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Lexicon :: Strong's H5794 - ʿaz

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TWOT Reference: 1596a

Strong’s Definitions

עַז ʻaz, az; from H5810; strong, vehement, harsh:—fierce, greedy, mighty, power, roughly, strong.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H5794 in the following manner: strong (12x), fierce (4x), mighty (3x), power (1x), greedy (1x), roughly (1x), stronger (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H5794 in the following manner: strong (12x), fierce (4x), mighty (3x), power (1x), greedy (1x), roughly (1x), stronger (1x).
  1. strong, mighty, fierce

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַז ʻaz, az; from H5810; strong, vehement, harsh:—fierce, greedy, mighty, power, roughly, strong.
STRONGS H5794: Abbreviations
עַז adjective strong, mighty, fierce; — ע׳ absolute Numbers 13:28 + 2 times, עָז Judges 14:18, עָ֑ז Amos 5:9 + 4 times; עַז construct Deuteronomy 28:50; Daniel 8:23; feminine עַזָּה Exodus 14:21 + 2 times; plural עַזִּים Ezekiel 7:24 + 3 times; feminine עַזּוֺת Proverbs 18:23; construct עַזֵּי Isaiah 56:11; — strong, mighty, wind Exodus 14:21 (J); border Numbers 21:24 (JE), but read probably יַעְזֵר (Greek Version of the LXX Di and others) Ya`zer was t. border; of people Proverbs 30:25 (figurative of ants), מַיִם עַזִּים Isaiah 43:16 (|| הַיָּם), Nehemiah 9:11; of love Songs 8:6; = substantive the mighty Amos 5:9; Ezekiel 7:24 + Proverbs 24:5 (of physical force; reading טוֺב מֵעַז or the like Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Targum KmpKau Wild Toy); formidable, fierce, of lion Judges 14:18, so (= substantive) Judges 14:14, of king Isaiah 19:4 (|| אֲדֹנִים קָשֶׁה, of people Numbers 13:28 (JE), Isaiah 25:3 (|| עָרִיצִים); of enemy 2 Samuel 22:18 = Psalm 18:18, so as substantive Psalm 59:4; פָּנִים עַז Deuteronomy 28:50 fierce of countenance, Daniel 8:23, so perhaps = impudent Ecclesiastes 8:1 (reading עַז for עֹז which see); of anger (אַף) Genesis 49:7 (poem in J), wrath (חֵמָה) Proverbs 21:14; הַכְּלָבִים עַזֵּינֶֿפֶשׁ Isaiah 56:11 dogs fierce of appetite (|| שָׂבְעָה יָֽדְעוּ לֹא); feminine plural as adverb accusative יַעֲנֶה עַזּוֺת Proverbs 18:23 the rich answereth fiercely.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




14:21; 14:21


13:28; 13:28; 21:24


28:50; 28:50


14:14; 14:18; 14:18

2 Samuel





18:18; 59:4


18:23; 18:23; 21:14; 24:5; 30:25



Song of Songs



19:4; 25:3; 43:16; 56:11; 56:11


7:24; 7:24


8:23; 8:23


5:9; 5:9


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5794 matches the Hebrew עַז (ʿaz),
which occurs 24 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:3 - “Reuben, you are my firstborn;
My might and the beginning of my strength,
[fn]Preeminent in dignity and [fn]preeminent in power. H5794
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:7 - “Cursed be their anger, for it is fierce; H5794
And their wrath, for it is cruel.
I will [fn]disperse them in Jacob,
And scatter them in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:21 - Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD [fn]swept the sea back by a strong H5794 east wind all night and turned the sea into dry land, so the waters were divided.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:28 - “Nevertheless, the people who live in the land are strong, H5794 and the cities are fortified and very large; and moreover, we saw the [fn]descendants of Anak there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:24 - Then Israel [fn]struck him with the edge of the sword, and took possession of his land from the Arnon to the Jabbok, as far as the sons of Ammon; for the border of the sons of Ammon was [fn]Jazer.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:50 - a nation of fierce H5794 countenance who will have no respect for the old, nor show favor to the young.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:14 - So he said to them,
“Out of the eater came something to eat,
And out of the strong H5794 came something sweet.”
But they could not tell the riddle in three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:18 - So the men of the city said to him on the seventh day before the sun went down,
“What is sweeter than honey?
And what is stronger H5794 than a lion?”
And he said to them,
“If you had not plowed with my heifer,
You would not have found out my riddle.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:18 - “He delivered me from my strong H5794 enemy,
From those who hated me, for they were too strong for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:11 - “You divided the sea before them,
So they passed through the midst of the sea on dry ground;
And their pursuers You hurled into the depths,
Like a stone into [fn]raging H5794 waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:17 - He delivered me from my strong H5794 enemy,
And from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:3 - For behold, they have [fn]set an ambush for my [fn]life;
[fn]Fierce H5794 men H5794 [fn]launch an attack against me,
Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:23 - The poor man utters supplications,
But the rich man answers roughly. H5794
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:14 - A gift in secret subdues anger,
And a bribe in the bosom, strong H5794 wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:25 - The ants are not a strong H5794 people,
But they prepare their food in the summer;
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:6 - “Put me like a [fn]seal over your heart,
Like a seal on your arm.
For love is as strong H5794 as death,
[fn]Jealousy is as severe as Sheol;
Its flashes are flashes of fire,
[fn]The very flame of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:4 - “Moreover, I will deliver the Egyptians into the hand of a cruel master,
And a [fn]mighty H5794 king will rule over them,” declares the Lord [fn]GOD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:3 - Therefore a strong H5794 people will glorify You;
Cities of ruthless nations will revere You.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:1 - In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah:
“We have a strong city;
He sets up walls and ramparts for [fn]security.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:16 - Thus says the LORD,
Who makes a way through the sea
And a path through the mighty H5794 waters,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:11 - And the dogs are [fn]greedy, H5794 they [fn]are not satisfied.
And they are shepherds who have no understanding;
They have all turned to their own way,
Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:24 - ‘Therefore, I will bring the worst of the nations, and they will possess their houses. I will also make the pride of the strong H5794 ones H5794 cease, and their holy places will be profaned.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:23 - “In the latter period of their [fn]rule,
When the transgressors have [fn]run their course,
A king will arise,
[fn]Insolent H5794 and skilled in [fn]intrigue.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:9 - It is He who flashes forth with destruction upon the strong, H5794
So that destruction comes upon the fortress.
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