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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1808 - דָּלִית
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.
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)
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דָּלִית only in the plur. דָּלִיּוֹת fem. (with Kametz impure) boughs, branches, so called as hanging down and waving, Jeremiah 11:16; Ezekiel 17:6, 23 Ezekiel 17:23, 31:7, Ezekiel 31:9, 12 Ezekiel 31:12. (Syr. ܕܳܠܝܳܬܐܳ id.)
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