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Lexicon :: Strong's H539 - 'āman

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אָמַן
Transliteration
'āman
Pronunciation
aw-man'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 116

Strong’s Definitions

אָמַן ʼâman, aw-man'; a primitive root; (Isaiah 30:21; interchangeable with H541, to go to the right hand) properly, to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain;:—hence, assurance, believe, bring up, establish, fail, be faithful (of long continuance, stedfast, sure, surely, trusty, verified), nurse, (-ing father), (put), trust, turn to the right.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 108x

The KJV translates Strong's H539 in the following manner: believe (44x), assurance (1x), faithful (20x), sure (11x), established (7x), trust (5x), verified (3x), stedfast (2x), continuance (2x), father (2x), bring up (4x), nurse (2x), be nursed (1x), surely be (1x), stand fast (1x), fail (1x), trusty (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 108x
The KJV translates Strong's H539 in the following manner: believe (44x), assurance (1x), faithful (20x), sure (11x), established (7x), trust (5x), verified (3x), stedfast (2x), continuance (2x), father (2x), bring up (4x), nurse (2x), be nursed (1x), surely be (1x), stand fast (1x), fail (1x), trusty (1x).
  1. to support, confirm, be faithful

    1. (Qal)

      1. to support, confirm, be faithful, uphold, nourish

        1. foster-father (subst.)

        2. foster-mother, nurse

        3. pillars, supporters of the door

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be established, be faithful, be carried, make firm

        1. to be carried by a nurse

        2. made firm, sure, lasting

        3. confirmed, established, sure

        4. verified, confirmed

        5. reliable, faithful, trusty

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to stand firm, to trust, to be certain, to believe in

        1. stand firm

        2. trust, believe

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָמַן ʼâman, aw-man'; a primitive root; (Isaiah 30:21; interchangeable with H541, to go to the right hand) properly, to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain;:—hence, assurance, believe, bring up, establish, fail, be faithful (of long continuance, stedfast, sure, surely, trusty, verified), nurse, (-ing father), (put), trust, turn to the right.
STRONGS H539:
† I. [אָמַן] verb confirm, support (compare Arabic أَمِنَ, etc., see below; Sabean אמן in derivatives & proper names compare CISiv. 1, 10 DHMZMG 1885, 598; Aramaic אֲמַן, NmA in Haph., Ethiopic አምነ፡, Assyrian in derivatives) — only
Qal Participle אֹמֵן
1. as verb support, nourish 2 Kings 10:1, 5; Esther 2:7,
2. as substantive foster-father Numbers 11:12 (J) Isaiah 49:23.
3. אֹמֶנֶת foster-mother, nurse Ruth 4:16; 2 Samuel 4:4.
4. אֹמְנוֺת pillars, supporters of the door [H547 2 Kings 18:16]. Participle passive
a. הָאֱמֻנִים those brought up (in scarlet) Lamentations 4:5.
b. אֱמוּנִים intransitive faithful (as firm, stable) as substantive masculine faithful ones Psalm 12:2 (> Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version and others faithfulness) 2 Samuel 20:19 (compare Arabic أَمُنَ be faithful, أَمَنَ trust in, أَمِنَ be secure); Psalm 31:24 faithful ones י׳ Keepeth, אֱמוּנִים נֹצֵר י׳; but א׳ is here taken by Greek Version of the LXX Ri De Che as abstract noun see אֵמֻן.
Niph. נֶאֱמַן Proverbs 11:13 + (6 times); Imperfect יֵאָמֵן, יֵאָ֫מֶן 1 Kings 8:26 + (9 times); Participle נֶאֱמָן Proverbs 25:13 + (16 times) נֶאֱמָנָה Isaiah 1:21 + (+ 4 times); נֶאֱמֶנֶת Psalm 89:29; נֶאֱמָנִים Proverbs 27:6 + (9 times); נֶאֱמָנוֺת Deuteronomy 28:59.
1. carried by a nurse Isaiah 60:4.
2. made firm, sure, lasting: place Isaiah 22:23, 25; name 1 Chronicles 17:24; waters Isaiah 33:16; Jeremiah 15:18; an event Hosea 5:9; sickness Deuteronomy 28:59; mercy Isaiah 55:3.
3. confirmed, established, sure: kingdom 2 Samuel 7:16; house, dynasty 1 Samuel 2:35; 1 Samuel 25:28; 1 Kings 11:38; 1 Chronicles 17:23; prophet Samuel 1 Samuel 3:20; compare word-play אִם לֹא תַאֲמִינוּ לֹא תֵאָמֵנוּ = if ye believe not (have not firm confidence) ye will not be confirmed Isaiah 7:9; וְתֵאָמֵנוּ הַאֲמִינוּ בי׳ = believe in Yahweh and ye will be confirmed 2 Chronicles 20:20.
4. verified, confirmed: words of God 1 Kings 8:26; 2 Chronicles 1:9; 6:17; his precepts Psalm 111:7; testimonies Psalm 19:8; Psalm 93:5; covenant Psalm 89:29; words of men Genesis 42:20 (E).
5. reliable, faithful, trusty: persons 1 Samuel 2:35; 1 Samuel 22:14; Job 12:20; Psalm 89:38; Psalm 101:6; Proverbs 25:13; Isaiah 8:2; Nehemiah 13:13; a city Isaiah 1:21; האל הנאמן the faithful God Deuteronomy 7:9 compare Isaiah 49:7; נֶאֱמַן רוּחַ faithful in spirit (disposition) Proverbs 11:13; לְבָבוֺ נֶאֱמָן his heart faith-ful Nehemiah 9:8; עֵד אֱמֶת וְנֶאֱמָן true and faithful witness Jeremiah 42:5; נאמנים פצעי אוהב faithful the wounds of a loving one Proverbs 27:6; with נֵת Psalm 78:8; עִם Hosea 12:1; בְּ of thing Psalm 78:37; בְּכָל־בֵּיתִי in all my house (of Moses) Numbers 12:7 (E).
Hiph. הֶאֱמִין Genesis 45:26 + (18 times); Imperfect יַאֲמִין, יַאֲמֵן Job 15:31 + (30 times); Imperative הַאֲמִינוּ 2 Chronicles 20:20 + (2 times); Participle מַאֲמִין Deuteronomy 1:32; Isaiah 28:16.
1. stand firm Job 39:24 (with negative of the horse when the trumpet sounds Di De MV RVm; but neither believeth RV, hardly trusts Da).
2. trust, believe:
(d) with כִּי trust or believe that Exodus 4:5 (J) Job 9:16; Lamentations 4:12;
(e) so with infin. Job 15:22; Psalm 27:13; also trust to do a thing, almost = allow, Judges 11:20.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H540.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

