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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5965 - עָלַס

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to rejoice

1a) (Qal) to rejoice

1b) (Niphal) to exult

1b1) to flap joyously (of ostrich)

1c) (Hithpael) to delight oneself

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2545) xlo (אהלס AhLS) AC: Rejoice CO: ? AB: ?: [from: lo- raising the arms in joy]

V) xlo (אהלס AhLS) - Rejoice: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael) rejoice, peacock, solace - Strongs: H5965 (עָלַס)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [עָלַס] verb rejoice ("" with עָלַז, עָלַץ, q. v.; Late Hebrew עֲלִיסָה rejoicing (once Levy NHWB iii. 657)); —

Qal Imperfect 3 masculine singular יַעֲלֹס Job 20:18 he shall not rejoice.

Niph`al Perfect 3 feminine singular נֶעֱלָ֑סָה Job 39:13 (of ostrich's wing) = flap joyously.

Hithpa`el Imperfect 1 plural cohortative נִתְעַלְּסָה Proverbs 7:18 let us delight ourselves in (ב) love.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָלַס i.q. עָלַז and עָלַץ to rejoice, to be merry, Job 20:18.

Niphal, Job 39:13, כְּנַף־רְנָנִים נֶעֱלָסָה “the wing of the ostriches exults;” i.e. moves itself briskly; comp. Il. ii. 462, ἀγαλλόμεναι πτερύγεσσι.

Hithpael, to rejoice, Proverbs 7:18.

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List of Word Forms
יַעֲלֹֽס׃ יעלס׃ נִ֝תְעַלְּסָ֗ה נֶעֱלָ֑סָה נעלסה נתעלסה ne‘ĕlāsāh ne·‘ĕ·lā·sāh neeLasah niṯ‘alləsāh niṯ·‘al·lə·sāh nitalleSah ya‘ălōs ya·‘ă·lōs yaaLos
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