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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5956 - עָלַם

Transliteration
‛âlam
Phonetics
aw-lam'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1629
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to conceal, hide, be hidden, be concealed, be secret

1a) (Qal) secret (participle)

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be concealed

1b2) concealed, dissembler (participle)

1c) (Hiphil) to conceal, hide

1d) (Hithpael) to hide oneself

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1968 ‑ ἐπιπίπτω (ep‑ee‑pip'‑to);  5237 ‑ ὑπερεῖδον (hoop‑er‑i'‑do);  613 ‑ ἀποκρύπτω (ap‑ok‑roop'‑to);  654 ‑ ἀποστρέφω (ap‑os‑tref'‑o);  2928 ‑ κρύπτω (kroop'‑to);  3871 ‑ παρακαλύπτω (par‑ak‑al‑oop'‑to);  216 ‑ ἄλαλος (al'‑al‑os);  880 ‑ ἄφωνος (af'‑o‑nos);  2660 ‑ κατανύσσω (kat‑an‑oos'‑so);  2990 ‑ λανθάνω (lan‑than'‑o);  3891 ‑ παρανομέω (par‑an‑om‑eh'‑o);  3928 ‑ παρέρχομαι (par‑er'‑khom‑ahee);  4623 ‑ σιωπάω (see‑o‑pah'‑o);  4912 ‑ συνέχω (soon‑ekh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (28)
Leviticus
6
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
3
1 Samuel
1
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
1
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
2
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Nahum
1
NAS (31)
Leviticus
5
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
7
1 Samuel
1
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
1
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
2
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Nahum
1
HCS (28)
Leviticus
6
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
3
1 Samuel
1
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
1
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
2
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Nahum
1
BSB (28)
Leviticus
6
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
3
1 Samuel
1
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
1
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
2
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Nahum
1
ESV (27)
Leviticus
6
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
3
1 Samuel
1
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
1
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
2
Lamentations
1
Nahum
1
WEB (27)
Leviticus
6
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
3
1 Samuel
1
1 Kings
1
2 Kings
1
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
3
Proverbs
1
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
2
Lamentations
1
Ezekiel
1
Nahum
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2544) mlo (אהלמ AhLM) AC: Hide CO: ? AB: Ancient: Beyond the field of vision of time or space.

V) mlo (אהלמ AhLM) - Hide: To be hidden or obscured from sight, covered or unknown. KJV (28): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Participle) hide, blind, dissembler, secret - Strongs: H5956 (עָלַם)

Nm) mlo (אהלמ AhLM) - Ancient: A distant time in the past or future, as a time hidden from the present. [Aramaic only] KJV (20): ever, everlasting, old, never - Strongs: H5957 (עָלַם)

gm) mlfo (אהולמ AhWLM) - Ancient: A distant time in the past or future, as a time hidden from the present. KJV (439): ever, everlasting, old, perpetual, evermore, never, time, ancient, world, always, alway, long, more - Strongs: H5769 (עֹלָם)

if1) emlot (תאהלמה TAhLMH) - Hidden: KJV (3): secret, hid - Strongs: H8587 (תַּעֲלֻמָה)

ecm) mflio (אהילומ AhYLWM) - Ancient: A distant time in the past or future, as a time hidden from the present. KJV (1): ever - Strongs: H5865 (עֵילוֹם)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָלַם to hide, to conceal. In Kal only occurring in part. pass. עֲלֻמִים hidden (sins), Psalms 90:8.

Niphal נֶעְלַםִ to be hidden, to lie hid, Nahum 3:11 followed by מִן of person from whom any thing is hid, Leviticus 5:2 and מֵעֵינֵי 4:13 Numbers 5:13. Part. נַעֲלָמִים secret men, crafty, Psalms 26:4.

Hiphil הֶעֱלִים

(1) to hide, followed by מִן from any one, 2 Kings 4:27. Specially

(a) הֶעֱלִים עֵינַיִם followed by מִן to hide the eyes, i.e. to turn them away from any one, implying neglect, Ezekiel 22:26 and refusing aid, Isaiah 1:15 compare Proverbs 28:27 sometimes connivance, Leviticus 20:4; 1 Samuel 12:3 (followed by בְּ). Without עֵינַיִם Psalms 10:1.

(b) הֶעֱלִים אֹזֶן to hide the ear, not to choose to hear, Lamentations 3:56.

(2) to hide, to cover over with words, i.e. to chide, to rebuke (opp. to throw light on, i.e. to praise), Job 42:3.

Hithpael, to hide one’s self. Job 6:16 used of rivers, עָלֵימוֹ יִתְעַלֵּם־שֶׁלֶנ “in which the snow hideth itself,” i.e. the snow water in the spring (עַל here having the signification of approach, see No. 1, b, α). Followed by מִן to turn oneself away from any thing, to withdraw from it; Deuteronomy 22:1, Deuteronomy 22:3, Deuteronomy 22:4. Psalms 55:2, אַל־תִּתְעַלֵּם מִתְּחִנָּתִי “hide not thyself from my supplication;” Isaiah 58:7.

Derived nouns, עוֹלָם, עֵילוֹם, תַּעֲלֻמָה [also עַלְמָה, see note on that word].

II. עָלַם or

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List of Word Forms
אַעְלִ֤ים אעלים הֶעְלִ֣ים הֶעְלִ֣ימוּ הַעְלֵ֣ם העלים העלימו העלם וְֽ֭נֶעֶלְמָה וְאַעְלִ֥ים וְהִתְעַלַּמְתָּ֖ וְנֶעְלַ֣ם וְנֶעְלַם֙ וּמַעְלִ֥ים ואעלים והתעלמת ומעלים ונעלם ונעלמה יִתְעַלֶּם־ יַעְלִימֽוּ֩ יעלימו יתעלם־ לְהִתְעַלֵּֽם׃ להתעלם׃ מַעְלִ֥ים מעלים נֶעְלַ֤ם נֶעְלָ֑ם נֶעְלָ֣ם נַ֝עֲלָמִ֗ים נַֽעֲלָמָ֑ה נעלם נעלמה נעלמים עֲ֝לֻמֵ֗נוּ עלמנו תִּ֝תְעַלַּ֗ם תִתְעַלָּֽם׃ תַּ֝עְלִ֗ים תַּעְלֵ֧ם תעלים תעלם תתעלם תתעלם׃ ‘ă·lu·mê·nū ‘ălumênū ’a‘·lîm ’a‘lîm aLim aluMenu ha‘·lêm ha‘lêm haLem he‘·lî·mū he‘·lîm he‘lîm he‘lîmū heLim heLimu lə·hiṯ·‘al·lêm ləhiṯ‘allêm lehitalLem ma‘·lîm ma‘lîm maLim na‘ălāmāh na‘ălāmîm na·‘ă·lā·māh na·‘ă·lā·mîm naalaMah naalaMim ne‘·lam ne‘·lām ne‘lam ne‘lām neLam ta‘·lêm ta‘·lîm ta‘lêm ta‘lîm taLem taLim tiṯ‘allam ṯiṯ‘allām tiṯ·‘al·lam ṯiṯ·‘al·lām titalLam ū·ma‘·lîm ūma‘lîm umaLim veaLim vehitallamTa Veneelmah veneLam wə’a‘lîm wə·’a‘·lîm wə·hiṯ·‘al·lam·tā wə·ne‘·lam wə·ne·‘el·māh wəhiṯ‘allamtā wəne‘elmāh wəne‘lam ya‘·lî·mū ya‘lîmū yaliMu yiṯ‘allem- yiṯ·‘al·lem- yitallem
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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