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Genesis 1:3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וַיֹּ֥אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֖ים יְהִ֣י א֑וֹר וַֽיְהִי אֽוֹר׃

Hebrew Study 6


אָמַר


Strongs: H559
Amar (aw-mar') v. 1. to say (used with great latitude) [a primitive root] KJV: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.

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

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

אוֹר


Strongs: H216
Owr (ore) n-f. 1. illumination 2. (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.) [from H215] KJV: bright, clear, + day, light (-ning), morning, sun. Root(s): H215

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

אוֹר


Strongs: H216
Owr (ore) n-f. 1. illumination 2. (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.) [from H215] KJV: bright, clear, + day, light (-ning), morning, sun. Root(s): H215