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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #02896 - טוֹב

Transliteration
ṭôb
Phonetics
tobe
Origin
from (H2895)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
793a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) good, pleasant, agreeable (adjective)

1a) pleasant, agreeable (to the senses)

1b) pleasant (to the higher nature)

1c) good, excellent (of its kind)

1d) good, rich, valuable in estimation

1e) good, appropriate, becoming

1f) better (comparative)

1g) glad, happy, prosperous (of man’s sensuous nature)

1h) good understanding (of man’s intellectual nature)

1i) good, kind, benign

1j) good, right (ethical)

2) a good thing, benefit, welfare (noun masculine)

2a) welfare, prosperity, happiness

2b) good things (collective)

2c) good, benefit

2d) moral good

3) welfare, benefit, good things (noun feminine)

3a) welfare, prosperity, happiness

3b) good things (collective)

3c) bounty

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2909 ‑ κρείττων (krite'‑tohn);  19 ‑ ἀγαθωσύνη (ag‑ath‑o‑soo'‑nay);  39 ‑ ἅγιον (hag'‑ee‑on);  227 ‑ ἀληθής (al‑ay‑thace');  228 ‑ ἀληθινός (al‑ay‑thee‑nos');  701 ‑ ἀρεστός (ar‑es‑tos');  791 ‑ ἀστεῖος (as‑ti'‑os);  957 ‑ βελτίων (bel‑tee'‑on);  1343 ‑ δικαιοσύνη (dik‑ah‑yos‑oo'‑nay);  1588 ‑ ἐκλεκτός (ek‑lek‑tos');  4096 ‑ πιότης (pee‑ot'‑ace);  5485 ‑ χάρις (khar'‑ece);  5543 ‑ χρηστός (khrase‑tos');  5544 ‑ χρηστότης (khray‑stot'‑ace);  5611 ‑ ὡραῖος (ho‑rah'‑yos);  2234 ‑ ἡδέως (hay‑deh'‑oce);  18 ‑ ἀγαθός (ag‑ath‑os');  19 ‑ ἀγαθωσύνη (ag‑ath‑o‑soo'‑nay);  2570 ‑ καλός (kal‑os');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (551)
Genesis
41
Exodus
5
Leviticus
5
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
27
Joshua
8
Judges
13
Ruth
3
1 Samuel
36
2 Samuel
26
1 Kings
24
2 Kings
12
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
23
Ezra
5
Nehemiah
10
Esther
16
Job
10
Psalms
69
Proverbs
62
Ecclesiastes
49
Song of Solomon
3
Isaiah
13
Jeremiah
37
Lamentations
7
Ezekiel
9
Daniel
2
Hosea
5
Joel
1
Amos
4
Jonah
2
Micah
4
Nahum
1
Zechariah
4
Malachi
1
HCS ( 0 )
HCS (554)
Genesis
39
Exodus
5
Leviticus
5
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
26
Joshua
7
Judges
11
Ruth
3
1 Samuel
36
2 Samuel
21
1 Kings
24
2 Kings
12
1 Chronicles
8
2 Chronicles
22
Ezra
6
Nehemiah
12
Esther
22
Job
12
Psalms
68
Proverbs
62
Ecclesiastes
52
Song of Solomon
3
Isaiah
14
Jeremiah
36
Lamentations
7
Ezekiel
9
Daniel
2
Hosea
5
Joel
1
Amos
4
Jonah
2
Micah
4
Nahum
2
Zechariah
4
Malachi
1
BSB (582)
Genesis
61
Exodus
5
Leviticus
5
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
28
Joshua
8
Judges
13
Ruth
3
1 Samuel
37
2 Samuel
26
1 Kings
24
2 Kings
12
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
23
Ezra
6
Nehemiah
10
Esther
18
Job
12
Psalms
68
Proverbs
62
Ecclesiastes
52
Song of Solomon
3
Isaiah
14
Jeremiah
37
Lamentations
7
Ezekiel
9
Daniel
2
Hosea
5
Joel
1
Amos
4
Jonah
2
Micah
4
Nahum
2
Zechariah
4
Malachi
1
ESV (852)
Genesis
39
Exodus
280
Leviticus
5
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
27
Joshua
8
Judges
13
Ruth
3
1 Samuel
33
2 Samuel
23
1 Kings
24
2 Kings
12
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
23
Ezra
6
Nehemiah
10
Esther
12
Job
10
Psalms
66
Proverbs
61
Ecclesiastes
40
Song of Solomon
56
Isaiah
13
Jeremiah
34
Lamentations
7
Ezekiel
9
Daniel
2
Hosea
5
Joel
1
Amos
3
Jonah
2
Micah
4
Nahum
2
Zechariah
4
Malachi
1
WEB (562)
Genesis
42
Exodus
5
Leviticus
5
Numbers
6
Deuteronomy
27
Joshua
8
Judges
13
Ruth
3
1 Samuel
36
2 Samuel
25
1 Kings
24
2 Kings
12
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
23
Ezra
6
Nehemiah
10
Esther
17
Job
10
Psalms
75
Proverbs
62
Ecclesiastes
52
Song of Solomon
3
Isaiah
14
Jeremiah
37
Lamentations
7
Ezekiel
9
Daniel
2
Hosea
5
Joel
1
Amos
4
Jonah
2
Micah
4
Nahum
2
Zechariah
3
Malachi
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1186) bu (תהב ThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good: The pictograph u is a picture of a basket, used to contain or surround something. The b is a picture of a tent or house. Combined these mean "surround the house". The house is surrounded by grace, beauty, love, health and prosperity, something that is functional.

