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Lexicon :: Strong's H6227 - ʿāšān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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 - Now it came about, when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, a smoking H6227 oven and a flaming torch appeared which passed between these pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:18 - Now Mount Sinai was all in smoke because the LORD descended upon it in fire; and its smoke H6227 ascended like the smoke H6227 of a furnace, and the entire mountain [fn]quaked violently.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:20 - When the men of Ai turned [fn]back and looked, behold, the smoke H6227 of the city ascended to the sky, and they had no place to flee this way or that, for the people who had been fleeing to the wilderness turned against the pursuers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:21 - When Joshua and all Israel saw that the men in ambush had captured the city and that the smoke H6227 of the city ascended, they turned back and [fn]killed the men of Ai.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:38 - Now the agreed sign between the men of Israel and the men in ambush was that they would make a great cloud of smoke H6227 rise from the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:40 - But when the cloud began to rise from the city in a column of smoke H6227, Benjamin looked behind them; and behold, the entire city was going up in smoke to heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:9 - “Smoke H6227 went up [fn]out of His nostrils,
And fire from His mouth was devouring;
Coals were kindled by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:20 - “From his nostrils smoke H6227 goes out
As from a boiling pot and burning reeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:8 - Smoke H6227 went up [fn]out of His nostrils,
And fire from His mouth was devouring;
Coals burned from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:20 - But the wicked will perish;
And the enemies of the LORD will be like the [fn]glory of the pastures,
They vanish—like smoke H6227 they vanish away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:2 - As smoke H6227 is driven away, so drive them away;
As wax melts before a fire,
So the wicked will perish before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:3 - For my days have ended in smoke H6227,
And my bones have been scorched like a hearth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:26 - Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke H6227 to the eyes,
So is the [fn]lazy one to those who send him.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:6 - The Bride
[fn]What is this coming up from the wilderness
Like columns of smoke H6227,
Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense,
With all the scented powders of the merchant?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:5 - then the LORD will create over the entire area of Mount Zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, and smoke H6227, and the brightness of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory will be a canopy.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:4 - And the [fn]foundations of the thresholds trembled at the voice of him who called out, while the [fn]temple was filling with smoke H6227.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:18 - For wickedness burns like a fire;
It consumes briars and thorns;
It also sets the thickets of the forest aflame
And they roll upward in a column of smoke H6227.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:31 - “Wail, you gate; cry, you city;
[fn]Melt away, Philistia, all of you!
For smoke H6227 comes from the north,
And there is no straggler in his ranks.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:10 - It will not be extinguished night or day;
Its smoke H6227 will go up forever.
From generation to generation it will be desolate;
None will pass through it forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:6 - “Raise your eyes to the sky,
Then look to the earth beneath;
For the sky will vanish like smoke H6227,
And the earth will wear out like a garment
And its inhabitants will die [fn]in the same way.
But My salvation will be forever,
And My righteousness will not fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:5 - “Who say, ‘Keep to yourself, do not come near me,
For I am holier than you!’
These are smoke H6227 in My [fn]nostrils,
A fire that burns all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:3 - Therefore they will be like the morning cloud
And like dew which [fn]soon disappears,
Like chaff which is blown away from the threshing floor,
And like smoke H6227 from a chimney.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:30 - “I will [fn]display wonders in the sky and on the earth,
Blood, fire, and columns of smoke H6227.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:13 - “Behold, I am against you,” declares the LORD of armies. “I will burn up her chariots in smoke H6227, and a sword will devour your young lions; I will eliminate your prey from the land, and no longer will the voice of your messengers be heard.”
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