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Lexicon :: Strong's H6227 - ʿāšān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1712a

Strong’s Definitions

עָשָׁן ʻâshân, aw-shawn'; from H6225; smoke, literally or figuratively (vapor, dust, anger):—smoke(-ing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H6227 in the following manner: smoke (24x), smoking (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H6227 in the following manner: smoke (24x), smoking (1x).
  1. smoke

    1. smoke

    2. in metaphor, simile

    3. smoke (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָשָׁן ʻâshân, aw-shawn'; from H6225; smoke, literally or figuratively (vapor, dust, anger):—smoke(-ing).
STRONGS H6227: Abbreviations
† I. עָשָׁן noun masculineExodus 19:16 smoke; — absolute ע׳ Judges 20:38 +, construct עֲשַׁן Joshua 8:20, 21, עֶ֫שֶׁן Exodus 19:18; suffix עֲשָׁנוֺ Exodus 19:18, עֲשָׁנָהּ Isaiah 34:10; —
a. of burning city Joshua 8:20; Joshua 8:21; Judges 20:88; Judges 20:40, compare Nahum 2:14; heralding a foe Isaiah 14:31.
b. in figurative of destruction of Israel Isaiah 9:17, Edom Isaiah 34:10.
c. simile of dust-cloud Songs 3:6; of transitoriness Hosea 13:3; Isaiah 51:6; Psalm 37:20 (reading כֶּע׳, as Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate), Psalm 68:3; Psalm 102:4; simile of the unpleasant, Proverbs 10:26.
d. breath of crocodile Job 41:12.
a. attending theoph., תַּנּוּר ע׳ Genesis 15:17; of mountain Exodus 19:18, compare simile הַכִּבְשָׁן כְּע׳ Exodus 19:18; Isaiah 6:4, also Isaiah 4:5; Joel 3:3.
b. of God's anger, בְּאַפּוֹ ע׳ 2 Samuel 22:9 = Psalm 18:9; so probably also Isaiah 65:5.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




19:16; 19:18; 19:18; 19:18; 19:18


8:20; 8:20; 8:21; 8:21


20:38; 20:40

2 Samuel





18:9; 37:20; 68:3; 102:4



Song of Songs



4:5; 6:4; 9:17; 14:31; 34:10; 34:10; 51:6; 65:5






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6227 matches the Hebrew עָשָׁן (ʿāšān),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:17 - And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking H6227 furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:18 - And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and the smoke H6227 thereof ascended as the smoke H6227 of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:20 - And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke H6227 of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way: and the people that fled to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:21 - And when Joshua and all Israel saw that the ambush had taken the city, and that the smoke H6227 of the city ascended, then they turned again, and slew the men of Ai.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:38 - Now there was an appointed sign between the men of Israel and the liers in wait, that they should make a great flame with smoke H6227 rise up out of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:40 - But when the flame began to arise up out of the city with a pillar of smoke, H6227 the Benjamites looked behind them, and, behold, the flame of the city ascended up to heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:9 - There went up a smoke H6227 out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:20 - Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, H6227 as out of a seething pot or caldron.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:8 - There went up a smoke H6227 out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:20 - But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke H6227 shall they consume away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:2 - As smoke H6227 is driven away, so drive them away: as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:3 - For my days are consumed like smoke, H6227 and my bones are burned as an hearth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:26 - As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke H6227 to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:6 - Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, H6227 perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:5 - And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke H6227 by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a defence.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:4 - And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke. H6227
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:18 - For wickedness burneth as the fire: it shall devour the briers and thorns, and shall kindle in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke. H6227
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:31 - Howl, O gate; cry, O city; thou, whole Palestina, art dissolved: for there shall come from the north a smoke, H6227 and none shall be alone in his appointed times.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:10 - It shall not be quenched night nor day; the smoke H6227 thereof shall go up for ever: from generation to generation it shall lie waste; none shall pass through it for ever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:6 - Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, H6227 and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:5 - Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke H6227 in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:3 - Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke H6227 out of the chimney.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:30 - And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke. H6227
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:13 - Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in the smoke, H6227 and the sword shall devour thy young lions: and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.
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