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Lexicon :: Strong's H269 - 'āḥôṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Irregular f of אָח (H251)
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TWOT Reference: 62c

Strong’s Definitions

אָחוֹת ʼâchôwth, aw-khoth'; irregular feminine of H251; a sister (used very widely [like H251 number H250, corrected to H251], literally and figuratively):—(an-) other, sister, together.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 114x

The KJV translates Strong's H269 in the following manner: sister(s) (106x), another (6x), together with (with H802) (1x), other (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 114x
The KJV translates Strong's H269 in the following manner: sister(s) (106x), another (6x), together with (with H802) (1x), other (1x).
  1. sister

    1. sister (same parents)

    2. half-sister (same father)

    3. relative

      1. (metaph) of Israel's and Judah"s relationship

    4. beloved

      1. bride

    5. (fig.) of intimate connection

    6. another

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָחוֹת ʼâchôwth, aw-khoth'; irregular feminine of H251; a sister (used very widely [like H251 number H250, corrected to H251], literally and figuratively):—(an-) other, sister, together.
STRONGS H269: Abbreviations
אָחוֺת 114 noun feminine sister (Phoenician אחת, Aramaic אֲחָת aXtxo, Arabic أُخْتً, Assyrian aḫâtu, Dlw, Ethiopic እኀት፡ Sabean in proper name א־חתאמהו OsZMG 1865, 273) — absolute אָ׳ 2 Samuel 13:1 + (never with article); construct אֲחוֺת Genesis 4:22 +; suffix אֲחֹתִי (אֲחוֺתִי) Genesis 12:13 +, etc.; plural suffix אַחְוֺתַי (Qr אַחְיוֺתַי) Joshua 2:13; אֲחוֺתַיִח Ezekiel 16:51 (Qr; Kt אחותך) + 2 times (Co all אחיו׳); אַחֲיוֺתֵח Ezekiel 16:52 (Co ־תיך); אֲחוֺתֵח Ezekiel 16:52 (must be plural, but strike out Co); אַחְיֹתָיו Job 42:11; אֲחוֺתֵיכֶם Hosea 2:3; אַחְיֹתֵיהֶם 1 Chronicles 2:16; Job 1:4
1. sister Genesis 4:22; Genesis 12:13, 19; Genesis 20:2, 5, 12 (same father, different mother) so Leviticus 18:11 compare Ezekiel 22:11; Genesis 24:30 (twice in verse) +, Exodus 2:4, 7; Leviticus 18:9 (either parent same) so Deuteronomy 27:22; Numbers 6:7; 2 Samuel 13:1, 2, 4 +, Songs 8:8 (twice in verse); called upon, in mourning for dead Jeremiah 22:18;=near relative Genesis 24:59, 60 (or because Laban prominent ? so Di); man of same nationality Numbers 25:18 compare Hosea 2:3.
2.=beloved Songs 4:9, 10, 12; Songs 5:12 (4 times || כַּלָּה bride; phrase originally implying that marriage with half-sister — of same father — was allowed? compare NöZMG 1886, 150, & Genesis 20:12).
3. symbolic of Judah, Samaria, Sodom & Jerusalem Jeremiah 3:7, 8, 10; Ezekiel 16:45, 52 (twice in verse) (strike out Co) +, Ezekiel 23:4, 11 +.
4. figurative of intimate connectionאִמִּי וַאֲחֹתִי לָרִמָּה ⬩⬩⬩ קָרָאתִי Job 17:14; אֱמֹר לַחָכְמָה אֲחֹתִי אַתְּ Proverbs 7:4.
† 5. another, אִשָּׁה אֶל־אֲחֹתָהּ, of curtains of tabernacle Exodus 26:3 (twice in verse); Exodus 26:6; loops Exodus 26:5, tenons Exodus 26:17; of wings of living creatures, Ezekiel's vision Ezekiel 1:9, 23; Ezekiel 3:13; not of persons, but see רְעוּת.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:22; 4:22; 12:13; 12:13; 12:19; 20:2; 20:5; 20:12; 20:12; 24:30; 24:59; 24:60


