Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Red Letter
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H5797 - ʿōz

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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 - [fn]The LORD is my strength H5797 and song,
And He has become my salvation;
This is my God, and I will praise Him;
My father’s God, and I will extol Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - “In Your lovingkindness You have led the people whom You have redeemed;
In Your strength H5797 You have guided them to Your holy habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:19 - ‘I will also break down your pride of power; H5797 I will also make your sky like iron and your earth like bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:21 - “The torrent of Kishon swept them away,
The ancient torrent, the torrent Kishon.
O my soul, march on with strength. H5797
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:51 - But there was a strong H5797 tower in the center of the city, and all the men and women with all the leaders of the city fled there and shut themselves in; and they went up on the roof of the tower.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:10 - “Those who contend with the LORD will be shattered;
Against them He will thunder in the heavens,
The LORD will judge the ends of the earth;
And He will give strength H5797 to His king,
And will exalt the [fn]horn of His anointed.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:14 - And David was dancing before the LORD with all his might, H5797 and David was [fn]wearing a linen ephod.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 - David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their might, H5797 even with songs and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals and with trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:11 - Seek the LORD and His strength; H5797
Seek His face continually.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:27 - Splendor and majesty are before Him,
Strength H5797 and joy are in His place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:28 - Ascribe to the LORD, O families of the peoples,
Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength. H5797
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:41 - “Now therefore arise, O LORD God, to Your resting place, You and the ark of Your might; H5797 let Your priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation and let Your godly ones rejoice in what is good.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:21 - The sons of Israel present in Jerusalem celebrated the Feast of Unleavened Bread for seven days with great joy, and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day after day with loud H5797 instruments to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:22 - For I was ashamed to request from the king troops and horsemen to [fn]protect us from the enemy on the way, because we had said to the king, “The hand of our God is [fn]favorably disposed to all those who seek Him, but His power H5797 and His anger are against all those who forsake Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:16 - “With Him are strength H5797 and sound wisdom,
The misled and the misleader belong to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:2 - “What a help you are to [fn]the weak!
How you have saved the arm without strength! H5797
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:6 - “For to the snow He says, ‘Fall on the earth,’
And to the [fn]downpour and the rain, ‘Be strong.’ H5797
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:22 - “In his neck lodges strength, H5797
And dismay leaps before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:2 - From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established [fn]strength H5797
Because of Your adversaries,
To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:1 - For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
O LORD, in Your strength H5797 the king will be glad,
And in Your [fn]salvation how greatly he will rejoice!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:13 - Be exalted, O LORD, in Your strength; H5797
We will sing and praise Your power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:7 - The LORD is my strength H5797 and my shield;
My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart exults,
And with my song I shall thank Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:8 - The LORD is [fn]their strength, H5797
And He is a [fn]saving defense to His anointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:1 - A Psalm of David.
Ascribe to the LORD, O [fn]sons of the mighty,
Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength. H5797
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 29:11 - [fn]The LORD will give strength H5797 to His people;
[fn]The LORD will bless His people with peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:7 - O LORD, by Your favor You have made my mountain to stand strong; H5797
You hid Your face, I was dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:1 - For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, [fn]set to Alamoth. A Song.
God is our refuge and strength, H5797
[fn]A very present help in [fn]trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:9 - Because of [fn]his strength H5797 I will watch for You,
For God is my stronghold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:16 - But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength; H5797
Yes, I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning,
For You have been my stronghold
And a refuge in the day of my distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:17 - O my strength, H5797 I will sing praises to You;
For God is my stronghold, the [fn]God who shows me lovingkindness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:3 - For You have been a refuge for me,
A tower of strength H5797 [fn]against the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:7 - On God my salvation and my glory rest;
The rock of my strength, H5797 my refuge is in God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:11 - [fn]Once God has spoken;
[fn]Twice I have heard this:
That power H5797 belongs to God;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:2 - Thus I have seen You in the sanctuary,
To see Your power H5797 and Your glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:3 - Say to God, “How awesome are Your works!
Because of the greatness of Your power H5797 Your enemies will [fn]give feigned obedience to You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:28 - [fn]Your God has commanded your strength; H5797
Show Yourself strong, O God, who have acted [fn]on our behalf.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:33 - To Him who rides upon the [fn]highest heavens, which are from ancient times;
Behold, He [fn]speaks forth with His voice, a mighty H5797 voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:34 - Ascribe strength H5797 to God;
His majesty is over Israel
And His strength H5797 is in the [fn]skies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:35 - [fn]O God, You are awesome from Your [fn]sanctuary.
The God of Israel Himself gives strength H5797 and power to the people.
Blessed be God!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 - I have become a marvel to many,
For You are my strong H5797 refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:13 - [fn]You divided the sea by Your strength; H5797
[fn]You broke the heads of the sea monsters [fn]in the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:14 - You are the God who works wonders;
You have made known Your strength H5797 among the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:26 - He caused the east wind to blow in the heavens
And by His [fn]power H5797 He directed the south wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:61 - And gave up His strength H5797 to captivity
And His glory into the hand of the adversary.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 - For the choir director; [fn]on the Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.
Sing for joy to God our strength; H5797
Shout joyfully to the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:5 - How blessed is the man whose strength H5797 is in You,
In [fn]whose heart are the highways to Zion!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:16 - Turn to me, and be gracious to me;
Oh grant Your strength H5797 to Your servant,
And save the son of Your handmaid.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:10 - You Yourself crushed [fn]Rahab like one who is slain;
You scattered Your enemies with [fn]Your mighty H5797 arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:17 - For You are the glory of their strength, H5797
And by Your favor [fn]our horn is exalted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:11 - Who [fn]understands the power H5797 of Your anger
And Your fury, according to the fear [fn]that is due You?

Search Results Continued...

1. Currently on page 1/2 (Exo 15:2–Psa 90:11) Exo 15:2–Psa 90:11

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan