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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.
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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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, ‘Save me from the hand of the enemy,’
Or, ‘Redeem me from the hand of the tyrants H6184’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:20 - “The wicked person writhes in pain all his days,
And the [fn]years reserved for the ruthless H6184 are numbered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:13 - “This is the portion of a wicked person from God,
And the inheritance which tyrants H6184 receive from the Almighty:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:35 - I have seen a wicked, violent H6184 person
Spreading himself like a luxuriant [fn]tree in its native soil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:3 - For strangers have risen against me
And violent H6184 men H6184 have sought my [fn]life;
They have not set God before them. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:14 - God, arrogant men have risen up against me,
And a gang of violent H6184 men H6184 have sought my [fn]life,
And they have not set You before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:16 - A gracious woman attains honor,
And ruthless H6184 men H6184 attain riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:11 - So I will punish the world for its evil
And the wicked for their wrongdoing;
I will also put an end to the audacity of the proud
And humiliate the arrogance of the [fn]tyrants H6184.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:3 - Therefore a strong people will glorify You;
Cities of ruthless H6184 nations will revere You.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:4 - For You have been a stronghold for the helpless,
A stronghold for the poor in his distress,
A refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat;
For the breath of the ruthless H6184
Is like a rain storm against a wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:5 - Like heat in a dry land, You subdue the uproar of foreigners;
Like heat by the shadow of a cloud, the song of the ruthless H6184 is [fn]silenced.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:5 - But the multitude of your [fn]enemies will become like fine dust,
And the multitude of the ruthless H6184 ones H6184 like the chaff which [fn]blows away;
And it will happen instantly, suddenly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:20 - For the ruthless H6184 will come to an end and the scorner will be finished,
Indeed all who [fn]are intent on doing evil will be eliminated,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:25 - Indeed, this is what the LORD says:
“Even the captives of the mighty man will be taken away,
And the prey of a tyrant H6184 will be rescued;
For I will contend with the one who contends with you,
And I will save your sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:21 - “So I will rescue you from the hand of the wicked,
And I will redeem you from the [fn]grasp of the violent H6184.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:11 - But the LORD is with me like a powerful H6184 champion;
Therefore my persecutors will stumble and not prevail.
They will be put to great shame because they have [fn]failed,
An everlasting disgrace that will not be forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:7 - Therefore, behold, I am going to bring strangers against you,
The most H6184 ruthless H6184 of the nations.
And they will draw their swords
Against the beauty of your wisdom
And profane your splendor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:11 - “He and his people with him,
The most H6184 ruthless H6184 of the nations,
Will be brought in to destroy the land;
And they will draw their swords against Egypt
And fill the land with the slain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:12 - “Foreign tyrants H6184 of the nations have cut it down and left it; on the mountains and in all the valleys its branches have fallen, and its branches have been broken in all the ravines of the land. And all the peoples of the earth have gone down from its shade and left it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:12 - “By the swords of the warriors I will make your multitude fall; all of them are tyrants H6184 of the nations,
And they will devastate the pride of Egypt,
And all its multitude will be destroyed.

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