I live, saith the LORD
of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even
the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them.
Therefore, as I liue, ſaith the Lord of hoſtes the God of Iſrael, ſurely Moab ſhalbe as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, euen the breeding of netles, and ſalt pits, and a perpetuall deſolation, the reſidue of my people ſhall ſpoile them, and the remnant of my people ſhall poſſeſſe them.
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
בָּזַז , verb, bazaz — to spoil, plunder (value 16)
H962, בָּזַז bâzaz, baw-zaz'; a primitive root; to plunder:—catch, gather, (take) for a prey, rob(-ber), spoil, take (away, spoil), × utterly.
to spoil, plunder, prey upon, seize
(Qal) to spoil, plunder, despoil
(Niphal) to be spoiled, plundered
(Pual) to be taken as spoil
Used in 39 Verses, 15 Books 42  Occurrence Count
בֵּן , masculine noun, beyn — son (value 52)
H1121, בֵּן bên, bane; from H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.):—afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-) ite, (anoint-) ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-) ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, × came up in, child, colt, × common, × corn, daughter, × of first, firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, × in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, rebel, + robber, × servant born, × soldier, son, + spark, steward, + stranger, × surely, them of, + tumultuous one, valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
son, grandson, child, member of a group
son, male child
children (pl. - male and female)
youth, young men (pl.)
young (of animals)
sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels]
people (of a nation) (pl.)
of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.)
a member of a guild, order, class
Used in 3654 Verses, 37 Books 4899  Occurrence Count
גּוֹי , masculine noun, proper masculine noun, goy — nation, people (value 19)
H1471, גּוֹי gôwy, go'-ee; rarely (shortened) גֹּי gôy; apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts:—Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
usually of non-Hebrew people
of descendants of Abraham
of swarm of locusts, other animals (fig.)
proper masculine noun
Goyim? = "nations"
Used in 511 Verses, 34 Books 558  Occurrence Count
הָיָה , verb, haya — to fall out, come to pass, become, be (value 20)
H1961, הָיָה hâyâh, haw-yaw; a primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary):—beacon, × altogether, be(-come), accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), do, faint, fall, follow, happen, × have, last, pertain, quit (one-) self, require, × use.
to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out
to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass
to come about, come to pass
to come into being, become
to arise, appear, come
to become like
to be instituted, be established
to exist, be in existence
to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time)
to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality)
to accompany, be with
to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about
to be done, be finished, be gone
Used in 3131 Verses, 39 Books 3543  Occurrence Count
חַי , adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun, hay — alive, living (value 18)
H2416, חַי chay, khah'-ee; from H2421; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:— age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, merry, multitude, (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
green (of vegetation)
flowing, fresh (of water)
lively, active (of man)
reviving (of the springtime)
life (abstract emphatic)
living thing, animal
Used in 450 Verses, 29 Books 497  Occurrence Count
חָרוּל , masculine noun, harul — (a kind of weed), perhaps chickpea (value 244)
H2738, חָרוּל chârûwl, khaw-rool'; or (shortened) חָרֻל chârul; apparently, a passive participle of an unused root probably meaning to be prickly; properly, pointed, i.e. a bramble or other thorny weed:—nettle.
nettles, weeds, kind of weed (perhaps chickpea)
Used in 3 Verses, 3 Books 3  Occurrence Count
יְהֹוָה , proper noun with reference to deity, ʾadoonay — the proper name of the God of Israel (value 26)
H3068, יְהֹוָה Yehôvâh, yeh-ho-vaw'; from H1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God:—Jehovah, the Lord. Compare H3050, H3069.
Jehovah = "the existing One"
the proper name of the one true God
unpronounced except with the vowel pointings of H136
Used in 5519 Verses, 36 Books 6517  Occurrence Count
יִשְׂרָאֵל , proper masculine noun, yisraʾeyl — "God strives", another name of Jacob and his desc (value 541)
H3478, יִשְׂרָאֵל Yisrâʼêl, yis-raw-ale'; from H8280 and H410; he will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity:—Israel.
