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Lexicon :: Strong's H6223 - ʿāšîr

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adjective, noun
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TWOT Reference: 1714b

Strong’s Definitions

עָשִׁיר ʻâshîyr, aw-sheer'; from H6238; rich, whether literal or figurative (noble):—rich (man).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H6223 in the following manner: rich (20x), rich man (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H6223 in the following manner: rich (20x), rich man (3x).
  1. rich, wealthy

  2. the rich, the wealthy, rich man

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָשִׁיר ʻâshîyr, aw-sheer'; from H6238; rich, whether literal or figurative (noble):—rich (man).
STRONGS H6223: Abbreviations
עָשִׁיר 23 adjective and noun rich; — absolute ע׳ Exodus 30:15 + 19 times; plural absolute עֲשִׁירִים Ecclesiastes 10:6; construct עֲשִׁירֵי Psalm 45:13; suffix עֲשִׁירֶיהָ Micah 6:12; — adjective masculine 2 Samuel 12:1, 4 (opposed to רָאשׁ), Ruth 3:10 (opposed to רַּל); usually noun masculine the rich, opposed to רַּל, Proverbs 10:15 + 3 times; opposed to רָשׁ 2 Samuel 12:2; Proverbs 14:20 + 4 times; opposed to אֶבְיוֺן Psalm 49:3; alone Jeremiah 9:22; Micah 6:12 + 5 times, + עֲשִׁירֵי עָם Psalm 45:13; ע׳ Isaiah 53:9 is probably corrupt, compare || רְשָׁעִים; Bö Ry Di-Kit עשֵֹׁי רַע; Krochm Gr CheHpt conjecture רְשָׁעִים for ע׳ and פּשְׁעִים for ר׳.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs





2 Samuel

12:1; 12:2; 12:4


45:13; 45:13; 49:3


10:15; 14:20








6:12; 6:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6223 matches the Hebrew עָשִׁיר (ʿāšîr),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - “The rich H6223 shall not pay more, and the poor shall not pay less, than the half shekel, when you give the [fn]contribution to the LORD to make atonement for [fn]yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:10 - Then he said, “May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first, by not going after young men, whether poor or rich H6223.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:1 - Then the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him and [fn]said,
“There were two men in a city, the one wealthy H6223 and the other poor.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:2 - “The wealthy H6223 man H6223 had a great many flocks and herds.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:4 - “Now a visitor came to the wealthy H6223 man,
And he could not bring himself to take any animal from his own flock or his own herd,
To prepare for the traveler who had come to him;
So he took the poor man’s ewe lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:19 - “He lies down rich H6223, but never [fn]again;
He opens his eyes, and it no longer exists.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:12 - The daughter of Tyre will come with a gift;
The wealthy H6223 among the people will seek your favor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:2 - Both low and high,
Rich H6223 and poor together.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:15 - The rich H6223 person’s H6223 wealth is his [fn]fortress,
The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:20 - The poor is hated even by his neighbor,
But those who love the rich H6223 are many.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:11 - A rich H6223 person’s H6223 wealth is his strong city,
And like a high wall in his own imagination.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:23 - A poor person utters pleadings,
But a rich H6223 person H6223 answers defiantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:2 - The rich H6223 and the poor [fn]have a common bond,
The LORD is the Maker of them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:7 - The rich H6223 rules over the poor,
And the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:16 - One who oppresses the poor to make [fn]more for himself,
Or gives to the rich H6223, will only come to poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:6 - Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity,
Than a person who is [fn]crooked, though he is rich H6223.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:11 - The rich H6223 person is wise in his own eyes,
But the poor who has understanding [fn]sees through him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:12 - The sleep of the laborer is sweet, whether he eats little or much; but the [fn]full stomach of the rich H6223 person H6223 does not allow him to sleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:6 - foolishness is set in many exalted places while the rich H6223 sit in humble places.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:20 - Furthermore, in your bedroom do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich H6223 person H6223; for a bird of the sky will bring the sound, and the winged one will make your word known.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:9 - And His grave was assigned with wicked men,
Yet He was with a rich H6223 man H6223 in His death,
Because He had done no violence,
Nor was there any deceit in His mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:23 - This is what the LORD says: “Let no wise man boast of his wisdom, nor let the mighty man boast of his might, nor a rich H6223 man H6223 boast of his riches;
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:12 - “For the rich H6223 people H6223 of [fn]the city are full of violence,
Her residents speak lies,
And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.
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