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Entry for Strong's #2896 - טוֹב

Transliteration
ṭôb
Phonetics
tobe  
Word Origin
from (02895)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
793a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) good, pleasant, agreeable (adjective)

1a) pleasant, agreeable (to the senses)

1b) pleasant (to the higher nature)

1c) good, excellent (of its kind)

1d) good, rich, valuable in estimation

1e) good, appropriate, becoming

1f) better (comparative)

1g) glad, happy, prosperous (of man’s sensuous nature)

1h) good understanding (of man’s intellectual nature)

1i) good, kind, benign

1j) good, right (ethical)

2) a good thing, benefit, welfare (noun masculine)

2a) welfare, prosperity, happiness

2b) good things (collective)

2c) good, benefit

2d) moral good

3) welfare, benefit, good things (noun feminine)

3a) welfare, prosperity, happiness

3b) good things (collective)

3c) bounty

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2909 ‑ κρείττων (krite'‑tohn);  19 ‑ ἀγαθωσύνη (ag‑ath‑o‑soo'‑nay);  39 ‑ ἅγιον (hag'‑ee‑on);  227 ‑ ἀληθής (al‑ay‑thace');  228 ‑ ἀληθινός (al‑ay‑thee‑nos');  701 ‑ ἀρεστός (ar‑es‑tos');  791 ‑ ἀστεῖος (as‑ti'‑os);  957 ‑ βελτίων (bel‑tee'‑on);  1343 ‑ δικαιοσύνη (dik‑ah‑yos‑oo'‑nay);  1588 ‑ ἐκλεκτός (ek‑lek‑tos');  4096 ‑ πιότης (pee‑ot'‑ace);  5485 ‑ χάρις (khar'‑ece);  5543 ‑ χρηστός (khrase‑tos');  5544 ‑ χρηστότης (khray‑stot'‑ace);  5611 ‑ ὡραῖος (ho‑rah'‑yos);  2234 ‑ ἡδέως (hay‑deh'‑oce);  18 ‑ ἀγαθός (ag‑ath‑os');  19 ‑ ἀγαθωσύνη (ag‑ath‑o‑soo'‑nay);  2570 ‑ καλός (kal‑os');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (559) NAS (486) HCS (554)
Genesis 39
Exodus 5
Leviticus 4
Numbers 7
Deuteronomy 24
Joshua 7
Judges 13
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 32
2 Samuel 24
1 Kings 21
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 20
Ezra 6
Nehemiah 9
Esther 17
Job 10
Psalms 68
Proverbs 62
Ecclesiastes 41
Song of Solomon 3
Isaiah 13
Jeremiah 32
Lamentations 7
Ezekiel 8
Daniel 2
Hosea 5
Joel 1
Amos 4
Jonah 2
Micah 4
Nahum 2
Zechariah 4
Malachi 1
Genesis 37
Exodus 4
Leviticus 4
Numbers 6
Deuteronomy 22
Joshua 7
Judges 10
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 27
2 Samuel 16
1 Kings 21
2 Kings 9
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 18
Ezra 4
Nehemiah 5
Esther 14
Job 9
Psalms 59
Proverbs 61
Ecclesiastes 37
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 19
Lamentations 6
Ezekiel 8
Daniel 2
Hosea 5
Amos 3
Jonah 2
Micah 4
Nahum 2
Zechariah 4
Malachi 1
Genesis 39
Exodus 5
Leviticus 5
Numbers 7
Deuteronomy 26
Joshua 7
Judges 11
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 36
2 Samuel 21
1 Kings 24
2 Kings 12
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 22
Ezra 6
Nehemiah 12
Esther 22
Job 12
Psalms 68
Proverbs 62
Ecclesiastes 52
Song of Solomon 3
Isaiah 14
Jeremiah 36
Lamentations 7
Ezekiel 9
Daniel 2
Hosea 5
Joel 1
Amos 4
Jonah 2
Micah 4
Nahum 2
Zechariah 4
Malachi 1
BYZ TIS TR
a-fp 2
a-fs 45
a-fsc 7
a-mp 28
a-mpc 1
a-ms 204
n-cfs 53
n-cfsc 1
n-cms 94
n-p 1
v-hi3ms 1
v-hp3cp 1
v-qPms 1
v-qa 1
v-qc 4
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp3ms 12
v-qw3fs 1
a-fp 2
a-fs 46
a-fsc 7
a-mp 29
a-mpc 1
a-ms 226
n-cfs 52
n-cfsc 1
n-cms 88
n-p 1
v-hi3ms 1
v-hp3cp 1
v-qPms 1
v-qa 1
v-qc 4
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp3ms 12
v-qw3fs 1
a-fp 2
a-fs 46
a-fsc 7
a-mp 29
a-mpc 1
a-ms 225
n-cfs 52
n-cfsc 1
n-cms 88
n-p 1
v-hi3ms 1
v-hp3cp 1
v-qPms 1
v-qa 1
v-qc 4
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp3ms 12
v-qw3fs 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1186) bu (תהב ThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good: The pictograph u is a picture of a basket, used to contain or surround something. The b is a picture of a tent or house. Combined these mean "surround the house". The house is surrounded by grace, beauty, love, health and prosperity, something that is functional.

A) bu (תהב ThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good: Something that functions properly.

Nm) bu (תהב ThB) - Good: [Aramaic only] KJV (2): good, fine - Strongs: H2869 (טָב)

D) bau (תהאב ThAB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Glad: One is glad when all is good.

V) bau (תהאב ThAB) - Glad: To be glad. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): (vf: Paal) glad - Strongs: H2868 (טְאֵב)

J) bfu (תהוב ThWB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good

V) bfu (תהוב ThWB) - Good: To be good such as in being functional. KJV (33): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) well, good, please, goodly, better, cheer, comely - Strongs: H2895 (טוֹב)

Nf) bfu (תהוב ThWB) - Good: Something that functions properly. KJV (591): good, better, well, goodness, goodly, best, merry, fair, prosperity, precious, fine, wealth, beautiful, fairer, favour, glad - Strongs: H2896 (טוֹב), H2898 (טוּב)

L) bui (יתהב YThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good

V) bui (יתהב YThB) - Good: To be good such as in being functional. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (108): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) well, good, please, merry, amend, better, accepted, diligently - Strongs: H3190 (יָטַב), H3191 (יְטַב)

km) buim (מיתהב MYThB) - Best: KJV (6): best - Strongs: H4315 (מֵיטָב)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2018
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. טוֺב adjective pleasant, agreeable, good (see Lag BN 26; Aramaic טַב, Palmyrene טב Vog No. 81, טבא Vog No. 75) — masculine ׳ט Genesis 2:12 22t., טוֺבָם Micah 7:4; feminine טוֺבָה Esther 8:5 50t., טֹבָה Deuteronomy 6:18 2t.; construct טוֺבַת Genesis 26:7 6t., טֹבַת Genesis 24:16; plural טוֺבִים Jeremiah 44:17 28t.; טֹבִים Genesis 27:9 4t.; construct טוֺבֵי Daniel 1:4 2t.; plural טוֺבוֺת Esther 2:2, טֹבוֺת Jeremiah 24:2 6t., טֹבֹת Genesis 6:2 4t.; —

1 pleasant, agreeable to the senses:

a. to the sight, fair, of daughters of men Genesis 6:2 (J); of a son Exodus 2:2 (E), 1 Samuel 9:2; 1 Kings 20:3, young men (but read herds ᵐ5 Th We Klo Dr Bu) 1 Samuel 8:16; מראיהם their appearance Daniel 1:15, טֹבַתמראה Genesis 24:16; Genesis 26:7 (both J), 2 Samuel 11:2; Esther 1:11; Esther 2:3,7; טוב ראי 1 Samuel 16:12; טוב תאר 1 Kings 1:6; טובַת חן Nahum 3:4; טוֺבוֺת מראה Esther 2:2; טוֺבֵי מראה Daniel 1:4; טוב לעינים Ecclesiastes 11:7; טובה בעיניו fair in his eyes Esther 8:5; of mantle Joshua 7:21 (J); goodly houses Isaiah 5:9; Deuteronomy 8:12; cities Deuteronomy 6:10; situation of city 2 Kings 2:19.

b. to the taste, good, sweet, agreeable for eating למאכל Genesis 2:9; Genesis 3:6 (both J); ears of grain Genesis 41:5,22,24,26 (E); figs Jeremiah 24:2,3(twice in verse); Jeremiah 24:5; honey Proverbs 24:13; כְּיֵין הטוב Song of Solomon 7:10 as wine of the best sort (Hi reads כַּיַּיִן); תְּנוּבָתִי הַטּוֺבָּה Judges 9:11 my sweet fruit ("" מָתְקִי).

c. to the smell, sweet-scented, of ointment Song of Solomon 1:3; קנה הטוב Jeremiah 6:20 the fragrant cane.

d. of pleasant shadow of tree Hosea 4:13.

2 pleasant to the higher nature, giving pleasure, happiness, prosperity, and so agreeable, pleasing, well:

a. of time: יום טוב good day, festal day 1 Samuel 25:8; Esther 8:17; Esther 9:19,22; of feasts Zechariah 8:19; prosperous years Genesis 41:35 (E).

b. of place, טוב בית הנשׁים Esther 2:9 the best part of the women's house; לוֺ׳בַּטּ Deuteronomy 23:17, בְּעֵינֵי׳בַּטּ Genesis 20:15 (see c f below)

c. of persons, (אתה) טוב בעיני pleasing in the eyes of 1 Samuel 29:6 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 29:9 ׳טוב בעיני י Malachi 2:17 (compare

verb 4, and f below); later לִפְנֵי Ecclesiastes 2:26 (twice in verse); Ecclesiastes 7:26; inserted in 1 Samuel 29:10 ᵐ5 We Dr; compare עם׳ט 1 Samuel 2:26.

d. of word or message, בְּשׂוֺרָה טוֺבָה 2 Samuel 18:27 good tidings; ׳שְׁמוּעָה ט good report 1 Samuel 2:24; Proverbs 15:30; Proverbs 25:25; דבר בעתו Proverbs 15:23 a word in its season; דבר טוב Proverbs 12:25 an agreeable word (maketh the heart glad); דבר טוב Psalm 45:2 a good theme.

e. of other things, דֶּרֶךְטובה 1 Samuel 24:20 a pleasant, prosperous journey; מנחה כי טוב Genesis 49:15 (poem); of unity of brethren מה טוב ומה נעים Psalm 133:1 how good and how pleasant it is! טוב לְ (יהיה) it shall be well for Ecclesiastes 2:3; Ecclesiastes 6:12; Ecclesiastes 8:12,13 (compare

