152 occurrences

'Above' in the Bible

So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above the expanse. And it was so.

The flood continued for 40 days on the earth; the waters increased and lifted up the ark so that it rose above the earth.

The mountains were covered as the waters surged above them more than 20 feet.

Then his father Isaac answered him:Look, your dwelling place will beaway from the richness of the land,away from the dew of the sky above.

Over and above what I am giving your brothers, I am giving you the one mountain slope that I took from the hand of the Amorites with my sword and bow.”

by the God of your father who helps you,and by the Almighty who blesses youwith blessings of the heavens above,blessings of the deep that lies below,and blessings of the breasts and the womb.

Do not make an idol for yourself, whether in the shape of anything in the heavens above or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth.

The cherubim are to have wings spread out above, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and are to face one another. The faces of the cherubim should be toward the mercy seat.

I will meet with you there above the mercy seat, between the two cherubim that are over the ark of the testimony; I will speak with you from there about all that I command you regarding the Israelites.

Make two more gold rings and attach them to the bottom of the ephod’s two shoulder pieces on its front, close to its seam, and above the ephod’s woven waistband.

The craftsmen are to tie the breastpiece from its rings to the rings of the ephod with a cord of blue yarn, so that the breastpiece is above the ephod’s waistband and does not come loose from the ephod.

They made two more gold rings and attached them to the bottom of the ephod’s two shoulder pieces on its front, close to its seam, above the ephod’s woven waistband.

Then they tied the breastpiece from its rings to the rings of the ephod with a cord of blue yarn, so that the breastpiece was above the ephod’s waistband and did not come loose from the ephod. They did just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

the two kidneys with the fat on them at the loins, and the fatty lobe of the liver above the kidneys.

But you may eat these kinds of all the winged insects that walk on all fours: those that have jointed legs above their feet for hopping on the ground.

When Moses entered the tent of meeting to speak with the Lord, he heard the voice speaking to him from above the mercy seat that was on the ark of the testimony, from between the two cherubim. He spoke to him that way.

On the day the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony, and it appeared like fire above the tabernacle from evening until morning.

Whenever the cloud was lifted up above the tent, the Israelites would set out; at the place where the cloud stopped, there the Israelites camped.

During the second year, in the second month on the twentieth day of the month, the cloud was lifted up above the tabernacle of the testimony.

They came together against Moses and Aaron and told them, “You have gone too far! Everyone in the entire community is holy, and the Lord is among them. Why then do you exalt yourselves above the Lord’s assembly?”

Do not make an idol for yourself in the shape of anything in the heavens above or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth.

You will be blessed above all peoples; there will be no infertile male or female among you or your livestock.

so that as long as the heavens are above the earth, your days and those of your children may be many in the land the Lord swore to give your fathers.

Then his heart will not be exalted above his countrymen, he will not turn from this command to the right or the left, and he and his sons will continue ruling many years over Israel.

that He will elevate you to praise, fame, and glory above all the nations He has made, and that you will be a holy people to the Lord your God as He promised.”

“Now if you faithfully obey the Lord your God and are careful to follow all His commands I am giving you today, the Lord your God will put you far above all the nations of the earth.

The foreign resident among you will rise higher and higher above you, while you sink lower and lower.

Above all, be strong and very courageous to carefully observe the whole instruction My servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right or the left, so that you will have success wherever you go.

Anyone who rebels against your order and does not obey your words in all that you command him, will be put to death. Above all, be strong and courageous!”

When we heard this, we lost heart, and everyone’s courage failed because of you, for the Lord your God is God in heaven above and on earth below.

He frees me from my enemies.You exalt me above my adversaries;You rescue me from violent men.

It was paneled above with cedar at the top of the chambers that rested on 45 pillars, 15 per row.

Above were also costly stones, cut to size, as well as cedar wood.

The capitals on the two pillars were also immediately above the rounded surface next to the grating, and 200 pomegranates were in rows encircling each capital.

and on the frames between the cross-pieces were lions, oxen, and cherubim. On the cross-pieces there was a pedestal above, and below the lions and oxen were wreaths of hanging work.

For the cherubim were spreading their wings over the place of the ark, so that the cherubim covered the ark and its poles from above.

He said:Lord God of Israel,there is no God like Youin heaven above or on earth below,keeping the gracious covenantwith Your servants who walk before Youwith their whole heart.

Then Hezekiah prayed before the Lord:Lord God of Israel who is enthroned above the cherubim, You are God—You alone—of all the kingdoms of the earth. You made the heavens and the earth.

They assigned by lot the towns named above from the tribes of the Judahites, Simeonites, and Benjaminites.

Above all, may the Lord give you insight and understanding when He puts you in charge of Israel so that you may keep the law of the Lord your God.

The Levites 30 years old or more were counted; the total number of men was 38,000 by headcount.

Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I’ve provided for the holy house:

And the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark so that the cherubim formed a cover above the ark and its poles.

The Spirit of God took control of Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest. He stood above the people and said to them, “This is what God says, ‘Why are you transgressing the Lord’s commands and you do not prosper? Because you have abandoned the Lord, He has abandoned you.’”

In addition, they distributed it to males registered by genealogy three years old and above; to all who would enter the Lord’s temple for their daily duty, for their service in their responsibilities according to their divisions.

