'aman

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 0539 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
!maa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'amanTWOT - 116
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
aw-man' Verb
Definition
  1. to support, confirm, be faithful
    1. (Qal)
      1. to support, confirm, be faithful, uphold, nourish 1a
    2. foster-father (subst.) 1a
    3. foster-mother, nurse 1a
    4. pillars, supporters of the door
    5. (Niphal)
      1. to be established, be faithful, be carried, make firm 1b
    6. to be carried by a nurse 1b
    7. made firm, sure, lasting 1b
    8. confirmed, established, sure 1b
    9. verified, confirmed 1b
    10. reliable, faithful, trusty
    11. (Hiphil)
      1. to stand firm, to trust, to be certain, to believe in 1c
    12. stand firm 1c
    13. trust, believe
King James Word Usage - Total: 108
believe 44, assurance 1, faithful 20, sure 11, established 7, trust 5, verified 3, stedfast 2, continuance 2, father 2, bring up 4, nurse 2, be nursed 1, surely be 1, stand fast 1, fail 1, trusty 1
KJV Verse Count
Genesis3
Exodus7
Numbers4
Deuteronomy5
Judges1
Ruth1
1 Samuel5
2 Samuel3
1 Kings3
2 Kings3
1 Chronicles2
2 Chronicles5
Nehemiah2
Esther1
Job10
Psalms17
Proverbs5
Isaiah14
Jeremiah4
Lamentations2
Hosea2
Jonah1
Micah1
Habakkuk1


Total102
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 'aman". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .