עבודה עבדה 


abodah; ab-o-daw' or abowdah



Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5647

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1553c

KJV Translation Count — 141x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: service (96), servile (12), work (10), bondage (8), act (2), serve (2), servitude (2), tillage (2), effect (1), labour (1), misc (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. labour, service
a. labour, work
b. labour (of servant or slave)
c. labour, service (of captives or subjects)
d. service (of God)

Strong's Definitions

`abodah, ab-o-daw'; or abowdah, ab-o-daw'; from 5647; work of any kind: — act, bondage, + bondservant, effect, labour, ministering(-try), office, service(-ile, -itude), tillage, use, work, X wrought.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Fulfil her week, and we will give thee this also for the H5656 which thou shalt H5656 with me yet seven other years.


Give me my wives and my children, for whom I have H5656d thee, and let me go: for thou knowest my H5656 which I have done thee.


And they made their lives bitter with hard H5656, in morter, and in brick, and in all manner of H5656 in the field: all their H5656, wherein they made them H5656, was with rigour.


And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the H5656, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the H5656.


Let there more H5656 be laid upon the men, that they may H5656 therein; and let them not regard vain words.


Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it: yet not ought of your H5656 shall be diminished.


Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their H5656, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments:


And Moses spake so unto the children of Israel: but they hearkened not unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and for cruel H5656.


And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the land which the LORD will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this H5656.


And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this H5656?