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H5647ibada
a primitive root
Short definition
to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc
Usage
× be, keep in bondage, be bondmen, bond-service, compel, do, dress, ear, execute, + husbandman, keep, labour(-ing man), bring to pass, (cause to, make to) serve(-ing) (self), (be, become) servant(-s), do (use) service, till(-er), transgress (from margin), (set a) work, be wrought, worshipper
Long definition
1to work, serve
1(Qal)
1to labor, work, do work
2to work for another, serve another by labor
3to serve as subjects
4to serve (God)
5to serve (with Levitical service)
2(Niphal)
1to be worked, be tilled (of land)
2to make oneself a servant
3(Pual) to be worked
4(Hiphil)
1to compel to labor or work, cause to labor, cause to serve
2to cause to serve as subjects
5(Hophal) to be led or enticed to serve
263verses
Breakdown

From this point onwards, man had to cultivate the land, whereas before this was not necessary

Strong's Concordance
Breakdown

The sword represents a killing instrument, e.g. a gun. Who goes around boasting of their military might today? Whose response to any situation is to send in a sword? Answering these two questions helps to identify who the Edomites are today.

Strong's Concordance
Strong's Concordance
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