A) bu (תהב ThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good: Something that functions properly.

Nm) bu (תהב ThB) - Good: [Aramaic only] KJV (2): good, fine - Strongs: H2869 (טָב)

D) bau (תהאב ThAB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Glad: One is glad when all is good.

V) bau (תהאב ThAB) - Glad: To be glad. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): (vf: Paal) glad - Strongs: H2868 (טְאֵב)

J) bfu (תהוב ThWB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good

V) bfu (תהוב ThWB) - Good: To be good such as in being functional. KJV (33): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) well, good, please, goodly, better, cheer, comely - Strongs: H2895 (טוֹב)

Nf) bfu (תהוב ThWB) - Good: Something that functions properly. KJV (591): good, better, well, goodness, goodly, best, merry, fair, prosperity, precious, fine, wealth, beautiful, fairer, favour, glad - Strongs: H2896 (טוֹב), H2898 (טוּב)

L) bui (יתהב YThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good

V) bui (יתהב YThB) - Good: To be good such as in being functional. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (108): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) well, good, please, merry, amend, better, accepted, diligently - Strongs: H3190 (יָטַב), H3191 (יְטַב)

km) buim (מיתהב MYThB) - Best: KJV (6): best - Strongs: H4315 (מֵיטָב)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טוֹב pret. טֹבוּ; (for the future, the form יִיטַב, from יָטַב is used.)

(1) to be good (Arab. طَلبَ Med. Ye, to be good, pleasant, agreeable, especially used of a pleasant smell [“Ch. Syr. id.”], compare בָּאַשׁ, בְּאֵשׁ). Only used impersonally in the following phrases

(a) טוֹב לִי it is good for me, it goes well with me, Deuteronomy 5:30, 15:16 19:13 Numbers 11:18 also, to be well, to be in good health, 1 Samuel 16:16. Followed by אֶל id. 1 Samuel 20:12. Job 13:9, הֲטוֹב כִּי it is well for you that.-As to the passage Job 10:3, see letter b.

(b) טוֹב בְּעֵינַי it is good in my eyes, i.e. “it pleases me,” Numbers 24:1. In the later books it is followed by עַל 1 Chronicles 13:2. Esther 1:19, אִם־עַל־הַמֶּלֶךְ טוֹב “if it please the king.” Esther 3:9, 5:4, 7:3 Nehemiah 2:5 compare Ezra 5:17 once followed by לְ Job 10:3, הֲטוֹב לְךָ “does it please thee?” So Vulg. Ch.

(2) to be beautiful, pleasant, Numbers 24:5; Song of Solomon 4:10.

(3) to be cheerful, merry (a common meaning in Syriac), used especially of the heart, 1 Samuel 25:36; 2 Samuel 13:28; Esther 1:10.

Hiphil הֵטִיב

(1) to do well, to do something rightly, with an acc. 1 Kings 8:18; 2 Kings 10:30.

(2) to do good to some one, to confer benefits, Ezekiel 36:11.

(3) to make fair, to adorn, Hosea 10:1.

(4) to make cheerful, Ecclesiastes 11:9. הֵיטִיב, from יָטַב, is more commonly used.

[Derivatives, the following words, and pr.n. טָֽבְאֵל, and טַבְרִמּוֹן.]

טוֹב f. טוֹבָה adj.

(1)  good, in various senses

(a) physically, as a good (i.e. fertile) land, Exodus 3:8 a good tree, 2 Kings 3:19 good gold, i.e. pure, Genesis 2:12.

