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In English, the grammatical form that commonly indicates possession is also used to indicate a variety of relationships between people and objects or people and other people. In English, that grammatical relationship is shown by using the word “**of**,” by using **an apostrophe and the letter “s”**, or by using a **possessive pronoun**. The following examples are different ways to indicate that my grandfather owns a house.
* the house **of** my grandfather
* my grandfather**’s** house
* my grandfather **’s** house
* **his** house
Possession is used in Hebrew, Greek, and English for a variety of situations. Here are a few common situations that it is used for.
* Ownership — Someone owns something.
* My clothes — The clothes that I own
* The clothes of me - my clothes — The clothes that I own
* Social Relationship — Someone has some kind of social relationship with another.
* my mother — the woman who gave birth to me, or the woman who cared for me
* my teacher — the person who teaches me
* The mother of John — John's mother - the woman who gave birth to John, or the woman who cared for John
* A teacher of Israel - Israel's teacher — a person who teaches Israel
* Association — A particular thing is associated with a particular person, place, or thing.
* David’s sickness — the sickness that David is experiencing
* The sickness of David - David’s sickness — the sickness that David is experiencing
* the fear of the Lord — the fear that is appropriate for a human being to have when relating to the Lord
* Contents — Something has something in it.
* a bag of clothes — a bag that has clothes in it, or a bag that is full of clothes

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