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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.
† [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 from his sons be given to us, and we will [fn]hang them before the LORD in Gibeah of Saul, the chosen H972 of the LORD.” And the king said, “I will give them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:13 - You [fn]descendants of Israel His servant,
Sons of Jacob, His chosen H972 ones H972!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:3 - “I have made a covenant with My chosen H972;
I have sworn to My servant David,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:6 - You [fn]descendants of Abraham, His servant,
You sons of Jacob, His chosen H972 ones H972!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:43 - And He led out His people with joy,
His chosen H972 ones H972 with a joyful shout.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:5 - So that I may see the prosperity of Your chosen H972 ones H972,
That I may rejoice in the joy of Your nation,
That I may boast with Your [fn]inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:23 - Therefore He said that He would destroy them,
If Moses, His chosen H972 one, had not stood in the gap before Him,
To turn away His wrath from destroying them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:1 - “Behold, My Servant, whom I [fn]uphold;
My chosen H972 one in whom My soul delights.
I have put My Spirit upon Him;
He will bring forth justice to the [fn]nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:20 - “The animals of the field will glorify Me,
The jackals and the ostriches,
Because I have given waters in the wilderness
And rivers in the desert,
To give drink to My chosen H972 people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:4 - “For the sake of Jacob My servant,
And Israel My chosen H972 one,
I have also called you by your name;
I have given you a title of honor
Though you have not known Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:9 - “I will bring forth [fn]offspring from Jacob,
And an heir of My mountains from Judah;
My chosen H972 ones H972 shall inherit it,
And My servants will live there.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:15 - “You will leave your name as a curse to My chosen H972 ones H972,
And the Lord [fn]GOD will put you to death.
But [fn]My servants will be called by another name.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:22 - “They will not build and another inhabit,
They will not plant and another eat;
For as the [fn]lifetime of a tree, so will be the days of My people,
And My chosen H972 ones H972 will fully enjoy the work of their hands.

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