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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3607 - כָּלָא

Transliteration
kâlâ'
Phonetics
kaw-law'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
980
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to restrict, restrain, withhold, shut up, keep back, refrain, forbid

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to shut up

1a2) to restrain

1a3) to withhold

1b) (Niphal) to be restrained

1c) (Piel) to finish

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 430 ‑ ἀνέχω (an‑ekh'‑om‑ahee);  2623 ‑ κατακλείω (kat‑ak‑li'‑o);  3860 ‑ παραδίδωμι (par‑ad‑id'‑o‑mee);  5288 ‑ ὑποστέλλω (hoop‑os‑tel'‑lo);  4912 ‑ συνέχω (soon‑ekh'‑o);  2967 ‑ κωλύω (ko‑loo'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (18) NAS (17) HCS (16)
Genesis 2
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 2
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 1
Haggai 1
Genesis 2
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 2
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Haggai 1
Genesis 2
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 2
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Haggai 1
BYZ TIS TR
P-p 1
v-nw3mp 1
v-nw3ms 2
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 1
v-qi2fs 1
v-qi2ms 1
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp3fs 2
v-qsms 2
P-p 1
v-nw3mp 1
v-nw3ms 2
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 1
v-qi2fs 1
v-qi2ms 1
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp3fs 2
v-qsms 2
P-p 1
v-nw3mp 1
v-nw3ms 2
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 1
v-qi2fs 1
v-qi2ms 1
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp3fs 2
v-qsms 2
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1242) lk (כל KL) AC: Complete CO: Vessel AB: Whole: The pictograph k is a picture of the bent palm representing the bending or subduing of the will, the l is a picture of a shepherd staff or yoke. Combined these mean "tame for the yoke". An animal or land that is tamed has been worked and is complete and ready for use. Taming include; construction of holding pens, putting the soil to the plow, harvesting of crops, milk or meat. One eats once the harvest is complete. (eng: whole; cell; cellar)

A) lk (כל KL) AC: Complete CO: Vessel AB: Whole: A container for holding contents. Something that is full or whole.

Nf1) elk (כלה KLH) - Completion: Something that has been completed or made whole. This can be in a positive sense or negative such as in a failure. KJV (22): end, altogether, consume, consumption, consummation, determine, riddance - Strongs: H3617 (כָּלָה)

fm) ilk (כלי KLY) - Vessel: For carrying or storing various materials. KJV (325): vessel, instrument, weapon, jewel, stuff, thing, armour, furniture, carriage, bag - Strongs: H3627 (כְּלִי)

ff1) eilk (כליה KLYH) - Kidney: The organ as a vessel. The seat of emotion. KJV (31): kidneys, reins - Strongs: H3629 (כִּלְיָה)

if1) elkt (תכלה TKLH) - Completion: KJV (1): perfection - Strongs: H8502 (תִּכְלָה)

if2) tlkt (תכלת TKLT) - Blue: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (50): blue - Strongs: H8504 (תְּכֵלֶת)

if4) tilkt (תכלית TKLYT) - Boundary: The ends of the whole. KJV (5): end, perfection, perfect - Strongs: H8503 (תַּכְלִית)

fjm) nfilk (כליונ KLYWN) - Failure: A complete destruction or failure of something. KJV (2): failing, consumption - Strongs: H3631 (כִּלָּיוֹן)

B) llk (כלל KLL) AC: Complete CO: ? AB: Whole: Something that is whole or a container that holds something completely.

V) llk (כלל KLL) - Complete: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal) perfect, finish - Strongs: H3634 (כָּלַל), H3635 (כְּלַל)

Nf1) ellk (כללה KLLH) - Bride: The one added to the man to make him complete. KJV (34): daughter-in-law, bride, spouse - Strongs: H3618 (כַּלָּה)

bm) lilk (כליל KLYL) - Complete: KJV (15): perfect, wholly, perfection, utterly, whole - Strongs: H3632 (כָּלִיל)

df1) elflk (כלולה KLWLH) - Bridehood: In the sense of becoming complete. KJV (1): espousal - Strongs: H3623 (כְּלוּלֹת)

hm) llkm (מכלל MKLL) - Complete: KJV (1): perfection - Strongs: H4359 (מִכְלָל)

hcm) lflkm (מכלול MKLWL) - Complete: KJV (2): gorgeously, sorts - Strongs: H4358 (מִכְלוֹל)

hdm) lflkm (מכלול MKLWL) - Choice: In the sense of being whole and complete. KJV (1): all - Strongs: H4360 (מַכְלֻל)

C) lka (אכל AKL) AC: Eat CO: Food AB: ?: Through sustenance one becomes whole and satisfied.

V) lka (אכל AKL) - Eat: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (817): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) eat, devour, consume - Strongs: H398 (אָכַל), H399 (אֲכַל)

Nf1) elka (אכלה AKLH) - Food: KJV (18): meat, devour, fuel, eat, consume, food - Strongs: H402 (אָכְלָה)

am) lkam (מאכל MAKL) - Food: KJV (30): meat, food, fruit, manner, victual - Strongs: H3978 (מַאֲכָל)

af2) tlkam (מאכלת MAKLT) - Knife: What is used for preparing and eating food. KJV (4): knife - Strongs: H3979 (מַאֲכֶלֶת)

bf1) elika (אכילה AKYLH) - Food: KJV (1): meat - Strongs: H396 (אֲכִילָה)

gm) lkfa (אוכל AWKL) - Food: KJV (44): meat, food, eating, victuals, prey - Strongs: H400 (אֹכֶל)

acf2) tlfkam (מאכולת MAKWLT) - Fuel: Is used cooking food. KJV (2): fuel - Strongs: H3980 (מַאֲכֹלֶת)

E) alk (כלא KLA) AC: Restrain CO: Prison AB: ?: A prison or fold for restraining men or animals in the sense of whole.

V) alk (כלא KLA) - Restrain: To hold back or prevent someone or something. KJV (18): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) shut up, stay, refrain, withhold, keep, finish, forbid, retain - Strongs: H3607 (כָּלָא)

Nm) alk (כלא KLA) - Prison: KJV (10): prison - Strongs: H3608 (כֶּלֶא)

bm) ailk (כליא KLYA) - Prison: [df: awlk] KJV (2): prison - Strongs: H3628 (כְּלִיא)

e m ) alik (כילא KYLA) - Mixture: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (4): mingle, diverse - Strongs: H3610 (כִּלְאַיִם)

hf1) ealkm (מכלאה MKLAH) - Fold: KJV (3): fold - Strongs: H4356 (מִכְלָה)

F) lke (הכל HKL) AC: ? CO: House AB: ?: An enclosure for a resident god or king in the sense of whole.

em) lkie (היכל HYKL) - House: The house of a god (temple) or king (palace) . [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (93): temple, palace - Strongs: H1964 (הֵיכָל), H1965 (הֵיכַל)

G) lek (כהל KHL) AC: Able CO: ? AB: ?: One who is whole or complete is able to do or perform something.

V) lek (כהל KHL) - Able: [Aramaic only] KJV (4): (vf: Paal) able, could - Strongs: H3546 (כְּהַל)

H) elk (כלה KLH) AC: Complete CO: ? AB: ?

V) elk (כלה KLH) - Complete: To bring something to its completion. KJV (206): (vf: Paal, Pual, Piel) consume, end, finish, fail, accomplish, done, spend, determine, away, fulfill, faint, destroy, left, waste - Strongs: H3615 (כָּלָה)

Nm) elk (כלה KLH) - Failing: Something that is incomplete. KJV (1): fail - Strongs: H3616 (כָּלֶה)

hf1) elkm (מכלה MKLH) - Completion: KJV (1): perfect - Strongs: H4357 (מִכְלוֹת)

J) lfk (כול KWL) AC: Sustain CO: Food AB: ?

V) lfk (כול KWL) - Sustain: To provide what is needed to make someone or something whole or complete. KJV (37): (vf: Paal, Pilpel) contain, feed, sustain, abide, nourish, hold, receive, victual, bear, comprehend - Strongs: H3557 (כּוּל)

Nm) lfk (כול KWL) - All: KJV (120): everything, all, whosoever, nothing, yet - Strongs: H3605 (כּוֹל), H3606 (כֹּל)

af2) tlfkm (מכולת MKWLT) - Food: What sustains. KJV (1): food - Strongs: H4361 (מַכֹּלֶת)

L) lki (יכל YKL) AC: Able CO: Vessel AB: ?: One who is whole or complete is able to do or perform something.

V) lki (יכל YKL) - Able: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: lyky] KJV (107): (vf: Paal) can, able, prevail, may, endure, might - Strongs: H3201 (יָכוֹל), H3202 (יְכִיל)

hm ) lkim (מיכל MYKL) - Vessel: A container of holding water. KJV (1): brook - Strongs: H4323 (מִיכָל)

M) lik (כיל KYL) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Villain: One who is held in a prison.

fm) ilik (כילי KYLY) - Villain: KJV (2): churl - Strongs: H3596 (כֵּלַי)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [כָּלָא] verb shut up, restrain, withhold (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כְּלָא, ; Ethiopic restrain, hinder; Assyrian Kâlû, id.; Arabic protect Qor 21:43 compare Ba ZMG 1887,605 Anm. 4) —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular suffix כְּלָאוֺ Jeremiah 32:3; 3 feminine singular כָּֽלְאָה Haggai 1:10; 2 feminine singular suffix כְּלִתִ֫נִי 1 Samuel 25:33; 1 singular כָּלִאתִי Psalm 119:101; 3 plural כָּֽלְאוּ Haggai 1:10, כָּלוּ 1 Samuel 6:10; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִכְלֶה Genesis 23:6; 2 masculine singular תִּכְלָא Psalm 40:12; 2 feminine singular תִּכְלָאִ֑י Isaiah 43:6; 1 singular אֶכְלָא Psalm 40:10; Imperative suffix כְּלָאֵם Numbers 11:28; Infinitive construct לִכְלוֺא Ecclesiastes 8:8; Passive participle כָּלוּא Jeremiah 32:2, כָּלֻא Psalm 88:9; (on the metaplastic forms, as if from כלה, see Ges§ 75, 21 c Kö i. 611); —

1 shut up, with accusative 1 Samuel 6:10 (+ בְ local), Jeremiah 32:3; passive participle Jeremiah 32:2 (בְ local), figurative Psalm 88:9 (opposed to יצא).

