Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5927: `alah (pronounced aw-law')

a primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative (as follow):--arise (up), (cause to) ascend up, at once, break (the day) (up), bring (up), (cause to) burn, carry up, cast up, + shew, climb (up), (cause to, make to) come (up), cut off, dawn, depart, exalt, excel, fall, fetch up, get up, (make to) go (away, up); grow (over) increase, lay, leap, levy, lift (self) up, light, (make) up, X mention, mount up, offer, make to pay, + perfect, prefer, put (on), raise, recover, restore, (make to) rise (up), scale, set (up), shoot forth (up), (begin to) spring (up), stir up, take away (up), work.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) to go up, ascend, climb

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to go up, ascend

1a2) to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat

1a3) to go up, come up (of animals)

1a4) to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation)

1a5) to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon)

1a6) to come up (before God)

1a7) to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary)

1a8) to excel, be superior to

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away

1b2) to take oneself away

1b3) to be exalted

1c) (Hiphil)

1c1) to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up

1c2) to bring up, bring against, take away

1c3) to bring up, draw up, train

1c4) to cause to ascend

1c5) to rouse, stir up (mentally)

1c6) to offer, bring up (of gifts)

1c7) to exalt

1c8) to cause to ascend, offer

1d) (Hophal)

1d1) to be carried away, be led up

1d2) to be taken up into, be inserted in

1d3) to be offered

1e) (Hithpael) to lift oneself

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root


This word is used 890 times:

Numbers 16:24: "unto the congregation, saying, Get you up from about the tabernacle of Korah,"
Numbers 16:27: " So they got up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every side:"
Numbers 19:2: "blemish, and upon which never came yoke:"
Numbers 20:5: "And wherefore have ye made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in unto this"
Numbers 20:19: "of Israel said unto him, We will go by the high way: and if I and my cattle"
Numbers 20:25: "Aaron and Eleazar his son, and bring them up unto mount Hor:"
Numbers 20:27: "as the LORD commanded: and they went up into mount Hor in the sight"
Numbers 21:5: "against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness?"
Numbers 21:17: "this song, Spring up, O well; sing"
Numbers 21:33: "And they turned and went up by the way of Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan went out"
Numbers 22:41: "took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal, that thence"
Numbers 23:2: "had spoken; and Balak and Balaam offered on every altar a bullock and a ram."
Numbers 23:4: "him, I have prepared seven altars, and I have offered upon every altar a bullock and a ram."
Numbers 23:14: "and built seven altars, and offered a bullock and a ram on every altar."
Numbers 23:30: "as Balaam had said, and offered a bullock and a ram on every altar."
Numbers 27:12: "said unto Moses, Get thee up into this mount Abarim,"
Numbers 32:9: " For when they went up unto the valley of Eshcol, and saw the land, they discouraged"
Numbers 32:11: "Surely none of the men that came up out of Egypt, from twenty years old"
Numbers 33:38: "And Aaron the priest went up into mount Hor at the commandment"
Deuteronomy 1:21: "the land before thee: go up and possess it, as the LORD God"
Deuteronomy 1:22: "again by what way we must go up, and into what cities"
Deuteronomy 1:24: "And they turned and went up into the mountain, and came unto the valley of Eshcol, and searched it out."
Deuteronomy 1:26: "Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of the LORD your God:"
Deuteronomy 1:28: "Whither shall we go up? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying,"
Deuteronomy 1:41: "me, We have sinned against the LORD, we will go up and fight, according to all that the LORD"
Deuteronomy 1:41: "his weapons of war, ye were ready to go up into the hill."
Deuteronomy 1:42: "said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for"
Deuteronomy 1:43: "the commandment of the LORD, and went presumptuously up into the hill."
Deuteronomy 3:1: "Then we turned, and went up the way to Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan came out"
Deuteronomy 3:27: " Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward,"
Deuteronomy 5:5: "ye were afraid by reason of the fire, and went not up into the mount;) saying,"
Deuteronomy 9:9: " When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which"
Deuteronomy 9:23: "sent you from Kadesh-barnea, saying, Go up and possess the land"
Deuteronomy 10:1: "tables of stone like unto the first, and come up unto me into the mount, and make thee an ark"
Deuteronomy 10:3: "tables of stone like unto the first, and went up into the mount, having the two tables in mine hand."
Deuteronomy 12:13: "Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy burnt offerings in every place that thou seest:"
Deuteronomy 12:14: "shall choose in one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings, and there thou shalt do"
Deuteronomy 14:6: "the cleft into two claws, and cheweth the cud among the beasts, that ye shall eat."
Deuteronomy 14:7: "these ye shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide"
Deuteronomy 14:7: "the camel, and the hare, and the coney: for they chew the cud, but divide"
Deuteronomy 17:8: "being matters of controversy within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which"
Deuteronomy 20:1: "them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt."
Deuteronomy 25:7: "his brother's wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gate unto the elders, and say,"
Deuteronomy 27:6: "thy God of whole stones: and thou shalt offer burnt offerings thereon unto the LORD thy God:"
Deuteronomy 28:43: "The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou"
Deuteronomy 28:61: "of this law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed."
Deuteronomy 29:23: "nor any grass groweth therein, like the overthrow of Sodom, and Gomorrah, Admah,"
Deuteronomy 30:12: "in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do"
Deuteronomy 32:49: " Get thee up into this mountain Abarim, unto mount Nebo, which"
Deuteronomy 32:50: "in the mount whither thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy people;"

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