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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 you shall do to them: you shall tear down their altars, and smash their sacred pillars, and hew down their [fn]Asherim, and burn their graven H6456 images H6456 with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:25 - “The graven H6456 images H6456 of their gods you are to burn with fire; you shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourselves, or you will be snared by it, for it is an abomination to the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:3 - “You shall tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and burn their [fn]Asherim with fire, and you shall cut down the engraved H6456 images H6456 of their gods and obliterate their name from that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:19 - But he himself turned back from the idols H6456 which were at Gilgal, and said, “I have a secret message for you, O king.” And he said, “Keep silence.” And all who attended him left him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:26 - Now Ehud escaped while they were delaying, and he passed by the idols H6456 and escaped to Seirah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:17 - Now the five men who went to spy out the land went up and entered there, and took the graven image and the ephod and [fn]household idols and the molten image, while the priest stood by the entrance of the gate with the six hundred men armed with weapons of war.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:41 - So while these nations feared the LORD, they also served their [fn]idols; H6456 their children likewise and their grandchildren, as their fathers did, so they do to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:19 - His prayer also and how God was entreated by him, and all his sin, his unfaithfulness, and the sites on which he built high places and erected the Asherim and the carved H6456 images, H6456 before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the records of the [fn]Hozai.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:22 - He did evil in the sight of the LORD as Manasseh his father had done, and Amon sacrificed to all the carved H6456 images H6456 which his father Manasseh had made, and he served them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:3 - For in the eighth year of his reign while he was still a youth, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, the carved H6456 images H6456 and the molten images.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:4 - They tore down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and the incense altars that were high above them he chopped down; also the Asherim, the carved H6456 images H6456 and the molten images he broke in pieces and ground to powder and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:7 - he also tore down the altars and beat the Asherim and the carved H6456 images H6456 into powder, and chopped down all the incense altars throughout the land of Israel. Then he returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:58 - For they provoked Him with their high places
And aroused His jealousy with their graven H6456 images. H6456
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:10 - “As my hand has reached to the kingdoms of the idols,
Whose graven H6456 images H6456 were greater than those of Jerusalem and Samaria,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:9 - “Now behold, here comes a troop of riders, horsemen in pairs.”
And one said, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon;
And all the images H6456 of her gods [fn]are shattered on the ground.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:22 - And you will defile your graven H6456 images H6456 overlaid with silver, and your molten images plated with gold. You will scatter them as an impure thing, and say to [fn]them, “Be gone!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:8 - “I am the LORD, that is My name;
I will not give My glory to another,
Nor My praise to [fn]graven H6456 images. H6456
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:19 - Behold, listen! The cry of the daughter of my people from a distant land:
“Is the LORD not in Zion? Is her King not within her?”
“Why have they provoked Me with their graven H6456 images, H6456 with foreign [fn]idols?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:38 - “A [fn]drought on her waters, and they will be dried up!
For it is a land of idols, H6456
And they are mad over fearsome idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:47 - Therefore behold, days are coming
When I will punish the idols H6456 of Babylon;
And her whole land will be put to shame
And all her slain will fall in her midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:52 - “Therefore behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD,
“When I will punish her idols, H6456
And the mortally wounded will groan throughout her land.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:2 - The more [fn]they called them,
The more they went from [fn]them;
They kept sacrificing to the Baals
And burning incense to idols. H6456
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:7 - All of her idols H6456 will be smashed,
All of her earnings will be burned with fire
And all of her images I will make desolate,
For she collected them from a harlot’s earnings,
And to the earnings of a harlot they will return.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:13 - “I will cut off your carved H6456 images H6456
And your sacred pillars from among you,
So that you will no longer bow down
To the work of your hands.
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