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Lexicon :: Strong's H539 - 'aman


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

TWOT Reference: 116

KJV Translation Count — Total: 108x
The KJV translates Strongs H539 in the following manner: believe (44x), assurance (1x), faithful (20x), sure (11x), established (7x), trust (5x), verified (3x), stedfast (2x), continuance (2x), father (2x), bring up (4x), nurse (2x), be nursed (1x), surely be (1x), stand fast (1x), fail (1x), trusty (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to support, confirm, be faithful

    1. (Qal)

      1. to support, confirm, be faithful, uphold, nourish

        1. foster-father (subst.)

        2. foster-mother, nurse

        3. pillars, supporters of the door

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be established, be faithful, be carried, make firm

        1. to be carried by a nurse

        2. made firm, sure, lasting

        3. confirmed, established, sure

        4. verified, confirmed

        5. reliable, faithful, trusty

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to stand firm, to trust, to be certain, to believe in

        1. stand firm

        2. trust, believe

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָמַן ʼâman, aw-man'; a primitive root; (Isaiah 30:21; interchangeable with H541, to go to the right hand) properly, to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain;:—hence, assurance, believe, bring up, establish, fail, be faithful (of long continuance, stedfast, sure, surely, trusty, verified), nurse, (-ing father), (put), trust, turn to the right.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H539 matches the Hebrew אָמַן ('aman),
which occurs 108 times in 102 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 3 (Gen 15:6–Job 15:22)

Tools specific to Gen 15:6

Gen 15:6

And he believed H539 in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

Tools specific to Gen 42:20

Gen 42:20

But bring your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words be verified, H539 and ye shall not die. And they did so.

Tools specific to Gen 45:26

Gen 45:26

And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed H539 them not.

Tools specific to Exo 4:1

Exo 4:1

And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe H539 me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee.

Tools specific to Exo 4:5

Exo 4:5

That they may believe H539 that the LORD God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath appeared unto thee.

Tools specific to Exo 4:8

Exo 4:8

And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe H539 thee, neither hearken to the voice of the first sign, that they will believe H539 the voice of the latter sign.

Tools specific to Exo 4:9

Exo 4:9

And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe H539 also these two signs, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the water of the river, and pour it upon the dry land: and the water which thou takest out of the river shall become blood upon the dry land.

Tools specific to Exo 4:31

Exo 4:31

And the people believed: H539 and when they heard that the LORD had visited the children of Israel, and that he had looked upon their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshipped.

Tools specific to Exo 14:31

Exo 14:31

And Israel saw that great work which the LORD did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the LORD, and believed H539 the LORD, and his servant Moses.

Tools specific to Exo 19:9

Exo 19:9

And the LORD said unto Moses, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with thee, and believe H539 thee for ever. And Moses told the words of the people unto the LORD.

Tools specific to Num 11:12

Num 11:12

Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that thou shouldest say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a nursing father H539 beareth the sucking child, unto the land which thou swarest unto their fathers?

Tools specific to Num 12:7

Num 12:7

My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful H539 in all mine house.

Tools specific to Num 14:11

Num 14:11

And the LORD said unto Moses, How long will this people provoke me? and how long will it be ere they believe H539 me, for all the signs which I have shewed among them?

Tools specific to Num 20:12

Num 20:12

And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed H539 me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.

Tools specific to Deu 1:32

Deu 1:32

Yet in this thing ye did not believe H539 the LORD your God,

Tools specific to Deu 7:9

Deu 7:9

Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful H539 God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;

Tools specific to Deu 9:23

Deu 9:23

Likewise when the LORD sent you from Kadeshbarnea, saying, Go up and possess the land which I have given you; then ye rebelled against the commandment of the LORD your God, and ye believed H539 him not, nor hearkened to his voice.

Tools specific to Deu 28:59

Deu 28:59

Then the LORD will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, H539 and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance. H539

Tools specific to Deu 28:66

Deu 28:66

And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance H539 of thy life:

Tools specific to Jdg 11:20

Jdg 11:20

But Sihon trusted H539 not Israel to pass through his coast: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and pitched in Jahaz, and fought against Israel.

Tools specific to Rth 4:16

Rth 4:16

And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became nurse H539 unto it.

Tools specific to 1Sa 2:35

1Sa 2:35

And I will raise me up a faithful H539 priest, that shall do according to that which is in mine heart and in my mind: and I will build him a sure H539 house; and he shall walk before mine anointed for ever.

Tools specific to 1Sa 3:20

1Sa 3:20

And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established H539 to be a prophet of the LORD.

Tools specific to 1Sa 22:14

1Sa 22:14

Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, And who is so faithful H539 among all thy servants as David, which is the king's son in law, and goeth at thy bidding, and is honourable in thine house?

