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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #24 - אָבִיב

Word Origin
from an unused root (meaning to be tender)
Parts of Speech
Noun, Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) fresh, young barley ears, barley

2) month of ear-forming, of greening of crop, of growing green Abib, month of exodus and passover (March or April)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3501 ‑ νέος (neh'‑os, neh‑o'‑ter‑os);  3936 ‑ παρίστανω (par‑is'‑tay‑mee, par‑is‑tan'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (9) HCS (7)
Exodus 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Exodus 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Exodus 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
n-cms 8
n-cms 8
n-cms 8

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 Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אָבִיב noun masculine Leviticus 2:14

collective (Lag BN 207 Infinitive)

1 fresh, young ears of barley Exodus 9:31; indefinite Leviticus 2:14 קָלוּי בָּאֵשׁ׳מִנְחַת בִּכּוּרִים ליהוה א.

2 חֹדֶשׁהָֽאָבִיב month of ear-forming, or of growing green, Abib, month of Exodus & passover, Exodus 13:4; Exodus 23:15; Exodus 34:18 (twice in verse) (JE), Deuteronomy 16:1 (twice in verse) (1st month = circa April = הָרִאשֹׁן, ׳הַחֹדֶשׁ הָר (q. v.) in P; see Di Exodus 12:2; = post-exilic נִיסָן q. v.)

אֲבִגַיִל see אֲבִיגַיִל below II. אבה.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אָבִיב (from the root אָבַב), m., an ear of corn, a green ear, Leviticus 2:14; Exodus 9:31, הַשְּׂעוֹרָה (בְ)אָבִיב “the barley was in the ear,” i.e. the ears were developed. Comp. as to the syntax, Song of Solomon 2:13, חֹדֶשׁ הָאָבִיב “the month of green ears,” at a later period called נִיסָן beginning at the new moon of April (of March, according to the Rabbins), the first month of the old year [as instituted on coming out of Egypt], Exodus 13:4, 23:15 Deuteronomy 16:1.

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List of Word Forms
אָבִ֔יב אָבִ֞יב אביב הָֽאָבִ֔יב הָֽאָבִ֗יב הָאָבִ֑יב הָאָבִ֔יב הָאָבִֽיב׃ האביב האביב׃ ’ā·ḇîḇ ’āḇîḇ aViv hā’āḇîḇ hā·’ā·ḇîḇ haaViv
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