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Lexicon :: Strong's H6471 - paʿam

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1793a

Strong’s Definitions

פַּעַם paʻam, pah'-am; or (feminine) פַּעֲמָה paʻămâh; from H6470; a stroke, literally or figuratively (in various applications, as follow):—anvil, corner, foot(-step), going, (hundred-) fold, × now, (this) once, order, rank, step, thrice, (often-), second, this, two) time(-s), twice, wheel.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 112x

The KJV translates Strong's H6471 in the following manner: ...time (58x), once (14x), now (7x), feet (6x), twice (5x), thrice (with H7969) (4x), steps (4x), corners (3x), ranks (2x), oftentimes (2x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 112x
The KJV translates Strong's H6471 in the following manner: ...time (58x), once (14x), now (7x), feet (6x), twice (5x), thrice (with H7969) (4x), steps (4x), corners (3x), ranks (2x), oftentimes (2x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. stroke, beat, foot, step, anvil, occurrence

    1. foot, hoof-beat, footfall, footstep

    2. anvil

    3. occurrence, time, stroke, beat

      1. one time, once, twice, thrice, as time on time, at this repetition, this once, now at length,, at one another

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פַּעַם paʻam, pah'-am; or (feminine) פַּעֲמָה paʻămâh; from H6470; a stroke, literally or figuratively (in various applications, as follow):—anvil, corner, foot(-step), going, (hundred-) fold, × now, (this) once, order, rank, step, thrice, (often-), second, this, two) time(-s), twice, wheel.
STRONGS H6471: Abbreviations
פַּ֫עַם 118 noun feminineEx 8:28 (masculine only Judges 16:23 [text suspicious, see GFM AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 76Synt. § 248m], 2 Samuel 23:8 [< Qr feminine], 1 Kings 7:30 [corrupt, see below]) beat, foot, anvil, occurrence; — absolute מ׳ Genesis 2:23 +; פָּ֑עַם Genesis 46:30 +; dual פַּעֲמַיִם Genesis 27:36 +, etc.; plural פְּעָמִים Genesis 33:3 +; also (concrete) construct פַּעֲמֵי Judges 5:28 +; suffix פְּעָמַי Psalm 57:7; Psalm 119:133, etc.; פַּעֲמֹתָיו (only 1c) Exodus 25:12 + 2 times; —
a. in poetry, hoof-beat Judges 5:28; late, of human footfall, footstep, figurative Psalm 17:5 (|| אֲשׁוּרַי), Psalm 119:113; פְּעָמָיו לְדֶרֶךְ וְיָשֵׂם Psalm 85:14.
b. foot, figurative, Psalm 57:7; Psalm 58:11; Psalm 74:3; Psalm 140:5; Proverbs 29:5; literal Isaiah 26:6 (|| רֶגֶל), Songs 7:2; בְּכַף פ׳ 2 Kings 19:24 = Isaiah 37:25.
c. foot, of ark Exodus 25:12; Exodus 37:3 (P). — פַּעֲמֹתָיו 1 Kings 7:30 read פִּנִוֹתָיו (compare 1 Kings 7:34).
2. = anvil (struck by hammer) Isaiah 41:7.
3. occurrence, time (originally stroke, beat):
a. אֶחָ֑ת מ׳ [אַחַת] one time, once Joshua 6:3, 11, 14 (JE), Joshua 10:42 (D) + 3 times +2 Samuel 23:8 Qr (>Kt אחד); פַּעֲמָ֑יִם twice Genesis 41:32 + 6 times; פ׳ Nahum 1:9 second time; אַרְבַּע פ׳ Nehemiah 6:4 four times; חָמֵשׁ אוֺ שֵׁשׁ פ׳ 2 Kings 13:19, compare מ׳ חֲמִישִׁית Nehemiah 6:5; also with שָׁלשׁ, שֶׁבַע, which see; עֶשֶׂר פ׳ (וֶה) Numbers 14:22 (JE) Nehemiah 4:6; Job 19:3, all indefinite = over and over; indefinite also וּשְׁתָּ֑יִם פַּעַם Nehemiah 13:20 once and [i.e. or] twice; שָׁלוֺשׁ פַּעֲמַיִם Job 33:29 twice (or) thrice; מֵאָה פְעָמִים 2 Samuel 24:3 = 1 Chronicles 21:3, אֶלֶף פ׳ Deuteronomy 1:11; רַבּוֺת פ׳ Psalm 106:43; Ecclesiastes 7:22; עַדכַּֿמֶּה פְעָמִים 1 Kings 22:16 2 Chronicles 18:15.
b. כְּפַעַםבְּֿפַעַם as time on time, i.e. as formerly, as usual, Numbers 24:1 (E) Judges 16:20; Judges 20:30, 31; 1 Samuel 3:10 (compare Dr) 1 Samuel 20:25.
c. בַּפַּעַם (גַּם) הַוּאֹת at this repetition (this time) also Exodus 8:28; Exodus 9:14 (J) + 3 times; הַהִוא בַּפּ׳גַּם Deuteronomy 9:19; Deuteronomy 10:10.
d. הַפַּעַם (Hexateuch only J):
(1) = this once Genesis 18:32, הַפּ׳אַךְ Exodus 10:17; Judges 6:39, רַק־הַפּ׳ Judges 6:39, הַזֶּה הַפּ׳אךְ Judges 16:28 (הַזֶּה dubious, see above);
(2) = now at lenth Genesis 2:23; Genesis 29:34, 35; Genesis 30:20; Genesis 46:30; Judges 15:3; Judges 16:18, compare also Exodus 9:27 now at length (it is clear that) I have sinned.
e. פָּ֑עַם ֗֗֗ פַּעַם Proverbs 7:12 now... now, at one time... at another.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:23; 2:23; 18:32; 27:36; 29:34; 29:35; 30:20; 33:3; 41:32; 46:30; 46:30