verb 3); הֲטוֺב כִּי Job 13:9 will it be advantageous that (see 5). feminineעשׂה הטוב בעיני do what is pleasing in the eyes of Genesis 16:5 (J), Judges 19:24; 1 Samuel 1:23; 1 Samuel 3:18; 1 Samuel 14:40; 2 Samuel 10:12> = 1 Chronicles 19:13; 2 Samuel 19:19; 2 Samuel 19:28; 2 Samuel 19:39; 2 Kings 10:5; 2 Kings 20:3 = Isaiah 38:3; 1 Chronicles 21:23 = 2 Samuel 24:22 where object of העלה; ׳עשׂה (כ) (כל) (ה)טוב בע Genesis 19:8 (J), Judges 10:15; 1 Samuel 11:10; 1 Samuel 14:36; Esther 3:11; (כ)הטובעשׂה ׳ו(כ)הישׁר בע) Deuteronomy 12:28; Joshua 9:25 (D), 2 Chronicles 14:1; Jeremiah 26:14, compare Esther 8:8; nouns reversed Deuteronomy 6:18; עשׂה הטוֺבוהישׁר לפני 2 Chronicles 31:20; ׳טוב בע in other combinations Numbers 36:6 (P), Jeremiah 40:4; ראה הטוב והישׁר 2 Kings 10:3; ׳דבּר ט 1 Kings 22:13 2 Chronicles 18:12; Numbers 10:29 (J), 1 Samuel 19:4; Esther 7:9; דבּר מטוב עדרֿע speak either good or bad Genesis 31:24,29 (E); למרע ועד טוב 2 Samuel 13:22; רע או טוב Genesis 24:50 (J); ׳התנבא ט 1 Kings 22:8,18 2 Chronicles 18:17; compare 1 Kings 22:13 2 Chronicles 18:12.

3 good, excellent of its kind:

a. of the several creations, וירא אלהים כי טוֺב and God saw that it was good, excellent Genesis 1:4,10,12,18,21,25 (P); טוֺב מאר כל אשׁר עשׂה והנּה Genesis 1:31 (P) God saw all that he had made, and behold it was very excellent. So

b. of land, soil, fruitful, fertile: ארץ Exodus 3:8; Numbers 13:19 (both J), Numbers 14:7 (P), Deuteronomy 1:25,35; Deuteronomy 3:25; Deuteronomy 4:21,22; Deuteronomy 6:18; Deuteronomy 8:7,10; Deuteronomy 9:6; Deuteronomy 11:17; Joshua 23:16 (D), Judges 18:9; 1 Chronicles 28:8; אדמה 1 Kings 14:15; Joshua 23:13,15 (D); הר Deuteronomy 3:25; חלקה 2 Kings 3:19,25; שׂדה Ezekiel 17:8; נָוֶה Ezekiel 34:14; מרעה 1 Chronicles 4:40; Ezekiel 34:14,18.

c. of vegetation, choice, fruitful זֵיתִים 1 Samuel 8:14; עץ 2 Kings 3:19,25; Ezekiel 31:16; שׁמן טוב 2 Kings 20:13 precious oil = Isaiah 39:2; Psalm 133:2 Ecclesiastes 7:1; of seed, אם שׁניהם טובים Ecclesiastes 11:6 whether both of them will be fruitful.

d. of animals, fat בקר Genesis 18:7 (J); עזים Genesis 27:9 (J); פרות Genesis 41:26 (E); יָרֵךְ Ezekiel 24:4.

e. of minerals, fine, pure זהב Genesis 2:12 (J), 2 Chronicles 3:5,8; כֶּתֶם Lamentations 4:1; brass Ezra 8:27, soldering Isaiah 41:7.

4 good, rich, valuable in estimation:

a. in quantity, שׂיבה טובה good old age Genesis 15:15 (R), Genesis 25:8 (P), Judges 8:32; 1 Chronicles 29:28; dowry Genesis 30:20 (E; many sons); treasury Deuteronomy 28:12 (from which ׳י sends blessings).

b. in price, goodly, valuable: of the estimation put upon house, beast, and tithe Leviticus 27:10 (twice in verse); Leviticus 27:12,14,33 (H); profit Proverbs 31:18; hire Ecclesiastes 4:9; מחמדי הטבים Joel 4:5 my goodly precious things.

5 good, appropriate, becoming, טוב אשׁר Ecclesiastes 7:18 (compare Ecclesiastes 5:4 below); טובה חכמה עם נחלה Ecclesiastes 7:11 wisdom is good with an inheritance (other transitive see in VB); "" יָפֶה Ecclesiastes 5:17; with עֵצָה 2 Samuel 17:7,14 good advice; טוב פתר Genesis 40:16 (E) that he interpreted well; טוב הדבר (לא) Exodus 18:17 (E) the thing is (not) good, wise, so Deuteronomy 1:14; 1 Samuel 26:16; טוב (ה)דבר the word is good, is well said 1 Samuel 9:10; 1 Kings 2:38,42; 1 Kings 18:24; 2 Kings 20:19 = Isaiah 39:8, for which abbreviated טוב well! good! exclamation Ruth 3:13; 1 Samuel 20:7; 2 Samuel 3:13; 1 Kings 2:18; followed by כּי it is good that 2 Samuel 18:3; Ruth 2:22; Lamentations 3:27; Job 10:3 (compare Job 13:9 2 e); with infinitive Genesis 2:18 (J), Psalm 73:28; Psalm 92:2; Psalm 147:1; Proverbs 25:27 (compare below

10); with וְ (strangely) ׳טוֺב וְיָחִיל וגו Lamentations 3:26 it is good that one wait (see דּוּמָם, יָחִיל); בלא דעת נֶפֶשׁ לא טוב Proverbs 19:2 that a soul be without knowledge is not good.

