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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.
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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 territory of the Canaanite [fn]extended from Sidon [fn]going toward Gerar, as far as Gaza H5804; and [fn]going toward Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:23 - “And as for 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 - 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, Gath, and 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 took Gaza H5804 with its territory, Ashkelon with its territory, and Ekron with its territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:4 - So they would camp against them and destroy the produce of the earth [fn]as far as Gaza H5804, and leave no sustenance in Israel, nor a sheep, ox, or donkey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:1 - Now Samson went to Gaza H5804 and saw a prostitute there, and had relations with 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 restrained him with bronze chains, and he became a grinder in the prison.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 - Now these are the gold tumors which the Philistines returned as a guilt offering to the LORD: one for Ashdod, one for Gaza H5804, one for Ashkelon, one for Gath, and one for Ekron;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:24 - For he was ruling over everything [fn]west of the Euphrates River, from Tiphsah even to Gaza H5804, over all the kings [fn]west of the River; and he had peace on all sides surrounding him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:8 - He [fn]defeated the Philistines as far as Gaza H5804 and its territory, from watchtower to fortified city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:28 - Their possessions and dwelling places 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 to all the foreign [fn]people, all the kings of the land of Uz, all the kings of the land of the Philistines (that is, Ashkelon, Gaza H5804, Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod);
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:1 - The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the Philistines, before Pharaoh [fn]conquered Gaza H5804.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:5 - “Baldness has come upon Gaza H5804;
Ashkelon has been destroyed.
Remnant of their valley,
How long will you gash yourself?
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:6 - This is what the LORD says:
“For three offenses of Gaza H5804, and for four,
I will not revoke its punishment,
Because they led into exile an entire population
To turn them over to Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:7 - “So I will send fire on the wall of Gaza H5804
And it will consume her citadels.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 - For Gaza H5804 will be abandoned,
And Ashkelon will become a desolation;
The inhabitants of 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, because her hope has been ruined.
Moreover, the king will perish from Gaza H5804,
And Ashkelon will not be inhabited.
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