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Home > Lexicons > Hebrew Lexicon > Verse Display - 'ab

The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Verse Display - Strong's Number: 1
Original WordTransliterated Word
 b) 'ab
Translated Words
 Father, Huram-abi, ancestors, family, father, father's, fathers, fathers', fathers' households, forefather, forefathers, grandfather, grandfathers, households, sons
 The NAS Strong's Version - 48 Verses
1Sa 2:25 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"If one man sins against another, God will mediate for him; but if a man sins against the LORD, who can intercede for him?" But they would not listen to the voice of their father, for the LORD desired to put them to death.

1Sa 2:27 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then a man of God came to Eli and said to him, "Thus says the LORD, 'DidI not indeed reveal Myself to the house of your father when they were in Egypt in bondage to Pharaoh's house?

1Sa 2:28 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'DidI not choose them from all the tribes of Israel to be My priests, to go up to My altar, to burn incense, to carry an ephod before Me; and didI not give to the house of your father all the fire offerings of the sons of Israel?

1Sa 2:30 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Therefore the LORD God of Israel declares, 'I did indeed say that your house and the house of your father should walk before Me forever '; but now the LORD declares, 'Far be it from Me--for those who honor MeI will honor, and those who despise Me will be lightly esteemed.

1Sa 2:31 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'Behold, the days are coming whenI will break your strength and the strength of your father's house so that there will not be an old man in your house.

1Sa 9:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Now the donkeys of Kish, Saul's father, were lost. So Kish said to his son Saul, "Take now with you one of the servants, and arise, go search for the donkeys ."

1Sa 9:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
When they came to the land of Zuph, Saul said to his servant who was with him, "Come, and let us return, or else my father will cease to be concerned about the donkeys and will become anxious for us."

1Sa 9:20 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"As for your donkeys which were lost three days ago, do not set your mind on them, for they have been found. And for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for you and for all your father's household ?"

1Sa 10:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"When you go from me today, then you will find two men close to Rachel's tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will say to you, 'The donkeys which you went to look for have been found. Now behold, your father has ceased to be concerned about the donkeys and is anxious for you, saying, "What shallI do about my son ?"'

1Sa 10:12 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
A man there said, "Now, who is their father ?" Therefore it became a proverb: "Is Saul also among the prophets ?"

1Sa 12:6 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Samuel said to the people, "It is the LORD who appointed Moses and Aaron and who brought your fathers up from the land of Egypt.

1Sa 12:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"So now, take your stand, thatI may plead with you before the LORD concerning all the righteous acts of the LORD which He did for you and your fathers.

1Sa 12:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"When Jacob went into Egypt and your fathers cried out to the LORD, then the LORD sent Moses and Aaron who brought your fathers out of Egypt and settled them in this place.

1Sa 12:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"If you will not listen to the voice of the LORD, but rebel against the command of the LORD, then the hand of the LORD will be against you, as it was against your fathers.

1Sa 14:1 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Now the day came that Jonathan, the son of Saul, said to the young man who was carrying his armor, "Come and let us cross over to the Philistines' garrison that is on the other side ." But he did not tell his father.

1Sa 14:27 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But Jonathan had not heard when his father put the people under oath; therefore, he put out the end of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it in the honeycomb, and put his hand to his mouth, and his eyes brightened.

1Sa 14:28 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then one of the people said, "Your father strictly put the people under oath, saying, 'Cursed be the man who eats food today .'" And the people were weary.

1Sa 14:29 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Jonathan said, "My father has troubled the land. See now, how my eyes have brightened becauseI tasted a little of this honey.

1Sa 14:51 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Kish was the father of Saul, and Ner the father of Abner was the son of Abiel.

1Sa 17:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father's flock at Bethlehem.

1Sa 17:25 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
The men of Israel said, "Have you seen this man who is coming up? Surely he is coming up to defy Israel. And it will be that the king will enrich the man who kills him with great riches and will give him his daughter and make his father's house free in Israel ."

