Strong's #1: 'ab (pronounced awb)
a primitive word; father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application):--chief, (fore-)father(-less), X patrimony, principal. Compare names in "Abi-".
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:
1) father of an individual
2) of God as father of his people
3) head or founder of a household, group, family, or clan
4a) grandfather, forefathers - of person
4b) of people
5) originator or patron of a class, profession, or art
6) of producer, generator (figuratively)
7) of benevolence and protection (figuratively)
8) term of respect and honour
9) ruler or chief (specifically)
Part of Speech: noun masculine
Relation: a root
This word is used 1214 times:
Genesis 2:24: "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife:"
Genesis 4:20: "Jabal: was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle."
Genesis 4:21: "was Jubal: he the father of all such as handle the harp and organ."
Genesis 9:18: "and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan."
Genesis 9:22: "And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told"
Genesis 9:22: "saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without."
Genesis 9:23: "and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not"
Genesis 9:23: "were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness."
Genesis 10:21: "Unto Shem also the father of all the children the brother of Japheth the elder,"
Genesis 11:28: "And Haran died before his father in the land of his nativity,"
Genesis 11:29: "Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah."
Genesis 11:29: "of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah."
Genesis 12:1: "of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, and from thy father's house,"
Genesis 15:15: "And thou shalt go to thy fathers thou shalt be buried in a good old age."
Genesis 17:4: "my covenant is with a father of many nations."
Genesis 17:5: "shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made"
Genesis 19:31: "said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth"
Genesis 19:32: "Come, let us make our father drink and we will lie with him, that we may preserve"
Genesis 19:32: "with him, that we may preserve seed of our father. of our father."
Genesis 19:33: "And they made their father drink wine night: and the firstborn went in,"
Genesis 19:33: "went in, and lay with her father; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose."
Genesis 19:34: "Behold, I lay last night with my father: let us make him drink wine this night"
Genesis 19:34: "and lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father. of our father."
Genesis 19:35: "And they made their father drink wine night also: and the younger"
Genesis 19:36: "the daughters of Lot with child by their father."
Genesis 19:37: "Moab: the same is the father of the Moabites unto this day."
Genesis 19:38: "his name Ben-ammi: the same is the father of the children of Ammon unto this day."
Genesis 20:12: "she is my sister; she of my father, but not the daughter of my mother;"
Genesis 20:13: "when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said unto her, This"
Genesis 22:7: "spoke unto Abraham his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here"
Genesis 22:7: "Abraham and said, My father: and he said, Here am I, my son. And he said,"
Genesis 22:21: "and Buz and Kemuel the father of Aram,"
Genesis 24:7: "of heaven, which me from my father's house, me from my father's house, and from the land"
Genesis 24:23: "me, I pray thee: is there room in thy father's house for us to lodge in?"
Genesis 24:38: "But thou shalt go unto my father's and to my kindred,"
Genesis 24:40: "a wife for my son of my kindred, and of my father's house: and of my father's house:"
Genesis 26:3: "which I swore unto Abraham thy father;"
Genesis 26:15: "For all the wells which his father's had digged in the days of Abraham"
Genesis 26:15: "had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth."
Genesis 26:18: "they had digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death"
Genesis 26:18: "their names after the names by which his father had called"
Genesis 26:24: "I am the God of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I"
Genesis 27:6: "Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy brother,"
Genesis 27:9: "kids of the goats; and I will make them savory meat for thy father, such as he loveth:"
Genesis 27:10: "And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that he may eat, and that thee before his death."
Genesis 27:12: " My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse"
Genesis 27:14: "made savory meat, such as his father loved."
Genesis 27:18: "And he came unto his father, and said, and he said, Here am I; who"
Genesis 27:18: "unto his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I; who art thou,"
Genesis 27:19: "And Jacob said unto his father, am Esau thy firstborn; I have done"