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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #03612 - כָּלֵב

Transliteration
kâlêb
Phonetics
kaw-labe'  
Word Origin
perhaps a form of (03611), or else from the same root in the sense of forcible
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Caleb = “dog”

1) the godly son of Jephunneh and the faithful spy who reported the Promised Land favourably and urged its capture

2) son of Hezron and grandson of Pharez and great grandson of Judah and the father of Hur and grandfather of Caleb the spy

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (35) NAS (35) HCS (35)
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 9
Judges 6
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 9
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 9
Judges 6
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 9
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 9
Judges 6
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 9
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 35
n-p 34
n-p 34
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כָּלֵב proper name, masculine (Nabataean proper name כלבא Eut (Nö) p. 55. כלבו Vog Nab. 6; compare also We Skizzen u. Vorarbeiten iii. 217; on כָּלֵב = dog-clan, see RS K 17,190f., 219,254); — son of יְפֻנֶּה (ᵐ5 Ξαλεβ; compare Lag BN 78), called הַקְּנִזִּי (see קְנַז) in J E, Numbers 32:12; Joshua 14:6,14, compare Joshua 15:17 = Judges 1:13; Judges 3:9 (where קְנַז is brother of ׳כ), also 1 Chronicles 4:15; treated as full Judahite only in P Numbers 13:6 (see GFM Ju p. 30f.) the one of the spies who (with Joshua) reported well of Canaan Numbers 14:6,24,30,38; also Numbers 26:65; Numbers 34:19; Deuteronomy 1:36; Joshua 14:13; Joshua 15:13,14,16,18; Joshua 21:12 (P = 1 Chronicles 6:41) Judges 1:12,14,15,20 ("" with Joshua 15); = clan of Caleb 1 Samuel 30:14 (distinguished from Judah). Caleb is called בֶּןחֶֿצְרוֺן 1 Chronicles 2:18, compare 1 Chronicles 2:19; 1 Chronicles 2:42; 1 Chronicles 2:46; 1 Chronicles 2:48; 1 Chronicles 2:49; 1 Chronicles 2:50 = כְּלוּבָ֑י 1 Chronicles 2:9; בְּכָלֵבאֶפְרָתָה 1 Chronicles 2:24, read perh ׳בָּא כ, so ᵐ5ᵑ9, compare Kau AT (see אֶפְרָתָה above)

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List of Word Forms
וְכָלֵ֖ב וְכָלֵ֣ב וְכָלֵב֙ וּלְכָלֵ֣ב וכלב ולכלב כָּלֵ֑ב כָּלֵ֔ב כָּלֵ֖ב כָּלֵ֗ב כָּלֵ֛ב כָּלֵ֣ב כָּלֵ֤ב כָּלֵ֥ב כָּלֵב֙ כָלֵ֑ב כָלֵ֔ב כָלֵ֖ב כָלֵ֗ב כָלֵב֙ כלב לְכָלֵ֥ב לְכָלֵ֨ב לְכָלֵב֙ לכלב chaLev kā·lêḇ ḵā·lêḇ kālêḇ ḵālêḇ kaLev lə·ḵā·lêḇ lechaLev ləḵālêḇ ū·lə·ḵā·lêḇ ulechaLev ūləḵālêḇ vechaLev wə·ḵā·lêḇ wəḵālêḇ

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the Week of Proper 2 / Ordinary 7
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