Strong's Hebrew: 5945. עֶלְיוֹן (elyown) -- Most
5945. elyown
Strong's Concordance
elyown: Most
Original Word: עֶלְיוֹן
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: elyown
Phonetic Spelling: (el-yone')
Short Definition: Most
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. עֶלְיוֺן22 adjective 1 high; — masculine singular ׳ע Deuteronomy 26:19; Deuteronomy 28:1; 1 Kings 9:8 (? reading ׳הַבַּיִת הַזֶּה הָע as ᵐ5L Benz) = 2 Chronicles 7:21, of ׳י Psalm 97:9.

2 upper Bethhoron, ׳ע Joshua 16:5 העליון 1 Chronicles 7:24; 2Chronicles 8:5, the upper (opposed to lower), of house Nehemiah 3:25; compare 2 Kings 15:35; 2Chronicles 23:20 5t., + Genesis 40:17 (uppermost basket); feminine singular הָעֶלְיוֺנָה the upper pool 2 Kings 18:17 = Isaiah 36:2; Isaiah 7:3; the highest side-chamber (צֵלָע) Ezekiel 41:7; feminine plural הָעֶלְיוֺנֹת Ezekiel 42:5 the upper chambers (לְשָׁכוֺת).

3 of Davidic king exalted above monarchs Psalm 89:28 (compare Deuteronomy 28:1, above).

II. עֶלְיוֺן noun masculine Highest, Most High (probably = foregoing); —

1 name of God Numbers 24:16; Deuteronomy 32:8; Psalm 18:14 = 2 Samuel 22:14; Psalm 9:3; Psalm 21:8; Psalm 46:5; Psalm 50:14; Psalm 73:11; Psalm 77:11; Psalm 78:17; Psalm 83:19; Psalm 87:5; Psalm 91:1; Psalm 91:9; Psalm 92:2; Psalm 107:11; Isaiah 14:14; Lamentations 3:35,38; with other divine names: אל עליון Genesis 14:18,19,20,22 (see Di) Psalm 78:35; יהוה עליון Psalm 7:18; Psalm 47:3; אלהים עליון Psalm 57:3; Psalm 78:56.

5 of rulers, either monarchs or angel-princes, בְּנֵי עֶלְיוֺן = אלהים Psalm 82:6.

[עֶלְיוֺן] adjective id. (Biblical Hebrew id.); — plural of God, קַדִּישֵׁי עֶלְיוֺנִין (double plural, Buhl, as sometimes Biblical Hebrew, Ges§ 124qii. 1. 438 f) Daniel 7:18,22,25,27.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Most high, Uppermost

From alah; an elevation, i.e. (adj.) Lofty (compar.); as title, the Supreme -- (Most, on) high(-er, -est), upper(-most).

see HEBREW alah

Forms and Transliterations
בְעֶלְיֽוֹן׃ בעליון׃ הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן הָֽעֶלְי֖וֹן הָֽעֶלְיוֹנָ֔ה הָעֶלְי֑וֹן הָעֶלְי֗וֹן הָעֶלְי֜וֹן הָעֶלְיֽוֹן׃ הָעֶלְיוֹנָ֔ה הָעֶלְיוֹנָ֖ה הָעֶלְיוֹנֹ֖ת העליון העליון׃ העליונה העליונת וְ֭עֶלְיוֹן וְעֶלְי֖וֹן ועליון לְעֶלְי֣וֹן לְעֶלְיֽוֹן׃ לעליון לעליון׃ עֶ֝לְי֗וֹן עֶ֝לְיוֹן עֶלְי֑וֹן עֶלְי֔וֹן עֶלְי֗וֹן עֶלְי֣וֹן עֶלְי֥וֹן עֶלְיֽוֹן׃ עֶלְיוֹן֙ עליון עליון׃ ‘el·yō·wn ‘elyōwn ḇə‘elyōwn ḇə·‘el·yō·wn elYon hā‘elyōwn hā‘elyōwnāh hā‘elyōwnōṯ hā·‘el·yō·w·nāh hā·‘el·yō·w·nōṯ hā·‘el·yō·wn haelyOn haelyoNah haelyoNot lə‘elyōwn lə·‘el·yō·wn leelYon veelYon wə‘elyōwn wə·‘el·yō·wn
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Strong's Hebrew 5945
53 Occurrences


