Hebrew Words for Goodness

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Tub: good things

Original Word: טוּב
Phonetic Spelling: (toob)
Definition: goods, goodness, From towb; good (as a noun), in the widest sense, especially goodness (superlative concretely, the best), beauty, gladness, welfare — fair, gladness, good(-ness, thing, -s), joy, go well with.
Scriptures: There are 32 occurrences and here are a few: Genesis 24:10, Genesis 45:18, Exodus 33:19, Deuteronomy 6:11, Deuteronomy 28:47, 2 Kings 8:9, Ezra 9:12.
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 2898

Checed: favour

Original Word: חָ֫סֶד
Phonetic Spelling: (kheh’-sed)
Definition: good deeds, From chacad; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) Beauty — favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-)kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.
Scriptures: There are 247 occurrences and here are a few: Genesis 19:19, Genesis 24:14, Genesis 47:29, Exodus 15:13, Leviticus 20:17, Numbers 14:18, Deuteronomy 7:12.
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 2617

Chesed: goodness, kindness

Original Word: חֶ֫סֶד
Phonetic Spelling: (kheh’-sed)
Definition: from chasad, goodness, kindness
Scriptures: There are 247 occurrences and here is one: Proverbs 16:6
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 2617a

Mappach: a breathing out

Original Word: מַפַּח
Phonetic Spelling: (map-pawkh’)
Definition: last, a breathing out (of life), i.e. Expiring — giving up.
Scriptures: There are 1 occurrences and here it is: Job 11:20
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 4646

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Yadah: to throw, cast

Original Word: יָדָה
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-daw’)
Definition: thanks
Scriptures: There are 114 occurrences and here are a few: Ezra 3:11, 1 Chronicles 25:3, 1 Chronicles 23:30, 2 Chronicles 5:13.
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 3034


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