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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 - 62 Verses
Jer 2:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Thus says the LORD, "What injustice did your fathers find in Me, That they went far from Me And walked after emptiness and became empty?

Jer 2:27 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Who say to a tree, 'You are my father ,' And to a stone, 'You gave me birth .' For they have turned their back to Me, And not their face; But in the time of their trouble they will say, 'Arise and save us.'

Jer 3:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Have you not just now called to Me, 'My Father, You are the friend of my youth?

Jer 3:18 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"In those days the house of Judah will walk with the house of Israel, and they will come together from the land of the north to the land thatI gave your fathers as an inheritance.

Jer 3:19 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"ThenI said, 'HowI would set you among My sons And give you a pleasant land, The most beautiful inheritance of the nations !' AndI said, 'You shall call Me, My Father, And not turn away from following Me.'

Jer 3:24 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"But the shameful thing has consumed the labor of our fathers since our youth, their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters.

Jer 3:25 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Let us lie down in our shame, and let our humiliation cover us; for we have sinned against the LORD our God, we and our fathers, from our youth even to this day. And we have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God ."

Jer 6:21 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Therefore, thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am laying stumbling blocks before this people. And they will stumble against them, Fathers and sons together; Neighbor and friend will perish ."

Jer 7:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
thenI will let you dwell in this place, in the land thatI gave to your fathers forever and ever.

Jer 7:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
therefore,I will do to the house which is called by My name, in which you trust, and to the place whichI gave you and your fathers, asI did to Shiloh.

Jer 7:18 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to spite Me.

Jer 7:22 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"ForI did not speak to your fathers, or command them in the day thatI brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt offerings and sacrifices.

Jer 7:25 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Since the day that your fathers came out of the land of Egypt until this day, I have sent you all My servants the prophets, daily rising early and sending them.

Jer 7:26 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Yet they did not listen to Me or incline their ear, but stiffened their neck; they did more evil than their fathers.

Jer 9:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
but have walked after the stubbornness of their heart and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them,"

Jer 9:16 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"I will scatter them among the nations, whom neither they nor their fathers have known; andI will send the sword after them untilI have annihilated them."

Jer 11:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
whichI commanded your forefathers in the day thatI brought them out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying, 'Listen to My voice, and do according to all whichI command you; so you shall be My people, andI will be your God ,'

Jer 11:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
in order to confirm the oath whichI swore to your forefathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as it is this day .""' ThenI said, "Amen, O LORD ."

Jer 11:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'ForI solemnly warned your fathers in the day thatI brought them up from the land of Egypt, even to this day, warning persistently, saying, "Listen to My voice ."

Jer 11:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"They have turned back to the iniquities of their ancestors who refused to hear My words, and they have gone after other gods to serve them; the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken My covenant whichI made with their fathers ."

Jer 12:6 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"For even your brothers and the household of your father, Even they have dealt treacherously with you, Even they have cried aloud after you. Do not believe them, although they may say nice things to you."

Jer 13:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"I will dash them against each other, both the fathers and the sons together ," declares the LORD. "I will not show pity nor be sorry nor have compassion so as not to destroy them.""'

Jer 14:20 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
We know our wickedness, O LORD, The iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.

Jer 16:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
For thus says the LORD concerning the sons and daughters born in this place, and concerning their mothers who bear them, and their fathers who beget them in this land:

Jer 16:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Men will not break bread in mourning for them, to comfort anyone for the dead, nor give them a cup of consolation to drink for anyone's father or mother.

Jer 16:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Then you are to say to them, 'It is because your forefathers have forsaken Me,' declares the LORD, 'and have followed other gods and served them and bowed down to them; but Me they have forsaken and have not kept My law.

Jer 16:12 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'You too have done evil, even more than your forefathers; for behold, you are each one walking according to the stubbornness of his own evil heart, without listening to Me.

Jer 16:13 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'SoI will hurl you out of this land into the land which you have not known, neither you nor your fathers; and there you will serve other gods day and night, forI will grant you no favor .'

Jer 16:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
but, 'As the LORD lives, who brought up the sons of Israel from the land of the north and from all the countries where He had banished them.' ForI will restore them to their own land whichI gave to their fathers.

Jer 16:19 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
O LORD, my strength and my stronghold, And my refuge in the day of distress, To You the nations will come From the ends of the earth and say, "Our fathers have inherited nothing but falsehood, Futility and things of no profit ."

Jer 17:22 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"You shall not bring a load out of your houses on the sabbath day nor do any work, but keep the sabbath day holy, asI commanded your forefathers.

Jer 19:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Because they have forsaken Me and have made this an alien place and have burned sacrifices in it to other gods, that neither they nor their forefathers nor the kings of Judah had ever known, and because they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent

Jer 20:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Cursed be the man who brought the news To my father, saying, "A baby boy has been born to you!" And made him very happy.

