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Lexicon :: Strong's H571 - 'ĕmeṯ

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Part of Speech
adverb, feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Contracted from אָמַן (H539)
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Strong’s Definitions

אֶמֶת ʼemeth, eh'-meth; contracted from H539; stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness:—assured(-ly), establishment, faithful, right, sure, true (-ly, -th), verity.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 127x

The KJV translates Strong's H571 in the following manner: truth (92x), true (18x), truly (7x), right (3x), faithfully (2x), assured (1x), assuredly (1x), establishment (1x), faithful (1x), sure (1x), verity (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 127x
The KJV translates Strong's H571 in the following manner: truth (92x), true (18x), truly (7x), right (3x), faithfully (2x), assured (1x), assuredly (1x), establishment (1x), faithful (1x), sure (1x), verity (1x).
feminine noun
  1. firmness, faithfulness, truth

    1. sureness, reliability

    2. stability, continuance

    3. faithfulness, reliableness

    4. truth

      1. as spoken

      2. of testimony and judgment

      3. of divine instruction

      4. truth as a body of ethical or religious knowledge

      5. true doctrine

  2. in truth, truly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶמֶת ʼemeth, eh'-meth; contracted from H539; stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness:—assured(-ly), establishment, faithful, right, sure, true (-ly, -th), verity.
STRONGS H571: Abbreviations
אֱמֶת noun feminine firmness, faithfulness, truth (contracted for אֱמֶנֶת from אָמֵן) Genesis 24:48 106 times; suffix אֲמִתּוֺ, אֲמִתְּךָ Psalm 91:4 + 18 times
1. reliability, sureness: דֶּרֶח אֱמֶת sure way Genesis 24:48 (J); שׂכר אמת sure reward Proverbs 11:18; אות אמת sure token Joshua 2:12 (J); זֶרַע אמת Jeremiah 2:21.
2. stability, con-tinuance: שָׁלוֺם וֶאֱמֶת peace and stability Isaiah 39:8 (= 2 Kings 20:19) Esther 9:30; Jeremiah 33:6; Zechariah 8:19, compare שׁלום אמת Jeremiah 14:13.
3. faithfulness, reliableness:
(a.) of men אִישׁ אֱמֶת faithful man Nehemiah 7:2; אנשׁי אמת Exodus 18:21 (E); הָלַח בֶּאֱמֶת walk in faithfulness, faithfully 1 Kings 2:4; 1 Kings 3:6; 2 Kings 20:3; Isaiah 38:3 compare 1 Samuel 12:24; of י׳, בַּאֲמִתֶּ֑ךָ Psalm 25:5; Psalm 26:3; Psalm 86:11; עיר האמת Zechariah 8:3; of men Psalm 45:5; Psalm 51:8; 2 Chronicles 31:20; 32:1; Proverbs 29:14; Isaiah 10:20; Isaiah 42:3; Isaiah 48:1; ובתמים בא׳ Judges 9:16, 19; Joshua 24:14; חֶסֶד וֶאֱ׳ mercy and faithfulness Proverbs 3:3; Proverbs 14:22; Proverbs 16:6; Proverbs 20:28; Hosea 4:1, & the phrase עשׂה חסד ואמת Genesis 24:49; Genesis 47:29; Joshua 2:14 (J) 2 Samuel 15:20.
(b.) an attribute of God Psalm 54:7; Psalm 71:22; Isaiah 38:18, 19; Isaiah 61:8; נתן אמת Micah 7:20; עשׂה אמת Ezekiel 18:9; Nehemiah 9:33; עשׂה חסד ואמת Genesis 32:11 (J) 2 Samuel 2:6; רב חסד ואמת abundant in mercy and faithfulness Exodus 34:6 (J) Psalm 86:15; these attributes are also associated Psalm 40:11; Psalm 40:12; Psalm 61:8; Psalm 115:1; Psalm 138:2; Isaiah 16:5; Genesis 24:27 (J); they are messengers of God to men Psalm 57:4; Psalm 85:11; Psalm 89:15 compare Psalm 43:3; חסד ואמת כל ארחות י׳ Psalm 25:10; the faithfulness of God endureth for ever Psalm 117:2; he keepeth it for ever Psalm 146:6; it reacheth unto the skies Psalm 57:11; Psalm 108:5; it is shield & buckler Psalm 91:4; he is אל אמת Psalm 31:6 = אלהי אמת 2 Chronicles 15:3; אֱמֶת is also associated with the divine ישׁר Psalm 111:8; צֶדֶק Psalm 85:12; צְדָקָה Zechariah 8:8; מִשְׁפָּט Psalm 111:7; Jeremiah 4:2; & salvation Psalm 69:14.
4. truth
(a.) as spoken: דבר אמת speak truth 1 Kings 22:16; 2 Chronicles 18:15; Jeremiah 9:4; Zechariah 8:16; Psalm 15:2; דִּבְרֵי א׳ Ecclesiastes 12:10; אֱמֶת הַדָּבָר the thing is certainly true Deuteronomy 13:15; Deuteronomy 17:4; אִמְרֵי אֱמֶת = אמרים אמת Proverbs 22:21; הגה אמת Proverbs 8:7; הגיד א׳ Daniel 11:2, אֲמִתְּךָ Psalm 30:10; שׂפת אמת Proverbs 12:19; אֱמֶת it is true Isaiah 43:9; האמת אתכם whether truth is with you Genesis 42:16 (E) compare Isaiah 59:14, 15.
(b.) of testimony and judgment עֵד אֱמֶת true witness Proverbs 14:25; עד אמת ונאמן Jeremiah 42:5; משׁפט אמת Ezekiel 18:8; Zechariah 7:9; שָׁפַט אמת Zechariah 8:16.
(c.) of divine instruction כְּחָב אֱמֶת Daniel 10:21; תורת אמת Malachi 2:6 compare Nehemiah 9:13; תורתך אמת Psalm 119:142; בְּפִיךָ אמת דבר י׳ 1 Kings 17:24 compare 2 Samuel 7:28; משׁפטי י׳ אמת Psalm 19:10; ראשׁ דברך אמת Psalm 119:160; מצותיך אמת Psalm 119:151.
(d.) truth as a body of ethical or religious knowledge Daniel 8:12; להשׂכיל באמתך Daniel 9:13.
5. adverb in truth, truly Psalm 132:11; יהוה אלהים אמת Yahweh is God in truth, truly Jeremiah 10:10; elsewhere בֶּאֱמֶת Judges 9:15; Psalm 145:18; Jeremiah 26:15; Jeremiah 28:9; Jeremiah 32:41.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:1; 24:27; 24:48; 24:48; 24:49; 32:11; 42:16; 47:29


