Verb · A primitive root

A primitive root; to descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications):—× abundantly, bring down, carry down, cast down, (cause to) come(-ing) down, fall (down), get down, go(-ing) down(-ward), hang down, × indeed, let down, light (down), put down (off), (cause to, let) run down, sink, subdue, take down.


  1. to go down, descend, decline, march down, sink down
    1. (Qal)
      1. to go or come down
      2. to sink
      3. to be prostrated
      4. to come down (of revelation)
    2. (Hiphil)
      1. to bring down
      2. to send down
      3. to take down
      4. to lay prostrate
      5. to let down
    3. (Hophal)
      1. to be brought down
      2. to be taken down

Usages (1/7)

Genesis 11:7


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