הבה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root י־ה־ב

Adverb[edit]

הָבָה

  1. Let's: used before first-person plural future-tense verbs to invite someone to join in an action
    • Genesis 11:4, with translation of the King James Version:
      הבה נבנה לנו עיר
      Go to, let us build us a city
    • Exodus 1:10, with translation of the King James Version:
      הָבָה נִּתְחַכְּמָה לוֹ
      Come on, let us deal wisely with them
    • c. 1918, "Hava nagila":
    הבה נגילה ונשמחה
  2. Used before first-person singular future-tense verbs to indicate an intent to perform an action soon

Usage notes[edit]

  • This does not take the conjunction ו־ before the following verb.

See also[edit]

Verb[edit]

הָבָה

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    • Genesis 30:1:
      הָבָה לִּי בָנִים
    • Genesis 29:21:
      הָבָה אֶת אִשְׁתִּי
    • Judges 1:15:
      הָבָה לִּי בְרָכָה