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Lexicon :: Strong's H5766 - ʿevel

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Part of Speech
masculine/feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1580a,1580b

Strong’s Definitions

עֶוֶל ʻevel, eh'-vel; or עָוֶל ʻâvel; and (feminine) עַוְלָה ʻavlâh; or עוֹלָה ʻôwlâh; or עֹלָה ʻôlâh; from H5765; (moral) evil:—iniquity, perverseness, unjust(-ly), unrighteousness(-ly); wicked(-ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x

The KJV translates Strong's H5766 in the following manner: iniquity (36x), wickedness (7x), unrighteousness (3x), unjust (2x), perverseness (1x), unjustly (1x), unrighteously (1x), wicked (1x), wickedly (1x), variant (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x
The KJV translates Strong's H5766 in the following manner: iniquity (36x), wickedness (7x), unrighteousness (3x), unjust (2x), perverseness (1x), unjustly (1x), unrighteously (1x), wicked (1x), wickedly (1x), variant (2x).
  1. injustice, unrighteousness, wrong

    1. violent deeds of injustice

    2. injustice (of speech)

    3. injustice (generally)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֶוֶל ʻevel, eh'-vel; or עָוֶל ʻâvel; and (feminine) עַוְלָה ʻavlâh; or עוֹלָה ʻôwlâh; or עֹלָה ʻôlâh; from H5765; (moral) evil:—iniquity, perverseness, unjust(-ly), unrighteousness(-ly); wicked(-ness).
STRONGS H5766: Abbreviations
עָ֫וֶל noun masculine injustice, unrighteousness (opposed to צְדָקָה); — ע׳ Leviticus 19:15 +; construct עֶ֫וֶל Ezekiel 28:18 (van d. H. עָוֶל, but see Baer Ginsb); suffix עַוְלוֺ Ezekiel 18:26; Ezekiel 33:13; — עשׂה עול Leviticus 19:15, Leviticus 19:35 (H) Deuteronomy 25:16; Ezekiel 3:20; Ezekiel 18:24, Ezekiel 18:26 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 33:13 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 33:15, Ezekiel 33:18; פעל ע׳ Job 34:32; הִתְעִיבוּ ע׳ Psalm 53:2 [Psalm 53:1] (|| עֲלִילָה Psalm 14:2); שׁפט ע׳ Psalm 82:2; אישׁ ע׳ Proverbs 29:27; בְּכַפַּי ׳ע Psalm 7:4 [Psalm 7:3]; בְּ מצא ע׳ Jeremiah 2:5, read probably also Ezekiel 28:15 (for MT עולתה); ישׁיב ידוֺ מע׳ Ezekiel 18:8; בְּעֶוֶל רְכֻלָּֽתְךָ Ezekiel 28:18; of God, אין עול (|| אֱמוּנָה) Deuteronomy 32:4; חָלִלָה מע׳ Job 34:10.

עַוְלָה noun feminineJob 11:14 (? masculine Malachi 2:6ii. 2, 453, §345 d Ezekiel 28:15 [עולתה; but ע׳ only here Ezekiel, error for עול] questioned by SS, see AlbrechtZAW xvi (1896), 117) injustice, unrighteousness, wrong; — ע׳ Psalm 37:1 + 24 times, + 1. עוֺלָה Isaiah 61:8 (read probably עַוְלָה); עַוְלָ֫תָה Psalm 125:3; Psalm 92:16 [Psalm 92:15] (Qr) + 2 times; עֹלָ֫תָה Psalm 125:16 (Kt) Job 5:16; plural עוֺלוֺת Psalm 58:3 [Psalm 58:2]; Psalm 64:7 [Psalm 64:6]; —
1. violent deeds of injustice, בְּנֵי עַוְלָה 2 Samuel 3:34; 2 Samuel 7:10 = 1 Chronicles 17:9; בֶּןעֿ׳ Psalm 89:23 [Psalm 89:22], compare בְּנֵי עַלְוָה Hosea 10:9 (read עַוְלָה Now); אישׁ מרמה וע׳ Psalm 43:1; בע׳ Isaiah 61:8; || דַּם Micah 3:10; Habakkuk 2:11; עשׂה ע׳ Psalm 37:1; Zephaniah 3:5, Zephaniah 3:13; פעל ע׳ Psalm 58:3 [Psalm 58:2]; Psalm 119:3; Job 36:23; שׁלח ידים בע׳ Psalm 125:3.
2., injustice of speech: דבּר ע׳ Job 13:7; Job 27:4; תהגה לשׁונכם ע׳ Isaiah 59:3; בלשׁוני ע׳ Job 6:30; לא נמצא בשׂפה ע׳ Malachi 2:6; קפצה פיה ע׳ Psalm 107:42; Job 5:16.
3. injustice, in general, Psalm 64:7 [Psalm 64:6]; Job 6:29; Job 11:14; Job 15:16; Job 22:23; Job 24:20, + Job 36:33 (for MT עוֺלֶה according to Greek Version of the LXX Di Bu Du and others, Proverbs 22:8; Hosea 10:13; of God, בוֺ לא ע׳ Psalm 92:16 [Psalm 92:15]; ע׳ אֵין עִם י׳ 2 Chronicles 19:7.

