qebol: something in front, a military siege engineOriginal Word: קֳבָלּוֹPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
something in front, a military siege engineNASB Translation
battering rams (1), before (1).
] noun [masculine]
1 >something in front specifically an attacking-engine (compare front; , advance to attack, so הקביל Ecclus 12:5), Ezekiel 26:9 מְחִי קָֽבֳלּוֺ the stroke of his attacking-engine (on the form ‡obolló, from קְבֹל for ‡ªbªl, see Ol§ 169 Köii. 68 f.; and compare קָֽטֳנִּי from קְטֹן for ‡ª‰ªn, קָֽטָבְךָ, קָֽרֶבְכֶם; and on the בֳָ, Ges§ 93q).
2 construct קָֽבָלעָֿם (‡obol) 2 Kings 15:10, explained formerly as before the people, i.e. publicly (compare Biblical Aramaicaic קֳבֵל before); but the Aramaic is surprising and הָעָם needed: read כְּיִבְלְעָם in Ibleam, with ᵐ5 of L (confirming earlier conjectures of GrG ii. 1. 99 StaGi. 575), Dr Klo Benz Kit and others
From qabal in the sense of confronting (as standing opposite in order to receive); a battering-ram -- war.
see HEBREW qabal