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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7049 - קָלַע

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

1) to sling, hurl forth

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to sling

1a2) slinger (participle)

1b) (Piel) to sling

2) (Qal) to carve

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 906 ‑ βάλλω (bal'‑lo);  1125 ‑ γράφω (graf'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 3
Jeremiah 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 3
Jeremiah 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 3
Jeremiah 1
v-pw3ms 1
v-qPms 2
v-qp3ms 3
v-pw3ms 1
v-qPms 2
v-qp3ms 3
v-pw3ms 1
v-qPms 2
v-qp3ms 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2709) olq (קלאה QLAh) AC: Hurl CO: Sling AB: ?: The hurling of a stone from sling. [from: lq- always carried by the shepherd in his bag for protection]

V) olq (קלאה QLAh) - I. Hurl:To throw stones with a sling. II. Carve:To carve figures. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (7): (vf: Paal, Piel, Participle) sling, carve - Strongs: H7049 (קָלַע)

Nm) olq (קלאה QLAh) - I. Sling:The sling used to throw stones. Also something that hangs like a sling. II. Slinger:One who slings stones. KJV (23): hanging, sling, leaves - Strongs: H7050 (קֶלַע), H7051 (קַלָּע)

hf2) toqm (מקלאהת MQLAhT) - Figure: A carved figure. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (4): carved, figures, carving, graving - Strongs: H4734 (מִקְלַעַת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [קָלַע] verb sling, hurl forth (Thes compare Arabic sit insecurely (see also Frä224, Socin in Buhl Lex 13), waver, whence sail (loan-word Frä l.c.), Jewish-Aramaic קַלְעָא id., Biblical Hebrew Late Hebrew קֶלַע curtain; thence hurl, sling; but this perhaps denominative (Soc l.c.) from loosened clod, compare Syriac id. (Nö in Frä l.c.); Arabic sling, Eth : id.; ᵑ7קְלַע verb sling, Syriac noun sling); —

Qal Participle קֹלֵעַ בָּאֶבֶן אֶלֿ Judges 20:16 one slinging ( with) a stone at a hair; ׳קוֺ with accusative of person Jeremiah 10:18 I will sling forth the inhabitants.

Pi`el Imperfect 3 masculine singular וַיִקַלַּע 1 Samuel 17:49 and he slang (that Isaiah , the stone); suffix יְקַלְּעֶנָּה 1 Samuel 25:29 he shall sling away (life of enemy).

II. קָלַע verb carve; —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular ׳ק: with 2accusative, carve walls with, 1 Kings 6:29; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb + עַל 1 Kings 6:32; with accusative of thing carved 1 Kings 6:35.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1)  to sling, to throw stones with a sling. Part. קוֹלֵעַ a slinger, Judges 20:16. Trop. to cast (a people) out of a country, Jeremiah 10:18.

(2) to grave, to sculpture, to engrave, 1 Kings 6:29, 32 1 Kings 6:32, 35 1 Kings 6:35 prop. to make slings, i.e. indentations like slings. [This signification is altogether separated in Thes.]

Piel, i.q. Kal. No. 1, 1 Samuel 17:49, 25:29.

Derivatives, מִקְלַעַת and

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List of Word Forms
וְקָלַ֣ע וְקָלַ֤ע וַיְקַלַּ֔ע ויקלע וקלע יְקַלְּעֶ֔נָּה יקלענה קָלַ֗ע קֹלֵ֧עַ קוֹלֵ֛עַ קולע קלע kaLa koLea qā·la‘ qāla‘ qō·lê·a‘ qō·w·lê·a‘ qōlêa‘ qōwlêa‘ vaykalLa vekaLa way·qal·la‘ wayqalla‘ wə·qā·la‘ wəqāla‘ yə·qal·lə·‘en·nāh yekalleEnnah yəqallə‘ennāh
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