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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 - Even though she continued to speak to Joseph day after day, he did not respond to her invitation to have sex with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:15 - When he heard me raise my voice and scream, he left his outer garment beside me and ran outside."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:16 - So she laid his outer garment beside her until his master came home.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:18 - but when I raised my voice and screamed, he left his outer garment and ran outside."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:3 - Then seven bad-looking, thin cows were coming up after them from the Nile, and they stood beside the other cows at the edge of the river.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:16 - Then the priest must remove its entrails by cutting off its tail feathers, and throw them to the east side of the altar into the place of fatty ashes,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:10 - Then the priest must put on his linen robe and must put linen leggings over his bare flesh, and he must take up the fatty ashes of the burnt offering that the fire consumed on the altar, and he must place them beside the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:12 - Then Moses spoke to Aaron and to Eleazar and Ithamar, his remaining sons, "Take the grain offering which remains from the gifts of the LORD and eat it unleavened beside the altar, for it is most holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:30 - Are they not across the Jordan River, toward the west, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah opposite Gilgal near the oak of Moreh?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:21 - You must not plant any kind of tree as a sacred Asherah pole near the altar of the LORD your God which you build for yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:14 - So they traveled on, and the sun went down when they were near Gibeah in the territory of Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:2 - The Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the temple of Dagon, where they positioned it beside Dagon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:30 - Then he turned from those who were nearby to someone else and asked the same question, but they gave him the same answer as before.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:19 - On the third day you should go down quickly and come to the place where you hid yourself the day this all started. Stay near the stone Ezel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:41 - When the servant had left, David got up from beside the mound, knelt with his face to the ground, and bowed three times. Then they kissed each other and they both wept, especially David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:9 - Adonijah sacrificed sheep, cattle, and fattened steers at the Stone of Zoheleth near En Rogel. He invited all his brothers, the king's sons, as well as all the men of Judah, the king's servants.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:29 - When King Solomon heard that Joab had run to the tent of the LORD and was right there beside the altar, he ordered Benaiah son of Jehoiada, "Go, strike him down."
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:20 - She got up in the middle of the night and took my son from my side, while your servant was sleeping. She put him in her arms, and put her dead son in my arms.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:12 - Baana son of Ahilud was in charge of Taanach and Megiddo, as well as all of Beth Shan next to Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth Shan to Abel Meholah and on past Jokmeam.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:19 - There were six steps leading up to the throne, and the back of it was rounded on top. The throne had two armrests with a statue of a lion standing on each side.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:24 - As the prophet from Judah was traveling, a lion attacked him on the road and killed him. His corpse was lying on the road, and the donkey and the lion just stood there beside it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:25 - Some men came by and saw the corpse lying in the road with the lion standing beside it. They went and reported what they had seen in the city where the old prophet lived.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:28 - He went and found the corpse lying in the road with the donkey and the lion standing beside it; the lion had neither eaten the corpse nor attacked the donkey.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:31 - After he buried him, he said to his sons, "When I die, bury me in the tomb where the prophet is buried; put my bones right beside his bones,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:36 - So the prophet said to him, "Because you have disobeyed the LORD, as soon as you leave me a lion will kill you." When he left him, a lion attacked and killed him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:1 - After this the following episode took place. Naboth the Jezreelite owned a vineyard in Jezreel adjacent to the palace of King Ahab of Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:2 - Ahab said to Naboth, "Give me your vineyard so I can make a vegetable garden out of it, for it is adjacent to my palace. I will give you an even better vineyard in its place, or if you prefer, I will pay you silver for it."
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:9 - Jehoiada the priest took a chest and drilled a hole in its lid. He placed it on the right side of the altar near the entrance of the LORD's temple. The priests who guarded the entrance would put into it all the silver brought to the LORD's temple.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:18 - There were six steps leading up to the throne, and a gold footstool was attached to the throne. The throne had two armrests with a statue of a lion standing on each side.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - Men were assigned to take the prisoners and find clothes among the plunder for those who were naked. So they clothed them, supplied them with sandals, gave them food and drink, and provided them with oil to rub on their skin. They put the ones who couldn't walk on donkeys. They brought them back to their brothers at Jericho, the city of the date palm trees, and then returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:6 - Then the king, with his consort sitting beside him, replied, "How long would your trip take, and when would you return?" Since the king was amenable to dispatching me, I gave him a time.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:23 - After them Benjamin and Hasshub worked opposite their house. After them Azariah son of Maaseiah, the son of Ananiah, worked near his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:3 - Then Tobiah the Ammonite, who was close by, said, "If even a fox were to climb up on what they are building, it would break down their wall of stones!"
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:12 - So it happened that the Jews who were living near them came and warned us repeatedly about all the schemes they were plotting against us.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:18 - The builders to a man had their swords strapped to their sides while they were building. But the trumpeter remained with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:4 - Ezra the scribe stood on a towering wooden platform constructed for this purpose. Standing near him on his right were Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah, and Masseiah. On his left were Pedaiah, Mishael, Malkijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:8 - He was passing by the street near her corner, making his way along the road to her house
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:12 - at one time outside, at another in the wide plazas, and by every corner she lies in wait.)
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:30 - then I was beside him as a master craftsman, and I was his delight day by day, rejoicing before him at all times,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:19 - At that time there will be an altar for the LORD in the middle of the land of Egypt, as well as a sacred pillar dedicated to the LORD at its border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:4 - I took them to the LORD's temple. I took them into the room where the disciples of the prophet Hanan son of Igdaliah stayed. That room was next to the one where the temple officers stayed and above the room where Maaseiah son of Shallum, one of the doorkeepers of the temple, stayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:17 - They set out to go to Egypt to get away from the Babylonians, but stopped at Geruth Kimham near Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:15 - Then I looked, and I saw one wheel on the ground beside each of the four beings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:19 - When the living beings moved, the wheels beside them moved; when the living beings rose up from the ground, the wheels rose up too.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:2 - Next, I noticed six men coming from the direction of the upper gate which faces north, each with his war club in his hand. Among them was a man dressed in linen with a writing kit at his side. They came and stood beside the bronze altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:6 - When the LORD commanded the man dressed in linen, "Take fire from within the wheelwork, from among the cherubim," the man went in and stood by one of the wheels.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:9 - As I watched, I noticed four wheels by the cherubim, one wheel beside each cherub; the wheels gleamed like jasper.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:16 - When the cherubim moved, the wheels moved beside them; when the cherubim spread their wings to rise from the ground, the wheels did not move from their side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:30 - "But as for you, son of man, your people (who are talking about you by the walls and at the doors of the houses) say to one another, 'Come hear the word that comes from the LORD.'
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:15 - When the scouts survey the land and see a human bone, they will place a sign by it, until those assigned to burial duty have buried it in the valley of Hamon-Gog.

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