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Lexicon :: Strong's H977 - bachar

בָּחַר
Transliteration
bachar
Pronunciation
bä·khar' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 231

KJV Translation Count — Total: 172x
The KJV translates Strong's H977 in the following manner: choose (77x), chosen (77x), choice (6x), choose...out (5x), acceptable (1x), appoint (1x), excellent (1x), chosen men (1x), rather (1x), require (1x), not translated.
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to choose, elect, decide for

    1. (Qal) to choose

    2. (Niphal) to be chosen

    3. (Pual) to be chosen, selected

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּחַר bâchar, baw-khar'; a primitive root; properly, to try, i.e. (by implication) select:—acceptable, appoint, choose (choice), excellent, join, be rather, require.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Strong's Number H977 matches the Hebrew בָּחַר (bachar),
which occurs 172 times in 164 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 4 (Gen 6:2–1Sa 8:18)

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That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. H977

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Then Lot chose H977 him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.

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And he took six hundred chosen H977 chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and captains over every one of them.

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And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out H977 men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.

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And Moses chose H977 able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

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And he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will shew who are his, and who is holy; and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he hath chosen H977 will he cause to come near unto him.

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And put fire therein, and put incense in them before the LORD to morrow: and it shall be that the man whom the LORD doth choose, H977 he shall be holy: ye take too much upon you, ye sons of Levi.

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And it shall come to pass, that the man's rod, whom I shall choose, H977 shall blossom: and I will make to cease from me the murmurings of the children of Israel, whereby they murmur against you.

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And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose H977 their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight with his mighty power out of Egypt;

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For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen H977 thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.

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The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose H977 you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all people:

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Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose H977 their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.

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But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose H977 out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:

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Then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose H977 to cause his name to dwell there; thither shall ye bring all that I command you; your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye vow unto the LORD:

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But in the place which the LORD shall choose H977 in one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings, and there thou shalt do all that I command thee.

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But thou must eat them before the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD thy God shall choose, H977 thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates: and thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God in all that thou puttest thine hands unto.

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If the place which the LORD thy God hath chosen H977 to put his name there be too far from thee, then thou shalt kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which the LORD hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy gates whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.

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Only thy holy things which thou hast, and thy vows, thou shalt take, and go unto the place which the LORD shall choose: H977

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For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD hath chosen H977 thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth.

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And thou shalt eat before the LORD thy God, in the place which he shall choose H977 to place his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to fear the LORD thy God always.

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And if the way be too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it; or if the place be too far from thee, which the LORD thy God shall choose H977 to set his name there, when the LORD thy God hath blessed thee:

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Then shalt thou turn it into money, and bind up the money in thine hand, and shalt go unto the place which the LORD thy God shall choose: H977

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Thou shalt eat it before the LORD thy God year by year in the place which the LORD shall choose, H977 thou and thy household.

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Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which the LORD shall choose H977 to place his name there.

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But at the place which the LORD thy God shall choose H977 to place his name in, there thou shalt sacrifice the passover at even, at the going down of the sun, at the season that thou camest forth out of Egypt.

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And thou shalt roast and eat it in the place which the LORD thy God shall choose: H977 and thou shalt turn in the morning, and go unto thy tents.

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And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are among you, in the place which the LORD thy God hath chosen H977 to place his name there.

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Seven days shalt thou keep a solemn feast unto the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD shall choose: H977 because the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thine increase, and in all the works of thine hands, therefore thou shalt surely rejoice.

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Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose; H977 in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles: and they shall not appear before the LORD empty:

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If there arise a matter too hard for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which the LORD thy God shall choose; H977

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And thou shalt do according to the sentence, which they of that place which the LORD shall choose H977 shall shew thee; and thou shalt observe to do according to all that they inform thee:

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Thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom the LORD thy God shall choose: H977 one from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee: thou mayest not set a stranger over thee, which is not thy brother.

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For the LORD thy God hath chosen H977 him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever.

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And if a Levite come from any of thy gates out of all Israel, where he sojourned, and come with all the desire of his mind unto the place which the LORD shall choose; H977

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And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them the LORD thy God hath chosen H977 to minister unto him, and to bless in the name of the LORD; and by their word shall every controversy and every stroke be tried:

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He shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose H977 in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best: thou shalt not oppress him.

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That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of thy land that the LORD thy God giveth thee, and shalt put it in a basket, and shalt go unto the place which the LORD thy God shall choose H977 to place his name there.

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I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose H977 life, that both thou and thy seed may live:

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When all Israel is come to appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose, H977 thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing.

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So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai: and Joshua chose out H977 thirty thousand mighty men of valour, and sent them away by night.

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And Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation, and for the altar of the LORD, even unto this day, in the place which he should choose. H977

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And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose H977 you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

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And Joshua said unto the people, Ye are witnesses against yourselves that ye have chosen H977 you the LORD, to serve him. And they said, We are witnesses.

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They chose H977 new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?

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Go and cry unto the gods which ye have chosen; H977 let them deliver you in the time of your tribulation.

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And the children of Benjamin were numbered at that time out of the cities twenty and six thousand men that drew sword, beside the inhabitants of Gibeah, which were numbered seven hundred chosen H977 men.

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Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen H977 men lefthanded; every one could sling stones at an hair breadth, and not miss.

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And there came against Gibeah ten thousand chosen H977 men out of all Israel, and the battle was sore: but they knew not that evil was near them.

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And did I choose H977 him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer upon mine altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? and did I give unto the house of thy father all the offerings made by fire of the children of Israel?

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And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye shall have chosen H977 you; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.

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2. 1Sa 10:24–2Ch 13:17

3. 2Ch 25:5–Isa 56:4

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