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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H1 - Father

Strong's No.:H1

Hebrew:אָב

Transliteration:ʼâb

Phonetic:awb

Word Origin:A primitive word

Bible Usage:{chief} (fore-) father ({[-less]}) X-(idiom) {patrimony} principal. Compare names in Abi-

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

father in a literal and {immediate} or figurative and remote application


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. father of an individual

2. of God as father of his people

3. head or founder of a household, group, family, or clan

4. ancestor

a. grandfather, forefathers -- of person

b. of people

5. originator or patron of a class, profession, or art

6. of producer, generator (fig.)

7. of benevolence and protection (fig.)

8. term of respect and honour

9. ruler or chief (spec.)


Bible References:
Father
 

Translation
Occurrences:
chief ( 2 )
father ( 703 )
fathers ( 477 )
patrimony ( 1 )
prince ( 1 )
principal ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.