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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7596 - שֵׁלָה

she'êlâh, shêlâh
sheh-ay-law', shay-law'  
Word Origin
from (07592)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) request, thing asked for, demand

1a) request, petition

1b) thing asked for

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 155 ‑ αἴτημα (ah'ee‑tay‑mah);  515 ‑ ἀξιόω (ax‑ee‑o'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (14) NAS (11) HCS (13)
Judges 1
1 Samuel 3
1 Kings 2
Esther 6
Job 1
Psalms 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 3
1 Kings 2
Esther 6
Job 1
Psalms 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
Esther 6
Job 1
Psalms 1
n-cfs 4
n-cfs 4
n-cfs 4

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1472) ls (סהל ShL) AC: Draw out CO: ? AB: ?

A) ls (סהל ShL) AC: ? CO: Quiet AB: ?: In the sense of quietness from prosperity.

Nm) ls (סהל ShL) - I. Of:In the sense of something being drawn out of something else. II. Neglect:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (4): though, cause, for - Strongs: H7944 (שַׁל), H7945 (שֶׁל)

fm) ils (סהלי ShLY) - Quietly: In the sense of prosperity. KJV (1): quietly - Strongs: H7987 (שְׁלִי)

rf) fls (סהלו ShLW) - Neglect: [Unknown connection to root; Aramaic only] KJV (5): amiss, fail, error - Strongs: H7955 (שִׂלָּה), H7960 (שָׁלוּת)

B) lls (סהלל ShLL) AC: Spoil CO: ? AB: ?: The spoils drawn out after battle.

V) lls (סהלל ShLL) - Spoil: KJV (16): (vf: Paal) spoil, take, fall, prey, purpose - Strongs: H7997 (שָׁלַל)

Nm) lls (סהלל ShLL) - Spoil: KJV (73): spoil, prey - Strongs: H7998 (שָׁלָל)

gm) llfs (סהולל ShWLL) - Spoiled: What is taken as spoil. KJV (4): spoil, strip - Strongs: H7758 (שֵׁילָל)

C) lsa (אסהל AShL) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown meaning]

Nm) lsa (אסהל AShL) - Tamarisk: The tree or a grove. KJV (3): grove, tree - Strongs: H815 (אֵשֶׁל)

D) las (סהאל ShAL) AC: Request CO: ? AB: ?: To draw out something that is not known.

V) las (סהאל ShAL) - Ask: To seek to understand what is not known. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (179): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) ask, enquire, desire, require, borrow, salute, demand, lent, request, beg - Strongs: H7592 (שָׁאֵל), H7593 (שְׁאֵל)

Nf1) elas (סהאלה ShALH) - Request: A seeking for what is not known. KJV (15): petition, demand, loan - Strongs: H7595 (שְׁאֵלָה), H7596 (שֵׁלָה)

hf1) elasm (מסהאלה MShALH) - Request: A seeking for what is not known. KJV (2): petition, desire - Strongs: H4862 (מִשְׁאָלָה)

cf) lfas (סהאול ShAWL) - Grave: The place of the dead as an unknown place. KJV (65): grave, hell, pit - Strongs: H7585 (שְׁאֹל)

H) els (סהלה ShLH) AC: Draw out CO: ? AB: ?

V) els (סהלה ShLH) - I. Mislead:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Rest:[Aramaic only] KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) negligent, deceive, take, rest - Strongs: H7952 (שָׁלָה), H7953 (שָׁלָה), H7954 (שְׁלֵה)

J) lfs (סהול ShWL) AC: ? CO: Robe AB: ?: As long and drawn out.

Nm) lfs (סהול ShWL) - Robe: KJV (11): hem, skirt, train - Strongs: H7757 (שׁוּל)

K) fls (סהלו ShLW) AC: Prosper CO: ? AB: ?: A drawing out of what is needed.

V) fls (סהלו ShLW) - Prosper: KJV (5): (vf: Paal) prosper, safety, happy - Strongs: H7951 (שָׁלַו)

Nf1) efls (סהלוה ShLWH) - Prosperity: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): prosperity, peaceably, quietness, abundance, peace, tranquility - Strongs: H7959 (שָׁלוּ), H7962 (שַׁלְוָה), H7963 (שְׁלֵוָה)

bm) fils (סהליו ShLYW) - Prosperity: KJV (8): ease, peaceable, quietness, prosperity, quiet, prosper, wealthy - Strongs: H7961 (שְׁלֵוָה)

M) lis (סהיל ShYL) AC: Draw out CO: Infant AB: ?

ff1 ) eilis (סהיליה ShYLYH) - Infant: As drawn out of the mother. KJV (1): young - Strongs: H7988 (שִׁלְיָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שְׁאֵלָה [I. שֵׁלָה] noun feminine request, thing asked for: — ׳שְׁא Judges 8:24, +; suffix שְׁאֵלָתִּי 1 Samuel 1:27 +, שֶׁאֱלָתּי Job 6:8, שְׁאֵלָתֵךְ Esther 5:6 +, שֵׁלָתֵךְ 1 Samuel 1:17, שֶׁאֱלָתָם Psalm 106:15; —

1 request, petition, Judges 8:24; 1 Kings 2:16,20 (both accusative of congnate meaning with verb with שָׁאַל), Esther 5:6,7 (with נָתַן = grant), Esther 7:2,3; Esther 9:12. This passes easily into

2 thing asked for, 1 Samuel 2:20, with נָתַן Esther 5:8; Psalm 106:15; ׳תָּבוֺא שׁ Job 6:8. — II.שֵׁלָה see below אֶשָׁתָּאֹל proper name, masculine, see above.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שֵׁלָה (i.q. שְׁאֵלָה “prayer,” compare 1 Samuel 1:17), [Shelah], pr.n. of a son of Judah, Genesis 38:5, 46:12. Patron. שֵׁלָנִי Numbers 26:20.

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List of Word Forms
בִּשְׁאֵ֣לָתִ֔י בשאלתי הַשְּׁאֵלָ֔ה השאלה שְּׁאֵֽלָתֵךְ֙ שְּׁאֵלָתֵ֖ךְ שְּׁאֵלָתֵ֛ךְ שְׁאֵ֣לָתִ֔י שְׁאֵלָ֔ה שְׁאֵלָ֤ה שְׁאֵלָ֨ה שְׁאֵלָתִ֖י שֵׁ֣לָתֵ֔ךְ שֶֽׁאֱלָתִ֑י שֶׁאֱלָתָ֑ם שאלה שאלתי שאלתך שאלתם שלתך biš’êlāṯî biš·’ê·lā·ṯî bishElaTi haš·šə·’ê·lāh hashsheeLah haššə’êlāh šə’êlāh še’ĕlāṯām šə’êlāṯêḵ še’ĕlāṯî šə’êlāṯî še·’ĕ·lā·ṯām šə·’ê·lā·ṯêḵ še·’ĕ·lā·ṯî šə·’ê·lā·ṯî šə·’ê·lāh šê·lā·ṯêḵ šêlāṯêḵ sheeLah sheelaTam sheelaTech sheElaTi shelaTech
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