And I find more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.
* And I finde more bitter then death, the woman whoſe heart is ſnares & nets, and her handes as bands: † who ſo pleaſeth God, ſhall eſcape from her, but the ſinner ſhall be taken by her.
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אֲנִי , personal pronoun, ʾaniy — I (value 61)
H589, אֲנִי ʼănîy, an-ee'; contracted from H595; I:—I, (as for) me, mine, myself, we, × which, × who.
I (first pers. sing. - usually used for emphasis)
Used in 803 Verses, 37 Books 870  Occurrence Count
אֵסוּר , masculine noun, ʾeysur — a band, bond (value 267)
H612, אֵסוּר ʼêçûwr, ay-soor'; from H631; a bond (especially manacles of a prisoner):—band, prison.
house of bonds, prison (figurative)
Used in 3 Verses, 3 Books 3  Occurrence Count
אִשָּׁה , feminine noun, ʾisha — woman, wife, female (value 306)
H802, אִשָּׁה ʼishshâh, ish-shaw'; feminine of H376 or H582; irregular plural, נָשִׁים nâshîym;(used in the same wide sense as H582) a woman:—(adulter) ess, each, every, female, × many, none, one, together, wife, woman. Often unexpressed in English.
woman, wife, female
woman (opposite of man)
wife (woman married to a man)
female (of animals)
each, every (pronoun)
Used in 686 Verses, 33 Books 776  Occurrence Count
אֲשֶׁר , conjunction, relative pronoun, ʾasher — who, which, that (value 501)
H834, אֲשֶׁר ʼăsher, ash-er'; a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.:—× after, × alike, as (soon as), because, × every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), × if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), × though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(-soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.
that (in obj clause)
Used in 4440 Verses, 39 Books 5502  Occurrence Count
אֵת , particle, ʾeyt — untranslatable mark of the accusative case (value 401)
H853, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely):—[as such unrepresented in English].
sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative
Used in 6780 Verses, 39 Books 10904  Occurrence Count
הוּא , demonstrative pronoun, third person singular personal pronoun, huʾ — he, she, it (value 12)
H1931, הוּא hûwʼ, hoo; of which the feminine (beyond the Pentateuch) is הִיא hîyʼ; he a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular; he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are:—he, as for her, him(-self), it, the same, she (herself), such, that (...it), these, they, this, those, which (is), who.
third person singular personal pronoun
he, she, it
himself (with emphasis)
resuming subj with emphasis
(with minimum emphasis following predicate)
that, it (neuter)
that (with article)
Used in 1692 Verses, 39 Books 1875  Occurrence Count
חָטָא , verb, hataʾ — to miss, go wrong, sin (value 18)
H2398, חָטָא châṭâʼ, khaw-taw'; a primitive root; properly, to miss; hence (figuratively and generally) to sin; by inference, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causatively) lead astray, condemn:—bear the blame, cleanse, commit (sin), by fault, harm he hath done, loss, miss, (make) offend(-er), offer for sin, purge, purify (self), make reconciliation, (cause, make) sin(-ful, -ness), trespass.
to sin, miss, miss the way, go wrong, incur guilt, forfeit, purify from uncleanness
to sin, miss the goal or path of right and duty
to incur guilt, incur penalty by sin, forfeit
to bear loss
to make a sin-offering
to purify from sin
to purify from uncleanness
to miss the mark
to induce to sin, cause to sin
to bring into guilt or condemnation or punishment
to miss oneself, lose oneself, wander from the way
to purify oneself from uncleanness
Used in 220 Verses, 27 Books 238  Occurrence Count
חֵרֶם , masculine noun, heyrem — devoted thing, devotion, ban (value 248)
H2764, חֵרֶם chêrem, khay'-rem; or (Zechariah 14:11) חֶרֶם cherem; from H2763; physical (as shutting in) a net (either literally or figuratively); usually a doomed object; abstractly extermination:—(ac-) curse(-d, -d thing), dedicated thing, things which should have been utterly destroyed, (appointed to) utter destruction, devoted (thing), net.
a thing devoted, thing dedicated, ban, devotion
a net, thing perforated
have been utterly destroyed, (appointed to) utter destruction
Used in 31 Verses, 14 Books 38  Occurrence Count
טוֹב , adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun, tov — pleasant, agreeable, good (value 17)
H2896, טוֹב ṭôwb, tobe; from H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well):—beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease, × fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier, -liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best), loving, merry, × most, pleasant, pleaseth, pleasure, precious, prosperity, ready, sweet, wealth, welfare, (be) well(-favoured).
good, pleasant, agreeable
pleasant, agreeable (to the senses)
pleasant (to the higher nature)
good, excellent (of its kind)
good, rich, valuable in estimation
good, appropriate, becoming
glad, happy, prosperous (of man's sensuous nature)
good understanding (of man's intellectual nature)
good, kind, benign
good, right (ethical)
a good thing, benefit, welfare
welfare, prosperity, happiness
good things (collective)
welfare, benefit, good things
welfare, prosperity, happiness
good things (collective)
Used in 521 Verses, 35 Books 561  Occurrence Count
יָד , feminine noun, yad — hand (value 14)
H3027, יָד yâd, yawd; a primitive word; a hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from 3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows]:—( be) able, × about, armholes, at, axletree, because of, beside, border, × bounty, broad, (broken-) handed, × by, charge, coast, consecrate, creditor, custody, debt, dominion, × enough, fellowship, force, × from, hand(-staves, -y work), × he, himself, × in, labour, large, ledge, (left-) handed, means, × mine, ministry, near, × of, × order, ordinance, × our, parts, pain, power, × presumptuously, service, side, sore, state, stay, draw with strength, stroke, swear, terror, × thee, × by them, × themselves, × thine own, × thou, through, × throwing, thumb, times, × to, × under, × us, × wait on, (way-) side, where, wide, × with (him, me, you), work, yield, × yourselves.
hand (of man)
strength, power (fig.)
side (of land), part, portion (metaph.) (fig.)
(various special, technical senses)
part, fractional part, share
stays, support (for laver)
tenons (in tabernacle)
a phallus, a hand (meaning unsure)
Used in 1445 Verses, 36 Books 1609  Occurrence Count
לֵב , masculine noun, leyv — inner man, mind, will, heart (value 32)
H3820, לֵב lêb, labe; a form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything:—care for, comfortably, consent, × considered, courag(-eous), friend(-ly), ((broken-), (hard-), (merry-), (stiff-), (stout-), double) heart(-ed), × heed, × I, kindly, midst, mind(-ed), × regard(-ed), × themselves, × unawares, understanding, × well, willingly, wisdom.
inner man, mind, will, heart, understanding
inner part, midst
midst (of things)
heart (of man)
soul, heart (of man)
mind, knowledge, thinking, reflection, memory
inclination, resolution, determination (of will)
heart (of moral character)
as seat of appetites
as seat of emotions and passions
as seat of courage
Used in 551 Verses, 33 Books 591  Occurrence Count
לָכַד , verb, lakhad — to capture, seize, take (value 54)
H3920, לָכַד lâkad, law-kad'; a primitive root; to catch (in a net, trap or pit); generally, to capture or occupy; also to choose (by lot); figuratively, to cohere:—× at all, catch (self), be frozen, be holden, stick together, take.
to capture, take, seize
to capture, seize
to capture (of men) (fig.)
to take (by lot)
to be captured
to be caught (of men in trap, snare) (fig.)
(Hithpael) to grasp each other
Used in 112 Verses, 22 Books 121  Occurrence Count
מָוֶת , masculine noun, mavet — death (value 446)
H4194, מָוֶת mâveth, maw'-veth; from H4191; death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin:—(be) dead(-ly), death, die(-d).
death, dying, Death (personified), realm of the dead
death by violence (as a penalty)
state of death, place of death
Used in 152 Verses, 27 Books 155  Occurrence Count
מָלַט , verb, malat — to slip away (value 79)
H4422, מָלַט mâlaṭ, maw-lat'; a primitive root; properly, to be smooth, i.e. (by implication) to escape (as if by slipperiness); causatively, to release or rescue; specifically, to bring forth young, emit sparks:—deliver (self), escape, lay, leap out, let alone, let go, preserve, save, × speedily, × surely.
to slip away, escape, deliver, save, be delivered
to slip away
to be delivered
to lay, let slip out (of eggs)
to let escape
to deliver, save (life)
to give birth to
to slip forth, slip out, escape
Used in 85 Verses, 20 Books 93  Occurrence Count
מִן , conjunction, preposition, min — from (value 90)
H4480, מִן min, min; or מִנִּי minnîy; or מִנֵּי minnêy; (constructive plural) (Isaiah 30:11); for H4482; properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses:—above, after, among, at, because of, by (reason of), from (among), in, × neither, × nor, (out) of, over, since, × then, through, × whether, with.
from, out of, on account of, off, on the side of, since, above, than, so that not, more than
from (expressing separation), off, on the side of
(with verbs of proceeding, removing, expelling)
(of material from which something is made)
(of source or origin)
out of, some of, from (partitively)
from, since, after (of time)
than, more than (in comparison)
from...even to, both...and, either...or
than, more than, too much for (in comparisons)
from, on account of, through, because (with infinitive)
Used in 1093 Verses, 38 Books 1227  Occurrence Count
מָצָא , verb, matzaʾ — to attain to, find (value 131)
H4672, מָצָא mâtsâʼ, maw-tsaw'; a primitive root; properly, to come forth to, i.e. appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e. find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present:— be able, befall, being, catch, × certainly, (cause to) come (on, to, to hand), deliver, be enough (cause to) find(-ing, occasion, out), get (hold upon), × have (here), be here, hit, be left, light (up-) on, meet (with), × occasion serve, (be) present, ready, speed, suffice, take hold on.
to find, attain to
to find, secure, acquire, get (thing sought)
to find (what is lost)
to meet, encounter
to find (a condition)
to learn, devise
to find out
to find out
to come upon, light upon
to happen upon, meet, fall in with
to be found
to be encountered, be lighted upon, be discovered
to appear, be recognised
to be discovered, be detected
to be gained, be secured
to be, be found
to be found in
to be in the possession of
to be found in (a place), happen to be
to be left (after war)
to be present
to prove to be
to be found sufficient, be enough
to cause to find, attain
to cause to light upon, come upon, come
to cause to encounter
to present (offering)
Used in 425 Verses, 34 Books 453  Occurrence Count
מָצוֹד , feminine noun, masculine noun, matzod — siegeworks (value 140)
H4685, מָצוֹד mâtsôwd, maw-tsode'; or (feminine) מְצוֹדָה metsôwdâh; or מצֹדָה mtsôdâh; from H6679; also (by interchange for H4679) a net (for capturing animals or fishes); a fastness or (beseiging) tower:—bulwark, hold, munition, net, snare.
hunting implement, net
Used in 6 Verses, 4 Books 6  Occurrence Count
מַר , adjective, adverb, mar — bitter, bitterness (value 240)
H4751, מַר mar, mar; or (feminine) מָרָה mârâh; from H4843; bitter (literally or figuratively); also (as noun) bitterness, or (adverbially) bitterly:— angry, bitter(-ly, -ness), chafed, discontented, × great, heavy.
of water or food
of harlot's end, end of wickedness, cry (fig.)
of pain (subst)
Used in 36 Verses, 18 Books 39  Occurrence Count
פָּנִים , masculine noun, paniym — face, faces (value 180)
H6440, פָּנִים pânîym, paw-neem'; plural (but always as singular) of an unused noun פָּנֶה pâneh; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.):— accept, a-(be-) fore(-time), against, anger, × as (long as), at, battle, because (of), beseech, countenance, edge, employ, endure, enquire, face, favour, fear of, for, forefront(-part), form(-er time, -ward), from, front, heaviness, × him(-self), honourable, impudent, in, it, look(-eth) (-s), × me, meet, × more than, mouth, of, off, (of) old (time), × on, open, out of, over against, the partial, person, please, presence, prospect, was purposed, by reason of, regard, right forth, serve, × shewbread, sight, state, straight, street, × thee, × them(-selves), through ( -out), till, time(-s) past, (un-) to(-ward), upon, upside ( down), with(-in, -stand), × ye, × you.
face (of seraphim or cherubim)
face (of animals)
face, surface (of ground)
as adv of loc/temp
before and behind, toward, in front of, forward, formerly, from beforetime, before
in front of, before, to the front of, in the presence of, in the face of, at the face or front of, from the presence of, from before, from before the face of
Used in 1891 Verses, 38 Books 2118  Occurrence Count
|Ecclesiastes 7:26Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And I find more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וּמוֹצֶ֨א אֲנִ֜י מַ֣ר מִמָּ֗וֶת אֶת־הָֽאִשָּׁה֙ אֲשֶׁר־הִ֨יא מְצוֹדִ֧ים וַחֲרָמִ֛ים לִבָּ֖הּ אֲסוּרִ֣ים יָדֶ֑יהָ ט֞וֹב לִפְנֵ֤י הָאֱלֹהִים֙ יִמָּלֵ֣ט מִמֶּ֔נָּה וְחוֹטֵ֖א יִלָּ֥כֶד בָּֽהּ׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And I find
|and her hands
|from her; but the sinner
|shall be taken by her.
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