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Lexicon :: Strong's H387 - 'êṯān

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as אֵיתָן (H386)
Strong’s Definitions

אֵיתָן ʼÊythân, ay-thawn'; the same as H386; permanent; Ethan, the name of four Israelites:—Ethan.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H387 in the following manner: Ethan (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H387 in the following manner: Ethan (8x).
  1. Ethan = "enduring"

    1. an Ezrahite known for his wisdom

    2. a grandson of Judah, father of Azariah

    3. a Kohathite descendant of Levi

    4. a Merarite son of Kushaiah, descendant of Levi

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵיתָן ʼÊythân, ay-thawn'; the same as H386; permanent; Ethan, the name of four Israelites:—Ethan.
STRONGS H387: Abbreviations
† II. אֵיתָן proper name, masculine a wise man 1 Kings 5:11 (where called הָאֶזְרָחִי) named with הֵימָן, כַּלְכֹּל, דַּרְדַּע; compare 1 Chronicles 2:6 (where these 4 with זִמְרִי are בְּנֵי זֶרַח); also 1 Chronicles 2:8; 1 Chronicles 6:27; called בֶּן־קִישִׁי 1 Chronicles 6:29 = בֶּן־קוּשָׁיָ֫הוּ 1 Chronicles 15:17; where, and 1 Chronicles 15:19, named as Levitical singer with הֵימָן and אָסָף (q. v.; יְדוּתוּן for אֵיתָן in this group 1 Chronicles 25:1,6; 2 Chronicles 5:12; 35:15, see H3038 ידותון); לְאֵיתָן הָאֶזְרָחִי Psalm 89:1 (title).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

2:6; 2:8; 6:27; 6:29; 15:17; 15:19; 25:1; 25:6

2 Chronicles

5:12; 35:15




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H387 matches the Hebrew אֵיתָן ('êṯān),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:31 - For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan H387 the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol: and his fame was in all nations round about.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:6 - And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, H387 and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:8 - And the sons of Ethan; H387 Azariah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:42 - The son of Ethan, H387 the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:44 - And their brethren the sons of Merari stood on the left hand: Ethan H387 the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:17 - So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan H387 the son of Kushaiah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:19 - So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, H387 were appointed to sound with cymbals of brass;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:1 - [[Maschil of Ethan H387 the Ezrahite.]] I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.
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