Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #120: 'adam (pronounced aw-dawm')

from 119; ruddy i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.):--X another, + hypocrite, + common sort, X low, man (mean, of low degree), person.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) man, mankind

1a) man, human being

1b) man, mankind (much more frequently intended sense in OT)

1c) Adam, first man

1d) city in Jordan valley

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H119


This word is used 541 times:

Job 33:17: "That he may withdraw man from his purpose, pride from man."
Job 33:23: "among a thousand, to show unto man his uprightness:"
Job 34:11: "For the work of a man unto him, and cause every man to find according to his ways."
Job 34:15: "flesh shall perish and man shall turn again unto dust."
Job 34:29: "him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:"
Job 34:30: " That the hypocrite reign not, lest the people"
Job 35:8: "as thou may profit the son of man."
Job 36:25: "Every man may see may behold it afar off."
Job 36:28: "do drop upon man abundantly."
Job 37:7: "He sealeth up the hand of every man; that all men may know his work."
Job 38:26: "man is; on the wilderness, wherein there is no man;"
Psalms 8:4: "that of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest"
Psalms 11:4: "his eyelids try, the children of men."
Psalms 12:1: "the faithful fail from among the children of men."
Psalms 12:8: "walk on every side, men are exalted."
Psalms 14:2: "from heaven the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand,"
Psalms 17:4: "Concerning the works of men, by the word I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer."
Psalms 21:10: "from the earth, from among the children of men."
Psalms 22:6: "and no a reproach of men, and despised of the people."
Psalms 31:19: "for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!"
Psalms 32:2: "Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no"
Psalms 33:13: "all the sons of men."
Psalms 36:6: "deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast."
Psalms 36:7: "is thy lovingkindness, therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings."
Psalms 39:5: "before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah."
Psalms 39:11: "like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah."
Psalms 45:2: "Thou art fairer than the children of men: is poured into thy lips: therefore"
Psalms 49:2: "Both low and rich and poor, together."
Psalms 49:12: " Nevertheless man being in honor abideth he is like the beasts that perish."
Psalms 49:20: " Man that is in honor, and understandeth is like the beasts that perish."
Psalms 53:2: "from heaven the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand,"
Psalms 56:11: "I will not what man can do"
Psalms 57:4: "even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue"
Psalms 58:1: "do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?"
Psalms 58:11: " So that a man shall say, Verily for the righteous: verily he is a God"
Psalms 60:11: "from trouble: is the help of man."
Psalms 62:9: "Surely men of low degree men of low degree are vanity, are a lie: to be laid"
Psalms 64:9: "And all men shall fear, the work of God; for they shall wisely consider of his doing."
Psalms 66:5: "in his doing toward the children of men."
Psalms 68:18: "thou hast led captivity captive: gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD"
Psalms 73:5: "are they plagued like other men."
Psalms 76:10: "Surely the wrath of man thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain."
Psalms 78:60: "of Shiloh, which he placed among men;"
Psalms 80:17: "of thy right hand, upon the son of man whom thou madest strong"
Psalms 82:7: "But ye shall die like men, like one of the princes."
Psalms 84:5: "Blessed is the man whose strength are the ways"
Psalms 84:12: "O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth"
Psalms 89:47: "time is: wherefore hast thou made all men men in vain?"
Psalms 90:3: "and sayest, Return, ye children of men."
Psalms 94:10: "shall not he that teacheth man knowledge,"

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