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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 - “After the LORD your God has done this for you, don’t say in your hearts, ‘The LORD has given us this land because we are such good people!’ No, it is because of the wickedness of the other nations that he is pushing them out of your way.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:5 - It is not because you are so good or have such integrity that you are about to occupy their land. The LORD your God will drive these nations out ahead of you only because of their wickedness, and to fulfill the oath he swore to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:2 - If the person in the wrong is sentenced to be flogged, the judge must command him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of lashes appropriate to the crime.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:5 - The godly are directed by honesty;
the wicked fall beneath their load of sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:6 - Godliness guards the path of the blameless,
but the evil are misled by sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:18 - This wickedness is like a brushfire.
It burns not only briers and thorns
but also sets the forests ablaze.
Its burning sends up clouds of smoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:6 - but she has rebelled against my regulations and decrees and has been even more wicked than the surrounding nations. She has refused to obey the regulations and decrees I gave her to follow.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:20 - The person who sins is the one who will die. The child will not be punished for the parent’s sins, and the parent will not be punished for the child’s sins. Righteous people will be rewarded for their own righteous behavior, and wicked people will be punished for their own wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:27 - And if wicked people turn from their wickedness, obey the law, and do what is just and right, they will save their lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:12 - “Son of man, give your people this message: The righteous behavior of righteous people will not save them if they turn to sin, nor will the wicked behavior of wicked people destroy them if they repent and turn from their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:19 - But if wicked people turn from their wickedness and do what is just and right, they will live.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:8 - The angel said, “The woman’s name is Wickedness,” and he pushed her back into the basket and closed the heavy lid again.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:4 - Esau’s descendants in Edom may say, “We have been shattered, but we will rebuild the ruins.”
But the LORD of Heaven’s Armies replies, “They may try to rebuild, but I will demolish them again. Their country will be known as ‘The Land of Wickedness,’ and their people will be called ‘The People with Whom the LORD Is Forever Angry.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:15 - From now on we will call the arrogant blessed. For those who do evil get rich, and those who dare God to punish them suffer no harm.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:1 - [fn]The LORD of Heaven’s Armies says, “The day of judgment is coming, burning like a furnace. On that day the arrogant and the wicked will be burned up like straw. They will be consumed—roots, branches, and all.
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