(b) ἠθικῶς, good, kind, upright, Isaiah 5:20 and neutr. goodness, uprightness, kindness. עָשָׂה טוֹב he acted well, he lived honestly, Psalms 34:15, 37:3 Ecclesiastes 7:20. עָשָׂה טוֹב עִם to shew kindness to some one, Genesis 26:29. טוֹב לְ to be kind towards some one, Lamentations 3:25. טוֹב עַיִן a man of a kind eye, i.e. merciful, opp. to רַע עַיִן, Proverbs 22:9, where see LXX. Vulg. לֹא טוֹב by λιτότης, wicked, evil, Proverbs 18:5, 20:23.-Often used

(aa) of a good, i.e. a happy lot, compare No. 4. הָיָה טוֹב לִי “it is well with me,” Ecclesiastes 8:12, 13. לָהֶם, לְטוֹב לָנוּ that it may be well with us, or with them, Deuteronomy 6:24, 10:13 Jeremiah 32:39 (properly for לִהְיוֹת טוֹב לְ, as in בְּצַר לִי, לְרַע לָהֶם). טוֹב לִי well for me! Psalms 119:17; Lamentations 3:27. לְטוֹב in a good sense, for welfare (compare טוֹבָה), often in medial phrases, Psal. 119:122 Deuteronomy 30:9.

(bb) טוֹב בְּעֵינֵי פ׳ good in the eyes of some one, what pleases some one, Numbers 24:1; Deuteronomy 6:18. Genesis 16:6, עֲשִׂי־לָהּ הַטּוֹב בְּעֵינַיִךְ “do to her that which seems good to thee” = do with her as thou wilt, Genesis 19:8; Judges 10:15, 19:24 also followed by לִפְנֵי Ecclesiastes 2:26 and לְ Job 10:3 [but see verb]; Deuteronomy 23:17.-Adv. well, very good, 2 Samuel 3:13; Ruth 3:13, and subst. something good, that which is good, Job 7:7 placed as a genitive after a noun, as בִּרְכַּת טוֹב a blessing of good, for a good blessing, Proverbs 24:25.

(2) goodly, fair, beautiful, used of persons, Exodus 2:2; Genesis 6:2 and of things, Isaiah 5:9 more often with the addition of מַרְאֶה Genesis 24:16; Esther 1:11, 2:3,.

(3) pleasant, agreeable, Genesis 3:6; Song of Solomon 1:2, 7:10. Especially used of smell, שֶׁמֶן הַטּוֹב sweet smelling ointment, Psalms 133:2; Isaiah 39:2; Song of Solomon 1:3. קָנֶה הַטּוֹב sweet calamus, Jeremiah 6:20.

(4) well off, prosperous, happy, comp. No. 1, (aa); Isaiah 3:10; Jeremiah 44:17. Psalms 112:5, טוֹב־אִישׁ “O happy man.” Ecclesiastes 5:4, 17 7:18 compare Lamentations 3:26; Amos 6:2. (Syr. ܛܘܽܒܰܝܗܘܽܢ ܕ O the blessings of.-Often used for Heb. אַשְׁרֵי, see Matthew 5:2, Pesh.)

(5) distinguished, great, excelling. Psalms 69:17, כִּי טוֹב חַסְדֶּךָ “for great is thy loving-kindness.” Psalms 109:21 (comp. Ruth 3:10). Syr. ܛܳܒ adv. very.

(6) cheerful, merry, Esther 8:17; 1 Kings 8:66 בְּלֵב טוֹב with a merry heart. Ecclesiastes 9:7.

(7) [Tob], pr.n. of a region beyond Jordan, Judges 11:3; 2 Samuel 10:6 apparently, i.q. Τούβιον, LXX. Vat. Τώβιον, 1Ma_5:13.

