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Lexicon :: Strong's H8451 - tôrâ

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TWOT Reference: 910d

Strong’s Definitions

תּוֹרָה tôwrâh, to-raw'; or תֹּרָה tôrâh; from H3384; a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch:—law.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 219x

The KJV translates Strong's H8451 in the following manner: law (219x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 219x
The KJV translates Strong's H8451 in the following manner: law (219x).
  1. law, direction, instruction

    1. instruction, direction (human or divine)

      1. body of prophetic teaching

      2. instruction in Messianic age

      3. body of priestly direction or instruction

      4. body of legal directives

    2. law

      1. law of the burnt offering

      2. of special law, codes of law

    3. custom, manner

    4. the Deuteronomic or Mosaic Law

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תּוֹרָה tôwrâh, to-raw'; or תֹּרָה tôrâh; from H3384; a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch:—law.
STRONGS H8451: Abbreviations
תּוֺרָה noun feminineDeuteronomy 1:5 direction, instruction, law (possibly in first instance from casting lots, WeG i, 470; H 394 (less confidently WeSkizzen iii, 167), SS SmAT Rel. Geschichte. 36 BenzArchaeology 408 NowArchaeology ii, 97, opposed to byOffenb. ii, 347 BaudPriesterthum 207); — ת׳, Exodus 12:49 + 88 times; construct תּוֺרַת Exodus 13:9 + 65 times; suffixes תּוֺרָתִי Psalm 78:1 + 16 times; תֹּרָר֯תְךָ Jeremiah 32:23; תֹּרָתוֺ Jeremiah 44:23 + 34 times suffixes; plural תּוֺרוֺת Nehemiah 9:13; תּוֺרֹת Isaiah 24:5 + 2 times; suffix תּוֺרֹתַי Ezekiel 44:24; תּוֺרֹתָ֯ו Ezekiel 43:11; Ezekiel 44:5 + 5 times suffixes; —
1. instruction:
a. human: of a mother Proverbs 1:8; Proverbs 6:20, 23; of a father Proverbs 3:1; Proverbs 4:2; Proverbs 7:2; of sages Proverbs 13:14; Proverbs 28:4 (twice in verse); Proverbs 28:7, 9; Proverbs 29:18; of a poet Psalm 78:1; תּוֺרַת חֶסֶד kind instruction (of a wise wife) Proverbs 31:26.
b. divine || אֲמָרִים Job 22:22; through his servants Isaiah 30:9; Jeremiah 8:8; || אִמְרָה Isaiah 5:24; || דָּבָר Isaiah 1:10; || תְּעוּדָה Isaiah 8:16, 20; || חָזוֺן Lamentations 2:9; plural תורות Daniel 9:10.
c. a body of prophetic (or sometimes perhaps priestly) teaching Isaiah 42:21, 24; Jeremiah 9:12; Jeremiah 16:11; in the heart Isaiah 51:7; Psalm 37:31; Psalm 40:9; || משׁפט Habakkuk 1:4; || משׁפטים Psalm 89:31; || דְּבָרִים Jeremiah 6:19; Jeremiah 26:4; Zechariah 7:12; || חקים Amos 2:4; || חקות Jeremiah 44:10, 23; myriads of precepts Hosea 8:12.
d. instruction in Messianic age Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:4; Isaiah 42:4; Isaiah 51:4; Jeremiah 31:33.
e. a body of priestly direction or instruction relating to sacred things Hosea 4:6; Jeremiah 2:8; Jeremiah 18:18; Ezekiel 7:26; Haggai 2:11; Malachi 2:6, 7, 8, 9; Zephaniah 3:4; Ezekiel 22:26; || לֹא תוֺרָה לֹא כֹּחֵן מוֺרֶה 2 Chronicles 15:3.
2. law (properly direction): namely
