H216 אור - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H215; illumination or (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.)

KJV Usage: bright, clear, + day, light (-ning), morning, sun.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. light
a. light of day
b. light of heavenly luminaries (moon, sun, stars)
c. day-break, dawn, morning light
d. daylight
e. lightning
f. light of lamp
g. light of life
h. light of prosperity
i. light of instruction
j. light of face (fig.)
k. Jehovah as Israel's light
Origin: from H215
TWOT: 52a
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

1) light
1a) light of day
1b) light of heavenly luminaries (moon, sun, stars)
1c) day-break, dawn, morning light
1d) daylight
1e) lightning
1f) light of lamp
1g) light of life
1h) light of prosperity
1i) light of instruction
1j) light of face (fig.)
1k) Jehovah as Israel's light

View how H216 אור is used in the Bible

First 30 of 123 occurrences of H216 אור

Genesis 1:3 light:
Genesis 1:3 and there was light.
Genesis 1:4 the light,
Genesis 1:4 the light
Genesis 1:5 the light
Genesis 1:18 the light
Exodus 10:23 had light
Judges 16:2 when it is day,
Judges 19:26 was, till it was light.
1 Samuel 14:36 light,
1 Samuel 25:22 light
1 Samuel 25:34 light
1 Samuel 25:36 light.
2 Samuel 17:22 light
2 Samuel 23:4 And he shall be as the light
2 Kings 7:9 light,
Nehemiah 8:3 from the morning
Job 3:9 for light,
Job 3:16 light.
Job 3:20 Why is light
Job 12:22 to light
Job 12:25 without light,
Job 17:12 the light
Job 18:5 Yea, the light
Job 18:6 The light
Job 18:18 from light
Job 22:28 to thee: and the light
Job 24:13 against the light;
Job 24:14 with the light
Job 24:16 not the light.

Distinct usage

7 the light
7 light
6 and the light
5 light,
5 for light,
4 light.
4 in the light
4 for a light
2 light:
2 the light,
2 with the light
2 Then shall thy light
1 and there was light.
1 when it is day,
1 And he shall be as the light
1 to light
1 without light,
1 Yea, the light
1 from light
1 against the light;
1 not the light.
1 and upon whom doth not his light
1 until the day
1 to light.
1 and when by his light
1 the sun
1 his light
1 the light;
1 his bright
1 them, and caused the light
1 their light
1 where light
1 is the light
1 is my light
1 in thy light
1 as the light,
1 me: as for the light
1 with a light
1 thyself with light
1 and a light
1 shall be light
1 of light.
1 is light;
1 as far as light
1 or the light,
1 and light
1 upon them hath the light
1 their light:
1 shall not cause her light
1 upon herbs,
1 Moreover the light
1 shall be as the light
1 as the light
1 thee for a light
1 for thy light
1 to thy light,
1 shall be no more thy light
1 give light
1 and they had no light.
1 but not into light.

Corresponding Greek Words

or G808 aschemosune
or G1192 derma
or G1193 dermatinos
or G2246 helios
or G3314 mesembria
or G4983 soma
or G5338 pheggos
or G5457 phos
or G5462 photismos
or G5559 chros
or haboqer G2250 hemera

Related words


H219 אורה 'ôrâh
Feminine of H216; luminousness, that is, (figuratively) prosperity; also a plant (as being bright)

KJV Usage: herb light.

H215 אור 'ôr

A primitive root; to be (causatively make) luminous (literally and metaphorically)

KJV Usage: X break of day, glorious, kindle, (be, en-, give, show) light (-en, -ened), set on fire, shine.

H217 אוּר 'ûr
From H215; flame, hence (in the plural) the East (as being the region of light)

KJV Usage: fire, light. See also H224.

H2971 יאיר yâ'ı̂yr
From H215; enlightener; Jair, the name of four Israelites

KJV Usage: Jair.

H3974 מארה מאורה מאר מאור mâ'ôr mâ'ôr me 'ôrâh me 'ôrâh
מארה מאורה מאר מאור
mâ'ôr mâ'ôr me 'ôrâh me 'ôrâh
(1,2) maw-ore', (3,4) meh-o-raw'
From H215; properly a luminous body or luminary, that is, (abstractly) light (as an element); figuratively brightness, that is, cheerfulness; specifically a chandelier

KJV Usage: bright, light.

H3975 מאוּרה me 'ûrâh
me 'ûrâh
Feminine passive participle of H215; something lighted, that is, an aperture; by implication a crevice or hole of a serpent

KJV Usage: den.