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Lexicon :: Strong's H5647 - `abad


ä·vad' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1553

KJV Translation Count — Total: 290x
The KJV translates Strongs H5647 in the following manner: serve (227x), do (15x), till (9x), servant (5x), work (5x), worshippers (5x), service (4x), dress (2x), labour (2x), ear (2x), misc (14x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to work, serve

    1. (Qal)

      1. to labour, work, do work

      2. to work for another, serve another by labour

      3. to serve as subjects

      4. to serve (God)

      5. to serve (with Levitical service)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be worked, be tilled (of land)

      2. to make oneself a servant

    3. (Pual) to be worked

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to compel to labour or work, cause to labour, cause to serve

      2. to cause to serve as subjects

    5. (Hophal) to be led or enticed to serve

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָבַד ʻâbad, aw-bad'; a primitive root; to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc.:—× be, keep in bondage, be bondmen, bond-service, compel, do, dress, ear, execute, husbandman, keep, labour(-ing man, bring to pass, (cause to, make to) serve(-ing, self), (be, become) servant(-s), do (use) service, till(-er), transgress (from margin), (set a) work, be wrought, worshipper,
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using NASB

Strong's Number H5647 matches the Hebrew עָבַד (`abad),
which occurs 299 times in 263 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB
Page 1 / 6 (Gen 2:5–Exo 23:33)

Tools specific to Gen 2:5

Gen 2:5

Now no shrub of the field was yet in the earth, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the LORD God had not sent rain upon the earth, and there was no man to fncultivate H5647 the ground.

Tools specific to Gen 2:15

Gen 2:15

Then the LORD God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate H5647 it and keep it.

Tools specific to Gen 3:23

Gen 3:23

therefore the LORD God sent him out from the garden of Eden, to cultivate H5647 the ground from which he was taken.

Tools specific to Gen 4:2

Gen 4:2

Again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller H5647 of the ground.

Tools specific to Gen 4:12

Gen 4:12

“When you cultivate H5647 the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth.”

Tools specific to Gen 14:4

Gen 14:4

Twelve years they had served H5647 Chedorlaomer, but the thirteenth year they rebelled.

Tools specific to Gen 15:13

Gen 15:13

God said to Abram, “Know for certain that your fndescendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, fnwhere they will be enslaved H5647 and oppressed four hundred years.

Tools specific to Gen 15:14

Gen 15:14

“But I will also judge the nation whom they will serve, H5647 and afterward they will come out with fnmany possessions.

Tools specific to Gen 25:23

Gen 25:23

The LORD said to her,
“Two nations are in your womb;
And two peoples will be separated from your body;
And one people shall be stronger than the other;
And the older shall serve H5647 the younger.”

Tools specific to Gen 27:29

Gen 27:29

May peoples serve H5647 you,
And nations bow down to you;
Be master of your brothers,
And may your mother’s sons bow down to you.
Cursed be those who curse you,
And blessed be those who bless you.”

Tools specific to Gen 27:40

Gen 27:40

“By your sword you shall live,
And your brother you shall serve; H5647
But it shall come about when you become restless,
That you will fnbreak his yoke from your neck.”

Tools specific to Gen 29:15

Gen 29:15

Then Laban said to Jacob, “Because you are my fnrelative, should you therefore serve H5647 me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?”

Tools specific to Gen 29:18

Gen 29:18

Now Jacob loved Rachel, so he said, “I will serve H5647 you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel.”

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Gen 29:20

So Jacob served H5647 seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.

Tools specific to Gen 29:25

Gen 29:25

So it came about in the morning that, behold, it was Leah! And he said to Laban, “What is this you have done to me? Was it not for Rachel that I served H5647 with you? Why then have you deceived me?”

Tools specific to Gen 29:27

Gen 29:27

“Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also for the service which you shall serve H5647 with me for another seven years.”

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Gen 29:30

So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and indeed he loved Rachel more than Leah, and he served H5647 with fnLaban for another seven years.

Tools specific to Gen 30:26

Gen 30:26

“Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served H5647 you, and let me depart; for you yourself know my service which I have fnrendered H5647 you.”

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Gen 30:29

But he said to him, “You yourself know how I have served H5647 you and how your cattle have fnfared with me.

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Gen 31:6

“You know that I have served H5647 your father with all my strength.

Tools specific to Gen 31:41

Gen 31:41

“These twenty years I have been in your house; I served H5647 you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flock, and you changed my wages ten times.

Tools specific to Gen 49:15

Gen 49:15

“When he saw that a resting place was good
And that the land was pleasant,
He bowed his shoulder to bear burdens,
And became a slave H5647 at forced labor.

Tools specific to Exo 1:13

Exo 1:13

The Egyptians compelled the sons of Israel to labor H5647 rigorously;

Tools specific to Exo 1:14

Exo 1:14

and they made their lives bitter with hard labor in mortar and bricks and at all kinds of labor in the field, all their labors which they rigorously fnimposed H5647 on them.

