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Lexicon :: Strong's H5804 - ʿazzâ

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Part of Speech
proper locative feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

עַזָּה ʻAzzâh, az-zaw'; feminine of H5794; strong; Azzah, a place in Palestine:—Azzah, Gaza.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H5804 in the following manner: Gaza (18x), Azzah (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H5804 in the following manner: Gaza (18x), Azzah (3x).
  1. Azzah = "the strong"

    1. another name for 'Gaza', a city of the Philistines located in the extreme southwest of Palestine close to the Mediterranean

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַזָּה ʻAzzâh, az-zaw'; feminine of H5794; strong; Azzah, a place in Palestine:—Azzah, Gaza.
STRONGS H5804: Abbreviations
עַזָּה proper name, of a location Gaza, Γαζα (Assyrian Ḫazzutu, etc., COTi. 97 DlPa 290, Tel Amarna Ḫazati, Azzati Wkl38 *; Egyptian Gaḏatu WMMAs. u. Eur. 87, 96, 159, 392; Greek Version of the LXX Γαζα, so JosephusAnt. xiii. 5, 5, etc.; Herod.ii, 159; iii. 5 Κάδυτις); — Philistine city (modern bdb073802, Ghazze, Razze), approximately Latitude 31 degrees; 3 minutes North, Longitude 34 degrees 28 minutes East, approximately 50 miles west-southwest from Jerusalem, near the sea (RobBR ii. 36 ff. GASmGeogr. 181 ff. BuhlGeogr. 190 f.), Judges 16:1, 21 (both עַזָּ֑תָה), southernmost of the famous five cities, Genesis 10:19 (J), Judges 6:4; 1 Kings 5:4; 2 Kings 18:8, compare Deuteronomy 2:23; Joshua 10:41 (D); also Joshua 11:22 (D), Joshua 15:47 (P), Judges 1:18; 1 Samuel 6:17; Amos 1:6, 7; Zephaniah 2:4; Jeremiah 25:20; Jeremiah 47:1, 5; Zechariah 9:5 (twice in verse); — On commercial importance see DHMB und S 989 GattZPV vii (1884), 1ff., 293 ff.; viii (1885), 69 ff., 179 ff. — For עַזָּה 1 Chronicles 7:28 van d. H., read עַיָּה Baer Ginsb (which see), Be Oettli Kau KitHpt.; see עַי.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs






10:41; 11:22; 15:47


1:18; 6:4; 16:1; 16:21

1 Samuel


1 Kings


2 Kings


1 Chronicles



25:20; 47:1; 47:5


1:6; 1:7





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5804 matches the Hebrew עַזָּה (ʿazzâ),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - The border of the Canaanite [fn]extended from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza H5804; as you go toward Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:23 - And the Avvim, who lived in villages as far as Gaza H5804, the [fn]Caphtorim who came from [fn]Caphtor, destroyed them and lived in their place.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:41 - And Joshua struck them from Kadesh-barnea even as far as Gaza H5804, and all the country of Goshen even as far as Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:22 - There were no Anakim left in the land of the sons of Israel; only in Gaza H5804, in Gath, and in Ashdod some remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:47 -

Ashdod, its towns and its villages; Gaza H5804, its towns and its villages; as far as the [fn]brook of Egypt and the Great Sea, even its [fn]coastline.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:18 - And Judah captured Gaza H5804 with its territory and Ashkelon with its territory and Ekron with its territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:4 - So they would camp against them and ruin the produce of the earth [fn]as far as Gaza H5804 and leave no sustenance in Israel as well as no sheep, ox, or donkey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:1 -

Then Samson went to Gaza H5804 and saw a harlot there and went in to her.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:21 - Then the Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes; and they brought him down to Gaza H5804 and bound him with bronze chains, and he was a grinder in the prison.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 -

Now these are the golden tumors which the Philistines returned for a guilt offering to Yahweh: one for Ashdod, one for Gaza H5804, one for Ashkelon, one for Gath, one for Ekron;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:24 - For he had dominion over everything [fn]west of the [fn]River, from Tiphsah even to Gaza H5804, over all the kings [fn]west of the [fn]River; and he had peace on all sides around about him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:8 - He struck the Philistines as far as Gaza H5804 and its territory, from watchtower to fortified city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:28 -

Now their possessions and settlements were Bethel with its towns, and to the east [fn]Naaran, and to the west Gezer with its towns, and Shechem with its towns as far as [fn]Ayyah with its towns,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - and all the [fn]foreign people, all the kings of the land of Uz, all the kings of the land of the Philistines (even Ashkelon, Gaza H5804, Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod),
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:1 -

That which came as the word of Yahweh to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the Philistines, before Pharaoh struck down Gaza H5804.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:5 -

“Baldness has come upon Gaza H5804;

Ashkelon has been ruined.

O remnant of their valley,

How long will you gash yourself?

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:6 -

Thus says Yahweh,

“For three transgressions of Gaza H5804 and for four

I will not turn back its punishment

Because they took away into exile the whole community of exiles

To deliver it up to Edom.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:7 -

“So I will send fire upon the wall of Gaza H5804,

And it will consume her citadels.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 -

For Gaza H5804 will be [fn]forsaken

And Ashkelon a desolation;

Ashdod will be driven out at noon,

And Ekron will be uprooted.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:5 -

Ashkelon will see it and be afraid.

Gaza H5804 too will writhe in great pain;

Also Ekron, for her hope has been put to shame.

Moreover, the king will perish from Gaza H5804,

And Ashkelon will not be inhabited.

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