Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Gallows, helve, plank, staff, stalk, stick, stock, timber, wood, a tree (from its firmness)

Hebrew: עֵץ, ʿēṣ (H6086)

285 King James Bible Verses


Here are carpenter, gallows, helve, pine, plank and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word עֵץ mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H6086

Hebrew Base Word: עֵץ

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: + carpenter, gallows, helve, + pine, plank, staff, stalk, stick, stock, timber, tree, wood

Definition: A tree (from its firmness); hence, wood (plural sticks).

Detailed definition:

  1. Tree, wood, timber, stock, plank, stalk, stick, gallows.
    1. Tree, trees.
    2. Wood, pieces of wood, gallows, firewood, cedar-wood, woody flax.

Derived terms: From H6095.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕet͡sˤ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕet͡s
  3. Transliteration: ʿēṣ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ayts
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ayts

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