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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #06189 - עָרֵל
1) uncircumcised, having foreskin
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to be uncircumcised, see the adj. עָרֵל. Arab. غَرِلَ id.
(2) denom. from עָרְלָה, to regard as uncircumcised, i.e. profane, impure, Leviticus 19:23.
Niphal, to be seen to be uncircumcised, Habakkuk 2:16 (used of a drunken man who shamefully uncovers his nakedness).
עָרֵל m. const. עֶרֶל Ezekiel 44:9, and עֲרַל Exodus 6:12, adj. uncircumcised, Genesis 17:14; Exodus 12:48 often used opprobriously of the Gentiles, as the Philistines, 1 Samuel 17:26, 36 1 Samuel 17:36, 14:6 31:4. Metaph. used עֲרַל שְׂפָתַיִם uncircumcised of lips, i.e. slow of speech (יַקִּיר מַמְלַל Onk.), stammering, one whose lips are closed as it were with the foreskin, and are therefore too long and thick to utter speech with facility. Exodus 6:12, 30. Similarly Jeremiah 6:10, עֲרֵלָה אָזְנָם “their ear is closed with a foreskin;” and לְבָבָם חֶעָרֵל their uncircumcised heart, into which divine precepts cannot penetrate, Leviticus 26:41; Ezekiel 44:9.
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