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Lexicon :: Strong's H1697 - dāḇār

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דָּבָר
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dāḇār
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daw-baw'
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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.
STRONGS H1697: Abbreviations
דָּבָר 1439 noun masculine speech, wordGenesis 18:14 + 446 times; construct דְּבַר Genesis 12:17 + 361 times; suffix דְּבָרִי Numbers 11:23 + (suffixes + 66 times); singular in all + 875 times; plural דְּבָרִים Exodus 4:10 + 182 times; construct דִּבְרֵי Genesis 24:30 + 253 times; suffix דְּבָרָיו Genesis 37:8 (suffixes + 127 times); plural in all + 564 times; —
I. singular speech, discourse, saying, word, as the sum of that which is spoken:
1. of men.
a. נְבוֺן דָּבָר discreet in speech 1 Samuel 16:18; שְׂפָתַיִם ד׳ speech of lips Psalm 59:13, mere talk Isaiah 36:5 (= 2 Kings 18:20) Proverbs 14:23 (compare Psalm 17:4 speech of God's lips); דָּבָר מָר bitter speech Psalm 64:4; כָּזָב ד׳ lying speech Proverbs 30:8; דְּבָֽרְךָ טוֺכ thy saying is good 1 Samuel 9:10; וּדְבַר אַבְנֵר הָיָה עִם and the speech of Abner had been with the elders of Israel 2 Samuel 3:17 (compare 1 Kings 1:7); † אמר הדבר הזה say this saying Jeremiah 23:38; Jeremiah 31:23; compare Jeremiah 13:12; Jeremiah 14:17 (of God), 1 Samuel 8:10 (דִּבְרֵי י׳).
b. word of command, (הַ)מֶּלֶךְ ד׳ 1 Chronicles 21:4, 6; Esther 1:12 + 6 times Esther; Ecclesiastes 8:4 compare 2 Chronicles 30:5; 31:5; Daniel 9:23, 25; † מַלְכוּת ד׳ royal edict Esther 1:19; כדבר עשׂה do according to the command of Genesis 44:2; Genesis 47:30; Exodus 8:9; Exodus 8:27; Exodus 12:35; Exodus 32:28 (J) Leviticus 10:7 (P) Judges 11:10; Ezra 10:5; Nehemiah 5:12, 13; compare 2 Samuel 17:6 (word of counsel), 1 Kings 3:12 (request), 1 Kings 17:13 (proposal; on these meanings see below).
c. message, report, tidings, וַיִּשְׁמַע הָעָם אֶתהַֿדָּבָר הָרָע הַזֶּה and the people heard this evil report Exodus 33:4 (JE) compare 1 Kings 20:12; אמת (היה) הדבר the report was true 1 Kings 10:6 2 Chronicles 9:5; עַד בּוֺא דָבָר מֵעִמָּכֶם until word come from you 2 Samuel 15:28; ויגע הדבר אל מלך נינוה Jonah 3:6; † הֵשִׁיב דָּבָר return or bring word, report Genesis 37:14; Numbers 13:26; Numbers 22:8 (J) Deuteronomy 1:22, 25; Joshua 14:7; Joshua 22:32 (D) 1 Kings 2:30; 1 Kings 20:9; 2 Kings 22:9, 20 (= 2 Chronicles 34:16, 28), but answer 1 Samuel 17:30; 2 Samuel 3:11; 2 Samuel 24:13 (= 1 Chronicles 21:12), 1 Kings 12:6, 9 (= 2 Chronicles 10:6, 9), 2 Chronicles 12:16; Nehemiah 2:20; Proverbs 18:13; Proverbs 27:11; Isaiah 41:28; Ezekiel 9:11 (DrSm, p, 190 explains the phrase as turn back with a word); compare דבר (לא) ענה answer something or nothing 1 Kings 18:21; 2 Kings 18:36; Psalm 119:42; Isaiah 36:21; Jeremiah 44:20 see IV. 6; דברים השׁיב return words Exodus 19:8 (E) Proverbs 24:26 see III. 1.
