40. Abimelek
Strong's Concordance
Abimelek: "father is king," a Philistine name, also an Israelite name
Original Word: אֲבִימֶלֶךְ
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Abimelek
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-ee-mel'-ek)
Definition: "father is king", a Philistine name, also an Israelite name
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ab and melek
"father is king," a Philistine name, also an Isr. name
NASB Translation
Abimelech (65), Abimelech's (1).

אֲבִימֶ֫לֶךְ proper name, masculine (Melek (= Malik, Molech) is father) — אֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ Genesis 20:18 #NAME?

1 king of Gerar Genesis 20:2,3,4 +, Genesis 21:22,25 (twice in verse) +, Genesis 26:1,8 + (24 t. Genesis).

2 king of Gath Psalm Genesis 34:1 error for אָכִישׁ, compare 1 Samuel 21:11 f; — a better known Philistine name substituted for a less known (Hup3). > Others (Thes Ol De MV) think a title of Philistine kings, compare Pharaoh.

3 son of Gideon Judges 8:31; Judges 9:1,3,4 +, Judges 10:1 (40 t. Judges), 2 Samuel 11:21.

4 priest, son of Abiathar 1 Chronicles 18:16 error for אֲחִימֶלֶח q. v. (Sabean also

proper name, feminine OsianderZMG 1865, 209).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From 'ab and melek; father of (the) king; Abimelek, the name of two Philistine kings and of two Israelites -- Abimelech.

see HEBREW 'ab

see HEBREW melek

Forms and Transliterations
אֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֖לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֗לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֙לֶךְ֙ אֲבִימֶ֛לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֜לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֣לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֤לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֥לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֧לֶךְ אֲבִימֶ֨לֶךְ אֲבִימֶּ֥לֶךְ אֲבִימֶֽלֶךְ׃ אבימלך אבימלך׃ בַּאֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ בַּאֲבִימֶֽלֶךְ׃ באבימלך באבימלך׃ וַאֲבִימֶ֕לֶךְ וַאֲבִימֶ֗לֶךְ וַאֲבִימֶ֜לֶךְ וַאֲבִימֶ֥לֶךְ ואבימלך לַאֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ לַאֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ לַאֲבִימֶֽלֶךְ׃ לאבימלך לאבימלך׃ מֵאֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ מאבימלך ’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ ’ă·ḇîm·me·leḵ ’ăḇîmeleḵ ’ăḇîmmeleḵ aviMelech avimMelech ba’ăḇîmeleḵ ba·’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ baaviMelech la’ăḇîmeleḵ la·’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ laaviMelech mê’ăḇîmeleḵ mê·’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ meaviMelech vaaviMelech wa’ăḇîmeleḵ wa·’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 20:2
HEB: הִ֑וא וַיִּשְׁלַ֗ח אֲבִימֶ֙לֶךְ֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ גְּרָ֔ר
NAS: She is my sister. So Abimelech king
KJV: She [is] my sister: and Abimelech king
INT: he sent Abimelech king of Gerar

Genesis 20:3
HEB: אֱלֹהִ֛ים אֶל־ אֲבִימֶ֖לֶךְ בַּחֲל֣וֹם הַלָּ֑יְלָה
NAS: came to Abimelech in a dream
KJV: came to Abimelech in a dream
INT: God to Abimelech A dream of the night

Genesis 20:4
HEB: וַאֲבִימֶ֕לֶךְ לֹ֥א קָרַ֖ב
NAS: Now Abimelech had not come near
KJV: But Abimelech had not come near
INT: now Abimelech had not come

Genesis 20:8
HEB: וַיַּשְׁכֵּ֨ם אֲבִימֶ֜לֶךְ בַּבֹּ֗קֶר וַיִּקְרָא֙
NAS: So Abimelech arose early
KJV: Therefore Abimelech rose early
INT: arose Abimelech the morning and called

Genesis 20:9
HEB: וַיִּקְרָ֨א אֲבִימֶ֜לֶךְ לְאַבְרָהָ֗ם וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
NAS: Then Abimelech called Abraham
KJV: Then Abimelech called Abraham,
INT: called Abimelech Abraham and said

Genesis 20:10
HEB: וַיֹּ֥אמֶר אֲבִימֶ֖לֶךְ אֶל־ אַבְרָהָ֑ם
NAS: And Abimelech said to Abraham,
KJV: And Abimelech said unto Abraham,
INT: said and Abimelech to Abraham

Genesis 20:14
HEB: וַיִּקַּ֨ח אֲבִימֶ֜לֶךְ צֹ֣אן וּבָקָ֗ר
NAS: Abimelech then took sheep
KJV: And Abimelech took sheep,
INT: took Abimelech sheep and oxen

Genesis 20:15
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ הִנֵּ֥ה אַרְצִ֖י
NAS: Abimelech said, Behold,
KJV: And Abimelech said, Behold, my land
INT: said Abimelech Behold my land

