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The 400 Most Frequently Occuring Hebrew Words

Number 2


This word occurs 5,681 times in the Tanach.

ע this is the letter Ayin it has no sound.

The mark below the Ayin is the Hebrew vowel point PATACH it gives the Ayin a short "aw" sound.

ל This is the letter Lamad it sounds like the English L

על - on, upon, over; about, concerning.

Genesis / Bereishit 1:2 Now the earth was unformed and void, and darkness was upon ( על ) the face of the deep;

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