Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Be afraid, stand in awe, make to shake, to be startled (by a sudden alarm)

Hebrew: פָּחַד, pāḥad (H6342)

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Here are be afraid, stand in awe, fear and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word פָּחַד 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: H6342

Hebrew Base Word: פָּחַד

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Be afraid, stand in awe, (be in) fear, make to shake

Definition: To be startled (by a sudden alarm); hence, to fear in general.

Detailed definition:

  1. To fear, tremble, revere, dread, be in awe or dread.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To be in dread.
      2. To be in awe.
    2. (Piel) to be in great dread.
    3. (Hiphil) to cause to dread.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: pɔːˈħɑd̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: pɑːˈχɑd
  3. Transliteration: pāḥad
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: paw-HAHD
  5. Modern Pronunciation: pa-HAHD

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Bible Verses with פָּחַד (H6342)

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