`al

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 5921 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
l[properly, the same as (05920) used as a preposition (in the sing. or pl. often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
`alTWOT - 1624p
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
al
Definition
prep
  1. upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against
    1. upon, on the ground of, on the basis of, on account of, because of, therefore, on behalf of, for the sake of, for, with, in spite of, notwithstanding, concerning, in the matter of, as regards
    2. above, beyond, over (of excess)
    3. above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)
    4. upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)
    5. over (of suspension or extension)
    6. by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)
    7. down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to,, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)
    8. to (as a dative) conj
  2. because that, because, notwithstanding, although
NAS Word Usage - Total: 2068
about 27, about* 1, above 43, above* 16, accordance 2, accordance* 1, according 40, according* 2, account 11, account* 2, across* 1, addition 4, addition* 1, afflicted 1, after 14, after* 1, against 536, against* 1, along 11, alongside* 1, although 1, among 7, around 11, attention* 1, because 82, because* 49, before 10, before* 19, behalf 18, behind* 2, beside 47, beside* 6, besides 5, besiege* 1, besieged* 13, besieging 1, besieging* 5, better than 1, between 1, beyond 3, beyond* 1, bordered* 1, care 1, carried 1, charge 31, charge* 1, command 1, committed 1, concerning 97, concerning* 5, confront 1, confront* 1, connection 1, conquer* 1, consider* 3, considered* 2, contrary 1, corresponding 2, corresponding* 1, crowns 1, defiance* 1, despite 1, due 1, duty 1, east* 7, encouragingly* 2, engaged 1, even 1, everywhere* 1, faces* 1, facing* 1, far 2, forsaking* 1, full* 1, fully* 1, have charge 1, inasmuch* 5, instead* 1, leave* 1, length* 1, more than 2, much 1, named* 1, near 4, next 9, next* 13, now* 1, obliging* 1, off 6, off* 5, opposed 1, opposite 1, opposite* 4, ornamented* 1, over 538, over* 6, overflowing* 1, overflows* 1, overlooks* 3, part 1, planned* 1, pleased* 1, pleases* 2, presence 2, pressed* 1, prompts* 1, reason 2, reason* 6, received 1, regard 3, regarding 1, respect 1, responsibility 1, ruthlessly* 1, sake 4, sake* 1, sakes 2, settled* 1, since* 1, so 1, so* 2, sorrow 1, spite 2, steward* 4, surround* 1, sworn* 1, task 1, than 1, than were over 1, theirs* 1, therefore* 139, thereon 1, through 3, throughout 3, together 3, too 3, top 1, top* 2, toward 20, toward* 5, under 12, until 1, upright* 2, upside* 1, urged* 1, view 1, way 1, when 1, where 1, where* 5, wherever* 2, while 1, why* 10, within 13, within* 1, wore 1
NAS Verse Count
Genesis94
Exodus80
Leviticus37
Numbers115
Deuteronomy58
Joshua30
Judges47
Ruth3
1 Samuel59
2 Samuel75
1 Kings88
2 Kings68
1 Chronicles85
2 Chronicles108
Ezra15
Nehemiah42
Esther19
Job67
Psalms116
Proverbs15
Ecclesiastes14
Solomon7
Isaiah103
Jeremiah169
Lamentations19
Ezekiel134
Daniel25
Hosea17
Joel3
Amos24
Obadiah1
Jonah7
Micah16
Nahum5
Habakkuk7
Zephaniah8
Haggai3
Zechariah22
Malachi3


Total1808
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 `al". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .