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Lexicon :: Strong's H5787 - ʿiûēr

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Intensive from עָוַר (H5786)
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TWOT Reference: 1586a

Strong’s Definitions

עִוֵּר ʻivvêr, iv-vare'; intensive from H5786; blind (literally or figuratively):—blind (men, people).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H5787 in the following manner: blind (25x), blind men (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H5787 in the following manner: blind (25x), blind men (1x).
  1. blind

    1. blind (physically)

    2. blind (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עִוֵּר ʻivvêr, iv-vare'; intensive from H5786; blind (literally or figuratively):—blind (men, people).
STRONGS H5787: Abbreviations
עִוֵּר adjective blind; — only absolute ע׳ Exodus 4:11 +, plural עִיְרִים 2 Samuel 5:6 +, feminine עִוְרוֺת Isaiah 42:7; (with article הָעִוֵּר Deuteronomy 28:29, elsewhere הַע׳ Baer Ginsb; van d. H. לָעִוֵּר Job 29:15, הָעִוְרִים 2 Samuel 5:6, 8; Isaiah 42:18); — blind, usually as substantive = the blind:
1. literally, physically blind:
a. of men Exodus 4:11 (J; opposed to מִּקֵּחַ), 2 Samuel 5:6, 8 (twice in verse); Leviticus 19:14 (H), Deuteronomy 27:18; Jeremiah 31:8; Job 29:15; in simile Deuteronomy 28:29; Zephaniah 1:17; Isaiah 59:10, compare Lamentations 4:14 (apposition); as adjective attribute אִישׁ ע׳ Leviticus 21:18 (H).
b. of sacrifice animal Deuteronomy 15:21; Malachi 1:8.
2. figurative,
a. of the helpless, groping Isaiah 29:18; Isaiah 35:5; Isaiah 42:16; Psalm 146:8; as adjective attribute, עֵינַיִם עִוְרוֺת Isaiah 42:7.
b. of the dull, unreceptive, Isaiah 42:18, 19 (3 times in verse) (but Isaiah 42:19c read חֵרֵשׁ which see); as adjective attributive עַם עִוֵּר Isaiah 43:8; as predicate Isaiah 56:10.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:11; 4:11


19:14; 21:18


15:21; 27:18; 28:29; 28:29

2 Samuel

5:6; 5:6; 5:6; 5:8; 5:8


29:15; 29:15




29:18; 35:5; 42:7; 42:7; 42:16; 42:18; 42:18; 42:19; 42:19; 43:8; 56:10; 59:10










Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5787 matches the Hebrew עִוֵּר (ʿiûēr),
which occurs 26 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:11 - And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man's mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? H5787 have not I the LORD?
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:14 - Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, H5787 but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:18 - For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind H5787 man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or any thing superfluous,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:21 - And if there be any blemish therein, as if it be lame, or blind, H5787 or have any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:18 - Cursed be he that maketh the blind H5787 to wander out of the way. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:29 - And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind H5787 gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:6 - And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: which spake unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind H5787 and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: thinking, David cannot come in hither.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:8 - And David said on that day, Whosoever getteth up to the gutter, and smiteth the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind, H5787 that are hated of David's soul, he shall be chief and captain. Wherefore they said, The blind H5787 and the lame shall not come into the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:15 - I was eyes to the blind, H5787 and feet was I to the lame.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:8 - The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: H5787 the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:18 - And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind H5787 shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:5 - Then the eyes of the blind H5787 shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:7 - To open the blind H5787 eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:16 - And I will bring the blind H5787 by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:18 - Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, H5787 that ye may see.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:19 - Who is blind, H5787 but my servant? or deaf, as my messenger that I sent? who is blind H5787 as he that is perfect, and blind H5787 as the LORD'S servant?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:8 - Bring forth the blind H5787 people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:10 - His watchmen are blind: H5787 they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:10 - We grope for the wall like the blind, H5787 and we grope as if we had no eyes: we stumble at noonday as in the night; we are in desolate places as dead men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:8 - Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them from the coasts of the earth, and with them the blind H5787 and the lame, the woman with child and her that travaileth with child together: a great company shall return thither.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:14 - They have wandered as blind H5787 men in the streets, they have polluted themselves with blood, so that men could not touch their garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:17 - And I will bring distress upon men, that they shall walk like blind men, H5787 because they have sinned against the LORD: and their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as the dung.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:8 - And if ye offer the blind H5787 for sacrifice, is it not evil? and if ye offer the lame and sick, is it not evil? offer it now unto thy governor; will he be pleased with thee, or accept thy person? saith the LORD of hosts.
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