H6617 פּתל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to twine, that is, (literally) to struggle or (figuratively) be (morally) tortuous

KJV Usage: (shew self) froward, shew self unsavoury, wrestle.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to twist
a. (Niphal)
1. to be twisted
2. to wrestle
b. (Hithpael) to be twisted
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1857
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6617 פּתל is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of H6617 פּתל

Genesis 30:8
2 Samuel 22:27
Job 5:13
Psalms 18:26
Proverbs 8:8

Corresponding Greek Words

patal hithpa. G1294 dia strepho
patal hithpa. G4761 strebloo
patal ni. G4646 skolios