195 occurrences

'Strength' in the Bible

When Jacob was told, “Your son Joseph has come to you,” Israel summoned his strength and sat up in bed.

Reuben, you are my firstborn,my strength and the firstfruits of my virility,excelling in prominence, excelling in power.

Then Moses said to the people, “Remember this day when you came out of Egypt, out of the place of slavery, for the Lord brought you out of here by the strength of His hand. Nothing leavened may be eaten.

“In the future, when your son asks you, ‘What does this mean?’ say to him, ‘By the strength of His hand the Lord brought us out of Egypt, out of the place of slavery.

So let it be a sign on your hand and a symbol on your forehead, for the Lord brought us out of Egypt by the strength of His hand.”

The Lord is my strength and my song;He has become my salvation.This is my God, and I will praise Him,my father’s God, and I will exalt Him.

and your strength will be used up for nothing. Your land will not yield its produce, and the trees of the land will not bear their fruit.

But Moses replied to the Lord, “The Egyptians will hear about it, for by Your strength You brought up this people from them.

“Keep every command I am giving you today, so that you may have the strength to cross into and possess the land you are to inherit,

The Lord will indeed vindicate His peopleand have compassion on His servantswhen He sees that their strength is goneand no one is left—slave or free.

I am still as strong today as I was the day Moses sent me out. My strength for battle and for daily tasks is now as it was then.

So Joshua replied to Joseph’s family (that is, Ephraim and Manasseh), “You have many people and great strength. You will not have just one allotment,

The river Kishon swept them away,the ancient river, the river Kishon.March on, my soul, in strength!

Lord, may all your enemies perish as Sisera did.But may those who love Himbe like the rising of the sun in its strength.And the land was peaceful 40 years.

I will put a fleece of wool here on the threshing floor. If dew is only on the fleece, and all the ground is dry, I will know that You will deliver Israel by my strength, as You said.”

Zebah and Zalmunna said, “Get up and kill us yourself, for a man is judged by his strength.” So Gideon got up, killed Zebah and Zalmunna, and took the crescent ornaments that were on the necks of their camels.

So God split a hollow place in the ground at Lehi, and water came out of it. After Samson drank, his strength returned, and he revived. That is why he named it En-hakkore, which is in Lehi to this day.

The Philistine leaders went to her and said, “Persuade him to tell you where his great strength comes from, so we can overpower him, tie him up, and make him helpless. Each of us will then give you 1,100 pieces of silver.”

So Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me, where does your great strength come from? How could someone tie you up and make you helpless?”

While the men in ambush were waiting in her room, she called out to him, “Samson, the Philistines are here!” But he snapped the bowstrings as a strand of yarn snaps when it touches fire. The secret of his strength remained unknown.

“How can you say, ‘I love you,’” she told him, “when your heart is not with me? This is the third time you have mocked me and not told me what makes your strength so great!”

he told her the whole truth and said to her, “My hair has never been cut, because I am a Nazirite to God from birth. If I am shaved, my strength will leave me, and I will become weak and be like any other man.”

Then she let him fall asleep on her lap and called a man to shave off the seven braids on his head. In this way, she made him helpless, and his strength left him.

On the fourth day, they got up early in the morning and prepared to go, but the girl’s father said to his son-in-law, “Have something to eat to keep up your strength and then you can go.”

He got up early in the morning of the fifth day to leave, but the girl’s father said to him, “Please keep up your strength.” So they waited until late afternoon and the two of them ate.

The bows of the warriors are broken,but the feeble are clothed with strength.

He guards the steps of His faithful ones,but the wicked perish in darkness,for a man does not prevail by his own strength.

“‘Look, the days are coming when I will cut off your strength and the strength of your ancestral family, so that none in your family will reach old age.

Now please listen to your servant. Let me set some food in front of you. Eat and it will give you strength so you can go on your way.”

David and the troops with him wept loudly until they had no strength left to weep.

David was in a difficult position because the troops talked about stoning him, for they were all very bitter over the loss of their sons and daughters. But David found strength in the Lord his God.

So he got up, ate, and drank. Then on the strength from that food, he walked 40 days and 40 nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.

You think mere words are strategy and strength for war. What are you now relying on so that you have rebelled against me?

They said to him, “This is what Hezekiah says: ‘Today is a day of distress, rebuke, and disgrace, for children have come to the point of birth, but there is no strength to deliver them.

Before him there was no king like him who turned to the Lord with all his mind and with all his heart and with all his strength according to all the law of Moses, and no one like him arose after him.

Splendor and majesty are before Him;strength and joy are in His place.

Ascribe to the Lord, families of the peoples,ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.

8 All of these were among the sons of Obed-edom with their sons and brothers; they were capable men with strength for the work—62 from Obed-edom.

