And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them the LORD
thy God hath chosen to minister unto him, and to bless in the name of the LORD
; and by their word shall every controversy and every stroke be tried
And the Prieſts the ſonnes of Leui ſhall come neere (for them the Lord thy God hath choſen to miniſter vnto him, and to bleſſe in the Name of the Lord:) and by their † worde ſhall euery controuerſie and euery ſtroke bee tried.
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
בָּחַר , verb, bahar — to choose (value 210)
H977, בָּחַר bâchar, baw-khar'; a primitive root; properly, to try, i.e. (by implication) select:—acceptable, appoint, choose (choice), excellent, join, be rather, require.
to choose, elect, decide for
(Qal) to choose
(Niphal) to be chosen
(Pual) to be chosen, selected
Used in 162 Verses, 23 Books 170  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
בָּרַךְ , verb, barakh — to kneel, bless (value 222)
H1288, בָּרַךְ bârak, baw-rak'; a primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason):—× abundantly, × altogether, × at all, blaspheme, bless, congratulate, curse, × greatly, × indeed, kneel (down), praise, salute, × still, thank.
to bless, kneel
(Niphal) to be blessed, bless oneself
(Piel) to bless
(Pual) to be blessed, be adored
(Hiphil) to cause to kneel
(Hithpael) to bless oneself
(TWOT) to praise, salute, curse
Used in 289 Verses, 24 Books 317  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
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
כֹּהֵן , masculine noun, koheyn — priest (value 75)
H3548, כֹּהֵן kôhên, ko-hane'; active participle of H3547; literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman):—chief ruler, × own, priest, prince, principal officer.
priest, principal officer or chief ruler
priest-king (Melchizedek, Messiah)
priests of Jehovah
the high priest
Used in 653 Verses, 29 Books 748  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
כֹּל , masculine noun, kol — the whole, all (value 50)
H3605, כֹּל kôl, kole; or (Jeremiah 33:8) כּוֹל kôwl; from H3634; properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense):—(in) all (manner, (ye)), altogether, any (manner), enough, every (one, place, thing), howsoever, as many as, (no-) thing, ought, whatsoever, (the) whole, whoso(-ever).
all, the whole
all, the whole of
any, each, every, anything
Used in 4241 Verses, 39 Books 5408  Occurrence Count
לֵוִי , proper masculine noun, leyviy — a son of Jacob, also the tribe descended from him (value 46)
H3878, לֵוִי Lêvîy, lay-vee'; from H3867; attached; Levi, a son of Jacob:—Levi. See also H3879, H3881.
Levi = "joined to"
the 3rd son of Jacob by Leah and progenitor of tribe of Levites
Used in 61 Verses, 13 Books 64  Occurrence Count
נֶגַע , masculine noun, negaʿ — a stroke, plague, mark (value 123)
H5061, נֶגַע negaʻ, neh'-gah; from H5060; a blow (figuratively, infliction); also (by implication) a spot (concretely, a leprous person or dress):—plague, sore, stricken, stripe, stroke, wound.
stroke, plague, disease, mark, plague spot
stroke (metaphorical of disease)
mark (of leprosy)
Used in 62 Verses, 10 Books 77  Occurrence Count
נָגַשׁ , verb, nagash — to draw near, approach (value 353)
H5066, נָגַשׁ nâgash, naw-gash'; a primitive root; to be or come (causatively, bring) near (for any purpose); euphemistically, to lie with a woman; as an enemy, to attack; religious to worship; causatively, to present; figuratively, to adduce an argument; by reversal, to stand back:—(make to) approach (nigh), bring (forth, hither, near), (cause to) come (hither, near, nigh), give place, go hard (up), (be, draw, go) near (nigh), offer, overtake, present, put, stand.
to draw near, approach
(Qal) to draw or come near
of sexual intercourse
of inanimate subject
to approach one another
(Niphal) to draw near
(Hiphil) to cause to approach, bring near, bring
(Hophal) to be brought near
(Hithpael) to draw near
Used in 112 Verses, 23 Books 125  Occurrence Count
עַל , conjunction, preposition, ʿal — upon, above, over (value 100)
H5921, עַל ʻal, al; properly, the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications:—above, according to(-ly), after, (as) against, among, and, × as, at, because of, beside (the rest of), between, beyond the time, × both and, by (reason of), × had the charge of, concerning for, in (that), (forth, out) of, (from) (off), (up-) on, over, than, through(-out), to, touching, × with.
upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against
upon, on the ground of, on the basis of, on account of, because of, therefore, on behalf of, for the sake of, for, with, in spite of, notwithstanding, concerning, in the matter of, as regards
above, beyond, over (of excess)
above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)
upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)
over (of suspension or extension)
by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)
down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to,, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)
to (as a dative)
because that, because, notwithstanding, although
Used in 4492 Verses, 39 Books 5753  Occurrence Count
פֶּה , masculine noun, peh — mouth (value 85)
H6310, פֶּה peh, peh; from H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to:—accord(-ing as, -ing to), after, appointment, assent, collar, command(-ment), × eat, edge, end, entry, file, hole, × in, mind, mouth, part, portion, × (should) say(-ing), sentence, skirt, sound, speech, × spoken, talk, tenor, × to, two-edged, wish, word.
mouth (of man)
mouth (as organ of speech)
mouth (of animals)
mouth, opening, orifice (of a well, river, etc)
(pim) a weight equal to one third of a shekel, occurs only in 1 Sa. 13:21
Used in 459 Verses, 35 Books 494  Occurrence Count
רִיב , masculine noun, riyv — strife, dispute (value 212)
H7379, רִיב rîyb, reeb; or רִב rib; from H7378; a contest (personal or legal):— adversary, cause, chiding, contend(-tion), controversy, multitude (from the margin), pleading, strife, strive(-ing), suit.
strife, controversy, dispute
dispute, controversy, case at law
Used in 60 Verses, 17 Books 61  Occurrence Count
שֵׁם , masculine noun, sheym — a name (value 340)
H8034, שֵׁם shêm, shame; a primitive word [perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064]; an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character:—+ base, (in-) fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
reputation, fame, glory
the Name (as designation of God)
Used in 771 Verses, 35 Books 860  Occurrence Count
שָׁרַת , verb, sharat — to minister, serve (value 900)
H8334, שָׁרַת shârath, shaw-rath'; a primitive root; to attend as a menial or worshipper; figuratively, to contribute to:—minister (unto), (do) serve(-ant, -ice, -itor), wait on.
(Piel) to minister, serve, minister to
Used in 92 Verses, 20 Books 97  Occurrence Count
|Deuteronomy 21:5Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them the LORD thy God hath chosen to minister unto him, and to bless in the name of the LORD; and by their word shall every controversy and every stroke be tried:
|Original Text (WLC)
|וְנִגְּשׁ֣וּ הַכֹּהֲנִים֮ בְּנֵ֣י לֵוִי֒ כִּ֣י בָ֗ם בָּחַ֞ר יְהוָ֤ה אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ לְשָׁ֣רְת֔וֹ וּלְבָרֵ֖ךְ בְּשֵׁ֣ם יְהוָ֑ה וְעַל־פִּיהֶ֥ם יִהְיֶ֖ה כָּל־רִ֥יב וְכָל־נָֽגַע׃
|Verse #5453 (Ch. #174) — 20 words, 72 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And the priests
|shall come near;
|for them the LORD
|unto him, and to bless
|in the name
|of the LORD;
|and by their word
|shall every controversy
|and every stroke be tried:
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