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Lexicon :: Strong's H1961 - hayah

הָיָה
Transliteration
hayah
Pronunciation
hä·yä (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [compare הָוָה (H1933)]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 491

KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x
The KJV translates Strongs H1961 in the following manner: was, come to pass, came, has been, were happened, become, pertained, better for thee.
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out

    1. (Qal)

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

        2. to come about, come to pass

      1. to come into being, become

        1. to arise, appear, come

        2. to become

          1. to become

          2. to become like

          3. to be instituted, be established

      2. to be

        1. to exist, be in existence

        2. to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time)

        3. to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality)

        4. to accompany, be with

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about

      2. to be done, be finished, be gone

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הָיָה hâyâh, haw-yaw; a primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary):—beacon, × altogether, be(-come), accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), do, faint, fall, follow, happen, × have, last, pertain, quit (one-) self, require, × use.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H1961 matches the Hebrew הָיָה (hayah),
which occurs 76 times in 72 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 2 (Gen 1:2–1Ki 1:27)

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And the earth was H1961 without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

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And God said, Let there be H1961 light: and there was light.

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And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be H1961 for meat.

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And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be H1961 alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

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Now the serpent was H1961 more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

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Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, H1961 that every one that findeth me shall slay me.

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And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be H1961 his servant.

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And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be H1961 a mighty one in the earth.

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And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had H1961 they for morter.

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And he went on his journeys from the south even to Bethel, unto the place where his tent had been H1961 at the beginning, between Bethel and Hai;

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And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be H1961 no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be brethren.

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After these things the word of the LORD came H1961 unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.

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And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou H1961 the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.

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And it came to pass, H1961 that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.

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And said unto them, I see your father's countenance, that it is not toward me as before; but the God of my father hath been H1961 with me.

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And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be H1961 before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.

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Thou shalt be H1961 over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

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Now Moses kept H1961 the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

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And God said unto Moses, I AM H1961 THAT I AM: H1961 and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.

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And the taskmasters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was H1961 straw.

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And I will sever in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be H1961 there; to the end thou mayest know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth.

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Behold, the hand of the LORD is H1961 upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain.

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And there shall be H1961 a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.

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And if the household be H1961 too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.

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Hearken now unto my voice, I will give thee counsel, and God shall be H1961 with thee: Be thou for the people to God-ward, that thou mayest bring the causes unto God:

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And he said unto the people, Be H1961 ready against the third day: come not at your wives.

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The staves shall be H1961 in the rings of the ark: they shall not be taken from it.

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And ye shall count unto you from the morrow after the sabbath, from the day that ye brought the sheaf of the wave offering; seven sabbaths shall be H1961 complete:

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And I will walk among you, and will be H1961 your God, and ye shall be H1961 my people.

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Make thee two trumpets of silver; of a whole piece shalt thou make them: that thou mayest use H1961 them for the calling of the assembly, and for the journeying of the camps.

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That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be H1961 holy unto your God.

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Behold, these caused H1961 the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.

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For ask now of the days that are past, which were H1961 before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and ask from the one side of heaven unto the other, whether there hath been any such thing as this great thing is, or hath been heard like it?

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And Moses and the priests the Levites spake unto all Israel, saying, Take heed, and hearken, O Israel; this day thou art become H1961 the people of the LORD thy God.

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Did not Achan the son of Zerah commit a trespass in the accursed thing, and wrath fell H1961 on all the congregation of Israel? and that man perished not alone in his iniquity.

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And Jephthah said unto them, I and my people were H1961 at great strife with the children of Ammon; and when I called you, ye delivered me not out of their hands.

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And she wept before him the seven days, while their feast lasted: H1961 and it came to pass on the seventh day, that he told her, because she lay sore upon him: and she told the riddle to the children of her people.

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And they said unto him, Hold thy peace, lay thine hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us H1961 a father and a priest: is it better for thee to be a priest unto the house of one man, or that thou be a priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?

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And it was so, H1961 that all that saw it said, There was no such deed done nor seen from the day that the children of Israel came up out of the land of Egypt unto this day: consider of it, take advice, and speak your minds.

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(Now the children of Benjamin heard that the children of Israel were gone up to Mizpeh.) Then said the children of Israel, Tell us, how was H1961 this wickedness?

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And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, saying, What wickedness is this that is done H1961 among you?

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And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the child did H1961 minister unto the LORD before Eli the priest.

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Be strong, and quit H1961 yourselves like men, O ye Philistines, that ye be not servants unto the Hebrews, as they have been to you: quit H1961 yourselves like men, and fight.

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And see, if it goeth up by the way of his own coast to Bethshemesh, then he hath done us this great evil: but if not, then we shall know that it is not his hand that smote us: it was a chance that happened to us. H1961

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And David said unto Ahimelech, And is there not here under thine hand spear or sword? for I have neither brought my sword nor my weapons with me, because the king's business required H1961 haste.

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And Abner had communication H1961 with the elders of Israel, saying, Ye sought for David in times past to be king over you:

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And Saul's son had H1961 two men that were captains of bands: the name of the one was Baanah, and the name of the other Rechab, the sons of Rimmon a Beerothite, of the children of Benjamin: (for Beeroth also was reckoned to Benjamin:

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For thou hast confirmed to thyself thy people Israel to be a people unto thee for ever: and thou, LORD, art become H1961 their God.

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Then the king called to Ziba, Saul's servant, and said unto him, I have given unto thy master's son all that pertained H1961 to Saul and to all his house.

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Is this thing done H1961 by my lord the king, and thou hast not shewed it unto thy servant, who should sit on the throne of my lord the king after him?

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