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Lexicon :: Strong's H1697 - dabar

דָּבָר
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dabar
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dä·vä' (Key)
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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 399a

Strong’s Definitions

דָּבָר dâbâr, daw-baw'; from H1696; a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause:—act, advice, affair, answer, × any such (thing), because of, book, business, care, case, cause, certain rate, chronicles, commandment, × commune(-ication), concern(-ing), confer, counsel, dearth, decree, deed, × disease, due, duty, effect, eloquent, errand, (evil favoured-) ness, glory, harm, hurt, iniquity, judgment, language, lying, manner, matter, message, (no) thing, oracle, × ought, × parts, pertaining, please, portion, power, promise, provision, purpose, question, rate, reason, report, request, × (as hast) said, sake, saying, sentence, sign, so, some (uncleanness), somewhat to say, song, speech, × spoken, talk, task, that, × there done, thing (concerning), thought, thus, tidings, what(-soever), wherewith, which, word, work.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,439x

The KJV translates Strong's H1697 in the following manner: word (807x), thing (231x), matter (63x), acts (51x), chronicles (38x), saying (25x), commandment (20x), miscellaneous (204x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,439x
The KJV translates Strong's H1697 in the following manner: word (807x), thing (231x), matter (63x), acts (51x), chronicles (38x), saying (25x), commandment (20x), miscellaneous (204x).

  1. speech, word, speaking, thing

    1. speech

    2. saying, utterance

    3. word, words

    4. business, occupation, acts, matter, case, something, manner (by extension)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דָּבָר dâbâr, daw-baw'; from H1696; a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause:—act, advice, affair, answer, × any such (thing), because of, book, business, care, case, cause, certain rate, chronicles, commandment, × commune(-ication), concern(-ing), confer, counsel, dearth, decree, deed, × disease, due, duty, effect, eloquent, errand, (evil favoured-) ness, glory, harm, hurt, iniquity, judgment, language, lying, manner, matter, message, (no) thing, oracle, × ought, × parts, pertaining, please, portion, power, promise, provision, purpose, question, rate, reason, report, request, × (as hast) said, sake, saying, sentence, sign, so, some (uncleanness), somewhat to say, song, speech, × spoken, talk, task, that, × there done, thing (concerning), thought, thus, tidings, what(-soever), wherewith, which, word, work.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1697 matches the Hebrew דָּבָר (dabar),
which occurs 1,439 times in 1,290 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 15 / 26 (Ezr 9:4–Est 3:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:4 - Then were assembled unto me every one that trembled at the words H1697 of the God of Israel, because of the transgression of those that had been carried away; and I sat astonied until the evening sacrifice.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:4 - Arise; for this matter H1697 belongeth unto thee: we also will be with thee: be of good courage, and do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:5 - Then arose Ezra, and made the chief priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they should do according to this word. H1697 And they sware.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:9 - Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered themselves together unto Jerusalem within three days. It was the ninth month, on the twentieth day of the month; and all the people sat in the street of the house of God, trembling because of this matter, H1697 and for the great rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:12 - Then all the congregation answered and said with a loud voice, As thou hast said, H1697 so must we do.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:13 - But the people are many, and it is a time of much rain, and we are not able to stand without, neither is this a work of one day or two: for we are many that have transgressed in this thing. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:14 - Let now our rulers of all the congregation stand, and let all them which have taken strange wives in our cities come at appointed times, and with them the elders of every city, and the judges thereof, until the fierce wrath of our God for this matter H1697 be turned from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:16 - And the children of the captivity did so. And Ezra the priest, with certain chief of the fathers, after the house of their fathers, and all of them by their names, were separated, and sat down in the first day of the tenth month to examine the matter. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:1 - The words H1697 of Nehemiah the son of Hachaliah. And it came to pass in the month Chisleu, in the twentieth year, as I was in Shushan the palace,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:4 - And it came to pass, when I heard these words, H1697 that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:8 - Remember, I beseech thee, the word H1697 that thou commandedst thy servant Moses, saying, If ye transgress, I will scatter you abroad among the nations:
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:18 - Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king's words H1697 that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:19 - But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn, and despised us, and said, What is this thing H1697 that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:20 - Then answered H1697 I them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:6 - And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:8 - And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing H1697 to answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:9 - Also I said, It is not good that H1697 ye do: ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:12 - Then said they, We will restore them, and will require nothing of them; so will we do as thou sayest. Then I called the priests, and took an oath of them, that they should do according to this promise. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:13 - Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, H1697 even thus be he shaken out, and emptied. And all the congregation said, Amen, and praised the LORD. And the people did according to this promise. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:4 - Yet they sent unto me four times after this sort; H1697 and I answered them after the same manner. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:5 - Then sent Sanballat his servant unto me in like manner H1697 the fifth time with an open letter in his hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:6 - Wherein was written, It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel: for which cause thou buildest the wall, that thou mayest be their king, according to these words. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:7 - And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah: and now shall it be reported to the king according to these words. H1697 Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:8 - Then I sent unto him, saying, There are no such things H1697 done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:19 - Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words H1697 to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:4 - And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; H1697 and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:9 - And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto all the people, This day is holy unto the LORD your God; mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words H1697 of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:12 - And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words H1697 that were declared unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:13 - And on the second day were gathered together the chief of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, even to understand the words H1697 of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:8 - And foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast performed thy words; H1697 for thou art righteous:
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:23 - For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due H1697 for every day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:24 - And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters H1697 concerning the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:23 - The sons of Levi, the chief of the fathers, were written in the book of the chronicles, H1697 even until the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:47 - And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions of the singers and the porters, every day his portion: H1697 and they sanctified holy things unto the Levites; and the Levites sanctified them unto the children of Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:17 - Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto them, What evil thing H1697 is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:12 - But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment H1697 by his chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:13 - Then the king said to the wise men, which knew the times, (for so was the king's manner H1697 toward all that knew law and judgment:
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:17 - For this deed H1697 of the queen shall come abroad unto all women, so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:18 - Likewise shall the ladies of Persia and Media say this day unto all the king's princes, which have heard of the deed H1697 of the queen. Thus shall there arise too much contempt and wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:19 - If it please the king, let there go a royal commandment H1697 from him, and let it be written among the laws of the Persians and the Medes, that it be not altered, That Vashti come no more before king Ahasuerus; and let the king give her royal estate unto another that is better than she.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:21 - And the saying H1697 pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word H1697 of Memucan:
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:1 - After these things, H1697 when the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased, he remembered Vashti, and what she had done, and what was decreed against her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:4 - And let the maiden which pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing H1697 pleased the king; and he did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:8 - So it came to pass, when the king's commandment H1697 and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together unto Shushan the palace, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was brought also unto the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:15 - Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing H1697 but what Hegai the king's chamberlain, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained favour in the sight of all them that looked upon her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:22 - And the thing H1697 was known to Mordecai, who told it unto Esther the queen; and Esther certified the king thereof in Mordecai's name.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:23 - And when inquisition was made of the matter, H1697 it was found out; therefore they were both hanged on a tree: and it was written in the book of the chronicles H1697 before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:1 - After these things H1697 did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes that were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:4 - Now it came to pass, when they spake daily unto him, and he hearkened not unto them, that they told Haman, to see whether Mordecai's matters H1697 would stand: for he had told them that he was a Jew.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:15 - The posts went out, being hastened by the king's commandment, H1697 and the decree was given in Shushan the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city Shushan was perplexed.

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