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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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TWOT Reference: 188

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, The LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came H857 with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand went a fiery law for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:21 - And he provided the first part for himself, because there, in a portion of the lawgiver, was he seated; and he came H857 with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 - For the thing which I greatly feared is come H857 upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:22 - When a few years are come, H857 then I shall go the way whence I shall not return.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:14 - They came H857 upon me as a wide breaking in of waters: in the desolation they rolled themselves upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:22 - Fair weather cometh H857 out of the north: with God is terrible majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:31 - Princes shall come out H857 of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 - When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh H857 as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:12 - The watchman said, The morning cometh, H857 and also the night: if ye will enquire, enquire ye: return, come. H857
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:14 - The inhabitants of the land of Tema brought H857 water to him that was thirsty, they prevented with their bread him that fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:5 - The isles saw it, and feared; the ends of the earth were afraid, drew near, and came. H857
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:23 - Shew the things that are to come H857 hereafter, that we may know that ye are gods: yea, do good, or do evil, that we may be dismayed, and behold it together.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:25 - I have raised up one from the north, and he shall come: H857 from the rising of the sun shall he call upon my name: and he shall come upon princes as upon morter, 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 things that are coming, H857 and shall come, let them shew unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:11 - Thus saith the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker, Ask me of things to come H857 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 H857 to devour, yea, all ye beasts in the forest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:12 - Come H857 ye, 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, ye backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings. Behold, we come H857 unto thee; for thou art the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:9 - Mine heritage is unto me as a speckled bird, the birds round about are against her; come ye, assemble all the beasts of the field, come H857 to devour.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:8 - And thou, O tower of the flock, the strong hold of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, H857 even the first dominion; the kingdom shall come to the daughter of Jerusalem.
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