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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #256 - אֶחָב

'ach'âb, 'echâb
akh-awb', ekh-awb'  
Word Origin
from (0251) and (01)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Ahab = “father’s brother” once (by contraction) ‘Echab (Jeremiah 29:22)

1) king of Israel, son of Omri, husband of Jezebel

2) false prophet executed by Nebuchadrezzar, time of Jeremiah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (93) NAS (93) HCS (93)
1 Kings 44
2 Kings 22
2 Chronicles 12
Jeremiah 2
Micah 1
1 Kings 44
2 Kings 22
2 Chronicles 12
Jeremiah 2
Micah 1
1 Kings 49
2 Kings 27
2 Chronicles 14
Jeremiah 2
Micah 1
n-p 91
n-p 75
n-p 75

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אַחְאָב91 proper name, masculine Ahab ( father's brother; = אחיאב ZMG 1886,172, Ἀχίαβος was a nephew of Herod; compare like name in Syriac, given ob maximum cum parte suo similitudinem, BarHebr Chron. Ecclesiastes 2.23 compare LCB1879,1339. In many cases, however, the meaning of proper names compared with אח is dubious, & perfect consistency, especially in comparison with compounds of אָב, seems impossible; compare remark below אביאל and further We Skizzen, iii. 1 f, Dl Pr. cap. vi) — אַחְאָב 1 Kings 16:28 +; וּכְאֶחָב Jeremiah 29:22

1 son of Omri, king of Isr. 1 Kings 16:28,29; 1 Kings 18:1,2,3; 1 Kings 20:2,13,14 41t. 1 Kings , 27t. 2 Kings , 14t. 2Chronicles; Micah 6:16.

2 false prophet, time of Jeremiah. Jeremiah 29:21,22.

אַחָב see אַחְאָב.

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List of Word Forms
אַחְאָ֑ב אַחְאָ֔ב אַחְאָ֕ב אַחְאָ֖ב אַחְאָ֗ב אַחְאָ֛ב אַחְאָ֜ב אַחְאָ֞ב אַחְאָ֣ב אַחְאָ֤ב אַחְאָ֥ב אַחְאָ֧ב אַחְאָ֨ב אַחְאָֽב׃ אַחְאָב֒ אַחְאָב֙ אחאב אחאב׃ וְאַחְאָ֣ב וּכְאֶחָ֔ב וּלְאַחְאָ֛ב ואחאב וכאחב ולאחאב כְאַחְאָ֔ב כאחאב לְאַחְאָ֔ב לְאַחְאָ֖ב לְאַחְאָ֛ב לְאַחְאָֽב׃ לְאַחְאָב֙ לאחאב לאחאב׃ ’aḥ’āḇ ’aḥ·’āḇ achAv cheachAv ḵə’aḥ’āḇ ḵə·’aḥ·’āḇ lə’aḥ’āḇ lə·’aḥ·’āḇ leachAv ū·ḵə·’e·ḥāḇ ū·lə·’aḥ·’āḇ ucheeChav ūḵə’eḥāḇ ūlə’aḥ’āḇ uleachAv veachAv wə’aḥ’āḇ wə·’aḥ·’āḇ
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