H1 אב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application

KJV Usage: chief, (fore-) father ([-less]), X patrimony, principal.

Compare names in “Abi-”

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. father of an individual
2. of God as father of his people
3. head or founder of a household, group, family, or clan
4. ancestor
a. grandfather, forefathers -- of person
b. of people
5. originator or patron of a class, profession, or art
6. of producer, generator (fig.)
7. of benevolence and protection (fig.)
8. term of respect and honour
9. ruler or chief (spec.)
Origin: a root
TWOT: 4a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H1 אב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 1061 occurrences of H1 אב

Genesis 2:24
Genesis 4:20
Genesis 4:21
Genesis 9:18
Genesis 9:22
Genesis 9:23
Genesis 10:21
Genesis 11:28
Genesis 11:29
Genesis 12:1
Genesis 15:15
Genesis 17:4
Genesis 17:5
Genesis 19:31
Genesis 19:32
Genesis 19:33
Genesis 19:34
Genesis 19:35
Genesis 19:36
Genesis 19:37
Genesis 19:38
Genesis 20:12
Genesis 20:13
Genesis 22:7
Genesis 22:21
Genesis 24:7
Genesis 24:23
Genesis 24:38
Genesis 24:40
Genesis 26:3

Corresponding Greek Words

av G2730 kat oikeo
av G3390 metro polis
av G3507 nephele
av G3509 nephos
av G3962 pater, patros
av G3965 patria
av G3966 patriarches
av G3967 patrikos
av G3971 patroos
av vaem G1118 goneus