8:28; 8:28; 9:14; 9:27; 10:17; 25:12; 25:12; 37:3


14:22; 24:1


1:11; 9:19; 10:10


6:3; 6:11; 6:14; 10:42


5:28; 5:28; 6:39; 6:39; 15:3; 16:18; 16:20; 16:23; 16:28; 20:30; 20:31

1 Samuel

3:10; 20:25

2 Samuel

23:8; 23:8; 24:3

1 Kings

7:30; 7:30; 7:34; 22:16

2 Kings

13:19; 19:24

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles



4:6; 6:4; 6:5; 13:20


19:3; 33:29


17:5; 57:7; 57:7; 58:11; 74:3; 106:43; 119:113; 119:133; 140:5


7:12; 29:5



Song of Songs



26:6; 37:25; 41:7




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6471 matches the Hebrew פַּעַם (paʿam),
which occurs 118 times in 108 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 2:23–Jdg 16:18)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - The man said, "This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh. She will be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:32 - He said, "Oh don't let the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once. What if ten are found there?" He said, "I will not destroy it for the ten's sake."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - He said, "Isn't he rightly named Ya`akov? For he has supplanted me these two times. He took away my birthright. See, now he has taken away my blessing." He said, "Haven't you reserved a blessing for me?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:34 - She conceived again, and bare a son. Said, "Now this time will my husband be joined to me, because I have borne him three sons." Therefore was his name called Levi.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:35 - She conceived again, and bare a son. She said, "This time will I praise the LORD." Therefore she named him Yehudah. Then she stopped bearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:20 - Le'ah said, "God has endowed me with a good dowry. Now my husband will live with me, because I have borne him six sons." She named him Zevulun.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:3 - He himself passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:32 - The dream was doubled to Par`oh, because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:10 - for unless we had lingered, surely we would have returned a second time by now."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:30 - Yisra'el said to Yosef, "Now let me die, since I have seen your face, that you are still alive."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:32 - Par`oh hardened his heart this time also, and he didn't let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:14 - For this time I will send all my plagues against your heart, against your officials, and against your people; that you may know that there is none like me in all the eretz.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:27 - Par`oh sent, and called for Moshe and Aharon, and said to them, "I have sinned this time. The LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - Now therefore please forgive my sin again, and pray to the LORD your God, that he may also take away from me this death."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:17 - Three times in the year all your males shall appear before the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:12 - You shall cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in its four feet. Two rings shall be on the one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:23 - Three times in the year all your males shall appear before the Lord GOD, the God of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:24 - For I will drive out nations before you and enlarge your borders; neither shall any man desire your land when you go up to appear before the LORD, your God, three times in the year.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:3 - He cast four rings of gold for it, in its four feet; even two rings on its one side, and two rings on its other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:6 - The Kohen shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle some of the blood seven times before the LORD, before the veil of the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:17 - and the Kohen shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle it seven times before the LORD, before the veil.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:11 - He sprinkled it on the altar seven times, and anointed the altar and all its vessels, and the basin and its base, to sanctify them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:7 - He shall sprinkle on him who is to be cleansed from the leprosy seven times, and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird go into the open field.