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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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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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 - “So your life shall [fn]hang in doubt before you; and you will be in dread H6342 night and day, and shall have no assurance of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:67 - “In the morning you shall say, ‘Would that it were evening!’ And at evening you shall say, ‘Would that it were morning!’ because of the dread of your heart which you dread, H6342 and for the sight of your eyes which you will see.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 - “For [fn]what I fear H6342 comes upon me,
And what I dread befalls me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 - Dread came upon me, and trembling,
And made [fn]all my bones shake. H6342
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:15 - “Therefore, I would be dismayed at His presence;
When I consider, I am terrified H6342 of Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:5 - There they are in great dread, H6342
For God is with the righteous generation.
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 [fn]defense of my life;
Whom shall I dread? H6342
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 - There they were in great [fn]fear where no [fn]fear had been;
For God scattered the bones of [fn]him who encamped against you;
You put them to shame, because God had rejected them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - He led them safely, so that they did not fear; H6342
But the sea engulfed their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:161 - Shin.
Princes persecute me without cause,
But my heart stands H6342 in awe H6342 of Your words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:24 - When you lie down, you will not be afraid; H6342
When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - How blessed is the man who fears H6342 always,
But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:2 - “Behold, God is my salvation,
I will trust and not be afraid; H6342
For the LORD GOD is my strength and song,
And He has become my salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:16 - In that day the Egyptians will become like women, and they will tremble and be in dread H6342 because of the waving of the hand of the LORD of hosts, which He is going to wave over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:17 - The land of Judah will become a [fn]terror to Egypt; everyone [fn]to whom it is mentioned will be in dread H6342 of it, because of the purpose of the LORD of hosts which He is purposing against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:14 - Sinners in Zion are terrified; H6342
Trembling has seized the godless.
“Who among us can live with the consuming fire?
Who among us can live with [fn]continual burning?”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:8 - ‘Do not tremble H6342 and do not be afraid;
Have I not long since announced it to you and declared it?
And you are My witnesses.
Is there any God besides Me,
Or is there any other Rock?
I know of none.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:11 - Behold, all his companions will be put to shame, for the craftsmen themselves are mere men. Let them all assemble themselves, let them stand up, let them tremble, H6342 let them together be put to shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:13 - That you have forgotten the LORD your Maker,
Who stretched out the heavens
And laid the foundations of the earth,
That you fear H6342 continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor,
As he makes ready to destroy?
But where is the fury of the oppressor?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:5 - “Then you will see and be radiant,
And your heart will [fn]thrill H6342 and rejoice;
Because the abundance of the sea will be turned to you,
The wealth of the nations will come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:9 - [fn]It will be to Me a name of joy, praise and glory before all the nations of the earth which will hear of all the good that I do for them, and they will fear H6342 and tremble because of all the good and all the peace that I make for it.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:16 - When they had heard all the words, they turned H6342 in fear H6342 one to another and said to Baruch, “We will surely report all these words to the king.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:24 - Yet the king and all his servants who heard all these words were not afraid, H6342 nor did they rend their garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:5 - Afterward the sons of Israel will return and seek the LORD their God and David their king; and they will come H6342 trembling H6342 to the LORD and to His goodness in the last days.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:17 - They will lick the dust like a serpent,
Like reptiles of the earth.
They will come trembling out of their [fn]fortresses;
To the LORD our God they will come H6342 in dread H6342
And they will be afraid before You.
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