7950. sheleg
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sheleg: snow
Original Word: שָׁ֫לֶג
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: sheleg
Phonetic Spelling: (sheh'-leg)
Short Definition: snow

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
NASB Translation
snow (18), snowy (2).

שֶׁלֶ֫ג noun masculineIsaiah 55:10 snow; — absolute ׳שׁ Isaiah 1:18 +, שָׁ֑לֶג Exodus 4:6 +; construct שֶׁ֫לֶג Jeremiah 18:14; — snow, 2 Samuel 23:20 (׳יוֺם הַשּׁ) = 1 Chronicles 11:22; Job 6:16; Job 37:6 ("" גֶּשֶׁם מָטָר) Psalm 147:16; Psalm 148:8 ( + אֵשׁ, בָּרָד, קִיטוֺר); ׳מֵימֵי שׁ Job 24:19, compare Job 9:30 Qr (בְּמֵי, < Qr בְּמוֺ De Di Bu and others, snow as purifying; see also [מַי]; in poetry ׳אִצְרוֺת שׁ Job 38:22 ("" בָּרָד ׳א); symbolic of cold Proverbs 31:21; as moistening, fertilizing Isaiah 55:10 ("" גֶּשֶׁם); on mountains, figurative of normal habit, לְבָנוֺן ׳שׁ Jeremiah 18:14; simile of whiteness, of leprosy Exodus 4:6 (J), Numbers 12:10(E), 2 Kings 5:27; with מִן comp,, of fair skin Lamentations 4:7 ("" חָלָב); simile of sins, יַלְבִּינוּ ׳כַּשּׁ Isaiah 1:18, compare Psalm 51:9 (מִן compare); simile of refreshment Proverbs 25:13 (drink cooled by snow, see references in DeToy), of the unfitting בַּקַיִץ ׳כַּשּׁ Proverbs 26:1 ("" מָטָר). — On snow in Palestine see NicolHast. DB SNOW.

תְּלַג noun [masculine] snow (ᵑ7 Syriac; Biblical Hebrew שֶׁלֶג); — absolute ׳ת Daniel 7:9 (simile).


From shalag; snow (probably from its whiteness) -- snow(-y).

see HEBREW shalag

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