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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1888 - הָא

hê', hâ'
hay, haw  
Word Origin
corresponding to (01887)
Parts of Speech
02687, 02688
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) behold!, lo!

2) even as, like as

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (1)
Daniel 2
Daniel 2
Daniel 1
P-i 2
P-i 2
P-i 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1093) ae (הא HA) AC: Look CO: ? AB: Behold: The pictograph e represents one who is looking at a great sight with his hands raised as when saying behold. A looking toward someone or something. This root is closely related to ee, fe, and ie. (eng: he)

A) ae (הא HA) AC: Look CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) ae (הא HA) - Behold: To draw attention to something important. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: xah] KJV (17): lo, behold, even - Strongs: H1887 (הֵא), H1888 (הָא), H1889 (הֶאָח)

J) afe (הוא HWA) AC: Look CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) afe (הוא HWA) - He: A looking toward another. [Hebrew and Aramaic; Also the feminine she, sometimes written as aie] [df: ayh] KJV (45): that, him, same, this, he, which, who, such, wherein, be, it, one - Strongs: H1931 (הִיא), H1932 (הוּא)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 הָא demonstrative particle lo! behold! (Biblical Hebrew הֵא (twice); Egyptian Aramaic and Têma הא (Cooke193,198); ᵑ7הָא; Syriac ; Mandean הא (Nö M 81); Arabic in Aramaic also often prefixed to pronoun 3person for greater definiteness, as ᵑ7הָהוּא, (for h¹-h¥), see Nö M 89f. W CG 106f.), Daniel 3:25.

הֵא demonstrative particle, prefixed idiomatically to כְּ for greater definiteness, literally behold like (Biblical Hebrew הֵא, see הָא above), only in הֵאכְּֿ דִי Daniel 2:43 הֵאכְּֿ דִיפַרְזְלָא לָא מִתְעָרַב like as iron doth not mingle with clay (compare

a. ᵑ7 Onk הָא כְמַיָּא Genesis 49:4, so ᵑ7 Jon ׳הא כ Isaiah 5:28; Isaiah 9:4 + often; ᵑ7 Jer ׳הֵי כ Genesis 26:4,18,22 + often; הֵיח Psalm 2:9; Psalm 5:10; Psalm 5:13 +, also pleonastic ׳הֵיח כְּ Psalm 22:14; Psalm 22:15; Psalm 22:17 #NAME?

b. Palmyrene הֵיח as (Lzb259), as היך בנמוסא as (is) in the law (Cooke321; so ᵑ7 Jer Psalm 2:9, etc.), הֵיח דִּי conjecture (like Daniel הֵא כְּ דִי: = Hebrew כַּאֲשֶׁר), as היך די גבא like as he levied, Cooke Tariff ii. b 12. 18, c 14. 17. 21. 26 [ᵑ7 Onk Jon for כַּאֲשֶׁר have ׳כְּמָא דְ, ᵑ7 Jer ׳הֵיכְמָא דְ, ᵑ6. ]. It is dubious whether הֵא כְּ דִי belongs to a (notice especially ᵑ7 Jon) or b: Schulth ZAW 1902,164f. to

b. readingהֵאח דִּי (but א rare and late: D (2) § 45. 1); Nes OLtz. 1892,488 from הֵיח (see Biblical Hebrew) how ?).

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