‘el·yō·wn — 32 Occ.
hā·‘el·yō·wn — 11 Occ.
hā·‘el·yō·w·nāh — 4 Occ.
hā·‘el·yō·w·nōṯ — 1 Occ.
lə·‘el·yō·wn — 2 Occ.
wə·‘el·yō·wn — 3 Occ.

Genesis 14:18
HEB: כֹהֵ֖ן לְאֵ֥ל עֶלְיֽוֹן׃
NAS: now he was a priest of God Most High.
KJV: and he [was] the priest of the most high God.
INT: was a priest of God Most

Genesis 14:19
HEB: אַבְרָם֙ לְאֵ֣ל עֶלְי֔וֹן קֹנֵ֖ה שָׁמַ֥יִם
NAS: of God Most High, Possessor
KJV: [be] Abram of the most high God,
INT: be Abram God Most Possessor of heaven

Genesis 14:20
HEB: וּבָרוּךְ֙ אֵ֣ל עֶלְי֔וֹן אֲשֶׁר־ מִגֵּ֥ן
NAS: be God Most High, Who
KJV: And blessed be the most high God,
INT: and blessed God Most Who has delivered

Genesis 14:22
HEB: יְהוָה֙ אֵ֣ל עֶלְי֔וֹן קֹנֵ֖ה שָׁמַ֥יִם
NAS: God Most High, possessor
KJV: unto the LORD, the most high God,
INT: the LORD God Most possessor of heaven

Genesis 40:17
HEB: וּבַסַּ֣ל הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן מִכֹּ֛ל מַאֲכַ֥ל
NAS: and in the top basket
KJV: And in the uppermost basket
INT: basket the top of all food

Numbers 24:16
HEB: וְיֹדֵ֖עַ דַּ֣עַת עֶלְי֑וֹן מַחֲזֵ֤ה שַׁדַּי֙
NAS: the knowledge of the Most High, Who sees
KJV: the knowledge of the most High, [which] saw
INT: and knows the knowledge of the Most the vision of the Almighty

Deuteronomy 26:19
HEB: וּֽלְתִתְּךָ֣ עֶלְי֗וֹן עַ֤ל כָּל־
NAS: and that He will set you high above
KJV: And to make thee high above all nations
INT: will set high above all

Deuteronomy 28:1
HEB: יְהוָ֤ה אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ עֶלְי֔וֹן עַ֖ל כָּל־
NAS: your God will set you high above all
KJV: will set thee on high above all nations
INT: the LORD your God high above all

Deuteronomy 32:8
HEB: בְּהַנְחֵ֤ל עֶלְיוֹן֙ גּוֹיִ֔ם בְּהַפְרִיד֖וֹ
NAS: When the Most High gave the nations
KJV: When the most High divided
INT: gave the Most the nations separated

Joshua 16:5
HEB: בֵּ֥ית חוֹרֹ֖ן עֶלְיֽוֹן׃
NAS: as far as upper Beth-horon.
KJV: unto Bethhoron the upper;
INT: far Beth-horon upper

2 Samuel 22:14
HEB: שָׁמַ֖יִם יְהוָ֑ה וְעֶלְי֖וֹן יִתֵּ֥ן קוֹלֽוֹ׃
NAS: from heaven, And the Most High uttered
KJV: from heaven, and the most High uttered
INT: heaven God and the Most uttered his voice

1 Kings 9:8
HEB: הַזֶּה֙ יִהְיֶ֣ה עֶלְי֔וֹן כָּל־ עֹבֵ֥ר
NAS: will become a heap of ruins; everyone
KJV: And at this house, [which] is high, every one that passeth
INT: and this will become A heap everyone passes

