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Ancient Hebrew Dictionary - Indexed by English Translation
(1000 Most Common Hebrew Words in the Hebrew Bible)
By Jeff A. Benner



שׂכל sa-khal Calculate (verb) 7919 To determine by mathematical deduction or practical judgment; to comprehend and carefully consider a path or course of action. AHLB

קרא qa-ra Call Out (verb) 7121 To raise one's voice or speak to someone loudly and with urgency; to give, a name; to meet in the sense of being called to a meeting; to have an encounter by chance; to read in the sense of calling out words. AHLB

גָּמָל ga-mal Camel 1581 Either of two ruminant mammals used as draft animals in the desert. The produce of the fields were tied in large bundles and transported on camels. AHLB

חנה hha-nah Camp (verb) 2583 To erect temporary shelters (as tents) together; to stop for the night and pitch the tents. AHLB

מַחֲנֶה me-hha-neh Campsite 4264 A place suitable for or used as the location of a camp. The inhabitants of a camp. AHLB

נָשִׂיא na-see Captain 5387 A military leader; the commander of a unit or a body of troops. The leader of a family, tribe or people as one who carries the burdens of the people. AHLB

שְׁבִי she-vee Captive 7628 A person who is enslaved or dominated. AHLB

שְׁבוּת she-vut Captivity 7622 The state or period of being held, imprisoned, enslaved, or confined. AHLB

לכד la-kad Capture (verb) 3920 To forcefully take or seize. AHLB

שׁבה sha-vah Capture (verb) 7617 The act of catching, winning, or gaining control by force, stratagem, or guile; to take one away from his homeland as an involuntary prisoner. AHLB

נְבֵלָה ne-vey-lah Carcass 5038 The remains of a dead creature or person. AHLB

הרס ha-ras Cast Down (verb) 2040 To ruin or break into pieces by throwing or pulling down. AHLB

מַסֵּכָה ma-sey-khah Cast Image 4541 A molten metal that is poured in a cast to form images. AHLB

גרשׁ ga-rash Cast Out (verb) 1644 To drive out, expel, thrust away. AHLB

בָּקָר ba-qar Cattle 1241 Domesticated bovine animals. Strong beasts used to break the soil with plows. AHLB

מְעָרָה me-a-rah Cave 4631 A natural underground chamber or series of chambers that open to the surface. A hole in the rock. AHLB

שׁבת sha-vat Cease (verb) 7673 To come to an end; to die out; to stop an activity for the purpose of rest or celebration. AHLB

שַׁבָּת sha-bat Ceasing 7676 A stopping of work or activity; An activity curtailed before completion. The seventh day of the week (often translated as Sabbath) when all business ceases for rest and celebration. AHLB

אֶרֶז e-rez Cedar 730 A coniferous tree from the cyprus family having wide, spreading branches. The wood or tree or something made it. AHLB

דָּגָן da-gan Cereal 1715 Relating to grain or plants that produce it. A plentiful crop. AHLB

חֶדֶר hhe-der Chamber 2315 A bedroom; a natural or artificial enclosed space or cavity. Place surrounded by walls. An inner place as hidden or secret. AHLB

לִשְׁכָּה leesh-kah Chamber 3957 A room or open area within a structure. AHLB

מִשְׁמֶרֶת meesh-me-ret Charge 4931 A person or thing committed to the care of another. What is given to be watched over and protected. AHLB

מֶרְכָּבָה mer-ka-vah Chariot 4818 A light, two-wheeled battle vehicle for one or two persons, usually drawn by two horses and driven from a standing position. AHLB

אַלּוּף a-luph Chief 441 Accorded highest rank or office; of greatest importance, significance, or influence. One who is yoked to another to lead and teach. AHLB

טַף taph Children 2945 The offspring of the parent or descendents of a patron. More than one child. AHLB

בחר ba-hhar Choose (verb) 977 To select freely and after consideration. AHLB

מול mul Circumcise (verb) 4135 To cut off the foreskin of a male. AHLB

בּוֹר bor Cistern 953 An artificial reservoir for storing water. A hole or well as dug out. AHLB

אַרְמוֹן ar-mon Citadel 759 A large palace or fortress usually constructed in a high place. AHLB

עִיר eer City 5892 An inhabited place of greater size, population, or importance than a town or village. Usually protected by a wall. AHLB

קִרְיָה qeer-yah City 7151 A large populace of people; a town or village. AHLB

בקע ba-qa Cleave (verb) 1234 To divide by or as if by a cutting blow; to separate into distinct parts; to break, cut or divide something in half. AHLB

סֶלַע se-la Cliff 5553 A high rock, cliff or towering rock, as a place of defense. AHLB

בטח ba-tahh Cling (verb) 982 To grab a hold of someone or something that is secure and safe. AHLB

מְעִיל me-eel Cloak 4598 A loose outer garment worn over other clothes both by men and women. AHLB

לְבוּשׁ le-vush Clothing 3830 Garments in general. AHLB

עֲנָן a-nan Cloud 6051 A visible mass of particles of water or ice in the form of fog, mist, or haze suspended usually at a considerable height in the air. AHLB

בוא bo Come (verb) 935 To move toward something; approach; enter. This can be understood as to come or to go. The hiphil (causative) form means "bring." AHLB

קרב qa-rav Come Near (verb) 7126 To come close by or near to. AHLB

נחם na-hham Comfort (verb) 5162 Consolation in time of trouble or worry; to give solace in time of difficulty or sorrow. The niphal (passive) form means "repent." AHLB

מִלָּה mee-lah Comment 4405 A word or speech as a remark, observation, or criticism. AHLB

נאף na-aph Commit Adultery (verb) 5003 To perform voluntary violation of the marriage bed. AHLB

לְאוֹם le-om Community 3816 A unified body of individuals; a group of people bound together. AHLB

רֵעַ rey-a Companion 7453 One that accompanies another. As a close companion. AHLB

עֵדָה ey-dah Company 5712 A group of persons or things for carrying on a project or undertaking; a group with a common testimony. May also mean a witness or testimony. AHLB

מָשָׁל ma-shal Comparison 4912 An illustration of similitude. Often a parable or proverb as a story of comparisons. AHLB

שֶׁלֶם she-lem Complete 8002 Having all necessary parts, elements or steps. A state of being whole or full. Left unaltered and whole in its original functional state without removing or adding to it. To finish. A sacrifice or offering given to bring about peace. AHLB

שָׁלֵם sha-leym Complete 8003 Having all necessary parts, elements or steps. A state of being whole or full. Left unaltered and whole in its original functional state without removing or adding to it. To finish. A sacrifice or offering given to bring about peace. AHLB

שָׁלוֹם sha-lom Completeness 7965 Something that has been finished or made whole. A state of being complete. AHLB

צפן tsa-phan Conceal (verb) 6845 To hide to prevent discovery. AHLB

הרה a-rah Conceive (verb) 2029 To become pregnant with young. AHLB

קֵץ qeyts Conclusion 7093 To come to an end. The end of a time period or place or the end of something. The border of a country as its edges. AHLB

פִּילֶגֶשׁ pee-le-gesh Concubine 6370 Cohabitation of persons not legally married; a woman living in a socially recognized state of being a mistress. AHLB

אבה a-vah Consent (verb) 14 To give approval; to be in concord in opinion or sentiment; agreement as to action or opinion; to be willing to go somewhere or do something. AHLB

תָּמִיד ta-meed Continually 8548 Happening without interruption or cessation; continuous in time. AHLB

נֶצַח ne-tsahh Continually / Blood 5331 From its continual flowing. AHLB

נצח na-tsahh Continue (verb) 5329 To go on or keep on, as in some course or action; to extend. AHLB

יכח ya-khahh Convict (verb) 3198 To find or prove to be guilty. AHLB

תּוֹכֵחָה to-khey-hhah Conviction 8433 A fixed or firm confidence in truth. AHLB

נְחשֶׁת ne-hho-shet Copper 5178 A malleable, ductile, metallic element having a characteristic reddish-brown color. A precious metal. AHLB

פִּנָּה peen-nah Corner 6438 The point where two lines meet. AHLB

יסף ya-saph Correct (verb) 3256 To make a preferred change in direction through instruction or chastisement. AHLB

עֵצָה ey-tsah Counsel 6098 Advice given in the sense of being the firm support of the community. AHLB

ספר sa-phar Count (verb) 5608 To find the total number of units. Also to give an account on record. The piel (intensive) form means "recount." AHLB

חבר hha-var Couple (verb) 2266 To bind by joining or coupling together. AHLB

גִּבּוֹר gee-bor Courageous 1368 Having or characterized by mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear or difficulty. AHLB

בְּרִית be-reet Covenant 1285 A solemn and binding agreement between two or more parties especially for the performance of some action. Often instituted through a sacrifice. AHLB

כפר ka-phar Cover (verb) 3722 To afford protection or security; to hide from sight or knowledge; to cover over as with a lid. AHLB

כסה ka-sah Cover Over (verb) 3680 To prevent disclosure or recognition of; to place out of sight; to completely cover over or hide. AHLB

שׁבר sha-var Crack (verb) 7665 To break open, apart or into pieces. The piel (intensive) form means "shatter." AHLB

שׂרף sa-raph Cremate (verb) 8313 To reduce a dead body, or other object, to ashes by burning. AHLB

עבר a-var Cross Over (verb) 5674 To pass from one side to the other; to go across a river or through a land; to transgress in the sense of crossing over. AHLB

מַכָּה ma-kah Crushed 4347 Pressed or squeezed with a force that destroys or deforms. Also a plague. AHLB

צעק tsa-aq Cry Out (verb) 6817 To cry or call out loudly. AHLB

כְּפִיר ke-pheer Cub 3715 A young lion. Also, a "village". AHLB

כּוֹס kos Cup 3563a A vessel for holding liquids, usually for drinking. AHLB

חֹק hhuq Custom 2706 A usage or practice common to many or to a particular place or class or habitual with an individual. AHLB

כרת ka-rat Cut (verb) 3772 To penetrate with a sharp edged instrument. AHLB