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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2461 - חָלָב
Nm) blh (ההלב HhLB) - I. Fat:The fat of an animal as the choicest part. II. Milk:The milk, containing fat, of a dairy animal. KJV (136): fat, fatness, best, finest, grease, marrow, milk, cheese, suckle - Strongs: H2459 (חֶלֶב), H2461 (חָלָב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חָלָב m. with art. הֶחָלָב, const. חֲלֵב (as if from חָלֵב), with suffix חֲלָבִי milk, whilst fresh, differing from חֶמְאָה, so called from fatness, Genesis 18:8, 49:12 Proverbs 27:27. For the phrase אֶרֶץ זָבַת חָלָב וּדְבַשׁ, see under the root זוּב. To suck the milk of nations, poet. for to make their wealth one’s own, claim for oneself, Isaiah 60:16. (Arabic حَاِيب, حَلَبُ id.; whence حَلَبَ to milk; Eth. ሕሊብ፡ milk.)
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