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Lexicon :: Strong's H6098 - ʿēṣâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 887a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: עצה

Strong’s Definitions

עֵצָה ʻêtsâh, ay-tsaw'; from H3289; advice; by implication, plan; also prudence:—advice, advisement, counsel(-lor), purpose.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 88x

The KJV translates Strong's H6098 in the following manner: counsel (79x), counsels (2x), purpose (2x), advice (1x), counsellors (with H582) (1x), advisement (1x), counsel (with H3289) (1x), counsellor (with H376) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 88x
The KJV translates Strong's H6098 in the following manner: counsel (79x), counsels (2x), purpose (2x), advice (1x), counsellors (with H582) (1x), advisement (1x), counsel (with H3289) (1x), counsellor (with H376) (1x).
  1. counsel, advice, purpose

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵצָה ʻêtsâh, ay-tsaw'; from H3289; advice; by implication, plan; also prudence:—advice, advisement, counsel(-lor), purpose.
STRONGS H6098: Abbreviations
עֵצָה noun feminine counsel, advice (= (יְ)עֵצָה) — ע׳ Judges 20:7 28 times; construct עֲצַת Isaiah 5:19 33 times; suffix עֲצָתִי Proverbs 1:25 5 times (+ Isaiah 46:11 Qr; Kt עצתו better); עֲצָֽתְךָ Psalm 20:5; Psalm 73:24; עֲצָתוֺ Hosea 10:6 7 times (including Isaiah 46:10 Kt see supr); עֲצָתָם Jeremiah 18:23 4 times; plural עֵצוֺת Deuteronomy 32:28 2 times; עֲצָתָ֑יִךְ Isaiah 47:13; — counsel, advice 2 Samuel 15:31,34; 2 Samuel 16:23 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 17:14 (3 times in verse); 2 Samuel 17:23; 1 Kings 12:8,13,14 2 Chronicles 10:8; 10:13; 10:14, 2 Chron 22:5; 25:16; Ezra 10:3 (where read אֲדֹנִי ע׳ Reuss Ry), Ezra 10:8; Job 29:21; political consultation Isaiah 47:13; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb 2 Samuel 17:7; 1 Kings 1:12; Isaiah 8:10; Ezekiel 11:2 (עצתרָֿע, || אָוֶן); with הָב֫וּ give counsel Judges 20:7; 2 Samuel 16:20; חֵבִיא ע׳ Isaiah 16:3; עשׂה ע׳ Isaiah 30:1; אָשִׁית עֵצוֺת בְּנַפְשִׁי Psalm 13:3; = design, purpose Ezra 4:5; Nehemiah 4:9; 1 Chronicles 12:20 (Baer), Psalm 14:6; Psalm 20:5; Jeremiah 18:23 (followed by עַל = against), Jeremiah 49:30 (|| מַחֲשָׁבָה); עֲצַתגּֿוֺיִם Psalm 33:10; suitable counsel for war (= generalship) 2 Kings 18:20 = Isaiah 36:5 (compare Proverbs 20:18 below); also עֲצַת שָׁלוֺם Zechariah 6:13 counsel of peace; practical wisdom, sagacity Isaiah 19:3, compare Isaiah 19:11, Jeremiah 19:7; Deuteronomy 32:28 (|| תְּבוּנָה), Hosea 10:6. Especially in Wisdom Literature and prophets; counsel = good counsle, wisdom Job 38:2; Job 42:3; Proverbs 12:15; Proverbs 20:5 (its seat בְּלֶבאִֿישׁ); || תּוּשִׁיָּה Proverbs 8:14; Isaiah 28:29 (of י׳); || חָכְמָה Jeremiah 49:7; || חָכְמָה and תְּבוּנָה Job 12:13; Proverbs 21:30; || מוּסָר Proverbs 19:20; || תַּחְבֻּלוֺת Proverbs 20:18 (compare Isaiah 36:5 above); נִפְתָּלִים ע׳ Job 5:13; וּגְבוּרָה רוּחַ ע׳ Isaiah 11:2 (|| חָכְמָה וּבָינָה ר׳); hearty counsel נֶפֶשׁ ע׳ Proverbs 27:9; counsel of wisdom, when wisdom is personified Proverbs 1:25,30 (|| תּוֺכַחַת); in bad sense רשׁעים ע׳ Job 10:3; Job 21:16; Job 22:18; Psalm 1:1, compare Job 18:7; Psalm 106:43; Isaiah 29:15; of plan of י׳; י׳ ע׳ Psalm 33:11; Proverbs 19:21; Isaiah 19:17; Isaiah 14:26 (הַיִעוּצָה הע׳), Isaiah 25:1; Isaiah 46:10,11; קדושׁ ישׂראל ע׳ Isaiah 5:19; also Micah 4:12; Jeremiah 32:19 (גְּדֹל הָעֵצָה), Jeremiah 49:20; Jeremiah 50:45; Psalm 106:13; עֶלְיוֺן ע׳ Psalm 107:11; instruction, guiding wisdom of י׳ Psalm 73:24; אִישׁעֲֿצָתוֺ i.e. counsellor of י׳ Isaiah 40:13; in figure אַנְשֵׁי עֲצָתִי Psalm 119:24 = my counsellors, said of testimonies of God; = prophecy, מלאכיו ע׳ Isaiah 44:26 (|| דְּבַר עַבְדּוֺ); מִזְּקֵנִים תִּאֹבַד ע׳ Ezekiel 7:26 (compare 1 Kings 12:8; || חָזוֺן, תּוֺרָה), מֵחָכָם Jeremiah 18:18 (|| דָּבָר, תּוֺרָה).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