d. advice, counsel, בדבר בלעם by advice of Balaam Numbers 31:16 (P), compare Judges 20:7; 2 Samuel 19:44 [2 Samuel 19:43]; Esther 5:5.
e. request, אמתו of his maid, עבדו of his servant 2 Samuel 14:15, 22.
f. promise, לא יחל דברו he shall not break his word Numbers 30:3 (P), compare הקים דבר perform a promise Nehemiah 5:13, see also 2b.
g. charge, complaint, אם אמת היה הדבר הזה if this charge be true Deuteronomy 22:20; compare Deuteronomy 13:15; Deuteronomy 17:4, שׂים דבר בְּ 1 Samuel 22:15, שׂים עלילות דברים לְ Deuteronomy 22:14, 17.
h. decision, sentence, הַמִּשְׁפָּט דְּבַר the sentence of judgment Deuteronomy 17:9 compare Deuteronomy 17:10; Deuteronomy 17:11.
i. theme, story, רָחַשׁ לִבִּי דָּבָר טוֺב my heart swells with a good theme Psalm 45:2; דְּבַרגְּבוּרוֺת the story of his great might Job 41:4.
2. word of God, as a divine communication in the form of commandments, prophecy, and words of help to his people, used 394 times. This word is communicated in several ways:
a. אל ויהי דבר י׳ then the word of Yahweh came unto 1 Samuel 15:10; 2 Samuel 7:4 (compare אלהים 1 Chronicles 17:3), 1 Kings 6:11; 1 Kings 13:20; 1 Kings 16:1; 1 Kings 17:2, 8; 1 Kings 21:17, 28; 2 Chronicles 11:2 (compare האלהים 1 Kings 12:22): compare 1 Chronicles 22:8 (על by confusion), Isaiah 38:4; Jeremiah 1:4 + 20 times Jeremiah, Ezekiel 3:16 + 41 times Ezekiel; Jonah 1:1; Jonah 3:1; Haggai 2:20; Zechariah 4:8; Zechariah 6:9; Zechariah 7:4, 8; Zechariah 8:1 (without אל) Zechariah 8:18; † אל י׳ היה ד׳ Genesis 15:1; 2 Chronicles 12:7; Jeremiah 25:3 + 4 times Jeremiah; Ezekiel 1:3 + 7 times Ezekiel; Daniel 9:2; Zechariah 1:1, 7; Zechariah 7:1; † אל י׳ הנה ד׳ Genesis 15:4; 1 Kings 19:9; † היה אל י׳ ד׳ 2 Samuel 24:11; 1 Kings 16:7; 1 Kings 18:1; 2 Kings 20:4; Ezekiel 24:20; † ביד י׳ היה ד׳ Haggai 1:1; Haggai 2:1, 10; † ביד י׳ ויהי ד׳ Haggai 1:3; † אשׁר י׳ היה אל ד׳ Hosea 1:1; Joel 1:1; Micah 1:1; Zephaniah 1:1; † י׳ אליו אשׁר היה ד׳ 1 Kings 18:31; Jeremiah 1:2; † אל יר׳ י׳ אשׁר היה ד׳ Jeremiah 14:1; Jeremiah 46:1; Jeremiah 47:1; Jeremiah 49:34 (see אשׁר 6a); הדבר אשׁר היה אל Jeremiah 7:1 + 11 times Jeremiah; † י׳ את ד׳ 2 Kings 3:12; Jeremiah 23:28; Jeremiah 27:18; compare אֵלַי דָּבָר יְגֻנָּב unto me a word was brought by stealth Job 4:12, compare וְטֶרֶם יִגָּלֶה אֵלָיו דְּבַר י׳ and the word of Yahweh was not yet revealed unto him 1 Samuel 3:7. Yahweh also sends his word שׁלח Psalm 107:20; Psalm 147:18; Isaiah 9:7; Jeremiah 42:5 (compare plural Zechariah 7:12) and makes it an object of vision ראה Jeremiah 2:31; Jeremiah 38:21 (compare plural Ezekiel 11:25), חזה Isaiah 2:1; it is also commanded צוה Exodus 16:16, 32; Exodus 35:4; Leviticus 8:5; Leviticus 9:6; Leviticus 17:2; Numbers 30:2; Numbers 36:6 (P) Deuteronomy 4:2; Deuteronomy 13:1; Deuteronomy 15:15; Joshua 1:13; Joshua 4:10 (D) 1 Chronicles 16:15 (= Psalm 105:8) Nehemiah 1:8; Jeremiah 7:23, compare הדברים אשׁר צוה Exodus 35:1; Leviticus 8:36 (P) Exodus 19:7 (E) Deuteronomy 6:6.
