Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1966 - הֵילֵל
Lucifer = “light-bearer”
1) shining one, morning star, Lucifer
1a) of the king of Babylon and Satan (figuratively)
2) (TWOT) ‘Helel’ describing the king of Babylon
1104) le (הל HL) AC: Shine CO: Star AB: Distant: The pictograph e is a picture of a man with his arms raised looking at a great sight. The l is a shepherd staff representing the idea of "toward" as the staff is used to move a sheep toward a direction. Combined these letters mean "a looking toward something" such as the looking toward a light in the distance. The stars have always been used to guide the traveler or shepherd to find his home or destination.
Nm) le (הל HL) - I. These:Designating a group that is with the speaker. In the sense of looking toward a sight. [Hebrew and Aramaic; The short form " e " is used as a prefix meaning "look" and translated as "the".] [df: la hla]II. Toward:A moving to or toward something to be with it as the ox moves toward a destination. [df: la] KJV (69): these, those, this, thus, who, so, such, some, same, other, which, another, whom, they, them - Strongs: H411 (אֵל), H412 (אֵל), H413 (אֶל), H428 (אֵלֶּה), H429 (אֵלֶּה)
V) lle (הלל HLL) - Shine: To shine through ones actions or words. KJV (165): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel, Participle) praise, glory, boast, mad, shine, foolish, commended, rage, celebrate - Strongs: H1984 (הָלַל)
gm) lefa (אוהל AWHL) - Tent: The shining light of the campfire next to the tent in the distance is a guide for those returning home late just as a star is used as a guide. KJV (345): tabernacle, tent, dwelling - Strongs: H168 (אֹהֶל)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
הֵילֵל Isaiah 14:12 according to LXX., Vulg., Targ. Rabbin. Luth., stella lucida, bright star, i.e. Lucifer. Nor is this a bad rendering, for there is added בֶּן־שַׁחַר and in the Chaldee also Lucifer [the morning star], is called כּוֹכַב נָגְהָה, in Arab. زُهَرَةُ i.e. splendid star. According to this opinion הֵילֵל would be derived from the root הלל to shine; as a participial noun of the conj. קֵיטֵל, (comp. Arab. بَيْطَرَ, Syr. ܣܰܝܒܰܪ and the like), or else of a quadriliteral verb הילל, comp. הֵיכָל, הֵידָד. However, הֵילֵל itself is not unfrequently Imper. Hiph. of the verb יָלַל in the signification wail, lament (Ezekiel 21:17; Zechariah 11:2), and this does not appear less suitable, and is adopted by Syr., Aqu. and Jerome. [“This is less suitable.” Ges. corr.]
the Third Week after Epiphany