32:28; 32:28


20:7; 20:7

2 Samuel

15:31; 15:34; 16:20; 16:23; 17:7; 17:14; 17:23

1 Kings

1:12; 12:8; 12:8; 12:13; 12:14

2 Kings


1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

10:8; 10:13; 10:14; 22:5; 25:16


4:5; 10:3; 10:8




5:13; 10:3; 12:13; 18:7; 21:16; 22:18; 29:21; 38:2; 42:3


1:1; 13:3; 14:6; 20:5; 20:5; 33:10; 33:11; 73:24; 73:24; 106:13; 106:43; 107:11; 119:24


1:25; 1:25; 1:30; 8:14; 12:15; 19:20; 19:21; 20:5; 20:18; 20:18; 21:30; 27:9


5:19; 5:19; 8:10; 11:2; 14:26; 16:3; 19:3; 19:11; 19:17; 25:1; 28:29; 29:15; 30:1; 36:5; 36:5; 40:13; 44:26; 46:10; 46:10; 46:11; 46:11; 47:13; 47:13


18:18; 18:23; 18:23; 19:7; 32:19; 49:7; 49:20; 49:30; 50:45


7:26; 11:2


10:6; 10:6





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6098 matches the Hebrew עֵצָה (ʿēṣâ),
which occurs 90 times in 85 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Deu 32:28–Pro 19:21)

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:28 - For they are a nation void of counsel, H6098 neither is there any understanding in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:7 - Behold, ye are all children of Israel; give here your advice and counsel. H6098
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:31 - And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O LORD, I pray thee, turn the counsel H6098 of Ahithophel into foolishness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:34 - But if thou return to the city, and say unto Absalom, I will be thy servant, O king; as I have been thy father's servant hitherto, so will I now also be thy servant: then mayest thou for me defeat the counsel H6098 of Ahithophel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:20 - Then said Absalom to Ahithophel, Give counsel H6098 among you what we shall do.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:23 - And the counsel H6098 of Ahithophel, which he counselled in those days, was as if a man had enquired at the oracle of God: so was all the counsel H6098 of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:7 - And Hushai said unto Absalom, The counsel H6098 that Ahithophel hath given is not good at this time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:14 - And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel H6098 of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel H6098 of Ahithophel. For the LORD had appointed to defeat the good counsel H6098 of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:23 - And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel H6098 was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose, and gat him home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:12 - Now therefore come, let me, I pray thee, give thee counsel, H6098 that thou mayest save thine own life, and the life of thy son Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:8 - But he forsook the counsel H6098 of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, and which stood before him:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:13 - And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel H6098 that they gave him;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:14 - And spake to them after the counsel H6098 of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke: my father also chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:20 - Thou sayest, (but they are but vain words,) I have counsel H6098 and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:19 - And there fell some of Manasseh to David, when he came with the Philistines against Saul to battle: but they helped them not: for the lords of the Philistines upon advisement H6098 sent him away, saying, He will fall to his master Saul to the jeopardy of our heads.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:8 - But he forsook the counsel H6098 which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him, that stood before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:13 - And the king answered them roughly; and king Rehoboam forsook the counsel H6098 of the old men,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:14 - And answered them after the advice H6098 of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:5 - He walked also after their counsel, H6098 and went with Jehoram the son of Ahab king of Israel to war against Hazael king of Syria at Ramothgilead: and the Syrians smote Joram.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:16 - And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said unto him, Art thou made of the king's counsel? forbear; why shouldest thou be smitten? Then the prophet forbare, and said, I know that God hath determined to destroy thee, because thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my counsel. H6098
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:5 - And hired counsellors against them, to frustrate their purpose, H6098 all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:3 - Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them, according to the counsel H6098 of my lord, and of those that tremble at the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:8 - And that whosoever would not come within three days, according to the counsel H6098 of the princes and the elders, all his substance should be forfeited, and himself separated from the congregation of those that had been carried away.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:15 - And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known unto us, and God had brought their counsel H6098 to nought, that we returned all of us to the wall, every one unto his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:13 - He taketh the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel H6098 of the froward is carried headlong.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:3 - Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel H6098 of the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:13 - With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel H6098 and understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:7 - The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel H6098 shall cast him down.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:16 - Lo, their good is not in their hand: the counsel H6098 of the wicked is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:18 - Yet he filled their houses with good things: but the counsel H6098 of the wicked is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:21 - Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel. H6098
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:2 - Who is this that darkeneth counsel H6098 by words without knowledge?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:3 - Who is he that hideth counsel H6098 without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:1 - Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel H6098 of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:2 - How long shall I take counsel H6098 in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:6 - Ye have shamed the counsel H6098 of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 20:4 - Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel. H6098
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:10 - The LORD bringeth the counsel H6098 of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:11 - The counsel H6098 of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:24 - Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, H6098 and afterward receive me to glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:13 - They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel: H6098
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:43 - Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, H6098 and were brought low for their iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:11 - Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel H6098 of the most High:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:24 - Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors. H6098
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:25 - But ye have set at nought all my counsel, H6098 and would none of my reproof:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:30 - They would none of my counsel: H6098 they despised all my reproof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:14 - Counsel H6098 is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:15 - The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel H6098 is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:20 - Hear counsel, H6098 and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:21 - There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel H6098 of the LORD, that shall stand.

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