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Lexicon :: Strong's H835 - 'ešer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 183a

Strong’s Definitions

אֶשֶׁר ʼesher, eh'-sher; from H833; happiness; only in masculine plural construction as interjection, how happy!:—blessed, happy.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x

The KJV translates Strong's H835 in the following manner: blessed (27x), happy (18x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's H835 in the following manner: blessed (27x), happy (18x).
  1. happiness, blessedness

    1. often used as interjection

    2. blessed are

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶשֶׁר ʼesher, eh'-sher; from H833; happiness; only in masculine plural construction as interjection, how happy!:—blessed, happy.
STRONGS H835: Abbreviations
† [אֶ֫שֶׁר, or אָשָׁר, compare LagBN 143] noun [masculine] only Plural construct אַשְׁרֵי happiness, blessedness of 1 Kings 10:8 + 32 times and with suffix, see below; abstract intensive exclamation O happiness, blessedness of, אַשְׁרֵי אֲנָשֶׁיךָ אַשְׁרֵי עֲבָדֶיךָ אֵלֶּה happy thy men, happy these thy servants; 1 Kings 10:8 (= 2 Chronicles 9:7); אַשְׁרֵי אֱנוֺשׁ יוֺכִיחֶנּוּ אֱלוֺהַּ blessed the man whom Eloah correcteth Job 5:17; אַשְׁרֵי תְמִימֵי דֶרֶךְ blessed the perfect in way Psalm 119:1; אַשְׁרֵי בָנָיו אַחֲרָיו blessed his children after him Proverbs 20:7; elsewhere construct with אָדָם Psalm 32:2; Psalm 84:6; Psalm 84:13; Proverbs 3:13; Proverbs 8:34; Proverbs 28:14; with הַגֶּבֶר Psalm 34:9; Psalm 40:5; Psalm 94:12; Psalm 127:5; (הָ)אִישׁ Psalm 1:1; Psalm 112:1; אֱנוֺשׁ Isaiah 56:2; הַגּוֺי Psalm 33:12; הָעָם Psalm 89:16; Psalm 144:15 (twice in verse); before participle Psalm 2:12; Psalm 32:1; Psalm 41:2; Psalm 84:5; Psalm 106:3; Psalm 119:2; Psalm 128:1; Isaiah 30:18; Daniel 12:12; before verbal clauses without relative Psalm 65:5; Proverbs 8:32; with שֶֿׁ Psalm 137:8; Psalm 137:9; Psalm 146:5; with suffix אַשְׁרֶיךָ (for אֲשָׁרֶיךָ) O thy happiness ! Deuteronomy 33:29; Psalm 128:2; אַשְׁרֵיךְ Ecclesiastes 10:17; אַשְׁרֵיכֶס Isaiah 32:20; אַשְׁרָיו Proverbs 14:21; Proverbs 16:20; אַשְׁרֵהוּ Proverbs 29:18 (on these forms see Ges§ 93, R. 1, E).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Kings

10:8; 10:8

2 Chronicles





1:1; 2:12; 32:1; 32:2; 33:12; 34:9; 40:5; 41:2; 65:5; 84:5; 84:6; 89:16; 94:12; 106:3; 112:1; 119:1; 119:2; 127:5; 128:1; 128:2; 137:8; 137:9; 144:15; 146:5


3:13; 8:32; 8:34; 14:21; 16:20; 20:7; 28:14; 29:18




30:18; 32:20; 56:2



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H835 matches the Hebrew אֶשֶׁר ('ešer),
which occurs 45 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:29 - Happy are you, O Israel! Who is like you,
a people saved by the LORD,
the shield of your help,
and the sword of your triumph!
Your enemies shall come fawning to you,
and you shall tread upon their backs.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:8 - Happy are your men! Happy are your servants, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:7 - Happy are your wives![fn] Happy are these your servants, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:17 - “Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves;
therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:1 - Blessed is the man[fn]
who walks not in the counsel of the wicked,
nor stands in the way of sinners,
nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:12 - Kiss the Son,
lest he be angry, and you perish in the way,
for his wrath is quickly kindled.
Blessed are all who take refuge in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:1 - A Maskil[fn] of David.
Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,
whose sin is covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:2 - Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity,
and in whose spirit there is no deceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:12 - Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD,
the people whom he has chosen as his heritage!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:8 - Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good!
Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 - Blessed is the man who makes
the LORD his trust,
who does not turn to the proud,
to those who go astray after a lie!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:1 - To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.
Blessed is the one who considers the poor![fn]
In the day of trouble the LORD delivers him;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 - Blessed is the one you choose and bring near,
to dwell in your courts!
We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house,
the holiness of your temple!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:4 - Blessed are those who dwell in your house,
ever singing your praise! Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:5 - Blessed are those whose strength is in you,
in whose heart are the highways to Zion.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:12 - O LORD of hosts,
blessed is the one who trusts in you!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:15 - Blessed are the people who know the festal shout,
who walk, O LORD, in the light of your face,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:12 - Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O LORD,
and whom you teach out of your law,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:3 - Blessed are they who observe justice,
who do righteousness at all times!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:1 - [fn] Praise the LORD!
Blessed is the man who fears the LORD,
who greatly delights in his commandments!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:1 - Aleph
[fn] Blessed are those whose way is blameless,
who walk in the law of the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:2 - Blessed are those who keep his testimonies,
who seek him with their whole heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:5 - Blessed is the man
who fills his quiver with them!
He shall not be put to shame
when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:1 - A Song of Ascents.
Blessed is everyone who fears the LORD,
who walks in his ways!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:2 - You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands;
you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:8 - O daughter of Babylon, doomed to be destroyed,
blessed shall he be who repays you
with what you have done to us!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:9 - Blessed shall he be who takes your little ones
and dashes them against the rock!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:15 - Blessed are the people to whom such blessings fall!
Blessed are the people whose God is the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:5 - Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
whose hope is in the LORD his God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:13 - Blessed is the one who finds wisdom,
and the one who gets understanding,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:32 - “And now, O sons, listen to me:
blessed are those who keep my ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:34 - Blessed is the one who listens to me,
watching daily at my gates,
waiting beside my doors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:21 - Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,
but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:20 - Whoever gives thought to the word[fn] will discover good,
and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:7 - The righteous who walks in his integrity—
blessed are his children after him!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - Blessed is the one who fears the LORD[fn] always,
but whoever hardens his heart will fall into calamity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:18 - Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint,[fn]
but blessed is he who keeps the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:17 - Happy are you, O land, when your king is the son of the nobility,
and your princes feast at the proper time,
for strength, and not for drunkenness!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:18 - Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you,
and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you.
For the LORD is a God of justice;
blessed are all those who wait for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:20 - Happy are you who sow beside all waters,
who let the feet of the ox and the donkey range free.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:2 - Blessed is the man who does this,
and the son of man who holds it fast,
who keeps the Sabbath, not profaning it,
and keeps his hand from doing any evil.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:12 - Blessed is he who waits and arrives at the 1,335 days.
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