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Lexicon :: Strong's H5971 - ʿam

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TWOT Reference: 1640a,1640e

Strong’s Definitions

עַם ʻam, am; from H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock:—folk, men, nation, people.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,862x

The KJV translates Strong's H5971 in the following manner: people (1,836x), nation (17x), people (with H1121) (4x), folk (2x), Ammi (1x), men (1x), each (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,862x
The KJV translates Strong's H5971 in the following manner: people (1,836x), nation (17x), people (with H1121) (4x), folk (2x), Ammi (1x), men (1x), each (1x).
  1. nation, people

    1. people, nation

    2. persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men

  2. kinsman, kindred

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַם ʻam, am; from H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock:—folk, men, nation, people.
STRONGS H5971: Abbreviations
I. עַם, עָם 1840 noun masculineGenesis 11:6 (see below) people (Late Hebrew id., plebeian, common man; Targum עַמָּא people, plural peoples, tribes, etc.; Syriac bdb076603; Arabic bdb076604see above; original meaning probably those united, connected, related, compare WeGGN 1893, 480); — absolute עַם Genesis 11:6 +, עָם Judges 9:36 +, הָעָם Joshua 8:11 +; construct עַם Numbers 21:29 +; suffix עַמִּי Exodus 3:7 +, עַמְּךָ Exodus 22:27 [Exodus 22:28] +, etc.; plural עַמִּים Isaiah 2:3 +, עֲמָמִים (compare Biblical Aramaic) Nehemiah 9:22; construct עַמֵּי 1 Kings 8:43 +, עַמְמֵי Nehemiah 9:24; plural with suffix see II. עַם; — (Thes cites following as feminine וְחָטָאת עַמֶּ֑ךָ Exodus 5:16 [but corrupt and unintelligable; read perhaps וְחַטָאתָ לְע׳, so Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Di]; Judges 18:7 [but ישֶׁבֶת must agree with lost word city, or the like, see GFM]; Jeremiah 8:5 [but read שׁוֺבַב for שׁוֺבְבָה Gie]); —
1. a people, nation (sometimes || גּוֺי), collective noun (singular Exodus 21:8; Joshua 17:14, Joshua 17:15, Joshua 17:17; 2 Samuel 17:29 + often, or plural — Exodus 20:18,; Exodus 24:2; Jeremiah 5:31 + often, or both in the same clause Exodus 1:20; 2 Samuel 13:24): עַם אֶחָד = all mankind Genesis 11:6 (J); peoples in general Genesis 27:29 (J; || לְאֻמִּים), Exodus 19:5 (E), Deuteronomy 2:25; Deuteronomy 4:6 + often in Deuteronomy; Nehemiah 13:24 + often; קְהַל עַמִּים Genesis 28:3 (P) an assembly (multitude) of peoples, Genesis 48:4 (P), Ezekiel 23:24; Ezekiel 32:3 (+ רַבִּים); one's own people Jeremiah 46:16; Psalm 45:11 [Psalm 45:10]; Ruth 1:10, Ruth 1:15, Ruth 1:16 (twice in verse) + (on עַמִּי נָדִיב [H5993 Songs 6:12] see especially Bu); particular peoples, Egypt Genesis 41:40 (E), Exodus 1:22 (E), Nehemiah 9:10 +; עַםאֲֿרָם Amos 1:5; עַםכְּֿמוֺשׁ (i.e. Moab) Numbers 21:29 (JE), Jeremiah 48:46; but especially Israel Exodus 1:20 (E) + often; עַםבְּֿנֵי יִשׂ׳ Exodus 1:9 (J); called יהוה ע׳ Numbers 11:29 (E), 1 Samuel 2:24 +, and (by י׳) עַמִּי Exodus 3:7; Exodus 5:1 (J) + often (all periods); קְהַל עַםהָֿאֱלֹהִים Judges 20:2, עַםהַֿקָּהָל Leviticus 16:33 (P), קְהַל עָם Psalm 107:32; especially הָעָם הַזֶּה (often in contempt or disgust) Numbers 11:1, Numbers 11:12, Numbers 11:13 +; figurative of ants Proverbs 30:25, the shaphan Proverbs 30:26, locusts Joel 2:2, compare לְעַם לְצִיִּים Psalm 74:14 (where read לְעַם צִיִּים Hup-Now). — On Judges 1:16 see עֲמָלֵקִי.
2. = smaller units, e.g.
