424. elah
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elah: a terebinth
Original Word: אֵלָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: elah
Phonetic Spelling: (ay-law')
Short Definition: oak

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
fem. of ayil
a terebinth
NASB Translation
Elah (3), oak (11), terebinth (2).

I. אֵלָה noun feminine terebinth (= אֵילָה (?) see IV. איל > StaGeschichte 455 who derives from אֵל = divine; but compare ib. on lack of clear distinction between אֵלָה, אֵלוֺן & אַלּוֺן) — Genesis 35:4 15t. + אֵילָה Genesis 49:21 (for ᵑ0 אַיָּלָה see below) — terebinth = Pistacia terebinthus, Linn., a deciduous tree with pinnate leaves & red berries; occasional in Palestine; grows to great age; always of single tree; near Shechem Genesis 35:4 (E) compare אַלָּה Joshua 24:26 (E, read אֵלָה?), Ophrah Judges 6:11,19; in Jabesh 1 Chronicles 10:12; tree in which Absalom was caught 2 Samuel 18:9 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 18:10,14; see also 1 Kings 13:14; expressly of idol-shrine Hosea 4:13 ("" אַלּוֺן, לִבְנֶה) Ezekiel 6:13; as fading, withering, simile of Judah Isaiah 1:30; as hewn down, simile id. Isaiah 6:13 ("" אַלּוֺן); figurative of Naphtali אֵילָה שְׁלֻחָה Genesis 49:21 (ᵐ5 Ew Ol Di > ᵑ0 אַיָּלָה hind q. v.) a slender terebinth, see Di & compare II. אֵלָה; in topographic designation ׳עֵמֶק הָא 1 Samuel 17:2,19; 1 Samuel 21:10 (see עֵמֶק).

elm, oak, teil-tree

Feminine of 'ayil; an oak or other strong tree -- elm, oak, teil-tree.

see HEBREW 'ayil

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