BDB12 [H14]

I. אָבָה verb be willing, consent (compare Assyrian abîtu, command, DlW, Ethiopic refuse, Arabic , id., Nejd be willing SoDe Jes 3, p. 26; LCB 1880, 817) —

Qal (with לֹא, אַל except Isa 1:19; Job 39:9 in Hexateuch rare & only J E D, including Lev 26:21); Perfect אָבָה Exod 10:27 + אָבוּ Judg 19:25 + 7 t.; אָבוּא Isa 28:12 (Sta§ 31 R. 2; 1, 414); Imperfect יֹאבֶה Deut 29:19 + 2 t.; 2 masculine singular jussive תֹּבֵא Prov 1:10 (Sta§ 143 e 1 fin; 1, 576 f) etc.; Participle אֹבִים Ezek 3:7be willing, followed by Infinitive with ל Exod 10:27 + 29 t.; without ל Deut 2:30 + 8 t.; subject ׳י Deut 10:10; Deut 23:6; Deut 29:19; Josh 24:10; 2Kgs 8:19; 2Kgs 13:23; 2Kgs 24:4; 2Chr 21:7 human subject Gen 24:5; Gen 24:8; Judg 19:10; 2Sam 2:21; 2Sam 13:25; 2Sam 14:29 (twice in verse); 2Sam 23:16; 2Sam 23:17 = 1Chr 11:18; 1Chr 11:19; 1Chr 19:19 in bad sense Exod 10:27; Deut 2:30; Deut 25:7; Judg 19:25; Judg 20:13; 2Sam 13:14; 2Sam 13:16 especially of perverse Israel Lev 26:21; Deut 1:26; 1Sam 15:9; Isa 28:12; Isa 30:9; Isa 42:24; Ezek 3:7 (twice in verse); Ezek 20:8 subject animal, רֵים Job 39:9 absolute (no Infinitive) 2Sam 12:17; 1Kgs 20:8; 1Kgs 22:50 compare Prov 6:35, of jealous man; bad sense Judg 11:17; Isa 30:15 good sense 1Sam 22:17; 1Sam 26:23; 1Sam 31:4 = 1Chr 10:4; 2Sam 6:10; Prov 1:10 + finite verb Isa 1:19 (אִם תּאֹבוּ וּשְׁמַעְתֶּם); consent, yield to, followed by לוֺ Deut 13:9 (good sense); followed by לִי Ps 81:12 followed by לַעֲצָתִי Prov 1:30 followed by accusative תּוֺכַחְתִּי vProv 1:25 (all in bad sense).


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