Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Answer, restore, specifically (transitive and ellip.) to reply

Hebrew: תּוּב, tûb (H8421)

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Here are answer, restore, return and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word תּוּב 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: H8421

Hebrew Base Word: תּוּב

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Answer, restore, return (an answer)

Definition: Specifically (transitive and ellip.) to reply.

Detailed definition:

  1. To return, come back.
    1. (P'al) to return, come back.
    2. (Aphel).
      1. To restore, give back, answer.
      2. To return.

Derived terms: Corresponding to H7725, to come back.

Aramaic relationship: Yes


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: t̪uːb
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: tuv
  3. Transliteration: tûb
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: toob
  5. Modern Pronunciation: toov

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