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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 fear H6343 of Isaac, had not been for me, surely now you would have sent me away empty-handed. God has seen my affliction and the labor of my hands, so He rendered judgment 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 fear 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 motionless as stone,
Until Your people pass over, LORD,
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 upon the faces of [fn]people everywhere, [fn]who, when they hear the news of you, will tremble and be in anguish because of you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:25 - “No one will be able to stand against you; the LORD your God will [fn]instill the dread H6343 of you and the fear of you in all the land on which you set foot, just as He has spoken to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:67 - “In the morning you will say, ‘If only it were evening!’ And at evening you will say, ‘If only it were morning!’ because of the terror H6343 of your heart which you fear, and the sight of your eyes which you will see.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:7 - He then took a yoke 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, the same shall be done to his oxen.” Then the dread H6343 of the LORD fell on the people, and they came out as one person.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:17 - Then the fame of David spread in all the lands; and the LORD brought the fear H6343 of him on all the nations.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:14 - They [fn]destroyed all the cities around Gerar, for the dread H6343 of the LORD had fallen on them; and they pillaged all the cities, for there was much plunder in them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:10 - Now the dread H6343 of the LORD 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 - “Now then, let the fear H6343 of the LORD be upon you; be careful [fn]about what you do, for [fn]the LORD our God will have no part in injustice or partiality, or in 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 the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:17 - In each and every province and in each and every city, wherever the king’s commandment and his decree arrived, there was joy and jubilation for the Jews, a feast and a [fn]holiday. And many among the peoples of the land [fn]became Jews, because the dread H6343 of the Jews had fallen on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:2 - The Jews assembled in their cities throughout the provinces of King Ahasuerus to [fn]attack those who sought [fn]to harm them; and no one could stand against them, because the dread H6343 of them had fallen on all the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:3 - Even all the officials of the provinces, the satraps, the governors, and those who were doing the king’s business were supporting the Jews, because the dread H6343 of Mordecai had fallen on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 - “For [fn]what H6343 I fear comes upon me,
And what I dread [fn]encounters me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 - Dread H6343 came upon me, and trembling,
And made [fn]all my bones shake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:11 - “Will His [fn]majesty not terrify you,
And the dread H6343 of Him fall upon you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:21 - [fn]Sounds of terror H6343 are in his ears;
While he is at peace the destroyer comes upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:9 - Their houses are safe from fear H6343,
And the [fn]rod of God is not on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:10 - “Therefore traps surround you,
And sudden dread H6343 terrifies you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 25:2 - “Dominion and awe H6343 [fn]belong to Him
Who makes peace in His heights.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:23 - “For disaster from God is a terror H6343 to me,
And because of His majesty I can do nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:16 - “She treats her young cruelly, as if they were not hers;
Though her labor is for nothing, she is [fn]unconcerned H6343,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:22 - “He laughs at fear 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 a righteous generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:11 - Because of all my adversaries, I have become a disgrace,
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 music director. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.
[fn]Wrongdoing speaks to the ungodly within [fn]his heart;
There is no fear H6343 of God before his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 - They were in great H6343 [fn]fear H6343 there, where no [fn]fear 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 music director. A Psalm of David.
Hear my voice, God, in my [fn]complaint;
Protect my life from dread H6343 of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:5 - You will not be afraid of the terror H6343 by night,
Or of the arrow that flies by day;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:38 - Egypt was glad when they departed,
For the dread H6343 of them had fallen upon [fn]the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:120 - My flesh [fn]trembles from the fear 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 whoever listens to me will live securely
And will be at ease from the dread H6343 of evil.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:25 - Do not be afraid of sudden danger H6343,
Nor of trouble from the wicked when it comes;
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:8 - “All of them are wielders of the sword,
Expert in war;
Each man has his sword at his side,
Guarding against the [fn]terrors H6343 of the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:10 - Enter the rocky place and hide in the dust
From the terror H6343 of the LORD and from the splendor of His majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:19 - People will go into caves of the rocks
And into holes in the [fn]ground
Away from the terror H6343 of the LORD
And the splendor of His majesty,
When He arises to terrify the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:21 - In order to go into the clefts of the rocks and the crannies of the cliffs
Before the terror H6343 of the LORD and the splendor of His majesty,
When He arises to terrify the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:17 - Terror H6343 and pit and snare
[fn]Confront you, you inhabitant of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:18 - Then it will be that the one who flees the sound of terror H6343 will fall into the pit,
And the one who [fn]climbs out of the pit will be caught in the snare;
For the windows [fn]above are opened, and the foundations of the earth shake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:5 - “For this is what the LORD says:
[fn]I have heard a sound of terror,
Of fear H6343, and there is no peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:43 - “Terror H6343, pit, and snare are coming upon you,
Inhabitant of Moab,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:44 - “The one who flees from the terror H6343
Will fall into the pit,
And the one who climbs up out of the pit
Will be caught in the snare;
For I will bring upon her, upon Moab,
The year of their punishment,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:5 - “Behold, I am going to bring terror H6343 upon you,”
Declares the Lord [fn]GOD of armies,
“From all directions around you;
And you will be driven away [fn]one after another,
With no one to gather the fugitives together.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:47 - Panic H6343 and pitfall have come upon us,
Devastation and destruction;
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