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Strong's #2 - אַב

Root Word (Etymology)
corresponding to (H1)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) father

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (9)
Ezra 2
Daniel 7
NAS (9)
Ezra 2
Daniel 7
CSB (9)
Ezra 2
Daniel 7
BSB (9)
Ezra 2
Daniel 7
ESV (9)
Ezra 2
Daniel 7
WEB (9)
Ezra 2
Daniel 7
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1002) ba (אב AB) AC: Stand CO: Pole AB: ?: The pictograph a represents strength, the b represents the tent. Combined these mean "the strength of the house". This can be the tent poles which hold up the tent, the house, as well as the father who holds up the family, the household. (eng: pa - an exchange from a b and p and a reversal of the letters)

A) ba (אב AB) AC: ? CO: Pole AB: ?: The support of the tent/house.

Nm) ba (אב AB) - I. Fruit:This word can also be fresh fruit, the father of the next generation of trees attached to the tree (pole) . [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Father:The father of the family provides the strength, support and structure to the household. The father fulfilled many functions for the family. He was the commander of the family army, provider of offspring to continue the family line, the priest and teacher. A father can be of the immediate family or a lineage such as Jacob who is the father of the Israelites. A father can also be the patron of a profession or art. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (1229): father, chief, families, desire, patrimony, prince, principle, greenness, fruit - Strongs: H1 (אָב), H2 (אַב), H3 (אֵב), H4 (אֵב)

Nf1) eba (אבה ABH) - Desire: The desires of the father. KJV (1): desire - Strongs: H15 (אָבֶה)

B) bba (אבב ABB) AC: ? CO: Grain AB: ?

bm ) biba (אביב ABYB) - Green Grain: The new green ears of growing grain as the parent seeds attached to the stalk (pole) of the next generation of crops. Also Abib, the name of a month in the Hebrew calendar. KJV (8): abib, corn - Strongs: H24 (אָבִיב)

J) bfa (אוב AWB) AC: ? CO: Wineskin AB: ?: The wineskin hangs from the tent pole. A spiritist (possibly from their mumbling like the sound of wine poured out of the wineskin)

Nm) bfa (אוב AWB) - I. Wineskin:A leather bag that holds wine and is hung from the pole of the tent. II. Medium:One who evokes the dead, a ghost, possibly from their mumbling like the sound of wine poured out of the wineskin. KJV (17): bottle, familiar spirit - Strongs: H178 (אוֹב)

L) bai (יאב YAB) AC: Desire CO: ? AB: ?: The firm standing of the tent pole.

V) bai (יאב YAB) - Desire: A standing firm for what is desired. KJV (1): (vf: Paal) long - Strongs: H2968 (יָאַב)

M) bia (איב AYB) AC: Hostile CO: Spear AB: Enemy: The tent pole is pointed at one end and doubles as a spear which can be used against an enemy to defend (also a support of) the family.

V) bia (איב AYB) - Hostile: To be hostile to another as an enemy. KJV (1): (vf: Paal) enemy - Strongs: H340 (אָיַב)

Nf1) ebia (איבה AYBH) - Hostility: KJV (5): enemy, hatred - Strongs: H342 (אֵיבָה)

gm) bifa (אויב AWYB) - Enemy: KJV (282): enemy, foe - Strongs: H341 (אוֹיֵב)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [אַב D§ 40.4, אַבָּא Id ib Mei Chr 165]

noun masculine father (Biblical Hebrew אָב); —

1 literally father suffix אֲבוּ֫הִי Daniel 5:13 (see Behrm Marti), אֲבוךְ (K§ 53,2 a) Daniel 5:11; Daniel 5:11; Daniel 5:11; Daniel 5:18 אֲבוּ֫הִי Daniel 5:2.

2 plural fathers, ancestors , [אֲבָהָן D l.c.], suffix אֲבָהָתי Daniel 2:33 (Baer תַי-, but see K§ 53,1), אֲבָהָתָךְ Ezra 4:15, תָ֫נָא- (Str. תַ֫נָא—) Ezra 5:12.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אַב Chald. with suffix אָבִי (1 pers.), אֲבוּךְ, אֲבוּהִי, pl. אֲבָהָן (the letter ה inserted, comp. אָמָה) father, i.q. Heb. אָב Daniel 2:23; Ezra 4:15, 5:12. Perhaps used of a grandfather, Daniel 5:2.

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List of Word Forms
אֲב֔וּהִי אֲב֔וּךְ אֲב֗וּךְ אֲב֥וּךְ אֲבָהֳתַ֙נָא֙ אֲבָהָתִ֗י אֲבָהָתָ֗ךְ אֲבֽוּךְ׃ אַ֖בִי אבהתי אבהתך אבהתנא אבוהי אבוך אבוך׃ אבי ’ă·ḇā·hā·ṯāḵ ’ă·ḇā·hā·ṯî ’ă·ḇā·ho·ṯa·nā ’a·ḇî ’ă·ḇū·hî ’ă·ḇūḵ ’ăḇāhāṯāḵ ’ăḇāhāṯî ’ăḇāhoṯanā ’aḇî ’ăḇūhî ’ăḇūḵ avahaTach avahaTi Avi avohoTana aVuch aVuhi
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