b. Yahweh confirms his word of promise Deuteronomy 9:5; 1 Samuel 1:23 (where read דְּבָרֵךְ thy word according to Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version & Dr), 1 Kings 2:4; 1 Kings 6:12; 1 Kings 8:20; Jeremiah 29:10; Jeremiah 33:14, and his word of warning 1 Kings 12:15; Daniel 9:12; his word stands for ever Isaiah 40:8; it is settled for ever in heaven Psalm 119:89; he remembers his holy word דבר קדשׁו Psalm 105:42 (compare דִּבְרֵי קָדְשׁוֺ Jeremiah 23:9); he himself Joel 2:11, the angels Psalm 103:20, and forces of nature Psalm 148:8 עשׂה דברו do his word of command; by his word the heavens were made Psalm 33:6; it is near his people, in their mouth and heart Deuteronomy 30:14; a lamp to their feet Psalm 119:105.
II. saying, utterance, sentence, as a section of a discourse: —
1. of men,
a. דָּבָר בְּעִתּוֺ a word in due season Proverbs 15:23 compare Job 4:2; Proverbs 12:25; commonly in plural, † (הַ)שִּׁירָ(ה) דִּבְרֵי words of the song (i.e. its lines of poetry) Deuteronomy 31:30; Deuteronomy 32:44; Psalm 18:1 (= 2 Samuel 22:1) Psalm 137:3; הלל בדברי דויד to sing praises with the words of David (his psalms) 2 Chronicles 29:30; דִּבְרֵי חֲכָמִים sentences of the wise Proverbs 1:6; Proverbs 22:17; Ecclesiastes 9:17; Ecclesiastes 12:11; these sayings are commonly written, compare דברי האגרת words of the letterEsther 9:26; הדברים עתיקים the records are ancient 1 Chronicles 4:22; דִּבְרֵי (ה)סֵפֶר Isaiah 29:11, 18; Jeremiah 29:1.
b. title of writings: דִּבְרֵי קֹהֶלֶת Ecclesiastes 1:1, אגור ד׳ Proverbs 30:1, למואל ד׳ Proverbs 31:1, ירמיהו ד׳ Jeremiah 1:1, so Amos 1:1; Nehemiah 1:1; compare in appended phrase or clause, Jeremiah 51:64, איוב ד׳ Job 31:40.
c. in Chronicles name of a work: החזים ד׳ 2 Chronicles 33:18, 19, שׁמעיה בד׳ 2 Chronicles 12:15, יהוא בד׳ 2 Chronicles 20:34, שׁמואל על ד׳ 1 Chronicles 29:29; נתן על ד׳ 1 Chronicles 29:29; 2 Chronicles 9:29, גד על ד׳ 1 Chronicles 29:29. (It is not certain whether writings of prophets or histories about them are referred to; in the latter case they are acts, IV. 2, see DrIntr 497.)
2. of God: עֲשֶׂרֶת הַדְּבָרִים the ten words (sentences in the tables) Exodus 34:28 (JE) Deuteronomy 4:13; Deuteronomy 10:4, referred to as הדברים Exodus 34:1 (JE) Deuteronomy 4:10, 36; Deuteronomy 5:19; Deuteronomy 9:10; Deuteronomy 10:2; of commands of covenant code Exodus 24:3, 4, 8; compare Exodus 34:27 (JE); of Deuteronomic code Deuteronomy 17:19 (+ 16 times D) 2 Kings 22:11; 2 Kings 23:3-24 (compare 2 Chron 34:19-31) Jeremiah 11:2-8; Jeremiah 34:18; the law-book of Joshua Joshua 24:26 (E); of the code of Ezra Ezra 7:11; Ezra 9:4; Nehemiah 8:9, 13; the words of Yahweh written by Jeremiah Jeremiah 25:13; Jeremiah 36:4-32; Jeremiah 51:61; the words of the book of Daniel Daniel 12:4, 9; commands in general 1 Samuel 15:11; Psalm 50:17; Psalm 119:57; Psalm 119:130; Psalm 119:139; promises 2 Samuel 7:28; Nehemiah 9:8, compare 1 Chronicles 25:5; 2 Chronicles 36:16.
