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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07974 - שֶׁלַח
Salah or Shelah = “sprout”
1) son of Arphaxad and father of Eber
שֶׁלַח m. with suff. שִׁלְחוֹ
(1) a weapon, missile, as sent against an enemy; Arab. سِلَحُ and سِلاَحُ coll. arms; specially a sword; سَالِحُ armed; سَلَحَ Conj. V., to arm oneself, 2 Chronicles 32:5, 23:10 Joel 2:8. עָבַר בַּשֶּׁלַח to perish by the weapon (of death), Job 33:18, 36:12.
(2) a shoot, a sprout, Song of Solomon 4:13 compare the root Piel No. 4.
(3) [Selah, Shelah], pr. name
(a) of a son of Arphaxad, Genesis 10:24, 11:12.
(b) of an aqueduct and pool near Jerusalem, which appears to be the same as שִׁלֹחַ (which see) Nehemiah 3:15. Vulg. Siloe.
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