H6381 פּלא - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly perhaps to separate, that is, distinguish (literally or figuratively); by implication to be (causatively make) great, difficult, wonderful

KJV Usage: accomplish, (arise . . . too, be too) hard, hidden, things too high, (be, do, do a, shew) marvelous (-ly, -els, things, work), miracles, perform, separate, make singular, (be, great, make) wonderful (-ers, -ly, things, works), wondrous (things, works, -ly).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be marvellous, be wonderful, be surpassing, be extraordinary, separate by distinguishing action
a. (Niphal)
1. to be beyond one's power, be difficult to do
2. to be difficult to understand
3. to be wonderful, be extraordinary 1a
b. marvellous (participle)
c. (Piel) to separate (an offering)
d. (Hiphil)
1. to do extraordinary or hard or difficult thing
2. to make wonderful, do wondrously
e. (Hithpael) to show oneself wonderful or marvellous
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1768
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6381 פּלא is used in the Bible

First 30 of 69 occurrences of H6381 פּלא

Genesis 18:14 Is
Genesis 18:14 too hard
Exodus 3:20 with all my wonders
Exodus 34:10 wonders,
Leviticus 22:21 to accomplish
Leviticus 27:2 shall make a difficult
Numbers 6:2 shall separate
Numbers 15:3 in performing
Numbers 15:8 in performing
Deuteronomy 17:8 too hard
Deuteronomy 28:59 will make
Deuteronomy 28:59 wonderful,
Deuteronomy 30:11 it is not hid
Joshua 3:5 wonders
Judges 6:13 us? and where are all his miracles
Judges 13:19 wondrously;
2 Samuel 1:26 to me was wonderful,
2 Samuel 13:2 it hard
1 Chronicles 16:9 ye of all his wondrous
1 Chronicles 16:12 his marvellous
1 Chronicles 16:24 his marvellous works
2 Chronicles 2:9 and wonderful.
2 Chronicles 26:15 for he was marvellously
Nehemiah 9:17 of thy wonders
Job 5:9 marvellous things
Job 9:10 yea, and wonders
Job 10:16 thou showest thyself marvellous
Job 37:5 marvellously
Job 37:14 the wondrous
Job 42:3 not; things too wonderful

Distinct usage

4 too hard
4 and for his wonderful works
2 in performing
2 his marvellous works
2 marvellous things
2 and his wonders
1 Is
1 with all my wonders
1 wonders,
1 to accomplish
1 shall make a difficult
1 shall separate
1 will make
1 wonderful,
1 it is not hid
1 wonders
1 us? and where are all his miracles
1 wondrously;
1 to me was wonderful,
1 it hard
1 ye of all his wondrous
1 his marvellous
1 and wonderful.
1 for he was marvellously
1 of thy wonders
1 yea, and wonders
1 thou showest thyself marvellous
1 marvellously
1 the wondrous
1 not; things too wonderful
1 all thy marvellous works.
1 of all thy wondrous works.
1 for he hath showed me his marvellous
1 are thy wonderful
1 thy wondrous works.
1 wondrous things.
1 thy wondrous works
1 and his wonderful works
1 not for his wondrous works.
1 wondrous things:
1 his wonders
1 marvellous things:
1 ye of all his wondrous works.
1 not thy wonders
1 Wondrous works
1 his wonderful works
1 doing; it is marvellous
1 wondrous things
1 of thy wondrous works.
1 or in things too high
1 wonders:
1 marvellous
1 and of thy wondrous
1 things which are too wonderful
1 who is wonderful
1 to do a marvellous work
1 even a marvellous work
1 with us according to all his wondrous works,
1 wonderfully,
1 wondrously

Corresponding Greek Words

pala hi. see G1316 st. dia chorizo
pala hi. G2172 euchomai
pala hi. G3171 pala hi.
pala hi. G3346 meta tithemi
pala ni,hi G1741 endoxos
pala ni,hi G2297 thaumasios
pala ni. see G3539 st. noeo
pala ni. G101 adunateo
pala ni. G102 adunatos
pala ni. G1411 dunamis
pala ni. G2298 thaumastos
pala ni. G3173 megas
pala pi. see G1291 st. dia stello
pala pi. G3170 megaluno