Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #6388 - פֶּלֶג
1) channel, canal
2606) clp (פלג PLG) AC: Split CO: River AB: Division: The land is divided by rivers that mark out boundaries or sections.
V) clp (פלג PLG) - Split: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (5): (vf: Niphal, Pel) divide - Strongs: H6385 (פָּלַג), H6386 (פְּלַג)
Nm) clp (פלג PLG) - I. River:As dividing the land into two parts. II. Half:As split into two. [Aramaic only] KJV (11): river, stream, dividing - Strongs: H6387 (פְּלַג), H6388 (פֶּלֶג)
Nf1) eclp (פלגה PLGH) - I. Clan:A division within the family. II. River:[Aramaic only] KJV (3): division, river - Strongs: H6390 (פְּלַגָּה)
df1) ecflp (פלוגה PLWGH) - Clan: A division within the family. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (2): division - Strongs: H6391 (פְּלֻגָּה), H6392 (פְּלֻגָּה)
hf1) eclpm (מפלגה MPLGH) - Clan: A division within the family. KJV (1): division - Strongs: H4653 (מִפְלַגָּה)
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(1) a stream, a river. Arab. فَلْجُ, فَلَجُ a stream, a small river, Eth. ፊለግ፡ a river, a large stream. It is said properly to signify a channel, watercourse, so called from the idea of dividing, comp. the verb, Job 38:25. I suspect, however, the root פלג also to have had the meaning of flowing, fluctuating, bubbling up; compare flu-o, fluc-si, fluctus, φλύ-ω, also πέλαγος, Eth. ፊልሐ፡ to bubble, to bubble up; from the biliteral stock פל, compare פּוֹל, also bullire, wallen, Welle. Psalms 65:10, פֶּלֶג אֱלֹהִים “the river (or collect. the rivers) of God,” i.e. watering the city [Thes. “the land”] with the blessing of God. Plur. פְּלָגִים Isaiah 30:25 constr. פַּלְגֵי like פַּלְגֵי מַיִם Psalms 1:3; Proverbs 5:16, 21:1 used of streams of tears, Lamentations 3:48 (compare فَلَجُ a stream of tears).
(2) [Peleg], pr.n. of a patriarch (“division, part”), the son of Heber, Genesis 10:25; 1 Chronicles 1:19.
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