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Lexicon :: Strong's H6256 - ʿēṯ

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עֵת
Transliteration
ʿēṯ
Pronunciation
ayth
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1650b

Strong’s Definitions

עֵת ʻêth, ayth; from H5703; time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc.:— after, (al-) ways, × certain, continually, evening, long, (due) season, so (long) as, (even-, evening-, noon-) tide, (meal-), what) time, when.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 296x

The KJV translates Strong's H6256 in the following manner: time (257x), season (16x), when (7x), always (4x), eveningtide (with H6153) (2x), miscellaneous (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 296x
The KJV translates Strong's H6256 in the following manner: time (257x), season (16x), when (7x), always (4x), eveningtide (with H6153) (2x), miscellaneous (10x).
  1. time

    1. time (of an event)

    2. time (usual)

    3. experiences, fortunes

    4. occurrence, occasion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵת ʻêth, ayth; from H5703; time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc.:— after, (al-) ways, × certain, continually, evening, long, (due) season, so (long) as, (even-, evening-, noon-) tide, (meal-), what) time, when.
STRONGS H6256:
עֵת 297 noun feminineAmos 5:13 and (seldom, mostly late) masculineEzra 10:14 time (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician עת; Assyrian inu, ittu, time; Talmud עַנְתָּא; clearly from a √ ענה, but doubtful whether I. ע׳); — absolute ע׳ Hosea 10:12 +, construct ע׳ Genesis 24:12 + עֶתֿ Leviticus 15:25 + 5 times; suffix עִתּוֺ Hosea 2:11 +, etc.; plural, late, עִתִּים 1 Chronicles 12:32 +, suffix עִתֶּיךָ, Isaiah 33:6; עִתּוֺת Psalm 9:10; Psalm 10:1, suffix עִתֹּתָ֑י Psalm 31:16; — ע׳ only twice P, once H; —
1. time of an event, etc.:
a. usually (213 times) with preposition: with בְּ (142 times), especially הַהִוא בָּע׳ Genesis 21:22 (E) in that time, Genesis 38:1 (J), Numbers 22:4 (E), Deuteronomy 1:9 + 14 times Deuteronomy; הַהִיא בָּע׳ Joshua 5:2; Amos 5:13; Daniel 12:1 (twice in verse). + (69 times, not in P); הַזּאֹת בָּע׳ Esther 4:14, בָּעִתִּים הָהֵם 2 Chronicles 15:5; Daniel 11:14; בְּכָלעֵֿת at all times Exodus 18:22, 26 (E), Leviticus 16:2 (P) Psalm 34:2 +; = continually Proverbs 8:30, בְּכָלעֵֿת אֲשֶׁר Esther 5:13 as long as I see Mordecai; with לְ (31 times; compare ל 6 above), 2 Samuel 11:1 + at the time, but Ezekiel 12:27 for distant times, compare לְעֵת כָּזֹאת Esther 4:14, etc.; with כְּ (21 times; compare כ 1a above), הַזּאֹת מָחָר כָּע׳ Joshua 11:6 (JE) tomorrow about this time, usually מָחָר כָּע׳ (KöSynt. 401 o) Exodus 9:18 (J), 1 Samuel 9:16 (compare Dr), 1 Samuel 20:12; 1 Kings 19:2; 1 Kings 20:6; 2 Kings 7:1, 18; 2 Kings 10:6†; כָּעֵת חַיָה; † כָּעֵת הָרִאשׁוֺן Isaiah 8:23 at the former time; כָּעֵת alone Numbers 23:23 (JE) at this time = now (probably, compare Di), Judges 13:23; Judges 21:22†, etc.; with מִן (8 times), מִן הָעֵת הַהִא Nehemiah 13:21, etc.; with עַד (12 times), הַהִיא עַדהָֿע׳ Nehemiah 6:1 up to that time, מֵעֵת עַדעֵֿת Ezekiel 4:10, 11 etc. (5 times Daniel); with אלֿ, מֵעֵת אֶלעֵֿת 1 Chronicles 9:25.
