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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #1803 - דַּלָּה

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H1802)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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1) hair, threads, thrum (threads of warp hanging in loom)

2) poor (usually collective of helpless people)

3) (TWOT) poorest, lowest

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2645 ‑ κατάλοιπος (kat‑al'‑oy‑pos);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Genesis 1
2 Kings 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
HCS (0)
HCS (7)
2 Kings 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
BSB (8)
Genesis 1
2 Kings 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
ESV (7)
Genesis 1
2 Kings 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
WEB (8)
Genesis 1
2 Kings 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1081) ld (דל DL) AC: Back and Forth CO: Door AB: ?: The pictograph d is a door. The l is a picture of staff and represents any rod. Combined these pictures mean "the door on the rod". The tent door was hung down as a curtain, covering the entrance to the tent, from a horizontal pole. The door was then moved to the side for going in and out of the tent. (eng: door - an exchange for the d and l)

A) ld (דל DL) AC: ? CO: Door AB: Poor: Any object that dangles such as a bucket that is hung from a rope down a well to retrieve water. The hair hangs from the head. A poor or weak person hangs the head in poverty.

Nm) ld (דל DL) - Weak: One who dangles the head in poverty or hunger. KJV (48): poor, needy, weak, lean - Strongs: H1800 (דַּל)

Nf1) eld (דלה DLH) - I. Poor:One who hangs head low in weakness. II. Hair:What hangs from the head and is easily blown by the wind. KJV (8): poor, pinning, sickness, hair - Strongs: H1803 (דַּלָּה)

Nf2) tld (דלת DLT) - Door: KJV (88): door, gate, leaves, lid - Strongs: H1817 (דֶּלֶת)

B) lld (דלל DLL) AC: Hang CO: ? AB: ?

V) lld (דלל DLL) - Brought low: To be brought down low such as the head in humility or a dried up river. KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Niphal) brought low, dried up, not equal, emptied, fail, impoverished, thin - Strongs: H1809 (דָּלַל)

H) eld (דלה DLH) AC: Lift CO: ? AB: ?: Anything that dangles down and swings back and forth, such as a branch, hair or door.

V) eld (דלה DLH) - Lift: The lifting of the bucket out of the well for drawing water. KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Piel) draw, enough, lifted - Strongs: H1802 (דָּלָה)

bf1) eild (דליה DLYH) - Branch: Dangles from a tree blowing back and forth in the wind. KJV (8): branch - Strongs: H1808 (דָּלִית)

fm) ild (דלי DLY) - Bucket: Dangles from a rope to draw water and lifted out of the well. KJV (2): bucket - Strongs: H1805 (דֳּלִי)

Adopted Roos;

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AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. דַּלָּה noun feminine collective, hair, thrum (both front hanging down) — דַּלָּה Isaiah 38:12; construct דַּלַּת Song of Solomon 7:6; — hair, ראשׁך׳ד Song of Solomon 7:6; thrum (threads of warp hanging in loom) in simile of premature death מִדַּלָּה יְבַצְּעֵנִי Isaiah 38:12.

II. [דַּלָּה] noun feminine the poor — construct דַּלַּת Jeremiah 40:7 2t.; plural דַּלּוֺת Jeremiah 52:15,16; — the poor (collective, weak, helpless ones) Jeremiah 40:7; 2 Kings 24:14; 2 Kings 25:12 (in "" Jeremiah 52:16, as also Jeremiah 52:15, ᵑ0 has strangely the plural)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

דַּלָּה f. (from דָּלַל), pr. something hanging down, slender, specially

(1) slender thread, specially the thrum by which the web is fastened to the weaver’s beam; Isaiah 38:12, מִדַּלָּה יְבַצְּעֵנִי “he has cut me off from the thrum,” an image of death, taken from a weaver who cuts off his finished work from the beam. (Ch. דְּלִיל the web).

(2) hair, locks hanging down, Song of Solomon 7:6 where the Vulg. has coma capitis.

(3) slenderness, poverty for the concr. the poor, 2 Kings 24:14, 25:12. Plur. דַּלּוֹת הָעָם Jeremiah 52:15, and ד׳ הָאָרֶץ verse 16 Jeremiah 52:16 id.

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List of Word Forms
דַּלַּ֥ת דַּלּ֨וֹת דלות דלת וְדַלַּ֥ת וּמִדַּלַּ֣ת וּמִדַּלּ֣וֹת וּמִדַּלּ֨וֹת ודלת ומדלות ומדלת מִדַּלָּ֣ה מדלה dal·laṯ dal·lō·wṯ dalLat dallaṯ dalLot dallōwṯ mid·dal·lāh middalLah middallāh ū·mid·dal·laṯ ū·mid·dal·lō·wṯ umiddalLat ūmiddallaṯ umiddalLot ūmiddallōwṯ vedalLat wə·ḏal·laṯ wəḏallaṯ
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