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Strong's #6395 - פָּלָה

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1) to be distinct, marked out, be separated, be distinguished

1a) (Niphal)

1a1) to be distinct, be separated, be distinguished

1a2) to be wonderful

1b) (Hiphil) to make separate, set apart

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1740 ‑ ἐνδοξάζομαι (en‑dox‑ad'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (7)
Exodus 4
Psalms 3
NAS (12)
Exodus 7
Psalms 5
HCS (5)
Exodus 4
Psalms 1
BSB (7)
Exodus 4
Psalms 3
ESV (3)
Psalms 3
WEB (7)
Exodus 4
Psalms 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1380) lp (פל PL) AC: Plead CO: ? AB: Judgment: The pictograph p is a picture of mouth, the l is a picture of a shepherd staff representing authority. Combined these mean "speak to authority". A coming to one in authority to intercede on ones own behalf or for another.

B) llp (פלל PLL) AC: Plead CO: ? AB: Judgment: To plead for intercession or an outcome.

V) llp (פלל PLL) - Plead: KJV (84): (vf: Hitpael, Piel) pray, judge, made, intreat, judgment, prayer, supplication, thought - Strongs: H6419 (פָּלַל)

bm) lilp (פליל PLYL) - Judgment: What is determined out of the pleading. KJV (3): judge - Strongs: H6414 (פָּלִיל)

bf1) elilp (פלילה PLYLH) - Judgment: What is determined out of the pleading. KJV (1): judgment - Strongs: H6415 (פְּלִילָה)

bfm) ililp (פלילי PLYLY) - Judgment: What is determined out of the pleading. KJV (1): judge - Strongs: H6416 (פְּלִילִי)

bff1) eililp (פליליה PLYLYH) - Judgment: What is determined out of the pleading. KJV (1): judgment - Strongs: H6417 (פְּלִילִיָּה)

C) lpa (אפל APL) AC: ? CO: Dark AB: ?: A very dark darkness brought about as a punishment of judgment.

Nm) lpa (אפל APL) - Dark: KJV (1): dark - Strongs: H651 (אָפֵל)

Nf1) elpa (אפלה APLH) - Darkness: KJV (10): darkness, gloominess, dark, thick - Strongs: H653 (אֲפֵלָה)

am) lpam (מאפל MAPL) - Darkness: KJV (1): darkness - Strongs: H3990 (מַאֲפֵל)

aff1) eilpam (מאפליה MAPLYH) - Darkness: KJV (1): darkness - Strongs: H3991 (מַאְפֵלְיָה)

bm) lipa (אפיל APYL) - Late: In the sense of night as being dark. KJV (1): grown - Strongs: H648 (אָפִיל)

gm) lpfa (אופל AWPL) - Darkness: KJV (9): darkness, privily, obscurity - Strongs: H652 (אֹפֶל)

E) alp (פלא PLA) AC: Perform CO: ? AB: ?: A great work as an act of intercession.

V) alp (פלא PLA) - Perform: To do a great action out of a judgment. KJV (71): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) work, wonder, marvelous, wonderful, thing, hard, wondrous, perform - Strongs: H6381 (פָּלָא)

Nm) alp (פלא PLA) - Performance: KJV (13): wonder, wonderful, marvelous - Strongs: H6382 (פֶּלֶא)

bm) ailp (פליא PLYA) - Performance: [df: yalp] KJV (4): secret, wonderful - Strongs: H6383 (פָּלִיא)

hf1 ) ealpm (מפלאה MPLAH) - Performance: KJV (1): wondrous - Strongs: H4652 (מִפְלָאוֹת)

H) elp (פלה PLH) AC: Distinct CO: ? AB: ?: A judgment that sets something apart as special.

V) elp (פלה PLH) - Distinct: To be distinct. KJV (7): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil) sever, separate, wonderfully, set apart, marvelous, difference - Strongs: H6395 (פָּלָה)

J) lfp (פול PWL) AC: ? CO: Bean AB: ?: From its bent shape as one bowing before one in authority.

Nm) lfp (פול PWL) - Bean: KJV (2): bean - Strongs: H6321 (פּוֹל)

M) lip (פיל PYL) AC: Plead CO: ? AB: ?

if1 ) elipt (תפילה TPYLH) - Pleading: KJV (77): prayer - Strongs: H8605 (תְּפִלָּה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מָּלָה] verb Niph`al be separated, distinct ("" form of פלא q. v.; compare Arabic , separate from sucking, wean; Ethiopic separate, distinguish); —

1 Perfect 1 plural consecutive וְנִפְלִינוּ Exodus 33:16 and we shall be distinct, with מִן person

2 1 singular נִפְלֵיתִי Psalm 139:14 I am wonderful (namely in bodily stature etc.); < Vrss Hupfeld Now Bae We תָ- thou [׳י] art wonderful (פלא 3).

Hiph`il Perfect 3 masculine singular הִפְלָה Psalm 4:4, ׳וְה consecutive Exodus 9:4; 1 singular וְהִפְלֵיתִי consecutive Exodus 8:18; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יַפְלֶה Exodus 11:7; Imperative masculine singular הַפְלֵה Psalm 17:7; — of ׳י, make separate, with accusative Exodus 8:18 (by treating differently); set apart Psalm 4:4, but perhaps read חֶסֶד לִי (for Mt חָסִיד לוֺ), hath made wonderful (his) kindness to me (Dy Gr Che We Du [Bae 'perhaps']), so Psalm 17:7 (compare Psalm 31:22); distinguish between, בֵּין thing, Exodus 9:4, בֵּין person Exodus 11:7.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

פָּלָה not used in Kal, i.q. פָּלָא to separate, to distinguish.

Niphal, to be separated, distinguished, followed by מִן Exodus 33:16 also to become distinguished, admirable, Psalms 139:14.


(1) to separate, to distinguish, Exodus 8:18 followed by בֵּין to distinguish between, make a distinction, Exodus 9:4, 11:7.

(2) to distinguish, i.e. to make distinguished or illustrious, Psalms 4:4, 17:7.

Derivative, פְּלֹּנִי.

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List of Word Forms
הִפְלָ֣ה הַפְלֵ֣ה הפלה וְהִפְלֵיתִי֩ וְהִפְלָ֣ה וְנִפְלֵ֙ינוּ֙ והפלה והפליתי ונפלינו יַפְלֶ֣ה יפלה נִ֫פְלֵ֥יתִי נפליתי hafLeh hap̄·lêh hap̄lêh hifLah hip̄·lāh hip̄lāh nifLeiti nip̄·lê·ṯî nip̄lêṯî vehifLah vehifleiTi venifLeinu wə·hip̄·lāh wə·hip̄·lê·ṯî wə·nip̄·lê·nū wəhip̄lāh wəhip̄lêṯî wənip̄lênū yafLeh yap̄·leh yap̄leh