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Lexicon :: Strong's H616 - 'assîr

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

Strong’s Definitions

אַסִּיר ʼaççîyr, as-sere'; for H615:—prisoner.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H616 in the following manner: prisoner (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H616 in the following manner: prisoner (3x).
  1. prisoners (collective)

  2. (CLBL) prisoner, captive

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַסִּיר ʼaççîyr, as-sere'; for H615:—prisoner.
STRONGS H616: Abbreviations
אַסִּיר noun [masculine] mostly collective prisoners (according to Ol§ 185 a corruption of אָסִיר, compare LagBN 110) taken in battle Isaiah 10:4 (LagSymm i. 105; GGA 1884, 259 reads חַת אֹסִיר etc., Osiris is broken, but compare Checritical note.), Isaiah 24:22 (simile of judgment upon kings of earth); Isaiah 42:7 (|| ישְׁבֵי חשֶׁךְ; reference to exiled Israel, but see also Hi Che Di); 1 Chronicles 3:17 בְּנֵי יְכָנְיָה אַסִּר probably = sons of Jeconiah the captive (yet note omission of article) so Be Zö Öttli and others; Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate translated as proper name.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Chronicles



10:4; 24:22; 42:7


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Strong's Number H616 matches the Hebrew אַסִּיר ('assîr),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:11 - Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:4 - Without me they shall bow down under the prisoners, H616 and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:22 - And they shall be gathered together, as prisoners H616 are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison, and after many days shall they be visited.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:7 - To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners H616 from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
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