18:21; 34:6


13:15; 17:4


2:12; 2:14; 24:14


9:15; 9:16; 9:19

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

2:6; 7:28; 15:20

1 Kings

2:4; 3:6; 17:24; 22:16

2 Kings

20:3; 20:19

2 Chronicles

15:3; 18:15; 31:20; 32:1


7:2; 9:13; 9:33




15:2; 19:10; 25:5; 25:10; 26:3; 30:10; 31:6; 40:11; 40:12; 43:3; 45:5; 51:8; 54:7; 57:4; 57:11; 61:8; 69:14; 71:22; 85:11; 85:12; 86:11; 86:15; 89:15; 91:4; 91:4; 108:5; 111:7; 111:8; 115:1; 117:2; 119:142; 119:151; 119:160; 132:11; 138:2; 145:18; 146:6


3:3; 8:7; 11:18; 12:19; 14:22; 14:25; 16:6; 20:28; 22:21; 29:14




10:20; 16:5; 38:3; 38:18; 38:19; 39:8; 42:3; 43:9; 48:1; 59:14; 59:15; 61:8


2:21; 4:2; 9:4; 10:10; 14:13; 26:15; 28:9; 32:41; 33:6; 42:5


18:8; 18:9


8:12; 9:13; 10:21; 11:2






7:9; 8:3; 8:8; 8:16; 8:16; 8:19



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H571 matches the Hebrew אֱמֶת ('ĕmeṯ),
which occurs 127 times in 125 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 24:27–Psa 54:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:27 - And he said, “Blessed be the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not abandoned His kindness and His trustworthiness H571 toward my master; as for me, the LORD has guided me in the way to the house of my master’s brothers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:48 - “And I bowed low and worshiped the LORD, and blessed the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had guided me in the right H571 way to take the daughter of my master’s brother for his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - “So now if you are going to [fn]deal kindly and truthfully H571 with my master, tell me; and if not, tell me now, so that I may turn to the right or the left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:10 - [fn]I am unworthy of all the [fn]favor and of all the [fn]faithfulness H571, which You have shown to Your servant; for with only my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two companies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:16 - “Send one of you and have him get your brother, while you remain confined, so that your words may be tested, whether there is truth H571 in you. But if not, by the life of Pharaoh, you are certainly spies!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:29 -

When [fn]the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, “Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place your hand under my thigh now and deal with me in kindness and [fn]faithfulness H571: please do not bury me in Egypt,

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:21 - “Furthermore, you shall [fn]select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth H571, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, [fn]of hundreds, [fn]of fifties, and [fn]of tens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, “The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in faithfulness and [fn]truth H571;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:14 - then you shall investigate, search out, and inquire thoroughly. And if it is true H571 and the matter is certain that this abomination has been committed among you,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:4 - and if it is reported to you and you have heard about it, then you shall investigate thoroughly. And [fn]if it is true H571 and the report is trustworthy that this detestable thing has been done in Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:20 -

“But if this [fn]charge is true H571, and they did not find the girl to have evidence of virginity,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:12 - “Now then, please swear to me by the LORD, since I have dealt kindly with you, that you also will deal kindly with my father’s household, and give me a pledge of [fn]truth H571,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:14 - So the men said to her, “Our [fn]life [fn]for yours if you do not tell this business of ours; and it shall come about when the LORD gives us the land that we will deal kindly and [fn]faithfully H571 with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:14 -

