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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




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 70 years and became the father of Abram H87, Nahor, and Haran.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:27 -

Now these are the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram H87, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran became the father of Lot.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:29 - Abram H87 and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram’s H87 wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor’s wife was 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 grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram’s H87 wife; and they went out [fn]together from Ur of the Chaldeans in order to go to the land of Canaan; and they came as far as Haran and [fn]settled there.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:1 -

And Yahweh said to Abram H87,

[fn]Go forth from your land,

And from your kin

And from your father’s house,

To the land which I will show you;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:4 -

So Abram H87 went forth as Yahweh had spoken to him; and Lot went with him. Now Abram H87 was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - So Abram H87 took Sarai his wife and Lot his brother’s son, and all their possessions which they had accumulated, and the [fn]persons which they had acquired in Haran, and they departed to go forth to the land of Canaan; thus they came to the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:6 - And Abram H87 passed through the land as far as the site of Shechem, to the [fn]oak of Moreh. Now the Canaanite was then in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:7 - Then Yahweh appeared to Abram H87 and said, “To your seed I will give this land.” So he built an altar there to Yahweh who had appeared to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:9 - And Abram H87 journeyed on, continuing toward the [fn]Negev.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:10 -

Now there was a famine in the land; so Abram H87 went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:14 - Now it happened when Abram H87 came into Egypt, that the Egyptians [fn]saw that the woman was very beautiful.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:16 - Therefore he treated Abram H87 well because of her; and sheep and oxen and donkeys and male and female servants and female donkeys and camels [fn]came into his possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 -

But Yahweh struck Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram’s H87 wife.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:18 - Then Pharaoh called Abram H87 and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:1 -

So Abram H87 went up from Egypt to the [fn]Negev, he and his wife and all that belonged to him, and Lot with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:2 -

Now Abram H87 was very rich in livestock, in silver and in gold.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:4 - to the place of the altar which he had made there formerly; and there Abram H87 called upon the name of Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:5 -

Now Lot, who was going with Abram H87, also had flocks and herds and tents.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:7 - And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram’s H87 livestock and the herdsmen of Lot’s livestock. Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were living then in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:8 -

So Abram H87 said to Lot, “Please let there be no strife between you and me, nor between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:12 - Abram H87 lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived in the cities of the [fn]valley and moved his tents as far as Sodom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:14 -

And Yahweh said to Abram H87, after Lot had separated from him, “Now lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:18 - Then Abram H87 moved his tent and came and lived by the [fn]oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:12 - They also took Lot, Abram’s H87 nephew, and his possessions and departed; now he was living in Sodom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 -

Then [fn]a fugitive came and told Abram H87 the Hebrew. Now he was dwelling by the [fn]oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and brother of Aner, and these were [fn]in a covenant with Abram H87.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:14 - So Abram H87 heard that his [fn]relative had been taken captive, and he [fn]led out his trained men, born in his house, 318 in number, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:19 - Then he blessed him and said,

“Blessed be Abram H87 of [fn]God Most High,

[fn]Possessor of heaven and earth;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:21 - And the king of Sodom said to Abram H87, “Give the [fn]people to me, but take the possessions for yourself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:22 - Then Abram H87 said to the king of Sodom, “I have [fn]raised my hand to Yahweh [fn]God Most High, [fn]possessor of heaven and earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:23 - that I will not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that is yours, so that you would not say, ‘I have made Abram H87 rich.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:1 -

After these things the word of Yahweh came to Abram H87 in a vision, saying,

“Do not fear, Abram H87,

I am a shield to you;

[fn]Your reward shall be very great.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:2 -

And Abram H87 said, “O Lord Yahweh, what will You give me, as I go on being childless, and the [fn]heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:3 - And Abram H87 said, “[fn]Since You have given no seed to me, behold, [fn]one born in my house is my heir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:11 - Then the birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, and Abram H87 drove them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:12 -

Now it happened that when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram H87; and behold, [fn]terror and great darkness fell upon him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - Then God said to Abram H87, “Know for certain that your seed will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs, [fn]and they will be enslaved and mistreated four hundred years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - On that day Yahweh cut a covenant with Abram H87, saying,

“To your seed I have given this land,

From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:1 -

Now Sarai, Abram’s H87 wife, had borne him no children, and she had an Egyptian servant-woman whose name was Hagar.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:2 - So Sarai said to Abram H87, “Now behold, Yahweh has shut my womb from bearing children. Please go in to my servant-woman; perhaps I will [fn]obtain children through her.” And Abram H87 listened to the voice of Sarai.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:3 - And after Abram H87 had [fn]lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Abram’s H87 wife Sarai took Hagar the Egyptian, her servant-woman, and gave her to her husband Abram H87 as his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:5 - And Sarai said to Abram H87, “May the violence done to me be upon you. I gave my servant-woman into your [fn]embrace, but she saw that she had conceived, so I became [fn]contemptible in her [fn]sight. May Yahweh judge between [fn]you and me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:6 - But Abram H87 said to Sarai, “Behold, your servant-woman is in your [fn]hand; do to her what is good in your [fn]sight.” So Sarai afflicted her, and she fled from her presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:15 -

So Hagar bore Abram H87 a son; and Abram H87 called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:16 - Now Abram H87 was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to [fn]him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:1 -

Now it happened that when Abram H87 was ninety-nine years old, Yahweh appeared to Abram H87 and said to him,

“I am [fn]God Almighty;

Walk before Me and be [fn]blameless,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:3 -

Then Abram H87 fell on his face, and God spoke with him, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:5 -

“And no longer shall your name be called [fn]Abram H87,

But your name shall be [fn]Abraham;

For I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:27 -

Abram H87, that is Abraham.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:7 -

“You are Yahweh God,

Who chose Abram H87

And brought him out from Ur of the Chaldees,

And gave him the name Abraham.

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