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Lexicon :: Strong's H6106 - ʿeṣem

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1673c

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

Strong’s Definitions

עֶצֶם ʻetsem, eh'tsem; from H6105; a bone (as strong); by extension, the body; figuratively, the substance, i.e. (as pronoun) selfsame:—body, bone, × life, (self-) same, strength, × very.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 126x

The KJV translates Strong's H6106 in the following manner: bone (104x), selfsame (11x), same (5x), body (2x), very (2x), life (1x), strength (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 126x
The KJV translates Strong's H6106 in the following manner: bone (104x), selfsame (11x), same (5x), body (2x), very (2x), life (1x), strength (1x).
  1. bone, essence, substance

    1. bone

      1. body, limbs, members, external body

    2. bone (of animal)

    3. substance, self

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֶצֶם ʻetsem, eh'tsem; from H6105; a bone (as strong); by extension, the body; figuratively, the substance, i.e. (as pronoun) selfsame:—body, bone, × life, (self-) same, strength, × very.
STRONGS H6106: Abbreviations
I. עֶ֫צֶם 125 noun femininePsalm 35:10 (with pronoun masculine Ezekiel 37:5, 6 etc., compare AlbrZAW xvi (1896). 73) bone, substance, self; — absolute י׳ Genesis 2:23 +; עָ֑צֶם; Proverbs 15:30; Proverbs 16:24; construct עֶצֶם Exodus 24:10 +; suffix עַצְמִי Job 19:20 +, etc.; plural עֲצָמוֺת 2 Kings 23:16 +; construct עַצְמוֺת Joshua 24:22 +; suffix עַצְמֹתַי Job 4:14 +, etc.; also עֲצָמִים Ezekiel 24:4 +, suffix עֲצָמַי Genesis 2:23 +, etc.; —
1. bone:
a. of living person Micah 3:2, 3(hyperbole), Job 10:11; Job 19:20; Lamentations 4:8; Psalm 102:6; Ecclesiastes 11:5 +; figurative of close relationship † עֶצָם מֵעֲצָמַי Genesis 2:23, compare Genesis 29:14 (both J), Judges 9:2; 2 Samuel 5:1 = 1 Chronicles 11:1; 2 Samuel 19:13; 2 Samuel 19:14 (all + בָּשָׂר).
b. ע׳ + בָּשָׂר = body, Job 2:5, plural = bodily frame Jeremiah 20:9 (simile), limbs, members, לַעֲצָמֶיהָ Judges 9:29 i.e. limb by limb (GFM); as seat of vigour Job 20:11, etc.
c. (poetry) as seat of disease and pain Job 30:17, 30 and (especially of personified Israel) Psalm 22:15; Psalm 31:11; Psalm 102:4; Lamentations 1:13; Habakkuk 3:16 +.
d. plural as representing entire person = one's whole being, (especially of personified Israel) Psalm 6:3 (|| נֶפֶשׁ Psalm 6:4), Psalm 35:10 (|| נֶפֶשׁ Psalm 35:9), Isaiah 66:14; of individual (including physical and moral) Proverbs 3:8; Proverbs 14:30; Proverbs 15:30; Proverbs 16:24.
e. singular = external body Lamentations 4:7 Ew Th and others, but dubious; Bi Bu bones (= branches) of coral (פְּנִינִים); Löhr עוֺרָם their skin.
f. especially of dead Numbers 19:16, 18 (P), Ezekiel 37:1 +; often (plural) = remains Amos 6:10; Genesis 50:25; Exodus 13:19 (twice in verse); Joshua 24:32 (all E) +.
2. bone of animal Exodus 12:46; Numbers 9:12 (both P); Ezekiel 24:4, 5 (symbolic); of (living) hippopotamus Job 40:18.
† 3. singular substance, self (compare גֶּרֶם 3): הַשָּׁמַיִם כְּע׳ Exodus 24:10 (JE), like the substance of the sky = the sky itself; תֻּמּוֺ בְּע׳ Job 21:23 i.e. full prosperity; especially אֶתעֿ׳ הַיּוֺם הַזֶּה Ezekiel 24:2 this selfsame day, וגו׳ בְּע׳ Ezekiel 24:2; Ezekiel 40:1; Genesis 7:13; Genesis 17:23, 26; Exodus 12:17, 41, 51; Leviticus 23:21, 28, 29, 30; Deuteronomy 32:48; Joshua 5:11 (all P), וגו׳ עַדעֿ׳ Ezekiel 2:3; Leviticus 23:14 (P), Joshua 10:27 (R). — Ezekiel 24:5a read הָעֵצִים (Bö Ew and others); Ezekiel 24:10 strike out הָעֲצָמוֺת (Co Toy); Job 7:15 read מֵעַצְּבוֺתָ֑י (Reiske Me Bu Du and others); Psalm 53:6 read perhaps מֵעֲצַת (compare || Psalm 14:6 Bae; see Hup Che and others); Psalm 69:5 read מֵעַצְמוֺתַי (for MT מַצְמִיתַי), Syriac Version Ol Che Bae and others.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:23; 2:23; 2:23; 7:13; 17:23; 17:26; 29:14; 50:25


