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Lexicon :: Strong's H2898 - ṭûḇ

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Part of Speech
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 he loaded ten of Abraham’s camels with all kinds of expensive gifts from his master, and he traveled to distant Aram-naharaim. There he went to the town where Abraham’s brother Nahor had settled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:18 - Then get your father and all of your families, and return here to me. I will give you the very best land in Egypt, and you will eat from the best that the land produces.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:20 - Don’t worry about your personal belongings, for the best of all the land of Egypt is yours.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:23 - He also sent his father ten male donkeys loaded with the finest products of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and other supplies he would need on his journey.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:19 - The LORD replied, “I will make all my goodness pass before you, and I will call out my name, Yahweh,[fn] before you. For I will show mercy to anyone I choose, and I will show compassion to anyone I choose.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:11 - The houses will be richly stocked with goods you did not produce. You will draw water from cisterns you did not dig, and you will eat from vineyards and olive trees you did not plant. When you have eaten your fill in this land,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:47 - If you do not serve the LORD your God with joy and enthusiasm for the abundant benefits you have received,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:9 - So Hazael loaded down forty camels with the finest products of Damascus as a gift for Elisha. He went to him and said, “Your servant Ben-hadad, the king of Aram, has sent me to ask, ‘Will I recover from this illness?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:12 - Don’t let your daughters marry their sons! Don’t take their daughters as wives for your sons. Don’t ever promote the peace and prosperity of those nations. If you follow these instructions, you will be strong and will enjoy the good things the land produces, and you will leave this prosperity to your children forever.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:25 - Our ancestors captured fortified cities and fertile land. They took over houses full of good things, with cisterns already dug and vineyards and olive groves and fruit trees in abundance. So they ate until they were full and grew fat and enjoyed themselves in all your blessings.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:35 - Even while they had their own kingdom, they did not serve you, though you showered your goodness on them. You gave them a large, fertile land, but they refused to turn from their wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:36 - “So now today we are slaves in the land of plenty that you gave our ancestors for their enjoyment! We are slaves here in this good land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:21 - Nothing is left after they finish gorging themselves.
Therefore, their prosperity will not endure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:16 - (They think their prosperity is of their own doing,
but I will have nothing to do with that kind of thinking.)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 - Do not remember the rebellious sins of my youth.
Remember me in the light of your unfailing love,
for you are merciful, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:13 - Yet I am confident I will see the LORD’s goodness
while I am here in the land of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:19 - How great is the goodness
you have stored up for those who fear you.
You lavish it on those who come to you for protection,
blessing them before the watching world.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 - What joy for those you choose to bring near,
those who live in your holy courts.
What festivities await us
inside your holy Temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:66 - I believe in your commands;
now teach me good judgment and knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:5 - May the LORD continually bless you from Zion.
May you see Jerusalem prosper as long as you live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:7 - Everyone will share the story of your wonderful goodness;
they will sing with joy about your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:10 - The whole city celebrates when the godly succeed;
they shout for joy when the wicked die.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:19 - If you will only obey me,
you will have plenty to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:7 - I will tell of the LORD’s unfailing love.
I will praise the LORD for all he has done.
I will rejoice in his great goodness to Israel,
which he has granted according to his mercy and love.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:14 - My servants will sing for joy,
but you will cry in sorrow and despair.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:7 - “And when I brought you into a fruitful land
to enjoy its bounty and goodness,
you defiled my land and
corrupted the possession I had promised you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:12 - They will come home and sing songs of joy on the heights of Jerusalem.
They will be radiant because of the LORD’s good gifts—
the abundant crops of grain, new wine, and olive oil,
and the healthy flocks and herds.
Their life will be like a watered garden,
and all their sorrows will be gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:14 - The priests will enjoy abundance,
and my people will feast on my good gifts.
I, the LORD, have spoken!”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:5 - But afterward the people will return and devote themselves to the LORD their God and to David’s descendant, their king.[fn] In the last days, they will tremble in awe of the LORD and of his goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:11 - “Israel[fn] is like a trained heifer treading out the grain—
an easy job she loves.
But I will put a heavy yoke on her tender neck.
I will force Judah to pull the plow
and Israel[fn] to break up the hard ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:17 - How wonderful and beautiful they will be!
The young men will thrive on abundant grain,
and the young women will flourish on new wine.
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