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Lexicon :: Strong's H6343 - paḥaḏ

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1756a

Strong’s Definitions

פַּחַד pachad, pakh'-ad; from H6342; a (sudden) alarm (properly, the object feared, by implication, the feeling):—dread(-ful), fear, (thing) great (fear, -ly feared), terror.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H6343 in the following manner: fear (40x), dread (3x), great (2x), terror (2x), dreadful (1x), greatly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H6343 in the following manner: fear (40x), dread (3x), great (2x), terror (2x), dreadful (1x), greatly (1x).
  1. terror, dread

    1. dread

    2. object of dread

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פַּחַד pachad, pakh'-ad; from H6342; a (sudden) alarm (properly, the object feared, by implication, the feeling):—dread(-ful), fear, (thing) great (fear, -ly feared), terror.
STRONGS H6343: Abbreviations
I. פַּ֫חַד 49 noun masculine1 Samuel 11:7 dread; — פ׳ absolute Genesis 31:42 +, construct 1 Samuel 11:7 +, suffix פַּחְדְּךָ Deuteronomy 2:25; Psalm 119:120, פַּחְדּוֹ Job 13:11; 1 Chronicles 14:17, etc.; plural פְּחָדִים Job 15:21: —
1. dread, י׳ פ׳, i.e. before י׳, often (not always) terrifying, unfitting for action, Isaiah 2:10, 19, 21; 1 Samuel 11:7; 2 Chronicles 14:13; 2 Chronicles 17:10, so אֱהִֹים פ׳ 2 Chronicles 20:29, with suffix Job 13:11; Psalm 119:120 trembleth for dread of thee; with genitive object Israel, Deuteronomy 2:25 (|| יִרְאָה), Deuteronomy 11:25 (|| מוֺרָא), Psalm 105:38; Esther 8:17; Esther 9:2, אוֺיֵב פ׳ Psalm 64:2, of individual 1 Chronicles 14:17; Esther 9:3; with genitive object of thing Proverbs 1:33; absolute, in general, Exodus 15:16 (song; || אֵימָ֫תָה), Job 4:14 (|| רְעָדָה), Jeremiah 30:5 (|| קוֺל חֲרָדָה) +; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb with פָּחַד Psalm 14:5 + (see פָּחַד); with genitive subject † Proverbs 1:26, 27 (both || אֵיד) Deuteronomy 28:67.
2. = object of dreadPsalm 31:12; Psalm 36:2, אֵלַי פ׳ Job 31:23; פָּחַדְתִּי פַּחַדJob 3:25; הַפַּחַד מִקּוֺלIsaiah 24:18 sound of the disaster, for הַפּ׳ מִפְּנֵי of original Jeremiah 48:44, but פְּחָדִים קוֺלJob 15:21 = a sound of terrors; פ׳ פִּתְאֹם Job 22:10; Proverbs 3:25.
3. as designation of deity יִצְחָק פ׳ Genesis 31:42 (|| אֱהֵֹי אַבְרָהָם), so Genesis 31:53 (|| id.; both E).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


31:42; 31:42; 31:53




2:25; 2:25; 11:25; 28:67

1 Samuel

11:7; 11:7; 11:7

1 Chronicles

14:17; 14:17

2 Chronicles

14:13; 17:10; 20:29


8:17; 9:2; 9:3


3:25; 4:14; 13:11; 13:11; 15:21; 15:21; 22:10; 31:23


14:5; 31:12; 36:2; 64:2; 105:38; 119:120; 119:120


1:26; 1:27; 1:33; 3:25


2:10; 2:19; 2:21; 24:18


30:5; 48:44


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6343 matches the Hebrew פַּחַד (paḥaḏ),
which occurs 49 times in 48 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:42 - “If the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the dread H6343 of Isaac, had not been for me, surely now you would have sent me away empty. God has seen my affliction and the toil of my hands, so He rendered the decision last night.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:53 - “The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.” So Jacob swore by the dread H6343 of his father Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:16 -

“Terror and dread H6343 fall upon them;

By the greatness of Your arm they are still as stone;

Until Your people pass over, O Yahweh,

Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:25 - ‘This day I will begin to put the dread H6343 and fear of you [fn]upon the peoples [fn]everywhere under the heavens, who, when they hear the report of you, will tremble and be in anguish because of you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:25 - “No man will be able to stand before you; Yahweh your God will put the dread H6343 of you and the fear of you on all the land on which you set foot, as He has spoken to you.
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 H6343 of your heart which you dread, and because of the sight of your eyes which you will see.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:7 - Then he took a pair of oxen and cut them in pieces and sent them throughout the territory of Israel by the hand of messengers, saying, “Whoever does not come out after Saul and after Samuel, so shall it be done to his oxen.” Then the dread H6343 of Yahweh fell on the people, and they came out as one man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:17 - Then the name of David went out into all the lands; and Yahweh brought the dread H6343 of him on all the nations.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:14 - And they struck down all the cities around Gerar, for the dread H6343 of Yahweh had fallen on them; and they plundered all the cities, for there was much plunder in them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:10 -

Now the dread H6343 of Yahweh was on all the kingdoms of the lands which were around Judah, so that they did not make war against Jehoshaphat.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:7 - “So now then let the dread H6343 of Yahweh be upon you; [fn]be careful what you do, because [fn]with Yahweh our God there is no unrighteousness or partiality or the taking of a bribe.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:29 - And the dread H6343 of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that Yahweh had fought against the enemies of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:17 - And in each and every province and in each and every city, wherever the king’s word and his law reached, there was gladness and joy for the Jews, a feast and a [fn]holiday. And many among the peoples of the land became Jews, for the dread H6343 of the Jews had fallen on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:2 - The Jews assembled in their cities throughout all the provinces of King Ahasuerus to send forth their hand against those who sought their calamity; and no one could stand before them, for the dread H6343 of them had fallen on all the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:3 - Even all the princes of the provinces, the satraps, the governors, and those who were doing the king’s work [fn]advanced the Jews, because the dread H6343 of Mordecai had fallen on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 -

“For the dread H6343 that I dread comes upon me,

And what I am afraid of befalls me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 -

Dread H6343 came upon me, and trembling,

And made the multitude of my bones shake in dread.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:11 -

“Will not His exaltedness terrify you,

And the dread H6343 of Him fall on you?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:21 -

[fn]Sounds of dread H6343 are in his ears;

While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:9 -

Their houses are safe from dread H6343,

And the rod of God is not on them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:10 -

“Therefore snares surround you,

And sudden dread H6343 terrifies you,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 25:2 -

“Rule and dread H6343 [fn]belong to Him

Who makes peace in His heights.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:23 -

“For disaster from God is a dread H6343 to me,

And because of His exaltedness I can do nothing.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:16 -

“She treats her children cruelly, as if they were not hers;

Though her labor be empty, she is without dread H6343,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:22 -

“He laughs at dread H6343 and is not dismayed;

And he does not turn back from the sword.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:5 -

There they are in great H6343 dread,

For God is with the righteous generation.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:11 -

Among all my adversaries, I have become a reproach,

Especially to my neighbors,

And an object H6343 of H6343 dread H6343 to my acquaintances;

Those who see me in the street flee from me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:1 -

For the choir director. Of the servant of Yahweh, of David.

[fn]Transgression declares to the [fn]ungodly within [fn]his heart;

There is no dread H6343 of God before his eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 -

There they were in great H6343 dread H6343 where no dread H6343 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 64:1 -

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.

Hear my voice, O God, in my [fn]complaint;

Guard my life from dread H6343 of the enemy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:5 -

You will not be afraid of terror H6343 by night,

Or arrow that flies by day;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:38 -

Egypt was glad when they went out,

For the dread H6343 of them had fallen upon them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:120 -

My flesh [fn]quakes for dread H6343 of You,

And I am afraid of Your judgments.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:26 -

I will also laugh at your disaster;

I will mock when your dread H6343 comes,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 -

When your dread H6343 comes like a storm

And your disaster comes like a whirlwind,

When distress and anguish come upon you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:33 -

“But he who listens to me shall dwell securely

And will be at ease from the dread H6343 of evil.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:25 -

Do not be afraid of sudden dread H6343

Nor of the storm of the wicked when it comes;

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:8 -

“All of them are those who seize the sword,

Learned in war;

Each man has his sword at his side,

Guarding against the [fn]dreadful H6343 things H6343 of the night.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:10 -

Enter the rock and hide in the dust

From the dread H6343 of Yahweh and from the splendor of His majesty.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:19 -

Men will go into caves of the rocks

And into holes of the [fn]ground

Before the dread H6343 of Yahweh

And the splendor of His majesty,

When He arises to make the earth tremble.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:21 -

In order to go into the caverns of the rocks and the clefts of the cliffs

Before the dread H6343 of Yahweh and the splendor of His majesty,

When He arises to make the earth tremble.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:17 -

Panic H6343 and pit and pitfall

Are upon you, O inhabitant of the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:18 -

Then it will be that he who flees the sound of panic H6343 will fall into the pit,

And he who [fn]climbs out of the pit will be caught in the pitfall;

For the windows [fn]above are opened, and the foundations of the earth quake.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:5 -

“For thus says Yahweh,

‘We have heard a sound of trembling,

Of dread H6343, and there is no peace.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:43 -

“Panic H6343 and pit and pitfall are coming upon you,

O inhabitant of Moab,” declares Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:44 -

“The one who flees from the panic H6343

Will fall into the pit,

And the one who climbs up out of the pit

Will be caught in the pitfall;

For I shall bring upon her, even upon Moab,

The year of their punishment,” declares Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:5 -

“Behold, I am going to bring dread H6343 upon you,”

Declares Lord Yahweh of hosts,

“From all around you;

And each of you will be banished [fn]headlong,

With no one to gather the one who flees.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:47 -

Panic H6343 and pitfall have befallen us,

Devastation and destruction;

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