III. a word, words:
1. of men: שָׂפָה אֶחָ֑ת וּדְבָרִים אֲחָדִים one lip, and one and the same words Genesis 11:1 (J); אֵין אֹמֶר וְאֵין דְּבָרִים no speech and no words Psalm 19:4; אִישׁ דְּבָרִים man of words, ready in speech, Exodus 4:10 (J); רב דברים multitude of words Job 11:2; Proverbs 10:19; Ecclesiastes 5:2; קְחוּ עִמָּכֶם דְּבָרִים take with you words Hosea 14:3; דבר(י) (ה)שׁקר lying word(s) Exodus 5:9; Exodus 23:7 (E) Proverbs 13:5; Proverbs 29:12; Isaiah 59:13; Jeremiah 7:4, 8; דִּבְרֵי רוּחַ words of wind, vain words Job 16:3; וּמַהשֶּֿׁמֶץ דָּבָר נִשְׁמַעבּֿוֺ and what a whisper of a word we hear of him! Job 26:14.
2. of God. It is difficult to determine how many of the following should come under II. 2. The plural for words of God is relatively seldom: Genesis 20:8; Exodus 19:6; Numbers 12:6; Joshua 3:9 (E) Exodus 4:28, 30; Numbers 11:24 (J) Deuteronomy 18:19; Joshua 23:14 (D) 1 Samuel 3:18; 1 Samuel 8:10; 1 Samuel 15:1; 2 Chronicles 11:4; Job 42:7; Proverbs 30:6; Isaiah 31:2; Daniel 10:11; Amos 8:11; Micah 2:7; apart from Jeremiah 3:12 + 30 times Jeremiah; Ezekiel 2:7 + 4 times Ezekiel; Zechariah 1:6 + 4 times Zechariah.
IV. matter, affair, thing about which one speaks: —
1. business, occupation: דְּבַר הַמֶּלֶךְ king's business 1 Samuel 21:9; לְכָלדְּֿבַר for every matter of 1 Chronicles 26:32; 1 Chronicles 27:1; 2 Chronicles 19:11; דְּבָרֶיךָ לְכָלֿ for all thine affairs 1 Chronicles 28:21; דבר המזבח Numbers 18:7; דָּבָר אֵיןלָֿהֶם עִם they had not dealings with Judges 18:7, 28; † דְּבַריֿוֺם בְּיוֺמוֺ the task or portion of a day in its day, daily duty or due Exodus 5:13, 19 (E) Exodus 16:4 (J) Leviticus 23:37 (P) 1 Kings 8:59; 2 Kings 25:30; 1 Chronicles 16:37; 2 Chronicles 8:13 (ביום) 2 Chronicles 8:14; 2 Chronicles 31:16; Ezra 3:4; Nehemiah 11:23; Nehemiah 12:47; Jeremiah 52:34; Daniel 1:5; † דבר שׁנה בשׁנה 1 Kings 10:25; 2 Chronicles 9:24.
2. plural acts construct דִּבְרֵי 1 Kings 11:41 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 29:29; 2 Chronicles 12:15; 16:11; † דְּבָרָיו his acts 2 Chronicles 13:22; 35:27; especially in phrases, עַלסֵֿפֶר דִּבְרֵי⬩⬩⬩הַיָּמִים וְיֶתֶר דִּבְרֵי and the rest of the acts of... in the book of the chronicles (daily record of events) of 1 Kings 14:29 + 32 times Kings; וְיֶתֶר דִּבְרֵי 2 Chronicles 13:22 + 8 times Chronicles, וְיֶתֶר דְּבָרָיו 2 Chronicles 28:26, שְׁאָר דִּבְרֵי 2 Chronicles 9:29 are referred to various sources; compare also במספר דברי הימים 1 Chronicles 27:24, בדברי דויד 1 Chronicles 23:27, עלדֿברי מלכי ישׂראל 2 Chronicles 33:18: דברים טובים good deeds 2 Chronicles 12:12; 2 Chronicles 19:3; דִּבְרֵי עֲוֺנֹת acts of iniquity Psalm 65:4 (De, Fälle von Missethaten); דִּבְרֵירָֿע evil deeds Jeremiah 5:28. It is used of God, only in כל דבריו לא יענה Job 33:13, אֹתוֺתָיו ד׳ Psalm 105:27, נִפְלְאֹתֶיךָ ד׳ Psalm 145:5.
