about if they say this to us or to our generations in time to come, then we shall say, “See the copy of the altar of the LORD which our fathers made, not for burnt offering or for sacrifice; rather, it is a witness H5707 between us and you.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:34 - And the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad called the altar Witness; “For,” they said, “it is a witness H5707 between us that the LORD is God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:22 - So Joshua said to the people, “You are witnesses H5707 against yourselves that you have chosen for yourselves the LORD, to serve Him.” And they said, “We are witnesses H5707.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:9 - Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses H5707 today that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:10 - “Furthermore, I have acquired Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of Mahlon, to be my wife in order to raise up the name of the deceased on his inheritance, so that the name of the deceased will not be eliminated from his brothers or from the [fn]court of his birth place; you are witnesses H5707 today.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:11 - And all the people who were [fn]in the court, and the elders, said, “We are witnesses H5707. May the LORD make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built the house of Israel; and may you achieve [fn]wealth in Ephrathah and [fn]become famous in Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:5 - So he said to them, “The LORD is witness H5707 against you, and His anointed is witness H5707 this day that you have found nothing in my hand.” And they said, “He is witness H5707.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:17 -

‘You renew Your witnesses H5707 against me

And increase Your anger toward me;

[fn]Hardship after hardship is with me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:8 -

“And You have shriveled me up,

[fn]It has become a witness H5707;

And my infirmity rises up against me,

It testifies to my face.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:19 -

“Even now, behold, my witness H5707 is in heaven,

And my [fn]advocate is on high.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:12 -

Do not turn me over to the [fn]desire of my enemies,

For false witnesses H5707 have risen against me,

And the violent witness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:11 -

Malicious witnesses H5707 rise up;

They ask me things that I do not know.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:37 -

“It shall be established forever like the moon,

And a witness H5707 in the sky is faithful.” Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:19 -

A false witness H5707 who declares lies,

And one who [fn]spreads strife among brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:17 -

One who declares truth tells what is right,

But a false witness H5707, deceit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:5 -

A trustworthy witness H5707 will not lie,

But a false witness H5707 declares lies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:25 -

A truthful witness H5707 saves lives,

But one who declares lies is [fn]deceitful.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:5 -

A false witness H5707 will not go unpunished,

And one who declares lies will not escape.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:9 -

A false witness H5707 will not go unpunished,

And one who declares lies will perish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:28 -

A worthless witness H5707 makes a mockery of justice,

And the mouth of the wicked [fn]swallows wrongdoing.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:28 -

A false witness H5707 will perish,

But a person who listens will speak forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:28 -

Do not be a witness H5707 against your neighbor for no reason,

And do not deceive with your lips.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:18 -

Like a club, a sword, and a sharp arrow

Is a person who gives false testimony H5707 against his neighbor.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:2 - “And [fn]I will take to Myself faithful witnesses H5707 for testimony, Uriah the priest and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:20 - And it will become a sign and a witness H5707 to the LORD of armies in the land of Egypt; for they will cry out to the LORD because of oppressors, and He will send them a Savior and a Champion, and He will save them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:8 -

Now go, write it on a tablet in their presence

And inscribe it on a scroll,

That it may [fn]serve in the time to come

[fn]As a witness forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:9 -

All the nations have gathered together

So that the peoples may be assembled.

Who among them can declare this

And proclaim to us the former things?

Let them present their witnesses H5707 so that they may be justified,

Or let them hear and say, “It is true.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:10 -

“You are My witnesses H5707,” declares the LORD,

“And My servant whom I have chosen,

So that you may know and believe Me

And understand that I am He.

Before Me there was no God formed,

And there will be none after Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:12 -

“It is I who have declared and saved and proclaimed,

And there was no strange god among you;

So you are My witnesses H5707,” declares the LORD,

“And I am God.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:8 -

‘Do not tremble and do not be afraid;

Have I not long since announced it to you and declared it?

And you are My witnesses H5707.

Is there any God besides Me,

Or is there any other Rock?

I know of none.’”

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