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



נַחַל na-hhal Wadi 5158 The bed or valley of a stream. A choice piece of land desired in an inheritance because of its fertility. AHLB

שָׂכָר sa-khar Wage 7939 The reward or price paid for one's labor. AHLB

תִּקְוָה teeq-wah Waiting / Cord 8615 A standing still in anticipation or expectation. AHLB

הלך ha-lakh Walk (verb) 1980 To move along on foot; walk a journey; to go. Also, customs as a lifestyle that is walked or lived. AHLB

ילך ya-lakh Walk (verb) 3212 To move along on foot; walk a journey; to go. Also, customs as a lifestyle that is walked or lived. AHLB

תעה ta-ah Wander (verb) 8582 To go astray due to deception or influence. AHLB

גֶּבֶר ge-ver Warrior 1397 One of great strength in battle, such as a warrior. One who is strong in authority, such as a master. AHLB

כבס ka-vas Wash (verb) 3526 To immerse articles of clothing into a cleaning solution and agitate them, usually by treading upon them, to clean them; to clean the body. AHLB

חָרְבָּה hhar-bah Wasteland 2723 Barren or uncultivated land. Also a dry land. AHLB

מַיִם ma-yeem Water 4325 The Liquid of streams, ponds and seas or stored in cisterns or jars. The necessary liquid that is drank. AHLB

נוף nuph Wave (verb) 5130 To move an object, such as hammer or a sacrifice, back and forth. AHLB

תְּנוּפָה te-nu-phah Waving 8573 The action of moving an object, such as hammer or a sacrifice, back and forth. AHLB

דַּל dal Weak 1800 One who dangles the head in poverty or hunger. AHLB

לבשׁ la-vash Wear (verb) 3847 To cover with cloth or clothing; to provide with clothing; put on clothing. The hiphil (causative) form means "clothe." AHLB

בכה ba-khah Weep (verb) 1058 To express deep sorrow, especially by shedding tears. AHLB

בְּכִי be-khee Weeping 1065 The act of expressing sorrow by shedding tears. AHLB

מִשְׁקָל meesh-qal Weight 4948 The amount a thing weighs. Relative heaviness. AHLB

בְּאֵר be-eyr Well 875 A dug-out hole, usually a well or cistern. AHLB

מָּה mah What 4100 Interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object. Something that is unknown; can also be why, when or how. AHLB

חִטָּה hhee-tah Wheat 2406 A cereal grain that yields a fine white flour, the chief ingredient of bread. AHLB

אוֹפָן o-phen Wheel 212 A circular frame or disk arranged to revolve on an axis, as on a wagon or chariot. AHLB

אָשֶׁר a-sheyr Which 834 Or who, what or that. This word links the action of the sentence to the one doing the action. AHLB

לָבָן la-van White 3836 Free from color. AHLB

תָּמִים ta-meem Whole 8549 Free of wound or injury; free of defect or impairment; having all its proper parts or components. AHLB

אַלְמָנָה al-ma-nah Widow 490 A woman who has lost her husband by death. As bound in grief. AHLB

רֹחַב ro-hhav Width 7341 Largeness of extent or scope. From the width of a road. AHLB

מִדְבָּר meed-bar Wilderness 4057 A tract or region uncultivated and uninhabited by human beings. Place of order, a sanctuary. AHLB

נָדִיב na-deev Willing 5081 To give honor or offering out of one's own free will. AHLB

רוּחַ ru-ahh Wind 7307 A natural movement of air; breath. The breath of man, animal or God. The character. A space in between. AHLB

חַלּוֹן hha-lon Window 2474 A hole in the wall that admits light and a view of the other side. AHLB

יַיִן ya-yeen Wine 3196 Fermented juice of fresh grapes. From the mire in the wine. AHLB

כָּנָף ka-naph Wing 3671 An appendage that allows an animal, bird or insect to fly. Also, the wings of a garment. AHLB

מחה ma-hhah Wipe Away (verb) 4229 To remove by drying or sweeping away through rubbing; to polish in the sense of a vigorous rubbing; erase. AHLB

עִם eem With 5973 Through the idea of being together in a group. AHLB

חבא hha-va Withdraw (verb) 2244 To take back or withhold what is cherished; to turn away or move back. AHLB

מנע ma-na Withhold (verb) 4513 To hold back from action. AHLB

קֶרֶב qe-rev Within 7130 In the sense of being close or in the interior of. An approaching. AHLB

אַיִן a-yeen Without 369 A lacking of something or the inability to do or have something. The search for a place of unknown origin. AHLB

עֵד eyd Witness 5707 Attestation of a fact or event. An object, person or group that affords evidence. AHLB

אִשָּׁה ee-shah Woman 802 An adult female person. As mortal. AHLB

בֶּטֶן be-ten Womb 990 An organ where something is generated or grows before birth. AHLB

מוֹפֶת mo-phet Wonder 4159 An amazing sight or event that causes one to be dismayed. Something out of the ordinary. AHLB

בְּרִיחַ be-ree-ahh Wood Bar 1280 Round wooden dowels. AHLB

דָּבָר da-var Word 1697 An arrangement of words, ideas or concepts to form sentences. A promise in the sense of being "ones word." An action in the sense of acting out an arrangement. A plague as an act. AHLB

מַעֲשֶׂה ma-a-seh Work 4639 Activity where one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something. An action. AHLB

מַעֲלָל ma-a-lal Works 4611 What is done or performed. AHLB

עוד ud Wrap Around (verb) 5749 To enclose; to repeat or do again what has been said or done. The hiphil (causative) form means "warn." AHLB

עֶבְרָה ev-rah Wrath 5678 Strong vengeful anger. As crossing over from peace. AHLB

כתב ka-tav Write (verb) 3789 To inscribe a story, thoughts or instructions on in a variety of mediums including stone, papyrus, leather or parchment. AHLB