571. emeth
Strong's Concordance
emeth: firmness, faithfulness, truth
Original Word: אֶמֶת
Part of Speech: noun feminine; adverb
Transliteration: emeth
Phonetic Spelling: (eh'-meth)
Definition: firmness, faithfulness, truth
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from aman
Definition
firmness, faithfulness, truth
NASB Translation
faith (1), faithful (2), faithfully (6), faithfulness (10), lasting (1), nor* (1), right (1), true (18), truly (4), truth (80), truth that you may correctly (1), truthful (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אֱמֶת noun feminine firmness, faithfulness, truth (contracted for אֱמֶנֶת from אָמֵן) Genesis 24:48 106t.; suffix אֲמִתּוֺ, אֲמִתְּךָ Psalm 91:4 18t.

1 reliability, sureness: דֶּרֶח אֱמֶת sure way Genesis 24:48 (J); שׂכר אמת sure reward Proverbs 11:18; אות אמת sure token Joshua 2:12 (J); זֶרַע אמת Jeremiah 2:21.

2 stability, con-tinuance: שָׁלוֺם וֶאֱמֶת peace and stability Isaiah 39:8 (= 2 Kings 20:19) Esther 9:30; Jeremiah 33:6; Zechariah 8:19, compare שׁלום אמת Jeremiah 14:13.

3 faithfulness, reliableness: (α) of men אִישׁ אֱמֶת faithful man Nehemiah 7:2; אנשׁי אמת Exodus 18:21 (E); הָלַח בֶּאֱמֶת walk in faithfulness, faithfully 1 Kings 2:4; 1 Kings 3:6; 2 Kings 20:3; Isaiah 38:3 compare 1 Samuel 12:24; of ׳י, בַּאֲמִתֶּ֑ךָ Psalm 25:5; Psalm 26:3; Psalm 86:11; עיר האמת Zechariah 8:3; of men Psalm 45:5; Psalm 51:8; 2Chronicles 31:20; 32:1; Proverbs 29:14; Isaiah 10:20; Isaiah 42:3; Isaiah 48:1; ובתמים ׳בא Judges 9:16,19; Joshua 24:14; ׳חֶסֶד וֶאֱ mercy and faithfulness Proverbs 3:3; Proverbs 14:22; Proverbs 16:6; Proverbs 20:28; Hosea 4:1, & the phrase עשׂה חסד ואמת Genesis 24:49; Genesis 47:29; Joshua 2:14 (J) 2 Samuel 15:20. (b) an attribute of God Psalm 54:7; Psalm 71:22; Isaiah 38:18,19; Isaiah 61:8; נתן אמת Micah 7:20; עשׂה אמת Ezekiel 18:9; Nehemiah 9:33; עשׂה חסד ואמת Genesis 32:11 (J) 2 Samuel 2:6; רב חסד ואמת abundant in mercy and faithfulness Exodus 34:6 (J) Psalm 86:15; these attributes are also associated Psalm 40:11; Psalm 40:12; Psalm 61:8; Psalm 115:1; Psalm 138:2; Isaiah 16:5; Genesis 24:27 (J); they are messengers of God to men Psalm 57:4; Psalm 85:11; Psalm 89:15 compare Psalm 43:3; חסד ואמת ׳כל ארחות י Psalm 25:10; the faithfulness of God endureth for ever Psalm 117:2; he keepeth it for ever Psalm 146:6; it reacheth unto the skies Psalm 57:11; Psalm 108:5; it is shield & buckler Psalm 91:4; he is אל אמת Psalm 31:6 = אלהי אמת2Chronicles 15:3; אֱמֶת is also associated with the divine ישׁר Psalm 111:8; צֶדֶק Psalm 85:12; צְדָקָה Zechariah 8:8; מִשְׁמָּט Psalm 111:7; Jeremiah 4:2; & salvation Psalm 69:14.

