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Lexicon :: Strong's H622 - 'āsap̄

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TWOT Reference: 140

Strong’s Definitions

אָסַף ʼâçaph, aw-saf'; a primitive root; to gather for any purpose; hence, to receive, take away, i.e. remove (destroy, leave behind, put up, restore, etc.):—assemble, bring, consume, destroy, fetch, gather (in, together, up again), × generally, get (him), lose, put all together, receive, recover (another from leprosy), (be) rereward, × surely, take (away, into, up), × utterly, withdraw.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 200x

The KJV translates Strong's H622 in the following manner: together (51x), gather (86x), assemble (15x), rereward (5x), miscellaneous (51x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 200x
The KJV translates Strong's H622 in the following manner: together (51x), gather (86x), assemble (15x), rereward (5x), miscellaneous (51x).
  1. to gather, receive, remove, gather in

    1. (Qal)

      1. to gather, collect

      2. to gather (an individual into company of others)

      3. to bring up the rear

      4. to gather and take away, remove, withdraw

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to assemble, be gathered

      2. (pass of Qal 1a2)

        1. to be gathered to one's fathers

        2. to be brought in or into (association with others)

      3. (pass of Qal 1a4)

        1. to be taken away, removed, perish

    3. (Piel)

      1. to gather (harvest)

      2. to take in, receive into

      3. rearguard, rearward (subst)

    4. (Pual) to be gathered

    5. (Hithpael) to gather oneself or themselves

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָסַף ʼâçaph, aw-saf'; a primitive root; to gather for any purpose; hence, to receive, take away, i.e. remove (destroy, leave behind, put up, restore, etc.):—assemble, bring, consume, destroy, fetch, gather (in, together, up again), × generally, get (him), lose, put all together, receive, recover (another from leprosy), (be) rereward, × surely, take (away, into, up), × utterly, withdraw.
STRONGS H622: Abbreviations
אָסַף 200 verb gather, remove (Assyrian asâpu, DlPr 45) —
Qal Perfect אָסַף Genesis 30:23 +; אָסַפְתָּ Psalm 85:4, etc.; Imperfect יֶּאֱסֹף 2 Kings 5:3; יַאַסְפֵנִי Psalm 27:10, etc.; also וַיֹּסֶף 2 Samuel 6:1; 2nd person masculine singular תֹּסֵף Psalm 104:29; 1st person singular אֹסְפָה Micah 4:6; so probably (suffix) אִֹֽֽֽספְךָ 1 Samuel 15:6 (read אֹסִפְךָ) see Köi. 382 DrSm; Imperative אֱסֹף Numbers 21:16 + אֶסְפָה Numbers 11:16; 2nd person feminine singular אִסְפִּי Jeremiah 10:17; אִסְפוּ Psalm 50:5 +; Infinitive absolute אָסֹף Jeremiah 8:13 + (Hiph., from סוף according to BaNB 73); construct אֱסֹף 2 Kings 5:7 +; אָסְפְּךָ Exodus 23:16; אָסְפְּכֶם Leviticus 23:39; Participle active אֹסֵף Numbers 19:10; אֹסִפְךָ 2 Kings 22:20; 2 Chronicles 34:28 (pointed אִֹֽֽֽספְךָ i.e. Hiph.; compare Köl.c.); אֹסְפָם Psalm 39:7; passive plural construct אֲסֻפֵי Ezekiel 34:29; —
1. gather, collect
(a) persons Genesis 29:22; Genesis 42:17 (followed by אֶל־) Exodus 3:16; Exodus 4:29; Numbers 11:16, 24; Numbers 21:16; Joshua 2:18 (followed by אֶל־ + ־ה locative) Joshua 24:1 (followed by ־ה locative; all these J E); 1 Samuel 5:8, 11; 2 Kings 23:1 (followed by אֶל־) Joshua 2:16; Isaiah 11:12; Zephaniah 3:8; Habakkuk 2:5; Ezekiel 11:17 (all || קבץ) +; collect men, people, armies, etc., for fighting Numbers 21:23 (E) Judges 11:20; 1 Samuel 17:1; 2 Samuel 10:17; 2 Samuel 12:29 +; compare Zechariah 14:2 (followed by עַל־ against);
(b) once object beasts Jeremiah 12:9;
(c) things, especially fruits ofearth Exodus 23:10, 16 (Covenant code) Leviticus 25:3, 20, 39 (H) Deuteronomy 11:14; Deuteronomy 16:13; Deuteronomy 28:38; Isaiah 17:5; Jeremiah 40:10, 12; Job 39:12; Psalm 39:7; compare Ruth 2:7 (|| לקט glean); the quails Numbers 11:32 (twice in verse); food in general (מַאֲכָל) Genesis 6:21 (followed by אֶל־); eggs Isaiah 10:14; money 2 Kings 22:4; 2 Chronicles 24:11; ashes of red heifer Numbers 19:9, 10; chariots 1 Kings 10:26; 2 Chronicles 1:14, etc.; of fisherman (בְּמִכְמַרְתּוֺ, in metaphor) Habakkuk 1:15; of collecting wind Proverbs 30:4 מִי ר־וּחַ בְּחָפְנָיו א׳.
2. gather an individual into company of others:
(a.) object person especially gather to one's father 2 Kings 22:20 (עַל־אֲבֹתֶיךָ) = 2 Chronicles 34:28 (אֶל־; both || Niph. of same verb which see); hence also
(b.) bring, object person 1 Samuel 14:52 (on form here see Dr) 2 Samuel 11:27 (both followed by אֶל־), association, responsibility, protection being implied; also of stray ox or sheep Deuteronomy 22:2 (followed by אֶל־תּוֺח); hence also
(c.) take up, care for, subject י׳ Psalm 27:10 (compare perhaps Isaiah 40:11 קבץ);
(d.) draw up the feet upon the bed (אֶל־) Genesis 49:33.
3. bring up the rear of Isaiah 58:8 יַאַסְפֶ֑ךָ כְּבוֺד י׳ i.e. be thy rear-guard (|| הָלַח לְפָנֶיךָ צִדְקֶ֑ךָ) — Isaiah 52:12 has Pi. מְאַסִּפְכֶם which see.
†4. gather and take away, remove, withdraw 1 Samuel 14:19 (object hand), Jeremiah 10:17 (bundle, followed by מִן), leprosy 2 Kings 5:11 (see H6879 צרע); compare also מִצָּרַעַת א׳, remove (set free) a man from leprosy 2 Kings 5:3; 2 Kings 5:6; 2 Kings 5:7; Genesis 30:23; Isaiah 4:1 (reproach), Psalm 85:4 (wrath, || הֵשִׁיב), Jeremiah 16:5 (peace, followed by מִן), Joel 2:10; Joel 4:15 (light), Psalm 26:9 (נֶפֶשׁ) so Judges 18:25; Psalm 104:29 (רוּחַ) see also Job 34:14 (followed by אֶל־); hence destroy 1 Samuel 15:6 object person); passive אֲסֻפֵי רָעָב destroyed with hunger Ezekiel 34:29; also Infinitive absolute Jeremiah 8:13; Zephaniah 1:2 (joined with הֵסִיף from סוף, see Köi. 445; considered Hiph. Infinitive absolute by BaNB 73 see above).
Niph. Perfect נֶאֱסַף Numbers 27:13 + נֶאֶסְפָה Jeremiah 48:33 etc.; Imperfect יֵאָסֵף Exodus 9:19 +; וַיֵּאָ֫סֶף Genesis 25:8 +; יֵאָסֵפ֑וּן Psalm 104:22 etc.; Imperative הֵאָסֵף Deuteronomy 32:50; הֵאָֽסְפִי Jeremiah 47:6; הֵאָֽסְפוּ Genesis 49:1 +; Infinitive absolute הֵאָסֹף 2 Samuel 17:11 (on form compare BaNB 74); construct הֵאָסֵף Genesis 29:7; Numbers 12:15; Participle נֶאֱסָף Genesis 49:29; נֶאֱסָפִים 1 Samuel 13:11; Isaiah 13:14; נֶאְסָפִים Isaiah 57:1; —
1. assemble, be gathered, reflexive
(a.) subject men Genesis 49:1 (|| קבץ Genesis 49:2), Isaiah 43:9 (|| קבץ), 2 Chronicles 30:3 (followed by לְ) 2 Chronicles 30:13 (followed by accusative of location), Ezra 3:1; Ezra 9:4; Nehemiah 8:1, 13 (all followed by אֶל־) Nehemiah 9:1; Nehemiah 12:28; earlier mostly of assembling for war Genesis 34:30 (followed by עַל־), Joshua 10:5; Judges 6:33; Judges 9:6; Judges 10:17 || נצעק), Judges 20:11 (followed by אֶל־) Judges 20:14 (followed by ־ה locative), 1 Samuel 13:11 (followed by accusative of location) +;
(b.) subject flocks, etc. Genesis 29:3 (passive; followed by שָׁמָּה) Genesis 29:7; Genesis 29:8 (all J); fish Numbers 11:22 (compare Habakkuk 1:25 Qal);
(c.) inanimate subject herbs Proverbs 27:25; water 2 Samuel 14:14 (in simile); bones for burial Jeremiah 8:2; compare Jeremiah 25:33 (bodies of slain) see also Ezekiel 29:5 (|| קבץ which Co reads קבר), apparently = compose, arrange for burial. **So יֵאָסֵף Job 27:19; but read probably יֹאסִף = יוֺסִף (Ex 5:7), Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Ew De Di Du.
2. passive of Qal 2;
(a) be gathered to one's fathers אֶל־אֲבוֺתָיו נֶא׳ Judges 2:10; elsewhere to one's people אֶל־עַמָּיו (all P) Genesis 25:8, 17; Genesis 35:29 (|| וַיִּגְוַע וַיָּמָת) Genesis 49:29, 33 (|| גוע), Numbers 20:24, 26 (|| מות Numbers 27:13 (twice in verse); Numbers 31:2; Deuteronomy 32:50 (twice in verse) (both || מות); also אֶל־קִבְרֹתֶיךָ 2 Kings 22:20 2 Chronicles 34:28 both || Qal which see); hence also
(b.) be brought in (into association with others, etc.) Numbers 12:14, 15 (E) of Miriam, after leprosy; also reflexive betake oneself, of Moses Numbers 11:30 (E), compare 2 Samuel 17:13 (both followed by אֶל־); even with inanimate subject Jeremiah 47:6 הֵאָֽסְפִי אֶל־תַּעְרֵח (addressed to sword); of man & beast brought home (followed by ־ה locative) for protection Exodus 9:19.
3. Passive of Qal 4; be taken away, removed, perish, of men Isaiah 57:1 (twice in verse) (|| אבד); fish Hosea 4:3; gladness Isaiah 16:10; Jeremiah 48:33 (followed by מִן); also reflexive, withdraw itself, of moon Isaiah 60:20 (|| בוא שׁמשׁ).
Pi. Participle מְאַסֵּף Numbers 10:25 +; מְאָֽסְפָיו Isaiah 62:9 (so BD see Kö i. 201); מְאַסִּפְכֶם Isaiah 52:12; —
1. gather harvest Isaiah 62:9 (|| קבץ); bodies for burial Jeremiah 9:21.
2. take in, receive into (followed by בַּיְתָה) Judges 19:15, 18.
3. as substantive rearguard, rearward Numbers 10:25 (P) Joshua 6:9, 13 (both E); figurative of God Isaiah 52:12.
Pu. Perfect וְאֻסַּף (construct) Isaiah 33:4; Zechariah 14:14 etc.; Participle מְאֻסָּף Ezekiel 38:12be gathered, of men Isaiah 24:22; Hosea 10:10 (followed by עַל against), Ezekiel 38:12; booty Isaiah 33:4; wealth Zechariah 14:14.
Hithp. Infinitive הִתְאַסֵּף Deuteronomy 33:5 gather themselves.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:21; 25:8; 25:8; 25:17; 29:3; 29:7; 29:7; 29:8; 29:22; 30:23; 30:23; 34:30; 35:29; 42:17; 49:1; 49:1; 49:2; 49:29; 49:29; 49:33; 49:33


