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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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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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 - He said,

“The LORD came from Sinai,

And [fn]dawned on them from Seir;

He shone from Mount Paran,

And He came H857 from the midst of myriads of [fn]holy ones;

At His right hand there was [fn]flashing lightning for them.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:21 -

“Then he [fn]selected the choicest part for himself,

For there the ruler’s portion was [fn]reserved;

And he came H857 with the leaders of the people;

He executed the justice of the LORD,

And His ordinances with Israel.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:25 -

“For [fn]what I fear comes H857 upon H857 me,

And what I dread [fn]encounters me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:22 -

“For when a few years are H857 past H857,

I shall go the way of no return.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:14 -

“As through a wide gap they come H857,

[fn]Amid the storm they roll on.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:22 -

“From the north comes H857 golden splendor;

Around God is awesome majesty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:31 -

[fn]Messengers will come H857 from Egypt;

[fn]Cush will quickly stretch out her hands to God.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 -

When your dread comes like a storm

And your disaster comes H857 like a whirlwind,

When distress and anguish come upon you.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:12 -

The watchman says,

“Morning comes H857 but also night.

If you would inquire, inquire;

Come H857 back again.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:14 -

Bring H857 water [fn]for the thirsty,

You inhabitants of the land of Tema;

Meet the fugitive with bread.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:5 -

The coastlands have seen and are afraid;

The ends of the earth tremble;

They have approached and have come H857.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:23 -

Declare the things H857 that are going H857 to H857 come H857 afterward,

So that we may know that you are gods;

Indeed, do good or evil, that we may be afraid and fear together.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:25 -

“I have put one from the north into motion, and he has come H857;

From the rising of the sun he will call on My name;

And he will come upon rulers as upon [fn]mortar,

As the potter treads on clay.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:7 -

‘Who is like Me? Let him proclaim and declare it;

And, let him confront Me

[fn]Beginning with My establishing of the ancient [fn]nation.

Then let them declare to them the things H857 that are coming H857

And the events that are going to take place.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:11 -

This is what the LORD says, the Holy One of Israel and [fn]his Maker:

[fn]Ask Me about the things H857 to H857 come H857 [fn]concerning My sons,

And you shall commit to Me the work of My hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:9 -

All you [fn]wild animals,

All you animals in the forest,

Come H857 to eat.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:12 -

“Come H857,” they say,[fn]let’s get wine, and let’s drink heavily of intoxicating drink;

And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:22 -

“Return, you faithless sons,

I will heal your faithlessness.”

“Behold, we come H857 to You;

For You are the LORD our God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:9 -

“Is My inheritance like a speckled bird of prey to Me?

Are the birds of prey against her on every side?

Go, gather all the animals of the field,

Bring H857 them to devour!

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:8 -

“As for you, [fn]tower of the flock,

[fn]Hill of the daughter of Zion,

To you it will come H857

Yes, the former dominion will come,

The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.

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