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Lexicon :: Strong's H6190 - ʿārlâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1695a

Strong’s Definitions

עׇרְלָה ʻorlâh, or-law'; feminine of H6189; the prepuce:—foreskin, uncircumcised.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H6190 in the following manner: foreskin (13x), uncircumcised (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H6190 in the following manner: foreskin (13x), uncircumcised (3x).
  1. foreskin, uncircumcised

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עׇרְלָה ʻorlâh, or-law'; feminine of H6189; the prepuce:—foreskin, uncircumcised.
STRONGS H6190: Abbreviations
עָרְלָה 16 noun feminine foreskin; — ע׳ Genesis 34:14; Jeremiah 9:24; construct עָרְלַת Exodus 4:25; Deuteronomy 10:16, etc.; plural הָעֲרָלוֺת (not ֳ׳) Joshua 5:3 (Köii. 1, 158); construct עָרְלוֺת Jeremiah 4:4 + 2 times; עָרְלֹתֵיהֶם 1 Samuel 18:27; — foreskin 1 Samuel 18:25, 27; 2 Samuel 3:14, compare נִּבְעַת הָעֲרָלוֺם Joshua 5:3 hill of the foreskins, near Gilgal; of circumcision, כרת ע׳ Exodus 4:25 (J), בְּשַׂר ע׳ Genesis 17:11 + 5 times P (see II. מוּל), אִישׁ אֲשֶׁר לוֺ ע׳ Genesis 34:14 (P), i.e. one uncircumcised; compare Jeremiah 9:24; figurative of fruit trees, עָרְלָתוֺ Leviticus 19:23 (P; see H4135 [עָרַל]; figurative of heart, לבב ע׳ Deuteronomy 10:16; Jeremiah 4:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


17:11; 34:14; 34:14


4:25; 4:25




10:16; 10:16


5:3; 5:3

1 Samuel

18:25; 18:27; 18:27

2 Samuel



4:4; 4:4; 9:24; 9:24


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6190 matches the Hebrew עָרְלָה (ʿārlâ),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:11 - And ye shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of a covenant betwixt me and you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:14 - And the uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.
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 day, as God had said unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:24 - And Abraham was ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:25 - And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:14 - and said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach unto us.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:25 - Then Zipporah took a flint, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet; and she said, Surely a bridegroom of blood art thou to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:3 - And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:23 - And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall count the fruit thereof as their uncircumcision: three years shall they be as uncircumcised unto you; it shall not be eaten.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:16 - Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no more stiffnecked.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:3 - And Joshua made him knives of flint, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:25 - And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king’s enemies. Now Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:27 - and David arose and went, he and his men, and slew of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full number to the king, that he might be the king’s son-in-law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter to wife.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:14 - And David sent messengers to Ish-bosheth, Saul’s son, saying, Deliver me my wife Michal, whom I betrothed to me for a hundred foreskins of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:4 - Circumcise yourselves to Jehovah, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem; lest my wrath go forth like fire, and burn so that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:25 - Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that I will punish all them that are circumcised in their uncircumcision:
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