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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]be partial to a poor H1800 man 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 one-tenth of an [fn]ephah of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, and a [fn]log of oil,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:15 - ‘You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor H1800 nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:15 - He said to Him, “O Lord, [fn]how shall I deliver 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 ash heap
To make them sit with nobles,
And inherit a seat of honor;
For the pillars of the earth are the LORDS,
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 grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker H1800 continually.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:4 - He said to him, “O son of the king, why are you so depressed H1800 morning after morning? Will you not tell me?” Then 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 unrighteousness must 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 forsaken 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 princes
Nor regards the rich above the poor, H1800
For they all are 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 might hear the cry of the afflicted
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:1 - For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
How blessed is he who considers the [fn]helpless; H1800
The LORD will deliver him in a day of [fn]trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:13 - He will have compassion on the poor H1800 and needy,
And the [fn]lives of the needy he will save.
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;
Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 113:7 - He raises the poor H1800 from the dust
And lifts the needy from the ash heap,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:15 - The rich man’s wealth is his [fn]fortress,
The ruin of the poor H1800 is their poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:31 - He who oppresses the poor H1800 taunts his Maker,
But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:4 - Wealth adds many friends,
But a poor H1800 man H1800 is separated from his friend.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:17 - One who is gracious to a poor H1800 man H1800 lends to the LORD,
And He will repay him for his [fn]good deed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:13 - He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor H1800
Will also cry himself and not be answered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:9 - He who [fn]is generous will be blessed,
For he gives some of his food to the poor. H1800
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:16 - He who oppresses the poor H1800 to make [fn]more for himself
Or who 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
Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A poor man who oppresses the lowly H1800
Is like a driving rain [fn]which leaves no food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:8 - He who increases his wealth by interest and usury
Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor. H1800
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:11 - The rich man 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 of 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 afflicted 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 needy will lie down in security;
I will [fn]destroy your root with famine,
And it will kill off your survivors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:4 - For You have been a defense for the helpless, H1800
A defense for the needy 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 afflicted, 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 ordinance 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]pant after the very dust of the earth on the head of the helpless H1800
Also turn aside the way of the humble;
And a man and his father [fn]resort to the same [fn]girl
In order to profane My holy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:1 - Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria,
Who oppress the poor, H1800 who crush the needy,
Who say to [fn]your husbands, “Bring now, that we may drink!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:11 - Therefore because you [fn]impose heavy rent on the poor H1800
And exact a tribute of grain from them,
Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone,
Yet you will not live in them;
You have planted pleasant 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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