Remember my preference


Table of Contents



  Chapter  1
  Chapter  2
  Chapter  3
  Chapter  4
  Chapter  5
  Chapter  6

  Appendix I
  Appendix II
  Appendix III
  Appendix IV
  Appendix V
  Appendix VI
  Appendix VII
  Appendix VIII
  Appendix IX
  Appendix X
  Appendix XI
  Appendix XII
  Appendix XIII
  Appendix XIV
  Appendix XV
  Appendix XVI
  Appendix XVII
  Appendix XVIII
  Appendix XIX
  Appendix XX
  Appendix XXI

  Biblical References

General Bibliography






(Reference: p.91)


Use of Hayah in a Hebrew Version of the New Testament.


Matt. 8.26: 

ie., "And "there became a great calm" (= and it be-

came very calm).

Matt. 10.16:

ie. , "Wherefore, become as wise as serpents".

Matt. 12.45:

ie., "and the latter state of that man shall become

worse than the former".

Matt. 20.26:

ie., "for if any one desires to become great among

you, let him become as it were a servant...."

Matt. 28.2: 

ie. , "and there became a great earthquake."

Mark 4.39: 

ie"., "and there became a great calm".

Mark 6.14: 

ie., "for his name became spread abroad in the land".

Mark 10.43, and 44:        


ie., "But it shall not be so among you: but who ever

wills to become great among you shall become as

your minister: and whoever wills to be chief, shall

become as a slave to all".


pg 1 of 3      

Lu. 1.2:     

ie. , "these which became witnesses".

Lu. 2.42:   

ie., "and (when) in his becoming a son of twelve


Lu. 4.25:   

    ie., "and when a great famine had become in all the


Lu. 10.26: 

ie. , "and now, which do you say, who of these three

had become neighbour...."

Lu. 13.2:   

ie. , "(do you suppose that) these Galileans had become

more sinful than all the inhabitants of Galilee?"

Jn. 9.27:   

ie., "Are you also anxious to become his disciples?"

Jn. 12.36:  

ie. , "that ye may become the children of light".

Acts 26.28:

ie., "that becoming I should become a believer in

your Messiah like you".

Acts 27.36:

ie.," "then they became of spirit, all of them".

Rom. 4.18:

ie., "so shall thy seed become".

Rom. 12.16:

ie., "And do not become wise in your own eyes".

I Cor. 7.23:

ie., "Do not become servants of man".


     pg.2 of 3     

I Cor. 9.29:

ie., "Lest I should become one called in question".

The modern sense of  is not clear to me.   It

means to summon, to call, read out, select, etc., in

biblical Hebrew.

II Cor. 8. 14:

ie., "in order that there may come to be a line of


I Tim. 5.9: 

ie., "who has become the wife of one man (only)".

In this, as in many other places, it would seem that

the ordinary sense of "been" rather than "become"

would be just as (or more) appropriate.   Yet the

Greek, as in every one of these cases, uses not some

verbal form  but of  , of become, not

of be.

Heb. 2.17: 

ie. , "that He might become a high priest".


II Pe. 2.1: 

ie., "but these became also false prophets among you,

even as there shall also come to be false teachers

among you".




   *   *   *


     pg.3 of 3     


  Copyright © 1988 Evelyn White. All rights reserved


Previous Chapter                                                                      Next Chapter