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The 400 Most Frequently Occuring Hebrew Words

Number 4

el - to, towards, for

"el" occurs 5,446 times in the Tanach.

The mark below the Alef א is the Hebrew vowel point SEGOL it gives the Alef an "ay" sound. Written in English as "E".

ל this is the letter LAMED it's sound is "L".

אל - to, towards, for

Genesis / Bereishit 3:9 And the LORD God called unto ( אל ) the man, and said unto him: ‘Where art thou?’

For those of you who know a little Hebrew, don't confuse this word for the אל = el which is a word for God. Notice the different vowel mark below the Alef. We'll get to this word a little latter in the list.

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