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Lexicon :: Strong's H1800 - dal

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Strong’s Definitions

דַּל dal, dal; from H1809; properly, dangling, i.e. (by implication) weak or thin:—lean, needy, poor (man), weaker.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's H1800 in the following manner: poor (43x), needy (2x), weaker (2x), lean (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's H1800 in the following manner: poor (43x), needy (2x), weaker (2x), lean (1x).
  1. low, poor, weak, thin, one who is low

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דַּל dal, dal; from H1809; properly, dangling, i.e. (by implication) weak or thin:—lean, needy, poor (man), weaker.
STRONGS H1800: Abbreviations
דַּל adjective see below דלל.

דַּל adjective low, weak, poor, thin (especially common in Wisdom literature and poetry) — דַּל Leviticus 14:21 + 8 times, דָּ֑ל Exodus 23:3 + 17 times + שָדּל Psalm 82:3; דַּלִּים Amos 2:7 + 17 times; דַּלּוֺת Genesis 41:19; — weak, thin, of kine Genesis 41:19 (E); of Amnon 2 Samuel 13:4; weak, of family of Saul 2 Samuel 3:1 (opposed to חָזֵק) compare Judges 6:15; reduced, poor (opposed to rich) Leviticus 14:21(P) Ruth 3:10 (opposed to עָשִׁיר) Jeremiah 5:4 (opposed to הגדולים, Jeremiah 5:5) Proverbs 28:15; Zephaniah 3:12 (עַם עָנִי וָדָ֑ל); mostly substantive, a poor (man), the poor Exodus 23:3 (JE); opposed to עָשִׁיר Exodus 30:15 (P) Proverbs 10:15; Proverbs 22:16; Proverbs 28:11; opposed to הוֺן Proverbs 19:4; || אביון 1 Samuel 2:8; Job 5:16; Psalm 72:13; Psalm 82:4; Psalm 113:7; Proverbs 14:31; Isaiah 14:30; Isaiah 25:4; Amos 4:1; Amos 8:6; compare also Job 20:10, 19; Proverbs 22:9; Jeremiah 39:10; reduced, weak, helpless (|| עני) Job 34:28; Psalm 82:3(|| also יתום), Proverbs 22:22; Proverbs 10:2; Proverbs 11:4; Proverbs 26:6; Amos 2:7; || אלמנה Job 31:16; opposed to שׁוֺעַ Job 34:19; — compare also Psalm 41:2; Proverbs 19:17; Proverbs 21:13; Proverbs 28:3, 8; Proverbs 29:7, 14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


41:19; 41:19


23:3; 23:3; 30:15


14:21; 14:21





1 Samuel


2 Samuel

3:1; 13:4


5:16; 20:10; 20:19; 31:16; 34:19; 34:28


41:2; 72:13; 82:3; 82:3; 82:4; 113:7


10:2; 10:15; 11:4; 14:31; 19:4; 19:17; 21:13; 22:9; 22:16; 22:22; 26:6; 28:3; 28:8; 28:11; 28:15; 29:7; 29:14


14:30; 25:4


5:4; 5:5; 39:10


2:7; 2:7; 4:1; 8:6



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1800 matches the Hebrew דַּל (dal),
which occurs 47 times in 46 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:3 - nor shall you [fn]show favor to a poor H1800 person H1800 in his dispute.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - “The rich shall not pay more, and the poor H1800 shall not pay less, than the half shekel, when you give the [fn]contribution to the LORD to make atonement for [fn]yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:21 -

“But if he is poor H1800 and his [fn]means are insufficient, then he is to take one male lamb for a guilt offering as a wave offering to make atonement for him, and a tenth of an [fn]ephah of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering, and a [fn]log of oil,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:15 -

‘You shall not do injustice in judgment; you shall not show partiality to the poor H1800 nor give preference to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:15 - But he said to Him, “O Lord, [fn]how am I to save Israel? Behold, my family is the least H1800 in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my father’s house.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:10 - Then he said, “May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first, by not going after young men, whether poor H1800 or rich.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:8 -

“He raises the poor H1800 from the dust,

He lifts the needy from the garbage heap

To seat them with nobles,

And He gives them a seat of honor as an inheritance;

For the pillars of the earth are the LORD’S,

And He set the world on them.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:1 -

Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David became steadily stronger, while the house of Saul became steadily weaker H1800.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:4 - And he said to him, “Why are you, the king’s son, so depressed H1800 morning after morning? Will you not tell me?” So Amnon said to him, “I am in love with Tamar, the sister of my brother Absalom.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:16 -

