H6601 פּתה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to open, that is, be (causatively make) roomy; usually figuratively (in a mental or moral sense) to be (causatively make) simple or (in a sinister way) delude

KJV Usage: allure, deceive, enlarge, entice, flatter, persuade, silly (one).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to be spacious, be open, be wide
a. (Qal) to be spacious or open or wide
b. (Hiphil) to make spacious, make open
2. to be simple, entice, deceive, persuade
a. (Qal)
1. to be open-minded, be simple, be naive
2. to be enticed, be deceived
b. (Niphal) to be deceived, be gullible
c. (Piel)
1. to persuade, seduce
2. to deceive
d. (Pual)
1. to be persuaded
2. to be deceived
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1853
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6601 פּתה is used in the Bible

28 occurrences of H6601 פּתה

Genesis 9:27 shall enlarge
Exodus 22:16 shall entice
Deuteronomy 11:16 be not deceived,
Judges 14:15 Entice
Judges 16:5 to her, Entice
2 Samuel 3:25 to deceive
1 Kings 22:20 Who shall persuade
1 Kings 22:21 I will persuade
1 Kings 22:22 Thou shalt persuade
2 Chronicles 18:19 Who shall entice
2 Chronicles 18:20 I will entice
2 Chronicles 18:21 Thou shalt entice
Job 5:2 the silly one.
Job 31:9 hath been deceived
Job 31:27 enticed,
Psalms 78:36 Nevertheless they would flatter
Proverbs 1:10 entice
Proverbs 16:29 enticeth
Proverbs 20:19 not with him that flattereth
Proverbs 24:28 and deceive
Proverbs 25:15 persuaded,
Jeremiah 20:7 thou hast deceived
Jeremiah 20:7 me, and I was deceived:
Jeremiah 20:10 saying, Perhaps he will be enticed,
Ezekiel 14:9 be deceived
Ezekiel 14:9 have deceived
Hosea 2:14 Therefore, behold, I will allure
Hosea 7:11 also is like a silly

Distinct usage

2 Entice
1 shall enlarge
1 be not deceived,
1 to her, Entice
1 to deceive
1 Who shall persuade
1 Thou shalt persuade
1 Who shall entice
1 Thou shalt entice
1 hath been deceived
1 enticed,
1 Nevertheless they would flatter
1 enticeth
1 not with him that flattereth
1 and deceive
1 persuaded,
1 thou hast deceived
1 me, and I was deceived:
1 saying, Perhaps he will be enticed,
1 Therefore, behold, I will allure
1 also is like a silly
1 be deceived
1 have deceived
1 shall entice
1 I will persuade
1 I will entice
1 the silly one.

Corresponding Greek Words

patah ni. G1811 ex akoloutheo
patah pi. G25 agapao
patah qal,ni,pi,pu G538 apatao
patah qal,pi,hi G4115 platuno
patah qal,pi,pu G4105 planao

Related words


H3315 יפת yepheth
From H6601; expansion; Jepheth, a son of Noah; also his posterity

KJV Usage: Japheth.

H6602 פּתוּאל pe thû'êl
pe thû'êl
From H6601 and H410; enlarged of God; Pethuel, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Pethuel.

H6612 פּתאי פּתי פּתי pe thı̂y pethı̂y pe thâ'ı̂y
פּתאי פּתי פּתי
pe thı̂y pethı̂y pe thâ'ı̂y
peth-ee', peh'-thee, peth-aw-ee'
From H6601; silly (that is, seducible)

KJV Usage: foolish, simple (-icity, one).

H6613 פּתי pe thay
pe thay
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H6601; open, that is, (as noun) width

KJV Usage: breadth.