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Lexicon :: Strong's H6617 - pāṯal

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פָּתַל
Transliteration
pāṯal
Pronunciation
paw-thal'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1857

Strong’s Definitions

פָּתַל pâthal, paw-thal'; a primitive root; to twine, i.e. (literally) to struggle or (figuratively) be (morally) tortuous:—(shew self) froward, shew self unsavoury, wrestle.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H6617 in the following manner: froward (2x), shew..froward (1x), wrestle (1x), shew unsavoury (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H6617 in the following manner: froward (2x), shew..froward (1x), wrestle (1x), shew unsavoury (1x).
  1. to twist

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to be twisted

      2. to wrestle

    2. (Hithpael) to be twisted

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּתַל pâthal, paw-thal'; a primitive root; to twine, i.e. (literally) to struggle or (figuratively) be (morally) tortuous:—(shew self) froward, shew self unsavoury, wrestle.
STRONGS H6617: Abbreviations
† [פָּתַל] verb twist (Late Hebrew Pi. and derivatives; Arabic bdb083603; Ethiopic bdb083604; Aramaic פְּתַל, chiefly derivatives, in figure senses; Syriac bdb083605); —
Niph. Perfect 1st person singular נִמְּתַּלְתִּי עִם Genesis 30:8 I have wrestled (literally twisted myself) with; Participle עֲצַת נִפְתָּלִים Job 5:13 the plan of the tortuous; נִפְתָּל וְעִקֵּשׁ Proverbs 8:8 anything tortuous and twisted.
Hithp. Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular עִםֿ תִּתְפַּתָּ֑ל עִקֵּש Psalm 18:27 with the twisted thou dost deal tortuously = 2 Samuel 22:27 (so read for impossible תִּתַּפָּ֑ל).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

30:8

2 Samuel

22:27

Job

5:13

Psalms

18:27

Proverbs

8:8

H6617

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6617 matches the Hebrew פָּתַל (pāṯal),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:8 - Then Rachel said, “With mighty wrestlings[fn] I have wrestled with my sister and have prevailed.” So she called his name Naphtali.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:27 - with the purified you deal purely,
and with the crooked you make yourself seem tortuous.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:13 - He catches the wise in their own craftiness,
and the schemes of the wily are brought to a quick end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:26 - with the purified you show yourself pure;
and with the crooked you make yourself seem tortuous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:8 - All the words of my mouth are righteous;
there is nothing twisted or crooked in them.
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