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Strong's Biblical Hebrew Lexicon for H1961 – הָיָה

Strong's Biblical Hebrew Lexicon for H1961 – הָיָה - Ark.au

Strong's H1961 – הָיָה hayah (haw-yaw)

1. to exist 2. to be or become 3. to come into being, i.e. to happen, to occur (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) [a primitive root]

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הָיָה occurs 3575 times in the Old Testament

1) to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out
1a) (Qal)
1a1) -----
1a1a) to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass
1a1b) to come about, come to pass
1a2) to come into being, become
1a2a) to arise, appear, come
1a2b) to become
1a2b1) to become
1a2b2) to become like
1a2b3) to be instituted, be established
1a3) to be
1a3a) to exist, be in existence
1a3b) to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time)
1a3c) to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality)
1a3d) to accompany, be with
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about
1b2) to be done, be finished, be gone

וַיְהִ֣י׀ — Occurs 784 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Zechariah 118:66
יִהְיֶֽה׃פ — Occurs 423 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Zechariah 112:65
יִהְיֶה — Occurs 396 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Zephaniah 66:63
הָיָֽה׃ס — Occurs 334 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Zephaniah 89:64
הָיֽוּ׃פ — Occurs 167 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural — e.g. Zephaniah 139:54
תִּֽהְיֶֽה׃ס — Occurs 134 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Zephaniah 109:62
הָֽיְתָה־ — Occurs 117 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Zephaniah 119:56
יִהְיֽוּ׃פ — Occurs 115 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural — e.g. Psalms 135:45
וְיִהְיוּ — Occurs 111 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural — e.g. Zechariah 66:66
וַיִּהְי֣וּ׀ — Occurs 105 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural — e.g. Ruth 106:62
וְהָֽיְתָה־ — Occurs 92 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Zephaniah 51:42
וַתְּהִי־ — Occurs 85 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Ruth 69:67
לִהְיֹ֖ת — Occurs 73 times as — Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Proverbs 56:52
יֶֽהִי׃ — Occurs 49 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular — e.g. Ruth 122:80
הָיִ֨יתִי׀ — Occurs 48 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular — e.g. Song of Solomon 119:83
אֶֽהְיֶֽה׃ — Occurs 43 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular — e.g. Zechariah 50:38
תִּהְיֶֽינָה׃ — Occurs 32 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural — e.g. Psalms 130:42
וִיהִ֤י׀ — Occurs 32 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular — e.g. Ruth 104:33
תִּהְיֶֽה׃ס — Occurs 31 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular — e.g. Jeremiah 51:44
וְהָיִ֥תָה — Occurs 28 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular — e.g. Proverbs 58:41
וָאֶֽהְיֶה֙ — Occurs 23 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular — e.g. Psalms 102:30
הָיִיתָה — Occurs 23 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular — e.g. Psalms 99:24
תְּהִי־ — Occurs 18 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person feminine singular — e.g. Psalms 119:173
וִהְיִתֶ֣ם — Occurs 18 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural — e.g. Zechariah 42:45
וְהָיִ֣יתִי׀ — Occurs 18 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular — e.g. Malachi 37:45
תִּֽהְי֤וּ׀ — Occurs 17 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural — e.g. Zechariah 44:40
הֱיֽוֹת־ — Occurs 16 times as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Ruth 51:62
בִּֽהְיֹ֣ת — Occurs 14 times as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Zechariah 37:28
הֱיִתֶם֙ — Occurs 13 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine plural — e.g. Zechariah 31:62
וּתְהִי־ — Occurs 12 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person feminine singular — e.g. Ruth 30:51
הָיִ֖ינוּ — Occurs 11 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural — e.g. Psalms 126:33
מִֽהְיֹ֛ת — Occurs 11 times as — Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Ruth 33:36
וְיִֽהְיוּ־ — Occurs 11 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural — e.g. Song of Solomon 42:59
וַתִּהְיֶ֥נָה — Occurs 10 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine plural — e.g. Numbers 44:43
הֱיֵה־ — Occurs 8 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular — e.g. Psalms 71:19
נִּֽהְיָֽתָה׃ — Occurs 8 times as — Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Judges 48:30
נִהְיָ֖ה — Occurs 8 times as — Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Zechariah 12:32
שֶׁהָ֣יָה — Occurs 8 times as — Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Psalms 124:24
וִֽהְי֤וּ — Occurs 7 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural — e.g. Jeremiah 50:28
