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Lexicon :: Strong's H6184 - ʿārîṣ

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TWOT Reference: 1702b

Strong’s Definitions

עָרִיץ ʻârîyts, aw-reets'; from H6206; fearful, i.e. powerful or tyrannical:—mighty, oppressor, in great power, strong, terrible, violent.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H6184 in the following manner: terrible (8x), terrible one (5x), oppressor (3x), mighty (1x), power (1x), strong (1x), violent (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H6184 in the following manner: terrible (8x), terrible one (5x), oppressor (3x), mighty (1x), power (1x), strong (1x), violent (1x).
  1. awe-inspiring, terror-striking, awesome, terrifying, ruthless, mighty

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָרִיץ ʻârîyts, aw-reets'; from H6206; fearful, i.e. powerful or tyrannical:—mighty, oppressor, in great power, strong, terrible, violent.
STRONGS H6184: Abbreviations
עָרִיץ adjective awe-inspiring, terror-striking; — ע׳ of י׳, כְּגִבּוֺר עָרִיץ Jeremiah 20:11; plural as substantive עָרִיצִים, in bad sense of formidable adversaries, personal, Jeremiah 15:21 (|| רָעִים), Job 6:23 (|| צָר), and national, Psalm 54:5 (|| זָרִים), = עֲדַת ע׳ Psalm 86:14 (|| זֵדִים), הֲמוֺן ע׳ Isaiah 29:5 (|| זָרָ֑יִח); especially of Chaldeans Isaiah 13:11, construct עָרִצֵי גוֺיִם most terrifying of the nations Ezekiel 28:7 (|| זָרִים) Ezekiel 30:11; Ezekiel 31:12 (|| זָרִים), Ezekiel 32:12; so (probably) singular עָרִיץ Isaiah 49:25 (read ע׳ also for צַדִּיק Isaiah 49:24, so Lo Ew Che Gr and others); without specific reference גּוֺיִם עָרִיצִים Isaiah 25:3 awe-inspiring nations (Du Che take ע׳ as substantive), רִוּחַ ע׳ Isaiah 25:4 (strike out as gloss Di and others), זְמִיר ע׳ Isaiah 25:5 (strike out verse as gloss Du Che); late, of wicked in general, as ruthless רָאִיתִי רָשָׁע ע׳ Psalm 37:35 I have seen a wicked man ruthless; as substantive, Isaiah 29:20 (|| לֵץ), Job 15:20 (|| רשׁע), plural Job 27:13 (|| id.), Proverbs 11:16; read also עָרִיצִ(יםׅ Isaiah 11:4 (for MT אֶרֶץ), so Che BrMP Du Gr and others (|| רָשָׁע).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:23; 15:20; 27:13


37:35; 54:5; 86:14




11:4; 13:11; 25:3; 25:4; 25:5; 29:5; 29:20; 49:24; 49:25


15:21; 20:11


28:7; 30:11; 31:12; 32:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6184 matches the Hebrew עָרִיץ (ʿārîṣ),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:23 - Or, Deliver me from the enemy's hand? or, Redeem me from the hand of the mighty? H6184
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:20 - The wicked man travaileth with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden to the oppressor. H6184
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:13 - This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, H6184 which they shall receive of the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:35 - I have seen the wicked in great power, H6184 and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:3 - For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors H6184 seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:14 - O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent H6184 men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:16 - A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong H6184 men retain riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:11 - And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible. H6184
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:3 - Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible H6184 nations shall fear thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:4 - For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones H6184 is as a storm against the wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:5 - Thou shalt bring down the noise of strangers, as the heat in a dry place; even the heat with the shadow of a cloud: the branch of the terrible ones H6184 shall be brought low.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:5 - Moreover the multitude of thy strangers shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones H6184 shall be as chaff that passeth away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:20 - For the terrible one H6184 is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:25 - But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible H6184 shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:21 - And I will deliver thee out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem thee out of the hand of the terrible. H6184
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:11 - But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: H6184 therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:7 - Behold, therefore I will bring strangers upon thee, the terrible H6184 of the nations: and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall defile thy brightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:11 - He and his people with him, the terrible H6184 of the nations, shall be brought to destroy the land: and they shall draw their swords against Egypt, and fill the land with the slain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:12 - And strangers, the terrible H6184 of the nations, have cut him off, and have left him: upon the mountains and in all the valleys his branches are fallen, and his boughs are broken by all the rivers of the land; and all the people of the earth are gone down from his shadow, and have left him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:12 - By the swords of the mighty will I cause thy multitude to fall, the terrible H6184 of the nations, all of them: and they shall spoil the pomp of Egypt, and all the multitude thereof shall be destroyed.
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