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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 - They cut off his head and stripped off his weapons, and sent them [fn]throughout the land of the Philistines, to bring the good news to the house of their idols H6091 and to the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:21 - And the Philistines abandoned their idols H6091 there, so David and his men carried them away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:9 - So they stripped him and took his head and his armor and sent messengers around the land of the Philistines to carry the good news to their idols H6091 and to the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:18 - And they abandoned the house of the LORD, the God of their fathers, and served the [fn]Asherim and the idols H6091; so wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this guilt of theirs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:36 - And served their idols H6091,
Which became a snare to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:38 - And shed innocent blood,
The blood of their sons and their daughters
Whom they sacrificed to the idols H6091 of Canaan;
And the land was defiled with the blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 115:4 - Their idols H6091 are silver and gold,
The work of human hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:15 - The idols H6091 of the nations are nothing but silver and gold,
The work of human hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:11 - Shall I not do the same to Jerusalem and her images H6091
Just as I have done to Samaria and her idols?”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:1 - Bel has bowed down, Nebo stoops over;
Their idols H6091 have become loads for the animals and the cattle.
The things [fn]that you carry are burdensome,
A load for the weary animal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:2 - “Declare and proclaim among the nations.
Proclaim it and lift up a flag,
Do not conceal it. Say,
‘Babylon has been captured,
Bel has been put to shame, [fn]Marduk has been [fn]shattered;
Her idols H6091 have been put to shame, her images have been shattered.’
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:17 - Ephraim is allied with idols H6091;
Leave him alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:4 - They have set up kings, but not by Me;
They have appointed officials, but I did not know it.
With their silver and gold they have made idols H6091 for themselves,
So that [fn]they will be eliminated.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:2 - And now they sin more and more,
And make for themselves cast metal images,
Idols H6091 [fn]skillfully made from their silver,
All of them the work of craftsmen.
They say of them, “Let the [fn]people who sacrifice kiss the calves!”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:8 - Ephraim, what more have I to do with idols H6091?
It is I who answer and look after [fn]you.
I am like a luxuriant juniper;
From Me [fn]comes your fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:7 - All of her idols will be crushed,
All of her earnings will be burned with fire,
And all of her images H6091 I will make desolate;
For she collected them from a prostitute’s earnings,
And to the earnings of a prostitute they will return.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 13:2 - “And it will come about on that day,” declares the LORD of armies, “that I will eliminate the names of the idols H6091 from the land, and they will no longer be remembered; and I will also remove the prophets and the unclean spirit from the land.
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