Plowing through History from the Aleph to the Tav
(1000 Most Common Hebrew Words in the Hebrew Bible)
By Jeff A. Benner
A man who has begotten a child. The provider and support to the household. The ancestor of a family line. The patron of a profession or art.
Strong's Number: 1
To be deserted or abandoned; separated from the whole, life or functionality.
Strong's Number: 6
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.
Strong's Number: 14
In a condition of need or want.
Strong's Number: 34
To feel or express grief or sorrow.
Strong's Number: 56
A piece of rock, often in the context of building material.
Strong's Number: 68
The ruler as the foundation to the community.
Strong's Number: 113
What exerts power and status. Someone or something that is wide in authority or majesty.
Strong's Number: 117
Of, relating to, or characteristic of man. The first man. All of mankind as the descendants of the first man.
Strong's Number: 120
The surface of the earth. From its reddish color.
Strong's Number: 127
Ground or basis for a firm foundation. That which sustains a stable position.
Strong's Number: 134
Frequently used as a title for God. This is a the plural possessive form of the word a-don and means "my lords."
Strong's Number: 136
To provide and protect that which is given as a privilege. An intimacy of action and emotion. Strong affection for another arising from personal ties.
Strong's Number: 157
A moderate feeling or emotion. A tender attachment or fondness.
Strong's Number: 160
The black, goat hair dwelling of the nomad.
Strong's Number: 168
An exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway.
Strong's Number: 197
Action or thought that is vain or for an improper purpose.
Strong's Number: 205
A circular frame or disk arranged to revolve on an axis, as on a wagon or chariot.
Strong's Number: 212
A place where grain or other items of subsistence are held and protected.
Strong's Number: 214
To shine with an intense light; be or give off light; to be bright.
Strong's Number: 215
The illumination from the sun, moon, stars, fire, candle or other source.
Strong's Number: 216
The motion, gesture, or mark representing an agreement between two parties. A wondrous or miraculous sign.
Strong's Number: 226
Give An Ear (verb)
To pay attention to a voice or sound; to hear with thoughtful attention and obedience.
Strong's Number: 238
The organ of hearing; so named from its broad shape.
Strong's Number: 241
A male who has the same parents as another or shares one parent with another. One who stands between the enemy and the family, a protector.
Strong's Number: 251
A unit within the whole, a unified group. A single quantity.
Strong's Number: 259
The part of the body that is behind. To be in the rear of or behind something.
Strong's Number: 268
A female who has the same parents as another or shares one parent with another.
Strong's Number: 269
Take Hold (verb)
To have possession or ownership of; to keep in restraint; to have or maintain in one's grasp; to grab something and keep hold of it.
Strong's Number: 270
Property that is held or owned.
Strong's Number: 272
A time to come beyond another event.
Strong's Number: 310
One that remains or follows after another.
Strong's Number: 312
In, to or toward the back. To be in back of, at the rear or following after something.
Strong's Number: 314
A final point that marks the extent of something. The latter time as coming after everything else.
Strong's Number: 319
A tract of land surrounded by water. Also a country in the sense of isolated.
Strong's Number: 339
To be antagonistic or unfriendly to another. An action taken by an enemy.
Strong's Number: 341
The large males of a flock of sheep or heard of deer. By extension, anything of strength including a chief, pillar (as the strong support of a building), or oak tree (one of the strongest of the woods).
Strong's Number: 352
A lacking of something or the inability to do or have something. The search for a place of unknown origin.
Strong's Number: 369
A dry standard of measure equal to 3 se'ahs or 10 omers. The same as the liquid measure bath which is about 9 imperial gallons or 40 liters.
Strong's Number: 374
An adult male human. As mortal. Also, used to mean "each" in the sense of an individual.
Strong's Number: 376
To consume food; to destroy. A devouring of a fire.
Strong's Number: 398
A substance that may be eaten for giving sustenance and making one whole.
Strong's Number: 400
One who holds authority over others, such as a judge, chief or god. In the sense of being yoked to one another.
Strong's Number: 410
Used as a function word to indicate movement or an action or condition suggestive of progress toward a place, person, or thing reached.
Strong's Number: 413
Something corroborated by a vow. A binding agreement, including the curse for violating the oath.
Strong's Number: 423
Possession of control, authority, or influence over others; physical might. The power or might of one who rules or teaches. (Plural form of e-lo-ah, Strong's #433)
Strong's Number: 430
Possession of control, authority, or influence over others; physical might. The power or might of one who rules or teaches. One who yokes with another. Often applies to rulers or a god. Often used in the plural form literally meaning "mighty ones," but often used in a singular sense to mean "The Mighty One."
Strong's Number: 433
Accorded highest rank or office; of greatest importance, significance, or influence. One who is yoked to another to lead and teach.
Strong's Number: 441
A woman who has lost her husband by death. As bound in grief.
Strong's Number: 490