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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #08439 - תּוֹלָע

Transliteration
tôlâ‛
Phonetics
to-law'
Origin
the same as (H8438)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Tola = “worm”

1) the 1st born of Issachar and progenitor of the family of Tolaites

2) a man of Issachar, son of Puah and judge of Israel after Abimelech

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2847 ‑ κόκκινος (kok'‑kee‑nos);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (6)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
Judges
1
1 Chronicles
3
HCS ( 0 )
HCS (6)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
Judges
1
1 Chronicles
3
BSB (6)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
Judges
1
1 Chronicles
3
ESV (6)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
Judges
1
1 Chronicles
3
WEB (6)
Genesis
1
Numbers
1
Judges
1
1 Chronicles
3
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

תּוֹלָע m. תּוֹלֵעָה, תּוֹלַעַת f. pl. תּוֹלָעִים (from the root תָּלַע) [from יָלַע in Thes.].

(1) a worm, specially one which springs from putrefaction. Exodus 16:20; Isaiah 14:11, 66:24 those which devour plants, Jonah 4:7; Deuteronomy 28:39. Metaphorically used of a weak and despised man, Psalms 22:7; Job 25:6.

(2) especially scarlet, scarlet colour, more fully תּוֹלַעַת שָׁנִי (see שָׁנִי ), also scarlet garments, Lamentations 4:5; Isaiah 1:18 (compare תָּלַע Pu.).

(3) [Tola] pr.n.

(a) of the eldest son of Issachar, Genesis 46:13; 1 Chronicles 7:1.

(b) of an Israelitish judge, Judges 10:1. Patron. of letter a, תּוֹלָעִי Numbers 26:23.

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List of Word Forms
לְתוֹלָ֔ע לתולע תּוֹלָ֕ע תּוֹלָ֥ע תּוֹלָ֧ע תוֹלָ֗ע תולע lə·ṯō·w·lā‘ letoLa ləṯōwlā‘ tō·w·lā‘ ṯō·w·lā‘ toLa tōwlā‘ ṯōwlā‘
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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