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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #5921 - עַל

Word Origin:
properly, the same as (05920) used as a preposition (in the sing. or pl. often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs' | Strong's ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition
  1. upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against
    1. upon, on the ground of, on the basis of, on account of, because of, therefore, on behalf of, for the sake of, for, with, in spite of, notwithstanding, concerning, in the matter of, as regards
    2. above, beyond, over (of excess)
    3. above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)
    4. upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)
    5. over (of suspension or extension)
    6. by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)
    7. down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to,, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)
    8. to (as a dative) conj
  2. because that, because, notwithstanding, although
Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1883 ‑ ἐπάνω (ep‑an'‑o);   2192 ‑ ἔχω (ekh'‑o);   2212 ‑ ζητέω (dzay‑teh'‑o);   3365 ‑ μηδαμῶς (may‑dam‑oce');   5231 ‑ ὑπεράνω (hoop‑er‑an'‑o);   1883 ‑ ἐπάνω (ep‑an'‑o);   4383 ‑ πρόσωπον (pros'‑o‑pon);   1883 ‑ ἐπάνω (ep‑an'‑o);   3864 ‑ παραθαλάσσιος (par‑ath‑al‑as'‑see‑os);   1122 ‑ γραμματεύς (gram‑mat‑yooce');   3623 ‑ οἰκονόμος (oy‑kon‑om'‑os);   1847 ‑ ἐξουδενέω (ex‑oo‑den‑o'‑o);   4133 ‑ πλήν (plane);   2945 ‑ κύκλῳ (koo'‑klo);   4057 ‑ περισσῶς (per‑is‑soce');  
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (48)NAS (521)HCS (4884)
1 Kings1
1 Chronicles1
2 Chronicles4
1 Samuel59
2 Samuel75
1 Kings88
2 Kings68
1 Chronicles85
2 Chronicles108
Song of Solomon7
1 Samuel130
2 Samuel161
1 Kings248
2 Kings217
1 Chronicles144
2 Chronicles280
Song of Solomon25
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1357) lo (אהל AhL) AC: Work CO: Yoke AB: ?: The pictograph o is a picture of they eye representing knowledge and experience, the l is a picture of a shepherd staff or yoke. Combined these mean "experience the staff". The yoke, a staff is lifted over the shoulder, is attached to the oxen for performing work. (eng: collar - with the exchange of the sound of the ayin with the c and the additional r)

A) lo (אהל AhL) AC: Raise CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) lo (אהל AhL) - I. Above:[df: lwe]II. Upon:[Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (152): above, high, upon, in, on, over, by, for, both, beyond, through, throughout, against, beside, forth, off, from - Strongs: H5920 (עַל), H5921 (עַל), H5922 (עַל)

Nf1) elo (אהלה AhLH) - Rising: A rising of smoke from a burnt offering. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): burn offering - Strongs: H5928 (עֲלָוָה)

Nf3) tflc (גלות GLWT) - Captivity: A yoke was placed on captives to be taken back. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (19): captivity, captive - Strongs: H1546 (גָּלוּת), H1547 (גָּלוּ)

am) lom (מאהל MAhL) - Above: KJV (138): above, upward, high, exceeding, upon, forward - Strongs: H4605 (מַעַל)

af1) elom (מאהלה MAhLH) - Ascent: A place of straight or stepped incline. KJV (47): degree, steps, dial, by, come, story, up - Strongs: H4609 (מַעֲלָה)

fm) ilo (אהלי AhLY) - Pestle: As lifted up then down to smash what is in the mortar. KJV (1): pestle - Strongs: H5940 (עֱלִי)

if1) elot (תאהלה TAhLH) - Trench: A watercourse that rises in elevation to bring down water from a higher source. KJV (11): conduit, trench, watercourse, healing, cured, river - Strongs: H8585 (תְּעָלָה)

km) lom (מאהל MAhL) - Rising: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): down - Strongs: H4606 (מֶעָל)

pm) mlo (אהלמ AhLM) - Youth: A young male at the prime age for work. KJV (2): young, stripling - Strongs: H5958 (עֶלֶם)

pf1) emlo (אהלמה AhLMH) - Youth: A young female at the prime age for work. KJV (7): virgin, maid, damsel - Strongs: H5959 (עַלְמָה)

fjm) nfilo (אהליונ AhLYWN) - High: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (57): high, upper, higher, highest, above, uppermost - Strongs: H5945 (עֶלְיוֹן), H5946 (עֶלְיוֹן)

rpm) mflo (אהלומ AhLWM) - Youth: A young male at the prime age for work. KJV (4): youth - Strongs: H5934 (עֲלוּמִים)

B) llo (אהלל AhLL) AC: Work CO: ? AB: ?: The yoke was listed up onto the shoulder of the oxen to perform work.

