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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #08416 - תְּהִלָּה
1) praise, song or hymn of praise
1a) praise, adoration, thanksgiving (paid to God)
1b) act of general or public praise
1c) praise-song (as title)
1d) praise (demanded by qualities or deeds or attributes of God)
1e) renown, fame, glory
1e1) of Damascus, God
1e2) object of praise, possessor of renown (figuratively)
1104) le (הל HL) AC: Shine CO: Star AB: Distant: The pictograph e is a picture of a man with his arms raised looking at a great sight. The l is a shepherd staff representing the idea of "toward" as the staff is used to move a sheep toward a direction. Combined these letters mean "a looking toward something" such as the looking toward a light in the distance. The stars have always been used to guide the traveler or shepherd to find his home or destination.
Nm) le (הל HL) - I. These:Designating a group that is with the speaker. In the sense of looking toward a sight. [Hebrew and Aramaic; The short form " e " is used as a prefix meaning "look" and translated as "the".] [df: la hla]II. Toward:A moving to or toward something to be with it as the ox moves toward a destination. [df: la] KJV (69): these, those, this, thus, who, so, such, some, same, other, which, another, whom, they, them - Strongs: H411 (אֵל), H412 (אֵל), H413 (אֶל), H428 (אֵלֶּה), H429 (אֵלֶּה)
V) lle (הלל HLL) - Shine: To shine through ones actions or words. KJV (165): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel, Participle) praise, glory, boast, mad, shine, foolish, commended, rage, celebrate - Strongs: H1984 (הָלַל)
gm) lefa (אוהל AWHL) - Tent: The shining light of the campfire next to the tent in the distance is a guide for those returning home late just as a star is used as a guide. KJV (345): tabernacle, tent, dwelling - Strongs: H168 (אֹהֶל)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
תְּהִלָּה f. (from the root הָלַל Piel).
(1) praise, Psalms 22:26, 48:11 51:17 hence
(a) a song containing praise, a hymn, Psalms 22:4, 66:2 145:1 and pl. תְּהִלִּים, as the title of the whole book of Psalms.
(b) the person praised or celebrated, Deuteronomy 26:19; Jeremiah 13:11, 33:9 Zephaniah 3:19, 20 Zephaniah 3:20.
(2) praise, in which any one stands with respect to others, glory, Psalms 9:15; Isaiah 42:8. Hence the person (or thing) wherein any one glories. Jeremiah 17:14, אַתָּה תְהִלָּתִי “thou (Jehovah, art) my glory.” Deuteronomy 10:21.
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