Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1697: dabar (pronounced daw-baw')

from 1696; a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause:--act, advice, affair, answer, X any such (thing), because of, book, business, care, case, cause, certain rate, + chronicles, commandment, X commune(-ication), + concern(-ing), + confer, counsel, + dearth, decree, deed, X disease, due, duty, effect, + eloquent, errand, (evil favoured-)ness, + glory, + harm, hurt, + iniquity, + judgment, language, + lying, manner, matter, message, (no) thing, oracle, X ought, X parts, + pertaining, + please, portion, + power, promise, provision, purpose, question, rate, reason, report, request, X (as hast) said, sake, saying, sentence, + sign, + so, some (uncleanness), somewhat to say, + song, speech, X spoken, talk, task, + that, X there done, thing (concerning), thought, + thus, tidings, what(-soever), + wherewith, which, word, work.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) speech, word, speaking, thing

1a) speech

1b) saying, utterance

1c) word, words

1d) business, occupation, acts, matter, case, something, manner

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H1696


This word is used 1438 times:

Genesis 11:1: "of one language, and of one speech."
Genesis 12:17: "and his house with great because of because of Sarai Abram's wife."
Genesis 15:1: "After these things the word of the LORD came Abram"
Genesis 15:1: "After these things the word of the LORD came Abram"
Genesis 15:4: "And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This be thine heir;"
Genesis 18:14: " Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto"
Genesis 18:25: "That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous"
Genesis 19:8: "only unto these men do nothing; nothing; for therefore"
Genesis 19:21: "him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing that I will not overthrow"
Genesis 19:22: "for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither."
Genesis 20:8: "all these things in their ears: and the men were sore afraid."
Genesis 20:10: "thou hast done this thing?"
Genesis 20:11: "and they will slay me for my wife's sake."
Genesis 20:18: "had fast closed up all the wombs of the house because because of Sarah"
Genesis 21:11: " And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son."
Genesis 21:26: "hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me, neither"
Genesis 22:1: "And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham,"
Genesis 22:16: "because this thing, and hast not withheld"
Genesis 22:20: "And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, Behold,"
Genesis 24:9: "and swore to him concerning that matter."
Genesis 24:28: "them of her mother's house these things."
Genesis 24:30: "hands, and when he heard the words of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus"
Genesis 24:33: "eat, I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on."
Genesis 24:50: "and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth we cannot"
Genesis 24:52: "servant heard their words, he worshiped the LORD, bowing himself to the earth."
Genesis 24:66: "Isaac all things he had done."
Genesis 27:34: "And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried and"
Genesis 27:42: "And these words of Esau her elder son were told and she sent"
Genesis 29:13: "all these things."
Genesis 30:31: "if thou wilt do this thing for me, I will again feed and keep thy flock:"
Genesis 30:34: "Behold, I would it might be according to thy word."
Genesis 31:1: "And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, hath taken away"
Genesis 32:19: "that followed the droves, saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Esau,"
Genesis 34:14: "them, We cannot do this thing, our sister"
Genesis 34:18: " And their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son."
Genesis 34:19: "deferred not to do the thing, because in Jacob's daughter:"
Genesis 37:8: "him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words."
Genesis 37:11: "him; but his father observed the saying."
Genesis 37:14: "and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron,"
Genesis 39:7: "And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife"
Genesis 39:17: "And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew which"
Genesis 39:19: "when his master heard the words of his wife, she spoke unto"
Genesis 39:19: "unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his wrath was kindled."
Genesis 40:1: "And it came to pass after these things, that the butler of the king and his baker"
Genesis 41:28: "This is the thing which I have spoken unto Pharaoh: God"
Genesis 41:32: "Pharaoh twice; the thing is established by God,"
Genesis 41:37: " And the thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all"
Genesis 42:16: "your brother, shall be kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else"
Genesis 42:20: "your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words be verified, die. And they did"
Genesis 43:7: "and we told him according to the tenor of these words: could we certainly know that"

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