a. of special laws, singular of Feast of Maṣṣoth Exodus 13:9 (J), sabbath Exodus 16:4 (J); of direction given by priests in particular case Deuteronomy 17:11; of statutes of priest's code Exodus 12:49 (P), Leviticus 6:2; Leviticus 6:7; Leviticus 6:18; Leviticus 7:1, 7, 11, 37; Leviticus 11:46; Leviticus 12:7; Leviticus 13:59; Leviticus 14:2, 32, 54, 57; Leviticus 15:32; Numbers 5:29, 30; Numbers 6:13, 21 (twice in verse); Numbers 15:16, 29; Numbers 19:2, 14; Numbers 31:21 (P); תּוֺרַת הַבָּיִת Ezekiel 43:12 (twice in verse); לְמִעְוָךְ בֵּין ח׳ 2 Chronicles 19:10; plural תּוֺרוֺת laws, || חקים Exodus 18:16, 20 (E; of decisions in civil cases given by Moses), Psalm 105:45; || מצות Exodus 16:28 (J); || מצות, חקות Genesis 26:5 (J); || חקים משׁפטים Leviticus 26:46 (H); || ברית, חק Isaiah 24:5; || משׁפטים, חקים, מצות Nehemiah 9:13; the laws of the new temple Ezekiel 43:11; Ezekiel 44:5, 24; those laws in which men should walk Jeremiah 32:23 (Kt).
b. of codes of law,
(1) הַתּוֺרָה as written in the code of the covenant, || הַמִּצְוָה Exodus 24:12 (E); ספר תּוֺרַת אלהים Joshua 24:26 (E); probably also Deuteronomy 33:4, || משׁפטים Deuteronomy 33:10, || בְּרִית Hosea 8:1; Psalm 78:10, || עֵדוּת Psalm 78:5;
(2) the law of the Deuteronomic code, in D and Deuteronomic sections of Kings and sources of Chronicles, הַתּוֺרָה הַזּאֹת Deuteronomy 1:5; Deuteronomy 4:8, 44; Deuteronomy 17:18; Deuteronomy 31:9, 11; הזאת דִּבְרֵי הַתּ׳ Deuteronomy 27:26; Deuteronomy 31:24, + כל Deuteronomy 17:19; Deuteronomy 27:3, 8; Deuteronomy 28:58; Deuteronomy 29:28; Deuteronomy 31:12; Deuteronomy 32:46; הזאת סֵפֶר הַתּ׳ Deuteronomy 28:61; ספר התורה הזה Deuteronomy 29:20; Deuteronomy 30:10; Deuteronomy 31:26; Joshua 1:8; ספר התורה Joshua 8:34; 2 Kings 22:8 2 Chronicles 34:15; דברי התורה Joshua 8:34; 2 Kings 23:24; so התורה אשׁר צוך משׁה Joshua 1:7, similarly Joshua 22:5; 2 Kings 17:13, 34, 37; 2 Kings 21:8; תּוֺרַת משׁה (ספר) Joshua 8:31, 32; Joshua 23:6; 1 Kings 2:3; 2 Kings 14:6 = בספר מ׳ הַתּ׳ 2 Chronicles 25:4; 2 Kings 23:25; דִּבְרֵי סֵפֶר הַתּ׳ 2 Kings 22:11= דברי הַתּ׳ 2 Chronicles 34:19; תּוֺרַת יהוה 2 Kings 10:31. It is probable that ת׳ in Psalm 1:2 (twice in verse); Psalm 94:12 and some other parts of Chronicles, e.g. 1 Chronicles 22:12; 2 Chronicles 6:16 (= 1 Kings 8:25 without ת׳), refers to Deuteronomic code.
(3) other passages of Chronicles may refer to code of D, but most of them certainly refer to the law of the Priests' code. The same is true of Malachi, Daniel and late Psalms. The phrases are: (ספר) תורת משׁה 2 Chronicles 23:18; 30:16; Ezra 3:2; Ezra 7:6; Nehemiah 8:1; Malachi 3:22; Daniel 9:11, 13; תורת יהוה (ספר) Ezra 7:10; Nehemiah 9:3; 1 Chronicles 16:40; 2 Chronicles 12:1; 17:9; 31:3, 4; 34:14; 35:26; Psalm 19:8; Psalm 119:1; (ספר) תורת האלהים Nehemiah 8:18; Nehemiah 10:29; Nehemiah 10:30; ספר הַתּ׳ Nehemiah 8:3; דִּבְרֵי הַתּ׳ Nehemiah 8:9; Nehemiah 8:13; הַתּוֺרָה 2 Chronicles 14:3; 2 Chronicles 31:21; 33:8; Ezra 10:3; Nehemiah 8:2, 7, 14; Nehemiah 10:35; Nehemiah 10:37; Nehemiah 12:44; Nehemiah 13:3; מִּיךָ תּ׳ Psalm 119:72; תורתך Nehemiah 9:26, 29, 34; Daniel 9:11; Psalm 119:18; Psalm 119:29; Psalm 119:34; Psalm 119:44; Psalm 119:51; Psalm 119:53; Psalm 119:55; Psalm 119:61; Psalm 119:70; Psalm 119:77; Psalm 119:85; Psalm 119:92; Psalm 119:97; Psalm 119:109; Psalm 119:126; Psalm 119:136; Psalm 119:142; Psalm 119:150; Psalm 119:153; Psalm 119:163; Psalm 119:165; Psalm 119:174; תּוֺרָה (indefinite) || חקים, מצוות Nehemiah 9:14.
3. custom, manner: תּוֺרַת הָאָדָם [H8452 2 Samuel 7:19] the manner of man, not of God, i.e. deal with me as man with man, Thes, law for man RV, but EwGeschichte. iii. 180 reads דּוֺרֹת (וַתַּרְאֵנִי) hast shewed me generations of men; so We Dr. — On ת׳ see further Dr on Deuteronomy 1:10; Deuteronomy 24:8; Deuteronomy 33:10 and references
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




12:49; 12:49; 13:9; 13:9; 16:4; 16:28; 18:16; 18:20; 24:12


6:2; 6:7; 6:18; 7:1; 7:7; 7:11; 7:37; 11:46; 12:7; 13:59; 14:2; 14:32; 14:54; 14:57; 15:32; 26:46


5:29; 5:30; 6:13; 6:21; 15:16; 15:29; 19:2; 19:14; 31:21


1:5; 1:5; 1:10; 4:8; 4:44; 17:11; 17:18; 17:19; 24:8; 27:3; 27:8; 27:26; 28:58; 28:61; 29:20; 29:28; 30:10; 31:9; 31:11; 31:12; 31:24; 31:26; 32:46; 33:4; 33:10; 33:10


1:7; 1:8; 8:31; 8:32; 8:34; 8:34; 22:5; 23:6; 24:26

1 Kings

2:3; 8:25

2 Kings

10:31; 14:6; 17:13; 17:34; 17:37; 21:8; 22:8; 22:11; 23:24; 23:25

1 Chronicles

16:40; 22:12

2 Chronicles

6:16; 12:1; 14:3; 15:3; 17:9; 19:10; 23:18; 25:4; 30:16; 31:3; 31:4; 31:21; 33:8; 34:14; 34:15; 34:19; 35:26


3:2; 7:6; 7:10; 10:3


8:1; 8:2; 8:3; 8:7; 8:9; 8:13; 8:14; 8:18; 9:3; 9:13; 9:13; 9:14; 9:26; 9:29; 9:34; 10:29; 10:30; 10:35; 10:37; 12:44; 13:3




1:2; 19:8; 37:31; 40:9; 78:1; 78:1; 78:5; 78:10; 89:31; 94:12; 105:45; 119:1; 119:18; 119:29; 119:34; 119:44; 119:51; 119:53; 119:55; 119:61; 119:70; 119:72; 119:77; 119:85; 119:92; 119:97; 119:109; 119:126; 119:136; 119:142; 119:150; 119:153; 119:163; 119:165; 119:174


1:8; 3:1; 4:2; 6:20; 6:23; 7:2; 13:14; 28:4; 28:7; 28:9; 29:18; 31:26


1:10; 2:3; 5:24; 8:16; 8:20; 24:5; 24:5; 30:9; 42:4; 42:21; 42:24; 51:4; 51:7


2:8; 6:19; 8:8; 9:12; 16:11; 18:18; 26:4; 31:33; 32:23; 32:23; 44:10; 44:23; 44:23




7:26; 22:26; 43:11; 43:11; 43:12; 44:5; 44:5; 44:24; 44:24


9:10; 9:11; 9:11; 9:13


4:6; 8:1; 8:12














2:6; 2:7; 2:8; 2:9


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8451 matches the Hebrew תּוֹרָה (tôrâ),
which occurs 222 times in 213 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 26:5–Deu 31:12)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:5 - Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws. H8451
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:49 - One law H8451 shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:9 - And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thine hand, and for a memorial between thine eyes, that the LORD'S law H8451 may be in thy mouth: for with a strong hand hath the LORD brought thee out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:4 - Then said the LORD unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, H8451 or no.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:28 - And the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws? H8451
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:16 - When they have a matter, they come unto me; and I judge between one and another, and I do make them know the statutes of God, and his laws. H8451
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:20 - And thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws, H8451 and shalt shew them the way wherein they must walk, and the work that they must do.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:12 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, H8451 and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:9 - Command Aaron and his sons, saying, This is the law H8451 of the burnt offering: It is the burnt offering, because of the burning upon the altar all night unto the morning, and the fire of the altar shall be burning in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:14 - And this is the law H8451 of the meat offering: the sons of Aaron shall offer it before the LORD, before the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:25 - Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, saying, This is the law H8451 of the sin offering: In the place where the burnt offering is killed shall the sin offering be killed before the LORD: it is most holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:1 - Likewise this is the law H8451 of the trespass offering: it is most holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:7 - As the sin offering is, so is the trespass offering: there is one law H8451 for them: the priest that maketh atonement therewith shall have it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:11 - And this is the law H8451 of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which he shall offer unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:37 - This is the law H8451 of the burnt offering, of the meat offering, and of the sin offering, and of the trespass offering, and of the consecrations, and of the sacrifice of the peace offerings;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:46 - This is the law H8451 of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every living creature that moveth in the waters, and of every creature that creepeth upon the earth:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:7 - Who shall offer it before the LORD, and make an atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the issue of her blood. This is the law H8451 for her that hath born a male or a female.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:59 - This is the law H8451 of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woollen or linen, either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins, to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:2 - This shall be the law H8451 of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought unto the priest:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:32 - This is the law H8451 of him in whom is the plague of leprosy, whose hand is not able to get that which pertaineth to his cleansing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:54 - This is the law H8451 for all manner of plague of leprosy, and scall,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:57 - To teach when it is unclean, and when it is clean: this is the law H8451 of leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:32 - This is the law H8451 of him that hath an issue, and of him whose seed goeth from him, and is defiled therewith;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:46 - These are the statutes and judgments and laws, H8451 which the LORD made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:29 - This is the law H8451 of jealousies, when a wife goeth aside to another instead of her husband, and is defiled;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:30 - Or when the spirit of jealousy cometh upon him, and he be jealous over his wife, and shall set the woman before the LORD, and the priest shall execute upon her all this law. H8451
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:13 - And this is the law H8451 of the Nazarite, when the days of his separation are fulfilled: he shall be brought unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:21 - This is the law H8451 of the Nazarite who hath vowed, and of his offering unto the LORD for his separation, beside that that his hand shall get: according to the vow which he vowed, so he must do after the law H8451 of his separation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:16 - One law H8451 and one manner shall be for you, and for the stranger that sojourneth with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:29 - Ye shall have one law H8451 for him that sinneth through ignorance, both for him that is born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:2 - This is the ordinance of the law H8451 which the LORD hath commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring thee a red heifer without spot, wherein is no blemish, and upon which never came yoke:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:14 - This is the law, H8451 when a man dieth in a tent: all that come into the tent, and all that is in the tent, shall be unclean seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:21 - And Eleazar the priest said unto the men of war which went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law H8451 which the LORD commanded Moses;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:5 - On this side Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, H8451 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:8 - And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, H8451 which I set before you this day?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:44 - And this is the law H8451 which Moses set before the children of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:11 - According to the sentence of the law H8451 which they shall teach thee, and according to the judgment which they shall tell thee, thou shalt do: thou shalt not decline from the sentence which they shall shew thee, to the right hand, nor to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:18 - And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law H8451 in a book out of that which is before the priests the Levites:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:19 - And it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life: that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, to keep all the words of this law H8451 and these statutes, to do them:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:3 - And thou shalt write upon them all the words of this law, H8451 when thou art passed over, that thou mayest go in unto the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, a land that floweth with milk and honey; as the LORD God of thy fathers hath promised thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:8 - And thou shalt write upon the stones all the words of this law H8451 very plainly.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:26 - Cursed be he that confirmeth not all the words of this law H8451 to do them. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:58 - If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law H8451 that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:61 - Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, H8451 them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:21 - And the LORD shall separate him unto evil out of all the tribes of Israel, according to all the curses of the covenant that are written in this book of the law: H8451
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:29 - The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law. H8451
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:10 - If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, H8451 and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:9 - And Moses wrote this law, H8451 and delivered it unto the priests the sons of Levi, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and unto all the elders of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:11 - When all Israel is come to appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law H8451 before all Israel in their hearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:12 - Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law: H8451

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