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Lexicon :: Strong's H259 - 'eḥāḏ

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Root Word (Etymology)
A numeral from אָחַד (H258)
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Strong’s Definitions

אֶחָד ʼechâd, ekh-awd'; a numeral from H258; properly, united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first:—a, alike, alone, altogether, and, any(-thing), apiece, a certain, (dai-) ly, each (one), eleven, every, few, first, highway, a man, once, one, only, other, some, together,

KJV Translation Count — Total: 952x

The KJV translates Strong's H259 in the following manner: one (687x), first (36x), another (35x), other (30x), any (18x), once (13x), eleven (with H6240) (13x), every (10x), certain (9x), an (7x), some (7x), miscellaneous (87x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 952x
The KJV translates Strong's H259 in the following manner: one (687x), first (36x), another (35x), other (30x), any (18x), once (13x), eleven (with H6240) (13x), every (10x), certain (9x), an (7x), some (7x), miscellaneous (87x).
  1. one (number)

    1. one (number)

    2. each, every

    3. a certain

    4. an (indefinite article)

    5. only, once, once for all

    6. one...another, the one...the other, one after another, one by one

    7. first

    8. eleven (in combination), eleventh (ordinal)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶחָד ʼechâd, ekh-awd'; a numeral from H258; properly, united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first:—a, alike, alone, altogether, and, any(-thing), apiece, a certain, (dai-) ly, each (one), eleven, every, few, first, highway, a man, once, one, only, other, some, together,
STRONGS H259: Abbreviations
אֶחָד 962 adjective number one (Phoenician אחד, Sabean id., compare DHMZMG 1876, 707, Arabic أَحَدً, Ethiopic አሐዱ፡ Aramaic חַד, dfo; on Assyrian edu, aḫadu, compare DlW No. 139) — absoluteא׳ Genesis 1:5אַחַ֫ד Genesis 21:15 +; so even before preposition 1 Samuel 9:3 and elsewhere see Dr; feminine absolute אַחַ֫ת Genesis 2:21 +; אֶחָ֑תGenesis 11:1 +; construct אַחַ֫ת Deuteronomy 13:13 +; plural masculine אֲחָדִים Genesis 11:1 + 4:t.; חַד Ezekiel 33:30 strike out Co compare Greek Version of the LXX; —
1. one Genesis 1:9; Genesis 27:38, 45; Exodus 12:49; Joshua 23:10; 1 Samuel 1:24; 2 Samuel 12:3 +, Zechariah 14:9; Malachi 2:10; Job 31:15 +, so also (emphatic) 2 Samuel 17:3 for MT אֲשֶׁר Greek Version of the LXX We Dr; one or two לֹא לְיוֺם אֶחָד וְלֹא לִשְׁנַיִם Ezra 10:13; as substantive followed by מִן Genesis 2:21; Leviticus 4:2, 13; Isaiah 34:16 +; הָא׳ Genesis 19:9; Genesis 42:13, 32; 2 Kings 6:3, 5 +; one and the same Genesis 40:5; Job 31:15; plural דְּבָרִים אֲחָדִים Genesis 11:1 compare Ezekiel 37:17 (absolute), but see Co;=few, a few יָמִים א׳Genesis 27:44; Genesis 29:20; Daniel 11:20; כְּאִישׁ אֶחָד as one man, together Judges 20:8; 1 Samuel 11:7; also כְּאֶחָד late=Aramaic כַּחֲדָאEzra 2:64 (= Nehemiah 7:66) Ezra 3:9; Ezra 6:20; Ecclesiastes 11:6; see especially Isaiah 65:25 (|| earlier יַחְדֶּו Isaiah 11:6, 7).
2.each, every Exodus 36:30; Numbers 7:3, 85; Numbers 28:21; 1 Kings 4:7; 2 Kings 15:20 +; also repeated, distributive sense Numbers 7:11; Numbers 13:2; Numbers 17:21; Joshua 3:12; Joshua 4:2, 4.