3. matter, affair: דבר אוריה affair of Uriah 1 Kings 15:5; שׁרשׁ דבר root of the matter Job 19:28; מה היה הדבר how went the matter ? 1 Samuel 4:16; 2 Samuel 1:4 compare Ruth 3:18; סבב את פני הדבר change the face of the matter 2 Samuel 14:20; דִּבְרֵי הָאֲתֹנוֺת the matter of the asses 1 Samuel 10:2; זה דבר הרצח this is the case of the slayer Deuteronomy 19:4; לְכָלדְּֿבָרָיו 1 Kings 6:38 as to all its particulars.
4. events, things: in the phrase, † אחר הדברים האלה after these things (events in time) Genesis 15:1; Genesis 22:1; Genesis 40:1 (E) Genesis 39:7 (J) 1 Kings 17:17; 1 Kings 21:1; Ezra 7:1; Esther 2:1; Esther 3:1; † האלה אחרי הדברים Genesis 48:1; Joshua 24:29 (E) Genesis 22:20 (J) 2 Chronicles 32:1.
5. cause, case for judicial investigation: כִּייִֿהְיֶה לָהֶם דָּבָר if they have a case Exodus 18:16; compare Exodus 18:22; Exodus 22:8; בעל דברים one having a case Exodus 24:14, compare בדבר משׁפט 2 Chronicles 19:6; דְּבָרֶיךָ טוֺבִים וּנְכֹחִים pleas, good and right 2 Samuel 15:3 compare Joshua 20:4.
6. something, anything (indefinite): עשׂה דבר do a thing Genesis 22:16 + (frequent); עשׂה דברים Isaiah 42:16 + (less frequent); דבר היפלא מי׳ Genesis 18:14 compare Jeremiah 32:17, 27; דבר⬩⬩⬩לא nothing 1 Kings 5:7; 1 Kings 10:3; Isaiah 39:2; Jeremiah 42:4 + (frequent), אין דבר Exodus 5:11 (E) Numbers 20:19; 1 Samuel 20:21; לא דבר מ׳ nothing of Exodus 9:4 (J) Joshua 8:35; Joshua 11:15; Joshua 21:45; Joshua 23:14 (D); כל דבר anything Numbers 31:23; Deuteronomy 23:20 +; דבר רע Psalm 141:4 +; טוב ד׳ 1 Kings 14:13 +; דְּבַרמָֿה whatsoever Numbers 23:3 (E); עֶרְוַת דבר Deuteronomy 23:15 nakedness of a thing, i.e. unclean or unseemly thing (indecency in camp); so of a wife Deuteronomy 24:1.
7. way, manner: זֶה דְּבַר הַשְּׁמִטָּה this is the manner of the release Deuteronomy 15:2 (compare SI1); כֵּן דְּבַר הַמֶּלֶךְ so was the way of the king Esther 1:13; הזה כדבר after this manner, thusGenesis 18:25; Genesis 32:20 [Genesis 32:19]; Genesis 44:7 (JE) 2 Samuel 15:6; Ezra 10:5; Nehemiah 5:12, 13 with (עשׂה), 1 Samuel 9:21; 2 Samuel 14:3; 2 Samuel 17:6 (דבר), 1 Samuel 17:27, 30; Isaiah 8:20 (אמר), Nehemiah 6:4, 5 (שׁלח), Nehemiah 6:4 (השׁיב) compare 1 Samuel 17:30; 2 Kings 7:19 (היה) (peculiar to D, כדבר הרע הזה such a wicked deed as this Deuteronomy 13:12; Deuteronomy 19:20, כדבר הגדול הזה Deuteronomy 4:32); כדברים האלה עשׂה thus and thus did he Genesis 39:19 (J) 1 Samuel 2:23 (but usually the plural = these words).
8. reason, cause: זֶּה דְבַרהַֿמַּס 1 Kings 9:15; זה הדבר אשׁר this is the reason why Joshua 5:4 (D) 1 Kings 11:27; so 1 Samuel 17:29 AV RV, was it not but a word ? Th Ke RVm VB Dr; ⬩⬩⬩עַל דְּבַר because of, for the sake of Genesis 20:11, 18 (E) Genesis 12:17; Genesis 43:18; Exodus 8:8 (J) Numbers 17:14 (P) Psalm 45:5; Psalm 79:9, עַל דִּבְרֵי Jeremiah 14:1; עַלדִּֿבְרֵיכֶם for your sakes Deuteronomy 4:21, עַל דְּבַר אשׁר Deuteronomy 22:24 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 23:5; 2 Samuel 13:22.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

