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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #428 - אֵלֶּה

Word Origin:
prolonged from (0411)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) these

1a) used before antecedent

1b) used following antecedent

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 243 ‑ ἄλλος (al'‑los);  
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (20)NAS (722)HCS (697)
1 Samuel1
1 Kings1
1 Chronicles2
1 Samuel25
2 Samuel14
1 Kings19
2 Kings17
1 Chronicles76
2 Chronicles19
1 Samuel25
2 Samuel13
1 Kings17
2 Kings15
1 Chronicles74
2 Chronicles19
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1104) le (הל HL) AC: Shine CO: Star AB: Distant: The pictograph e is a picture of a man with his arms raised looking at a great sight. The l 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. The stars have always been used to guide the traveler or shepherd to find his home or destination.

A) le (הל HL) AC: Look CO: ? AB: ?: To look toward a sight.

Nm) le (הל HL) - I. These:Designating a group that is with the speaker. In the sense of looking toward a sight. [Hebrew and Aramaic; The short form " e " is used as a prefix meaning "look" and translated as "the".] [df: la hla]II. Toward:A moving to or toward something to be with it as the ox moves toward a destination. [df: la] KJV (69): these, those, this, thus, who, so, such, some, same, other, which, another, whom, they, them - Strongs: H411 (אֵל), H412 (אֵל), H413 (אֶל), H428 (אֵלֶּה), H429 (אֵלֶּה)

em ) lie (היל HYL) - These: Designating a group that is with the speaker. In the sense of looking toward a sight. [Aramaic only] [df: Kla] KJV (14): these, those - Strongs: H479 (אִלֵּךְ)

if1 ) elet (תהלה THLH) - Folly: In the sense of shining. KJV (1): folly - Strongs: H8417 (תָּהֳלָה)

rm) fle (הלו HLW) - Behold: As to look at a sight. [Aramaic only] [df: wla]KJV (10): behold, lo - Strongs: H431 (אֲלוּ), H718 (אֲרוּ)

sm ) nile (הלינ HLYN) - These: Designating a group that is with the speaker. In the sense of looking toward a sight. [Aramaic only] [df: Nla] KJV (5): these, the - Strongs: H459 (אִלֵּן)

ief1 ) eliet (תהילה THYLH) - Shining: A shining through ones actions or words. May be in a positive (praise) or negative (folly) sense. KJV (57): praise - Strongs: H8416 (תְּהִלָּה)

B) lle (הלל HLL) AC: Shine CO: ? AB: ?: To cause a shining of one by praising or giving thanks to another or to ones self.

V) lle (הלל HLL) - Shine: To shine through ones actions or words. KJV (165): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel, Participle) praise, glory, boast, mad, shine, foolish, commended, rage, celebrate - Strongs: H1984 (הָלַל)

am) llem (מהלל MHLL) - Shine: KJV (1): praise - Strongs: H4110 (מַהֲלָל)

em) llie (הילל HYLL) - S |kjv: Lucifer - Strongs: H1966 (הֵילֵל)

gf1 ) ellfe (הוללה HWLLH) - Madness: As one shining in a negative sense. KJV (4): madness - Strongs: H1947 (הוֹלֵלוֹת)

of3) tfllfe (הוללות HWLLWT) - Madness: As one shining in a negative sense. KJV (1): madness - Strongs: H1948 (הוֹלֵלוּת)

bdm) lflie (הילול HYLWL) - Shine: KJV (2): praise, merry - Strongs: H1974 (הִלּוּלִים)

C) lea (אהל AHL) AC: Shine CO: Tent AB: ?

V) lea (אהל AHL) - I. Shine: II. Pitch tent:[denominative of lefa] KJV (4): (vf: Hiphil, Paal, Piel) shine, tent - Strongs: H166 (אָהַל), H167 (אָהַל)

Nm ) lea (אהל AHL) - Aloe: The glistening oils of the plant. The oils or the tree. KJV (4): aloes, trees of aloes - Strongs: H174 (אֲהָלוֹת)

gm) lefa (אוהל AWHL) - Tent: The shining light of the campfire next to the tent in the distance is a guide for those returning home late just as a star is used as a guide. KJV (345): tabernacle, tent, dwelling - Strongs: H168 (אֹהֶל)

E) ale (הלא HLA) AC: Distant CO: ? AB: ?: A distant sight that is looked toward.

