5656. abodah
Strong's Concordance
abodah: labor, service
Original Word: עֲבֹדָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: abodah
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-o-daw')
Short Definition: service
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from abad
Definition
labor, service
NASB Translation
bondage (4), construction (2), construction work (1), job (2), kind of service (2), labor (9), laborious (12), labors (1), ministry (2), office (1), rite (3), rural (1), service (79), serving (1), servitude (2), tilled (1), use (1), work (18), workers (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
עַבֹדָה, and (Chronicles) עֲבוֺדָה145

noun feminine labour, service (on formation see LagBN 179 BaNB 61); — ׳י Exodus 1:14 41t.; construct עֲבֹדַת Exodus 30:16 43t.; suffix עֲבֹדָתִי Genesis 30:26 33t. suffixes; in Chronicles עֲבוֺדָה 1 Chronicles 28:14 7t.; construct עֲבוֺדַת 1 Chronicles 6:33 13t.; suffix עֲבוֺדָתִי2Chronicles 12:8; עֲבוֺדָתָם 1 Chronicles 6:17; 2Chronicles 31:16; —

1 labour, work, Psalm 104:23; in the field Exodus 1:14; 1 Chronicles 27:26, probably Nehemiah 10:38 (׳עָרֵי ע), Psalm 104:14 (׳עֵשֶׂב לע); in fine linen 1 Chronicles 4:21; in erection of tabernacle Exodus 35:24; Exodus 36:1,3,5; Exodus 39:42 (P); in repairing temple 2 Chronicles 34:13 (twice in verse); כל מלאכת עבדה לא תעשׂוּ ye shall do no laborious work Leviticus 23:7,8,21,25,35,36; Numbers 28:18,25,26; Numbers 29:1,12,35 (P); figurative of man, הַצְּדָקָה ׳ע Isaiah 32:17 ("" ׳מַעֲשֵׂה הַצּ); of God's work of judgment Isaiah 28:21 (twice in verse).

2 labour of servant or slave: of Jacob for Laban Genesis 29:27; Genesis 30:26 (JE); עֶבֶד ׳ע of bondservant Leviticus 25:39 (P); of the Nethinim Ezra 8:20; service of things, vessels of tabernacle and temple Numbers 4:26,32 (P) 1 Chronicles 9:28; 1 Chronicles 28:14 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 28:15.

3 labour, service of captives or subjects: of Israel in Egypt Exodus 1:14; Exodus 2:23 (twice in verse) (P), Exodus 5:11 (E), Exodus 6:6 (P); ׳הע כבד(הׅ Exodus 5:9 (E) Nehemiah 5:18; קשׁה ׳ע Exodus 1:14; Exodus 6:9 (P) Deuteronomy 26:6; 1 Kings 12:4 2Chronicles 10:4; Isaiah 14:3; ׳מֵרֹב ע Lamentations 1:3; ממלכוֺת ׳ע2Chronicles 12:8; המלך ׳ע 1 Chronicles 26:30; אדניהם ׳ע Nehemiah 3:5; military service Ezekiel 29:18 (twice in verse).

