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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #05656 - עֲבוֹדָה

Transliteration
‛ăbôdâh, ‛ăbôdâh
Phonetics
ab-o-daw', ab-o-daw'  
Word Origin
from (05647)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1553c
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) labour, service

1a) labour, work

1b) labour (of servant or slave)

1c) labour, service (of captives or subjects)

1d) service (of God)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2039 ‑ ἐργασία (er‑gas‑ee'‑ah);  2041 ‑ ἔργον (er'‑gon);  2520 ‑ καθήκω (kath‑ay'‑ko);  2902 ‑ κρατέω (krat‑eh'‑o);  2999 ‑ λατρεία (lat‑ri'‑ah);  3009 ‑ λειτουργία (li‑toorg‑ee'‑ah);  3010 ‑ λειτουργικός (li‑toorg‑ik‑os');  3904 ‑ παρασκευή (par‑ask‑yoo‑ay');  5078 ‑ τέχνη (tekh'‑nay);  2041 ‑ ἔργον (er'‑gon);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (141) NAS (143) HCS (140)
Genesis 2
Exodus 20
Leviticus 7
Numbers 44
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 23
2 Chronicles 13
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 4
Psalms 2
Isaiah 3
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 2
Genesis 2
Exodus 20
Leviticus 7
Numbers 44
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 23
2 Chronicles 13
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 4
Psalms 2
Isaiah 3
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 2
Genesis 2
Exodus 23
Leviticus 7
Numbers 49
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 26
2 Chronicles 15
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 4
Psalms 2
Isaiah 4
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 3
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfs 8
n-cfsc 15
n-cfs 8
n-cfsc 14
n-cfs 8
n-cfsc 14
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2518) dbo (אהבד AhBD) AC: Serve CO: Servant AB: Service: A work performed or made for another out of obligation, requirement or gratitude. (eng: obey)

V) dbo (אהבד AhBD) - I. Serve:To provide a service to another or to work at a profession. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Do:[Aramaic only] KJV (318): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual) serve, do, till, servant, work, worshipper, service, dress, labour, ear, make, go, keep, move, wrought - Strongs: H5647 (עָבַד), H5648 (עֲבַד)

Nm) dbo (אהבד AhBD) - Servant: KJV (808): servant, manservant, bondman, bondage, bondservant, sides - Strongs: H5649 (עֲבַד), H5650 (עֶבֶד), H5652 (עֲבָד)

Nf3) tfdbo (אהבדות AhBDWT) - Servitude: A forced service. KJV (3): bondage - Strongs: H5659 (עַבְדוּת)

am) dbom (מאהבד MAhBD) - Service: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (2): work - Strongs: H4566 (מַעֲבָד), H4567 (מַעֲבָד)

bf1) edibo (אהבידה AhBYDH) - Service: [Aramaic only] KJV (6): work, affair, service - Strongs: H5673 (עֲבִידָה)

cf1) edfbo (אהבודה AhBWDH) - Service: KJV (141): service, servile, work, bondage, act, serve, servitude, tillage, effect, labour - Strongs: H5656 (עֲבוֹדָה)

df1) edfbo (אהבודה AhBWDH) - Servant: KJV (2): servant, household - Strongs: H5657 (עֲבֻדָּה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עַבֹדָה, and (Chronicles) עֲבוֺדָה145

noun feminine labour, service (on formation see Lag BN 179 Ba NB 61); — ׳י Exodus 1:14 41t.; construct עֲבֹדַת Exodus 30:16 43t.; suffix עֲבֹדָתִי Genesis 30:26 33t. suffixes; in Chronicles עֲבוֺדָה 1 Chronicles 28:14 7t.; construct עֲבוֺדַת 1 Chronicles 6:33 13t.; suffix עֲבוֺדָתִי 2 Chronicles 12:8; עֲבוֺדָתָם 1 Chronicles 6:17; 2 Chronicles 31:16; —

1 labour, work, Psalm 104:23; in the field Exodus 1:14; 1 Chronicles 27:26, probably Nehemiah 10:38 (׳עָרֵי ע), Psalm 104:14 (׳עֵשֶׂב לע); in fine linen 1 Chronicles 4:21; in erection of tabernacle Exodus 35:24; Exodus 36:1,3,5; Exodus 39:42 (P); in repairing temple 2 Chronicles 34:13 (twice in verse); כלמלאכת עבדה לא תעשׂוּ ye shall do no laborious work Leviticus 23:7,8,21,25,35,36; Numbers 28:18,25,26; Numbers 29:1,12,35 (P); figurative of Prayer of Manasseh , הַצְּדָקָה׳ע Isaiah 32:17 ("" ׳מַעֲשֵׂה הַצּ); of God's work of judgment Isaiah 28:21 (twice in verse).

