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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #653 - אֲפֵלָה

Transliteration
ʼăphêlâh
Phonetics
af-ay-law'
Origin
from (H651)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
145c
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) darkness, gloominess, calamity

2) wickedness (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4652 ‑ σκοτεινός (skot‑i‑nos');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (10)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
NAS (10)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
HCS (10)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
BSB (10)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
ESV (7)
Deuteronomy 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Zephaniah 1
WEB (10)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1380) lp (פל PL) AC: Plead CO: ? AB: Judgment: The pictograph p is a picture of mouth, the l is a picture of a shepherd staff representing authority. Combined these mean "speak to authority". A coming to one in authority to intercede on ones own behalf or for another.

B) llp (פלל PLL) AC: Plead CO: ? AB: Judgment: To plead for intercession or an outcome.

V) llp (פלל PLL) - Plead: KJV (84): (vf: Hitpael, Piel) pray, judge, made, intreat, judgment, prayer, supplication, thought - Strongs: H6419 (פָּלַל)

bm) lilp (פליל PLYL) - Judgment: What is determined out of the pleading. KJV (3): judge - Strongs: H6414 (פָּלִיל)

bf1) elilp (פלילה PLYLH) - Judgment: What is determined out of the pleading. KJV (1): judgment - Strongs: H6415 (פְּלִילָה)

bfm) ililp (פלילי PLYLY) - Judgment: What is determined out of the pleading. KJV (1): judge - Strongs: H6416 (פְּלִילִי)

bff1) eililp (פליליה PLYLYH) - Judgment: What is determined out of the pleading. KJV (1): judgment - Strongs: H6417 (פְּלִילִיָּה)

C) lpa (אפל APL) AC: ? CO: Dark AB: ?: A very dark darkness brought about as a punishment of judgment.

Nm) lpa (אפל APL) - Dark: KJV (1): dark - Strongs: H651 (אָפֵל)

Nf1) elpa (אפלה APLH) - Darkness: KJV (10): darkness, gloominess, dark, thick - Strongs: H653 (אֲפֵלָה)

am) lpam (מאפל MAPL) - Darkness: KJV (1): darkness - Strongs: H3990 (מַאֲפֵל)

aff1) eilpam (מאפליה MAPLYH) - Darkness: KJV (1): darkness - Strongs: H3991 (מַאְפֵלְיָה)

bm) lipa (אפיל APYL) - Late: In the sense of night as being dark. KJV (1): grown - Strongs: H648 (אָפִיל)

gm) lpfa (אופל AWPL) - Darkness: KJV (9): darkness, privily, obscurity - Strongs: H652 (אֹפֶל)

E) alp (פלא PLA) AC: Perform CO: ? AB: ?: A great work as an act of intercession.

V) alp (פלא PLA) - Perform: To do a great action out of a judgment. KJV (71): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) work, wonder, marvelous, wonderful, thing, hard, wondrous, perform - Strongs: H6381 (פָּלָא)

Nm) alp (פלא PLA) - Performance: KJV (13): wonder, wonderful, marvelous - Strongs: H6382 (פֶּלֶא)

bm) ailp (פליא PLYA) - Performance: [df: yalp] KJV (4): secret, wonderful - Strongs: H6383 (פָּלִיא)

hf1 ) ealpm (מפלאה MPLAH) - Performance: KJV (1): wondrous - Strongs: H4652 (מִפְלָאוֹת)

H) elp (פלה PLH) AC: Distinct CO: ? AB: ?: A judgment that sets something apart as special.

V) elp (פלה PLH) - Distinct: To be distinct. KJV (7): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil) sever, separate, wonderfully, set apart, marvelous, difference - Strongs: H6395 (פָּלָה)

J) lfp (פול PWL) AC: ? CO: Bean AB: ?: From its bent shape as one bowing before one in authority.

Nm) lfp (פול PWL) - Bean: KJV (2): bean - Strongs: H6321 (פּוֹל)

M) lip (פיל PYL) AC: Plead CO: ? AB: ?

if1 ) elipt (תפילה TPYLH) - Pleading: KJV (77): prayer - Strongs: H8605 (תְּפִלָּה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֲפֵלָה noun feminine darkness, gloominess, calamity׳א Exodus 10:22 +; אֲפֵלָתְךָ Isaiah 58:10; plural אֲפֵלוֺת Isaiah 59:9

1 darkness Deuteronomy 28:29; Proverbs 7:9 ("" אִישׁוֺן לַיְלָה); of supernatural darkness in Egypt Exodus 10:22; of day of .׳י (compare Amos 5:20 below אָפֵל) Joel 2:2; Zephaniah 1:15 (both "" חשׁךענן, רְפל) simile of wickedness Jeremiah 23:18; Proverbs 4:19.

2 figurative of calamity Isaiah 8:22 ("" חֲשֵׁכָה), Isaiah 58:10 ("" חשׁך, opposed to צהרים ), Isaiah 59:9 ("" id., opposed to נגהות)


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֲפֵלָה f. thick and dense darkness, Exodus 10:22. Comp. אֹפֶל. It often furnishes an image of wretchedness, Isaiah 8:22. Pl. אֲפֵלוֹת darkness, Isaiah 59:9.


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List of Word Forms
אֲפֵלָ֛ה אפלה בָּֽאֲפֵלָ֔ה בָּאֲפֵל֥וֹת בָּאֲפֵלָ֔ה באפלה באפלות וַאֲפֵלָ֔ה וַאֲפֵלָ֖ה וַאֲפֵלָ֗ה וַאֲפֵלָֽה׃ וַאֲפֵלָתְךָ֖ ואפלה ואפלה׃ ואפלתך כָּֽאֲפֵלָ֑ה כאפלה ’ă·p̄ê·lāh ’ăp̄êlāh afeLah bā’ăp̄êlāh bā’ăp̄êlōwṯ bā·’ă·p̄ê·lāh bā·’ă·p̄ê·lō·wṯ baafeLah baafeLot kā’ăp̄êlāh kā·’ă·p̄ê·lāh kaafeLah vaafeLah vaafelateCha wa’ăp̄êlāh wa’ăp̄êlāṯəḵā wa·’ă·p̄ê·lā·ṯə·ḵā wa·’ă·p̄ê·lāh
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