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Lexicon :: Strong's H681 - 'ēṣel

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Part of Speech
masculine noun, substantive
Root Word (Etymology)
From אָצַל (H680) (in the sense of joining)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 153a

Strong’s Definitions

אֵצֶל ʼêtsel, ay'-tsel; from H680 (in the sense of joining); a side; (as a preposition) near:—at, (hard) by, (from) (beside), near (unto), toward, with. See also H1018.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 60x

The KJV translates Strong's H681 in the following manner: by (23x), beside (12x), by ... (10x), near (3x), at (2x), with ... (2x), from ... (1x), against (1x), close (1x), to (1x), toward (1x), unto (1x), with (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 60x
The KJV translates Strong's H681 in the following manner: by (23x), beside (12x), by ... (10x), near (3x), at (2x), with ... (2x), from ... (1x), against (1x), close (1x), to (1x), toward (1x), unto (1x), with (1x).
  1. beside, by, near, nearness, joining, proximity

  2. (BDB)

    1. conjunction, proximity

    2. beside, in proximity, contiguous to, from beside

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵצֶל ʼêtsel, ay'-tsel; from H680 (in the sense of joining); a side; (as a preposition) near:—at, (hard) by, (from) (beside), near (unto), toward, with. See also H1018.
STRONGS H681: Abbreviations
I. אֵ֫צֶל 61 substantive conjunction, proximity; with suffix אֶצְלִי, אֶצְלוֺ etc.; only used as a preposition.
a. (as an implicit accusative) in proximity to (as though ومْلَ LagBN 68), beside: Genesis 39:10, 15; Genesis 41:3 and stood הַפָּרוֹת אֵצֶל beside the kine, 1 Samuel 5:2 אֵצֶל דָּגוֺן beside Dagon, 1 Kings 13:24, 25; 1 Kings 21:1; Proverbs 8:30; Ezekiel 1:15, 19; Ezekiel 33:30; Ezekiel 39:15; often in phrase (י׳ מ׳) אֵצֶל הַמִּזְבֵּחַ Leviticus 1:16; Leviticus 6:3; Deuteronomy 16:21; 1 Kings 2:29; Amos 2:8 +; of a locality (compare II. אֵת 2) Deuteronomy 11:30 beside the terebinths of Moreh, 1 Kings 1:9; 1 Kings 4:12; Jeremiah 41:17. After a verb of motion (late) Daniel 8:7, 17; compare 2 Chronicles 28:15b.
b. with מִן, מֵאֵצֶל from proximity to, from beside (compare מֵאֵת, מֵעִם): 1 Samuel 20:41 (read with Greek Version of the LXX מֵאֵצֶל הָאַרְגָּב from beside the mound); Ezekiel 40:7 contiguous to, beside (מִן 3c); with suffix 1 Samuel 17:30 וַיָּסָב מֵאֶצְלוֺ and he turned about from beside him, 1 Kings 3:20; 1 Kings 20:36; Ezekiel 10:16.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


