the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #7973 - שֶׁלַח
1) weapon, missile, sprout
1a) missile, weapon
1b) sprout, shoot
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 missile, weapon, Nehemiah 4:11 and Nehemiah 4:17 (where הַמַּיִם corrupt; read probably בִּימִינוֺ or בְּיָדוֺ; see Ryle BeRy Berthol), 2 Chronicles 23:10 (distinguished from חֲנִית, מָנֵן); collective 2 Chronicles 32:5 and ׳עָבַר בַּשׁ Job 33:18; Job 36:12 ( perish by or < rush upon [and perish]), Joel 2:8 (see בְּעַד).
2 sprout, shoot (compare [שְׁלוּחָה], and √ Psalm 80:12; Jeremiah 17:8), שְׁלָחַיִךְ מַּרְדֵּס Song of Solomon 4:13 (figurative; meaning ? Perles Anal. 63 proposes שְׁנֵי לְחָיָיִךְ thy two cheeks); + probably Ezekiel 31:5 (read בִּשְׁלָחָיו Co Toy and others, or בְּשִׁלְחֵי [with Ezekiel 31:6] Krae).
שֶׁלַח m. with suff. שִׁלְחוֹ
(1) a weapon, missile, as sent against an enemy; Arab. سِلَحُ and سِلاَحُ coll. arms; specially a sword; سَالِحُ armed; سَلَحَ Conj. V., to arm oneself, 2 Chronicles 32:5, 23:10 Joel 2:8. עָבַר בַּשֶּׁלַח to perish by the weapon (of death), Job 33:18, 36:12.
(2) a shoot, a sprout, Song of Solomon 4:13 compare the root Piel No. 4.
(3) [Selah, Shelah], pr. name
(a) of a son of Arphaxad, Genesis 10:24, 11:12.
(b) of an aqueduct and pool near Jerusalem, which appears to be the same as שִׁלֹחַ (which see) Nehemiah 3:15. Vulg. Siloe.
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