“So the helpless H1800 has hope,

And injustice has shut its mouth.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:10 -

“His sons [fn]favor the poor H1800,

And his hands give back his wealth.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:19 -

“For he has oppressed and neglected the poor H1800;

He has seized a house which he has not built.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:16 -

“If I have kept the poor H1800 from their desire,

Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:19 -

Who shows no partiality to the prominent,

Nor regards the rich as above the poor H1800,

Since they are all the work of His hands?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:28 -

So that they caused the cry of the poor H1800 to come to Him,

And that He would hear the cry of the afflicted

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:1 -

For the music director. A Psalm of David.

Blessed is one who considers the [fn]helpless H1800;

The LORD will save him on a day of [fn]trouble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:13 -

He will have compassion on the poor H1800 and needy,

And he will save the [fn]lives of the needy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:3 -

Vindicate the weak H1800 and fatherless;

Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:4 -

Rescue the weak H1800 and needy;

Save them from the hand of the wicked.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 113:7 -

He raises the poor H1800 from the dust,

He lifts the needy from the garbage heap,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:15 -

The rich person’s wealth is his [fn]fortress,

The ruin of the poor H1800 is their poverty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:31 -

One who oppresses the poor H1800 taunts his Maker,

But one who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:4 -

Wealth adds many friends,

But a poor H1800 person H1800 is separated from his friend.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:17 -

One who is gracious to a poor H1800 person H1800 lends to the LORD,

And He will repay him for his [fn]good deed.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:13 -

One who shuts his ear to the outcry of the poor H1800

Will also call out himself, and not be answered.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:9 -

One who [fn]is generous will be blessed,

Because he gives some of his food to the poor H1800.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:16 -

One who oppresses the poor H1800 to make [fn]more for himself,

Or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:22 -

Do not rob the poor H1800 because he is poor H1800,

Nor crush the needy at the gate;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 -

A poor man who oppresses the helpless H1800

Is like a driving rain [fn]which leaves no food.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:8 -

One who increases his wealth by [fn]interest of any kind,

Collects it for one who is gracious to the poor H1800.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:11 -

The rich person is wise in his own eyes,

But the poor H1800 who has understanding [fn]sees through him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 -

Like a roaring lion and a rushing bear

Is a wicked ruler over a poor H1800 people.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:7 -

The righteous [fn]is concerned for the rights of the poor H1800;

The wicked does not understand such [fn]concern.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:14 -

If a king judges the poor H1800 with truth,

His throne will be established forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:2 -

So as to [fn]deprive the needy H1800 of justice

And rob the poor among My people of their rights,

So that widows may be their spoil

And that they may plunder the [fn]orphans.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:4 -

But with righteousness He will judge the poor H1800,

And decide with fairness for the humble of the earth;

And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth,

And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 -

[fn]Those who are most helpless H1800 will eat,

And the poor will lie down in security;

I will kill your root with famine,

And it will kill your survivors.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:4 -

For You have been a stronghold for the helpless H1800,

A stronghold for the poor in his distress,

A refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat;

For the breath of the ruthless

Is like a rain storm against a wall.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:6 -

“The foot will trample it,

The feet of the poor, the steps of the helpless H1800.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:4 -

Then I said, “They are only the poor H1800,

They are foolish;

For they do not know the way of the LORD

Or the judgment of their God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:10 - But some of the poorest H1800 people, who had nothing, Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard left behind in the land of Judah, and gave them vineyards and fields [fn]at that time.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:7 -

“These who [fn]trample the head of the helpless H1800 to the dust of the earth

Also divert the way of the humble;

And a man and his father [fn]resort to the same [fn]girl

So as to profane My holy name.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:1 -

Hear this word, you [fn]cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria,

Who exploit the poor H1800, who oppress the needy,

[fn]And say to their [fn]husbands, “Bring now, that we may drink!”

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:11 -

Therefore because you impose heavy [fn]rent on the poor H1800

And take a tribute of grain from them,

Though you have built houses of cut stone,

Yet you will not live in them;

You have planted beautiful vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:6 -

So as to buy the helpless H1800 for [fn]money,

And the needy for a pair of sandals,

And that we may sell the refuse of the wheat?”

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:12 -

“But I will leave among you

A humble and lowly H1800 people,

And they will take refuge in the name of the LORD.

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