H251 אח - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


אח
'âch
awkh
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H1))

KJV Usage: another, brother (-ly), kindred, like, other.

Compare also the proper names beginning with “Ah-” or “Ahi-” .

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

BDB276
BDB285
BDB9286

אח

1. brother
a. brother of same parents
b. half-brother (same father)
c. relative, kinship, same tribe
d. each to the other (reciprocal relationship)
e. (fig.) of resemblance
Origin: a primitive word
TWOT: 62a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

TBESH:
אָח
ach
H:N-M
brother
1) brother
1a) brother of same parents
1b) half-brother (same father)
1c) relative, kinship, same tribe
1d) each to the other (reciprocal relationship)
1e) (fig.) of resemblance

View how H251 אח is used in the Bible

First 30 of 629 occurrences of H251 אח

Genesis 4:2 his brother
Genesis 4:8 his brother:
Genesis 4:8 his brother,
Genesis 4:9 thy brother?
Genesis 4:9 not: Am I my brother's
Genesis 4:10 of thy brother's
Genesis 4:11 thy brother's
Genesis 4:21 And his brother's
Genesis 9:5 brother
Genesis 9:22 brethren
Genesis 9:25 shall he be to his brethren.
Genesis 10:21 the brother
Genesis 10:25 and his brother's
Genesis 12:5 his brother's
Genesis 13:8 are brethren.
Genesis 13:11 from the other.
Genesis 14:12 brother's
Genesis 14:13 brother
Genesis 14:13 and brother
Genesis 14:14 that his brother
Genesis 14:16 his brother
Genesis 16:12 of all his brethren.
Genesis 19:7 I pray you, brethren,
Genesis 20:5 He is my brother:
Genesis 20:13 of me, He is my brother.
Genesis 20:16 thy brother
Genesis 22:20 to thy brother
Genesis 22:21 his brother,
Genesis 22:23 brother.
Genesis 24:15 brother,

Distinct usage

37 and his brethren,
20 And his brethren
18 his brother,
17 his brother
15 the brother
13 brother,
13 to his brethren,
12 brother
12 thy brother
8 his brethren,
8 your brethren
8 and their brethren
8 and their brethren,
7 brethren
7 to another,
6 thy brother,
6 his brethren
6 their brethren,
6 of his brother
5 my brother
5 of their brethren
5 his brother.
4 brother's
4 brother.
4 thy brother's
4 brethren,
4 of your brethren
4 his brother's
4 their brethren
4 with their brethren
4 to his brother,
3 thy brother?
3 And his brother's
3 brethren.
3 our brethren
3 of his brother.
3 and thy brethren
3 And if thy brother
3 of his brethren
3 their brethren.
2 that his brother
2 of all his brethren.
2 to thy brother
2 with his brethren
2 and thy brethren,
2 thy brother.
2 with his brethren;
2 And when his brethren
2 to thy brother.
2 your brother,
2 your brother
2 our brother
2 and his brother
2 and my brethren,
2 of his brethren,
2 and brethren
2 from his brethren.
2 another,
2 of thy brother's
2 among his brethren,

Corresponding Greek Words

ach G80 adelphos
ach G1451 eggus
ach G2087 heteros


Related words

H251 אח

H252 אח 'ach
אח
'ach
akh
(Chaldee); corresponding to H251

KJV Usage: brother.


H256 אחב אחאב 'ach'âb 'echâb
אחב אחאב
'ach'âb 'echâb
akh-awb', ekh-awb'
The second form used once (by contraction) in Jeremiah 29:22; from H251 and H1; brother (that is, friend) of (his) father; Achab, the name of a king of Israel and of a prophet at Babylon

KJV Usage: Ahab.


H257 אחבּן 'achbân
אחבּן
'achbân
akh-bawn'
From H251 and H995; brother (that is, possessor) of understanding; Achban, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahban.


H264 אחוה 'achăvâh
אחוה
'achăvâh
akh-av-aw'
From H251; fraternity

KJV Usage: brotherhood.


H265 אחוח 'ăchôach
אחוח
'ăchôach
akh-o'-akh
By reduplication from H251; brotherly; Achoach, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahoah.


