Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1696: dabar (pronounced daw-bar')

a primitive root; perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue:--answer, appoint, bid, command, commune, declare, destroy, give, name, promise, pronounce, rehearse, say, speak, be spokesman, subdue, talk, teach, tell, think, use (entreaties), utter, X well, X work.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) to speak, declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, sing

1a) (Qal) to speak

1b) (Niphal) to speak with one another, talk

1c) (Piel)

1c1) to speak

1c2) to promise

1d) (Pual) to be spoken

1e) (Hithpael) to speak

1f) (Hiphil) to lead away, put to flight

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root


This word is used 1142 times:

Genesis 8:15: "And God spoke unto Noah, saying,"
Genesis 12:4: "as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with"
Genesis 16:13: "And she called of the LORD that spoke unto her, Thou God seest"
Genesis 17:3: "on his face: and God talked with him, saying,"
Genesis 17:22: "And he left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham."
Genesis 17:23: "in the selfsame day, as God had said unto"
Genesis 18:5: "And they said, So do, as thou hast said."
Genesis 18:19: "upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of"
Genesis 18:27: "Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust"
Genesis 18:29: " And he spoke him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found"
Genesis 18:30: "let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak: Peradventure there shall thirty be found there."
Genesis 18:31: "now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty"
Genesis 18:32: "let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Peradventure ten"
Genesis 18:33: "as soon as he had left communing with Abraham: and Abraham returned"
Genesis 19:14: "And Lot and spoke unto his sons-in-law, which married his daughters, and said,"
Genesis 19:21: "overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken."
Genesis 20:8: "and called all his servants, and told all these things"
Genesis 21:1: "did unto Sarah as he had spoken."
Genesis 21:2: "at the set time of which God had spoken"
Genesis 23:3: "from before his dead, and spoke unto the sons"
Genesis 23:8: " And he communed them, saying, If it be your mind that I should bury"
Genesis 23:13: " And he spoke Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But"
Genesis 23:16: "the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four"
Genesis 24:7: "me from my father's house, and from the land of my kindred, and which spoke unto me, and that"
Genesis 24:15: "he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who"
Genesis 24:30: "his sister, saying, Thus spoke the man unto me; that he came unto"
Genesis 24:33: "I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on."
Genesis 24:33: "until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on."
Genesis 24:45: "And before had done speaking in mine heart, behold, Rebekah"
Genesis 24:50: "proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad"
Genesis 24:51: "wife, as the LORD hath spoken."
Genesis 27:5: "And Rebekah when Isaac spoke to Esau his son. And Esau"
Genesis 27:6: "I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy brother, saying,"
Genesis 27:19: "thy firstborn; I have done according as thou biddest me: arise, I pray thee, sit"
Genesis 28:15: "thee, until I have done that which I have spoken"
Genesis 29:9: "And while he yet spoke with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep:"
Genesis 31:24: "and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good"
Genesis 31:29: "me last night, saying, Take thou heed that thou speak that thou speak not to Jacob either good"
Genesis 32:19: "the droves, saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Esau, when ye find"
Genesis 34:3: "and he loved the damsel, and spoke kindly unto the damsel."
Genesis 34:6: "went out unto Jacob to commune with"
Genesis 34:8: "And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth"
Genesis 34:13: "and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled Dinah"
Genesis 34:20: "unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,"
Genesis 35:13: "from him in the place where he talked with"
Genesis 35:14: "a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured"
Genesis 35:15: "of the place where God spoke with him, Bethel."
Genesis 37:4: "his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably"
Genesis 39:10: "And it came to pass, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not"
Genesis 39:17: " And she spoke him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which"

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