6 with מִן comparative = better, followed by infinitive Genesis 29:19 (E), Exodus 14:12 (J), Psalm 118:8; Psalm 118:9; Proverbs 16:19; Proverbs 25:7; Ecclesiastes 6:9; Ecclesiastes 7:2; infinitive omitted Proverbs 21:9,19; Proverbs 25:24; מן omitted Numbers 14:3 (J; comparative only implied); with מן person Judges 15:2; Ruth 4:15; 1 Samuel 1:8; 1 Samuel 9:2; 1 Samuel 15:28; 1 Kings 2:32; 1 Kings 19:4; 2 Chronicles 21:13; Proverbs 12:9; Proverbs 16:32; Proverbs 19:1,22; Proverbs 27:10; Proverbs 28:6; Lamentations 4:9; Esther 1:19; Ecclesiastes 4:3,9,13; Ecclesiastes 6:3; Ecclesiastes 7:5,8; with מן of thing Judges 8:2; 1 Samuel 15:22; 2 Samuel 17:14; 1 Kings 21:2; 2 Kings 5:12; Hosea 2:9; Amos 6:2; Isaiah 56:5; Jonah 4:3,8; Psalm 37:16; Psalm 63:4; Psalm 84:11; Psalm 119:72; Proverbs 3:14; Proverbs 8:11,19; Proverbs 15:16,17; Proverbs 16:8,16; Proverbs 17:1; Proverbs 22:1; Proverbs 27:5; Song of Solomon 1:2; Ecclesiastes 4:6; Ecclesiastes 7:1,3,8,10; Ecclesiastes 9:4,16,18; followed by -מִשֶּׁ Ecclesiastes 5:4; מַהטּֿוֺב ֗֗֗ הֲ ֗֗֗ אִם is it better ... or ? Judges 9:2; הֲטוב ֗֗֗ אוֺ Judges 18:19; אין -טוב שֶׁ Ecclesiastes 2:24 (read -מִשֶּׁ see Commentaries); אין טוב מאשׁר Ecclesiastes 3:22; אין טוב כִי אִם Ecclesiastes 3:12; Ecclesiastes 8:15; Song of Solomon 1Samuel 27:1 ᵐ5 We Dr Klo Kit Bu (ᵑ0 only כי with Imperfect)

7 of man's sensuous nature, glad, happy, prosperous: טוב לב merry, glad heart Proverbs 15:15; Esther 5:9; Ecclesiastes 9:7; טוֺבֵי לב 1 Kings 8:65 2 Chronicles 7:10; טובים וַנּהיה Jeremiah 44:17 we were prosperous; similarly Psalm 112:5.

8 of man's intellectual nature, שֵׂכֶל טוֺב good understanding 2 Chronicles 30:22; Psalm 111:10; Proverbs 3:4; Proverbs 13:15; טוֺבַת שֶׂכֶל 1 Samuel 25:3.

9 good, kind, benign:

a. of men, themselves 1 Samuel 25:15; 2 Samuel 18:27; 2 Chronicles 10:7; the eye Proverbs 22:9; דבריםטובים kind words 1 Kings 12:7 2 Chronicles 10:7.

b. of God, himself Nahum 1:7; 2 Chronicles 30:18; Psalm 86:5; כי טוב for he is good, kind Psalm 34:9; Psalm 100:5; Psalm 135:3; Jeremiah 33:11; כי טוב כי לעולם חסדוֺ 1 Chronicles 16:34; 2 Chronicles 5:13; 7:3; Ezra 3:11; Psalm 106:1; Psalm 107:1; Psalm 118:1; Psalm 118:29; Psalm 136:1; טוב לְ kind to Psalm 73:1; Psalm 145:9; Lamentations 3:25; יד (ה)טובה על Ezra 7:9; Ezra 8:18; Nehemiah 2:8,18; רוחךָ (ה)טובה Nehemiah 9:20; Psalm 143:10; שׁמךָ כי טוב Psalm 52:11; Psalm 54:8; כּי טוב חסדךָ Psalm 69:17; Psalm 109:21; הדבר(ים) הטוב(יםׅ the good, kind word(s) spoken in promise Joshua 21:43; Joshua 23:14,15 (D), 1 Kings 8:56; Jeremiah 29:10; Jeremiah 33:14; Zechariah 1:13.

10 good (ethical), right: מה טוב "" what Yahweh requires Micah 6:8, "" משׁפט Job 34:4:

a. of man himself "" ישׁר Micah 7:4; אישׁ טוב Proverbs 14:14; (ה)טוב(יםׅ = ( the) good 2 Chronicles 19:11; Psalm 125:4; Proverbs 2:28; Proverbs 12:2; Proverbs 13:22; Proverbs 14:19; Proverbs 15:3; Ecclesiastes 9:2 (twice in verse); man's deeds דברים 2 Chronicles 2:12; 2 Chronicles 19:3; מעשׂה 1 Samuel 19:4; Ecclesiastes 12:14; מעללים Ezekiel 36:31; דֶּרֶךְ הטובה והישׂרה 1 Samuel 12:23 the good and right way; (הַ)דֶּרֶךְ (ה)טוב(הׅ ( the) good way 1 Kings 8:36 2 Chronicles 6:27; Isaiah 65:2; Jeremiah 6:16; Psalm 36:5; Proverbs 16:29; דבריךָ טובים ונכחים 2 Samuel 15:3 good and right is thy case; דבר טוב good thing 1 Kings 14:13; לא טובהדבר Nehemiah 5:9; אשׂר לא טוב עשׂה Ezekiel 18:18; so of מאזני מרמה etc., Proverbs 20:23; לא טוב c. infinitive (see

5 it is not good or right to: ענושׁ לצדּיק Proverbs 17:26; פני רשׁע שׂאת Proverbs 18:5; הכּר פנים Proverbs 28:21; Proverbs 24:23 (בל טוב).

b. of Godטוב אתה ומטיב Psalm 119:68; טוב וישׁר יהוה Psalm 25:8; משׁפטיך טובים Psalm 119:39; his commands מצות Nehemiah 9:13; חקים Ezekiel 20:25 (לא טובים); לקח טוב Proverbs 4:2; מפיעליון לא תצא הרעות והטוב Lamentations 3:38.