4 truth (a) as spoken: דבר אמת speak truth 1 Kings 22:16; 2Chronicles 18:15; Jeremiah 9:4; Zechariah 8:16; Psalm 15:2; ׳דִּבְרֵי א Ecclesiastes 12:10; אֱמֶת הַדָּבָר the thing is certainly true Deuteronomy 13:15; Deuteronomy 17:4; אִמְרֵי אֱמֶת = אמרים אמת Proverbs 22:21; הגה אמת Proverbs 8:7; ׳הגיד א Daniel 11:2, אֲמִתְּךָ Psalm 30:10; שׂפת אמת Proverbs 12:19; אֱמֶת it is true Isaiah 43:9; האמת אתכם whether truth is with you Genesis 42:16 (E) compare Isaiah 59:14,15. (b) of testimony and judgment עֵד אֱמֶת true witness Proverbs 14:25; עד אמת ונאמן Jeremiah 42:5; משׁפט אמת Ezekiel 18:8; Zechariah 7:9; שָׁפַט אמת Zechariah 8:16. (c) of divine instruction כְּחָב אֱמֶת Daniel 10:21; תורת אמת Malachi 2:6 compare Nehemiah 9:13; תורתך אמת Psalm 119:142; בְּפִיךָ אמת ׳דבר י 1 Kings 17:24 compare 2 Samuel 7:28; ׳משׁפטי י אמת Psalm 19:10; ראשׁ דברך אמת Psalm 119:160; מצותיך אמת Psalm 119:151. (d) truth as a body of ethical or religious knowledge Daniel 8:12; להשׂכיל באמתך Daniel 9:13.

5. adverb in truth, truly Psalm 132:11; יהוה אלהים אמת Yahweh is God in truth, truly Jeremiah 10:10; elsewhere בֶּאֱמֶת Judges 9:15; Psalm 145:18; Jeremiah 26:15; Jeremiah 28:9; Jeremiah 32:41.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
assuredly, establishment, faithful, right, sure, true, verity

Contracted from 'aman; stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness -- assured(-ly), establishment, faithful, right, sure, true (-ly, -th), verity.

see HEBREW 'aman

Forms and Transliterations
אֱ֝מֶ֗ת אֱ֭מֶת אֱמֶ֑ת אֱמֶ֔ת אֱמֶ֖ת אֱמֶ֗ת אֱמֶ֣ת אֱמֶ֥ת אֱמֶ֧ת אֱמֶֽת׃ אֱמֶת֙ אֱמֶת֮ אֲמִתְּךָ֪ אֲמִתֶּ֑ךָ אֲמִתֶּֽךָ׃ אֲמִתּֽוֹ׃ אמת אמת׃ אמתו׃ אמתך אמתך׃ בֶּֽאֱמֶ֣ת בֶּֽאֱמֶת֙ בֶּאֱמֶ֔ת בֶּאֱמֶ֖ת בֶּאֱמֶ֣ת בֶּאֱמֶ֤ת בֶּאֱמֶ֥ת בֶּאֱמֶ֧ת בֶּאֱמֶ֨ת בֶּאֱמֶֽת׃ בֶאֱמֶ֖ת בֶאֱמֶ֗ת בֶאֱמֶֽת׃ בַּ֝אֲמִתְּךָ֗ בַּאֲמִתֶּ֑ךָ בַּאֲמִתֶּֽךָ׃ בַאֲמִתֶּ֨ךָ ׀ באמת באמת׃ באמתך באמתך׃ הַֽאֱמֶ֖ת הָ֣אֱמֶ֔ת הָֽאֱמֶ֔ת הָֽאֱמֶת֙ האמת וְהָ֣אֱמֶ֔ת וְהָאֱמֶ֥ת וְהָאֱמֶת֙ וֶ֝אֱמֶ֗ת וֶ֭אֱמֶת וֶֽאֱמֶ֛ת וֶֽאֱמֶת־ וֶאֱמֶ֑ת וֶאֱמֶ֔ת וֶאֱמֶ֖ת וֶאֱמֶ֗ת וֶאֱמֶ֤ת וֶאֱמֶ֥ת וֶאֱמֶֽת׃ וַ֝אֲמִתְּךָ֗ וַ֭אֲמִתְּךָ וַאֲמִתּ֖וֹ וַאֲמִתּֽוֹ׃ וּבֶֽאֱמֶ֑ת ואמת ואמת־ ואמת׃ ואמתו ואמתו׃ ואמתך ובאמת והאמת לֶאֱמֶ֖ת לאמת ’ă·mit·te·ḵā ’ă·mit·tə·ḵā ’ă·mit·tōw ’ămitteḵā ’ămittəḵā ’ămittōw ’ĕ·meṯ ’ĕmeṯ amitTecha amitTo ba’ămitteḵā ba’ămittəḵā ḇa’ămitteḵā ba·’ă·mit·te·ḵā ba·’ă·mit·tə·ḵā ḇa·’ă·mit·te·ḵā baamitTecha be’ĕmeṯ ḇe’ĕmeṯ be·’ĕ·meṯ ḇe·’ĕ·meṯ beeMet eMet ha’ĕmeṯ hā’ĕmeṯ ha·’ĕ·meṯ hā·’ĕ·meṯ haeMet le’ĕmeṯ le·’ĕ·meṯ leeMet ū·ḇe·’ĕ·meṯ ūḇe’ĕmeṯ uveeMet vaamitTecha vaamitTo veeMet veHaeMet wa’ămittəḵā wa’ămittōw wa·’ă·mit·tə·ḵā wa·’ă·mit·tōw we’ĕmeṯ we’ĕmeṯ- we·’ĕ·meṯ we·’ĕ·meṯ- wə·hā·’ĕ·meṯ wəhā’ĕmeṯ
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Genesis 24:27
HEB: עָזַ֥ב חַסְדּ֛וֹ וַאֲמִתּ֖וֹ מֵעִ֣ם אֲדֹנִ֑י
NAS: His lovingkindness and His truth toward
KJV: of his mercy and his truth: I [being] in the way,
INT: forsaken his lovingkindness and his truth with my master