“Now, therefore, [fn]fear the LORD and serve Him in sincerity and [fn]truth H571; and do away with the gods which your fathers served beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:15 - “And the bramble said to the trees, ‘If you [fn]really H571 are anointing me as king over you, come and take refuge in my shade; but if not, may fire come out of the bramble and consume the cedars of Lebanon.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:16 -

“Now then, if you have acted with [fn]honesty H571 and integrity in making Abimelech king, and if you have dealt well with Jerubbaal and his house, and [fn]have dealt with him [fn]as he deserved

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:19 - so if you have acted with [fn]honesty H571 and integrity toward Jerubbaal and his house this day, be joyful about Abimelech, and may he also be joyful about you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:24 - “Only [fn]fear the LORD and serve Him in truth H571 with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:6 - “And now may the LORD [fn]show kindness and truth H571 to you; and I also will [fn]show this goodness to you, because you have done this thing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:28 - “Now then, Lord GOD, You are God, and Your words are truth H571; and You have [fn]promised this good thing to Your servant.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:20 - “You came only yesterday, so should I make you wander with us today, while I go wherever I go? Return and take your brothers back; mercy and [fn]truth H571 be with you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:4 - so that the LORD may fulfill His [fn]promise which He spoke regarding me, saying, ‘If your sons are careful about their way, to walk before Me in [fn]truth H571 with all their heart and all their soul, [fn]you shall not be deprived of a man to occupy the throne of Israel.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:6 - Then Solomon said, “You have shown great faithfulness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in [fn]truth H571, righteousness, and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have [fn]reserved for him this great faithfulness, that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:6 - Then she said to the king, “It was a true H571 [fn]story that I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:24 - Then the woman said to Elijah, “Now I know that you are a man of God, and that the word of the LORD in your mouth is truth H571.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:16 - Then the king said to him, “How many times must I make you swear that you will tell me nothing but the truth H571 in the name of the LORD?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:3 - “Please, LORD, just remember how I have walked before You wholeheartedly and in truth H571, and have done what is good in Your sight!” And Hezekiah wept [fn]profusely.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:19 - Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “The word of the LORD which you have spoken is good.” For he [fn]thought, “Is it not good, if there will be peace and [fn]security H571 in my days?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:5 - Then she said to the king, “It was a true H571 [fn]story that I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:3 - “For many days Israel was without the true H571 God and without a teaching priest and without the Law.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:15 - Then the king said to him, “How many times must I make you swear that you will tell me nothing but the truth H571 in the name of the LORD?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:20 -

Hezekiah did this throughout Judah; and he did what was good, right, and true H571 before the LORD his God.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:1 -

After these [fn]acts of faithfulness H571 Sennacherib king of Assyria came and invaded Judah and besieged the fortified cities, and [fn]intended to break into them for himself.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:2 - then I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah the commander of the citadel, in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful H571 man and feared God more than many.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:13 -

“Then You came down on Mount Sinai,

And spoke with them from heaven;

You gave them just ordinances and true H571 laws,

Good statutes and commandments.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:33 -

“However, You are righteous in everything that has happened to us;

For You have dealt faithfully H571, but we have acted wickedly.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:30 - He sent letters to all the Jews, to the 127 provinces of the kingdom of Ahasuerus, namely, words of peace and truth H571,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:2 -

One who walks with integrity, practices righteousness,

And speaks truth H571 in his heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:9 -

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever;

The judgments of the LORD are true H571; they are righteous altogether.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:5 -

Lead me in Your truth H571 and teach me,

For You are the God of my salvation;

For You I wait all the day.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:10 -

All the paths of the LORD are faithfulness and truth H571

To those who comply with His covenant and His testimonies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 26:3 -

For Your [fn]goodness is before my eyes,

And I have walked in Your truth H571.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:9 -

“What gain is there in my blood, if I go down to the pit?

Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your faithfulness H571?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:5 -

Into Your hand I entrust my spirit;

You have redeemed me, LORD, God of [fn]truth H571.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:10 -

I have not hidden Your righteousness within my heart;

I have spoken of Your faithfulness and Your salvation;

I have not concealed Your mercy and Your truth H571 from the great congregation.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:11 -

You, LORD, will not withhold Your compassion from me;

[fn]Your mercy and Your truth H571 will continually watch over me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:3 -

Send out Your light and Your truth H571, they shall lead me;

They shall bring me to Your holy hill

And to Your dwelling places.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:4 -

And in Your majesty ride on victoriously,

For the cause of truth H571, humility, and righteousness;

Let Your right hand teach You [fn]awesome things.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:6 -

Behold, You desire truth H571 in the [fn]innermost being,

And in secret You will make wisdom known to me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:5 -

[fn]He will pay back the evil to my enemies;

[fn]Destroy them in Your [fn]faithfulness H571.

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