4 service of God, in P Chronicles, Ezra: by people Joshua 22:27 (P) 2 Chronicles 12:8, feast of passover Exodus 12:25,26; 2Chronicles 35:10,16, unleavened bread Exodus 13:5; Levites and priests Numbers 4:19,49; Numbers 8:11; 1 Chronicles 24:3,19; 2Chronicles 8:14; 31:16; מתנה ׳ע Numbers 18:7; Levites Exodus 38:21; Numbers 4:24,27 (twice in verse); Numbers 4:28,33,47 (twice in verse); Numbers 7:7,8; Numbers 8:26; Numbers 18:21; 1 Chronicles 6:17; 2Chronicles 31:2; with בְּאֹהֶל מוֺעֵד 2 Chronicles 31:4; 2 Chronicles 31:23; 2 Chronicles 31:31; 2 Chronicles 31:33; 2 Chronicles 31:35; 2 Chronicles 31:39; 2 Chronicles 31:43; 2Chron 8:19; 8:22; 18:31; אֹהֶל מוֺעֵד Exodus 30:16; Numbers 4:30; Numbers 7:5; Numbers 8:24; Numbers 18:4,6,21,23, compare Exodus 35:21; Numbers 7:5; (ה)מִשְׁכָּן Exodus 39:32,40; Numbers 3:7,8; Numbers 16:9; 1 Chronicles 6:33, compare Exodus 27:19; Numbers 3:36; 1 Chronicles 23:26; הַקֹּדֶשׁ ׳ע Numbers 7:9, compare Numbers 3:31; of its court Numbers 3:26; more specifically משׂא ׳ע Numbers 4:47; ׳צבא הע Numbers 8:25; (ה)אלהים ׳בית י ׳ע 1 Chronicles 23:24,28,32; 1 Chronicles 25:6; 1 Chronicles 28:13 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 28:21 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 29:7; 2Chronicles 29:35; 31:21; 35:2; Nehemiah 10:33; בית האלהים ׳מלאכת ע 1 Chronicles 9:13; 1 Chronicles 28:20; 2Chronicles 24:12; ׳מעשׂה ע 1 Chronicles 23:28; its service Ezekiel 44:14; 1 Chronicles 9:19; specific service of Levitical singers 1 Chronicles 25:1 (twice in verse), and doorkeepers 1 Chronicles 26:8; 2Chronicles 35:15.

[עֲבִידָה] noun feminine work, service (Biblical Hebrew עֲבֹדָה); — emphatic עֲבִידְתָּא Ezra 5:8; Daniel 2:49, construct עֲבִידַת Ezra 4:24 +; —

1 work, of building temple, Ezra 4:24; Ezra 5:8; Ezra 6:7; = administration Daniel 2:49; Daniel 3:12.

2 ritual, service, of God Ezra 6:18.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
act, bondage, bondservant, effect, labor, ministering, office, service, tillage,

Or mabowdah {ab-o-daw'}; from abad; work of any kind -- act, bondage, + bondservant, effect, labour, ministering(-try), office, service(-ile, -itude), tillage, use, work, X wrought.