2 labour of servant or slave: of Jacob for Laban Genesis 29:27; Genesis 30:26 (JE); עֶבֶד׳ע of bondservant Leviticus 25:39 (P); of the Nethinim Ezra 8:20; service of things, vessels of tabernacle and temple Numbers 4:26,32 (P) 1 Chronicles 9:28; 1 Chronicles 28:14 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 28:15.

3 labour, service of captives or subjects: of Israel in Egypt Exodus 1:14; Exodus 2:23 (twice in verse) (P), Exodus 5:11 (E), Exodus 6:6 (P); ׳העכבד(הׅ Exodus 5:9 (E) Nehemiah 5:18; קשׁה׳ע Exodus 1:14; Exodus 6:9 (P) Deuteronomy 26:6; 1 Kings 12:4 2 Chronicles 10:4; Isaiah 14:3; ׳מֵרֹב ע Lamentations 1:3; ממלכוֺת׳ע 2 Chronicles 12:8; המלך׳ע 1 Chronicles 26:30; אדניהם׳ע Nehemiah 3:5; military service Ezekiel 29:18 (twice in verse).

4 service of God, in P Chronicles, Ezra: by people Joshua 22:27 (P) 2 Chronicles 12:8, feast of passover Exodus 12:25,26; 2 Chronicles 35:10,16, unleavened bread Exodus 13:5; Levites and priests Numbers 4:19,49; Numbers 8:11; 1 Chronicles 24:3,19; 2 Chronicles 8:14; 31:16; מתנה׳ע Numbers 18:7; Levites Exodus 38:21; Numbers 4:24,27 (twice in verse); Numbers 4:28,33,47 (twice in verse); Numbers 7:7,8; Numbers 8:26; Numbers 18:21; 1 Chronicles 6:17; 2 Chronicles 31:2; with בְּאֹהֶל מוֺעֵד 2 Chronicles 31:4; 2 Chronicles 31:23; 2 Chronicles 31:31; 2 Chronicles 31:33; 2 Chronicles 31:35; 2 Chronicles 31:39; 2 Chronicles 31:43; 2 Chronicles 8:19; 8:22; 18:31; אֹהֶל מוֺעֵד Exodus 30:16; Numbers 4:30; Numbers 7:5; Numbers 8:24; Numbers 18:4,6,21,23, compare Exodus 35:21; Numbers 7:5; (ה)מִשְׁכָּן Exodus 39:32,40; Numbers 3:7,8; Numbers 16:9; 1 Chronicles 6:33, compare Exodus 27:19; Numbers 3:36; 1 Chronicles 23:26; הַקֹּדֶשׁ׳ע Numbers 7:9, compare Numbers 3:31; of its court Numbers 3:26; more specifically משׂא׳ע Numbers 4:47; ׳צבא הע Numbers 8:25; (ה)אלהים׳בית י ׳ע 1 Chronicles 23:24,28,32; 1 Chronicles 25:6; 1 Chronicles 28:13 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 28:21 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 29:7; 2 Chronicles 29:35; 31:21; 35:2; Nehemiah 10:33; בית האלהים׳מלאכת ע 1 Chronicles 9:13; 1 Chronicles 28:20; 2 Chronicles 24:12; ׳מעשׂה ע 1 Chronicles 23:28; its service Ezekiel 44:14; 1 Chronicles 9:19; specific service of Levitical singers 1 Chronicles 25:1 (twice in verse), and doorkeepers 1 Chronicles 26:8; 2 Chronicles 35:15.

[עֲבִידָה] noun feminine work, service (Biblical Hebrew עֲבֹדָה); — emphatic עֲבִידְתָּא Ezra 5:8; Daniel 2:49, construct עֲבִידַת Ezra 4:24 +; —

1 work, of building temple, Ezra 4:24; Ezra 5:8; Ezra 6:7; = administration Daniel 2:49; Daniel 3:12.

2 ritual, service, of God Ezra 6:18.

