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Genesis 1:18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וְלִמְשֹׁל֙ בַּיּ֣וֹם וּבַלַּ֔יְלָה וּֽלֲהַבְדִּ֔יל בֵּ֥ין הָא֖וֹר וּבֵ֣ין הַחֹ֑שֶׁךְ וַיַּ֥רְא אֱלֹהִ֖ים כִּי טֽוֹב׃

Hebrew Study 12


מָשַׁל


Strongs: H4910
Mashal (maw-shal') v. 1. to rule [a primitive root] KJV: (have, make to have) dominion, governor, X indeed, reign, (bear, cause to, have) rule(-ing, -r), have power.

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.

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

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

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

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