H5927 עלה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively

KJV Usage: 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, X 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.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to go up, ascend, climb
a. (Qal)
1. to go up, ascend
2. to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat
3. to go up, come up (of animals)
4. to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation)
5. to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon)
6. to come up (before God)
7. to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary)
8. to excel, be superior to
b. (Niphal)
1. to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away
2. to take oneself away
3. to be exalted
c. (Hiphil)
1. to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up
2. to bring up, bring against, take away
3. to bring up, draw up, train
4. to cause to ascend
5. to rouse, stir up (mentally)
6. to offer, bring up (of gifts)
7. to exalt
8. to cause to ascend, offer
d. (Hophal)
1. to be carried away, be led up
2. to be taken up into, be inserted in
3. to be offered
e. (Hithpael) to lift oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1624
Parts of Speech: Verb

to ascend
1) to go up, ascend, climb
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to go up, ascend
1a2) to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat
1a3) to go up, come up (of animals)
1a4) to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation)
1a5) to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon)
1a6) to come up (before God)
1a7) to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary)
1a8) to excel, be superior to
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away
1b2) to take oneself away
1b3) to be exalted
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up
1c2) to bring up, bring against, take away
1c3) to bring up, draw up, train
1c4) to cause to ascend
1c5) to rouse, stir up (mentally)
1c6) to offer, bring up (of gifts)
1c7) to exalt
1c8) to cause to ascend, offer
1d) (Hophal)
1d1) to be carried away, be led up
1d2) to be taken up into, be inserted in
1d3) to be offered
1e) (Hithpael) to lift oneself

View how H5927 עלה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 890 occurrences of H5927 עלה

Genesis 2:6 But there went up
Genesis 8:20 and offered
Genesis 13:1 returned
Genesis 17:22 went up
Genesis 19:15 arose,
Genesis 19:28 went up
Genesis 19:30 went up
Genesis 22:2 and offer him
Genesis 22:13 and offered him
Genesis 24:16 and came up.
Genesis 26:23 And he went up
Genesis 28:12 ascending
Genesis 31:10 which leaped
Genesis 31:12 which leap
Genesis 32:24 with him until the breaking
Genesis 32:26 breaketh.
Genesis 35:1 go up
Genesis 35:3 and go up
Genesis 35:13 went up
Genesis 37:28 and lifted
Genesis 38:12 and went up
Genesis 38:13 goeth up
Genesis 40:10 shot forth;
Genesis 41:2 And, behold, there came up
Genesis 41:3 came up
Genesis 41:5 came up
Genesis 41:18 And, behold, there came
Genesis 41:19 came out
Genesis 41:22 came up
Genesis 41:27 that came up

Distinct usage

65 went up
30 came up
24 go up
15 and offered
15 and went up
11 shall come up
9 And he went up
9 come up
9 to go up
9 is come up
8 went up,
7 And they went up
7 came up,
7 came
7 To offer
6 Go up,
6 to come up
6 went
5 that went up
5 offered
5 to bring up
4 was taken up
4 go up;
4 and went up,
4 that goeth up
4 had gone up
4 brought up
4 Behold, he shall come up
3 goeth up
3 and brought up
3 and come up
3 because he cheweth
3 come
3 and go up
3 brought
3 And he offered
3 offering
3 Shall I go up
3 that he may go up
3 on which thou art gone up,
3 went up;
3 and to offer
3 who brought
3 to ascend
3 shall go up
3 shall come
3 and they offered
3 ascended
3 that brought
2 that came up
2 and went
2 I will go up,
2 And there went
2 went up.
2 and cheweth
2 of them that chew
2 Let us go up
2 and brought him up
2 Who shall go up
2 and offer