see HEBREW abad

Forms and Transliterations
בַּעֲבֹדַ֖ת בַּעֲבֹדָ֣ה בַּעֲבֹדָה֙ בַּעֲבֹדָתָֽם׃ בַּעֲבוֹדַ֣ת בעבדה בעבדת בעבדתם׃ בעבודת הָֽעֲבֹדָה֙ הָעֲבֹדָ֑ה הָעֲבֹדָ֖ה הָעֲבֹדָ֛ה הָעֲבֹדָ֥ה הָעֲבֹדָֽה׃ הָעֲבוֹדָ֑ה הָעֲבוֹדָ֔ה העבדה העבדה׃ העבודה וְֽלַעֲבֹ֖דָת֣וֹ וְלַעֲבֹדַ֖ת וַֽעֲבֹדַת֙ וַעֲבֹדַ֥ת וַעֲבֹדָ֖ה וַעֲבוֹדַ֖ת וַעֲבוֹדָ֑ה וַעֲבוֹדָֽה׃ וּמֵעֲבֹדָ֖ה ולעבדת ולעבדתו ומעבדה ועבדה ועבדת ועבודה ועבודה׃ ועבודת כַּעֲבוֹדַ֖ת כעבודת לַעֲב֣וֹדָתָ֔ם לַעֲבֹדַ֖ת לַעֲבֹדַ֣ת לַעֲבֹדַת֙ לַעֲבֹדָ֑ה לַעֲבֹדָ֖ה לַעֲבֹדָ֗ה לַעֲבֹדָתָ֗ם לַעֲבֹדָתָֽם׃ לַעֲבֹדָתֽוֹ׃ לַעֲבוֹדַ֖ת לַעֲבוֹדַ֣ת לַעֲבוֹדָ֖ה לעבדה לעבדת לעבדתו׃ לעבדתם לעבדתם׃ לעבודה לעבודת לעבודתם מֵעֲבֹדַ֨ת מֵעֲבֹדַתְכֶ֖ם מֵעֲבֹדָתָ֑ם מעבדת מעבדתכם מעבדתם עֲב֣וֹדָתִ֔י עֲבֹ֣דָת֔וֹ עֲבֹ֣דָתָ֔ם עֲבֹ֥דַת עֲבֹֽדַתְכֶ֖ם עֲבֹֽדָתָ֔ם עֲבֹֽדָתָם֙ עֲבֹדַ֔ת עֲבֹדַ֕ת עֲבֹדַ֖ת עֲבֹדַ֗ת עֲבֹדַ֣ת עֲבֹדַ֤ת עֲבֹדַ֥ת עֲבֹדַ֧ת עֲבֹדַת֙ עֲבֹדָ֔ה עֲבֹדָ֖ה עֲבֹדָ֛ה עֲבֹדָ֤ה עֲבֹדָ֥ה עֲבֹדָת֑וֹ עֲבֹדָת֖וֹ עֲבֹדָת֗וֹ עֲבֹדָתִ֖י עֲבֹדָתֵֽנוּ׃ עֲבֹדָתָ֑ם עֲבֹדָתָ֖ם עֲבֹדָתָ֗ם עֲבֹדָתָֽם׃ עֲבֹדָתֽוֹ׃ עֲבוֹדַ֔ת עֲבוֹדַ֖ת עֲבוֹדַ֣ת עֲבוֹדַ֥ת עֲבוֹדַ֨ת עֲבוֹדָ֔ה עֲבוֹדָ֣ה עֲבוֹדָ֥ה עֲבוֹדָתָֽם׃ עבדה עבדת עבדתו עבדתו׃ עבדתי עבדתכם עבדתם עבדתם׃ עבדתנו׃ עבודה עבודת עבודתי עבודתם׃ ‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām ‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯê·nū ‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯî ‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw ‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh ‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ ‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ·ḵem ‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏā·ṯām ‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏā·ṯî ‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏāh ‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ ‘ăḇōḏāh ‘ăḇōḏaṯ ‘ăḇōḏāṯām ‘ăḇōḏāṯênū ‘ăḇōḏāṯî ‘ăḇōḏaṯḵem ‘ăḇōḏāṯōw ‘ăḇōwḏāh ‘ăḇōwḏaṯ ‘ăḇōwḏāṯām ‘ăḇōwḏāṯî avoDah avoDat aVodaTam avodatChem avodaTenu avodaTi avodaTo ba‘ăḇōḏāh ba‘ăḇōḏaṯ ba‘ăḇōḏāṯām ba‘ăḇōwḏaṯ ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ ba·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ baavoDah baavoDat baavodaTam hā‘ăḇōḏāh hā‘ăḇōwḏāh hā·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh hā·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏāh haavoDah ka‘ăḇōwḏaṯ ka·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ kaavoDat la‘ăḇōḏāh la‘ăḇōḏaṯ la‘ăḇōḏāṯām la‘ăḇōḏāṯōw la‘ăḇōwḏāh la‘ăḇōwḏaṯ la‘ăḇōwḏāṯām la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ la·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏā·ṯām la·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏāh la·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ laavoDah laavoDat laavodaTam laavodaTo mê‘ăḇōḏaṯ mê‘ăḇōḏāṯām mê‘ăḇōḏaṯḵem mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ·ḵem meavoDat meavodaTam meavodatChem ū·mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh ūmê‘ăḇōḏāh umeavoDah vaavoDah vaavoDat velaavoDat velaaVodaTo wa‘ăḇōḏāh wa‘ăḇōḏaṯ wa‘ăḇōwḏāh wa‘ăḇōwḏaṯ wa·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh wa·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ wa·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏāh wa·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ wə·la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw wə·la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ wəla‘ăḇōḏaṯ wəla‘ăḇōḏāṯōw
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145 Occurrences


‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh — 21 Occ.
‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ — 38 Occ.
‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām — 13 Occ.
‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ·ḵem — 1 Occ.
‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯê·nū — 1 Occ.
‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯî — 2 Occ.
‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw — 12 Occ.
ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh — 2 Occ.
ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ — 3 Occ.
ba·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām — 1 Occ.
hā·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh — 16 Occ.
ka·‘ă·ḇō·w·ḏaṯ — 1 Occ.
la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh — 6 Occ.
la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ — 10 Occ.
la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām — 3 Occ.
la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw — 1 Occ.
mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ — 2 Occ.
mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯām — 1 Occ.
mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ·ḵem — 1 Occ.
ū·mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh — 1 Occ.
wa·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh — 4 Occ.
wa·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ — 3 Occ.
wə·la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·la·‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw — 1 Occ.

Genesis 29:27
HEB: אֶת־ זֹ֗את בַּעֲבֹדָה֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר תַּעֲבֹ֣ד
NAS: also for the service which
KJV: and we will give thee this also for the service which thou shalt serve
INT: also for the service which shall serve

Genesis 30:26
HEB: יָדַ֔עְתָּ אֶת־ עֲבֹדָתִ֖י אֲשֶׁ֥ר עֲבַדְתִּֽיךָ׃
NAS: know my service which
KJV: for thou knowest my service which I have done
INT: yourself know my service which have rendered

Exodus 1:14
HEB: אֶת־ חַיֵּיהֶ֜ם בַּעֲבֹדָ֣ה קָשָׁ֗ה בְּחֹ֙מֶר֙
NAS: with hard labor in mortar
KJV: with hard bondage, in morter,
INT: made their lives labor hard mortar

Exodus 1:14
HEB: וּבִלְבֵנִ֔ים וּבְכָל־ עֲבֹדָ֖ה בַּשָּׂדֶ֑ה אֵ֚ת
NAS: and at all [kinds] of labor in the field,
KJV: and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field:
INT: and bricks all labor the field all

Exodus 1:14
HEB: אֵ֚ת כָּל־ עֲבֹ֣דָתָ֔ם אֲשֶׁר־ עָבְד֥וּ
NAS: all their labors which
KJV: in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve,
INT: the field all their labors which imposed

Exodus 2:23
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל מִן־ הָעֲבֹדָ֖ה וַיִּזְעָ֑קוּ וַתַּ֧עַל
NAS: because of the bondage, and they cried
KJV: by reason of the bondage, and they cried,
INT: of Israel because of the bondage cried rose

Exodus 2:23
HEB: הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים מִן־ הָעֲבֹדָֽה׃
NAS: because of [their] bondage rose
KJV: unto God by reason of the bondage.
INT: God because of bondage

Exodus 5:9
HEB: תִּכְבַּ֧ד הָעֲבֹדָ֛ה עַל־ הָאֲנָשִׁ֖ים
NAS: Let the labor be heavier on the men,
KJV: Let there more work be laid
INT: be heavier the labor on the men

Exodus 5:11
HEB: אֵ֥ין נִגְרָ֛ע מֵעֲבֹדַתְכֶ֖ם דָּבָֽר׃
NAS: [it], but none of your labor will be reduced.'
KJV: not ought of your work shall be diminished.
INT: none shall be diminished of your labor ought

Exodus 6:6
HEB: וְהִצַּלְתִּ֥י אֶתְכֶ֖ם מֵעֲבֹדָתָ֑ם וְגָאַלְתִּ֤י אֶתְכֶם֙
NAS: and I will deliver you from their bondage. I will also redeem
KJV: and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem
INT: of the Egyptians will deliver their bondage redeem arm

Exodus 6:9
HEB: מִקֹּ֣צֶר ר֔וּחַ וּמֵעֲבֹדָ֖ה קָשָֽׁה׃ פ
NAS: and cruel bondage.
KJV: of spirit, and for cruel bondage.
INT: anguish of spirit bondage and cruel

Exodus 12:25
HEB: וּשְׁמַרְתֶּ֖ם אֶת־ הָעֲבֹדָ֥ה הַזֹּֽאת׃
NAS: you shall observe this rite.
KJV: that ye shall keep this service.
INT: has promised shall observe rite likewise

