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Lexicon :: Strong's H6342 - pāḥaḏ

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A primitive root
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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 - Your life will constantly hang in the balance. You will live night and day in fear, unsure if you will survive.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:67 - In the morning you will say, ‘If only it were night!’ And in the evening you will say, ‘If only it were morning!’ For you will be terrified by the awful horrors you see around you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 - What I always feared has happened to me.
What I dreaded has come true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 - Fear gripped me,
and my bones trembled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:15 - No wonder I am so terrified in his presence.
When I think of it, terror grips me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:5 - Terror will grip them,
for God is with those who obey him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:1 - A psalm of David.

The LORD is my light and my salvation—
so why should I be afraid?
The LORD is my fortress, protecting me from danger,
so why should I tremble?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 - Terror will grip them,
terror like they have never known before.
God will scatter the bones of your enemies.
You will put them to shame, for God has rejected them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - He kept them safe so they were not afraid;
but the sea covered their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:161 - Shin
Powerful people harass me without cause,
but my heart trembles only at your word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:24 - You can go to bed without fear;
you will lie down and sleep soundly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - Blessed are those who fear to do wrong,[fn]
but the stubborn are headed for serious trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:2 - See, God has come to save me.
I will trust in him and not be afraid.
The LORD GOD is my strength and my song;
he has given me victory.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:16 - In that day the Egyptians will be as weak as women. They will cower in fear beneath the upraised fist of the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:17 - Just to speak the name of Israel will terrorize them, for the LORD of Heaven’s Armies has laid out his plans against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:14 - The sinners in Jerusalem shake with fear.
Terror seizes the godless.
“Who can live with this devouring fire?” they cry.
“Who can survive this all-consuming fire?”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:8 - Do not tremble; do not be afraid.
Did I not proclaim my purposes for you long ago?
You are my witnesses—is there any other God?
No! There is no other Rock—not one!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:11 - All who worship idols will be disgraced
along with all these craftsmen—mere humans—
who claim they can make a god.
They may all stand together,
but they will stand in terror and shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:13 - Yet you have forgotten the LORD, your Creator,
the one who stretched out the sky like a canopy
and laid the foundations of the earth.
Will you remain in constant dread of human oppressors?
Will you continue to fear the anger of your enemies?
Where is their fury and anger now?
It is gone!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:5 - Your eyes will shine,
and your heart will thrill with joy,
for merchants from around the world will come to you.
They will bring you the wealth of many lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:9 - Then this city will bring me joy, glory, and honor before all the nations of the earth! The people of the world will see all the good I do for my people, and they will tremble with awe at the peace and prosperity I provide for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:16 - When they heard all the messages, they looked at one another in alarm. “We must tell the king what we have heard,” they said to Baruch.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:24 - Neither the king nor his attendants showed any signs of fear or repentance at what they heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:5 - But afterward the people will return and devote themselves to the LORD their God and to David’s descendant, their king.[fn] In the last days, they will tremble in awe of the LORD and of his goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:17 - Like snakes crawling from their holes,
they will come out to meet the LORD our God.
They will fear him greatly,
trembling in terror at his presence.
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