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

The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Verse Display - Strong's Number: 559
Original WordTransliterated Word
 rm) 'amar
Translated Words
 Asserting, address, advised, answer, answered, answers, ask, asked, asking, assigned, call, called, command, commanded, commanded to say, commands, consider, continued, decided, declare, declared, declares, demonstrates, designate, desired, follows, gave an order, gave orders, gave the order, indeed say, informed, intend, intended, intending, meditate, mentioned, name, namely, news, ordered, plainly says, promised, proposing, really thought, repeated, replied, requested, resolved, responded, said, say, saying, says, sent word, speak, speak to you saying, speaking, speaks, specifically say, specified, spoke, spoken, still say, suppose, tell, telling, tells, think, thinking, thought, told, utters, vaunt
 The NAS Strong's Version - 20 Verses
Jon 1:1 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
The word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying,

Jon 1:6 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
So the captain approached him and said, "How is it that you are sleeping? Get up, call on your god. Perhaps your god will be concerned about us so that we will not perish ."

Jon 1:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Each man said to his mate, "Come, let us cast lots so we may learn on whose account this calamity has struck us." So they cast lots and the lot fell on Jonah.

Jon 1:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then they said to him, "Tell us, now! On whose account has this calamity struck us? What is your occupation? And where do you come from? What is your country? From what people are you?"

Jon 1:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
He said to them, "I am a Hebrew, andI fear the LORD God of heaven who made the sea and the dry land ."

Jon 1:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then the men became extremely frightened and they said to him, "How could you do this ?" For the men knew that he was fleeing from the presence of the LORD, because he had told them.

Jon 1:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
So they said to him, "What should we do to you that the sea may become calm for us?"--for the sea was becoming increasingly stormy.

Jon 1:12 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
He said to them, "Pick me up and throw me into the sea. Then the sea will become calm for you, forI know that on account of me this great storm has come upon you."

Jon 1:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then they called on the LORD and said, "We earnestly pray, O LORD, do not let us perish on account of this man's life and do not put innocent blood on us; for You,O LORD, have done as You have pleased ."

Jon 2:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
and he said, "I called out of my distress to the LORD, And He answered me.I cried for help from the depth of Sheol; You heard my voice.

Jon 2:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"SoI said, 'I have been expelled from Your sight. NeverthelessI will look again toward Your holy temple .'

Jon 2:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah up onto the dry land.

Jon 3:1 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying,

Jon 3:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Jonah began to go through the city one day's walk; and he cried out and said, "Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown ."

Jon 3:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
He issued a proclamation and it said, "In Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let man, beast, herd, or flock taste a thing. Do not let them eat or drink water.

Jon 4:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
He prayed to the LORD and said, "Please LORD, was not this whatI said whileI was still in my own country? Therefore in order to forestall thisI fled to Tarshish, forI knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.

Jon 4:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
The LORD said, "Do you have good reason to be angry ?"

Jon 4:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
When the sun came up God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah's head so that he became faint and begged with all his soul to die, saying, "Death is better to me than life ."

Jon 4:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then God said to Jonah, "Do you have good reason to be angry about the plant ?" And he said, "I have good reason to be angry, even to death ."

Jon 4:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then the LORD said, "You had compassion on the plant for which you did not work and which you did not cause to grow, which came up overnight and perished overnight.

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


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