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Entry for Strong's #4605 - מַעַל

Transliteration
ma‛al
Phonetics
mah'-al  
Word Origin
from (05927)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
1624k
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) higher part, upper part (substantive)

1a) above (adverb)

1b) on the top of, above, on higher ground than (preposition)

1c) upwards, higher, above (with locative)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1900 ‑ ἐπέκεινα (ep‑ek'‑i‑nah);  5311 ‑ ὕψος (hoop'‑sos);  2945 ‑ κύκλῳ (koo'‑klo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (138) NAS (128) HCS (123)
Genesis 3
Exodus 13
Leviticus 2
Numbers 37
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 8
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 11
Ezra 2
Job 4
Psalms 2
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 10
Daniel 2
Amos 1
Haggai 2
Genesis 3
Exodus 13
Leviticus 2
Numbers 37
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 3
1 Kings 8
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 10
Ezra 2
Job 4
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 10
Daniel 2
Amos 1
Haggai 2
Genesis 3
Exodus 11
Leviticus 2
Numbers 30
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 8
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 8
Ezra 2
Job 4
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 5
Ezekiel 13
Daniel 2
Amos 1
Haggai 1
BYZ TIS TR
P-d 29
P-d 30
P-d 30
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1357) lo (אהל AhL) AC: Work CO: Yoke AB: ?: The pictograph o is a picture of they eye representing knowledge and experience, the l is a picture of a shepherd staff or yoke. Combined these mean "experience the staff". The yoke, a staff is lifted over the shoulder, is attached to the oxen for performing work. (eng: collar - with the exchange of the sound of the ayin with the c and the additional r)

A) lo (אהל AhL) AC: Raise CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) lo (אהל AhL) - I. Above:[df: lwe]II. Upon:[Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (152): above, high, upon, in, on, over, by, for, both, beyond, through, throughout, against, beside, forth, off, from - Strongs: H5920 (עַל), H5921 (עַל), H5922 (עַל)

Nf1) elo (אהלה AhLH) - Rising: A rising of smoke from a burnt offering. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): burn offering - Strongs: H5928 (עֲלָוָה)

Nf3) tflc (גלות GLWT) - Captivity: A yoke was placed on captives to be taken back. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (19): captivity, captive - Strongs: H1546 (גָּלוּת), H1547 (גָּלוּ)

am) lom (מאהל MAhL) - Above: KJV (138): above, upward, high, exceeding, upon, forward - Strongs: H4605 (מַעַל)

af1) elom (מאהלה MAhLH) - Ascent: A place of straight or stepped incline. KJV (47): degree, steps, dial, by, come, story, up - Strongs: H4609 (מַעֲלָה)

fm) ilo (אהלי AhLY) - Pestle: As lifted up then down to smash what is in the mortar. KJV (1): pestle - Strongs: H5940 (עֱלִי)

if1) elot (תאהלה TAhLH) - Trench: A watercourse that rises in elevation to bring down water from a higher source. KJV (11): conduit, trench, watercourse, healing, cured, river - Strongs: H8585 (תְּעָלָה)

km) lom (מאהל MAhL) - Rising: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): down - Strongs: H4606 (מֶעָל)

pm) mlo (אהלמ AhLM) - Youth: A young male at the prime age for work. KJV (2): young, stripling - Strongs: H5958 (עֶלֶם)

pf1) emlo (אהלמה AhLMH) - Youth: A young female at the prime age for work. KJV (7): virgin, maid, damsel - Strongs: H5959 (עַלְמָה)

fjm) nfilo (אהליונ AhLYWN) - High: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (57): high, upper, higher, highest, above, uppermost - Strongs: H5945 (עֶלְיוֹן), H5946 (עֶלְיוֹן)

rpm) mflo (אהלומ AhLWM) - Youth: A young male at the prime age for work. KJV (4): youth - Strongs: H5934 (עֲלוּמִים)

B) llo (אהלל AhLL) AC: Work CO: ? AB: ?: The yoke was listed up onto the shoulder of the oxen to perform work.

V) llo (אהלל AhLL) - Work: To perform a work. To work over another as a mocking or abuse. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (23): (vf: Hitpael, Hophal) glean, done, abuse, mock, affect, children, do, defiled, practice, wrought, bring, come, went - Strongs: H5953 (עָלַל), H5954 (עֲלַל)

am) llom (מאהלל MAhLL) - Works: KJV (41): doings, works, inventions, endeavors - Strongs: H4611 (מַעֲלָל)

bm) lilo (אהליל AhLYL) - Furnace: Used for working metals. KJV (1): furnace - Strongs: H5948 (עֲלִיל)

bf1) elilo (אהלילה AhLYLH) - Works: KJV (24): doing, works, deeds, occasions, actions, actions, acts, inventions - Strongs: H5949 (עֲלִלָה)

bff1) eililo (אהליליה AhLYLYH) - Works: KJV (1): work - Strongs: H5950 (עֲלִילִיָּה)

idm) lflot (תאהלול TAhLWL) - Impulse: A work performed without consideration. KJV (2): babe, delusion - Strongs: H8586 (תַּעֲלוּלִים)

H) elo (אהלה AhLH) AC: Lift CO: ? AB: ?: The lifting of the yoke onto the shoulder. One taken into exile is placed in the yoke for transport and the yoke of bondage. It was a common practice to strip the clothes off of those taken into exile.

V) elo (אהלה AhLH) - I. Rise:To go, come or bring oneself or something up. [Hebrew and Aramaic; A generic verb with a wide application meaning to lift up] [df: hlg]II. Uncover:As a lifting off of the cover. To be exposed from the removal of clothing. Also to reveal something by exposing it. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: hlg alg]KJV (1087): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual, Piel) up, offer, come, bring, ascend, go, chew, offering, light, increase, burn, depart, put, spring, raise, break, exalt, uncover, discover, captive, carry away, reveal, open, captivity, show, remove, appear, brought, carry - Strongs: H1540 (גָּלָה), H1541 (גְּלָא), H5924 (עֵלָּא), H5927 (עָלָה)

Nm ) elo (אהלה AhLH) - Leaf: As high in the tree. KJV (18): leaf, branch - Strongs: H5929 (עָלֶה)

am) elom (מאהלה MAhLH) - Ascent: A place of straight or stepped incline. KJV (18): up, ascent, cheifest, cliff, hill, stairs - Strongs: H4608 (מַעֲלֶה)

ff1) eilo (אהליה AhLYH) - Loft: A room on top of the house used during hot days of summer. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (21): chamber, parlour, up, ascent, loft, chamber - Strongs: H5944 (עֲלִיָּה), H5952 (עִלִּי)

J) lfo (אהול AhWL) AC: Lift CO: Yoke AB: ?: The lifting up of the yoke upon the shoulders of the oxen.

Nm) lfo (אהול AhWL) - Yoke: [df: le] KJV (40): yoke - Strongs: H5923 (עוֹל)

Nf1 ) elfo (אהולה AhWLH) - I. Rising:A rising of smoke from a burnt offering. II. Captivity:In the sense of lifting a yoke on the shoulder. [df: hlwghlg] KJV (331): burn offering, ascent, go up, captivity, carry, captive, remove - Strongs: H1473 (גֹּלָה), H5930 (עוֹלָה)

L) loi (יאהל YAhL) AC: Lift CO: ? AB: ?

V) loi (יאהל YAhL) - Lift: KJV (23): (vf: Hiphil) profit, forward, good, profitable - Strongs: H3276 (יָעַל)

am) lofm (מואהל MWAhL) - Lift: KJV (1): lifting - Strongs: H4607 (מֹעַל)

M) lio (אהיל AhYL) AC: ? CO: Coat AB: ?: An upper garment lifted up onto the shoulders.

Nf1) elio (אהילה AhYLH) - Occasion: [Unknown connection to root; Aramaic only] KJV (3): occasion - Strongs: H5931 (עִלָּה)

fm) ilio (אהילי AhYLY) - High: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (12): upper, high - Strongs: H5942 (עִלִּי), H5943 (עִלָּי)

km) liom (מאהיל MAhYL) - Cloak: KJV (28): robe, mantle, cloke, coat - Strongs: H4598 (מְעִיל)

Adopted Roots:

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַ֫עַל140 substantive, higher part, only in

adverb and

preposition phrases, above, upwards (Phoenician מעל, see below מַ֫טּה p. 641: abbreviated from מַעֲלֶה; compare מַ֫עַן in לְמַ֫עַן from ׃עָנָה ii. 116): —

