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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.
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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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 - “Unless the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the Fear of Isaac, had been with me, surely now you would have sent me away empty-handed. God has seen my affliction and the labor of my hands, and rebuked you last night.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:53 - “The God of Abraham, the God of Nahor, and the God of their father judge between us.” And Jacob swore by the Fear of his father Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:16 - Fear and dread will fall on them;
By the greatness of Your arm
They will be as still as a stone,
Till Your people pass over, O LORD,
Till the people pass over
Whom You have purchased.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:25 - ‘This day I will begin to put the dread and fear of you upon the nations under the whole heaven, who shall hear the report of you, and shall tremble and be in anguish because of you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:25 - “No man shall be able to stand against you; the LORD your God will put the dread of you and the fear of you upon all the land where you tread, just as He has said to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:67 - “In the morning you shall say, ‘Oh, that it were evening!’ And at evening you shall say, ‘Oh, that it were morning!’ because of the fear which terrifies your heart, and because of the sight which your eyes see.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:7 - So he took a yoke of oxen and cut them in pieces, and sent them throughout all the territory of Israel by the hands of messengers, saying, “Whoever does not go out with Saul and Samuel to battle, so it shall be done to his oxen.” And the fear of the LORD fell on the people, and they came out with one consent.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:17 - Then the fame of David went out into all lands, and the LORD brought the fear of him upon all nations.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:14 - Then they defeated all the cities around Gerar, for the fear of the LORD came upon them; and they plundered all the cities, for there was exceedingly much spoil in them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:10 - And the fear of the LORD fell on all the kingdoms of the lands that were around Judah, so that they did not make war against Jehoshaphat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:7 - “Now therefore, let the fear of the LORD be upon you; take care and do it, for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, no partiality, nor taking of bribes.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:29 - And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:17 - And in every province and city, wherever the king’s command and decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a holiday. Then many of the people of the land became Jews, because fear of the Jews fell upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:2 - The Jews gathered together in their cities throughout all the provinces of King Ahasuerus to lay hands on those who sought their harm. And no one could withstand them, because fear of them fell upon all people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:3 - And all the officials of the provinces, the satraps, the governors, and all those doing the king’s work, helped the Jews, because the fear of Mordecai fell upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 - For the thing I greatly feared has come upon me,
And what I dreaded has happened to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 - Fear came upon me, and trembling,
Which made all my bones shake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:11 - Will not His excellence make you afraid,
And the dread of Him fall upon you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:21 - Dreadful sounds are in his ears;
In prosperity the destroyer comes upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:9 - Their houses are safe from fear,
Neither is the rod of God upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:10 - Therefore snares are all around you,
And sudden fear troubles you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 25:2 - “Dominion and fear belong to Him;
He makes peace in His high places.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:23 - For destruction from God is a terror to me,
And because of His magnificence I cannot endure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:16 - She treats her young harshly, as though they were not hers;
Her labor is in vain, without concern,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:22 - He mocks at fear, and is not frightened;
Nor does he turn back from the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:5 - There they are in great fear,
For God is with the generation of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:11 - I am a reproach among all my enemies,
But especially among my neighbors,
And am repulsive to my acquaintances;
Those who see me outside flee from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:1 - To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.

An oracle within my heart concerning the transgression of the wicked:
There is no fear of God before his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:5 - There they are in great fear
Where no fear was,
For God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against you;
You have put them to shame,
Because God has despised them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:1 - To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.

Hear my voice, O God, in my meditation;
Preserve my life from fear of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:5 - You shall not be afraid of the terror by night,
Nor of the arrow that flies by day,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:38 - Egypt was glad when they departed,
For the fear of them had fallen upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:120 - My flesh trembles for fear of You,
And I am afraid of Your judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:26 - I also will laugh at your calamity;
I will mock when your terror comes,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 - When your terror comes like a storm,
And your destruction comes like a whirlwind,
When distress and anguish come upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:33 - But whoever listens to me will dwell safely,
And will be secure, without fear of evil.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:25 - Do not be afraid of sudden terror,
Nor of trouble from the wicked when it comes;
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:8 - They all hold swords,
Being expert in war.
Every man has his sword on his thigh
Because of fear in the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:10 - Enter into the rock, and hide in the dust,
From the terror of the LORD
And the glory of His majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:19 - They shall go into the holes of the rocks,
And into the caves of the earth,
From the terror of the LORD
And the glory of His majesty,
When He arises to shake the earth mightily.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:21 - To go into the clefts of the rocks,
And into the crags of the rugged rocks,
From the terror of the LORD
And the glory of His majesty,
When He arises to shake the earth mightily.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:17 - Fear and the pit and the snare
Are upon you, O inhabitant of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:18 - And it shall be
That he who flees from the noise of the fear
Shall fall into the pit,
And he who comes up from the midst of the pit
Shall be caught in the snare;
For the windows from on high are open,
And the foundations of the earth are shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:5 - “For thus says the LORD:

‘We have heard a voice of trembling,
Of fear, and not of peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:43 - Fear and the pit and the snare shall be upon you,
O inhabitant of Moab,” says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:44 - “He who flees from the fear shall fall into the pit,
And he who gets out of the pit shall be caught in the snare.
For upon Moab, upon it I will bring
The year of their punishment,” says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:5 - Behold, I will bring fear upon you,”
Says the Lord GOD of hosts,
“From all those who are around you;
You shall be driven out, everyone headlong,
And no one will gather those who wander off.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:47 - Fear and a snare have come upon us,
Desolation and destruction.

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