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Lexicon :: Strong's H7562 - rešaʿ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2222a

Strong’s Definitions

רֶשַׁע reshaʻ, reh'-shah; from H7561; a wrong (especially moral):—iniquity, wicked(-ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H7562 in the following manner: wickedness (25x), wicked (4x), iniquity (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H7562 in the following manner: wickedness (25x), wicked (4x), iniquity (1x).
  1. wrong, wickedness, guilt

    1. wickedness (as violence and crime against civil law)

    2. wickedness (of enemies)

    3. wickedness (in ethical relations)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֶשַׁע reshaʻ, reh'-shah; from H7561; a wrong (especially moral):—iniquity, wicked(-ness).
STRONGS H7562: Abbreviations
רֶ֫שַׁע noun masculine1 Samuel 24:14 wickedness; — absolute ר׳ Micah 6:10 +, רָ֑שַׁע Ecclesiastes 3:16; construct (perhaps) רֶ֫שַׁע Ecclesiastes 7:25; רִשְׁעוֺ Deuteronomy 9:27 +, etc.; —
1. wickedness, as violence and crime against civil law Ecclesiastes 3:16 (twice in verse); אֶגְרֹף ר׳ Isaiah 58:4 fist of wickedness; חַרְצֻבּוֺת ר׳ Isaiah 58:6; לֶחֶם ר׳ Proverbs 4:17; מַטֵּה ר׳ Ezekiel 7:11; מאֹזְנֵי ר׳ Micah 6:11; אֹצְרוֺת ר׳ Micah 6:10, compare Proverbs 10:2; בְּרֶשַׁע Psalm 141:4; Proverbs 12:3; עשׂות ר׳ Proverbs 16:12; מֵרְשָׁעִים יֵצֵא ר׳ 1 Samuel 24:14, (proverb).
2. wickedness of enemies: of Egypt Ezekiel 31:11 (dubious Co; gloss Toy); שֵׁבֶט הר׳ Psalm 125:3 (Greek Version of the LXX SS רָשָׁע).
3. wickedness, in ethical relations: || חטאת Deuteronomy 9:27 (D2); || עון Jeremiah 14:20; || עולה Hosea 10:13; opposed to צֶדֶק Psalm 45:8, אֱמֶת Proverbs 8:7; see also Psalm 5:5; Psalm 10:15; Job 34:10; Job 35:8; Ecclesiastes 7:25; Ecclesiastes 8:8; אַנְשֵׁי ר׳ Job 34:8; אָהֳלֵי ר׳ Psalm 84:11; שׁוּב מֵרִשְׁעוֺ Ezekiel 3:19; Ezekiel 33:12 (see רִשְׁעָה 3).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:27; 9:27

1 Samuel

24:14; 24:14


34:8; 34:10; 35:8


5:5; 10:15; 45:8; 84:11; 125:3; 141:4


4:17; 8:7; 10:2; 12:3; 16:12


3:16; 3:16; 7:25; 7:25; 8:8


58:4; 58:6




3:19; 7:11; 31:11; 33:12




6:10; 6:10; 6:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7562 matches the Hebrew רֶשַׁע (rešaʿ),
which occurs 30 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:27 - ‘Remember Your servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; do not turn Your attention to the stubbornness of this people, or to their wickedness H7562, or their sin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:13 - “As the proverb of the ancients says, ‘Out of the wicked comes wickedness H7562’; but my hand shall not be against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:8 - Who goes in company with the workers of injustice,
And walks with wicked H7562 people?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:10 - “Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding.
Far be it from God to do H7562 evil H7562,
And from the Almighty to do wrong.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:8 - “Your wickedness H7562 is for a man like yourself,
And your righteousness is for a son of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:4 - For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness H7562;
No evil can dwell with You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:15 - Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer,
[fn]Seek out his wickedness H7562 until You find none.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:7 - You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness H7562;
Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You
With the oil of joy above Your companions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:10 - For a day in Your courtyards is better than a thousand elsewhere.
I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God
Than live in the tents of wickedness H7562.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 125:3 - For the scepter of wickedness H7562 will not rest upon the [fn]land of the righteous,
So that the righteous will not extend their hands to do wrong.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:4 - Do not incline my heart to any evil thing,
To practice deeds [fn]of wickedness H7562
With people who do wrong;
And may I not taste their delicacies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:17 - For they eat the bread of wickedness H7562,
And drink the wine of violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:7 - “For my mouth will proclaim truth;
And wickedness H7562 is an abomination to my lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:2 - [fn]Ill-gotten H7562 gains do not benefit,
But righteousness rescues from death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:3 - A person will not be established by wickedness H7562,
But the root of the righteous will not be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:12 - It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked H7562 acts H7562,
Because a throne is established on righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:16 - Furthermore, I have seen under the sun that in the place of justice there is wickedness H7562 and in the place of righteousness there is wickedness H7562.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:25 - I [fn]directed my [fn]mind to know and to investigate, and to seek wisdom and an explanation, and to know the evil H7562 of foolishness and the foolishness of insanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:8 - No one has authority over the wind to restrain the wind, nor authority over the day of death; and there is no military discharge in the time of war, and evil H7562 will not save [fn]those who practice it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:4 - “Behold, you fast for contention and strife, and to strike with a wicked H7562 fist.
You do not fast like you have done today to make your voice heard on high!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:6 - “Is this not the fast that I choose:
To release the bonds of wickedness H7562,
To undo the ropes of the yoke,
And to let the oppressed go free,
And break every yoke?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:20 - We know our wickedness H7562, LORD,
The wrongdoing of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:19 - “However if you have warned the wicked and he does not turn from his wickedness H7562 or from his wicked way, he shall die for wrongdoing, but you have saved yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:11 - ‘Violence [fn]has grown into a rod of wickedness H7562. None of them shall remain, none of their [fn]people, none of their wealth, nor anything eminent among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:11 - I will hand it over to a [fn]ruler of the nations; he will thoroughly deal with it. In accordance with its wickedness H7562 I have driven it out.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:12 - “And you, son of man, say to [fn]your fellow citizens, ‘The righteousness of a righteous one will not save him on the day of his offense, and as for the wickedness of a wicked one, he will not stumble because of it on the day when he turns from his wickedness H7562; whereas a righteous one will not be able to live [fn]by his righteousness on the day when he commits sin.’
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:13 - You have plowed wickedness H7562, you have harvested injustice,
You have eaten the fruit of lies.
Because you have trusted in your way, in your many warriors,
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:10 - “Is there still a person in the wicked house,
Along with treasures of wickedness H7562,
And a [fn]short measure that is cursed?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:11 - “Can I justify dishonest H7562 balances,
And a bag of fraudulent weights?
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