Old Testament Hebrew
a primitive root
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Greek Equivalent Words:
‑ διαμερίζω (dee‑am‑er‑id'‑zo)
Frequency / Word [ Book | Word ]
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions
2606) clp (פלג PLG) AC: Split CO: River AB: Division: The land is divided by rivers that mark out boundaries or sections.
V) clp (פלג PLG) - Split: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (5): (vf: Niphal, Pel) divide - Strongs: H6385 (פָּלַג), H6386 (פְּלַג)
Nm) clp (פלג PLG) - I. River:As dividing the land into two parts. II. Half:As split into two. [Aramaic only] KJV (11): river, stream, dividing - Strongs: H6387 (פְּלַג), H6388 (פֶּלֶג)
Nf1) eclp (פלגה PLGH) - I. Clan:A division within the family. II. River:[Aramaic only] KJV (3): division, river - Strongs: H6390 (פְּלַגָּה)
df1) ecflp (פלוגה PLWGH) - Clan: A division within the family. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (2): division - Strongs: H6391 (פְּלֻגָּה), H6392 (פְּלֻגָּה)
hf1) eclpm (מפלגה MPLGH) - Clan: A division within the family. KJV (1): division - Strongs: H4653 (מִפְלַגָּה)
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 verb split, divide
(Late Hebrew chiefly in secondary meanings and derivatives; Arabic divide, split
; Aramaic , divide
; Ethiopic ravine, stream
; Assyrian palgu
Niph`al Perfect 3 feminine singular Genesis 10:25 the earth was divided.
Pi`el 1. Perfect 3 masculine singular gL'Pi`el Job 38:25 cleave a channel for rain.
2 Imperative masculine singular (Ges§ 52 n) Psalm 55:10 divide their speech (their counsels).
 verb divide ( Syriac; compare Biblical Hebrew (chiefly late)); —
Pe`al passive feminine singular Daniel 2:41 shall be divided.
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פָּלַג not used in Kal. Aram. and Arabic to cleave, to divide (comp. as to the primary stock under the root פָּלָא). Hence
Niphal, to be divided, Genesis 10:25; 1 Chronicles 1:19.
Piel, to divide, as a channel, watercourse, Job 38:25. Metaph. Psalms 55:10, “divide their tongue,” cause them to fall out amongst themselves.
Derivatives, פֶּלֶג-פְּלֻגָּה, מִפְלַגָּה.
List of Word Forms
נִפְלְגָ֣ה נפלגה פִלַּ֣ג פַּלַּ֣ג פלג filLag nifleGah nip̄·lə·ḡāh nip̄ləḡāh pal·laḡ palLag pallaḡ p̄il·laḡ p̄illaḡ
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