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Lexicon :: Strong's H802 - 'iššâ

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אִשָּׁה
Transliteration
'iššâ
Pronunciation
ish-shaw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 137a

Strong’s Definitions

אִשָּׁה ʼishshâh, ish-shaw'; feminine of H376 or H582; irregular plural, נָשִׁים nâshîym;(used in the same wide sense as H582) a woman:—(adulter) ess, each, every, female, × many, none, one, together, wife, woman. Often unexpressed in English.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 780x

The KJV translates Strong's H802 in the following manner: wife (425x), woman (324x), one (10x), married (5x), female (2x), miscellaneous (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 780x
The KJV translates Strong's H802 in the following manner: wife (425x), woman (324x), one (10x), married (5x), female (2x), miscellaneous (14x).
  1. woman, wife, female

    1. woman (opposite of man)

    2. wife (woman married to a man)

    3. female (of animals)

    4. each, every (pronoun)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אִשָּׁה ʼishshâh, ish-shaw'; feminine of H376 or H582; irregular plural, נָשִׁים nâshîym;(used in the same wide sense as H582) a woman:—(adulter) ess, each, every, female, × many, none, one, together, wife, woman. Often unexpressed in English.
STRONGS H802: Abbreviations
אִשָּׁה 775 noun feminine woman, wife, female (Arabic bdb006102, Sabean אנתֿת etc. DHMZK 1884, 360, Aramaic אִתְּתָא, אִנְתְּתָא, אִתָּא, bdb006103, Palmyrene, Nabataean אנתתא, Ethiopic bdb006104 Phoenician אשת, Assyrian aššatu COTGloss) — א׳ absolute Genesis 2:33 +; construct אֵשֶׁת Genesis 11:29 + (apparently absolute Deuteronomy 21:11; 1 Samuel 28:7; Psalm 58:9 but compare Bö§ 728 Ges§ 130. 5); suffix אִשְׁתִּי Genesis 20:11 +; אִשְׁתְּךָ Genesis 12:18 + (אֶשְׁתְּךָ Psalm 128:3), etc.; Plural אִשֹּׁת Ezekiel 23:44 (Co לעשׂות); נָשִׁים Genesis 4:19 +; construct נְשֵׁי Genesis 4:23 +; suffix נָשַׁי Genesis 30:26; 1 Kings 20:7; נְשֵׁיכֶם Exodus 22:23 +, etc.; —
1. woman Genesis 3:1, 2; Genesis 12:11 +; opposed to man Genesis 2:22, 23; Exodus 35:29; Exodus 36:6; Deuteronomy 7:2, 5; Deuteronomy 22:22; 1 Samuel 21:5 +; א׳ emphatic a Genuine (or ideal) woman Ecclesiastes 7:28 (|| אדם); simile of men as feeble, timid Jeremiah 50:37; Jeremiah 51:30; note especially הַטַּף בַּנָּשִׁים the children among the women, female children Numbers 31:18 (P); as conceiving Exodus 2:2; Leviticus 12:2; 2 Samuel 11:5 +; travailing Jeremiah 13:21; bearing children Judges 13:24; 1 Kings 3:18; compare Job 14:1; Job 15:14; Job 25:4 +, etc.; suckling Isaiah 49:15; אֹרַח כַּנָּשִׁים Genesis 18:11; דֶּרֶח נָשִׁים Genesis 31:35; with adjective, or app., מֵינֶקֶת א׳ nursing woman, nurse Exodus 2:7; זוֺנָה א׳ harlot Joshua 2:1; Joshua 6:22; Judges 11:1; Judges 16:1; 1 Kings 3:16; Proverbs 6:26; Jeremiah 3:3; Ezekiel 16:30; Ezekiel 23:44; so זָרָה א׳ Proverbs 2:16; Proverbs 7:5; compare also Ezekiel 23:44 above; מְנָאָ֑פֶת א׳ adulteress Proverbs 30:20 (compare אֵשֶׁת אִישׁ Proverbs 6:26), אֵשֶׁת זְנוּנִים Hosea 1:2; נָשִׁים נָכְרִיּוֺת foreign women 1 Kings 11:1, 8; Ezra 10:2, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 44; Nehemiah 13:26, 27 (compare Nehemiah 13:23); חֲכָמָה א׳ wise woman, one known as clever, shrewd 2 Samuel 14:2; 2 Samuel 20:16, etc.; also מִּילֶגֶשׁ א׳ concubine Judges 19:1, 27: אַלְמָנָה א׳ widow 2 Samuel 14:5; 1 Kings 11:26; 1 Kings 17:9, 10; נְבִיאָה א׳ prophetess Judges 4:4; also construct before noun of quality אֵשֶׁת רָ֑ע Proverbs 6:24; בְּסִילוּת א׳ Proverbs 9:13; חֵן א׳ Proverbs 11:16; חַיִל א׳ Proverbs 12:4; Proverbs 31:10; Ruth 3:11; מִדְיָנִים א׳ Proverbs 21:9; Proverbs 25:24; Proverbs 27:15; וָכָ֑עַס מ׳ א׳ Proverbs 21:19.
2. Wife (woman belonging to a man, usually construct or suffix) Genesis 2:24, 25; Genesis 3:8, 17; Genesis 4:1, 17 + often; of one betrothed (ארשׂ) Deuteronomy 20:7; Deuteronomy 28:30; בַּעַל (הָ)אִשָּׁה Exodus 21:3, 22; אִישׁ הָאִשָּׁה Judges 20:4; לְאִשָּׁה to wife Genesis 2:22; Genesis 12:19; Genesis 16:3; Genesis 34:21 + often (after לָקַח, נָתַן husband or father subject); for wife (after הָֽיְתָה, woman subject) Genesis 20:12; Numbers 36:3, 6 (twice in verse); Numbers 36:11, 12; Deuteronomy 22:19, 29 +; for unfaithful wife compare 1; construct in phrase אֵשֶׁת חֵיקֶ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 13:7; compare Deuteronomy 28:54; נְעוּרֶיךָ א׳ Proverbs 5:18; Malachi 2:14, 15; בְּרִיתֶ֑ךָ א׳ Malachi 2:14; אֵשֶׁת אָב = step-mother Leviticus 18:8, 11; Leviticus 20:11.
3. Female of animals Genesis 7:2 (twice in verse); see also below 4
†4. With distributive & reciprocal sense, מֵאֵת א׳ רְעוּתָהּ each woman from her neighbour Exodus 11:2 (E); compare Ruth 1:8, 9; Jeremiah 9:19; each one, of birds of prey Isaiah 34:15 compare Isaiah 34:16 (strike out Bi Che); of cows (figurative of heartless women of Israel) Amos 4:3; of sheep (figurative of Israel) Zechariah 11:9; & of inanimate things (P, & late) אֶל אֲחֹתָהּ א׳ Exodus 26:3 (twice in verse); Exodus 26:5, 6, 17 (P) Ezekiel 1:9 (strike out Co) Ezekiel 1:23; Ezekiel 3:13.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:22; 2:22; 2:23; 2:24; 2:25; 3:1; 3:2; 3:8; 3:17; 4:1; 4:17; 4:19; 4:23; 7:2; 11:29; 12:11; 12:18; 12:19; 16:3; 18:11; 20:11; 20:12; 30:26; 31:35; 34:21

