H1696 דּבר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue

KJV Usage: answer, appoint, bid, command, commune, declare, destroy, give, name, promise, pronounce, rehearse, say, speak, be spokesman, subdue, talk, teach, tell, think, use [entreaties], utter, X well, X work.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to speak, declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, sing
a. (Qal) to speak
b. (Niphal) to speak with one another, talk
c. (Piel)
1. to speak
2. to promise
d. (Pual) to be spoken
e. (Hithpael) to speak
f. (Hiphil) to lead away, put to flight
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 399
Parts of Speech: Verb

to speak
1) to speak, declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, sing
1a) (Qal) to speak
1b) (Niphal) to speak with one another, talk
1c) (Piel)
1c1) to speak
1c2) to promise
1d) (Pual) to be spoken
1e) (Hithpael) to speak
1f) (Hiphil) to lead away, put to flight

View how H1696 דּבר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 1142 occurrences of H1696 דּבר

Genesis 8:15 spoke
Genesis 12:4 had spoken
Genesis 16:13 that spoke
Genesis 17:3 talked
Genesis 17:22 talking
Genesis 17:23 had said
Genesis 18:5 And they said,
Genesis 18:19 that which he hath spoken
Genesis 18:27 to speak
Genesis 18:29 And he spoke
Genesis 18:30 and I will speak:
Genesis 18:31 to speak
Genesis 18:32 and I will speak
Genesis 18:33 speaking
Genesis 19:14 and spoke
Genesis 19:21 thou hast spoken.
Genesis 20:8 and told
Genesis 21:1 as he had spoken.
Genesis 21:2 had spoken
Genesis 23:3 and spoke
Genesis 23:8 And he spoke
Genesis 23:13 And he spoke
Genesis 23:16 which he had named
Genesis 24:7 and who spoke
Genesis 24:15 speaking,
Genesis 24:30 spoke
Genesis 24:33 until I have told
Genesis 24:33 Speak on.
Genesis 24:45 speaking
Genesis 24:50 speak

Distinct usage

177 spoke
68 speak
29 hath spoken
22 and spoke
18 speaking
18 and speak
18 which he spoke
16 to speak
16 have spoken
15 said
12 had spoken
11 And he spoke
11 that talked
9 hath said
9 shall speak
9 speaketh
8 And thou shalt speak
7 talked
7 and they spoke
7 speak,
6 had said.
6 I spoke
6 hath spoken,
5 spoke,
5 And he said
4 and told
4 speaking,
4 hath said,
4 who spoke
4 and said
4 that thou hast spoken
4 They speak
4 for I have spoken
3 that spoke
3 had said
3 hath spoken.
3 that speaketh
3 commanded
3 Thou hast spoken
3 and talk
3 and say
3 spoken?
3 and I will speak
3 hath promised
3 which he promised
3 as he hath said
3 and he shall speak
3 also spoke
3 and talked
3 Talk
3 I will speak
3 have I spoken
3 as thou hast said.
3 While he was yet speaking,
3 that I have pronounced
3 And when he had spoken
3 that I shall speak
3 told
3 I pray thee, speak
2 where he talked

Corresponding Greek Words

davar G2233 hegeomai
davar G2520 kath eko
davar G3004 lego
davar hi. G3960 patasso
davar hi. G5293 hupo tasso
davar ni., pi. G2635 kata laleo
davar pi,qal,ni,pu G2980 laleo
davar pi. see G1781 st. en tello
davar pi. see G471 st. ant eipon
davar pi. G312 an aggello
davar pi. G622 ap ollumi
davar pi. G1256 dia legomai
davar pi. G2564 kaleo
davar pi. G3191 meletao
davar pi. G3656 homileo
davar pi. G4354 pros laleo
davar pi. G4367 pros tasso
davar pi. G4929 sun tasso
davar pi. G5350 phtheggomai
davar pi. G5537 chrematizo
davar qal,pi G1334 di egeomai

Related words


H1682 דּברה דּבורה de bôrâh debôrâh
דּברה דּבורה
de bôrâh debôrâh
deb-o-raw', deb-o-raw'
From H1696 (in the sense of orderly motion); the bee (from its systematic instincts)

KJV Usage: bee.

H1687 דּבר דּביר de bı̂yr debir
דּבר דּביר
de bı̂yr debir
deb-eer', deb-eer'
From H1696 (apparently in the sense of oracle); the shrine or innermost part of the sanctuary

KJV Usage: oracle.

H1697 דּבר dâbâr
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) of thing; adverbially a cause

KJV Usage: act, advice, affair, answer, X any such (thing), + because of, book, business, care, case, cause, certain rate, + chronicles, commandment, X commune (-ication), + concern [-ing], + confer, counsel, + dearth, decree, deed, X disease, due, duty, effect, + eloquent, errand, [evil favoured-] ness, + glory, + harm, hurt, + iniquity, + judgment, language, + lying, manner, matter, message, [no] thing, oracle, X ought, X parts, + pertaining, + please, portion, + power, promise, provision, purpose, question, rate, reason, report, request, X (as hast) said, sake, saying, sentence, + sign, + so, some [uncleanness], somewhat to say, + song, speech, X spoken, talk, task, + that, X there done, thing (concerning), thought, + thus, tidings, what [-soever], + wherewith, which, word, work.

H1698 דּבר deber
From H1696 (in the sense of destroying); a pestilence

KJV Usage: murrain, pestilence, plague.

H1699 דּבּר דּבר dôber dibbêr
דּבּר דּבר
dôber dibbêr
do'-ber, dib-bare'
The first form is from H1696 (in its original sense); a pasture (from its arrangement of the flock); translated fold or manner . The second form is for H1697; translated word

KJV Usage: fold, manner.

H1702 דּברה dôbe râh
dôbe râh
Feminine active participle of H1696 in the sense of driving (compare H1699); a raft

KJV Usage: float.

H1703 דּבּרה dabbârâh
Intensive from H1696; a word

KJV Usage: word.

H4057 מדבּר midbâr
From H1696 in the sense of driving; a pasture (that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert; also speech (including its organs)

KJV Usage: desert, south, speech, wilderness.