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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 - in order that search may be made in the book of the records of your fathers. You will find in the book of the records and learn that this city is a rebellious city, hurtful to kings and provinces, and that sedition was stirred up in it from of old. That was why this city was laid waste.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:12 - But because our fathers had angered the God of heaven, he gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnez'zar king of Babylon, the Chalde'an, who destroyed this house and carried away the people to Babylonia.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:23 - To thee, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, for thou hast given me wisdom and strength, and hast now made known to me what we asked of thee, for thou hast made known to us the king's matter."
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:2 - Belshaz'zar, when he tasted the wine, commanded that the vessels of gold and of silver which Nebuchadnez'zar his father had taken out of the temple in Jerusalem be brought, that the king and his lords, his wives, and his concubines might drink from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:11 - There is in your kingdom a man in whom is the spirit of the holy gods. In the days of your father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, were found in him, and King Nebuchadnez'zar, your father, made him chief of the magicians, enchanters, Chalde'ans, and astrologers,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:13 - Then Daniel was brought in before the king. The king said to Daniel, "You are that Daniel, one of the exiles of Judah, whom the king my father brought from Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:18 - O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnez'zar your father kingship and greatness and glory and majesty;
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