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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #482 - אֵלֶם

Transliteration
'êlem
Phonetics
ay'-lem  
Word Origin
from (0481)
Parts of Speech
Adjective Masculine
TWOT
102b
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) in silence, silent

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS ( 0 ) HCS (2)
Psalms 1
Ezekiel 1
Psalms 2
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 1
n-cms 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1266) ml (למ LM) AC: Bind CO: Staff AB: ?: The pictograph l is a picture of a shepherd staff, the m is a picture of water representing might. Combined these mean "staff of might". The shepherd always carried his staff for guiding, leading and protecting the flock. The flock was bound to the shepherd, as the staff was a sign of his authority over the sheep. The yoke was a staff laid across the shoulders of two oxen. The oxen were then tied to the yokes at the neck, binding the two together for plowing or pulling a cart. A people bound together. A wound bound with bandages.

A) ml (למ LM) AC: ? CO: Toward AB: ?: A moving toward someone or something.

im) mlt (תלמ TLM) - Furrow: Made by oxen plowing a field. KJV (5): furrow, ridge - Strongs: H8525 (תֶּלֶם)

q m) fml (למו LMW) - Toward: [The more ancient form is probably ml, the short form "l " is used as a prefix meaning "to" or "for"; See also la] KJV (4): for, at, to, upon - Strongs: H3926 (לְמוֹ)

C) mla (אלמ ALM) AC: Bind CO: Sheaf AB: ?

V) mla (אלמ ALM) - Bind: To tie something, also the tying of the tongue, silence. KJV (9): (vf: Niphal, Piel) dumb, silent, binding - Strongs: H481 (אָלַם)

Nm) mla (אלמ ALM) - Silent: KJV (1): congregation - Strongs: H482 (אֵלֶם)

dm) mfla (אלומ ALWM) - Sheaf: A sheaf of grain that is bound. KJV (5): sheaf - Strongs: H485 (אָלֻם)

df1) emfla (אלומה ALWMH) - Sheaf: A sheaf of grain that is bound. KJV (5): sheaf - Strongs: H485 (אָלֻם)

em) mlia (אילמ AYLM) - Silent: KJV (6): dumb - Strongs: H483 (אִלֵּם)

jm) nfmla (אלמונ ALMWN) - Widowhood: As bound in grief. KJV (1): forsaken - Strongs: H489 (אַלְמֹן)

mm) nmla (אלמנ ALMN) - Forsaken: As bound in grief. KJV (1): forsaken - Strongs: H488 (אַלְמָן)

mf1) enmla (אלמנה ALMNH) - Widow: As bound in grief. KJV (55): widow, desolate - Strongs: H490 (אַלְמָנָה)

mf3) tfnmla (אלמנות ALMNWT) - Widow: As bound in grief. KJV (4): widow, widowhood - Strongs: H491 (אַלְמָנוּת)

om) mlfa (אולמ AWLM) - Porch: In the sense of tying. KJV (34): porch - Strongs: H197 (אֻלַם)

jfm) infmla (אלמוני ALMWNY) - Such: An unidentified person or place as bound up in uncertainty. KJV (3): such, one - Strongs: H492 (אַלְמֹנִי)

D) mal (לאמ LAM) AC: ? CO: People AB: ?: A group of people bound together.

cm) mfal (לאומ LAWM) - People: KJV (35): people, nation, folk - Strongs: H3816 (לְאוֹם)

F) mle (הלמ HLM) AC: Strike CO: Hammer AB: ?

V) mle (הלמ HLM) - Strike: To hit or beat in order to break or smash. KJV (9): (vf: Paal) smite, break, beat - Strongs: H1986 (הָלַם)

Nf3) tfmle (הלמות HLMWT) - Hammer: As used for striking. KJV (1): hammer - Strongs: H1989 (הַלְמוּת)

adf1) emflem (מהלומה MHLWMH) - Strike: KJV (2): stroke, stripe - Strongs: H4112 (מַהֲלֻמּוֹת)

G) mel (להמ LHM) AC: Strike CO: ? AB: ?: Bound with bandages.

V) mel (להמ LHM) - Wound: KJV (2): (vf: Hitpael) wound - Strongs: H3859 (לָהַם)

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AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֵ֫לֶם noun [masculine] silence, Psalm 56:1 (title) see Ol Deuteronomy , in name of melody עַליֿוֺנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים; also Psalm 58:2 (= adverb in silence ?) but read אֵלִ(י)ם Ol De Che, etc.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֵלֶם m. silence, Psalms 58:2, הַאֻמְנָם אֵלֶם צֶדֶק תְּדַבֵּרוּן “do ye indeed speak out the silence of justice?” i.e. do ye indeed use justice which seems to be silent and mute in your decrees? [“So commonly; but it may be worth inquiry whether אֵלֶם should not be dropped, having sprung perhaps from a careless repetition of אמנם.” This conjecture is wholly needless. (“Maurer gives to אֵלֶם the signification of league, law, from the sense of binding; as عَقْدُ league, from עָקַד to bind.”) Ges. add.] Psalms 56:1, יוֹנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים “the dumb dove among foreigners” (i.e. perhaps the people of Israel in exile, comp. הּוֹד Psalms 74:19), the title of a poem, to the tune of which Psa 56:1-13 was sung. Comp. my remarks on the word אַיֶלֶת.

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