Plowing through History from the Aleph to the Tav
(1000 Most Common Hebrew Words in the Hebrew Bible)
By Jeff A. Benner
מ נ ס ע פ צ ק ר שׁ שׂ ת
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
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
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
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
Ten times one hundred in amount or number.
Strong's Number: 505
A female parent. Maternal tenderness or affection. One who fulfills the role of a mother.
Strong's Number: 517
Allowing that; on condition that. A desire to bind two ideas together.
Strong's Number: 518
A female slave. One who is bound to another.
Strong's Number: 519
A linear standard of measure equal to the length of the forearm.
Strong's Number: 520
Securely fixed in place.
Strong's Number: 530
Solidly fixed in place; to stand firm in the sense of a support. Not subject to change or revision. The hiphil (causative) form means "support."
Strong's Number: 539
So Be It
An affirmation of firmness and support.
Strong's Number: 543
Be Strong (verb)
To be mentally astute, firm, obstinate or courageous. Having or marked by great physical, moral or intellectual power.
Strong's Number: 553
To speak chains of words that form sentences.
Strong's Number: 559
A single declaration or remark.
Strong's Number: 561
The chain of words when speaking.
Strong's Number: 565
The state of being the case. Fact. What is firm. Accurately so.
Strong's Number: 571
An individual, a man.
Strong's Number: 582
A person aware of possessing a personal identity in self-reference.
Strong's Number: 589
A person aware of possessing a personal identity in self-reference.
Strong's Number: 595
To bring together; to accumulate and place in readiness.
Strong's Number: 622
Tie Up (verb)
To wrap or fasten with a cord.
Strong's Number: 631
The organ bearing the nostrils on the anterior of the face. The nostrils when used in the plural form. Also meaning anger from the flaring of the nostrils and the redness of the nose when angry.
Strong's Number: 639
An apron-like vestment having two shoulder straps and ornamental attachments for securing the breastplate, worn with a waistband by the high priest.
Strong's Number: 646
The concluding part of an area or extremity. Also used for the conclusion of a thought; finally, however, but.
Strong's Number: 657
The extension of the hand. Can be used to point.
Strong's Number: 676
Being next to something.
Strong's Number: 681
To lay in wait of another to capture or do harm or injury.
Strong's Number: 693
A cardinal number.
Strong's Number: 702
A cardinal number. (The plural form of ar-ba, Strong's #702)
Strong's Number: 705
A reddish-blue color used to dye yarn and used in weaving.
Strong's Number: 713
A rigid rectangular receptacle often with a cover. Any box-shaped object.
Strong's Number: 727
A coniferous tree from the cyprus family having wide, spreading branches. The wood or tree or something made it.
Strong's Number: 730
The road or route one travels.
Strong's Number: 734
A large carnivorous chiefly nocturnal cat. A feared animal.
Strong's Number: 738
To lengthen or delay.
Strong's Number: 748
A measured distance or dimension.
Strong's Number: 753
A large palace or fortress usually constructed in a high place.
Strong's Number: 759
The solid part of the earth's surface. The whole of the earth or a region.
Strong's Number: 776
Spit Upon (verb)
To eject saliva, usually on another in spite or disrespect.
Strong's Number: 779
The phenomenon of combustion manifested by heat, light and flame.
Strong's Number: 784
A sacrifice that is placed in a fire as an offering.
Strong's Number: 801
An adult female person. As mortal.
Strong's Number: 802
Be Guilty (verb)
To commit an offense, especially consciously.
Strong's Number: 816
The fact of having committed a breach of conduct especially violating law and involving a penalty; the state of one who has committed an offense, especially consciously.
Strong's Number: 817
Or who, what or that. This word links the action of the sentence to the one doing the action.
Strong's Number: 834
A feeling of joy or satisfaction.
Strong's Number: 835
An area of planted trees. Trees planted in a straight line.
Strong's Number: 842
A female ass.
Strong's Number: 860