4.=indefinite article 1 Samuel 6:7; 1 Samuel 24:15; 1 Samuel 26:20 (but strike out Greek Version of the LXX We Dr) 1 Kings 19:4, 5 +.
5. only 1 Kings 4:19; & (feminine) once 2 Kings 6:10; Psalm 62:12; Psalm 89:36 (once for all); אַחַת לְשָׁלוֺשׁ שָׁנִים 2 Chronicles 9:21, בַּשָּׁנָה א׳ Leviticus 16:34 compare Job 40:5, אֶחָ֑ת אֶחָ֑ת Joshua 6:3, 11 compare Joshua 6:14, בְּאַחַת Numbers 10:4; Job 33:14; at once בְּאֶחָ֑ת Proverbs 28:18 compare וְאִנָּקְמֶה נְקַם־אַחַת Judges 16:28. **Num 10:4 בְּאַחַת is rather 'in one (of the trumpets)'; Job 33:14 it=in one way; Proverbs 28:18 read probably with Syriac Version Lag Dy Bi בַּשָּׁ֑חַת; Judges 16:28 is rather 'vengeance for one of my two eyes' (see GFM). Jeremiah 10:8 בְּאַחַת probably=in one, altogether. אחד.
6. one... another, the one... the other א׳⬩⬩⬩א׳ Exodus 17:12; Exodus 18:3, 4; Amos 4:7; 2 Samuel 12:1; Jeremiah 24:2; 2 Chronicles 3:17; Nehemiah 4:11 +; 2 Samuel 14:6 read הָאֶחָד אֶת־אָחִיו for האחד את־האחד Greek Version of the LXX We Dr; one after another, one by one, לְאַחַד אֶחָד Isaiah 27:12 compare Ecclesiastes 7:27.
7. as ordinal, first (mostly P & late) Genesis 1:5 (P) Genesis 2:11 (J) Exodus 39:10 (P); absolute Job 42:14, Ezekiel 10:14 especially of first day of month Exodus 40:2 (P) Ezra 3:6; Ezra 10:16, 17; Nehemiah 8:2; Haggai 1:1; first year, שְׁנַת אַחַת 2 Chronicles 36:22; Ezra 1:1; Daniel 1:21; Daniel 9:1, 2; Daniel 11:1 compare first (day, יוֺם omitted) Genesis 8:5, 13 בְּאֶחָד לַחֹדֶשׁ; so Exodus 40:17; Leviticus 23:24; Numbers 1:18; Numbers 29:1; Numbers 33:38 (all P) Deuteronomy 1:3; 2 Chronicles 29:17; Ezra 7:9 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 26:1; Ezekiel 29:17; Ezekiel 31:1; Ezekiel 32:1; Ezekiel 45:18.
8. in combination,
a. אַחַד עָשָׂר eleven (compare עָשָׂר, עַשְׁתֵּי) Genesis 32:23; Genesis 37:9 (JE) Deuteronomy 1:2; so אַחַת־עֶשְׂרֵה Joshua 15:51 (P) 2 Kings 23:36; 2 Kings 24:18; 2 Chronicles 36:5, 11; Jeremiah 52:1 (precedes noun, except Joshua 15:51; as ordinal, eleventh אַחַת עֶשְׂרֵה שָׁנָה Ezekiel 30:20; Ezekiel 31:1 compare 1 Kings 6:38; 2 Kings 9:29;
b. with other numerals, as cardinal אֶחָד וְאַרְבָּעִים אֶלֶף וַחֲמֵשׁ מֵאוֺת Numbers 1:41; compare Numbers 2:16, 28; Numbers 31:34, 39 (all P; א׳ precedes other numeral); but אַרְבָּיִם וְאַחַת שָׁנָה (א׳ following) 1 Kings 14:21; 1 Kings 15:10; 2 Kings 14:23; 2 Chronicles 12:13 compare 2 Kings 22:1 2 Chronicles 34:1; 2 Kings 24:18Jeremiah 52:1 2 Chronicles 36:11; Joshua 12:24 (D) Isaiah 30:17; Ezra 2:26Nehemiah 7:30 compare Nehemiah 7:37; Daniel 10:13; as ordinal בְּאַחַת וְשֵׁשׁ מֵאוֺת שָׁנָה Genesis 8:13 (P) Exodus 12:18 (P), 1 Chronicles 24:17; 1 Chronicles 25:28; 2 Chronicles 16:13 (א׳ preceding); but 1 Kings 16:23; Haggai 2:1 (א׳ following).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:5; 1:5; 1:9; 2:11; 2:21; 2:21; 8:5; 8:13; 8:13; 11:1; 11:1; 11:1; 19:9; 21:15; 27:38; 27:44; 27:45; 29:20; 32:23; 37:9; 40:5; 42:13; 42:32


12:18; 12:49; 17:12; 18:3; 18:4; 36:30; 39:10; 40:2; 40:17


4:2; 4:13; 16:34; 23:24


1:18; 1:41; 2:16; 2:28; 7:3; 7:11; 7:85; 10:4; 10:4; 13:2; 28:21; 29:1; 31:34; 31:39; 33:38


