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Lexicon :: Strong's H6239 - ʿōšer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1714a

Strong’s Definitions

עֹשֶׁר ʻôsher, o'-sher; from H6238; wealth:—× far (richer), riches.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H6239 in the following manner: riches (36x), far (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H6239 in the following manner: riches (36x), far (1x).
  1. wealth, riches

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֹשֶׁר ʻôsher, o'-sher; from H6238; wealth:—× far (richer), riches.
ע֫שֶׁר 37 noun masculine1 Samuel 17:25 riches; — ע׳ absolute Genesis 31:6 + 27 times construct Esther 1:4; suffix עָשְׁרוֺ Jeremiah 9:22 + 5 times, עָשְׁרָם Psalm 49:7; Proverbs 14:24; + (or ||) כָּבוֺד 1 Kings 3:13; Proverbs 3:16 + 9 times; עָשָׂה ע׳ Jeremiah 17:11, compare English 'make money.'
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel


1 Kings







3:16; 14:24


9:22; 17:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6239 matches the Hebrew עֹשֶׁר (ʿōšer),
which occurs 37 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:16 - “Surely all the wealth H6239 which God has taken away from our father belongs to us and our children; now then, do whatever God has said to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:25 - The men of Israel said, “Have you seen this man who is coming up? Surely he is coming up to defy Israel. And it will be that the king will enrich the man who kills him with great riches H6239 and will give him his daughter and make his father’s house [fn]free in Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:11 - God said to him, “Because you have asked this thing and have not asked for yourself [fn]long life, nor have asked riches H6239 for yourself, nor have you asked for the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself [fn]discernment to understand justice,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:13 - “I have also given you what you have not asked, both riches H6239 and honor, so that there will not be any among the kings like you all your days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:23 - So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches H6239 and in wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:12 - “Both riches H6239 and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:28 - Then he died in a [fn]ripe old age, full of days, riches H6239 and honor; and his son Solomon reigned in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:11 - God said to Solomon, “Because [fn]you had this in mind, and did not ask for riches, H6239 wealth or honor, or the life of those who hate you, nor have you even asked for long life, but you have asked for yourself wisdom and knowledge that you may rule My people over whom I have made you king,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:12 - wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. And I will give you riches H6239 and wealth and honor, [fn]such as none of the kings who were before you has possessed nor those who will [fn]come after you.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:22 - So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches H6239 and wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:5 - So the LORD established the kingdom in his [fn]control, and all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had great riches H6239 and honor.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:1 - Now Jehoshaphat had great riches H6239 and honor; and he allied himself by marriage with Ahab.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:27 - Now Hezekiah had immense riches H6239 and honor; and he made for himself treasuries for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields and all kinds of valuable articles,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:4 - [fn]And he displayed the riches H6239 of his royal glory and the splendor of his great majesty for many days, 180 days.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:11 - Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, H6239 and the [fn]number of his sons, and every instance where the king had magnified him and how he had [fn]promoted him above the princes and servants of the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:6 - Even those who trust in their wealth
And boast in the abundance of their riches? H6239
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:7 - “Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge,
But trusted in the abundance of his riches H6239
And was strong in [fn]his evil desire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:3 - Wealth and riches H6239 are in his house,
And his righteousness endures forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:16 - [fn]Long life is in her right hand;
In her left hand are riches H6239 and honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:18 - “Riches H6239 and honor are with me,
Enduring wealth and righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:16 - A gracious woman attains honor,
And ruthless men attain riches. H6239
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:28 - He who trusts in his riches H6239 will fall,
But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:8 - The ransom of a man’s life is his wealth, H6239
But the poor hears no rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:24 - The crown of the wise is their riches, H6239
But the folly of fools is foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:1 - A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, H6239
Favor is better than silver and gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:4 - The reward of humility and the [fn]fear of the LORD
Are riches, H6239 honor and life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:8 - Keep deception and [fn]lies far from me,
Give me neither poverty nor riches; H6239
Feed me with the food that is my portion,
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:8 - There was a certain man without a [fn]dependent, having neither a son nor a brother, yet there was no end to all his labor. Indeed, his eyes were not satisfied with riches H6239 and he never asked, “And for whom am I laboring and depriving myself of pleasure?” This too is vanity and it is a grievous task.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:13 - There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: riches H6239 being [fn]hoarded by their owner to his hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:14 - When those riches H6239 were lost through [fn]a bad investment and he had fathered a son, then there was nothing [fn]to support him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:19 - Furthermore, as for every man to whom God has given riches H6239 and wealth, He has also empowered him to eat from them and to receive his [fn]reward and rejoice in his labor; this is the gift of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - a man to whom God has given riches H6239 and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks nothing of all that he desires; yet God has not empowered him to eat from them, for a foreigner [fn]enjoys them. This is [fn]vanity and a severe affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:11 - I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth H6239 to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:23 - Thus says the LORD, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; H6239
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:11 - “As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid,
So is he who makes a fortune, H6239 but unjustly;
In the midst of his days it will forsake him,
And in [fn]the end he will be a fool.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:2 - “And now I will tell you the truth. Behold, three more kings are going to arise [fn]in Persia. Then a fourth will gain far more riches H6239 than all of them; as soon as he becomes strong through his riches, H6239 [fn]he will arouse the whole empire against the realm of [fn]Greece.

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