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Lexicon :: Strong's H5797 - ʿōz

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1596b

Strong’s Definitions

עֹז ʻôz, oze; or (fully) עוֹז ʻôwz; from H5810; strength in various applications (force, security, majesty, praise):—boldness, loud, might, power, strength, strong.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 93x

The KJV translates Strong's H5797 in the following manner: strength (60x), strong (17x), power (11x), might (2x), boldness (1x), loud (1x), mighty (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 93x
The KJV translates Strong's H5797 in the following manner: strength (60x), strong (17x), power (11x), might (2x), boldness (1x), loud (1x), mighty (1x).
  1. might, strength

    1. material or physical

    2. personal or social or political

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֹז ʻôz, oze; or (fully) עוֹז ʻôwz; from H5810; strength in various applications (force, security, majesty, praise):—boldness, loud, might, power, strength, strong.
STRONGS H5797: Abbreviations
עֹז, and (rarely) עוֺז noun masculine strength, might; — absolute ע׳ Judges 9:51 +, עוֺז Psalm 84:6 +, עָזֿ Isaiah 26:1, once עָ֑ז Genesis 49:3; construct עֹז Micah 5:3 +, עָזֿ Psalm 28:8; suffix עָזִּי Exodus 15:2 + 2 times, עֻזִּי Psalm 28:7 +; עָזְּךָ Psalm 21:2 + 2 times, עֻזְּךָ Psalm 66:3 +; suffix 1st person plural עוּזֵנוּ Psalm 81:2; 3rd person masculine plural עֻזָּמוּ Psalm 89:18, etc.; — strength, might (usually in poetry, + 44 times Psalms):
1. material and physical, מִגְדַּלעֹֿז Judges 9:51, and figurative (of י׳), Psalm 61:4; Proverbs 18:10, מַחֲסִיעֹֿז Psalm 71:7, compare עִיר עָזלָֿנוּ Isaiah 26:1, קִרְיַתעֹֿז Proverbs 18:19 (simile), Proverbs 10:15 = Proverbs 18:11 (figurative); עֹז מִבְטֶחָ֑ה Proverbs 21:22 (of a city, read possibly מעוז Toy); צוּר עֻזִּי Psalm 62:8 (figurative); מְרוֺם עֻזָּהּ Jeremiah 51:53 (of Babylonian), מַצְּבוֺת עֻזֵּךְ Ezekiel 26:11 (of Tyre), compare Psalm 30:8 (reading לְהַרְרֵיעֹֿז Targum Hup Che Kau We; but no object for verb; Gie in Bae proposes הָעֳמַדְתִּי for הֶעֱמַדְתָּה); רְקִיעַ עֻזּוֺ Psalm 150:1his mighty firmament (De Hup Kau and others; Ki AV RV Che the f. of his power, where his power dwells); בְּכָלעֹֿז with all one's might 2 Samuel 6:14 = 1 Chronicles 13:8, + 2 Chronicles 30:21 (where so read, for MT כְּלֵי עֹז, Kau Kit compare Be Oettli); בְּעוֺז Proverbs 31:17, 25; abstract for concrete Judges 5:21 si vera lectio, but probably corrupt, compare GFM Bu; of crocodile Job 41:14; קוֺל עֹז Psalm 68:34 a might voice; זְרוֺעַ עֻזּוֺ = his mighty arm (figurative of י׳) Isaiah 62:8, compare Isaiah 51:9; Psalm 89:11; Job 26:2, גֶּשֶׁם מִטְרוֺת עֻזּוֺ Job 37:6; מַטֵּהעֹֿז, figurative of political power Jeremiah 48:17 (|| מַקֵּל תִּפְאָרָה), Ezekiel 19:11, 12, 14 (vine-branches, in figure), Psalm 110:2.
2. personal, social, and political:
b. bestowed by י׳, 1 Samuel 2:10 (song), Psalm 29:11; Psalm 68:36; Psalm 86:16; Psalm 138:3, עוֺזלֿוֺ בָ֑ךְ Psalm 84:6; Psalm 138:3; so (implicit) of Zion Isaiah 52:1.
c. of י׳ as strength of his servants Micah 5:3; Isaiah 49:5; Psalm 81:2; Psalm 84:6, also Exodus 15:2 (|| יְשׁוּעָה) = Isaiah 12:2 = Psalm 118:14, compare Isaiah 45:24, עֹז יְשׁוּעָתִי Psalm 140:8, תִּפְאֶרֶת עֻזָּמוֺ Psalm 89:18; sometimes as their stronghold, for defence Jeremiah 16:19 (+ מָעֻזִּי), Psalm 28:7 (+ מָגִנִּי), Psalm 28:8 (|| מָעוֺז), Psalm 46:2 (+ מַחֲסֶה), Psalm 59:10 (reading עֻזִּי, see Commentaries and Ginsbmargin; || מִשְׂגַּבִּי), Psalm 59:18 (|| id.), compare Proverbs 14:26 (|| מַחְסֶה); see also below 1. — Proverbs 24:5 see עַז.
3. might of י׳ (especially Psalms):
a. as essential attribute Habakkuk 3:4; Job 12:16; Psalm 62:12; Psalm 63:3; Psalm 68:35; Psalm 93:1; Psalm 96:6 = 1 Chronicles 16:27; עֹז מֶלֶךְ Psalm 99:4 (title of י׳).
b. theme of ascription in praise Psalm 29:1 (with יָהַב) = Psalm 96:7 = 1 Chronicles 16:28; Psalm 59:17 (with שִׁיר), Psalm 68:35 (with נָתַן).
c. exerted for his people and against his foes Exodus 15:13 (song), Psalm 21:2 (|| יְשׁוּעָה), Psalm 21:14; Psalm 66:3; Psalm 68:29 + Psalm 68:29 (reading עוֺז for עוּזָּה, see עזז), Psalm 74:13; Psalm 77:15; Psalm 78:26; Psalm 105:4 = 1 Chronicles 16:11; Ezra 8:22 (+ אַפּוֹ), compare אַפֶּ֑ךָ עֹז Psalm 90:11.
d. manifested in connection with the ark, אֲרוֺן עֻזֶּ֑ךָ 2 Chronicles 6:41= Psalm 132:8, עֹז = ark Psalm 78:61.
4. פָּנָיו עֹז = boldness, impudence Ecclesiastes 8:1, changed by wisdom, De Wild and others; < read עַז פ׳ he who is impudent Greek Version of the LXX Siegf (compare עזז Hiph.).
5. = stronghold (compare 2c): Psalm 8:3 out of the mouth of babes... thou hast founded strength, or a stronghold (for thy defence, Psalm 8:3b), so Ew De Hup Kau Sch Che Dr, compare Du; > praise Vrss Bae. — מָעוֺז see עוז.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




