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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H1288 - Bless

Strong's No.:H1288

Hebrew:בָרַךְ

Transliteration:bârak

Phonetic:baw-rak'

Word Origin:A primitive root

Bible Usage:X-(idiom) {abundantly} X-(idiom) {altogether} X-(idiom) at {all} {blaspheme} {bless} {congratulate} {curse} X-(idiom) {greatly} X-(idiom) {indeed} kneel ({down}) {praise} {salute} X-(idiom) {still} thank.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of {adoration}) and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the {king} as treason)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to bless, kneel

a. (Qal)

1. to kneel

2. to bless

b. (Niphal) to be blessed, bless oneself

c. (Piel) to bless

d. (Pual) to be blessed, be adored

e. (Hiphil) to cause to kneel

f. (Hithpael) to bless oneself

2. to praise, salute, curse


Bible References:
Bless

Translation
Occurrences:
all ( 1 )
altogether ( 1 )
blaspheme ( 2 )
bless ( 111 )
blessed ( 175 )
blessest ( 3 )
blesseth ( 7 )
blessing ( 2 )
congratulate ( 1 )
curse ( 3 )
cursed ( 1 )
down ( 2 )
himself ( 3 )
indeed ( 1 )
kneel ( 1 )
Praise ( 1 )
praised ( 1 )
salute ( 4 )
saluted ( 1 )
thanked ( 1 )
themselves ( 1 )

 

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