Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

At once, carry up, cast up, cut off, dawn, depart, exalt, excel, fall, get up, lay, leap, levy, light, mount up, offer, make to pay, prefer, raise, recover, restore, scale, stir up, work, to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount)

Hebrew: עָלָה, ʿālâ (H5927)

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Here are arise, ascend up, at once, break and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word עָלָה 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: H5927

Hebrew Base Word: עָלָה

Part of speech: Verb

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, × 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

Definition: To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative.

Detailed definition:

  1. To go up, ascend, climb.
    1. (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.
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To be taken up, be brought up, be taken away.
      2. To take oneself away.
      3. To be exalted.
    3. (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.
    4. (Hophal).
      1. To be carried away, be led up.
      2. To be taken up into, be inserted in.
      3. To be offered.
    5. (Hithpael) to lift oneself.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕɔːˈlɔː
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʕɑːˈlɑː
  3. Transliteration: ʿālâ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: aw-LAW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ah-LA

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