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Lexicon :: Strong's H1677 - dōḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine/feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 396a

Strong’s Definitions

דֹּב dôb, dobe; or (fully) דּוֹב dôwb; from H1680; the bear (as slow):—bear.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H1677 in the following manner: bear (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H1677 in the following manner: bear (12x).
  1. bear

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דֹּב dôb, dobe; or (fully) דּוֹב dôwb; from H1680; the bear (as slow):—bear.
STRONGS H1677: Abbreviations
דֹּב noun masculineProverbs 28:15, feminine 2 Kings 2:24 (seldom) bear (from soft or gliding motion, Late Hebrew id., Ethiopic bdb017904 Assyrian dabû (?) DlS 55; Aramaic דּוּבָּא, bdb017905; Arabic bdb017906, bdb017907, is however a loan-word compare HomNS 301 f.); — absolute דֹּב Amos 5:19 + 5 times; דּוֺב 1 Samuel 17:34 + 2 times; plural דֻּבִּים 2 Kings 2:24; Isaiah 59:11; — bear, female 2 Kings 2:24; 2 Samuel 17:8; Proverbs 17:12; Hosea 13:8 compare Isaiah 11:7; undetermined 1 Samuel 17:34, 36, 37; Amos 5:19; Proverbs 28:15; Isaiah 59:11; Lamentations 3:10, 10 (on article 1 Samuel 17:34; Amos 5:19 compare RSSem, i. 119 n.)

See related Aramaic BDB entry H1678.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

17:34; 17:34; 17:34; 17:36; 17:37

2 Samuel


2 Kings

2:24; 2:24; 2:24


17:12; 28:15; 28:15


11:7; 59:11; 59:11


3:10; 3:10




5:19; 5:19; 5:19


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1677 matches the Hebrew דֹּב (dōḇ),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:34 - And David said unto Saul, Thy servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, H1677 and took a lamb out of the flock:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:36 - Thy servant slew both the lion and the bear: H1677 and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he hath defied the armies of the living God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:37 - David said moreover, The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, H1677 he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said unto David, Go, and the LORD be with thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:8 - For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear H1677 robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:24 - And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. And there came forth two she bears H1677 out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:12 - Let a bear H1677 robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; H1677 so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:7 - And the cow and the bear H1677 shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:11 - We roar all like bears, H1677 and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:10 - He was unto me as a bear H1677 lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:8 - I will meet them as a bear H1677 that is bereaved of her whelps, and will rend the caul of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lion: the wild beast shall tear them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:19 - As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear H1677 met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
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