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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #503 - אָלַף
1) (CLBL) to make thousand-fold, bring forth thousands (verb)
2) (TWOT) (Hiphil) producing thousands (verb)
3) (BDB) chief, chiliarch (noun masculine)
2001) pla (אלפ ALP) AC: Guide CO: Yoke AB: Learn: The yoke of the oxen, the yoke of learning. An older experienced ox is yoked to a younger inexperienced one in order to teach it how to pull a load. A thousand, as a large number of oxen. [from: la- an ox as wearing a yoke for work] (eng: elephant)
V) pla (אלפ ALP) - I. Learn:To learn by example in the sense of being yoked to another. II. Thousand:To make or bring forth a thousand, a thousand-fold. KJV (5): (vf: Hiphil, Paal, Piel) teach, learn, utter, bring forth thousands - Strongs: H502 (אָלַף), H503 (אָלַף)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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