Genesis 24:48
HEB: הִנְחַ֙נִי֙ בְּדֶ֣רֶךְ אֱמֶ֔ת לָקַ֛חַת אֶת־
NAS: had guided me in the right way
KJV: which had led me in the right way
INT: had guided way the right to take the daughter

Genesis 24:49
HEB: עֹשִׂ֜ים חֶ֧סֶד וֶֽאֱמֶ֛ת אֶת־ אֲדֹנִ֖י
NAS: kindly and truly with my master,
KJV: kindly and truly with my master,
INT: to deal kindly and truly with my master

Genesis 32:10
HEB: הַחֲסָדִים֙ וּמִכָּל־ הָ֣אֱמֶ֔ת אֲשֶׁ֥ר עָשִׂ֖יתָ
NAS: and of all the faithfulness which
KJV: of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed
INT: the lovingkindness all the faithfulness which have shown

Genesis 42:16
HEB: וְיִבָּֽחֲנוּ֙ דִּבְרֵיכֶ֔ם הַֽאֱמֶ֖ת אִתְּכֶ֑ם וְאִם־
NAS: may be tested, whether there is truth in you. But if
KJV: may be proved, whether [there be any] truth in
INT: may be tested your words is truth in if

Genesis 47:29
HEB: עִמָּדִי֙ חֶ֣סֶד וֶאֱמֶ֔ת אַל־ נָ֥א
NAS: with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please
KJV: kindly and truly with me; bury
INT: against kindness and faithfulness nay Please

Exodus 18:21
HEB: אֱלֹהִ֛ים אַנְשֵׁ֥י אֱמֶ֖ת שֹׂ֣נְאֵי בָ֑צַע
NAS: men of truth, those who hate
KJV: men of truth, hating
INT: God men of truth hate dishonest

Exodus 34:6
HEB: וְרַב־ חֶ֥סֶד וֶאֱמֶֽת׃
NAS: in lovingkindness and truth;
KJV: and abundant in goodness and truth,
INT: and abounding lovingkindness and truth

Deuteronomy 13:14
HEB: הֵיטֵ֑ב וְהִנֵּ֤ה אֱמֶת֙ נָכ֣וֹן הַדָּבָ֔ר
NAS: If it is TRUE [and] the matter
KJV: diligently; and, behold, [if it be] truth, [and] the thing
INT: thoroughly If is true established the matter

Deuteronomy 17:4
HEB: הֵיטֵ֔ב וְהִנֵּ֤ה אֱמֶת֙ נָכ֣וֹן הַדָּבָ֔ר
NAS: Behold, if it is TRUE and the thing
KJV: diligently, and, behold, [it be] true, [and] the thing
INT: thoroughly Behold is true certain and the thing

Deuteronomy 22:20
HEB: וְאִם־ אֱמֶ֣ת הָיָ֔ה הַדָּבָ֖ר
NAS: charge is TRUE, that the girl
KJV: But if this thing be true, [and the tokens of] virginity
INT: if is true become charge

Joshua 2:12
HEB: לִ֖י א֥וֹת אֱמֶֽת׃
NAS: and give me a pledge of truth,
KJV: house, and give me a true token:
INT: and give A pledge of truth

