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Entry for Strong's #5944 - עֲלִיָּה

Word Origin
from (05927)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) roof-room, roof chamber

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1574 ‑ ἐκκεντέω (ek‑ken‑teh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (20) NAS (19) HCS (20)
Judges 4
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 2
Psalms 2
Jeremiah 2
Judges 4
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Psalms 2
Jeremiah 2
Judges 4
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 4
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 2
Psalms 2
Jeremiah 2
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 6
n-cfsc 6
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 6
n-cfsc 6
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 6
n-cfsc 6

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)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֲלִיָּה noun feminine (c. adjective masculine Jeremiah 22:14, compare Albr ZAW xvi (1896), 83 Synt. § 251 k) roof-chamber (Late Hebrew id., ᵑ7עֲלִיתָא, Syriac (whence Arabic dining-room as loan-word Frä20f.); Sabean עלית DHM Epigr. Denkm. 27); — chamber on roof, cool and secluded: absolute ׳ע Judges 3:23,24,25 (compare Nes Marg. 13), 1 Kings 17:19,23; 2 Kings 4:11; construct עֲלִיַּת הַמְּקֵרָה Judges 3:20, קִֿיר׳ע 2 Kings 4:10 roof-chamber with walls (permanent); הַשַּׁעַר׳ע 2 Samuel 19:1, i.e. over the gateway; הַמִּנָּה׳ע Nehemiah 3:31,32i.e. at a corner of the wall; אָחָז׳ע 2 Kings 23:12 (probably built by A.); suffix עֲלִיָּתוֺ 2 Kings 1:2 (belonging to Ahaziah); — 2 Chronicles 9:4 read עֹלֹתָיו (compare "" 1 Kings 10:5); plural absolute עֲלִיּוֺת מְרֻוָּחִים Jeremiah 22:14 spacious roof-chambers; in Solomon's temple according to 2 Chronicles 3:9, so suffix עֲלִיּתָיו 1 Chronicles 28:11; more Generally עֲלִיּוֺתָיו Jeremiah 22:13; ׳י's chambers in sky Psalm 104:3, containing rain, Psalm 104:13.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֲלִיָּה f.

(1)  an upper chamber, a loft on the roof of a house; ὑπερῷον, Söller, Erker. (Arabic عِلِّيَّةُ, عُلِّيَّةُ.) Judges 3:23, 25 Judges 3:25; 1 Kings 17:19, 23 1 Kings 17:23; 2 Kings 4:10. Poet. used of heaven, Psalms 104:3, 13 Psalms 104:13.

(2) a ladder, ascent by steps, by which one went up to the temple, 2 Chronicles 9:4.

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List of Word Forms
בַּעֲלִיַּ֨ת בַּעֲלִיָּת֛וֹ בעלית בעליתו הָֽעֲלִיָּ֑ה הָעֲלִיָּ֖ה הָעֲלִיָּ֗ה הָעֲלִיָּה֙ הָעַלִיָּ֛ה העליה וְהָעֲלִיּ֖וֹת וַעֲלִיֹּתָ֛יו וַעֲלִיּ֖וֹת וַעֲלִיּוֹתָ֖יו והעליות ועליות ועליותיו ועליתיו מֵעֲלִיּוֹתָ֑יו מעליותיו עֲ‍ֽלִיּ֫וֹתָ֥יו עֲלִיַּ֤ת עֲלִיַּ֥ת עֲלִיַּ֨ת עֲלִיַּת־ ע‍ליותיו עלית עלית־ ‘ă·lî·yaṯ ‘ă·lî·yaṯ- ‘ălî·yō·w·ṯāw ‘ălîyaṯ ‘ălîyaṯ- ‘ălîyōwṯāw aliYat aliYoTav ba‘ălîyaṯ ba‘ălîyāṯōw ba·‘ă·lî·yā·ṯōw ba·‘ă·lî·yaṯ baaliYat baaliyaTo hā‘alîyāh hā‘ălîyāh hā·‘a·lî·yāh hā·‘ă·lî·yāh haaliYah mê‘ălîyōwṯāw mê·‘ă·lî·yō·w·ṯāw mealiyoTav vaaliYot vaaliyoTav vehaaliYot wa‘ălîyōṯāw wa‘ălîyōwṯ wa‘ălîyōwṯāw wa·‘ă·lî·yō·ṯāw wa·‘ă·lî·yō·w·ṯāw wa·‘ă·lî·yō·wṯ wə·hā·‘ă·lî·yō·wṯ wəhā‘ălîyōwṯ
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