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Strongs Number: H5921


Hebrew Word
עַל
Transliteration
ʻal
Phonetic
al
Part of Speech
Preposition
Strongs Definition

{above} over: {upon} or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications

BDB Definition

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

a. 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

b. above, beyond, over (of excess)

c. above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)

d. upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)

e. over (of suspension or extension)

f. by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)

g. down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to,, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)

h. to (as a dative) conj

2. because that, because, notwithstanding, although

Origin
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or {plural} often with {prefix} or as conjugation with a particle following)
Bible Usage
{above} according to ({-ly}) {after} (as) {against} {among} {and} X-(idiom) {as} {at} because {of} beside (the rest {of}) {between} beyond the {time} X-(idiom) both {and} by (reason {of}) X-(idiom) had the charge {of} concerning {for} in ({that}) ({forth} out) {of} (from) ({off}) (up-) {on} {over} {than} through ({-out}) {to} {touching} X-(idiom) with.