15:2; 15:2; 15:13




5:21; 9:51; 9:51

1 Samuel


2 Samuel


1 Chronicles

13:8; 16:11; 16:27; 16:28

2 Chronicles

6:41; 30:21




12:16; 26:2; 37:6; 41:14


8:3; 8:3; 21:2; 21:2; 28:7; 28:7; 28:8; 28:8; 29:1; 29:11; 30:8; 46:2; 59:10; 59:17; 61:4; 62:8; 62:12; 63:3; 66:3; 66:3; 68:29; 68:29; 68:34; 68:35; 68:35; 71:7; 74:13; 77:15; 78:26; 78:61; 81:2; 81:2; 84:6; 84:6; 84:6; 86:16; 89:11; 89:18; 89:18; 90:11; 93:1; 96:6; 96:7; 99:4; 105:4; 110:2; 118:14; 132:8; 138:3; 138:3; 140:8; 150:1


10:15; 14:26; 18:10; 18:11; 18:19; 21:22; 24:5; 31:17; 31:25




12:2; 26:1; 26:1; 45:24; 49:5; 51:9; 52:1; 62:8


16:19; 48:17; 51:53


19:11; 19:12; 19:14; 24:21; 26:11; 30:6; 30:18; 33:28




5:3; 5:3



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5797 matches the Hebrew עֹז (ʿōz),
which occurs 92 times in 91 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 15:2–Psa 90:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:2 -

The LORD is my strength and my song;[fn]

he has become my salvation.

This is my God, and I will praise him,

my father’s God, and I will exalt him.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 -

With your faithful love,

you will lead the people

you have redeemed;

you will guide them to your holy dwelling

with your strength.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:19 -

“I will break down your strong pride. I will make your sky like iron and your land like bronze,

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:21 -

The river Kishon swept them away,

the ancient river, the river Kishon.

March on, my soul, in strength!

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:51 -

There was a strong tower inside the city, and all the men, women, and citizens of the city fled there. They locked themselves in and went up to the roof of the tower.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:10 -

Those who oppose the LORD will be shattered;[fn]

he will thunder in the heavens against them.

The LORD will judge the ends of the earth.

He will give power to his king;

he will lift up the horn of his anointed.[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:14 -

David was dancing[fn] with all his might before the LORD wearing a linen ephod.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 -

David and all Israel were dancing with all their might before God with songs and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:11 -

Seek the LORD and his strength;

seek his face always.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:27 -

Splendor and majesty are before him;

strength and joy are in his place.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:28 -

Ascribe to the LORD, families of the peoples,

ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:41 -

Now therefore:

Arise, LORD God, come to your resting place,

you and your powerful ark.

May your priests, LORD God, be clothed with salvation,

and may your faithful people rejoice in goodness.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:21 -

The Israelites who were present in Jerusalem observed the Festival of Unleavened Bread seven days with great joy, and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day after day with loud instruments.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:22 -

I did this because I was ashamed to ask the king for infantry and cavalry to protect us from enemies during the journey, since we had told him, “The hand of our God is gracious to all who seek him, but his fierce anger is against all who abandon him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:16 -

True wisdom and power belong to him.

The deceived and the deceiver are his.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:2 -

How you have helped the powerless

and delivered the arm that is weak!

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:6 -

For he says to the snow, “Fall to the earth,”

and the torrential rains, his mighty torrential rains,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:22 -

Strength resides in his neck,

and dismay dances before him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:2 -

From the mouths of infants and nursing babies,

you have established a stronghold[fn]

on account of your adversaries

in order to silence the enemy and the avenger.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:1 -

LORD, the king finds joy in your strength.

How greatly he rejoices in your victory!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:13 -

Be exalted, LORD, in your strength;

we will sing and praise your might.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:7 -

The LORD is my strength and my shield;

my heart trusts in him, and I am helped.

Therefore my heart celebrates,

and I give thanks to him with my song.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:8 -

The LORD is the strength of his people;[fn]

he is a stronghold of salvation for his anointed.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:1 -

Ascribe to the LORD, you heavenly beings,[fn]

ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:11 -

The LORD gives his people strength;

the LORD blesses his people with peace.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:7 -

LORD, when you showed your favor,

you made me stand like a strong mountain;

when you hid your face, I was terrified.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:1 -

God is our refuge and strength,

a helper who is always found

in times of trouble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:9 -

I will keep watch for you, my[fn] strength,

because God is my stronghold.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:16 -

But I will sing of your strength

and will joyfully proclaim

your faithful love in the morning.

For you have been a stronghold for me,

a refuge in my day of trouble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:17 -

To you, my strength, I sing praises,

because God is my stronghold —

my faithful God.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:3 -

for you have been a refuge for me,

a strong tower in the face of the enemy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:7 -

My salvation and glory depend on God, my strong rock.

My refuge is in God.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:11 -

God has spoken once;

I have heard this twice:

strength belongs to God,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:2 -

So I gaze on you in the sanctuary

to see your strength and your glory.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:3 -

Say to God, “How awe-inspiring are your works!

Your enemies will cringe before you

because of your great strength.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:28 -

Your God has decreed your strength.

Show your strength, God,

you who have acted on our behalf.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:33 -

to him who rides in the ancient, highest heavens.

Look, he thunders with his powerful voice!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:34 -

Ascribe power to God.

His majesty is over Israel;

his power is among the clouds.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:35 -

God, you are awe-inspiring in your sanctuaries.

The God of Israel gives power and strength to his people.

Blessed be God!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 -

I am like a miraculous sign to many,

and you are my strong refuge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:13 -

You divided the sea with your strength;

you smashed the heads of the sea monsters in the water;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:14 -

You are the God who works wonders;

you revealed your strength among the peoples.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:26 -

He made the east wind blow in the skies

and drove the south wind by his might.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:61 -

He gave up his strength to captivity

and his splendor to the hand of a foe.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 -

Sing for joy to God our strength;

shout in triumph to the God of Jacob.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:5 -

Happy are the people whose strength is in you,

whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:16 -

Turn to me and be gracious to me.

Give your strength to your servant;

save the son of your female servant.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:10 -

You crushed Rahab like one who is slain;

you scattered your enemies with your powerful arm.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:17 -

For you are their magnificent strength;

by your favor our horn is exalted.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:11 -

Who understands the power of your anger?

Your wrath matches the fear that is due you.

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