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Strong's #7975 - שֶׁלַח

shee-lo'-akh, sheh'-lakh
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Shiloah or Siloah = “sent”

1) a fountain just southeast of Jerusalem

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 1
HCS (0)
HCS (2)
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 1
BSB (2)
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 1
ESV (2)
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 1
WEB (2)
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 III. שֶׁ֫לַח proper name in ׳בְּרֵכַת הַשּׁ Nehemiah 3:15 = שִׁלֹחַ. below

שִׁלֹחַ proper name, of a well at southeast of Jerusalem (connection with above √ not certain (Ba NB 66), Psalm 104:10 has

Pi`el); — ׳מֵי הַשּׁ Isaiah 8:6; Σ(ε)ιλωαμ; = III. שֶׁלַךְ; modern Birket Silwân; see Wilson Hast. DB SILOM Cond GASm RS Ency. Bib. JERUSALEM. §§ 3. 11. 18 Buhl G 138; on inscription found in adjacent tunnel see Dr8m xv ff. GACooke15ff.

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

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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List of Word Forms
הַשִּׁלֹ֔חַ הַשֶּׁ֙לַח֙ השלח haš·še·laḥ haš·ši·lō·aḥ hashShelach hashshiLoach haššelaḥ haššilōaḥ
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