3:16; 4:29; 5:7; 9:19; 9:19; 23:10; 23:16; 23:16


23:39; 25:3; 25:20; 25:39


10:25; 10:25; 11:16; 11:16; 11:22; 11:24; 11:30; 11:32; 12:14; 12:15; 12:15; 19:9; 19:10; 19:10; 20:24; 20:26; 21:16; 21:16; 21:23; 27:13; 27:13; 31:2


11:14; 16:13; 22:2; 28:38; 32:50; 32:50; 33:5


2:16; 2:18; 6:9; 6:13; 10:5; 24:1


2:10; 6:33; 9:6; 10:17; 11:20; 18:25; 19:15; 19:18; 20:11; 20:14



1 Samuel

5:8; 5:11; 13:11; 13:11; 14:19; 14:52; 15:6; 15:6; 17:1

2 Samuel

6:1; 10:17; 11:27; 12:29; 14:14; 17:11; 17:13

1 Kings


2 Kings

5:3; 5:3; 5:6; 5:7; 5:7; 5:11; 22:4; 22:20; 22:20; 22:20; 23:1

2 Chronicles

1:14; 24:11; 30:3; 30:13; 34:28; 34:28; 34:28


3:1; 9:4


8:1; 8:13; 9:1; 12:28


27:19; 34:14; 39:12


26:9; 27:10; 27:10; 39:7; 39:7; 50:5; 85:4; 85:4; 104:22; 104:29; 104:29


27:25; 30:4


4:1; 10:14; 11:12; 13:14; 16:10; 17:5; 24:22; 33:4; 33:4; 40:11; 43:9; 52:12; 52:12; 52:12; 57:1; 57:1; 58:8; 60:20; 62:9; 62:9


8:2; 8:13; 8:13; 9:21; 10:17; 10:17; 12:9; 16:5; 25:33; 40:10; 40:12; 47:6; 47:6; 48:33; 48:33


11:17; 29:5; 34:29; 34:29; 38:12; 38:12


4:3; 10:10






1:15; 2:5


1:2; 3:8


14:2; 14:14; 14:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H622 matches the Hebrew אָסַף ('āsap̄),
which occurs 202 times in 188 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 6:21–Jos 10:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:21 - “As for you, take for yourself some of all food which is edible, and gather H622 it to yourself; and it shall be for food for you and for them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:8 - And Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full of days; and he was gathered H622 to his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:17 - These are the years of the life of Ishmael, 137 years; and he breathed his last and died and was gathered H622 to his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:3 - And all the flocks would be gathered H622 there, and they would roll the stone from the mouth of the well and give water to the sheep to drink and return the stone back to its place on the mouth of the well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - And he said, “Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered H622. Give water to the sheep to drink, and go, pasture them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:8 - But they said, “We cannot, until all the flocks are gathered H622, and they roll the stone from the mouth of the well; then we give water to the sheep to drink.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:22 - And Laban gathered H622 all the men of the place and made a feast.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:23 - So she conceived and bore a son and said, “God has taken H622 away H622 my reproach.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:30 - Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me by making me odious among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and [fn]my men being few in number, they will gather H622 together against me and strike me, and I will be destroyed, I and my household.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:29 - And Isaac breathed his last and died and was gathered H622 to his people, an old man and full of days; and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:17 - Then he put H622 them all H622 together H622 in prison for three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:1 -

Then Jacob summoned his sons and said, “Gather H622 together H622 that I may tell you what will befall you in the last days.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:29 - Then he commanded them and said to them, “I am about to be gathered H622 to my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:33 - So Jacob finished commanding his sons. And he drew H622 his feet into the bed and breathed his last and was gathered H622 to his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:16 - “Go and gather H622 the elders of Israel together and say to them, ‘Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, has appeared to me, saying, “[fn]I indeed care about you and what has been done to you in Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:29 - Then Moses and Aaron went and gathered H622 all the elders of the sons of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:19 - “So now, send, bring your livestock and whatever you have in the field to safety. Every man and beast that is found in the field and is not brought H622 home, the hail will come down on them, and they will die.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:10 -

“Now you shall sow your land for six years and gather H622 in H622 its produce,

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:16 - “Also you shall keep the Feast of the Harvest of the first fruits of your labors from what you sow in the field; also the Feast of the Ingathering at the end of the year when you gather H622 in H622 the fruit of your labors from the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:26 - so Moses stood in the gate of the camp and said, “Whoever is for Yahweh, come to me!” And all the sons of Levi gathered H622 together to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:39 -

