H559 אמר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude)

KJV Usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command (ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use [speech], utter, X verily, X yet.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to say, speak, utter
a. (Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
b. (Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
c. (Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
d. (Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 118
Parts of Speech: Verb

to say
1) to say, speak, utter
1a) (Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
1b) (Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
1c) (Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
1d) (Hiphil) to avow, to avouch

View how H559 אמר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 5305 occurrences of H559 אמר

Genesis 1:3 said,
Genesis 1:6 said,
Genesis 1:9 said,
Genesis 1:11 said,
Genesis 1:14 said,
Genesis 1:20 said,
Genesis 1:22 them, saying,
Genesis 1:24 said,
Genesis 1:26 said,
Genesis 1:28 said
Genesis 1:29 said,
Genesis 2:16 saying,
Genesis 2:18 said,
Genesis 2:23 said,
Genesis 3:1 And he said
Genesis 3:1 said,
Genesis 3:2 said
Genesis 3:3 hath said,
Genesis 3:4 said
Genesis 3:9 and said
Genesis 3:10 And he said,
Genesis 3:11 And he said,
Genesis 3:12 said,
Genesis 3:13 said
Genesis 3:13 said,
Genesis 3:14 said
Genesis 3:16 he said,
Genesis 3:17 he said,
Genesis 3:17 saying,
Genesis 3:22 said,

Distinct usage

768 said
679 saying,
326 said,
314 and said,
251 Thus saith
205 And he said,
187 and said
133 Then said
114 And he said
74 saith
68 and say
62 Therefore thus saith
60 spoke
55 Say
51 for thus saith
48 and say,
48 came to me, saying,
38 And they said,
36 And they said
30 And she said,
25 to them, Thus saith
23 And she said
23 he said,
22 to him, Thus saith
21 to him, saying,
20 and he answered,
20 answered,
19 say,
18 shall say,
17 to me, saying,
15 him, and said,
15 Speak
14 And I said
14 he said
14 him, saying,
14 I said,
13 and spoke
13 answered
13 commanded
12 them, saying,
12 had said
11 saith,
11 And I said,
11 I said
10 saying
10 for he said,
10 hath said
9 him, and said
9 And thou shalt say
9 for they said,
9 thee, saying,
9 to them, saying,
9 tell
8 to him, and said,
8 to you, saying,
8 they said,
8 to thee, saying,
8 Then I said,
7 Then he said,
7 and tell

Corresponding Greek Words

amar see G1781 st. en tello
amar see G471 st. ant eipon
amar see G550 st. ap eipon
amar see G611 st. apo krino
amar G312 an aggello
amar G994 boao
amar G1097 ginosko
amar G1229 di aggello
amar G1299 dia tasso
amar G1334 di egeomai
amar G1380 dokeo
amar G1458 egkaleo
amar G1718 emphanizo
amar G1861 ep aggello
amar G1873 ep akouo
amar G1937 epithumeo
amar G2004 epi tasso
amar G2010 epi trepo
amar G2053 erion
amar G2065 erotao
amar G2309 thelo
amar G2744 kauchaomai
amar G3660 omnuo
amar G3853 par aggello
amar G3870 para kaleo
amar G4104 pistoo
amar G4367 pros tasso
amar G4395 propheteuo
amar G4929 sun tasso
amar G5335 phasko
amar G5346 phemi
amar havu G154 aiteo
amar hithpa. G2616 kata dunasteuo
amar hithp. G114 atheteo
amar hi. G138 haireo
amar ni. G2147 heurisko
amar ni. G2564 kaleo
amar qal,ni G518 ap aggello
amar qal.,hithp. G2980 laleo
amar qal.,ni. G3004 lego
amar shalah G987 blasphemeo

Related words


H201 אומר 'ômâr
From H559; talkative; Omar, a grandson of Esau

KJV Usage: Omar.

H534 אמיר 'âmı̂yr
Apparently from H559 (in the sense of self exaltation); a summit (of a tree or mountain)

KJV Usage: bough, branch.

H560 אמר 'ămar
(Chaldee); corresponding to H559

KJV Usage: command, declare, say, speak, tell.

H561 אמר 'êmer
From H559; something said

KJV Usage: answer, X appointed unto him, saying, speech, word.

H564 אמּר 'immêr
From H559; talkative; Immer, the name of five Israelites

KJV Usage: Immer.

H567 אמרי 'ĕmôrı̂y
Probably a patronymic from an unused name derived from H559 in the sense of publicity, that is, prominence; thus a mountaineer; an Emorite, one of the Canaanitish tribes

KJV Usage: Amorite.

H568 אמריהוּ אמריה 'ămaryâh 'ămaryâhû
אמריהוּ אמריה
'ămaryâh 'ămaryâhû
am-ar-yaw', am-ar-yaw'-hoo
From H559 and H3050; Jah has said (that is, promised); Amarjah, the name of nine Israelites

KJV Usage: Amariah.

H3982 מאמר ma'ămar
From H559; something (authoritatively) said, that is, an edict

KJV Usage: commandment, decree.