Word Summary
hava': to fall
Original Word: הָוָא
Transliteration: hava'
Phonetic Spelling: (haw-vaw')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to fall
Meaning: to fall
Strong's Concordance
to breathe; to be

Or havah {haw-vaw'}; a primitive root (compare 'avah, hayah) supposed to mean properly, to breathe; to be (in the sense of existence) -- be, X have.

see HEBREW 'avah

see HEBREW hayah


H1933. hava

' הָוָאverb fall (Arabic id. e.g. of a star Qor 53:1) —

Qal Imperative Job 37:6 for he saith to the snow הֱוֵאאָֿ֑רֶץFall earthwards (an Arabizing usage).

הובנים‎ see [ הָבְנִי‎].

הוד‎ (√ of following; De Job 39:20 compare Bedouin crash, roar, resonance; 'weithin hallende Selbstverkündigung' Id. Psalm 8:6; but ordinarily means be Gentle, quiet, especially in speech).

[הָוָה‎] verb become (Arabic to fall (see הָוָא‎), also to gape or yawn, and to desire (compare הַוָּה‎): compare FlDe Job 6:2; Aramaic הֲוָא‎, the usual word for to be (probably originally to fall out, accidit, hence come to pass, come to be, γίγνεσθαι), Mishna id. very common) a rare synonym of הָיָה‎ q. v. : —

Qal Imperfect with apocope יְהוּאEcclesiastes 11:3 (for יְהוּ‎ with אotiosum; Ges§ 75 R I 3 e Köp. 597 f.; but Gr plausibly הוּא‎); Imperative masculine singular הֱוֵהGenesis 27:29, feminine singular, הֱוִיIsaiah 16:4, Participle הֹוֶהEcclesiastes 2:22; Nehemiah 6:6 : — Genesis 27:29 לְאַחֶיךָ גְבִיר הֱוֵהbecome lord to thy brethren, Isaiah 16:4 (perhaps in imitation of Moabite dialect) לָמוֺ סֵתֶר הֱוִיbecome thou (Zion) a defence to them, Ecclesiastes 2:22; 11:3; Nehemiah 6:6.