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Lexicon :: Strong's H5668 - ʿăḇûr

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Part of Speech
conjunction, preposition
Root Word (Etymology)
Pass part of עָבַר (H5674)
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TWOT Reference: 1556g

Strong’s Definitions

עָבוּר ʻâbûwr, aw-boor'; or עָבֻר ʻâbur; passive participle of H5674; properly, crossed, i.e. (abstractly) transit; used only adverbially, on account of, in order that:—because of, for (...'s sake), (intent) that, to.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H5668 in the following manner: sake, that, because of, to, to the intent that.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H5668 in the following manner: sake, that, because of, to, to the intent that.
  1. for the sake of, on account of, because of, in order to

  2. in order that

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָבוּר ʻâbûwr, aw-boor'; or עָבֻר ʻâbur; passive participle of H5674; properly, crossed, i.e. (abstractly) transit; used only adverbially, on account of, in order that:—because of, for (...'s sake), (intent) that, to.
STRONGS H5668: Abbreviations
II. [עָבוּר] noun only in בַּעֲבוּר 47, בַּעֲבֻר (Genesis 27:10, 31), preposition and conjunction for the sake of on account of, in order that (perhaps originally for the produce or gain of), suffix בַּעֲבוּרִי 1 Samuel 23:10, etc.; —
1. as preposition:
a. Genesis 3:17 ארורה האדמה בעבורך for thy sake, Genesis 8:21 בעבור האדם for man's sake, Genesis 12:13 לְמַעַן יִיטַבלִֿי בַּעֲבוּרֵךְ, Genesis 12:16; Genesis 18:26, 29; Genesis 26:24, Exodus 9:16 זֹאת ב׳ Exodus 13:8 זה ב׳ 1 Samuel 12:22; 2 Samuel 5:12; 2 Samuel 6:12; 2 Samuel 7:21; 2 Samuel 9:1, 7; Amos 2:6; Amos 8:6 נַעֲלָ֑יִם ואביון ב׳, Micah 2:10 טָמְאָה ב׳ on account of uncleanness, Psalm 106:32; Psalm 132:10, etc.; 2 Samuel 12:21 הַיֶּלֶד חַי ב׳ because of the child, (being) alive (= while he was alive), Jeremiah 14:4 **< read וְעֹבְדֵי הָאֲדָמָה חַתּוּ Duhm, compare Greek Version of the LXX. הָאֲדָמָה ב׳ חַ֫תָּה on account of the ground, (which) is dismayed, Job 20:2 וּבַעֲבוּר חוּשִׁי בִּי read זֹאת וב׳, or וּבַעֲבוּרָהּ.
†b. followed by infinitive (compare לְמַעַן), in order to, Exodus 9:16 הַרְאֹתְךָ אֶתכֹּֿחִי ב׳, 1 Samuel 1:6; 2 Samuel 10:3 הֲּקֹר ב׳ אתהֿעיר, 2 Samuel 18:18: so לְבַעֲבוּר Exodus 20:20; 2 Samuel 14:20; 2 Samuel 17:14; בעבור לְ 1 Chronicles 19:3 (|| 2 Samuel 10:3, no לְ).
2. as conjunction Genesis 27:10 אֲשֶׁר יְבָרֶכְךָ ב׳; without אשׁר, Genesis 21:30 לְעֵדָה תִּהְיֶה לִ׳ ב׳ in order that it may be a witness for me, Genesis 27:4 תְּבָרֶכְךָ נפשׁי ב׳, Genesis 27:19; Genesis 27:31; Genesis 46:34; Exodus 9:14; Exodus 19:9; Exodus 20:20; Psalm 105:45.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:17; 8:21; 12:13; 12:16; 18:26; 18:29; 21:30; 26:24; 27:4; 27:10; 27:10; 27:19; 27:31; 27:31; 46:34


9:14; 9:16; 9:16; 13:8; 19:9; 20:20; 20:20

1 Samuel

1:6; 12:22; 23:10

2 Samuel

5:12; 6:12; 7:21; 9:1; 9:7; 10:3; 10:3; 12:21; 14:20; 17:14; 18:18

1 Chronicles





105:45; 106:32; 132:10




2:6; 8:6



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5668 matches the Hebrew עֲבוּר (ʿăḇûr),
which occurs 49 times in 47 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:21 - And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; H5668 for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:13 - Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:16 - And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and menservants, and maidservants, and she asses, and camels.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:26 - And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:29 - And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:31 - And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:32 - And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:30 - And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that H5668 they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:24 - And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:4 - And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:10 - And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that he may eat, and that he may bless thee before his death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:19 - And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau thy firstborn; I have done according as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:31 - And he also had made savoury meat, and brought it unto his father, and said unto his father, Let my father arise, and eat of his son's venison, that thy soul may bless me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from our youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:14 - For I will at this time send all my plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:16 - And in very deed H5668 for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:8 - And thou shalt shew thy son in that day, saying, This is done because of H5668 that which the LORD did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:9 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee for ever. And Moses told the words of the people unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:20 - And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to H5668 prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:6 - And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:22 - For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you his people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:10 - Then said David, O LORD God of Israel, thy servant hath certainly heard that Saul seeketh to come to Keilah, to destroy the city for my sake.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:12 - And David perceived that the LORD had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:12 - And it was told king David, saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the city of David with gladness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:21 - For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:1 - And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:7 - And David said unto him, Fear not: for I will surely shew thee kindness for Jonathan thy father's sake, and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:3 - And the princes of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters unto thee? hath not David rather sent his servants unto thee, to H5668 search the city, and to spy it out, and to overthrow it?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:21 - Then said his servants unto him, What thing is this that thou hast done? thou didst fast and weep for the child, while it was alive; but when the child was dead, thou didst rise and eat bread.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:25 - And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:2 - And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin; and Amnon thought it hard for him to do any thing to her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:20 - To H5668 fetch about this form of speech hath thy servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:14 - And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the LORD had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent H5668 that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:18 - Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:2 - And David perceived that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his people Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:19 - O LORD, for thy servant's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this greatness, in making known all these great things.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:3 - But the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters unto thee? are not his servants come unto thee for to search, and to overthrow, and to spy out the land?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:19 - For the LORD brought Judah low because of Ahaz king of Israel; for he made Judah naked, and transgressed sore against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:2 - Therefore do my thoughts cause me to answer, and for this I make haste.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:45 - That they might observe his statutes, and keep his laws. Praise ye the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:32 - They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:10 - For thy servant David's sake turn not away the face of thine anointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:4 - Because the ground is chapt, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:6 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:6 - That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:10 - Arise ye, and depart; for this is not your rest: because it is polluted, it shall destroy you, even with a sore destruction.
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