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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, now...now, at one time...at 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 - And Adam said, This is now H6471 bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:32 - And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: H6471 Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me these two times: H6471 he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:34 - And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Now this time H6471 will my husband be joined unto me, because I have born him three sons: therefore was his name called Levi.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:35 - And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now H6471 will I praise the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:20 - And Leah said, God hath endued me with a good dowry; now H6471 will my husband dwell with me, because I have born him six sons: and she called his name Zebulun.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:3 - And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, H6471 until he came near to his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:32 - And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; H6471 it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:10 - For except we had lingered, surely now we had returned this second time. H6471
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:30 - And Israel said unto Joseph, Now H6471 let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:32 - And Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time H6471 also, neither would he let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:14 - For I will at this time H6471 send all my plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:27 - And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: H6471 the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, H6471 and intreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:17 - Three times H6471 in the year all thy males shall appear before the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:12 - And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in the four corners H6471 thereof; and two rings shall be in the one side of it, and two rings in the other side of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:23 - Thrice H6471 in the year shall all your men children appear before the Lord GOD, the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:24 - For I will cast out the nations before thee, and enlarge thy borders: neither shall any man desire thy land, when thou shalt go up to appear before the LORD thy God thrice H6471 in the year.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:3 - And he cast for it four rings of gold, to be set by the four corners H6471 of it; even two rings upon the one side of it, and two rings upon the other side of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:6 - And the priest shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle of the blood seven times H6471 before the LORD, before the vail of the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:17 - And the priest shall dip his finger in some of the blood, and sprinkle it seven times H6471 before the LORD, even before the vail.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:11 - And he sprinkled thereof upon the altar seven times, H6471 and anointed the altar and all his vessels, both the laver and his foot, to sanctify them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:7 - And he shall sprinkle upon him that is to be cleansed from the leprosy seven times, H6471 and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird loose into the open field.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:16 - And the priest shall dip his right finger in the oil that is in his left hand, and shall sprinkle of the oil with his finger seven times H6471 before the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:27 - And the priest shall sprinkle with his right finger some of the oil that is in his left hand seven times H6471 before the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:51 - And 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: H6471
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:14 - And he shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger upon the mercy seat eastward; and before the mercy seat shall he sprinkle of the blood with his finger seven times. H6471
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:19 - And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, H6471 and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:8 - And thou shalt number seven sabbaths of years unto thee, seven times H6471 seven years; and the space of the seven sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nine years.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:22 - Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, H6471 and have not hearkened to my voice;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:4 - And Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood with his finger, and sprinkle of her blood directly before the tabernacle of the congregation seven times: H6471
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:11 - And Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the rock twice: H6471 and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts also.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:1 - And when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, H6471 to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:10 - And Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he smote his hands together: and Balak said unto Balaam, I called thee to curse mine enemies, and, behold, thou hast altogether blessed them these three times. H6471
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:11 - (The LORD God of your fathers make you a thousand times H6471 so many more as ye are, and bless you, as he hath promised you!)
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:19 - For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the LORD was wroth against you to destroy you. But the LORD hearkened unto me at that time H6471 also.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:10 - And I stayed in the mount, according to the first time, forty days and forty nights; and the LORD hearkened unto me at that time H6471 also, and the LORD would not destroy thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:16 - Three times H6471 in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose; in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles: and they shall not appear before the LORD empty:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:3 - And ye shall compass the city, all ye men of war, and go round about the city once. H6471 Thus shalt thou do six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:4 - And seven priests shall bear before the ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: and the seventh day ye shall compass the city seven times, H6471 and the priests shall blow with the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:11 - So the ark of the LORD compassed the city, going about it once: H6471 and they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:14 - And the second day they compassed the city once, H6471 and returned into the camp: so they did six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:15 - And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they rose early about the dawning of the day, and compassed the city after the same manner seven times: H6471 only on that day they compassed the city seven times. H6471
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:16 - And it came to pass at the seventh time, H6471 when the priests blew with the trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, Shout; for the LORD hath given you the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:42 - And all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time, H6471 because the LORD God of Israel fought for Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? why tarry the wheels H6471 of his chariots?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:39 - And Gideon said unto God, Let not thine anger be hot against me, and I will speak but this once: H6471 let me prove, I pray thee, but this once H6471 with the fleece; let it now be dry only upon the fleece, and upon all the ground let there be dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:3 - And Samson said concerning them, Now H6471 shall I be more blameless than the Philistines, though I do them a displeasure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:15 - And she said unto him, How canst thou say, I love thee, when thine heart is not with me? thou hast mocked me these three times, H6471 and hast not told me wherein thy great strength lieth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:18 - And when Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called for the lords of the Philistines, saying, Come up this once, H6471 for he hath shewed me all his heart. Then the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and brought money in their hand.

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