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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #03612 - כָּלֵב

Transliteration
kâlêb
Phonetics
kaw-labe'
Origin
perhaps a form of (03611), or else from the same root in the sense of forcible
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Caleb = “dog”

1) the godly son of Jephunneh and the faithful spy who reported the Promised Land favourably and urged its capture

2) son of Hezron and grandson of Pharez and great grandson of Judah and the father of Hur and grandfather of Caleb the spy

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (35)
Numbers
9
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
9
Judges
6
1 Samuel
1
1 Chronicles
9
NAS (35)
Numbers
9
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
9
Judges
6
1 Samuel
1
1 Chronicles
9
HCS (35)
Numbers
9
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
9
Judges
6
1 Samuel
1
1 Chronicles
9
BSB (35)
Numbers
9
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
9
Judges
6
1 Samuel
1
1 Chronicles
9
ESV (35)
Numbers
9
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
9
Judges
6
1 Samuel
1
1 Chronicles
9
WEB (35)
Numbers
9
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
9
Judges
6
1 Samuel
1
1 Chronicles
9
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כָּלֵב ([“perhaps ‘dog,’ i.e. כֶּלֶב”], i.q. كَلِبُ “rabid”?), Caleb, pr.n. borne by

(1) the companion of Joshua, the son of Jephunneh, Numbers 13:6, 14:6, seq.; Joshua 15:14. Patron. כָּלִבִּי 1 Samuel 25:3.

(2)  1 Chronicles 2:18, 19 1 Chronicles 2:19, for which there is כְּלוּבַי ver. 1 Chronicles 2:9.

(3)  1 Chronicles 2:50.

[“כָּלֵב אֶפְרָתָה [Caleb-ephratah], pr.n. of a place elsewhere unknown, 1 Chronicles 2:24.”]

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List of Word Forms
וְכָלֵ֖ב וְכָלֵ֣ב וְכָלֵב֙ וּלְכָלֵ֣ב וכלב ולכלב כָּלֵ֑ב כָּלֵ֔ב כָּלֵ֖ב כָּלֵ֗ב כָּלֵ֛ב כָּלֵ֣ב כָּלֵ֤ב כָּלֵ֥ב כָּלֵב֙ כָלֵ֑ב כָלֵ֔ב כָלֵ֖ב כָלֵ֗ב כָלֵב֙ כלב לְכָלֵ֥ב לְכָלֵ֨ב לְכָלֵב֙ לכלב chaLev kā·lêḇ ḵā·lêḇ kālêḇ ḵālêḇ kaLev lə·ḵā·lêḇ lechaLev ləḵālêḇ ū·lə·ḵā·lêḇ ulechaLev ūləḵālêḇ vechaLev wə·ḵā·lêḇ wəḵālêḇ
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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