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Lexicon :: Strong's H1808 - dālîṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 431d

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: דלית (Gesenius) דליה (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

דָּלִיָּה dâlîyâh, daw-lee-yaw'; from H1802; something dangling, i.e. a bough:—branch.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H1808 in the following manner: branch (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H1808 in the following manner: branch (8x).
  1. branch, bough

    1. of Israel (fig.) (used with olive tree, vine, cedar tree)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דָּלִיָּה dâlîyâh, daw-lee-yaw'; from H1802; something dangling, i.e. a bough:—branch.
STRONGS H1808: Abbreviations
† [דָּלִיּוֺת] plural of [דָּלִית] noun feminine branch, bough, metaphor of Israel under figure of olive tree דָּֽלִיּוֺתָיו Jeremiah 11:16; Ezekiel 17:6, 7 (figure of vine); Ezekiel 17:23, (under figure of cedar); Ezekiel 31:7, 9, 12 of Asshur as a cedar, דָּלִיֹּתָיו Ezekiel 19:11 Israel as a vine (compare Löw65).
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17:6; 17:7; 17:23; 19:11; 31:7; 31:9; 31:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1808 matches the Hebrew דָּלִית (dālîṯ),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:16 - The LORD called thy name, A green olive tree, fair, and of goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he hath kindled fire upon it, and the branches H1808 of it are broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:6 - And it grew, and became a spreading vine of low stature, whose branches H1808 turned toward him, and the roots thereof were under him: so it became a vine, and brought forth branches, and shot forth sprigs.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:7 - There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers: and, behold, this vine did bend her roots toward him, and shot forth her branches H1808 toward him, that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:23 - In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches H1808 thereof shall they dwell.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:11 - And she had strong rods for the sceptres of them that bare rule, and her stature was exalted among the thick branches, and she appeared in her height with the multitude of her branches. H1808
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:7 - Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: H1808 for his root was by great waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:9 - I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: H1808 so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:12 - And strangers, the terrible of the nations, have cut him off, and have left him: upon the mountains and in all the valleys his branches H1808 are fallen, and his boughs are broken by all the rivers of the land; and all the people of the earth are gone down from his shadow, and have left him.
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