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Lexicon :: Strong's H6091 - ʿāṣāḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1667c

Strong’s Definitions

עָצָב ʻâtsâb, aw-tsawb'; from H6087; an (idolatrous) image:—idol, image.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H6091 in the following manner: idol (16x), image (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H6091 in the following manner: idol (16x), image (1x).
  1. idol, image

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָצָב ʻâtsâb, aw-tsawb'; from H6087; an (idolatrous) image:—idol, image.
STRONGS H6091: Abbreviations
† [עָצָב] noun [masculine] idol; — always plural עֲצַבִּים (Ges§ 93ee): Hosea 4:17; Hosea 8:6 (כֶּסֶף וְזָהָב), Hosea 13:2 (כֶּסֶף), || מַסֵּכָה), Hosea 14:9; Zechariah 13:2; 2 Chronicles 24:18 (+ אֲשֵׁרִים); construct עֲצַבֵּי Psalm 106:38; Psalm 135:15 (כֶּסֶף וְזָהָב); suffix עֲצַבֶּיהָ Isaiah 10:11 (|| אֱלִילֶיהָ), Jeremiah 50:2 (|| גִּלּוּלֶיהָ), Micah 1:7; עֲצַבֵּיהֶם 1 Samuel 31:9 = 1 Chronicles 10:9; 2 Samuel 5:21 (but read אֱלֹּהֵיהֶם as || 1 Chronicles 14:12, so Greek Version of the LXX We Dr and others), Isaiah 46:1; Psalm 106:36; Psalm 115:4 (כֶּסֶף וְזָהָב).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel


2 Samuel


1 Chronicles

10:9; 14:12

2 Chronicles



106:36; 106:38; 115:4; 135:15


10:11; 46:1




4:17; 8:6; 13:2; 14:9






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6091 matches the Hebrew עָצָב (ʿāṣāḇ),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:9 - And they cut off his head, and stripped off his armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about, to publish it in the house of their idols, H6091 and among the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:21 - And there they left their images, H6091 and David and his men burned them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:9 - And when they had stripped him, they took his head, and his armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about, to carry tidings unto their idols, H6091 and to the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:18 - And they left the house of the LORD God of their fathers, and served groves and idols: H6091 and wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their trespass.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:36 - And they served their idols: H6091 which were a snare unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:38 - And shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed unto the idols H6091 of Canaan: and the land was polluted with blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 115:4 - Their idols H6091 are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:15 - The idols H6091 of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:11 - Shall I not, as I have done unto Samaria and her idols, so do to Jerusalem and her idols? H6091
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:1 - Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols H6091 were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:2 - Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is broken in pieces; her idols H6091 are confounded, her images are broken in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:17 - Ephraim is joined to idols: H6091 let him alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:4 - They have set up kings, but not by me: they have made princes, and I knew it not: of their silver and their gold have they made them idols, H6091 that they may be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:2 - And now they sin more and more, and have made them molten images of their silver, and idols H6091 according to their own understanding, all of it the work of the craftsmen: they say of them, Let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:8 - Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? H6091 I have heard him, and observed him: I am like a green fir tree. From me is thy fruit found.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:7 - And all the graven images thereof shall be beaten to pieces, and all the hires thereof shall be burned with the fire, and all the idols H6091 thereof will I lay desolate: for she gathered it of the hire of an harlot, and they shall return to the hire of an harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 13:2 - And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD of hosts, that I will cut off the names of the idols H6091 out of the land, and they shall no more be remembered: and also I will cause the prophets and the unclean spirit to pass out of the land.
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