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Lexicon :: Strong's H6106 - ʿeṣem

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1673c

Variant Spellings

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 - And Adam said, This is now bone H6106 of my bones, H6106 and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 - In the selfsame H6106 day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:23 - And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house; and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame H6106 day, as God had said unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:26 - In the selfsame H6106 day was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:14 - And Laban said to him, Surely thou art my bone H6106 and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:25 - And Joseph took an oath of the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones H6106 from hence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:17 - And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame H6106 day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:41 - And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame H6106 day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:46 - In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone H6106 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:51 - And it came to pass the selfsame H6106 day, that the LORD did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:19 - And Moses took the bones H6106 of Joseph with him: for he had straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye shall carry up my bones H6106 away hence with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:10 - And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body H6106 of heaven in his clearness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:14 - And ye shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn, nor green ears, until the selfsame H6106 day that ye have brought an offering unto your God: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:21 - And ye shall proclaim on the selfsame H6106 day, that it may be an holy convocation unto you: ye shall do no servile work therein: it shall be a statute for ever in all your dwellings throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:28 - And ye shall do no work in that same H6106 day: for it is a day of atonement, to make an atonement for you before the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:29 - For whatsoever soul it be that shall not be afflicted in that same H6106 day, he shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:30 - And whatsoever soul it be that doeth any work in that same H6106 day, the same soul will I destroy from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:12 - They shall leave none of it unto the morning, nor break any bone H6106 of it: according to all the ordinances of the passover they shall keep it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:16 - And whosoever toucheth one that is slain with a sword in the open fields, or a dead body, or a bone H6106 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 upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons that were there, and upon him that touched a bone, H6106 or one slain, or one dead, or a grave:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:8 - God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, H6106 and pierce them through with his arrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:48 - And the LORD spake unto Moses that selfsame H6106 day, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:11 - And they did eat of the old corn of the land on the morrow after the passover, unleavened cakes, and parched corn in the selfsame H6106 day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:27 - And it came to pass at the time of the going down of the sun, that Joshua commanded, and they took them down off the trees, and cast them into the cave wherein they had been hid, and laid great stones in the cave's mouth, which remain until this very H6106 day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:32 - And the bones H6106 of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought up out of Egypt, buried they in Shechem, in a parcel of ground which Jacob bought of the sons of Hamor the father of Shechem for an hundred pieces of silver: and it became the inheritance of the children of Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:2 - Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Whether is better for you, either that all the sons of Jerubbaal, which are threescore and ten persons, reign over you, or that one reign over you? remember also that I am your bone H6106 and your flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:29 - And when he was come into his house, he took a knife, and laid hold on his concubine, and divided her, together with her bones, H6106 into twelve pieces, and sent her into all the coasts of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:13 - And they took their bones, H6106 and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:1 - Then came all the tribes of Israel to David unto Hebron, and spake, saying, Behold, we are thy bone H6106 and thy flesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:12 - Ye are my brethren, ye are my bones H6106 and my flesh: wherefore then are ye the last to bring back the king?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:13 - And say ye to Amasa, Art thou not of my bone, H6106 and of my flesh? God do so to me, and more also, if thou be not captain of the host before me continually in the room of Joab.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:12 - And David went and took the bones H6106 of Saul and the bones H6106 of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabeshgilead, which had stolen them from the street of Bethshan, where the Philistines had hanged them, when the Philistines had slain Saul in Gilboa:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:13 - And he brought up from thence the bones H6106 of Saul and the bones H6106 of Jonathan his son; and they gathered the bones H6106 of them that were hanged.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:14 - And the bones H6106 of Saul and Jonathan his son buried they in the country of Benjamin in Zelah, in the sepulchre of Kish his father: and they performed all that the king commanded. And after that God was intreated for the land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:2 - And he cried against the altar in the word of the LORD, and said, O altar, altar, thus saith the LORD; Behold, a child shall be born unto the house of David, Josiah by name; and upon thee shall he offer the priests of the high places that burn incense upon thee, and men's bones H6106 shall be burnt upon thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:31 - And it came to pass, after he had buried him, that he spake to his sons, saying, When I am dead, then bury me in the sepulchre wherein the man of God is buried; lay my bones H6106 beside his bones: H6106
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:21 - And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the man was let down, and touched the bones H6106 of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:14 - And he brake in pieces the images, and cut down the groves, and filled their places with the bones H6106 of men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:16 - And as Josiah turned himself, he spied the sepulchres that were there in the mount, and sent, and took the bones H6106 out of the sepulchres, and burned them upon the altar, and polluted it, according to the word of the LORD which the man of God proclaimed, who proclaimed these words.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:18 - And he said, Let him alone; let no man move his bones. H6106 So they let his bones H6106 alone, with the bones H6106 of the prophet that came out of Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:20 - And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there upon the altars, and burned men's bones H6106 upon them, and returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:12 - They arose, all the valiant men, and took away the body of Saul, and the bodies of his sons, and brought them to Jabesh, and buried their bones H6106 under the oak in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:1 - Then all Israel gathered themselves to David unto Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone H6106 and thy flesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:5 - And he burnt the bones H6106 of the priests upon their altars, and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:5 - But put forth thine hand now, and touch his bone H6106 and his flesh, and he will curse thee to thy face.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 - Fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones H6106 to shake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:15 - So that my soul chooseth strangling, and death rather than my life. H6106
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:11 - Thou hast clothed me with skin and flesh, and hast fenced me with bones H6106 and sinews.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:20 - My bone H6106 cleaveth to my skin and to my flesh, and I am escaped with the skin of my teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:11 - His bones H6106 are full of the sin of his youth, which shall lie down with him in the dust.

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