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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #04135 - מוּל
1) to circumcise, let oneself be circumcised, cut, be cut off
1a) (Qal) to circumcise
1b) (Niphal) to be circumcised, circumcise oneself
1c) (Hiphil) to cause to be circumcised
1c1) of destruction (figuratively)
1d) (Hithpolel) to be cut off
1e) (Polel) cut down
V) alm (מלא MLA) - Fill: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: arm] KJV (253): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel, Participle) fill, full, fulfill, consecrate, accomplish, replenish, wholly, set, expire, fully, gather, overflow, satisfy, filthy, lift - Strongs: H4390 (מָלָא), H4391 (מְלָא), H4754 (מָרָא)
J) lfm (מול MWL) AC: ? CO: Front AB: ?: The front of a long series of the same. The past is seen as "in front" in ancient Hebrew thought because the past can be seen while the future is unseen and therefore behind.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מוּל to cut off, to circumcise (comp. מָהַל, מָלַל No. II., נָמַל No. I.); with an acc. of pers. Genesis 21:4; Exodus 12:44; Joshua 5:4, Joshua 5:7 and of the foreskin, Genesis 17:23. Metaph. Deuteronomy 10:16, וּמַלְתֶּם אֵת עָרְלַת לְבַבְכֶם “circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart,” remove impure things from your mind [?]; Deuteronomy 30:6 comp. περιτομὴ καρδιάς, Romans 2:29, and Arab. طهر to circumcise, prop. to purge, because the foreskin was regarded as unclean and profane.
Niphal, to be circumcised, to circumcise oneself, Genesis 17:10, 13 Genesis 17:13, 34:15, 17 Genesis 34:17, 22 Genesis 34:22. Figuratively, Jeremiah 4:4, הִמֹּלוּ לַיהוָֹה “circumcise yourselves to Jehovah,” i.e. put away all wickedness from your minds, and consecrate yourselves to Jehovah.
Pilel מוֹלֵל to cut down. Impers. Psalms 90:6, לָעֶרֶב יְמוֹלֵל וְיָבֵשׁ “in the evening it is cut down (man like grass) and withereth.”
Hiphil, to cut off, destroy (a people), Psalms 118:10, 11 Psalms 118:11, 12 Psalms 118:12.
Hithpalel הִתְמוֹלֵל to be cut off at the point, blunted (as arrows); Psalms 58:8, יִדְרֹךְ חִצָּו כְּמוֹ יִתְמֹלָֽלוּ “(where) he sends his arrows, (they shall be) as if cut off at the point,” i.e. blunted, good for nothing.
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