old testament

new testament

versions

about & help

search

my membership

King James Version


Genesis 1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וְהָאָ֗רֶץ הָיְתָ֥ה תֹ֙הוּ֙ וָבֹ֔הוּ וְחֹ֖שֶׁךְ עַל פְּנֵ֣י תְה֑וֹם וְר֣וּחַ אֱלֹהִ֔ים מְרַחֶ֖פֶת עַל פְּנֵ֥י הַמָּֽיִם׃

Hebrew Study 14


אֶרֶץ


Strongs: H776
Erets (eh'-rets) n-f. 1. the earth (at large, or partitively a land) [from an unused root probably meaning to be firm] KJV: X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X natins, way, + wilderness, world.

הָיָה


Strongs: H1961
Hayah (haw-yaw) v. 1. to exist 2. to be or become 3. to come into being, i.e. to happen, to occur (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) [a primitive root] KJV: beacon, X altogether, be(-come), accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), do, faint, fall, + follow, happen, X have, last, pertain, quit (one-)self, require, X use. Compare: H1933

תּוֹהוּ


Strongs: H8414
Tohuw (to'-hoo) n-m. 1. a desolation (of surface), i.e. desert 2. (figuratively) a worthless thing 3. adverbially, in vain [from an unused root meaning to lie waste] KJV: confusion, empty place, without form, nothing, (thing of) nought, vain, vanity, waste, wilderness.

בּוֹהוּ


Strongs: H922
Bohuw (bo'-hoo) n-m. 1. a vacuity 2. (superficially) an undistinguishable ruin [from an unused root (meaning to be empty)] KJV: emptiness, void.

חוֹשֶׁך


Strongs: H2822
Choshek (kho-shek') n-m. 1. the dark 2. hence (literally) darkness 3. (figuratively) misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness [from H2821] KJV: dark(-ness), night, obscurity. Root(s): H2821

עַל


Strongs: H5921
`al (al) prep. 1. above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications (as follow) [(properly) the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following)] KJV: above, according to(-ly), after, (as) against, among, and, X as, at, because of, beside (the rest of), between, beyond the time, X both and, by (reason of), X had the charge of, concerning for, in (that), (forth, out) of, (from) (off), (up-)on, over, than, through(-out), to, touching, X with. Root(s): H5920

פָּנִים


Strongs: H6440
Paniym (paw-neem') (plural (but always as singular) of an unused noun (paneh {paw-neh'}) n-m. 1. the face (as the part that turns) 2. (with prepositional prefix, as a preposition) before, etc. {used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively} [from H6437] KJV: + accept, a-(be- )fore(-time), against, anger, X as (long as), at, + battle, + because (of), + beseech, countenance, edge, + employ, endure, + enquire, face, favour, fear of, for, forefront(-part), form(-er time, -ward), from, front, heaviness, X him(-self), + honourable, + impudent, + in, it, look(-eth) (- s), X me, + meet, X more than, mouth, of, off, (of) old (time), X on, open, + out of, over against, the partial, person, + please, presence, propect, was purposed, by reason of, + regard, right forth, + serve, X shewbread, sight, state, straight, + street, X thee, X them(-selves), through (+ - out), till, time(-s) past, (un-)to(-ward), + upon, upside (+ down), with(- in, + -stand), X ye, X you. Root(s): H6437

תְּהוֹם תְּהוֹם


Strongs: H8415
Thowm (teh-home') (or thom {teh-home'}) n-e. 1. an abyss (as a surging mass of water), especially the deep (the main sea or the subterranean water-supply) [(usually feminine) from H1949] KJV: deep (place), depth. Root(s): H1949

רוַּח


Strongs: H7307
Ruwach (roo'-akh) n-f. 1. wind 2. by resemblance breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation 3. (figuratively) life, anger, unsubstantiality 4. by extension, a region of the sky 5. by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions) [from H7306] KJV: air, anger, blast, breath, X cool, courage, mind, X quarter, X side, spirit((-ual)), tempest, X vain, ((whirl-))wind(-y). Root(s): H7306

אֱלוֹהִים


Strongs: H430
Elohiym (el-o-heem') n-m. 1. gods in the ordinary sense 2. but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God 3. occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates 4. and sometimes as a superlative [plural of H433] KJV: angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great, judges, X mighty. Root(s): H433

רָחַף


Strongs: H7363
Rachaph (raw-khaf') v. 1. to brood 2. (by implication) to be relaxed [a primitive root] KJV: flutter, move, shake.

עַל


Strongs: H5921
`al (al) prep. 1. above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications (as follow) [(properly) the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following)] KJV: above, according to(-ly), after, (as) against, among, and, X as, at, because of, beside (the rest of), between, beyond the time, X both and, by (reason of), X had the charge of, concerning for, in (that), (forth, out) of, (from) (off), (up-)on, over, than, through(-out), to, touching, X with. Root(s): H5920

פָּנִים


Strongs: H6440
Paniym (paw-neem') (plural (but always as singular) of an unused noun (paneh {paw-neh'}) n-m. 1. the face (as the part that turns) 2. (with prepositional prefix, as a preposition) before, etc. {used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively} [from H6437] KJV: + accept, a-(be- )fore(-time), against, anger, X as (long as), at, + battle, + because (of), + beseech, countenance, edge, + employ, endure, + enquire, face, favour, fear of, for, forefront(-part), form(-er time, -ward), from, front, heaviness, X him(-self), + honourable, + impudent, + in, it, look(-eth) (- s), X me, + meet, X more than, mouth, of, off, (of) old (time), X on, open, + out of, over against, the partial, person, + please, presence, propect, was purposed, by reason of, + regard, right forth, + serve, X shewbread, sight, state, straight, + street, X thee, X them(-selves), through (+ - out), till, time(-s) past, (un-)to(-ward), + upon, upside (+ down), with(- in, + -stand), X ye, X you. Root(s): H6437

מַיִם


Strongs: H4325
Mayim (mah'-yim) n-m. 1. water 2. (figuratively) juice 3. (by euphemism) urine, semen [dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense)] KJV: + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring)).