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Lexicon :: Strong's H6102 - ʿāṣēl

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TWOT Reference: 1672a

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The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: עצל.

Strong’s Definitions

עָצֵל ʻâtsêl, aw-tsale'; from H6101; indolent:—slothful, sluggard.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H6102 in the following manner: slothful (8x), sluggard (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H6102 in the following manner: slothful (8x), sluggard (6x).
  1. sluggish, lazy

    1. sluggard (subst)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָצֵל ʻâtsêl, aw-tsale'; from H6101; indolent:—slothful, sluggard.
עָצֵל 14 adjective sluggish, lazy; — always י׳ absolute; — אִישׁעֿ׳ Proverbs 24:30; elsewhere substantive sluggard Proverbs 6:6, 9 + 10 times Prov + הֶע׳ Proverbs 10:26.
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6:6; 6:9; 10:26; 24:30


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6102 matches the Hebrew עָצֵל (ʿāṣēl),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:6 - Go to the ant, thou sluggard; H6102 consider her ways, and be wise:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:9 - How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? H6102 when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:26 - As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard H6102 to them that send him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:4 - The soul of the sluggard H6102 desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:19 - The way of the slothful H6102 man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:24 - A slothful H6102 man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:4 - The sluggard H6102 will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:25 - The desire of the slothful H6102 killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:13 - The slothful H6102 man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:30 - I went by the field of the slothful, H6102 and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:13 - The slothful H6102 man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:14 - As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful H6102 upon his bed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:15 - The slothful H6102 hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:16 - The sluggard H6102 is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.

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