Plowing through History from the Aleph to the Tav
(1000 Most Common Hebrew Words in the Hebrew Bible)
By Jeff A. Benner
Act Treacherously (verb)
To perform an action covertly or with the intent to deceive.
Strong's Number: 898
An article of clothing for covering.
Strong's Number: 899
A branch or staff as separated from the tree. Linen cloth, from its stiff and divided fibers. Often used in the idiom "to his / her own stick" meaning alone or self.
Strong's Number: 905
To set or keep apart.
Strong's Number: 914
To disturb the quiet of; agitate.
Strong's Number: 926
An animal as distinguished from man or a plant. A tall or large creature.
Strong's Number: 929
To move toward something; approach; enter. This can be understood as to come or to go. The hiphil (causative) form means "bring."
Strong's Number: 935
An aromatic spice that is pleasing to the nose.
Strong's Number: 1314
The time from sunrise to noon. Breaking of daylight.
Strong's Number: 1242
Be Ashamed (verb)
Feeling shame, guilt or disgrace; to be dried up with shame.
Strong's Number: 954
A state of confusion in the sense of being dried up.
Strong's Number: 1322
A feeling of contempt for what is beneath one; to look with scorn on; to treat something as spoiled or no longer of value.
Strong's Number: 959
To commit robbery or looting.
Strong's Number: 962
A young person as one chosen for an activity.
Strong's Number: 970
To inspect closely; to test, try or scrutinize.
Strong's Number: 974
To select freely and after consideration.
Strong's Number: 977
To grab a hold of someone or something that is secure and safe.
Strong's Number: 982
A state or place of safety.
Strong's Number: 983
An organ where something is generated or grows before birth.
Strong's Number: 990
With the exclusion of from the whole. The whole with the exception of one or more.
Strong's Number: 1115
In the time, space or interval that separates.
Strong's Number: 996
To grasp the meaning of; to have comprehension.
Strong's Number: 995
A comprehension of the construction of a structure or thought.
Strong's Number: 998
The structure or the family, as a household that resides within the house. A housing. Within.
Strong's Number: 1004
To express deep sorrow, especially by shedding tears.
Strong's Number: 1058
The firstborn offspring, usually a son, of a man or animal. The prominent one.
Strong's Number: 1060
The act of expressing sorrow by shedding tears.
Strong's Number: 1065
To combine in one mass; to mingle together.
Strong's Number: 1101
To pass through the mouth and move into the esophagus to the stomach.
Strong's Number: 1104
A place higher than the surrounding area.
Strong's Number: 1116
A male offspring. This can be the son of the father or a later male descendant. One who continues the family line.
Strong's Number: 1121
To construct a building or home with wood, stone or other material or a family with sons.
Strong's Number: 1129
A female having the relation of a child to parent. A village that resides outside of the city walls; as "the daughter of the city."
Strong's Number: 1323
The soft parts of a human or animal, composed primarily of skeletal muscle. Skin and muscle or the whole of the person. Meat as food.
Strong's Number: 1320
Having chief authority; a workman qualified to teach apprentices.
Strong's Number: 1167
To undergo rapid combustion or consume fuel in such a way as to give off heat, gases, and, usually, light; be on fire.
Strong's Number: 1197
Fence In (verb)
A barrier intended to protect, prevent escape or intrusion, or to mark a boundary; to gather together and confine for protection.
Strong's Number: 1219
To divide by or as if by a cutting blow; to separate into distinct parts; to break, cut or divide something in half.
Strong's Number: 1234
Domesticated bovine animals. Strong beasts used to break the soil with plows.
Strong's Number: 1241
Search Out (verb)
To intently look for someone or something until the object of the search is found.
Strong's Number: 1245
To make more substantial, fleshy or plump; to fill up. The filling of the earth in Genesis 1 with the sun, moon, plants and animals. The filling of man with breath and the image of God.
Strong's Number: 1254
A precipitation in the form of irregular pellets or balls of ice.
Strong's Number: 1259
A heavy element frequently used in the making of weapons and tools. The most used of metals.
Strong's Number: 1270
Flee Away (verb)
To run away from.
Strong's Number: 1272
Round wooden dowels.
Strong's Number: 1280
A solemn and binding agreement between two or more parties especially for the performance of some action. Often instituted through a sacrifice.
Strong's Number: 1285
To bend the knee, to kneel in homage or to drink water. The piel (intensive) form means "respect," in the sense of kneeling before another.
Strong's Number: 1288
A gift given to another in respect as if on bended knee. Also, a pool of water as a place where one kneels down to drink from.
Strong's Number: 1293
To generate bubbles of vapor when heated; to cook a meat in water. The hiphil (causative) form means "ripen."
Strong's Number: 1310
An unmarried young woman who is absolutely chaste.
Strong's Number: 1330