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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H2859 - Father

Strong's No.:H2859

Hebrew:חָתַן

Transliteration:châthan

Phonetic:khaw-than'

Word Origin:A primitive root

Bible Usage:join in {affinity} father in {law} make {marriages} mother in {law} son in law.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to give (a daughter) away in marriage; hence (generally) to contract affinity by marriage


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to become a son-in-law, make oneself a daughter's husband

a. (Qal) wife's father, wife's mother, father-in-law, mother-in- law (participle)

b. (Hithpael) to make oneself a daughter's husband


Bible References:
Father

Translation
Occurrences:
affinity ( 3 )
father ( 21 )
marriages ( 3 )
mother ( 1 )

 

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