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'amar

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   0559  
Original WordWord Origin
rmaa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'amarTWOT - 118
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
aw-mar'   Verb
 Definition
  1. to say, speak, utter
    1. (Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
    2. (Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
    3. (Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
    4. (Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 5308
said 4874, speak 179, answer 99, command 30, tell 29, call 7, promised 6, misc. 84
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Genesis496
Exodus246
Leviticus75
Numbers225
Deuteronomy134
Joshua113
Judges221
Ruth44
1 Samuel337
2 Samuel258
1 Kings244
2 Kings244
1 Chronicles65
2 Chronicles145
Ezra14
Nehemiah55
Esther44
Job94
Psalms100
Proverbs25
Ecclesiastes20
Solomon2
Isaiah212
Jeremiah379
Lamentations10
Ezekiel280
Daniel22
Hosea20
Joel4
Amos45
Obadiah2
Jonah20
Micah10
Nahum2
Habakkuk3
Zephaniah5
Haggai19
Zechariah74
Malachi30


Total4338
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 'amar". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .