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Lexicon :: Strong's H972 - bāḥîr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 231c

Strong’s Definitions

בָּחִיר bâchîyr, baw-kheer'; from H977; select:—choose, chosen one, elect.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H972 in the following manner: chosen (8x), elect (4x), chose (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H972 in the following manner: chosen (8x), elect (4x), chose (1x).
  1. chosen, choice one, chosen one, elect (of God)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּחִיר bâchîyr, baw-kheer'; from H977; select:—choose, chosen one, elect.
STRONGS H972: Abbreviations
† [בָּחִיר] noun masculine chosen, construct בְּחִיר 2 Samuel 21:6 (but We Dr בְּהַר י׳); suffix בְּחִירָיו 1 Chronicles 16:13; Psalm 89:4; Psalm 105:6; Psalm 105:43; Psalm 106:5; Psalm 106:23; Isa3, Isaiah 42:1; Isaiah 43:20; Isaiah 45:4; Isaiah 65:9, 15, 22; always the chosen or elect of Yahweh.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel


1 Chronicles



89:4; 105:6; 105:43; 106:5; 106:23


42:1; 43:20; 45:4; 65:9; 65:15; 65:22


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H972 matches the Hebrew בָּחִיר (bāḥîr),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:6 - Let seven men of his sons be delivered unto us, and we will hang them up unto the LORD in Gibeah of Saul, whom the LORD did choose. H972 And the king said, I will give them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:13 - O ye seed of Israel his servant, ye children of Jacob, his chosen ones. H972
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:3 - I have made a covenant with my chosen, H972 I have sworn unto David my servant,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:6 - O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen. H972
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:43 - And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen H972 with gladness:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:5 - That I may see the good of thy chosen, H972 that I may rejoice in the gladness of thy nation, that I may glory with thine inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:23 - Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen H972 stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:1 - Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, H972 in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:20 - The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls: because I give waters in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my chosen. H972
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:4 - For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel mine elect, H972 I have even called thee by thy name: I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:9 - And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine elect H972 shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:15 - And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen: H972 for the Lord GOD shall slay thee, and call his servants by another name:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:22 - They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect H972 shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
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