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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6467 - פֹּעַל
1) work, deed, doing
1a) deed, thing done
1b) work, thing made
1c) wages of work
1d) acquisition (of treasure)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
פֹּעַל with suff. פָּעֳלוֹ, פָּעָלְךָ (poölcha) more rarely פֹּעֲלוֹ Isaiah 1:31; Jeremiah 22:13 plur. פְּעָלִים 1 Chronicles 11:22, i.q. מַעֲשֶׂה; but (with few exceptions) only in poetry.
(1) a deed, act (That); as of men, Psalms 28:4; Proverbs 24:12, 29 Proverbs 24:29 of God, Psalms 64:10 specially an illustrious deed, 2 Samuel 23:20 an evil deed, Job 36:9 (Arab. فَعَلَةُ id.).
(2) a work (Werk), which any one produces. פֹּעַל יָדַי the work of my hands (i.e. Israel), Isaiah 45:11. Specially used of divine punishments, Isaiah 5:12; Habakkuk 1:5, 3:2 (compare מַעֲשֶׂה No. 3, a); need of the divine aid, Psalms 90:16.
(3) that which is produced by labour, Proverbs 21:6 wages, Job 7:2; Jeremiah 22:13. Compare פְּעֻלָּה No. 2.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13