1מִמַּ֫עַל = above (see מִן 1 c)

a. as adverb Amos 2:9 וָאַשְׁמִידמִּרְיוֺ מִמֵּעַל his fruit above (opposed to שָׁרָשָׁיו מִתָּ֑חַת), Job 18:16; 1 Kings 7:3,20,29; often in the phrase הַשָּׁמַמַיִם מִמַּעַל Deuteronomy 4:39; Deuteronomy 5:8 ( = Exodus 20:4), Joshua 2:11; 1 Kings 8:23; Isaiah 45:8; Jeremiah 4:28; compare ׳שְׁחָקִים מ Psalm 78:23; Proverbs 8:28, ׳אֱלוֺהַּ מ Job 3:4; Job 31:2, ׳אֵל מ Job 31:28.

b.מִמַּעַל לְ, as preposition (מן

1 c), on the top of, above, Genesis 22:9 ממעל לָעֵצִים above the wood, Exodus 28:27 = Exodus 39:20, Leviticus 11:21 כְּרָעַיִם מִמַּעַל לְרַגְלָיו, Isaiah 6:2 שְׁרָפִים עֹמדים מִמַּעַל לוֺ, Isaiah 14:13; Jeremiah 43:10; Ezekiel 1:26; Daniel 12:6,7; = on higher ground than, Jeremiah 35:4; figurative Jeremiah 52:32 ("" 2 Kings 25:28 מֵעַל).

2 With ָ  ה locative מַ֫עְלָה, מָ֑עְלָה upwards (opposed to מַ֫טָּה p. 641) :

a. figurative Deuteronomy 28:43 יַעֲלֶה עֶלֶיךָ מַ֫עְלָהמָ֫עְלָה upwards, upwards, i.e. higher and higher (opposed to מַ֫טָּה מָֽטָה).

b.וָמַ֫עְלָה ( a) of direction in space, Judges 1:36 מֵהַסֶּלַע וָמַ֫עְלָה from the rock and upwards (compare Bu), 1 Kings 7:31 (corrupt: see Sta VB Benz), 1 Samuel 9:2 = 1 Samuel 10:23 מִשִּׁכְמוֺ וָמַ֫עְלָה from his shoulder and upwards: so ׳וּלְמ, Ezekiel 1:27 מִמַּרְאֵהמָתְנָיו וּלְמָ֑עְלָה Ezekiel 8:2; Ezekiel 43:5. ( b) of direction in time, or age: — ( a) מִבֶּן עֶשְׂרִים שָׁנָה וָמָ֑עְלָה Exodus 30:14; Numbers 1:3 19t. P, ׳מִבֶּן חֹדֶשׁ חֹדֶשׁ וָמ Numbers 3:15,22 6t. P, simil. Numbers 4:3; Numbers 8:24 7t. P; elsewhere only 1 Chronicles 23:3,24; Ezra 3:8, and with וּלְמַעְלָה 1 Chronicles 23:17; 2 Chronicles 31:16,17; ׳לְמִבֶּן ֗֗֗ וָמ 2 Chronicles 25:5; and 2 Kings 3:21 מִכֹּל חֹגֵר חֲגֹרָה׳וָמ. (β) ׳מהיום ההוא וָמ from that day and onwards, 1 Samuel 16:13; 1 Samuel 30:25. (γ) ׳מן היום הזִה וָמ from this day and upwards (i.e. and back), Haggai 2:15,18 ** and onwards (as β) is more probably: see Now We Kl. Proph. ed. 8 {1898} Marti Dr.

c.לְמַ֫עְלָךְ upwards, more common than ׳מ alone (

a): ( a) Exodus 25:20 (= Exodus 37:9) ֹ˜מּרְשֵׂי׳כְנָפַיִם למ Judges 7:13 ׳ויהפכחו למ overthrew it upwards, i.e. turned it downside up, Isaiah 7:11 ׳אוֺ הַגְבֵּהַּ למ or make it (the request) high upwards, Isaiah 8:21 ׳וּפָנָה למ, Isaiah 37:31 ( 2 Kings 19:30) ועשׂה פרי׳למ (compare Amos 2:9, 1 a), Ezekiel 41:7 a β (v:a α bis ׳למ׳למ = higher and higher), Psalm 74:5; figurative ׳וְהָיִיתָ רַק למ Deuteronomy 28:13 (compare

a), Proverbs 15:24 ׳אֹרַח חַיִּים למ (opposed to שְׁאוֺלמָֽטָּה ׃), compare Ecclesiastes 3:21; followed by a noun, Ezra 9:6 רּאשׁ׳למ over the head, followed by מֵעַל (compare Aboth Ezra 2:1 לְמַעְלָה מִן) = above, 2 Chronicles 34:4: see also

