Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
Her * princes in the midſt thereof are like wolues rauening the praye, to ſhed blood, and to deſtroy ſoules, to get diſhoneſt gaine.
אָבַד , verb, ʾavad — to perish (value 7)
H6, אָבַד ʼâbad, aw-bad'; a primitive root; properly, to wander away, i.e. lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy):—break, destroy(-uction), not escape, fail, lose, (cause to, make) perish, spend, × and surely, take, be undone, × utterly, be void of, have no way to flee.
perish, vanish, go astray, be destroyed
perish, die, be exterminated
perish, vanish (fig.)
be lost, strayed
to destroy, kill, cause to perish, to give up (as lost), exterminate
to blot out, do away with, cause to vanish, (fig.)
cause to stray, lose
to destroy, put to death
of divine judgment
object name of kings (fig.)
Used in 174 Verses, 25 Books 179  Occurrence Count
בָּצַע , verb, batzaʿ — to cut off, break off, gain by violence (value 162)
H1214, בָּצַע bâtsaʻ, baw-tsah'; a primitive root to break off, i.e. (usually) plunder; figuratively, to finish, or (intransitively) stop:—(be) covet(-ous), cut (off), finish, fulfill, gain (greedily), get, be given to (covetousness), greedy, perform, be wounded.
to cut off, break off, gain by unrighteous violence, get, finish, be covetous, be greedy
to cut off
to gain wrongfully or by violence
to cut off, sever
to finish, complete, accomplish
to violently make gain of
Used in 16 Verses, 11 Books 16  Occurrence Count
בֶּצַע , masculine noun, betzaʿ — gain made by violence, unjust gain, profit (value 162)
H1215, בֶּצַע betsaʻ, beh'-tsah; from H1214; plunder; by extension, gain (usually unjust):—covetousness, (dishonest) gain, lucre, profit.
profit, unjust gain, gain (profit) acquired by violence
Used in 23 Verses, 13 Books 23  Occurrence Count
דָּם , masculine noun, dam — blood (value 44)
H1818, דָּם dâm, dawm; from H1826 (compare H119); blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy, the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (i.e. drops of blood):—blood(-y, -guiltiness), (-thirsty), + innocent.
Used in 295 Verses, 28 Books 357  Occurrence Count
זְאֵב , masculine noun, zəʾeyv — a wolf (value 10)
H2061, זְאֵב zeʼêb, zeh-abe'; from an unused root meaning to be yellow; a wolf:—wolf.
Used in 7 Verses, 6 Books 7  Occurrence Count
טָרַף , verb, taraf — to tear, rend, pluck (value 289)
H2963, טָרַף ṭâraph, taw-raf'; a primitive root; to pluck off or pull to pieces; causatively to supply with food (as in morsels):—catch, × without doubt, feed, ravin, rend in pieces, × surely, tear (in pieces).
to tear, rend, pluck
(Qal) to tear, rend
(Niphal) to be torn in pieces
(Poal) to be torn in pieces
(Hiphil) to provide food
Used in 22 Verses, 12 Books 22  Occurrence Count
טֶרֶף , masculine noun, teref — prey, food, a leaf (value 289)
H2964, טֶרֶף ṭereph, teh'-ref; from H2963; something torn, i.e. a fragment, e.g. a fresh leaf, prey, food:—leaf, meat, prey, spoil.
prey, food, leaf
Used in 23 Verses, 10 Books 23  Occurrence Count
מַעַן , preposition, substantive, maʿan — purpose, intent (value 160)
H4616, מַעַן maʻan, mah'-an; from H6030; properly, heed, i.e. purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically, in order that:—because of, to the end (intent) that, for (to, ... 's sake), + lest, that, to.
for the sake of
in view of, on account of
for the purpose of, to the intent that, in order to
to the end that
Used in 252 Verses, 29 Books 268  Occurrence Count
נֶפֶשׁ , feminine noun, nefesh — a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion (value 430)
H5315, נֶפֶשׁ nephesh, neh'-fesh; from H5314; properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental):—any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-) contented, × fish, ghost, greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, slay, soul, tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it.
soul, self, life, creature, person, appetite, mind, living being, desire, emotion, passion
that which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man
living being (with life in the blood)
the man himself, self, person or individual
seat of the appetites
seat of emotions and passions
activity of mind
activity of the will
activity of the character
Used in 683 Verses, 31 Books 748  Occurrence Count
קֶרֶב , masculine noun, kerev — inward part, midst (value 302)
H7130, קֶרֶב qereb, keh'-reb; from H7126; properly, the nearest part, i.e. the center, whether literal, figurative or adverbial (especially with preposition):—× among, × before, bowels, × unto charge, eat (up), × heart, × him, × in, inward (× -ly, part, -s, thought), midst, out of, purtenance, × therein, × through, × within self.
midst, among, inner part, middle
as seat of thought and emotion
as faculty of thought and emotion
in the midst, among, from among (of a number of persons)
entrails (of sacrificial animals)
Used in 220 Verses, 24 Books 227  Occurrence Count
שָׁפַךְ , verb, shafakh — to pour out, pour (value 400)
H8210, שָׁפַךְ shâphak, shaw-fak'; a primitive root; to spill forth (blood, a libation, liquid metal; or even a solid, i.e. to mound up); also (figuratively) to expend (life, soul, complaint, money, etc.); intensively, to sprawl out:—cast (up), gush out, pour (out), shed(-der, out), slip.
to pour, pour out, spill
to pour, pour out
to shed (blood)
to pour out (anger or heart) (fig)
(Niphal) to be poured out, be shed
(Pual) to be poured out, be shed
to be poured out
to pour out oneself
Used in 111 Verses, 24 Books 115  Occurrence Count
שַׂר , masculine noun, sar — chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince (value 500)
H8269, שַׂר sar, sar; from H8323; a head person (of any rank or class):—captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord,(-task-)master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
prince, ruler, leader, chief, chieftain, official, captain
vassal, noble, official (under king)
captain, general, commander (military)
chief, head, overseer (of other official classes)
heads, princes (of religious office)
elders (of representative leaders of people)
merchant-princes (of rank and dignity)
Ruler of rulers (of God)
Used in 368 Verses, 28 Books 420  Occurrence Count
|Ezekiel 22:27Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
|Original Text (WLC)
|שָׂרֶ֣יהָ בְקִרְבָּ֔הּ כִּזְאֵבִ֖ים טֹ֣רְפֵי טָ֑רֶף לִשְׁפָּךְ־דָּם֙ לְאַבֵּ֣ד נְפָשׁ֔וֹת לְמַ֖עַן בְּצֹ֥עַ בָּֽצַע׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|in the midst
|thereof are like wolves
|and to destroy
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