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Lexicon :: Strong's H87 - 'aḇrām

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Contracted from אֲבִירָם (H48)
Strong’s Definitions

אַבְרָם ʼAbrâm, av-rawm'; contracted from H48; high father; Abram, the original name of Abraham:—Abram.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 61x

The KJV translates Strong's H87 in the following manner: Abram (61x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 61x
The KJV translates Strong's H87 in the following manner: Abram (61x).
  1. Abram = "exalted father"

    1. original name of Abraham

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַבְרָם ʼAbrâm, av-rawm'; contracted from H48; high father; Abram, the original name of Abraham:—Abram.
STRONGS H87: Abbreviations
אַבְרָם proper name, masculine (id., Thes and others exalted father) Abram Genesis 11:26, 27 + 57 times Genesis (to Genesis 17:5) + 1 Chronicles 1:27; Nehemiah 9:7; = אַבְרָהָם Abraham [H85 Genesis 17:5, 9, 15] 172 times OT. (אברהם connected Genesis 17:5 by word-play with הם of המון; really = רום ֯ אברם = רהם which however is not found in Hebrew — compare Di > HalRÉJ 1887, 177 f who proposes אֲבִר הַם גּוֺיִם compare [H7200 Genesis 29:32 with Isaiah 53:10]; so that אֲבִר הָם chief of multitude is the new name of Genesis 17:5 (הָם) √ המה).
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11:26; 11:27; 17:5; 17:5; 17:5

1 Chronicles




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Strong's Number H87 matches the Hebrew אַבְרָם ('aḇrām),
which occurs 61 times in 50 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:26 - And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, H87 Nahor, and Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:27 - Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, H87 Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:29 - And Abram H87 and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's H87 wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 - And Terah took Abram H87 his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's H87 wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:1 - Now the LORD had said unto Abram, H87 Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:4 - So Abram H87 departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram H87 was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - And Abram H87 took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:6 - And Abram H87 passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:7 - And the LORD appeared unto Abram, H87 and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:9 - And Abram H87 journeyed, going on still toward the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:10 - And there was a famine in the land: and Abram H87 went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:14 - And it came to pass, that, when Abram H87 was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:16 - And he entreated Abram H87 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 12:17 - And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's H87 wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:18 - And Pharaoh called Abram, H87 and said, What is this that thou hast done unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:1 - And Abram H87 went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:2 - And Abram H87 was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:4 - Unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram H87 called on the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:5 - And Lot also, which went with Abram, H87 had flocks, and herds, and tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:7 - And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's H87 cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:8 - And Abram H87 said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:12 - Abram H87 dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:14 - And the LORD said unto Abram, H87 after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:18 - Then Abram H87 removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:12 - And they took Lot, Abram's H87 brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 - And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram H87 the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram. H87
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:14 - And when Abram H87 heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:19 - And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram H87 of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:21 - And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, H87 Give me the persons, and take the goods to thyself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:22 - And Abram H87 said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:23 - That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram H87 rich:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:1 - After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram H87 in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: H87 I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:2 - And Abram H87 said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:3 - And Abram H87 said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:11 - And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram H87 drove them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:12 - And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; H87 and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - And he said unto Abram, H87 Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, H87 saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:1 - Now Sarai Abram's H87 wife bare him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:2 - And Sarai said unto Abram, H87 Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram H87 hearkened to the voice of Sarai.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:3 - And Sarai Abram's H87 wife took Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram H87 had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram H87 to be his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:5 - And Sarai said unto Abram, H87 My wrong be upon thee: I have given my maid into thy bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes: the LORD judge between me and thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:6 - But Abram H87 said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:15 - And Hagar bare Abram H87 a son: and Abram H87 called his son's name, which Hagar bare, Ishmael.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:16 - And Abram H87 was fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram. H87
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:1 - And when Abram H87 was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, H87 and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:3 - And Abram H87 fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:5 - Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, H87 but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:27 - Abram; H87 the same is Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:7 - Thou art the LORD the God, who didst choose Abram, H87 and broughtest him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gavest him the name of Abraham;
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