Jer 22:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
For thus says the LORD in regard to Shallum the son of Josiah, king of Judah, who became king in the place of Josiah his father, who went forth from this place, "He will never return there;

Jer 22:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Do you become a king because you are competing in cedar? Did not your father eat and drink And do justice and righteousness? Then it was well with him.

Jer 23:27 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
who intend to make My people forget My name by their dreams which they relate to one another, just as their fathers forgot My name because of Baal?

Jer 23:39 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Therefore behold, I will surely forget you and cast you away from My presence, along with the city whichI gave you and your fathers.

Jer 24:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'I will send the sword, the famine and the pestilence upon them until they are destroyed from the land whichI gave to them and their forefathers .'"

Jer 25:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
saying, 'Turn now everyone from his evil way and from the evil of your deeds, and dwell on the land which the LORD has given to you and your forefathers forever and ever;

Jer 30:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'For behold, days are coming ,' declares the LORD, 'whenI will restore the fortunes of My people Israel and Judah .' The LORD says, 'I will also bring them back to the land thatI gave to their forefathers and they shall possess it.'"

Jer 31:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"With weeping they will come, And by supplicationI will lead them;I will make them walk by streams of waters, On a straight path in which they will not stumble; ForI am a father to Israel, And Ephraim is My firstborn ."

Jer 31:29 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"In those days they will not say again, 'The fathers have eaten sour grapes, And the children's teeth are set on edge .'

Jer 31:32 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
not like the covenant whichI made with their fathers in the dayI took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant which they broke, althoughI was a husband to them," declares the LORD.

Jer 32:18 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
who shows lovingkindness to thousands, but repays the iniquity of fathers into the bosom of their children after them,O great and mighty God. The LORD of hosts is His name;

Jer 32:22 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
and gave them this land, which You swore to their forefathers to give them, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Jer 34:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'You will die in peace; and as spices were burned for your fathers, the former kings who were before you, so they will burn spices for you; and they will lament for you, "Alas, lord !"' ForI have spoken the word ," declares the LORD.

Jer 34:13 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'I made a covenant with your forefathers in the day thatI brought them out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, saying,

Jer 34:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"At the end of seven years each of you shall set free his Hebrew brother who has been sold to you and has served you six years, you shall send him out free from you; but your forefathers did not obey Me or incline their ear to Me.

Jer 35:6 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But they said, "We will not drink wine, for Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, commanded us, saying, 'You shall not drink wine, you or your sons, forever.

Jer 35:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"We have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all that he commanded us, not to drink wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons or our daughters,

Jer 35:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"We have only dwelt in tents, and have obeyed and have done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us.

Jer 35:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, which he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are observed. So they do not drink wine to this day, for they have obeyed their father's command. ButI have spoken to you again and again; yet you have not listened to Me.

Jer 35:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"AlsoI have sent to you all My servants the prophets, sending them again and again, saying: 'Turn now every man from his evil way and amend your deeds, and do not go after other gods to worship them. Then you will dwell in the land whichI have given to you and to your forefathers; but you have not inclined your ear or listened to Me.

Jer 35:16 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
'Indeed, the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have observed the command of their father which he commanded them, but this people has not listened to Me.' "'

Jer 35:18 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Jeremiah said to the house of the Rechabites, "Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Because you have obeyed the command of Jonadab your father, kept all his commands and done according to all that he commanded you;

Jer 44:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
because of their wickedness which they committed so as to provoke Me to anger by continuing to burn sacrifices and to serve other gods whom they had not known, neither they, you, nor your fathers.

Jer 44:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Have you forgotten the wickedness of your fathers, the wickedness of the kings of Judah, and the wickedness of their wives, your own wickedness, and the wickedness of your wives, which they committed in the land of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem?

Jer 44:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"But they have not become contrite even to this day, nor have they feared nor walked in My law or My statutes, whichI have set before you and before your fathers ."'

Jer 44:17 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"But rather we will certainly carry out every word that has proceeded from our mouths, by burning sacrifices to the queen of heaven and pouring out drink offerings to her, just as we ourselves, our forefathers, our kings and our princes did in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem; for then we had plenty of food and were well off and saw no misfortune.

Jer 44:21 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"As for the smoking sacrifices that you burned in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, you and your forefathers, your kings and your princes, and the people of the land, did not the LORD remember them and did not all this come into His mind?

Jer 47:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Because of the noise of the galloping hoofs of his stallions, The tumult of his chariots, and the rumbling of his wheels, The fathers have not turned back for their children, Because of the limpness of their hands,

Jer 50:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"All who came upon them have devoured them; And their adversaries have said, 'We are not guilty, Inasmuch as they have sinned against the LORD who is the habitation of righteousness, Even the LORD, the hope of their fathers .'

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The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

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