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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)
Dictionary Aids

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 - so that a search may be made in the archives of your predecessors. In these records you will find that this city is a rebellious city, troublesome to kings and provinces, a place with a long history of sedition. That is why this city was destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:12 - But because our ancestors angered the God of heaven, he gave them into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar the Chaldean, king of Babylon, who destroyed this temple and deported the people to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:23 - I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors: You have given me wisdom and power, you have made known to me what we asked of you, you have made known to us the dream of the king.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:2 - While Belshazzar was drinking his wine, he gave orders to bring in the gold and silver goblets that Nebuchadnezzar his father[fn] had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines might drink from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:11 - There is a man in your kingdom who has the spirit of the holy gods in him. In the time of your father he was found to have insight and intelligence and wisdom like that of the gods. Your father, King Nebuchadnezzar, appointed him chief of the magicians, enchanters, astrologers and diviners.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:13 - So Daniel was brought before the king, and the king said to him, “Are you Daniel, one of the exiles my father the king brought from Judah?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:18 - “Your Majesty, the Most High God gave your father Nebuchadnezzar sovereignty and greatness and glory and splendor.
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