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List of Word Forms
בַּעֲבֹדַ֖ת בַּעֲבֹדָ֣ה בַּעֲבֹדָה֙ בַּעֲבֹדָתָֽם׃ בַּעֲבוֹדַ֣ת בעבדה בעבדת בעבדתם׃ בעבודת הָֽעֲבֹדָה֙ הָעֲבֹדָ֑ה הָעֲבֹדָ֖ה הָעֲבֹדָ֛ה הָעֲבֹדָ֥ה הָעֲבֹדָֽה׃ הָעֲבוֹדָ֑ה הָעֲבוֹדָ֔ה העבדה העבדה׃ העבודה וְֽלַעֲבֹ֖דָת֣וֹ וְלַעֲבֹדַ֖ת וַֽעֲבֹדַת֙ וַעֲבֹדַ֥ת וַעֲבֹדָ֖ה וַעֲבוֹדַ֖ת וַעֲבוֹדָ֑ה וַעֲבוֹדָֽה׃ וּמֵעֲבֹדָ֖ה ולעבדת ולעבדתו ומעבדה ועבדה ועבדת ועבודה ועבודה׃ ועבודת כַּעֲבוֹדַ֖ת כעבודת לַעֲב֣וֹדָתָ֔ם לַעֲבֹדַ֖ת לַעֲבֹדַ֣ת לַעֲבֹדַת֙ לַעֲבֹדָ֑ה לַעֲבֹדָ֖ה לַעֲבֹדָ֗ה לַעֲבֹדָתָ֗ם לַעֲבֹדָתָֽם׃ לַעֲבֹדָתֽוֹ׃ לַעֲבוֹדַ֖ת לַעֲבוֹדַ֣ת לַעֲבוֹדָ֖ה לעבדה לעבדת לעבדתו׃ לעבדתם לעבדתם׃ לעבודה לעבודת לעבודתם מֵעֲבֹדַ֨ת מֵעֲבֹדַתְכֶ֖ם מֵעֲבֹדָתָ֑ם מעבדת מעבדתכם מעבדתם עֲב֣וֹדָתִ֔י עֲבֹ֣דָת֔וֹ עֲבֹ֣דָתָ֔ם עֲבֹ֥דַת עֲבֹֽדַתְכֶ֖ם עֲבֹֽדָתָ֔ם עֲבֹֽדָתָם֙ עֲבֹדַ֔ת עֲבֹדַ֕ת עֲבֹדַ֖ת עֲבֹדַ֗ת עֲבֹדַ֣ת עֲבֹדַ֤ת עֲבֹדַ֥ת עֲבֹדַ֧ת עֲבֹדַת֙ עֲבֹדָ֔ה עֲבֹדָ֖ה עֲבֹדָ֛ה עֲבֹדָ֤ה עֲבֹדָ֥ה עֲבֹדָת֑וֹ עֲבֹדָת֖וֹ עֲבֹדָת֗וֹ עֲבֹדָתִ֖י עֲבֹדָתֵֽנוּ׃ עֲבֹדָתָ֑ם עֲבֹדָתָ֖ם עֲבֹדָתָ֗ם עֲבֹדָתָֽם׃ עֲבֹדָתֽוֹ׃ עֲבוֹדַ֔ת עֲבוֹדַ֖ת עֲבוֹדַ֣ת עֲבוֹדַ֥ת עֲבוֹדַ֨ת עֲבוֹדָ֔ה עֲבוֹדָ֣ה עֲבוֹדָ֥ה עֲבוֹדָתָֽם׃ עבדה עבדת עבדתו עבדתו׃ עבדתי עבדתכם עבדתם עבדתם׃ עבדתנו׃ עבודה עבודת עבודתי עבודתם׃ ‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām ‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯê·nū ‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯî ‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw ‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh ‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ ‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ·ḵem ‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏā·ṯām ‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏā·ṯî ‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏāh ‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ ‘ăḇōḏāh ‘ăḇōḏaṯ ‘ăḇōḏāṯām ‘ăḇōḏāṯênū ‘ăḇōḏāṯî ‘ăḇōḏaṯḵem ‘ăḇōḏāṯōw ‘ăḇōwḏāh ‘ăḇōwḏaṯ ‘ăḇōwḏāṯām ‘ăḇōwḏāṯî avoDah avoDat aVodaTam avodatChem avodaTenu avodaTi avodaTo ba‘ăḇōḏāh ba‘ăḇōḏaṯ ba‘ăḇōḏāṯām ba‘ăḇōwḏaṯ ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ ba·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ baavoDah baavoDat baavodaTam hā‘ăḇōḏāh hā‘ăḇōwḏāh hā·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh hā·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏāh haavoDah ka‘ăḇōwḏaṯ ka·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ kaavoDat la‘ăḇōḏāh la‘ăḇōḏaṯ la‘ăḇōḏāṯām la‘ăḇōḏāṯōw la‘ăḇōwḏāh la‘ăḇōwḏaṯ la‘ăḇōwḏāṯām la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ la·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏā·ṯām la·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏāh la·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ laavoDah laavoDat laavodaTam laavodaTo mê‘ăḇōḏaṯ mê‘ăḇōḏāṯām mê‘ăḇōḏaṯḵem mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ·ḵem meavoDat meavodaTam meavodatChem ū·mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh ūmê‘ăḇōḏāh umeavoDah vaavoDah vaavoDat velaavoDat velaaVodaTo wa‘ăḇōḏāh wa‘ăḇōḏaṯ wa‘ăḇōwḏāh wa‘ăḇōwḏaṯ wa·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh wa·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ wa·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏāh wa·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ wə·la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw wə·la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ wəla‘ăḇōḏaṯ wəla‘ăḇōḏāṯōw
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