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Lexicon :: Strong's H6456 - pāsîl

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1788b

Strong’s Definitions

פְּסִיל pᵉçîyl, pes-eel'; from H6458; an idol:—carved (graven) image, quarry.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H6456 in the following manner: graven images (18x), carved images (3x), quarries (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H6456 in the following manner: graven images (18x), carved images (3x), quarries (2x).
  1. image, idol, graven image

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פְּסִיל pᵉçîyl, pes-eel'; from H6458; an idol:—carved (graven) image, quarry.
STRONGS H6456: Abbreviations
[[פָּסִיל] 23 noun masculineDeuteronomy 7:25 id.; — plural (פֶּ֫סֶל serving as singular) פְּסִילִים Judges 3:19 +; פְּסִלִים Hosea 11:2 +; construct פְּסִילֵי Jeremiah 51:47 +; suffix פְּסִילֶיךָ Micah 5:12, etc.; — idols, Hosea 11:2; Isaiah 10:10 + 10 times, + (of wood, with שָׂרַף) Deuteronomy 7:5, 25, so (with גִּדַּע) Deuteronomy 12:3; of stone Isaiah 21:9 (with שִׁבַּר), Judges 3:19, 26 (compare GFM), stone or metal Micah 1:7; 2 Chronicles 34:7 (כִּתַּת), compare 2 Chronicles 34:3; 2 Chronicles 34:4; (sheathed with) silver Isaiah 30:22.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:5; 7:25; 7:25; 12:3


3:19; 3:19; 3:26

2 Chronicles

34:3; 34:4; 34:7


10:10; 21:9; 30:22




11:2; 11:2


1:7; 5:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6456 matches the Hebrew פָּסִיל (pāsîl),
which occurs 24 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:5 - But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images H6456 with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:25 - The graven images H6456 of their gods shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for it is an abomination to the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:3 - And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven images H6456 of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:19 - But he himself turned again from the quarries H6456 that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret errand unto thee, O king: who said, Keep silence. And all that stood by him went out from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:26 - And Ehud escaped while they tarried, and passed beyond the quarries, H6456 and escaped unto Seirath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:17 - And the five men that went to spy out the land went up, and came in thither, and took the graven image, and the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image: and the priest stood in the entering of the gate with the six hundred men that were appointed with weapons of war.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:41 - So these nations feared the LORD, and served their graven images, H6456 both their children, and their children's children: as did their fathers, so do they unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:19 - His prayer also, and how God was intreated of him, and all his sin, and his trespass, and the places wherein he built high places, and set up groves and graven images, H6456 before he was humbled: behold, they are written among the sayings of the seers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:22 - But he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, as did Manasseh his father: for Amon sacrificed unto all the carved images H6456 which Manasseh his father had made, and served them;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:3 - For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father: and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the groves, and the carved images, H6456 and the molten images.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:4 - And they brake down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves, and the carved images, H6456 and the molten images, he brake in pieces, and made dust of them, and strowed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:7 - And when he had broken down the altars and the groves, and had beaten the graven images H6456 into powder, and cut down all the idols throughout all the land of Israel, he returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:58 - For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images. H6456
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:10 - As my hand hath found the kingdoms of the idols, and whose graven images H6456 did excel them of Jerusalem and of Samaria;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:9 - And, behold, here cometh a chariot of men, with a couple of horsemen. And he answered and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images H6456 of her gods he hath broken unto the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:22 - Ye shall defile also the covering of thy graven images H6456 of silver, and the ornament of thy molten images of gold: thou shalt cast them away as a menstruous cloth; thou shalt say unto it, Get thee hence.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:8 - I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images. H6456
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:19 - Behold the voice of the cry of the daughter of my people because of them that dwell in a far country: Is not the LORD in Zion? is not her king in her? Why have they provoked me to anger with their graven images, H6456 and with strange vanities?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:38 - A drought is upon her waters; and they shall be dried up: for it is the land of graven images, H6456 and they are mad upon their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:47 - Therefore, behold, the days come, that I will do judgment upon the graven images H6456 of Babylon: and her whole land shall be confounded, and all her slain shall fall in the midst of her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:52 - Wherefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will do judgment upon her graven images: H6456 and through all her land the wounded shall groan.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:2 - As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images. H6456
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:7 - And all the graven images H6456 thereof shall be beaten to pieces, and all the hires thereof shall be burned with the fire, and all the idols thereof will I lay desolate: for she gathered it of the hire of an harlot, and they shall return to the hire of an harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:13 - Thy graven images H6456 also will I cut off, and thy standing images out of the midst of thee; and thou shalt no more worship the work of thine hands.
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