corner graphic   Hi,    
Facebook image
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to

Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #256 - אֶחָב

'ach'âb, 'echâb
akh-awb', ekh-awb'  
Word Origin:
from (0251) and (01)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Ahab = “father’s brother” once (by contraction) ‘Echab (Jeremiah 29:22)

1) king of Israel, son of Omri, husband of Jezebel

2) false prophet executed by Nebuchadrezzar, time of Jeremiah

Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (93)NAS (93)HCS (93)
1 Kings44
2 Kings22
2 Chronicles12
1 Kings44
2 Kings22
2 Chronicles12
1 Kings49
2 Kings27
2 Chronicles14
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ אַחְאָב91 proper name, masculine Ahab ( father's brother; = אחיאב ZMG 1886,172, Ἀχίαβος was a nephew of Herod; compare like name in Syriac, given ob maximum cum parte suo similitudinem, BarHebr Chron. Ecclesiastes 2.23 compare LCB1879,1339. In many cases, however, the meaning of proper names compared with אח is dubious, & perfect consistency, especially in comparison with compounds of אָב, seems impossible; compare remark below אביאל and further We Skizzen, iii. 1 f, Dl Pr. cap. vi) — אַחְאָב 1 Kings 16:28 +; וּכְאֶחָב Jeremiah 29:22

1 son of Omri, king of Isr. 1 Kings 16:28,29; 1 Kings 18:1,2,3; 1 Kings 20:2,13,14 41t. 1 Kings , 27t. 2 Kings , 14t. 2Chronicles; Micah 6:16.

2 false prophet, time of Jeremiah. Jeremiah 29:21,22.

אַחָב see אַחְאָב.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
List of Word Forms
אַחְאָ֑ב אַחְאָ֔ב אַחְאָ֕ב אַחְאָ֖ב אַחְאָ֗ב אַחְאָ֛ב אַחְאָ֜ב אַחְאָ֞ב אַחְאָ֣ב אַחְאָ֤ב אַחְאָ֥ב אַחְאָ֧ב אַחְאָ֨ב אַחְאָֽב׃ אַחְאָב֒ אַחְאָב֙ אחאב אחאב׃ וְאַחְאָ֣ב וּכְאֶחָ֔ב וּלְאַחְאָ֛ב ואחאב וכאחב ולאחאב כְאַחְאָ֔ב כאחאב לְאַחְאָ֔ב לְאַחְאָ֖ב לְאַחְאָ֛ב לְאַחְאָֽב׃ לְאַחְאָב֙ לאחאב לאחאב׃ ’aḥ’āḇ ’aḥ·’āḇ achAv cheachAv ḵə’aḥ’āḇ ḵə·’aḥ·’āḇ lə’aḥ’āḇ lə·’aḥ·’āḇ leachAv ū·ḵə·’e·ḥāḇ ū·lə·’aḥ·’āḇ ucheeChav ūḵə’eḥāḇ ūlə’aḥ’āḇ uleachAv veachAv wə’aḥ’āḇ wə·’aḥ·’āḇ
Make A Difference, Today!
Sponsor a child today!
Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30
Search for…
Choose a letter to browse:
א ב ג ד ה ו ז ח ט י כ ל
מ נ ס ע פ צ ק ר ש ת 
Prev Entry
Next Entry
Download the Language Fonts
Below you will find links to the TrueType font(s) used in this resource. Simply right-mouse click the link and save it to your fonts

Once you have finished you might need to close all open browsers and open your fonts directory to initialized the font(s) you just installed.

SIL Ezra Hebrew font
AHL Early Hebrew font
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology