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Lexicon :: Strong's H983 - beṭaḥ

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Part of Speech
adverb, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 233a

Strong’s Definitions

בֶּטַח beṭach, beh'takh; from H982; properly, a place of refuge; abstract, safety, both the fact (security) and the feeling (trust); often (adverb with or without preposition) safely:—assurance, boldly, (without) care(-less), confidence, hope, safe(-ly, -ty), secure, surely.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's H983 in the following manner: safely (17x), safety (9x), carelessly (3x), careless (2x), safe (2x), securely (2x), assurance (1x), boldly (1x), care (1x), confidence (1x), hope (1x), secure (1x), surely (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's H983 in the following manner: safely (17x), safety (9x), carelessly (3x), careless (2x), safe (2x), securely (2x), assurance (1x), boldly (1x), care (1x), confidence (1x), hope (1x), secure (1x), surely (1x).
  1. security, safety

  2. securely

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֶּטַח beṭach, beh'takh; from H982; properly, a place of refuge; abstract, safety, both the fact (security) and the feeling (trust); often (adverb with or without preposition) safely:—assurance, boldly, (without) care(-less), confidence, hope, safe(-ly, -ty), secure, surely.
STRONGS H983: Abbreviations
† I. בֶּ֫טַח noun [masculine] securityGenesis 34:25 + 41 times; הַשְׁקֵט וָבֶטַח Isaiah 32:17 quietness and security = בְּהַשְׁקֵט וּבְבִטְחָה Isaiah 30:15 (but probably both infinitives) elsewhere always adverb; — securely, ישׁב לבטח Leviticus 25:18, 19; Leviticus 26:5; Judges 18:7; 1 Kings 5:5; Psalm 4:9; Proverbs 3:29; Isaiah 47:8; Jeremiah 32:37; Jeremiah 49:31; Ezekiel 28:26; Ezekiel 34:25, 28; Ezekiel 38:8, 11, 14; Ezekiel 39:6, 26; Zephaniah 2:15; Zechariah 14:11; ישׁב בטח Deuteronomy 12:10; 1 Samuel 12:11; שׁכן לבטח Deuteronomy 33:12; Psalm 16:9; Jeremiah 23:6; Jeremiah 33:16; שׁכן בטח Deuteronomy 33:28; Proverbs 1:33; (היה) לבטח Job 24:23; Ezekiel 34:27; היה בטח Judges 8:11; הלך לבטח Proverbs 3:23; הלך בטח Proverbs 10:9; שׁכב לבטח Job 11:18; Hosea 2:20; רבץ לבטח Isaiah 14:30; נחה לבטח Psalm 78:53; עבר בטח Micah 2:8; כושׁ בטח Cush (dwelling) securely Ezekiel 30:9 (pregnant construction, strike out בטח Co); וַיָּבאֹוּ עַל הָעִיר בֶּטַח and they came upon the city (dwelling) securely Genesis 34:25 (J).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


34:25; 34:25


25:18; 25:19; 26:5


12:10; 33:12; 33:28


8:11; 18:7

1 Samuel


1 Kings



11:18; 24:23


16:9; 78:53


1:33; 3:23; 3:29; 10:9


14:30; 30:15; 32:17; 47:8


23:6; 32:37; 33:16; 49:31


28:26; 30:9; 34:25; 34:27; 34:28; 38:8; 38:11; 38:14; 39:6; 39:26










Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H983 matches the Hebrew בֶּטַח (beṭaḥ),
which occurs 42 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:25 -

On the third day, when they were still in pain, two of Jacob’s sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brothers, took their swords, went into the unsuspecting city, and killed every male.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:18 -

“You are to keep my statutes and ordinances and carefully observe them, so that you may live securely in the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:19 -

“Then the land will yield its fruit, so that you can eat, be satisfied, and live securely in the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:5 -

“Your threshing will continue until grape harvest, and the grape harvest will continue until sowing time; you will have plenty of food to eat and live securely in your land.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:10 -

“When you cross the Jordan and live in the land the LORD your God is giving you to inherit, and he gives you rest from all the enemies around you and you live in security,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:12 -

He said about Benjamin:

The LORD’s beloved rests[fn] securely on him.

He[fn] shields him all day long,

and he rests on his shoulders.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:28 -

So Israel dwells securely;

Jacob lives untroubled[fn]

in a land of grain and new wine;

even his skies drip with dew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:11 -

Gideon traveled on the caravan route[fn] east of Nobah and Jogbehah and attacked their army while the army felt secure.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:7 -

The five men left and came to Laish. They saw that the people who were there were living securely, in the same way as the Sidonians, quiet and unsuspecting. There was nothing lacking[fn] in the land and no oppressive ruler. They were far from the Sidonians, having no alliance with anyone.[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:11 -

“So the LORD sent Jerubbaal, Barak,[fn] Jephthah, and Samuel. He rescued you from the power of the enemies around you, and you lived securely.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:25 -

Throughout Solomon’s reign, Judah and Israel lived in safety from Dan to Beer-sheba, each person under his own vine and his own fig tree.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:18 -

You will be confident, because there is hope.

You will look carefully about and lie down in safety.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:23 -

He gives them a sense of security, so they can rely on it,

but his eyes watch over their ways.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:8 -

I will both lie down and sleep in peace,

for you alone, LORD, make me live in safety.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:9 -

Therefore my heart is glad

and my whole being rejoices;

my body also rests securely.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 -

He led them safely, and they were not afraid;

but the sea covered their enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:33 -

“But whoever listens to me will live securely

and be undisturbed by the dread of danger.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:23 -

Then you will go safely on your way;

your foot will not stumble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:29 -

Don’t plan any harm against your neighbor,

for he trusts you and lives near you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:9 -

The one who lives with integrity lives securely,

but whoever perverts his ways will be found out.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 -

Then the firstborn of the poor will be well fed,

and the impoverished will lie down in safety,

but I will kill your root with hunger,

and your remnant will be slain.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:17 -

The result of righteousness will be peace;

the effect of righteousness

will be quiet confidence forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:8 -

“So now hear this, lover of luxury,

who sits securely,

who says to herself,

‘I am, and there is no one else.

I will never be a widow

or know the loss of children.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:6 -

“In his days Judah will be saved,

and Israel will dwell securely.

This is the name he will be called:

The LORD Is Our Righteousness.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:37 -

“I will certainly gather them from all the lands where I have banished them in my anger, fury, and intense wrath, and I will return them to this place and make them live in safety.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:16 -

“In those days Judah will be saved,

and Jerusalem will dwell securely,

and this is what she will be named:

The LORD Is Our Righteousness.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:31 -

Rise up, attack a nation at ease,

one living in security.

This is the LORD’s declaration.

They have no doors, not even a gate bar;

they live alone.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:26 -

“They will live there securely, build houses, and plant vineyards. They will live securely when I execute judgments against all their neighbors who treat them with contempt. Then they will know that I am the LORD their God.’ ”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:9 -

On that day, messengers will go out from me in ships to terrify confident Cush. Anguish will come over them on the day of Egypt’s doom.[fn] For indeed it is coming.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:25 -

“ ‘I will make a covenant of peace with them and eliminate dangerous creatures from the land, so that they may live securely in the wilderness and sleep in the forest.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:27 -

“The trees of the field will yield their fruit, and the land will yield its produce; my flock will be secure in their land. They will know that I am the LORD when I break the bars of their yoke and rescue them from the power of those who enslave them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:28 -

“They will no longer be prey for the nations, and the wild creatures of the earth will not consume them. They will live securely, and no one will frighten them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:8 -

“After a long time you will be summoned. In the last years you will enter a land that has been restored from war[fn] and regathered from many peoples to the mountains of Israel, which had long been a ruin. They were brought out from the peoples, and all of them now live securely.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:11 -

“You will say, “I will advance against a land of open villages; I will come against a tranquil people who are living securely, all of them living without walls and without bars or gates” ​— ​

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:14 -

“Therefore prophesy, son of man, and say to Gog, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: On that day when my people Israel are dwelling securely, will you not know this

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:6 -

“ ‘I will send fire against Magog and those who live securely on the coasts and islands. Then they will know that I am the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:26 -

“They will feel remorse for[fn][fn] their disgrace and all the unfaithfulness they committed against me, when they live securely in their land with no one to frighten them.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:18 -

On that day I will make a covenant for them

with the wild animals, the birds of the sky,

and the creatures that crawl on the ground.

I will shatter bow, sword,

and weapons of war in the land[fn]

and will enable the people to rest securely.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:8 -

But recently my people have risen up

like an enemy:

You strip off the splendid robe

from those who are passing through confidently,

like those returning from war.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:15 -

This is the jubilant city

that lives in security,

that says to herself:

I exist, and there is no one else.

What a desolation she has become,

a place for wild animals to lie down!

Everyone who passes by her

scoffs[fn] and shakes his fist.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:11 -

People will live there, and never again will there be a curse of complete destruction. So Jerusalem will dwell in security.

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