H539 אמן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain; once (in Isaiah 30:21; by interchange for H541) to go to the right hand

KJV Usage: hence assurance, believe, bring up, establish, + fail, be faithful (of long continuance, stedfast, sure, surely, trusty, verified), nurse, (-ing father), (put), trust, turn to the right.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to support, confirm, be faithful
a. (Qal)
1. to support, confirm, be faithful, uphold, nourish 1a
b. foster-father (subst.) 1a
c. foster-mother, nurse 1a
d. pillars, supporters of the door
e. (Niphal)
1. to be established, be faithful, be carried, make firm 1b
f. to be carried by a nurse 1b
g. made firm, sure, lasting 1b
h. confirmed, established, sure 1b
i. verified, confirmed 1b
j. reliable, faithful, trusty
k. (Hiphil)
1. to stand firm, to trust, to be certain, to believe in 1c
l. stand firm 1c
m. trust, believe
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 116
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H539 אמן is used in the Bible

First 30 of 102 occurrences of H539 אמן

Genesis 15:6
Genesis 42:20
Genesis 45:26
Exodus 4:1
Exodus 4:5
Exodus 4:8
Exodus 4:9
Exodus 4:31
Exodus 14:31
Exodus 19:9
Numbers 11:12
Numbers 12:7
Numbers 14:11
Numbers 20:12
Deuteronomy 1:32
Deuteronomy 7:9
Deuteronomy 9:23
Deuteronomy 28:59
Deuteronomy 28:66
Judges 11:20
Ruth 4:16
1 Samuel 2:35
1 Samuel 3:20
1 Samuel 22:14
1 Samuel 25:28
1 Samuel 27:12
2 Samuel 4:4
2 Samuel 7:16
2 Samuel 20:19
1 Kings 8:26

Corresponding Greek Words

aman ni. G4103 pistos