III. טוֺב noun masculine Jeremiah 17:6 (compare טוֺבָה

noun feminine) a good thing. benefit, welfare: — ׳ט Genesis 26:29 134t.; —

1 welfare, prosperity, happiness: "" שָׁלוֺם Isaiah 52:7; Jeremiah 8:15; Jeremiah 14:19; אם טוב ואם רע Jeremiah 42:6 whether prosperity or adversity; יבוא טוב Jeremiah 17:6 prosperity cometh; ׳שׂמח בט Deuteronomy 26:11; 2 Chronicles 6:41; ׳ראה בט Ecclesiastes 2:1; Jeremiah 29:32; object of ראה Psalm 4:7; Psalm 34:13; Ecclesiastes 2:24; Ecclesiastes 3:13; Job 7:7; of דרשׁ Esther 10:3; of בקשׁ Psalm 122:9; מנע Psalm 84:12; Jeremiah 5:25; נתן Psalm 85:13; קוה Job 30:26; מצא Proverbs 16:20; Proverbs 17:20; Proverbs 18:22; Proverbs 19:8; נחל Proverbs 28:10; חסר Psalm 34:11; בשׂר 1 Kings 1:42; Isaiah 52:7; ׳חול לט Micah 1:12; ׳חכמה וט 1 Kings 10:7; טוב וחסד Psalm 23:6; בטוב in prosperity Psalm 25:13; Job 21:13; Job 36:11; Ecclesiastes 7:14; מטוב because of prosperity Zechariah 1:17; afar from happiness Psalm 39:3; כטוב Hosea 10:1; לטוב Deuteronomy 30:9; Jeremiah 15:11; לטוב לָנוּ Deuteronomy 6:24 for good to us, = for our good, Deuteronomy 10:13 (לְךָ), Jeremiah 32:39 (לָהֶם; compare לרע ל Jeremiah 7:6; Jeremiah 25:7).

2 good things, (collective) ברכ(ו)ת׳ט blessing of good things Psalm 21:4; Proverbs 24:25; מִלֵּא׳בָתֵּיהֶם ט Job 22:18 filled their houses with good things; object of שׂבע Job 104:28; Proverbs 12:14; מלא Psalm 107:9; אכל Proverbs 13:2; Isaiah 55:2; לקח Hosea 14:3; ׳השׂביע בט Psalm 103:5; goods, possessions 1 Samuel 15:9.

3 good = benefit: גְּמָלַתְהוּ טוֺב וְלֹארָֿע Proverbs 31:12 she doeth him good and not evil; תַּאֲוַת צַדִּיקִים אַךְטֿוֺב Proverbs 11:23 the desire of the righteous is only good; object of קבּל Job 2:10; מנע Proverbs 3:27; שׁחר Proverbs 11:27; שׁלּם Proverbs 13:21; עשׂה Genesis 26:29 (J), Psalm 119:65; היטיב Numbers 10:32 (J); ׳ערב לט Psalm 119:122; ׳חֹרְשֵׁי ט Proverbs 14:22 who devise good.

4 moral good, ידע טוב ורע Genesis 2:9,17; Genesis 3:5,22 (J), Deuteronomy 1:39; בין טוב לרע 2 Samuel 19:36; in antithesis with רע elsewhere Deuteronomy 30:15; 2 Samuel 14:17; 1 Kings 3:9; Isaiah 5:20 (twice in verse); Isaiah 7:15,16; Amos 5:14,15; Micah 3:2; Psalm 34:15; Psalm 37:27; Psalm 52:5; ׳זנח ט Hosea 8:3 cast off good; עשׂה טוֺב do good Psalm 14:1; Psalm 14:3 = Psalm 53:2; Psalm 53:4; Psalm 37:3; Ecclesiastes 7:20, in Ecclesiastes 3:12 this meaning seems less fitting; read perhaps ׳לִרְאוֺת ט (Gr, see also De) and tr. to

1; ׳רדף ט Psalm 38:21 pursue good; ׳מַעְגַּלטֿ Proverbs 2:9 path of good.

טוֺבָה noun feminine welfare, benefit, good things, good; — absolute ׳ט Deuteronomy 28:11 54t.; construct טוֺבַת Psalm 106:5; suffix טוֺבָתִי Psalm 16:2 etc. + 4t. suffixes; plural טוֺבוֺת Jeremiah 12:6; טֹבוֺת 2 Kings 25:28; Jeremiah 52:32; suffix טוֺבֹתָיו Nehemiah 6:19; —

1 welfare, prosperity, happiness: "" שׁלום Deuteronomy 23:7; Jeremiah 33:9; Ezra 9:12; Lamentations 3:17; יוֺם טובה Ecclesiastes 7:14 day of prosperity; טוֺבָתִי בַּלעָֿלָיךָ Psalm 16:2 is not my welfare dependent upon thee? ׳תְּבוֺאָֽתְךָ ט Job 22:21 prosperity shall come to thee; לטובה Genesis 50:20 (E), Deuteronomy 28:11; Deuteronomy 30:9; 2 Chronicles 18:7; Jeremiah 14:11; לרעה ולא לטובה Amos 9:4; Jeremiah 21:10; Jeremiah 39:16; Jeremiah 44:27; object of verb בקּשׁ Nehemiah 2:10; הביא Jeremiah 32:42; ראה Job 9:25; Ecclesiastes 5:17; Ecclesiastes 6:6; אבּד Ecclesiastes 9:18; ׳ראה בט Psalm 106:5; ׳חסר מט Ecclesiastes 4:8; object of אכל figurative Job 21:25 = taste happiness; of שׂבע Ecclesiastes 6:3; after נחם על Jeremiah 18:10.