V) llo (אהלל AhLL) - Work: To perform a work. To work over another as a mocking or abuse. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (23): (vf: Hitpael, Hophal) glean, done, abuse, mock, affect, children, do, defiled, practice, wrought, bring, come, went - Strongs: H5953 (עָלַל), H5954 (עֲלַל)

am) llom (מאהלל MAhLL) - Works: KJV (41): doings, works, inventions, endeavors - Strongs: H4611 (מַעֲלָל)

bm) lilo (אהליל AhLYL) - Furnace: Used for working metals. KJV (1): furnace - Strongs: H5948 (עֲלִיל)

bf1) elilo (אהלילה AhLYLH) - Works: KJV (24): doing, works, deeds, occasions, actions, actions, acts, inventions - Strongs: H5949 (עֲלִלָה)

bff1) eililo (אהליליה AhLYLYH) - Works: KJV (1): work - Strongs: H5950 (עֲלִילִיָּה)

idm) lflot (תאהלול TAhLWL) - Impulse: A work performed without consideration. KJV (2): babe, delusion - Strongs: H8586 (תַּעֲלוּלִים)

H) elo (אהלה AhLH) AC: Lift CO: ? AB: ?: The lifting of the yoke onto the shoulder. One taken into exile is placed in the yoke for transport and the yoke of bondage. It was a common practice to strip the clothes off of those taken into exile.

V) elo (אהלה AhLH) - I. Rise:To go, come or bring oneself or something up. [Hebrew and Aramaic; A generic verb with a wide application meaning to lift up] [df: hlg]II. Uncover:As a lifting off of the cover. To be exposed from the removal of clothing. Also to reveal something by exposing it. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: hlg alg]KJV (1087): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual, Piel) up, offer, come, bring, ascend, go, chew, offering, light, increase, burn, depart, put, spring, raise, break, exalt, uncover, discover, captive, carry away, reveal, open, captivity, show, remove, appear, brought, carry - Strongs: H1540 (גָּלָה), H1541 (גְּלָא), H5924 (עֵלָּא), H5927 (עָלָה)

Nm ) elo (אהלה AhLH) - Leaf: As high in the tree. KJV (18): leaf, branch - Strongs: H5929 (עָלֶה)

am) elom (מאהלה MAhLH) - Ascent: A place of straight or stepped incline. KJV (18): up, ascent, cheifest, cliff, hill, stairs - Strongs: H4608 (מַעֲלֶה)

ff1) eilo (אהליה AhLYH) - Loft: A room on top of the house used during hot days of summer. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (21): chamber, parlour, up, ascent, loft, chamber - Strongs: H5944 (עֲלִיָּה), H5952 (עִלִּי)

J) lfo (אהול AhWL) AC: Lift CO: Yoke AB: ?: The lifting up of the yoke upon the shoulders of the oxen.

Nm) lfo (אהול AhWL) - Yoke: [df: le] KJV (40): yoke - Strongs: H5923 (עוֹל)

Nf1 ) elfo (אהולה AhWLH) - I. Rising:A rising of smoke from a burnt offering. II. Captivity:In the sense of lifting a yoke on the shoulder. [df: hlwghlg] KJV (331): burn offering, ascent, go up, captivity, carry, captive, remove - Strongs: H1473 (גֹּלָה), H5930 (עוֹלָה)

L) loi (יאהל YAhL) AC: Lift CO: ? AB: ?

V) loi (יאהל YAhL) - Lift: KJV (23): (vf: Hiphil) profit, forward, good, profitable - Strongs: H3276 (יָעַל)

am) lofm (מואהל MWAhL) - Lift: KJV (1): lifting - Strongs: H4607 (מֹעַל)

M) lio (אהיל AhYL) AC: ? CO: Coat AB: ?: An upper garment lifted up onto the shoulders.

Nf1) elio (אהילה AhYLH) - Occasion: [Unknown connection to root; Aramaic only] KJV (3): occasion - Strongs: H5931 (עִלָּה)

fm) ilio (אהילי AhYLY) - High: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (12): upper, high - Strongs: H5942 (עִלִּי), H5943 (עִלָּי)

km) liom (מאהיל MAhYL) - Cloak: KJV (28): robe, mantle, cloke, coat - Strongs: H4598 (מְעִיל)

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אֶל־ אַל־ אָ֑רֶץ אל־ ארץ הַ֤עַל הַ֥עַל הַֽעַל־ הַעַ֥ל הַעַ֨ל הַעַל־ העל העל־ וְ֝עָלֵ֗ימוֹ וְ֝עָלֶ֗יהָ וְ֝עָלָ֗יו וְֽעַל־ וְאֵלָ֕יו וְהֶעָלֶ֜יהָ וְעַ֕ל וְעַ֖ל וְעַ֗ל וְעַ֛ל וְעַ֞ל וְעַ֣ל וְעַ֣ל ׀ וְעַ֤ל וְעַ֤ל־ וְעַ֥ל וְעַ֧ל וְעַ֨ל וְעַ֨ל־ וְעַֽל־ וְעַל֙ וְעַל֩ וְעַל־ וְעָלֶ֙יהָ֙ וְעָלַ֖י וְעָלַ֗י וְעָלַ֙יִךְ֙ וְעָלַ֞י וְעָלַ֣י וְעָלָ֖יו וְעָלָ֞יו וְעָלָ֥יו וַֽ֝עֲלֵיהֶ֗ם וַעֲלֵי־ וַעֲלֵיהֶ֖ם וַעֲלֵיהֶ֗ם וַעֲלֵיהֶ֣ם וַעֲלֵיהֶ֣ם ׀ וַעֲלֵיהֶ֤ם וַעֲלֵיהֶ֨ם וַעֲלֵיהֶם֩ וּ֝מֵעָלָ֗יו וּמֵעַ֖ל וּמֵעַ֣ל וּמֵעַ֥ל ואליו והעליה ומעל ומעליו ועל ועל־ ועלי ועלי־ ועליה ועליהם ועליו ועליך ועלימו כְּעַ֕ל כְּעַ֗ל כְּעַ֣ל כְּעַ֤ל כֵּ֥ן כן כעל מֵ֝עָלָ֗יו מֵ֠עַל מֵֽ֭עָלַי מֵֽעֲלֵיהֶ֑ם מֵֽעֲלֵיהֶ֔ם מֵֽעֲלֵיהֶ֖ם מֵֽעֲלֵיהֶם֙ מֵֽעֲלֵיכֶ֑ם מֵֽעֲלֵיכֶ֔ם מֵֽעַל־ מֵֽעָלֵ֑ינוּ מֵֽעָלֶ֔יהָ מֵֽעָלֶ֔יךָ מֵֽעָלֶ֗יהָ מֵֽעָלַ֔י מֵֽעָלַ֗י מֵֽעָלַי֙ מֵֽעָלָ֑יִךְ מֵֽעָלָ֑יו מֵֽעָלָ֔יו מֵֽעָלָיו֙ מֵעֲלֵ֖י מֵעֲלֵיהֶ֖ם מֵעֲלֵיהֶ֛ם מֵעֲלֵיהֶ֣ם מֵעֲלֵיהֶ֤ם מֵעֲלֵיכֶ֑ם מֵעֲלֵיכֶ֔ם מֵעֲלֵיכֶ֗ם מֵעֲלֵיכֶֽם׃ מֵעַ֕ל מֵעַ֖ל מֵעַ֗ל מֵעַ֛ל מֵעַ֣ל מֵעַ֣ל ׀ מֵעַ֤ל מֵעַ֥ל מֵעַ֧ל מֵעַ֨ל מֵעַ֬ל מֵעַל֙ מֵעַל֩ מֵעָ֔ל מֵעָֽל׃ מֵעָלֵ֑ינוּ מֵעָלֵ֖ינוּ מֵעָלֵֽינוּ׃ מֵעָלֶ֑יהָ מֵעָלֶ֔יךָ מֵעָלֶ֖יךָ מֵעָלֶ֗יהָ מֵעָלֶ֙יךָ֙ מֵעָלֶ֣יהָ מֵעָלֶֽיךָ׃ מֵעָלַ֕י מֵעָלַ֖י מֵעָלַ֗י מֵעָלַ֣י מֵעָלָ֑י מֵעָלָ֑יו מֵעָלָ֖יו מֵעָלָ֗יו מֵעָלָ֣יו