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Lexicon :: Strong's H1817 - deleṯ

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feminine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

דֶּלֶת deleth, deh'-leth; from H1802; something swinging, i.e. the valve of a door:—door (two-leaved), gate, leaf, lid. (Psalm 141:3).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 88x

The KJV translates Strong's H1817 in the following manner: doors (69x), gates (14x), leaves (4x), lid (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 88x
The KJV translates Strong's H1817 in the following manner: doors (69x), gates (14x), leaves (4x), lid (1x).
  1. door, gate

    1. a door

    2. a gate

    3. (fig.)

      1. of chest lid

      2. of crocodile jaws

      3. of doors of the heavens

      4. of an easily-accessible woman

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דֶּלֶת deleth, deh'-leth; from H1802; something swinging, i.e. the valve of a door:—door (two-leaved), gate, leaf, lid. (Psalm 141:3).
STRONGS H1817: Abbreviations
† [דָּל] noun [masculine] door (Phoenician דל) only figurative: construct דַּל שָׂפָתָ֑י Psalm 141:3.

[דָּלָה] noun feminine door, only Qr דְּלָֽֽֽתְךָ (Kt דלתיך) Isaiah 26:20 figurative, door of chamber in which people (personified) hides (compare also דֶּלֶת dual)

דֶּ֫לֶת noun feminine (? masculineNehemiah 13:19) door (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian daltu(m) StrmAv 1843 SchrCOT Gloss; Phoenician plural דלהת CISi. 7. 3; — according to BaZMG 1887, 607 from √ ידל, Assyrian edilu, to bolt, bar) — דֶּלֶת (always absolute, and with article except Songs 8:9 + Ezekiel 41:24 but here Co article) Genesis 19:10 + 18 times; דָּ֑לֶת Genesis 19:9; Judges 19:22; suffix דַּלְתּוֺ 2 Kings 12:10; Du. דְּלָתַיִם (compare Sta§ 187 a) Deuteronomy 3:5 + 9 times, דְּתָ֑יִם Job 38:10; construct דַּלְתֵי Joshua 2:19 + 6 times + Ezekiel 26:2 Co; suffix דְּלָתַי Job 31:32, דְּלָתֶיךָ Zechariah 11:1 + Isaiah 26:20 Kt (compare דָּלָה feminine noun), דְּלָתֶיהָ Joshua 6:26; 1 Kings 16:34; plural דְּלָתוֺת Jeremiah 36:23 + 10 times; construct דַּלְתוֺת Judges 3:23 + 19 times + Ezekiel 26:2 (Co דלתי); suffix דַּלְתֹתַי Proverbs 8:34, דַּלְתוֺתָיו 2 Chronicles 3:7; 4:22; דַּלְתֹתָיו Nehemiah 3:1, 3, 6, 13, 14, 15; דַּלְתוֺתֵיהֶם 2 Chronicles 4:9;
1. door of house (distinguished from door-way, compare 1 Kings 6:31 פֶּתַח Genesis 19:6) Genesis 19:9, 10; Exodus 2:6 (all J E) Deuteronomy 15:17; Joshua 2:19 (JE) Judges 11:31; Judges 19:22, 27; 1 Samuel 21:14 (דלתות השׁער) 2 Kings 4:4, 5; 2 Kings 6:32 (twice in verse); Isaiah 57:8; Job 31:32; so figurative of wisdom's house Proverbs 8:34 לִשְׁקֹד עַלדַּֿלְתֹתַי; particular doors of house of י׳ 1 Samuel 3:15 (הֵיכַל י׳ 1 Samuel 3:3); temple 1 Kings 6:34 (3 times in verse); 1 Kings 7:50; 2 Kings 18:16; 1 Chronicles 22:3; 2 Chronicles 3:7; 4:22; 28:24; 29:3; Nehemiah 6:10; Malachi 1:10; so of Ezekiel's temple, Ezekiel 41:23, 24 (5 times in verse); Ezekiel 41:25.
2. door of room Judges 3:23, 24, 25; 2 Samuel 13:17, 18; 2 Kings 4:33; 2 Kings 9:3, 10. especially doors of דביר or קדשׁים ק׳ 1 Kings 6:31, 32; 1 Kings 7:50; 2 Chronicles 4:22 compare also Ezekiel 41:23; also of court עֲזָרָה 2 Chronicles 4:9 (twice in verse), and of porch אוּלָם 2 Chronicles 29:7.
3. gates of city Deuteronomy 3:5; Joshua 6:26 (compare 1 Kings 16:34) Judges 16:3; 1 Samuel 23:7; 2 Chronicles 8:5; 2 Chronicles 14:6; Nehemiah 3:1, 3, 6, 13, 14, 15; Nehemiah 6:1; Nehemiah 7:1 (ד׳ then generally distinct from שׁער, which denotes the whole structure of gate, including posts, open space, etc., while ד׳ is swinging door), Nehemiah 7:3; Nehemiah 13:19 (where also sense narrower than || שׁעת) Isaiah 45:1 (|| שׁערים) compare Isaiah 45:2 and Psalm 107:16; Jeremiah 49:31; Ezekiel 38:11.
4. in other senses (mostly figurative): door (probably lid) of chest 2 Kings 12:10; aperture of womb Job 3:10 (בטני ד׳); jaws of crocodile Job 41:6 (פניו ד׳); lips of man Ecclesiastes 12:4; doors enclosing and shutting off sea Job 38:8, 10; doors of heaven through which comes rain Psalm 78:23 (compare אֲרֻבֹּת השׁ׳ Genesis 7:11); of column of MS. (from shape) Jeremiah 36:23; figurative of easily accessible woman, Songs 8:9; in simile Proverbs 26:14; of Jerusalem as gate of people Ezekiel 26:2; of Lebanon Zechariah 11:1.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:11; 19:6; 19:9; 19:9; 19:10; 19:10