b. often construct defined by noun following: בְּעֵת צָהֳרָ֑יִם Jeremiah 20:16, לְעֵת (הָ)עֶרֶב 2 Samuel 11:12; Genesis 8:11; Genesis 24:11 (both J), Isaiah 17:14; Zechariah 14:7; עַדעֵֿת הָעָ֑רֶב Joshua 8:29 (JE), כְּעֵת מִנְחַת עֶרֶב Daniel 9:21, redundantly לְעֶתיֿוֺם בְּיוֺם 1 Chronicles 12:22, (ה)קָצִיר ע׳ Jeremiah 50:16; Jeremiah 51:33, הַוָּמִיר ע׳ Songs 2:12, וִקְנָה ע׳ 1 Kings 11:4; 1 Kings 15:23; Psalm 71:9, אַפְּךָ בְּע׳ Jeremiah 18:23 = פָּנֶיךָ לְע׳ Psalm 21:10 (of anger), לְעִתּוֺת בַּצָּרָה Psalm 9:10; Psalm 10:1 at time destitution (see בַּצָּרָה), etc.
c. followed by infinitive בּוֺא הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ לְע׳ Joshua 10:27 (JE), 2 Chronicles 18:34, קָרְאָם בְּע׳ Jeremiah 11:14a (read בְּעֵת also Jeremiah 11:14b, Gie), etc.
d. followed by clause with finite verb (in poetry or late) Deuteronomy 32:35; Job 6:17; 2 Chronicles 20:22; 24:11; 29:27 + (compare 2c).
2.
a. = usual time: צֵאת לְע׳ 2 Samuel 11:1 at time of kings' going forth = 1 Chronicles 20:1; בְּעֵת יַחֵם Genesis 31:10; עֵת לֶדֶת Job 39:1, 2.
b. proper, suitable time: rain בְּעִתּוֺ Deuteronomy 11:14 Jeremiah 5:24 +, compare Leviticus 26:4 (H), also Psalm 1:3; Psalm 104:27; Psalm 145:15; Proverbs 15:23; Isaiah 60:22; Ecclesiastes 3:11 עֵת מִלְחָמָה Ecclesiastes 3:8; שָׁלוֺם ע׳ Ecclesiastes 3:8; followed by infinitive Hosea 10:12, הַעֵת לָקַחַת 2 Kings 5:26 is it a time to take money? Haggai 1:4, עֶתבֵּֿית לְהִבָּנוֺת י׳ Haggai 1:2 (Haggai 1:2a read עַתָּ בָּא Hi We Now and others); עֵת לַעֲשׂוֺת Psalm 119:126, compare Ecclesiastes 3:2-8 (26 times); absolute כִּי עֵת Hosea 13:13 (Hi We and others; GuKau gives עַתָּ; > Now כָּעֵת); absolute with negative Job 22:16; Ecclesiastes 7:17; hence (late) יוֺדְעֵי בִינָה לָעִתִּים 1 Chronicles 12:32, יִדְעֵי הָעִתִּים Esther 1:13 i.e. astrologers, etc.
c. appointed time, בְּעֵת תֵּת וגו׳ 1 Samuel 18:19 at the appointed time of giving, Ezekiel 7:7, 12; Isaiah 13:22, פְּקֻדָּתָם ע׳ Jeremiah 8:12; Jeremiah 10:15 = Jeremiah 51:18; Jeremiah 46:21; Jeremiah 50:27 compare (with finite verb) Jeremiah 6:15; Jeremiah 49:8; Jeremiah 50:31, אַרְצוֺ ע׳ Jeremiah 27:7, גּוֺיִם ע׳ Ezekiel 30:3,לְעִתִּים מְזֻמָּנִים Ezra 10:14; Nehemiah 10:35 compareNehemiah 13:31; מוֺעֵד עַדעֿ׳ 2 Samuel 24:15; Psalm 103:14 (|| מוֺעֵד), etc.; compare וּמִשְׁפָּט עֵת Ecclesiastes 8:5, 6 (for time of judgment),עִתּוֺ Ecclesiastes 9:12; especially לְעֵת קֵץ Daniel 8:7; compare Daniel 11:35, 40; Daniel 12:4, 9, עֲוֺן קֵץ כְּע׳ Ezekiel 21:30; Ezekiel 21:34; compare Ezekiel 35:5; לְקֵץ הָעִתִּים Daniel 11:13.
d. as uncertain עֵת וָפֶגַע Ecclesiastes 9:11.
3. = experiences, fortunes, plural אֱמוּנַת עִתֶּיךָ Isaiah 33:6; Psalm 31:16; הָעִתִּים אֲשֶׁר עָֽבְרוּ עָלָיו 1 Chronicles 29:30
† 4. occurrence, occasions (= פַּעַם), רַבּוֺת עִתִּים Nehemiah 9:28 great numbers of times (= very often).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

