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Genesis 1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

Original Hebrew verse (read from right to left)


וַיִּבְרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֔ים אֶת הַתַּנִּינִ֖ם הַגְּדֹלִ֑ים וְאֵ֣ת כָּל נֶ֣פֶשׁ הַֽחַיָּ֣ה׀ הָֽרֹמֶ֡שֶׂת אֲשֶׁר֩ שָׁרְצ֨וּ הַמַּ֜יִם לְמִֽינֵהֶ֗ם וְאֵ֨ת כָּל ע֤וֹף כָּנָף֙ לְמִינֵ֔הוּ וַיַּ֥רְא אֱלֹהִ֖ים כִּי טֽוֹב׃

Hebrew Study 23


בָּרָא


Strongs: H1254
Bara' (baw-raw') v. 1. (absolutely) to create 2. (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes) [a primitive root] KJV: choose, create (creator), cut down, dispatch, do, make (fat).

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

תַּנִּין תַּנִּים


Strongs: H8577
Tanniyn (tan-neen') (or tanniym (Ezek. 29) n-m. 1. a marine or land monster, i.e. sea-serpent or jackal [intensive from the same as H8565] KJV: dragon, sea-monster, serpent, whale. Root(s): H8565

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

כּוֹל כּוֹל


Strongs: H3605
Kol (kole) (or (Jer. 33) n-m. 1. (properly) the whole 2. (hence) all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) [from H3634] KJV: (in) all (manner, (ye)), altogether, any (manner), enough, every (one, place, thing), howsoever, as many as, (no-)thing, ought, whatsoever, (the) whole, whoso(-ever). Root(s): H3634

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

רָמַשׂ


Strongs: H7430
Ramas (raw-mas') v. 1. (properly) to glide swiftly, i.e. to crawl or move with short steps 2. by analogy to swarm [a primitive root] KJV: creep, move.

אֲשֶׁר


Strongs: H834
Aher (ash-er') p/r. 1. who, which, what, that 2. (as adverb) when, where, how 3. (as conjunction) because, in order that, etc [a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number)] KJV: X after, X alike, as (soon as), because, X every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), X if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), X though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(- soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.

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)).

מִין


Strongs: H4327
Miyn (meen) n-m. 1. a sort, i.e. species [from an unused root meaning to portion out] KJV: kind. Compare: H4480

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

כּוֹל כּוֹל


Strongs: H3605
Kol (kole) (or (Jer. 33) n-m. 1. (properly) the whole 2. (hence) all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) [from H3634] KJV: (in) all (manner, (ye)), altogether, any (manner), enough, every (one, place, thing), howsoever, as many as, (no-)thing, ought, whatsoever, (the) whole, whoso(-ever). Root(s): H3634

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

כָּנָף


Strongs: H3671
Kanaph (kaw-nawf') n-f. 1. an edge or extremity 2. specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed-clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle [from H3670] KJV: + bird, border, corner, end, feather(-ed), X flying, + (one an-)other, overspreading, X quarters, skirt, X sort, uttermost part, wing((-ed)). Root(s): H3670

מִין


Strongs: H4327
Miyn (meen) n-m. 1. a sort, i.e. species [from an unused root meaning to portion out] KJV: kind. Compare: H4480

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