‘On exactly the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered H622 in H622 the produce of the land, you shall celebrate the feast of Yahweh for seven days, with a [fn]rest on the first day and a [fn]rest on the eighth day.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:3 - ‘Six years you shall sow your field, and six years you shall prune your vineyard and gather H622 in H622 its produce,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:20 - ‘But if you say, “What are we going to eat on the seventh year [fn]if we do not sow or gather H622 in H622 our produce?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:25 - ‘I will also bring upon you a sword which will execute vengeance for the covenant; and when you gather H622 together into your cities, I will send pestilence among you so that you shall be given over into enemy hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:25 -

Then the standard of the camp of the sons of Dan, according to their armies, which formed the rear H622 guard H622 for all the camps, set out, with Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai over its army,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:16 -

Yahweh therefore said to Moses, “Gather H622 for Me seventy men from the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and their officers, and take them to the tent of meeting, and let them take their stand there with you.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:22 - “Should flocks and herds be slaughtered for them, to be sufficient for them? Or should all the fish of the sea be gathered H622 together for them, to be sufficient for them?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:24 -

So Moses went out and told the people the words of Yahweh. Also, he gathered H622 seventy men of the elders of the people and had them stand around the tent.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:30 - Then Moses [fn]returned H622 to the camp, both he and the elders of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:32 - And the people [fn]spent all day and all night and all the next day, and gathered H622 the quail (he who gathered least gathered H622 [fn]ten homers), and they spread them out for themselves all around the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:14 - But Yahweh said to Moses, “If her father had but spit in her face, would she not bear her dishonor for seven days? Let her be shut up for seven days outside the camp, and afterward she may be received H622 again.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:15 - So Miriam was shut up outside the camp for seven days, and the people did not set out until Miriam was received H622 again.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:9 - ‘Now a man who is clean shall gather H622 up H622 the ashes of the heifer and deposit them outside the camp in a clean place, and [fn]the congregation of the sons of Israel shall keep it as water to remove impurity; it is [fn]purification from sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:10 - ‘And the one who gathers H622 the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening; and it shall be a perpetual statute to the sons of Israel and to the sojourner who sojourns among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:24 - “Aaron will be gathered H622 to his people, for he shall not enter the land which I have given to the sons of Israel because you rebelled against My [fn]command at the waters of Meribah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:26 - and strip Aaron of his garments and put them on his son Eleazar. So Aaron will be gathered H622 to his people and will die there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:16 -

And from there they continued to [fn]Beer, that is the well where Yahweh said to Moses, “Assemble H622 the people, that I may give them water.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:23 - But Sihon would not allow Israel to pass through his border. So Sihon gathered H622 all his people and went out to meet Israel in the wilderness and came to Jahaz and fought against Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:13 - “So when you have seen it, you too will be gathered H622 to your people, as Aaron your brother [fn]was,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:2 - “Take full vengeance for the sons of Israel on the Midianites; afterward you will be gathered H622 to your people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:14 - that [fn]I, Yahweh, will give the rain for your land in its season, the [fn]early and [fn]late rains, that you may gather H622 in H622 your grain and your new wine and your oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:13 -

“You shall [fn]celebrate the Feast of Booths seven days after you have gathered H622 in H622 from your threshing floor and your wine vat;

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:2 - “And if your brother is not near you, or if you do not know him, then you shall bring H622 it home to your house, and it shall be with you until your brother searches for it; then you shall give it back to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:38 -

“You shall bring out much seed to the field, but you will gather H622 in H622 little, for the locust will consume it.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:50 - “Then die on the mountain where you ascend, and be gathered H622 to your people, as Aaron your brother died on Mount Hor and was gathered H622 to his people,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:5 -

“And He was king in Jeshurun,

When the heads of the people were gathered H622,

The tribes of Israel together.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:18 - [fn]unless, when we come into the land, you tie this cord of scarlet thread in the window through which you let us down, and gather H622 to yourself into the house your father and your mother and your brothers and all your father’s household.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:9 - And the armed men went before the priests who blew the trumpets, and the rear H622 guard H622 came after the ark, while they continued to blow the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:13 - And the seven priests carrying the seven trumpets of rams’ horns before the ark of Yahweh went on continually and blew the trumpets; and the armed men went before them, and the rear H622 guard H622 came after the ark of Yahweh, and they continued to blow the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:5 - So the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon, gathered H622 together and went up, they with all their armies, and camped by Gibeon and fought against it.

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