12:17; 12:41; 12:46; 12:51; 13:19; 24:10; 24:10


23:14; 23:21; 23:28; 23:29; 23:30


9:12; 19:16; 19:18




5:11; 10:27; 24:22; 24:32


9:2; 9:29

2 Samuel

5:1; 19:13; 19:14

2 Kings


1 Chronicles



2:5; 4:14; 7:15; 10:11; 19:20; 19:20; 20:11; 21:23; 30:17; 30:30; 40:18


6:3; 6:4; 14:6; 22:15; 31:11; 35:9; 35:10; 35:10; 53:6; 69:5; 102:4; 102:6


3:8; 14:30; 15:30; 15:30; 16:24; 16:24








1:13; 4:7; 4:8


2:3; 24:2; 24:2; 24:4; 24:4; 24:5; 24:5; 24:10; 37:1; 37:5; 37:6; 40:1




3:2; 3:3



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6106 matches the Hebrew עֶצֶם (ʿeṣem),
which occurs 126 times in 108 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 2:23–Job 20:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - The man said, "This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh. She will be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 - In the same day Noach, and Shem, Ham, and Yefet, the sons of Noach, and Noach's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, entered into the teivah;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:23 - Avraham took Yishma'el his son, all who were born in his house, and all who were bought with his money; every male among the men of Avraham's house, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the same day, as God had said to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:26 - In the same day both Avraham and Yishma'el, his son, were circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:14 - Lavan said to him, Surely you are my bone and my flesh. He lived with him for a month.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:25 - Yosef took an oath of the children of Yisra'el, saying, "God will surely visit you, and you shall carry up my bones from here."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:17 - You shall observe the feast of matzah; for in this same day have I brought your hosts out of the land of Mitzrayim: therefore shall you observe this day throughout your generations by an ordinance forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:41 - It happened at the end of four hundred thirty years, even the same day it happened, that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Mitzrayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:46 - In one house shall it be eaten; you shall not carry forth anything of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall you break a bone of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:51 - It happened the same day, that the LORD brought the children of Yisra'el out of the land of Mitzrayim by their hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:19 - Moshe took the bones of Yosef with him, for he had made the children of Yisra'el swear, saying, "God will surely visit you, and you shall carry up my bones away from here with you."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:10 - They saw the God of Yisra'el. Under his feet was like a paved work of sappir stone, like the skies for clearness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:14 - You shall eat neither bread, nor roasted grain, nor fresh grain, until this same day, until you have brought the offering of your God. This is a statute forever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:21 - You shall make proclamation on the same day: there shall be a holy convocation to you; you shall do no regular work. This is a statute forever in all your dwellings throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:28 - You shall do no manner of work in that same day; for it is Yom Kippura day of atonement, to make atonement for you before the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:29 - For whoever it is who shall not deny himself in that same day; shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:30 - Whoever it is who does any manner of work in that same day, that person I will destroy from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:12 - They shall leave none of it until the morning, nor break a bone of it. According to all the statute of the Pesach they shall keep it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:16 - Whoever in the open field touches one who is slain with a sword, or a dead body, or a bone of a man, or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:18 - and a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it on the tent, and on all the vessels, and on the persons who were there, and on him who touched the bone, or the slain, or the dead, or the grave:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:8 - God brings him forth out of Mitzrayim; He has as it were the strength of the wild-ox: He shall eat up the nations his adversaries, Shall break their bones in pieces, Smite them through with his arrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:48 - The LORD spoke to Moshe that same day, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:11 - They ate of the produce of the land on the next day after the Pesach, unleavened cakes and parched grain, in the same day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:27 - It happened at the time of the going down of the sun, that Yehoshua commanded, and they took them down off the trees, and cast them into the cave in which they had hidden themselves, and laid great stones on the mouth of the cave, to this very day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:32 - The bones of Yosef, which the children of Yisra'el brought up out of Mitzrayim, buried they in Shekhem, in the parcel of ground which Ya`akov bought of the sons of Hamor the father of Shekhem for a hundred pieces of money: and they became the inheritance of the children of Yosef.