V) ale (הלא HLA) - Distant: To be far off. KJV (1): (vf: Niphal) cast far off - Strongs: H1972 (הָלָא)

Nf1) eale (הלאה HLAH) - Distant: Something far off in the distance. KJV (16): beyond, forward, hitherto, back, thenceforth, henceforth, yonder - Strongs: H1973 (הָלְאָה)

K) fle (הלו HLW) AC: ? CO: Here AB: ?: An arrival to the distant place.

pm) mfle (הלומ HLWM) - Here: KJV (11): hither, here, thither - Strongs: H1988 (הֲלֹם)

L) lei (יהל YHL) AC: ? CO: Bright AB: ?

qpm ) mflei (יהלומ YHLWM) - Diamond: A hard and precious stone that glitters. KJV (3): diamond - Strongs: H3095 (יַהֲלֹם)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ אֵ֫לֶּה ( Rabb אֵלּוּ, Aramaic אִלֵּין, & compd. with and in , )

pronoun plural masculine & feminine these, in usage the plural of זֶה.

a. Genesis 2:4 & often: in apposition to a substantive with a pronominal suffix (always without the article) Exodus 9:14 (read with Hi. אֵלֶּה בְּךָ for אֶללִֿבְּךָ) Exodus 10:1 אֹתֹתַי אֵלֶּה these my signs, Exodus 11:8; Deuteronomy 11:18; 1 Kings 8:59; 1 Kings 10:8; 1 Kings 22:23; 2 Kings 1:13; Jeremiah 31:21; Ezra 2:65; Nehemiah 6:14; in the Genitive 2 Kings 6:20; Isaiah 47:9; Deuteronomy 18:12; Psalm 15:5; and after כל Genesis 14:3 + often Standing alone in a neuter sense, these things (rare in best prose, & not very common in poetry), with עָשָׂה Deuteronomy 18:12; Deuteronomy 22:5; Deuteronomy 25:16; 2 Samuel 23:17,22; Psalm 15:5 +; with other verbs Ezra 9:1; Isaiah 44:21; Isaiah 47:7; Jeremiah 13:22; Hosea 14:10; Psalm 42:5; Psalm 50:21; Psalm 107:43; Job 8:2; with אֶתֿ Numbers 15:13; Isaiah 48:14; with כָּלֿ Judges 13:23; Isaiah 66:2 +; see also some of the cases with prepositions below

d.אלה may point indifferently to what follows, Genesis 6:9; Genesis 10:1; Genesis 25:7,12,13; Psalm 42:5; or to what has preceded, Genesis 9:19; Genesis 10:20,31,32; Genesis 25:4; Leviticus 21:14; Leviticus 22:22; Psalm 15:5; = such as these (τοιαῦτα), Psalm 73:12; Job 18:21.

b. repeated, אלהו֗֗֗אלה, these . . . those Deuteronomy 27:13; Joshua 8:22; Isaiah 49:12 (3t.) Psalm 20:8 +.

c. with the art. (but only after a substantive determined likewise by the article) הָאֵלֶּה Genesis 15:1 #NAME?** in Joshua 17:9 עָרִים הָאֵלֶּה, read הֶעָרִים, compare Joshua 17:12; Joshua 19:8; Joshua 19:16; Joshua 19:31; Joshua 19:48, etc.

d. with prepositions: בְּאֵלֶּה Leviticus 25:54; Leviticus 26:23; 1 Kings 22:11 (7t.), בָּאֵלֶּה 1 Samuel 16:10; 1 Samuel 17:39; לְאֵלֶּה Leviticus 11:24 (4 t), לָאֵלֶּה 1 Kings 22:17 (5t.); מֵאֵלֶּה Genesis 9:19 (16t.); עַד אֵלֶּה Leviticus 26:18; עַלאֵֿלֶּה on account of these things Isaiah 57:6; Isaiah 64:11; Jeremiah 5:9 and elsewhere; כְּאֵלֶּה Job 16:2; Jeremiah 10:16 = Jeremiah 51:19, כָּאֵלֶּה Genesis 27:46; Leviticus 10:19 (things like these, so Isaiah 66:8; Jeremiah 18:13) Numbers 28:24 P (compare Ezekiel 45:25) 2 Kings 25:17 = Jeremiah 52:22, כְּמוֺאֵֿלֶּה Job 12:3.


