The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search ESV

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search ESV

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's H113 - 'āḏôn

Choose a new font size and typeface
aw-done' (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root (meaning to rule)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 27b

Strong’s Definitions

אָדוֹן ʼâdôwn, aw-done'; or (shortened) אָדֹן ʼâdôn; from an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, i.e. controller (human or divine):—lord, master, owner. Compare also names beginning with 'Adoni-'.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 335x

The KJV translates Strong's H113 in the following manner: lord (197x), master(s) (105x), Lord (31x), owner (1x), sir (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 335x
The KJV translates Strong's H113 in the following manner: lord (197x), master(s) (105x), Lord (31x), owner (1x), sir (1x).
  1. firm, strong, lord, master

    1. lord, master

      1. reference to men

        1. superintendent of household,of affairs

        2. master

        3. king

      2. reference to God

        1. the Lord God

        2. Lord of the whole earth

    2. lords, kings

      1. reference to men

        1. proprietor of hill of Samaria

        2. master

        3. husband

        4. prophet

        5. governor

        6. prince

        7. king

      2. reference to God

        1. Lord of lords (probably = "thy husband, Yahweh")

    3. my lord, my master

      1. reference to men

        1. master

        2. husband

        3. prophet

        4. prince

        5. king

        6. father

        7. Moses

        8. priest

        9. theophanic angel

        10. captain

        11. general recognition of superiority

      2. reference to God

        1. my Lord,my Lord and my God

        2. Adonai (parallel with Yahweh)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָדוֹן ʼâdôwn, aw-done'; or (shortened) אָדֹן ʼâdôn; from an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, i.e. controller (human or divine):—lord, master, owner. Compare also names beginning with 'Adoni-'.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H113 matches the Hebrew אָדוֹן ('āḏôn),
which occurs 311 times in 265 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 18:3–Gen 44:18)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:3 - and said, “O Lord,[fn] if I have found favor in your sight, do not pass by your servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:12 - So Sarah laughed to herself, saying, “After I am worn out, and my lord is old, shall I have pleasure?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:6 - “Hear us, my lord; you are a prince of God[fn] among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb to hinder you from burying your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:11 - “No, my lord, hear me: I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. In the sight of the sons of my people I give it to you. Bury your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:15 - “My lord, listen to me: a piece of land worth four hundred shekels[fn] of silver, what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:9 - So the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master and swore to him concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:10 - Then the servant took ten of his master’s camels and departed, taking all sorts of choice gifts from his master; and he arose and went to Mesopotamia[fn] to the city of Nahor.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:12 - And he said, “O LORD, God of my master Abraham, please grant me success today and show steadfast love to my master Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:14 - Let the young woman to whom I shall say, ‘Please let down your jar that I may drink,’ and who shall say, ‘Drink, and I will water your camels’—let her be the one whom you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this[fn] I shall know that you have shown steadfast love to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:18 - She said, “Drink, my lord.” And she quickly let down her jar upon her hand and gave him a drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:27 - and said, “Blessed be the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the LORD has led me in the way to the house of my master’s kinsmen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:35 - The LORD has greatly blessed my master, and he has become great. He has given him flocks and herds, silver and gold, male servants and female servants, camels and donkeys.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:36 - And Sarah my master’s wife bore a son to my master when she was old, and to him he has given all that he has.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:37 - My master made me swear, saying, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:39 - I said to my master, ‘Perhaps the woman will not follow me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:42 - “I came today to the spring and said, ‘O LORD, the God of my master Abraham, if now you are prospering the way that I go,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:44 - and who will say to me, “Drink, and I will draw for your camels also,” let her be the woman whom the LORD has appointed for my master’s son.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:48 - Then I bowed my head and worshiped the LORD and blessed the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me by the right way[fn] to take the daughter of my master’s kinsman for his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - Now then, if you are going to show steadfast love and faithfulness to my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, that I may turn to the right hand or to the left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:51 - Behold, Rebekah is before you; take her and go, and let her be the wife of your master’s son, as the LORD has spoken.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:54 - And he and the men who were with him ate and drank, and they spent the night there. When they arose in the morning, he said, “Send me away to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:56 - But he said to them, “Do not delay me, since the LORD has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:65 - and said to the servant, “Who is that man, walking in the field to meet us?” The servant said, “It is my master.” So she took her veil and covered herself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:35 - And she said to her father, “Let not my lord be angry that I cannot rise before you, for the way of women is upon me.” So he searched but did not find the household gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:4 - instructing them, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, ‘I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:5 - I have oxen, donkeys, flocks, male servants, and female servants. I have sent to tell my lord, in order that I may find favor in your sight.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:18 - then you shall say, ‘They belong to your servant Jacob. They are a present sent to my lord Esau. And moreover, he is behind us.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:8 - Esau said, “What do you mean by all this company[fn] that I met?” Jacob answered, “To find favor in the sight of my lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:13 - But Jacob said to him, “My lord knows that the children are frail, and that the nursing flocks and herds are a care to me. If they are driven hard for one day, all the flocks will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - Let my lord pass on ahead of his servant, and I will lead on slowly, at the pace of the livestock that are ahead of me and at the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:15 - So Esau said, “Let me leave with you some of the people who are with me.” But he said, “What need is there? Let me find favor in the sight of my lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:2 - The LORD was with Joseph, and he became a successful man, and he was in the house of his Egyptian master.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:3 - His master saw that the LORD was with him and that the LORD caused all that he did to succeed in his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:7 - And after a time his master’s wife cast her eyes on Joseph and said, “Lie with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:8 - But he refused and said to his master’s wife, “Behold, because of me my master has no concern about anything in the house, and he has put everything that he has in my charge.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:16 - Then she laid up his garment by her until his master came home,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:19 - As soon as his master heard the words that his wife spoke to him, “This is the way your servant treated me,” his anger was kindled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:20 - And Joseph’s master took him and put him into the prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were confined, and he was there in prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:1 - Some time after this, the cupbearer of the king of Egypt and his baker committed an offense against their lord the king of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:7 - So he asked Pharaoh’s officers who were with him in custody in his master’s house, “Why are your faces downcast today?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:10 - They said to him, “No, my lord, your servants have come to buy food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:30 - “The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us and took us to be spies of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:33 - Then the man, the lord of the land, said to us, ‘By this I shall know that you are honest men: leave one of your brothers with me, and take grain for the famine of your households, and go your way.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:20 - and said, “Oh, my lord, we came down the first time to buy food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:5 - Is it not from this that my lord drinks, and by this that he practices divination? You have done evil in doing this.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:7 - They said to him, “Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from your servants to do such a thing!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:8 - Behold, the money that we found in the mouths of our sacks we brought back to you from the land of Canaan. How then could we steal silver or gold from your lord’s house?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:9 - Whichever of your servants is found with it shall die, and we also will be my lord’s servants.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:16 - And Judah said, “What shall we say to my lord? What shall we speak? Or how can we clear ourselves? God has found out the guilt of your servants; behold, we are my lord’s servants, both we and he also in whose hand the cup has been found.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:18 - Then Judah went up to him and said, “Oh, my lord, please let your servant speak a word in my lord’s ears, and let not your anger burn against your servant, for you are like Pharaoh himself.

Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search ESV
Your Bible Version is the ESV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization