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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:
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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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 - Now the whole earth [fn]used the same language and [fn]the same words. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 - But the LORD struck Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because H1697 of Sarai, Abram’s wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:1 - After these things H1697 the word H1697 of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying,
“Do not fear, Abram,
I am a shield to you;
[fn]Your reward shall be very great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:4 - Then behold, the word H1697 of the LORD came to him, saying, “This man will not be your heir; but one who will come forth from your own [fn]body, he shall be your heir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:14 - “Is anything H1697 too [fn]difficult for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you, [fn]at this time next year, and Sarah will have a son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:25 - “Far be it from You to do [fn]such a thing, H1697 to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth [fn]deal justly?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:8 - “Now behold, I have two daughters who have not [fn]had relations with man; please let me bring them out to you, and do to them [fn]whatever you like; only do nothing H1697 to these men, inasmuch as they have come under the [fn]shelter of my roof.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:21 - He said to him, “Behold, I grant you this [fn]request H1697 also, not to overthrow the town of which you have spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:22 - “Hurry, escape there, for I cannot do anything H1697 until you arrive there.” Therefore the name of the town was called [fn]Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:8 - So Abimelech arose early in the morning and called all his servants and told all these things H1697 in their hearing; and the men were greatly frightened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:10 - And Abimelech said to Abraham, “What have you [fn]encountered, that you have done this thing?” H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - Abraham said, “Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because H1697 of my wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:18 - For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because H1697 of Sarah, Abraham’s wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:11 - The matter H1697 [fn]distressed Abraham greatly because of his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:26 - And Abimelech said, “I do not know who has done this thing; H1697 you did not tell me, nor did I hear of it [fn]until today.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:1 - Now it came about after these things, H1697 that God tested Abraham, and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:16 - and said, “By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing H1697 and have not withheld your son, your only son,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:20 - Now it came about after these things, H1697 that it was told Abraham, saying, “Behold, Milcah [fn]also has borne children to your brother Nahor:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:9 - So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:28 - Then the girl ran and told her mother’s household about these things. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:30 - When he saw the ring and the bracelets on his sister’s [fn]wrists, and when he heard the words H1697 of Rebekah his sister, saying,[fn]This is what the man said to me,” he went to the man; and behold, he was standing by the camels at the spring.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:33 - But when food was set before him to eat, he said, “I will not eat until I have told my business.” H1697 And he said, “Speak on.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:50 - Then Laban and Bethuel replied, “The matter H1697 comes from the LORD; so we cannot speak to you bad or good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:52 - When Abraham’s servant heard their words, H1697 he bowed himself to the ground [fn]before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:66 - The servant told Isaac all the things H1697 that he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - When Esau heard the words H1697 of his father, he cried out with an exceedingly great and bitter cry, and said to his father, “Bless me, even me also, O my father!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - Now when the words H1697 of her elder son Esau were reported to Rebekah, she sent and called her younger son Jacob, and said to him, “Behold your brother Esau is consoling himself concerning you by planning to kill you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - So when Laban heard the news of Jacob his sister’s son, he ran to meet him, and embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his house. Then he related to Laban all these things. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:31 - So he said, “What shall I give you?” And Jacob said, “You shall not give me anything. If you will do this one thing H1697 for me, I will again pasture and keep your flock:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:34 - Laban said,[fn]Good, let it be according to your word.” H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:1 - Now [fn]Jacob heard the words H1697 of Laban’s sons, saying, “Jacob has taken away all that was our father’s, and from what belonged to our father he has made all this [fn]wealth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:19 - Then he commanded also the second and the third, and all those who followed the droves, saying, “After this manner H1697 you shall speak to Esau when you find him;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:14 - They said to them, “We cannot do this thing, H1697 to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:18 - Now their words H1697 seemed [fn]reasonable to Hamor and Shechem, Hamor’s son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:19 - The young man did not delay to do the thing, H1697 because he was delighted with Jacob’s daughter. Now he was more respected than all the household of his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:8 - Then his brothers said to him, “Are you actually going to reign over us? Or are you really going to rule over us?” So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words. H1697
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:11 - His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying H1697 in mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:14 - Then he said to him, “Go now and see about the welfare of your brothers and the welfare of the flock, and bring word H1697 back to me.” So he sent him from the valley of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:7 - It came about after these events H1697 that his master’s wife [fn]looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, “Lie with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:17 - Then she spoke to him [fn]with these words, H1697[fn]The Hebrew slave, whom you brought to us, came in to me to make sport of me;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:19 - Now when his master heard the words H1697 of his wife, which she spoke to him, saying,[fn]This H1697 is what H1697 your slave did to me,” his anger burned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:1 - Then it came about after these things, H1697 the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt offended their lord, the king of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:28 - [fn]It is as I have spoken to Pharaoh: God has shown to Pharaoh what He is about to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:32 - “Now as for the repeating of the dream to Pharaoh twice, it means that the matter H1697 is determined by God, and God will quickly bring it about.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:37 - Now the [fn]proposal H1697 seemed good [fn]to Pharaoh and [fn]to all his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:16 - “Send one of you that he may get your brother, while you remain confined, that your words H1697 may be tested, whether there is truth in you. But if not, by the life of Pharaoh, surely you are spies.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:20 - and bring your youngest brother to me, so your words H1697 may be verified, and you will not die.” And they did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:7 - But they said, “The man questioned particularly about us and our relatives, saying, ‘Is your father still alive? Have you another brother?’ So we [fn]answered his questions. H1697 Could we possibly know that he would say, ‘Bring your brother down’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:18 - Now the men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph’s house; and they said,It is because H1697 of the money that was returned in our sacks the first time that we are being brought in, that he may [fn]seek occasion against us and fall upon us, and take us for slaves with our donkeys.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:2 - “Put my cup, the silver cup, in the mouth of the sack of the youngest, and his money for the grain.” And he did [fn]as Joseph had told him.


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