b a, b a. (b) metaphor = exceedingly, only in Chronicles: 1 Chronicles 14:2; 1 Chronicles 22:5 the house must be built to J. ׳לְהַגְדִּיל למ so as to shew greatness exceedingly, 1 Chronicles 23:17 ׳רָבוּ למ׳וּבְנֵי ר, 1 Chronicles 29:3 (followed by מִ ן; = over and above ...), 1 Chronicles 29:25; 2 Chronicles 1:1 ׳וַיְגַדְּלֵהוּ למ, 2 Chronicles 20:19; עַד לְמַ֫עְלָה, 2 Chronicles 16:12; 17:12; 26:8.

d.מִלְמַ֫עְלָה (see מִן

9a), adverb, above (the more usual prose synonym of מִמַּעַל): Genesis 6:16 אֶלאַֿמָּה תְּכַלֶּנָּה׳מ Genesis 7:20 15cubits ׳מ (i.e. above the mountain-tops), Exodus 25:21 ( Exodus 40:20) ׳וְנָתַתָּ֫ה אֶתהַֿכַּמֹּרֶת על הארון מ upon the ark above, Exodus 26:14 ( Exodus 36:19; 40:19; Numbers 4:25) a covering of skins on the tent ׳מ above, Numbers 39:31; Numbers 4:6; 1 Kings 7:11,25; 1 Kings 8:7 ( 2 Chronicles 4:4; 5:8), Jeremiah 31:37 ׳אִם יִמַּדּוּ שָׁמַיִם מ (compare 1 a), Ezekiel 1:11 ׳מְּרֻדוֺת מ separate above, Ezekiel 1:22; Ezekiel 1:26; Ezekiel 10:19; Ezekiel 11:22; Ezekiel 37:8; from above, Joshua 3:13,16 ׳הַמַּיִם הַיֹּרְדִים מ.

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List of Word Forms
וָמַ֔עְלָה וָמַ֖עְלָה וָמַ֗עְלָה וָמַ֙עְלָה֙ וָמָ֑עְלָה וָמָֽעְלָה׃ וּ֝מִמַּ֗עַל וּלְמַ֔עְלָה וּלְמָ֑עְלָה וּלְמָֽעְלָה׃ וּמִלְמַ֗עְלָה וּמִמַּ֗עַל ולמעלה ולמעלה׃ ומלמעלה וממעל ומעלה ומעלה׃ לְמַ֔עְלָה לְמַ֖עְלָה לְמַ֗עְלָה לְמַ֙עְלָה֙ לְמַ֜עְלָה לְמַ֣עְלָה לְמַ֥עְלָה לְמַ֨עְלָה לְמָ֑עְלָה לְמָֽעְלָה׃ למעלה למעלה׃ מִלְמַ֔עְלָה מִלְמַ֜עְלָה מִלְמָ֑עְלָה מִלְמָֽעְלָה׃ מִמַּ֔֡עַל מִמַּ֔עַל מִמַּ֕עַל מִמַּ֖עַל מִמַּ֗עַל מִמַּ֙עַל֙ מִמַּ֛עַל מִמַּ֡֔עַל מִמַּ֣עַל מִמַּ֥עַל מִמַּעַל֮ מִמָּ֑עַל מִמָּֽעַל׃ מַ֣עְלָה מָּ֑עְלָה מלמעלה מלמעלה׃ ממעל ממעל׃ מעלה lə·ma‘·lāh lə·mā·‘ə·lāh ləmā‘əlāh ləma‘lāh leMaelah leMalah ma‘·lāh mā‘əlāh ma‘lāh mā·‘ə·lāh Maelah Malah mil·ma‘·lāh mil·mā·‘ə·lāh milmā‘əlāh milma‘lāh milMaelah milMalah mim·ma·‘al mim·mā·‘al miMaal mimma‘al mimmā‘al ū·lə·ma‘·lāh ū·lə·mā·‘ə·lāh ū·mil·ma‘·lāh ū·mim·ma·‘al ūləmā‘əlāh ūləma‘lāh uleMaelah uleMalah ūmilma‘lāh umilMalah umiMaal ūmimma‘al vaMaelah vaMalah wā·ma‘·lāh wā·mā·‘ə·lāh wāmā‘əlāh wāma‘lāh
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