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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5537 - סָלָא

Transliteration
sâlâ'
Phonetics
saw-law'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1500
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to weigh, compare

1a) (Pual)

1a1) to be weighed

1a2) weighed (participle)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1869 ‑ ἐπαίρω (ep‑ahee'‑ro);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Lamentations 1
Lamentations 1
Lamentations 1
BYZ TIS TR
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1334) lx (סל SL) AC: Lift CO: Basket AB: Compare

A) lx (סל SL) AC: ? CO: Basket AB: ?: Carried by lifting it up on the head.

Nm) lx (סל SL) - Basket: KJV (15): basket - Strongs: H5536 (סַל)

lf1) elxlx (סלסלה SLSLH) - Basket: KJV (1): basket - Strongs: H5552 (סַלְסִלָּה)

B) llx (סלל SLL) AC: Lift CO: High AB: ?

V) llx (סלל SLL) - Lift: KJV (12): (vf: Paal, Pilpel) cast, raise, exalt, extol, plain - Strongs: H5549 (סָלַל)

gf1) ellfx (סוללה SWLLH) - Bank: A raised mound of soil for defenses. KJV (11): mount, bank - Strongs: H5550 (סוֹלְלָה)

adm) lflxm (מסלול MSLWL) - Highway: A road constructed above the surrounding area. KJV (1): highway - Strongs: H4547 (מַסְלוּל)

E) alx (סלא SLA) AC: Compare CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) alx (סלא SLA) - Compare: KJV (1): (vf: Pual, Participle) comparable - Strongs: H5537 (סָלָא)

H) elx (סלה SLH) AC: Lift CO: ? AB: ?

V) elx (סלה SLH) - Lift: To lift up as something of value or to be thrown away. KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Pual, Piel) value, trodden - Strongs: H5541 (סָלָה)

Nm) elx (סלה SLH) - Selah: A musical term possibly a lifting of the sound. KJV (74): selah - Strongs: H5542 (סֶלָה)

J) lfx (סול SWL) AC: ? CO: Ladder AB: ?

Nf2 ) tlfx (סולת SWLT) - Flour: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (53): flour - Strongs: H5560 (סֹלֶת)

pm) mlfx (סולמ SWLM) - Ladder: Used to raise up. KJV (1): ladder - Strongs: H5551 (סֻלָּם)

K) flx (סלו SLW) AC: Fly CO: ? AB: ?

Nf ) flx (סלו SLW) - Quail: A bird that lifts up quickly. [df: wlV wylV] KJV (4): quail - Strongs: H7958 (שְׂלָיו)

M) lix (סיל SYL) AC: Lift CO: Thorn AB: ?

jm ) nflix (סילונ SYLWN) - Thorn: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (2): brier, thorn - Strongs: H5544 (סַלּוֹן)

kf1) elixm (מסילה MSYLH) - Highway: A road constructed above the surrounding area. KJV (27): highway, causeway, path, way, course, terrace - Strongs: H4546 (מְסִלָּה)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [סָלָא] verb weigh (Arabic pay promptly Lane1398; compare Sabean סלא consecrate, devote Hom ZMG xivi (1892), 531; Süd-Arab. Chrest. 124); — only

Pu`al Participle הַמְסֻלָּאִים בַּמָּ֑ז Lamentations 4:2 they who were weighed against gold, reckoned of such value. — compare also II.סלה.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סָלָא

(1) pr. i.q. סָלָה, סָלַל No. I, to lift up.

(2) specially to suspend a balance (compare נָשָׂא Job 6:2); hence to weigh (compare Lat. pendeo and pendo). Once found in

Pual, pass. Lamentations 4:2, הַמְסֻלָּאִים בַּפָּז “who are weighed with fine gold,” i.e. are equal or comparable to fine gold.

[Derivatives, pr.n. סָלוּא, סַלּוּא and סַלּוּ.]

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הַמְסֻלָּאִ֖ים המסלאים ham·sul·lā·’îm hamsullā’îm hamsullaIm
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