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Entry for Strong's #2895 - טוֹב

Transliteration
ṭôb
Phonetics
tobe  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
793
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to be good, be pleasing, be joyful, be beneficial, be pleasant, be favourable, be happy, be right

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to be pleasant, be delightful

1a2) to be glad, be joyful

1a3) to be better

1a4) to be well with, be good for

1a5) to be pleasing

1b) (Hiphil) to do well, do good, act right, act rightly

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 700 ‑ ἀρέσκω (ar‑es'‑ko);  1380 ‑ δοκέω (dok‑eh'‑o);  4851 ‑ συμφέρω (soom‑fer'‑o);  1653 ‑ ἐλεέω (el‑eh‑eh'‑o);  1014 ‑ βούλομαι (boo'‑lom‑ahee);  2573 ‑ καλῶς (kal‑oce');  2570 ‑ καλός (kal‑os');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (33) NAS (31) HCS (22)
Numbers 5
Deuteronomy 3
1 Samuel 3
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Esther 5
Job 2
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 2
Hosea 1
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Esther 8
Psalms 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 3
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Esther 1
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Ezekiel 1
BYZ TIS TR
a-mp 1
n-cms 3
v-hPmpc 1
v-hp1cs 1
v-qp3ms 15
a-mp 1
a-ms 1
n-cms 4
v-hPmpc 1
v-qp3ms 15
a-mp 1
a-ms 1
n-cms 4
v-hPmpc 1
v-qp3ms 15
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1186) bu (תהב ThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good: The pictograph u is a picture of a basket, used to contain or surround something. The b is a picture of a tent or house. Combined these mean "surround the house". The house is surrounded by grace, beauty, love, health and prosperity, something that is functional.

A) bu (תהב ThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good: Something that functions properly.

Nm) bu (תהב ThB) - Good: [Aramaic only] KJV (2): good, fine - Strongs: H2869 (טָב)

D) bau (תהאב ThAB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Glad: One is glad when all is good.

V) bau (תהאב ThAB) - Glad: To be glad. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): (vf: Paal) glad - Strongs: H2868 (טְאֵב)

J) bfu (תהוב ThWB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good

V) bfu (תהוב ThWB) - Good: To be good such as in being functional. KJV (33): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) well, good, please, goodly, better, cheer, comely - Strongs: H2895 (טוֹב)

Nf) bfu (תהוב ThWB) - Good: Something that functions properly. KJV (591): good, better, well, goodness, goodly, best, merry, fair, prosperity, precious, fine, wealth, beautiful, fairer, favour, glad - Strongs: H2896 (טוֹב), H2898 (טוּב)

L) bui (יתהב YThB) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Good

V) bui (יתהב YThB) - Good: To be good such as in being functional. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (108): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) well, good, please, merry, amend, better, accepted, diligently - Strongs: H3190 (יָטַב), H3191 (יְטַב)

km) buim (מיתהב MYThB) - Best: KJV (6): best - Strongs: H4315 (מֵיטָב)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. טוֺב verb pleasing, good (Late Hebrew id., Hiph`il; also derivatives; Arabic , medial , be pleasant, delightful, delicious, sweet or savoury in taste or odour, be pure and clean, cheerful, gleeful (Lane); Aramaic , , טְאֵב, טַב, טַיֵּב and especially derivatives glad, joyful; Assyrian ‰âbu, be good, kind, acceptable, joyful, vigorous Dl HWB 299) —

Qal Perfect טוֺב Numbers 11:18 32t.; plural טֹבוּ Numbers 24:5; Song of Solomon 4:10; ( Imperfect יִיטַב from יָטַב); Infinitive absolute טוֺב Judges 11:25; construct טוֺב Jeremiah 32:39 6t., כְּטוֺב Judges 16:25 Qr (Kt כי טוב); Participle טוֺב Judges 11:25; 1 Samuel 2:26; (for these forms see Bö§ 1133,4 SS under the word; Ges recognizes only Perfects and fewer of them than above. It is often difficult to decide between verb and adjective ); —

1 be pleasant, delightful, of tents of Jacob Numbers 24:5 (J E; poetry); of caresses Song of Solomon 4:10 (followed by מִיַּיִן compare)

2 be glad, joyful טוֺב לֵב Judges 16:25 (Qr), 1 Samuel 25:36; 2 Samuel 13:28; Esther 1:10 (see טוּב 2 c).

3 of rank, position, claim: הֲטוֺב טוֺב אתה מבלק Judges 11:25 art thou really better than Balak?

4טוֺב לְ be well with, good for Numbers 11:18 (J), Deuteronomy 5:30; Deuteronomy 15:16; Deuteronomy 19:13; 1 Samuel 16:16,23; 2 Samuel 14:32; Psalm 119:71; Psalm 128:2; Jeremiah 22:15; so (that is לוֺ) Isaiah 3:10 it is well (with him); אז טוב Jeremiah 22:16 (compare Jeremiah 22:15); טוֺב אֶלֿ 1 Samuel 20:12 there is good toward David

5 be pleasing טוֺב בְּעֵינֵי (see II. טוֺב 2 b c f) Numbers 24:1 (J) 2 Samuel 3:19,36; 2 Samuel 15:26; 2 Samuel 19:38; אִם טוֺב בְּעֵינֵי 1 Kings 21:2; Jeremiah 40:4,4; Zechariah 11:12; later usage is אִם טוֺב עַל if it seem good unto (so Assyrian ‰âbu eli, be pleasing unto, Dl HWB 300 a), 1 Chronicles 13:2; Nehemiah 2:5,7; Esther 1:19; Esther 3:9; Esther 5:4,8; Esther 7:3; Esther 8:5; Esther 9:13 (compare טוֺב adjective ).

Hiph`il Perfect 2 masculine singular הֱטִיבוֺתָ 2 Chronicles 6:8, הֱטִיבֹתָ 1 Kings 8:18; 2 Kings 10:30; — do well, act right, followed by כִּי that 1 Kings 8:18 thou didst well, that it was in thine heart = 2 Chronicles 6:8; followed by infinitive with לְ 2 Kings 10:30 thou hast done well in performing what was right in mine eyes.

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List of Word Forms
הֱ‍ֽטִיב֔וֹתָ הֱטִיבֹ֔תָ הֱטִיבֹ֙תָ֙ הֵיטִ֣יבָה ה‍טיבות הטיבת היטיבה וְהֵטִֽבֹתִי֙ וְט֣וֹב וְט֥וֹב וּמֵטִ֗יב וּמֵטִ֣ב והטבתי וטוב ומטב ומטיב ט֑וֹב ט֔וֹב ט֗וֹב ט֜וֹב ט֞וֹב ט֥וֹב טֹּ֤בוּ טֹּ֥בוּ טבו טוֹבָ֤ה טוב טובה לְהֵטִ֣יב להטיב hê·ṭî·ḇāh hĕ·ṭî·ḇō·ṯā heiTivah hĕṭî·ḇō·w·ṯā hêṭîḇāh hĕṭîḇōṯā hĕṭîḇōwṯā hetiVota lə·hê·ṭîḇ ləhêṭîḇ leheTiv ṭō·ḇū ṭō·w·ḇāh ṭō·wḇ ṭōḇū Tou Tov toVah ṭōwḇ ṭōwḇāh ū·mê·ṭiḇ ū·mê·ṭîḇ ūmêṭiḇ ūmêṭîḇ umeTiv vehetivoTi veTov wə·hê·ṭi·ḇō·ṯî wə·ṭō·wḇ wəhêṭiḇōṯî wəṭōwḇ
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