Verb · A primitive root

A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative:—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.


  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

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