'amar

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   559 Browse Lexicon 
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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 5181
address 1, advised 1, answer 2, answered 50, answers 1, ask 2, asked 4, asking 1, Asserting 1, assigned 1, call 2, called 4, command 1, commanded 14, commanded to say 1, commands 3, consider 1, continued 2, decided 2, declare* 1, declared 2, declared* 1, declares 1, demonstrates 1, designate 1, desired 1, follows 2, gave an order 2, gave the order 2, gave orders 2, indeed say 1, informed 1, intend 2, intended 1, intending 1, meditate 1, mentioned 1, name 1, namely 2, news 1, ordered 6, plainly says 1, promised 6, proposing 2, really thought 1, repeated* 1, replied* 1, requested 1, resolved 3, responded* 7, said 2766, said* 2, say 601, saying 862, saying* 1, says 594, sent word 1, speak 29, speak to you saying 1, speaking 2, speaks 2, specifically say 1, specified 1, spoke 77, spoken 15, still say 1, suppose 1, tell 23, telling 2, tells 1, think 1, thinking 2, thought 17, told 25, utters 1, vaunt 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis486
Exodus245
Leviticus75
Numbers222
Deuteronomy133
Joshua113
Judges218
Ruth42
1 Samuel332
2 Samuel257
1 Kings240
2 Kings240
1 Chronicles65
2 Chronicles145
Ezra13
Nehemiah54
Esther42
Job84
Psalms96
Proverbs25
Ecclesiastes19
Solomon2
Isaiah209
Jeremiah379
Lamentations10
Ezekiel280
Daniel22
Hosea20
Joel4
Amos43
Obadiah2
Jonah20
Micah10
Nahum2
Habakkuk3
Zephaniah5
Haggai18
Zechariah73
Malachi30


Total4278
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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .