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King James Version


Genesis 1:4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וַיַּ֧רְא אֱלֹהִ֛ים אֶת הָא֖וֹר כִּי ט֑וֹב וַיַּבְדֵּ֣ל אֱלֹהִ֔ים בֵּ֥ין הָא֖וֹר וּבֵ֥ין הַחֹֽשֶׁךְ׃

Hebrew Study 12


רָאָה


Strongs: H7200
Ra'ah (raw-aw') v. 1. to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) [a primitive root] KJV: advise self, appear, approve, behold, X certainly, consider, discern, (make to) enjoy, have experience, gaze, take heed, X indeed, X joyfully, lo, look (on, one another, one on another, one upon another, out, up, upon), mark, meet, X be near, perceive, present, provide, regard, (have) respect, (fore-, cause to, let) see(-r, -m, one another), shew (self), X sight of others, (e-)spy, stare, X surely, X think, view, visions.

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

אֵת


Strongs: H853
Eth (ayth) prt-x. 1. (properly) self 2. (generally) used to point out the object of a verb (or preposition) more definitely 3. (hence) even or namely [apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity] KJV: (as such unrepresented in English). Root(s): H226

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

כִּי


Strongs: H3588
Kiy (kee) conj. 1. (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below) 2. often largely modified by other particles annexed [a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent] KJV: and, + (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-)as, assured(-ly), + but, certainly, doubtless, + else, even, + except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, + nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, + (al- )though, + till, truly, + until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.

טּוֹב


Strongs: H2896
Towb (tobe) adj. 1. good (as an adjective) in the widest sense 2. used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman 3. the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well) [from H2895] KJV: beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease, X fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier, -liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best), loving, merry, X most, pleasant, + pleaseth, pleasure, precious, prosperity, ready, sweet, wealth, welfare, (be) well (-favoured). Root(s): H2895

בָּדַל


Strongs: H914
Badal (baw-dal') v. 1. to divide (in variation senses literally or figuratively, separate, distinguish, differ, select, etc.) [a primitive root] KJV: (make, put) difference, divide (asunder), (make) separate (self, -ation), sever (out), X utterly.

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

בֵּין


Strongs: H996
Beyn (bane) ((sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine)) prep. 1. a distinction 2. (but used only as a prep) between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles) 3. (also as a conjunction) either...or [(properly) the constructive form of an otherwise unused noun from H995] KJV: among, asunder, at, between (-twixt...and), + from (the widest), X in, out of, whether (it be...or), within. Root(s): H995

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

בֵּין


Strongs: H996
Beyn (bane) ((sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine)) prep. 1. a distinction 2. (but used only as a prep) between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles) 3. (also as a conjunction) either...or [(properly) the constructive form of an otherwise unused noun from H995] KJV: among, asunder, at, between (-twixt...and), + from (the widest), X in, out of, whether (it be...or), within. Root(s): H995

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