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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6403 - פָּלַט
1) to escape, save, deliver, slip away
1a) (Qal) to escape
1b1) to bring into security, deliver
1b2) to cause to escape, cast forth
1b3) to be delivered
1b4) to slip away
1c) (Hiphil) to bring into security, bring to safety
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
פָּלַט prop. to be smooth, sleek, i.q. מָלַט, which see. Hence to slip away, to escape, Ezekiel 7:16 (Syr. ܦܠܛܰ, Arab. فلت id.); also to cause to escape (compare pr.n. פְּלַטְיָה).
(1) i.q. Kal, but intens. to slip away altogether, Job 23:7.
(2) to cause to escape
(a) from danger, i.e. to deliver, Psalms 18:3, 40:18 followed by מִן 18:49 17:13 and מִיַּד 71:4.
(b) the young, from the womb, i.e. to bear, Job 21:10. Comp. מִלֵּט No. 2.
Hiphil, to deliver from danger, Micah 6:14 to set in safety, Isaiah 5:29.
Derived nouns, פָּלֵט-פְּלַטְיָהוּ, פָּלִיט -פְּלֵיטָה, מִפְלָט
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