15:6; 42:20; 45:26; 45:26

Exodus

4:1; 4:5; 4:8; 4:8; 4:9; 4:31; 14:31; 19:9

Numbers

11:12; 12:7; 14:11; 20:12

Deuteronomy

1:32; 1:32; 7:9; 9:23; 28:59; 28:59; 28:66

Judges

11:20

Ruth

4:16

1 Samuel

2:35; 2:35; 3:20; 22:14; 25:28; 27:12

2 Samuel

4:4; 7:16; 20:19

1 Kings

8:26; 8:26; 10:7; 11:38

2 Kings

10:1; 10:5; 17:14

1 Chronicles

17:23; 17:24

2 Chronicles

1:9; 6:17; 9:6; 20:20; 20:20; 20:20; 20:20; 32:15

Nehemiah

9:8; 13:13

Esther

2:7

Job

4:18; 9:16; 12:20; 15:15; 15:22; 15:31; 15:31; 24:22; 29:24; 39:12; 39:24

Psalms

12:2; 19:8; 27:13; 31:24; 78:8; 78:22; 78:32; 78:37; 89:29; 89:29; 89:38; 93:5; 101:6; 106:12; 106:24; 111:7; 116:10; 119:66

Proverbs

11:13; 11:13; 14:15; 25:13; 25:13; 26:25; 27:6; 27:6

Isaiah

1:21; 1:21; 7:9; 7:9; 8:2; 22:23; 22:25; 28:16; 28:16; 33:16; 43:10; 49:7; 49:23; 53:1; 55:3; 60:4

