BDB527 [H539 H547]

I. [אָמַן] verb confirm, support (compare Arabic , etc., see below; Sabean אמן in derivatives & proper names compare CISiv.1,10 DHMZMG 1885,598; Aramaic אֲמַן, in Haph`el, Ethiopic , Assyrian in derivatives) — only Qal Participle אֹמֵן

1. as verb support, nourish 2Kgs 10:1; 2Kgs 10:5; Esth 2:7,
2. as substantive foster-father Num 11:12 (J) Isa 49:23.
3. אֹמֶנֶת foster-mother, nurse Ruth 4:16; 2Sam 4:4.
4. אֹמְנוֺת pillars, supporters of the door 2Kgs 18:16. Participle passive a. הָאֱמֻנִים those brought up (in scarlet) Lam 4:5.
\ \ b. אֱמוּנִים intransitive faithful (as firm, stable) as substantive masculine faithful ones Ps 12:2 (> ᵐ5 ᵑ6 and others faithfulness) 2Sam 20:19 (compare Arabic be faithful, trust in, be secure); Ps 31:24 faithful ones ׳י Keepeth, ׳אֱמוּנִים נֹצֵר י; but ׳א is here taken by ᵐ5 Ri De Che as abstract noun see אֵמֻן. Niph`al נֶאֱמַן Prov 11:13 + (6 t); Imperfect יֵאָמֵן, יֵאָ֫מֶן 1Kgs 8:26 + (9 t.); Participle נֶאֱמָן Prov 25:13 + ( 16 t.) נֶאֱמָנָה Isa 1:21 + ( 4 t.); נֶאֱמֶנֶת Ps 89:29 נֶאֱמָנִים Prov 27:6 + (9 t.); נֶאֱמָנוֺת Deut 28:59. 1. carried by a nurse Isa 60:4.
2. made firm, sure, lasting: place Isa 22:23; Isa 22:25 name 1Chr 17:24 waters Isa 33:16; Jer 15:18 an event Hos 5:9 sickness mercy Isa 55:3.
3. confirmed, established, sure: kingdom 2Sam 7:16 house, dynasty 1Sam 2:35; 1Sam 25:28; 1Kgs 11:38; 1Chr 17:23 prophet Samuel 1Sam 3:20 compare word-play אִם לֹא תַאֲמִינוּ לֹא תֵאָמֵנוּ = if ye believe not (have not firm confidence) ye will not be confirmed Isa 7:9 וְתֵאָמֵנוּ ׳הַאֲמִינוּ בי = believe in Yahweh and ye will be confirmed 2Chr 20:20. 4. verified, confirmed: words of God 1Kgs 8:26; 2Chr 1:9; 2Chr 6:17 his precepts Ps 111:7 testimonies Ps 19:8; Ps 93:5 covenant Ps 89:29 words of men Gen 42:20 (E). 5. reliable, faithful, trusty: persons 1Sam 2:35; 1Sam 22:14; Job 12:20; Ps 89:38; Ps 101:6; Prov 25:13; Isa 8:2; Neh 13:13 a city Isa 1:21 האל הנאמן the faithful God Deut 7:9 compare Isa 49:7 נֶאֱמַן רוּחַ faithful in spirit (disposition) Prov 11:13 לְבָבוֺ נֶאֱמָן his heart faith-ful Neh 9:8 עֵד אֱמֶת וְנֶאֱמָן true and faithful witness Jer 42:5 נאמנים פצעי אוהב faithful the wounds of a loving one Prov 27:6 with נֵת Ps 78:8 עִם Hos 12:1 בְּ of thing Ps 78:37 בְּכָלבֵּֿיתִי in all my house (of Moses) Num 12:7 (E). Hiph`il הֶאֱמִין Gen 45:26 + (18 t.); Imperfect יַאֲמִין, יַאֲמֵן Job 15:31 + (30 t.); Imperative הַאֲמִינוּ 2Chr 20:20 + (2 t.); Participle מַאֲמִין Deut 1:32; Josh 25:16.
1. stand firm Job 39:24 (with negative of the horse when the trumpet sounds Di De MV RVm; but neither believeth RV, hardly trusts Da). 2. trust, believe:
\ \ \ (a) absolute Exod 4:31 (J) Isa 7:9; Isa 28:16; Hab 1:5; Ps 116:10; Job 29:24
\ \ \ (b) with ל of person, trust to, believe Gen 45:26 (E) Exod 4:1; Exod 4:8 (J) Jer 40:14; 2Chr 32:15 with God Deut 9:23; Isa 43:10 ל of thing Exod 4:8; Exod 4:9 (J) Ps 106:24; 1Kgs 10:7; 2Chr 9:6; Isa 53:1; Prov 14:15
\ \ \ (c) with ב of person, trust in, believe in Exod 19:9 (J) 1Sam 27:12; 2Chr 20:20; Job 4:18; Job 15:15; Prov 26:25; Jer 12:6; Mic 7:5 the usual construction with God Gen 15:6 (E) Exod 14:31; Num 14:11 (J) Num 20:12 (P) Deut 1:32; 2Kgs 17:14; 2Chr 20:20; Ps 78:22; Jonah 3:5 with ב of thing Deut 28:66; Job 15:31; Job 24:22; Job 39:12; Ps 78:32; Ps 106:12; Ps 119:66
\ \ \ (d) with כִּי trust or believe that Exod 4:5 (J) Job 9:16; Lam 4:12
\ \ \ (e) so with infin. Job 15:22; Ps 27:13 also trust to do a thing, almost = allow, Judg 11:20.


The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
License: Public domain document; formatting developed for use in https://marvel.bible by Eliran Wong.
Source: provided by Tim Morton, the developer of Bible Analyzer

Reformed Dating