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Lexicon :: Strong's H7568 - rešeṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 920c

Strong’s Definitions

רֶשֶׁת resheth, reh'-sheth; from H3423; a net (as catching animals):—net(-work).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H7568 in the following manner: net (20x), network (with H4639) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H7568 in the following manner: net (20x), network (with H4639) (1x).
  1. net

    1. net

      1. for catching

      2. of judgment (fig)

      3. of leaders leading people to sin

      4. as a trap for man

    2. network (brazen - for altar of tabernacle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֶשֶׁת resheth, reh'-sheth; from H3423; a net (as catching animals):—net(-work).
STRONGS H7568: Abbreviations
רֶ֫שֶׁת noun feminineExodus 27:5 net; — absolute רֶשֶׁת Hosea 5:1 + 11 times; רָ֑שֶׁת Proverbs 1:17; construct רֶשֶׁת Exodus 27:4; Exodus 38:4; suffix רִשְׁתִּי Hosea 7:12 + 2 times; רִשְׁתּוֺ Psalm 10:9; Psalm 35:8; רִשְׁתָּם Ezekiel 19:8; Psalm 35:7; —
1. net:
a. for catching (birds, etc.) חִנָּם מְזֹרָה הָרָ֑שֶׁת Proverbs 1:17 to no purpose is the net spread in the eyes of any bird; elsewhere figurative
(1) of judgment of י׳, all with פרשׁ : Hosea 7:12 (|| כְּעוֺף הַשָּׁמַיִם אוֺרִידֵם), Ezekiel 12:13; Ezekiel 17:20 (both || מְצוּדָתִי), Ezekiel 32:3 (of י׳ catching Pharaoh, under figure of sea-monster; || II. חֵרֶם);
(2) of nations capturing king of Israel under figure of lion Ezekiel 19:8 (with פרשׁ; || שַׁחְתָּם);
(3) of priests and rulers (as entangling people in sin) Hosea 5:1 (|| פַּח).
b. spread for feet of man (figurative):
(1) by י׳ Lamentations 1:13 (with פָּרַשׁ);
(2) by wicked (= plot) Proverbs 29:5 (with פרשׁ), Psalm 140:6 (with id.; || פַּח טָמַן), Psalm 10:9; Psalm 25:15, שֻׁלַּח בְּדֶשֶׁת בְּרַגְלָיו Job 18:8 (|| שְׂבָכָה); elsewhere with טמן Psalm 9:16 (|| שַׁחַת), Psalm 31:5; Psalm 35:7 (שַׁחַת רִשְׁתָּם), Psalm 31:8; with הֵכִין Psalm 57:7 (|| שִׁיחָה).
2. brazen network for altar of tabernacle הָרֶשֶׁת Exodus 27:4, 5; נְחשֶׁת מִכְבָּר מַעֲשֵׂה ר׳ Exodus 27:4 = Exodus 38:4 (all P). — On Infinitive רֶשֶׁת, see ירשׁ above.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:4; 27:4; 27:4; 27:5; 27:5; 38:4; 38:4




9:16; 10:9; 10:9; 25:15; 31:5; 31:8; 35:7; 35:7; 35:8; 57:7; 140:6


1:17; 1:17; 29:5




12:13; 17:20; 19:8; 19:8; 32:3


5:1; 5:1; 7:12; 7:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7568 matches the Hebrew רֶשֶׁת (rešeṯ),
which occurs 22 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:4 - “You shall also make for it a grating, a netting H7568 of bronze, and on the netting H7568 you shall make four bronze rings [fn]at its four corners.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:5 - “And you shall put it under the ledge of the altar, so that the netting H7568 will reach halfway up the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:4 - And he made for the altar a grating of bronze netting H7568 beneath, under its ledge, reaching halfway up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:8 -

“For he is thrown into the net H7568 by his own feet,

And he steps on the webbing.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:15 -

The nations have sunk down into the pit which they have made;

In the net H7568 which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:9 -

He lurks in secret like a lion in his [fn]lair;

He lurks to catch the needy;

He catches the needy when he pulls him into his net H7568.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:15 -

My eyes are continually toward the LORD,

For He will [fn]rescue my feet from the net H7568.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:4 -

You will pull me out of the net H7568 which they have secretly laid for me,

For You are my strength.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:7 -

For they hid their net H7568 for me without cause;

Without cause they dug a pit for my soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:8 -

Let destruction come upon him when he is unaware,

And let the net H7568 which he hid catch him;

Let him fall into that very destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:6 -

They have prepared a net H7568 for my steps;

My soul is bowed down;

They dug a pit before me;

They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:5 -

The proud have hidden a trap for me, and snares;

They have spread a net H7568 at the [fn]wayside;

They have set snares for me. Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:17 -

Indeed, it is [fn]useless to spread the baited net H7568

In the sight of any [fn]bird;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:5 -

A man who flatters his neighbor

Is spreading a net H7568 for his steps.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:13 -

“From [fn]the height He sent fire into my bones,

And it dominated them.

He has spread a net H7568 for my feet;

He has turned me back;

He has made me desolate,

[fn]Faint all day long.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:13 - “I will also spread My net H7568 over him, and he will be caught in My net. And I will bring him to Babylon in the land of the Chaldeans; yet he will not see it, though he will die there.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:20 - “And I will spread My net H7568 over him, and he will be caught in My net. Then I will bring him to Babylon and enter into judgment with him there regarding the unfaithful act which he has committed against Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:8 -

‘Then nations set against him

On every side from their provinces,

And they spread their net H7568 over him;

He was caught in their trap.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:3 -

This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says:

“Now I will spread My net H7568 over you

With a contingent of many peoples,

And they will lift you up in My net.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:1 -

Hear this, you priests!

Pay attention, house of Israel!

Listen, you of the house of the king!

For the judgment applies to you,

Because you have been a trap at Mizpah,

And a net H7568 spread out on Tabor.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:12 -

When they go, I will spread My net H7568 over them;

I will bring them down like the birds of the sky.

I will discipline them in accordance with the [fn]proclamation to their assembly.

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