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:2 - Please speak in the ears of all the men of Shekhem, Whether is better for you, that all the sons of Yerubba`al, who are seventy persons, rule over you, or that one rule over you? Remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:29 - When he was come into his house, he took a knife, and laid hold on his concubine, and divided her, limb by limb, into twelve pieces, and sent her throughout all the borders of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:13 - They took their bones, and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Yavesh, and fasted seven days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:1 - Then came all the tribes of Yisra'el to David to Hevron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:12 - You are my brothers, you are my bone and my flesh: why then are you the last to bring back the king?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:13 - Say you to `Amasa, Aren't you my bone and my flesh? God do so to me, and more also, if you aren't captain of the host before me continually in the room of Yo'av.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:12 - David went and took the bones of Sha'ul and the bones of Yonatan his son from the men of Yavesh-Gil`ad, who had stolen them from the street of Beth-shan, where the Pelishtim had hanged them, in the day that the Pelishtim killed Sha'ul in Gilboa;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:13 - and he brought up from there the bones of Sha'ul and the bones of Yonatan his son: and they gathered the bones of those who were hanged.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:14 - They buried the bones of Sha'ul and Yonatan his son in the country of Binyamin in Zela, in the tomb of Kish his father: and they performed all that the king commanded. After that God was entreated for the land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:2 - He cried against the altar by the word of the LORD, and said, altar, altar, thus says the LORD: Behold, a son shall be born to the house of David, Yoshiyahu by name; and on you shall he sacrifice the Kohanim of the high places who burn incense on you, and men's bones shall they burn on you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:31 - It happened, after he had buried him, that he spoke to his sons, saying, When I am dead, then bury me in the tomb in which the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:21 - It happened, as they were burying a man, that behold, they spied a band; and they cast the man into the tomb of Elisha: and as soon as the man touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:14 - He broke in pieces the pillars, and cut down the Asherim, and filled their places with the bones of men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:16 - As Yoshiyahu turned himself, he spied the tombs that were there in the mountain; and he sent, and took the bones out of the tombs, and burned them on the altar, and defiled it, according to the word of the LORD which the man of God proclaimed, who proclaimed these things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:18 - He said, Let him be; let no man move his bones. So they let his bones alone, with the bones of the prophet who came out of Shomron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:20 - He killed all the Kohanim of the high places that were there, on the altars, and burned men's bones on them; and he returned to Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:12 - all the valiant men arose, and took away the body of Sha'ul, and the bodies of his sons, and brought them to Yavesh, and buried their bones under the oak in Yavesh, and fasted seven days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:1 - Then all Yisra'el gathered themselves to David to Hevron, saying, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:5 - He burnt the bones of the Kohanim on their altars, and purged Yehudah and Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:5 - But put forth your hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will renounce you to your face."
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 - Fear came on me, and trembling, Which made all my bones shake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:15 - So that my soul chooses strangling, Death rather than my bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:11 - You have clothed me with skin and flesh, And knit me together with bones and sinews.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:20 - My bones stick to my skin and to my flesh. I have escaped by the skin of my teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:11 - His bones are full of his youth, But youth shall lie down with him in the dust.

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