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'ahab

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   157  
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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 217
beloved 1, dearly love 1, friend 5, friends 6, love 88, loved 53, lover 1, lovers 16, loves 42, loving 2, show your love 1, shows love 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis13
Exodus2
Leviticus2
Deuteronomy22
Joshua2
Judges4
Ruth1
1 Samuel9
2 Samuel6
1 Kings5
2 Chronicles6
Nehemiah2
Esther4
Job1
Psalms39
Proverbs23
Ecclesiastes3
Solomon7
Isaiah9
Jeremiah10
Lamentations2
Ezekiel6
Daniel1
Hosea14
Amos2
Micah2
Zechariah3
Malachi2


Total202
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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .