And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.
And he dreamed, and beholde, a ladder ſet vp on the earth, and the top of it reached to heauen: and beholde the Angels of God aſcending and deſcending on it.
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
אֶרֶץ , feminine noun, ʾeretz — earth, land (value 291)
H776, אֶרֶץ ʼerets, eh'-rets; from an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land):—× common, country, earth, field, ground, land, × natins, way, + wilderness, world.
whole earth (as opposed to a part)
earth (as opposed to heaven)
piece of ground
land of Canaan, Israel
inhabitants of land
Sheol, land without return, (under) world
ground, surface of the earth
people of the land
space or distance of country (in measurements of distance)
level or plain country
land of the living
end(s) of the earth
(almost wholly late in usage)
often in contrast to Canaan
Used in 2190 Verses, 39 Books 2498  Occurrence Count
הִנֵּה , demonstrative particle, hinneyh — lo! behold! (value 60)
H2009, הִנֵּה hinnêh, hin-nay'; prolongation for H2005; lo!:—behold, lo, see.
Used in 799 Verses, 35 Books 842  Occurrence Count
חָלַם , verb, halam — to be healthy or strong (value 78)
H2492, חָלַם châlam, khaw-lam'; a primitive root; properly, to bind firmly, i.e. (by implication) to be (causatively to make) plump; also (through the figurative sense of dumbness) to dream:—(cause to) dream(-er), be in good liking, recover.
to dream (ordinary)
to dream (prophetic)
to dream (of false prophets)
(Hiphil) to dream
to be healthy, be strong
(Qal) to be healthy
(Hiphil) to restore to health
Used in 25 Verses, 9 Books 29  Occurrence Count
יָרַד , verb, yarad — to come or go down, descend (value 214)
H3381, יָרַד yârad, yaw-rad'; a primitive root; to descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications):—× abundantly, bring down, carry down, cast down, (cause to) come(-ing) down, fall (down), get down, go(-ing) down(-ward), hang down, × indeed, let down, light (down), put down (off), (cause to, let) run down, sink, subdue, take down.
to go down, descend, decline, march down, sink down
to go or come down
to be prostrated
to come down (of revelation)
to bring down
to send down
to take down
to lay prostrate
to let down
to be brought down
to be taken down
Used in 345 Verses, 32 Books 376  Occurrence Count
מַלְאָךְ , masculine noun, malʾakh — a messenger (value 91)
H4397, מַלְאָךְ mălʼâk, mal-awk'; from an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy; a messenger; specifically, of God, i.e. an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher):—ambassador, angel, king, messenger.
the theophanic angel
Used in 196 Verses, 25 Books 213  Occurrence Count
נָגַע , verb, nagaʿ — to touch, reach, strike (value 123)
H5060, נָגַע nâgaʻ, naw-gah'; a primitive root; properly, to touch, i.e. lay the hand upon (for any purpose; euphemistically, to lie with a woman); by implication, to reach (figuratively, to arrive, acquire); violently, to strike (punish, defeat, destroy, etc.):—beat, (× be able to) bring (down), cast, come (nigh), draw near (nigh), get up, happen, join, near, plague, reach (up), smite, strike, touch.
to touch, reach, strike
to reach, extend to
to be stricken
(Niphal) to be stricken, be defeated
(Piel) to strike
(Pual) to be stricken (by disease)
(Hiphil) to cause to touch, reach, approach, arrive
to cause to touch, apply
to reach, extend, attain, arrive, come
to approach (of time)
to befall (of fate)
Used in 142 Verses, 33 Books 150  Occurrence Count
נָצַב , verb, natzav — to take one's stand, stand (value 142)
H5324, נָצַב nâtsab, naw-tsab'; a primitive root; to station, in various applications (literally or figuratively):—appointed, deputy, erect, establish, × Huzzah (by mistake for a proper name), lay, officer, pillar, present, rear up, set (over, up), settle, sharpen, establish, (make to) stand(-ing, still, up, upright), best state.
to stand, take one's stand, stand upright, be set (over), establish
to station oneself, take one's stand
to stand, be stationed
to stand, take an upright position
to be stationed, be appointed
deputy, prefect, appointed, deputed (subst)
to stand firm
to station, set
to set up, erect
to cause to stand erect
to fix, establish
(Hophal) to be fixed, be determined, be stationary
Used in 74 Verses, 20 Books 74  Occurrence Count
סֻלָּם , masculine noun, sullam — a ladder (value 130)
H5551, סֻלָּם çullâm, sool-lawm'; from H5549; a stair-case:—ladder.
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
עָלָה , verb, ʿala — to go up, ascend, climb (value 105)
H5927, עָלָה ʻâlâh, aw-law'; a primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative:—arise (up), (cause to) ascend up, at once, break (the day) (up), bring (up), (cause to) burn, carry up, cast up, shew, climb (up), (cause to, make to) come (up), cut off, dawn, depart, exalt, excel, fall, fetch up, get up, (make to) go (away, up); grow (over) increase, lay, leap, levy, lift (self) up, light, (make) up, × mention, mount up, offer, make to pay, perfect, prefer, put (on), raise, recover, restore, (make to) rise (up), scale, set (up), shoot forth (up), (begin to) spring (up), stir up, take away (up), work.
to go up, ascend, climb
to go up, ascend
to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat
to go up, come up (of animals)
to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation)
to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon)
to come up (before God)
to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary)
to excel, be superior to
to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away
to take oneself away
to be exalted
to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up
to bring up, bring against, take away
to bring up, draw up, train
to cause to ascend
to rouse, stir up (mentally)
to offer, bring up (of gifts)
to cause to ascend, offer
to be carried away, be led up
to be taken up into, be inserted in
to be offered
(Hithpael) to lift oneself
Used in 817 Verses, 36 Books 887  Occurrence Count
רֹאשׁ , masculine noun, rosh — head (value 501)
H7218, רֹאשׁ rôʼsh, roshe; from an unused root apparently meaning to shake; the head (as most easily shaken), whether literal or figurative (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.):—band, beginning, captain, chapiter, chief(-est place, man, things), company, end, × every (man), excellent, first, forefront, (be-)head, height, (on) high(-est part, (priest)), × lead, × poor, principal, ruler, sum, top.
head, top, summit, upper part, chief, total, sum, height, front, beginning
head (of man, animals)
top, tip (of mountain)
height (of stars)
chief, head (of man, city, nation, place, family, priest)
head, front, beginning
chief, choicest, best
head, division, company, band
Used in 547 Verses, 35 Books 597  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
|Genesis 28:12Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וֽ͏ַיַּחֲלֹ֗ם וְהִנֵּ֤ה סֻלָּם֙ מֻצָּ֣ב אַ֔רְצָה וְרֹאשׁ֖וֹ מַגִּ֣יעַ הַשָּׁמָ֑יְמָה וְהִנֵּה֙ מַלְאֲכֵ֣י אֱלֹהִ֔ים עֹלִ֥ים וְיֹרְדִ֖ים בּֽוֹ׃
|Verse #786 (Ch. #28) — 14 words, 60 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And he dreamed,
|and behold a ladder
|on the earth,
|and the top of it
|and behold the angels
|and descending on it.
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