Exodus

2:2; 2:7; 11:2; 21:3; 21:22; 22:23; 26:3; 26:5; 26:6; 26:17; 35:29; 36:6

Leviticus

12:2; 18:8; 18:11; 20:11

Numbers

31:18; 36:3; 36:6; 36:11; 36:12

Deuteronomy

7:2; 7:5; 13:7; 20:7; 21:11; 22:19; 22:22; 22:29; 28:30; 28:54

Joshua

2:1; 6:22

Judges

4:4; 11:1; 13:24; 16:1; 19:1; 19:27; 20:4

Ruth

1:8; 1:9; 3:11

1 Samuel

21:5; 28:7

2 Samuel

11:5; 14:2; 14:5; 20:16

1 Kings

3:16; 3:18; 11:1; 11:8; 11:26; 17:9; 17:10; 20:7

Ezra

10:2; 10:10; 10:11; 10:14; 10:17; 10:18; 10:44

Nehemiah

13:23; 13:26; 13:27

Job

14:1; 15:14; 25:4

Psalms

58:9; 128:3

Proverbs

2:16; 5:18; 6:24; 6:26; 6:26; 7:5; 9:13; 11:16; 12:4; 21:9; 21:19; 25:24; 27:15; 30:20; 31:10

Ecclesiastes

7:28

Isaiah

34:15; 34:16; 49:15

Jeremiah

3:3; 9:19; 13:21; 50:37; 51:30

Ezekiel

1:9; 1:23; 3:13; 16:30; 23:44; 23:44; 23:44

Hosea

1:2

Amos

4:3

Zechariah

11:9

Malachi

2:14; 2:14; 2:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H802 matches the Hebrew אִשָּׁה ('iššâ),
which occurs 781 times in 686 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 14 (Gen 2:22–Gen 19:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:22 - And Yahweh God [fn]fashioned the rib, which He had taken from the man, into a woman H802, and He brought her to the man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - Then the man said,

“This one finally is bone of my bones,

And flesh of my flesh;

This one shall be called [fn]Woman H802,

Because this one was taken out of [fn]Man.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:24 -

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother, and cleave to his wife H802; and they shall become one flesh.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:25 - And the man and his wife H802 were both naked and were not ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 -

Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which Yahweh God had made. And he said to the woman H802, “Indeed, has God said, ‘[fn]You shall not eat from [fn]any tree of the garden’?”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:2 - And the woman H802 said to the serpent, “From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:4 - And the serpent said to the woman H802, “You surely will not die!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - Then the woman H802 saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, so she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 -

Then they heard the sound of Yahweh God walking in the garden in the [fn]cool of the day, and the man and his wife H802 hid themselves from the presence of Yahweh God in the midst of the trees of the garden.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:12 - And the man said, “The woman H802 whom You gave to be with me, she gave to me from the tree, and I ate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:13 - Then Yahweh God said to the woman H802, “What is this you have done?” And the woman H802 said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:15 -

