A primitive root; properly to weigh
out; by implication to allot
or constitute officially; also to enumerate
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814
Count - 5386
; a number
, definitely (arithmetical) or indefinitely (large, innumerable
; small, a few
); also (abstractly) narration
of the stars;
Probably from the same as H3522
(in the sense of rolling
) or H3554
(in the sense of blazing
); a star
or as shining
); figuratively a prince
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122
through the idea of accosting
a person met); to call
out to (that is, properly address
by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
; properly the whole
; hence all
(in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760
through the idea of definite and conspicuous position
; compare H8064
); an appellation
, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor
_ _ God’s power in nature (Isaiah 40:26-28, and often) is presented as a pledge of His power to help His people.
_ _ telleth ... stars what no man can do (Genesis 15:5).
Calleth them He exactly knows them as we do those whom we can call by name.
He (d) telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by [their] names.
(d) Though it seems incredible to man, that God should assemble his Church, being so dispersed, yet nothing can be too hard to him that can number and name all the stars.
Psalms 8:3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
Psalms 148:3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
Genesis 15:5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.
Isaiah 40:26 Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these [things], that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that [he is] strong in power; not one faileth.
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