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Lexicon :: Strong's H6297 - peḡer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1732a

Strong’s Definitions

פֶּגֶר peger, peh'gher; from H6296; a carcase (as limp), whether of man or beast; figuratively, an idolatrous image:—carcase, corpse, dead body.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H6297 in the following manner: carcase (14x), dead body (6x), corpse (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H6297 in the following manner: carcase (14x), dead body (6x), corpse (2x).
  1. corpse, carcass, monument, stela

    1. corpse (of man)

    2. carcass (of animals)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פֶּגֶר peger, peh'gher; from H6296; a carcase (as limp), whether of man or beast; figuratively, an idolatrous image:—carcase, corpse, dead body.
פֶּ֫גֶר noun masculineIsaiah 14:19 corpse, carcass; — absolute פ׳ Isaiah 14:19 +, פָּ֑גֶר Nahum 3:3; construct פֶּגֶר 1 Samuel 17:46; plural פְּגָרִים 2 Kings 19:35 +; construct פִּגְרֵי Jeremiah 33:5; suffix פִּגְרֵיכֶם Leviticus 26:30 +, etc.; —
1. of men, singular Isaiah 14:19; usually plural Isaiah 34:3; Isaiah 66:24; Jeremiah 31:40; Jeremiah 33:5; Jeremiah 41:9; Ezekiel 6:5; Ezekiel 43:7, 9; Leviticus 26:30; Numbers 14:29, 32, 33; 2 Chronicles 20:34, — 2 Chronicles 20:25 read probably בְּגָדִים, so Greek Version of the LXX (?), Vulgate Be Krochm Kau Kit; — מֵתִים פְּגָרִים 2 Kings 19:35 = Isaiah 37:36; singular collective 1 Samuel 17:46, רַב־הַפֶּגֶר Amos 8:3, כֹּבֶדפֿ׳ Nahum 3:3; figurative of idols גִּלּוּלֵיכֶם פִּגְרֵי Leviticus 26:30.
2. of animals Genesis 15:11.
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26:30; 26:30; 26:30


14:29; 14:32; 14:33

1 Samuel

17:46; 17:46

2 Kings

19:35; 19:35

2 Chronicles

20:25; 20:34


14:19; 14:19; 14:19; 34:3; 37:36; 66:24


31:40; 33:5; 33:5; 41:9


6:5; 43:7; 43:9




3:3; 3:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6297 matches the Hebrew פֶּגֶר (peḡer),
which occurs 22 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:11 - The birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, H6297 and Abram drove them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:30 - ‘I then will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense altars, and heap your [fn]remains H6297 on the [fn]remains H6297 of your idols, for My soul shall abhor you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:29 - your corpses H6297 will fall in this wilderness, even all your [fn]numbered men, according to your complete number from twenty years old and upward, who have grumbled against Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:32 - ‘But as for you, your corpses H6297 will fall in this wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:33 - ‘Your sons shall be shepherds for forty years in the wilderness, and they will [fn]suffer for your [fn]unfaithfulness, until your corpses H6297 [fn]lie in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:46 - “This day the LORD will deliver you up into my hands, and I will strike you down and remove your head from you. And I will give the dead H6297 bodies H6297 of the army of the Philistines this day to the birds of the sky and the wild beasts of the earth, that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:35 - Then it happened that night that the angel of the LORD went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when [fn]men rose early in the morning, behold, all of them were [fn]dead. H6297
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:24 - When Judah came to the lookout of the wilderness, they looked toward the multitude, and behold, they were corpses H6297 lying on the ground, and no one had escaped.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:25 - When Jehoshaphat and his people came to take their spoil, they found much among them, including goods, [fn]garments and valuable things which they took for themselves, more than they could carry. And they were three days taking the spoil because there was so much.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:19 - “But you have been cast out of your tomb
Like [fn]a rejected branch,
[fn]Clothed with the slain who are pierced with a sword,
Who go down to the stones of the pit
Like a trampled corpse. H6297
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:3 - So their slain will be thrown out,
And their corpses H6297 [fn]will give off their stench,
And the mountains will [fn]be drenched with their blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:36 - Then the angel of the LORD went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when [fn]men arose early in the morning, behold, all of these were [fn]dead. H6297
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:24 - “Then they will go forth and look
On the corpses H6297 of the men
Who have [fn]transgressed against Me.
For their worm will not die
And their fire will not be quenched;
And they will be an abhorrence to all [fn]mankind.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:40 - “And the whole valley of the dead H6297 bodies H6297 and of the ashes, and all the fields as far as the brook Kidron, to the corner of the Horse Gate toward the east, shall be holy to the LORD; it will not be plucked up or overthrown anymore forever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:5 - ‘While they are coming to fight with the Chaldeans and to fill them with the corpses H6297 of men whom I have slain in My anger and in My wrath, and I have hidden My face from this city because of all their wickedness:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:9 - Now as for the cistern where Ishmael had cast all the corpses H6297 of the men whom he had struck down [fn]because of Gedaliah, it was the one that King Asa had made on account of Baasha, king of Israel; Ishmael the son of Nethaniah filled it with the slain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:5 - “I will also lay the dead H6297 bodies H6297 of the sons of Israel in front of their idols; and I will scatter your bones around your altars.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:7 - He said to me, “Son of man, this is the place of My throne and the place of the soles of My feet, where I will dwell among the sons of Israel forever. And the house of Israel will not again defile My holy name, neither they nor their kings, by their harlotry and by the [fn]corpses H6297 of their kings [fn]when they die,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:9 - “Now let them put away their harlotry and the [fn]corpses H6297 of their kings far from Me; and I will dwell among them forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:3 - [fn]The songs of the palace will turn to wailing in that day,” declares the Lord GOD. “Many will be the corpses; H6297 in every place [fn]they will cast them forth [fn]in silence.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:3 - Horsemen charging,
Swords flashing, spears gleaming,
Many slain, a mass of corpses, H6297
And [fn]countless dead bodies
They stumble over [fn]the dead bodies!

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