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Lexicon :: Strong's H157 - 'ahab

אָהַב
Transliteration
'ahab
Pronunciation
ä·hav' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 29

KJV Translation Count — Total: 208x
The KJV translates Strong's H157 in the following manner: love (169x), lover(s) (19x), friend(s) (12x), beloved (5x), liketh (1x), lovely (1x), loving (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to love

    1. (Qal)

      1. human love for another, includes family, and sexual

      2. human appetite for objects such as food, drink, sleep, wisdom

      3. human love for or to God

      4. act of being a friend

        1. lover (participle)

        2. friend (participle)

      5. God's love toward man

        1. to individual men

        2. to people Israel

        3. to righteousness

    2. (Niphal)

      1. lovely (participle)

      2. loveable (participle)

    3. (Piel)

      1. friends

      2. lovers (fig. of adulterers)

  2. to like

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָהַב ʼâhab, aw-hab'; or אָהֵב ʼâhêb ; a primitive root; to have affection for (sexually or otherwise):—(be-) love(-d, -ly, -r), like, friend.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H157 matches the Hebrew אָהַב ('ahab),
which occurs 208 times in 195 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 4 (Gen 22:2–1Sa 18:20)

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And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, H157 and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

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And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved H157 her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

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And Isaac loved H157 Esau, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved H157 Jacob.

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And make me savoury meat, such as I love, H157 and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.

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Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the goats; and I will make them savoury meat for thy father, such as he loveth: H157

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And he went, and fetched, and brought them to his mother: and his mother made savoury meat, such as his father loved. H157

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And Jacob loved H157 Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

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And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved H157 also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.

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And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love H157 me.

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And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved H157 the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.

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Now Israel loved H157 Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.

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And when his brethren saw that their father loved H157 him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

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And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth H157 him.

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And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love H157 me, and keep my commandments.

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And if the servant shall plainly say, I love H157 my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free:

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Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love H157 thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.

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But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love H157 him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

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And because he loved H157 thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight with his mighty power out of Egypt;

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And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love H157 me and keep my commandments.

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And thou shalt love H157 the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

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Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love H157 him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;

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And he will love H157 thee, and bless thee, and multiply thee: he will also bless the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy land, thy corn, and thy wine, and thine oil, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep, in the land which he sware unto thy fathers to give thee.

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And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love H157 him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,

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Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love H157 them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.

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He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth H157 the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.

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Love H157 ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

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Therefore thou shalt love H157 the LORD thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments, alway.

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And it shall come to pass, if ye shall hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day, to love H157 the LORD your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,

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For if ye shall diligently keep all these commandments which I command you, to do them, to love H157 the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cleave unto him;

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Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the LORD your God proveth you, to know whether ye love H157 the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.

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And it shall be, if he say unto thee, I will not go away from thee; because he loveth H157 thee and thine house, because he is well with thee;

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If thou shalt keep all these commandments to do them, which I command thee this day, to love H157 the LORD thy God, and to walk ever in his ways; then shalt thou add three cities more for thee, beside these three:

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If a man have two wives, one beloved, H157 and another hated, and they have born him children, both the beloved H157 and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated:

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Then it shall be, when he maketh his sons to inherit that which he hath, that he may not make the son of the beloved H157 firstborn before the son of the hated, which is indeed the firstborn:

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Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved H157 thee.

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And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love H157 the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.

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In that I command thee this day to love H157 the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

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That thou mayest love H157 the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

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But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love H157 the LORD your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.

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Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love H157 the LORD your God.

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So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love H157 him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.

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And Samson's wife wept before him, and said, Thou dost but hate me, and lovest H157 me not: thou hast put forth a riddle unto the children of my people, and hast not told it me. And he said unto her, Behold, I have not told it my father nor my mother, and shall I tell it thee?

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And it came to pass afterward, that he loved H157 a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.

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And she said unto him, How canst thou say, I love H157 thee, when thine heart is not with me? thou hast mocked me these three times, and hast not told me wherein thy great strength lieth.

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And he shall be unto thee a restorer of thy life, and a nourisher of thine old age: for thy daughter in law, which loveth H157 thee, which is better to thee than seven sons, hath born him.

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But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved H157 Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb.

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And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved H157 him greatly; and he became his armourbearer.

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And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved H157 him as his own soul.

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But all Israel and Judah loved H157 David, because he went out and came in before them.

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And Michal Saul's daughter loved H157 David: and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him.

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1. Gen 22:2–1Sa 18:20

2. 1Sa 18:22–Psa 119:48

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