H1961 היה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


היה
hâyâh
haw-yaw'
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary)

KJV Usage: beacon, X altogether, be (-come, accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), continue, do, faint, fall, + follow, happen, X have, last, pertain, quit (one-) self, require, X use.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

BDB2100
BDB2145
BDB9470

היה

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]
TWOT: 491
Parts of Speech: Verb

TBESH:
הָיָה
ha.yah
H:V
to be
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

View how H1961 היה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 78 occurrences of H1961 היה

Genesis 1:2 was
Genesis 1:3 Let there be
Genesis 1:29 to you it shall be
Genesis 2:18 should be
Genesis 3:1 was
Genesis 4:14 and it shall come to pass,
Genesis 9:26 shall be
Genesis 10:8 to be
Genesis 11:3 had
Genesis 13:3 had been
Genesis 13:8 Let there be
Genesis 15:1 came
Genesis 24:60 be thou
Genesis 27:1 And it came to pass,
Genesis 31:5 hath been
Genesis 34:10 shall be
Genesis 41:40 Thou shalt be
Exodus 3:1 kept
Exodus 3:14 I AM
Exodus 3:14 THAT I AM:
Exodus 5:13 as when there was
Exodus 8:22 of flies shall be
Exodus 9:3 is
Exodus 11:6 And there shall be
Exodus 12:4 shall be
Exodus 16:10 it came to pass,
Exodus 18:19 shall be
Exodus 19:15 Be
Exodus 25:15 shall be
Leviticus 23:15 shall be

Distinct usage

6 shall be
2 was
2 Let there be
2 had
2 is
2 Be
2 and be
2 done
2 and there shall be
1 to you it shall be
1 should be
1 to be
1 had been
1 came
1 be thou
1 And it came to pass,
1 hath been
1 Thou shalt be
1 kept
1 I AM
1 THAT I AM:
1 as when there was
1 of flies shall be
1 you, and will be
1 and ye shall be
1 which were
1 thou art become
1 were
1 lasted:
1 with us, and be to us
1 And it was so,
1 us, how was
1 is this that is done
1 ministered
1 and acquit
1 to you: acquit
1 that happened to us.
1 required
1 had communication
1 art become
1 all that pertained
1 followed
1 and it shall be,
1 is done
1 There are
1 that I was altogether
1 we should have been
1 is committed
1 What is done?
1 to thee; Be not
1 and shall be brought to pass,
1 and it is done,
1 broke
1 fainted,
1 and thou shalt not be
1 there hath not been
1 there was
1 to thee, therefore thou art
1 accomplished
1 it came to pass,

Corresponding Greek Words

hayah (1896a) see G1966 ep eimi
hayah G450 an istemi
hayah G576 apo baino
hayah G1081 gennao
hayah G1300 dia teleo
hayah G1325 didomi
hayah G1554 ek didomi
hayah G1910 epi baino
hayah G2064 erchomai
hayah G2192 echo
hayah G2476 histemi
hayah G2521 kath emai
hayah G2523 kath izo
hayah G2564 kaleo
hayah G2641 kata leipo
hayah G2730 kat oikeo
hayah G2932 ktaomai
hayah G3049 logizomai
hayah G3306 meno
hayah G3854 par ginomai
hayah G4060 peri tithemi
hayah G4160 poieo
hayah G4819 sum baino
hayah G5225 huparcho
hayah G5316 phaino
hayah im G455 an oigo
hayah khalu G5442 phulasso
hayah khe G1380 dokeo
hayah lavuz G2606 kata gelao
hayah leel G2192 echo
hayah le' G1448 eggizo
hayah l' G1410 dunamai
hayah l' G4924 sun oikeo
hayah mavdil G1339 di istemi
hayah ni. G2837 koimao
hayah qal,ni G1096 ginomai
hayah shokhav G2621 kata keimai


Related words

H1961 היה

H165 אהי 'ĕhı̂y
אהי
'ĕhı̂y
e-hee'
Apparently an orthographical variation for H346; where . (Used in Hosea 13:10, Hosea 13:14). “I will be” is often the rendering of the same Hebrew form from H1961

KJV Usage: I will be (Hosea 13:10, Hosea 13:14) [which is often the rendering of the same Hebrew form from H1961].


H1933 הוה הוא hâvâ' hâvâh
הוה הוא
hâvâ' hâvâh
haw-vaw', haw-vaw'
A primitive root (compare H183, H1961) supposed to mean properly to breathe; to be (in the sense of existence)

KJV Usage: be, X have.


H3068 יהוה ye hôvâh
יהוה
ye hôvâh
yeh-ho-vaw'
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God

KJV Usage: Jehovah, the Lord.

Compare H3050, H3069.

H3426 ישׁ yêsh
ישׁ
yêsh
yaysh
Perhaps from an unused root meaning to stand out, or exist; entity; used adverbially or as a copula for the substantive verb (H1961); there is or are (or any other form of the verb to be, as may suit the connection)

KJV Usage: (there) are, (he, it, shall, there, there may, there shall, there should) be, thou do, had, hast, (which) hath, (I, shalt, that) have, (he, it, there) is, substance, it (there) was, (there) were, ye will, thou wilt, wouldest.


H1933 הוה הוא hâvâ' hâvâh

הוה הוא
hâvâ' hâvâh
haw-vaw', haw-vaw'
A primitive root (compare H183, H1961) supposed to mean properly to breathe; to be (in the sense of existence)

KJV Usage: be, X have.


H1934 הוה הוא hâvâ' hâvâh
הוה הוא
hâvâ' hâvâh
hav-aw', hav-aw'
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1933; to exist; used in a great variety of applications (especially in connection with other words)

KJV Usage: be, become, + behold, + came (to pass), + cease, + cleave, + consider, + do, + give, + have + judge, + keep, + labour, + mingle (self), + put, + see, + seek, + set, + slay, + take heed, tremble, + walk, + would.


H1942 הוּה havvâh
הוּה
havvâh
hav-vaw'
From H1933 (in the sense of eagerly coveting and rushing upon; by implication of falling); desire; also ruin

KJV Usage: calamity, iniquity, mischief, mischievous (thing), naughtiness, naughty, noisome, perverse thing, substance, very wickedness.