The Hebrew Roots
The Hebrew Roots
Al (Aleph)
By Jeff A. Benner

Parent Root
אב   /   AB

Verb: Stand       Noun: Pole

Pictographic Meaning: The pictograph represents strength, the b represents the tent. Combined these mean "the strength of the house".
Root Meaning: This can be the tent poles which hold up the tent, the house, as well as the father who holds up the family, the household.
Edenics: pa - an exchange from a b and p and a reversal of the letters
AHLB#: 1002

Child Root: / אבב / ABB   Verb: ?   Noun: Grain
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 1002 B

Child Root: / אוב / AWB   Verb: ?   Noun: Wineskin
Root Meaning: The wineskin hangs from the tent pole. A spiritist (possibly from their mumbling like the sound of wine poured out of the wineskin)
AHLB#: 1002 J

Child Root: / יאב / YAB   Verb: Desire   Noun: ?
Root Meaning: The firm standing of the tent pole.
AHLB#: 1002 L

Child Root: / איב / AYB   Verb: Hostile   Noun: Spear / Enemy
Root Meaning: The tent pole is pointed at one end and doubles as a spear which can be used against an enemy to defend (also a support of) the family.
AHLB#: 1002 M




Parent Root
אח   /   AHh

Verb: Protect       Noun: Hearth / Brotherhood

Pictographic Meaning: The pictograph a represents strength. The is a wall. Combined these pictographs mean "strong wall".
Root Meaning: In Hebrew thought, a wall is more than a vertical barrier but anything that separates or divides. The hearth around the fire protected the house from the heat and embers of the fire.
Edenics: ?
AHLB#: 1008

Child Root: / אוח / AWHh   Verb: ?   Noun: ?
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 1008 J

Child Root: / אחו / AHhW   Verb: ?   Noun: Hearth
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 1008 K




Parent Root
אל   /   AL

Verb: Yoke       Noun: Ox / Strength

Pictographic Meaning: The pictograph is a picture of an ox head and also represents its strength. The is a picture of a shepherd staff and also represents the authority of the shepherd. Combined these two pictographs mean "the strong authority" and can be anyone or thing of strong authority.
Root Meaning: The yoke is understood as a "staff on the shoulders" (see Isaiah 9:4) in order to harness their power for pulling loads such as a wagon or plow. Hence, the two pictographs can also represent "the ox in the yoke". Often two oxen were yoked together. An older, more experienced ox would be teamed up (yoked) with a younger, less experienced ox. The older ox in the yoke is the "strong authority" who, through the yoke, teaches the younger ox.
Edenics: all; elk; elephant
AHLB#: 1012

Child Root: / אלל / ALL   Verb: ?   Noun: Oak
Root Meaning: The strongest of the woods.
AHLB#: 1012 B

Child Root: / אלה / ALH   Verb: Swear   Noun: Yoke
Root Meaning: The yoking together of two parties. A treaty or covenant binds two parties together through an oath (yoke). The oath included blessings for abiding by the covenant and curses for breaking the covenant (see Deuteronomy 28). The God of the Hebrews was seen as the older ox that is yoked to his people in a covenant relationship.
AHLB#: 1012 H

Child Root: / אול / AWL   Verb: ?   Noun: ? / Strength
Root Meaning: The strength of the ox.
AHLB#: 1012 J

Child Root: / יאל / YAL   Verb: ?   Noun: Yoke
Root Meaning: The placing of the yoke upon the shoulders to perform a task.
AHLB#: 1012 L

Child Root: / איל / AYL   Verb: ?   Noun: Ox / Strength
Root Meaning: Anyone or anything that functions as the "strong authority" is seen as the older ox. Such as a ram or stag deer (the strong leader of the flock or heard), chief (strong leader of the tribe), pillar (as the strong support of a building), oak tree (one of the strongest of the woods).
AHLB#: 1012 M

Adopted Root: / אלף / ALP   Verb: Guide   Noun: Yoke / Learn
Root Meaning: The yoke of the oxen, the yoke of learning. An older experienced ox is yoked to a younger inexperienced one in order to teach it how to pull a load. A thousand, as a large number of oxen.
AHLB#: 2001

Adopted Root: / אלף / ALP   Verb: ?   Noun: Thousand
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 2001