H267 אחוּמי 'ăchûmay
אחוּמי
'ăchûmay
akh-oo-mah'ee
Perhaps from H251 and H4325; brother (that is, neighbour) of water; Achumai, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahumai.


H269 אחות 'âchôth
אחות
'âchôth
aw-khoth'
Irregular feminine of H251; a sister (used very widely (like H250), literally and figuratively)

KJV Usage: (an-) other, sister, together.


H277 אחי 'ăchı̂y
אחי
'ăchı̂y
akh-ee'
From H251; brotherly; Achi, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Ahi.


H279 אחיאם 'ăchı̂y'âm
אחיאם
'ăchı̂y'âm
akh-ee-awm'
From H251 and H517; brother of the mother (that is, uncle); Achiam, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahiam.


H281 אחיּהוּ אחיּה 'ăchı̂yâh 'ăchı̂yâhû
אחיּהוּ אחיּה
'ăchı̂yâh 'ăchı̂yâhû
akh-ee-yaw', akh-ee-yaw'-hoo
From H251 and H3050; brother (that is, worshipper) of Jah; Achijah, the name of nine Israelites

KJV Usage: Ahiah, Ahijah.


H282 אחיהוּד 'ăchı̂yhûd
אחיהוּד
'ăchı̂yhûd
akh-ee-hood'
From H251 and H1935; brother (that is, possessor) of renown; Achihud, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahihud.


H283 אחיו 'achyô
אחיו
'achyô
akh-yo'
Prolonged from H251; brotherly; Achio, the name of three Israelites

KJV Usage: Ahio.


H284 אחיחד 'ăchı̂ychûd
אחיחד
'ăchı̂ychûd
akh-ee-khood'
From H251 and H2330; brother of a riddle (that is, mysterious); Achichud, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahihud.


H285 אחיטוּב 'ăchı̂yṭûb
אחיטוּב
'ăchı̂yṭûb
akh-ee-toob'
From H251 and H2898; brother of goodness; Achitub, the name of several priests

KJV Usage: Ahitub.


H286 אחילוּד 'ăchı̂ylûd
אחילוּד
'ăchı̂ylûd
akh-ee-lood'
From H251 and H3205; brother of one born; Achilud, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahilud.


H287 אחימות 'ăchı̂ymôth
אחימות
'ăchı̂ymôth
akh-ee-moth'
From H251 and H4191; brother of death; Achimoth, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahimoth.


H288 אחימלך 'ăchı̂ymelek
אחימלך
'ăchı̂ymelek
akh-ee-meh'-lek
From H251 and H4428; brother of (the) king; Achimelek, the name of an Israelite and of a Hittite

KJV Usage: Ahimelech.


H289 אחימן אחימן 'ăchı̂yman 'ăchı̂ymân
אחימן אחימן
'ăchı̂yman 'ăchı̂ymân
akh-ee-man', akh-ee-mawn'
From H251 and H4480; brother of a portion (that is, gift); Achiman, the name of an Anakite and of an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahiman.


H290 אחימעץ 'ăchı̂yma‛ats
אחימעץ
'ăchı̂yma‛ats
akh-ee-mah'-ats
From H251 and the equivalent of H4619; brother of anger; Achimaats, the name of three Israelites

KJV Usage: Ahimaaz.


H291 אחין 'achyân
אחין
'achyân
akh-yawn'
From H251; brotherly; Achjan, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahian.


H292 אחינדב 'ăchı̂ynâdâb
אחינדב
'ăchı̂ynâdâb
akh-ee-naw-dawb'
From H251 and H5068; brother of liberality; Achinadab, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahinadab.


H293 אחינעם 'ăchı̂ynô‛am
אחינעם
'ăchı̂ynô‛am
akh-ee-no'-am
From H251 and H5278; brother of pleasantness; Achinoam, the name of two Israelitesses

KJV Usage: Ahinoam.


H294 אחיסמך 'ăchı̂ysâmâk
אחיסמך
'ăchı̂ysâmâk
akh-ee-saw-mawk'
From H251 and H5564; brother of support; Achisamak, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahisamach.


H295 אחיעזר 'ăchı̂y‛ezer
אחיעזר
'ăchı̂y‛ezer
akh-ee-eh'-zer
From H251 and H5828; brother of help; Achiezer, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Ahiezer.


H296 אחיקם 'ăchı̂yqâm
אחיקם
'ăchı̂yqâm
akh-ee-kawm'
From H251 and H6965; brother of rising (that is, high); Achikam, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahikam.


H297 אחירם 'ăchı̂yrâm
אחירם
'ăchı̂yrâm
akh-ee-rawm'
From H251 and H7311; brother of height (that is, high); Achiram, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahiram.


H299 אחירע 'ăchı̂yra‛
אחירע
'ăchı̂yra‛
akh-ee-rah'
From H251 and H7451; brother of wrong; Achira, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahira.


H300 אחישׁחר 'ăchı̂yshachar
אחישׁחר
'ăchı̂yshachar
akh-ee-shakh'-ar
From H251 and H7837; brother of (the) dawn; Achishachar, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahishar.


H301 אחישׁר 'ăchı̂yshâr
אחישׁר
'ăchı̂yshâr
akh-ee-shawr'
From H251 and H7891; brother of (the) singer; Achishar, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahishar.


H302 אחיתפל 'ăchı̂ythôphel
אחיתפל
'ăchı̂ythôphel
akh-ee-tho'-fel
From H251 and H8602; brother of folly; Achithophel, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahithophel.


H315 אחרח 'achrach
אחרח
'achrach
akh-rakh
From H310 and H251; after (his) brother; Achrach, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Aharah.


H1121 בּן bên
בּן
bên
bane
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H1, H251, etc.)

KJV Usage: + afflicted, age, [Ahoh-] [Ammon-] [Hachmon-] [Lev-]ite, [anoint-]ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, [Assyr-] [Babylon-] [Egypt-] [Grec-]ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant[-est], whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.


H3098 יואח yô'âch
יואח
yô'âch
yo-awkh'
From H3068 and H251; Jehovah-brothered; Joach, the name of four Israelites

KJV Usage: Joah.


H1 אב 'âb

אב
'âb
awb
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-”

H2 אב 'ab
אב
'ab
ab
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1

KJV Usage: father.


H21 אבי 'ăbı̂y
אבי
'ăbı̂y
ab-ee'
From H1; fatherly; Abi, Hezekiah’s mother

KJV Usage: Abi.


H22 אביאל 'ăbı̂y'êl
אביאל
'ăbı̂y'êl
ab-ee-ale'
From H1 and H410; father (that is possessor) of God; Abiel, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Abiel.


H23 אביאסף 'ăbı̂y'âsâph
אביאסף
'ăbı̂y'âsâph
ab-ee-aw-sawf'
From H1 and H622; father of gathering (that is gatherer); Abiasaph, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abiasaph.


H25 אבי גבעון 'ăbı̂y gib‛ôn
אבי גבעון
'ăbı̂y gib‛ôn
ab-ee' ghib-one'
From H1 and H1391; father (that is founder) of Gibon; Abi-Gibon, perhaps an Israelite

KJV Usage: father of Gibeon.


H26 אביגל אביגיל 'ăbı̂ygayil 'ăbı̂ygal
אביגל אביגיל
'ăbı̂ygayil 'ăbı̂ygal
ab-ee-gah'yil, ab-ee-gal'
From H1 and H1524; father (that is source) of joy; Abigail or Abigal, the name of two Israelitesses

KJV Usage: Abigal.


H27 אבידן 'ăbı̂ydân
אבידן
'ăbı̂ydân
ab-ee-dawn'
From H1 and H1777; father of judgment (that is judge); Abidan, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abidan.


H28 אבידע 'ăbı̂ydâ‛
אבידע
'ăbı̂ydâ‛
ab-ee-daw'
From H1 and H3045; father of knowledge (that is knowing); Abida, a son of Abraham by Keturah

KJV Usage: Abida, Abidah.


H29 אביּהוּ אביּה 'ăbı̂yâh 'ăbı̂yâhû
אביּהוּ אביּה
'ăbı̂yâh 'ăbı̂yâhû
ab-ee-yaw', ab-ee-yaw'-hoo
From H1 and H3050; father (that is worshipper) of Jah; Abijah, the name of several Israelite men and two Israelitesses

KJV Usage: Abiah, Abijah.


