Parts of Speech Noun Masculine

'adown Definition

  1. firm, strong, lord, master
    1. lord, master
      1. reference to men 1a
    2. superintendent of household,of affairs 1a
    3. master 1a
    4. king
      1. reference to God 1a
    5. the Lord God 1a
    6. Lord of the whole earth
    7. lords, kings
      1. reference to men 1b
    8. proprietor of hill of Samaria 1b
    9. master 1b
    10. husband 1b
    11. prophet 1b
    12. governor 1b
    13. prince 1b
    14. king
      1. reference to God 1b
    15. Lord of lords (probably = "thy husband, Yahweh")
    16. my lord, my master
      1. reference to men 1c
    17. master 1c
    18. husband 1c
    19. prophet 1c
    20. prince 1c
    21. king 1c
    22. father 1c
    23. Moses 1c
    24. priest 1c
    25. theophanic angel 1c
    26. captain 1c
    27. general recognition of superiority
      1. reference to God 1c
    28. my Lord,my Lord and my God 1c
    29. Adonai (parallel with Yahweh)
Audio Pronunciation
Original Language
from an unused root (meaning to rule)
Strong's Number
TDNT Entry
TWOT - 27b

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.

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