Parts of Speech

n pr m

Root Word (Etymology)

contracted from 1 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous), Greek 11 Abraam

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 4b

KJV Translation Count — 175x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Abraham (175)

Outline of Biblical Usage

braham = "father of a multitude" or "chief of multitude"
1. friend of God and founder of Hebrew nation via God's elective covenant

Strong's Definitions

'Abraham, ab-raw-hawm'; contracted from 1 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram: — Abraham.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be H85; for a father of many nations have I made thee.


And God said unto H85, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.


And God said unto H85, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.


Then H85 fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?


And H85 said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!


And he left off talking with him, and God went up from H85.


And H85 took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of H85's house; and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.


And H85 was ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.


In the selfsame day was H85 circumcised, and Ishmael his son.


And H85 hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.