11:1; 12:17; 12:17; 15:1; 15:1; 15:4; 18:14; 18:14; 18:25; 20:8; 20:11; 20:18; 22:1; 22:16; 22:20; 24:30; 32:19; 37:8; 37:14; 39:7; 39:19; 40:1; 43:18; 44:2; 44:7; 47:30; 48:1

Exodus

4:10; 4:10; 4:28; 4:30; 5:9; 5:11; 5:13; 5:19; 8:8; 8:9; 8:27; 9:4; 12:35; 16:4; 16:16; 16:32; 18:16; 18:22; 19:6; 19:7; 19:8; 22:8; 23:7; 24:3; 24:4; 24:8; 24:14; 32:28; 33:4; 34:1; 34:27; 34:28; 35:1; 35:4

Leviticus

8:5; 8:36; 9:6; 10:7; 17:2; 23:37

Numbers

11:23; 11:24; 12:6; 13:26; 18:7; 20:19; 22:8; 23:3; 30:2; 30:3; 31:16; 31:23; 36:6

Deuteronomy

1:22; 1:25; 4:2; 4:10; 4:13; 4:21; 4:32; 4:36; 5:19; 6:6; 9:5; 9:10; 10:2; 10:4; 13:1; 13:12; 13:15; 15:2; 15:15; 17:4; 17:9; 17:10; 17:11; 17:19; 18:19; 19:4; 19:20; 22:14; 22:17; 22:20; 22:24; 23:5; 23:15; 23:20; 24:1; 30:14; 31:30; 32:44

Joshua

1:13; 3:9; 4:10; 5:4; 8:35; 11:15; 14:7; 20:4; 21:45; 22:32; 23:14; 23:14; 24:26; 24:29

Judges

11:10; 18:7; 18:28; 20:7

Ruth

3:18

1 Samuel

1:23; 2:23; 3:7; 3:18; 4:16; 8:10; 8:10; 9:10; 9:21; 10:2; 15:1; 15:10; 15:11; 16:18; 17:27; 17:29; 17:30; 17:30; 17:30; 20:21; 21:9; 22:15

