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Strong's #8510 - תֵּל

Root Word (Etymology)
by contraction from (H8524)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) mound, heap, heap of ruins

1a) mound (of ruin-heap of city)

1b) mound, hill (of elevation on which city stood)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5038 ‑ τεῖχος (ti'‑khos);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (5)
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 2
Jeremiah 2
NAS (5)
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 2
Jeremiah 2
HCS (5)
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 2
Jeremiah 2
BSB (5)
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 2
Jeremiah 2
ESV (5)
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 2
Jeremiah 2
WEB (5)
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 2
Jeremiah 2
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1196) lu (תהל ThL) AC: Scatter CO: Dew AB: ?: A covering over of a large area.

A) lu (תהל ThL) AC: Scatter CO: Dew AB: ?

Nm ) lu (תהל ThL) - I. Dew:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Ruin:A city that is covered over and made into a mound. [df: lt]KJV (41): dew, heap, strength - Strongs: H2919 (טַל), H2920 (טַל), H8510 (תֵּל)

lf1 ) elulu (תהלתהלה ThLThLH) - Scattering: As covering a large area. KJV (1): captivity - Strongs: H2925 (טַלְטֵלָה)

B) llu (תהלל ThLL) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: ?

V) llu (תהלל ThLL) - I. Cover:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Sadow:[Aramaic only] III. Lofty:[df: llt] KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Piel, Participle) cover, shadow, eminent - Strongs: H2926 (טָלַל), H2927 (טְלַל), H8524 (תָּלוּל)

E) alu (תהלא ThLA) AC: ? CO: Spots AB: ?: A covering of color or spots.

V) alu (תהלא ThLA) - Spot: To be covered with spots. KJV (8): (vf: Paal, Pual, Participle) spotted, diverse colours, clout - Strongs: H2921 (טָלָא)

Nm) alu (תהלא ThLA) - Lamb: As covered with spots. KJV (1): lamb - Strongs: H2922 (טְלָא)

H) elu (תהלה ThLH) AC: ? CO: Spots AB: ?: A covering of color or spots.

Nm) elu (תהלה ThLH) - Lamb: As covered with spots. KJV (2): lamb - Strongs: H2924 (טָלֶה)

J) lfu (תהול ThWL) AC: Cast CO: ? AB: ?

V) lfu (תהול ThWL) - Cast: To throw something in the sense of spreading it out. KJV (14): (vf: Hiphil, Hophal, Pilpel) cast, carry away, send out - Strongs: H2904 (טוּל)

M) liu (תהיל ThYL) AC: Spread CO: Hammered AB: ?: The hammering of a metal into a sheet.

km) lium (מתהיל MThYL) - Hammered: A metal that has been hammered out. KJV (1): bars - Strongs: H4300 (מָטִיל)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 תֵּל noun [masculine] mound; —

1 mound, ruin-heep (of city): construct תֵּל(ֿ)עוֺלָם Joshua 8:28 (JE), Deuteronomy 13:17, תֵּל שְׁמָמָה Jeremiah 49:2.

2 mound or hill on which city stood: suffix תִּלָּם Joshua 11:18 (D), תִּלָּתּ Jeremiah 30:18.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

תֵּל m. with suff. תִּלִּי (from the root תָּלַל), a hill Joshua 11:13, especially a heap of ruins, Deuteronomy 13:17; Joshua 8:28 Jerem. 49:2. Hence come the following names of Babylonian cities, so called from hills or mounds near them (see Assemani Bibl. Orient.; Ind. Geogr. t. iii. 2, p. 784; Burckhardt’s Travels in Syria, i. 253, sqq.).

(1) תֵּל אָבִיב (“hill of ears of corn”), [Tel-abib], Ezekiel 3:15, in Mesopotamia, by the river Chebar, perhaps Thal-labba in d’Anville’s Map, L’Euphrate et le Tigre.

(2) תֵּל חַרְשָׁא (“hill of the wood” see חֶרֶשׁ ) [Tel-harsa, Tel-haresha], in Babylonia, Ezra 2:59; Nehemiah 7:61.

(3) תֵּל מֶלַח (“hill of salt”) [Tel-mela], ibid. Ezra 2:59; Nehemiah 7:61.

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List of Word Forms
לְתֵ֣ל לתל תִּלָּ֔הּ תִּלָּ֔ם תֵּ֣ל תֵּל־ תל תל־ תלה תלם lə·ṯêl leTel ləṯêl tel têl têl- til·lāh til·lām tilLah tillāh tilLam tillām
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