H5921 על - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications

KJV Usage: above, according to (-ly), after, (as) against, among, and, X as, at, because of, beside (the rest of), between, beyond the time, X both and, by (reason of), X had the charge of, concerning for, in (that), (forth, out) of, (from) (off), (up-) on, over, than, through (-out), to, touching, X with.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against
a. upon, on the ground of, on the basis of, on account of, because of, therefore, on behalf of, for the sake of, for, with, in spite of, notwithstanding, concerning, in the matter of, as regards
b. above, beyond, over (of excess)
c. above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)
d. upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)
e. over (of suspension or extension)
f. by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)
g. down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to,, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)
h. to (as a dative) conj
2. because that, because, notwithstanding, although
Origin: properly, the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the sing. or pl. often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following)
TWOT: 1624p
Parts of Speech:

View how H5921 על is used in the Bible

First 30 of 95 occurrences of H5921 על

Genesis 1:2 upon
Genesis 1:7 were above
Genesis 1:20 above
Genesis 4:14 and from
Genesis 6:1 on
Genesis 6:12 upon
Genesis 7:4 from
Genesis 8:1 over
Genesis 14:6 which is by
Genesis 18:5 to
Genesis 19:17 for
Genesis 24:9 to him concerning
Genesis 24:30 by
Genesis 24:64 off
Genesis 27:41 because
Genesis 31:20 in that
Genesis 31:50 besides
Genesis 32:11 with
Genesis 40:2 with
Genesis 40:17 upon
Genesis 43:7 him according
Genesis 48:6 after
Genesis 50:21 to
Exodus 23:13 from
Exodus 25:22 which are upon
Exodus 30:13 among
Exodus 35:22 both
Exodus 40:36 from
Leviticus 10:6 come upon
Leviticus 15:25 beyond the time

Distinct usage

21 upon
6 to
6 from
5 against
4 with
3 over
3 for
3 on
2 by
2 besides
2 according to
2 to the
1 were above
1 which is by
1 to him concerning
1 off
1 after
1 among
1 both
1 beyond the time
1 them out of
1 and
1 How long
1 And certain of them had the charge of
1 that were near
1 as much as in
1 beside
1 above
1 throughout
1 than they.
1 it upon
1 in
1 and from
1 against them concerning
1 of
1 as
1 which are upon
1 than
1 before
1 For through
1 have
1 him according
1 I esteem
1 come upon
1 in that
1 by reason of
1 because
1 toward

Corresponding Greek Words

al G1883 ep ano
al G2192 echo
al G2212 zeteo
al G3365 medamos
al G5231 huper ano
al bamote G1883 ep ano
al panim G4383 prosopon
al rosh G1883 ep ano
al sephat hayyam G3864 para thalassios
al habayit G1122 grammateus
al habayit G3623 oikonomos
al neqallah G1847a;see G1847 ex oudeneo
al panim G4133 plen
al peh G2945 kuklos
al yeter G4057 perissos

Related words


H5922 על ‛al
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5921

KJV Usage: about, against, concerning, for, [there-] fore, from, in, X more, of, (there-, up-) on, (in-) to, + why with.

H5920 על ‛al

From H5927; properly the top; specifically the Highest (that is, God); also (adverbially) aloft, to Jehovah

KJV Usage: above, high, most High.