2 Samuel

1:4; 3:11; 3:17; 7:4; 7:28; 13:22; 14:3; 14:15; 14:20; 14:22; 15:3; 15:6; 15:28; 17:6; 17:6; 19:43; 22:1; 24:11; 24:13

1 Kings

1:7; 2:4; 2:30; 3:12; 5:7; 6:11; 6:12; 6:38; 8:20; 8:59; 9:15; 10:3; 10:6; 10:25; 11:27; 11:41; 12:6; 12:9; 12:15; 12:22; 13:20; 14:13; 14:29; 15:5; 16:1; 16:7; 17:2; 17:8; 17:13; 17:17; 18:1; 18:21; 18:31; 19:9; 20:9; 20:12; 21:1; 21:17; 21:28

2 Kings

3:12; 7:19; 18:20; 18:36; 20:4; 22:9; 22:11; 22:20; 23:3; 23:4; 23:5; 23:6; 23:7; 23:8; 23:9; 23:10; 23:11; 23:12; 23:13; 23:14; 23:15; 23:16; 23:17; 23:18; 23:19; 23:20; 23:21; 23:22; 23:23; 23:24; 25:30

1 Chronicles

4:22; 16:15; 16:37; 17:3; 21:4; 21:6; 21:12; 22:8; 23:27; 25:5; 26:32; 27:1; 27:24; 28:21; 29:29; 29:29; 29:29; 29:29

2 Chronicles

8:13; 8:14; 9:5; 9:24; 9:29; 9:29; 10:6; 10:9; 11:2; 11:4; 12:7; 12:12; 12:15; 12:15; 12:16; 13:22; 13:22; 16:11; 19:3; 19:6; 19:11; 20:34; 28:26; 29:30; 30:5; 31:5; 31:16; 32:1; 33:18; 33:18; 33:19; 34:16; 34:19; 34:20; 34:21; 34:22; 34:23; 34:24; 34:25; 34:26; 34:27; 34:28; 34:28; 34:29; 34:30; 34:31; 35:27; 36:16

Ezra

3:4; 7:1; 7:11; 9:4; 10:5; 10:5

Nehemiah

1:1; 1:8; 2:20; 5:12; 5:12; 5:13; 5:13; 5:13; 6:4; 6:4; 6:5; 8:9; 8:13; 9:8; 11:23; 12:47

Esther

1:12; 1:13; 1:19; 2:1; 3:1; 5:5; 9:26

Job

4:2; 4:12; 11:2; 16:3; 19:28; 26:14; 31:40; 33:13; 41:4; 42:7

Psalms

17:4; 18:1; 19:4; 33:6; 45:2; 45:5; 50:17; 59:13; 64:4; 65:4; 79:9; 103:20; 105:8; 105:27; 105:42; 107:20; 119:42; 119:57; 119:89; 119:105; 119:130; 119:139; 137:3; 141:4; 145:5; 147:18; 148:8

Proverbs

1:6; 10:19; 12:25; 13:5; 14:23; 15:23; 18:13; 22:17; 24:26; 27:11; 29:12; 30:1; 30:6; 30:8; 31:1

Ecclesiastes

1:1; 5:2; 8:4; 9:17; 12:11

Isaiah

2:1; 8:20; 9:7; 29:11; 29:18; 31:2; 36:5; 36:21; 38:4; 39:2; 40:8; 41:28; 42:16; 59:13

Jeremiah

1:1; 1:2; 1:4; 2:31; 3:12; 5:28; 7:1; 7:4; 7:8; 7:23; 11:2; 11:3; 11:4; 11:5; 11:6; 11:7; 11:8; 13:12; 14:1; 14:1; 14:17; 23:9; 23:28; 23:38; 25:3; 25:13; 27:18; 29:1; 29:10; 31:23; 32:17; 32:27; 33:14; 34:18; 36:4; 36:5; 36:6; 36:7; 36:8; 36:9; 36:10; 36:11; 36:12; 36:13; 36:14; 36:15; 36:16; 36:17; 36:18; 36:19; 36:20; 36:21; 36:22; 36:23; 36:24; 36:25; 36:26; 36:27; 36:28; 36:29; 36:30; 36:31; 36:32; 38:21; 42:4; 42:5; 44:20; 46:1; 47:1; 49:34; 51:61; 51:64; 52:34

