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Strongs Number: H559


Hebrew Word
אָמַר
Transliteration
ʼâmar
Phonetic
aw-mar'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to say (used with great latitude)

BDB Definition

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