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Gesenius Definition

אֵלֶּה pron. pl. comm. these, used as the pl. of the sing. זֶה. The simple and less frequent form is אֵל, which see. ־ֶה has a demonstrative power, compare הִנֵּה. (Arab. أُولَى, أُلَى, إِلاَ, f. أُلاَتُ; Ethiop. እሉ፡ hi, እላ፡ hae; Ch. אִלֵּין.) It is applied either to the things which follow, Genesis 2:4, 6:9 11:10 or to those which precede, Genesis 9:19, 10:20, 29 Genesis 10:29, 31 Genesis 10:31. It is placed after a noun, as הַדְּבָרִים הָאֵלֶּה Genesis 15:1 when it is placed before, there is either an ellipsis of the verb substantive, or it is used δεικτικῶς, Psalms 73:12. Comp. זֶה. When twice or three times repeated, hi, illi, illi, Isaiah 49:12. [“Like זֶה it refers also to space, עַד־אֵלֶּה i.q. עַד־זֶה Leviticus 26:18. Some suppose אֵלֶּה to be used also for the sing., as 2 Chronicles 3:3; Ezekiel 46:24; Ezra 1:9 but these passages are uncertain. See on this pron. Hupfeld, in Zeitschr. f.d. Morgenl. ii. 161” Ges. add.]

List of Word Forms
אֵ֑לֶּה אֵ֔לֶּה אֵ֕לֶּה אֵ֖לֶּה אֵ֗לֶּה אֵ֙לֶּה֙ אֵ֚לֶּה אֵ֛לֶּה אֵ֜לֶּה אֵ֠לֶּה אֵ֣לֶּ֣ה אֵ֣לֶּה אֵ֣לֶּה ׀ אֵ֤לֶּה אֵ֤לֶּה ׀ אֵ֥לֶּה אֵ֦לֶּה אֵ֧לֶּה אֵ֨לֶּה אֵ֭לֶּה אֵֽלֶּה׃ אֵלֶּה֩ אלה אלה׃ בְּאֵ֑לֶּה בְּאֵ֔לֶּה בְּאֵ֙לֶּה֙ בְּאֵ֛לֶּה בְאֵ֥לֶּה בָּאֵ֖לֶּה בָּאֵֽלֶּה׃ באלה באלה׃ הָ֠אֵלֶּה הָ֭אֵלֶּה הָאֵ֑לֶּה הָאֵ֔לֶּה הָאֵ֔לֶה הָאֵ֔לֶּה הָאֵ֖לֶּה הָאֵ֗לֶּה הָאֵ֙לֶּה֙ הָאֵ֛לֶּה הָאֵ֜לֶּה הָאֵ֡לֶּה הָאֵ֤לֶּה הָאֵ֧לֶּה הָאֵ֨לֶּה הָאֵֽלֶּה׃ הָאֵלֶּה֮ האלה האלה׃ וְ֠אֵלֶּה וְ֭אֵלֶּה וְאֵ֖לֶּה וְאֵ֗לֶּה וְאֵ֙לֶּה֙ וְאֵ֛לֶּה וְאֵ֣לֶּה וְאֵ֣לֶּה ׀ וְאֵ֤לֶּה וְאֵ֥לֶּה וְאֵ֨לֶּה וְאֵלֶּה֮ וְכָאֵ֛לֶּה וּ֠לְאֵ֜לֶּה וּבְאֵ֙לֶּה֙ וּלְאֵ֖לֶּה וּלְאֵ֙לֶּה֙ וּמֵאֵ֖לֶּה וּמֵאֵ֜לֶּה ואלה ובאלה וכאלה ולאלה ומאלה כְאֵ֜לֶּה כְאֵ֣לֶּה כָּאֵ֑לֶּה כָּאֵ֔לֶּה כָּאֵ֙לֶּה֙ כָּאֵ֜לֶּה כָאֵ֖לֶּה כאלה לְ֠אֵלֶּה לָאֵ֔לֶּה לָאֵ֗לֶּה לָאֵ֙לֶּה֙ לאלה מֵ֠אֵלֶּה מֵאֵ֑לֶּה מֵאֵ֖לֶּה מֵאֵ֗לֶּה מֵאֵֽלֶּה׃ מאלה מאלה׃ ’êl·leh ’êlleh bā’êlleh bā·’êl·leh baElleh bə’êlleh ḇə’êlleh bə·’êl·leh ḇə·’êl·leh beElleh chaElleh cheElleh Elleh hā’êleh hā’êlleh hā·’ê·leh hā·’êl·leh haEleh haElleh kā’êlleh ḵā’êlleh kā·’êl·leh ḵā·’êl·leh kaElleh ḵə’êlleh ḵə·’êl·leh lā’êlleh lā·’êl·leh laElleh lə’êlleh lə·’êl·leh Leelleh mê’êlleh mê·’êl·leh Meelleh ū·ḇə·’êl·leh ū·lə·’êl·leh ū·mê·’êl·leh ūḇə’êlleh ūlə’êlleh uleElleh ūmê’êlleh umeElleh uveElleh vechaElleh veElleh wə’êlleh wə·’êl·leh wə·ḵā·’êl·leh wəḵā’êlleh

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