H30 אביהוּא 'ăbı̂yhû'
אביהוּא
'ăbı̂yhû'
ab-ee-hoo'
From H1 and H1931; father (that is worshipper) of Him (that is God); Abihu, a son of Aaron

KJV Usage: Abihu.


H31 אביהוּד 'ăbı̂yhûd
אביהוּד
'ăbı̂yhûd
ab-ee-hood'
From H1 and H1935; father (that is, possessor) of renown; Abihud, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Abihud.


H32 אביחיל אביהיל 'ăbı̂yhayil 'ăbı̂ychayil
אביחיל אביהיל
'ăbı̂yhayil 'ăbı̂ychayil
ab-ee-hah'-yil, ab-ee-khah'-yil
(More correct in its second form); from H1 and H2428; father (that is, possessor) of might; Abihail or Abichail, the name of three Israelites and two Israelitesses

KJV Usage: Abihail.


H36 אביטוּב 'ăbı̂yṭûb
אביטוּב
'ăbı̂yṭûb
ab-ee-toob'
From H1 and H2898; father of goodness (that is, good); Abitub, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abitub.


H37 אביטל 'ăbı̂yṭal
אביטל
'ăbı̂yṭal
ab-ee-tal'
From H1 and H2919; father of dew (that is, fresh); Abital, a wife of King David

KJV Usage: Abital.


H38 אביּם 'ăbı̂yâm
אביּם
'ăbı̂yâm
ab-ee-yawm'
From H1 and H3220; father of (the) sea (that is, seaman); Abijam (or Abijah), a king of Judah

KJV Usage: Abijam.


H39 אבימאל 'ăbı̂ymâ'êl
אבימאל
'ăbı̂ymâ'êl
ab-ee-maw-ale'
From H1 and an elsewhere unused (probably foreign) word; father of Mael (apparently some Arab tribe); Abimael, a son of Joktan

KJV Usage: Abimael.


H40 אבימלך 'ăbı̂ymelek
אבימלך
'ăbı̂ymelek
ab-ee-mel'-ek
From H1 and H4428; father of (the) king; Abimelek, the name of two Philistine kings and of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Abimelech.


H41 אבינדב 'ăbı̂ynâdâb
אבינדב
'ăbı̂ynâdâb
ab-ee-naw-dawb'
From H1 and H5068; father of generosity (that is, liberal); Abinadab, the name of four Israelites

KJV Usage: Abinadab.


H42 אבינעם 'ăbı̂ynô‛am
אבינעם
'ăbı̂ynô‛am
ab-ee-no'-am
From H1 and H5278; father of pleasantness (that is, gracious); Abinoam, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abinoam.


H44 אביעזר 'ăbı̂y‛ezer
אביעזר
'ăbı̂y‛ezer
ab-ee-ay'-zer
From H1 and H5829; father of help (that is, helpful); Abiezer, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Abiezer.


H45 אבי־עלבון 'ăbı̂y - ‛albôn
אבי־עלבון
'ăbı̂y - ‛albôn
ab-ee al-bone'
From H1 and an unused root of uncertain derivation; probably father of strength (that is, valiant); Abialbon, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abialbon.


H48 אבירם 'ăbı̂yrâm
אבירם
'ăbı̂yrâm
ab-ee-rawm'
From H1 and H7311; father of height (that is, lofty); Abiram, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Abiram.


H49 אבישׁג 'ăbı̂yshag
אבישׁג
'ăbı̂yshag
ab-ee-shag'
From H1 and H7686; father of error (that is, blundering); Abishag, a concubine of David

KJV Usage: Abishag.


H50 אבישׁוּע 'ăbı̂yshûa‛
אבישׁוּע
'ăbı̂yshûa‛
ab-ee-shoo'-ah
From H1 and H7171; father of plenty (that is, prosperous); Abishua, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Abishua.


H51 אבישׁוּר 'ăbı̂yshûr
אבישׁוּר
'ăbı̂yshûr
ab-ee-shoor'
From H1 and H7791; father of (the) wall (that is, perhaps mason), Abishur, an Israelites

KJV Usage: Abishur.


H52 אבשׁי אבישׁי 'ăbı̂yshay 'abshay
אבשׁי אבישׁי
'ăbı̂yshay 'abshay
ab-ee-shah'ee, ab-shah'ee
From H1 and H7862; father of a gift (that is, probably generous); Abishai, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abishai.


