Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Enemy, foe, hating, Hebrew: אֹיֵב, ʾōyēb (H341)

274 King James Bible Verses


Here are enemy, foe and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אֹיֵב mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H341

Hebrew Base Word: אֹיֵב

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Enemy, foe

Definition: Hating; an adversary.

Detailed definition:

  1. (Qal) enemy.
    1. Personal.
    2. National.

Derived terms: Or (fully) אוֹיֵב; active participle of H340.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔoˈjeb
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔo̞wˈjev
  3. Transliteration: ʾōyēb
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: oh-YABE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: oh-YAVE

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