the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #652 - אֹפֶל
1) darkness, gloom
2) spiritual unreceptivity, calamity (figuratively)
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.
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 darkness,, of night Psalm 91:6 (opposed to צָֽהֳרַיִם deep in the earth,׳אֶבֶן א Job 28:3 ("" חשֶׁחצַלְמָוֶת); darkness, gloom of underworld Job 10:22 (twice in verse) ("" אֶרֶץ חשֶׁחעֵיפָפָה׳אצַלְמָוֶת); personified Job 3:6 that night — let darkness take it ׳יִקָּחֵהוּ א; figurative of spiritual darkness Isaiah 29:18 ("" חשֵׁח); of secrecy, treachery Psalm 11:2.
2 especially figurative of calamity, Job 23:17 ("" חשׁ ך q. v.), Job 30:26 (opposed to אוֺר ).
אֹפֶל m. darkness, especially thick, a poet. word, Job 3:6, 10:22 28:3 30:26. Metaph. of misery, misfortune, also of a place of ambush, Psalms 11:2.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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