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Lexicon :: Strong's H2898 - ṭûḇ

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 793b

Strong’s Definitions

טוּב ṭûwb, toob; from H2895; good (as a noun), in the widest sense, especially goodness (superlative concretely, the best), beauty, gladness, welfare:—fair, gladness, good(-ness, thing, -s), joy, go well with.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H2898 in the following manner: goodness (14x), good (9x), goods (3x), good thing (2x), fair (1x), gladness (1x), joy (1x), well (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H2898 in the following manner: goodness (14x), good (9x), goods (3x), good thing (2x), fair (1x), gladness (1x), joy (1x), well (1x).
  1. goods, good things, goodness

    1. good things

    2. goods, property

    3. fairness, beauty, joy, prosperity, goodness (abstract)

    4. goodness (of taste, discernment)

    5. goodness (of God) (abstract)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טוּב ṭûwb, toob; from H2895; good (as a noun), in the widest sense, especially goodness (superlative concretely, the best), beauty, gladness, welfare:—fair, gladness, good(-ness, thing, -s), joy, go well with.
STRONGS H2898: Abbreviations
טוּב noun masculineJob 20:21 good things, goods, goodness; — ט׳ Genesis 24:10 17 times; suffix טוּבִי Exodus 33:19; Jeremiah 31:14; טוּבְךָ Psalm 25:7 4 times; טוּבוֺ Hosea 3:5 2 times; טוּבָהּ Nehemiah 9:36; Jeremiah 2:7; טוּבָם Job 21:15; — not in H P, Chronicles, Ezekiel or post-exilic prophets —
1. good things, collective, produce of the land to be eaten Genesis 45:18,20,23 (E), Isaiah 1:19; Jeremiah 2:7; Ezra 9:12; Nehemiah 9:35,36, to be enjoyed; good things of י׳ as given by him Hosea 3:5; Jeremiah 31:12,14; Psalm 27:13; of house of י׳ Psalm 65:5, figurative of spiritual blessings.
3. abstract:
a. fairness, beauty, of neck of heifer Hosea 10:11; of people of י׳ Zechariah 9:17; of י׳ himself Exodus 33:19 (JE).
b. טוּב לב(בׅ joy of heart Deuteronomy 28:47; Isaiah 65:14 (see I. טוֺב 2, II. ט׳ 7).
c. prosperity Job 20:21; Job 21:16; of Jerusalem Psalm 128:5; בְּטוּב צַדִּיקִים Proverbs 11:10 in the prosperity of the righteous the city rejoiceth.
d. goodness of taste, discernment Psalm 119:66.
4. abstract, goodness of God:
a. in bestowing good things Nehemiah 9:25.
b. in the salvation of his people Isaiah 63:7; Psalm 25:7; Psalm 145:7.
c. stored up for his saints Psalm Psalm 31:20.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:10; 24:10; 45:18; 45:20; 45:23


33:19; 33:19


6:11; 28:47

2 Kings





9:25; 9:25; 9:35; 9:36; 9:36


20:21; 20:21; 21:15; 21:16


25:7; 25:7; 27:13; 31:20; 65:5; 119:66; 128:5; 145:7




1:19; 63:7; 65:14


2:7; 2:7; 31:12; 31:14; 31:14


3:5; 3:5; 10:11



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2898 matches the Hebrew טוּב (ṭûḇ),
which occurs 32 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:10 -

Then the servant took ten camels from the camels of his master, and he went with all kinds of good H2898 things H2898 of his master’s in his hand. So he arose and went to [fn]Mesopotamia, to the city of Nahor.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:18 - and take your father and your households and come to me, and I will give you the [fn]best H2898 of the land of Egypt, and you will eat the fat of the land.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:20 - ‘Now do not [fn]concern yourselves with your goods, for the [fn]best H2898 of all the land of Egypt is yours.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:23 - Now to his father he sent [fn]as follows: ten donkeys loaded with the [fn]best H2898 things H2898 of Egypt and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and sustenance for his father [fn]on the journey.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:19 - And He said, “I Myself will make all My goodness H2898 pass before you, and I will proclaim the name of Yahweh before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and I will show compassion on whom I will show compassion.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:11 - and houses full of all good H2898 things H2898 which you did not fill, and hewn cisterns which you did not dig, vineyards and olive trees which you did not plant, and you will eat and be satisfied,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:47 -