Ezekiel

1:3; 2:7; 3:16; 9:11; 11:25; 24:20

Daniel

1:5; 9:2; 9:12; 9:23; 9:25; 10:11; 12:4; 12:9

Hosea

1:1; 14:3

Joel

1:1; 2:11

Amos

1:1; 8:11

Jonah

1:1; 3:1; 3:6

Micah

1:1; 2:7

Zephaniah

1:1

Haggai

1:1; 1:3; 2:1; 2:10; 2:20

Zechariah

1:1; 1:6; 1:7; 4:8; 6:9; 7:1; 7:4; 7:8; 7:12; 8:1; 8:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1697 matches the Hebrew דָּבָר (dāḇār),
which occurs 1,455 times in 1,290 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 26 (Gen 11:1–Gen 44:2)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:1 - And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 - And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of H1697 Sarai Abram's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:1 - After these things H1697 the word H1697 of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:4 - And, behold, the word H1697 of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:14 - Is any thing H1697 too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:25 - That be far from thee to do after this manner, H1697 to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:8 - Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; H1697 for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:21 - And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing H1697 also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:22 - Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing H1697 till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:8 - Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all his servants, and told all these things H1697 in their ears: and the men were sore afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:10 - And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou hast done this thing? H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:18 - For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because H1697 of Sarah Abraham's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:11 - And the thing H1697 was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:26 - And Abimelech said, I wot not who hath done this thing: H1697 neither didst thou tell me, neither yet heard I of it, but to day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:1 - And it came to pass after these things, H1697 that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:16 - And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, H1697 and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:20 - And it came to pass after these things, H1697 that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:9 - And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:28 - And the damsel ran, and told them of her mother's house these things. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:30 - And it came to pass, when he saw the earring and bracelets upon his sister's hands, and when he heard the words H1697 of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake the man unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:33 - And there was set meat before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. H1697 And he said, Speak on.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:50 - Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing H1697 proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:52 - And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their words, H1697 he worshipped the LORD, bowing himself to the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:66 - And the servant told Isaac all things H1697 that he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - And when Esau heard the words H1697 of his father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - And these words H1697 of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:31 - And he said, What shall I give thee? And Jacob said, Thou shalt not give me any thing: if thou wilt do this thing H1697 for me, I will again feed and keep thy flock:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:34 - And Laban said, Behold, I would it might be according to thy word. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:1 - And he heard the words H1697 of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's hath he gotten all this glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:19 - And so commanded he the second, and the third, and all that followed the droves, saying, On this manner H1697 shall ye speak unto Esau, when ye find him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:14 - And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, H1697 to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach unto us:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:18 - And their words H1697 pleased Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:19 - And the young man deferred not to do the thing, H1697 because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:8 - And his brethren said to him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed have dominion over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:11 - And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:14 - And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word H1697 again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:7 - And it came to pass after these things, H1697 that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:17 - And she spake unto him according to these words, H1697 saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:19 - And it came to pass, when his master heard the words H1697 of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner H1697 did thy servant to me; that his wrath was kindled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:1 - And it came to pass after these things, H1697 that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:28 - This is the thing H1697 which I have spoken unto Pharaoh: What God is about to do he sheweth unto Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:32 - And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing H1697 is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:37 - And the thing H1697 was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:16 - Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words H1697 may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:20 - But bring your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words H1697 be verified, and ye shall not die. And they did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:7 - And they said, The man asked us straitly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words: H1697 could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your brother down?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:18 - And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because H1697 of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:2 - And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his corn money. And he did according to the word H1697 that Joseph had spoken.

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