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Strong's #505 - אֶלֶף

Transliteration
ʼeleph
Phonetics
eh'-lef
Origin
prop, the same as (H504)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
109a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) a thousand

1a) as numeral

2) a thousand, company

2a) as a company of men under one leader, troops

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5505 ‑ χιλιάς (khil‑ee‑as');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (498)
Genesis 2
Exodus 11
Numbers 101
Deuteronomy 7
Joshua 11
Judges 33
1 Samuel 28
2 Samuel 19
1 Kings 21
2 Kings 11
1 Chronicles 79
2 Chronicles 61
Ezra 19
Nehemiah 17
Esther 2
Job 8
Psalms 8
Ecclesiastes 2
Song of Solomon 3
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 40
Daniel 3
Amos 1
Micah 2
NAS (152)
Genesis 2
Exodus 6
Numbers 18
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 7
Judges 14
1 Samuel 20
2 Samuel 10
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 6
1 Chronicles 16
2 Chronicles 9
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 3
Esther 1
Job 4
Psalms 8
Ecclesiastes 2
Song of Solomon 3
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Amos 1
Micah 2
HCS (503)
Genesis 2
Exodus 11
Numbers 103
Deuteronomy 6
Joshua 12
Judges 35
1 Samuel 27
2 Samuel 19
1 Kings 21
2 Kings 11
1 Chronicles 81
2 Chronicles 62
Ezra 19
Nehemiah 17
Esther 2
Job 8
Psalms 7
Ecclesiastes 2
Song of Solomon 3
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 40
Daniel 3
Amos 1
Micah 2
BSB (505)
Genesis 2
Exodus 11
Numbers 104
Deuteronomy 6
Joshua 12
Judges 34
1 Samuel 28
2 Samuel 19
1 Kings 21
2 Kings 11
1 Chronicles 81
2 Chronicles 62
Ezra 19
Nehemiah 17
Esther 2
Job 8
Psalms 8
Ecclesiastes 2
Song of Solomon 3
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 40
Daniel 3
Amos 1
Micah 2
ESV (144)
Genesis 2
Numbers 20
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 6
Judges 9
1 Samuel 27
2 Samuel 9
1 Kings 4
2 Kings 6
1 Chronicles 17
2 Chronicles 7
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 3
Job 4
Psalms 7
Ecclesiastes 2
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Amos 1
Micah 2
WEB (484)
Genesis 2
Exodus 10
Numbers 89
Deuteronomy 7
Joshua 11
Judges 34
1 Samuel 30
2 Samuel 19
1 Kings 21
2 Kings 11
1 Chronicles 81
2 Chronicles 60
Ezra 19
Nehemiah 15
Esther 2
Job 8
Psalms 5
Ecclesiastes 2
Song of Solomon 3
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 40
Daniel 3
Amos 1
Micah 2
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2001) pla (אלפ ALP) AC: Guide CO: Yoke AB: Learn: The yoke of the oxen, the yoke of learning. An older experienced ox is yoked to a younger inexperienced one in order to teach it how to pull a load. A thousand, as a large number of oxen. [from: la- an ox as wearing a yoke for work] (eng: elephant)

V) pla (אלפ ALP) - I. Learn:To learn by example in the sense of being yoked to another. II. Thousand:To make or bring forth a thousand, a thousand-fold. KJV (5): (vf: Hiphil, Paal, Piel) teach, learn, utter, bring forth thousands - Strongs: H502 (אָלַף), H503 (אָלַף)

Nm) pla (אלפ ALP) - I. Ox: II. Thousand:[Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (517): kine, oxen, family - Strongs: H504 (אֶלֶף), H505 (אֶלֶף), H506 (אֶלֶף)

dm) pfla (אלופ ALWP) - Guide: One who is yoked to another to lead and teach. KJV (69): duke, guide, friend, governor, captain, ox - Strongs: H441 (אַלֻּף)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֲלַ֑ף noun masculine 1,000 (= Biblical Hebrew II. אֶ֫לֶף); — absolute ׳א (noun person precedes) Daniel 5:1; noun omitted, emphatic אַלְמָּא Daniel 5:1 the thousand (just mentioned); construct + plural absolute אֶ֫לֶףאֲלָפִ֯ים Daniel 7:10 a thousand thousands (< Qr אַלְפִין K§ 51,2).


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

אֶלֶף , אֲלַף Ch. a thousand, Daniel 5:1, 7:10.


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List of Word Forms
אֲלָפִ֑ים אֲלָפִ֔ים אֲלָפִ֖ים אֲלָפִ֗ים אֲלָפִ֛ים אֲלָפִ֜ים אֲלָפִ֣ים אֲלָפִ֤ים אֲלָפִ֥ים אֲלָפִ֨ים אֲלָפִֽים׃ אֲלָפִים֙ אֲלָפִים֩ אֲלָפִים֮ אִֽישׁ׃ אֶ֔לֶף אֶ֕לֶף אֶ֖לֶף אֶ֗לֶף אֶ֙לֶף֙ אֶ֚לֶף אֶ֛לֶף אֶ֜לֶף אֶ֣לֶף אֶ֤לֶף אֶ֥לֶף אֶ֥לֶף ׀ אֶ֧לֶף אֶ֨לֶף אֶ֪לֶף אֶֽלֶף־ אֶלֶף֩ אַלְפֵ֖י אַלְפֵ֣י אַלְפֵ֤י אַלְפֵ֥י אַלְפֵי־ אַלְפַּ֕יִם אַלְפַּ֖יִם אַלְפַּ֗יִם אַלְפַּ֙יִם֙ אַלְפַּ֛יִם אַלְפַּ֣יִם אַלְפַּ֥יִם אַלְפַּ֨יִם אַלְפַּ֪יִם אַלְפָּ֑יִם אָ֑לֶף אָ֔לֶף אָֽלֶף׃ איש׃ אלף אלף־ אלף׃ אלפי אלפי־ אלפים בְּאֶ֣לֶף בְּאֶ֤לֶף בְּאַלְפֵ֣י בַּֽאֲלָפָ֔יו בַּאֲלָפָ֔יו באלף באלפי באלפיו הָֽאֲלָפִ֔ים הָֽאֲלָפִ֣ים ׀ הָאֲלָפִ֑ים הָאֲלָפִ֖ים הָאֲלָפִ֛ים הָאֲלָפִ֣ים הָאֲלָפִ֥ים הָאֲלָפִ֨ים הָאֲלָפִים֙ הָאֶ֜לֶף הָאֶ֤לֶף הָאָ֑לֶף האלף האלפים וְאֶ֗לֶף וְאֶ֣לֶף וְאֶ֤לֶף וְאֶ֥לֶף וְאֶ֨לֶף וְאֶֽלֶף־ וְאֶלֶף֩ וְאַלְפַּ֥יִם וְלַאֲלָפִ֑ים וְלַאֲלָפִֽים׃ וָאֶ֔לֶף וָאֶ֖לֶף וָאָ֑לֶף וָאָֽלֶף׃ וּלְאַלְפֵיכֶֽם׃ ואלף ואלף־ ואלף׃ ואלפים ולאלפיכם׃ ולאלפים ולאלפים׃ כְּאֶ֖לֶף כְּאַלְפַּ֣יִם כְּאַלְפַּ֥יִם כאלף כאלפים לְאֶ֣לֶף לְאֶ֥לֶף לְאַלְפֵ֣י לְאַלְפֵ֥י לְאָֽלֶף׃ לַֽאֲלָפִ֑֔ים לַֽאֲלָפִ֔ים לַאֲלָפִ֑֔ים לָאֲלָפִ֔ים לָאֶ֔לֶף לָאֶ֙לֶף֙ לאלף לאלף׃ לאלפי לאלפים מֵ֝אַלְפֵ֗י מֵ֫אָ֥לֶף מֵאֶ֙לֶף֙ מֵאַלְפֵ֣י מאלף מאלפי שָׂרִ֣ים שרים ’ă·lā·p̄îm ’ā·lep̄ ’al·pa·yim ’al·pā·yim ’al·p̄ê ’al·p̄ê- ’ălāp̄îm ’ālep̄ ’alpayim ’alpāyim ’alp̄ê ’alp̄ê- ’e·lep̄ ’e·lep̄- ’elep̄ ’elep̄- ’îš alaFim Alef alFei alPayim ba’ălāp̄āw ba·’ă·lā·p̄āw baalaFav bə’alp̄ê bə’elep̄ bə·’al·p̄ê bə·’e·lep̄ bealFei beElef Elef hā’ălāp̄îm hā’ālep̄ hā’elep̄ hā·’ă·lā·p̄îm hā·’ā·lep̄ hā·’e·lep̄ haalaFim haAlef haElef Ish kə’alpayim kə’elep̄ kə·’al·pa·yim kə·’e·lep̄ kealPayim keElef la’ălāp̄îm lā’ălāp̄îm lā’elep̄ la·’ă·lā·p̄îm lā·’ă·lā·p̄îm lā·’e·lep̄ laalaFim laElef lə’ālep̄ lə’alp̄ê lə’elep̄ lə·’ā·lep̄ lə·’al·p̄ê lə·’e·lep̄ leAlef lealFei leElef mê’ālep̄ mê’alp̄ê mê’elep̄ mê·’ā·lep̄ mê·’al·p̄ê mê·’e·lep̄ meAlef mealFei meElef śā·rîm saRim śārîm ū·lə·’al·p̄ê·ḵem ūlə’alp̄êḵem ulealfeiChem vaAlef vaElef vealPayim veeLef velaalaFim wā’ālep̄ wā’elep̄ wā·’ā·lep̄ wā·’e·lep̄ wə’alpayim wə’elep̄ wə’elep̄- wə·’al·pa·yim wə·’e·lep̄ wə·’e·lep̄- wə·la·’ă·lā·p̄îm wəla’ălāp̄îm
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