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Genesis 1:20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֔ים יִשְׁרְצ֣וּ הַמַּ֔יִם שֶׁ֖רֶץ נֶ֣פֶשׁ חַיָּ֑ה וְעוֹף֙ יְעוֹפֵ֣ף עַל הָאָ֔רֶץ עַל פְּנֵ֖י רְקִ֥יעַ הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃

Hebrew Study 15


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

שָׁרַץ


Strongs: H8317
Sharats (shaw-rats') v. 1. to wriggle 2. (by implication) swarm or abound [a primitive root] KJV: breed (bring forth, increase) abundantly (in abundance), creep, move.

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)).

שֶׁרֶץ


Strongs: H8318
Sherets (sheh'-rets) n-m. 1. a swarm, i.e. active mass of minute animals [from H8317] KJV: creep(-ing thing), move(-ing creature). Root(s): H8317

נֶפֶשׁ


Strongs: H5315
Nephesh (neh'-fesh) n-f. 1. (properly) a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality 2. used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental) [from H5314] KJV: any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead(-ly), desire, X (dis-)contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-)self, them (your)-selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it. Root(s): H5314

חַי


Strongs: H2416
Chay (khah'-ee) adj. 1. alive 2. (hence) raw (flesh) 3. fresh (plant, water, year), strong 4. (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively [from H2421] KJV: + age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop. Root(s): H2421

עוֹף


Strongs: H5775
`owph (ofe) n-m. 1. a bird (as covered with feathers, or rather as covering with wings), often collectively [from H5774] KJV: bird, that flieth, flying, fowl. Root(s): H5774

עוּף


Strongs: H5774
עוף

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

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.

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

פָּנִים


Strongs: H6440
Paniym (paw-neem') (plural (but always as singular) of an unused noun (paneh {paw-neh'}) n-m. 1. the face (as the part that turns) 2. (with prepositional prefix, as a preposition) before, etc. {used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively} [from H6437] KJV: + accept, a-(be- )fore(-time), against, anger, X as (long as), at, + battle, + because (of), + beseech, countenance, edge, + employ, endure, + enquire, face, favour, fear of, for, forefront(-part), form(-er time, -ward), from, front, heaviness, X him(-self), + honourable, + impudent, + in, it, look(-eth) (- s), X me, + meet, X more than, mouth, of, off, (of) old (time), X on, open, + out of, over against, the partial, person, + please, presence, propect, was purposed, by reason of, + regard, right forth, + serve, X shewbread, sight, state, straight, + street, X thee, X them(-selves), through (+ - out), till, time(-s) past, (un-)to(-ward), + upon, upside (+ down), with(- in, + -stand), X ye, X you. Root(s): H6437

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).