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Strongs Number: H1961


Hebrew Word
הָיָה
Transliteration
hâyâh
Phonetic
haw-yaw
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to {exist} that {is} be or {become} come to pass (always {emphatic} and not a mere copula or auxiliary)

BDB Definition

1. to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out

a. (Qal)

1. ----- 1a

b. to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass 1a

c. to come about, come to pass

1. to come into being, become 1a

d. to arise, appear, come 1a

e. to become 1a

1. to become 1a

2. to become like 1a

3. to be instituted, be established

4. to be 1a

f. to exist, be in existence 1a

g. to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time) 1a

h. to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality) 1a

i. to accompany, be with

j. (Niphal)

1. to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about

2. to be done, be finished, be gone

Origin
A primitive root (compare H1933)
Bible Usage
{beacon} X-(idiom) {altogether} be ({-come} {accomplished} {committed} {like}) {break} {cause} come (to {pass}) {continue} {do} {faint} {fall} + {follow} {happen} X-(idiom) {have} {last} {pertain} quit (one-) {self} {require} X-(idiom) use.