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Genesis 1:7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וַיַּ֣עַשׂ אֱלֹהִים֮ אֶת הָרָקִיעַ֒ וַיַּבְדֵּ֗ל בֵּ֤ין הַמַּ֙יִם֙ אֲשֶׁר֙ מִתַּ֣חַת לָרָקִ֔יעַ וּבֵ֣ין הַמַּ֔יִם אֲשֶׁ֖ר מֵעַ֣ל לָרָקִ֑יעַ וַֽיְהִי כֵֽן׃

Hebrew Study 17


עָשָׂה


Strongs: H6213
`asah (aw-saw') v. 1. to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application (as follows) [a primitive root] KJV: accomplish, advance, appoint, apt, be at, become, bear, bestow, bring forth, bruise, be busy, X certainly, have the charge of, commit, deal (with), deck, + displease, do, (ready) dress(-ed), (put in) execute(-ion), exercise, fashion, + feast, (fight-)ing man, + finish, fit, fly, follow, fulfill, furnish, gather, get, go about, govern, grant, great, + hinder, hold ((a feast)), X indeed, + be industrious, + journey, keep, labour, maintain, make, be meet, observe, be occupied, offer, + officer, pare, bring (come) to pass, perform, pracise, prepare, procure, provide, put, requite, X sacrifice, serve, set, shew, X sin, spend, X surely, take, X thoroughly, trim, X very, + vex, be (warr-)ior, work(-man), yield, use.

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

רָקִיַע


Strongs: H7549
Raqiya` (raw-kee'-ah) n-m. 1. (properly) an expanse, i.e. the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky [from H7554] KJV: firmament. Root(s): H7554

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.

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

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)).

אֲשֶׁר


Strongs: H834
Aher (ash-er') p/r. 1. who, which, what, that 2. (as adverb) when, where, how 3. (as conjunction) because, in order that, etc [a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number)] KJV: X after, X alike, as (soon as), because, X every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), X if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), X though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(- soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.

תַּחַת


Strongs: H8478
Tachath (takh'-ath) n-m. 1. the bottom (as depressed) 2. only adverbially, below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc [from the same as H8430] KJV: as, beneath, X flat, in(-stead), (same) place (where...is), room, for...sake, stead of, under, X unto, X when...was mine, whereas, (where-)fore, with. Root(s): H8430

רָקִיַע


Strongs: H7549
Raqiya` (raw-kee'-ah) n-m. 1. (properly) an expanse, i.e. the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky [from H7554] KJV: firmament. Root(s): H7554

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

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)).

אֲשֶׁר


Strongs: H834
Aher (ash-er') p/r. 1. who, which, what, that 2. (as adverb) when, where, how 3. (as conjunction) because, in order that, etc [a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number)] KJV: X after, X alike, as (soon as), because, X every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), X if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), X though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(- soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.

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

רָקִיַע


Strongs: H7549
Raqiya` (raw-kee'-ah) n-m. 1. (properly) an expanse, i.e. the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky [from H7554] KJV: firmament. Root(s): H7554

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

כֵּן


Strongs: H3651
Ken (kane) adj. 1. (properly) set upright 2. hence (figuratively as adjective) just 3. but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation 4. often with other particles) [from H3559] KJV: + after that (this, -ward, -wards), as ... as, + (for-)asmuch as yet, + be (for which) cause, + following, howbeit, in (the) like (manner, -wise), X the more, right, (even) so, state, straightway, such (thing), surely, + there (where)-fore, this, thus, true, well, X you. Root(s): H3559