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Genesis 1:14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֗ים יְהִ֤י מְאֹרֹת֙ בִּרְקִ֣יעַ הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם לְהַבְדִּ֕יל בֵּ֥ין הַיּ֖וֹם וּבֵ֣ין הַלָּ֑יְלָה וְהָי֤וּ לְאֹתֹת֙ וּלְמ֣וֹעֲדִ֔ים וּלְיָמִ֖ים וְשָׁנִֽים׃

Hebrew Study 16


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

מָאוֹר מָאוֹר מְאוֹרָה מְאוֹרָה


Strongs: H3974
Ma'owr (maw-ore') (or maor {maw-ore'} also (in plural) feminine mpowrah {meh-o-raw'}; or morah {meh-o-raw'};) n-m. 1. (properly) a luminous body or luminary 2. (abstractly) light (as an element) 3. (figuratively) brightness, i.e.cheerfulness 4. (specifically) a chandelier [from H215] KJV: bright, light. Root(s): H215

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

שָׁמַיִם שָׁמֶה


Strongs: H8064
Shamayim (shaw-mah'-yim) (dual of an unused singular shameh {shaw-meh'}) n-m. 1. the sky (as aloft 2. the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve) [from an unused root meaning to be lofty] KJV: air, X astrologer, heaven(-s).

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

יוֹם


Strongs: H3117
Yowm (yome) n-m. 1. a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) [from an unused root meaning to be hot] KJV: age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for) ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since, space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full) year(-ly), + younger.

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

לַיִל לֵיל לַיְלָה


Strongs: H3915
Layil (lah'-yil) (or (Isa. 21) n-m. 1. (properly) a twist (away of the light), i.e. night 2. (figuratively) adversity [from the same as H3883] KJV: ((mid-))night (season). Root(s): H3883

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

אוֹת


Strongs: H226
Owth (oth) n-f. 1. a signal (literally or figuratively), as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc [probably from H225 (in the sense of appearing)] KJV: mark, miracle, (en-)sign, token. Root(s): H225

מוֹעֵד מוֹעֵד מוֹעָדָה


Strongs: H4150
Mow`ed (mo-ade') (or moled {mo-ade'} or (feminine) moweadah (2 Chronicles 8) n-m. 1. (properly) an appointment, i.e. a fixed time or season 2. (specifically) a festival 3. (conventionally) a year 4. (by implication) an assembly (as convened for a definite purpose) 5. (technically) the congregation 6. (by extension) the place of meeting 7. (also) a signal (as appointed beforehand) [from H3259] KJV: appointed (sign, time), (place of, solemn) assembly, congregation, (set, solemn) feast, (appointed, due) season, solemn(-ity), synogogue, (set) time (appointed). Root(s): H3259

יוֹם


Strongs: H3117
Yowm (yome) n-m. 1. a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) [from an unused root meaning to be hot] KJV: age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for) ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since, space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full) year(-ly), + younger.

שָׁנֶה שָׁנָה


Strongs: H8141
Shaneh (shaw-neh') ((in plura or (feminine) shanah {shaw-naw'}) n-f. 1. a year (as a revolution of time) [from H8138] KJV: + whole age, X long, + old, year(X -ly). Root(s): H8138