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Lexicon :: Strong's H2 - 'aḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to אָב (H1)
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TWOT Reference: 2553

Strong’s Definitions

אַב ʼab, ab; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1:—father.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H2 in the following manner: father (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H2 in the following manner: father (9x).
  1. father

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַב ʼab, ab; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1:—father.
STRONGS H2: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

† [אַב D§ 40.4, אַבָּא Idib MeiChr 165] noun masculine father (Biblical Hebrew H1 אָב); —
† 1. literally father suffix אֲבוּ֫הִי Daniel 5:13 (see Behrm Marti), אֲבוךְ (K§ 53, 2 a) Daniel 5:11; Daniel 5:11; Daniel 5:11; Daniel 5:18 אֲבוּ֫הִי Daniel 5:2.
2. plural fathers, ancestors, [אֲבָהָן Dl.c.], suffix אֲבָהָתי Daniel 2:33 (Baer ־תַי, but see K§ 53, 1), אֲבָהָתָךְ Ezra 4:15, תָ֫נָא- (Str. ־תַ֫נָא) Ezra 5:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:15; 5:12


2:33; 5:2; 5:11; 5:11; 5:11; 5:13; 5:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2 matches the Hebrew אַב ('aḇ),
which occurs 9 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:15 - That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: H2 so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:12 - But after that our fathers H2 had provoked the God of heaven unto wrath, he gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, the Chaldean, who destroyed this house, and carried the people away into Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:23 - I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, H2 who hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known unto me now what we desired of thee: for thou hast now made known unto us the king's matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:2 - Belshazzar, whiles he tasted the wine, commanded to bring the golden and silver vessels which his father H2 Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the temple which was in Jerusalem; that the king, and his princes, his wives, and his concubines, might drink therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:11 - There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father H2 light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, H2 the king, I say, thy father, H2 made master of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:13 - Then was Daniel brought in before the king. And the king spake and said unto Daniel, Art thou that Daniel, which art of the children of the captivity of Judah, whom the king my father H2 brought out of Jewry?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:18 - O thou king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father H2 a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honour:
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