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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #11 - אֲבַדּוֹן

Word Origin
intensive from (06)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name, Location
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) place of destruction, destruction, ruin, Abaddon

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3 ‑ Ἀβαδδών (ab‑ad‑dohn');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (5)
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
n-cms 4
n-cms 6
n-cms 5

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1027) db (בד BD) AC: Separate CO: Alone AB: Destruction: The pictograph b is a representation of a tent. The d is a picture of the tent door. These two pictographs represent "the door of the tent". The father of the tent often sat alone at the door of the tent. Here he could receive shade from the sun, watch over his household and watch the road for approaching strangers. (see Genesis 18:1,2) (eng: bad - as being alone)

A) db (בד BD) AC: Separate CO: ? AB: ?: Anyone or anything that is alone, apart or separated from the whole or from something else.

Nm) db (בד BD) - Separated: Something that is separated from the whole. This can be a branch as separated from the tree (as well as a staff made from a branch) . Linen cloth whose fibers are divided. A lie or liar as what causes a separation through careless words, lying, or bragging. KJV (85): linen, lie, liar, parts, stave, beside, branches, alone, only, strength - Strongs: H905 (בַּד), H906 (בַּד), H907 (בַּד)

B) ddb (בדד BDD) AC: ? CO: Alone AB: ?: Someone or something that is alone and separated from the whole.

V) ddb (בדד BDD) - Alone: KJV (3): (vf: Paal) alone - Strongs: H909 (בָּדַד)

Nm) ddb (בדד BDD) - Alone: KJV (11): alone, solitary, only, desolate - Strongs: H910 (בָּדָד)

C) dba (אבד ABD) AC: Perish CO: Lost AB: Destruction: A wanderer is one alone or lost. A place separated from people is a place of ruin.

V) dba (אבד ABD) - Perish: To be separated from the whole, life or functionality. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (191): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal, Piel) lost thing, that which was lost - Strongs: H6 (אָבַד), H7 (אֲבַד)

Nf1) edba (אבדה ABDH) - Lost Thing: KJV (4): lost thing, that which was lost - Strongs: H9 (אֲבֵדָה)

gm) dbfa (אובד AWBD) - Perish: KJV (2): perish - Strongs: H8 (אֹבֵד)

jf) nfdba (אבדונ ABDWN) - Destruction: A place of ruin. [df: hdba] KJV (7): destruction - Strongs: H10 (אֲבַדֹּה), H11 (אֲבַדּוֹן)

mm ) ndba (אבדנ ABDN) - Destruction: A separation through extinction. KJV (2): destruction - Strongs: H12 (אַבְדָן), H13 (אָבְדַן)

E) adb (בדא BDA) AC: Devise CO: ? AB: ?: A separation from truth.

V) adb (בדא BDA) - Devise: To invent a false account or story. KJV (2): (vf: Paal) devise, feign - Strongs: H908 (בָּדָא)

M) dib (ביד BYD) AC: ? CO: Ruin AB: ?: Something brought to ruin and left alone.

Nm) dib (ביד BYD) - Ruin: Someone or something brought to ruin. [df: dyp] KJV (3): destruction, ruin - Strongs: H6365 (פִּיד)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֲבַדּוֺן noun feminine? Proverbs 27:20 abstract nearly =

proper name (place of) Destruction, Ruin, 'Abaddon (compare ᵑ6 Job 28:32 etc.) — אֲבַדּוֺן Job 26:6 (+ 4t.); q. v. אבדה Kt אֲבַדּוֺ Qr Proverbs 27:20. — Place of ruin in Sh®°ôl for lost or ruined dead, as development of earlier distinction of condition in Sh®°ôl (see שְׁאוֺל). Only in Wisdom Literature; Job 31:12; "" שׁאול Job 26:6; Proverbs 15:11; Proverbs 27:20; "" מות Job 28:22; "" קבר Psalm 88:12.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֲבַדּוֹן m.

(1)  destruction, Job 31:12.

(2) place of destruction, abyss, nearly synon. with שְׁאוֹל, Job 26:6, 28:22 Pro, 15:11.

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List of Word Forms
אֲבַדּ֣וֹן אבדון בָּאֲבַדּֽוֹן׃ באבדון׃ וַ֭אֲבַדּוֹן ואבדון לָֽאֲבַדּֽוֹן׃ לאבדון׃ ’ă·ḇad·dō·wn ’ăḇaddōwn avadDon bā’ăḇaddōwn bā·’ă·ḇad·dō·wn baavadDon lā’ăḇaddōwn lā·’ă·ḇad·dō·wn LaavadDon Vaavaddon wa’ăḇaddōwn wa·’ă·ḇad·dō·wn
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