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Lexicon :: Strong's H7564 - rišʿâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2222c

Strong’s Definitions

רִשְׁעָה rishʻâh, rish-aw'; feminine of H7562; wrong (especially moral):—fault, wickedly(-ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H7564 in the following manner: wickedness (13x), wickedly (1x), fault (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H7564 in the following manner: wickedness (13x), wickedly (1x), fault (1x).
  1. wickedness, guilt

    1. wickedness (in civil relations)

    2. wickedness (of enemies)

    3. wickedness (ethical and religious)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רִשְׁעָה rishʻâh, rish-aw'; feminine of H7562; wrong (especially moral):—fault, wickedly(-ness).
STRONGS H7564: Abbreviations
רִשְׁעָה noun feminine wickedness; — absolute ר׳ Isaiah 9:17 +; construct רִשְׁעַת Deuteronomy 9:4 +; suffix רִשְׁעָתוֺ Deuteronomy 25:2 +; —
1. wickedness in civil relations, Deuteronomy 25:2; Proverbs 13:3; Isaiah 9:17; בְּרִשׁעָתוֺ יפל רָשָׁע Proverbs 11:5.
2. wickedness of enemies, גְּבוּל ר׳ Malachi 1:4 (Edom); זאת הר׳ Zechariah 5:8 (personification); לְרִשְׁעָה Ezekiel 5:6 (strike out Co); רִשְׁעַת הגרים Deuteronomy 9:4,5.
3. wickedness, ethical and religious, עשׁה ר׳ Malachi 3:15; Malachi 3:19, שׁוּב מֵרִשׁעָתוֺ Ezekiel 18:27; Ezekiel 33:19; רִשְׁעַת (הָ)רָשָׁע Ezekiel 18:20; Ezekiel 33:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:4; 9:4; 9:5; 25:2; 25:2


11:5; 13:3


9:17; 9:17


5:6; 18:20; 18:27; 33:12; 33:19




1:4; 3:15


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7564 matches the Hebrew רִשְׁעָה (rišʿâ),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:4 - “Do not say in your heart when the LORD your God has driven them away from [fn]you, ‘Because of my righteousness the LORD has brought me in to take possession of this land.’ Rather, it is because of the [fn]wickedness H7564 of these nations that the LORD is dispossessing them before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:5 - It is not because of your righteousness or the uprightness of your heart that you are going in to take possession of their land, [fn]but it is because of the [fn]wickedness H7564 of these nations that the LORD your God is driving them out from before you, and in order to confirm the [fn]oath which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:2 - then it shall be if the wicked person [fn]deserves to be beaten, the judge shall then make him lie down and have him beaten in his presence with the number of lashes according to his [fn]wrongful H7564 act H7564.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:5 - The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way,
But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness H7564.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:6 - Righteousness guards the [fn]one whose way is blameless,
But wickedness H7564 brings the [fn]sinner to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:18 - For wickedness H7564 burns like a fire;
It consumes briars and thorns;
It also sets the thickets of the forest aflame
And they roll upward in a column of smoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:6 - ‘But she has rebelled against My ordinances more wickedly H7564 than the nations, and against My statutes more than the lands which surround her; for they have rejected My ordinances and have not walked [fn]in My statutes.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:20 - “The person who sins will die. A son will not suffer the punishment for the father’s guilt, nor will a father suffer the punishment for the son’s guilt; the righteousness of the righteous will be upon himself, and the wickedness H7564 of the wicked will be upon himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:27 - “But when a wicked person turns away from his wickedness H7564 which he has committed and practices justice and righteousness, he will save his life.
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 H7564 of a wicked one, he will not stumble because of it on the day when he turns from his wickedness; whereas a righteous one will not be able to live [fn]by his righteousness on the day when he commits sin.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:19 - “But when the wicked turns from his wickedness H7564 and practices justice and righteousness, he will live by them.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:8 - Then he said, “This is Wickedness H7564!” And he thrust her into the middle of the ephah and threw the lead weight on its [fn]opening.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:4 - Though Edom says, “We have been beaten down, but we will [fn]return and build up the ruins”; this is what the LORD of armies says: “They may build, but I will tear down; and people will call them the [fn]territory of wickedness, and the people [fn]with whom the LORD is indignant forever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:15 - ‘So now we call the arrogant blessed; not only are the doers of wickedness H7564 built up, but they also put God to the test and escape punishment.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:1 - [fn]For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer H7564 will be chaff; and the day that is coming will set them ablaze,” says the LORD of armies, “so that it will leave them neither root nor branches.
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