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:16 - The Kohen shall dip his right finger in the oil that is in his left hand, and shall sprinkle some of the oil with his finger seven times before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:27 - and the Kohen shall sprinkle with his right finger some of the oil that is in his left hand seven times before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:51 - He shall take the cedar wood, and the hyssop, and the scarlet, and the living bird, and dip them in the blood of the slain bird, and in the running water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:14 - He shall take some of the blood of the bull, and sprinkle it with his finger on the mercy seat on the east; and before the mercy seat he shall sprinkle some of the blood with his finger seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:19 - He shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and make it holy from the uncleanness of the children of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:8 - You shall number seven Shabbatot of years to you, seven times seven years; and there shall be to you the days of seven Shabbatot of years, even forty-nine years.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:22 - because all those men who have seen my glory, and my signs, which I worked in Mitzrayim and in the wilderness, yet have tempted me these ten times, and have not listened to my voice;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:4 - and El`azar the Kohen shall take of her blood with his finger, and sprinkle her blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:11 - Moshe lifted up his hand, and struck the rock with his rod twice: and water came forth abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:1 - When Bil`am saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Yisra'el, he didn't go, as at the other times, to meet with enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:10 - Balak's anger was kindled against Bil`am, and he struck his hands together; and Balak said to Bil`am, I called you to curse my enemies, and, behold, you have altogether blessed them these three times.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:11 - The LORD, the God of your fathers, make you a thousand times as many as you are, and bless you, as he has promised you!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:19 - For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, with which the LORD was angry against you to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me that time also.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:10 - I stayed on the mountain, as at the first time, forty days and forty nights: and the LORD listened to me that time also; the LORD would not destroy you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:16 - Three times in a year shall all your males appear before the LORD your God in the place which he shall choose: in the feast of matzah, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of booths; and they shall not appear before the LORD empty:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:3 - You shall compass the city, all the men of war, going about the city once. Thus shall you do six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:4 - Seven Kohanim shall bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark: and the seventh day you shall compass the city seven times, and the Kohanim shall blow the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:11 - So he caused the ark of the LORD to compass the city, going about it once: and they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:14 - The second day they compassed the city once, and returned into the camp: so they did six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:15 - It happened on the seventh day, that they rose early at the dawning of the day, and compassed the city after the same manner seven times: only on the day they compassed the city seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:16 - It happened at the seventh time, when the Kohanim blew the trumpets, Yehoshua said to the people, Shout; for the LORD has given you the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:42 - All these kings and their land did Yehoshua take at one time, because the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, fought for Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - Through the window she looked forth, and cried, The mother of Sisera cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? Why do the wheels of his chariots wait?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:39 - Gid`on said to God, Don't let your anger be kindled against me, and I will speak but this once: Please let me make a trial just this once with the fleece; let it now be dry only on the fleece, and on all the ground let there be dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:3 - Shimshon said to them, This time shall I be blameless in regard of the Pelishtim, when I do them a mischief.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:15 - She said to him, How can you say, I love you, when your heart is not with me? you have mocked me these three times, and have not told me in which your great strength lies.
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 Pelishtim, saying, Come up this once, for he has told me all his heart. Then the lords of the Pelishtim came up to her, and brought the money in their hand.

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