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Lexicon :: Strong's H2919 - ṭal

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 807a

Strong’s Definitions

טַל ṭal, tal; from H2926; dew (as covering vegetation):—dew.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H2919 in the following manner: dew (31x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H2919 in the following manner: dew (31x).
  1. dew, night mist

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טַל ṭal, tal; from H2926; dew (as covering vegetation):—dew.
STRONGS H2919: Abbreviations
טַל noun masculineJudges 6:37 night-mist, dew (Late Hebrew טַל dew; Aramaic bdb037810, טַלָּא dew; Arabic bdb037811 light rain, dew; Ethiopic bdb037812 dew) — ט׳ absolute 1 Samuel 1:21 + 12 times; טָ֑ל Judges 6:13 +9 times; construct טַל Genesis 27:28 +4 times; suffix טַלֶּ֑ךָ Isaiah 26:19, טַלָּם Zechariah 8:12; — night-mist, taking place of our dew (see Che Isaiah 18:4 & Psalm 110:3; Lane1862, NeilPal. Explored 129); as coming from the sky and bringing fertility, טַל הַשָּׁמַיִם Genesis 27:28 (God gives it, נתן), & Genesis 27:39 (+ מֵעָ֑ל), compare Deuteronomy 33:28 (heavens distil it, ערף), Haggai 1:10; Zechariah 8:12 (heavens give it, נתן); in Deuteronomy 33:13 read perhaps מֵעָ֑ל for מִטַּל (see || Genesis 49:25 and Di); clouds distil it (רעף) Proverbs 3:20; followed by עַל, it descends (ירד) upon the camp Numbers 11:9 (JE); it is upon the ground Judges 6:39, 40, compare 2 Samuel 1:21 (+ מָטָר); upon the fleece Judges 6:37; is wrung out (מוץ) of the fleece Judges 6:38; remains through the night (לון) Job 29:19, compare שִׁכְבַת הַטּ׳ the lying of dew = the dew lying Exodus 16:13, 14 (P; it goes up (עלה) in morning); it is in drops מִי הוֺלִיד אֶגְלֵי טָ֑ל Job 38:28; covers the head of one out at night Songs 5:2; it comes (היה) by word of prophet 1 Kings 17:1 (+ מָטָר); simile of stealthy approach עַ־הָאֲדָמָה הַטַּל יִפֹּל כַּאֲשֶׁר 2 Samuel 17:12; simile denoting welcome and gentle refreshment, of speech, which distils (נזל) like it Deuteronomy 32:2 (poem; || שְׂעִירִים, רְבִיבִים); of fraternal unity כְּטַל חֶרְמוֺן Psalm 133:3 (ירד על); of king's favour Proverbs 19:12 (על); of י׳'s kindness Hosea 14:6; כְּעָב טַל Isaiah 18:4 like a mist-cloud, of י׳'s quiet watching; of Jacob's influence among nations Micah 5:6 (מֵאֵת י׳ ט׳; || רְבִיבִים); טַל אוֺרֹת טַלֶּ֑ךָ Isaiah 26:19 a dew of light is thy dew (see I. אוֺרָה, above and BaudStud. Semitic Rel. ii. 264 f.); as transitory, כַּטַּל מַשְׁכִּים הֹלֵךְ Hosea 6:4 like the dew early departing, so Hosea 13:3 (both || עַנַןבֹּֿקֶר); figurative of young warriors of king established by י׳, with flashing weapons, like dewdrops טַל יַלְדֻתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 110:3.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2920.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:28; 27:28; 27:39; 49:25


16:13; 16:14




32:2; 33:13; 33:28


6:13; 6:37; 6:37; 6:38; 6:39; 6:40

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

1:21; 17:12

1 Kings



29:19; 38:28


110:3; 110:3; 133:3


3:20; 19:12

Song of Songs



18:4; 18:4; 26:19; 26:19


6:4; 13:3; 14:6






8:12; 8:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2919 matches the Hebrew טַל (ṭal),
which occurs 31 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:28 -
And God give thee of the dew of heaven,
And of the fatness of the earth,
And plenty of grain and new wine:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:39 - And Isaac his father answered and said unto him,
Behold, of the fatness of the earth shall be thy dwelling,
And of the dew of heaven from above;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:13 - And it came to pass at even, that the quails came up, and covered the camp: and in the morning the dew lay round about the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:14 - And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness a small round thing, small as the hoar-frost on the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:9 - And when the dew fell upon the camp in the night, the manna fell upon it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:2 -
My doctrine shall drop as the rain;
My speech shall distil as the dew,
As the small rain upon the tender grass,
And as the showers upon the herb.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:13 - And of Joseph he said,
Blessed of Jehovah be his land,
For the precious things of heaven, for the dew,
And for the deep that coucheth beneath,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:28 -
And Israel dwelleth in safety,
The fountain of Jacob alone,
In a land of grain and new wine;
Yea, his heavens drop down dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:37 - behold, I will put a fleece of wool on the threshing-floor; if there be dew on the fleece only, and it be dry upon all the ground, then shall I know that thou wilt save Israel by my hand, as thou hast spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:38 - And it was so; for he rose up early on the morrow, and pressed the fleece together, and wrung the dew out of the fleece, a bowlful of water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:39 - And Gideon said unto God, Let not thine anger be kindled against me, and I will speak but this once: let me make trial, I pray thee, but this once with the fleece; let it now be dry only upon the fleece, and upon all the ground let there be dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:40 - And God did so that night: for it was dry upon the fleece only, and there was dew on all the ground.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:21 -
Ye mountains of Gilboa,
Let there be no dew nor rain upon you, neither fields of offerings:
For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away,
The shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:12 - So shall we come upon him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light upon him as the dew falleth on the ground; and of him and of all the men that are with him we will not leave so much as one.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:1 - And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As Jehovah, the God of Israel, liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:19 -
My root is spread out to the waters,
And the dew lieth all night upon my branch:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:28 -
Hath the rain a father?
Or who hath begotten the drops of dew?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 110:3 -
Thy people offer themselves willingly
In the day of thy power, in holy array:
Out of the womb of the morning
Thou hast the dew of thy youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:3 -
Like the dew of Hermon,
That cometh down upon the mountains of Zion:
For there Jehovah commanded the blessing,
Even life for evermore.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:20 -
By his knowledge the depths were broken up,
And the skies drop down the dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:12 -
The king’s wrath is as the roaring of a lion;
But his favor is as dew upon the grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:2 -
I was asleep, but my heart waked:
It is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying,
Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled;
For my head is filled with dew,
My locks with the drops of the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:4 - For thus hath Jehovah said unto me, I will be still, and I will behold in my dwelling-place, like clear heat in sunshine, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:19 - Thy dead shall live; my dead bodies shall arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in the dust; for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast forth the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:4 - O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the dew that goeth early away.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:3 - Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the dew that passeth early away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the threshing-floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:5 - I will be as the dew unto Israel; he shall blossom as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:7 - And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many peoples as dew from Jehovah, as showers upon the grass, that tarry not for man, nor wait for the sons of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:10 - Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholdeth its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:12 - For there shall be the seed of peace; the vine shall give its fruit, and the ground shall give its increase, and the heavens shall give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things.
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