Exodus 12:26
HEB: בְּנֵיכֶ֑ם מָ֛ה הָעֲבֹדָ֥ה הַזֹּ֖את לָכֶֽם׃
NAS: does this rite mean to you?'
KJV: shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?
INT: your children What rite likewise

Exodus 13:5
HEB: וְעָבַדְתָּ֛ אֶת־ הָעֲבֹדָ֥ה הַזֹּ֖את בַּחֹ֥דֶשׁ
NAS: this rite in this
KJV: that thou shalt keep this service in this month.
INT: and honey you shall observe rite likewise month

Exodus 27:19
HEB: הַמִּשְׁכָּ֔ן בְּכֹ֖ל עֲבֹדָת֑וֹ וְכָל־ יְתֵדֹתָ֛יו
NAS: [used] in all its service, and all
KJV: of the tabernacle in all the service thereof, and all the pins
INT: of the tabernacle all service and all pegs

Exodus 30:16
HEB: אֹת֔וֹ עַל־ עֲבֹדַ֖ת אֹ֣הֶל מוֹעֵ֑ד
NAS: and shall give it for the service of the tent
KJV: and shalt appoint it for the service of the tabernacle
INT: and shall give for the service of the tent of meeting

Exodus 35:21
HEB: מוֹעֵד֙ וּלְכָל־ עֲבֹ֣דָת֔וֹ וּלְבִגְדֵ֖י הַקֹּֽדֶשׁ׃
NAS: and for all its service and for the holy
KJV: of the congregation, and for all his service, and for the holy
INT: of meeting and everyone service garments the holy

Exodus 35:24
HEB: לְכָל־ מְלֶ֥אכֶת הָעֲבֹדָ֖ה הֵבִֽיאוּ׃
NAS: work of the service brought
KJV: for any work of the service, brought
INT: any work of the service brought

Exodus 36:1
HEB: כָּל־ מְלֶ֖אכֶת עֲבֹדַ֣ת הַקֹּ֑דֶשׁ לְכֹ֥ל
NAS: the work in the construction of the sanctuary,
KJV: all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary,
INT: all the work the construction of the sanctuary all

Exodus 36:3
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל לִמְלֶ֛אכֶת עֲבֹדַ֥ת הַקֹּ֖דֶשׁ לַעֲשֹׂ֣ת
NAS: the work in the construction of the sanctuary.
KJV: for the work of the service of the sanctuary,
INT: of Israel the work the construction of the sanctuary to perform

Exodus 36:5
HEB: לְהָבִ֑יא מִדֵּ֤י הָֽעֲבֹדָה֙ לַמְּלָאכָ֔ה אֲשֶׁר־
NAS: enough for the construction work which
KJV: than enough for the service of the work,
INT: are bringing enough the construction of the work which

Exodus 38:21
HEB: פִּ֣י מֹשֶׁ֑ה עֲבֹדַת֙ הַלְוִיִּ֔ם בְּיַד֙
NAS: of Moses, for the service of the Levites,
KJV: of Moses, [for] the service of the Levites,
INT: to the command of Moses the service of the Levites the hand

Exodus 39:32
HEB: וַתֵּ֕כֶל כָּל־ עֲבֹדַ֕ת מִשְׁכַּ֖ן אֹ֣הֶל
NAS: Thus all the work of the tabernacle
KJV: Thus was all the work of the tabernacle
INT: was completed all the work of the tabernacle of the tent

Exodus 39:40
HEB: כָּל־ כְּלֵ֛י עֲבֹדַ֥ת הַמִּשְׁכָּ֖ן לְאֹ֥הֶל
NAS: the equipment for the service of the tabernacle,
KJV: and all the vessels of the service of the tabernacle,
INT: and all the equipment the service of the tabernacle the tent

Exodus 39:42
HEB: אֵ֖ת כָּל־ הָעֲבֹדָֽה׃
NAS: all the work according to all
KJV: of Israel made all the work.
INT: of Israel to all the work

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