2 Kings 15:35
HEB: בֵּית־ יְהוָ֖ה הָעֶלְיֽוֹן׃
NAS: He built the upper gate
KJV: He built the higher gate
INT: of the house of the LORD the upper

2 Kings 18:17
HEB: בִּתְעָלַת֙ הַבְּרֵכָ֣ה הָֽעֶלְיוֹנָ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֕ר בִּמְסִלַּ֖ת
NAS: by the conduit of the upper pool,
KJV: by the conduit of the upper pool,
INT: the conduit pool of the upper which the highway

1 Chronicles 7:24
HEB: הַתַּחְתּ֖וֹן וְאֶת־ הָעֶלְי֑וֹן וְאֵ֖ת אֻזֵּ֥ן
NAS: lower and upper Beth-horon,
KJV: the nether, and the upper, and Uzzensherah.)
INT: Beth-horon lower and upper Uzzen-sheerah

2 Chronicles 7:21
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֣ר הָיָ֣ה עֶלְי֔וֹן לְכָל־ עֹבֵ֥ר
NAS: which was exalted, everyone
KJV: And this house, which is high, shall be an astonishment
INT: which become was exalted everyone passes

2 Chronicles 8:5
HEB: בֵּ֤ית חוֹרוֹן֙ הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן וְאֶת־ בֵּ֥ית
NAS: He also built upper Beth-horon
KJV: Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron
INT: built Beth-horon upper Beth-horon and lower

2 Chronicles 23:20
HEB: בְּתֽוֹךְ־ שַׁ֥עַר הָֽעֶלְי֖וֹן בֵּ֣ית הַמֶּ֑לֶךְ
NAS: through the upper gate
KJV: through the high gate
INT: through gate the upper house to the king's

2 Chronicles 27:3
HEB: בֵּית־ יְהוָ֖ה הָעֶלְי֑וֹן וּבְחוֹמַ֥ת הָעֹ֛פֶל
NAS: He built the upper gate of the house
KJV: He built the high gate of the house
INT: of the house of the LORD the upper the wall of Ophel

2 Chronicles 32:30
HEB: מֵימֵ֤י גִיחוֹן֙ הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן וַֽיַּישְּׁרֵ֥ם לְמַֽטָּה־
NAS: who stopped the upper outlet
KJV: also stopped the upper watercourse
INT: of the waters of Gihon the upper and directed down

Nehemiah 3:25
HEB: מִבֵּ֤ית הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ הָֽעֶלְי֔וֹן אֲשֶׁ֖ר לַחֲצַ֣ר
NAS: projecting from the upper house
KJV: from the king's high house,
INT: house of the king the upper which the court

Psalm 7:17
HEB: שֵֽׁם־ יְהוָ֥ה עֶלְיֽוֹן׃
NAS: to the name of the LORD Most High.
KJV: to the name of the LORD most high.
INT: to the name of the LORD Most

Psalm 9:2
HEB: אֲזַמְּרָ֖ה שִׁמְךָ֣ עֶלְיֽוֹן׃
NAS: to Your name, O Most High.
KJV: to thy name, O thou most High.
INT: will sing to your name Most

Psalm 18:13
HEB: בַּשָּׁמַ֨יִם ׀ יְֽהוָ֗ה וְ֭עֶלְיוֹן יִתֵּ֣ן קֹל֑וֹ
NAS: in the heavens, And the Most High uttered
KJV: in the heavens, and the Highest gave
INT: the heavens the LORD and the Most uttered his voice

Psalm 21:7
HEB: בַּיהוָ֑ה וּבְחֶ֥סֶד עֶ֝לְי֗וֹן בַּל־ יִמּֽוֹט׃
NAS: And through the lovingkindness of the Most High he will not be shaken.
KJV: and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.
INT: the LORD the lovingkindness of the Most lest will not be shaken

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