Now therefore:Arise, Lord God, come to Your resting place,You and Your powerful ark.May Your priests, Lord God, be clothed with salvation,and may Your godly people rejoice in goodness.

Then Asa cried out to the Lord his God: “Lord, there is no one besides You to help the mighty and those without strength. Help us, Lord our God, for we depend on You, and in Your name we have come against this large army. Yahweh, You are our God. Do not let a mere mortal hinder You.”

He has only human strength, but we have Yahweh our God to help us and to fight our battles.” So the people relied on the words of King Hezekiah of Judah.

In Judah, it was said:The strength of the laborer fails,since there is so much rubble.We will never be ableto rebuild the wall.

Then he said to them, “Go and eat what is rich, drink what is sweet, and send portions to those who have nothing prepared, since today is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, because the joy of the Lord is your stronghold.”

If it is a matter of strength, look, He is the Mighty One!If it is a matter of justice, who can summon Him?

I have sewn sackcloth over my skin;I have buried my strength in the dust.

His strength is depleted;disaster lies ready for him to stumble.

You sent widows away empty-handed,and the strength of the fatherless was crushed.

My strength will be refreshed within me,and my bow will be renewed in my hand.

What use to me was the strength of their hands?Their vigor had left them.

Can you depend on it because its strength is great?Would you leave it to do your hard work?

Do you give strength to the horse?Do you adorn his neck with a mane?

He paws in the valley and rejoices in his strength;He charges into battle.

Look at the strength of his loinsand the power in the muscles of his belly.

Strength resides in his neck,and dismay dances before him.

So he is oppressed and beaten down;the helpless fall because of his strength.

Praise for DeliveranceFor the choir director. Of the servant of the Lord, David, who spoke the words of this song to the Lord on the day the Lord rescued him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love You, Lord, my strength.

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, the king finds joy in Your strength.How greatly he rejoices in Your victory!

My strength is dried up like baked clay;my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth.You put me into the dust of death.

But You, Lord, don’t be far away.My strength, come quickly to help me.

A Davidic psalm.Ascribe to Yahweh, you heavenly beings,ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.

Indeed, my life is consumed with griefand my years with groaning;my strength has failedbecause of my sinfulness,and my bones waste away.

I call to You from the ends of the earthwhen my heart is without strength.Lead me to a rock that is high above me,

So I gaze on You in the sanctuaryto see Your strength and Your glory.

Say to God, “How awe-inspiring are Your works!Your enemies will cringe before Youbecause of Your great strength.

Even when I am old and gray,God, do not abandon me.Then I will proclaim Your powerto another generation,Your strength to all who are to come.

You divided the sea with Your strength;You smashed the heads of the sea monsters in the waters;

He gave up His strength to captivityand His splendor to the hand of a foe.

For the choir director: on the Gittith. Of Asaph.Sing for joy to God our strength;shout in triumph to the God of Jacob.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
און 
'own 
Usage: 12

איתן 
'eythan 
Usage: 13

אמצה 
'amtsah 
Usage: 1

בּד 
Bad 
Usage: 202

בּלג 
Balag 
Usage: 4

גּבוּרה 
G@buwrah 
Usage: 61

גּבר 
Gabar 
Usage: 25

דּבא 
Dobe' 
Usage: 1

זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 290

חזק 
Chozeq 
Usage: 5

חזקה 
Chezqah 
Usage: 3

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

חסן 
Chocen 
Usage: 5

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

מזח מזיח 
Maziyach 
Usage: 3

מעז מעז מעוּז מעוז 
Ma`owz 
Usage: 36

נצבּה 
Nitsbah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

נצח נצח 
Netsach 
Usage: 43

נצח 
Netsach 
Usage: 2

סעד 
Ca`ad 
Usage: 12

עוז עז 
`oz 
Usage: 55

עזוּז 
`ezuwz 
Usage: 3

עזז 
`azaz 
Usage: 12

עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

עצמה 
`otsmah 
Usage: 3

צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

רהב 
Rahab 
Usage: 4

רהב 
Rahab 
Usage: 3

תּועפה 
Tow`aphah 
Usage: 4

תּל 
Tel 
Usage: 5

תּקף 
T@qoph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

תּקף 
Toqeph 
Usage: 3

ἀσθενής 
Asthenes 
Usage: 19

δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

δυναμόω 
Dunamoo 
Usage: 1

ἐνδυναμόω 
Endunamoo 
Usage: 8

ἐνισχύω 
Enischuo 
Usage: 2

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

ἐπιστηρίζω 
Episterizo 
Usage: 4

ἰσχύς 
Ischus 
Usage: 10

κραταιόω 
Krataioo 
Usage: 4

κράτος 
Kratos 
Usage: 12

σθενόω 
Sthenoo 
Usage: 1

στερεόω 
Stereoo 
Usage: 3

στηρίζω 
Sterizo 
Usage: 10

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