the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #8416 - תְּהִלָּה
1) praise, song or hymn of praise
1a) praise, adoration, thanksgiving (paid to God)
1b) act of general or public praise
1c) praise-song (as title)
1d) praise (demanded by qualities or deeds or attributes of God)
1e) renown, fame, glory
1e1) of Damascus, God
1e2) object of praise, possessor of renown (figuratively)
1104) le (הל HL) AC: Shine CO: Star AB: Distant: The pictograph e is a picture of a man with his arms raised looking at a great sight. The l is a shepherd staff representing the idea of "toward" as the staff is used to move a sheep toward a direction. Combined these letters mean "a looking toward something" such as the looking toward a light in the distance. The stars have always been used to guide the traveler or shepherd to find his home or destination.
Nm) le (הל HL) - I. These:Designating a group that is with the speaker. In the sense of looking toward a sight. [Hebrew and Aramaic; The short form " e " is used as a prefix meaning "look" and translated as "the".] [df: la hla]II. Toward:A moving to or toward something to be with it as the ox moves toward a destination. [df: la] KJV (69): these, those, this, thus, who, so, such, some, same, other, which, another, whom, they, them - Strongs: H411 (אֵל), H412 (אֵל), H413 (אֶל), H428 (אֵלֶּה), H429 (אֵלֶּה)
V) lle (הלל HLL) - Shine: To shine through ones actions or words. KJV (165): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel, Participle) praise, glory, boast, mad, shine, foolish, commended, rage, celebrate - Strongs: H1984 (הָלַל)
gm) lefa (אוהל AWHL) - Tent: The shining light of the campfire next to the tent in the distance is a guide for those returning home late just as a star is used as a guide. KJV (345): tabernacle, tent, dwelling - Strongs: H168 (אֹהֶל)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 praise, adoration, thanksgiving, paid to ׳֯ ׃י Psalm 48:11 כשׁמך אלהים כן תהלתךלְ קצוי ארץ as thy name, O God, so is thy praise to the ends of the earth, Psalm 111:10 תהלתו עמדתלעד, תָּמִיד תְּהִלָּתוֺ בְּפִי Psalm 34:2 continually is his praise in my mouth ("" ׳אֲבָֽרֲכָה אֶתיֿ) compare Psalm 71:6, also ימָּלֵא פִי תְהִלָּתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 71:8, ׳מִּי יַגִּיד ת Psalm 51:7, תַּכַּעְנָה׳שְׂפָתַי ת Psalm 119:171, ׳יְדַבֶּר מִּ׳י ׳ת Psalm 145:21 ("" וִיבָרֵךְ כָּלֿבָּשָׂר שֵׁם קָדְשׁוֺ); as sung, song of praise יָשִׁירוּתִּהִלָּתוֺ Psalm 106:12; הַמְשֹׁרֲרִים וְשִׁירתְּֿהִלָּה וְהוֺדוֺת לֵאלֹהִים Nehemiah 12:46; compare לֵאלֹהֵינוּ׳ת Psalm 40:4 (appositive שֹׁיר הָדָשׁ) & Isaiah 42:10 (appositive id.), also ׳לַיְשָׁרִים נָאוָה ת Isaiah 33:1 ("" ׳רַנְנוּ צַדִּיקִים בי); see perhaps Psalm 148:14 (Che; yet see De VB); note further אֱלֹהֵי תְהִלָּתִי Psalm 109:1; יוֺשֵׁב תְּהִלּוֺת יִשְׂרָאֵל Psalm 22:4 inhabiting the praises of Israel; וּמְרוֺמָם עַלכֶּֿלבְּֿרָכָה וּתְהִלָּה Nehemiah 9:5 exalted above all blessing and praise; compare also תְּהִלָּתִי Isaiah 48:9 ("" שְׁמִי), & of praise due to ׳י Isaiah 42:8.
2 the act of general, public, praise (compare also above especially Psalm 22:4; Psalm 33:1; Psalm 106:12; Nehemiah 12:46); — בּאֹוּ שְׁעָרָיו בְּתוֺדָה׳חֲצֵרֹתָיו בִּת Psalm 100:4 enter his gates with thanksgiving, his courts with praise; שִׁיר חָדָשׁ׳שִׁירוּ לי תְּהִלָּתוֺ בִּקְהִל חֲסִידִים Plalm Psalm 149:1; compare Psalm 22:26; Psalm 65:2; Psalm 66:2; Psalm 147:1; before the army הֵחֵלּוּ בְרִנָּה וּתְחִלָּה 2 Chronicles 20:22; in exhortation to the peoples הַשְׁמִיעוּקוֺל תְּהִלָּתוֺ Psalm 66:8 ("" בָּֽרֲכוּ עַמִּים אֱלֹהֵינוּ), compare Isaiah 42:12.
