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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #259 - אֶחָד

Word Origin:
a numeral from (0258)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs' | Strong's ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition
  1. one (number)
    1. one (number)
    2. each, every
    3. a certain
    4. an (indefinite article)
    5. only, once, once for all
    6. one...another, the one...the other, one after another, one by one
    7. first
    8. eleven (in combination), eleventh (ordinal)
Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 243 ‑ ἄλλος (al'‑los);   530 ‑ ἅπαξ (hap'‑ax);   1538 ‑ ἕκαστος (hek'‑as‑tos);   2087 ‑ ἕτερος (het'‑er‑os);   2470 ‑ ἴσος (ee'‑sos);   2839 ‑ κοινός (koy‑nos');   3641 ‑ ὀλίγος (ol‑ee'‑gos);   4387 ‑ πρότερος (prot'‑er‑os);   3561 ‑ νουμηνία (noo‑may‑nee'‑ah);  
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (951)NAS (834)HCS (924)
1 Samuel33
2 Samuel27
1 Kings51
2 Kings29
1 Chronicles13
2 Chronicles25
Song of Solomon2
1 Samuel26
2 Samuel26
1 Kings45
2 Kings27
1 Chronicles12
2 Chronicles22
Song of Solomon2
1 Samuel37
2 Samuel33
1 Kings57
2 Kings32
1 Chronicles13
2 Chronicles28
Song of Solomon3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1165) dh (ההד HhD) AC: Unite CO: Unit AB: Unity: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The d is a picture of a door. Combined these mean "wall door". A wall separates the inside from the outside. Only through the door can one enter or exit uniting the inside with the outside.

A) dh (ההד HhD) AC: ? CO: Unite AB: ?: Two or more coming together as a unity. The sharp edge of a blade is the coming together of the two to one point.

Nm) dh (ההד HhD) - I. Unit:A singular of a larger group. II. Sharp:The two edges of a sword that meet to form one point. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (19): one, first, together, sharp - Strongs: H2297 (חַד), H2298 (חַד), H2299 (חַד)

B) ddh (ההדד HhDD) AC: Sharp CO: ? AB: ?: The two edges of a sword that meet to form one point.

V) ddh (ההדד HhDD) - Sharp: KJV (6): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) sharpen, fierce - Strongs: H2300 (חָדַד)

dm) dfdh (ההדוד HhDWD) - Sharp: KJV (1): sharp - Strongs: H2303 (חַדּוּד)

C) dha (אההד AHhD) AC: Unite CO: ? AB: Unity: A uniting together. All things are a unity with something else (one man is a unity of body, breath and mind, one family is a unity of father, mother and children, one tree is a unity of trunk, branches and leaves, one forest is a unity of trees) .

V) dha (אההד AHhD) - Unite: KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) go one way or other - Strongs: H258 (אָחַד)

Nm) dha (אההד AHhD) - Unity: A group united are one of a group. KJV (951): one, first, another, other, any, once, every, certain, an, some - Strongs: H259 (אֶחָד)

H) edh (ההדה HhDH) AC: Join CO: ? AB: ?: A uniting together in joy.

V) edh (ההדה HhDH) - Join: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Piel) rejoice, join, glad - Strongs: H2302 (חָדָה)

J) dfh (ההוד HhWD) AC: ? CO: Riddle AB: ?: The riddle begins by dividing the hearer from the listener by creating the riddle. The riddle ends with the answer uniting the two.

V) dfh (ההוד HhWD) - Propose: To give a riddle. KJV (4): (vf: Paal) put forth - Strongs: H2330 (חוּד)

L) dhi (יההד YHhD) AC: Unite CO: ? AB: Unity: A uniting together. All things are a unity with something else (one man is a unity of body, breath and mind, one family is a unity of father, mother and children, one tree is a unity of trunk, branches and leaves, one forest is a unity of trees) .

V) dhi (יההד YHhD) - Unite: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Piel) unite, join - Strongs: H3161 (יָחַד)

Nm) dhi (יההד YHhD) - Together: KJV (142): together, alike, likewise, withal - Strongs: H3162 (יַחַד)

bm) dihi (יההיד YHhYD) - Unity: A child as the product of a union. The soul as a unity of body, soul and breath. KJV (12): only, darling, desolate, solitary - Strongs: H3173 (יָחִיד)

M) dih (ההיד HhYD) AC: ? CO: Riddle AB: ?: The riddle begins by dividing the hearer from the listener by creating the riddle. The riddle ends with the answer uniting the two.

