And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD
, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were
on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD
And if it ſeeme euill vnto you to ſerue the Lord, chooſe you this day whome you will ſerue, whether the gods which your fathers ſerued that were on the other ſide of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whoſe lande ye dwell: but as for mee and my houſe, we will ſerue the Lord.
אָב , masculine noun, ʾav — father (value 3)
H1, אָב ʼâb, awb; a primitive word; father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application:—chief, (fore-) father(-less), × patrimony, principal. Compare names in 'Abi-'.
father of an individual
of God as father of his people
head or founder of a household, group, family, or clan
grandfather, forefathers — of person
originator or patron of a class, profession, or art
of producer, generator (fig.)
of benevolence and protection (fig.)
term of respect and honour
ruler or chief (spec.)
Used in 1059 Verses, 31 Books 1207  Occurrence Count
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
אִם , particle, ʾim — if (value 41)
H518, אִם ʼim, eem; a primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogative, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence, as a negative, not:—(and, can-, doubtless, if, that) (not), + but, either, + except, + more(-over if, than), neither, nevertheless, nor, oh that, or, + save (only, -ing), seeing, since, sith, + surely (no more, none, not), though, + of a truth, + unless, + verily, when, whereas, whether, while, + yet.
of possible situations
of impossible situations
if...if, whether...or, whether...or...or
Used in 931 Verses, 37 Books 1070  Occurrence Count
אֱמֹרִי , collective masculine noun, ʾemoriy — perhaps "mountain dwellers", a Canaanite tribe (value 251)
H567, אֱמֹרִי ʼĔmôrîy, em-o-ree'; probably a patronymic from an unused name derived from H559 in the sense of publicity, i.e. prominence; thus, a mountaineer; an Emorite, one of the Canaanitish tribes:—Amorite.
Amorite = "a sayer"
one of the peoples of east Canaan and beyond the Jordan, dispossessed by the Israelite incursion from Egypt
Used in 86 Verses, 17 Books 87  Occurrence Count
אָנֹכִי , personal pronoun, ʾanokhiy — I (value 81)
H595, אָנֹכִי ʼânôkîy, aw-no-kee'; sometimes, אָנֹכִי ʼânôkîy; a primitive pronoun; I:—I, me, × which.
Used in 335 Verses, 26 Books 356  Occurrence Count
אֶרֶץ , feminine noun, ʾeretz — earth, land (value 291)
H776, אֶרֶץ ʼerets, eh'-rets; from an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land):—× common, country, earth, field, ground, land, × natins, way, + wilderness, world.
whole earth (as opposed to a part)
earth (as opposed to heaven)
piece of ground
land of Canaan, Israel
inhabitants of land
Sheol, land without return, (under) world
ground, surface of the earth
people of the land
space or distance of country (in measurements of distance)
level or plain country
land of the living
end(s) of the earth
(almost wholly late in usage)
often in contrast to Canaan
Used in 2190 Verses, 39 Books 2498  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
אַתָּה , personal pronoun, ʾatta — you (masc. sing.) (value 406)
H859, אַתָּה ʼattâh, at-taw'; or (shortened); אַתָּ ʼattâ; or אַת ʼath; feminine (irregular) sometimes אַתִּי ʼattîy; plural masculine אַתֶּם ʼattem; feminine אַתֶּן ʼatten; or אַתֵּנָה ʼattênâhlemma אתֵּנָה missing vowel, corrected to אַתֵּנָה; or אַתֵּנָּה ʼattênnâh; a primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you:—thee, thou, ye, you.
you (second pers. sing. masc.)
Used in 997 Verses, 39 Books 1092  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
בַּיִת , proper patrial adjective, adverb, masculine noun, bayit — a house (value 412)
H1004, בַּיִת bayith, bah'-yith; probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.):—court, daughter, door, + dungeon, family, + forth of, × great as would contain, hangings, home(born), (winter) house(-hold), inside(-ward), palace, place, + prison, + steward, + tablet, temple, web, + within(-out).
house, dwelling habitation
shelter or abode of animals
human bodies (fig.)
of abode of light and darkness
of land of Ephraim
home, house as containing a family
those belonging to the same household
family of descendants, descendants as organized body
on the inside
Used in 1712 Verses, 38 Books 2045  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
יוֹם , masculine noun, yom — day (value 56)
H3117, יוֹם yôwm, yome; from an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb):—age, always, chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), elder, × end, evening, (for) ever(-lasting, -more), × full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, old, outlived, perpetually, presently, remaineth, × required, season, × since, space, then, (process of) time, as at other times, in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), × whole ( age), (full) year(-ly), younger.
day, time, year
day (as opposed to night)
day (24 hour period)
as defined by evening and morning in Genesis 1
as a division of time
a working day, a day's journey
days, lifetime (pl.)
time, period (general)
Used in 1930 Verses, 39 Books 2250  Occurrence Count
יָשַׁב , verb, yashav — to sit, remain, dwell (value 312)
H3427, יָשַׁב yâshab, yaw-shab'; a primitive root; properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry:—(make to) abide(-ing), continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-ing), ease self, endure, establish, × fail, habitation, haunt, (make to) inhabit(-ant), make to keep (house), lurking, × marry(-ing), (bring again to) place, remain, return, seat, set(-tle), (down-) sit(-down, still, -ting down, -ting (place) -uate), take, tarry.
to dwell, remain, sit, abide
to sit, sit down
to be set
to remain, stay
to dwell, have one's abode
(Niphal) to be inhabited
(Piel) to set, place
to cause to sit
to cause to abide, set
to cause to dwell
to cause (cities) to be inhabited
to marry (give an dwelling to)
to be inhabited
to make to dwell
Used in 977 Verses, 38 Books 1078  Occurrence Count
מִי , interrogative pronoun, miy — who? (value 50)
H4310, מִי mîy, me; an interrogative pronoun of persons, as H4100 is of things, who? (occasionally, by a peculiar idiom, of things); also (indefinitely) whoever; often used in oblique construction with prefix or suffix:—any (man), × he, × him, O that! what, which, who(-m, -se, -soever), would to God.
who?, whose?, whom?, would that, whoever, whosoever
Used in 342 Verses, 35 Books 422  Occurrence Count
נָהָר , masculine noun, nahar — a stream, river (value 255)
H5104, נָהָר nâhâr, naw-hawr'; from H5102; a stream (including the sea; expectation the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity:—flood, river.
Used in 108 Verses, 25 Books 118  Occurrence Count
עָבַד , verb, ʿavad — to work, serve (value 76)
H5647, עָבַד ʻâbad, aw-bad'; a primitive root; to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc.:—× be, keep in bondage, be bondmen, bond-service, compel, do, dress, ear, execute, husbandman, keep, labour(-ing man, bring to pass, (cause to, make to) serve(-ing, self), (be, become) servant(-s), do (use) service, till(-er), transgress (from margin), (set a) work, be wrought, worshipper,
to work, serve
to labour, work, do work
to work for another, serve another by labour
to serve as subjects
to serve (God)
to serve (with Levitical service)
to be worked, be tilled (of land)
to make oneself a servant
(Pual) to be worked
to compel to labour or work, cause to labour, cause to serve
to cause to serve as subjects
(Hophal) to be led or enticed to serve
Used in 262 Verses, 25 Books 289  Occurrence Count
עֵבֶר , masculine noun, ʿeyver — region across or beyond, side (value 272)
H5676, עֵבֶר ʻêber, ay'-ber; from H5674; properly, a region across; but used only adverbially (with or without a preposition) on the opposite side (especially of the Jordan; ususally meaning the east):—× against, beyond, by, × from, over, passage, quarter, (other, this) side, straight.