3:5; 3:5; 15:17


2:19; 2:19; 6:26; 6:26


3:23; 3:23; 3:24; 3:25; 11:31; 16:3; 19:22; 19:22; 19:27

1 Samuel

3:3; 3:15; 21:14; 23:7

2 Samuel

13:17; 13:18

1 Kings

6:31; 6:31; 6:32; 6:34; 7:50; 7:50; 16:34; 16:34

2 Kings

4:4; 4:5; 4:33; 6:32; 9:3; 9:10; 12:10; 12:10; 18:16

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

3:7; 3:7; 4:9; 4:9; 4:22; 4:22; 4:22; 8:5; 14:6; 28:24; 29:3; 29:7


3:1; 3:1; 3:3; 3:3; 3:6; 3:6; 3:13; 3:13; 3:14; 3:14; 3:15; 3:15; 6:1; 6:10; 7:1; 7:3; 13:19; 13:19


3:10; 31:32; 31:32; 38:8; 38:10; 38:10; 41:6


78:23; 107:16; 141:3


8:34; 8:34; 26:14



Song of Songs

8:9; 8:9


26:20; 26:20; 45:1; 45:2; 57:8


36:23; 36:23; 49:31


26:2; 26:2; 26:2; 38:11; 41:23; 41:23; 41:24; 41:24; 41:25


11:1; 11:1



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1817 matches the Hebrew דֶּלֶת (deleṯ),
which occurs 89 times in 78 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 19:6–Neh 6:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:6 - And Lot went out at the door unto them, and shut the door H1817 after him,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:9 - And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door. H1817
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:10 - But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house to them, and shut to the door. H1817
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:6 - Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, H1817 or unto the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an aul; and he shall serve him for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:5 - All these cities were fenced with high walls, gates, H1817 and bars; beside unwalled towns a great many.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:17 - Then thou shalt take an aul, and thrust it through his ear unto the door, H1817 and he shall be thy servant for ever. And also unto thy maidservant thou shalt do likewise.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:19 - And it shall be, that whosoever shall go out of the doors H1817 of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless: and whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:26 - And Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before the LORD, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: he shall lay the foundation thereof in his firstborn, and in his youngest son shall he set up the gates H1817 of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:23 - Then Ehud went forth through the porch, and shut the doors H1817 of the parlour upon him, and locked them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:24 - When he was gone out, his servants came; and when they saw that, behold, the doors H1817 of the parlour were locked, they said, Surely he covereth his feet in his summer chamber.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:25 - And they tarried till they were ashamed: and, behold, he opened not the doors H1817 of the parlour; therefore they took a key, and opened them: and, behold, their lord was fallen down dead on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:31 - Then it shall be, that whatsoever cometh forth of the doors H1817 of my house to meet me, when I return in peace from the children of Ammon, shall surely be the LORD'S, and I will offer it up for a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:3 - And Samson lay till midnight, and arose at midnight, and took the doors H1817 of the gate of the city, and the two posts, and went away with them, bar and all, and put them upon his shoulders, and carried them up to the top of an hill that is before Hebron.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:22 - Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about, and beat at the door, H1817 and spake to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into thine house, that we may know him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:27 - And her lord rose up in the morning, and opened the doors H1817 of the house, and went out to go his way: and, behold, the woman his concubine was fallen down at the door of the house, and her hands were upon the threshold.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:15 - And Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors H1817 of the house of the LORD. And Samuel feared to shew Eli the vision.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:13 - And he changed his behaviour before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors H1817 of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:7 - And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. And Saul said, God hath delivered him into mine hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a town that hath gates H1817 and bars.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:17 - Then he called his servant that ministered unto him, and said, Put now this woman out from me, and bolt the door H1817 after her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:18 - And she had a garment of divers colours upon her: for with such robes were the king's daughters that were virgins apparelled. Then his servant brought her out, and bolted the door H1817 after her.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:31 - And for the entering of the oracle he made doors H1817 of olive tree: the lintel and side posts were a fifth part of the wall.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:32 - The two doors H1817 also were of olive tree; and he carved upon them carvings of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and spread gold upon the cherubims, and upon the palm trees.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:34 - And the two doors H1817 were of fir tree: the two leaves of the one door H1817 were folding, and the two leaves of the other door H1817 were folding.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:50 - And the bowls, and the snuffers, and the basons, and the spoons, and the censers of pure gold; and the hinges of gold, both for the doors H1817 of the inner house, the most holy place, and for the doors H1817 of the house, to wit, of the temple.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:34 - In his days did Hiel the Bethelite build Jericho: he laid the foundation thereof in Abiram his firstborn, and set up the gates H1817 thereof in his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Joshua the son of Nun.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:4 - And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door H1817 upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:5 - So she went from him, and shut the door H1817 upon her and upon her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:33 - He went in therefore, and shut the door H1817 upon them twain, and prayed unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:32 - But Elisha sat in his house, and the elders sat with him; and the king sent a man from before him: but ere the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away mine head? look, when the messenger cometh, shut the door, H1817 and hold him fast at the door: H1817 is not the sound of his master's feet behind him?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:3 - Then take the box of oil, and pour it on his head, and say, Thus saith the LORD, I have anointed thee king over Israel. Then open the door, H1817 and flee, and tarry not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:10 - And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the portion of Jezreel, and there shall be none to bury her. And he opened the door, H1817 and fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:9 - But Jehoiada the priest took a chest, and bored a hole in the lid H1817 of it, and set it beside the altar, on the right side as one cometh into the house of the LORD: and the priests that kept the door put therein all the money that was brought into the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:16 - At that time did Hezekiah cut off the gold from the doors H1817 of the temple of the LORD, and from the pillars which Hezekiah king of Judah had overlaid, and gave it to the king of Assyria.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:3 - And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors H1817 of the gates, and for the joinings; and brass in abundance without weight;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:7 - He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors H1817 thereof, with gold; and graved cherubims on the walls.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:9 - Furthermore he made the court of the priests, and the great court, and doors H1817 for the court, and overlaid the doors H1817 of them with brass.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:22 - And the snuffers, and the basons, and the spoons, and the censers, of pure gold: and the entry of the house, the inner doors H1817 thereof for the most holy place, and the doors H1817 of the house of the temple, were of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - Also he built Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether, fenced cities, with walls, gates, H1817 and bars;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:7 - Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, H1817 and bars, while the land is yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:24 - And Ahaz gathered together the vessels of the house of God, and cut in pieces the vessels of the house of God, and shut up the doors H1817 of the house of the LORD, and he made him altars in every corner of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:3 - He in the first year of his reign, in the first month, opened the doors H1817 of the house of the LORD, and repaired them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:7 - Also they have shut up the doors H1817 of the porch, and put out the lamps, and have not burned incense nor offered burnt offerings in the holy place unto the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:1 - Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they builded the sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up the doors H1817 of it; even unto the tower of Meah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananeel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:3 - But the fish gate did the sons of Hassenaah build, who also laid the beams thereof, and set up the doors H1817 thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:6 - Moreover the old gate repaired Jehoiada the son of Paseah, and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah; they laid the beams thereof, and set up the doors H1817 thereof, and the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:13 - The valley gate repaired Hanun, and the inhabitants of Zanoah; they built it, and set up the doors H1817 thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and a thousand cubits on the wall unto the dung gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:14 - But the dung gate repaired Malchiah the son of Rechab, the ruler of part of Bethhaccerem; he built it, and set up the doors H1817 thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:15 - But the gate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son of Colhozeh, the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and covered it, and set up the doors H1817 thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and the wall of the pool of Siloah by the king's garden, and unto the stairs that go down from the city of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:1 - Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and Geshem the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had builded the wall, and that there was no breach left therein; (though at that time I had not set up the doors H1817 upon the gates;)
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:10 - Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors H1817 of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

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