And I will put enmity

Between you and the woman H802,

And between your seed and her seed;

He shall [fn]bruise you on the head,

And you shall bruise him on the heel.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:16 -

To the woman H802 He said,

“I will greatly multiply

Your pain and [fn]conception,

In pain you will [fn]bear children;

Your desire will be for your husband,

And he will rule over you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 -

Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife H802 and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat from it’;

Cursed is the ground because of you;

In [fn]pain you will eat of it

All the days of your life.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:20 -

Now the man called his wife’s H802 name [fn]Eve, because she was the mother of all the living.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:21 - Then Yahweh God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife H802, and He clothed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:1 -

Now the man [fn]knew his wife H802 Eve, and she conceived and [fn]gave birth to [fn]Cain, and she said, “I have gotten a [fn]man with the help of Yahweh.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:17 -

Then Cain [fn]knew his wife H802, and she conceived and [fn]gave birth to Enoch; and he built a city and called the name of the city Enoch, after the name of his son.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:19 - And Lamech took for himself two wives H802: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other, Zillah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:23 -

And Lamech said to his wives H802,

“Adah and Zillah,

Hear my voice,

You wives H802 of Lamech,

Give ear to my word,

For I [fn]have killed a man for [fn]striking me;

And a boy for wounding me;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:25 -

Then Adam [fn]knew his wife H802 again; and she [fn]gave birth to a son and named him [fn]Seth, for she said, “God [fn]has set for me another [fn]seed in place of Abel, for Cain killed him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:2 - that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were good in appearance; and they took wives H802 for themselves, whomever they chose.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:18 - “But I will establish My covenant with you; and you shall enter the ark—you and your sons and your wife H802 and your sons’ wives H802 with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:2 - “You shall take [fn]with you of every clean animal [fn]by sevens, a male and his female H802; and of the animals that are not clean, two, a male and his female H802;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:7 - Then Noah and his sons and his wife H802 and his sons’ wives H802 with him entered the ark because of the water of the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 -

On this very day Noah and Shem and Ham and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah’s wife H802 and the three wives H802 of his sons with them, entered the ark,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:16 - “Go out of the ark, you and your wife H802 and your sons and your sons’ wives H802 with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:18 - So Noah went out, and his sons and his wife H802 and his sons’ wives H802 with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:29 - Abram and Nahor took wives H802 for themselves. The name of Abram’s wife H802 was Sarai; and the name of Nahor’s wife H802 was Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and the father of Iscah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 -

And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram’s wife H802; and they went out [fn]together from Ur of the Chaldeans in order to go to the land of Canaan; and they came as far as Haran and [fn]settled there.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - So Abram took Sarai his wife H802 and Lot his brother’s son, and all their possessions which they had accumulated, and the [fn]persons which they had acquired in Haran, and they departed to go forth to the land of Canaan; thus they came to the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:11 - And it happened as he drew near to entering Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife H802, “Now behold, I know that you are a woman H802 beautiful in appearance;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:12 - and it will be when the Egyptians see you, that they will say, ‘This is his wife H802’; and they will kill me, but they will let you live.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:14 - Now it happened when Abram came into Egypt, that the Egyptians [fn]saw that the woman H802 was very beautiful.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:15 - And Pharaoh’s officials saw her and praised her to Pharaoh; and the woman H802 was taken into Pharaoh’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 -

But Yahweh struck Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram’s wife H802.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:18 - Then Pharaoh called Abram and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife H802?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - “Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took her for myself as a wife H802? So now, [fn]here is your wife H802, take her and go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:20 - So Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him; and they [fn]sent him away with his wife H802 and all that belonged to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:1 -

So Abram went up from Egypt to the [fn]Negev, he and his wife H802 and all that belonged to him, and Lot with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:16 - And he brought back all the possessions, and he also brought back his [fn]relative Lot with his possessions and also the women H802 and the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:1 -

Now Sarai, Abram’s wife H802, had borne him no children, and she had an Egyptian servant-woman whose name was Hagar.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:3 - And after Abram had [fn]lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Abram’s wife H802 Sarai took Hagar the Egyptian, her servant-woman, and gave her to her husband Abram as his wife H802.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:15 -

Then God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife H802, you shall not call her name Sarai, but [fn]Sarah shall be her name.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:19 - But God said, “No, but Sarah your wife H802 will bear you a son, and you shall call his name [fn]Isaac; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:9 -

Then they said to him, “Where is Sarah your wife H802?” And he said, “There, in the tent.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - And He said, “I will surely return to you [fn]at this time next year; and behold, Sarah your wife H802 will have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door which was behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:11 - Now Abraham and Sarah were old, advanced in age; Sarah was past [fn]childbearing H802.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 -

Now at the [fn]breaking of dawn, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Get up, take your wife H802 and your two daughters who are here, lest you be swept away in the [fn]punishment of the city.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:16 - But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife H802 and the [fn]hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of Yahweh was upon him; and they brought him out and put him outside the city.

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