Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Entry for Strong's #01809 - דָּלַל
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
1) to hang, languish, hang down, be low
1a1) to hang low
1a2) to be low
1a3) of distress (figuratively)
1a4) to languish, look weakly (of eyes)
1b) (Niphal) to be brought low, be laid low
A primitive root (compare H1802); to slacken or be feeble; figuratively to be oppressed: - bring low, dry up, be emptied, be not equal, fail, be impoverished, be made thin.
Frequency Lists [ Book | Word ]
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions
1081) ld (דל DL) AC: Back and Forth CO: Door AB: ?: The pictograph d is a door. The l is a picture of staff and represents any rod. Combined these pictures mean "the door on the rod". The tent door was hung down as a curtain, covering the entrance to the tent, from a horizontal pole. The door was then moved to the side for going in and out of the tent. (eng: door - an exchange for the d and l)
A) ld (דל DL) AC: ? CO: Door AB: Poor: Any object that dangles such as a bucket that is hung from a rope down a well to retrieve water. The hair hangs from the head. A poor or weak person hangs the head in poverty.
V) lld (דלל DLL) - Brought low: To be brought down low such as the head in humility or a dried up river. KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Niphal) brought low, dried up, not equal, emptied, fail, impoverished, thin - Strongs: H1809 (דָּלַל)
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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
דָּלַל verb hang, be low, languish (Late Hebrew Hiph`il thin, thin out vines, etc.; Assyrian dalâlu, be weak, humble Zim Bp 74. 97; Arabic direct, guide, , be directed, guided; put in motion, commotion; be in motion, hang, dangle; also amorous, coquettish, gesture or behaviour of women) —
Qal Perfect דֵּלֹּתִי Psalm 116:6, דַּלּוֺתִי Psalm 142:7; 1 plural דַּלּוֺנוּ Psalm 79:8, דָּֽלֲלוּ Isaiah 19:6, דַּלּוּ Isaiah 38:14; Job 28:4 (on דַּלְיוּ Proverbs 26:7 compare דָּלָה); — hang, 'depend', Job 28:4 (of one descending a miner's shaft "" נָעוּ); be low, of streams Isaiah 19:6 ("" חָֽרְבוּ); be low, brought low, metaphor of distress Psalm 79:8; Psalm 116:6; Psalm 142:7; languish, of eyes, look languishingly (Che) Isaiah 38:14. —
Niph`al Imperfect יִדַּל Isaiah 17:4, וַיִּדַּל Judges 6:6, — be brought low, laid low, Judges 6:6 figurative of Israel; Isaiah 17:4 of glory of Jacob.
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List of Word Forms
דַּ֖לּוּ דַּ֝לּוֹתִ֗י דַּלְי֣וּ דַּלּ֤וּ דַלּ֣וֹנוּ דַלּ֪וֹתִ֫י דָּלֲל֥וּ דלו דלונו דלותי דליו דללו וַיִּדַּ֧ל וידל יִדַּ֖ל ידל dā·lă·lū ḏal·lō·w·nū dal·lō·w·ṯî ḏal·lō·w·ṯî dal·lū dal·yū dalaLu dālălū dalLonu dalloTi ḏallōwnū dallōwṯî ḏallōwṯî Dallu dallū dalYu dalyū vaiyidDal way·yid·dal wayyiddal yid·dal yiddal