Genesis 20:17
HEB: אֱלֹהִ֜ים אֶת־ אֲבִימֶ֧לֶךְ וְאֶת־ אִשְׁתּ֛וֹ
NAS: healed Abimelech and his wife
KJV: healed Abimelech, and his wife,
INT: healed and God Abimelech and his wife and his maids

Genesis 20:18
HEB: רֶ֖חֶם לְבֵ֣ית אֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ עַל־ דְּבַ֥ר
NAS: of the household of Abimelech because
KJV: of the house of Abimelech, because
INT: the wombs of the household of Abimelech and because

Genesis 21:22
HEB: הַהִ֔וא וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֲבִימֶ֗לֶךְ וּפִיכֹל֙ שַׂר־
NAS: about at that time that Abimelech and Phicol,
KJV: And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol
INT: he spoke Abimelech and Phicol the commander

Genesis 21:25
HEB: אַבְרָהָ֖ם אֶת־ אֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ עַל־ אֹדוֹת֙
NAS: complained to Abimelech because
KJV: reproved Abimelech because
INT: complained Abraham to Abimelech and because

Genesis 21:25
HEB: גָּזְל֖וּ עַבְדֵ֥י אֲבִימֶֽלֶךְ׃
NAS: the servants of Abimelech had seized.
KJV: of water, which Abimelech's servants
INT: had seized the servants of Abimelech

Genesis 21:26
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ לֹ֣א יָדַ֔עְתִּי
NAS: And Abimelech said, I do not know
KJV: And Abimelech said, I wot
INT: said and Abimelech neither know

Genesis 21:27
HEB: וּבָקָ֔ר וַיִּתֵּ֖ן לַאֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ וַיִּכְרְת֥וּ שְׁנֵיהֶ֖ם
NAS: and gave them to Abimelech, and the two
KJV: and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them
INT: and oxen and gave to Abimelech made and the two

Genesis 21:29
HEB: וַיֹּ֥אמֶר אֲבִימֶ֖לֶךְ אֶל־ אַבְרָהָ֑ם
NAS: Abimelech said to Abraham,
KJV: And Abimelech said unto Abraham,
INT: said Abimelech to Abraham

Genesis 21:32
HEB: שָׁ֑בַע וַיָּ֣קָם אֲבִימֶ֗לֶךְ וּפִיכֹל֙ שַׂר־
NAS: at Beersheba; and Abimelech and Phicol,
KJV: at Beersheba: then Abimelech rose up,
INT: Beersheba arose and Abimelech and Phicol the commander

Genesis 26:1
HEB: יִצְחָ֛ק אֶל־ אֲבִימֶּ֥לֶךְ מֶֽלֶךְ־ פְּלִשְׁתִּ֖ים
NAS: to Gerar, to Abimelech king
KJV: went unto Abimelech king
INT: Isaac to Abimelech king of the Philistines

Genesis 26:8
HEB: הַיָּמִ֔ים וַיַּשְׁקֵ֗ף אֲבִימֶ֙לֶךְ֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ פְּלִשְׁתִּ֔ים
NAS: time, that Abimelech king
KJV: time, that Abimelech king
INT: time looked Abimelech king of the Philistines

Genesis 26:9
HEB: וַיִּקְרָ֨א אֲבִימֶ֜לֶךְ לְיִצְחָ֗ק וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙
NAS: Then Abimelech called Isaac
KJV: And Abimelech called Isaac,
INT: called Abimelech Isaac and said

Genesis 26:10
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ מַה־ זֹּ֖את
NAS: Abimelech said, What
KJV: And Abimelech said,
INT: said Abimelech What you

Genesis 26:11
HEB: וַיְצַ֣ו אֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ אֶת־ כָּל־
NAS: So Abimelech charged all
KJV: And Abimelech charged
INT: charged Abimelech all the people

Genesis 26:16
HEB: וַיֹּ֥אמֶר אֲבִימֶ֖לֶךְ אֶל־ יִצְחָ֑ק
NAS: Then Abimelech said to Isaac,
KJV: And Abimelech said unto Isaac,
INT: said Abimelech to Isaac

Genesis 26:26
HEB: וַאֲבִימֶ֕לֶךְ הָלַ֥ךְ אֵלָ֖יו
NAS: Then Abimelech came to him from Gerar
KJV: Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar,
INT: Abimelech came to him

Judges 8:31
HEB: אֶת־ שְׁמ֖וֹ אֲבִימֶֽלֶךְ׃
NAS: him a son, and he named him Abimelech.
KJV: whose name he called Abimelech.
INT: called name Abimelech

67 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 40
67 Occurrences

’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ — 52 Occ.
’ă·ḇîm·me·leḵ — 1 Occ.
ba·’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ — 3 Occ.
la·’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ — 5 Occ.
mê·’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ — 1 Occ.
wa·’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ — 5 Occ.

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