1Sa 17:34 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But David said to Saul, "Your servant was tending his father's sheep. When a lion or a bear came and took a lamb from the flock,

1Sa 18:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Saul took him that day and did not let him return to his father's house.

1Sa 18:18 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But David said to Saul, "Who am I, and what is my life or my father's family in Israel, thatI should be the king's son-in-law ?"

1Sa 19:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
So Jonathan told David saying, "Saul my father is seeking to put you to death. Now therefore, please be on guard in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.

1Sa 19:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"I will go out and stand beside my father in the field where you are, andI will speak with my father about you; ifI find out anything, thenI will tell you."

1Sa 19:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, "Do not let the king sin against his servant David, since he has not sinned against you, and since his deeds have been very beneficial to you.

1Sa 20:1 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said to Jonathan, "What haveI done? What is my iniquity? And what is my sin before your father, that he is seeking my life ?"

1Sa 20:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
He said to him, "Far from it, you shall not die. Behold, my father does nothing either great or small without disclosing it to me. So why should my father hide this thing from me? It is not so !"

1Sa 20:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Yet David vowed again, saying, "Your father knows well thatI have found favor in your sight, and he has said, 'Do not let Jonathan know this, or he will be grieved .' But truly as the LORD lives and as your soul lives, there is hardly a step between me and death ."

1Sa 20:6 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"If your father misses me at all, then say, 'David earnestly asked leave of me to run to Bethlehem his city, because it is the yearly sacrifice there for the whole family .'

1Sa 20:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Therefore deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you. But if there is iniquity in me, put me to death yourself; for why then should you bring me to your father ?"

1Sa 20:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Jonathan said, "Far be it from you! For ifI should indeed learn that evil has been decided by my father to come upon you, then wouldI not tell you about it?"

1Sa 20:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then David said to Jonathan, "Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly ?"

1Sa 20:12 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Jonathan said to David, "The LORD, the God of Israel, be witness! WhenI have sounded out my father about this time tomorrow, or the third day, behold, if there is good feeling toward David, shallI not then send to you and make it known to you?

1Sa 20:13 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"If it please my father to do you harm, may the LORD do so to Jonathan and more also, ifI do not make it known to you and send you away, that you may go in safety. And may the LORD be with you as He has been with my father.

1Sa 20:32 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But Jonathan answered Saul his father and said to him, "Why should he be put to death? What has he done ?"

1Sa 20:33 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Saul hurled his spear at him to strike him down; so Jonathan knew that his father had decided to put David to death.

1Sa 20:34 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Jonathan arose from the table in fierce anger, and did not eat food on the second day of the new moon, for he was grieved over David because his father had dishonored him.

1Sa 22:1 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
So David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam; and when his brothers and all his father's household heard of it, they went down there to him.

1Sa 22:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab; and he said to the king of Moab, "Please let my father and my mother come and stay with you untilI know what God will do for me."

1Sa 22:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then the king sent someone to summon Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father's household, the priests who were in Nob; and all of them came to the king.

1Sa 22:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"DidI just begin to inquire of God for him today? Far be it from me! Do not let the king impute anything to his servant or to any of the household of my father, for your servant knows nothing at all of this whole affair ."

1Sa 22:16 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But the king said, "You shall surely die, Ahimelech, you and all your father's household !"

1Sa 22:22 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then David said to Abiathar, "I knew on that day, when Doeg the Edomite was there, that he would surely tell Saul. I have brought about the death of every person in your father's household.

1Sa 23:17 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Thus he said to him, "Do not be afraid, because the hand of Saul my father will not find you, and you will be king over Israel andI will be next to you; and Saul my father knows that also ."

1Sa 24:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in thatI cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and perceive that there is no evil or rebellion in my hands, andI have not sinned against you, though you are lying in wait for my life to take it.

1Sa 24:21 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"So now swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants after me and that you will not destroy my name from my father's household ."

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Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'ab". "The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon".


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