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Lexicon :: Strong's H6430 - pᵊlištî

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פְּלִשְׁתִּי Pᵉlishtîy, pel-ish-tee'; patrial from H6429; a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth:—Philistine.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 288x

The KJV translates Strong's H6430 in the following manner: Philistine (287x), Philistim (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 288x
The KJV translates Strong's H6430 in the following manner: Philistine (287x), Philistim (1x).
  1. Philistine = "immigrants"

    1. an inhabitant of Philistia; descendants of Mizraim who immigrated from Caphtor (Crete?) to the western seacoast of Canaan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פְּלִשְׁתִּי Pᵉlishtîy, pel-ish-tee'; patrial from H6429; a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth:—Philistine.
STRONGS H6430: Abbreviations
פְּלִשְׁתִּי 288 adjective, of a people Philistine, (οί) Φυλιστιειμ; and (not in Hexateuch) (ό) ἀλλόφυλος, (οί) ἀλλόφυλοι; — only as substantive: הַפּ׳ the Philistine (Goliath) slain by David 1 Samuel 17:8 + 27 times 17, 1 Samuel 18:6; 1 Samuel 19:5; 1 Samuel 21:10; 1 Samuel 22:10; one slain byAbishai 2 Samuel 21:17; elsewhere plural the Philistines255 usually פְּלִשְׁתִּים without article, rarely הַפּ׳ 1 Samuel 4:7; 1 Samuel 7:13 + (especially with preposition בַּפּ׳ 1 Samuel 7:13 +, and then perhaps due to punctuators), Genesis 10:14 = 1 Chronicles 1:12; Genesis 26:14, 15, 18; Judges 3:31 + 33 times Judges; 1 Samuel 4:1 (twice in verse) + 118 times 1 Samuel; 2 Samuel 1:20 + 28 times 2 Samuel +; אֶרֶץ פ׳ Genesis 21:32, 34 + 12 times; שְׂדֵה פ׳ 1 Samuel 6:1; 1 Samuel 27:7, 11; מֶלֶךְ פ׳ Genesis 26:1, 8; שָׂרֵי פ׳ 1 Samuel 18:30 + 5 times; סַרְנֵי פ׳ Joshua 13:3; Judges 3:3 + 13 times; יָם פ׳ Exodus 23:31; אֱלֹהֵי פ׳ Judges 10:6. — compare כְּרֵתִי, II. כַּפְתּוֺר. On Philistines see also WMMAs.u.Eur.387f. EvansCretan Pictographs, 100 ff. SchwZWT xxxiv. 103 f., 255.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:14; 21:32; 21:34; 26:1; 26:8; 26:14; 26:15; 26:18






