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אָב

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(1) noun m | אֲבִיעַד | noun name | ‏ אֲבִי, אֲבִי הָעֶזְרִי, אֲבִיאֵל, אֲבִיאָסָף, אֲבִיגַיִל, אֲבִיגַל, אֲבִידָן, אֲבִיָּה, אֲבִיהוּא, אֲבִיהוּד, אֲבִיהַיִל, אֲבִיחַיִל, אֲבִיטוּב, אֲבִיטַל, אֲבִיָּם, אֲבִימָאֵל, אֲבִימֶלֶךְ, אֲבִינָדָב, אֲבִינֹעַם, אֶבְיָסָף, אֲבִיעֶזֶר, אֲבִי־עַלְבוֹן, אֲבִירָם, אֲבִישַׁג, אֲבִישׁוּעַ, אֲבִישַׁי, אֲבִישָׁלוֹם, אֶבְיָתָר, אַבְנֵר, אַבְרָהָם, אַבְרָם, אַבְשָׁלוֹם, יֶשֶׁבְאָב
(a) Kinship
= direct male progenitor; who normally provides protection, care, instruction, and discipline; is usually regarded with respect and associated with wisdom, security, and comfort  - father  (GEN.2:24; 1:22; 1:23 ...)
     Kinship
(b) Kinship
extension of meaning of [a]‏: = indirect male progenitor  - grandfather, ancestor  (GEN.9:18,22; 1:21 ...)
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(c) Kinship
= person; the founder of a village, town, or region, and usually the ancestor of most of its inhabitants  - father > founder  (GEN.33:19; JOS.24:32; JDG.9:28; 1CH.4:3b ...)
     Kinship ; Town
(d) Kinship > Deities
as [a]‏ but extended to deities: = deity; compared to a father; giver of life, protection, wisdom, etc.  - father  (DEU.32:6; 2SA.7:14; 1CH.17:13 ...)
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(e) Kinship > Happen (Causative)
= person; the first to be engaged in a certain activity or pattern of behavior; causer: human  - the first person to ...  (GEN.4:20,21)
(f) Kinship > Exist (Causative)
= person; compared to a father; originator of a certain process; causer: divine  - father > creator  (JOB.38:28)
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(g) Kinship > Officials
= person; compared to a father; provides advice to someone in authority  - adviser  (GEN.45:8; JDG.17:10; 7:19 ...)
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(h) Kinship > Safe (Causative)
= person; compared to a father; provides care for the people under his authority  - father > someone who takes care of someone else  (JOB.29:16; PSA.68:6; ISA.22:21 ...)
     Kinship > Care
(i) Kinship > Tombs
= location; compared to a father; regarded as a source of security and comfort  - (grave, regarded as one's) father > place of security, comfort  (JOB.17:14)
     Kinship > Security ; Life
(j) Communities ‏בֵּית־אָב‎
= group of people to which one traces one's ancestry; smallest unit within family group  - father's house > family  (GEN.12:1; 1:13; 1:7 ...)
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(k) Communities ‏מַטֵּה אֲבוֹת‎
= group of people to which one traces one's ancestry; largest unit within family group  - ancestral tribe  (NUM.1:16,47; 4:2 ...)
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(l) Communities ‏אָבוֹת‎
= group of people to which one traces one's ancestry; possibly identical to [j]‏  - ancestry  (EXO.6:25; NUM.31:26; 4:28 ...)
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(m) Titles
= way of addressing a male person that one regards as one's superior because of his age, status, authority, etc.  - father  (1SA.24:12; 2KI.2:12,12 ...)

(a) MT HOTTP-B NIV NJPS; LXX RSV NJB NRSV REB GNT CEV "and your king"
(b) MT HOTTP-C; NJPS "[the sons of]‏‏ the father of"; RSV NIV NRSV REB GNT CEV "sons of"; NJB "Abi-Etam"