Corresponding Greek Words

alah G1746;see G1744 en duo
alah (1896a) see G1966 ep eimi
alah see G1831 ek baino
alah see G4198 st. poreuo
alah G91 adikeo
alah G353 ana lambano
alah G381 an apto
alah G450 an istemi
alah G565 ap erchomai
alah G1224 dia baino
alah G1525 eis erchomai
alah G1531 eis poreuomai
alah G1544 ek ballo
alah G1684 em baino
alah G1831 ex erchomai
alah G1844 ex opkizo
alah G1904 ep erchomai
alah G1910 epi baino
alah G2064 erchomai
alah G2240 heko
alah G2325 therizo
alah G2354 threneo
alah G2476 histemi
alah G2671 kat ara
alah G2983 lambano
alah G3727 horkos
alah G3728 horkomosia
alah G3928 par erchomai
alah G4319 pros ana baino
alah G4872 sun ana baino
alah G5453 phuo
alah al see G5229 st. huper airo
alah hi. (5306a);see G5307 huphaino
alah hi. see G643 epi skeuazo
alah hi. G71 ago
alah hi. G385 ana spao
alah hi. G1806 ex ago
alah hi. G2007 epi tithemi
alah hi. G2545 kaio
alah hi. G4160 poieo
alah hi. G4374 pros phero
alah hi. G4863 sun ago
alah hi. G5087 tithemi
alah hi. G5342 phero
alah hi.,qal. G307 ana bibazo
alah hi.,qal. G321 an ago
alah hi.,qal.,ho. G399 ana phero
alah hoph. see G1125 kata grapho
alah ni. G868 aph istemi
alah ni. G1869 ep airo
alah ni. G5251 huper upsoo
alah qal,hi G1863 ep ago
alah qal,hi G1911 epi ballo
alah qal,ni G1096 ginomai
alah qal,ni,hi,ho G305 ana baino
alah v.,subst. G685 ara

Related words


H500 אלעלה אלעלא 'el‛âlê' 'el‛âlêh
אלעלה אלעלא
'el‛âlê' 'el‛âlêh
el-aw-lay', el-aw-lay'
From H410 and H5927; God (is) going up; Elale or Elaleh, a place east of the Jordan

KJV Usage: Elealeh.

H1175 בּעלות be ‛âlôth
be ‛âlôth
Plural of H1172; mistresses; Bealoth, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Bealoth, in Aloth [by mistake for a plural from H5927 with preposition prefix].

H4605 מעל ma‛al
From H5927; properly the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc.

KJV Usage: above, exceeding (-ly), forward, on (X very) high, over, up (-on, -ward), very.

H4607 מעל mô‛al
From H5927; a raising (of the hands)

KJV Usage: lifting up.

H4608 מעלה ma‛ăleh
From H5927; an elevation, that is, (concretely) acclivity or platform; abstractly (the relation or state) a rise or (figuratively) priority

KJV Usage: ascent, before, chiefest, cliff, that goeth up, going up, hill, mounting up, stairs.

H5866 עילי ‛ı̂ylay
From H5927; elevated; Ilai, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ilai.

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.

H5929 עלה ‛âleh
From H5927; a leaf (as coming up on a tree); collectively foliage

KJV Usage: branch, leaf.

H5930 עולה עלה ‛ôlâh ‛ôlâh
עולה עלה
‛ôlâh ‛ôlâh
o-law', o-law'
Feminine active participle of H5927; a step or (collectively stairs, as ascending); usually a holocaust (as going up in smoke)

KJV Usage: ascent, burnt offering (sacrifice), go up to. See also H5766.

H5931 עלּה ‛illâh
(Chaldee); feminine from a root corresponding to H5927; a pretext (as arising artificially)

KJV Usage: occasion.

H5935 עלין עלון ‛alvân ‛alyân
עלין עלון
‛alvân ‛alyân
al-vawn', al-yawn'
From H5927; lofty; Alvan or Aljan, an Idumaean

KJV Usage: Alian, Alvan.

H5940 עלי ‛ĕlı̂y
From H5927; a pestle (as lifted)

KJV Usage: pestle.

H5941 עלי ‛êlı̂y
From H5927; lofty; Eli, an Israelitish high priest

KJV Usage: Eli.

H5942 עלּי ‛illı̂y
From H5927; high, that is, comparatively

KJV Usage: upper.

H5944 עליּה ‛ălı̂yâh
Feminine from H5927; something lofty, that is, a stair way; also a second story room (or even one on the roof); figuratively the sky

KJV Usage: ascent, (upper) chamber, going up, loft, parlour.

H5945 עליון ‛elyôn
From H5927; an elevation, that is, (adjectively) lofty (comparatively); as title, the Supreme

KJV Usage: (Most, on) high (-er, -est), upper (-most).

H5952 עלּית ‛allı̂yth
From H5927; a second story room

KJV Usage: chamber.

Compare H5944.

H8585 תּעלה te ‛âlâh
te ‛âlâh
From H5927; a channel (into which water is raised for irrigation); also a bandage or plaster (as placed upon a wound)

KJV Usage: conduit, cured, healing, little river, trench, watercourse.