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Genesis 1:16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וַיַּ֣עַשׂ אֱלֹהִ֔ים אֶת שְׁנֵ֥י הַמְּאֹרֹ֖ת הַגְּדֹלִ֑ים אֶת הַמָּא֤וֹר הַגָּדֹל֙ לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת הַיּ֔וֹם וְאֶת הַמָּא֤וֹר הַקָּטֹן֙ לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת הַלַּ֔יְלָה וְאֵ֖ת הַכּוֹכָבִֽים׃

Hebrew Study 18


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

שְׁנַיִם שְׁתּתַּיִם


Strongs: H8147
Shnayim (shen-ah'-yim) num. 1. two 2. (as ordinal) twofold [dual of H8145 feminine shttayim {shet-tah'-yim}] KJV: both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two. Root(s): H8145

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

גָּדוֹל גָּדוֹל


Strongs: H1419
Gadowl (gaw-dole') (or (shortened) gadol {gaw-dole'}) adj. 1. great (in any sense) 2. (hence) older 3. also insolent [from H1431] KJV: + aloud, elder(-est), + exceeding(-ly), + far, (man of) great (man, matter, thing,-er,-ness), high, long, loud, mighty, more, much, noble, proud thing, X sore, (X ) very. Root(s): H1431

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

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

גָּדוֹל גָּדוֹל


Strongs: H1419
Gadowl (gaw-dole') (or (shortened) gadol {gaw-dole'}) adj. 1. great (in any sense) 2. (hence) older 3. also insolent [from H1431] KJV: + aloud, elder(-est), + exceeding(-ly), + far, (man of) great (man, matter, thing,-er,-ness), high, long, loud, mighty, more, much, noble, proud thing, X sore, (X ) very. Root(s): H1431

מֶמשָׁלָה


Strongs: H4475
Memshalah (mem-shaw-law') n-f. 1. rule 2. (concretely, in plural) a realm or a ruler [feminine of H4474] KJV: dominion, government, power, to rule. Root(s): H4474

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.

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

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

קָטָן קָטוֹן


Strongs: H6996
Qatan (kaw-tawn') (or qaton {kaw-tone'}) adj. 1. abbreviated, i.e. diminutive, literally (in quantity, size or number) or figuratively (in age or importance) [from H6962] KJV: least, less(-er), little (one), small(-est, one, quantity, thing), young(-er, -est). Root(s): H6962

מֶמשָׁלָה


Strongs: H4475
Memshalah (mem-shaw-law') n-f. 1. rule 2. (concretely, in plural) a realm or a ruler [feminine of H4474] KJV: dominion, government, power, to rule. Root(s): H4474

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

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

כּוֹכָב


Strongs: H3556
Kowkab (ko-kawb') n-m. 1. a star (as round or as shining) 2. (figuratively) a prince [probably from the same as H3522 (in the sense of rolling) or H3554 (in the sense of blazing)] KJV: star((-gazer)). Root(s): H3522, H3554