Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Abraham, the later name of Abram

Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם, ʾabrāhām (H85)

159 King James Bible Verses


Here is Abraham in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אַבְרָהָם 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: H85

Hebrew Base Word: אַבְרָהָם

Part of speech: Proper Name Masculine

Usage: Abraham

Literally: father of a multitude, chief of multitude

Definition: Abraham, the later name of Abram.

Detailed definition:

  1. Friend of God and founder of Hebrew nation via God's elective covenant.

Derived terms: Contracted from H1 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔɑb.rɔːˈhɔːm
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔɑv.ʁɑːˈhɑːm
  3. Transliteration: ʾabrāhām
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ab-raw-HAWM
  5. Modern Pronunciation: av-ra-HAHM

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