`alah

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 05927 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hl[a primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
`alahTWOT - 1624
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
aw-law' Verb
Definition
  1. to go up, ascend, climb
    1. (Qal)
      1. to go up, ascend
      2. to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat
      3. to go up, come up (of animals)
      4. to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation)
      5. to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon)
      6. to come up (before God)
      7. to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary)
      8. to excel, be superior to
    2. (Niphal)
      1. to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away
      2. to take oneself away
      3. to be exalted
    3. (Hiphil)
      1. to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up
      2. to bring up, bring against, take away
      3. to bring up, draw up, train
      4. to cause to ascend
      5. to rouse, stir up (mentally)
      6. to offer, bring up (of gifts)
      7. to exalt
      8. to cause to ascend, offer
    4. (Hophal)
      1. to be carried away, be led up
      2. to be taken up into, be inserted in
      3. to be offered
    5. (Hithpael) to lift oneself
King James Word Usage - Total: 889
(come, etc...) up 676, offer 67, come 22, bring 18, ascend 15, go 12, chew 9, offering 8, light 6, increase 4, burn 3, depart 3, put 3, spring 2, raised 2, arose 2, break 2, exalted 2, miscellaneous 33
KJV Verse Count
Genesis48
Exodus59
Leviticus13
Numbers37
Deuteronomy30
Joshua49
Judges60
Ruth1
1 Samuel63
2 Samuel30
1 Kings47
2 Kings51
1 Chronicles22
2 Chronicles50
Ezra13
Nehemiah13
Job8
Psalms23
Proverbs7
Ecclesiastes2
Solomon5
Isaiah37
Jeremiah63
Lamentations2
Ezekiel38
Daniel3
Hosea7
Joel6
Amos11
Obadiah1
Jonah4
Micah3
Nahum3
Habakkuk2
Haggai1
Zechariah5


Total817
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for `alah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .