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Lexicon :: Strong's H7562 - rešaʿ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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).
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 look at the stubbornness of this people or at their wickedness H7562 or their sin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:13 - “As the proverb of the ancients says, ‘Out of the wicked comes forth wickedness’; H7562 but my hand shall not be against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:8 - Who goes in company with the workers of iniquity,
And walks with wicked H7562 men?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:10 - “Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding.
Far be it from God to do wickedness, 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 [fn]dwells 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 fellows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:10 - For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside.
I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God
Than dwell in the tents of wickedness. H7562
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 125:3 - For the scepter of wickedness H7562 shall not rest upon the [fn]land of the righteous,
So that the righteous will not put forth 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 men who do iniquity;
And do not let me eat of 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 utter truth;
And wickedness H7562 is an abomination to my lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:2 - [fn]Ill-gotten H7562 gains do not profit,
But righteousness delivers from death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:3 - A man 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
For 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, to investigate and to seek wisdom and an explanation, and to know the evil H7562 of folly and the foolishness of madness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:8 - No man has authority to restrain the wind with the wind, or authority over the day of death; and there is no discharge in the time of war, and evil H7562 will not deliver [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 do today to make your voice heard on high.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:6 - “Is this not the fast which I choose,
To loosen the bonds of wickedness, H7562
To undo the bands of the yoke,
And to let the oppressed go free
And break every yoke?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:20 - We know our wickedness, H7562 O LORD,
The iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:19 - “Yet if you have warned the wicked and he does not turn from his wickedness H7562 or from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but you have delivered yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:11 - ‘Violence [fn]has grown into a rod of wickedness. H7562 None of them shall remain, none of their people, none of their wealth, nor anything eminent among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:11 - therefore I will give it into the hand of a [fn]despot of the nations; he will thoroughly deal with it. According to its wickedness H7562 I have driven it away.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:12 - “And you, son of man, say to [fn]your fellow citizens, ‘The righteousness of a righteous man will not deliver him in the day of his transgression, and as for the wickedness of the wicked, he will not stumble because of it in the day when he turns from his wickedness; H7562 whereas a righteous man 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 reaped injustice,
You have eaten the fruit of lies.
Because you have trusted in your way, in your numerous warriors,
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:10 - “Is there yet a man 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 wicked H7562 scales
And a bag of deceptive weights?

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