a. inhabitants of a city Genesis 19:4 (J), 1 Samuel 9:12, 1 Samuel 9:13; Jeremiah 29:16, Jeremiah 29:25; 2 Chronicles 31:4 + (Jeremiah 8:5 strike out יְרוּוּשׁ׳ Greek Version of the LXX Gie Co Rothst).
b. inhabitants of a locality Jeremiah 37:12 [apparently not = tribe, Deuteronomy 33:3 read עַמּוֺ Greek Version of the LXX Di Dr, Hosea 10:14; Judges 5:8, Judges 5:14 read בְּעָרֶיךָ We Now; see below d].
d. people bearing arms 1 Samuel 11:11; 1 Kings 20:10 +; כָּבֵד ע׳ Numbers 20:20 (JE), i.e. a powerful force; עַם הַצָּבָא Numbers 31:32 (P), הַמִּלְחָמָה ע׳ Joshua 8:1, Joshua 8:3, Joshua 8:11; Joshua 10:7; Joshua 11:7 (all J E); so probably Judges 5:8 a (fighting) band; perhaps also Judges 5:14 (read singular ? see GFM Bu).
3. = common people Jeremiah 21:7; Jeremiah 22:4; Leviticus 4:27 (opposed to ruler Leviticus 4:22), Nehemiah 5:1 (opposed to יְהוּדִים), Nehemiah 7:5 (opposed to rulers).
4. people in general, persons Genesis 50:20 (E), so apparently כָּלהָֿעָם אֲשֶׁר וגו׳ Exodus 33:16 (J), Numbers 11:34 (J), Joshua 5:5 (twice in verse) (D), Judges 9:36 (as singular), Judges 9:37 (as plural), Jeremiah 36:9; persons labouring 1 Kings 9:23; superior persons Job 12:2 (iron.); עַם עוֺלָם Ezekiel 26:20 people of long ago (now in Sh‘eôl).
5. phrases are:
a. (עַמָּהּ, עַמִּי, עַמְּךָ) בְּנֵי עַמּוֺ members of one's people, compatriots, fellow-countrymen, etc. Numbers 22:5 (E), Genesis 23:11 (P) Leviticus 19:18 (H), Judges 14:16, Judges 14:17; Ezekiel 33:2, Ezekiel 33:12 +.
b. בְּנֵי הָעָם = common people (see 3.) 2 Kings 23:6; Jeremiah 26:23 +; people in general שַׁעַר בְּנֵי הָעָם Jeremiah 17:19 i.e. public gate 2 Chronicles 35:5, 2 Chronicles 35:12.
c. עַם הָאָרֶץ the people at large, as a body 2 Kings 11:14, 2 Kings 11:18, 2 Kings 11:19, 2 Kings 11:20; 2 Kings 15:5; 2 Kings 16:15; 2 Kings 21:24 (twice in verse) +, Jeremiah 37:2; Jeremiah 44:21; Leviticus 20:2 (H), Genesis 23:7, Genesis 23:12, Genesis 23:13 (P); common people Jeremiah 34:19, compare הא׳ דַּלַּת ע׳ 2 Kings 24:14; distinguished from prince Ezekiel 45:22; Ezekiel 46:3, Ezekiel 46:9, from priests Haggai 2:4; Zechariah 7:5; = Canaanites Numbers 14:9 (JE), compare עַמֵּי הָאָרֶץ 1 Chronicles 5:25; mixed post-exile population Ezra 4:4.
d. עַמֵּי הָאָרֶץ usually peoples of the earth Joshua 4:24 (D), 2 Chronicles 32:19 +; of heathen peoples about and in Palestine after exile Ezra 10:2, Ezra 10:11; traders Nehemiah 10:31; עַמֵּי הָאֲרָצוֺת Nehemiah 9:30; Nehemiah 10:29 [Nehemiah 10:28]; 2 Chronicles 32:13.
e. עַמִּים מִשְׁפְּחוֹת Psalm 96:7 = 1 Chronicles 16:28 (compare Psalm 22:28 [Psalm 22:27]).
f. בַּתעַֿמִּי = people personified Isaiah 22:4; Jeremiah 4:11 + 7 times Jeremiah + Jeremiah 6:14 (van d. H.; omit בַּת Baer Gi), Lamentations 2:11; Lamentations 3:48; Lamentations 4:3, Lamentations 4:6, Lamentations 4:10; בְּתוּלַת בַּתעַֿמִּי Jeremiah 14:17.
g. designations of Israel are: עַם־קָדוֹשׁ Deuteronomy 7:6 + 3 times, קְדוֺשִׁים ע׳ Daniel 8:24, (ה)קֹדֶשׁ ע׳ Isaiah 62:12; Isaiah 63:18; Daniel 12:7; סְגֻלָּה ע׳ Deuteronomy 7:6; Deuteronomy 14:2; Deuteronomy 26:18.
h. of foreign (non-Israel) peoples: ע׳ נָכְרִי Exodus 21:8 (E), אַחֵר ע׳ Deuteronomy 28:32, and especially from language, עִמְקֵי שָׂפָה ע׳ Ezekiel 3:5 compare Ezekiel 3:6, כִּלְשׁוֺן עַם וָעָם Nehemiah 13:24 compare Esther 1:22 (twice in verse); Esther 3:12, לֹעֵג ע׳ Psalm 114:1.
i. עַם עֶבְרָתִי Isaiah 10:6, חֶרְמִי ע׳ Isaiah 34:11, מִֿבְחָרָיוע׳ Daniel 11:15, עַמֵּי תּוֺעֵבוֺת הָאֵלֶּה Ezra 9:14; לֹא עַם בִּינוֺת Isaiah 27:11. — For עַםעֿוֺלָם Isaiah 44:7 read (אֹתִיּת) מֵעוֹלָם עַ(עַהִשְׁמִי מִי) Oort Du Kit CheHpt compare PerlesAnal. 40, 64.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5972.

† II. [עַם] noun [masculine] kinsman **later development of I. עַם RSK 58; 2nd ed. 72, (on father's side) (Arabic bdb076901 paternal uncle, etc., see I. עמם; compare perhaps Tel Amarna ammu, kinsmen (?); on Nabataean עם ancestor compare Lzb151, 499; see also especially NesEg 187, ZAW xvi (1896), 322 f. Krenkelib. viii (1888), 280-84); — suffix עַמִּי in בֶּןעַֿמִּי (which see), and proper name following; elsewhere plural suffix עַמֶּיךָ Numbers 27:13; Numbers 31:2 (Leviticus 19:16 read עַמְּךָ Greek Version of the LXX Sam), + (possibly) עֲמָמֶיךָ Judges 5:14; עַמָּיו Genesis 25:8 + 15 times, עַמֶּיהָ Genesis 17:14 + 3 times; read עַמַּי (for MT עַמִּי, I. עַם; compare Krenkell.c. 281) Genesis 49:29 and perhaps Judges 14:3 (compare Leviticus 21:14); according to Buhl Kit also 2 Kings 4:13; — father's kinsmen: וַיֵּאָסֵף אֶלעַֿמָּיו Genesis 25:8 (of joining kinsmen in Sh‘eôl), so Genesis 25:17; Genesis 35:29; Genesis 49:33; Numbers 20:24; Deuteronomy 32:50, compare Genesis 49:29 (see above), Numbers 27:13; Numbers 31:2; Deuteronomy 32:50 (all P); וְנִכְרְתָה הַנֶּפֶשׁ מֵעַמֶּיהָ Genesis 17:4 (severed from living kinsmen), so Leviticus 7:20, Leviticus 7:21, Leviticus 7:25, Leviticus 7:27; Leviticus 19:8; Leviticus 23:29; Numbers 9:13, מִקֶּרֶב עַמֶּיהָ Exodus 31:14, compare Exodus 30:33, Exodus 30:38; Leviticus 17:9 (all PH); מֵעַמָּיו יִקַּח אִשָּׁה Leviticus 21:14 (H), and perhaps Judges 14:3 (simile I. עַם : [םָ֯, הָּ֯] מִקֶּרֶב עַמּוֺ Leviticus 17:4, Leviticus 17:10; Leviticus 18:29+); other combinations Judges 5:14 (si vera lectio read perhaps בְּעַמֶּ֑ךָ, see I. עַם 2 d), Leviticus 21:1, Leviticus 21:4, Leviticus 21:15 (H), Ezekiel 18:18 and (perhaps) 2 Kings 4:13. — בֶּןעַֿמִּי perhaps = son of my kinsman; on proper name with עַם see GrayProp. N. 41 ff.
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11:6; 11:6; 11:6; 14:16; 17:4; 17:14; 19:4; 23:7; 23:11; 23:12; 23:13; 25:8; 25:8; 25:17; 27:29; 28:3; 32:7; 33:15; 35:6; 35:29; 41:40; 48:4; 49:29; 49:29; 49:33; 50:20


1:9; 1:20; 1:20; 1:22; 3:7; 3:7; 5:1; 5:16; 19:5; 20:18; 21:8; 21:8; 22:28; 24:2; 30:33; 30:38; 31:14; 33:16


4:22; 4:27; 7:20; 7:21; 7:25; 7:27; 16:33; 17:4; 17:9; 17:10; 18:29; 19:8; 19:16; 19:18; 20:2; 21:1; 21:4; 21:14; 21:14; 21:15; 23:29


9:13; 11:1; 11:12; 11:13; 11:29; 11:34; 14:9; 20:20; 20:24; 21:29; 21:29; 22:5; 27:13; 27:13; 31:2; 31:2; 31:32


2:25; 4:6; 7:6; 7:6; 14:2; 26:18; 28:32; 32:50; 32:50; 33:3


4:24; 5:5; 8:1; 8:3; 8:11; 8:11; 10:7; 11:7; 17:14; 17:15; 17:17


1:16; 3:18; 5:8; 5:8; 5:14; 5:14; 5:14; 5:14; 8:5; 9:36; 9:36; 9:37; 14:3; 14:3; 14:16; 14:17; 18:7; 20:2


1:10; 1:15; 1:16

1 Samuel

2:24; 9:12; 9:13; 11:11

2 Samuel

13:24; 15:17; 17:29

1 Kings

8:43; 9:23; 20:10

2 Kings

4:13; 4:13; 11:14; 11:18; 11:19; 11:20; 15:5; 16:15; 21:24; 23:6; 24:14

1 Chronicles

5:25; 16:28

2 Chronicles

31:4; 32:13; 32:19; 35:5; 35:12


4:4; 9:14; 10:2; 10:11


5:1; 7:5; 9:10; 9:22; 9:24; 9:30; 10:28; 10:31; 13:24; 13:24


1:22; 3:12




22:27; 45:10; 74:14; 96:7; 107:32; 114:1


30:25; 30:26


2:3; 10:6; 22:4; 27:11; 34:11; 44:7; 62:12; 63:18


4:11; 5:31; 6:14; 8:5; 8:5; 14:17; 17:19; 21:7; 22:4; 26:23; 29:16; 29:25; 34:19; 36:9; 37:2; 37:12; 41:13; 41:14; 44:21; 46:16; 48:46


2:11; 3:48; 4:3; 4:6; 4:10


3:5; 3:6; 18:18; 23:24; 26:20; 32:3; 33:2; 33:12; 45:22; 46:3; 46:9


8:24; 11:15; 12:7











Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5971 matches the Hebrew עַם (ʿam),
which occurs 1,870 times in 1,655 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 34 (Gen 11:6–Exo 5:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:6 - And the LORD said, Behold, the people H5971 is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:16 - And he brought back all the goods, and also brought again his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people. H5971
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:14 - And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; H5971 he hath broken my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:16 - And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people H5971 shall be of her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:4 - But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people H5971 from every quarter:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:7 - And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people H5971 of the land, even to the children of Heth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:11 - Nay, my lord, hear me: the field give I thee, and the cave that is therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons of my people H5971 give I it thee: bury thy dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:12 - And Abraham bowed down himself before the people H5971 of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people H5971 of the land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:8 - Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and was gathered to his people. H5971
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:17 - And these are the years of the life of Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the ghost and died; and was gathered unto his people. H5971
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:10 - And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? one of the people H5971 might lightly have lien with thy wife, and thou shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:11 - And Abimelech charged all his people, H5971 saying, He that toucheth this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:29 - Let people H5971 serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee: cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:3 - And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people; H5971
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:7 - Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people H5971 that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:15 - And Esau said, Let me now leave with thee some of the folk H5971 that are with me. And he said, What needeth it? let me find grace in the sight of my lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:16 - Then will we give our daughters unto you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and we will become one people. H5971
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:22 - Only herein will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one people, H5971 if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:6 - So Jacob came to Luz, which is in the land of Canaan, that is, Bethel, he and all the people H5971 that were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:29 - And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered unto his people, H5971 being old and full of days: and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:40 - Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people H5971 be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:55 - And when all the land of Egypt was famished, the people H5971 cried to Pharaoh for bread: and Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what he saith to you, do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:6 - And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people H5971 of the land: and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:21 - And as for the people, H5971 he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:23 - Then Joseph said unto the people, H5971 Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:4 - And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a multitude of people; H5971 and will give this land to thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:19 - And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, H5971 and he also shall be great: but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:10 - The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people H5971 be.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:16 - Dan shall judge his people, H5971 as one of the tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:29 - And he charged them, and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people: H5971 bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:33 - And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his people. H5971
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:20 - But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people H5971 alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:9 - And he said unto his people, H5971 Behold, the people H5971 of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:20 - Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people H5971 multiplied, and waxed very mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:22 - And Pharaoh charged all his people, H5971 saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:7 - And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people H5971 which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:10 - Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people H5971 the children of Israel out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:12 - And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people H5971 out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:21 - And I will give this people H5971 favour in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall not go empty:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:16 - And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: H5971 and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:21 - And the LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh, which I have put in thine hand: but I will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people H5971 go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:30 - And Aaron spake all the words which the LORD had spoken unto Moses, and did the signs in the sight of the people. H5971
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:31 - And the people H5971 believed: and when they heard that the LORD had visited the children of Israel, and that he had looked upon their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshipped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:1 - And afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Let my people H5971 go, that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:4 - And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the people H5971 from their works? get you unto your burdens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:5 - And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people H5971 of the land now are many, and ye make them rest from their burdens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:6 - And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, H5971 and their officers, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:7 - Ye shall no more give the people H5971 straw to make brick, as heretofore: let them go and gather straw for themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:10 - And the taskmasters of the people H5971 went out, and their officers, and they spake to the people, H5971 saying, Thus saith Pharaoh, I will not give you straw.

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