2 good things (collective):

a. of good words, object of דבּר 1 Samuel 25:30; 2 Samuel 7:28 = 1 Chronicles 17:26; Jeremiah 18:20; plural דבּר טובות Jeremiah 12:6; Jeremiah 52:32 = 2 Kings 25:28.

b. of material possessions׳ברבות הט Ecclesiastes 5:10 when good things increase.

3 bounty, good שְׁנַת טוֺבָתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 65:12 year of thy bounty (harvest bestowed by God), so also טובתך Psalm 68:11; עשׂה׳(ה)ט Exodus 18:9 (E), Numbers 24:13 (JE),

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טוֹב pret. טֹבוּ; (for the future, the form יִיטַב, from יָטַב is used.)

(1) to be good (Arab. طَلبَ Med. Ye, to be good, pleasant, agreeable, especially used of a pleasant smell [“Ch. Syr. id.”], compare בָּאַשׁ, בְּאֵשׁ). Only used impersonally in the following phrases

(a) טוֹב לִי it is good for me, it goes well with me, Deuteronomy 5:30, 15:16 19:13 Numbers 11:18 also, to be well, to be in good health, 1 Samuel 16:16. Followed by אֶל id. 1 Samuel 20:12. Job 13:9, הֲטוֹב כִּי it is well for you that.-As to the passage Job 10:3, see letter b.

(b) טוֹב בְּעֵינַי it is good in my eyes, i.e. “it pleases me,” Numbers 24:1. In the later books it is followed by עַל 1 Chronicles 13:2. Esther 1:19, אִם־עַל־הַמֶּלֶךְ טוֹב “if it please the king.” Esther 3:9, 5:4, 7:3 Nehemiah 2:5 compare Ezra 5:17 once followed by לְ Job 10:3, הֲטוֹב לְךָ “does it please thee?” So Vulg. Ch.

(2) to be beautiful, pleasant, Numbers 24:5; Song of Solomon 4:10.

(3) to be cheerful, merry (a common meaning in Syriac), used especially of the heart, 1 Samuel 25:36; 2 Samuel 13:28; Esther 1:10.

Hiphil הֵטִיב

(1) to do well, to do something rightly, with an acc. 1 Kings 8:18; 2 Kings 10:30.

(2) to do good to some one, to confer benefits, Ezekiel 36:11.

(3) to make fair, to adorn, Hosea 10:1.

(4) to make cheerful, Ecclesiastes 11:9. הֵיטִיב, from יָטַב, is more commonly used.

[Derivatives, the following words, and pr.n. טָֽבְאֵל, and טַבְרִמּוֹן.]

טוֹב f. טוֹבָה adj.

(1)  good, in various senses

(a) physically, as a good (i.e. fertile) land, Exodus 3:8 a good tree, 2 Kings 3:19 good gold, i.e. pure, Genesis 2:12.

(b) ἠθικῶς, good, kind, upright, Isaiah 5:20 and neutr. goodness, uprightness, kindness. עָשָׂה טוֹב he acted well, he lived honestly, Psalms 34:15, 37:3 Ecclesiastes 7:20. עָשָׂה טוֹב עִם to shew kindness to some one, Genesis 26:29. טוֹב לְ to be kind towards some one, Lamentations 3:25. טוֹב עַיִן a man of a kind eye, i.e. merciful, opp. to רַע עַיִן, Proverbs 22:9, where see LXX. Vulg. לֹא טוֹב by λιτότης, wicked, evil, Proverbs 18:5, 20:23.-Often used

(aa) of a good, i.e. a happy lot, compare No. 4. הָיָה טוֹב לִי “it is well with me,” Ecclesiastes 8:12, 13. לָהֶם, לְטוֹב לָנוּ that it may be well with us, or with them, Deuteronomy 6:24, 10:13 Jeremiah 32:39 (properly for לִהְיוֹת טוֹב לְ, as in בְּצַר לִי, לְרַע לָהֶם). טוֹב לִי well for me! Psalms 119:17; Lamentations 3:27. לְטוֹב in a good sense, for welfare (compare טוֹבָה), often in medial phrases, Psal. 119:122 Deuteronomy 30:9.

(bb) טוֹב בְּעֵינֵי פ׳ good in the eyes of some one, what pleases some one, Numbers 24:1; Deuteronomy 6:18. Genesis 16:6, עֲשִׂי־לָהּ הַטּוֹב בְּעֵינַיִךְ “do to her that which seems good to thee” = do with her as thou wilt, Genesis 19:8; Judges 10:15, 19:24 also followed by לִפְנֵי Ecclesiastes 2:26 and לְ Job 10:3 [but see verb]; Deuteronomy 23:17.-Adv. well, very good, 2 Samuel 3:13; Ruth 3:13, and subst. something good, that which is good, Job 7:7 placed as a genitive after a noun, as בִּרְכַּת טוֹב a blessing of good, for a good blessing, Proverbs 24:25.

(2) goodly, fair, beautiful, used of persons, Exodus 2:2; Genesis 6:2 and of things, Isaiah 5:9 more often with the addition of מַרְאֶה Genesis 24:16; Esther 1:11, 2:3,.

