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Lexicon :: Strong's H5739 - ʿēḏer

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1572a

Strong’s Definitions

עֵדֶר ʻêder, ay'-der; from H5737; an arrangement, i.e. muster (of animals):—drove, flock, herd.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's H5739 in the following manner: flock (32x), drove (4x), herds (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's H5739 in the following manner: flock (32x), drove (4x), herds (2x).
  1. flock, herd

    1. flock

    2. herds, flocks and herds

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵדֶר ʻêder, ay'-der; from H5737; an arrangement, i.e. muster (of animals):—drove, flock, herd.
STRONGS H5739: Abbreviations
† I. עֵ֫דֶר noun masculineGenesis 29:2 flock, herd (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic עַדְרָא; on Greek Version of the LXX Γαδερ Genesis 35:16 (= HCT Genesis 35:21) see LagBN 76 f., who assigns ע׳ therefore, plausibly, to III. עדר (bdb072709), as lagging, loitering); — ע׳ absolute Genesis 32:17 (twice in verse) +, construct Songs 4:1 +; suffix עֶדְרוֺ Isaiah 40:11 +; plural עֲדָרִים Genesis 29:2 +, construct עֶדְרֵי Micah 5:7 +, etc.; —
1. flock:
a. of sheep, צאֹן ע׳ Genesis 29:2 (J), Micah 5:7, הַצ׳ ע׳ Joel 1:18; compare Genesis 29:2, 3, 8; Genesis 30:4 (all J), 1 Samuel 17:34; Jeremiah 51:23; Malachi 1:14; || צאֹן Ezekiel 34:12 (simile), Proverbs 27:23; + בְּהֵמָה 2 Chronicles 32:28; הָֽרְחֵלִים ע׳ Songs 6:6 = Songs 4:2 (insert probably הָֽר׳); sign of desolation Isaiah 17:2; Isaiah 32:14 (מִרְעֵה ע׳), Zephaniah 2:14; Jeremiah 6:3, of peace Jeremiah 31:24; in simile also Micah 2:12; Jeremiah 31:10; Psalm 78:52; figurative of Israel Isaiah 40:11; Jeremiah 13:20 (|| צאֹן), יהוה ע׳ Jeremiah 13:17, so עֶדְרוֺ Zechariah 10:3.
b. of goats, הָעִזִּים ע׳ Songs 4:1; Songs 6:5.
c. undefined Judges 5:16; Job 24:2; Songs 1:7.
2. herds, flocks and herds;
a. including sheep, cattle, etc., Genesis 32:17 (4 times in verse); Genesis 32:20 (compare Genesis 32:14; all E).
b. specifically בָקָר ע׳ Joel 1:18. — מִגְדַּלעֵֿדָר see above
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


29:2; 29:2; 29:2; 29:2; 29:3; 29:8; 30:4; 32:14; 32:17; 32:17; 32:20; 35:16; 35:21



1 Samuel


2 Chronicles








Song of Songs

1:7; 4:1; 4:1; 4:2; 6:5; 6:6


17:2; 32:14; 40:11; 40:11


6:3; 13:17; 13:20; 31:10; 31:24; 51:23




1:18; 1:18


2:12; 5:7; 5:7








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5739 matches the Hebrew עֵדֶר (ʿēḏer),
which occurs 39 times in 34 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:2 - And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks H5739 of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: H5739 and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:3 - And thither were all the flocks H5739 gathered: and they rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the sheep, and put the stone again upon the well's mouth in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:8 - And they said, We cannot, until all the flocks H5739 be gathered together, and till they roll the stone from the well's mouth; then we water the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:40 - And Jacob did separate the lambs, and set the faces of the flocks toward the ringstraked, and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he put his own flocks H5739 by themselves, and put them not unto Laban's cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:16 - And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove H5739 by themselves; and said unto his servants, Pass over before me, and put a space betwixt drove H5739 and drove. H5739
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:19 - And so commanded he the second, and the third, and all that followed the droves, H5739 saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Esau, when ye find him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:16 - Why abodest thou among the sheepfolds, to hear the bleatings of the flocks? H5739 For the divisions of Reuben there were great searchings of heart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:34 - And David said unto Saul, Thy servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock: H5739
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:28 - Storehouses also for the increase of corn, and wine, and oil; and stalls for all manner of beasts, and cotes for flocks. H5739
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:2 - Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks, H5739 and feed thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:52 - But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock. H5739
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:23 - Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. H5739
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:7 - Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks H5739 of thy companions?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:1 - Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock H5739 of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:2 - Thy teeth are like a flock H5739 of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:5 - Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me: thy hair is as a flock H5739 of goats that appear from Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:6 - Thy teeth are as a flock H5739 of sheep which go up from the washing, whereof every one beareth twins, and there is not one barren among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:2 - The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, H5739 which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:14 - Because the palaces shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks; H5739
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:11 - He shall feed his flock H5739 like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:3 - The shepherds with their flocks H5739 shall come unto her; they shall pitch their tents against her round about; they shall feed every one in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:17 - But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because the LORD'S flock H5739 is carried away captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:20 - Lift up your eyes, and behold them that come from the north: where is the flock H5739 that was given thee, thy beautiful flock?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:10 - Hear the word of the LORD, O ye nations, and declare it in the isles afar off, and say, He that scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd doth his flock. H5739
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:24 - And there shall dwell in Judah itself, and in all the cities thereof together, husbandmen, and they that go forth with flocks. H5739
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:23 - I will also break in pieces with thee the shepherd and his flock; H5739 and with thee will I break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee will I break in pieces captains and rulers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:12 - As a shepherd seeketh out his flock H5739 in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:18 - How do the beasts groan! the herds H5739 of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks H5739 of sheep are made desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:12 - I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of thee; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put them together as the sheep of Bozrah, as the flock H5739 in the midst of their fold: they shall make great noise by reason of the multitude of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:8 - And thou, O tower of the flock, H5739 the strong hold of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, even the first dominion; the kingdom shall come to the daughter of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:8 - And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks H5739 of sheep: who, if he go through, both treadeth down, and teareth in pieces, and none can deliver.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:14 - And flocks H5739 shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations: both the cormorant and the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels of it; their voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be in the thresholds: for he shall uncover the cedar work.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:3 - Mine anger was kindled against the shepherds, and I punished the goats: for the LORD of hosts hath visited his flock H5739 the house of Judah, and hath made them as his goodly horse in the battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:14 - But cursed be the deceiver, which hath in his flock H5739 a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen.
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