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Lexicon :: Strong's H983 - beṭaḥ

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Part of Speech
adverb, masculine noun
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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 - And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city boldly, H983 and slew all the males.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:18 - Wherefore ye shall do my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them; and ye shall dwell in the land in safety. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:19 - And the land shall yield her fruit, and ye shall eat your fill, and dwell therein in safety. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:5 - And your threshing shall reach unto the vintage, and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing time: and ye shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land safely. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:10 - But when ye go over Jordan, and dwell in the land which the LORD your God giveth you to inherit, and when he giveth you rest from all your enemies round about, so that ye dwell in safety; H983
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:12 - And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety H983 by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:28 - Israel then shall dwell in safety H983 alone: the fountain of Jacob shall be upon a land of corn and wine; also his heavens shall drop down dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:11 - And Gideon went up by the way of them that dwelt in tents on the east of Nobah and Jogbehah, and smote the host: for the host was secure. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:7 - Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt careless, H983 after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure; and there was no magistrate in the land, that might put them to shame in any thing; and they were far from the Zidonians, and had no business with any man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:11 - And the LORD sent Jerubbaal, and Bedan, and Jephthah, and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side, and ye dwelled safe. H983
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:25 - And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, H983 every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:18 - And thou shalt be secure, because there is hope; yea, thou shalt dig about thee, and thou shalt take thy rest in safety. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:23 - Though it be given him to be in safety, H983 whereon he resteth; yet his eyes are upon their ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:8 - I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:9 - Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - And he led them on safely, H983 so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:33 - But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, H983 and shall be quiet from fear of evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:23 - Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, H983 and thy foot shall not stumble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:29 - Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely H983 by thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:9 - He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: H983 but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 - And the firstborn of the poor shall feed, and the needy shall lie down in safety: H983 and I will kill thy root with famine, and he shall slay thy remnant.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:17 - And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance H983 for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:8 - Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, H983 that sayest in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:6 - In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: H983 and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:37 - Behold, I will gather them out of all countries, whither I have driven them in mine anger, and in my fury, and in great wrath; and I will bring them again unto this place, and I will cause them to dwell safely: H983
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:16 - In those days shall Judah be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely: H983 and this is the name wherewith she shall be called, The LORD our righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:31 - Arise, get you up unto the wealthy nation, that dwelleth without care, H983 saith the LORD, which have neither gates nor bars, which dwell alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:26 - And they shall dwell safely H983 therein, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, they shall dwell with confidence, H983 when I have executed judgments upon all those that despise them round about them; and they shall know that I am the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:9 - In that day shall messengers go forth from me in ships to make the careless H983 Ethiopians afraid, and great pain shall come upon them, as in the day of Egypt: for, lo, it cometh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:25 - And I will make with them a covenant of peace, and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land: and they shall dwell safely H983 in the wilderness, and sleep in the woods.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:27 - And the tree of the field shall yield her fruit, and the earth shall yield her increase, and they shall be safe H983 in their land, and shall know that I am the LORD, when I have broken the bands of their yoke, and delivered them out of the hand of those that served themselves of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:28 - And they shall no more be a prey to the heathen, neither shall the beast of the land devour them; but they shall dwell safely, H983 and none shall make them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:8 - After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the land that is brought back from the sword, and is gathered out of many people, against the mountains of Israel, which have been always waste: but it is brought forth out of the nations, and they shall dwell safely H983 all of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:11 - And thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely, H983 all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:14 - Therefore, son of man, prophesy and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord GOD; In that day when my people of Israel dwelleth safely, H983 shalt thou not know it?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:6 - And I will send a fire on Magog, and among them that dwell carelessly H983 in the isles: and they shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:26 - After that they have borne their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely H983 in their land, and none made them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:18 - And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground: and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the earth, and will make them to lie down safely. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:8 - Even of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye pull off the robe with the garment from them that pass by securely H983 as men averse from war.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:15 - This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, H983 that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:11 - And men shall dwell in it, and there shall be no more utter destruction; but Jerusalem shall be safely H983 inhabited.
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