1:2; 1:3; 13:13


3:12; 4:2; 4:4; 6:3; 6:11; 6:14; 12:24; 15:51; 15:51; 23:10


16:28; 16:28; 20:8

1 Samuel

1:1; 1:1; 1:24; 6:7; 9:3; 11:7; 24:15; 26:20

2 Samuel

12:1; 12:3; 14:6; 17:3; 17:9; 18:10

1 Kings

4:7; 4:19; 6:38; 14:21; 15:10; 16:23; 19:4; 19:5

2 Kings

4:1; 6:3; 6:5; 6:10; 9:29; 14:23; 15:20; 22:1; 23:36; 24:18; 24:18

1 Chronicles

24:17; 25:28

2 Chronicles

3:17; 9:21; 12:13; 16:13; 29:17; 34:1; 36:5; 36:11; 36:11; 36:22


1:1; 2:26; 2:64; 3:6; 3:9; 6:20; 7:9; 10:13; 10:16; 10:17


4:11; 7:30; 7:37; 7:66; 8:2




31:15; 31:15; 33:14; 33:14; 40:5; 42:14


62:12; 89:36


28:18; 28:18


7:27; 11:6


11:6; 11:7; 27:12; 30:17; 34:16; 65:25


10:8; 24:2; 52:1; 52:1


10:14; 26:1; 29:17; 30:20; 31:1; 31:1; 32:1; 33:30; 37:17; 45:18


1:21; 9:1; 9:2; 10:13; 11:1; 11:20




1:1; 2:1





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H259 matches the Hebrew אֶחָד ('eḥāḏ),
which occurs 976 times in 739 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 15 (Gen 1:5–Exo 12:18)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:5 - And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night: and the evening and the morning were the first day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:9 - And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:11 - The name of the first is Pison, which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:21 - And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:24 - Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - And the LORD God said, Behold, the man hath become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he should put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:19 - And Lamech took to him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:5 - And the waters decreased continually, till the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:13 - And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and behold, the face of the ground was dry.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:25 - And to Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg, for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:1 - And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:6 - And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:9 - And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one man came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: Now will we deal worse with thee than with them. And they pressed hard upon the man, Lot, and came near to break the door.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:15 - And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:2 - And he said, Take now thy son, thy only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and go into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt-offering upon one of the mountains which I will name to thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:10 - And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done to us? one of the people might lightly have lain with thy wife, and thou wouldst have brought guiltiness upon us.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:38 - And Esau said to his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? bless me, even me also, O my father. And Esau lifted up his voice, and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:44 - And tarry with him a few days, until thy brother's fury shall turn away;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:45 - Till thy brother's anger shall turn away from thee, and he shall forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and bring thee from thence. Why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:20 - And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:8 - And said, If Esau shall come to the one company, and smite it, then the other company which is left, will escape.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:22 - And he arose that night, and took his two wives, and his two women-servants, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford Jabbok.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:13 - And he said to him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and the flocks and herds with young are with me, and if men should over-drive them one day, all the flock will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:16 - Then will we give our daughters to you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and we will become one people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:22 - Only herein, will the men consent to us to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us shall be circumcised, as they are circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:9 - And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it to his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more: and behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit; and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him; and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:5 - And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream; the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were bound in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:5 - And he slept and dreamed the second time: and behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:11 - And we dreamed a dream in one night, I and he: we dreamed each man according to the interpretation of his dream.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:22 - And I saw in my dream, and behold, seven ears came up on one stalk, full and good:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:25 - And Joseph said to Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one; God hath showed Pharaoh what he is about to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:26 - The seven good cows are seven years; and the seven good ears are seven years: the dream is one.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:11 - We are all one man's sons; we are true men; thy servants are no spies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:13 - And they said, Thy servants are twelve brethren, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is this day with our father, and one is not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:16 - Send one of you, and let him bring your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there is any truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:19 - If ye are true men, let one of your brethren be bound in the house of your prison: go ye, carry corn for the famine of your houses:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:27 - And as one of them opened his sack to give his ass provender in the inn, he espied his money: for behold, it was in his sack's mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:32 - We are twelve brethren, sons of our father: one is not, and the youngest is this day with our father in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:33 - And the man, the lord of the country, said to us, By this shall I know that ye are true men: leave one of your brethren here with me, and take food for the famine of your households, and depart:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:28 - And the one went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and I have not seen him since:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:22 - Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:16 - Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:15 - And the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives (of which the name of one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah:)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:31 - And the LORD did according to the word of Moses; and he removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; there remained not one.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:6 - And the LORD did that thing on the morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died: but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:7 - And Pharaoh sent, and behold, there was not one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea: there remained not one locust in all the borders of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:1 - And the LORD said to Moses, Yet will I bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:18 - In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at evening, ye shall eat unleavened bread, till the one and twentieth day of the month at evening.

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