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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5556 - סָלְעָם

Word Origin
apparently from the same as (05553) in the sense of crushing as with a rock, i.e. consuming
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) locust

1a) an edible winged locust

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Leviticus 1
Leviticus 1
Leviticus 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2484) olx (סלאה SLAh) AC: High CO: Cliff AB: ?: [from: lx- height]

Nm ) olx (סלאה SLAh) - Cliff: A high rock, cliff or towering rock, as a place of defense. KJV (60): rock, stronghold, stone, stony - Strongs: H5553 (סֶלַע)

pm) molx (סלאהמ SLAhM) - Locust: From its high jumping. KJV (1): locust - Strongs: H5556 (סָלְעָם)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 סָלְעָם noun masculine an edible, winged, locust (Late Hebrew id.; swallower, consumer, compare ᵑ7סַלְעֵם swallow up, destroy; Arabic verb swallow, Kö ii. 1,404); — Leviticus 11:22 (+ אַרְבֶּה, חַרְגֹּל, חַגָב).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סָלְעָם m. a kind of locust, with wings, and used for food, Leviticus 11:22.

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הַסָּלְעָ֖ם הסלעם has·sā·lə·‘ām hassalAm hassālə‘ām
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