Tools specific to Exo 3:12

Exo 3:12

And He said, “Certainly I will be with you, and this shall be the sign to you that it is I who have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall fnworship H5647 God at this mountain.”

Tools specific to Exo 4:23

Exo 4:23

“So I said to you, ‘Let My son go that he may serve H5647 Me’; but you have refused to let him go. Behold, I will kill your son, your firstborn.”’”

Tools specific to Exo 5:18

Exo 5:18

“So go now and work; H5647 for you will be given no straw, yet you must deliver the quota of bricks.”

Tools specific to Exo 6:5

Exo 6:5

“Furthermore I have heard the groaning of the sons of Israel, because the Egyptians are holding H5647 them in bondage, H5647 and I have remembered My covenant.

Tools specific to Exo 7:16

Exo 7:16

“You shall say to him, ‘The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, sent me to you, saying, “Let My people go, that they may serve H5647 Me in the wilderness. But behold, you have not listened until now.”

Tools specific to Exo 8:1

Exo 8:1

fnThen the LORD said to Moses, “Go to Pharaoh and say to him, ‘Thus says the LORD, “Let My people go, that they may serve H5647 Me.

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Exo 8:20

Now the LORD said to Moses, “Rise early in the morning and present yourself before Pharaoh, fnas he comes out to the water, and say to him, ‘Thus says the LORD, “Let My people go, that they may serve H5647 Me.

Tools specific to Exo 9:1

Exo 9:1

Then the LORD said to Moses, “Go to Pharaoh and speak to him, ‘Thus says the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, “Let My people go, that they may serve H5647 Me.

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Exo 9:13

Then the LORD said to Moses, “Rise up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh and say to him, ‘Thus says the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, “Let My people go, that they may serve H5647 Me.

Tools specific to Exo 10:3

Exo 10:3

Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said to him, “Thus says the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, ‘How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may serve H5647 Me.

Tools specific to Exo 10:7

Exo 10:7

Pharaoh’s servants said to him, “How long will this man be a snare to us? Let the men go, that they may serve H5647 the LORD their God. Do you not fnrealize that Egypt is destroyed?”

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Exo 10:8

So Moses and Aaron were brought back to Pharaoh, and he said to them, “Go, serve H5647 the LORD your God! fnWho are the ones that are going?”

Tools specific to Exo 10:11

Exo 10:11

“Not so! Go now, the men among you, and serve H5647 the LORD, for fnthat is what you desire.” So they were driven out from Pharaoh’s presence.

Tools specific to Exo 10:24

Exo 10:24

Then Pharaoh called to Moses, and said, “Go, serve H5647 the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be detained. Even your little ones may go with you.”

Tools specific to Exo 10:26

Exo 10:26

“Therefore, our livestock too shall go with us; not a hoof shall be left behind, for we shall take some of them to serve H5647 the LORD our God. And until we arrive there, we ourselves do not know with what we shall serve H5647 the LORD.”

Tools specific to Exo 12:31

Exo 12:31

Then he called for Moses and Aaron at night and said, “Rise up, get out from among my people, both you and the sons of Israel; and go, fnworship H5647 the LORD, as you have said.

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Exo 13:5

“It shall be when the LORD brings you to the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Hivite and the Jebusite, which He swore to your fathers to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey, that you shall fnobserve H5647 this rite in this month.

Tools specific to Exo 14:5

Exo 14:5

When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, fnPharaoh and his servants had a change of heart toward the people, and they said, “What is this we have done, that we have let Israel go from serving H5647 us?”

Tools specific to Exo 14:12

Exo 14:12

“Is this not the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, ‘fnLeave us alone that we may serve H5647 the Egyptians’? For it would have been better for us to serve H5647 the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.”

Tools specific to Exo 20:5

Exo 20:5

“You shall not worship them or serve H5647 them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,

Tools specific to Exo 20:9

Exo 20:9

“Six days you shall labor H5647 and do all your work,

Tools specific to Exo 21:2

Exo 21:2

“If you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve H5647 for six years; but on the seventh he shall go out as a free man without payment.

Tools specific to Exo 21:6

Exo 21:6

then his master shall bring him to fnGod, then he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost. And his master shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve H5647 him permanently.

Tools specific to Exo 23:24

Exo 23:24

“You shall not worship their gods, nor serve H5647 them, nor do according to their deeds; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their sacred pillars in pieces.

Tools specific to Exo 23:25

Exo 23:25

“But you shall serve H5647 the LORD your God, fnand He will bless your bread and your water; and I will remove sickness from your midst.

Tools specific to Exo 23:33

Exo 23:33

“They shall not live in your land, because they will make you sin against Me; for if you serve H5647 their gods, it will surely be a snare to you.”

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 2:5–Exo 23:33

2. Exo 34:21–Deu 21:4

3. Deu 28:14–1Sa 17:9

4. 1Sa 26:19–Psa 97:7

5. Psa 100:2–Eze 29:18

6. Eze 29:20–Mal 3:18

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