H157 אהב אהב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


אהב אהב
'âhab 'âhêb
aw-hab', aw-habe'
A primitive root; to have affection for (sexually or otherwise)

KJV Usage: (be-) love (-d, -ly, -r), like, friend.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

אהב אהב

1. to love
a. (Qal)
1. human love for another, includes family, and sexual
2. human appetite for objects such as food, drink, sleep, wisdom
3. human love for or to God
4. act of being a friend 1a
b. lover (participle) 1a
c. friend (participle)
1. God's love toward man 1a
d. to individual men 1a
e. to people Israel 1a
f. to righteousness
g. (Niphal)
1. lovely (participle)
2. loveable (participle)
h. (Piel)
1. friends
2. lovers (fig. of adulterers)
2. to like
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 29
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H157 אהב אהב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 195 occurrences of H157 אהב אהב

Genesis 22:2
Genesis 24:67
Genesis 25:28
Genesis 27:4
Genesis 27:9
Genesis 27:14
Genesis 29:18
Genesis 29:30
Genesis 29:32
Genesis 34:3
Genesis 37:3
Genesis 37:4
Genesis 44:20
Exodus 20:6
Exodus 21:5
Leviticus 19:18
Leviticus 19:34
Deuteronomy 4:37
Deuteronomy 5:10
Deuteronomy 6:5
Deuteronomy 7:9
Deuteronomy 7:13
Deuteronomy 10:12
Deuteronomy 10:15
Deuteronomy 10:18
Deuteronomy 10:19
Deuteronomy 11:1
Deuteronomy 11:13
Deuteronomy 11:22
Deuteronomy 13:3

Corresponding Greek Words

ahab G25 agapao
ahav G5373 philia
ahav haadamah G1092 georgos
ahev G25 agapao
ahev G1774 en oikeo
ahev G2192 echo
ahev G2212 zeteo
ahev G2902 krateo
ahev G5463 chairo
ahev pi. G27 agapetos
ahev qal.,pi. G5368 phileo
ahev qal.,pi. G5384 philos