H53 אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 'ăbı̂yshâlôm 'abshâlôm
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום
'ăbı̂yshâlôm 'abshâlôm
ab-ee-shaw-lome', ab-shaw-lome'
From H1 and H7965; father of peace (that is, friendly); Abshalom, a son of David; also (the fuller form) a later Israelite

KJV Usage: Abishalom, Absalom.


H54 אביתר 'ebyâthâr
אביתר
'ebyâthâr
eb-yaw-thawr'
Contracted from H1 and H3498; father of abundance (that is, liberal); Ebjathar, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abiathar.


H74 אבינר אבנר 'abnêr 'ăbı̂ynêr
אבינר אבנר
'abnêr 'ăbı̂ynêr
ab-nare', ab-ee-nare'
From H1 and H5216; father of light (that is, enlightening); Abner, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Abner.


H85 אברהם 'abrâhâm
אברהם
'abrâhâm
ab-raw-hawm'
Contracted from H1 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram

KJV Usage: Abraham.


H171 אהליאב 'ohŏlı̂y'âb
אהליאב
'ohŏlı̂y'âb
o''-hol-e-awb'
From H168 and H1; tent of (his) father; Oholiab, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Aholiab.


H178 אוב 'ôb
אוב
'ôb
obe
From the same as H1 (apparently through the idea of prattling a father’s name); properly a mumble, that is, a water skin (from its hollow sound); hence a necromancer (ventriloquist, as from a jar)

KJV Usage: bottle, familiar spirit.


H256 אחב אחאב 'ach'âb 'echâb
אחב אחאב
'ach'âb 'echâb
akh-awb', ekh-awb'
The second form used once (by contraction) in Jeremiah 29:22; from H251 and H1; brother (that is, friend) of (his) father; Achab, the name of a king of Israel and of a prophet at Babylon

KJV Usage: Ahab.


H446 אליאב 'ĕlı̂y'âb
אליאב
'ĕlı̂y'âb
el-ee-awb'
From H410 and H1; God of (his) father; Eliab, the name of six Israelites

KJV Usage: Eliab.


H517 אם 'êm
אם
'êm
ame
A primitive word; a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively); (like H1)

KJV Usage: dam, mother, X parting.


H1121 בּן bên
בּן
bên
bane
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H1, H251, etc.)

KJV Usage: + afflicted, age, [Ahoh-] [Ammon-] [Hachmon-] [Lev-]ite, [anoint-]ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, [Assyr-] [Babylon-] [Egypt-] [Grec-]ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant[-est], whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.


H3097 יואב yô'âb
יואב
yô'âb
yo-awb'
From H3068 and H1; Jehovah-fathered; Joab, the name of three Israelites

KJV Usage: Joab.


H3428 ישׁבאב yesheb'âb
ישׁבאב
yesheb'âb
yeh-sheb-awb'
From H3427 and H1; seat of (his) father; Jeshebab, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Jeshebeab.


H3609 כּלאב kil'âb
כּלאב
kil'âb
kil-awb'
Apparently from H3607 and H1; restraint of (his) father; Kilab, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Chileab.


H4124 מואב mô'âb
מואב
mô'âb
mo-awb
From a prolonged form of the prepositional prefix “m-” and H1; from (her (the mother’s)) father; Moab, an incestuous son of Lot; also his territory and descendants

KJV Usage: Moab.


H6065 ענשׁ ‛ănash
ענשׁ
‛ănash
an-ash'
H1 (Chaldee); coresp. to H6066; a mulct

KJV Usage: confiscation.


H6238 עשׁר ‛âshar
עשׁר
‛âshar
aw-shar'
A primitive root; properly to accumulate; chiefly (specifically) to grow (causatively make) rich

KJV Usage: be (-come, en-, make, make self, wax) rich, make [H1 Kings H22 : H48 margin]. See H6240.


H8134 שׁנאב shin'âb
שׁנאב
shin'âb
shin-awb'
Probably from H8132 and H1; a father has turned; Shinab, a Canaanite

KJV Usage: Shinab.


G80 ἀδελφός
ἀδελφός
adelphos
ad-el-fos'
From G1 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς delphus (the womb); a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like [H1])

KJV Usage: brother.