Parent Root Dictionary - Hey
By Jeff A. Benner
(hav) Give / Gift
Pictograph: The pictograph represents one who is looking at a great sight with his hands raised as when saying behold. The is a representation of the tent or house. Combined these pictures mean "look toward the house" or "provide for the family".
Definition: One does not choose the household which one is born into, including tribe, parents, children and wife (as marriages were often arranged by the father), it is a gift from God. These gifts are seen as a privilege and are to be cherished and protected.
Strong's #: n/a
(hah) Breathe / Breath
Pictograph: The pictograph represents one who is looking at a great sight with his hands raised and taking a long breath.
Definition: To exist or have breath. That which exists has breath. In Hebrew thought the breath is the character of someone or something. Just as a man has character, so do objects.
Strong's #: 1929
(hal) Shine / North Star
Pictograph: The pictograph is a picture of a man with his arms raised looking at a great sight. The is a shepherd staff representing the idea of "toward" as the staff is used to move a sheep toward a direction. Combined these letters mean "a looking toward something" such as the looking toward a light in the distance.
Definition: The stars have always been used to guide the traveler or shepherd to find his home or destination.
Strong's #: n/a
(har) High / Hill
Pictograph: The pictograph is a representation of a head.
Definition: In Hebrew thought all things are in motion. A mountain or hill is not inanimate but the head of the landscape rising up out of the ground.
Strong's #: 2022
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