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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 - since Abraham will certainly become a great and [fn]mighty H6099 nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:9 - And he said to his people, “Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are [fn]too many and too mighty H6099 for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:12 - “I will strike them with [fn]plague and dispossess them, and I will make you into a nation greater and mightier H6099 than they.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:6 - “Now, therefore, please come, curse this people for me since they are too [fn]mighty H6099 for me; perhaps I will be able to [fn]defeat them and drive them out of the land. For I know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:1 - Now the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad had a very large H6099 number H6099 of livestock. So when they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, that [fn]it was indeed a place suitable for livestock,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:38 - driving out from before you nations greater and mightier H6099 than you, to bring you in and to give you their land as an inheritance, as it is today.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:1 - “When the LORD your God brings you into the land where you are entering to take possession of it, and He drives away many nations from before you, the Hittites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and mightier H6099 than you,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:1 - “Hear, Israel! You are crossing the Jordan today, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier H6099 than you, cities that are great and fortified to heaven,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:14 - ‘Leave Me alone, that I may destroy them and wipe out their name from under heaven; and I will make of you a nation mightier H6099 and greater than they.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:23 - then the LORD will [fn]dispossess all these nations from you, and you will [fn]dispossess nations greater and mightier H6099 than you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:5 - “And you shall respond and say before the LORD your God, ‘My father was a [fn]wandering Aramean, and he went down to Egypt and [fn]resided there, few in number; but there he became a great, mighty H6099, and populous nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:9 - “For the LORD has [fn]driven out great and mighty H6099 nations from before you; and as for you, no one has stood against you to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:10 - Then he crushes the needy one, who cowers;
And [fn]unfortunate people fall by his mighty H6099 power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:18 - I will give You thanks in the great congregation;
I will praise You among a mighty H6099 people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:10 - [fn]He struck many nations
And brought death to mighty H6099 kings,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:26 - For many are the [fn]victims she has brought to ruin,
And numerous H6099 are all those slaughtered by her.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:18 - The cast lot puts an end to quarrels,
And [fn]decides between the mighty H6099 ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:26 - The rock hyraxes are not a mighty H6099 people,
Yet they make their houses in the rocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:7 - Now therefore, behold, the Lord is about to bring on them the strong H6099 and abundant waters of the Euphrates River,
That is, the king of Assyria and all his glory;
And it will rise over all its channels and go over all its banks.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great,
And He will divide the plunder with the strong H6099,
Because He poured out His [fn]life unto death,
And was counted with wrongdoers;
Yet He Himself bore the sin of many,
And interceded for the wrongdoers.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:22 - “The smallest one will become a thousand,
And the least one a mighty H6099 nation.
I, the LORD, will bring it about quickly in its time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:24 - “And his power will be mighty, but not by his own power,
And he will [fn]destroy to an extraordinary degree
And be successful and do as he pleases;
He will [fn]destroy mighty H6099 men H6099 and [fn]the holy people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:25 - “And he will stir up his strength and [fn]courage against the king of the South with a large army; so the king of the South will mobilize an extremely large and mighty H6099 army for war; but he will not stand, because schemes will be devised against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:6 - For a nation has [fn]invaded my land,
Mighty H6099 and without number;
Its teeth are the teeth of a lion,
And it has the jaws of a lioness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:2 - A day of darkness and gloom,
A day of clouds and thick darkness.
As dawn is spread over the mountains,
So there is a great and mighty H6099 people;
There has never been anything like it,
Nor will there be again after it
To the years of many generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:5 - [fn]With a noise as of chariots
They leap about on the tops of the mountains,
Like the [fn]crackling of a flame of fire consuming the stubble,
Like a mighty H6099 people drawn up for battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:11 - The LORD utters His voice before His army;
His camp is indeed very great,
For mighty H6099 is one who carries out His word.
The day of the LORD is indeed great and very awesome,
And who can endure it?
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:12 - For I know your offenses are many and your sins are great H6099,
You who are hostile to the righteous and accept bribes,
And [fn]turn away the poor from justice at the [fn]gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:3 - And He will judge between many peoples
And render decisions for mighty H6099, [fn]distant nations.
Then they will beat their swords into plowshares,
And their spears into pruning hooks;
Nation will not lift a sword against nation,
And never again will they [fn]train for war.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:7 - “I will make those who limp a remnant,
And those who [fn]have strayed a mighty H6099 nation,
And the LORD will reign over them on Mount Zion
From now on and forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:22 - ‘So many peoples and mighty H6099 nations will come to seek the LORD of armies in Jerusalem, and to plead for the favor of the LORD.’
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