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Hebrew - English Dictionary

H5927 - Was

Strong's No.:H5927

Hebrew:עָלָה

Transliteration:ʻâlâh

Phonetic:aw-law'

Word Origin:A primitive root

Bible Usage:arise (up). (cause to) ascend {up} at {once} break [the day] ({up}) bring ({up}) (cause to) {burn} carry {up} cast {up} + {shew} climb ({up}) (cause {to} make to) come ({up}) cut {off} {dawn} {depart} {exalt} {excel} {fall} fetch {up} get {up} (make to) go ({away} {up}) grow ({over}) {increase} {lay} {leap} {levy} lift (self) {up} {light} [make] {up} X-(idiom) {mention} mount {up} {offer} make to {pay} + {perfect} {prefer} put ({on}) {raise} {recover} {restore} (make to) rise ({up}) {scale} set ({up}) shoot forth ({up}) (begin to) spring ({up}) stir {up} take away ({up}) work.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to {ascend} intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of {senses} primary and {secondary} literally and figuratively


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to go up, ascend, climb

a. (Qal)

1. to go up, ascend

2. to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat

3. to go up, come up (of animals)

4. to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation)

5. to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon)

6. to come up (before God)

7. to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary)

8. to excel, be superior to

b. (Niphal)

1. to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away

2. to take oneself away

3. to be exalted

c. (Hiphil)

1. to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up

2. to bring up, bring against, take away

3. to bring up, draw up, train

4. to cause to ascend

5. to rouse, stir up (mentally)

6. to offer, bring up (of gifts)

7. to exalt

8. to cause to ascend, offer

d. (Hophal)

1. to be carried away, be led up

2. to be taken up into, be inserted in

3. to be offered

e. (Hithpael) to lift oneself


Translation
Occurrences:
arise ( 1 )
ariseth ( 1 )
arose ( 2 )
ascend ( 7 )
ascended ( 6 )
ascending ( 2 )
away ( 3 )
breaketh ( 1 )
breaking ( 1 )
bring ( 3 )
brought ( 10 )
broughtest ( 1 )
burn ( 2 )
burnt ( 1 )
came ( 7 )
chew ( 1 )
cheweth ( 6 )
climb ( 1 )
come ( 11 )
cometh ( 3 )
dawning ( 1 )
depart ( 2 )
departed ( 1 )
exalted ( 2 )
excellest ( 1 )
fell ( 2 )
forth ( 1 )
go ( 5 )
goeth ( 1 )
grow ( 1 )
groweth ( 1 )
in ( 1 )
increased ( 3 )
increaseth ( 1 )
laid ( 1 )
leap ( 1 )
leaped ( 1 )
levy ( 1 )
light ( 2 )
lighted ( 2 )
lightest ( 1 )
lighteth ( 1 )
mentioned ( 1 )
off ( 1 )
offer ( 30 )
offered ( 34 )
offereth ( 3 )
offering ( 6 )
on ( 1 )
once ( 1 )
over ( 1 )
pay ( 1 )
perfected ( 1 )
prefer ( 1 )
put ( 2 )
raised ( 2 )
recovered ( 1 )
restore ( 1 )
rose ( 1 )
scaleth ( 1 )
set ( 1 )
spring ( 2 )
take ( 1 )
up ( 674 )
vapour ( 1 )
went ( 5 )
wrought ( 1 )

 

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