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Lexicon :: Strong's H615 - 'āsîr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 141b

Strong’s Definitions

אָסִיר ʼâçîyr, aw-sere'; from H631; bound, i.e. a captive:—(those which are) bound, prisoner.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H615 in the following manner: prisoner (10x), bound (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H615 in the following manner: prisoner (10x), bound (2x).
  1. prisoner, captive, bondman

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָסִיר ʼâçîyr, aw-sere'; from H631; bound, i.e. a captive:—(those which are) bound, prisoner.
STRONGS H615: Abbreviations
אָסִיר noun masculineGenesis 39:20 bondman, prisoner (Arabic أَسِيرً, Aramaic axrcysAf  , MI אסר) — א׳ absolute Psalm 79:11; Psalm 102:21; plural אֲסִירִם Genesis 39:22 +, compare Judges 16:21, 25 Kt; construct אֲסִירֵי Psalm 107:10 +, Genesis 39:20 Qr; אֲסִירָיו Psalm 69:34 +, etc.; — Prisoner Genesis 39:20, 22 (J), elsewhere only poetic; Isaiah 14:17; as having rest in grave from task-master Job 3:18; especially as object of divine compassion Psalm 68:7 (|| יָתִיר), Psalm 69:34 (|| אֶבְיוֺן); אֶנְקַת א׳ Psalm 79:11; Psalm 102:21 (both || בְּנֵי תְמוּתָה), Psalm 107:10 עֳנִי וּבַרְזֶל א׳ (|| ישְׁבֵי חשֶׁח וְצַלְמָ֑וֶת); compare אָ֑רֶץ א׳ Lamentations 3:34; specifically of liberated exiles of Israel Zechariah 9:11, called captives of hope הַתִּקְוָה א׳ Zechariah 9:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


39:20; 39:20; 39:20; 39:22; 39:22


16:21; 16:25




68:7; 69:34; 69:34; 79:11; 79:11; 102:21; 102:21; 107:10; 107:10






9:11; 9:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H615 matches the Hebrew אָסִיר ('āsîr),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:20 - And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners H615 were bound: and he was there in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:22 - And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners H615 that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:21 - But the Philistines took him, and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he did grind in the prison house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:25 - And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and he made them sport: and they set him between the pillars.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:18 - There the prisoners H615 rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:6 - God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound H615 with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:33 - For the LORD heareth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners. H615
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:20 - To hear the groaning of the prisoner; H615 to loose those that are appointed to death;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:10 - Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound H615 in affliction and iron;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:17 - That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners? H615
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:34 - To crush under his feet all the prisoners H615 of the earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:11 - As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners H615 out of the pit wherein is no water.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:12 - Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners H615 of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double unto thee;
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