H6 אבד - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to wander away, that is lose oneself; by implication to perish (causatively, destroy)

KJV Usage: break, destroy (-uction), + not escape, fail, lose, (cause to, make) perish, spend, X and surely, take, be undone, X utterly, be void of, have no way to flee.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. perish, vanish, go astray, be destroyed
a. (Qal)
1. perish, die, be exterminated
2. perish, vanish (fig.)
3. be lost, strayed
b. (Piel)
1. to destroy, kill, cause to perish, to give up (as lost), exterminate
2. to blot out, do away with, cause to vanish, (fig.)
3. cause to stray, lose
c. (Hiphil)
1. to destroy, put to death 1c
d. of divine judgment
1. object name of kings (fig.)
Origin: a primitive root
Parts of Speech: Verb

to perish
1) perish, vanish, go astray, be destroyed
1a) (Qal)
1a1) perish, die, be exterminated
1a2) perish, vanish (fig.)
1a3) be lost, strayed
1b) (Piel)
1b1) to destroy, kill, cause to perish, to give up (as lost), exterminate
1b2) to blot out, do away with, cause to vanish, (fig.)
1b3) cause to stray, lose
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to destroy, put to death
1c1a) of divine judgment
1c2) object name of kings (fig.)

View how H6 אבד is used in the Bible

First 30 of 185 occurrences of H6 אבד

Exodus 10:7 hath been lost?
Leviticus 23:30 will I cause to be lost
Leviticus 26:38 And ye shall be lost
Numbers 16:33 upon them: and they were lost
Numbers 17:12 we are made lost,
Numbers 17:12 we all are made lost.
Numbers 21:29 thou art lost,
Numbers 21:30 hast been lost
Numbers 24:19 and shall make lost
Numbers 33:52 you, and make lost
Numbers 33:52 and make lost
Deuteronomy 4:26 utterly
Deuteronomy 4:26 be lost
Deuteronomy 7:10 to make them lost:
Deuteronomy 7:20 thee, shall be made lost.
Deuteronomy 7:24 and thou shalt make lost
Deuteronomy 8:19 that ye shall surely
Deuteronomy 8:19 be lost.
Deuteronomy 8:20 is making lost
Deuteronomy 8:20 so shall ye be lost;
Deuteronomy 9:3 and destroy
Deuteronomy 11:4 hath destroyed
Deuteronomy 11:17 and lest ye perish
Deuteronomy 12:2 Ye shall utterly
Deuteronomy 12:2 cause to perish
Deuteronomy 12:3 and destroy
Deuteronomy 22:3 which he hath lost,
Deuteronomy 26:5 ready to perish
Deuteronomy 28:20 and until thou shalt perish
Deuteronomy 28:22 thee until thou dost perish.

Distinct usage

5 and destroy
5 to destroy
5 shall perish.
4 perish,
4 shall perish:
4 and destroyed
2 therefore they have destroyed
2 perish
2 perisheth
2 shall perish
2 shall perish,
2 perish?
2 destroyeth
2 they shall perish.
2 and to destroy,
2 I will destroy
2 hath perished
2 and to cause to perish,
2 be lost
2 that ye shall surely
2 shall be lost
2 shall be lost,
2 and make lost
1 hath destroyed
1 which he hath lost,
1 thee until thou dost perish.
1 void
1 against you, and ye shall perish
1 were lost.
1 perished!
1 to the intent that he might destroy
1 had destroyed
1 had destroyed;
1 that they may be destroyed:
1 shall be destroyed:
1 and perish.
1 and they shall not escape,
1 and destroyeth
1 Yet he shall perish
1 had perished?
1 any perish
1 Thou shalt destroy
1 shall not perish
1 They shall perish,
1 for me to destroy
1 like a lost
1 shall destroy
1 themselves: but when they perish,
1 to lose;
1 men shall perish,
1 perisheth,
1 thee shall perish;
1 hath perished,
1 them of children, I will destroy
1 and to destroy
1 that destroy
1 Moreover I will take
1 to flee,
1 and that ye might perish,
1 have perished.

Corresponding Greek Words

oved G3077 lupe

Related words


H7 אבד 'ăbad
(Chaldee); corresponding to H6

KJV Usage: destroy, perish.

H8 אבד 'ôbêd
Active participle of H6; (concretely) wretched or (abstractly) destruction

KJV Usage: perish.

H9 אבדה 'ăbêdâh
From H6; concretely something lost; abstractly destruction, that is Hades

KJV Usage: lost.

Compare H10.

H11 אבדּון 'ăbaddôn
Intensively from H6; abstractly a perishing; concretely Hades

KJV Usage: destruction.

H12 אבדן 'abdân
From H6; a perishing

KJV Usage: destruction.

H13 אבדן 'obdân
From H6; a perishing

KJV Usage: destruction.