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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 - Then the rib which the LORD God had taken from man He made into a woman, and He brought her to the man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - And Adam said:

“This is now bone of my bones
And flesh of my flesh;
She shall be called Woman,
Because she was taken out of Man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:24 - Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:25 - And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, “Has God indeed said, ‘You shall not eat of every tree of the garden’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:2 - And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat the fruit of the trees of the garden;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:4 - Then the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree desirable to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate. She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 - And they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:12 - Then the man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:13 - And the LORD God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?” The woman said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:15 - And I will put enmity
Between you and the woman,
And between your seed and her Seed;
He shall bruise your head,
And you shall bruise His heel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:16 - To the woman He said:

“I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception;
In pain you shall bring forth children;
Your desire shall be for your husband,
And he shall rule over you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - Then to Adam He said, “Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’:

“Cursed is the ground for your sake;
In toil you shall eat of it
All the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:20 - And Adam called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:21 - Also for Adam and his wife the LORD God made tunics of skin, and clothed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:1 - Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, and said, “I have acquired a man from the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:17 - And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch. And he built a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son—Enoch.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:19 - Then Lamech took for himself two wives: the name of one was Adah, and the name of the second was Zillah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:23 - Then Lamech said to his wives:

“Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;
Wives of Lamech, listen to my speech!
For I have killed a man for wounding me,
Even a young man for hurting me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:25 - And Adam knew his wife again, and she bore a son and named him Seth, “For God has appointed another seed for me instead of Abel, whom Cain killed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:2 - that the sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves of all whom they chose.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:18 - “But I will establish My covenant with you; and you shall go into the ark—you, your sons, your wife, and your sons’ wives with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:2 - “You shall take with you seven each of every clean animal, a male and his female; two each of animals that are unclean, a male and his female;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:7 - So Noah, with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, went into the ark because of the waters of the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 - On the very same day Noah and Noah’s sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and Noah’s wife and the three wives of his sons with them, entered the ark—
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:16 - “Go out of the ark, you and your wife, and your sons and your sons’ wives with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:18 - So Noah went out, and his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:29 - Then Abram and Nahor took wives: the name of Abram’s wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor’s wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran the father of Milcah and the father of Iscah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 - And Terah took his son Abram and his grandson Lot, the son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they went out with them from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan; and they came to Haran and dwelt there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - Then Abram took Sarai his wife and Lot his brother’s son, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and the people whom they had acquired in Haran, and they departed to go to the land of Canaan. So they came to the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:11 - And it came to pass, when he was close to entering Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, “Indeed I know that you are a woman of beautiful countenance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:12 - “Therefore it will happen, when the Egyptians see you, that they will say, ‘This is his wife’; and they will kill me, but they will let you live.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:14 - So it was, when Abram came into Egypt, that the Egyptians saw the woman, that she was very beautiful.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:15 - The princes of Pharaoh also saw her and commended her to Pharaoh. And the woman was taken to Pharaoh’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 - But the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram’s wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:18 - And Pharaoh called Abram and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - “Why did you say, ‘She is my sister’? I might have taken her as my wife. Now therefore, here is your wife; take her and go your way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:20 - So Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him; and they sent him away, with his wife and all that he had.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:1 - Then Abram went up from Egypt, he and his wife and all that he had, and Lot with him, to the South.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:16 - So he brought back all the goods, and also brought back his brother Lot and his goods, as well as the women and the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:1 - Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. And she had an Egyptian maidservant whose name was Hagar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:3 - Then Sarai, Abram’s wife, took Hagar her maid, the Egyptian, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:15 - Then God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:19 - Then God said: “No, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his descendants after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:9 - Then they said to him, “Where is Sarah your wife?” So he said, “Here, in the tent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - And He said, “I will certainly return to you according to the time of life, and behold, Sarah your wife shall have a son.” (Sarah was listening in the tent door which was behind him.)
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:11 - Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well advanced in age; and Sarah had passed the age of childbearing.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 - When the morning dawned, the angels urged Lot to hurry, saying, “Arise, take your wife and your two daughters who are here, lest you be consumed in the punishment of the city.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:16 - And while he lingered, the men took hold of his hand, his wife’s hand, and the hands of his two daughters, the LORD being merciful to him, and they brought him out and set him outside the city.

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