Nf1) edih (ההידה HhYDH) - Riddle: KJV (17): riddle, dark saying, hard question, dark sentence, proverb, dark speech - Strongs: H2420 (חִידָה)

nf1) ediha (אההידה AHhYDH) - Riddle: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): hard sentence - Strongs: H280 (אֲחִידָה)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֶחָד962 adjective number one (Phoenician אחד, Sabean id., compare DHM ZMG 1876,707, Arabic , Ethiopic Aramaic חַד, ; on Assyrian edu, a—adu, compare Dl W No. 139) — absolute׳א Genesis 1:5 #NAME?אַחַ֫ד Genesis 21:15 +; so even before preposition 1 Samuel 9:3 and elsewhere see Dr; feminine absolute אַחַ֫ת Genesis 2:21 +; אֶחָ֑ת Genesis 11:1 +; construct אַחַ֫ת Deuteronomy 13:13 +; plural masculine אֲחָדִים Genesis 11:1 + 4:t.; חַד Ezekiel 33:30 strike out Co compare ᵐ5; —

1 one Genesis 1:9; Genesis 27:38,45; Exodus 12:49; Joshua 23:10; 1 Samuel 1:24; 2 Samuel 12:3 +, Zechariah 14:9; Malachi 2:10; Job 31:15 +, so also (emphatic) 2 Samuel 17:3 for ᵑ0אֲשֶׁר ᵐ5 We Dr; one or two לֹא לְיוֺם אֶחָדוְלֹא לִשְׁנַיִם Ezra 10:13; as substantive followed by מִן Genesis 2:21; Leviticus 4:2,13; Isaiah 34:16 +; ׳הָא Genesis 19:9; Genesis 42:13,32; 2 Kings 6:3,5 +; one and the same Genesis 40:5; Job 31:15; plural דְּבָרִים אֲחָדִים Genesis 11:1 compare Ezekiel 37:17 (absolute), but see Co; = few, a few ׳יָמִים א Genesis 27:44; Genesis 29:20; Daniel 11:20; כְּאִישׁ אֶחָד as one Prayer of Manasseh , together Judges 20:8; 1 Samuel 11:7; also כְּאֶחָד late = Aramaic כַּחֲדָא Ezra 2:64 (= Nehemiah 7:66) Ezra 3:9; Ezra 6:20; Ecclesiastes 11:6; see especially Isaiah 65:25 ("" earlier יַחְדֶּו Isaiah 11:6,7).

2 = each, every Exodus 36:30; Numbers 7:3,85; Numbers 28:21; 1 Kings 4:7; 2 Kings 15:20 +; also repeated, distributive sense Numbers 7:11; Numbers 13:2; Numbers 17:21; Joshua 3:12; Joshua 4:2,4.

3 = a certain 1 Samuel 1:1; 2 Samuel 18:10; 2 Kings 4:1; Esther 3:8 #NAME? 2 Samuel 17:9 see Dr 1 Samuel 1:1; hence

4 = indefinite article 1 Samuel 6:7; 1 Samuel 24:15; 1 Samuel 26:20 (but strike out ᵐ5 We Dr) 1 Kings 19:4,5 +.

5 only 1 Kings 4:19; & (feminine) once 2 Kings 6:10; Psalm 62:12; Psalm 89:36 ( once for all); אַחַת לְשָׁלוֺשׁ שָׁנִים 2 Chronicles 9:21, בַּשָּׁנָה׳א Leviticus 16:34 compare Job 40:5, מַּעַם אֶחָ֑ת Joshua 6:3,11compare Joshua 6:14, בְּאַחַת Numbers 10:4; Job 33:14; at once בְּאֶחָ֑ת Proverbs 28:18 compare וְאִנָּקְמֶה נְקַםאַֿחַת Judges 16:28. ** Numbers 10:4 בְּאַחַת is rather ' in one (of the trumpets)'; Job 33:14 it = in one way; Proverbs 28:18 read probably with ᵑ6 Lag Dy Bi בַּשָּׁ֑חַת; Judges 16:28 is rather 'vengeance for one of my two eyes' (see GFM). Jeremiah 10:8 בְּאַחַת probably = in one, altogether. אחד.

