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Lexicon :: Strong's H5799 - ʿăzā'zēl

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עֲזָאזֵל
Transliteration
ʿăzā'zēl
Pronunciation
az-aw-zale'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1593

Strong’s Definitions

עֲזָאזֵל ʻăzâʼzêl, az-aw-zale'; from H5795 and H235; goat of departure; the scapegoat:—scapegoat.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H5799 in the following manner: scapegoat (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H5799 in the following manner: scapegoat (4x).
  1. entire removal, scapegoat

    1. refers to the goat used for sacrifice for the sins of the people

    2. meaning dubious

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲזָאזֵל ʻăzâʼzêl, az-aw-zale'; from H5795 and H235; goat of departure; the scapegoat:—scapegoat.
STRONGS H5799:
עֲזָאזֵל noun [masculine] entire removal (reduplicated intensive (Ges§ 30 n. Sta§ 124 a), abstract, √ [עזל] = Arabic bdb073608 remove, see BährSymb. ii. 668 Winii. 659 ff. Me SchenkelBL. i. 256; > most, proper name of spirit haunting desert, Thes Di DrHastings, DB [a fallen angel, Leviticus 16:8ff. being late, according to CheZAW xv (1895), 153 ff., Ency. Bib., who derives from עזזאֿל; compare BenzEncy. Bib.], as in Jewish angelology, where probably based on interpretation of Leviticus 16:8ff; name not elsewhere); — ע׳ Leviticus 16:8, 10 (twice in verse); Leviticus 16:26 in ritual of Day of Atonement, = entire removal of sin and guilt from sacred places into desert on back of goat, symbol of entire forgiveness.
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Leviticus

16:8; 16:8; 16:8; 16:10; 16:26

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5799 matches the Hebrew עֲזָאזֵל (ʿăzā'zēl),
which occurs 4 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:8 - And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the other lot for the scapegoat. H5799
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:10 - But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, H5799 shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make an atonement with him, and to let him go for a scapegoat H5799 into the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:26 - And he that let go the goat for the scapegoat H5799 shall wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, and afterward come into the camp.

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