Israel = "God prevails"
the second name for Jacob given to him by God after his wrestling with the angel at Peniel
the name of the descendants and the nation of the descendants of Jacob
the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split
the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah
the name of the nation after the return from exile
Used in 2231 Verses, 34 Books 2505  Occurrence Count
יֶתֶר , masculine noun, yeter — remainder, excess, preeminence (value 610)
H3499, יֶתֶר yether, yeh'-ther; from H3498; properly, an overhanging, i.e. (by implication) an excess, superiority, remainder; also a small rope (as hanging free):— abundant, cord, exceeding, excellancy(-ent), what they leave, that hath left, plentifully, remnant, residue, rest, string, with.
remainder, excess, rest, remnant, excellence
remainder, rest, other part
Used in 95 Verses, 26 Books 101  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כֵּן , adjective, adverb, keyn — so, thus (value 70)
H3651, כֵּן kên, kane; from H3559; properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles):— after that (this, -ward, -wards), as... as, (for-) asmuch as yet, be (for which) cause, following, howbeit, in (the) like (manner, -wise), × the more, right, (even) so, state, straightway, such (thing), surely, there (where) -fore, this, thus, true, well, × you.
so, therefore, thus
so...as (paired with adverb)
forasmuch as (in phrase)
therefore, this being so (specific)
therefore, on this ground (general)
in such case
right, just, honest, true, veritable
right, just, honest
true!, right!, correct! (in assent)
Used in 731 Verses, 35 Books 764  Occurrence Count
מוֹאָב , proper locative noun, proper masculine noun, moʾav — a son of Lot,also his desc. and the territory where they settled (value 49)
H4124, מוֹאָב Môwʼâb, mo-awb; from a prolonged form of the prepositional prefix m- and H1; from (her [the mother's]) father; Moab, an incestuous son of Lot; also his territory and descendants:—Moab.
Moab = "of his father"
proper masculine noun
a son of Lot by his eldest daughter
the nation descended from the son of Lot
proper locative noun
the land inhabited by the descendants of the son of Lot
Used in 158 Verses, 21 Books 180  Occurrence Count
מִכְרֶה , masculine noun, mikhreh — a pit (value 265)
H4379, מִכְרֶה mikreh, mik-reh'; from H3738; a pit (for salt):—(salt-) pit.
pit, salt pit
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
מֶלַח , masculine noun, melah — salt (value 78)
H4417, מֶלַח melach, meh'-lakh; from H4414; properly, powder, i.e. (specifically) salt (as easily pulverized and dissolved):—salt(-pit).
Used in 26 Verses, 14 Books 28  Occurrence Count
מִמְשָׁק , masculine noun, mimshak — perhaps possession (value 480)
H4476, מִמְשָׁק mimshâq, mim-shawk'; from the same as H4943; a possession:—breeding.
possession, place possessed
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
נְאֻם , masculine noun, nəʾum — utterance (value 91)
H5002, נְאֻם neʼum, neh-oom'; from H5001; an oracle:—(hath) said, saith.
(Qal) utterance, declaration (of prophet)
utterance, declaration, revelation (of prophet in ecstatic state)
utterance, declaration (elsewhere always preceding divine name)
Used in 358 Verses, 21 Books 376  Occurrence Count
נָחַל , verb, nahal — to get or take as a possession (value 88)
H5157, נָחַל nâchal, naw-khal'; a primitive root; to inherit (as a (figurative) mode of descent), or (generally) to occupy; causatively, to bequeath, or (generally) distribute, instate:—divide, have (inheritance), take as a heritage, (cause to, give to, make to) inherit, (distribute for, divide (for, for an, by), give for, have, leave for, take (for)) inheritance, (have in, cause to, be made to) possess(-ion).
to get as a possession, acquire, inherit, possess
to take possession, inherit
to have or get as a possession or property (fig.)
to divide the land for a possession
to acquire (testimonies) (fig.)
(Piel) to divide for a possession
(Hithpael) to possess oneself of
to give as a possession
to cause to inherit, give as an inheritance
(Hophal) to be allotted, be made to possess
Used in 57 Verses, 16 Books 59  Occurrence Count
סְדֹם , proper locative noun, sədom — a Canaanite city near the Dead Sea (value 104)
H5467, סְדֹם Çedôm, sed-ome'; from an unused root meaning to scorch; burnt (i.e. volcanic or bituminous) district; Sedom, a place near the Dead Sea:—Sodom.