3 praise-song, as title, תְּהִלָּה לְדָוִד Psalm 145:1 (so Late Hebrew ספר תהלות & תְּהִלִּים, תִּילִּים, = Psalm).
4 qualities, deeds, etc., of ׳י, demanding praise: — נוֺרָא תְהִלֹּת Exodus 15:11 (song), i.e. terrible in attributes that call for praise ("" נֶאְדָּר בַּקֹּדֶשׁ & עשֵֹׁה פֶלֶא); often (both singular and plural) of Yahweh's deeds with verb סִמֵּר Psalm 9:15; Psalm 78:4; Psalm 79:13; Isaiah 43:21, also + ׳שֵׁם י Psalm 102:22; with יַשְׁמִיעַ Psalm 106:2 ("" ׳יְמַלֵּל גְּבוּרוֺת י); + צִדְקֶ֑ךָ with יֶהְגֶּה Psalm 35:28; with יְבַשֵּׂ֑רוּ Isaiah 60:6; + ׳חַסְדֵי י, with אַזְכִּיר Isaiah 63:7; vid also לְהֹדוֺת לְשֵׁם קָדְשֶׁ֑ךָלְהִשְׁתַּבֵחַ בִּתְהִלָּתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 106:47 = 1 Chronicles 16:35 to give thanks unto thy holy name, to glory in thy praises (= praiseworthy deeds).
5 renown, fame, glory:
a. of Damascus עִיר תְּהִלָּ֑ה֯ Jeremiah 49:25 (on Qr תְּהִלָּ֑ת see Hi Ges§ 80. 2 b); compare perhaps מַעֲטֵה תְהִלָּה Isaiah 61:3 mantle of renown (renown as a mantle, compare De VB; > Di splendid garment; but Bi Che Du read מַעֲטֵה אֵ֔בֶל and translate ׳ת praise, song of praise, compare 1. 2).
b. of ׳י, מָֽלְאָה הָאָרֶץ׳כִּסָּה שָׁמַים הוֺדוֺ וּת Habakkuk 3:3 his splendour hath covered (the) heavens, and of his renown the earth is full. Also
c. figurative, praise, renown, = object of praise, possessor of renown; used ( a) of Israel Deuteronomy 26:19 (absolute), Jeremiah 13:11 (+ לִי) Jeremiah 33:9 (+ לִי and לְכֹל גּוֺיֵי הָאָרֶץ) — all "" שֵׁם, תִּפְאֶרֶת; see also Isaiah 61:11, & perhaps Psalm 148:14 (see below
1 above); ( b) of Jerusalem Isaiah 62:7, also Zephaniah 3:19,20 (both "" שֵׁם), all these with verb הָיָה or שִׂים; compare וְקָרָאת׳יְשׁוּעָה חוֺמֹתַיִךְ וּשְׁעָרַיִךְ ת Isaiah 60:18; ( c) of Babylon וַתִּתָּפֵשׂ תְּהִלַּת כָּלהָֿאָרֶץ Jeremiah 51:41; ( d) of Moab אֵיןמוֺאָב ׳עוֺד ת Jeremiah 48:2; ( e) of ׳י, הוּא תְהִלָּֽתְךָ וְהוּאאֱלֹהֶיךָ Deuteronomy 10:21, כִּי תְהִלָּתִי אָ֑תָּה Jeremiah 17:14 (no verb)
תְּהִלָּה f. (from the root הָלַל Piel).
(1) praise, Psalms 22:26, 48:11 51:17 hence
(a) a song containing praise, a hymn, Psalms 22:4, 66:2 145:1 and pl. תְּהִלִּים, as the title of the whole book of Psalms.
(b) the person praised or celebrated, Deuteronomy 26:19; Jeremiah 13:11, 33:9 Zephaniah 3:19, 20 Zephaniah 3:20.
(2) praise, in which any one stands with respect to others, glory, Psalms 9:15; Isaiah 42:8. Hence the person (or thing) wherein any one glories. Jeremiah 17:14, אַתָּה תְהִלָּתִי “thou (Jehovah, art) my glory.” Deuteronomy 10:21.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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