And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
And God ſaid, Let there bee * lights in the firmament of the heauen, to diuide † the day from the night: and let them be for ſignes and for ſeaſons, and for dayes and yeeres.
אוֹת , feminine noun, ʾot — a sign (value 407)
H226, אוֹת ʼôwth, oth; probably from H225 (in the sense of appearing); a signal (literally or figuratively), as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc.:—mark, miracle, (en-) sign, token.
a distinguishing mark
token, ensign, standard, miracle, proof
Used in 77 Verses, 14 Books 78  Occurrence Count
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אָמַר , verb, ʾamar — to utter, say (value 241)
H559, אָמַר ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.
to say, speak, utter
(Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
(Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
(Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
(Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Used in 4337 Verses, 39 Books 5291  Occurrence Count
בָּדַל , verb, badal — to be divided, separate (value 36)
H914, בָּדַל bâdal, baw-dal'; a primitive root; to divide (in variation senses literally or figuratively, separate, distinguish, differ, select, etc.):—(make, put) difference, divide (asunder), (make) separate (self, -ation), sever (out), × utterly.
to divide, separate
to divide, separate, sever
to separate, set apart
to make a distinction, difference
to divide into parts
to separate oneself from (reflexive of 1a2)
to withdraw from
to separate oneself unto
to be separated
to be excluded
to be set apart
Used in 40 Verses, 12 Books 41  Occurrence Count
בֵּין , masculine substantive (always used as a preposition), beyn — an interval, space between (value 62)
H996, בֵּין bêyn, bane; (sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly, the constructive form of an otherwise unused noun from H995; a distinction; but used only as a preposition, between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjunction, either...or:—among, asunder, at, between (-twixt...and), + from (the widest), × in, out of, whether (it be...or), within.
between, among, in the midst of (with other preps), from between
Used in 248 Verses, 32 Books 362  Occurrence Count
הָיָה , verb, haya — to fall out, come to pass, become, be (value 20)
H1961, הָיָה hâyâh, haw-yaw; a primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary):—beacon, × altogether, be(-come), accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), do, faint, fall, follow, happen, × have, last, pertain, quit (one-) self, require, × use.
to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out
to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass
to come about, come to pass
to come into being, become
to arise, appear, come
to become like
to be instituted, be established
to exist, be in existence
to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time)
to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality)
to accompany, be with
to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about
to be done, be finished, be gone
Used in 3131 Verses, 39 Books 3543  Occurrence Count
יוֹם , masculine noun, yom — day (value 56)
H3117, יוֹם yôwm, yome; from an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb):—age, always, chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), elder, × end, evening, (for) ever(-lasting, -more), × full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, old, outlived, perpetually, presently, remaineth, × required, season, × since, space, then, (process of) time, as at other times, in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), × whole ( age), (full) year(-ly), younger.
day, time, year
day (as opposed to night)
day (24 hour period)
as defined by evening and morning in Genesis 1
as a division of time
a working day, a day's journey
days, lifetime (pl.)
time, period (general)
Used in 1930 Verses, 39 Books 2250  Occurrence Count
לַיִל , masculine noun, layil — night (value 70)
H3915, לַיִל layil, lah'-yil; or (Isaiah 21:11) לֵיל lêyl; also לַיְלָה laylâh; from the same as H3883; properly, a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity:—(mid-)night (season).
night (as opposed to day)
of gloom, protective shadow (fig.)
Used in 223 Verses, 30 Books 232  Occurrence Count
מָאוֹר , masculine noun, maʾor — a luminary (value 247)
H3974, מָאוֹר mâʼôwr, maw-ore'; or מָאֹר mâʼôr; also (in plural) feminine מְאוֹרָה meʼôwrâh; or מְאֹרָה meʼôrâh; from H215; properly, a luminous body or luminary, i.e. (abstractly) light (as an element); figuratively, brightness, i.e.cheerfulness; specifically, a chandelier:—bright, light.
Used in 16 Verses, 7 Books 19  Occurrence Count
מוֹעֵד , masculine noun, moʿeyd — appointed time, place, or meeting (value 120)
H4150, מוֹעֵד môwʻêd, mo-ade'; or מֹעֵד môʻêd; or (feminine) מוֹעָדָה môwʻâdâh; (2 Chronicles 8:13), from H3259; properly, an appointment, i.e. a fixed time or season; specifically, a festival; conventionally a year; by implication, an assembly (as convened for a definite purpose); technically the congregation; by extension, the place of meeting; also a signal (as appointed beforehand):—appointed (sign, time), (place of, solemn) assembly, congregation, (set, solemn) feast, (appointed, due) season, solemn(-ity), synogogue, (set) time (appointed).
appointed place, appointed time, meeting
appointed time (general)
sacred season, set feast, appointed season
appointed sign or signal
tent of meeting
Used in 213 Verses, 26 Books 222  Occurrence Count
רָקִיעַ , masculine noun, rakiyaʿ — an extended surface, expanse (value 380)
H7549, רָקִיעַ râqîyaʻ, raw-kee'-ah; from H7554; properly, an expanse, i.e. the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky:—firmament.
extended surface (solid), expanse, firmament
expanse (flat as base, support)
firmament (of vault of heaven supporting waters above)
considered by Hebrews as solid and supporting 'waters' above
Used in 15 Verses, 4 Books 17  Occurrence Count
שָׁמַיִם , masculine noun, shamayim — heaven, sky (value 390)
H8064, שָׁמַיִם shâmayim, shaw-mah'-yim; dual of an unused singular שָׁמֶה shâmeh; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve):—air, × astrologer, heaven(-s).
heaven, heavens, sky
visible heavens, sky
as abode of the stars
as the visible universe, the sky, atmosphere, etc
Heaven (as the abode of God)
Used in 395 Verses, 33 Books 413  Occurrence Count
שָׁנֶה , feminine noun, shaneh — a year (value 355)
H8141, שָׁנֶה shâneh, shaw-neh'; (in plural or (feminine) שָׁנָה shânâh; from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time):— whole age, × long, old, year(× -ly).
as division of time
as measure of time
as indication of age
a lifetime (of years of life)
Used in 647 Verses, 32 Books 856  Occurrence Count
|Genesis 1:14Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
|Original Text (WLC)
|וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֗ים יְהִ֤י מְאֹרֹת֙ בִּרְקִ֣יעַ הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם לְהַבְדִּ֕יל בֵּ֥ין הַיּ֖וֹם וּבֵ֣ין הַלָּ֑יְלָה וְהָי֤וּ לְאֹתֹת֙ וּלְמ֣וֹעֲדִ֔ים וּלְיָמִ֖ים וְשָׁנִֽים׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|Let there be lights
|in the firmament
|of the heaven
|from the night;
|and let them be for signs,
|and for seasons,
|and for days,
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