Word Summary
atsum: mighty, numerous
Original Word: עָצוּם
Transliteration: atsum
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-tsoom')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: mighty, numerous
Meaning: powerful, numerous
Strong's Concordance
feeble, great, mighty, must, strong

Or matsum {aw-tsoom'}; passive participle of atsam; powerful (specifically, a paw); by implication, numerous -- + feeble, great, mighty, must, strong.

see HEBREW atsam


H6099. atsum

עָצוּם31 adjective mighty, numerous; — ׳עGenesis 18:18 +, plural עֲצוּמִיםIsaiah 8:7 +, עֲצֻמִיםMicah 4:3 +; suffix עֲצוּמָיוPsalm 10:10; —

1 mighty, especially of people, strong in numbers (often "" גָּדוֺל רַב,‎) Genesis 18:18; Exodus 1:9 3t. J E; Deuteronomy 4:38 6t. D, Micah 4:3, 7; Zechariah 8:22; Isaiah 60:22 (opposed to צָעִיר‎), of locusts Joel 1:6; 2:2, 5, compare 2:11; so of חַיִלDaniel 11:25; עָצוּם לאֹ עַם‎, i.e. feeble Proverbs 30:26 (of the שָׁפָן‎); less often of individual ע ׳מְלָכִיםPsalm 135:10; of waters Isaiah 8:7; ׳ע‎ alone Proverbs 18:18 the mighty, Daniel 8:24; Psalm 10:10 his mighty ones i.e. claws, of lion, so Ew De Che Bae and others).

2 numerous, countless (all "" רַב‎): Amos 5:12; Psalm 35:18; as substantive = many Isaiah 53:12; Proverbs 7:26. — Isaiah 41:21 see עֲצֻמָה‎ below III. עצם‎. below

III. עצם‎ (√ of following, si vera lectio; compare Arabic defend, protect, defence, see Du and compare Thes; > De Di and others your mighty things strong arguments (from עָצוּם‎, below I. עצם‎, which following perhaps imitates in vocalization)).