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Lexicon :: Strong's H6342 - pāḥaḏ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1756

Strong’s Definitions

פָּחַד pâchad, paw-kkad'; a primitive root; to be startled (by a sudden alarm); hence, to fear in general:—be afraid, stand in awe, (be in) fear, make to shake.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H6342 in the following manner: fear (14x), afraid (9x), awe (1x), shake (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H6342 in the following manner: fear (14x), afraid (9x), awe (1x), shake (1x).
  1. to fear, tremble, revere, dread, be in awe or dread

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be in dread

      2. to be in awe

    2. (Piel) to be in great dread

    3. (Hiphil) to cause to dread

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּחַד pâchad, paw-kkad'; a primitive root; to be startled (by a sudden alarm); hence, to fear in general:—be afraid, stand in awe, (be in) fear, make to shake.
STRONGS H6342: Abbreviations
פָּחַד verb dread, be in dread, in awe (Late Hebrew Hithp. (rare), Ecclus 41:12 Imperative פחד על fear for; Targum פַּחְדָּא n.); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular פָּחַד Psalm 119:161, וּפ׳ consecutive Isaiah 19:16; Isaiah 60:5; 1st person singular פָּחַדְתִּי Job 3:25, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִפְחָ֑ד Isaiah 19:17; 2nd person masculine singular תִּפְחָ֑ד Deuteronomy 28:67 +, etc.; —
1. be in dread, absolute Deuteronomy 28:66; Isaiah 12:2; Isaiah 33:14; Isaiah 44:8, 11; Psalm 78:53; Proverbs 3:24; לֹא פ׳ Jeremiah 36:24 sign of callousness; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb פַּחַד Deuteronomy 28:67; Job 3:25; Psalm 14:5 = Psalm 53:6; with מִן person Isaiah 19:17; Job 23:15; Psalm 27:1 (|| יָרֵא), compare Psalm 119:161, and (with מִפְּנֵי) Isaiah 19:16; with עַל of thing Jeremiah 33:9 (+ רָֽגְזוּ); with אֶל, pregnantly, turn in dread to each other Jeremiah 36:16, submitting to י׳ Hosea 3:5; Micah 7:17 (|| יָרֵא).
2. be in awe (at י׳'s favour), absolute, Isaiah 60:5.
Pi. be in great dread, Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular וַתְּפַחֵד Isaiah 51:13, with מִפְּנֵי thing; Participle absolute מְפַחֵד Proverbs 28:14 deeply dreading (that is, sin).
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִפְחַיד Job 4:14 filled my bones with dread.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


28:66; 28:67; 28:67


3:25; 3:25; 4:14; 23:15


14:5; 27:1; 53:6; 78:53; 119:161; 119:161


3:24; 28:14


12:2; 19:16; 19:16; 19:17; 19:17; 33:14; 44:8; 44:11; 51:13; 60:5; 60:5


33:9; 36:16; 36:24






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6342 matches the Hebrew פָּחַד (pāḥaḏ),
which occurs 25 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:66 - And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear H6342 day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:67 - In the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were even! and at even thou shalt say, Would God it were morning! for the fear of thine heart wherewith thou shalt fear, H6342 and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 - For the thing which I greatly feared H6342 is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 - Fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. H6342
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:15 - Therefore am I troubled at his presence: when I consider, I am afraid H6342 of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:5 - There were they in great fear: H6342 for God is in the generation of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:1 - [[A Psalm of David.]] The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? H6342
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 - There were they in great fear, H6342 where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God hath despised them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - And he led them on safely, so that they feared H6342 not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:161 - SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe H6342 of thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:24 - When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: H6342 yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - Happy is the man that feareth H6342 alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:2 - Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: H6342 for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:16 - In that day shall Egypt be like unto women: and it shall be afraid and fear H6342 because of the shaking of the hand of the LORD of hosts, which he shaketh over it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:17 - And the land of Judah shall be a terror unto Egypt, every one that maketh mention thereof shall be afraid H6342 in himself, because of the counsel of the LORD of hosts, which he hath determined against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:14 - The sinners in Zion are afraid; H6342 fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:8 - Fear H6342 ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:11 - Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed: and the workmen, they are of men: let them all be gathered together, let them stand up; yet they shall fear, H6342 and they shall be ashamed together.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:13 - And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and hast feared H6342 continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? and where is the fury of the oppressor?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:5 - Then thou shalt see, and flow together, and thine heart shall fear, H6342 and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:9 - And it shall be to me a name of joy, a praise and an honour before all the nations of the earth, which shall hear all the good that I do unto them: and they shall fear H6342 and tremble for all the goodness and for all the prosperity that I procure unto it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:16 - Now it came to pass, when they had heard all the words, they were afraid H6342 both one and other, and said unto Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:24 - Yet they were not afraid, H6342 nor rent their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants that heard all these words.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:5 - Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall fear H6342 the LORD and his goodness in the latter days.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:17 - They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be afraid H6342 of the LORD our God, and shall fear because of thee.
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