They distributed also to those recorded by genealogy of the priests by their ancestral families and the Levites 20 years old and above, by their responsibilities in their divisions;

Then in his presence the altars of the Baals were torn down, and he chopped down the incense altars that were above them. He shattered the Asherah poles, the carved images, and the cast images, crushed them to dust, and scattered them over the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.

Each of the priests made repairs above the Horse Gate, each opposite his own house.

Ezra opened the book in full view of all the people, since he was elevated above everyone. As he opened it, all the people stood up.

Then the Levites—Jeshua, Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah—said, “Stand up. Praise Yahweh your God from everlasting to everlasting.”Praise Your glorious name,and may it be exalted above all blessing and praise.

At the Fountain Gate they climbed the steps of the city of David on the ascent of the wall and went above the house of David to the Water Gate on the east.

above the Gate of Ephraim, and by the Old Gate, the Fish Gate, the Tower of Hananel, and the Tower of the Hundred, to the Sheep Gate. They stopped at the Gate of the Guard.

If only that day had turned to darkness!May God above not care about it,or light shine on it.

His roots below dry up,and his branches above wither away.

He cuts a shaft far from human habitation,in places unknown to those who walk above ground.Suspended far away from people,the miners swing back and forth.

when His lamp shone above my head,and I walked through darkness by His light!

For what portion would I have from God above,or what inheritance from the Almighty on high?

this would also be a crime deserving punishment,for I would have denied God above.

Then my head will be highabove my enemies around me;I will offer sacrifices in His tent with shouts of joy.I will sing and make music to the Lord.

The voice of the Lord is above the waters.The God of glory thunders—the Lord, above vast waters,

God, be exalted above the heavens;let Your glory be over the whole earth.

I call to You from the ends of the earthwhen my heart is without strength.Lead me to a rock that is high above me,

He gave a command to the clouds aboveand opened the doors of heaven.

The King Is HolyThe Lord reigns! Let the peoples tremble.He is enthroned above the cherubim.Let the earth quake.

Yahweh is great in Zion;He is exalted above all the peoples.

For as high as the heavens are above the earth,so great is His faithful lovetoward those who fear Him.

laying the beams of His palaceon the waters above,making the clouds His chariot,walking on the wings of the wind,

You covered it with the deepas if it were a garment;the waters stood above the mountains.

I will bow down toward Your holy templeand give thanks to Your namefor Your constant love and truth.You have exalted Your nameand Your promise above everything else.

Praise Him, highest heavens,and you waters above the heavens.

She cries out above the commotion;she speaks at the entrance of the city gates:

when He placed the skies above,when the fountains of the ocean gushed out,

In the last daysthe mountain of the Lord’s house will be establishedat the top of the mountainsand will be raised above the hills.All nations will stream to it,

Seraphim were standing above Him; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.

Does an ax exalt itselfabove the one who chops with it?Does a saw magnify itselfabove the one who saws with it?It would be like a staff waving the one who lifts it!It would be like a rod lifting a man who isn’t wood!

You said to yourself:“I will ascend to the heavens;I will set up my throneabove the stars of God.I will sit on the mount of the gods’ assembly,in the remotest parts of the North.

Whoever flees at the sound of panicwill fall into a pit,and whoever escapes from the pitwill be caught in a trap.For the windows are opened from heaven,and the foundations of the earth are shaken.

On that day the Lord will punishthe host of heaven aboveand kings of the earth below.

Woe to the majestic crown of Ephraim’s drunkards,and to the fading flower of its beautiful splendor,which is on the summit above the rich valley.Woe to those overcome with wine.

The fading flower of his beautiful splendor,which is on the summit above the rich valley,will be like a ripe fig before the summer harvest.Whoever sees it will swallow itwhile it is still in his hand.

God is enthroned above the circle of the earth;its inhabitants are like grasshoppers.He stretches out the heavens like thin clothand spreads them out like a tent to live in.

“Heavens, sprinkle from above,and let the skies shower righteousness.Let the earth open upso that salvation will sproutand righteousness will spring up with it.I, Yahweh, have created it.

Because of this, the earth will mourn;the skies above will grow dark.I have spoken; I have planned,and I will not relent or turn back from it.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעל 
Ma`al 
Usage: 140

πρό 
Pro 
before , above , above ... ago , or ever
Usage: 34

גּבהּ 
Gabahh 
exalt , ... up , haughty , higher , high , above , height , proud , upward
Usage: 34

מרום 
Marowm 
Usage: 54

עדף 
`adaph 
Usage: 9

על 
`al 
above , most High , on high
Usage: 6

עליון 
'elyown 
Usage: 53

ἄνω 
Ano 
above , up , high , brim
Usage: 8

ἄνωθεν 
Anothen 
from above , top , again , from the first , from the beginning , not tr
Usage: 10

ἀνώτερος 
Anoteros 
Usage: 1

ἐπάνω 
Epano 
over , on , thereon , upon , above , more than
Usage: 12

ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

ὑπεραίρομαι 
Huperairomai 
Usage: 3

ὑπεράνω 
Huperano 
Usage: 3

ὑπερβαλλόντως 
Huperballontos 
Usage: 1

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