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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4026 - מִגְדָּלָה
1b) elevated stage, pulpit
1c) raised bed
2054) ldc (גדל GDL) AC: Magnify CO: Rope AB: Magnificent: A cord is made by twisting fibers together, the larger and more numerous the fibers, the stronger the cord will be. Anything that is large or great in size or stature. [from: dc- from the twisting of sinew to make cords.] (eng: great - with the exchange and reversal of the r and l and the t and d)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 tower Genesis 11:4,5; Judges 8:9; Judges 9:51 (twice in verse); Judges 9:52 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:17; 2 Kings 17:9; 2 Kings 18:8; 1 Chronicles 27:25; 2 Chronicles 14:6; 2 Chronicles 26:9,10,11; 27:4; 32:5; Nehemiah 3:25,26,27; Isaiah 2:15; Isaiah 30:25; Isaiah 33:18; Ezekiel 26:4,9; Ezekiel 27:11; Psalm 48:13, watch-tower in vineyard Isaiah 5:2; figurative of God as refuge Psalm 61:4; Proverbs 18:10; beautiful neck like tower of David Song of Solomon 4:4; an ivory tower Song of Solomon 7:5; breasts Song of Solomon 8:10. (compare MI22 מגדלתה, Sabean (more precisely Lihyânian) מגדלנהן, Eut, see DHM Epigr. Denkm. 4,1. 5). Special towers mentioned on Lebanon Song of Solomon 7:5, Penuel Judges 8:17, Shechem Judges 9:46,47,49; and at Jerusalem, the tower of David Song of Solomon 4:4 (the arsenal), מֵאָה Nehemiah 3:1, חֲנַנְאֵל Nehemiah 3:1; Nehemiah 12:39; Jeremiah 31:38; Zechariah 14:10, תַּנּוּרִים Nehemiah 3:11; Nehemiah 12:38 (tower of the furnaces).
2 elevated stage, pulpit of wood Nehemiah 8:4.
3 raised bed "" עֲרוּגָה Song of Solomon 5:13, but ᵐ5ᵑ9 Hi Bö De rightly read מְגַדְּלוֺת.