מֵעָלָֽיִךְ׃ מֵעָלָֽי׃ מֵעָלָֽיו׃ מעל מעל־ מעל׃ מעלי מעלי׃ מעליה מעליהם מעליו מעליו׃ מעליך מעליך׃ מעליכם מעליכם׃ מעלינו מעלינו׃ עֲ֝לֵיכֶ֗ם עֲ֠לֵיהֶם עֲ֠לֵיכֶם עֲ֭לֵיהֶם עֲ‍ֽלֵי־ עֲלֵ֖י עֲלֵ֣י עֲלֵ֤י ׀ עֲלֵ֫י עֲלֵֽי־ עֲלֵהֶ֔ם עֲלֵהֶ֔ן עֲלֵהֶ֖ם עֲלֵהֶ֗ם עֲלֵהֶ֛ם עֲלֵהֶם֙ עֲלֵי־ עֲלֵיהֶ֑ם עֲלֵיהֶ֑ן עֲלֵיהֶ֔ם עֲלֵיהֶ֔ן עֲלֵיהֶ֕ם עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם עֲלֵיהֶ֖ן עֲלֵיהֶ֗ם עֲלֵיהֶ֗ן עֲלֵיהֶ֛ם עֲלֵיהֶ֜ם עֲלֵיהֶ֣ם עֲלֵיהֶ֤ם עֲלֵיהֶ֥ם עֲלֵיהֶ֥ן עֲלֵיהֶ֧ם ׀ עֲלֵיהֶ֨ם ׀ עֲלֵיהֶ֨ן עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃ עֲלֵיהֶֽן׃ עֲלֵיהֶם֒ עֲלֵיהֶם֙ עֲלֵיהֶם֩ עֲלֵיהֶם֮ עֲלֵיכֶ֑ם עֲלֵיכֶ֔ם עֲלֵיכֶ֔ן עֲלֵיכֶ֖ם עֲלֵיכֶ֗ם עֲלֵיכֶ֛ם עֲלֵיכֶ֜ם עֲלֵיכֶ֣ם עֲלֵיכֶ֤ם עֲלֵיכֶ֥ם עֲלֵיכֶ֨ם עֲלֵיכֶֽם׃ עֲלֵיכֶם֒ עֲלֵיכֶם֙ עֲלֵכֶ֑ם עֲלַֽהּ׃ עֲלָ֑ךְ עֲלָ֔ךְ עֲלָ֤ךְ עֲלָ֨ךְ עֳלֶ֖יהָ עַ֖ל עַ֗ל עַ֚ל עַ֛ל עַ֝֗ל עַ֞ל עַ֠ל עַ֡ל עַ֣ל עַ֣ל ׀ עַ֤ל עַ֥ל עַ֧ל עַ֨ל עַ֭ל עַֽל־ עַל עַל֩ עַל֮ עַל־ עָ֝לֵ֗ימוֹ עָ֝לֶ֗יךָ עָ֝לַ֗י עָ֝לָ֗יו עָ֠לַי עָ֠לָיו עָ֫לֵ֥ינוּ עָ֫לָ֥י עָ֭לֵינוּ עָ֭לֶיהָ עָ֭לֶיךָ עָ֭לַי עָ֭לָיו עָלֵ֑ימוֹ עָלֵ֑ינוּ עָלֵ֔ינוּ עָלֵ֖ימוֹ עָלֵ֖ינוּ עָלֵ֗ימוֹ עָלֵ֗ינוּ עָלֵ֙ינוּ֙ עָלֵ֛ינוּ עָלֵ֜ינוּ עָלֵ֣ימוֹ עָלֵ֣ינוּ עָלֵ֥ינוּ עָלֵ֨ינוּ ׀ עָלֵֽינוּ׃ עָלֵינוּ֩ עָלֶ֑יהָ עָלֶ֑יךָ עָלֶ֔יהָ עָלֶ֔יךָ עָלֶ֖יהָ עָלֶ֖יךָ עָלֶ֗יהָ עָלֶ֗יךָ עָלֶ֙יהָ֙ עָלֶ֙יךָ֙ עָלֶ֛יהָ עָלֶ֛יךָ עָלֶ֜יהָ עָלֶ֜יךָ עָלֶ֡יהָ עָלֶ֣יהָ עָלֶ֣יךָ עָלֶ֤יהָ עָלֶ֤יךָ עָלֶ֤יךָ ׀ עָלֶ֥יהָ עָלֶ֥יךָ עָלֶ֧יהָ עָלֶ֨יהָ עָלֶ֨יךָ עָלֶֽיהָ׃ עָלֶֽיךָ׃ עָלֶיהָ֮ עָלֶיךָ֒ עָלַ֑י עָלַ֓י ׀ עָלַ֔י עָלַ֔יִךְ עָלַ֖י עָלַ֖יִךְ עָלַ֗י עָלַ֙יִךְ֙ עָלַ֛י עָלַ֛יִךְ עָלַ֜יִךְ עָלַ֞י עָלַ֡יִךְ עָלַ֣י עָלַ֣יִךְ עָלַ֣י ׀ עָלַ֤י עָלַ֤יִךְ עָלַ֥י עָלַ֥יִךְ עָלַ֧יִךְ עָלַ֨י עָלַ֨י ׀ עָלַי֒ עָלַי֙ עָלַי֮ עָלָ֑י עָלָ֑יִךְ עָלָ֑יו עָלָ֔י