Sodom = "burning"
a Canaanite city, usually paired with Gomorrah, located in the area of the Dead Sea and the Jordan river; both cities destroyed by God in judgment
Used in 38 Verses, 8 Books 39  Occurrence Count
עַד , conjunction, preposition, ʿad — as far as, even to, up to, until, while (value 74)
H5704, עַד ʻad, ad; properly, the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjunction; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with):—against, and, as, at, before, by (that), even (to), for(-asmuch as), (hither-) to, how long, into, as long (much) as, (so) that, till, toward, until, when, while, (+ as) yet.
as far as, even to, until, up to, while, as far as
as far as, up to, even to
from...as far as, both...and (with 'min' - from)
even to, until, unto, till, during, end
even to, to the degree of, even like
until, while, to the point that, so that even
Used in 1128 Verses, 39 Books 1262  Occurrence Count
עוֹלָם , masculine noun, ʿolam — long duration, antiquity, futurity (value 146)
H5769, עוֹלָם ʻôwlâm, o-lawm'; or עֹלָם ʻôlâm; from H5956; properly, concealed, i.e. the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e. (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always:—alway(-s), ancient (time), any more, continuance, eternal, (for, (n-)) ever(-lasting, -more, of old), lasting, long (time), (of) old (time), perpetual, at any time, (beginning of the) world (+ without end). Compare H5331, H5703.
long duration, antiquity, futurity, for ever, ever, everlasting, evermore, perpetual, old, ancient, world
ancient time, long time (of past)
for ever, always
continuous existence, perpetual
everlasting, indefinite or unending future, eternity
Used in 413 Verses, 34 Books 438  Occurrence Count
עַם , masculine noun, ʿam — people (value 110)
H5971, עַם ʻam, am; from H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock:—folk, men, nation, people.
persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men
Used in 1655 Verses, 39 Books 1857  Occurrence Count
עַמּוֹן , proper masculine noun, ʿammon — a people living East of the Jordan (value 166)
H5983, עַמּוֹן ʻAmmôwn, am-mone'; from H5971; tribal, i.e. inbred; Ammon, a son of Lot; also his posterity and their country:—Ammon, Ammonites.
Ammon = "tribal"
a people dwelling in Transjordan descended from Lot through Ben-ammi
Used in 98 Verses, 18 Books 106  Occurrence Count
עֲמֹרָה , proper locative noun, ʿamora — a city in the Jordan Valley (value 315)
H6017, עֲמֹרָה ʻĂmôrâh, am-o-raw'; from H6014; a (ruined) heap; Amorah, a place in Palestine:—Gomorrah.
Gomorrah = "submersion"
the twin-city in evil with Sodom, both destroyed in judgment by God with fire from heaven
of iniquity (fig.)
Used in 19 Verses, 6 Books 19  Occurrence Count
צָבָא , masculine noun, tzavaʾ — army, war, warfare (value 93)
H6635, צָבָא tsâbâʼ, tsaw-baw'; or (feminine) צְבָאָה tsebâʼâh; from H6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship):—appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).
that which goes forth, army, war, warfare, host
host (of organised army)
host (of angels)
of sun, moon, and stars
of whole creation
war, warfare, service, go out to war
Used in 462 Verses, 27 Books 485  Occurrence Count
שְׁאֵרִית , feminine noun, shəʾeyriyt — rest, residue, remnant, remainder (value 911)
H7611, שְׁאֵרִית sheʼêrîyth, sheh-ay-reeth'; from H7604; a remainder or residual (surviving, final) portion:—that had escaped, be left, posterity, remain(-der), remnant, residue, rest.
rest, residue, remainder, remnant
rest, what is left
Used in 66 Verses, 16 Books 66  Occurrence Count
שְׁמָמָה , feminine noun, shəmama — devastation, waste (value 385)
H8077, שְׁמָמָה shemâmâh, shem-aw-maw'; or שִׁמָמָה shimâmâh; feminine of H8076; devastation; figuratively, astonishment:—(laid, × most) desolate(-ion), waste.
devastation, waste, desolation
Used in 54 Verses, 11 Books 57  Occurrence Count
|Zephaniah 2:9Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Therefore as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them.
|Original Text (WLC)
|לָכֵ֣ן חַי־אָ֡נִי נְאֻם֩ יְהוָ֨ה צְבָא֜וֹת אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל כִּֽי־מוֹאָ֞ב כִּסְדֹ֤ם תִּֽהְיֶה֙ וּבְנֵ֤י עַמּוֹן֙ כַּֽעֲמֹרָ֔ה מִמְשַׁ֥ק חָר֛וּל וּמִכְרֵה־מֶ֥לַח וּשְׁמָמָ֖ה עַד־עוֹלָ֑ם שְׁאֵרִ֤ית עַמִּי֙ יְבָזּ֔וּם וְיֶ֥תֶר גוי יִנְחָלֽוּם׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|Therefore as I live,
|shall be as Sodom,
|and the children
|even the breeding
|and a perpetual
|of my people
|them, and the remnant
|of my people
|shall possess them.
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