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Strong's Biblical Hebrew Lexicon for H1961 – הָיָה

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Strong's H1961 – הָיָה hayah (haw-yaw)

1. to exist 2. to be or become 3. to come into being, i.e. to happen, to occur (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) [a primitive root]

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הָיָה occurs 3575 times in the Old Testament

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

וַֽיְהִי־ — Occurs 784 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 1:3
יִֽהְיֶ֖ה — Occurs 423 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 1:29
וְהָיָ֖ה — Occurs 396 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 2:10
הָיָ֣ה — Occurs 334 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 3:1
הָי֣וּ — Occurs 167 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural — e.g. Genesis 6:4
תִּהְיֶ֣ה — Occurs 134 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 34:10
הָיְתָ֥ה — Occurs 117 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 1:2
יִֽהְיֽוּ׃ — Occurs 115 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural — e.g. Genesis 6:19
וְהָי֤וּ — Occurs 111 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural — e.g. Genesis 1:14
וַיִּֽהְי֤וּ — Occurs 105 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural — e.g. Genesis 2:25
וְהָֽיְתָה֙ — Occurs 92 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 9:13
וַתְּהִ֨י — Occurs 85 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 10:10
לִֽהְי֥וֹת — Occurs 73 times as — Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Genesis 10:8
יְהִ֣י — Occurs 49 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 1:3
הָיִ֧יתִי — Occurs 48 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular — e.g. Genesis 31:40
אֶֽהְיֶ֣ה — Occurs 43 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular — e.g. Exodus 3:12
וִיהִ֣י — Occurs 32 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 1:6
תִּהְיֶ֖יןָ — Occurs 32 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural — e.g. Genesis 41:36
תִּֽהְיֶ֥ה — Occurs 31 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 4:12
וְהָיִ֕יתָ — Occurs 28 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 17:4
וָאֱהִי־ — Occurs 23 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular — e.g. Judges 18:4
הָיִ֖יתָ — Occurs 23 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 40:13
וְהָיִ֜יתִי — Occurs 18 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular — e.g. Genesis 4:14
תְהִ֤י — Occurs 18 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 13:8
וִהְיִיתֶם֙ — Occurs 18 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural — e.g. Genesis 3:5
תִּהְי֣וּ — Occurs 17 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural — e.g. Genesis 34:15
הֱי֥וֹת — Occurs 16 times as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Genesis 2:18
בִּהְי֥וֹת — Occurs 14 times as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Exodus 5:13
הֱיִיתֶ֖ם — Occurs 13 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine plural — e.g. Exodus 22:21
וּתְהִ֤י — Occurs 12 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 24:51
הָיִ֖ינוּ — Occurs 11 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural — e.g. Genesis 42:31
מִֽהְיֹ֛ת — Occurs 11 times as — Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. Exodus 9:28
וְיִֽהְיוּ־ — Occurs 11 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural — e.g. Exodus 7:19
וַתִּהְיֶ֖יןָ — Occurs 10 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine plural — e.g. Genesis 26:35
נִהְיָ֔תָה — Occurs 8 times as — Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Exodus 11:6
הֲנִֽהְיָ֗ה — Occurs 8 times as — Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Deuteronomy 4:32
שֶׁהָ֣יָה — Occurs 8 times as — Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Psalms 124:1
הֱיֵ֧ה — Occurs 8 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular — e.g. Exodus 18:19
וִֽהְי֤וּ — Occurs 7 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural — e.g. 1 Samuel 4:9
בִּֽהְיֹת֥וֹ — Occurs 7 times as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular — e.g. 1 Kings 12:6
תְּהִ֣י — Occurs 7 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - second person masculine singular — e.g. Proverbs 3:7
הָיִ֣יתְ — Occurs 6 times as — Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person feminine singular — e.g. Judges 11:35
וֶהְיֵ֖ה — Occurs 6 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 12:2
הָי֧וֹ — Occurs 6 times as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute — e.g. Genesis 18:18
שֶׁיִּהְיֶ֔ה — Occurs 5 times as — Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular — e.g. Ecclesiastes 1:9
נִהְיֶ֣ה — Occurs 5 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural — e.g. Genesis 38:23
בִּהְיוֹתָ֣ם — Occurs 5 times as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural — e.g. Genesis 4:8
וְהָיִ֖ינוּ — Occurs 5 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common plural — e.g. Genesis 34:16
וַנְּהִ֤י — Occurs 4 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common plural — e.g. Numbers 13:33
שֶׁיִּהְי֗וּ — Occurs 3 times as — Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural — e.g. Ecclesiastes 1:11
הֱיוֹתָם֙ — Occurs 3 times as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural — e.g. Exodus 10:6
הֱי֥וּ — Occurs 2 times as — Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural — e.g. Exodus 19:15
וּתְהִ֗י — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - second person masculine singular — e.g. 2 Kings 19:25
וְנִֽהְיָ֔תָה — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular — e.g. Ezekiel 21:7
וְהָיִ֕ית — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person feminine singular — e.g. 2 Samuel 14:2
בִּֽהְיֽוֹתְכֶם֙ — Occurs 2 times as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural — e.g. 1 Chronicles 16:19
וַתִּ֥הְיִי — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular — e.g. Ezekiel 16:8
וְתִֽהְיֶ֨נָה — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person feminine plural — e.g. Jeremiah 18:21
וְלִהְי֥וֹת — Occurs 2 times as — Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — e.g. 2 Chronicles 29:11
הֱיוֹתְךָ֣ — Occurs 2 times as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular — e.g. Judges 18:19
הֱיֽוֹתְכֶם֙ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural — Jeremiah 44:8
וַתִּהְי֕וּ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person masculine plural — Amos 4:11
וַתְּהִי־ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person masculine singular — Psalms 118:21
הֲיִ֖י — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular — Genesis 24:60
הוֹיָ֗ה — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular — Exodus 9:3
כְּשֶׁהָיָ֑ה — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-k, Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular — Ecclesiastes 12:7
הֱיוֹתֵ֛ךְ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person feminine singular — Isaiah 60:15
וְלִֽהְיֹתְךָ֧ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular — Deuteronomy 26:19
בִּהְי֨וֹת — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct — Proverbs 3:27
נִהְיֵ֤יתִי — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common singular — Daniel 8:27
וְאֶֽהְיֶ֖ה — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - first person common singular — Genesis 31:3
הֱיוֹתִי֙ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common singular — Jonah 4:2
הֱיוֹתָ֖הּ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person feminine singular — Isaiah 48:16
הֱיוֹת֤וֹ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular — Ezekiel 34:12
וְאֶֽהְיֶ֥ה — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common singular — Genesis 26:3
בִּֽהְיוֹתֵ֖נוּ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common plural — 1 Samuel 25:15
וְנִֽהְיֶ֞ה — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common plural — Genesis 47:19
נִהְיֵ֣יתָֽ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Nifal - Perfect - second person masculine singular — Deuteronomy 27:9
נִ֭הְיָה — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Nifal - Participle - feminine singular — Proverbs 13:19
תִֽהְיִ֖י — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person feminine singular — Hosea 3:3
תִּהְי֣וּן — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural | Paragogic nun — Exodus 22:31
בִּֽהְיוֹתֵךְ֙ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person feminine singular — Ezekiel 16:22
שֶֽׁהָי֥וּ — Occurs 1 time as — Pronoun - relative | Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural — Ecclesiastes 2:7
מִֽהְיוֹתָ֥ם — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural — Haggai 2:16
מִֽהְיוֹתְךָ֥ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular — Isaiah 49:6
וְהָיָה֩ — Occurs 1 time as — Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural — Deuteronomy 5:29
לִֽהְיוֹתְכֶ֤ם — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural — Ezekiel 36:3
הֱיוֹתֵ֥נוּ — Occurs 1 time as — Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common plural — 1 Samuel 25:16

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