8:11; 21:22; 24:11; 24:12; 31:10; 38:1

Exodus

9:18; 18:22; 18:26

Leviticus

15:25; 16:2; 26:4

Numbers

22:4; 23:23

Deuteronomy

1:9; 11:14; 32:35

Joshua

5:2; 8:29; 10:27; 11:6

Judges

13:23; 21:22

1 Samuel

9:16; 18:19; 20:12

2 Samuel

11:1; 11:1; 11:12; 24:15

1 Kings

11:4; 15:23; 19:2; 20:6

2 Kings

5:26; 7:1; 7:18; 10:6

1 Chronicles

9:25; 12:22; 12:32; 12:32; 20:1; 29:30

2 Chronicles

15:5; 18:34; 20:22; 24:11; 29:27

Ezra

10:14; 10:14

Nehemiah

6:1; 9:28; 10:35; 13:21

Esther

1:13; 4:14; 4:14; 5:13

Job

6:17; 22:16; 39:1; 39:2

Psalms

1:3; 9:10; 9:10; 10:1; 10:1; 21:10; 31:16; 31:16; 34:2; 71:9; 103:14; 104:27; 119:126; 145:15

Proverbs

8:30; 15:23

Ecclesiastes

3:2; 3:3; 3:4; 3:5; 3:6; 3:7; 3:8; 3:8; 3:8; 3:11; 7:17; 8:5; 8:6; 9:11; 9:12

Song of Songs

2:12

Isaiah

13:22; 17:14; 33:6; 33:6; 60:22

Jeremiah

5:24; 6:15; 8:12; 10:15; 11:14; 11:14; 18:23; 20:16; 27:7; 46:21; 49:8; 50:16; 50:27; 50:31; 51:18; 51:33

