Hebrew Words for LOVE

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Hebrew English translation is ahabah

This is not an exhausted completed listing, but these words are here for your learning.

Aheb: To Love

Original Word: אָהַב
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-hab’)
Definition: To show love, beloved like friend
Scriptures: There are 209 occurrences, but here are a few: Genesis 22:2, Genesis 24:67, Genesis 25:28, Genesis 27:4 , Genesis 27:9, Genesis 27:14, Genesis 27:18, Genesis 29:20, Genesis 29:30,  Genesis 29:32,  Genesis 34:3, Genesis 37:3-4, Genesis 44:20.
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 157

Ahab: Love (noun)

Original Word: אֲהָבִים
Phonetic Spelling: (ah’-hab)
Definition: lovers, affection (in a good or a bad sense)
Scriptures: There are 2 occurrences, but here are they: Proverbs 5:19, Hosea 8:9.
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 158

Ohab: Love (noun)

Original Word: אֹ֫הַב
Phonetic Spelling: (o’-hab)
Definition: Caresses, meaning the same as ‘ahab — love.
Scriptures: Proverbs 7:18
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 159

Dod: Beloved

Original Word: דּוֹד
Phonetic Spelling: (dode)
Definition: Beloved, a love- token, lover, friend; specifically an uncle — (well-)beloved, father’s brother, love, uncle.
Scriptures: There are 61 scriptures found, here are a few: Leviticus 10:4, Leviticus 20:20, Leviticus 25:49, Numbers 36:11, 1 Samuel 10:14-16, 1 Samuel 14:50, 2 Kings 24:17.
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 1730

Racham: to love

Original Word: רָחַם
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-kham’)
Definition: compassion, to love
Scriptures: There are 47 scriptures and here are a few: Exodus 33:19, Deuteronomy 13:17, Deuteronomy 30:3, 1 Kings 8:50, 2 Kings 13:23, Psalm 18:1, Psalm 102:13.
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 7355

Ahabah: Love (noun)

Original Word: אַהֲבָה
Phonetic Spelling: (a-hab-aw)
Definition: Love, Feminine of ‘ahab and meaning the same — love.
Scriptures: There are 40 scriptures and here are a few: Deuteronomy 7:8, 1 Samuel 18:3, 1 Samuel 18:3, 2 Samuel 1:26, 2 Samuel 13:15, 1 Kings 10:9, 1 Kings 11:2, 2 Chronicles 2:11, 2 Chronicles 9:8, Psalm 109:4-5, Proverbs 5:19.
Strong’s Hebrew Concordance: 160

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