Verb · A primitive root

A primitive root; properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry:—(make to) abide(-ing), continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-ing), ease self, endure, establish, × fail, habitation, haunt, (make to) inhabit(-ant), make to keep (house), lurking, × marry(-ing), (bring again to) place, remain, return, seat, set(-tle), (down-) sit(-down, still, -ting down, -ting (place) -uate), take, tarry.


  1. to dwell, remain, sit, abide
    1. (Qal)
      1. to sit, sit down
      2. to be set
      3. to remain, stay
      4. to dwell, have one's abode
    2. (Niphal) to be inhabited
    3. (Piel) to set, place
    4. (Hiphil)
      1. to cause to sit
      2. to cause to abide, set
      3. to cause to dwell
      4. to cause (cities) to be inhabited
      5. to marry (give an dwelling to)
    5. (Hophal)
      1. to be inhabited
      2. to make to dwell

Usages (1/20)

Genesis 26:6

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