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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H539 - Father

Strong's No.:H539

Hebrew:אָמַן

Transliteration:ʼâman

Phonetic:aw-man'

Word Origin:A primitive root

Bible Usage:hence {assurance} {believe} bring {up} {establish} + {fail} be faithful (of long {continuance} {stedfast} {sure} {surely} {trusty} {verified}) {nurse} (-ing {father}) ({put}) {trust} turn to the right.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

properly to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or {faithful} to trust or {believe} to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain; once (in ; by interchange for H541) to go to the right hand


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to support, confirm, be faithful

a. (Qal)

1. to support, confirm, be faithful, uphold, nourish 1a

b. foster-father (subst.) 1a

c. foster-mother, nurse 1a

d. pillars, supporters of the door

e. (Niphal)

1. to be established, be faithful, be carried, make firm 1b

f. to be carried by a nurse 1b

g. made firm, sure, lasting 1b

h. confirmed, established, sure 1b

i. verified, confirmed 1b

j. reliable, faithful, trusty

k. (Hiphil)

1. to stand firm, to trust, to be certain, to believe in 1c

l. stand firm 1c

m. trust, believe


Bible References:
Father

Translation
Occurrences:
assurance ( 1 )
be ( 1 )
believe ( 19 )
believed ( 21 )
believeth ( 4 )
continuance ( 2 )
established ( 7 )
faithful ( 20 )
fast ( 1 )
father ( 1 )
fathers ( 1 )
nurse ( 2 )
nursed ( 1 )
stedfast ( 2 )
sure ( 11 )
Trust ( 4 )
trusted ( 1 )
trusty ( 1 )
up ( 3 )
verified ( 3 )

 

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