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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4512 - מִנְלֶה
1) gain, wealth, acquisition
1a) meaning dubious
1311) ln (נל NL) AC: Lead CO: Pasture AB: ?: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing the idea of continuing. The l is a picture of the shepherds staff which guides the flock toward the pasture. Combined these mean "Continue toward with the staff".
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מִנְלֶה . To such a noun is commonly referred the form מִנְלָם in the words, Job 15:29, לֹא יִטֶּה לָאָרֶץ מִנְלָם which are thus rendered, “their wealth shall not spread itself out in the earth;” מִנְלֶה is derived from the root נָלָה, of which there is another trace in the common reading כַּנְּלוֹתְךָ Isaiah 33:1, which is supposed to mean the same as the نال Med. Ye, to obtain, to acquire; whence نَالُ, نَيْلُ wealth, possession, مَنَالُ wealth, riches. But I can hardly regard the reading as being correct; perhaps (with one MS.) we should read מִכְלָם from מִכְלֶה i.q. מִכְלָא their fold, poet. their flocks. The words in the passage in Isaiah appear just as doubtful [but there no various reading is quoted]; see נָלָה.