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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.
STRONGS H6102: Abbreviations
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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


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, you [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102,
Observe its ways and be wise,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:9 - How long will you lie down, you [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102?
When will you arise from your sleep?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:26 - Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes,
So is the [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102 to those who send him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:4 - The soul of the [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102 craves and gets nothing,
But the soul of the diligent is made [fn]prosperous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:19 - The way of the [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102 is like a hedge of thorns,
But the path of the upright is a highway.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:24 - The [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102 buries his hand in the dish,
But will not even bring it back to his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:4 - The [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102 does not plow after the autumn,
So he [fn]begs during the harvest and has nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:25 - The desire of the [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102 puts him to death,
For his hands refuse to work;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:13 - The [fn]lazy H6102 one H6102 says, “There is a lion outside;
I will be killed in the streets!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:30 - I passed by the field of [fn]a lazy H6102 one H6102,
And by the vineyard of a person lacking [fn]sense,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:13 - [fn]A lazy H6102 one H6102 says, “There is a lion on the road!
A lion is [fn]in the public square!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:14 - As the door turns on its hinges,
So does a lazy H6102 one H6102 on his bed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:15 - A lazy H6102 one H6102 buries his hand in the dish;
He is weary of bringing it to his mouth again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:16 - A lazy H6102 one H6102 is wiser in his own eyes
Than seven people who can [fn]give a discreet answer.
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