עָלָ֔יו עָלָ֖יו עָלָ֗יו עָלָ֛יו עָלָ֜יו עָלָ֣יו עָלָ֤יו עָלָ֥יו עָלָ֥יו ׀ עָלָ֧יו עָלָ֨יו עָלָ֨יו ׀ עָלָֽיְכִי׃ עָלָֽיִךְ׃ עָלָֽי׃ עָלָֽיו׃ עָלָיו֒ עָלָיו֙ עָלָיו֩ עָלָיו֮ על על־ עלה׃ עלהם עלהן עלי עלי־ עלי׃ עליה עליה׃ עליהם עליהם׃ עליהן עליהן׃ עליו עליו׃ עליך עליך׃ עליכי׃ עליכם עליכם׃ עליכן עלימו עלינו עלינו׃ עלך עלכם שֶׁעַל֙ שֶׁעַל־ שָׁא֛וּל שאול שעל שעל־ ‘ā·lā·yə·ḵî ‘ā·la·yiḵ ‘ā·lā·yiḵ ‘ă·lah ‘ă·lāḵ ‘ā·lāw ‘ā·lay ‘ā·lāy ‘ă·lê ‘ă·lê- ‘ā·le·hā ‘ă·lê·hem ‘ă·lê·hen ‘ā·le·ḵā ‘ă·lê·ḵem ‘ă·lê·ḵen ‘ā·lê·mōw ‘ā·lê·nū ‘al ‘al- ‘ălah ‘ălāḵ ‘ālāw ‘ālay ‘ālāy ‘ālāyəḵî ‘ālayiḵ ‘ālāyiḵ ‘ălê ‘ălê- ‘ālehā ‘ălêhem ‘ălêhen ‘āleḵā ‘ălêḵem ‘ălêḵen ‘ālêmōw ‘ālênū ‘o·le·hā ‘olehā ’ā·reṣ ’al- ’āreṣ ’el- al aLach aLah aLai aLav aLayechi aLayich aleChem aleHem aleHen alei aleiCha aleiChem aleiChen aLeiha aleiHem aleiHen aLeimov aLeinu aloShi aloSho Aretz el ha‘al ha‘al- ha·‘al ha·‘al- haAl kə‘al kə·‘al keAl ken kên mê‘al mê‘āl mê‘al- mê‘ālāw mê‘ālay mê‘ālāy mê‘ālāyiḵ mê‘ălê mê‘ālehā mê‘ălêhem mê‘āleḵā mê‘ălêḵem mê‘ālênū mê·‘ā·lā·yiḵ mê·‘ā·lāw mê·‘ā·lay mê·‘ā·lāy mê·‘ă·lê mê·‘ā·le·hā mê·‘ă·lê·hem mê·‘ā·le·ḵā mê·‘ă·lê·ḵem mê·‘ā·lê·nū mê·‘al mê·‘āl mê·‘al- meAl meaLai meaLav meaLayich meaLei meaLeicha mealeiChem meaLeiha mealeiHem meaLeinu oLeiha šā’ūl šā·’ūl še‘al še‘al- še·‘al še·‘al- shaUl sheal ū·mê·‘ā·lāw ū·mê·‘al ūmê‘al ūmê‘ālāw umeAl umeaLav vaalei vaaleiHem veAl veaLai veaLav veaLayich veaLeiha veaLeimov vealS veeLav veheaLeiha wa‘ălê- wa‘ălêhem wa·‘ă·lê- wa·‘ă·lê·hem wə‘al wə‘al- wə‘ālāw wə‘ālay wə‘ālayiḵ wə‘ālehā wə‘ālêmōw wə’êlāw wə·‘ā·la·yiḵ wə·‘ā·lāw wə·‘ā·lay wə·‘ā·le·hā wə·‘ā·lê·mōw wə·‘al wə·‘al- wə·’ê·lāw wə·he·‘ā·le·hā wəhe‘ālehā
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