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Lexicon :: Strong's H835 - 'ešer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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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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 majesty!
Your enemies shall submit to you,
And you shall tread down their high places.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:8 - “Happy are your men and happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you and hear your wisdom!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:7 - “Happy are your men and happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you and hear your wisdom!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:17 - “Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects;
Therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:1 - Blessed is the man
Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly,
Nor stands in the path of sinners,
Nor sits in the seat of the scornful;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:12 - Kiss the Son,[fn] lest He[fn] be angry,
And you perish in the way,
When His wrath is kindled but a little.
Blessed are all those who put their trust in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:1 - A Psalm of David. A Contemplation.[fn]

Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven,
Whose sin is covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:2 - Blessed is the man to whom the LORD does not impute 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 He has chosen as His own inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:8 - Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good;
Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 - Blessed is that man who makes the LORD his trust,
And does not respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:1 - To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.

Blessed is he who considers the poor;
The LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 - Blessed is the man You choose,
And cause to approach You,
That he may dwell in Your courts.
We shall be satisfied with the goodness of Your house,
Of Your holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:4 - Blessed are those who dwell in Your house;
They will still be praising You. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:5 - Blessed is the man whose strength is in You,
Whose heart is set on pilgrimage.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:12 - O LORD of hosts,
Blessed is the man who trusts in You!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:15 - Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound!
They walk, O LORD, in the light of Your countenance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:12 - Blessed is the man whom You instruct, O LORD,
And teach out of Your law,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:3 - Blessed are those who keep justice,
And he who does[fn] righteousness at all times!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:1 - Praise the LORD!

Blessed is the man who fears the LORD,
Who delights greatly in His commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:1 - ALEPH
Blessed are the undefiled in the way,
Who walk in the law of the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:2 - Blessed are those who keep His testimonies,
Who seek Him with the whole heart!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:5 - Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them;
They shall not be ashamed,
But shall speak with their enemies in the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:1 - A Song of Ascents.

Blessed is every one who fears the LORD,
Who walks in His ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:2 - When you eat the labor of your hands,
You shall be happy, and it shall be well with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:8 - O daughter of Babylon, who are to be destroyed,
Happy the one who repays you as you have served us!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:9 - Happy the one who takes and dashes
Your little ones against the rock!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:15 - Happy are the people who are in such a state;
Happy are the people whose God is the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:5 - Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help,
Whose hope is in the LORD his God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:13 - Happy is the man who finds wisdom,
And the man who gains understanding;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:32 - “Now therefore, listen to me, my children,
For blessed are those who keep my ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:34 - Blessed is the man who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at the posts of my doors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:21 - He who despises his neighbor sins;
But he who has mercy on the poor, happy is he.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:20 - He who heeds the word wisely will find good,
And whoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:7 - The righteous man walks in his integrity;
His children are blessed after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - Happy is the man who is always reverent,
But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:18 - Where there is no revelation,[fn] the people cast off restraint;
But happy is he who keeps the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:17 - Blessed are you, O land, when your king is the son of nobles,
And your princes feast at the proper time—
For strength and not for drunkenness!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:18 - Therefore the LORD will wait, that He may be gracious to you;
And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you.
For the LORD is a God of justice;
Blessed are all those who wait for Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:20 - Blessed are you who sow beside all waters,
Who send out freely the feet of the ox and the donkey.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:2 - Blessed is the man who does this,
And the son of man who lays hold on it;
Who keeps from defiling the Sabbath,
And keeps his hand from doing any evil.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:12 - “Blessed is he who waits, and comes to the one thousand three hundred and thirty-five days.
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