'ahab

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 0157 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
bhaa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'ahabTWOT - 29
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
aw-hab' Verb
Definition
  1. to love
    1. (Qal)
      1. human love for another, includes family, and sexual
      2. human appetite for objects such as food, drink, sleep, wisdom
      3. human love for or to God
      4. act of being a friend 1a
    2. lover (participle) 1a
    3. friend (participle)
      1. God's love toward man 1a
    4. to individual men 1a
    5. to people Israel 1a
    6. to righteousness
    7. (Niphal)
      1. lovely (participle)
      2. loveable (participle)
    8. (Piel)
      1. friends
      2. lovers (fig. of adulterers)
  2. to like
King James Word Usage - Total: 208
love 169, lover(s) 19, friend(s) 12, beloved 5, liketh 1, lovely 1, loving 1
KJV Verse Count
Genesis13
Exodus2
Leviticus2
Deuteronomy21
Joshua2
Judges4
Ruth1
1 Samuel8
2 Samuel6
1 Kings4
2 Chronicles4
Nehemiah2
Esther4
Job1
Psalms39
Proverbs23
Ecclesiastes3
Solomon7
Isaiah9
Jeremiah10
Lamentations2
Ezekiel6
Daniel1
Hosea13
Amos2
Micah1
Zechariah3
Malachi2


Total195
The 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.

Bibliography Information

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