3:3; 3:31; 10:6

1 Samuel

4:1; 4:7; 6:1; 7:13; 7:13; 17:8; 18:6; 18:30; 19:5; 21:10; 22:10; 27:7; 27:11

2 Samuel

1:20; 21:17

1 Chronicles



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6430 matches the Hebrew פְּלִשְׁתִּי (pᵊlištî),
which occurs 289 times in 244 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 10:14–1Sa 4:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:14 - Pathrusim, and Casluhim (from whom came the Philistines and Caphtorim).
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:32 - Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba. So Abimelech rose with Phichol, the commander of his army, and they returned to the land of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:34 - And Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:1 - There was a famine in the land, besides the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines, in Gerar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:8 - Now it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked through a window, and saw, and there was Isaac, showing endearment to Rebekah his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:14 - for he had possessions of flocks and possessions of herds and a great number of servants. So the Philistines envied him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:15 - Now the Philistines had stopped up all the wells which his father’s servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, and they had filled them with earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - And Isaac dug again the wells of water which they had dug in the days of Abraham his father, for the Philistines had stopped them up after the death of Abraham. He called them by the names which his father had called them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:17 - Then it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, “Lest perhaps the people change their minds when they see war, and return to Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:31 - “And I will set your bounds from the Red Sea to the sea, Philistia, and from the desert to the River.[fn] For I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you shall drive them out before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:2 - “This is the land that yet remains: all the territory of the Philistines and all that of the Geshurites,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:3 - “from Sihor, which is east of Egypt, as far as the border of Ekron northward (which is counted as Canaanite); the five lords of the Philistines—the Gazites, the Ashdodites, the Ashkelonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avites;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:3 - namely, five lords of the Philistines, all the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites who dwelt in Mount Lebanon, from Mount Baal Hermon to the entrance of Hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:31 - After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed six hundred men of the Philistines with an ox goad; and he also delivered Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:6 - Then the children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, and served the Baals and the Ashtoreths, the gods of Syria, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the people of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines; and they forsook the LORD and did not serve Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:7 - So the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel; and He sold them into the hands of the Philistines and into the hands of the people of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:11 - So the LORD said to the children of Israel, “Did I not deliver you from the Egyptians and from the Amorites and from the people of Ammon and from the Philistines?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:1 - Again the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and the LORD delivered them into the hand of the Philistines for forty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:5 - “For behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. And no razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb; and he shall begin to deliver Israel out of the hand of the Philistines.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:1 - Now Samson went down to Timnah, and saw a woman in Timnah of the daughters of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:2 - So he went up and told his father and mother, saying, “I have seen a woman in Timnah of the daughters of the Philistines; now therefore, get her for me as a wife.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:3 - Then his father and mother said to him, “Is there no woman among the daughters of your brethren, or among all my people, that you must go and get a wife from the uncircumcised Philistines?” And Samson said to his father, “Get her for me, for she pleases me well.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:4 - But his father and mother did not know that it was of the LORD—that He was seeking an occasion to move against the Philistines. For at that time the Philistines had dominion over Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:3 - And Samson said to them, “This time I shall be blameless regarding the Philistines if I harm them!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:5 - When he had set the torches on fire, he let the foxes go into the standing grain of the Philistines, and burned up both the shocks and the standing grain, as well as the vineyards and olive groves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:6 - Then the Philistines said, “Who has done this?” And they answered, “Samson, the son-in-law of the Timnite, because he has taken his wife and given her to his companion.” So the Philistines came up and burned her and her father with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:9 - Now the Philistines went up, encamped in Judah, and deployed themselves against Lehi.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:11 - Then three thousand men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam, and said to Samson, “Do you not know that the Philistines rule over us? What is this you have done to us?” And he said to them, “As they did to me, so I have done to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:12 - But they said to him, “We have come down to arrest you, that we may deliver you into the hand of the Philistines.” Then Samson said to them, “Swear to me that you will not kill me yourselves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:14 - When he came to Lehi, the Philistines came shouting against him. Then the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him; and the ropes that were on his arms became like flax that is burned with fire, and his bonds broke loose from his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:20 - And he judged Israel twenty years in the days of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:5 - And the lords of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, “Entice him, and find out where his great strength lies, and by what means we may overpower him, that we may bind him to afflict him; and every one of us will give you eleven hundred pieces of silver.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:8 - So the lords of the Philistines brought up to her seven fresh bowstrings, not yet dried, and she bound him with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:9 - Now men were lying in wait, staying with her in the room. And she said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he broke the bowstrings as a strand of yarn breaks when it touches fire. So the secret of his strength was not known.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:12 - Therefore Delilah took new ropes and bound him with them, and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” And men were lying in wait, staying in the room. But he broke them off his arms like a thread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:14 - So she wove it tightly with the batten of the loom, and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he awoke from his sleep, and pulled out the batten and the web from the loom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:18 - When Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called for the lords of the Philistines, saying, “Come up once more, for he has told me all his heart.” So the lords of the Philistines came up to her and brought the money in their hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:20 - And she said, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” So he awoke from his sleep, and said, “I will go out as before, at other times, and shake myself free!” But he did not know that the LORD had departed from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:21 - Then the Philistines took him and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza. They bound him with bronze fetters, and he became a grinder in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:23 - Now the lords of the Philistines gathered together to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice. And they said:

“Our god has delivered into our hands
Samson our enemy!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:27 - Now the temple was full of men and women. All the lords of the Philistines were there—about three thousand men and women on the roof watching while Samson performed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:28 - Then Samson called to the LORD, saying, “O Lord GOD, remember me, I pray! Strengthen me, I pray, just this once, O God, that I may with one blow take vengeance on the Philistines for my two eyes!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:30 - Then Samson said, “Let me die with the Philistines!” And he pushed with all his might, and the temple fell on the lords and all the people who were in it. So the dead that he killed at his death were more than he had killed in his life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:1 - And the word of Samuel came to all Israel.[fn] Now Israel went out to battle against the Philistines, and encamped beside Ebenezer; and the Philistines encamped in Aphek.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:2 - Then the Philistines put themselves in battle array against Israel. And when they joined battle, Israel was defeated by the Philistines, who killed about four thousand men of the army in the field.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:3 - And when the people had come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD from Shiloh to us, that when it comes among us it may save us from the hand of our enemies.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:6 - Now when the Philistines heard the noise of the shout, they said, “What does the sound of this great shout in the camp of the Hebrews mean?” Then they understood that the ark of the LORD had come into the camp.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:7 - So the Philistines were afraid, for they said, “God has come into the camp!” And they said, “Woe to us! For such a thing has never happened before.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:9 - “Be strong and conduct yourselves like men, you Philistines, that you do not become servants of the Hebrews, as they have been to you. Conduct yourselves like men, and fight!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:10 - So the Philistines fought, and Israel was defeated, and every man fled to his tent. There was a very great slaughter, and there fell of Israel thirty thousand foot soldiers.

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