Jeremiah

12:6; 15:18; 40:14; 42:5

Lamentations

4:5; 4:12

Hosea

5:9; 12:1

Jonah

3:5

Micah

7:5

Habakkuk

1:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H539 matches the Hebrew אָמַן ('āman),
which occurs 108 times in 102 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 15:6–Job 15:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:6 - And he believed the LORD; and he reckoned it to him as righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:20 - and bring your youngest brother to me; so your words will be verified, and you shall not die." And they did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:26 - And they told him, "Joseph is still alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt." And his heart fainted, for he did not believe them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:1 - Then Moses answered, "But behold, they will not believe me or listen to my voice, for they will say, 'The LORD did not appear to you.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:5 - "that they may believe that the LORD, the God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has appeared to you."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:8 - "If they will not believe you," God said, "or heed the first sign, they may believe the latter sign.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:9 - If they will not believe even these two signs or heed your voice, you shall take some water from the Nile and pour it upon the dry ground; and the water which you shall take from the Nile will become blood upon the dry ground."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:31 - And the people believed; and when they heard that the LORD had visited the people of Israel and that he had seen their affliction, they bowed their heads and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:31 - And Israel saw the great work which the LORD did against the Egyptians, and the people feared the LORD; and they believed in the LORD and in his servant Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:9 - And the LORD said to Moses, "Lo, I am coming to you in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with you, and may also believe you for ever." Then Moses told the words of the people to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:12 - Did I conceive all this people? Did I bring them forth, that thou shouldst say to me, 'Carry them in your bosom, as a nurse carries the sucking child, to the land which thou didst swear to give their fathers?'
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:7 - Not so with my servant Moses; he is entrusted with all my house.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:11 - And the LORD said to Moses, "How long will this people despise me? And how long will they not believe in me, in spite of all the signs which I have wrought among them?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:12 - And the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "Because you did not believe in me, to sanctify me in the eyes of the people of Israel, therefore you shall not bring this assembly into the land which I have given them."
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:32 - Yet in spite of this word you did not believe the LORD your God,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:9 - Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:23 - And when the LORD sent you from Ka'desh-bar'nea, saying, 'Go up and take possession of the land which I have given you,' then you rebelled against the commandment of the LORD your God, and did not believe him or obey his voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:59 - then the LORD will bring on you and your offspring extraordinary afflictions, afflictions severe and lasting, and sicknesses grievous and lasting.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:66 - your life shall hang in doubt before you; night and day you shall be in dread, and have no assurance of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:20 - But Sihon did not trust Israel to pass through his territory; so Sihon gathered all his people together, and encamped at Jahaz, and fought with Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:16 - Then Na'omi took the child and laid him in her bosom, and became his nurse.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:35 - And I will raise up for myself a faithful priest, who shall do according to what is in my heart and in my mind; and I will build him a sure house, and he shall go in and out before my anointed for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:20 - And all Israel from Dan to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was established as a prophet of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:14 - Then Ahim'elech answered the king, "And who among all your servants is so faithful as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and captain over your bodyguard, and honored in your house?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:28 - Pray forgive the trespass of your handmaid; for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house, because my lord is fighting the battles of the LORD; and evil shall not be found in you so long as you live.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:12 - And A'chish trusted David, thinking, "He has made himself utterly abhorred by his people Israel; therefore he shall be my servant always."
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:4 - Jonathan, the son of Saul, had a son who was crippled in his feet. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel; and his nurse took him up, and fled; and, as she fled in her haste, he fell, and became lame. And his name was Mephib'osheth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:16 - And your house and your kingdom shall be made sure for ever before me; your throne shall be established for ever.'"
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:19 - I am one of those who are peaceable and faithful in Israel; you seek to destroy a city which is a mother in Israel; why will you swallow up the heritage of the LORD?"
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:26 - Now therefore, O God of Israel, let thy word be confirmed, which thou hast spoken to thy servant David my father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:7 - but I did not believe the reports until I came and my own eyes had seen it; and, behold, the half was not told me; your wisdom and prosperity surpass the report which I heard.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:38 - And if you will hearken to all that I command you, and will walk in my ways, and do what is right in my eyes by keeping my statutes and my commandments, as David my servant did, I will be with you, and will build you a sure house, as I built for David, and I will give Israel to you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:1 - Now Ahab had seventy sons in Sama'ria. So Jehu wrote letters, and sent them to Sama'ria, to the rulers of the city, to the elders, and to the guardians of the sons of Ahab, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:5 - So he who was over the palace, and he who was over the city, together with the elders and the guardians, sent to Jehu, saying, "We are your servants, and we will do all that you bid us. We will not make any one king; do whatever is good in your eyes."
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:14 - But they would not listen, but were stubborn, as their fathers had been, who did not believe in the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:23 - And now, O LORD, let the word which thou hast spoken concerning thy servant and concerning his house be established for ever, and do as thou hast spoken;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:24 - and thy name will be established and magnified for ever, saying, 'The LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, is Israel's God,' and the house of thy servant David will be established before thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:9 - O LORD God, let thy promise to David my father be now fulfilled, for thou hast made me king over a people as many as the dust of the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:17 - Now therefore, O LORD, God of Israel, let thy word be confirmed, which thou hast spoken to thy servant David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:6 - but I did not believe the reports until I came and my own eyes had seen it; and behold, half the greatness of your wisdom was not told me; you surpass the report which I heard.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:20 - And they rose early in the morning and went out into the wilderness of Teko'a; and as they went out, Jehosh'aphat stood and said, "Hear me, Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in the LORD your God, and you will be established; believe his prophets, and you will succeed."
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:15 - Now therefore do not let Hezeki'ah deceive you or mislead you in this fashion, and do not believe him, for no god of any nation or kingdom has been able to deliver his people from my hand or from the hand of my fathers. How much less will your God deliver you out of my hand!'"
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:8 - and thou didst find his heart faithful before thee, and didst make with him the covenant to give to his descendants the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Per'izzite, the Jeb'usite, and the Gir'gashite; and thou hast fulfilled thy promise, for thou art righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:13 - And I appointed as treasurers over the storehouses Shelemi'ah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and Pedai'ah of the Levites, and as their assistant Hanan the son of Zaccur, son of Mattani'ah, for they were counted faithful; and their duty was to distribute to their brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:7 - He had brought up Hadas'sah, that is Esther, the daughter of his uncle, for she had neither father nor mother; the maiden was beautiful and lovely, and when her father and her mother died, Mor'decai adopted her as his own daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:18 - Even in his servants he puts no trust, and his angels he charges with error;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:16 - If I summoned him and he answered me, I would not believe that he was listening to my voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:20 - He deprives of speech those who are trusted, and takes away the discernment of the elders.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:15 - Behold, God puts no trust in his holy ones, and the heavens are not clean in his sight;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:22 - He does not believe that he will return out of darkness, and he is destined for the sword.

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