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Lexicon :: Strong's H6099 - ʿāṣûm

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Pass. part. of עָצַם (H6105)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1673d

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: עצום (Strongs and Gesenius) עצם (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

עָצוּם ʻâtsûwm, aw-tsoom'; or עָצֻם ʻâtsum; passive participle of H6105; powerful (specifically, a paw); by implication, numerous:— feeble, great, mighty, must, strong.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H6099 in the following manner: strong (13x), mighty (8x), mightier (7x), feeble (1x), great (1x), much (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H6099 in the following manner: strong (13x), mighty (8x), mightier (7x), feeble (1x), great (1x), much (1x).
  1. mighty, vast, numerous

    1. mighty, strong (in number)

    2. numerous, countless

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָצוּם ʻâtsûwm, aw-tsoom'; or עָצֻם ʻâtsum; passive participle of H6105; powerful (specifically, a paw); by implication, numerous:— feeble, great, mighty, must, strong.
STRONGS H6099: Abbreviations
עָצוּם 31 adjective mighty, numerous; — ע׳ Genesis 18:18 +, plural עֲצוּמִים Isaiah 8:7 +, עֲצֻמִים Micah 4:3 +; suffix עֲצוּמָיו Psalm 10:10; —
1. mighty, especially of people, strong in numbers (often || רַב, גָּדוֺל) Genesis 18:18; Exodus 1:9 + 3 times J E; Deuteronomy 4:38 + 6 times D, Micah 4:3, 7; Zechariah 8:22; Isaiah 60:22 (opposed to צָעִיר), of locusts Joel 1:6; Joel 2:2, 5, compare Joel 2:11; so of חַיִל Daniel 11:25; עַם לאֹ עָצוּם, i.e. feeble Proverbs 30:26 (of the שָׁפָן); less often of individual מְלָכִים ע׳ Psalm 135:10; of waters Isaiah 8:7; ע׳ alone Proverbs 18:18 the mighty, Daniel 8:24; Psalm 10:10 his mighty ones i.e. claws, of lion, so Ew De Che Bae and others).
2. numerous, countless (all || רַב): Amos 5:12; Psalm 35:18; as substantive = many Isaiah 53:12; Proverbs 7:26. — Isaiah 41:21 see עֲצֻמָה below III. עצם. below

III. עצם (√ of following, si vera lectio; compare Arabic bdb078305 defend, protect, bdb078306 defence, see Du and compare Thes; > De Di and others your mighty things strong arguments (from עָצוּם, below I. עצם, which following perhaps imitates in vocalization)).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:18; 18:18






10:10; 10:10; 35:18; 135:10


7:26; 18:18; 30:26


8:7; 8:7; 41:21; 53:12; 60:22


8:24; 11:25


1:6; 2:2; 2:5; 2:11




4:3; 4:3; 4:7




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6099 matches the Hebrew עָצוּם (ʿāṣûm),
which occurs 31 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:18 - Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty H6099 nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:9 - And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier H6099 than we:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:12 - I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier H6099 than they.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:6 - Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people; for they are too mighty H6099 for me: peradventure I shall prevail, that we may smite them, and that I may drive them out of the land: for I wot that he whom thou blessest is blessed, and he whom thou cursest is cursed.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:1 - Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great H6099 multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer, and the land of Gilead, that, behold, the place was a place for cattle;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:38 - To drive out nations from before thee greater and mightier H6099 than thou art, to bring thee in, to give thee their land for an inheritance, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:1 - When the LORD thy God shall bring thee into the land whither thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many nations before thee, the Hittites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and mightier H6099 than thou;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:1 - Hear, O Israel: Thou art to pass over Jordan this day, to go in to possess nations greater and mightier H6099 than thyself, cities great and fenced up to heaven,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:14 - Let me alone, that I may destroy them, and blot out their name from under heaven: and I will make of thee a nation mightier H6099 and greater than they.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:23 - Then will the LORD drive out all these nations from before you, and ye shall possess greater nations and mightier H6099 than yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:5 - And thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to perish was my father, and he went down into Egypt, and sojourned there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, H6099 and populous:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:9 - For the LORD hath driven out from before you great nations and strong: H6099 but as for you, no man hath been able to stand before you unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:10 - He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones. H6099
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:18 - I will give thee thanks in the great congregation: I will praise thee among much H6099 people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:10 - Who smote great nations, and slew mighty H6099 kings;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:26 - For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong H6099 men have been slain by her.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:18 - The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty. H6099
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:26 - The conies are but a feeble H6099 folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:7 - Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the river, strong H6099 and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; H6099 because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:22 - A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong H6099 nation: I the LORD will hasten it in his time.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:24 - And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power: and he shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practise, and shall destroy the mighty H6099 and the holy people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:25 - And he shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall be stirred up to battle with a very great and mighty H6099 army; but he shall not stand: for they shall forecast devices against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:6 - For a nation is come up upon my land, strong, H6099 and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he hath the cheek teeth of a great lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:2 - A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; H6099 there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:5 - Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong H6099 people set in battle array.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:11 - And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great: for he is strong H6099 that executeth his word: for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:12 - For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty H6099 sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:3 - And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong H6099 nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:7 - And I will make her that halted a remnant, and her that was cast far off a strong H6099 nation: and the LORD shall reign over them in mount Zion from henceforth, even for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:22 - Yea, many people and strong H6099 nations shall come to seek the LORD of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the LORD.
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