Tools specific to 1Sa 25:28

1Sa 25:28

I pray thee, forgive the trespass of thine handmaid: for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure H539 house; because my lord fighteth the battles of the LORD, and evil hath not been found in thee all thy days.

Tools specific to 1Sa 27:12

1Sa 27:12

And Achish believed H539 David, saying, He hath made his people Israel utterly to abhor him; therefore he shall be my servant for ever.

Tools specific to 2Sa 4:4

2Sa 4:4

And Jonathan, Saul's son, had a son that was lame of his feet. He was five years old when the tidings came of Saul and Jonathan out of Jezreel, and his nurse H539 took him up, and fled: and it came to pass, as she made haste to flee, that he fell, and became lame. And his name was Mephibosheth.

Tools specific to 2Sa 7:16

2Sa 7:16

And thine house and thy kingdom shall be established H539 for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever.

Tools specific to 2Sa 20:19

2Sa 20:19

I am one of them that are peaceable and faithful H539 in Israel: thou seekest to destroy a city and a mother in Israel: why wilt thou swallow up the inheritance of the LORD?

Tools specific to 1Ki 8:26

1Ki 8:26

And now, O God of Israel, let thy word, I pray thee, be verified, H539 which thou spakest unto thy servant David my father.

Tools specific to 1Ki 10:7

1Ki 10:7

Howbeit I believed H539 not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: and, behold, the half was not told me: thy wisdom and prosperity exceedeth the fame which I heard.

Tools specific to 1Ki 11:38

1Ki 11:38

And it shall be, if thou wilt hearken unto all that I command thee, and wilt walk in my ways, and do that is right in my sight, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as David my servant did; that I will be with thee, and build thee a sure H539 house, as I built for David, and will give Israel unto thee.

Tools specific to 2Ki 10:1

2Ki 10:1

And Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters, and sent to Samaria, unto the rulers of Jezreel, to the elders, and to them that brought up H539 Ahab's children, saying,

Tools specific to 2Ki 10:5

2Ki 10:5

And he that was over the house, and he that was over the city, the elders also, and the bringers up H539 of the children, sent to Jehu, saying, We are thy servants, and will do all that thou shalt bid us; we will not make any king: do thou that which is good in thine eyes.

Tools specific to 2Ki 17:14

2Ki 17:14

Notwithstanding they would not hear, but hardened their necks, like to the neck of their fathers, that did not believe H539 in the LORD their God.

Tools specific to 1Ch 17:23

1Ch 17:23

Therefore now, LORD, let the thing that thou hast spoken concerning thy servant and concerning his house be established H539 for ever, and do as thou hast said.

Tools specific to 1Ch 17:24

1Ch 17:24

Let it even be established, H539 that thy name may be magnified for ever, saying, The LORD of hosts is the God of Israel, even a God to Israel: and let the house of David thy servant be established before thee.

Tools specific to 2Ch 1:9

2Ch 1:9

Now, O LORD God, let thy promise unto David my father be established: H539 for thou hast made me king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude.

Tools specific to 2Ch 6:17

2Ch 6:17

Now then, O LORD God of Israel, let thy word be verified, H539 which thou hast spoken unto thy servant David.

Tools specific to 2Ch 9:6

2Ch 9:6

Howbeit I believed H539 not their words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: and, behold, the one half of the greatness of thy wisdom was not told me: for thou exceedest the fame that I heard.

Tools specific to 2Ch 20:20

2Ch 20:20

And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe H539 in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; H539 believe H539 his prophets, so shall ye prosper.

Tools specific to 2Ch 32:15

2Ch 32:15

Now therefore let not Hezekiah deceive you, nor persuade you on this manner, neither yet believe H539 him: for no god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people out of mine hand, and out of the hand of my fathers: how much less shall your God deliver you out of mine hand?

Tools specific to Neh 9:8

Neh 9:8

And foundest his heart faithful H539 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; for thou art righteous:

Tools specific to Neh 13:13

Neh 13:13

And I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah: for they were counted faithful, H539 and their office was to distribute unto their brethren.

Tools specific to Est 2:7

Est 2:7

And he brought up H539 Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter: for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair and beautiful; whom Mordecai, when her father and mother were dead, took for his own daughter.

Tools specific to Job 4:18

Job 4:18

Behold, he put no trust H539 in his servants; and his angels he charged with folly:

Tools specific to Job 9:16

Job 9:16

If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe H539 that he had hearkened unto my voice.

Tools specific to Job 12:20

Job 12:20

He removeth away the speech of the trusty, H539 and taketh away the understanding of the aged.

Tools specific to Job 15:15

Job 15:15

Behold, he putteth no trust H539 in his saints; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight.

Tools specific to Job 15:22

Job 15:22

He believeth H539 not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 15:6–Job 15:22

2. Job 15:31–Jon 3:5

3. Mic 7:5–Hab 1:5

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