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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 went out with a variety of good H2898 things H2898 of his master’s in his hand; so he set out 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 - ‘And do not [fn]concern yourselves with your property, for the [fn]best H2898 of all the land of Egypt is yours.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:23 - And to his father he sent [fn]the following: ten male donkeys loaded with the [fn]best H2898 things H2898 of Egypt, ten female donkeys loaded with grain, 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 will proclaim the name of the LORD before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show compassion to 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 carved cisterns which you did not carve out, vineyards and olive trees which you did not plant, and you eat and are satisfied,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:47 - “Since you did not serve the LORD your God with joy and a cheerful H2898 heart, in gratitude for the abundance of all things,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:9 - So Hazael went to meet him and took a gift 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 recover from this sickness?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:12 - ‘So now do not give your daughters to their sons nor take their daughters for your sons, and never seek their peace or their prosperity, so that you may be strong and may eat the good H2898 things of the land, and leave it as an inheritance to your sons forever.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:25 - “They captured fortified cities and a [fn]fertile land.
They took possession of houses full of every good H2898 thing H2898,
Carved out cisterns, vineyards, olive groves,
Fruit trees in abundance.
So they ate, were filled and put on fat,
And lived luxuriously in Your great goodness H2898.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:35 - “But they, in their own kingdom,
With Your great goodness H2898 which You gave them,
With the broad and rich land which You placed before them,
Did not serve You or turn from their evil deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:36 - “Behold, we are slaves today,
And as for the land which You gave to our fathers to eat its fruit and its bounty H2898,
Behold, we are slaves on 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 advice of the wicked is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 - Do not remember the sins of my youth or my wrongdoings;
Remember me according to Your faithfulness,
For Your goodness’ H2898 sake, LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:13 - I certainly believed that I would see the goodness H2898 of the LORD
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 performed for those who take refuge in You,
Before the sons of mankind!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 - Blessed is the one You choose and allow to approach You;
He will dwell in Your courtyards.
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 - The LORD bless you from Zion,
And may you see the prosperity H2898 of Jerusalem all the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:7 - They will burst forth [fn]in speaking of Your abundant goodness H2898,
And will shout joyfully of Your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:10 - When things H2898 go well H2898 for the righteous, the city rejoices,
And when the wicked perish, there is joyful shouting.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:19 - “If you are willing and obedient,
You will eat the best H2898 of the land;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:7 - I will make mention of the mercies of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD,
According to all that the LORD has granted us,
And the great goodness H2898 toward the house of Israel,
Which He has granted them according to His compassion
And according to the abundance of His mercies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:14 - “Behold, My servants will shout joyfully with a glad H2898 heart,
But you will cry out from a painful heart,
And you will wail from 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 you made My inheritance an abomination.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:12 - “They will come and shout for joy on the height of Zion,
And they will be radiant over the [fn]bounty H2898 of the LORD
Over the grain, the new wine, the oil,
And over the young of the flock and the herd.
And their life will be like a watered garden,
And they will never languish again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:14 - “I will refresh the soul of the priests with [fn]abundance,
And My people will be satisfied with My goodness H2898,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:5 - Afterward the sons of Israel will return and seek the LORD their God and David their king; and they will come trembling to the LORD and to His goodness H2898 in the last days.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:11 - Ephraim is a trained heifer that loves to thresh,
[fn]And I passed over her lovely H2898 neck;
I will harness Ephraim,
Judah will plow, Jacob will [fn]harrow for himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:17 - For how great will [fn]their loveliness H2898 and beauty be!
Grain will make the young men flourish, and new wine, the virgins.
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