H977 בּחר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to try, that is, (by implication) select

KJV Usage: acceptable, appoint, choose (choice), excellent, join, be rather, require.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to choose, elect, decide for
a. (Qal) to choose
b. (Niphal) to be chosen
c. (Pual) to be chosen, selected
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 231
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H977 בּחר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 164 occurrences of H977 בּחר

Genesis 6:2
Genesis 13:11
Exodus 14:7
Exodus 17:9
Exodus 18:25
Numbers 16:5
Numbers 16:7
Numbers 17:5
Deuteronomy 4:37
Deuteronomy 7:6
Deuteronomy 7:7
Deuteronomy 10:15
Deuteronomy 12:5
Deuteronomy 12:11
Deuteronomy 12:14
Deuteronomy 12:18
Deuteronomy 12:21
Deuteronomy 12:26
Deuteronomy 14:2
Deuteronomy 14:23
Deuteronomy 14:24
Deuteronomy 14:25
Deuteronomy 15:20
Deuteronomy 16:2
Deuteronomy 16:6
Deuteronomy 16:7
Deuteronomy 16:11
Deuteronomy 16:15
Deuteronomy 16:16
Deuteronomy 17:8

Corresponding Greek Words

bachar see G1586 st. ek lego
bachar see G1951 st. epi lego
bachar G138 haireo
bachar G140 hairetizo
bachar G1252 dia krino
bachar G1551 ek dechomai
bachar G1807 ex aireo
bachar G1937 epithumeo
bachar G2206 zeloo
bachar G3353 metochos
bachar ni. G701 arestos
bachar ni. G1381 dokimazo
bachar ni. G4448 puroo
bachar pu. G2841 koinoneo
bachar qal,ni G1588 ek lektos