Joshua 2:14
HEB: עִמָּ֖ךְ חֶ֥סֶד וֶאֱמֶֽת׃
NAS: kindly and faithfully with you.
KJV: kindly and truly with thee.
INT: with kindly and faithfully

Joshua 24:14
HEB: אֹת֖וֹ בְּתָמִ֣ים וּבֶֽאֱמֶ֑ת וְהָסִ֣ירוּ אֶת־
NAS: Him in sincerity and truth; and put away
KJV: him in sincerity and in truth: and put away
INT: and serve sincerity and truth and put the gods

Judges 9:15
HEB: הָעֵצִים֒ אִ֡ם בֶּאֱמֶ֣ת אַתֶּם֩ מֹשְׁחִ֨ים
NAS: If in truth you are anointing
KJV: unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint
INT: the trees If truth you are anointing

Judges 9:16
HEB: וְעַתָּ֗ה אִם־ בֶּאֱמֶ֤ת וּבְתָמִים֙ עֲשִׂיתֶ֔ם
NAS: you have dealt in truth and integrity
KJV: Now therefore, if ye have done truly and sincerely,
INT: Now if truth and integrity have dealt

Judges 9:19
HEB: וְאִם־ בֶּאֱמֶ֨ת וּבְתָמִ֧ים עֲשִׂיתֶ֛ם
NAS: then you have dealt in truth and integrity
KJV: If ye then have dealt truly and sincerely
INT: if truth and integrity have dealt

1 Samuel 12:24
HEB: וַעֲבַדְתֶּ֥ם אֹת֛וֹ בֶּאֱמֶ֖ת בְּכָל־ לְבַבְכֶ֑ם
NAS: and serve Him in truth with all
KJV: and serve him in truth with all your heart:
INT: the LORD and serve truth all your heart

2 Samuel 2:6
HEB: עִמָּכֶ֖ם חֶ֣סֶד וֶאֱמֶ֑ת וְגַ֣ם אָנֹכִ֗י
NAS: lovingkindness and truth to you; and I also
KJV: kindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite
INT: with lovingkindness and truth also I

2 Samuel 7:28
HEB: וּדְבָרֶ֖יךָ יִהְי֣וּ אֱמֶ֑ת וַתְּדַבֵּר֙ אֶֽל־
NAS: and Your words are truth, and You have promised
KJV: and thy words be true, and thou hast promised
INT: and your words become are truth have promised to

2 Samuel 15:20
HEB: עִמָּ֖ךְ חֶ֥סֶד וֶאֱמֶֽת׃
NAS: mercy and truth be with you.
KJV: mercy and truth [be] with thee.
INT: with mercy and truth

1 Kings 2:4
HEB: לָלֶ֤כֶת לְפָנַי֙ בֶּאֱמֶ֔ת בְּכָל־ לְבָבָ֖ם
NAS: before Me in truth with all
KJV: before me in truth with all their heart
INT: to walk before truth all their heart

1 Kings 3:6
HEB: הָלַ֨ךְ לְפָנֶ֜יךָ בֶּאֱמֶ֧ת וּבִצְדָקָ֛ה וּבְיִשְׁרַ֥ת
NAS: before You in truth and righteousness
KJV: before thee in truth, and in righteousness,
INT: walked before truth and righteousness and uprightness

1 Kings 10:6
HEB: אֶל־ הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ אֱמֶת֙ הָיָ֣ה הַדָּבָ֔ר
NAS: to the king, It was a TRUE report
KJV: to the king, It was a true report
INT: to the king A true become report

1 Kings 17:24
HEB: יְהוָ֥ה בְּפִ֖יךָ אֱמֶֽת׃ פ
NAS: of the LORD in your mouth is truth.
KJV: of the LORD in thy mouth [is] truth.
INT: of the LORD your mouth is truth

127 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 571
127 Occurrences


’ă·mit·te·ḵā — 8 Occ.
’ă·mit·tōw — 1 Occ.
ba·’ă·mit·te·ḵā — 4 Occ.
be·’ĕ·meṯ — 18 Occ.
’ĕ·meṯ — 56 Occ.
hā·’ĕ·meṯ — 4 Occ.
le·’ĕ·meṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇe·’ĕ·meṯ — 1 Occ.
ḇa·’ă·mit·te·ḵā — 4 Occ.
wa·’ă·mit·tōw — 2 Occ.
we·’ĕ·meṯ — 25 Occ.
wə·hā·’ĕ·meṯ — 3 Occ.










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