בִּֽהְיֹת֥וֹ — Occurs 7 times as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular — e.g. Psalms 142:15
תְּהִי־ — Occurs 7 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - second person masculine singular — e.g. Proverbs 24:28
וֶהְיֵה־ — Occurs 6 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular — e.g. Judges 34:19
הָיִיתי — Occurs 6 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person feminine singular — e.g. Ruth 36:36
הָי֧וֹ — Occurs 6 times as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute — e.g. Numbers 30:32
נִהְיֶ֣ה — Occurs 5 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural — e.g. Nehemiah 44:40
וְהָיִ֖ינוּ — Occurs 5 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common plural — e.g. Joshua 47:25
בִּהְיוֹתָ֣ם — Occurs 5 times as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural — e.g. Psalms 105:44
שֶׁיִּהְיֶ֔ה — Occurs 5 times as — Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Ecclesiastes 10:22
וַנִּהְיֶ֥ה — Occurs 4 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common plural — e.g. Numbers 64:33
שֶׁיִּהְי֗וּ — Occurs 3 times as — Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural — e.g. Ecclesiastes 6:11
הֱיוֹתָם֙ — Occurs 3 times as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural — e.g. Ezekiel 29:7
וְלִהְי֥וֹת — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Esther 29:13
בִּֽהְיֽוֹתְכֶם֙ — Occurs 2 times as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural — e.g. 2 Chronicles 16:19
וּתְהִ֗י — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - second person masculine singular — e.g. Isaiah 37:26
וְתִֽהְיֶ֨נָה — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person feminine plural — e.g. Jeremiah 48:21
וַתִּ֥הְיִי — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular — e.g. Ezekiel 16:34
וְנִֽהְיָ֔תָה — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Ezekiel 39:8
וְהָיִ֕ית — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person feminine singular — e.g. Isaiah 62:3
הֱיוֹתְךָ֣ — Occurs 2 times as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular — e.g. Judges 18:19
הֱי֥וּ — Occurs 2 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural — e.g. Numbers 19:16
הֱיוֹתָ֖הּ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person feminine singular — Isaiah 48:16
מִֽהְיוֹתָ֥ם — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural — Haggai 2:16
הֱיוֹתִי֙ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common singular — Jonah 4:2
וַתִּהְי֕וּ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person masculine plural — Amos 4:11
תִֽהְיִ֖י — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person feminine singular — Hosea 3:3
נִהְיֵ֤יתִי — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common singular — Daniel 8:27
לִֽהְיוֹתְכֶ֤ם — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural — Ezekiel 36:3
הֱיוֹת֤וֹ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular — Ezekiel 34:12
הוֹיָ֗ה — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular — Exodus 9:3
בִּֽהְיוֹתֵךְ֙ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person feminine singular — Ezekiel 16:22
וְאֶֽהְיֶ֖ה — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - first person common singular — Genesis 31:3
הֱיֽוֹתְכֶם֙ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural — Jeremiah 44:8
וְאֶֽהְיֶ֥ה — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common singular — Genesis 26:3
הֱיוֹתֵ֛ךְ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person feminine singular — Isaiah 60:15
מִֽהְיוֹתְךָ֥ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular — Isaiah 49:6
הֱיוֹתֵ֥נוּ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common plural — 1 Samuel 25:16
כְּשֶׁהָיָ֑ה — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-k, Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular — Ecclesiastes 12:7
שֶֽׁהָי֥וּ — Occurs 1 time as — Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural — Ecclesiastes 2:7
הֲיִ֖י — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular — Genesis 24:60
נִ֭הְיָה — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Nifal - Participle - feminine singular — Proverbs 13:19
בִּהְי֨וֹת — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — Proverbs 3:27
תִּהְי֣וּן — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural | Paragogic nun — Exodus 22:31
וְהָיָה֩ — Occurs 1 time as — Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural — Deuteronomy 5:29
וַתְּהִי־ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person masculine singular — Psalms 118:21
וְנִֽהְיֶ֞ה — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common plural — Genesis 47:19
וְלִֽהְיֹתְךָ֧ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular — Deuteronomy 26:19
נִהְיֵ֣יתָֽ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Nifal - Perfect - second person masculine singular — Deuteronomy 27:9
בִּֽהְיוֹתֵ֖נוּ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common plural — 1 Samuel 25:15

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