עֹלָ֫תָה Job 5:16 etc., see עַוְלָה below עָוַל.

See related Strong's entry H5932.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:15; 19:15; 19:35


25:16; 32:4

2 Samuel

3:34; 7:10

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles



5:16; 5:16; 5:16; 6:29; 6:30; 11:14; 11:14; 13:7; 15:16; 22:23; 24:20; 27:4; 34:10; 34:32; 36:23; 36:33


7:3; 14:2; 37:1; 37:1; 43:1; 53:1; 58:2; 58:2; 64:6; 64:6; 82:2; 89:22; 92:15; 92:15; 107:42; 119:3; 125:3; 125:3


22:8; 29:27


59:3; 61:8; 61:8




3:20; 18:8; 18:24; 18:26; 18:26; 28:15; 28:15; 28:18; 28:18; 33:13; 33:13; 33:15; 33:18


10:9; 10:13






3:5; 3:13


2:6; 2:6


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5766 matches the Hebrew עֶוֶל (ʿevel),
which occurs 54 times in 51 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Lev 19:15–Zep 3:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:15 - ‘You shall do no injustice H5766 in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:35 - ‘You shall do no wrong H5766 in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:16 - “For everyone who does these things, everyone who acts unjustly H5766 is an abomination to the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:4 - “The Rock! His work is perfect,
For all His ways are [fn]just;
A God of faithfulness and without injustice, H5766
Righteous and upright is He.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:34 - “Your hands were not bound, nor your feet put in fetters;
As one falls before the [fn]wicked, H5766 you have fallen.”
And all the people wept again over him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:10 - “I will also appoint a place for My people Israel and will plant them, that they may live in their own place and not be disturbed again, nor will the [fn]wicked H5766 afflict them any more as formerly,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:9 - “I will appoint a place for My people Israel, and will plant them, so that they may dwell in their own place and not be moved again; and the [fn]wicked H5766 will not waste them anymore as formerly,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:7 - “Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; [fn]be very careful what you do, for [fn]the LORD our God will have no part in unrighteousness H5766 or partiality or the taking of a bribe.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:16 - “So the helpless has hope,
And unrighteousness H5766 must shut its mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:29 - “Desist now, let there be no injustice; H5766
Even desist, my righteousness is yet in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:30 - “Is there injustice H5766 on my tongue?
Cannot my palate discern [fn]calamities?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:14 - If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away,
And do not let wickedness H5766 dwell in your tents;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:7 - “Will you speak what H5766 is unjust H5766 for God,
And speak what is deceitful for Him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:16 - How much less one who is detestable and corrupt,
Man, who drinks iniquity H5766 like water!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:23 - “If you return to [fn]the Almighty, you will be [fn]restored;
If you remove unrighteousness H5766 far from your tent,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:20 - “A [fn]mother will forget him;
The worm feeds sweetly till he is no longer remembered.
And wickedness H5766 will be broken like a tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:4 - My lips certainly will not speak unjustly, H5766
Nor will my tongue mutter deceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:10 - “Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding.
Far be it from God to do wickedness,
And from the Almighty to do wrong. H5766
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:32 - Teach me what I do not see;
If I have done iniquity, H5766
I will not do it again’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:23 - “Who has appointed Him His way,
And who has said, ‘You have done wrong’? H5766
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:3 - O LORD my God, if I have done this,
If there is injustice H5766 in my hands,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:1 - A Psalm of David.
Do not fret because of evildoers,
Be not envious toward wrongdoers. H5766
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:1 - Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation;
[fn]O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust H5766 man!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:1 - For the choir director; according to [fn]Mahalath. A [fn]Maskil of David.
The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God,”
They are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice; H5766
There is no one who does good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:2 - No, in heart you work unrighteousness; H5766
