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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 - So Moses reached out with his hand toward the sky, and there was thick H653 darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:29 - and you will be groping about at noon, just as a person who is blind gropes in the darkness H653, and you will not be successful in your ways; but you will only be [fn]oppressed and robbed all the time, with no one to save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:19 - The way of the wicked is like darkness H653;
They do not know over what they [fn]stumble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:9 - In the twilight, in the [fn]evening,
In the [fn]middle of the night and the darkness H653.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:22 - Then they will look to the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and they will be driven away into darkness H653.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:10 - And if you offer yourself to the hungry
And satisfy the [fn]need of the afflicted,
Then your light will rise in darkness,
And your gloom H653 will become like midday.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:9 - Therefore justice is far from us,
And righteousness does not reach us;
We hope for light, but there is darkness,
For brightness, but we walk in gloom H653.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:12 - “Therefore their way will be like slippery paths to them,
They will be driven away into the gloom H653 and fall down in it;
For I will bring disaster upon them,
The year of their punishment,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:2 - A day of darkness and gloom H653,
A day of clouds and thick darkness.
As dawn is spread over the mountains,
So there is a great and mighty people;
There has never been anything like it,
Nor will there be again after it
To the years of many generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:15 - That day is a day of anger,
A day of trouble and distress,
A day of destruction and desolation,
A day of darkness and gloom H653,
A day of clouds and thick darkness,

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