(3) pleasant, agreeable, Genesis 3:6; Song of Solomon 1:2, 7:10. Especially used of smell, שֶׁמֶן הַטּוֹב sweet smelling ointment, Psalms 133:2; Isaiah 39:2; Song of Solomon 1:3. קָנֶה הַטּוֹב sweet calamus, Jeremiah 6:20.

(4) well off, prosperous, happy, comp. No. 1, (aa); Isaiah 3:10; Jeremiah 44:17. Psalms 112:5, טוֹב־אִישׁ “O happy man.” Ecclesiastes 5:4, 17 7:18 compare Lamentations 3:26; Amos 6:2. (Syr. ܛܘܽܒܰܝܗܘܽܢ ܕ O the blessings of.-Often used for Heb. אַשְׁרֵי, see Matthew 5:2, Pesh.)

(5) distinguished, great, excelling. Psalms 69:17, כִּי טוֹב חַסְדֶּךָ “for great is thy loving-kindness.” Psalms 109:21 (comp. Ruth 3:10). Syr. ܛܳܒ adv. very.

(6) cheerful, merry, Esther 8:17; 1 Kings 8:66 בְּלֵב טוֹב with a merry heart. Ecclesiastes 9:7.

(7) [Tob], pr.n. of a region beyond Jordan, Judges 11:3; 2 Samuel 10:6 apparently, i.q. Τούβιον, LXX. Vat. Τώβιον, 1Ma_5:13.

