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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H408 - Rather

Strong's No.:H408

Hebrew:אַל

Transliteration:ʼal

Phonetic:al

Word Origin:A negative particle (akin to H3808)

Bible Usage:{nay} {neither} + {never} {no} {nor} {not} nothing {[worth]} rather than.

Strongs
Definition:

not (the qualified {negation} used as a deprecative); once () as a {noun} nothing


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. not, no, nor, neither, nothing (as wish or preference)

a. do not, let not (with a verb)

b. let there not be (with a verb understood)

c. not, no (with substantive)

d. nothing (as substantive)


Bible References:
Rather

Translation
Occurrences:
afraid ( 2 )
aside ( 1 )
cannot ( 1 )
few ( 1 )
foolishly ( 1 )
forth ( 2 )
guiltless ( 1 )
Nay ( 9 )
near ( 1 )
neither ( 70 )
never ( 2 )
no ( 44 )
none ( 9 )
nor ( 25 )
not ( 490 )
nothing ( 7 )
rather ( 1 )
silence ( 2 )
stiffnecked ( 1 )
still ( 1 )
thyself ( 7 )
wait ( 1 )
Whither ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.