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Lexicon :: Strong's H85 - 'aḇrāhām

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Contracted from אָב (H1) and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous)
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TWOT Reference: 4b

Strong’s Definitions

אַבְרָהָם ʼAbrâhâm, ab-raw-hawm'; contracted from H1 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram:—Abraham.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 175x

The KJV translates Strong's H85 in the following manner: Abraham (175x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 175x
The KJV translates Strong's H85 in the following manner: Abraham (175x).
  1. Abraham = "father of a multitude" or "chief of multitude"

    1. friend of God and founder of Hebrew nation via God's elective covenant

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַבְרָהָם ʼAbrâhâm, ab-raw-hawm'; contracted from H1 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram:—Abraham.
STRONGS H85: Abbreviations
אַבְרָהָם Abraham Genesis 17:5, 9, 15 172 times OT.

This is a portion of the full BDB entry H87.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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17:5; 17:9; 17:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H85 matches the Hebrew אַבְרָהָם ('aḇrāhām),
which occurs 175 times in 159 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 17:5–Gen 22:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:5 - “No longer shall your name be called [fn]Abram,
But your name shall be [fn]Abraham; H85
For I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:9 - God said further to Abraham, H85 “Now as for you, you shall keep My covenant, you and your [fn]descendants after you throughout their generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:15 - Then God said to Abraham, H85 “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but [fn]Sarah shall be her name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:17 - Then Abraham H85 fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, “Will a child be born to a man one hundred years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:18 - And Abraham H85 said to God, “Oh that Ishmael might live before You!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:22 - When He finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham. H85
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:23 - Then Abraham H85 took Ishmael his son, and all the servants who were born in his house and all who were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s H85 household, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the very same day, as God had said to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:24 - Now Abraham H85 was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:26 - In the very same day Abraham H85 was circumcised, and Ishmael his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:6 - So Abraham H85 hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said,[fn]Quickly, prepare three [fn]measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:7 - Abraham H85 also ran to the herd, and took a tender and [fn]choice calf and gave it to the servant, and he hurried to prepare it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:11 - Now Abraham H85 and Sarah were old, advanced in age; Sarah was past [fn]childbearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:13 - And the LORD said to Abraham, H85 “Why did Sarah laugh, saying, ‘Shall I indeed [fn]bear a child, when I am so old?’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:16 - Then the men rose up from there, and looked down toward Sodom; and Abraham H85 was walking with them to send them off.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:17 - The LORD said, “Shall I hide from Abraham H85 what I am about to do,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:18 - since Abraham H85 will surely become a great and [fn]mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:19 - “For I have [fn]chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring upon Abraham H85 what He has spoken about him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:22 - Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham H85 was still standing before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:23 - Abraham H85 came near and said, “Will You indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:27 - And Abraham H85 replied, “Now behold, I have [fn]ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:33 - As soon as He had finished speaking to Abraham H85 the LORD departed, and Abraham H85 returned to his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:27 - Now Abraham H85 arose early in the morning and went to the place where he had stood before the LORD;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:29 - Thus it came about, when God destroyed the cities of the [fn]valley, that God remembered Abraham, H85 and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when He overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:1 - Now Abraham H85 journeyed from there toward the land of the [fn]Negev, and [fn]settled between Kadesh and Shur; then he sojourned in Gerar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:2 - Abraham H85 said of Sarah his wife, “She is my sister.” So Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:9 - Then Abimelech called Abraham H85 and said to him, “What have you done to us? And [fn]how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me [fn]things that ought not to be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:10 - And Abimelech said to Abraham, H85 “What have you [fn]encountered, that you have done this thing?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - Abraham H85 said, “Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:14 - Abimelech then took sheep and oxen and male and female servants, and gave them to Abraham, H85 and restored his wife Sarah to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:17 - Abraham H85 prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his maids, so that they bore children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:18 - For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham’s H85 wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:2 - So Sarah conceived and bore a son to Abraham H85 in his old age, at the appointed time of which God had spoken to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:3 - Abraham H85 called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore to him, Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:4 - Then Abraham H85 circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:5 - Now Abraham H85 was one hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:7 - And she said, “Who would have said to Abraham H85 that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:8 - The child grew and was weaned, and Abraham H85 made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:9 - Now Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, H85 [fn]mocking.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:10 - Therefore she said to Abraham, H85 “Drive out this maid and her son, for the son of this maid shall not be an heir with my son [fn]Isaac.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:11 - The matter [fn]distressed Abraham H85 greatly because of his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:12 - But God said to Abraham, H85[fn]Do not be distressed because of the lad and your maid; whatever Sarah tells you, listen to her, for through Isaac [fn]your descendants shall be named.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:14 - So Abraham H85 rose early in the morning and took bread and a [fn]skin of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulder, and gave her the boy, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:22 - Now it came about at that time that Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, spoke to Abraham, H85 saying, “God is with you in all that you do;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:24 - Abraham H85 said, “I swear it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:25 - But Abraham H85 [fn]complained to Abimelech because of the well of water which the servants of Abimelech had seized.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:27 - Abraham H85 took sheep and oxen and gave them to Abimelech, and the two of them made a covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:28 - Then Abraham H85 set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:29 - Abimelech said to Abraham, H85 “What do these seven ewe lambs mean, which you have set by themselves?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:34 - And Abraham H85 sojourned in the land of the Philistines for many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:1 - Now it came about after these things, that God tested Abraham, H85 and said to him, “Abraham!” H85 And he said, “Here I am.”

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