Ezekiel

4:10; 4:11; 7:7; 7:12; 12:27; 21:30; 30:3; 35:5

Daniel

8:7; 9:21; 11:13; 11:14; 11:35; 11:40; 12:1; 12:4; 12:9

Hosea

2:11; 10:12; 10:12; 13:13

Amos

5:13; 5:13

Haggai

1:2; 1:2; 1:4

Zechariah

14:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6256 matches the Hebrew עֵת (ʿēṯ),
which occurs 296 times in 258 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 8:11–Jdg 21:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:11 - And the dove came in to him in the evening; H6256 and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time H6256 of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:14 - Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time H6256 of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:22 - And it came to pass at that time, H6256 that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:11 - And he made his camels to kneel down without the city by a well of water at the time H6256 of the evening, even the time H6256 that women go out to draw water.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time H6256 that the cattle should be gathered together: water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:10 - And it came to pass at the time H6256 that the cattle conceived, that I lifted up mine eyes, and saw in a dream, and, behold, the rams which leaped upon the cattle were ringstraked, speckled, and grisled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:1 - And it came to pass at that time, H6256 that Judah went down from his brethren, and turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:27 - And it came to pass in the time H6256 of her travail, that, behold, twins were in her womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:18 - Behold, to morrow about this time H6256 I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt since the foundation thereof even until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:22 - And let them judge the people at all seasons: H6256 and it shall be, that every great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear the burden with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:26 - And they judged the people at all seasons: H6256 the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:25 - And if a woman have an issue of her blood many days out of the time H6256 of her separation, or if it run beyond the time of her separation; all the days of the issue of her uncleanness shall be as the days of her separation: she shall be unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:2 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto Aaron thy brother, that he come not at all times H6256 into the holy place within the vail before the mercy seat, which is upon the ark; that he die not: for I will appear in the cloud upon the mercy seat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:4 - Then I will give you rain in due season, H6256 and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:4 - And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now shall this company lick up all that are round about us, as the ox licketh up the grass of the field. And Balak the son of Zippor was king of the Moabites at that time. H6256
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:23 - Surely there is no enchantment against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel: according to this time H6256 it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What hath God wrought!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:9 - And I spake unto you at that time, H6256 saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:16 - And I charged your judges at that time, H6256 saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:18 - And I commanded you at that time H6256 all the things which ye should do.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:34 - And we took all his cities at that time, H6256 and utterly destroyed the men, and the women, and the little ones, of every city, we left none to remain:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:4 - And we took all his cities at that time, H6256 there was not a city which we took not from them, threescore cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:8 - And we took at that time H6256 out of the hand of the two kings of the Amorites the land that was on this side Jordan, from the river of Arnon unto mount Hermon;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:12 - And this land, which we possessed at that time, H6256 from Aroer, which is by the river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, and the cities thereof, gave I unto the Reubenites and to the Gadites.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:18 - And I commanded you at that time, H6256 saying, The LORD your God hath given you this land to possess it: ye shall pass over armed before your brethren the children of Israel, all that are meet for the war.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:21 - And I commanded Joshua at that time, H6256 saying, Thine eyes have seen all that the LORD your God hath done unto these two kings: so shall the LORD do unto all the kingdoms whither thou passest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:23 - And I besought the LORD at that time, H6256 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:14 - And the LORD commanded me at that time H6256 to teach you statutes and judgments, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go over to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:5 - (I stood between the LORD and you at that time, H6256 to shew you the word of the LORD: for ye were afraid by reason of the fire, and went not up into the mount;) saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:20 - And the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him: and I prayed for Aaron also the same time. H6256
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:1 - At that time H6256 the LORD said unto me, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first, and come up unto me into the mount, and make thee an ark of wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:8 - At that time H6256 the LORD separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister unto him, and to bless in his name, unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:14 - That I will give you the rain of your land in his due season, H6256 the first rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest gather in thy corn, and thy wine, and thine oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:12 - The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, H6256 and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:35 - To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time: H6256 for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:2 - At that time H6256 the LORD said unto Joshua, Make thee sharp knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:26 - And Joshua adjured them at that time, H6256 saying, Cursed be the man before the LORD, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: he shall lay the foundation thereof in his firstborn, and in his youngest son shall he set up the gates of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:29 - And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until eventide: H6256 and as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his carcase down from the tree, and cast it at the entering of the gate of the city, and raise thereon a great heap of stones, that remaineth unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:27 - And it came to pass at the time H6256 of the going down of the sun, that Joshua commanded, and they took them down off the trees, and cast them into the cave wherein they had been hid, and laid great stones in the cave's mouth, which remain until this very day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:6 - And the LORD said unto Joshua, Be not afraid because of them: for to morrow about this time H6256 will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: thou shalt hough their horses, and burn their chariots with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:10 - And Joshua at that time H6256 turned back, and took Hazor, and smote the king thereof with the sword: for Hazor beforetime was the head of all those kingdoms.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:21 - And at that time H6256 came Joshua, and cut off the Anakims from the mountains, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the mountains of Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel: Joshua destroyed them utterly with their cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:29 - And they slew of Moab at that time H6256 about ten thousand men, all lusty, and all men of valour; and there escaped not a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:4 - And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, she judged Israel at that time. H6256
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:14 - Go and cry unto the gods which ye have chosen; let them deliver you in the time H6256 of your tribulation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:26 - While Israel dwelt in Heshbon and her towns, and in Aroer and her towns, and in all the cities that be along by the coasts of Arnon, three hundred years? why therefore did ye not recover them within that time? H6256
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 12:6 - Then said they unto him, Say now Shibboleth: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce it right. Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan: and there fell at that time H6256 of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:23 - But his wife said unto him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a meat offering at our hands, neither would he have shewed us all these things, nor would as at this time H6256 have told us such things as these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:4 - But his father and his mother knew not that it was of the LORD, that he sought an occasion against the Philistines: for at that time H6256 the Philistines had dominion over Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:14 - And Benjamin came again at that time; H6256 and they gave them wives which they had saved alive of the women of Jabeshgilead: and yet so they sufficed them not.


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