kalah: completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilationOriginal Word: כָּלָהPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilationNASB Translation
annihilation (1), complete destruction (5), complete end (4), completely (4), destroy* (2), destruction (2), end (1), entirely (1), full end (2).
Brown-Driver-Briggs כָּלָה noun feminine completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilation
; always this form; —
1 completion, but only as adverb, and dubious: completely, altogether Genesis 18:21 (J; read כֻּלָּם Ol Kau Buhl), Exodus 11:1 (si vera lectio)
2 complete destruction, consumption, annihilation:
a. almost always by God, especially ׳עָשָׂה כ Isaiah 10:23 (+ וְנֶחֱרָצָה), Nahum 1:8 (2 accusative, si vera lectio; BuhlZAW 1885, 181 proposes בְּקָמָיו for מְקוֺמָהּ see IdHWB 12 KauAT, Text Krit. Erläut. p. 65; see also מָקוֺם below קום), Nahum 1:9; Jeremiah 4:27; Nehemiah 9:31 (2 accusative); + אֵת person = with, pregnant sense, = in dealing with (compare II. אֵת 1d), Zephaniah 1:18 (אַךְ נִבְהָלָה ׳כ), Jeremiah 5:18; Jeremiah 30:11 = Jeremiah 46:28 (אֹתְָךָ = אִתְּךָ), Ezekiel 11:13; Ezekiel 20:17 (אוֺתָם = אִתָּם); + בְּכָלגּֿוֺיִם Jeremiah 30:11; Jeremiah 46:28; without וְנֶחֱרָצָה שָׁמַעְתִּי ׃עשׂה ׳כ Isaiah 28:22, ׳וְנ ׳עַדכֿ Daniel 9:27 (on both compare Isaiah 10:23; Zephaniah 1:18); לְכָלָה for annihilation Ezekiel 13:13 (si vera lectio, see Co), ׳וְלֹא לְהַשְׁחִית לְכ2Chronicles 12:12.
b. by men, אַלֿ ׳וְכ תַּעֲשׂוּ Jeremiah 5:10; בְיָדוֺ ׳וְכ Daniel 11:16 and (i.e. with) annihilation in his hand.
altogether, be, utterly consumed, consummation, was determined, utter end, riddance
From kalah; a completion; adverb, completely; also destruction -- altogether, (be, utterly) consume(-d), consummation(-ption), was determined, (full, utter) end, riddance.
see HEBREW kalah