6 one . . . another, the one . . . the other ׳֗֗֗ א׳א Exodus 17:12; Exodus 18:3,4; Amos 4:7; 2 Samuel 12:1; Jeremiah 24:2; 2 Chronicles 3:17; Nehemiah 4:11 +; 2 Samuel 14:6 read הָאֶחָד אֶתאָֿחִיו for האחד אתהֿאחדᵐ5 We Dr; one after another, one by one, לְאַחַד אֶחָד Isaiah 27:12 compare Ecclesiastes 7:27.

7 as ordinal, first (mostly P & late) Genesis 1:5 (P) Genesis 2:11 (J) Exodus 39:10 (P); absolute Job 42:14, Ezekiel 10:14 especially of first day of month Exodus 40:2 (P) Ezra 3:6; Ezra 10:16,17; Nehemiah 8:2; Haggai 1:1; first year, שְׁנַת אַחַת 2 Chronicles 36:22; Ezra 1:1; Daniel 1:21; Daniel 9:1,2; Daniel 11:1 compare first (day, יוֺם omitted) Genesis 8:5,13 בְּאֶחָד לַחֹדֶשׁ; so Exodus 40:17; Leviticus 23:24; Numbers 1:18; Numbers 29:1; Numbers 33:38 (all P) Deuteronomy 1:3; 2 Chronicles 29:17; Ezra 7:9 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 26:1; Ezekiel 29:17; Ezekiel 31:1; Ezekiel 32:1; Ezekiel 45:18.

8 in combin.,

a.אַחַד עָשָׂר eleven (compare עָשָׂר, עַשְׁתֵּי) Genesis 32:23; Genesis 37:9 (JE) Deuteronomy 1:2; so אַחַתעֶֿשְׂרֵה Joshua 15:51 (P) 2 Kings 23:36; 2 Kings 24:18; 2 Chronicles 36:5,11; Jeremiah 52:1 (precedes noun, except Joshua 15:51; as ordinal, eleventh אַחַת עֶשְׂרֵה שָׁנָה Ezekiel 30:20; Ezekiel 31:1 compare 1 Kings 6:38; 2 Kings 9:29;

b. with other numerals, as cardinalאֶחָד וְאַרְבָּעִים אֶלֶף וַחֲמֵשׁ מֵאוֺת Numbers 1:41; compare Numbers 2:16,28; Numbers 31:34,39 (all P; ׳א precedes other numeral); but אַרְבָּיִם וְאַחַת שָׁנָה (׳א following) 1 Kings 14:21; 1 Kings 15:10; 2 Kings 14:23; 2 Chronicles 12:13 compare 2 Kings 22:1 2 Chronicles 34:1; 2 Kings 24:18 = Jeremiah 52:1 2 Chronicles 36:11; Joshua 12:24 (D) Isaiah 30:17; Ezra 2:26 = Nehemiah 7:30 compare Nehemiah 7:37; Daniel 10:13; as ordinal בְּאַחַת וְשֵׁשׁ מֵאוֺת שָׁנָה Genesis 8:13 (P) Exodus 12:18 (P), 1 Chronicles 24:17; 1 Chronicles 25:28; 2 Chronicles 16:13 (׳א preceding); but 1 Kings 16:23; Haggai 2:1 (׳א following).

אחד (√ of following; see Biblical Hebrew אֶחָד.

חַד adjective one, a; — masculine singular ׳ח Daniel 2:31+; feminine singular חֲדָה Ezra 4:8 +; —

1 one side Daniel 7:5; noun omitted Daniel 6:3; חֲדָה Daniel 2:9 = one and invariable (inevitable); כַּחֲדָה Daniel 2:35 as one, altogether (so S-C K 3 ᵑ7, and late Biblical Hebrew כְּאֶחָד Ezra 2:64 +); = ordinal, שְׁנַת חֲדָה first year Ezra 7:1; Ezra 5:13; Ezra 6:3; ׳ח = a certain one (τινὰ) Daniel 7:16 (with מִן partitive).

2 a (indefinite article) with substantive Daniel 2:31; Daniel 6:18; Daniel 4:16 (see שָׁעָה), Ezra 4:8; Ezra 6:2, חַד שִׁדְעָךְ Daniel 3:19 = seven-fold (as Syriac: Nö§ 241PS 1194; compare Exodus 16:5 ᵑ6), see K§ 66,2.

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