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Lexicon :: Strong's H653 - 'ăp̄ēlâ

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אֲפֵלָה
Transliteration
'ăp̄ēlâ
Pronunciation
af-ay-law'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 145c

Strong’s Definitions

אֲפֵלָה ʼăphêlâh, af-ay-law'; feminine of H651; duskiness, figuratively, misfortune; concrete, concealment:—dark, darkness, gloominess, × thick.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H653 in the following manner: darkness (6x), gloominess (2x), dark (1x), thick (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H653 in the following manner: darkness (6x), gloominess (2x), dark (1x), thick (1x).
  1. darkness, gloominess, calamity

  2. wickedness (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲפֵלָה ʼăphêlâh, af-ay-law'; feminine of H651; duskiness, figuratively, misfortune; concrete, concealment:—dark, darkness, gloominess, × thick.
STRONGS H653:
אֲפֵלָה noun feminine darkness, gloominess, calamityא׳ Exodus 10:22 +; אֲפֵלָתְךָ Isaiah 58:10; plural אֲפֵלוֺת Isaiah 59:9
1. darkness Deuteronomy 28:29; Proverbs 7:9 (|| אִישׁוֺן לַיְלָה); of supernatural darkness in Egypt Exodus 10:22; of day of.י׳ (compare Amos 5:20 below אָפֵל) Joel 2:2; Zephaniah 1:15 (both || חשׁך ענן, רְפל) simile of wickedness Jeremiah 23:18; Proverbs 4:19.
2. figurative of calamity Isaiah 8:22 (|| חֲשֵׁכָה), Isaiah 58:10 (|| חשׁך, opposed to צהרים), Isaiah 59:9 (|| id., opposed to נגהות)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

10:22; 10:22

Deuteronomy

28:29

Proverbs

4:19; 7:9

Isaiah

8:22; 58:10; 58:10; 59:9; 59:9

Jeremiah

23:18

Joel

2:2

Amos

5:20

Zephaniah

1:15

H653

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H653 matches the Hebrew אֲפֵלָה ('ăp̄ēlâ),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:22 - And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick H653 darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:29 - And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, H653 and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:19 - The way of the wicked is as darkness: H653 they know not at what they stumble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:9 - In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark H653 night:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:22 - And they shall look unto the earth; and behold trouble and darkness, dimness of anguish; and they shall be driven to darkness. H653
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:10 - And if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness H653 be as the noonday:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:9 - Therefore is judgment far from us, neither doth justice overtake us: we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness. H653
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:12 - Wherefore their way shall be unto them as slippery ways in the darkness: H653 they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:2 - A day of darkness and of gloominess, H653 a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:15 - That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, H653 a day of clouds and thick darkness,

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