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Lexicon :: Strong's H857 - 'āṯâ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [collateral to אוֹת (H225) contraction]
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Strong’s Definitions

אָתָה ʼâthâh, aw-thaw'; or אָתָא ʼâthâʼ; a primitive root (collateral to H225 contraction); to arrive:—(be-, things to) come (upon), bring.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H857 in the following manner: come (20x), brought (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H857 in the following manner: come (20x), brought (1x).
  1. to come, arrive

    1. (Qal) to come (of men, time, beasts, calamity)

    2. (Hiphil) to bring

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָתָה ʼâthâh, aw-thaw'; or אָתָא ʼâthâʼ; a primitive root (collateral to H225 contraction); to arrive:—(be-, things to) come (upon), bring.
STRONGS H857: Abbreviations
אָתָה verb come (in Hebrew only poetry) (Arabic bdb008701, Sabean אתו DHMZMG 1875, 597; 1888, 343, Aramaic אֲתָא, bdb008702) —
Qal Perfect א׳ Deuteronomy 33:2; אָתָא Isaiah 21:12 see Ges§ 75 R. 22; 1st person plural אָתָנוּ Jeremiah 3:22; Imperfect יֶאֱתֶה Job 37:22; Proverbs 1:27; וַיֵּתֵא Deuteronomy 33:21 (= וַיֶּאֱתֶה compare Di Köi. 577), וַיַּאת Isaiah 41:25; suffix וַיֶּאֱתָיֵנִי Job 3:25; 3rd person feminine singular תֵּאתֶה Micah 4:3; 3rd person masculine plural יֶאֱתָ֫יוּ Job 16:22 + 2 times; וַיֶּאֱתָיוּ֑ן Isaiah 41:5; Imperative masculine plural אֵתָ֫יוּ Isaiah 21:12 + 2 times; Participle feminine plural אֹתִיּוֺת Isaiah 41:23 + 2 times; — come, of men Deuteronomy 33:21; Psalm 68:32; Isaiah 41:25; Isaiah 56:12 Imperative = come now, with hostile purpose Job 30:14, of men unto י׳ Jeremiah 3:22 (followed by לְ) compare Isaiah 21:12; of י׳ Deuteronomy 33:2; of ends of earth, etc., personified Isaiah 41:5; of time, morning Isaiah 21:12, years Job 16:22; of weather Job 37:22; of beasts, to devour Isaiah 56:9 (followed by infinitive), of calamity Proverbs 1:27; Job 3:25 come upon, with suffix, of dominion Micah 4:8 (followed by עַד). Participle plural feminine as substantive things to come, future things Isaiah 41:23; Isaiah 44:7; Isaiah 45:11.
Hiph. bring, Imperative הֵתָ֫יוּ מַיִם Isaiah 21:14 bring water (on form, for הֶאֱתוּ compare Di Ew§ 141 a Ges§ 68, 2 R. 1); Jeremiah 12:9 bring beasts, to devour.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H858.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


33:2; 33:2; 33:21; 33:21


3:25; 3:25; 16:22; 16:22; 30:14; 37:22; 37:22




1:27; 1:27


21:12; 21:12; 21:12; 21:12; 21:14; 41:5; 41:5; 41:23; 41:23; 41:25; 41:25; 44:7; 45:11; 56:9; 56:12


3:22; 3:22; 12:9


4:3; 4:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H857 matches the Hebrew אָתָה ('āṯâ),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:2 - And he said, Jehovah came from Sinai, And rose up from Seir unto them; He shone forth from mount Paran, And he came from the myriads of the sanctuary; From his right hand went forth a law of fire for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:21 - And he provided the first part for himself, For there was reserved the portion of the lawgiver; And he came with the heads of the people; The justice of Jehovah and his judgments Hath he executed with Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 - For I feared a fear, and it hath come upon me, and that which I dreaded hath come to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:22 - For years few in number shall pass, -- and I shall go the way whence I shall not return.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:14 - They come in as through a wide breach: amid the confusion they roll themselves onward.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:22 - From the north cometh gold; with God is terrible majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:31 - Great ones shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall quickly stretch out her hands unto God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 - when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:12 - The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will inquire, inquire; return, come.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:14 - Bring ye water to meet the thirsty! The inhabitants of the land of Tema come forth with their bread for him that fleeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:5 - The isles saw it, and feared; the ends of the earth trembled: they drew near, and came.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:23 - declare the things that are to happen hereafter, that we may know that ye are gods; yea, do good, or do evil, that we may be astonished, and behold it together.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:25 - I have raised up one from the north, and he shall come, -- from the rising of the sun, he who will call upon my name; and he shall come upon princes as on mortar, and as the potter treadeth clay.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:7 - And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? And the coming things, and those that shall happen, let them declare unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:11 - Thus saith Jehovah, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker: Ask me of the things to come; concerning my sons, and concerning the work of my hands, command ye me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:9 - All ye beasts of the field, come to devour, all ye beasts in the forest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:12 - Come, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to-morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:22 - -- Return, backsliding children; I will heal your backslidings. ... Behold, we come unto thee; for thou art Jehovah our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:9 - My heritage is unto me as a speckled bird of prey; the birds of prey round about are against her. Go, assemble all the beasts of the field, bring them to devour.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:8 - And thou, O tower of the flock, hill of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, yea, the first dominion shall come, -- the kingdom to the daughter of Jerusalem.
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