region beyond or across, side
region across or beyond
side, opposite side
Used in 83 Verses, 18 Books 90  Occurrence Count
עַיִן , masculine/feminine noun, ʿayin — an eye (value 130)
H5869, עַיִן ʻayin, ah'-yin; probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape):—affliction, outward appearance, before, think best, colour, conceit, be content, countenance, displease, eye((-brow), (-d), -sight), face, favour, fountain, furrow (from the margin), × him, humble, knowledge, look, (+ well), × me, open(-ly), + (not) please, presence, regard, resemblance, sight, × thee, × them, + think, × us, well, × you(-rselves).
of physical eye
as showing mental qualities
of mental and spiritual faculties (fig.)
Used in 827 Verses, 37 Books 882  Occurrence Count
רַע , absolute state masculine plural intensive noun, raʿ — bad, evil (value 270)
H7451, רַע raʻ, rah; from H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral):—adversity, affliction, bad, calamity, displease(-ure), distress, evil((-favouredness), man, thing), + exceedingly, × great, grief(-vous), harm, heavy, hurt(-ful), ill (favoured), + mark, mischief(-vous), misery, naught(-ty), noisome, + not please, sad(-ly), sore, sorrow, trouble, vex, wicked(-ly, -ness, one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Including feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.)
bad, disagreeable, malignant
bad, unpleasant, evil (giving pain, unhappiness, misery)
bad (of its kind - land, water, etc)
bad (of value)
worse than, worst (comparison)
bad, unkind (vicious in disposition)
bad, evil, wicked (ethically)
in general, of persons, of thoughts
evil, distress, misery, injury, calamity
evil, distress, adversity
evil, injury, wrong
evil, misery, distress, injury
evil, misery, distress
evil, injury, wrong
Used in 623 Verses, 36 Books 660  Occurrence Count
רָעַע , verb, raʿaʿ — to be evil, bad (value 340)
H7489, רָעַע râʻaʻ, raw-ah'; a primitive root; properly, to spoil (literally, by breaking to pieces); figuratively, to make (or be) good for nothing, i.e. bad (physically, socially or morally):—afflict, associate selves (by mistake for 7462), break (down, in pieces), displease, (be, bring, do) evil (doer, entreat, man), show self friendly (by mistake for 7462), do harm, (do) hurt, (behave self, deal) ill, × indeed, do mischief, punish, still, vex, (do) wicked (doer, -ly), be (deal, do) worse.
to be bad, be evil
to be displeasing
to be sad
to be injurious, be evil
to be wicked, be evil (ethically)
to do an injury or hurt
to do evil or wickedly
to break, shatter
to be broken
(Hithpolel) to be broken, be broken in pieces, be broken asunder
Used in 99 Verses, 23 Books 99  Occurrence Count
|Joshua 24:15Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וְאִם֩ רַ֨ע בְּֽעֵינֵיכֶ֜ם לַעֲבֹ֣ד אֶת־יְהוָ֗ה בַּחֲר֨וּ לָכֶ֣ם הַיּוֹם֮ אֶת־מִ֣י תַעֲבֹדוּן֒ אִ֣ם אֶת־אֱלֹהִ֞ים אֲשֶׁר־עָבְד֣וּ אֲבוֹתֵיכֶ֗ם אֲשֶׁר֙ בעבר הַנָּהָ֔ר וְאִם֙ אֶת־אֱלֹהֵ֣י הָאֱמֹרִ֔י אֲשֶׁ֥ר אַתֶּ֖ם יֹשְׁבִ֣ים בְּאַרְצָ֑ם וְאָנֹכִ֣י וּבֵיתִ֔י נַעֲבֹ֖ד אֶת־יְהוָֽה׃ פ
|Verse #6492 (Ch. #211) — 34 words, 127 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And if it seem evil
|you this day
|ye will serve;
|whether the gods
|which your fathers
|that were on the other side
|of the flood,
|or the gods
|of the Amorites,
|in whose land
|but as for me and my house,
|we will serve
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