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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]
Dictionary Aids

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.
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 - He said,
“The LORD came from Sinai,
And [fn]dawned on them from Seir;
He shone forth from Mount Paran,
And He came H857 from the [fn]midst of ten thousand holy ones;
At His right hand there was [fn]flashing lightning for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:21 - “Then he [fn]provided the first 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 me,
And what I dread befalls me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:22 - “For when a few years are past, H857
I shall go the way of no return.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:14 - “As through a wide breach they come, H857
[fn]Amid the tempest they roll on.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:22 - “Out of the north comes H857 golden splendor;
Around God is awesome majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:31 - Envoys will come H857 out of Egypt;
[fn]Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 - When your dread comes like a storm
And your calamity 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,
O 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 drawn near and have come. H857
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:23 - Declare the things H857 that are going to come H857 afterward,
That we may know that you are gods;
Indeed, do good or evil, that we may anxiously look about us and fear together.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:25 - “I have aroused one from the north, 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 mortar,
Even as the potter treads clay.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:7 - ‘Who is like Me? Let him proclaim and declare it;
Yes, let him recount it to Me in order,
[fn]From the time that I established the ancient [fn]nation.
And 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 - Thus says the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his [fn]Maker:
[fn]Ask Me about the things H857 to come H857 [fn]concerning My sons,
And you shall commit to Me the work of My hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:9 - All you beasts of the field,
All you beasts in the forest,
Come H857 to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:12 - “Come,” H857 they say, “let [fn]us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink;
And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:22 - “Return, O 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 beasts 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
Even the former dominion will come,
The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.

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