2 restrain, with accusative 1 Samuel 25:33 (+ מִבּוֺאבְדָמִים), Psalm 119:101 (+ מִכָּלֿ); כְּלָאֵם (sc. מֵהִתְנַבֵּא) Numbers 11:28; שְׂפָתַי׳כ Psalm 40:10; אֶתהָֿרוּחַ׳כ Ecclesiastes 8:8. On Psalm 74:11 see כלה Pi`el 2. 3. withhold, אֶתקִֿבְרוֺ׳כ מִמְּךָ מִקְּבֹר מֵתֶ֑ךָ Genesis 23:6 (P), רַחֲמֶיךָ מִמֶּ֑נּי׳כ Psalm 40:12; Haggai 1:10b, probably also v a (read טָ֑ל for ᵑ0ᵐ5 מִטָּ֑ל, We); absolute אַלתִּֿכְלָאִי (that Isaiah , exiles) Isaiah 43:6 ("" תְּנִי).

Niph`al Imperfect וַיִּכָּלֵא הַגֶּשֶׁם מִןהַֿשָּׁמַיִם Genesis 8:2 (J), and the rain from heaven was restrained, compare וַיִּכָּֽלְאוּ מַיִםרַבִּים Ezekiel 31:15 (in figurative; "" מנע); וַיִּכָּלֵא הָעָם מֵהָבִיא Exodus 36:6 (P).

Pi`el [Perfect כִּלָּא and] Infinitive construct לְכַלֵּא see כלה

Pi`el

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כָּלָא

(1)  to close, to shut up, Jeremiah 32:2, Jeremiah 32:3 Psal. 88:9. Intrans. to be closed, Haggai 1:10.

(2) to restrain, to hold in, Numbers 11:28; Ecclesiastes 8:8 Psal. 40:10 followed by מִן from doing anything, 1 Samuel 25:33; Psalms 119:101 followed by מִן of pers. to withhold something from some one, to prohibit in respect to anything, Genesis 23:6; Psalms 40:12 comp. Haggai 1:10. (Ch., Syr. כְּלָא ܟܠܳ, Eth. ከልእ፡ to prohibit, Arab. كأا to guard, II. to prohibit, to restrain. This root is also very widely extended in the western languages, in the signification of shutting up: κλείω, κλείς, κλήϊς, κλαΐς, clavis, claudo; in the signification of prohibiting: κωλύω, κολούω, κολάζω, Compare also celo, occulo.)

Niphal, to be shut up, restrained, Genesis 8:2; Exodus 36:6.

The forms are often borrowed from the cognate verb כָּלָה, which see; as כְּלִתִנִי 1 Samuel 25:33, כָּלוּ 1 Samuel 6:10, יִכְלֶה Genesis 23:6, and כָּלִאתִי Psalms 119:101. On the other hand, כַּלֵּא Daniel 9:24, inf. Piel is for כַּלֵּה or כַּלּוֹת (Lehrg. page 418).

Derivatives, כְּלוּא, כְּלִיא, מִכְלָה, מִכְלָאוֹת, and

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List of Word Forms
אֶכְלָ֑א אכלא וַיִּכָּלְא֖וּ וַיִּכָּלֵ֥א ויכלא ויכלאו יִכְלֶ֥ה יכלה כְּלִתִ֜נִי כְּלָא֔וֹ כְּלָאֵֽם׃ כָּ֝לֻ֗א כָּל֥וּ כָּלְא֥וּ כָּלְאָ֥ה כָּלִ֣אתִי כָלוּא֙ כלא כלאה כלאו כלאם׃ כלאתי כלו כלוא כלתני לְכַלֵּ֨א לִכְל֣וֹא לכלא לכלוא תִּכְלָ֑אִי תִכְלָ֣א תכלא תכלאי ’eḵ·lā ’eḵlā chaLu echLa kā·lə·’āh kā·lə·’ū kā·li·ṯî kā·lu kā·lū ḵā·lū kalAh kālə’āh kālə’ū kaLiti kāliṯî kaLu kālu kālū ḵālū kə·lā·’êm kə·lā·’ōw kə·li·ṯi·nî kəlā’êm kəlā’ōw kelaEm kelaO keliTini kəliṯinî lə·ḵal·lê lechalLe ləḵallê lichLo liḵ·lō·w liḵlōw tichLa tichLai ṯiḵ·lā tiḵ·lā·’î ṯiḵlā tiḵlā’î vaiyikkaLe vaiyikkalU way·yik·kā·lê way·yik·kā·lə·’ū wayyikkālê wayyikkālə’ū yichLeh yiḵ·leh yiḵleh
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