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Genesis 1:10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וַיִּקְרָ֨א אֱלֹהִ֤ים׀ לַיַּבָּשָׁה֙ אֶ֔רֶץ וּלְמִקְוֵ֥ה הַמַּ֖יִם קָרָ֣א יַמִּ֑ים וַיַּ֥רְא אֱלֹהִ֖ים כִּי טֽוֹב׃

Hebrew Study 12


קָרָא


Strongs: H7121
Qara' (kaw-raw') v. 1. to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) [a primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met)] KJV: bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(- ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say. Root(s): H7122

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

יַבָּשָׂה


Strongs: H3004
Yabbashah (yab-baw-shaw') n-f. 1. dry ground [from H3001] KJV: dry (ground, land). Root(s): H3001

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.

מִקוֶה מִקוֵה מִקוֵא


Strongs: H4723
Miqveh (mik-veh') (or miqveh (1 Kings 10) n-m. 1. something waited for, i.e. confidence (objective or subjective) 2. also a collection, i.e. (of water) a pond, or (of men and horses) a caravan or drove [from H6960] KJV: abiding, gathering together, hope, linen yarn, plenty (of water), pool. Root(s): H6960

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)).

קָרָא


Strongs: H7121
Qara' (kaw-raw') v. 1. to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) [a primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met)] KJV: bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(- ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say. Root(s): H7122

יָם


Strongs: H3220
Yam (yawm) n-m. 1. a sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water 2. specifically (with the article), the Mediterranean Sea 3. sometimes a large river, or an artifical basin 4. locally, the west, or (rarely) the south [from an unused root meaning to roar] KJV: sea (X -faring man, (-shore)), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).

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

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