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Strong's #3218 - יֶלֶק

from an unused root meaning to lick up
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) young locust (early stage of development)

1a) caterpillar (as devouring)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 200 ‑ ἀκρίς (ak‑rece');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (9)
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 2
Joel 3
Nahum 3
NAS (15)
Psalms 2
Jeremiah 2
Joel 6
Nahum 5
HCS (9)
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 2
Joel 3
Nahum 3
BSB (9)
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 2
Joel 3
Nahum 3
ESV (8)
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 2
Joel 2
Nahum 3
WEB (9)
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 2
Joel 3
Nahum 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1249) qk (כק KQ) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

L) qki (יכק YKQ) AC: ? CO: Caterpillar AB: ?

Nm ) qki (יכק YKQ) - Caterpil |kjv: cankerworm, caterpillar - Strongs: H3218 (יֶלֶק)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יֶ֫לֶק noun masculine Nahum 3:16 a kind of locust, absolute יֶלֶק Nahum 3:16 5t.; יָ֑לֶק Joel 1:4 2t.; — always collective:

a. as devouring "" גָּזָם, אַרְבֶּה, חָסִיל, Joel 1:4 (twice in verse); Joel 2:25; "" אַרְבֶּה Psalm 105:34 (of Egyptian plague), compare Nahum 3:15 a (but strike out We).

b. in simile of multitude of men Nahum 3:15b Jeremiah 51:14; of horses Jeremiah 51:27 (יֶלֶק סָמָר).

c. in simile of scattering and disappearing Nahum 3:16.

יַלְקוּט see לקט.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יֶלֶק m. a species of locust, with wings (Nahum 3:16) and hairy (Jeremiah 51:27), Psalms 105:34; Joel 1:4, 2:25 see Bochart, Hieroz. P. ii. p. 443.

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List of Word Forms
הַיֶּ֔לֶק הַיֶּ֖לֶק הַיָּ֑לֶק הילק וְ֝יֶ֗לֶק וילק יֶ֥לֶק ילק כְּיֶ֥לֶק כַּיֶּ֔לֶק כַּיָּ֑לֶק כילק haiYalek haiYelek hay·yā·leq hay·ye·leq hayyāleq hayyeleq kaiYalek kaiYelek kay·yā·leq kay·ye·leq kayyāleq kayyeleq kə·ye·leq keYelek kəyeleq veYelek wə·ye·leq wəyeleq ye·leq Yelek yeleq
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