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Strong's #571: 'emeth (pronounced eh'-meth)

contracted from 539; stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness:--assured(-ly), establishment, faithful, right, sure, true (-ly, -th), verity.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

'emeth

1) firmness, faithfulness, truth (noun feminine)

1a) sureness, reliability

1b) stability, continuance

1c) faithfulness, reliableness

1d) truth

1d1) as spoken

1d2) of testimony and judgment

1d3) of divine instruction

1d4) truth as a body of ethical or religious knowledge

1d5) true doctrine

2) in truth, truly (adverb)

Part of Speech: see above in Definition

Relation: contracted from H539



Usage:

This word is used 127 times:

Genesis 24:27: "left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way,"
Genesis 24:48: "Abraham, which had led me in the right way to take my master's"
Genesis 24:49: "ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me: and if"
Genesis 32:10: "of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast showed"
Genesis 42:16: "shall be kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth you: or else by the life"
Genesis 47:29: "my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; bury me not, I pray thee,"
Exodus 18:21: "men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating and place"
Exodus 34:6: "and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant and truth,"
Deuteronomy 13:14: "and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination"
Deuteronomy 17:4: "of it, and inquired diligently, and, behold, it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination"
Deuteronomy 22:20: "this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel:"
Joshua 2:12: "kindness unto house, and give me a true token:"
Joshua 2:14: "the land, that we will deal kindly and truly with"
Joshua 24:14: "the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which"
Judges 9:15: "unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over"
Judges 9:16: "Now therefore, if ye have done truly and sincerely, in that ye have made Abimelech king,"
Judges 9:19: "If ye then have dealt truly and sincerely with Jerubbaal and with his house"
1 Samuel 12:24: "the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider"
2 Samuel 2:6: "the LORD show kindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite"
2 Samuel 7:28: "God, and thy words be true, and thou hast promised goodness"
2 Samuel 15:20: "thou, and take back thy brethren: mercy and truth be with"
1 Kings 2:4: "their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul,"
1 Kings 3:6: "according as before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with"
1 Kings 10:6: "to the king, It was a true report that I heard in mine own land"
1 Kings 17:24: "of the LORD in thy mouth is truth."
1 Kings 22:16: "thou tell me nothing that which is true in the name of the LORD?"
2 Kings 20:3: "how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, that which is good"
2 Kings 20:19: "Is it not peace and truth be in my days?"
2 Chronicles 9:5: "And she said to the king, It was a true report which I heard in mine own land"
2 Chronicles 15:3: "Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching"
2 Chronicles 18:15: "thee that thou say nothing but the truth to me in the name of the LORD?"
2 Chronicles 31:20: "and wrought that which was good and right and truth before the LORD"
2 Chronicles 32:1: "After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib king of Assyria came,"
Nehemiah 7:2: "Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God"
Nehemiah 9:13: "them from heaven, and gavest them right judgments, and true good statutes"
Nehemiah 9:33: "upon us; for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly:"
Esther 9:30: "with words of peace and truth,"
Psalms 15:2: "and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart."
Psalms 19:9: "forever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether."
Psalms 25:5: "Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait"
Psalms 25:10: "the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies."
Psalms 26:3: "is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth."
Psalms 30:9: "Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?"
Psalms 31:5: "thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth."
Psalms 40:10: "I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation."
Psalms 40:11: "from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve"
Psalms 43:3: "O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy"
Psalms 45:4: "ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand"
Psalms 51:6: "Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom."
Psalms 54:5: "evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth."









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