Ask thee a sign of the LORD
thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.
Aſke thee a ſigne of the Lord thy God; || aſke it either in the depth, or in the height aboue.
אוֹ , conjunction, ʾo — or (value 7)
H176, אוֹ ʼôw, o; presumed to be the 'constructive' or genitival form of אַו ʼav ; short for H185; desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if:—also, and, either, if, at the least, × nor, or, otherwise, then, whether.
implying that the latter choice is preferred
or if, introducing an example to be seen under a particular principle
(in series) either...or, whether...or
except, or else
whether, not the least, if, otherwise, also, and, then
Used in 218 Verses, 21 Books 321  Occurrence Count
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
גָּבַהּ , verb, gavahh — locust (value 10)
H1361, גָּבַהּ gâbahh, gaw-bah'; a primitive root; to soar, i.e. be lofty; figuratively, to be haughty:—exalt, be haughty, be (make) high(-er), lift up, mount up, be proud, raise up great height, upward.
to be high, be exalted
to be high, lofty, tall
to be exalted
to be lofty
to be lofty (of Jehovah's ways - good sense)
to be haughty, be arrogant (bad sense)
(Hiphil) to make high, exalt
Used in 33 Verses, 10 Books 34  Occurrence Count
יְהֹוָה , proper noun with reference to deity, ʾadoonay — the proper name of the God of Israel (value 26)
H3068, יְהֹוָה Yehôvâh, yeh-ho-vaw'; from H1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God:—Jehovah, the Lord. Compare H3050, H3069.
Jehovah = "the existing One"
the proper name of the one true God
unpronounced except with the vowel pointings of H136
Used in 5519 Verses, 36 Books 6517  Occurrence Count
מַעַל , adjective, adverb, substantive, maʿal — above, upwards (value 140)
H4605, מַעַל maʻal, mah'al; from H5927; properly,the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc.:—above, exceeding(-ly), forward, on (× very) high, over, up(-on, -ward), very.
higher part, upper part
on the top of, above, on higher ground than
upwards, higher, above
Used in 134 Verses, 23 Books 137  Occurrence Count
עִם , preposition, ʿim — with (value 110)
H5973, עִם ʻim, eem; from H6004; adverb or preposition, with (i.e. in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English):—accompanying, against, and, as (× long as), before, beside, by (reason of), for all, from (among, between), in, like, more than, of, (un-) to, with(-al).
as long as
in spite of
Used in 919 Verses, 33 Books 1045  Occurrence Count
עָמַק , verb, ʿamak — to be deep (value 210)
H6009, עָמַק ʻâmaq, aw-mak'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) deep (literally or figuratively):—(be, have, make, seek) deep(-ly), depth, be profound.
to be deep, be profound, make deep
(Qal) to be deep
(Hiphil) to make deep, make profound
Used in 9 Verses, 4 Books 9  Occurrence Count
שְׁאוֹל , feminine noun, shəʾol — underworld (place to which people descend at death) (value 337)
H7585, שְׁאוֹל sheʼôwl, sheh-ole'; or שְׁאֹל sheʼôl; from H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranean retreat), including its accessories and inmates:—grave, hell, pit.
sheol, underworld, grave, hell, pit
Sheol - the OT designation for the abode of the dead
place of no return
without praise of God
wicked sent there for punishment
righteous not abandoned to it
of the place of exile (fig)
of extreme degradation in sin
Used in 64 Verses, 17 Books 66  Occurrence Count
שָׁאַל , verb, shaʾal — to ask, inquire (value 331)
H7592, שָׁאַל shâʼal, shaw-al'; or שָׁאֵל shâʼêl; a primitive root; to inquire; by implication, to request; by extension, to demand:—ask (counsel, on), beg, borrow, lay to charge, consult, demand, desire, × earnestly, enquire, greet, obtain leave, lend, pray, request, require, salute, × straitly, × surely, wish.
to ask, enquire, borrow, beg
to ask, ask for
to ask (as a favour), borrow
to enquire, enquire of
to enquire of, consult (of deity, oracle)
(Niphal) to ask for oneself, ask leave of absence
to enquire, enquire carefully
to beg, practise beggary
to be given on request
to grant, make over to, let (one) ask (successfully) or give or lend on request (then) grant or make over to
Used in 157 Verses, 27 Books 166  Occurrence Count
|Isaiah 7:11Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.
|Original Text (WLC)
|שְׁאַל־לְךָ֣ א֔וֹת מֵעִ֖ם יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֑יךָ הַעְמֵ֣ק שְׁאָ֔לָה א֖וֹ הַגְבֵּ֥הַּ לְמָֽעְלָה׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|thee a sign
|of the LORD
|it either in the depth,
|or in the height
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