Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Bright, clear, morning, sun, illumination or (concrete) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.)

Hebrew: אוֹר, ʾôr (H216)

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Here are bright, clear, day, light, morning, sun and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אוֹר mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H216

Hebrew Base Word: אוֹר

Part of speech: Noun Feminine

Usage: Bright, clear, + day, light(-ning), morning, sun

Definition: Illumination or (concrete) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.).

Detailed definition:

  1. Light.
    1. Light of day.
    2. Light of heavenly luminaries (moon, sun, stars).
    3. Day-break, dawn, morning light.
    4. Daylight.
    5. Lightning.
    6. Light of lamp.
    7. Light of life.
    8. Light of prosperity.
    9. Light of instruction.
    10. Light of face (figuratively).
    11. Jehovah as Israel's light.

Derived terms: From H215.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔor
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔo̞wʁ
  3. Transliteration: ʾôr
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ore
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ore

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