FATHER / 1

Original Word: ba (noun masculine)
Strong's Definition: a primitive word; father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application)
Translated As: chief, (fore-)father(-less), × patrimony, principal. Compare names in "Abi-".
IPD Definition:
  1. father of an individual
  2. of God as father of his people
  3. head or founder of a household, group, family, or clan
  4. ancestor
    1. grandfather, forefathers -- of person
    2. of people
  5. originator or patron of a class, profession, or art
  6. of producer, generator (fig.)
  7. of benevolence and protection (fig.)
  8. term of respect and honour
  9. ruler or chief (spec.)
Transliteration: 'ab
Phonetics: awb
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