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בְּט֑וֹב בְּט֘וֹבַ֤ת בְּט֣וֹב בְּטוֹבָתְךָ֖ בְט֑וֹב בְט֔וֹב בַּטּ֑וֹב בַּטּ֣וֹב בַּטּ֥וֹב בַּטּֽוֹב׃ בַּטּוֹבָֽה׃ בַטּ֛וֹב בַטּ֣וֹב בַטּֽוֹב׃ בטוב בטוב׃ בטובה׃ בטובת בטובתך הֲ֭טוֹב הֲט֣וֹב ׀ הֲט֤וֹב הֲט֥וֹב הֲטוֹבִים֙ הֲטוֹבָ֥ה הַטֹּב֑וֹת הַטֹּב֖וֹת הַטֹּבִ֔ים הַטֹּבָ֔ה הַטֹּבָ֖ה הַטֹּבֹ֔ת הַטֹּבֹ֗ת הַטֹּבוֹת֙ הַטּ֑וֹב הַטּ֔וֹב הַטּ֖וֹב הַטּ֗וֹב הַטּ֛וֹב הַטּ֜וֹב הַטּ֣וֹב הַטּ֤וֹב הַטּ֥וֹב הַטּ֨וֹב ׀ הַטּֽוֹב׃ הַטּוֹב֙ הַטּוֹבִ֖ים הַטּוֹבִ֗ים הַטּוֹבִ֛ים הַטּוֹבִ֥ים הַטּוֹבָ֑ה הַטּוֹבָ֔ה הַטּוֹבָ֖ה הַטּוֹבָ֗ה הַטּוֹבָ֛ה הַטּוֹבָ֣ה הַטּוֹבָ֤ה הַטּוֹבָ֥ה הַטּוֹבָה֙ הטבה הטבות הטבים הטבת הטוב הטוב׃ הטובה הטובים וְהַטּ֖וֹב וְהַטּ֥וֹב וְהַטּֽוֹב׃ וְט֣וֹב וְט֣וֹבֵי וְט֥וֹב וְטֹבִ֤ים וְטֹבָתָ֑ם וְטֹבֹ֖ת וְטֹבֽוֹת׃ וְטֽוֹב־ וְטוֹב֙ וְטוֹבִ֖ים וְטוֹבֵ֨י וְטוֹבַ֣ת וְטוֹבָ֖ה וְטוֹבָ֥ה וְטוֹבָתָ֖ם וְטוֹב־ וְלַטּ֣וֹב וָט֑וֹב וָט֔וֹב וָטוֹב֙ והטוב והטוב׃ וטבות׃ וטבים וטבת וטבתם וטוֹבִֽים׃ וטוב וטוב־ וטובה וטובי וטובים וטובת וטובתם ולטוב ט֑וֹב ט֔וֹב ט֕וֹב ט֖וֹב ט֗וֹב ט֚וֹב ט֛וֹב ט֜וֹב ט֝֗וֹב ט֝וֹבָ֗ה ט֝וֹבָתִ֗י ט֞וֹב ט֠וֹבָה ט֣וֹב ט֣וֹבָה ט֣וֹב ׀ ט֤וֹב ט֥וֹב ט֥וֹבַת ט֦וֹב ט֧וֹב ט֨וֹב ט֭וֹב ט֭וֹבָה טֹב֑וֹת טֹב֣וֹת טֹבִ֑ים טֹבִ֥ים טֹבַ֤ת טֹבֹ֖ת טּ֑וֹב טּ֔וֹב טּ֖וֹב טּ֛וֹב טּ֣וֹב טּ֥וֹב טּ֨וֹב טּ֭וֹב טּֽוֹב׃ טּוֹב֙ טֽוֹבַת־ טֽוֹב־ טֽוֹב׃ טבות טבים טבת טוֹב֒ טוֹב֙ טוֹב֥וֹת טוֹב֩ טוֹבִ֑ים טוֹבִ֔ים טוֹבִ֖ים טוֹבִ֛ים טוֹבִ֣ים טוֹבִ֤ים טוֹבִ֥ים טוֹבִֽים׃ טוֹבַ֥ת טוֹבַ֨ת טוֹבָ֑ה טוֹבָ֔ה טוֹבָ֖ה טוֹבָ֗ה טוֹבָ֛ה טוֹבָ֜ה טוֹבָ֣ה טוֹבָ֣ם טוֹבָ֤ה טוֹבָ֥ה טוֹבָ֧ה טוֹבָֽה׃ טוֹבָה֙ טוֹבָתֶ֑ךָ טוֹבֹתָ֗יו טוֹבֽוֹת׃ טוֹב־ טוב טוב־ טוב׃ טובה טובה׃ טובות טובות׃ טובים טובים׃ טובם טובת טובת־ טובתי טובתיו טובתך כְּט֣וֹב כְּט֥וֹב כְּט֨וֹב כַּטּ֖וֹב כַּטּ֤וֹב כַּטּ֥וֹב כַּטּ֨וֹב כַּטּוֹב֙ כְּטֹ֣וב כטוב לְט֑וֹב לְט֔וֹב לְט֖וֹב לְט֜וֹב לְט֣וֹב לְט֥וֹב לְט֫וֹבָ֥ה לְטֹבָ֔ה לְטוֹב֙ לְטוֹבָ֑ה לְטוֹבָ֔ה לְטוֹבָ֖ה לְטוֹבָֽה׃ לְטוֹבָה֙ לַטּ֥וֹב לַטּוֹב֙ לַטּוֹבִ֑ים לַטּוֹבָֽה׃ לטבה לטוב לטובה לטובה׃ לטובים מִטּ֑וֹב מִטּ֥וֹב מִטּוֹבָ֔ה מטוב מטובה שֶׁטּ֣וֹב שטוב baṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh baṭ·ṭō·wḇ ḇaṭ·ṭō·wḇ batTov battoVah baṭṭōwḇ ḇaṭṭōwḇ baṭṭōwḇāh bə·ṭō·w·ḇā·ṯə·ḵā bə·ṭō·w·ḇaṯ bə·ṭō·wḇ ḇə·ṭō·wḇ betoateCha beTov beToVat bəṭōwḇ ḇəṭōwḇ bəṭōwḇaṯ bəṭōwḇāṯəḵā hă·ṭō·w·ḇāh hă·ṭō·w·ḇîm hă·ṭō·wḇ haṭ·ṭō·ḇāh haṭ·ṭō·ḇîm haṭ·ṭō·ḇō·wṯ haṭ·ṭō·ḇōṯ haṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh haṭ·ṭō·w·ḇîm haṭ·ṭō·wḇ haTov hatoVah hatoVim hăṭōwḇ hăṭōwḇāh hăṭōwḇîm haṭṭōḇāh haṭṭōḇîm haṭṭōḇōṯ haṭṭōḇōwṯ hattOt hatTov hattoVah hattoVim hattoVot haṭṭōwḇ haṭṭōwḇāh haṭṭōwḇîm kaṭ·ṭō·wḇ katTov kaṭṭōwḇ kə·ṭō·wḇ keTov kəṭōwḇ laṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh laṭ·ṭō·w·ḇîm laṭ·ṭō·wḇ latTov lattoVah lattoVim laṭṭōwḇ laṭṭōwḇāh laṭṭōwḇîm lə·ṭō·ḇāh lə·ṭō·w·ḇāh lə·ṭō·wḇ ləṭōḇāh leTov letoVah ləṭōwḇ ləṭōwḇāh miṭ·ṭō·w·ḇāh miṭ·ṭō·wḇ mitTov mittoVah miṭṭōwḇ miṭṭōwḇāh šeṭ·ṭō·wḇ šeṭṭōwḇ shetTov ṭō·ḇaṯ ṭō·ḇîm ṭō·ḇō·wṯ ṭō·ḇōṯ ṭō·w·ḇā·ṯe·ḵā ṭō·w·ḇā·ṯî ṭō·w·ḇāh ṭō·w·ḇām ṭō·w·ḇaṯ ṭō·w·ḇaṯ- ṭō·w·ḇîm ṭō·w·ḇō·ṯāw ṭō·w·ḇō·wṯ ṭō·wḇ ṭō·wḇ- Toah toat toaTecha toaTi ṭōḇaṯ ṭōḇîm ṭōḇōṯ ṭōḇōwṯ tooTav Tov toVah toVam toVat toVim toVot ṭōwḇ ṭōwḇ- ṭōwḇāh ṭōwḇām ṭōwḇaṯ ṭōwḇaṯ- ṭōwḇāṯeḵā ṭōwḇāṯî ṭōwḇîm ṭōwḇōṯāw ṭōwḇōwṯ vatOv vatTov vehatTov velatTov vetoaTam veToei veTov vetoVah vetoVat vetoVei vetoVim vetoVot vtoVim w·ṭō·w·ḇîm wā·ṭō·wḇ wāṭōwḇ wə·haṭ·ṭō·wḇ wə·laṭ·ṭō·wḇ wə·ṭō·ḇā·ṯām wə·ṭō·ḇîm wə·ṭō·ḇō·wṯ wə·ṭō·ḇōṯ wə·ṭō·w·ḇā·ṯām wə·ṭō·w·ḇāh wə·ṭō·w·ḇaṯ wə·ṭō·w·ḇê wə·ṭō·w·ḇîm wə·ṭō·wḇ wə·ṭō·wḇ- wəhaṭṭōwḇ wəlaṭṭōwḇ wəṭōḇāṯām wəṭōḇîm wəṭōḇōṯ wəṭōḇōwṯ wəṭōwḇ wəṭōwḇ- wəṭōwḇāh wəṭōwḇaṯ wəṭōwḇāṯām wəṭōwḇê wəṭōwḇîm wṭōwḇîm

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