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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, after the LORD your God has thrust them out before you, 'It is because of my righteousness that the LORD has brought me in to possess this land'; whereas it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD is driving them out before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:5 - Not because of your righteousness or the uprightness of your heart are you going in to possess their land; but because of the wickedness of these nations the LORD your God is driving them out from before you, and that he may confirm the word which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:2 - then if the guilty man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall cause him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with a number of stripes in proportion to his offense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:5 - The righteousness of the blameless keeps his way straight, but the wicked falls by his own wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:6 - Righteousness guards him whose way is upright, but sin overthrows the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:18 - For wickedness burns like a fire, it consumes briers and thorns; it kindles the thickets of the forest, and they roll upward in a column of smoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:6 - And she has wickedly rebelled against my ordinances more than the nations, and against my statutes more than the countries round about her, by rejecting my ordinances and not walking in my statutes.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:20 - The soul that sins shall die. The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son; the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:27 - Again, when a wicked man turns away from the wickedness he has committed and does what is lawful and right, he shall save his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:12 - And you, son of man, say to your people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him when he transgresses; and as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall by it when he turns from his wickedness; and the righteous shall not be able to live by his righteousness when he sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:19 - And when the wicked turns from his wickedness, and does what is lawful and right, he shall live by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:8 - And he said, "This is Wickedness." And he thrust her back into the ephah, and thrust down the leaden weight upon its mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:4 - If Edom says, "We are shattered but we will rebuild the ruins," the LORD of hosts says, "They may build, but I will tear down, till they are called the wicked country, the people with whom the LORD is angry for ever."
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:15 - Henceforth we deem the arrogant blessed; evildoers not only prosper but when they put God to the test they escape.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:1 - "For behold, the day comes, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble; the day that comes shall burn them up, says the LORD of hosts, so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.
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