On earth you weigh out the violence of your hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:6 - They [fn]devise injustices, H5766 saying,
“We are [fn]ready with a well-conceived plot”;
For the [fn]inward thought and the heart of a man are [fn]deep.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:2 - How long will you judge unjustly H5766
And show partiality to the wicked? [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:22 - “The enemy will not [fn]deceive him,
Nor the [fn]son of wickedness H5766 afflict him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:15 - To [fn]declare that the LORD is upright;
He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness H5766 in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:42 - The upright see it and are glad;
But all unrighteousness H5766 shuts its mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:3 - They also do no unrighteousness; H5766
They walk in His ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 125:3 - For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the [fn]land of the righteous,
So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong. H5766
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:8 - He who sows iniquity H5766 will reap vanity,
And the rod of his fury will perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:27 - An unjust H5766 man is abominable to the righteous,
And he who is upright in the way is abominable to the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:3 - For your hands are defiled with blood
And your fingers with iniquity;
Your lips have spoken falsehood,
Your tongue mutters wickedness. H5766
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:5 - Thus says the LORD,
“What injustice H5766 did your fathers find in Me,
That they went far from Me
And walked after emptiness and became empty?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:20 - “Again, when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness and commits iniquity, H5766 and I place an obstacle before him, he will die; since you have not warned him, he shall die in his sin, and his righteous deeds which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood I will require at your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:8 - if he does not lend money on interest or take increase, if he keeps his hand from iniquity H5766 and executes true justice between man and man,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:24 - “But when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity H5766 and does according to all the abominations that a wicked man does, will he live? All his righteous deeds which he has done will not be remembered for his treachery which he has committed and his sin which he has committed; for them he will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:26 - “When a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity H5766 and dies because of it, for his iniquity H5766 which he has committed he will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:15 - “You were blameless in your ways
From the day you were created
Until unrighteousness H5766 was found in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:18 - “By the multitude of your iniquities,
In the unrighteousness H5766 of your trade
You profaned your sanctuaries.
Therefore I have brought fire from the midst of you;
It has consumed you,
And I have turned you to ashes on the earth
In the eyes of all who see you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:13 - “When I say to the righteous he will surely live, and he so trusts in his righteousness that he commits iniquity, H5766 none of his righteous deeds will be remembered; but in that same iniquity H5766 of his which he has committed he will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:15 - if a wicked man restores a pledge, pays back what he has taken by robbery, walks by the statutes [fn]which ensure life without committing iniquity, H5766 he shall surely live; he shall not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:18 - “When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, H5766 then he shall die in [fn]it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:13 - You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, H5766
You have eaten the fruit of lies.
Because you have trusted in your way, in your numerous warriors,
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:10 - Who build Zion with bloodshed
And Jerusalem with violent H5766 injustice. H5766
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:12 - “Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed
And founds a town with [fn]violence! H5766
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:5 - The LORD is righteous within her;
He will do no injustice. H5766
Every morning He brings His justice to light;
He does not fail.
But the unjust knows no shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:13 - “The remnant of Israel will do no wrong H5766
And tell no lies,
Nor will a deceitful tongue
Be found in their mouths;
For they will feed and lie down
With no one to make them tremble.”

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