The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon
| Strong's Number: 8685||Stem and Mood|
- Hiphil usually expresses the "causative" action of Qal - see 08851
|he ate||he caused to eat, he fed|
|he came||he caused to come, he brought|
|he reigned||he made king, he crowned|
- Hiphil is often used to form verbs from nouns and adjectives.
|Noun or Adjective||Hiphil
|ear||to listen (lend an ear)|
|far||to remove oneself, put far away|
- Some "simple" verbs are found in Hiphil.
to cast, to destroy, to get up early, to explain, to tell
The form accounts for 13.3% of the verbs parsed.
This verb class indicates an order or a command.
Go up to the city. Wash yourself.
Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for ". "The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon".