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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #5804 - עַזָּה

Transliteration:
‛azzâh
Phonetics:
az-zaw'  
Word Origin:
from (05794)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
TWOT:
None
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Azzah = “the strong”

1) another name for ‘Gaza’, a city of the Philistines located in the extreme southwest of Palestine close to the Mediterranean

Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (21)NAS (21)HCS (20)
Genesis1
Deuteronomy1
Joshua3
Judges4
1 Samuel1
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
1 Chronicles1
Jeremiah3
Amos2
Zephaniah1
Zechariah1
Genesis1
Deuteronomy1
Joshua3
Judges4
1 Samuel1
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
1 Chronicles1
Jeremiah3
Amos2
Zephaniah1
Zechariah1
Genesis1
Deuteronomy1
Joshua3
Judges4
1 Samuel1
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
Jeremiah3
Amos2
Zephaniah1
Zechariah2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ עַזָּה proper name, of a location Gaza, Γαζα (Assyrian –azzutu, etc., COT i. 97 Dl Pa 290, Tel Amarna –azati, Azzati Wkl38 *; Egyptian Ga¼atu WMM As.u.Eur.87,96,159,392; ᵐ5 Γαζα, so Josephus Ant.xiii.5,5, etc.; Herod. ii, 159; iii. 5 Κάδυτις); — Philistine city (modern , Ghazze, Razze), approximately Latitude 31degrees; 3minutes North, Longitude 34degrees 28 minutes East, approximately 50 miles west-southwest from Jerusalem, near the sea (Rob BR ii. 36 ff. GASm Geogr. 181ff. Buhl Geogr. 190f.), Judges 16:1,21 (both עַזָּ֑תָה), southernmost of the famous five cities, Genesis 10:19 (J), Judges 6:4; 1 Kings 5:4; 2 Kings 18:8, compare Deuteronomy 2:23; Joshua 10:41 (D); also Joshua 11:22 (D), Joshua 15:47 (P), Judges 1:18; 1 Samuel 6:17; Amos 1:6,7; Zephaniah 2:4; Jeremiah 25:20; Jeremiah 47:1,5; Zechariah 9:5 (twice in verse); — On commercial importance see DHM B und S 989 Gatt ZPV vii (1884), 1ff., 293ff.; viii (1885), 69 ff., 179 ff. — For עַזָּה 1 Chronicles 7:28 van d. H., read עַיָּה Baer Ginsb (q. v.), Be Oettli Kau Kit Hpt.; see עַי.

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Gesenius Definition

עַזָּה (“strong,” “fortified,” as if Valentia) pr.n. [Gaza, Azzah] (LXX. Γάζα), one of the five cities of the Philistines, Joshua 11:22; Judges 16:1, 21 Judges 16:21; 1 Samuel 6:17; Jeremiah 25:20; Amos 1:6, Zephaniah 2:4 a royal city (Zechariah 9:5), situated on the southern borders of Palestine (Genesis 10:19; 1 Kings 5:4), taken by the Jews in the time of the Judges (Judges 1:18), but soon after recovered again by the Philistines. It is frequently mentioned by the Greek writers, of whom Plutarch calls it the greatest city of Syria; Arrian calls it a great city, situated on a lofty place, and well fortified. It even now retains its ancient name (غزّة). Its history is given at considerable length by Reland, in Palæstina, p. 788-800. Gent. n. עֲזָּתִי Judges 16:2.

List of Word Forms
בְּעַזָּ֛ה בעזה וְעַזָּה֙ ועזה לְעַזָּ֤ה לעזה מֵֽעַזָּ֔ה מעזה עַזָּ֑ה עַזָּ֑תָה עַזָּ֔ה עַזָּ֖ה עַזָּ֗תָה עַזָּ֣ה עַזָּ֥ה עַזָּֽה׃ עַזָּה֙ עַיָּ֖ה עזה עזה׃ עזתה עיה ‘ay·yāh ‘ayyāh ‘az·zā·ṯāh ‘az·zāh ‘azzāh ‘azzāṯāh aiYah azZah azZatah bə‘azzāh bə·‘az·zāh beazZah lə‘azzāh lə·‘az·zāh leazZah mê‘azzāh mê·‘az·zāh meazZah veazZah wə‘azzāh wə·‘az·zāh

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