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Strong's #5965 - עָלַס

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to rejoice
    1. (Qal) to rejoice
    2. (Niphal) to exult
      1. to flap joyously (of ostrich)
    3. (Hithpael) to delight oneself

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Job 2
Proverbs 1
NAS (4)
Job 3
Proverbs 1
CSB (3)
Job 2
Proverbs 1
BSB (3)
Job 2
Proverbs 1
ESV (3)
Job 2
Proverbs 1
WEB (3)
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2545) xlo (אהלס AhLS) AC: Rejoice CO: ? AB: ?: [from: lo- raising the arms in joy]

V) xlo (אהלס AhLS) - Rejoice: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael) rejoice, peacock, solace - Strongs: H5965 (עָלַס)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [עָלַס] verb rejoice ("" with עָלַז, עָלַץ, q. v.; Late Hebrew עֲלִיסָה rejoicing (once Levy NHWB iii. 657)); —

Qal Imperfect 3 masculine singular יַעֲלֹס Job 20:18 he shall not rejoice.

Niph`al Perfect 3 feminine singular נֶעֱלָ֑סָה Job 39:13 (of ostrich's wing) = flap joyously.

Hithpa`el Imperfect 1 plural cohortative נִתְעַלְּסָה Proverbs 7:18 let us delight ourselves in (ב) love.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָלַס i.q. עָלַז and עָלַץ to rejoice, to be merry, Job 20:18.

Niphal, Job 39:13, כְּנַף־רְנָנִים נֶעֱלָסָה “the wing of the ostriches exults;” i.e. moves itself briskly; comp. Il. ii. 462, ἀγαλλόμεναι πτερύγεσσι.

Hithpael, to rejoice, Proverbs 7:18.

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List of Word Forms
יַעֲלֹֽס׃ יעלס׃ נִ֝תְעַלְּסָ֗ה נֶעֱלָ֑סָה נעלסה נתעלסה ne‘ĕlāsāh ne·‘ĕ·lā·sāh neeLasah niṯ‘alləsāh niṯ·‘al·lə·sāh nitalleSah ya‘ălōs ya·‘ă·lōs yaaLos
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