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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #504 - אֶלֶף

Transliteration
ʼeleph
Phonetics
eh'-lef
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H502)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
108a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) cattle, oxen

1a) in farming

1b) as a possession

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5022 ‑ ταῦρος (tow'‑ros);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
NAS (7)
Deuteronomy 4
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
HCS (7)
Deuteronomy 4
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
BSB (8)
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
ESV (8)
Deuteronomy 4
Judges 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
WEB (7)
Deuteronomy 3
Judges 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

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)

Nm) pla (אלפ ALP) - I. Ox: II. Thousand:[Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (517): kine, oxen, family - Strongs: H504 (אֶלֶף), H505 (אֶלֶף), H506 (אֶלֶף)

dm) pfla (אלופ ALWP) - Guide: One who is yoked to another to lead and teach. KJV (69): duke, guide, friend, governor, captain, ox - Strongs: H441 (אַלֻּף)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [ֶ֫ אלֶף] noun masculine Psalm 8:8; only plural cattle (Phoenician אלף, Assyrian alpu, COT Gloss) — אֲלָפִים Proverbs 14:4; Isaiah 30:24 used in tillage; subject to man Psalm 8:8 ("" צֹנֶה); their increase שְׁגַר אֲלָפֶיךָ a blessing Deuteronomy 7:13; Deuteronomy 28:4,18,51 ("" all עַשְׁתִּרֹת צאֹנֶ֑ךָ).


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֶלֶף , אֲלַף Ch. a thousand, Daniel 5:1, 7:10.


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List of Word Forms
אֲ֭לָפִים אֲלָפֶ֖יךָ אֲלָפֶ֙יךָ֙ אַלְפִּי֙ אלפי אלפיך אלפים וְהָאֲלָפִ֣ים וַאֲלָפִ֣ים ואלפים והאלפים ’ă·lā·p̄e·ḵā ’ă·lā·p̄îm ’al·pî ’ălāp̄eḵā ’ălāp̄îm ’alpî alaFeicha Alafim alPi vaalaFim vehaalaFim wa’ălāp̄îm wa·’ă·lā·p̄îm wə·hā·’ă·lā·p̄îm wəhā’ălāp̄îm
 
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