39:10; 39:15; 41:3


1:16; 6:3


11:30; 16:21

1 Samuel

5:2; 17:30; 20:41

1 Kings

1:9; 2:29; 3:20; 4:12; 13:24; 13:25; 20:36; 21:1

2 Chronicles







1:15; 1:19; 10:16; 33:30; 39:15; 40:7


8:7; 8:17




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H681 matches the Hebrew אֵצֶל ('ēṣel),
which occurs 61 times in 57 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 39:10–Eze 39:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:10 - As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside H681 her or be with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:15 - “When he heard that I raised my voice and [fn]screamed, he left his garment beside H681 me and fled and went outside.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:16 - So she [fn]left his garment beside H681 her until his master came home.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:18 - and as I raised my voice and [fn]screamed, he left his garment beside H681 me and fled outside.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:3 - Then behold, seven other cows came up after them from the Nile, ugly and [fn]gaunt, and they stood by the other cows on the bank of the Nile.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:16 - ‘He shall also take away its crop with its feathers and cast it beside H681 the altar eastward, to the place of the [fn]ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:10 - ‘The priest is to put on his linen robe, and he shall put on undergarments next to his flesh; and he shall take up the [fn]ashes to which the fire [fn]reduces the burnt offering on the altar and place them beside H681 the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:12 - Then Moses spoke to Aaron, and to his surviving sons, Eleazar and Ithamar, “Take the grain offering that is left over from the LORDS offerings by fire and eat it unleavened beside H681 the altar, for it is most holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:30 - “Are they not across the Jordan, west of the way toward the sunset, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah, opposite Gilgal, beside H681 the [fn]oaks of Moreh?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:21 - “You shall not plant for yourself an [fn]Asherah of any kind of tree beside H681 the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make for yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:14 - So they passed along and went their way, and the sun set on them near H681 Gibeah which belongs to Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:2 - Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it to the house of Dagon and set it by Dagon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:30 - Then he turned [fn]away H681 from him to another and said the same thing; and the people answered the same thing as [fn]before.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:19 - “When you have stayed for three days, you shall go down quickly and come to the place where you hid yourself on that eventful day, and you shall remain by the stone Ezel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:41 - When the lad was gone, David rose from the south side H681 and fell on his face to the ground, and bowed three times. And they kissed each other and wept together, but David wept the more.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:9 - Adonijah sacrificed sheep and oxen and fatlings by the [fn]stone of Zoheleth, which is beside H681 En-rogel; and he invited all his brothers, the king’s sons, and all the men of Judah, the king’s servants.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:29 - It was told King Solomon that Joab had fled to the tent of the LORD, and behold, he is beside H681 the altar. Then Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, saying, “Go, fall upon him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:20 - “So she arose in the middle of the night and took my son from beside H681 me while your maidservant slept, and laid him in her bosom, and laid her dead son in my bosom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:12 - Baana the son of Ahilud, in Taanach and Megiddo, and all Beth-shean which is beside H681 Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth-shean to Abel-meholah as far as the other side of Jokmeam;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:19 - There were six steps to the throne and a round top to the throne at its rear, and [fn]arms [fn]on each side of the seat, and two lions standing beside H681 the [fn]arms.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:24 - Now when he had gone, a lion met him on the way and killed him, and his body was thrown on the road, with the donkey standing beside H681 it; the lion also was standing beside H681 the body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:25 - And behold, men passed by and saw the body thrown on the road, and the lion standing beside H681 the body; so they came and told it in the city where the old prophet lived.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:28 - He went and found his body thrown on the road with the donkey and the lion standing beside H681 the body; the lion had not eaten the body nor torn the donkey.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:31 - After he had buried him, he spoke to his sons, saying, “When I die, bury me in the grave in which the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside H681 his bones.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:36 - Then he said to him, “Because you have not listened to the voice of the LORD, behold, as soon as you have departed from me, a lion will [fn]kill you.” And as soon as he had departed from him a lion found him and [fn]killed him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:1 - Now it came about after these things that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard which was in Jezreel beside H681 the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:2 - Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, “Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a vegetable garden because it is close beside H681 my house, and I will give you a better vineyard than it in its place; if [fn]you like, I will give you the price of [fn]it in money.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:9 - But Jehoiada the priest took a chest and bored a hole in its lid and put it beside H681 the altar, on the right side as one comes into the house of the LORD; and the priests who guarded the threshold put in it all the money which was brought into the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:18 - There were six steps to the throne and a footstool in gold attached to the throne, and [fn]arms [fn]on each side of the seat, and two lions standing beside H681 the [fn]arms.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - Then the men who were designated by name arose, took the captives, and they clothed all their naked ones from the spoil; and they gave them clothes and sandals, fed them and gave them drink, anointed them with oil, led all their feeble ones on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers; then they returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:6 - Then the king said to me, the queen sitting beside H681 him, “How long will your journey be, and when will you return?” So it pleased the king to send me, and I gave him a definite time.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:23 - After [fn]them Benjamin and Hasshub carried out repairs in front of their house. After [fn]them Azariah the son of Maaseiah, son of Ananiah, carried out repairs beside H681 his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:3 - Now Tobiah the Ammonite was near H681 him and he said, “Even what they are building—if a fox should [fn]jump on it, he would break their stone wall down!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:12 - When the Jews who lived near H681 them came and told us ten times,[fn]They will come up against us from every place where you may turn,”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:18 - As for the builders, each wore his sword girded at his side as he built, while [fn]the trumpeter stood near H681 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:4 - Ezra the scribe stood at a wooden podium which they had made for the purpose. And beside H681 him stood Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah, and Maaseiah on his right hand; and Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah and Meshullam on his left hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:8 - Passing through the street near H681 her corner;
And he [fn]takes the way to her house,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:12 - She is now in the streets, now in the squares,
And lurks by every corner.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:30 - Then I was beside H681 Him, as a master workman;
And I was daily His delight,
[fn]Rejoicing always before Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:19 - In that day there will be an altar to the LORD in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar to the LORD near H681 its border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:4 - and I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was near H681 the chamber of the officials, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the doorkeeper.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:17 - And they went and stayed in [fn]Geruth Chimham, which is beside H681 Bethlehem, in order to proceed into Egypt
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:15 - Now as I looked at the living beings, behold, there was one wheel on the earth beside H681 the living beings, [fn]for each of the four of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:19 - Whenever the living beings [fn]moved, the wheels [fn]moved with them. And whenever the living beings rose from the earth, the wheels rose also.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:2 - Behold, six men came from the direction of the upper gate which faces north, each with his shattering weapon in his hand; and among them was a certain man clothed in linen with a [fn]writing case at his loins. And they went in and stood beside H681 the bronze altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:6 - It came about when He commanded the man clothed in linen, saying, “Take fire from between the whirling wheels, from between the cherubim,” he entered and stood beside H681 a wheel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:9 - Then I looked, and behold, four wheels beside H681 the cherubim, one wheel beside H681 each cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was like the gleam of a [fn]Tarshish stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:16 - Now when the cherubim moved, the wheels would go beside H681 them; also when the cherubim lifted up their wings to rise from the ground, the wheels would not turn from beside H681 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:30 - “But as for you, son of man, [fn]your fellow citizens who talk about you by the walls and in the doorways of the houses, speak to one another, each to his brother, saying, ‘Come now and hear what the [fn]message is which comes forth from the LORD.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:15 - “As those who pass through the land pass through and anyone sees a man’s bone, then he will [fn]set up a marker by it until the buriers have buried it in the valley of [fn]Hamon-gog.

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