“Because you did not serve Yahweh your God with gladness and a merry H2898 heart—because of the abundance of all things,

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:9 - So Hazael went to meet him and took a present in his hand, even every kind of good H2898 thing H2898 of Damascus, forty camels’ loads; and he came and stood before him and said, “Your son Ben-hadad king of Aram has sent me to you, saying, ‘Will I be restored to life from this sickness?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:12 - ‘So now do not give your daughters to their sons nor take their daughters to your sons, and never seek their peace or their prosperity, that you may be strong and eat the good H2898 things of the land and leave it as a possession to your sons forever.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:25 -

“They captured fortified cities and a [fn]rich [fn]land.

They took possession of houses full of every good H2898 thing H2898,

Hewn cisterns, vineyards, olive groves,

Trees for food in abundance.

So they ate, were filled, and grew fat,

And reveled in Your great goodness H2898.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:35 -

“But they, in their own kingdom,

With Your abundant goodness H2898 which You gave them,

With the broad and rich land which You set before them,

Did not serve You or turn from their evil deeds.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:36 -

“Behold, we are slaves today,

And as to the land which You gave to our fathers to eat of its fruit and its goodness H2898,

Behold, we are slaves in it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:21 -

“Nothing remains [fn]for him to devour;

Therefore his prosperity H2898 does not endure.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:16 -

“Behold, their prosperity H2898 is not in their hand;

The counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 -


Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions;

According to Your lovingkindness remember me,

For the sake of Your goodness H2898, O Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:13 -

[fn]I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness H2898 of Yahweh

In the land of the living.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:19 -

How great is Your goodness H2898,

Which You have stored up for those who fear You,

Which You have worked for those who take refuge in You,

Before the sons of men!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 -

How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to You

That he would dwell in Your courts.

We will be satisfied with the goodness H2898 of Your house,

Your holy temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:66 -

Teach me good H2898 [fn]discernment and knowledge,

For I believe in Your commandments.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:5 -

May Yahweh bless you from Zion,

That you may see the prosperity H2898 of Jerusalem all the days of your life.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:7 -


They shall pour forth the memory of Your abundant goodness H2898

And will shout joyfully of Your righteousness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:10 -

When it goes well H2898 with the righteous, the city exults,

And when the wicked perish, there is joyful shouting.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:19 -

“If you are willing and obey,

You will eat the best H2898 of the land;

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:7 -

I shall bring to remembrance the lovingkindnesses of Yahweh, the praises of Yahweh,

According to all the ways that Yahweh has dealt bountifully with us,

And the abundant goodness H2898 toward the house of Israel,

Which He has dealt bountifully to them according to His compassion

And according to the abundance of His lovingkindnesses.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:14 -

“Behold, My slaves will shout joyfully with a merry H2898 heart,

But you will cry out with a pained heart,

And you will wail with a broken spirit.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:7 -

“I brought you into the fruitful land

To eat its fruit and its good H2898 things H2898.

But you came and defiled My land,

And My inheritance you made an abomination.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:12 -

“They will come and sing for joy on the height of Zion,

And they will be radiant over the goodness H2898 of Yahweh

Over the grain and the new wine and the oil,

And over the young of the flock and the herd;

And their soul will be like a watered garden,

And they will never waste away again.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:14 -

“I will [fn]fill the soul of the priests with [fn]richness,

And My people will be satisfied with My goodness H2898,” declares Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:5 - Afterward the sons of Israel will return and seek Yahweh their God and David their king; and they will come [fn]in dread to Yahweh and to His goodness H2898 in the last days.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:11 -

And Ephraim is a trained heifer that loves to thresh,

But I will come over her fair H2898 neck with a yoke;

I will harness Ephraim;

Judah will plow; Jacob will harrow for himself.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:17 -

For what goodness H2898 and what beauty will be [fn]theirs!

Grain will make the choice men flourish, and new wine the virgins.

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