Parent Root
אם   /   AM

Verb: Bind       Noun: Glue

Pictographic Meaning: The pictograph represents strength. The is water or any other liquid. Combined these pictographs mean "strong liquid".
Root Meaning: Glue was made by placing the hides and other animal parts of slaughtered animals in a pot of boiling water. As the hide boiled, a thick sticky substance formed at the surface of the water. This substance was removed and used as a binding agent.
Edenics: arm - with the addition of the r sound
AHLB#: 1013

Child Root: / אמם / AM   Verb: ?   Noun: Arm
Root Meaning: The arm that holds things together.
AHLB#: 1013 B

Child Root: / אום / AWM   Verb: Bind   Noun: Tribe
Root Meaning: A binding together.
AHLB#: 1013 J

Child Root: / אים / AYM   Verb: ?   Noun: Glue
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 1013 M

Adopted Root: / אמן / AMN   Verb: Firm   Noun: Pillar
Root Meaning: From the firmness of the plant that comes out from the seed. Something that grabs hold or supports something else. The passing of strength or skill to the next generation.
AHLB#: 1290




Parent Root
אש   /   ASh

Verb: Press       Noun: Fire / Despair

Pictographic Meaning: The pictograph represents strength. The is a picture of teeth and imply pressing as one does with the teeth to chew food. Combined these pictures mean "a strong pressing down".
Root Meaning: A fire is made by firmly pressing a wooden rod down onto a wooden board and spinning the rod with a bow drill. Wood dust is generated from the two woods rubbing together and is heated by the friction creating a small ember in the dust. Small tinder is then placed on the ember and is blown ignited the tinder.
Edenics: ash - as the product of fire
AHLB#: 1021

Child Root: / אשש / AShSh   Verb: Press   Noun: Foundation / Pressure
Root Meaning: The firm pressing down on something.
AHLB#: 1021 B

Child Root: / אשא / AShA   Verb: Press   Noun: Foundation / Pressure
Root Meaning: The firm pressing down on something.
AHLB#: 1021 E

Child Root: / אשה / AShH   Verb: ?   Noun: Fire
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 1021 H

Child Root: / יאש / YASh   Verb: Press   Noun: ? / Despair
Root Meaning: A strong pressing down on someone bringing despair or hopelessness.
AHLB#: 1021 L

Child Root: / איש / AYSh   Verb: ?   Noun: Fire
Root Meaning: The charred wood after being burned in the fire.
AHLB#: 1021 M

Child Root: / אשי / AShY   Verb: ?   Noun: Pillar
Root Meaning: A strong pressing down on something.
AHLB#: 1021 N

Adopted Root: / דעך / DAhK   Verb: Extinguish   Noun: ?
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 2108

Adopted Root: / עשק / AhShQ   Verb: Press   Noun: ? / Oppression
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 2584

Adopted Root: / עשר / AhShR   Verb: Rich   Noun: Riches
Root Meaning: ?
AHLB#: 2585

Adopted Root: / עשת / AhShT   Verb: Shine   Noun: ?
Root Meaning: The polishing of stone, metal or ivory by rubbing to make shine.
AHLB#: 2586




Parent Root
את   /   AT

Verb: Plow       Noun: Mark

Pictographic Meaning: The pictograph is a picture of an ox. The is a picture of two crossed sticks used to make a sign or mark. Combined these pictures represent "an ox moving toward a mark".
Root Meaning: When plowing a field with oxen, the plowman drives the oxen toward a distant mark in order to keep the furrow straight. A traveler arrives at his destination by following a mark. The traveling toward a mark, destination or person. The arrival of one to the mark. A "you" is an individual who has arrived to a "me". The coming toward a mark. A standard, or flag, with the family mark hangs as a sign. An agreement or covenant by two where a sign or mark of the agreement is made as a reminder to both parties.
Edenics: at - a moving at something
AHLB#: 1022

Child Root: / אתה / ATH   Verb: ?   Noun: Mark / Arrive
Root Meaning: The traveling toward a mark, destination or a person. The arrival of one to the mark.
AHLB#: 1022 H

Child Root: / אות / AWT   Verb: ?   Noun: Mark / Agree
Root Meaning: The coming toward a mark. A standard, or flag, with the family mark hangs as a sign. An agreement or covenant by two where a sign or mark of the agreement is made as a reminder to both parties.
AHLB#: 1022 J

Child Root: / אית / AYT   Verb: ?   Noun: Entrance
Root Meaning: The entering into the area of destination.
AHLB#: 1022 M