Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Appoint, arise, cease, confirm, continue, dwell, be employed, endure, establish, leave, make, ordain, place, raise up, remain, repair, over, fast, firm, still, tarry, to stand, in various relations (literal and figurative, intransitive and transitive)

Hebrew: עָמַד, ʿāmad (H5975)

496 King James Bible Verses


Here are abide, appoint, arise, cease, confirm and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word עָמַד 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: H5975

Hebrew Base Word: עָמַד

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Abide (behind), appoint, arise, cease, confirm, continue, dwell, be employed, endure, establish, leave, make, ordain, be (over), place, (be) present (self), raise up, remain, repair, + serve, set(-tle) (forth, over, up), (make to, make to be at a) (with-)stand (by, fast, firm, still, up), (be at a) stay (up), tarry

Definition: To stand, in various relations (literal and figurative, intransitive and transitive).

Detailed definition:

  1. To stand, remain, endure, take one's stand.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To stand, take one's stand, be in a standing attitude, stand forth, take a stand, present oneself, attend upon, be or become servant of.
      2. To stand still, stop (moving or doing), cease.
      3. To tarry, delay, remain, continue, abide, endure, persist, be steadfast.
      4. To make a stand, hold one's ground.
      5. To stand upright, remain standing, stand up, rise, be erect, be upright.
      6. To arise, appear, come on the scene, stand forth, appear, rise up or against.
      7. To stand with, take one's stand, be appointed, grow flat, grow insipid.
    2. (Hiphil).
      1. To station, set.
      2. To cause to stand firm, maintain.
      3. To cause to stand up, cause to set up, erect.
      4. To present (one) before (king).
      5. To appoint, ordain, establish.
    3. (Hophal) to be presented, be caused to stand, be stood before.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕɔːˈmɑd̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕɑːˈmɑd
  3. Transliteration: ʿāmad
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: aw-MAHD
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ah-MAHD

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