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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: Abbreviations
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 to him toward [fn]evening, and behold, in its [fn]beak was a freshly picked olive leaf. So Noah knew that the water was abated from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - And He said, “I will surely return to you [fn]at this time H6256 next year; and behold, Sarah your wife will have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door which was behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:14 - “Is anything too [fn]difficult for Yahweh? At the appointed time I will return to you, [fn]at this time H6256 next year, and Sarah will have a son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:22 -

Now it happened at that time H6256, that Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, spoke to Abraham, saying, “God is with you in all that you do;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:11 - And he made the camels kneel down outside the city by the well of water at evening time H6256, the time H6256 when the women go out to draw water.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - And he said, “Behold, it is still high day; it is not time H6256 for the livestock to be gathered. Give water to the sheep to drink, and go, pasture them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:10 - “Now it happened at the time H6256 when the flock were [fn]mating that I lifted up my eyes and saw in a dream, and behold, the male goats which were [fn]mating were striped, speckled, and mottled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:1 -

Now it happened at that time H6256 that Judah went down from his brothers and turned aside to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:27 -

Now it happened at the time H6256 she was giving birth, that behold, there were twins in her womb.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:18 - “Behold, about this time H6256 tomorrow, I will rain down very heavy hail, such as has not been seen in Egypt from the day it was founded [fn]until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:22 - “And they will judge the people at all times H6256. And it will be that every major matter they will bring to you, but every minor matter they themselves will judge. So it will be easier for you, and they will bear the burden with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:26 - And they judged the people at all times H6256; the difficult matter they would bring to Moses, but every minor matter they themselves would judge.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:25 -

‘Now if a woman has a discharge of her blood many days, not at the period H6256 of her menstrual impurity, or if she has a discharge beyond [fn]that period, all the days of her unclean discharge she shall continue as though [fn]in her menstrual impurity; she is unclean.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:2 - And Yahweh said to Moses:

“Tell your brother Aaron that he shall not enter at any time H6256 into the holy place inside the veil, before the [fn]mercy seat which is on the ark, so that he will not die; for I will appear in the cloud over the mercy seat.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:4 - then I shall give you rains in their season H6256, so that the land will give forth its produce and the trees of the field will give forth their fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:4 - Then Moab said to the elders of Midian, “Now this assembly will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field.” And Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time H6256.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:23 -

“For there is no omen against Jacob,

Nor is there any divination against Israel;

At the proper time H6256 it shall be said to Jacob

And to Israel, what God has done!

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:9 -

“And I spoke to you at that time H6256, saying, ‘I am not able to bear the burden of you alone.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:16 -

“Then I commanded your judges at that time H6256, saying, ‘Hear the cases between your brothers, and judge righteously between a man and his brother or the sojourner who is with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:18 - “And I commanded you at that time H6256 all the things that you should do.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:34 - “So we captured all his cities at that time H6256 and [fn]devoted to destruction [fn]the men, women, and little ones of every city. We left no survivor remaining.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:4 - “And we captured all his cities at that time H6256; there was not a town which we did not take from them: sixty cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:8 -

“Thus we took the land at that time H6256 from the hand of the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, from the [fn]valley of Arnon to Mount Hermon

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:12 -

“So we took possession of this land at that time H6256. From Aroer, which is by the [fn]valley of Arnon, and half the hill country of Gilead and its cities I gave to the Reubenites and to the Gadites.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:18 -

“Then I commanded you at that time H6256, saying, ‘Yahweh your God has given you this land to possess it; all you men of valor shall cross over armed before your brothers, the sons of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:21 - “And I commanded Joshua at that time H6256, saying, ‘Your eyes have seen all that Yahweh your God has done to these two kings; so Yahweh shall do to all the kingdoms into which you are about to cross.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:23 -

“I also pleaded with Yahweh at that time H6256, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:14 - “And Yahweh commanded me at that time H6256 to teach you statutes and judgments, that you might do them in the land where you are going over to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:5 - I was standing between Yahweh and you at that time H6256, to declare to you the word of Yahweh; for you were afraid because of the fire and did not go up the mountain. [fn]He said,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:20 - “And Yahweh was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him; so I also prayed for Aaron at the same time H6256.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:1 -

“At that time H6256 Yahweh said to me, ‘Carve out for yourself two tablets of stone like the former ones, and come up to Me on the mountain, and make an ark of wood for yourself.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:8 - At that time H6256 Yahweh set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, to stand before Yahweh to minister for Him and to bless in His name to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:14 - that [fn]I, Yahweh, will give the rain for your land in its season H6256, the [fn]early and [fn]late rains, that you may gather in your grain and your new wine and your oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:12 - “Yahweh will open for you His good storehouse, the heavens, to give rain to your land in its season H6256 and to bless all the work of your hand; and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:35 -

‘Vengeance is Mine, and retribution,

In due time H6256 their foot will stumble;

For the day of their disaster is near,

And the impending things are hastening upon them.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:2 -

At that time H6256 Yahweh said to Joshua, “Make for yourself flint knives and circumcise again the sons of Israel the second time.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:26 -

Then Joshua made them swear an oath at that time H6256, saying, “Cursed before Yahweh is the man who rises up and builds this city Jericho; with the loss of his firstborn he shall lay its foundation, and with the loss of his youngest son he shall set up its gates.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:29 - And he hanged the king of Ai on a tree until evening; and at sunset Joshua gave a command, and they took his body down from the tree and threw it at the entrance of the city gate and raised over it a great heap of stones that stands to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:27 - Now it happened that at [fn]sunset Joshua gave a command, and they took them down from the trees and threw them down into the cave where they had hidden themselves, and they put large stones over the mouth of the cave, to this very day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:6 -

Then Yahweh said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid because of them, for tomorrow at this time H6256 I will give all of them over, slain, before Israel; you shall hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:10 -

Then Joshua turned back at that time H6256 and captured Hazor and struck its king with the sword; for Hazor formerly was the head of all these kingdoms.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:21 -

Then Joshua came at that time H6256 and cut off the Anakim from the hill country, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab and from all the hill country of Judah and from all the hill country of Israel. Joshua devoted them to destruction with their cities.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:29 - And they struck down at that time H6256 about 10,000 Moabites, all robust and valiant men; and no one escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:4 -

Now Deborah, a [fn]prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time H6256.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:14 - “Go and cry out to the gods which you have chosen; let them save you in the time H6256 of your distress.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:26 - ‘While Israel lived in Heshbon and its towns and in Aroer and its towns and in all the cities that are on the banks of the Arnon, 300 years, why did you not deliver them for yourself within that time H6256?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 12:6 - then they would say to him, “Say now, ‘Shibboleth.’” But he said, “Sibboleth,” for he could not [fn]pronounce it correctly. Then they seized him and slaughtered him at the fords of the Jordan. Thus there fell at that time H6256 42,000 of Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:23 - But his wife said to him, “If Yahweh had desired to put us to death, He would not have accepted a burnt offering and a grain offering from our hands, nor would He have shown us all these things, nor would He have let us hear things like this at this time H6256.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:4 - However, his father and mother did not know that it was of Yahweh, for He was seeking an occasion against the Philistines. Now at that time H6256 the Philistines were ruling over Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:14 - Then Benjamin returned at that time H6256, and they gave them the women whom they had kept alive from the women of Jabesh-gilead; yet they did not find [fn]enough for them.

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