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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 - 42 Verses
Ru 1:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, "Go, return each of you to her mother's house. May the LORD deal kindly with you as you have dealt with the dead and with me.

Ru 1:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And they said to her, "No, but we will surely return with you to your people ."

Ru 1:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But Naomi said, "Return, my daughters. Why should you go with me? HaveI yet sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?

Ru 1:12 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Return, my daughters! Go, forI am too old to have a husband. IfI saidI have hope, ifI should even have a husband tonight and also bear sons,

Ru 1:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then she said, "Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and her gods; return after your sister-in-law ."

Ru 1:16 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
But Ruth said, "Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.

Ru 1:19 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
So they both went until they came to Bethlehem. And when they had come to Bethlehem, all the city was stirred because of them, and the women said, "Is this Naomi ?"

Ru 1:20 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Ru 2:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, "Please let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after one in whose sightI may find favor ." And she said to her, "Go, my daughter ."

Ru 2:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."

Ru 2:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Boaz said to his servant who was in charge of the reapers, "Whose young woman is this ?"

Ru 2:7 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"And she said, 'Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves .' Thus she came and has remained from the morning until now; she has been sitting in the house for a little while ."

Ru 2:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Boaz said to Ruth, "Listen carefully, my daughter. Do not go to glean in another field; furthermore, do not go on from this one, but stay here with my maids.

Ru 2:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then she fell on her face, bowing to the ground and said to him, "Why haveI found favor in your sight that you should take notice of me, sinceI am a foreigner ?"

Ru 2:13 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then she said, "I have found favor in your sight, my lord, for you have comforted me and indeed have spoken kindly to your maidservant, thoughI am not like one of your maidservants ."

Ru 2:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
At mealtime Boaz said to her, "Come here, that you may eat of the bread and dip your piece of bread in the vinegar ." So she sat beside the reapers; and he served her roasted grain, and she ate and was satisfied and had some left.

Ru 2:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
When she rose to glean, Boaz commanded his servants, saying, "Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not insult her.

Ru 2:19 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Her mother-in-law then said to her, "Where did you glean today and where did you work? May he who took notice of you be blessed ." So she told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked and said, "The name of the man with whomI worked today is Boaz ."

Ru 2:20 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, "May he be blessed of the LORD who has not withdrawn his kindness to the living and to the dead ." Again Naomi said to her, "The man is our relative, he is one of our closest relatives ."

Ru 2:21 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Ruth the Moabitess said, "Furthermore, he said to me, 'You should stay close to my servants until they have finished all my harvest .'"

Ru 2:22 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Naomi said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, "It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his maids, so that others do not fall upon you in another field ."

Ru 3:1 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, shallI not seek security for you, that it may be well with you?

Ru 3:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
She said to her, "All that you sayI will do ."

Ru 3:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
He said, "Who are you?" And she answered, "I am Ruth your maid. So spread your covering over your maid, for you are a close relative ."

Ru 3:10 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then he said, "May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich.

Ru 3:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"Now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you ask, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman of excellence.

Ru 3:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
So she lay at his feet until morning and rose before one could recognize another; and he said, "Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor ."

Ru 3:15 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Again he said, "Give me the cloak that is on you and hold it." So she held it, and he measured six measures of barley and laid it on her. Then she went into the city.

Ru 3:16 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
When she came to her mother-in-law, she said, "How did it go, my daughter ?" And she told her all that the man had done for her.

Ru 3:17 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
She said, "These six measures of barley he gave to me, for he said, 'Do not go to your mother-in-law empty-handed .'"

Ru 3:18 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then she said, "Wait, my daughter, until you know how the matter turns out; for the man will not rest until he has settled it today ."

Ru 4:1 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there, and behold, the close relative of whom Boaz spoke was passing by, so he said, "Turn aside, friend, sit down here ." And he turned aside and sat down.

Ru 4:2 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
He took ten men of the elders of the city and said, "Sit down here ." So they sat down.

Ru 4:3 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then he said to the closest relative, "Naomi, who has come back from the land of Moab, has to sell the piece of land which belonged to our brother Elimelech.

Ru 4:4 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
"SoI thought to inform you, saying, 'Buy it before those who are sitting here, and before the elders of my people. If you will redeem it, redeem it; but if not, tell me thatI may know; for there is no one but you to redeem it, andI am after you.'" And he said, "I will redeem it."

Ru 4:5 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Boaz said, "On the day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you must also acquire Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of the deceased, in order to raise up the name of the deceased on his inheritance ."

Ru 4:6 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
The closest relative said, "I cannot redeem it for myself, becauseI would jeopardize my own inheritance. Redeem it for yourself; you may have my right of redemption, forI cannot redeem it."

Ru 4:8 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
So the closest relative said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself." And he removed his sandal.

Ru 4:9 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, "You are witnesses today thatI have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon.

Ru 4:11 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
All the people who were in the court, and the elders, said, "We are witnesses. May the LORD make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built the house of Israel; and may you achieve wealth in Ephrathah and become famous in Bethlehem.

Ru 4:14 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
Then the women said to Naomi, "Blessed is the LORD who has not left you without a redeemer today, and may his name become famous in Israel.

Ru 4:17 - [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]
The neighbor women gave him a name, saying, "A son has been born to Naomi !" So they named him Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.

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


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