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Lexicon :: Strong's H6205 - ʿărāp̄el

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עֲרָפֶל
Transliteration
ʿărāp̄el
Pronunciation
ar-aw-fel'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from עָרַף (H6201)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1701b

Strong’s Definitions

עֲרָפֶל ʻărâphel, ar-aw-fel'; probably from H6201; gloom (as of a lowering sky):—(gross, thick) dark (cloud, -ness).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H6205 in the following manner: thick darkness (8x), darkness (3x), gross darkness (2x), dark cloud (1x), dark (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H6205 in the following manner: thick darkness (8x), darkness (3x), gross darkness (2x), dark cloud (1x), dark (1x).
  1. cloud, heavy or dark cloud, darkness, gross darkness, thick darkness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲרָפֶל ʻărâphel, ar-aw-fel'; probably from H6201; gloom (as of a lowering sky):—(gross, thick) dark (cloud, -ness).
STRONGS H6205: Abbreviations
עֲרָפֶל noun masculine cloud, heavy cloud (perhaps from above √ + ל afformative; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Syriac bdb079109; Targum עֲרָפֵילָא; Mandean ארפילאM 126, 128; on vocaliz. see BaNB 160 and against him SchwZAW x (1890), 178 who proposes עַרְפֶּל); — ע׳ in which God dwells Exodus 20:18 (Gi; van d. H. Exodus 20:21), 1 Kings 8:12 2 Chronicles 6:1; + עָנָן Deuteronomy 4:11 (also חשֶׁח), Deuteronomy 5:19; Psalm 97:2; Job 22:13 see בַּעַד; תַּחַת רַגְלָיו ע׳ 2 Samuel 22:10 = Psalm 18:10; as swaddling-bands of sea Job 38:9; figurative of misery Isaiah 60:2 (|| חשֶׁח); of י׳'s judgment Jeremiah 13:16 (|| צַלְמָוֶת), as a past day יוֺם עָנָן וַע׳ Ezekiel 34:12 = (of future day of י׳) Zephaniah 1:15 (|| יוֺם חשֶׁח וַאֲפֵלָה) = Joel 2:2 (|| id.).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

20:18; 20:21

Deuteronomy

4:11; 5:19

2 Samuel

22:10

1 Kings

8:12

2 Chronicles

6:1

Job

22:13; 38:9

Psalms

18:10; 97:2

Isaiah

60:2

Jeremiah

13:16

Ezekiel

34:12

Joel

2:2

Zephaniah

1:15

H6205

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6205 matches the Hebrew עֲרָפֶל (ʿărāp̄el),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:21 - And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness H6205 where God was.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:11 - And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, H6205 clouds, and thick darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:22 - These words the LORD spake unto all your assembly in the mount out of the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the thick darkness, H6205 with a great voice: and he added no more. And he wrote them in two tables of stone, and delivered them unto me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:10 - He bowed the heavens also, and came down; and darkness H6205 was under his feet.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:12 - Then spake Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness. H6205
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:1 - Then said Solomon, The LORD hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness. H6205
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:13 - And thou sayest, How doth God know? can he judge through the dark cloud? H6205
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:9 - When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness H6205 a swaddlingband for it,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:9 - He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness H6205 was under his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:2 - Clouds and darkness H6205 are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:2 - For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness H6205 the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:16 - Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness. H6205
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:12 - As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark H6205 day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:2 - A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, H6205 as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:15 - That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness, H6205
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