H3426 ישׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Perhaps from an unused root meaning to stand out, or exist; entity; used adverbially or as a copula for the substantive verb (H1961); there is or are (or any other form of the verb to be, as may suit the connection)

KJV Usage: (there) are, (he, it, shall, there, there may, there shall, there should) be, thou do, had, hast, (which) hath, (I, shalt, that) have, (he, it, there) is, substance, it (there) was, (there) were, ye will, thou wilt, wouldest.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. being, existence, substance, there is or are
a. substance
b. existence
c. there is or are
Origin: perhaps from an unused root meaning to stand out, or exist
TWOT: 921
Parts of Speech:

1) being, existence, substance, there is or are
1a) substance
1b) existence
1c) there is or are

View how H3426 ישׁ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 134 occurrences of H3426 ישׁ

Genesis 18:24 Suppose there are
Genesis 23:8 If it is
Genesis 24:23 me, I pray thee: is there
Genesis 24:42 if now thou dost
Genesis 24:49 And now if you will
Genesis 28:16 is
Genesis 31:29 It is
Genesis 33:9 I have
Genesis 33:11 I have
Genesis 39:4 and all that he had
Genesis 39:5 and over all that he had,
Genesis 39:5 was on all that he had
Genesis 39:8 all that he hath
Genesis 42:1 that there was
Genesis 42:2 that there is
Genesis 43:4 If thou wilt
Genesis 43:7 have ye
Genesis 44:19 Have
Genesis 44:20 We have
Genesis 44:26 shall be
Genesis 47:6 and if thou knowest
Exodus 17:7 Is
Numbers 9:20 And so it was,
Numbers 9:21 And so it was,
Numbers 13:20 whether there is
Numbers 22:29 there were
Deuteronomy 13:3 whether ye
Deuteronomy 29:15 here with us this
Deuteronomy 29:18 Lest there should be
Deuteronomy 29:18 lest there should be

Distinct usage

14 There is
6 Is there
5 is
5 I have
4 that there is
3 shall be
2 If thou wilt
2 And so it was,
2 there were
2 Lest there should be
2 Yet there is
2 but there is
2 If it is
2 For there is
2 If there
2 Hath
2 and is there
2 and there is
2 if there is
1 me, I pray thee: is there
1 if now thou dost
1 It is
1 and over all that he had,
1 was on all that he had
1 all that he hath
1 that there was
1 Have
1 We have
1 and if thou knowest
1 whether there is
1 here?
1 with you: and it shall come to pass, if he is
1 therefore have
1 there is no
1 to him, Behold now, there are
1 me, what hast
1 for thee? wouldest
1 that there are
1 thou shalt have
1 yet now there is
1 For there were
1 Some also there were
1 now, if there is
1 or is there
1 Neither is
1 because there is
1 Surely
1 If thou hast
1 when thou hast
1 substance;
1 For surely there is
1 that
1 because they have
1 Seeing there are
1 again, there are
1 to him that is
1 that have
1 Are there
1 How long shall this be
1 us not: for we have

Corresponding Greek Words

yesh see G611 st. apo krino
yesh G2192 echo
yesh G2597 kata baino
yesh G2730 kat oikeo
yesh G5223 huparxis
yesh G5225 huparcho
mish G142 airo *
mish G1257 dia leipo *
mish G1607 ek poreuo *
mish G3928 par erchomai *

Related words


H383 איתי 'ı̂ythay
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3426; properly entity; used only as a particle of affirmation, there is

KJV Usage: art thou, can, do ye, have it be, there is (are), X we will not.

H786 אשׁ 'ish
Identical (in origin and formation) with H784; entity; used only adverbially, there is or are

KJV Usage: are there, none can.

Compare H3426.

H3448 אישׁי ישׁי yishay 'ı̂yshay
אישׁי ישׁי
yishay 'ı̂yshay
yee-shah'ee, ee-shah'ee
From the same as H3426; extant; Jishai, David’s father

KJV Usage: Jesse.

H1961 היה hâyâh

A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary)

KJV Usage: beacon, X altogether, be (-come, accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), continue, do, faint, fall, + follow, happen, X have, last, pertain, quit (one-) self, require, X use.

H165 אהי 'ĕhı̂y
Apparently an orthographical variation for H346; where . (Used in Hosea 13:10, Hosea 13:14). “I will be” is often the rendering of the same Hebrew form from H1961

KJV Usage: I will be (Hosea 13:10, Hosea 13:14) [which is often the rendering of the same Hebrew form from H1961].

H1933 הוה הוא hâvâ' hâvâh
הוה הוא
hâvâ' hâvâh
haw-vaw', haw-vaw'
A primitive root (compare H183, H1961) supposed to mean properly to breathe; to be (in the sense of existence)

KJV Usage: be, X have.

H3068 יהוה ye hôvâh
ye hôvâh
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God

KJV Usage: Jehovah, the Lord.

Compare H3050, H3069.