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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 - Now it came about on the third day, when they were in pain, that two of Jacob’s sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brothers, each took his sword and came upon the city unawares, H983 and killed every male.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:18 - ‘You shall thus observe My statutes and keep My judgments, so as to carry them out, that you may live securely H983 on the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:19 - ‘Then the land will yield its produce, so that you can eat your fill and live securely H983 on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:5 - ‘Indeed, your threshing will last for you until grape gathering, and grape gathering will last until sowing time. You will thus eat your [fn]food to the full and live securely H983 in your land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:10 - “When you cross the Jordan and live in the land which the LORD your God is giving you to inherit, and He gives you rest from all your enemies around you so that you live in security, H983
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:12 - Of Benjamin he said,
“May the beloved of the LORD dwell in security H983 by Him,
Who shields him all the day,
And he dwells between His shoulders.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:28 - “So Israel dwells in security, H983
The fountain of Jacob secluded,
In a land of grain and new wine;
His heavens also drop down dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:11 - Gideon went up by the way of those who lived in tents on the east of Nobah and Jogbehah, and [fn]attacked the camp when the camp was [fn]unsuspecting. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:7 - Then the five men departed and came to Laish and saw the people who were in it living in security, H983 after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and secure; for there was no [fn]ruler humiliating them for anything in the land, and they were far from the Sidonians and had no dealings with anyone.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:11 - “Then the LORD sent Jerubbaal and [fn]Bedan and Jephthah and Samuel, and delivered you from the hands of your enemies all around, so that you lived in security. H983
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:25 - So Judah and Israel lived in safety, H983 every man under his vine and his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:18 - “Then you would trust, because there is hope;
And you would look around and rest securely. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:23 - “He provides them with security, H983 and they are supported;
And His eyes are on their ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:8 - In peace I will [fn]both lie down and sleep,
For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:9 - Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoices;
My flesh also will dwell securely. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - He led them safely, H983 so that they did not fear;
But the sea engulfed their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:33 - “But he who listens to me shall [fn]live securely H983
And will be at ease from the dread of evil.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:23 - Then you will walk in your way securely H983
And your foot will not stumble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:29 - Do not devise harm against your neighbor,
While he lives securely H983 beside you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:9 - He who walks in integrity walks securely, H983
But he who perverts his ways will be found out.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 - [fn]Those who are most helpless will eat,
And the needy will lie down in security; H983
I will [fn]destroy your root with famine,
And it will kill off your survivors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:17 - And the work of righteousness will be peace,
And the service of righteousness, quietness and [fn]confidence H983 forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:8 - “Now, then, hear this, you sensual one,
Who dwells securely, H983
Who says in [fn]your heart,
‘I am, and there is no one besides me.
I will not sit as a widow,
Nor know loss of children.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:6 - “In His days Judah will be saved,
And Israel will dwell securely; H983
And this is His name by which He will be called,
‘The LORD our righteousness.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:37 - “Behold, I will gather them out of all the lands to which I have driven them in My anger, in My wrath and in great indignation; and I will bring them back to this place and make them dwell in safety. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:16 - ‘In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will dwell in safety; H983 and this is the name by which she will be called: the LORD is our righteousness.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:31 - “Arise, go up against a nation which is at ease,
Which lives securely,” H983 declares the LORD.
“It has no gates or bars;
They dwell alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:26 - “They will live in it securely; H983 and they will build houses, plant vineyards and live securely H983 when I execute judgments upon all who scorn them round about them. Then they will know that I am the LORD their God.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:9 - “On that day messengers will go forth from Me in ships to frighten secure H983 [fn]Ethiopia; and anguish will be on them as on the day of Egypt; for behold, it comes!”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:25 - “I will make a covenant of peace with them and eliminate harmful beasts from the land so that they may live securely H983 in the wilderness and sleep in the woods.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:27 - “Also the tree of the field will yield its fruit and the earth will yield its increase, and they will be secure H983 on their land. Then they will know that I am the LORD, when I have broken the bars of their yoke and have delivered them from the hand of those who enslaved them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:28 - “They will no longer be a prey to the nations, and the beasts of the earth will not devour them; but they will live securely, H983 and no one will make them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:8 - “After many days you will be summoned; in the latter years you will come into the land that is restored from the sword, whose inhabitants have been gathered from many [fn]nations to the mountains of Israel which had been a continual waste; but [fn]its people were brought out from the [fn]nations, and they are living securely, H983 all of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:11 - and you will say, ‘I will go up against the land of [fn]unwalled villages. I will go against those who are at rest, that live securely, H983 all of them living without walls and having no bars or gates,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:14 - “Therefore prophesy, son of man, and say to Gog, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “On that day when My people Israel are living securely, H983 will you not know it?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:6 - “And I will send fire upon Magog and those who inhabit the coastlands in safety; H983 and they will know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:26 - “They will [fn]forget their disgrace and all their treachery which they [fn]perpetrated against Me, when they live securely H983 on their own land with no one to make them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:18 - “In that day I will also make a covenant for them
With the beasts of the field,
The birds of the sky
And the creeping things of the ground.
And I will [fn]abolish the bow, the sword and war from the land,
And will make them lie down in safety. H983
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:8 - [fn]Recently My people have arisen as an enemy
You strip the [fn]robe off the garment
From unsuspecting H983 passers-by,
From those returned from war.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:15 - This is the exultant city
Which dwells securely, H983
Who says in her heart,
“I am, and there is no one besides me.”
How she has become a desolation,
A resting place for beasts!
Everyone who passes by her will hiss
And wave his hand in contempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:11 - [fn]People will live in it, and there will no longer be a curse, for Jerusalem will dwell in security. H983
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