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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 - Therefore God give thee of the dew H2919 of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:39 - And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew H2919 of heaven from above;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:13 - And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered the camp: and in the morning the dew H2919 lay round about the host.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:14 - And when the dew H2919 that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:9 - And when the dew H2919 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, H2919 as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:13 - And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the LORD be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, H2919 and for the deep that coucheth beneath,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:28 - Israel then shall dwell in safety alone: the fountain of Jacob shall be upon a land of corn and wine; also his heavens shall drop down dew. H2919
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:37 - Behold, I will put a fleece of wool in the floor; and if the dew H2919 be on the fleece only, and it be dry upon all the earth beside, then shall I know that thou wilt save Israel by mine hand, as thou hast said.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:38 - And it was so: for he rose up early on the morrow, and thrust the fleece together, and wringed the dew H2919 out of the fleece, a bowl full of water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:39 - And Gideon said unto God, Let not thine anger be hot against me, and I will speak but this once: let me prove, 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. H2919
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:40 - And God did so that night: for it was dry upon the fleece only, and there was dew H2919 on all the ground.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:21 - Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, H2919 neither let there be rain, upon you, nor fields of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been 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 H2919 falleth on the ground: and of him and of all the men that are with him there shall not be left so much as one.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:1 - And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew H2919 nor rain these years, but according to my word.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:19 - My root was spread out by the waters, and the dew H2919 lay all night upon my branch.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:28 - Hath the rain a father? or who hath begotten the drops of dew? H2919
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 110:3 - Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew H2919 of thy youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:3 - As the dew H2919 of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the LORD commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:20 - By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew. H2919
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:12 - The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew H2919 upon the grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:2 - I sleep, but my heart waketh: 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, H2919 and my locks with the drops of the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:4 - For so the LORD said unto me, I will take my rest, and I will consider in my dwelling place like a clear heat upon herbs, and like a cloud of dew H2919 in the heat of harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:19 - Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew H2919 is as the dew H2919 of herbs, and the earth shall cast out 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 early dew H2919 it goeth away.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:3 - Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew H2919 that passeth away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:5 - I will be as the dew H2919 unto Israel: he shall grow 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 people as a dew H2919 from the LORD, as the showers upon the grass, that tarrieth not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:10 - Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, H2919 and the earth is stayed from her fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:12 - For the seed shall be prosperous; the vine shall give her fruit, and the ground shall give her increase, and the heavens shall give their dew; H2919 and I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all these things.
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