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Strong's #1961: hayah (pronounced haw-yaw)

a primitive root (compare 1933); to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary):--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.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

hâyâh

1) to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out

1a) (Qal)

1a1) -----

1a1a) to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass

1a1b) to come about, come to pass

1a2) to come into being, become

1a2a) to arise, appear, come

1a2b) to become

1a2b1) to become

1a2b2) to become like

1a2b3) to be instituted, be established

1a3) to be

1a3a) to exist, be in existence

1a3b) to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time)

1a3c) to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality)

1a3d) to accompany, be with

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about

1b2) to be done, be finished, be gone

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root [compare H1933]



Usage:

This word is used 3502 times:

Genesis 48:6: "thou begettest after them, shall be thine, and shall be called after the name of their brethren"
Genesis 48:19: "I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great:"
Genesis 48:19: "shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations."
Genesis 48:21: "I die: but God shall be with you, and bring you again unto"
Genesis 49:15: "and bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant unto tribute."
Genesis 49:17: "Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path,"
Genesis 49:26: "the utmost bound of the everlasting hills: they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from"
Genesis 50:9: "chariots and horsemen: and it was a very great company."
Exodus 1:5: "that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was"
Exodus 1:5: "seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt"
Exodus 1:10: "with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they"
Exodus 1:21: " And it came to pass, the midwives feared God, that he made them houses."
Exodus 2:10: "and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses:"
Exodus 2:11: " And it came to pass days, when Moses was grown, that he went out unto his brethren,"
Exodus 2:22: "Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land."
Exodus 2:23: " And it came to pass that the king of Egypt died: and the children"
Exodus 3:1: "Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest"
Exodus 3:12: "And he said, I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I"
Exodus 3:14: "unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus"
Exodus 3:14: "Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children"
Exodus 3:14: "shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto"
Exodus 3:21: "favor in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall not go"
Exodus 4:3: "it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before"
Exodus 4:4: "And he put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand:"
Exodus 4:8: " And it shall come to pass, they will not believe thee, neither hearken to the voice of the first"
Exodus 4:9: " And it shall come to pass, they will not believe also these two signs,"
Exodus 4:9: "which thou takest out of the river shall become blood upon the dry"
Exodus 4:12: "Now and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what"
Exodus 4:15: "words in his mouth: and I will be with thy mouth, and with his mouth,"
Exodus 4:16: "unto the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou"
Exodus 4:16: "the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God."
Exodus 4:16: "shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God."
Exodus 4:24: " And it came to pass in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill"
Exodus 5:13: "your daily tasks, as when there was straw."
Exodus 6:7: "And I will take and I will be to you a God: and ye shall know that I am the LORD"
Exodus 6:28: " And it came to pass when the LORD spoke unto Moses in the land of Egypt,"
Exodus 7:1: "to Pharaoh: and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet."
Exodus 7:9: "and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent."
Exodus 7:10: "Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it became a serpent."
Exodus 7:12: "For they cast down his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up"
Exodus 7:19: "all their pools of water, that they may become blood; and that there may be blood throughout all"
Exodus 7:19: "of water, that they may become blood; and that there may be blood throughout all the land of Egypt,"
Exodus 7:21: "of the water of the river; and there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt."
Exodus 8:15: "But when Pharaoh that there was respite, he hardened his heart,"
Exodus 8:16: "the dust of the land, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt."
Exodus 8:17: "the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man, and in beast; all"
Exodus 8:17: "all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt."
Exodus 8:18: "lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast."
Exodus 8:22: "dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end thou mayest know that"
Exodus 8:23: "tomorrow shall this sign be."









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