Word: AD@

Pronounce: aw-hab'

Strong: H157

Orig: or raheb \i aw-habe'\i0\plain\f3\fs21\cf23 ; a primitive root; to have affection for (sexually or otherwise):--(be-)love(-d, -ly, -r), like, friend.

Use: TWOT-29 Verb

Grk Strong: G25 G25 G27 G1092 G1774 G2192 G2212 G2902 G5368 G5373 G5384 G5463

    1) to love
    1a) (Qal)
    1a1) human love for another, includes family, and sexual
    1a2) human appetite for objects such as food, drink, sleep, wisdom
    1a3) human love for or to God
    1a4) act of being a friend
    1a4a) lover (participle)
    1a4b) friend (participle)
    1a5) God's love toward man
    1a5a) to individual men
    1a5b) to people Israel
    1a5c) to righteousness
    1b) (Niphal)
    1b1) lovely (participle)
    1b2) loveable (participle)
    1c) (Piel)
    1c1) friends
    1c2) lovers (fig. of adulterers)
    2) to like