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בְּט֑וֹב בְּט֘וֹבַ֤ת בְּט֣וֹב בְּטוֹבָתְךָ֖ בְט֑וֹב בְט֔וֹב בַּטּ֑וֹב בַּטּ֣וֹב בַּטּ֥וֹב בַּטּֽוֹב׃ בַּטּוֹבָֽה׃ בַטּ֛וֹב בַטּ֣וֹב בַטּֽוֹב׃ בטוב בטוב׃ בטובה׃ בטובת בטובתך הֲ֭טוֹב הֲט֣וֹב ׀ הֲט֤וֹב הֲט֥וֹב הֲטוֹבִים֙ הֲטוֹבָ֥ה הַטֹּב֑וֹת הַטֹּב֖וֹת הַטֹּבִ֔ים הַטֹּבָ֔ה הַטֹּבָ֖ה הַטֹּבֹ֔ת הַטֹּבֹ֗ת הַטֹּבוֹת֙ הַטּ֑וֹב הַטּ֔וֹב הַטּ֖וֹב הַטּ֗וֹב הַטּ֛וֹב הַטּ֜וֹב הַטּ֣וֹב הַטּ֤וֹב הַטּ֥וֹב הַטּ֨וֹב ׀ הַטּֽוֹב׃ הַטּוֹב֙ הַטּוֹבִ֖ים הַטּוֹבִ֗ים הַטּוֹבִ֛ים הַטּוֹבִ֥ים הַטּוֹבָ֑ה הַטּוֹבָ֔ה הַטּוֹבָ֖ה הַטּוֹבָ֗ה הַטּוֹבָ֛ה הַטּוֹבָ֣ה הַטּוֹבָ֤ה הַטּוֹבָ֥ה הַטּוֹבָה֙ הטבה הטבות הטבים הטבת הטוב הטוב׃ הטובה הטובים וְהַטּ֖וֹב וְהַטּ֥וֹב וְהַטּֽוֹב׃ וְט֣וֹב וְט֣וֹבֵי וְט֥וֹב וְטֹבִ֤ים וְטֹבָתָ֑ם וְטֹבֹ֖ת וְטֹבֽוֹת׃ וְטֽוֹב־ וְטוֹב֙ וְטוֹבִ֖ים וְטוֹבֵ֨י וְטוֹבַ֣ת וְטוֹבָ֖ה וְטוֹבָ֥ה וְטוֹבָתָ֖ם וְטוֹב־ וְלַטּ֣וֹב וָט֑וֹב וָט֔וֹב וָטוֹב֙ והטוב והטוב׃ וטבות׃ וטבים וטבת וטבתם וטוֹבִֽים׃ וטוב וטוב־ וטובה וטובי וטובים וטובת וטובתם ולטוב ט֑וֹב ט֔וֹב ט֕וֹב ט֖וֹב ט֗וֹב ט֚וֹב ט֛וֹב ט֜וֹב ט֝֗וֹב ט֝וֹבָ֗ה ט֝וֹבָתִ֗י ט֞וֹב ט֠וֹבָה ט֣וֹב ט֣וֹבָה ט֣וֹב ׀ ט֤וֹב ט֥וֹב ט֥וֹבַת ט֦וֹב ט֧וֹב ט֨וֹב ט֭וֹב ט֭וֹבָה טֹב֑וֹת טֹב֣וֹת טֹבִ֑ים טֹבִ֥ים טֹבַ֤ת טֹבֹ֖ת טּ֑וֹב טּ֔וֹב טּ֖וֹב טּ֛וֹב טּ֣וֹב טּ֥וֹב טּ֨וֹב טּ֭וֹב טּֽוֹב׃ טּוֹב֙ טֽוֹבַת־ טֽוֹב־ טֽוֹב׃ טבות טבים טבת טוֹב֒ טוֹב֙ טוֹב֥וֹת טוֹב֩ טוֹבִ֑ים טוֹבִ֔ים טוֹבִ֖ים טוֹבִ֛ים טוֹבִ֣ים טוֹבִ֤ים טוֹבִ֥ים טוֹבִֽים׃ טוֹבַ֥ת טוֹבַ֨ת טוֹבָ֑ה טוֹבָ֔ה טוֹבָ֖ה טוֹבָ֗ה טוֹבָ֛ה טוֹבָ֜ה טוֹבָ֣ה טוֹבָ֣ם טוֹבָ֤ה טוֹבָ֥ה טוֹבָ֧ה טוֹבָֽה׃ טוֹבָה֙ טוֹבָתֶ֑ךָ טוֹבֹתָ֗יו טוֹבֽוֹת׃ טוֹב־ טוב טוב־ טוב׃ טובה טובה׃ טובות טובות׃ טובים טובים׃ טובם טובת טובת־ טובתי טובתיו טובתך כְּט֣וֹב כְּט֥וֹב כְּט֨וֹב כַּטּ֖וֹב כַּטּ֤וֹב כַּטּ֥וֹב כַּטּ֨וֹב כַּטּוֹב֙ כְּטֹ֣וב כטוב לְט֑וֹב לְט֔וֹב לְט֖וֹב לְט֜וֹב לְט֣וֹב לְט֥וֹב לְט֫וֹבָ֥ה לְטֹבָ֔ה לְטוֹב֙ לְטוֹבָ֑ה לְטוֹבָ֔ה לְטוֹבָ֖ה לְטוֹבָֽה׃ לְטוֹבָה֙ לַטּ֥וֹב לַטּוֹב֙ לַטּוֹבִ֑ים לַטּוֹבָֽה׃ לטבה לטוב לטובה לטובה׃ לטובים מִטּ֑וֹב מִטּ֥וֹב מִטּוֹבָ֔ה מטוב מטובה שֶׁטּ֣וֹב שטוב baṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh baṭ·ṭō·wḇ ḇaṭ·ṭō·wḇ batTov battoVah baṭṭōwḇ ḇaṭṭōwḇ baṭṭōwḇāh bə·ṭō·w·ḇā·ṯə·ḵā bə·ṭō·w·ḇaṯ bə·ṭō·wḇ ḇə·ṭō·wḇ betoateCha beTov beToVat bəṭōwḇ ḇəṭōwḇ bəṭōwḇaṯ bəṭōwḇāṯəḵā hă·ṭō·w·ḇāh hă·ṭō·w·ḇîm hă·ṭō·wḇ haṭ·ṭō·ḇāh haṭ·ṭō·ḇîm haṭ·ṭō·ḇō·wṯ haṭ·ṭō·ḇōṯ haṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh haṭ·ṭō·w·ḇîm haṭ·ṭō·wḇ haTov hatoVah hatoVim hăṭōwḇ hăṭōwḇāh hăṭōwḇîm haṭṭōḇāh haṭṭōḇîm haṭṭōḇōṯ haṭṭōḇōwṯ hattOt hatTov hattoVah hattoVim hattoVot haṭṭōwḇ haṭṭōwḇāh haṭṭōwḇîm kaṭ·ṭō·wḇ katTov kaṭṭōwḇ kə·ṭō·wḇ keTov kəṭōwḇ laṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh laṭ·ṭō·w·ḇîm laṭ·ṭō·wḇ latTov lattoVah lattoVim laṭṭōwḇ laṭṭōwḇāh laṭṭōwḇîm lə·ṭō·ḇāh lə·ṭō·w·ḇāh lə·ṭō·wḇ ləṭōḇāh leTov letoVah ləṭōwḇ ləṭōwḇāh miṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh miṭ·ṭō·wḇ mitTov mittoVah miṭṭōwḇ miṭṭōwḇāh šeṭ·ṭō·wḇ šeṭṭōwḇ shetTov ṭō·ḇaṯ ṭō·ḇîm ṭō·ḇō·wṯ ṭō·ḇōṯ ṭō·w·ḇā·ṯe·ḵā ṭō·w·ḇā·ṯî ṭō·w·ḇāh ṭō·w·ḇām ṭō·w·ḇaṯ ṭō·w·ḇaṯ- ṭō·w·ḇîm ṭō·w·ḇō·ṯāw ṭō·w·ḇō·wṯ ṭō·wḇ ṭō·wḇ- Toah toat toaTecha toaTi ṭōḇaṯ ṭōḇîm ṭōḇōṯ ṭōḇōwṯ tooTav Tov toVah toVam toVat toVim toVot ṭōwḇ ṭōwḇ- ṭōwḇāh ṭōwḇām ṭōwḇaṯ ṭōwḇaṯ- ṭōwḇāṯeḵā ṭōwḇāṯî ṭōwḇîm ṭōwḇōṯāw ṭōwḇōwṯ vatOv vatTov vehatTov velatTov vetoaTam veToei veTov vetoVah vetoVat vetoVei vetoVim vetoVot vtoVim w·ṭō·w·ḇîm wā·ṭō·wḇ wāṭōwḇ wə·haṭ·ṭō·wḇ wə·laṭ·ṭō·wḇ wə·ṭō·ḇā·ṯām wə·ṭō·ḇîm wə·ṭō·ḇō·wṯ wə·ṭō·ḇōṯ wə·ṭō·w·ḇā·ṯām wə·ṭō·w·ḇāh wə·ṭō·w·ḇaṯ wə·ṭō·w·ḇê wə·ṭō·w·ḇîm wə·ṭō·wḇ wə·ṭō·wḇ- wəhaṭṭōwḇ wəlaṭṭōwḇ wəṭōḇāṯām wəṭōḇîm wəṭōḇōṯ wəṭōḇōwṯ wəṭōwḇ wəṭōwḇ- wəṭōwḇāh wəṭōwḇaṯ wəṭōwḇāṯām wəṭōwḇê wəṭōwḇîm wṭōwḇîm
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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