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The 400 Most Frequently Occuring Hebrew Words

Number 3


"asher" occurs 5,448 times in the Tanach.

א this is the letter Alef it has no sound.

The mark below the Alef is the Hebrew vowel point HATAF PATACH - it gives the Alef an "aw" sound.

ש this is the letter Shin it's sound is "sh" as in SHow.

The mark below the Shin is the Hebrew vowel point SEGOL - it sounds like the "ay" in the English "Bay" it is usually tranliterated with the English "E".

ר This is the letter Resh it sounds like the English R

אשר - who; which; that

Psalms / Tehillim 66:20 Blessed be God, who ( אשר ) hath not turned away my prayer, nor His mercy from me.

Genesis / Bereishit 1:7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which ( אשר ) were under the firmament from the waters which ( אשר ) were above the firmament; and it was so.

Psalms / Tehillim 1:1 Happy is the man that ( אשר ) hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked, nor stood in the way of sinners, nor sat in the seat of the scornful.

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