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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
 answer, call, command, misc., promised, said, speak, tell
 
 The KJV Strong's Version - 55 Verses
Ne 1:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach: the wall of Jerusalem also is broken down, and the gates thereof are burned with fire.

Ne 1:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And said, I beseech thee,O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

Ne 1:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Remember, I beseech thee, the word that thou commandedst thy servant Moses, saying, If ye transgress, I will scatter you abroad among the nations:

Ne 2:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Wherefore the king said unto me, Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou art not sick? this is nothing else but sorrow of heart. ThenI was very sore afraid,

Ne 2:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And said unto the king, Let the king live for ever: why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchres, lieth waste, and the gates thereof are consumed with fire?

Ne 2:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? SoI prayed to the God of heaven.

Ne 2:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AndI said unto the king, If it please the king, and if thy servant have found favour in thy sight, that thou wouldest send me unto Judah, unto the city of my fathers' sepulchres, thatI may build it.

Ne 2:6 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And the king said unto me, (the queen also sitting by him,) For how long shall thy journey be? and when wilt thou return? So it pleased the king to send me; andI set him a time.

Ne 2:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
MoreoverI said unto the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the river, that they may convey me over tillI come into Judah;

Ne 2:17 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then saidI unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.

Ne 2:18 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
ThenI told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work.

Ne 2:19 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?

Ne 2:20 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then answeredI them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem.

Ne 4:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And he spake before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What do these feeble Jews? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they make an end in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which are burned?

Ne 4:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Now Tobiah the Ammonite was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox go up, he shall even break down their stone wall.

Ne 4:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall.

Ne 4:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And our adversaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come in the midst among them, and slay them, and cause the work to cease.

Ne 4:12 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And it came to pass, that when the Jews which dwelt by them came, they said unto us ten times, From all places whence ye shall return unto us they will be upon you.

Ne 4:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AndI looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not ye afraid of them: remember the Lord, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.

Ne 4:19 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AndI said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another.

Ne 4:22 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Likewise at the same time saidI unto the people, Let every one with his servant lodge within Jerusalem, that in the night they may be a guard to us, and labour on the day.

Ne 5:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.

Ne 5:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy corn, because of the dearth.

Ne 5:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards.

Ne 5:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
ThenI consulted with myself, andI rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother. AndI set a great assembly against them.

Ne 5:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AndI said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing to answer.

Ne 5:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AlsoI said, It is not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?

Ne 5:12 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then said they, We will restore them, and will require nothing of them; so will we do as thou sayest. ThenI called the priests, and took an oath of them, that they should do according to this promise.

Ne 5:13 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AlsoI shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, even thus be he shaken out, and emptied. And all the congregation said, Amen, and praised the LORD. And the people did according to this promise.

Ne 6:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
That Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

Ne 6:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AndI sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so thatI cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilstI leave it, and come down to you?

Ne 6:6 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Wherein was written, It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel: for which cause thou buildest the wall, that thou mayest be their king, according to these words.

Ne 6:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah: and now shall it be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.

Ne 6:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
ThenI sent unto him, saying, There are no such things done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart.

Ne 6:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
For they all made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it be not done. Now therefore,O God, strengthen my hands.

Ne 6:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AfterwardI came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

Ne 6:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AndI said, Should such a man asI flee? and who is there, that, being asI am, would go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in.

Ne 6:19 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Ne 7:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AndI said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.

Ne 7:65 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

Ne 8:1 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel.

Ne 8:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto all the people, This day is holy unto the LORD your God; mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

Ne 8:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

Ne 8:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.

Ne 8:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.

Ne 9:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless the LORD your God for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.

Ne 9:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And gavest them bread from heaven for their hunger, and broughtest forth water for them out of the rock for their thirst, and promisedst them that they should go in to possess the land which thou hadst sworn to give them.

Ne 9:18 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Yea, when they had made them a molten calf, and said, This is thy God that brought thee up out of Egypt, and had wrought great provocations;

Ne 9:23 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Their children also multipliedst thou as the stars of heaven, and broughtest them into the land, concerning which thou hadst promised to their fathers, that they should go in to possess it.

Ne 13:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
ThenI commanded, and they cleansed the chambers: and thither broughtI again the vessels of the house of God, with the meat offering and the frankincense.

Ne 13:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then contendedI with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? AndI gathered them together, and set them in their place.

Ne 13:17 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
ThenI contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?

Ne 13:19 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And it came to pass, that when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the sabbath,I commanded that the gates should be shut, and charged that they should not be opened till after the sabbath: and some of my servants setI at the gates, that there should no burden be brought in on the sabbath day.

Ne 13:21 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
ThenI testified against them, and said unto them, Why lodge ye about the wall? if ye do so again, I will lay hands on you. From that time forth came they no more on the sabbath.

Ne 13:22 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
AndI commanded the Levites that they should cleanse themselves, and that they should come and keep the gates, to sanctify the sabbath day. Remember me,O my God, concerning this also, and spare me according to the greatness of thy mercy.

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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.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved. http://www.lockman.org/.

Bibliography Information
Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'amar". "The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon".
<http://classic.studylight.org/lex/heb/view.cgi?number=559>.  

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