2:4; 2:7; 26:3; 26:5; 26:6; 26:17


18:9; 18:11


6:7; 25:18





2 Samuel

13:1; 13:1; 13:2; 13:4

1 Chronicles



1:4; 17:14; 42:11



Song of Songs

4:9; 4:10; 4:12; 5:12; 8:8


3:7; 3:8; 3:10; 22:18


1:9; 1:23; 3:13; 16:45; 16:51; 16:52; 16:52; 16:52; 22:11; 23:4; 23:11


2:3; 2:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H269 matches the Hebrew אָחוֹת ('āḥôṯ),
which occurs 119 times in 104 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 4:22–2Sa 13:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:22 - And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister H269 of Tubalcain was Naamah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:13 - Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: H269 that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - Why saidst thou, She is my sister? H269 so I might have taken her to me to wife: now therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:2 - And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: H269 and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:5 - Said he not unto me, She is my sister? H269 and she, even she herself said, He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart and innocency of my hands have I done this.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:12 - And yet indeed she is my sister; H269 she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:30 - And it came to pass, when he saw the earring and bracelets upon his sister's H269 hands, and when he heard the words of Rebekah his sister, H269 saying, Thus spake the man unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:59 - And they sent away Rebekah their sister, H269 and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:60 - And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, H269 be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:20 - And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister H269 to Laban the Syrian.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:7 - And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: H269 for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:9 - And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? H269 And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:9 - Then went Esau unto Ishmael, and took unto the wives which he had Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael Abraham's son, the sister H269 of Nebajoth, to be his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister's H269 son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:1 - And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; H269 and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:8 - And Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, H269 and I have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:13 - And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled Dinah their sister: H269
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:14 - And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister H269 to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach unto us:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:27 - The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister. H269
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:31 - And they said, Should he deal with our sister H269 as with an harlot?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:3 - And Bashemath Ishmael's daughter, sister H269 of Nebajoth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:22 - And the children of Lotan were Hori and Hemam; and Lotan's sister H269 was Timna.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:17 - And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: H269 and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:4 - And his sister H269 stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:7 - Then said his sister H269 to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:23 - And Aaron took him Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab, sister H269 of Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:20 - And Miriam the prophetess, the sister H269 of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:3 - The five curtains shall be coupled together one to another; H269 and other five curtains shall be coupled one to another. H269
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:5 - Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou make in the edge of the curtain that is in the coupling of the second; that the loops may take hold one of another. H269
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:6 - And thou shalt make fifty taches of gold, and couple the curtains together with H269 the taches: and it shall be one tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:17 - Two tenons shall there be in one board, set in order one against another: H269 thus shalt thou make for all the boards of the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:9 - The nakedness of thy sister, H269 the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, whether she be born at home, or born abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:11 - The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, H269 thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:12 - Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: H269 she is thy father's near kinswoman.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:13 - Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister: H269 for she is thy mother's near kinswoman.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:18 - Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, H269 to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:17 - And if a man shall take his sister, H269 his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's H269 nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:19 - And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, H269 nor of thy father's sister: H269 for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:3 - And for his sister H269 a virgin, that is nigh unto him, which hath had no husband; for her may he be defiled.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:7 - He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, H269 when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:18 - For they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, H269 which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:59 - And the name of Amram's wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her mother bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister. H269
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:22 - Cursed be he that lieth with his sister, H269 the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:13 - And that ye will save alive my father, and my mother, and my brethren, and my sisters, H269 and all that they have, and deliver our lives from death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:2 - And her father said, I verily thought that thou hadst utterly hated her; therefore I gave her to thy companion: is not her younger sister H269 fairer than she? take her, I pray thee, instead of her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:1 - And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, H269 whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:2 - And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister H269 Tamar; for she was a virgin; and Amnon thought it hard for him to do any thing to her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:4 - And he said unto him, Why art thou, being the king's son, lean from day to day? wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said unto him, I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister. H269
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:5 - And Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed, and make thyself sick: and when thy father cometh to see thee, say unto him, I pray thee, let my sister H269 Tamar come, and give me meat, and dress the meat in my sight, that I may see it, and eat it at her hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:6 - So Amnon lay down, and made himself sick: and when the king was come to see him, Amnon said unto the king, I pray thee, let Tamar my sister H269 come, and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat at her hand.

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